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A Distant Thunder (1978)
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A Distant Thunder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Patty is lying awake one night in a church basement, distraught and scared. She is to be executed the next morning for refusing to take the Mark of the Beast. Patty knows what lies ahead if she takes the mark but can still not believe in Christ.When those around her try to comfort her and encourage her to accept the Lord, she lashes out at them
Style: christian film
Plot: end of the world, distopia, religion, christian, preacher, minister, guillotine, religious persecution, bible prophecy, christian propaganda
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, serious, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about christian, christianity, religion, christian propaganda, end of the world, distopia and bible prophecy mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Distant Thunder: Image of the Beast (1980), The Freedom of Silence (2011), Vanished (1998), The Gathering (1998), Years of the Beast (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Image of the Beast (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Third and best known entry in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. Fundamentalist Christian guerrilla David helps condemned dissidents escape, attempts to subvert the computerized Mark of the Beast, and generally tries to survive ...
Style: christian film
Plot: end of the world, distopia, christian propaganda, religion, antichrist, christian, bible prophecy
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95%
The Freedom of Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's the year 2030, and the government has outlawed Christianity. Enter Zach Thompson, a brave man who teams up with a friend to hack into the government's computer system to reclaim religious freedom for Americans.
Style: christian film
Plot: torture, bible, christianity, hacker, arrest, christian, interrogation, underground movement, distopia, sermon, religious persecution
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100%
 4.2
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Vanished (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Without warning, millions of people instantly vanish from the face of the earth! In the following hours civilization is torn apart as anarchy and chaos reign supreme. It is a time of Great Tribulation for those left behind.
Style: christian film
Plot: rapture, bible prophecy, apocalypse, religion, bible, christian, end of the world
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: bible prophecy, prayer, end of the world, religion, husband wife relationship, rapture, dream, christian, heaven, evangelical christianity, a vision, faith ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Years of the Beast (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: College professor Stephen Miles (Gary Bayer), his wife, a young girl, and a drifter (Jerry Houser) are suddenly faced with a society where money is worthless, food is scarce, your neighbor is your enemy and oppression reigns. The four must survive a ...
Style: christian film
Plot: assassination, prime minister, church, baptism, missing person, professor, sheriff, rapture, christian, martial law, faith, hymn ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Prodigal Planet (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Final and least well-known installment in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. About to executed by the forces of the Antichrist, fundamentalist Christian guerrilla David is rescued by Connie, an Antichrist agent pretending to be a ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, christian, antichrist, religion, fictional war, christian propaganda, distopia, bible prophecy, end of the world
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Thief in the Night (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A story of Patty, a young woman caught up in living for the present with little concern for the future. As dramatic, earth shaking events begin to unfold around her, Patty realizes she is living in the end times spoken of in biblical prophecy.
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, christian, rapture, female protagonist, christian propaganda, end of the world, bible prophecy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Moment After (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the twinkling of an eye, a mass disappearance has occurred. Moments after the turmoil and confusion, the FBI is called in to investigate and locate the missing persons. For Agent Adam Riley (David White), it is personal. For Agent Charles Baker ...
Style: christian film
Plot: post apocalypse, paramilitary, prophecy, apocalypse, disappearance, flashback, bible prophecy, christian propaganda, rapture, end of the world, fbi, bible quote ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: religious differences, christian, sleeping pill, female protagonist, loveless marriage, motorcycle race, painting, dysfunctional marriage, motorcycle accident, religious conversion, pastor, preacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
End Of The Harvest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An atheist philosophy club at a college harasses a Christian, Scott, who claims to have inside knowledge of when the world will end. To vindicate himself and "defeat" the athiests, he prepares a presentation based on a bible study he finds ...
Style: christian film
Plot: redemption, college, farmer, end of the world, ridicule, eternity, christian propaganda, dream, religion, bible, christianity, preaching ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, teacher, lawsuit, faith, manipulation, prayer, school, courtroom drama, religious persecution, high school, christianity, protest ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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34%
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Rumors of Wars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A suspenseful, genre-bending film with two converging storylines. An aspiring college journalist records events in a diary about the turmoil of a society due to the insertion of a RFID chip mandated by the government. ? Years later in the rubble of ...
Style: rough, futuristic, serious, realistic, christian film ...
