Movies like The Prodigal

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The Prodigal (1983)
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The Prodigal
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: They were a family torn apart by redemption...kept apart by pride...but brought together by a miracle.
Style: christian film
Plot: prodigal son, porsche, landlord, tennis player, tennis court, tennis, religious conversion, sermon, injury, evangelist, slum, sports car, marijuana, fisherman, fishing boat, religion, christianity, christian, boat, preacher, dysfunctional family, church, motorboat, criminal, business executive ...
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Boyhood
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USA
165 min.
 7.9
Behind The Sun
Drama
USA
56 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, realistic, serious and touching films with plots about christian, christianity, prayer, religion, church, faith and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and Family genres. Some movies like The Prodigal: Time to Run (1973), The Genesis Code (2010), Do You Believe? (2015), The Wise Kids (2011), In His Steps (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Time to Run
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The protagonist is young runaway Barbara Sigel (a Golden Globe nominee for her performance in this film), who has a mad-on against the world. Refusing help from anyone over 30, the runaway likewise rejects the solace of the church. This generation ...
Style: christian film
Plot: nuclear power plant, running away from home, sermon, sabotage, power plant, religion, christianity, christian, preacher, dysfunctional family, church, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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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, uplifting, realistic, christian film
Plot: redemption, religions or cults, college, hopes, human spirit, college life, student life, love and romance, society, youth, hockey, hockey player ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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    User:   71%
 
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Do You Believe?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: human spirit, cause and meaning, religions or cults, hopes, society, christian, clergy, introspection, self discovery, doctors and patients, teaching the ways of the world, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   72%
    User:   80%
 
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The Wise Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexual, christian film
Plot: coming of age, introspection, self discovery, small town, small town life, teenage life, friends, homosexuality, society, single parent, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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In His Steps
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A priest challenges the members of his congregation to not just go to church every Sunday, but to actually follow in Jesus's footsteps in their daily lives. From Charles M. Sheldon's book that launched the saying "What would Jesus Do?
Style: christian film
Plot: moral transformation, commitment, congregation, born again christian, hypocrite, religious conversion, sermon, meeting, pastor, church service, bible, morality ...
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System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
All the King's Horses
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young couple begins to apply scriptural principles to their relationship, they discover how Christ can bring healing to their shattered marriage.
Style: christian film
Plot: wife husband relationship, sleeping pill, motorcycle accident, motorcycle race, religious differences, religious conversion, bible quote, sermon, pastor, loveless marriage, pill, bible ...
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System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
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Courageous
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, biblical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, christian, christianity, father son relationship, drugs/alcohol, introspection, god, courage, jesus, religion, father daughter relationship, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
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System:   58%
    User:   69%
 
