Movies like The Shepherd

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The Shepherd (1984)
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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 bitterness of a split moment decision threatens to destroy the lives of the widowed wife and her young son.
Style: christian film
Plot: pilot, christianity, fighter pilot, river, christian, funeral, grief, death of husband, prayer, fighter jet, death of father, canoe, jet plane, vietnam veteran, colonel, religious conversion, vietnam war veteran, air force base

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Most similar movies to The Shepherd

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, captivating, realistic and serious films with plots about christian, christianity, religion, prayer, faith, religious conversion and church mostly in Drama, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Shepherd: God's Not Dead 2 (2016), All the King's Horses (1977), Heaven's Heroes (1980), The Late Liz (1971), Saved by Grace (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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100%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Heaven's Heroes (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of the life and witness of a Christian Police Officer called Dennis Hill asks the question, why did he have to die that night? How could such a tragedy be part of God’s plan? Denny Hill, himself asks, “Where will you spend eternity?”
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, police, dead child, police partner, shot in the head, hit and run, flashback, death of husband, death of loved one, funeral, religion, bible quote ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 77
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.9
 451
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 ⇓
51%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: courtroom, christianity, refugee, russian, religious persecution, church, christian, soccer, christian propaganda, prayer, high school, outcast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: husband wife relationship, theology, christianity, heaven, end of the world, dream, rapture, prayer, christian, religion, faith, fired from the job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 13
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 ...
Style: christian film
Plot: bum, drunk, death of wife, doctor, bible quote, bible, grief, religious conversion, drug withdrawal, christian, alcohol abuse, alcoholic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 34
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, suicide, prayer, pastor, ambulance, outcast, christianity, depression, flashback, suicide attempt, hospital, troubled teen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 98
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 272
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Trump Prophecy (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true story about fireman and public servant Mark Taylor who heard a special message from God about change in our nation. When Mary Colbert, a networker and connector of Christian ministries, heard Mark's message she felt called to start a ...
Style: christian film, based on true events
Plot: prayer, god, firefighter, interview, faith, husband wife relationship, magic, doctor, folklore, archive footage, insanity, politician ...
Place: xian, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 14K
War Room (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But ...
Style: inspirational, biblical, christian film, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prayer, african american protagonist, family relations, christian, propaganda, beautiful scenery, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, intergenerational friendship, marital problem, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.5
 13
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 41K
God's Not Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student (Shane Harper) must prove the existence of God or else his college philosophy professor (Kevin Sorbo) will fail him.
Style: christian film, serious, thought provoking, psychological, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, christian, religion, religious, teachers and students, religions or cults, one on one, college life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, religious persecution, college student, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, israel, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gramps Goes to College (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ty Bounds, a workaholic as a computer programmer for 35 years, has retired. No longer forced to work for a living, he seeks how he can spend his time serving God. Following the lead of the Holy Spirit, he returns to college to wage war against ...
Style: christian film
Plot: tennis, dorm room, party, bible quote, college, prayer, atheist, christian, dormitory, religion versus science, christianity, faith ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The First Stone (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A story of the redemptive powers of Christ's love - a janitor becomes the leader of a high school youth group with an unconventional approach. He gradually gets through to the kids relying on his faith.
Style: christian film
Plot: hiding place, troubled teen, janitor, teenager, christianity, church, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 20K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, christian film, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, christian, family relations, christianity, fatherhood, gang, self discovery, human spirit, friendship, destiny, religions or cults, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, female protagonist, rapture, christian, christian propaganda, bible prophecy, end of the world
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Encounter (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: christian film, tense, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: christian, diner, faith, self discovery, human spirit, mysterious character, religions or cults, group of strangers, mysterious place, hopes, society, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%