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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul's death, Luke resolves to write another book that details the birth of what will come to be known as the church.
Style: biblical, christian film, psychological, tense, sentimental, captivating, contemplative
Plot: apostle, christianity, bible, christian, roman empire, faith, imprisonment, friendship, trust, prayer, adventure, false accusation, life is a bitch, fire, society, rivalry, roman emperor, pursuit, new testament, chase
Time: 1st century, 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, christian film and biblical films with plots about christianity, christian, religion, bible, religions or cults, society and hopes mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Paul, Apostle of Christ: A.D. (1985), Risen (2016), Luther (2003), The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993), Peter and Paul (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 600 min.
TV show
Story: Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
Style: epic
Plot: bible, roman empire, apostle, martyr, jesus, crucifixion of jesus, jesus christ, adoption, martyrdom, pursuit, corporal punishment, ancient rome ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
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Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in ...
Style: biblical, enigmatic, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, jesus christ, messiah, resurrection, investigation, interrogation, race against time, betrayal, faith, desert, religious ...
Time: 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, rome italy ...
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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: uplifting, biblical, touching, sincere, intellectual ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, catholicism, clergy, christianity, sin, hypocrisy, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, social decay, rebelliousness ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, vatican, england ...
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The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Africa
Duration: 258 min.
Story: The only dramatization using the actual scriptures...word for word from the New International Version (NIV). The Matthew video series broke new ground by offering the first-ever dramatic portrayal of events in the Bible, presented word for word from ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, loincloth, jesus christ, crucifixion of jesus, apostle, gospel, jesus
Time: 1st century, 60s
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Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: biblical, serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: society, heroes, life is a bitch, state affairs, leadership, dishonesty, clergy, anti heroes, hopes, ambition, obsessive quest, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, rome italy, israel
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, jesus, tragic hero, state affairs, political unrest, heroic mission, injustice, christianity, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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Killing Jesus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: roman empire, hopes, fighting the system, rebellion, society, idealism, rise and fall, jesus christ, jesus, religion, life is a bitch, self sacrifice ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, epic, realistic
Plot: apostle, clergy, miraculous event, faith, christian, rise to the top, religions or cults, redemption, heroes, partners, hopes, religious conversion ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, 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 ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: apostle, christian, jesus, love, rebellion, belief, faith, miraculous event, baptism, marriage proposal, freedom, superstition ...
Time: 1st century, 30s, 1930s
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Son of God (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Style: uplifting, captivating, epic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: jesus christ, prophet, christianity, tragic hero, jesus, religions or cults, chosen one, clergy, bible, torture, idealism, resurrection ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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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, psychological, captivating
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Polycarp (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2ND Century Smyrna, and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her new family, she struggles to reconcile her beliefs with those of the ...
Style: christian film, psychological, melancholic, philosophical, biblical
Plot: christianity, faith, roman empire, christian propaganda, christian, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, repression, foster home, destiny, mentor, religion ...
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, biblical, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, jesus christ, jesus, religions or cults, haunted by the past, human spirit, betrayal, hopes, tragic hero, clergy, heroes ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
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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: biblical, factual, rough, bleak, epic ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, jesus, sacrifice, religion, religions or cults, suffering, life philosophy, bible, torture, roman ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1930s, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: biblical, epic, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, hopes, leadership, society, tragic hero, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, USA, UK
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: Director Roger Young (JOSEPH AND JESUS) presents this dramatic television miniseries that recounts the life of Paul (Johannes Brandrup) the Apostle of Jesus Christ. Originally known as Paul of Tarsus, Paul tortured and persecuted Christians until he ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, folk hero, roman empire, bible, apostle, christian, state affairs, heroes, legends and myths, bible story, father son relationship, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, biblical, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, back from the dead, apostle, god or devil, faith, rabbi, execution ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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49%
The Jesus Film (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This classic film portrays 3½ years of Jesus' ministry as told in the Gospel of Luke from the Good News and King James translations of the Bible. Producer John Heyman created a film so true-to-life, you will feel like you are in first-century ...
Style: biblical, serious, sincere, sentimental, epic ...
Plot: miraculous event, christianity, crucifix, heroes, tragic hero, unfulfillment, blind ambition, hopes, human spirit, righting the wronged, religions or cults, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
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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, lawsuit, faith, prayer, atheist, religious fanatic, bible, religion ...
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Judas (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus ...
Style: touching, serious, biblical, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, religions or cults, dishonesty, clergy, friendship, injustice, tragic hero, ambition, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, christianity, main character dies ...
Time: ancient history
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The Gospel of John (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic
Plot: miraculous event, clergy, tragic hero, idealism, false accusation, heroic mission, human spirit, hopes, rise and fall, leadership, ambition, betrayal ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend the 1949 Billy Graham ...
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, sentimental, captivating, tense ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, faith, life is a bitch, survival, against the odds, athlete's life, self discovery, redemption, torture, war, soldier, captivity ...
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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
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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
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Time: ancient times, 1st century
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The Apostle Peter: Redemption (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tormented by his denial of Christ, Peter spent his life attempting to atone for his failures. Now as he faces certain death at the hand of Nero, will he falter again, his weakness betray him or will he rise up triumphant in his final moment?
Style: biblical, thought provoking, realistic, psychological
Plot: christian, apostle, cowardice, redemption, christianity, society, religions or cults, roman empire, against the odds, religion, philosophy, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
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Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, leadership, war, society, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, hopes, heroes, mountain, school, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
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38%
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The Apocalypse (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is 90 AD, and the Roman Empire is being run by the Emperor Domitian, who has declared himself to be God and ruler over heaven and earth. The Christians, who do not recognize his divinity, are a thorn in his side and he is having them cruelly ...
Style: serious, sincere, epic, futuristic, christian film
Plot: apostle, apocalypse, christianity, bible, heroic mission, religions or cults, hopes, danger, society, redemption, historical figure, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 90s
Place: rome italy
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37%
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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: christian film, uplifting, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
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Jeremiah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's ...
Style: biblical, serious, realistic, sincere, epic ...
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Palau the Movie (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After his father passes away at age 10, the lives of Luis Palau and his family are changed forever. Within a few years of his father's death, Luis, his siblings, and his mother are left nearly destitute. Luis is forced to discontinue his ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, captivating, suspense, based on true events ...
Plot: faith, preacher, male protagonist, christianity, father son relationship, evangelical christianity, death of father, husband wife relationship, ends with biographical notes, bible quote, pregnant woman, ends with historical notes ...
Time: year 1966
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