Atheist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant atheist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, complex and psychological films and TV shows about / with atheist, religion, storytelling, friendship, catastrophe, society, death, prayer, christian and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, India, Italy and other countries.
atheist movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as atheist: God Friended Me (2018), The Case for Christ (2017), Lucky (2017), The Ledge (2011), Let There Be Light (2017), God's Not Dead 2 (2016), A Matter of Faith (2014), C.O.G. (2013), Wish For Christmas (2016), Indignation (2016).

List of atheist movies

God Friended Me (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A self-proclaimed "pesky atheist" is encouraged to help strangers by someone claiming to be God who friends him on Facebook.
Style: emotional, captivating, witty, touching, light
Plot: god, religion, atheist, help, facebook, family relations, friends, good deed, social network, black man white woman relationship, christian propaganda, warner bros
Time: 21st century
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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
Plot: christianity, atheist, trial, court case, husband wife relationship, religion, investigation, prayer, manipulation, journalist, interview, reporter ...
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Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: atheist, elderly, aging, philosophy, father son relationship, secret, friendship, doctor, guilt, ex marine, loneliness, self hatred ...
Time: year 1968, future
Place: kentucky, okinawa japan, europe, the philippines
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The Ledge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.
Style: psychological, sincere, emotional, tense, uplifting ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, moral dilemma, atheist, life turned upside down, redemption, introspection, hopes, unfaithful wife, police detective, race against time, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
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Let There Be Light (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An atheist goes through a near-death experience in an auto accident before converting to Christianity.
Style: christian film, complex, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Plot: christianity, afterlife, brain tumor, bible, atheist, religion, religious, marriage, transformation, interview, cancer, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The true story of Madalyn Murray O'Hair -- iconoclast, opportunist, and outspoken atheist -- from her controversial rise to her untimely demise.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, atheist, single mother, religion, activist, woman, dysfunctional family, reporter, lifestyle, life philosophy, mother son relationship, society ...
Time: year 1960, year 1961, year 1969, year 1991, year 1963 ...
Place: new zealand, baltimore, texas
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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, prayer, christian propaganda, religious persecution, teacher, lawsuit, faith, religious fanatic, manipulation, bible, religion ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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A Matter of Faith (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Christian girl, Rachel Whitaker (Jordan Trovillion) goes off to college for her freshman year and begins to be influenced by her popular Biology professor (Harry Anderson) who teaches that evolution is the answer to the origins of life. When ...
Style: christian film, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: college, culture clash, society, youth, family relations, parents and children, teachers and students, student life, religion versus science, christianity, science, atheist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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C.O.G. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Plot: off the grid, self discovery, fish out of water, christian, teaching the ways of the world, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, college graduate, atheist, friendship, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
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Wish For Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a high school senior finds out from her parents that she must miss the town's winter dance in order to attend church, she successfully wishes their faith away, bringing disastrous consequences to her family and community. To restore their ...
Style: christian film, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: holiday, christmas, atheist, prayer, religion, faith, church, family problems, prejudice, stereotypes, lifestyle, parents and children ...
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Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, exciting, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, jews, existentialism, adolescence, war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1951, year 1955, 20th century
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
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Leon Morin, Priest (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In World War II, the widow Barny sees the Italian soldiers arriving in occupied Saint Bernard while walking to her job. Barny lives with her daughter and works correcting tests and feels a great attraction toward her boss Sabine. When the Germans ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: clergy, unfulfilled love, self discovery, introspection, religions or cults, seduction, world war two, church, atheist, infatuation, wartime life, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, europe
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Final: The Rapture (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Argentina, Costa Rica
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty, international tale of four separate stories woven together by a common theme: the Rapture.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, apocalyptic ...
Plot: apocalypse, rapture, danger, crimes, chaos and mayhem, worldwide chaos, religions or cults, race against time, chases and races, rescue, catastrophe, christian propaganda ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo, rio de janeiro, buenos aires argentina
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Salvation Boulevard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the world of mega-churches in which a former Deadhead-turned-born again-Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his mega-church who will do anything to protect their larger-than-life pastor.
