Preaching movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant preaching movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized and bleak films and TV shows about / with preaching, religion, preacher, church, christian, clergy, society, redemption, religions or cults and murder plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
preaching movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as preaching: Beyond the Farthest Star (2015), Apostle (2018), Time Changer (2002), The Birth of a Nation (2016), Hallowed Ground (2007), Paradise Recovered (2010), Anthony, Warrior of God (2006), Hidden Secrets (2006), Barkskins (2020), Solstorm (2007).

List of preaching movies

Beyond the Farthest Star (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A twist of fate brings the national spotlight to a forgotten Texas town and a once famous preacher has an opportunity to regain his former glory or seize one last chance to restore his fractured family. Narrated by his fifteen-year-old daughter, ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, one last chance, parents and children, family problems, religions or cults, working the system, clergy, youth, preaching, ambition, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, scary, suspense, exciting, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: prophet, ransom, father daughter relationship, violence, deal with the devil, kidnapping, brutality, religion, brother, preaching, cult, praying ...
Time: 90s, 1900s
Place: wales
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Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, religions or cults, society, future dystopia, christianity, bible, ethics, professor, preaching, fish out of water, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
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The Birth of a Nation (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.
Style: factual, brutal, intense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, preacher, rebellion, racism, rape, civil war, suffering, father son relationship, poverty, brother sister relationship, preaching, freedom ...
Time: 19th century
Place: virginia, southern usa
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt is a Japanese anime television series produced by Gainax. It aired nationwide, in Japan, between October 2, 2010 and December 25, 2010 on BS Nittele and was also simulcast on Nico Nico Douga and Crunchyroll. It ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, toilet humor, dark humor, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, ghost, supernatural, cheating death, psychopath, rivalry, clergy, danger, siblings relations, sexual relations, false accusation, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: small town, small town life, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, clergy, journalism, gory, evil man, religious fanatic, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Paradise Recovered (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A devout young woman learns about faith, living, and love from a surprising source. Esther Harris, a young woman praised for her virtue and devotion to Warren F. Vanderbilt's Prophetic Watchman Ministries, has been given the opportunity of a ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: workplace, self discovery, lifestyle, workplace situations, religions or cults, love and romance, society, clergy, strong female presence, faith, fundamentalism, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, texas, austin texas
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Anthony, Warrior of God (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) from his arrival on Sicily's shores via shipwreck in 1221 to his death. He's a Portuguese monk who, once in Italy, seeks out St. Francis. Anthony's gift as a great preacher is discovered by ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: church, religions or cults, clergy, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, society, ambition, dishonesty, deadly, preacher, shipwreck, saint ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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Hidden Secrets (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man finds himself torn between his current girlfriend and an old flame at a funeral of friend where lifestyles and attitudes clash over a long weekend in this faith-based dramedy.
Style: christian film, serious, sincere, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, introspection, society, lifestyle, youth, hopes, couples, college, clergy, dealing with death, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: future
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Barkskins (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A disparate group of outcasts and dreamers battle to escape their pasts while navigating the brutal frontier hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization: the New World. Based on the novel by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, visually appealing ...
Plot: american indian, indigenous people, showdown, settler, colonization, murder investigation, land grab, preaching, rivalry, power struggle, class struggle, survival ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: quebec, canada, france, north america
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Solstorm (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While in a party promoted by her chief and friend Måns Wenngren, the fiscal attorney, Rebecka Martinsson, receives a call from her former sister-in-law, Sanna Strandgård, telling that her brother and preacher Viktor was murdered, stabbed and with ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, murder investigation, legal investigation, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, woman in danger, uncover truth, false arrest, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Lay It Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The two Destin brothers are about to collide with eternity. When older Ben chooses the narrow road, he forces his younger brother Pete, and the people around him, into a head-on encounter with life and death.
Style: christian film
Plot: street racing, preaching, brother brother relationship, christian, religion, christianity, race, racing
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The Little Bather (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: boat chase, canal, boat, lighthouse keeper, kayak, inventor, boss, priest, shipyard, contract, goofy hero, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
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13 Dead Men (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Set in a prison, a death row inmate has a secret and the warden will go to any lengths to get it. Things dont go as planned as you would expect. A good action film with alot of good fight scenes and an interesting twist at the end.What we have ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death row, prison, criminal heroes, false accusation, confined, life is a bitch, partners, law enforcement, wrongfully committed, frame up, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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Belle Starr (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.
