Movies like Promised a Miracle

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Promised a Miracle (1988)
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Promised a Miracle (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: True story of a couple charged with manslaughter when their rejection of modern medicine in favor of religion to treat their diabetic child resulted in his death.
Plot: prison, death, court, trial, diabetic, son, prayer, jail, faith, small town, preacher, insulin, manslaughter, religion, christianity, church, bible, couples, funeral, fanaticism, faith healing
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to Promised a Miracle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, serious, realistic and thought provoking films with plots about faith, prayer, religion, christian, christianity, church and bible mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Promised a Miracle: Butterfly in Grey (2002), Faith of Our Fathers (2015), Though None Go with Me (2006), A Dolphin in Our Lake (2018), In His Steps (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: captivating, realistic, psychological, rough, christian film
Plot: church, faith, brother brother relationship, religious fanatic, religious fundamentalism, prayer, university, religion, christian, arson, protest, doubt ...
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Butterfly in Grey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dao returns home and finds her fiance in bed with another woman. She shoots them dead on the spot. She is sentenced to 10 years in prison. She gets out eventually and stays with a friend who runs an escort service and learns that women are even ...
Plot: women's prison, prison guard, death, funeral, murder, violence, prison, son, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, blood, flashback
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Faith of Our Fathers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul (David A.R. White and Kevin Downes), meet as strangers. Guided by handwritten ...
Style: christian film
Plot: vietnam war, faith, christian, jail, letter, arrest, religious conversion, reckless driving, hitchhiker, christianity, bible, sergeant ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 60s, 90s
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Though None Go with Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elizabeth Leroy devotes her life to serving God but her faith is tested over the years as she has to overcome many hardships and sorrows.
Plot: female protagonist, funeral, death, small town, loss of father, doctor, wedding, marriage proposal, dementia, christian, religion, alzheimer's disease ...
Time: 1950s, 1990s, 50s, 90s
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A Dolphin in Our Lake (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Ohio 1942, a cash-strapped farmer is about to be foreclosed on by an unscrupulous banker and must believe his young son has seen a dolphin in their small farm lake or lose everything he holds most dear.
Plot: lake, banker, faith, dolphins, grandfather, church, fishing, mother, brother, shark, hospital, father ...
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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: hypocrite, pastor, church service, sermon, meeting, religious conversion, prayer, reporter, mother daughter relationship, faith, newspaper, moral transformation ...
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Broder Gabrielsen (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: " Broder Gabrielsen " in its time awoke a major debate , and already during the shooting of the film went high waves in the press . The film points a strong warning against religious fanaticism and against contemporary preachers, and it ...
Plot: dancer, fanaticism, ecstasy, sect, christianity, religion, religious fanatic, faith, prayer, nightclub, preacher, tragic event ...
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The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lives of three 12-year-old buddies -- sharing a carefree existence in the summer of 1970 -- suddenly change when one of them, Dustin, makes an unexpected friend after cutting the lawn of 75-year-old Jonathan Sperry. As Jonathan shares lessons in ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, golden years, friends, elderly, small town, buddies, prayer, funeral, friendship between boys, boy, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
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59%
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The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, friendship, prison, hopes, false accusation, redemption, church, bittersweet, self discovery, dishonesty, small town life, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, quarry
Place: maine, usa, new england, ohio, kentucky
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58%
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The Apostle (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: coma, redemption, preacher, small town, jealousy, minister, forgiveness, country, christianity, radio, hopes, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, california
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56%
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The Testaments (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This film depict events from the Life and ministry of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. The story culminates with a portrayal of the Ressurected Savior's visit to the ancient Americas as seen through the eyes ...
Style: 70mm film
Plot: new world, american indian, native american, messiah, salvation, miraculous event, family conflict, healing, ancient civilization, male female relationship, temple, preacher ...
Time: 1st century
Place: america
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53%
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, teacher, faith, lawsuit, alternate universe, christian propaganda, courtroom drama, juror, atheist, protest, bible quote ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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48%
Pieces of Dreams (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young priest (Robert Forster) questions his faith after he falls in love with a social worker.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, sexy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: church, hospital, celibacy, forbidden love, pregnancy, fall in love, romance, love and romance, hopes, couples, society, gender ...
