Movies like The Healing 1983

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The Healing (1983)
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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 unlikely characters. Vibrant with joy, laughter, sorrow and struggle, The Healing is compelling entertainment for all ages.
Style: christian film
Plot: religion, clinic, alcoholic, drug addict, bible, bum, alcohol abuse, doctor, drug addiction, christian, grief, drunk, nurse, death of wife, religious conversion, bible quote, drug withdrawal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, captivating, thought provoking and melancholic films with plots about christian, religion, christianity, bible, religious conversion, faith and prayer mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Healing: The Late Liz (1971), God's Club (2015), The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012), The Witness At Your Door (1989), Uncommon (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: husband wife relationship, suicide attempt, doctor, party, divorce, church, priest, female protagonist, prayer, religious conversion, alcohol abuse, hospital ...
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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: therapist, christianity, christian, car accident, arson, grief, bullying, anti depressant, bully, bible, suicidal, bible quote ...
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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: anger, christian, religion, christianity, drug smuggler, addiction, drug addict, faith, resort, criminal, good versus evil, hostage ...
Place: thailand
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68%
The Witness At Your Door (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A dramatic presentation of how innocent people become ensnared by the Watchtower Society. An inside look at how the Jehovah's Witnesses recruit, brainwash, and train new members.The Witness at Your Door is a compelling, fast-moving drama which ...
Style: christian film
Plot: cult, jehovah's witness, brainwashing, indoctrination, evangelical christianity, discussion, religion, bible quote, religious differences, theology, bible, watchtower ...
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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, church, courtroom, religion, classroom, atheist, janitor, high school student, bible, lawyer, christian, school janitor ...
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61%
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, teacher, christian propaganda, faith, prayer, lawsuit, bible, religion, manipulation, religious fanatic ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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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: cafe, christian, bible quote, newspaper editor, held at gunpoint, discussion, newspaper, religion, christianity, husband wife relationship, interview, christian propaganda ...
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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: evangelical christianity, mormonism, religion, mormon, christianity, religious differences, christian, neighbor, discussion, bible quote
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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, thought provoking, complex, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, afterlife, brain tumor, bible, religion, atheist, religious, faith, father son relationship, hospital, alcoholic, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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54%
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: sermon, female protagonist, bible quote, motorcycle, sleeping pill, motorcycle accident, religious differences, motorcycle race, dysfunctional marriage, religious conversion, preacher, marriage ...
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The Light of the World (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This 78-minute film takes you on an unforgettable journey, showing the biblical account of the creation of man and the entrance of sin into the world. See why Jesus Christ came to earth and how He dealt with the sin issue once and for all. Follow ...
Style: biblical, christian film
Plot: satan, jesus christ, christianity, jesus, hell, heaven, christian, painting, religion, bible, crucifix
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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: christian film, emotional, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: christian, clergy, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, introspection, religions or cults, society, hopes, human spirit, doctors and patients, church, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, xian
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Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A recently widowed research doctor is convinced by a colleague to join him in an inner-city clinic. Susan Hayward's final film.
Style: medical drama
Plot: doctor, medical experiment, treatment, air disaster, inner city, clinic, widow, grief, leukemia, grandmother, pregnant woman, redheaded woman ...
Time: 70s
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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: christian, salvation, college, christianity, preaching, eternity, christian propaganda, redemption, gospel, debate, farmer, religion ...
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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: religious conversion, christian, reporter, morality, christianity, born again christian, faith, actress, congregation, selfishness, religion, stroke ...
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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: airport, muslim, islam, religious conversion, church, religious persecution, outcast, christian, prayer, airplane ticket, underground movement, father son relationship ...
Place: middle east
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45%
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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: jet plane, vietnam veteran, christianity, canoe, christian, fighter jet, grief, vietnam war veteran, death of father, funeral, prayer, religious conversion ...
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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: christian, cabin, skiing, christianity, church, religion
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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
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Diane (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.
Style: rough, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: drug addiction, mother son relationship, friendship, memory, old woman, family relations, nurse, church, religion, husband wife relationship, dying, depression ...
Place: usa
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Drunks (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, ...
Style: realistic, talky, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: alcoholic, alcohol abuse, support group, addiction, redemption, drug abuse, family problems, friends, couples, down on your luck, family in crisis, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, los angeles
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41%
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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: christian, family relations, father son relationship, faith, prayer, love, fatherhood, husband wife relationship, father, grief, integrity, responsibility
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Eye of the Storm (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: For reporter Tom Edwards, the eye of the storm was where he least expected it.
Style: christian film
Plot: reporter, death of wife, gulf war, christian, television reporter, teenage daughter, father daughter relationship
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The Drinker (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Hans Fallada.
Plot: alcohol abuse, alcoholic, toxic, fuel, self destruction, intoxication, beer, marriage, self destructing, drinking contest, couples, drug addiction ...
Place: central europe
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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
Plot: faith, christian, vietnam war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christianity, religious conversion, soldier, road trip, robbery, war veteran, military life, father and son ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s
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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: prayer, drink, religion, religious conversion, search for father, single mother, alcoholic, salvation army, begging, sermon, church, slum ...
Place: los angeles
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39%
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, atheism, religion, religious faith, religious, change of heart, character change, changing lives, faith, lifestyle change ...
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The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A first century rabbi, Yehuda (Nick Mancuso), finds his true calling when he decides to follow in the footsteps of a certain Jesus of Nazareth and spread his Good Word. But in the year after Jesus' crucifixion, it's not so easy to persuade ...
Style: christian film
Plot: religion, religious differences, judaism, brother brother relationship, rabbi, christian, religious conversion, family gatherings, easter, jewish, christianity, sermon
Time: 1st century
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37%
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control.
Plot: alcohol abuse, nanny, divorce, alcoholic, teenager, teenage girl, alcoholics anonymous, older man younger woman relationship, kiss, stepfather, teen drinking, horse
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37%
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, martyr, demon, religious conversion, prison guard, change of heart, judaism, evangelist, christianity, religious persecution, sermon, prisoner ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century
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37%