Style: factual, based on true events
Plot: father daughter relationship, ambush, gunshot wound, bank robbery, tragic event, train robbery, cowboy, farm, confrontation, piano, return home, street shootout ...
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Preacherman (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Phony backwoods preacher Amos T. Huxley stays in a small North Carolina town long enough to fleece his congregation, swindle the profits from a moonshine still, and seduce dumb blonde Mary Lou. Mary Lou's ex-boyfriend becomes suspicious of the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: moonshine, preacher, exploitation, backwoods, voyeur, pickup truck, redneck, truck, wanted, nudity (full frontal - brief), sneezing, caught having sex ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern usa, north carolina
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Giacomo Casanova: Childhood and Adolescence (1969)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Through the childhood and the adolescence of Giacomo Casanova (from his memoirs), this is a description of how people live in the Venice of the 18th century: customs, habits, medicine, religion and most of all - the omnipresence of hypocrisy. ...
Plot: libertine, casanova, estranged mother, catholic church, convent, nosebleed, death by drowning, medicine, seduction, cross dressing, wig, love ...
Time: 18th century
Place: venice, italy
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Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: depressing, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, marital problem, divorce, childhood, stepsister stepsister relationship, divorced parents, abusive husband, parents and children, teenage life, teenager, youth, classmates ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
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The Wolfman (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.
Style: gothic, scary, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, human becomes animal, deadly, deadly creature, human becoming an animal, beast, superhuman powers, supernatural, gory, missing person, danger, imaginary ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian england ...
Place: europe, london, england, tower bridge london, scotland
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The Vernon Johns Story (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1948, Johns served as the outspoken spiritual leader of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Incensed at the racial injustice that pervaded the South, he was determined to fight for equality for all African Americans.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: church, racism, hopes, state affairs, injustice, life is a bitch, heroes, interracial relations, workplace situations, military, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: bleak, stylized, emotional, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, faith, gender bending, state affairs, leadership, politics, injustice, religions or cults, idealism, human spirit, redemption ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: israel, palestine, southern italy, rome italy
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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to devote her life to Jesus, to follow the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, talky, dark humor ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, gays and lesbians, friendship, adoption, belief, christianity, adopted daughter, lesbian relationship, coming out, lesbian teen, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, touching, serious, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, homosexual, gay sex, male prostitute, friendship, gays and lesbians, friendship between men, male prostitution, prostitution, male friendship, alienation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, rome italy, seattle, usa, washington state ...
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Mercy Streets (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, christian film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, twins, crime gone awry, dishonesty, heist, cons and scams, estrangement, disorder, crime, betrayal, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, rome italy
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The Judas Project (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: How would you react if Christ had re-appeared on earth today? Would man kind repeat their mistakes or accept? This movie is about a modernized 2nd coming of Christ. Instead of facing Romans there are different obstacles in this modern times that ...
Style: allegory, psychotronic
Plot: talking to god, preaching, charisma, messiah, suv, forgiveness, gift, drunkenness, horse and carriage, police, tent, disciple ...
Place: georgia
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Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage life, youth, adolescence, teenage girl, teenager, popularity, loss of virginity, notoriety, classmate, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, xian, florida
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The Cross and the Switchblade (1970)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film adaptation of a book written in 1963. It tells the true story of Wilkerson's first five years in New York City, where he ministered to disillusioned youth, encouraging them to turn away from the drugs and gang violence they were involved ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fish out of water, gang, gang war, brooklyn new york city, preacher, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, youth, hopes, gangsters, crimes, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
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The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantage. He builds a house and ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, lyrical ...
Plot: desert, left to die, reverend, rattlesnake, stagecoach, prostitute, vengeance, prospector, resentment, friends, old west, friendship ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 70s
Place: arizona, nevada, new orleans, san francisco, tokyo ...
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Children of God (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he’s creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, couples, religion, gender, gays and lesbians, society, youth, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: self discovery, hopes, lifestyle, society, life is a bitch, redemption, idealism, miraculous event, clergy, born again christian, christianity, doubt ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: north carolina
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