Movies like Paul: The Emissary

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Paul: The Emissary (1997)
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Paul: The Emissary
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Duration: 51 min.
Story: Robert Marcarelli - In this impressive drama, starring Gary Cooper, we follow Saul the angry zealot to Paul the servant of Christ, who will pay any price to bring his message to the world. - Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman
Style: biblical, based on the bible, christian film
Plot: bible, apostle, stoning, religious persecution, change of heart, prison guard, martyr, judaism, religious conversion, sermon, healing, evangelist, earthquake, christianity, christian, demon, campfire, execution, ship, storm, prisoner, fortune teller, faith
Time: 1st century
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew
Biography, Drama, History
Italy, France
137 min.
 7.9
 7.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out biblical, serious, christian film and light films with plots about christian, bible, religion, christianity, religions or cults, god and jesus mostly in Drama, History and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Paul: The Emissary: The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Visual Bible - Acts (1994), Barabbas (1961), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Fireproof (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Last Temptation of Christ
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
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Plot: christianity, redemption, betrayal, religion, temptation, violence, jesus, god, clergy, desert, christian, storytelling ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, israel
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The Visual Bible - Acts
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: The Visual Bible: Acts is a 1994 Christian film that depicts the events of the Acts of the Apostles from the Bible's New Testament. All of the dialogue is word-for-word scripture, taken directly from the New International Version of the Bible.
Style: biblical, christian film, based on the bible
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: bleak, stylized, biblical, serious, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, religion, jesus, clergy, god, catholicism, life & death, supernatural ability, greed, tragic hero, storytelling ...
Time: 1960s
Place: palestine, israel, southern italy
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Barabbas
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, biblical, serious, exciting, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, christian, christianity, religion, slavery, jesus, clergy, destiny, mentor, chase, gunfight, life & death ...
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Place: europe, holy land, middle east, jerusalem, mine
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The Passion of the Christ
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, epic, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, suffering, religion, torture, betrayal, redemption, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, death, last supper ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, hopes, society, clergy, redemption, miraculous event, prison, last supper, apostle, heroes, jesus christ, partners ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do?
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Based on the preachings of Reverend Estus W. Pirkle, this film warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved ways and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. Communist infiltrators, the "footmen", will pave ...
Style: propaganda film
Plot: machine gun, fear, violence, propaganda, murder, massacre, gore, torture, blood, school, pastor, religious persecution ...
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System:   72%
    User:   86%
 
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Fireproof
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: emotional, serious, biblical, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christian, marriage, christianity, religion, god, crumbling marriage, jesus, relationships, dialogue, couple relations, divorce, propaganda ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   63%
 
Genesis: The Creation and the Flood
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An all-enveloping darkness. Suddenly, a child's voice, frightened, questioning, pierces the darkness... The first flickering rays of light begin to sculpt mysterious shapes out of the darkness ... Among them, a very old man. He reassures the ...
Style: biblical
Plot: bible, animal, old man, sword and sandal, religion, christian, boat, ship, brother brother relationship, jewish, murder, adam and eve ...
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System:   67%
    User:   78%
 
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Agora
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: epic, serious, stylized, biblical, touching ...
Plot: christianity, destiny, slavery, philosophy, atheism, christian, religion, impossible love, freedom, political unrest, science, judaism ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, spain
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System:   67%
    User:   76%
 
Smuggler's Ransom
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: It is 1985 and a Cold War is raging between East and West. A young woman named Carmen, while attempting to smuggle Bibles into Romania, is captured by communist forces. Unfortunately, Carmen’s father was a Soviet Nuclear Physicist who became ...
Style: christian film
Plot: smuggler, christianity, christian, rescue, secret agent, government agent, cold war, prayer, faith, prisoner, gun, bible ...
Place: romania
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System:   65%
    User:   63%
 
The Omega Code
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, biblical ...
Plot: apocalypse, christian, religion, redemption, good versus evil, christianity, god, on the run, jesus, conspiracy theory, end of the world, lame ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel, italy, new york, middle east, rome italy ...
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System:   64%
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Flame in the Wind
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition, Flame in the Wind tells the story of Carlos, an earnest young nobleman who is faced with a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; the Scriptures offer ...
Style: christian film
Plot: spanish inquisition, christianity, christian, heretic, heresy, catholic church, religion, monastery, monk, church, torture, soldier ...
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Mary Magdalene
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
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The Seventh Sign
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abby is a pregnant woman with a curious new boarder in the apartment over her garage. Turns out he's heaven-sent and is speeding along the Apocalypse by bloodying rivers, egging on plagues and following scripture word for word.
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The Nativity Story
Genre: Drama, Family, History
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Story: Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in ...
Style: touching, biblical, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: christian, christianity, sacrifice, pregnancy, christmas, religion, storytelling, miraculous event, jesus, god, children, good versus evil ...
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War Room
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
Jesus: The Desire of Ages
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: "Jesus - The Desire of Ages" is a soft glove in a hard hand as far as Christian movies go. It packs a punch of theological and emotional power gloved in all the soft, warm fuzzies that make family viewing so enjoyable. The movie opens with ...
Style: biblical
Plot: christian, virgin mary, religion, prophecy, messiah, roman soldier, religious persecution, disciple, bible, bible story, jesus christ, last supper
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Dogma
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, witty, not serious ...
Plot: redemption, christianity, catholicism, religion, angel, apocalypse, clergy, violence, god, jesus, verbal byplay, irreverent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, ancient history
Place: new jersey, usa, wisconsin, illinois
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Samson
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Style: biblical, based on the bible
Plot: god, strength, hebrew, bible, indoctrination, wedding, soldier, torture, betrayal, sword and sandal, muscleman, religion ...
Place: israel
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    User:   52%
 
The Book of Life
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, futuristic, semi serious, witty ...
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Place: new york, usa, jerusalem, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Whitcomb's War
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A businessman, a preacher, and a host of comic characters battle for spiritual control of a small mid-western town. Bible carrying preacher, David Whitcomb battles stubborn businessman Phil Esteem and three bumbling and treacherous demons as they ...
Style: christian film
Plot: religion, christianity, christian, demon, businessman, church, prayer, good versus evil, small town, evil businessman, bible, protest ...
Place: iowa
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System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
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Peter and Paul
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: leadership, obsessive quest, roman empire, religions or cults, hopes, society, state affairs, anti heroes, clergy, redemption, injustice, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, rome italy, israel
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System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
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Paul, Apostle of Christ
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten ...
Style: biblical, based on the bible
Plot: roman empire, christian, christianity, friendship, prayer, trust, apostle, imprisonment
Time: 1st century, 60s
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System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
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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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The Rapture
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: disturbing, psychological, surreal, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, redemption, end of the world, religion, christian, god, christianity, atheism, jesus, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
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System:   49%
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Joseph
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: betrayal, adventure, vengeance, parents and children, religions or cults, society, siblings relations, miraculous event, royal family, dishonesty, family relations, bible ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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System:   49%
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The Light of the World
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This 78-minute film takes you on an unforgettable journey, showing the biblical account of the creation of man and the entrance of sin into the world. See why Jesus Christ came to earth and how He dealt with the sin issue once and for all. Follow ...
Style: biblical
Plot: painting, bible, heaven, hell, christian, religion
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 

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Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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