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The Path
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Path explores the unknown and mysterious world of the cult-like Meyerist Movement in upstate New York. At the center of the movement lies Eddie, a conflicted husband; Sarah, his devoted wife; and Cal, an ambitious leader. We follow each as they contend with deep issues involving relationships, faith, and power.
Plot: cult, faith, sect, religious cult, belief, religion

Most similar movies to The Path

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about religion, faith, cult, religions or cults, society, prayer and christian mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Path: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989), Paradise Recovered (2010), The Witness Goes Out (1992), The Witness At Your Door (1989), Blinded by the Light (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Religious fanatics are barricaded in a building, and surrounded by police. But they're not going to surrender, they prefer to die.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: rebelliousness, religions or cults, farm, deadly, rebellion, investigation, cult, fbi, leadership, isolation, psychopath, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to devote her life to Jesus, to follow the ...
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, single parent, high school, lesbian, suburbs, innocence lost, self discovery, coming out, parents and children, teenage love, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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System:   89%
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Paradise Recovered
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A devout young woman learns about faith, living, and love from a surprising source. Esther Harris, a young woman praised for her virtue and devotion to Warren F. Vanderbilt's Prophetic Watchman Ministries, has been given the opportunity of a ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: religions or cults, clergy, self discovery, store, suburbs, workplace situations, love and romance, society, workplace, lifestyle, skinny dipping, male underwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, texas, austin texas
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System:   85%
    User:   95%
 
The Witness Goes Out
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Dramatic sequel to The Witness At Your Door. A lifelong Jehovah's Witness finds freedom from the bondage of the Watchtower Society and in the process discovers the truth behind their stand on blood transfusions and their history of false ...
Plot: cult, brainwashing, mind control, husband wife relationship, prayer, flashback, christianity, christian, religion, watchtower, committee, blood transfusion ...
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System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
The Witness At Your Door
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, indoctrination, brainwashing, prayer, bible quote, discussion, religious conversion, theology, religious cult, bible, doubt, religious differences ...
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System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
Blinded by the Light
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: David Bowers is a teenager who runs away from home to join a quasi-religious cult. His sister Janet is determined to find him, but almost winds up getting brainwashed by the cult herself.
Plot: cult, sect, fanatic, salvation, parent child relationship, mind control, brainwashing, parent, father son relationship, kidnapping, sacrifice, love ...
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System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
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Lord Shango
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tribal priest returns from the dead to take his revenge on non-believers.
Plot: drowning, baptism, zombie, christianity, reanimation, tribe, cult, culture clash, supernatural, daughter, superstition, faith ...
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System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
Ticket to Heaven
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: clergy, innocence lost, religions or cults, society, human nature, cult, brainwashing, religious cult, cons and scams, kidnapping, breakup, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, toronto ontario canada
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System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
Death of an Angel
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Grace, a priest, tracks her missing daughter to a religious community where the strange father Angel is keeping a wooden Jesus figure that sheds actual blood. When the cross is stolen, Grace decides to help out to get her daughter back.
Plot: disappearance, religion, widow, cult, church, death of husband, mexican, teenage girl, death of father, illegal immigrant, mother daughter relationship, gangster ...
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System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, space wars, cult, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, culture clash, alien ...
Time: future
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System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
Bullets, Fangs and Dinner at 8
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vampire posing as a priest creates a cult of blood thirsty humans and is responsible for a number of killings beginning with a massacre at a church.
Plot: vampire, massacre, rape victim, revenge motive, brutality, blood stain, psycho killer, guts, religious cult, pastor, dead girl, shooting ...
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
Broder Gabrielsen
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: " Broder Gabrielsen " in its time awoke a major debate , and already during the shooting of the film went high waves in the press . The film points a strong warning against religious fanaticism and against contemporary preachers, and it ...
Plot: racketeer, fanatic, ecstasy, religious fanatic, healing, fanaticism, sect, tragic event, religion, christianity, nightclub, preacher ...
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
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Menashe
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son.
Plot: single father, jewish, faith, fatherhood, parent child relationship, religion, widower, rabbi, judaism, father son relationship, tradition
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
Forgotten Light
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Holy, a village priest, battles against the state and religious bureaucracies of 1980s Czechoslovakia in his fight to raise money for a new church roof. Permeated by his love for the villagers, his encounters are marked by his good humor. In ...
Plot: communism, sculptor, belief, cathedral, statue, gypsy, cancer, communist, fund raising, secret love, integrity, death ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Mary Magdalene
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical
Plot: christian, bible, feminism, resurrection, religion, apostle, treason, belief, leprosy, message, suicide, kiss ...
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
 7.0
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Apostasy
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A faithful Jehovah's Witness is forced to shun her own sister because of a religious transgression. As the separation draws out, she starts to question the meaning of God's love.
Plot: teenage daughter, mother daughter relationship, faith, betrayal, british, belief in god, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
Promised a Miracle
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: True story of a couple charged with manslaughter when their rejection of modern medicine in favor of religion to treat their diabetic child resulted in his death.
Plot: insulin, diabetic, trial, preacher, son, prayer, jail, prison, court, faith, death, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Do You Believe?
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: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: human spirit, cause and meaning, religions or cults, hopes, society, christian, clergy, introspection, self discovery, doctors and patients, teaching the ways of the world, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   43%
 
