Movies like Born Again

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Born Again (1978)
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Born Again (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having been imprisoned for his part in the Watergate scandal, Charles Colson undergoes a religious conversion.
Plot: watergate, prison, lawyer, religion, politics, president, courtroom, white house, judge, u.s. president, christian, prisoner, prayer, scandal, autobiography, faith, husband wife relationship, arrest, religious conversion, born again christian, prison visit
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, thought provoking and serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, lawyer, politics, religion, faith, prayer and christian mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Born Again: Karla Faye Tucker: Forevermore (2004), Joni (1979), Fall from Grace (1990), Milada (2017), Blind Ambition (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Karla Faye Tucker: Forevermore (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Faced with a sobering death sentence of execution by lethal injection, a convicted murderer and former prostitute embraces religion, marries a prison minister and focuses on making the most of her last days on Earth.
Plot: correspondence, faith, christian, born again christian, pastor, video, love, religious conversion, preacher, prayer, death penalty, videotaping ...
Place: texas
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95%
Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.
Plot: rat, politics, dead rat, prison, watergate, autobiography
Time: 70s
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82%
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The files that escaped the shredder have become an incredible motion picture. From the Kennedys to Martin Luther King. From cab drivers to Congressmen. From housewives to hostesses. He had something on 58 million people. It was all in his files. Now ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: fbi, watergate, megalomaniac, government agency, ambition, social decay, dishonesty, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Joni (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.
Style: christian film
Plot: handicap, car accident, christmas, swimming, prayer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, horse, female protagonist, faith, religious conversion, christianity, belief in god ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, year 1967
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Fall from Grace (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fall from Grace is a drama, concerning the lives of Jim Bakker and his then-wife, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner during the 1980s, and starred Kevin Spacey and Bernadette Peters. This made-for-television movie aired on NBC on April 29, 1990. Jim Bakker ...
Plot: televangelist, fundamentalism, preacher, scandal, religion, female director, prescription drug abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Style: based on true events, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: usa president, fbi, scandal, cover-up, politics, white house, secret, husband wife relationship, whistleblower, marriage, lie, congressional hearing ...
Time: year 1974, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, touching, tense, captivating ...
Plot: politics, jail, husband wife relationship, strong female character, prisoner, trial, court, european history, courtroom, strong female lead, lawyer, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Blind Ambition (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
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Story: Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon.
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, u.s. president, president, republican party, government, attorney, politics, watergate
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Doing Life (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Danza stars in this prison drama about Jerome "Jerry" Rosenburg, a self-professed "jailhouse lawyer" who defends himself against the homicide charge that has put him on death row. This tense movie, made in Canada, has the ...
Plot: prison, wrongful conviction, lawyer, prison warden, prisoner, innocence, killer, wrongful imprisonment, convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Case for Christ (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of an award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results.
Style: christian film, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, psychological
Plot: christianity, atheist, court, court case, trial, husband wife relationship, religion, investigation, interview, manipulation, prayer, reporter ...
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51%
Billy: The Early Years (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Most of us know Billy Graham as the self-assured and charismatic preacher who became one of the most important figures of 20th Century Christianity. Now, with the release of Billy: The Early Years, we meet Billy as the earnest and promising young ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: self discovery, society, lifestyle, hopes, life is a bitch, redemption, idealism, miraculous event, clergy, born again christian, christianity, faith ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 111K
The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, u.s. president, white house, blacks and whites, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., birmingham alabama, united states, nashville tennessee ...
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47%
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Truman (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, and subsequent election as the US' post-war ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, political drama
Plot: world war two, white house, soldier, politics, world war one, presidential election, unfulfillment, media, state affairs, rebellion, life is a bitch, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, japan, missouri, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Clarence Darrow (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The taped performance of Henry Fonda's one-man show was aired as "IBM Presents Clarence Darrow" on September 4, 1974, on NBC.
Plot: science, scandal, religion versus science, death penalty, lawyer, big business, union, religion, divorce, district attorney, death sentence
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42%
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Luther (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, talky
Plot: church, politics, religions or cults, injustice, rebelliousness, destiny, idealism, against the odds, human spirit, righting the wronged, fighting the system, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, 70s, 1500s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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41%
Emma Smith: My Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By the side of a founder of a new faith was a woman of undeniable courage.
Plot: faith, latter day saints, prophet, mormon, mormonism, religious leader, lynch mob, religion, death of child, female protagonist, religious persecution, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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39%
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
Style: sexual, controversial, semi serious, witty, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pornography, porn magazine, courtroom drama, millionaire, aids, free love, porn, lawsuit, civil rights, legal, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 70s, 80s, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, beverly hills, cincinnati ohio, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Trial by Fire (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.
Style: realistic, emotional, factual, disturbing, compassionate ...
Plot: court, trial, lawyer, arson, justice, death penalty, fighting the system, freedom, legal, prison, false accusation, hopes ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A biography of President Harry S. Truman.
Style: one man show
Plot: one-man show, democratic party, u.s. president, president, politics
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Time for Miracles (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elizabeth Bayley Seton, America's first native-born saint and founder of the Sisters of Charity, is the subject of this inspiring biopic. After the tragic death of her husband, Seton converts to Catholicism. Once again, she suffers terrible ...
Plot: christmas, church, historical event, religion, catholic school, widow, catholic, convent school, faith, priest, prejudice, mansion ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york
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37%
All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: political thriller, realistic, captivating, serious, factual ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political corruption, president, political intrigue, white house, cover up, wiretap, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states
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35%
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Lea (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lea grew up in a crime family in Calabria. The father of her daughter Denise is also a member of the Mafia. Lea, however, wants a different life for her daughter, free of violence, fear and falsehood. She decides to cooperate with justice, to ...
Style: tense, suspense, contemplative, disturbing
Plot: trial, husband wife relationship, court, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, police, female protagonist, murder, mafia, procession, gps, daughter ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Marie (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A single mother takes a job with the government where she is confronted with corruption.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, talky, thought provoking
Plot: political corruption, fighting the system, politics, corruption, law enforcement, workplace, legal, state affairs, crimes, blind ambition, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee, nashville tennessee
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33%
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Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, tense, psychological, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, president, reporter, loneliness, tv show, scandal, power struggle, lie, uncover truth, mind game, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1977
Place: usa, california, washington d.c., london, los angeles ...
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33%
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.
Plot: courtroom, murder, police, mormon, religious fundamentalist, sect, polygamy, cult leader, sermon, husband wife relationship, cult, religious fundamentalism
Time: 70s
Place: utah
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31%
Prayer Never Fails (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: PRAYER NEVER FAILS is a gripping legal drama about an up-and-coming small town high school basketball coach, well on his way to a championship caliber season, when he is fired after he prays with one of his players who is in great need. The movie is ...
Style: christian film
Plot: cancer, lawsuit, high school, judge, faith, trial, courtroom, coach, fired from the job, atheist, court, lawyer ...
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30%
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, rough, christian film
Plot: church, christian, brother brother relationship, faith, religious fanatic, religion, religious fundamentalism, university, pastor, arson, jail, prayer ...
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30%
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I Want to Live (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie tells the story of a woman who struggles and fights to escape the gas chamber being condemned with capital punishment because of her participation in a hold up in which a person was killed.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, fighting the system, legal, confined, crimes, society, dishonesty, fugitives, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%