Movies like Apostasy

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Apostasy (2017)
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Apostasy (2017)
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.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: jehovah's witness, mother daughter relationship, teenage daughter, evangelical christianity, faith, religion, belief in god, religious fanatic, family problems, religious differences, family relations, sister sister relationship, religions or cults, sisters, religious faith, social problems, relationship problems, sister, religious conversion, mother daughter estrangement, religious cult, religious intolerance, religious, religious conflict, betrayal ...

Most similar movies to Apostasy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and realistic films with plots about family relations, religion, faith, family problems, religious faith, relationship problems and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Apostasy: Saul: The Journey to Damascus (2014), In My Father's Garden (2016), The Apostle (2014), She Walks (2015), Speaking in Tongues (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Saul: The Journey to Damascus (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Malta, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Known as Saul the Butcher, the stoning of Stephen was said to have shattered Saul's faith in the Temple and its denial of Christ as the Messiah. His conversion to Christianity and baptism as Paul changed the history of the world.
Style: captivating, disturbing, christian film, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: christianity, religious differences, religion, belief in god, faith, religious conversion, bible, changing lives, bible story, change of heart, religious intolerance, religious fundamentalism ...
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In My Father's Garden (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a loving man and father who falls under the influence of an extremely orthodox Protestant sect. He sacrifices everything and everyone to this faith, including his business and the respect of his younger son. However, he never loses the ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, entertaining
Plot: faith, family problems, family relations, religious sect, family, dysfunctional marriage, troubled marriage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, couple relations, religious faith, male female relationship ...
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66%
 7.2
 112
The Apostle (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Akim, young Muslim will become imam sees his upset when he is touched by the love of Christ ... In a family chaos that opposes his brother identity Akim attempt to be accepted by his family.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, introspection, cause and meaning, family in crisis, society, family problems, religions or cults, faith, culture clash, family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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60%
 5.3
 45
She Walks (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An illegal Chinese immigrant and her teenage daughter are held captive in their home after a stranger breaks in.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, prostitution, lifestyle change, mysterious stranger, family relations, mysterious man, family problems, illegal prostitution, mystery, social problems, life is a bitch, prostitute ...
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59%
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Speaking in Tongues (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely college student grieving the loss of his mother has found purpose in a local megachurch. When a young pastor invites him to Chicago for a summer internship evangelizing the 'lost', his new faith is put to the test.
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: christian, evangelist, religious conversion, religious, religious faith, change of heart, changing lives, lifestyle change, college student, character change, pastor, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Slovenia, Croatia, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Stip, a small town in Macedonia, every January the local priest throws a wooden cross into the river and hundreds of men dive after it. Good fortune and prosperity are guaranteed to the man who retrieves it. This time, Petrunya dives into the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, feminism, social relations, religions or cults, social issues, religion, society, sexism, religious faith, women, small town life, social problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 379
Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, tense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, islam, religious conversion, desire, daughter, mother, woman, teenager, faith, society, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 162
Tell the World (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Story: In 19th Century New England, the lives of a diverse group of people collide through interweaving stories of despair, identity, faith, hope and trust.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: faith, trust, religions or cults, religious faith, religion, society, religious, church, social relations, religious fanatic, victorian england, bible ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, new england
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49%
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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: crisis of faith, religious conversion, atheist, religion, atheism, religious, religious faith, change of heart, lifestyle change, faith, moral transformation, changing lives ...
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44%
A Question of Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Tragedy Strikes three Families, their Destiny forces them on a coverging path and mercy as the challenges of their fate could also resurrect their beliefs
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: indoctrination, family life, parents and children, religions or cults, religion, hopes, society, family relations, salvation, family values, family problems, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
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40%
Higher Ground (2011)
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: atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: faith, evangelical christianity, life is a bitch, hopes, self discovery, human spirit, redemption, introspection, religions or cults, society, christian, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: coach, fired from the job, lawsuit, basketball coach, atheist, lawyer client relationship, lawyer, christian, high school, faith, court, religious conflict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 105
PorNO (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Story: Max films his friends having lecherous fun at his own birthday party; unaware of how it will change his life. Just out of high school, by haphazard, he becomes a big porno producer. His father, a principled police major, chases porno makers, not ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: adult filmmaking, social relations, father and son, pornographer, social problems, family problems, relationship problems, family relations, porn industry, father son relationship, pornographic video, fighting crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Witness At Your Door (1989)
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, jehovah's witness, brainwashing, indoctrination, evangelical christianity, discussion, religion, bible quote, religious differences, theology, bible, watchtower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love Like Poison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, faith, village, self discovery, teenage love, clergy, family problems, breakup, moral dilemma, society, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 650
A Way of Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) across the street becomes target to her growing paranoia that ...