Paradise: Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Second film in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy. A devout Catholic woman practises her religion at home and in the local community, but is unprepared for the reappearance of her estranged husband, who is a Muslim.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, biting
Plot: culture clash, religions or cults, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, society, sex scene, desecration, sex orgy, man in underwear, sin, estranged couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
 7.1
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Distance
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: On the eighth anniversary of a cult's failed chemical attack on Tokyo and their subsequent mass suicide, family members of those affected gather at the cult's former base on the shores of a lake to observe the anniversary of their loved ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: afterlife, death in the family, ocean or sea, dealing with death, terrorism, destiny, grief, forest, lake, haunted by the past, teenage life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
The Encounter
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: serious, uplifting, realistic, emotional, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, introspection, redemption, religions or cults, hopes, christian, flashback, faith, human nature, human spirit, self discovery, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 7.1
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The Master
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, intellectual, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: cult, insanity, drifter, right hand man, greed, cause and meaning, storytelling, manipulation, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), character study, religion ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, california, pennsylvania, alabama, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
 7.1
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Dune
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 292 min.
Story: A three part mini-series based on Frank Herbert's classic Science Fiction novel entailing politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, space travel, politics, vengeance, desert, space opera, distant planet, heroic mission, prophecy, religion, imaginary kingdom, adaptation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
Guyana: Cult of the Damned
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This horrific dramatization of the Guyana tragedy traces the steps of Reverend Jim Jones, a highly charismatic, but profoundly paranoid clergyman, who after years of evangelism and good deeds, begins his own church in the mid-western United States. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, religions or cults, deadly, society, murder, clergy, cult, social relations, life is a bitch, historical figure, mate swapping, christianity ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
 3.4
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Horror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This visually arresting chiller concerns a group of runaway teens that escape from a drug rehab and encounter demonic forces in a rural farmhouse.
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: haunted house, on the run, gory, violence spree, farm, drug abuse, isolation, teenage life, psychopath, danger, ghost, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
The World's Greatest Sinner
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A bored insurance salesman quits his job to go into politics. He first starts preaching about how man is greater than he thinks and that man can live forever. He ends up forming his own political party, "The Eternal Man" party. He begins ...
Style: surreal
Plot: politics, widow, rock band, guitar, insanity, catholic, catholic priest, catholic church, snake, church, cult, candidate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
Higher Ground
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, religions or cults, hopes, faith, baby, christian, evangelical christianity, human spirit, adolescence vs adulthood, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
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 80
Princesita
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Tamara lives within a cult that is ruled by the beliefs of its leader Miguel, who becomes obsessively convinced that Tamara is the "chosen one". But when she falls in love with a classmate, Tamara's relationship gets ...
Plot: sexuality, teacher, blood, child abuse, fire, male nudity, rape, female nudity, sect, child rape, sauna, school teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
 6.2
 228
Angel Baby
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who believes she has been chosen by God to heal people is taken in by a greedy promoter and his shrewish wife to make the rounds of the rural South - she to save souls and heal the sick, he to make as much money as he possibly can.
Style: biting, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, rock, clergy, suburbs, mentally challenged, rise and fall, redemption, sexual abuse, miraculous event, blindness, faith, small town life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
The 23rd Psalm
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama - An evolving, empathetic, African-American, police detective, unconsciously channels his intuition to transcend his shortcomings and unravel the enigmatic murder of a transformed prostitute - Fredrick Burns, Auggie Cavanagh, Arnita Champion
Style: avant garde
Plot: supernatural power, spirituality, art, religious faith, christian, religion, faith based, faith, african american, gospel, new age
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
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