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Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)
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Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death and resurrection.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, biblical
Plot: music, heroes, religions or cults, ambition, hopes, country, society, ancient history, unfulfillment, righting the wronged, religion, miraculous event, christianity, baptism, resurrection, pigeon, temptation, apostle, gospel, country music, virgin mary, back from the dead, new testament, crucifix, judaism ...
Place: holy land, middle east, israel

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Most similar movies to Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and biblical films with plots about society, religions or cults, hopes, ancient history, religion, heroes and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Music and History genres. Some movies like Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus: Moses the Lawgiver (1974), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Peter and Paul (1981), Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999), A Story of David: The Hunted (1960). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Moses. Originally a TV Miniseries recut for theaters
Style: epic, captivating, atmospheric, emotional, serious ...
Plot: desert, religions or cults, oracle, heroic mission, against the odds, ancient history, escapades, folk hero, society, heroes, ambition, hopes ...
Place: holy land, middle east, egypt, africa
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The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, factual, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: christianity, betrayal, jesus, sacrifice, religion, religions or cults, suffering, life philosophy, mission, bible, torture, roman ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: biblical, atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: religions or cults, injustice, ancient history, redemption, against the odds, ambition, dishonesty, heroes, clergy, hopes, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, rome italy, israel
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Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 made-for-television Biblical film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, uplifting, touching, emotional ...
Plot: miraculous event, pregnancy, religion, ancient history, reincarnation, parents and children, love affair, religions or cults, family relations, heroes, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
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A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Directed by Bob McNaught. King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts to have David killed. ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: battles, religions or cults, rise to the top, society, state affairs, ambition, dishonesty, heroes, corrupted ruler, royal family, ancient history, bible ...
Place: holy land
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: biblical, epic, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, human spirit, tragic hero, hopes, society, leadership, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
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The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: temptation, sin, redemption, betrayal, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, christianity, ancient history, roman, jesus ...
Time: 1930s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
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Story of Judas (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, biblical, realistic
Plot: betrayal, clergy, religions or cults, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, bible, society, friendship, desert, ancient history, bible story ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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The Jesus Film (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This classic film portrays 3½ years of Jesus' ministry as told in the Gospel of Luke from the Good News and King James translations of the Bible. Producer John Heyman created a film so true-to-life, you will feel like you are in first-century ...
Style: biblical, sincere, sentimental, epic, serious ...
Plot: miraculous event, christianity, religion, crucifix, ancient history, human spirit, religions or cults, righting the wronged, unfulfillment, hopes, tragic hero, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century
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A Man Called Adam (1966)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: alcohol abuse, racism, jazz, casino, music, unfulfillment, starting over, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: cincinnati ohio, new york
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: ancient history, state affairs, redemption, betrayal, jesus, tragic hero, injustice, political unrest, heroic mission, christianity, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: religious, miraculous event, conquering, ancient history, oracle, hopes, escapades, heroes, confined, society, old testament, exile ...
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Killing Jesus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological
Plot: roman empire, hopes, fighting the system, religion, rebellion, society, idealism, rise and fall, jesus, life is a bitch, self sacrifice, self discovery ...
Place: holy land
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: apostle, faith, clergy, miraculous event, christian, redemption, ancient history, religions or cults, heroes, rise to the top, partners, hopes ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
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A Time for Dancing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, ambition, life is a bitch, teenage life, follow your dream, single parent, lifestyle, unfulfillment, society, dancing, determination ...
Time: 90s
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A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A.D.: The Bible Continues is a television miniseries, based on the Bible, and a sequel to the 2013 miniseries. It is produced by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, and Richard Bedser.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: religions or cults, heroes, human nature, hopes, escapades, society, religion, religious faith, ancient history, religious cult, faith, religious ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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Birdsong (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Three Wise Kings travel in search of the Messiah, with unexpected obstacles on the way.
Style: serious, biblical, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, journey, hopes, society, pregnancy, religions or cults, family relations, life turned upside down, uninvited guest, ancient history, angel, virgin mary ...
Place: catalonia
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Magic Mirror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Portugal
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Luciano, fresh out of jail, was taken by his brother, Flórido, to serve in the home of wealthy Alfreda. He was surprised when she told him that her greatest desire was to see the Virgin Mary. Now comes this rich land owner with her sublime ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere, offbeat
Plot: dull life, society, obsession, religions or cults, dishonesty, cons and scams, social differences, estate, ex convict, released from prison, religion, virgin mary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe, venice
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Almayer's Folly (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, obsession, family relations, tragic hero, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, society, racism, hopes, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia
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Grace Unplugged (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A talented young singer and aspiring songwriter’s Christian faith and family ties are tested when she defies her worship-pastor father and pursues pop-music stardom in GRACE UNPLUGGED, a moving and inspiring new film that explores the true meaning ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, desire for fame, teenage life, christianity, religious, family relations, once in a lifetime opportunity, society, youth, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, alabama
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Broken Bridges (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: starting over, homecoming, parents and children, artists and showbiz, romance, family relations, family problems, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, music, musician's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
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Restless City (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, society, city life, social misfits, music, fall in love, love, hustler, couples, rivalry, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, west africa
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A Question of Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Tragedy Strikes three Families, their Destiny forces them on a coverging path and mercy as the challenges of their fate could also resurrect their beliefs
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: indoctrination, parents and children, religions or cults, family life, family relations, society, clergy, hopes, family values, penance, salvation, religion ...
Time: contemporary
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The Taqwacores (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three years in the making, this feature documentary follows the progression of the Muslim Punk scene: from its imaginary inception in a novel written by a white-convert named Michael Muhammad Knight to a full-blown, real-life scene of Muslim punk ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: lifestyle, rebelliousness, punk, social misfits, student life, fighting the system, society, college life, youth, moral dilemma, rock, islam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pakistan, usa
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Protecting the King (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sex, drugs and violence--they're all part of the job when you're protecting The King of Rock & Roll. And when you're only 16, the on-the-job training comes in ways that can't be taught in school. The story of David ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: on the road, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, drug abuse, teaching the ways of the world, celebrity culture, showbiz, rock, fame, elvis presley ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
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Quo Vadis (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ancient Rome, during the time of Emperor Nero. Vinicius, a young patrician, falls in love with the beautiful Lygia, the daughter of a Barbarian commander who was killed in battle, and wants her for his concubine. For Lygia, a Christian, being a ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, epic
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, heroic mission, fall in love, tragic love, rivalry, society, adventure, roman empire, state affairs, war, master warrior ...
Time: 1st century
Place: europe, rome italy
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Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: rising to stardom, desire for fame, moral dilemma, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, radio dj, music, follow your dream, hip hop, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Joseph and Mary (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When loved ones are murdered, Elijah’s beliefs are compromised as he considers revenge. But a visit with Joseph and Mary may offer a new perspective.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: jesus, religions or cults, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, family relations, meaning of life, parents and children, death, society, hopes, revenge, christianity ...
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Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Louisiana juke joint owner loses her star entertainer and hires a white singer to fill in.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial relations, racism, blues, social differences, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, family problems, discrimination, society, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
Place: louisiana, usa
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Don Giovanni (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom Giovanni killed) makes his appearance. He offers Giovanni ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, emotional
Plot: opera, womanizer, ambition, unfulfillment, downfall, music, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, society, love and romance, one last chance, deal with the devil ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
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