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Smuggler's Ransom (2007)
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Smuggler's Ransom (2007)
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 disillusioned with the system and defected to the West. Now, the Soviets are determined to force Carmen’s father to turn himself over to them in exchange for her life. The United States government, determined not to let the Soviets regain one of their scientists, decides to send in a lone agent to rescue her, to make sure that America does not have to pay the smuggler’s ransom.
Style: christian film
Plot: smuggling, prisoner, cold war, faith, rescue, bible, christianity, secret agents, communism, christian, government agent, religious conversion, religious persecution, smuggler, gun, prayer, bible quote, secret agent
Time: 80s
Place: romania

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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, christianity, religious persecution, faith, christian propaganda, religion, teacher, lawsuit, atheist, religious fanatic, church, manipulation ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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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: underground movement, distopia, arrest, torture, christian, bible, christianity, hacker, religious persecution, interrogation, sermon
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Early Warning (1981)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Batshit-insane christian propaganda from the early 80s. From the VHS dust jacket: "A fully dramatic feature film which gives a glimpse at incredible events which may well be taking place today - events which have perilous significance when ...
Style: christian film
Plot: 666, christian propaganda, christian, journalist, astronomer, secret society, survivalist, bible, bank, escape, on the run, helicopter ...
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Mission Air (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mother and son, Diane and Michael Ireland have just completed another successful medial mission trip to Mexico. Caring for children, delivering supplies, and of course Michael's cherished time with Marisol, the love of his life. The plane ...
Style: christian film
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Paul: The Emissary (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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, christian film
Plot: bible, earthquake, evangelist, execution, religious conversion, religious persecution, change of heart, healing, prisoner, storm, sermon, ship ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century
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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, touching, captivating, psychological
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Time: 90s, 60s
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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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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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: christian film, unusual plot structure, psychological, captivating, contemplative
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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?
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The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012)
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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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Duration: 89 min.
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