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The Prodigal Song
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mario has to decide how to use his special talent, either use it for God or use his gift for the world.
Plot: gospel, lord, bible, religion, christian, redemption, rap, church, faith, trust, song, friend
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Latter Days
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
107 min.
 7.1
Adam's Apples
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Denmark, Germany
94 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about religion, church, christian, friendship, bible, prayer and friend mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Prodigal Song: Walking Across Egypt (1999), I'm in Love with a Church Girl (2013), Latter Days (2003), It's in the Water (1997), Joshua (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Walking Across Egypt
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film follows the life of Mattie Rigsbee (Ellen Burstyn), an elderly woman who believes in strong religious convictions. The film explores the lonely qualities of life for senior citizens after their children leave as adults. Judge Reinhold and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, redemption, family, adoption, coming of age, kids in trouble, family life, orphan, youth, aging, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, north carolina
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I'm in Love with a Church Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Miles Montego has it all - cars, boats, good looks, mansion, money, women, but more importantly, he has a past.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting, christian film
Plot: going straight, haunted by the past, hopes, human spirit, redemption, fall in love, coma, arrest, church, death of mother, religion, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Latter Days
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, gay, culture clash, aids, coming out, religion, homosexuality, strong sexual content, coming of age, christian, love story, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new jersey, salt lake city utah
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    User:   89%
 
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It's in the Water
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When hordes of gays and lesbians come out "of the closet" in the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas, intolerant residents go into a panic about the water supply.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, culture clash, small town, legends and myths, romance, small town life, gender, friendship, aids, gay, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
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Joshua
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Joshua moves to the outskirts of Auburn, he awakens the curiosity of the sleepy town. They don’t know who he is or where he came from, but no one can shake the feeling they’ve known him for years. Despite his benevolence and selfless work ...
Style: serious, uplifting, feel good, sincere, touching
Plot: redemption, small town, miraculous event, small town life, hopes, society, mysterious character, self discovery, cause and meaning, religions or cults, imaginary, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rome italy
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The Genesis Code
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A college hockey player and a female journalism student struggle to find common ground with their spiritual faith and scientific studies.
Style: semi serious, realistic, uplifting, christian film
Plot: redemption, religions or cults, college, hopes, human spirit, college life, student life, love and romance, society, youth, hockey, postmodernism ...
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Easy A
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: high school, notoriety, virginity, coming of age, adolescence, lie, teenage love, gossip and rumors, teenager, sexuality, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, florida
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Walking, Walking
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Italian maestro Ermanno Olmi tells the tale of the journey of the Magi in this lyrical odyssey. The film focuses on a wise man who interprets his sighting of a comet streaking through the sky as a spiritual message. Joined by two associates, ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: astrologer, pilgrim, non professional cast, sacrifice, taxi, fire, deception, chicken, king, chase, friend, friendship ...
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System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
 4.7
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God's Country
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Meghan Doherty is a young, talented executive who neglects her mother and close friends to focus on one goal MAKING MONEY. After closing a multi-million dollar deal Meghan is asked by Mr. Randolph Whitaker (her boss/CEO) to close a deal of a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, christian film
Plot: ambition, countryside, desert, isolation, religions or cults, misfit, society, friends, bible quote, land, broker, humble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   54%
 
 6.6
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What If...
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: changing the past or future, introspection, redemption, family, destiny, family life, road not taken, angel, pastor, sermon, spirituality, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
The Holy Child
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marc (Lambert Wilson) is a man of the cloth who's gained a bit of celebrity for his public espousal of religious celibacy. In fact, he's even written a book about the subject. But Marc's 15 minutes of fame could be up when a bratty ...
Plot: bastard, brushing teeth, guardian, marijuana, hypocrisy, premarital sex, search, church, gay, fight, bed, scandal ...
Place: montreal quebec, kosovo, paris france
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System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Letters to God
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy's ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, suburbs, family, parents and children, letter, cancer, child illness, family in crisis, terminal illness, postman, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
Cookie's Fortune
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: small town, investigation, murder, suicide, storytelling, greed, dysfunctional family, eccentricity, death, drinking, human nature, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, texas
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    User:   50%
 