Plot: military, life is a bitch, wartime life, anti war, apocalypse, political conspiracy, leadership, danger, dishonesty, heroes, college, new world order ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: religious persecution, courtroom, christianity, church, outcast, soccer, russian, prayer, christian propaganda, christian, popularity, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Moment After II: The Awakening (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In The New World Order, who can you trust? Religious "fanatics"? The government? Ragtag militia? Religious "fanatics"?After a dramatic escape from death row, former FBI agent Adam Riley (David A.R. White) reunites with his friend ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, christian film
Plot: religious persecution, special agents, undercover, fighting the system, religions or cults, deadly, escapades, rivalry, society, danger, chases and races, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 84
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: faith based, faith, girl, homelessness, minister, wealth, singer, preacher, christianity, christian, church service, rich girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Six: The Mark Unleashed (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film is set in the end-times, when the earth has been taken over, and the mark of the Beast - an implant in the right hand or forehead - is being imposed upon the global population. Those who take the mark become part of 'The ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, rough, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dehumanization, survival, redemption, human spirit, society, against humanity, state affairs, life is a bitch, danger, righting the wronged, religions or cults, brainwashing ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 14
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: skiing, church, religion, cabin, christian, christianity
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 96
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, religion, christian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sabotage, student, hitchhiker, husband wife relationship, preacher, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, nuclear power plant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.6
 775
Puzzlehead (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: man versus machine, a.i., love triangle, obsession, future dystopia, androids and robots, society, chaos, betrayal, technology gone awry, distopia, self discovery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Man from Ruin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a series of unexpected UFO crash landings on the planet Earth, a large portion of life slowly and mysteriously went extinct. We follow a man that struggles for survival, as he gathers items needed for the impending winter. Outside of personal ...
Style: philosophical
Plot: forest, post apocalypse, winter, loneliness, very little dialogue, end of the world, survival, extinction, voice recording, videotaping, beer, abandoned building ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Brave New World (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An acclaimed TV miniseries based on the classic sci-fi novel.
Style: psychotronic, propaganda film
Plot: utopia quest, totalitarianism, male protagonist, individuality, subversion, class society, dissident, doomed romance, pleasure, utopia, cloning, conformity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 92
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: freedom of speech, bible, lawyer, grief, christian, rehearsal, classroom, christianity, janitor, teacher, courtroom, free speech ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: airplane ticket, religious persecution, friendship, religion, religious differences, father son relationship, prayer, church, christian, islam, underground movement, religious intolerance ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Mormon Dilemma (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An LDS couple is upset by a local church's screening of the anti-Mormon film "The God Makers." Their evangelical neighbor offers to sift fact from fiction from the film's brief animated segment, allowing for a frank discussion of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: mormonism, evangelical christianity, discussion, religious differences, christian, mormon, christianity, religion, neighbor, bible quote
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 322
The Noah (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Noah, the sole remaining survivor on our planet after a nuclear holocaust, finds himself unable to to accept his unique predicament. To cope with his loneliness, he creates an imaginary companion, then a companion for his companion and finally an ...
Style: avant garde, allegory, cult film
Plot: nuclear war, distopia, isolation, insanity, teacher, end of the world, imaginary friend, politician, religion, absurdism, hallucination, post world war two ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Right to Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tony Morris (Christopher Hunt) is a local newspaper reporter who is demoted to writing for his paper’s community section after his credibility is falsely called into question. Little does Tony know that his first assignment in his new role ...
Style: christian film
Plot: discussion, husband wife relationship, cafe, bible quote, newspaper editor, gay, homosexual, journalist, christian, homosexuality, religion, christian propaganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, religions or cults, society, future dystopia, christianity, bible, ethics, professor, preaching, fish out of water, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: christian propaganda, faith, testimony, atheism, doubt, trial, christianity, lawyer, courtroom, prosecutor, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, abstinence, father daughter relationship, christian, praying, prayer, dating, marriage, christian propaganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The White King (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Djata is a care-free 12-year-old growing up in a brutal dictatorship shut off from the outside world. When the government imprisons his father, Peter, and Djata and his mother Hannah are labeled traitors, the boy will not rest until he sees his ...
Plot: distopia, female director, dictatorship, family, twins, boy, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%