Movies like Beyond the Next Mountain

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Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
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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: rough, serious, captivating, realistic, christian film
Plot: war, adventure, heroes, religions or cults, hopes, society, opposites attract, escapades, leadership, school, jungle, student, teacher, religion, christianity, university, translator, education, christian, british empire, missionary, tribe, prime minister, japanese army, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india

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Most similar movies to Beyond the Next Mountain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and uplifting films with plots about society, hopes, religions or cults, heroes, escapades, religion and adventure mostly in Drama, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like Beyond the Next Mountain: Marco Polo (2007), Last Flight Out (2004), Crusaders (2001), Billy: The Early Years (2008), King David (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: adventurer, state affairs, adventure, danger, culture clash, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, hopes, vengeance, survival, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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95%
Last Flight Out (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hot-shot pilot Dan Hogan is sent deep into the Colombian jungle to rescue missionary doctor Ann Williams. Caught between innocent villagers and a ruthless drug lord, Ann won't abandon the people she has come to love.
Style: uplifting, exciting, emotional, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: village, jungle, crimes, hopes, danger, drug dealing, human spirit, heroes, society, religions or cults, chases and races, cause and meaning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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85%
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Crusaders (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: friendship, adventure, pope, war, battles, society, religions or cults, clergy, politics, state affairs, city life, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel
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72%
Billy: The Early Years (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Most of us know Billy Graham as the self-assured and charismatic preacher who became one of the most important figures of 20th Century Christianity. Now, with the release of Billy: The Early Years, we meet Billy as the earnest and promising young ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: christian, friends, hopes, life is a bitch, miraculous event, self discovery, lifestyle, society, religions or cults, clergy, idealism, americana ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, war, dishonesty, heroes, royal family, adventure, state affairs, religions or cults, tragic hero, bible, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Xingu (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the '40s, three brothers decide to live a great adventure and enlisting in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition, which has a mission to tame the Central Brazil. The Villas Boas brothers: Orlando, 27, Claudius, 25, and Leonardo, 23, engage in a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, adventure, escapades, society, native, tribe, jungle, indian tribe, expedition, plane crash
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". This movie attempts to re-create the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mountaineer, wilderness, survival, adventure, escapades, hopes, forces of nature, heroes, leadership, human spirit, danger, adventurer ...
Place: himalaya, asia, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Ephraim's Rescue (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From T.C. Christensen, director of the sensational pioneer film, 17 Miracles, comes the heroic true story of a simple man who was called to do the work of angels. Ephraim’s Rescue relates the story of Ephraim Hanks: a rescuer of the Martin ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious
Plot: rescue, parents and children, heroic mission, escapades, hopes, family relations, idealism, optimism, religions or cults, church, danger, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1850s, 19th century
Place: ohio, usa, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: clergy, injustice, leadership, dishonesty, obsessive quest, society, against the odds, anti heroes, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: John H. Groberg, a middle class kid from Idaho Falls, crosses the Pacific to become a Mormon missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan island kingdom during the 1950's. He leaves behind a loving family and the true love of his life, Jean. ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, true love, fish out of water, coming of age, disorder, human spirit, love and romance, hopes, friends, christian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, future
Place: idaho, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Celestine Prophecy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on James Redfield's worldwide best-selling novel, The Celestine Prophecy is a spiritual adventure film chronicling the discovery of ancient scrolls in the rainforests of Peru. The prophecy and its nine key insights predict a worldwide ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious
Plot: adventure, jungle, prophecy, society, supernatural, obsessive quest, heroes, supernatural romance, hopes, escapades, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
He Who Has Been Through the Fire (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Hero of the Soviet Union becomes a GULAG prisoner and then an Indian Chief.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: native americans, adventure, manhunt, war, confined, escapades, against humanity, chases and races, soldier, military, treason, tribe ...
Time: 20th century
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Luther (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.