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Paradise
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Plot: female nudity, wealth, band, drug use, sex, funeral, murder, prison, adultery, extramarital affair, poem, swimming pool ...
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Driving Lessons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, road trip, cancer, divorce, mentor, coming-of-age, religion, poetry, actor's life, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, scotland
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Julie Walking Home
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, Poland, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julie's son is dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart. She goes to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also comes across a love so pure it begins to heal the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, psychological
Plot: dealing with death, human nature, romance, introspection, infidelity, redemption, child illness, parents and children, pregnancy, true love, terminal illness, betrayal ...
Place: europe, holland, poland, canada
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System:   44%
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 5.7
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I Am Michael
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, gay, clergy, introspection, religions or cults, preacher, minister, church, media, society, computer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 2007, year 2006 ...
Place: usa, colorado, wyoming
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System:   42%
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Come Early Morning
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy wakes up in bed with a stranger and obviously from a night of drinking. She checks out and pays for the motel room on her account. Through her grandmother, she finds out her father is in town and pays him a visit. She agrees to go to his new ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: small town, sexual relations, romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, social relations, bar, dog, motel, blonde, beer ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   41%
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The Tao of Steve
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Underachieving, overweight kindergarten teacher Dex finds a woman who forces him to reexamine his Zen-like system of seduction.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, philosophy, friendship, drinking, unlikely couple, relationships, dialogue, introspection, mentor, women, midlife crisis, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, new jersey, california, kindergarten
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The Preacher's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, christmas, marriage, clergy, holiday, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, couple relations, divorce, parents and children ...
Place: new york, usa
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Saved!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, christianity, gay, pregnancy, virginity, friendship, coming of age, jewish, christian, religion, teenager, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california
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System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
 6.1
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Wide Awake
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A feel-good comedy about the laughter, excitement and fun that come with being a kid! Joshua is a thoughtful 10-year-old looking for some simple answers to life's eternal questions. The problem is that no one - including his concerned parents ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, coming of age, self discovery, friendship, children, death, single parent, god, teacher, religion, childhood, magic ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, rome italy
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System:   39%
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The History Boys
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of an unruly class of bright, funny history students at a Yorkshire grammar school in pursuit of an undergraduate place at Oxford or Cambridge. Bounced between their maverick English master, a young and shrewd teacher hired to up their ...
Style: clever, witty, intellectual, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, boarding school, high school, friendship, teachers and students, school, teacher, homosexuality, dedicated educator, literature, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, year 1983, renaissance
Place: england, europe, london, yorkshire, northern england ...
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End Of The Harvest
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An atheist philosophy club at a college harasses a Christian, Scott, who claims to have inside knowledge of when the world will end. To vindicate himself and "defeat" the athiests, he prepares a presentation based on a bible study he finds ...
Style: christian film
Plot: college, eternity, dream, redemption, farmer, prophecy, religion, christianity, christian, gospel, salvation, bible ...
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System:   38%
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Junebug
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, culture clash, artist, small town, art, hospital, family bonds, in-laws, marriage, relationships, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   37%
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 6.3
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The Shack
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychedelic, sad, philosophical
Plot: death of daughter, christian, hate, missing child, cabin in the woods, forgiveness, serial killer, depression, a vision, angst, husband wife relationship, god ...
Place: oregon
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System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
 6.2
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Prime
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, artist, divorce, marriage, jewish, unlikely couple, relationships, therapist, culture clash, interracial romance, fall in love, wine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, warsaw poland, panama, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
 6.5
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Vision
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hildegard von Bingen was truly a woman ahead of her time. A visionary in every sense of the word, this famed 12th-century Benedictine nun was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, captivating, sincere
Plot: clergy, prodigy, monastery, against the rules, feminism, religions or cults, gender, hopes, society, power relations, human nature, idealism ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, germany, rome italy
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 

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The Good Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, workplace, suicide, store, depression, adultery, drinking, friendship, mental illness, death, infidelity, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, california
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Ae Fond Kiss...
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, immigrants, interracial romance, irish, marriage, love, drinking, prejudice, nightclub, chase, sex ...
Place: scotland, pakistan, glasgow scotland, manchester, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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