Apostle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant apostle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, biblical, epic, atmospheric and based on the bible films and TV shows about / with apostle, christianity, religion, christian, society, religions or cults, hopes, bible, clergy and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as apostle: The Passion of the Christ (2004), Risen (2016), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), The Apostle (1997), St. Paul (2000), The Apocalypse (2000), A.D. (1985), The Miracle Maker (2000), The Best Two Years (2004), Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018).

List of apostle movies

The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: bleak, epic, rough, biblical, factual ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, suffering, torture, religion, sacrifice, religions or cults, clergy, redemption, bible, death, mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 6.3
 22K
Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in ...
Style: biblical, surprise ending, enigmatic, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, faith, apostle, resurrection, judaism, religious, investigation, desert, witness, escape, stabbed to death, massacre ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica
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The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a porno movie with Natasha Richardson. Hoskins finds his model for ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, pornography, apostle, fight, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, down on your luck, romance, love and romance, prison, delusion, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
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, realistic, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: christianity, roman empire, betrayal, execution, rabbi, self sacrifice, resurrection, ancient rome, last supper, apostle, jesus christ, christian ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, epic, serious
Plot: apostle, last supper, prison, society, rise to the top, miraculous event, hopes, redemption, partners, heroes, clergy, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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 7.2
 13K
The Apostle (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: coma, redemption, small town, forgiveness, jealousy, preacher, minister, country, christianity, radio, hopes, social relations ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, california
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 6.4
 653
St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 170 min.
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, based on the bible
Plot: roman empire, bible, folk hero, redemption, clergy, betrayal, society, against the odds, legends and myths, hopes, state affairs, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, jerusalem, rome italy
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 6.5
 744
The Apocalypse (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is 90 AD, and the Roman Empire is being run by the Emperor Domitian, who has declared himself to be God and ruler over heaven and earth. The Christians, who do not recognize his divinity, are a thorn in his side and he is having them cruelly ...
Style: futuristic, sincere, serious, epic, christian film
Plot: apocalypse, ancient rome, bible, christianity, prison, religions or cults, heroes, hopes, legends and myths, society, captivity, roman empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy
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 7.4
 361
A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 600 min.
Story: Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
Style: epic
Plot: bible, roman empire, christian, apostle, jesus christ, adoption, martyrdom, ancient rome, martyr, gladiator, christianity
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
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The Miracle Maker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: society, showbiz, leadership, human spirit, dishonesty, supernatural ability, heroes, royal family, reincarnation, escapades, heroic mission, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
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The Best Two Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two pairs of Mormon missionaries from America live in a beaten-up apartment in the Dutch city of Haarlem. Their personalities are distinctly different. Elder Johnson is the District Leader and oversees their efforts. His companion, the vain Elder ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: religions or cults, partners, society, misfit, unlikely partners, hopes, clergy, apostle, bible, mission, gospel, latter day saints ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten ...
Style: biblical, based on the bible
Plot: roman empire, christian, christianity, trust, prayer, friendship, imprisonment, apostle
Time: 1st century, 60s
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical
Plot: bible, christian, treason, marriage proposal, cross, horse, blood, tomb, cave, underwater scene, faith, kiss ...
Place: jerusalem
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The Visual Bible - Acts (1994)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: The Visual Bible: Acts is a 1994 Christian film that depicts the events of the Acts of the Apostles from the Bible's New Testament. All of the dialogue is word-for-word scripture, taken directly from the New International Version of the Bible.
Style: christian film, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: apostle, christian, christianity, religion
Time: 1st century
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Paul: The Emissary (1997)
Country:
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Robert Marcarelli - In this impressive drama, starring Gary Cooper, we follow Saul the angry zealot to Paul the servant of Christ, who will pay any price to bring his message to the world. - Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman
Style: biblical, christian film, based on the bible
Plot: bible, stoning, apostle, martyr, healing, judaism, sermon, religious conversion, evangelist, earthquake, execution, storm ...
Time: 1st century
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 6.2
 24
Ursula (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: East Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Switzerland 1523. The mercenary Jackie Geer returns with his soldiers from Iatly to his home in the Oberland. They have fought for the Pope and now find a religious upheaval i Switzerland.
Plot: baptism, protestant, reformation, apostle, female nudity, bare breasts, male nudity, christianity, religion
Place: germany, zurich switzerland, switzerland, gdr
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St. John in Exile (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dean Jones is Saint John in this intimate, inspiring one-man presentation of John in exile on Patmos. Full of humor, strong in spirit, and resolutely committed to Christ, John shares his account of the events that changed the course of human ...
Style: one man show
Plot: exile, filmed play, christian, old man, live audience, christianity, apostle
Time: 1st century
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 5.4
 8
Patmos (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: As an older man, the Apostle John was sentenced to forced labor on the Island of Patmos. God honored John with His visions, faithfully transcribed to become the Book of Revelation.
Style: christian film
Plot: religious persecution, revelation, slave labor, christian, prisoner, roman empire, martyrdom, apocalypse, island, roman, exile, martyr ...
Time: 1st century
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Within the Way Without (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: At the dawn of the new millenium, a Dutch social worker, a famous Japanese poet and a Brazilian girl has made the road to Santiago and back to their countries, they recall the experience. The trip is also a journey into themselves, sharing physical ...
Plot: existentialism, pilgrim, apostle, church, legend, culture clash, tourist, trip, saint, pilgrimage
Place: holland, brazil, japan, spain
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The Brand New Testament (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 114 min.
Story: God lives in Brussels. On earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she ...
Style: surreal, melancholic, philosophical, reflective, absurd ...
Plot: god, death, religion, philosophy, theft, christianity, martial arts, global warming, apartment, telekinesis, shot in the shoulder, campfire ...
Place: brussels belgium
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Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death and resurrection.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, biblical
Plot: country, society, righting the wronged, religions or cults, heroes, music, unfulfillment, hopes, ambition, religion, christianity, virgin mary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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Color of the Cross (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retelling of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, based on the idea that he was a black man whose death was a racially motivated hate crime.
Plot: execution, racism, messiah, apostle, last supper, jesus christ, revisionist history, traitor, rabbi, betrayal, disciple, washing feet ...
Time: 1st century
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 113
Story of Judas (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: jesus christ, clergy, betrayal, society, intrigue, dishonesty, desert, friends, friendship, rivalry, religions or cults, bible ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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 7.8
 477
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, realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, ambition, anti heroes, life is a bitch, against the odds, leadership, dishonesty, heroes, obsessive quest, clergy, injustice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, rome italy, israel
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 14K
Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, bribery, hypocrisy, church, theology, idealism, german, rebellion, human spirit ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, england, egypt
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The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
Style: surreal, psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: temptation, christianity, betrayal, sin, redemption, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, jesus christ, prophecy, roman ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: clergy, materialism, bishop, saint, folk hero, human spirit, self discovery, family relations, human nature, introspection, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 197K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, satirical, clever, witty ...
Plot: god or devil, angel, heaven and hell, chosen one, save the world, good versus evil, religions or cults, obsessive quest, redemption, religion, christianity, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 12K
A Dirty Shame (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray ...
Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual perversion, perversion, prostitute, sex addict, dancer, nymphomaniac, sexual fantasy, addiction, small town, family relations, babies and infants, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 34K
Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: monk, artist, christianity, social misfits, human spirit, prince, horse, painting, invasion, monastery, greek, power ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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