Movies and TV shows like Abraham

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Abraham (1993)
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
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: epic, serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing, exciting, christian film
Plot: prophet, bible, desert, miraculous event, redemption, heroic mission, adventure, human spirit, society, hopes, bible story, city, heroes, family relations, ancient history, leadership, escapades, humble, state affairs, religions or cults, old testament, jewish, religion, seduction, mistress ...
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan

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Most similar movies to Abraham

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about society, heroes, religions or cults, bible, ancient history, religion and hopes mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Abraham: The Ten Commandments (2006), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), The Bible: Moses (1995), Moses the Lawgiver (1974), Samson and Delilah (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
TV show
Story: When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he ...
Style: biblical, serious, epic, exciting
Plot: bible, hopes, adventure, rescue, destiny, against the odds, human spirit, heroes, leadership, redemption, siblings relations, plague ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Style: epic, serious, disturbing, biblical, exciting ...
Plot: noah's ark, adam and eve, heroes, flood, bible, old testament, heroic mission, miraculous event, redemption, supernatural ability, hopes, religion ...
Time: ancient times
Place: egypt, israel
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100%
The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip ...
Style: biblical, serious, epic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: oracle, religions or cults, society, hopes, leadership, state affairs, heroes, miraculous event, bible, redemption, jewish, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
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100%
Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Moses. Originally a TV Miniseries recut for theaters
Style: epic, serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: desert, religions or cults, oracle, escapades, folk hero, society, heroes, ambition, hopes, leadership, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Place: holy land, middle east, egypt, africa
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100%
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Samson and Delilah (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: Mara and Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson.
Style: serious, epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, good versus evil, heroes, femme fatale, tragic hero, betrayal, epic battle, superhero, battlefield, human spirit, heroic mission, vengeance ...
Time: ancient times
Place: persia
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100%
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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, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: christianity, folk hero, apostle, state affairs, roman empire, bible, christian, legends and myths, heroes, bible story, father son relationship, ancient history ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
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100%
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Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, surprise ending, emotional ...
Plot: bible, christianity, jesus, religions or cults, hopes, society, sin, leadership, resurrection, jewish, death of protagonist, miraculous event ...
Place: palestine
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100%
In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, christian film, semi serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, religions or cults, miraculous event, adventure, human spirit, hopes, state affairs, redemption, rescue, bible, desert, destiny ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, ...
Style: biblical, atmospheric, epic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prophet, battles, tragic hero, heroes, king, religion, political unrest, royal family, love affair, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, oracle ...
Place: holy land, middle east
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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, stylized, serious ...
Plot: christianity, tragic hero, jesus, prophet, religions or cults, chosen one, clergy, bible, torture, crucifixion of jesus, idealism, resurrection ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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100%
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Barabbas (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Barabbas or Jesus Barabbas (literally "son of the father" or "Jesus, son of the father" respectively) is a figure in the account of the Passion of Christ, in which he is the insurrectionary whom Pontius Pilate freed at the ...
Style: serious, captivating, epic, stylized, biblical ...
Plot: religions or cults, redemption, hopes, destiny, society, bible, leadership, death, jesus, ancient history, heroes, easter ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, epic, sentimental ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, ancient history, female bonding, strong female character, female protagonist, love, tragedy, women in society, massacre ...
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be successful.
Style: biblical, serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: heroes, battles, leadership, society, state affairs, tragic hero, rivalry, rise to the top, betrayal, politics, religions or cults, healing power ...
Place: holy land, israel
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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, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, human spirit, tragic hero, hopes, society, leadership, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
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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, sentimental ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, self sacrifice, idealism, roman empire, apostle, resurrection, back from the dead, religion, god or devil, faith, miraculous event ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: biblical, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: old testament, betrayal, adventure, society, dishonesty, royal family, vengeance, siblings relations, miraculous event, parents and children, religions or cults, family relations ...
Place: middle east, egypt, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A.D.: The Bible Continues is a television miniseries, based on the Bible, and a sequel to the 2013 miniseries. It is produced by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, and Richard Bedser.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: religions or cults, heroes, human nature, hopes, escapades, society, religion, religious faith, ancient history, religious cult, faith, religious ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: redemption, jesus, religions or cults, haunted by the past, human spirit, betrayal, hopes, heroes, tragic hero, clergy, christian, crucifix ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
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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, captivating, epic, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: prophet, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, dishonesty, society, oracle, religions or cults, village, heroic mission, false accusation, ancient history ...
Place: middle east, egypt, israel, jerusalem
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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: biblical, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, clergy, tragic hero, miraculous event, society, hopes, leadership, supernatural, religions or cults, destiny, jesus, heroes ...
Place: holy land
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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: slave, old testament, graphic violence, adventure, society, leadership, heroes, state affairs, rescue, religions or cults, demolished city, chaos ...
Place: middle east, holy land
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: biblical, epic, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: ancient history, state affairs, redemption, betrayal, jesus, injustice, tragic hero, political unrest, heroic mission, christianity, temptation, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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35%
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: atmospheric, serious, epic
Plot: miraculous event, clergy, tragic hero, heroic mission, false accusation, idealism, human spirit, injustice, religions or cults, redemption, ambition, betrayal ...
Time: 1st century
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Jacob (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this inspiring tale from the book of Genesis, young shepherd Jacob (Matthew Modine) falls in love with and wants to marry Rachel (Lara Flynn Boyle), the daughter of his Uncle Laban (Giancarlo Giannini). Lacking a dowry, Jacob toils seven years as ...
Style: biblical, realistic, serious, epic, christian film
Plot: society, folk hero, love and romance, tragic hero, dishonesty, master and servant, religions or cults, family relations, power relations, redemption, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Place: holy land, middle east
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The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, serious, epic ...
Plot: desert, ancient history, battles, roman empire, siege, tragic hero, military, war, politics, political unrest, rebelliousness, human spirit ...
Time: 1st century
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
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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, captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: religions or cults, injustice, ambition, dishonesty, heroes, clergy, hopes, society, state affairs, obsessive quest, leadership, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, rome italy, israel
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, 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: ancient history, state affairs, rivalry, war, religions or cults, tragic hero, dishonesty, heroes, adventure, royal family, bible, historical event ...
Place: israel, middle east
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Marco Polo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, USA, Japan, China
Duration: 504 min.
TV show
Story: The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: explorer, battles, expedition, inventions and discoveries, escapades, ambition, society, adventure, heroes, obsessive quest, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: persia, china, mongolia, venice, tibet
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Shackleton (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 206 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: expedition, world war one, survival, adventurer, adventure, human spirit, against the odds, wilderness, leadership, ambition, forces of nature, endurance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: antarctica, south pole, england
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological
Plot: roman empire, hopes, fighting the system, religion, rebellion, society, idealism, rise and fall, jesus, life is a bitch, self sacrifice, self discovery ...
Place: holy land
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