Time: 60s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
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Let There Be Light (2017)
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, complex, thought provoking, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, afterlife, brain tumor, bible, religion, atheist, interview, father son relationship, divorce, husband wife relationship, alcohol, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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47%
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Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Plot: televangelist, astronaut, wealth, swimming pool, outer space, infidelity, extramarital affair, pornography, female nudity, ministry, writers, poem ...
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47%
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Stuck! (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beautiful young Daisy feels stuck working as a shopgirl by day and caring for her ailing mother by night. A suicide gone wrong leaves Daisy wrongly imprisoned, while the neighbor whose testimony put her away struggles with guilt. A tongue-in-cheek ...
Plot: security guard, jail, prison, prisoner, music box, overbearing mother, prison guard, warden, suicide by gunshot, diary, women in prison, guilt ...
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Resurrection Trial (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: His job: Silence the Christians once and for all. His method: Prove the resurrection never happened. Can your faith stand up to The Prosecutor?
Style: christian film
Plot: doubt, faith, lawyer, testimony, trial, prosecutor, courtroom, atheism, christian propaganda, religion, christianity
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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: pills, bible quote, sermon, religious conversion, pastor, faith, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, marriage, prayer, painting, preacher ...
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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, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: christian, clergy, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, introspection, society, religions or cults, hopes, doctors and patients, human spirit, cross, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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What Would Jesus Do? (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The citizens of a small town lose their faith day by day. Poverty and hardships have been hard on them... when all of a sudden something changes. Their faith is reborn. And a question rises inside them: "What would Jesus do?"
Style: realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: small town, human spirit, clergy, small town life, religions or cults, hopes, musician, delusion, real estate agent, prayer, politician, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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39%
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2 to Tangle (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jessica's true love, Tom, starts appearing to her after his death. Terrified and confused, Jess seeks out an explanation for these haunting attacks and discovers that the key to her deliverance is her faith. The answers to her questions may ...
Plot: faith, buried treasure, salesman, twins, inventor, internet dating, invention, stalker, sermon, outhouse, pastor, bible ...
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39%
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In His Steps (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a homeless man interrupts the comfortable routine of First Church of Raymond, life will never be the same for the apathetic congregation. Convicted by the vagrant's words, Pastor Henry Maxwell, Rachel Winslow, Virginia Page, Alex Powers, ...
Style: christian film
Plot: homeless man, christianity, christian, faith based, wealth, faith, singing, girl, singer, minister, preacher, homelessness ...
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39%
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: fired from the job, prayer, husband wife relationship, evangelical christianity, bible prophecy, christianity, religion, christian, heaven, dream, end of the world, faith ...
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39%
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I Walk the Line (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tawes is the sheriff in a godforsaken little hole somewhere in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful girl who turns his world upside down. ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, nubile woman, on the run, police corruption, vengeance, cons and scams, chases and races, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, fugitives, small town life ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, usa
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39%
90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Style: christian film, disturbing, captivating, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: church, hospital, near death experience, husband wife relationship, heaven, recovery, car accident, prayer, hospital bed, praying, ambulance, truck ...
Time: year 1989
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38%
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
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, bleak, epic, factual, rough ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, religion, torture, bible, jesus, sacrifice, religions or cults, suffering, roman empire, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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38%
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Two Harbors (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Drama - Vic's days are filled with selling sci-fi collectibles, harassing his fellow antique dealers, and trying to communicate with extraterrestrials. - Charles Brin, Alex Cole, Paul Cram
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: obsession, small town, alien encounter, danger, death, tragedy, small town life, antique dealer, lost love, puppets, puppet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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38%
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God's Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following his wife’s death, public high-school teacher Michael Evens (Stephen Baldwin) re-launches the Bible Club she originally founded. When upset parents cite the separation of church and state and want the group disbanded, a passionate dispute ...
Style: christian film
Plot: anti depressant, bible, traffic accident, religious differences, death of wife, fight, religion, vandalism, bully, christianity, christian, bullying ...
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The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Style: complex, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: religion, teacher, violence, student, school, classroom, bible, prayer, anger, praying, faith, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Welcome to Paradise (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When big-city preacher Debbie Laramie (Crystal Bernard) moves to the small town of Paradise with her son Hayden (Bobby Edner), she finds the local community unreceptive to her message of love and forgiveness. Determined to get through to her ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: church, small town, self discovery, clergy, social relations, introspection, love affair, hopes, village, society, preacher, community ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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35%