Movies that are like The Prodigal

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The Prodigal
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, book, lecture, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, student
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Boyhood
Drama
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 including christian, christianity, prayer, religion, church, faith and husband wife relationship themes 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.
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, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, student
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The Genesis Code
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
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, postmodernism, hospital room, physics, life support, evolution, religion versus science, sermon, church service, cancer, museum, ice hockey, bible, coma, religion, christianity, christian, science, church, terminal illness, priest, christmas, faith, prayer, interview, bar, lecture, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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System:   74%
    User:   71%
 
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Do You Believe?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, christian film
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, help, death certificate, salvation army, coughing blood, homeless shelter, traffic accident, paramedic, homeless woman, ex marine, atheist, belief, religious conversion, bible quote, leukemia, sermon, veteran, pastor, pregnant woman, lawsuit, religious fanatic, bible, suicide attempt, bag of money, suicidal, religion, christianity, childbirth, homelessness, kindness, rescue, church, ultrasound, terminal illness, pregnancy, grief, hospital, held at gunpoint, self sacrifice
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   72%
    User:   62%
 
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The Wise Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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, gays and lesbians, parents and children, coming out, high school life, religions or cults, gender, hopes, family relations, direction and purpose, baptist, crisis of faith, doubt, summer, single father, gay teenager, holding hands, best friend, religion, christianity, christian, belief in god, belief in heaven, belief in the afterlife, hugging, birthday present, minister, preacher, gay, gay kiss, church, bedroom, teenage girl, teenage boy, birthday, father daughter relationship, prayer, friendship, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
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In His Steps
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: moral transformation, commitment, congregation, born again christian, hypocrite, religious conversion, sermon, meeting, pastor, church service, bible, morality, hypocrisy, newspaper editor, religion, christianity, christian, actress, church, selfishness, journalist, reporter, newspaper, mother daughter relationship, faith, prayer
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System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
All the King's Horses
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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, motorcycle, christian, preacher, dysfunctional marriage, female protagonist, faith, prayer, marriage, painting, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
 7.0
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Courageous
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, biblical, uplifting, inspirational, reflective, dramatic, sad, sentimental, melancholic, sincere, christian film
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, christian, christianity, father son relationship, drugs/alcohol, introspection, god, courage, jesus, religion, father daughter relationship, single father, chase, parenthood, parents and children, mentor, family, religions or cults, dialogue, faith, children, runaway, family life, fight scenes, propaganda, father-son relationship, hopes, relationships, catastrophe, storytelling, marriage, brothers, apocalypse, beautiful scenery, family drama, happy ending, sacrifice, partners, honest, divorce, family bonds, family relations, transformation, life philosophy, friends, stereotypes, human spirit, guilt, police corruption, car chase
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
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 4.8
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God's Not Dead
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: talky, serious, biblical, thought provoking, realistic, absurd, psychological, melancholic, idiotic, philosophical, inspirational, intellectual, awful, light, christian film, surprise ending
Plot: christian, religion, christianity, atheism, god, cancer, teachers and students, jesus, islam, college life, death, propaganda, natural disaster, catastrophe, student life, college, life philosophy, religions or cults, judaism, stereotypes, family, society, dialogue, youth, first contact, power relations, mentor, social relations, writers, betrayal, destiny, redemption, finnish, world politics, internet, lame, courage, catholicism, runaway, science, transformation, fight scenes, lone hero, brutality, fantasy world, life & death, greed, humanity, religious, homeless
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, egypt, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
Cry from the Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: kayak, camping trip, religious conversion, sermon, cabin, bear, christianity, christian, nature, wilderness, river, dysfunctional marriage, pregnancy, hospital, camping, prayer, radio, father son relationship, husband wife relationship
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   44%
 