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: vandalism, delusion, family problems, family relations, parents and children, interracial relations, custody, life is a bitch, society, social relations, down on your luck, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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36%
Sister Cities (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the internationally-acclaimed play by Colette Freedman, the story of 4 estranged sisters who reunite for their mother’s alleged suicide.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sibling relationship, estrangement, suicide, family reunited, sister sister conflict, family problems, sister sister relationship, family conflict, family secret, sisters, brawl, family relations ...
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35%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: invention, family relations, relationship problems, family problems, dysfunctional marriage, military, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, world war two, marital problem, inventor, female protagonist ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 499
In Our Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Suzy's a British soldier, born and bred, but fitting back into civilian life after fighting in Iraq isn't easy. Haunted by the responsibility she feels for the death of an Iraqi child, she becomes obsessed with the safety of her own ...
Style: emotional, realistic, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, parents and children, obsession, paranoia, haunted by the past, homecoming, losing-it hero, introspection, life is a bitch, military, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 fundamentalism, religion, religious fanatic, university, arson, pastor, prayer, lawyer ...
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33%
 5.7
 182
Lovechild (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One day seventeen-year-old Alma sees her father who had left the family five years before and had never contacted them since then accidentally on a subway stop in Berlin. She finds out where he works and start spending time together. Very soon the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, touching, captivating, ambiguous ending
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, moral dilemma, forbidden love, seductress, confusion, estranged father, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, incestuous desire, sexual attraction ...
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33%
 5.3
 324
Iona (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Iona returns to the island where she was born with her teenage son to seek refuge from a violent crime in Glasgow. Iona's return exposes her tormented son, Bull, to a way of life she rejected when she left the island and sends a shockwave ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: on the run, homecoming, haunted by the past, faith, teenage boy, young love, religion, childhood home, death, saying grace, small community, british ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Yellow Scarf (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The main character - a man who suffers from alcoholism - wants to change his tumultuous life. The day before Christmas Eve he receives a gift from his son - a yellow scarf. A gift is a kind of talisman he receives from loved ones, and every time he ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: alcoholic, drunkenness, drunkard, christmas, crisis, alcohol abuse, social problems, family problems, relationship problems, life is a bitch, drinking alcohol, scarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Faustina: Love and Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Docudrama tracing the life of Saint Faustina Kowalska, whose visions of Jesus Christ inspired the Roman Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy and earned her the title of "Apostle of Divine Mercy".
Style: psychological, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, propaganda, religion, religions or cults, religious fanaticism, saint, religious conversion, religious faith, shrine, religious fundamentalism, religious fanatic, biblical reference
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 80
Breadcrumbs (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Liliana decides to return to Uruguay she will have to face up to a new dilemma, perhaps the last great dilemma of her life: To choose between supporting a collective case for female prisoners, raped during the time of the dictatorship, or to ...
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: family relations, mother son relationship, mother and son, relationships, family, family problems, parents and children, family reunited, homecoming, kids and family, relationship problems, mother son reunion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hounded on a Carnival Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the small town of San Jorge, a 12- year-old girl watches in horror as her father, a local telegraph operator is thrown in prison by the local military dictatorship. Meanwhile, her mother, Florencia, must make tough moral decisions in order for ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: revenge, dictatorship, seductress, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, sexual relations, sexploitation, social relations, social problems, family problems, family relations, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 120
Camp Harlow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the brink of a family crisis, Alex finds herself being sent to the last place she wants to be, summer camp. Knowing that a young admirer from school will be at the camp, Alex reluctantly agrees. Thrown into a group of people she has never met, ...
Style: christian film, contemplative, romantic, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: summer camp, religion, christian, camp, horse, baptism, shoplifting, father daughter relationship, drawing, obstacle course, dentist, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Witness Goes Out (1992)
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, jehovah's witness, brainwashing, mind control, flashback, doubt, religious cult, theology, christianity, bible quote, husband wife relationship, blood transfusion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mano po 6: A Mother's Love (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Melinda Uy is a half-Filipino, half-Chinese struggling mother to four children married to a full-Chinese blood man. Her family was believed to bring curse to Olive's famiily. Because of this, Melinda was not accepted by Uy's family as one ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sister in law, teenage rebellion, mother daughter relationship, mother and daughter, relationships, relationship problems, parents and children, mother daughter reunion, family relations, child custody, kids and family, family problems ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 175
Changeover (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl grieving the horrific loss of her parents moves in with relatives, who try their best to welcome her into the family.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, mental health, relationship problems, loss of mother, family life, family problems, uncle niece relationship, post traumatic stress, loss of family, family, family relations, loss of father ...
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%