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The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993)
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The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Africa
Duration: 258 min.
Story: The only dramatization using the actual scriptures...word for word from the New International Version (NIV). The Matthew video series broke new ground by offering the first-ever dramatic portrayal of events in the Bible, presented word for word from the best-selling New International Version® (NIV) translation. Now you can experience this thrilling epic in DVD format, which blends the superior digital surround sound of CDs with crisp, high-resolution digital images.
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, jesus, crucifixion of jesus, loincloth
Time: 1st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, biblical, serious and epic films with plots about christianity, christian, religion, society, religions or cults, jesus and jesus christ mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Visual Bible: Matthew: Mary of Nazareth (2012), The Devils (1971), The Jesus Film (1979), Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018), The Visual Bible - Acts (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mary of Nazareth (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, cult film, enigmatic, bleak ...
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The Jesus Film (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Time: 1st century, ancient history
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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, 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 ...
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Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
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Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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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 ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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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 ...
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Duration: 260 min.
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 115 min.
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Style: christian film
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Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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