The Paradise Trail
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: hostage, revenge, forgiveness, sermon, rattlesnake, pastor, blind man, posse, religion, christianity, christian, preacher, u.s. marshal, outlaw, train station, church, gun, brother brother relationship, prayer
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
 6.7
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Joni
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: quadriplegic, physical therapy, talking to god, paralysis, motivational speaker, religious conversion, summer, injury, handicap, broken neck, art exhibition, racial slur, religion, christianity, belief in god, rehabilitation, church, ambulance, accident, hospital, sister sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach, swimming, car accident, female protagonist, christmas, faith, prayer, horse, painter, painting, nurse, wheelchair, doctor, husband wife relationship
Time: year 1967, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
The Encounter
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, tense, christian film
Plot: mysterious character, introspection, redemption, religions or cults, hopes, christian, faith, flashback, human nature, human spirit, self discovery, haunted by the past, society, out of the way, religious, group of strangers, mysterious place, changing lives, discussion, religious conversion, pride, depiction of god, businessman, religion, christianity, storm, dysfunctional marriage, prayer, husband wife relationship, anger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Behind The Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: airplane ticket, religious persecution, religious intolerance, religious differences, religious conversion, outcast, islam, religion, christian, muslim, church, airport, prayer, friend, friendship, father son relationship
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
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The Late Liz
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: sleeping pill, religious conversion, drunk, suicide attempt, christianity, christian, alcoholic, church, hospital, priest, female protagonist, prayer, divorce, doctor, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
 6.5
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Uncommon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: freedom of speech, atheist, janitor, bible, high school student, religion, christianity, christian, high school, church, classroom, grief, courtroom, lawyer, rehearsal, teacher, student
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
 5.4
 301
The Wager
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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, hotshot hero, good versus evil, human spirit, introspection, couples, lifestyle, movie star, paparazzi, film set, scandal, religion, christianity, director, brother sister relationship, preacher, actor, arrest, church, celebrity, reporter, funeral, prayer, limousine, divorce, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
The Encounter: Paradise Lost
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, mysterious stranger, contemplating suicide, religious conversion, depiction of god, healing, bodyguard, religion, christianity, death of son, drug addict, addiction, arrest, grief, good versus evil, held at gunpoint, hostage, gun, hotel, resort, drugs, criminal, faith, anger
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
In The Name of God
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: foster child, sermon, respect, graffiti, pastor, troubled teen, morality, foster parent, convenience store, christianity, christian, vandalism, support group, church, teenager, prayer
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
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Gramps Goes to College
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: creationism, biology, dorm room, religion versus science, atheist, tennis, bible quote, dormitory, christianity, christian, science, college student, faith, prayer, lecture, college, alcohol, party, roommate
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
The Gathering
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, evangelical christianity, bible prophecy, rapture, heaven, theology, religion, christianity, end of the world, dream, faith, fired from the job, prayer, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
A Matter of Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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, religion versus science, creationism, biology, evolution, atheist, debate, bible, science, college student, father daughter relationship, lecture, library, university, student, professor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
Heaven Is for Real
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, biblical, realistic, emotional, based on true events, inspirational, absurd, bad ending, christian film
Plot: family, afterlife, small town, christian, christianity, human spirit, jesus, god, parents and children, hospital, religion, miraculous event, life & death, clergy, family drama, death, child illness, beautiful scenery, natural disaster, catastrophe, cause and meaning, religions or cults, society, youth, vampire human love, adaptation, family relations, faith, supernatural, finnish, dialogue, mentor, destiny, transformation, sacrifice, fight scenes, culture clash, childhood, single father, gunfight, life philosophy, writers, storytelling, parenthood, brutality, parallel universe, first contact, atheism, honest, adoption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
The Grace Card
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting, christian film
Plot: partners against crime, redemption, hopes, partners, dysfunctional family, clergy, racism, reluctant partners, haunted by the past, religions or cults, crimes, church service, bible, society, unfulfillment, family problems, promotion, forgiveness, pastor, gunshot wound, counseling, christian, death of child, police officer, church, grief, hospital, african american, police, prayer, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, anger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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God's Not Dead 2
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, manipulation, alternate universe, religious fanatic, christianity, overalls, religion, juror, atheist, bible quote, pastor, lawsuit, bible, high school, jury, courtroom, witness, judge, lawyer, teacher, school, protest, church, prayer, religious persecution, courtroom drama, faith
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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War Room
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: biblical, inspirational, touching, earnest, absurd, sentimental, light, christian film
Plot: christian, god, jesus, religion, christianity, propaganda, marriage, natural disaster, family, catastrophe, bollywood, divorce, brothers, destiny, atheism, life philosophy, police investigation, judaism, life, mentor, family bonds, beautiful scenery, parenthood, happy ending, dialogue, finnish, existentialism, chase, honest, courage, redemption, adultery, solitude, culture clash, transformation, brainwashing, race, relationships, runaway, weapons, treasure hunt, alternate reality, first contact, islam, single father, fight scenes, island, family drama, secrets, lone hero
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: religious differences, rabbi, judaism, religious conversion, sermon, religion, christianity, christian, brother brother relationship
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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Woodlawn
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: racism, sport, baptism, integration, motivational speaker, religious conversion, sermon, meeting, team, coach, american football, religion, christianity, christian, high school, church, african american, faith, prayer
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Thin Ice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Style: christian film
Plot: cabin, skiing, religion, christianity, christian, church
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 

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China Cry: A True Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: emotional, serious, rough, realistic, psychological, gloomy, christian film, suspense
Plot: down on your luck, revolution, concentration camp, society, life is a bitch, survival, pregnancy, rich and poor, captivity, family life, against humanity, danger, rebellion, state affairs, unfulfillment, japanese occupation, dissident, protestant, religious persecution, totalitarianism, dying man, political persecution, communist, political repression, oppression, communism, photo shoot, dance, pregnant woman, reunion, captain, firing squad, colonel, freedom, religion, christianity, christian, forced labor, hard labor, political thriller, piano, arson, worship, arrest, church, cemetery, interrogation, escape, sadism, girl
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, china, shanghai china, hong kong
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System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
I'm in Love with a Church Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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, bible, coma, religion, christianity, christian, surveillance, drug dealer, arrest, church, death of mother, hospital, interrogation, date, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crime boss, gangster, african american, criminal, faith, prayer, money, marriage proposal, mother son relationship, agent, party
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
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