Movies like Behind The Sun

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Behind The Sun (1995)
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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: friendship, religion, islam, muslim, church, outcast, christian, father son relationship, airport, friend, religious conversion, religious differences, religious intolerance, religious persecution, underground movement, prayer, airplane ticket
Place: middle east

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Most similar movies to Behind The Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, contemplative, serious and realistic films with plots about christian, christianity, religion, prayer, religious conversion, faith and church mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Behind The Sun: Gold Through the Fire (1987), God's Not Dead (2014), Time to Run (1973), Thin Ice (1988), The Late Liz (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gold Through the Fire (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Peter's American dream came true. But the trial of his faith had just begun...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian propaganda, russian, courtroom, christian, church, high school, religious persecution, refugee, soccer, outcast, christianity, popularity ...
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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: christian film, psychological, thought provoking, serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, christian, religion, religious, teachers and students, religions or cults, college life, college student, religious persecution, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, college, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, israel, middle east, egypt
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55%
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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: hitchhiker, nuclear power plant, sermon, running away from home, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, father son relationship, preacher, sabotage, religion, church ...
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54%
 5.8
 22
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: church, religion, skiing, christian, christianity, cabin
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: alcohol abuse, divorce, party, doctor, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, christian, religious conversion, alcoholic, priest, church, christianity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 42
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: faith, mother daughter relationship, morality, actress, religious conversion, meeting, selfishness, hypocrisy, commitment, bible, sermon, congregation ...
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53%
Between The Walls (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Peter King discovers that his father had audio recorded everything that happened in his childhood home. This comes as Pete and his family clean out the house before it is repossessed. With only five days left, he must reconcile with a past that has ...
Plot: suffocation, anger, father son relationship, flashback, strict father, control freak, religious conversion, christian, unemployment, religion, childhood memory, overprotective father ...
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51%
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: flashback, drunkenness, faith, drifter, drunkard, single mother, homelessness, christian, alcoholic, homeless shelter, religious conversion, religion ...
Place: los angeles
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51%
Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Style: christian film, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, faith, father son relationship, christian, fatherhood, integrity, love, husband wife relationship, father, grief, couple relations, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: loveless marriage, faith, religious conversion, bible, sermon, dysfunctional marriage, motorcycle accident, christian, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, sleeping pill, preacher ...
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51%
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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: prodigal son, family relations, evangelist, fisherman, sports car, religion, marijuana, sermon, landlord, slum, church, tennis ...
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51%
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, touching, captivating, psychological
Plot: faith, christian, vietnam war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, soldier, robbery, road trip, christianity, religious conversion, military life, father son relationship, father and son ...
Time: 90s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: christian film, thought provoking, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: christian, clergy, self discovery, society, religions or cults, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, doctors and patients, human spirit, church, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: criminal, faith, resort, anger, addiction, drug addict, christianity, christian, religion, drug smuggler, hostage, drugs ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Ceddo (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap his daughter, Princess Dior Yacine, to protest their forcible conversion to Islam.
Plot: religion, christianity, pagan, jihad, paganism, religious persecution, muslim, bow and arrow, christian, religious intolerance, ambush, musket ...
Time: 17th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Printing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Printing is a family film produced by Unusual Films that tells the story of faithful Christians that continue printing and smuggling Bibles even when they know they are being hunted down by the Soviet Russian government.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: life is a bitch, rebellion, against the rules, society, against humanity, fighting the system, religions or cults, peaceful mission, injustice, religion, black market, church ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Saul: The Journey to Damascus (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Malta, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Known as Saul the Butcher, the stoning of Stephen was said to have shattered Saul's faith in the Temple and its denial of Christ as the Messiah. His conversion to Christianity and baptism as Paul changed the history of the world.
Style: psychological, captivating, christian film, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: christianity, faith, bible, religious conversion, religious differences, belief in god, religious faith, change of heart, religious intolerance, religious fundamentalism, changing lives, religion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suicide, flashback, hospital, teenager, pastor, ambulance, christianity, outcast, depression, christian, suicide attempt, troubled teen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: religious differences, pastor, mormon, priest, church, religious conversion, baptism, religion, latter day saints, faith, soldier, italian american ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 19th century, 1910s, 90s ...
Place: new york, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: evangelical christianity, bible prophecy, a vision, fired from the job, faith, husband wife relationship, heaven, christian, religion, christianity, theology, end of the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
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Courageous (2011)
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: christian film, uplifting, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, christian, christianity, family relations, fatherhood, gang, law enforcement, society, hopes, religions or cults, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Catching Hearts (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: "What happens when a bestselling atheist author Professor Mark Gavin loses his faith in atheism? This intense drama asks tough questions and explores why there is no such thing as coincidence."
Style: christian film, captivating, entertaining
Plot: religious conversion, atheist, crisis of faith, religion, atheism, change of heart, religious, religious faith, changing lives, lifestyle change, moral transformation, faith ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Witness Goes Out (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Dramatic sequel to The Witness At Your Door. A lifelong Jehovah's Witness finds freedom from the bondage of the Watchtower Society and in the process discovers the truth behind their stand on blood transfusions and their history of false ...
Plot: cult, jehovah's witness, brainwashing, mind control, religious differences, theology, religion, doubt, crisis of faith, religious cult, christianity, christian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: doctor, nurse, alcohol abuse, religious conversion, drunk, religion, bum, drug addict, grief, bible, christian, alcoholic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 24
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: death of husband, grief, christianity, christian, religious conversion, fighter jet, vietnam veteran, air force base, colonel, river, funeral, jet plane ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: car accident, faith, fire, father daughter relationship, school, medication, teacher, bible, anti depressant, suicidal, bullying, bully ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, melancholic, sincere, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage boy, family relations, christianity, adoptive father, adoptive mother, foster home, foster child, church, respect, troubled teen, christian, support group ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 17
The Saber (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Cadet Cameron O'Connor, class leader and computer whiz-kid, succumbs to the lure of Internet pornography, losing what he deems most precious - his relationship with Allison and his future at the Military Academy. A crisis of faith leads to his ...
Style: christian film
Plot: sex addict, male female relationship, friendship, military, friend, student, guilt, assault, family relations, strip club, computer, surprise party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ...
Style: christian film, realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: salvation, love, friendship, christian, family relations, filmmaking, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship, best friends, friends
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The First Stone (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A story of the redemptive powers of Christ's love - a janitor becomes the leader of a high school youth group with an unconventional approach. He gradually gets through to the kids relying on his faith.
Style: christian film
Plot: hiding place, teenager, troubled teen, christianity, janitor, christian, church
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%