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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Behind The Sun
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Boyhood
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, realistic, serious and uplifting films with plots about christian, christianity, religion, prayer, church, husband wife relationship and faith mostly in Drama, Adventure and Biography genres. Some movies like The Prodigal: Time to Run (1973), The Genesis Code (2010), Do You Believe? (2015), In His Steps (1964), All the King's Horses (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Time to Run
Genre: Drama
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: sabotage, running away from home, nuclear power plant, sermon, religion, christianity, christian, preacher, dysfunctional family, power plant, 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, realistic, uplifting, christian film
Plot: redemption, religions or cults, college, hopes, human spirit, college life, student life, love and romance, society, youth, hockey, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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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, realistic, uplifting, 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:   57%
    User:   56%
 
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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: hypocrisy, actress, church, newspaper editor, christianity, christian, religion, selfishness, commitment, born again christian, congregation, pastor ...
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System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
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, motorcycle accident, sleeping pill, pastor, religious differences, religious conversion, bible quote, sermon, pill, bible, loveless marriage, motorcycle race ...
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System:   51%
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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, realistic, touching, sexual, christian film
Plot: coming of age, introspection, small town, self discovery, 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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System:   51%
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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: prayer, horse, beach, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, christmas, faith, swimming, car accident, accident, hospital, sister sister relationship ...
Time: year 1967, 1960s
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System:   51%
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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: christianity, christian, religion, judaism, rabbi, religious conversion, sermon, religious differences, brother brother relationship
Time: 1st century
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
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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: christianity, christian, alcoholic, church, sleeping pill, suicide attempt, drunk, religious conversion, party, husband wife relationship, doctor, priest ...
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System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
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: christian, religion, muslim, church, friend, prayer, friendship, airport, father son relationship, islam, religious intolerance, religious persecution ...
Place: middle east
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System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
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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: janitor, bible, atheist, freedom of speech, high school, christianity, christian, religion, high school student, church, classroom, grief ...
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System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: christian film
Plot: church, christian, religious fanatic, indoctrination, religious fundamentalism, pastor, arson, college, religion, brother brother relationship, faith, lawyer ...
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System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
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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:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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Let There Be Light
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An atheist goes through a near-death experience in an auto accident before converting to Christianity.
Style: christian film
Plot: near death experience, transformation, atheist, marriage, drunk driving, pastor, cancer, brainwashing, baptism, debate, religious conversion, brain tumor ...
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System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
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, theology, heaven, prayer, husband wife relationship, fired from the job, faith, end of the world, dream ...
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System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
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, drugs, resort, hotel, gun, anger, faith, held at gunpoint, good versus evil, hostage, criminal, healing ...
Place: thailand
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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: christianity, christian, science, college student, creationism, bible quote, atheist, tennis, biology, dormitory, dorm room, religion versus science ...
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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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, realistic, gloomy, 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:   42%
    User:   44%
 
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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: serious, uplifting, realistic, emotional, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, introspection, redemption, religions or cults, hopes, christian, flashback, faith, human nature, human spirit, self discovery, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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, realistic, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: partners against crime, redemption, hopes, partners, dysfunctional family, clergy, racism, reluctant partners, haunted by the past, religions or cults, crimes, bible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
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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, religion, christianity, christian, skiing, church
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System:   41%
    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: support group, foster parent, christianity, christian, vandalism, convenience store, church, respect, graffiti, sermon, morality, foster child ...
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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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:   40%
    User:   42%
 
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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, rattlesnake, pastor, sermon, preacher, posse, christianity, christian, religion, blind man ...
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
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: prayer, radio, camping, hospital, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, wilderness, river, dysfunctional marriage, nature, christianity, christian ...
Place: alaska
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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: touching, serious, 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:   39%
    User:   40%
 
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, school, teacher, lawyer, courtroom, jury ...
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
Right to Believe
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tony Morris (Christopher Hunt) is a local newspaper reporter who is demoted to writing for his paper’s community section after his credibility is falsely called into question. Little does Tony know that his first assignment in his new role ...
Style: christian film
Plot: bible quote, discussion, bible, homosexual, homosexuality, gay, newspaper editor, christianity, christian, religion, interview, cafe ...
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 

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The Healing
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: He finally met someone who specialized in damaged hearts. In this stirring drama, a promising young physician slides into alcoholism, following his wife’s tragic death. Having lost everything, he lands in a skid row mission, where he meets some ...
Style: christian film
Plot: grief, death of wife, religion, christian, clinic, drug addict, drug addiction, alcoholic, nurse, doctor, bible, religious conversion ...
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System:   38%
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Audacity
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Peter (Travis Owens) is an aspiring comedian encouraged by his friend Ben (Ben Price, Australia's Got Talent finalist) to perform at the local comedy club. But stage fright isn’t Peter’s only fear. When confronted with one of today’s most ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, homosexuality, sin, love, truth, religion, comedian, prayer, held at gunpoint, rescue, christian, elevator ...
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System:   37%
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