Movies like Mary Magdalene

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Mary Magdalene (2018)
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
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 is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.
Style: biblical
Plot: bible, love, horse, roman empire, religion, death, roman, treason, suicide, belief, baptism, feminism, childbirth, female protagonist, rebellion, exorcism, resurrection, marriage proposal, kiss, apostle, night, hanging, merchant, leprosy, temple ...
Place: jerusalem

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, christian film and emotional films with plots about religion, bible, death, faith, christian, society and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Mary Magdalene: The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Last Face (2016), The Master (2012), The Testaments (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: bleak, epic, rough, biblical, factual ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, suffering, torture, religion, sacrifice, clergy, religions or cults, jesus, redemption, bible, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: temptation, christianity, betrayal, sin, jesus christ, redemption, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, prophecy, roman ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Last Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Miguel, a heroic Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm's way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings in Africa.
Plot: doctor, civil war, airplane, caesarean birth, wounded, female nudity, death, love, wound, helicopter, intestines, shot in the head ...
Time: year 2003, year 1982
Place: paraguay, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
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The Master (2012)
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: stylized, intellectual, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drifter, right hand man, cult leader, religious cult, book, alcoholic, belief, question, popularity, ex military, temperamental, power relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, alabama, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 8.0
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The Testaments (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This film depict events from the Life and ministry of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. The story culminates with a portrayal of the Ressurected Savior's visit to the ancient Americas as seen through the eyes ...
Style: 70mm film
Plot: new world, prayer, father son relationship, faith, messiah, salvation, artist, mormon, healing, family conflict, temple, native american ...
Time: 1st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Plot: religion, school, hallucination, fired from the job, cross, teacher, faith, student, kiss, dinner, classroom, carrot ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Adagio sostenuto (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film tells the love story between Anna and José, while at the same time approaches the intersections of urban violence and artistic creation, nature and civilization, war and peace, life and death, abandon and union, showing that in the end of ...
Plot: letter, opera, filmmaking, loneliness, bible, suicide, filmmaker, widow, symbolism, coming of age, tragedy, destiny ...
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Fly Away Solo (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy in hopeless love, a daughter ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and a spirited child yearning for a family, long to escape the ...
Plot: love, caste system, guilt, small town, father daughter relationship, kiss, ring, police officer, suicide, police, death, interlinked stories ...
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Though None Go with Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elizabeth Leroy devotes her life to serving God but her faith is tested over the years as she has to overcome many hardships and sorrows.
Plot: grandmother granddaughter relationship, surprise party, grief, faith, wedding, doctor, dementia, marriage proposal, religion, christian, tragedy, crisis of faith ...
Time: 1950s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 made-for-television Biblical film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, thought provoking ...
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Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 4K
Parched (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a rural Indian village, four ordinary women begin to throw off the traditions that hold them in servitude in this inspirational drama.
Plot: fireworks, fire, female protagonist, motorcycle, campfire, sheep, fight, cave, tradition, prostitution, teenage girl, feminism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Promised a Miracle (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: faith, trial, jail, court, son, small town, prison, death, prayer, diabetic, insulin, preacher ...
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Sunset Song (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Plot: farmer, scottish, shepherd, male nudity, rifle, suicide, farm, deserter, firing squad, twins, world war one, childbirth ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Plot: marriage crisis, illness, lawyer, wet clothes, blood transfusion, crisis of faith, moral dilemma, extramarital affair, telling a joke, guitar, piano, crying woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
One Nation, One King (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Plot: feminism, bare breasts, death, pregnant, barefoot woman, newborn baby, french revolution, praying, pregnant woman, king of france, butterfly, martial law ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Sin Eater (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 595
Susan Slade (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Right to Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Money Buys Happiness (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
All the King's Horses (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: christian film
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30%
For Colored Girls (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
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Style: gloomy, offbeat, thought provoking, realistic, emotional ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, emotional, uplifting, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: christian, cause and meaning, doctors and patients, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, society, introspection, human spirit, self discovery, clergy, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 300
Brilliant Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should ...
Style: realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 39
The Printing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Printing is a family film produced by Unusual Films that tells the story of faithful Christians that continue printing and smuggling Bibles even when they know they are being hunted down by the Soviet Russian government.
Style: sincere, serious, exciting, uplifting, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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