Style: realistic, serious, talky
Plot: politics, church, leadership, human spirit, dishonesty, fighting the system, against the odds, rebelliousness, society, religions or cults, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 16th century, 70s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Adventure, 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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, hopes, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, royal family, heroes, human spirit, leadership, dishonesty, state affairs, miraculous event ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, europe, jerusalem, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, rough
Plot: muslim, desert, war, angel, religions or cults, exile, islam, arab, leadership, society, adventure, rebellion ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jesus is taken off the cross at Golgotha, THOMAS arrives there. Like most of the other disciples, he had worriedly taken refuge with friends in Jerusalem after Jesus's arrest. After Jesus's burial, the disciples decide to leave ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: destiny, supernatural, leadership, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, society, reincarnation, redemption, tragic hero, clergy, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The eventful life of a humble Polish priest who once decried the pomp of the Catholic Church "a circus" and labeled the Pope a "prisoner of the Vatican" before ascending to the papal throne is explored as actor Thomas Kretschmann ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, clergy, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, hopes, against humanity, holocaust, religions or cults, anti semitism, church ...
Place: poland, europe, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: epic, serious, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: dishonesty, heroic mission, escapades, life is a bitch, false accusation, village, heroes, religions or cults, society, oracle, bible, prophet ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Hiding Place (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hiding Place is an account of a Dutch family who risk their lives by offering a safe haven for Jews during World War II
Style: uplifting, disturbing, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, concentration camp, anti heroes, against humanity, hopes, war, religions or cults, genocide, heroes, confined, siblings relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 436
Thérèse (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: convent, saint, church, family relations, hopes, siblings relations, miraculous event, religions or cults, ambition, monastery, human spirit, obsessive quest ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, save the day, escapades, adventure, chases and races, danger, survival, race against time, pregnancy, heroes, father son relationship, explosion ...
Time: contemporary
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47%
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.
Style: exciting, epic, serious
Plot: bible, state affairs, escapades, hopes, miraculous event, family relations, heroic mission, anti heroes, adventure, religions or cults, society, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This affecting biography chronicles the life and times of prominent European philosopher John Wycliffe, who was the first to translate the Bible into English. The 14th century, Oxford University scholar often found himself caught between opposing ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, translator, rivalry, religions or cults, society, human spirit, fighting the system, heroes, injustice, against the rules, hopes, rich and poor ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: aerial combat, haunted by the past, heroes, rivalry, friendship, ambition, introspection, human nature, society, starting over, filmmaking, midlife crisis ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: california, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hell and Mr. Fudge (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hell and Mr. Fudge is an 2012 American drama film directed by Jeff Wood and written by Brian Phillip Stoddard. Based on a true story, the film stars Mackenzie Astin as Edward Fudge, an Alabama preacher who has been hired to determine the existence ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, thought provoking, christian film
Plot: church, hell, religious intolerance, preacher, parents and children, religions or cults, leadership, clergy, society, parent child relationship, theology, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama
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43%
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St. Helens (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: journalism, wilderness, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, danger, society, racism, evacuation, african american, resort, fire ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: oregon, washington state
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43%
To Walk with Lions (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Kenya
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Drama based loosely on the final years of Kenya game warden and lion-raiser George Adamson's life. An unofficial sequel to 'Born Free' (1966) and 'Living Free' (1972), which also dramatised the life of Adamson, this film ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: lion, poacher, escapades, crumbling marriage, adventure, state affairs, master and servant, adoption, politics, misfit, society, captivity ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 220
Dreaming Lhasa (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karma, a Tibetan filmmaker from New York, goes to Dharamsala, the Dalai Lama's exile headquarters in northern India, to make a documentary about former political prisoners who have escaped from Tibet. She wants to reconnect with her roots but ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: political unrest, fighting the system, religions or cults, missing person, self discovery, homecoming, culture clash, fall in love, adventurer, life is a bitch, society, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, expedition, mountain, self discovery, teachers and students, escapades, society, adventure, religions or cults, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
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38%
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Faustina (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Life of saint Maria Faustyna Kowalska, a Polish Nun.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: convent, supernatural ability, church, religions or cults, clergy, society, hopes, family relations, faith, painting, nun, suffering ...
Time: 30s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%