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God's Not Dead
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student (Shane Harper) must prove the existence of God or else his college philosophy professor (Kevin Sorbo) will fail him.
Style: talky, serious, biblical, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: christian, religion, christianity, atheism, god, cancer, teachers and students, jesus, islam, college life, death, propaganda ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, egypt, israel, middle east
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System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
Cry from the Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The film centers on an emotional kayaking trip between a father and a son. The father has taken his boy into the deep Alaskan wilderness to tell him that he is divorcing the boy's mother, who is pregnant and waiting for them back home. While on ...
Style: christian film
Plot: kayak, camping trip, religious conversion, sermon, cabin, bear, christianity, christian, nature, wilderness, river, dysfunctional marriage ...
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
The Paradise Trail
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In a small western town in the late 1800′s, two outlaws take a blind preacher, his wife and an Indian girl as hostages in their flight from the law. Excitement mounts when Dan, one of the outlaws makes a shocking discovery. The last train to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: hostage, revenge, forgiveness, sermon, rattlesnake, pastor, blind man, posse, religion, christianity, christian, preacher ...
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System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
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Joni
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.
Style: christian film
Plot: quadriplegic, physical therapy, talking to god, paralysis, motivational speaker, religious conversion, summer, injury, handicap, broken neck, art exhibition, racial slur ...
Time: year 1967, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
The Encounter
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, introspection, redemption, religions or cults, hopes, christian, faith, flashback, human nature, human spirit, self discovery, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
Behind The Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Samir Majan a young man born and raised a Muslim in the Middle East attends college in America. While at college Samir becomes a Christian, and must go home and face his family.
Style: christian film
Plot: airplane ticket, religious persecution, religious intolerance, religious differences, religious conversion, outcast, islam, religion, christian, muslim, church, airport ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
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The Late Liz
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: sleeping pill, religious conversion, drunk, suicide attempt, christianity, christian, alcoholic, church, hospital, priest, female protagonist, prayer ...
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
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Uncommon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jesus combined diverse people and assorted stories to change the world! Now, He wants to use you! When the students of Rosewood High School lose their theater, music and dance departments due to budgets cuts, they create their own. Struggling to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: freedom of speech, atheist, janitor, bible, high school student, religion, christianity, christian, high school, church, classroom, grief ...
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System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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The Wager
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor at the pinnacle of his Hollywood career finds himself buckling to temptation after he accepts the lead in a classic tale of good versus evil. Michael Steele has just been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. In the wake of that ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking, christian film
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, relationship vs career, showbiz, religions or cults, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
The Encounter: Paradise Lost
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven years after the world's most devastating tsunami in Thailand six strangers find themselves trapped in a beach side resort on the brink of an oncoming hurricane. Each of their hearts are broken and silently cry out on the most desperate ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, mysterious stranger, contemplating suicide, religious conversion, depiction of god, healing, bodyguard, religion, christianity, death of son, drug addict, addiction ...
Place: thailand
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System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
In The Name of God
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a time of forgiving and giving thanks, a reverend and his family take in a troubled boy named Mason after having lost a son of their own. It's a bumpy ride for Mason, butting heads with his new step-brother and the church counselor he's ...
Style: christian film
Plot: foster child, sermon, respect, graffiti, pastor, troubled teen, morality, foster parent, convenience store, christianity, christian, vandalism ...
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System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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Gramps Goes to College
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ty Bounds, a workaholic as a computer programmer for 35 years, has retired. No longer forced to work for a living, he seeks how he can spend his time serving God. Following the lead of the Holy Spirit, he returns to college to wage war against ...
Style: christian film
Plot: creationism, biology, dorm room, religion versus science, atheist, tennis, bible quote, dormitory, christianity, christian, science, college student ...
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
The Gathering
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Michael Carey's world turns upside-down when the successful marketing executive catches a glimpse of the near future. These visions could not come at a worse time for his marriage, his job or his friendships. Michael struggles to understand the ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, evangelical christianity, bible prophecy, rapture, heaven, theology, religion, christianity, end of the world, dream, faith, fired from the job ...
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System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
A Matter of Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Christian girl, Rachel Whitaker (Jordan Trovillion) goes off to college for her freshman year and begins to be influenced by her popular Biology professor (Harry Anderson) who teaches that evolution is the answer to the origins of life. When ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, christian film
Plot: culture clash, college, parents and children, teachers and students, college life, student life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, christianity, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
Heaven Is for Real
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, biblical ...
Plot: family, afterlife, small town, christian, christianity, human spirit, jesus, god, parents and children, hospital, religion, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
The Grace Card
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Everything can change in an instant ... and take a lifetime to unravel. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God ... and just about ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: partners against crime, redemption, hopes, partners, dysfunctional family, clergy, racism, reluctant partners, haunted by the past, religions or cults, crimes, church service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
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God's Not Dead 2
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, manipulation, alternate universe, religious fanatic, christianity, overalls, religion, juror, atheist, bible quote, pastor, lawsuit ...
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
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War Room
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But ...
Style: biblical, inspirational, touching, earnest, absurd ...
Plot: christian, god, jesus, religion, christianity, propaganda, marriage, natural disaster, family, catastrophe, bollywood, divorce ...
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System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A first century rabbi, Yehuda (Nick Mancuso), finds his true calling when he decides to follow in the footsteps of a certain Jesus of Nazareth and spread his Good Word. But in the year after Jesus' crucifixion, it's not so easy to persuade ...
Style: christian film
Plot: religious differences, rabbi, judaism, religious conversion, sermon, religion, christianity, christian, brother brother relationship
Time: 1st century
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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Woodlawn
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Style: christian film
Plot: racism, sport, baptism, integration, motivational speaker, religious conversion, sermon, meeting, team, coach, american football, religion ...
Place: alabama
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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Thin Ice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Vince, a college student, loves the mountains, skiing and fun, so an invitation to Lake Tahoe is a no-brain-er... HOWEVER, the trip includes people from a church group, and six strong sets of opinions about God soon collide. Vince's weekend of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: cabin, skiing, religion, christianity, christian, church
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 

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China Cry: A True Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new society", but soon becomes disenchanted by the ...
Style: emotional, serious, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: down on your luck, revolution, concentration camp, society, life is a bitch, survival, pregnancy, rich and poor, captivity, family life, against humanity, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, china, shanghai china, hong kong
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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: serious, touching, uplifting, realistic, christian film
Plot: going straight, haunted by the past, hopes, human spirit, redemption, fall in love, speeding car, talking to god, stakeout, religious conversion, pastor, private jet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
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