Style: cynical, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: pastor, false accusation, life turned upside down, on the run, mystery, frame up, crimes, society, investigation, danger, farce, religions or cults ...
Time: quarry
Place: usa, mexico
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The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, air disaster, snow, male camaraderie, struggle for survival, wolf pack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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The Singer Not the Song (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic priest defies a Mexican bandit whose gang kills villagers in alphabetical order.
Style: rough, offbeat, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, catholic church, belief, catholic priest, atheist, criminal, priest in love, outlaw, obsession, old west, moral dilemma, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Awarapan is the story of man called Shivam (Emraan Hashmi) who searched for joy but found nothing but pain and loneliness. It is the journey of a godless heartbroken lover who in order to escape from the ghosts of his tragic past dedicates himself ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, hitman, love and romance, bollywood, fall in love, criminal heroes, romance, deadly, unfulfillment, crimes, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking ...
Style: suspenseful, biblical, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Plot: miraculous event, religion, vatican, secrets, priest, danger, faith, investigation, conspiracy, supernatural, hopes, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy, new york, pittsburgh
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, communist, double agent, court martial, cynicism, iron curtain, grocer, whiskey, library, alcoholic ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, germany, europe, east germany ...
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South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Style: adult animation, humorous, controversial, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, death, hypocrisy, gay slur, profanity, computer animation, film within a film, atheist, elementary school, mischievous children, heaven and hell, parody ...
Place: canada, usa, colorado
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Mary and Max (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. In the mid-1970's, a homely, friendless ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, friendship, letter, depression, correspondence, unlikely friendships, neighbor, asperger's syndrome, mental illness, suffering, young woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, new york, usa
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Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, compassionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, spanish civil war, teacher, family relations, countryside, latin, civil war, fascism, patriotism, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: spain, europe, catalonia, usa, madrid ...
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End of Days (1999)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, apocalypse, good versus evil, supernatural, deal with the devil, heroic mission, danger, new year's eve, faith, temptation, christianity, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1979, 1990s, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Whatever Works (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into ...
Style: philosophical, romantic, funny, light, cynical ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, marriage, family relations, naivete, suicide attempt, homosexual, mentor, love and romance, lifestyle change, unlikely couple, social climbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Il Primo Re (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will be born from their deeds and bloody battles.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, exciting
Plot: king, mythology, roman, twin brother, ancient rome, fratricide, flood, religion, journey, historical event, friendship, sacrifice ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, clever, based on true events, educational film ...
Plot: genius, mathematics, mathematician, imagination, husband wife relationship, scientist, indian lead, university, doctor, science, self discovery, chosen one ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, year 1976, 1920s, year 1914
Place: england, india, bombay india
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Overnight (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend on Valentine's Day, Jenny (Rachel Blanchard) shares a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New York with a love-damaged group of passengers-- a pilot with anger management issues (Anthony LaPaglia), some ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airplane, romance, fall in love, opposites attract, professor, couples, friendship, society, profanity, sexual content, stewardess, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Fanaa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Zooni Ali Beg (Kajol) is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents for the first time with a dance troupe to Delhi to perform in a ceremony for independence day. On her journey, she meets Rehan Khan (Aamir Khan), a casanova and tour ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: first love, bollywood, muslim, blind character, romance, hopes, self discovery, crimes, love and romance, life changing experience, blindness and impaired vision, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, new delhi, kashmir, delhi
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Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: prank, murder, prankster, danger, crimes, psychopath, stalking, deadly, faked death, creativity, brutality, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city, egypt
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My Mother's Smile (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated painter receives a visit from a cardinal's assistant, who informs him that his mother could become a saint.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, surreal
Plot: self discovery, obsession, family life, tragic love, rebelliousness, introspection, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, rebellion, life turned upside down, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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