Movies like The Prodigal

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The Prodigal (1983)
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The Prodigal (1983)
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: christian, prodigal son, porsche, landlord, tennis player, tennis court, tennis, religious conversion, sermon, injury, evangelist, slum, sports car, marijuana, fisherman, fishing boat, religion, christianity, boat, preacher, dysfunctional family, church, motorboat, criminal, business executive ...

Most similar movies to The Prodigal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, light, serious and absurd films with plots about christian, christianity, prayer, church, religion, faith and religious conversion mostly in Drama and Western genres. Some movies like The Prodigal: God's Not Dead 2 (2016), Time to Run (1973), War Room (2015), The Gathering (1998), The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
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, lawsuit, bible, bible quote, atheist, juror ...
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95%
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
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, college, arson, religion, prayer, brother brother relationship, faith ...
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94%
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Time to Run (1973)
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: running away from home, sermon, sabotage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, student, nuclear power plant, church, preacher, dysfunctional family, power plant ...
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93%
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War Room (2015)
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, christian film, inspirational, touching, earnest ...
Plot: christian, propaganda, dysfunctional family, closet, prayer, salesman, bible, african american protagonist, coffee, widow, intergenerational friendship, passive aggressive behavior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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The Gathering (1998)
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, theology, rapture, heaven, prayer, husband wife relationship, fired from the job, faith, dream, end of the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012)
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, gun, hotel, resort, drugs, criminal, hostage, faith, good versus evil, held at gunpoint, anger, healing ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
All the King's Horses (1977)
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: christian, wife husband relationship, motorcycle accident, sleeping pill, motorcycle race, religious differences, bible, pill, loveless marriage, pastor, sermon, religious conversion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Gramps Goes to College (2014)
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: christian, religion versus science, dorm room, atheist, bible quote, tennis, dormitory, biology, college, alcohol, roommate, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Healing (1983)
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: christian, nurse, doctor, drunk, bum, bible quote, religious conversion, drug withdrawal, bible, drug addiction, drug addict, alcoholic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.8
 12
The Shepherd (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A father chooses between his enemy and the life of his own son. Bursting with “Top Gun” action, THE SHEPHERD explodes into the lives and conflicts of the men who push the edge of supersonic danger while defending our skies. The resulting ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, air force base, funeral, prayer, death of father, vietnam veteran, pilot, religious conversion, jet plane, canoe, river, fighter jet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 37K
God's Not Dead (2014)
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: serious, talky, realistic, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: christian, christianity, teachers and students, college life, college, student life, religions or cults, society, youth, power relations, religion, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, egypt, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Me & You, Us, Forever (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 47 year old Christian man on the other side of an unwanted divorce thinks back on his first love from high school and wants to see her again.
Plot: christian, family, divorced man, regret, support group, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, flashback, faith
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Eye of the Storm (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: For reporter Tom Edwards, the eye of the storm was where he least expected it.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, reporter, gulf war, teenage daughter, television reporter, death of wife, father daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, teenager, suicide, flashback, prayer, gun, outcast, pastor, troubled teen, suicide attempt, ambulance, depression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Woodcarver (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled youth vandalizes a church and winds up in a close association with the woodcarver whose work he destroyed.
Plot: christian, argument, teenager, fire, bicycle, loss of job, 15 year old, forklift, cobweb, apron, log cabin, breaking a window ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Eternal Salvation (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jonathan Wright has it all, a prestigious job, incredibly beautiful wife Amy, gorgeous 7-year-old daughter Megan and countless friends. In the prime of his life, Jonathan suffers a life threatening brain aneurysm that leaves him comatose. After ...
Plot: christian, salvation, friendship, love, filmmaking
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Pamela's Prayer (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: This period piece motion picture portrays the unique and heartfelt story of Pamela Bucklin from her birth in 1969 to her wedding day in 1991. When her mother dies at birth, Pamela is raised by her father, Wayne. He makes a commitment to pray with ...
Style: christian film
Plot: purity, christian, abstinence, praying, prayer, father daughter relationship, dating
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Secrets In The Snow (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On this particular Friday morning the students of Eastbrook High are arriving at school to complete their final exams before the Christmas Holiday. But what began as a December snowfall quickly becomes a threatening winter storm, and school is ...
Plot: christian, family, snow, school, high school, coming of age, faith based
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Come the Morning (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In search of her estranged husband, a mother brings her 3 children to Los Angeles in the hope of finding him. With no prospects they wander the streets; becoming beggars before long. Things start to turn around for them when the mother meets a ...
Plot: homeless shelter, religious conversion, sermon, search for father, begging, slum, salvation army, single mother, flashback, prayer, drinking, drink ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
St. John in Exile (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dean Jones is Saint John in this intimate, inspiring one-man presentation of John in exile on Patmos. Full of humor, strong in spirit, and resolutely committed to Christ, John shares his account of the events that changed the course of human ...
Style: one man show
Plot: old man, christian, exile, filmed play, apostle
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 30
In His Steps (1964)
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: selfishness, church, actress, christianity, christian, religion, hypocrisy, newspaper editor, commitment, sermon, meeting, religious conversion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 157
Upside (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a devastating lacrosse hit turns Solomon White's world upside down, he's challenged to find a new perspective on life in more ways than one. Inspiration arrives in the form of Wren, a blind girl with a strong faith in God who captures ...
Plot: christian, cheating, medication, running, mentor, athlete, single parent, temper, training, domineering mother, concussion, headache ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Paradise Trail (1979)
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, christian, pastor, rattlesnake, forgiveness, sermon, preacher, posse, church, train station, outlaw ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.5
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Overcome (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the Conversion of Paul . Sara is at the top of her game. She has the chance to be chosen for an elite summer tennis program, but her hopes are dashed unexpectedly by the one person no one likes - Colton. Colton is at the bottom of life, ...
Plot: christian, tennis, frisbee, drunk driving, hockey, graffiti, pocket knife, volleyball, blender, popcorn, athlete, ice rink ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
In The Name of God (2013)
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: morality, foster child, pastor, troubled teen, sermon, respect, graffiti, support group, foster parent, convenience store, vandalism, christianity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 42
The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, christian, hospital, alcoholic, church, sleeping pill, religious conversion, drunk, suicide attempt, female protagonist, party, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 11
Thin Ice (1988)
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, church, christianity, christian, religion, skiing
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Uncommon (2015)
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, freedom of speech, bible, atheist, high school, classroom, grief, christianity, christian, religion, church, high school student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Behind The Sun (1995)
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: religion, christian, muslim, church, father son relationship, airport, friend, prayer, friendship, religious intolerance, religious differences, islam ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Do You Believe? (2015)
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: cause and meaning, christian, human spirit, religions or cults, hopes, society, clergy, introspection, self discovery, doctors and patients, teaching the ways of the world, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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