Religious movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant religious movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, christian film, emotional, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with religious, religion, prayer, society, christian, redemption, hopes, religions or cults, faith and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as religious: We Are What We Are (2013), Carrie (2013), God's Not Dead (2014), Brimstone (2016), Fireproof (2008), Empire of Silver (2009), What Still Remains (2018), Not Easily Broken (2009), 2012 Doomsday (2008), Alone Yet Not Alone (2013).

List of religious movies

We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, prayer, religious, small town, gory, siblings relations, parents and children, crimes, family relations, danger, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
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 5.9
 127K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, telekinesis, humiliation, high school, social misfits, supernatural ability, teenage life, supernatural, bullying, revenge, gory, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 4.7
 38K
God's Not Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student (Shane Harper) must prove the existence of God or else his college philosophy professor (Kevin Sorbo) will fail him.
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: christian, christianity, religion, teachers and students, religious, atheism, religions or cults, college life, college, one on one, religious persecution, college student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, egypt, israel, middle east
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 7.1
 31K
Brimstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, brutal, epic, disturbing ...
Plot: father daughter incest, pedophile, rape, incest, mute, incestuous desire, sadism, revenge, preacher, mute girl, misogyny, sex scene ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands
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 6.5
 20K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: firefighter, christian, self discovery, marriage, firemen, couple relations, introspection, dysfunctional marriage, crumbling marriage, couples, faith, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing up can be confusing! When Zach and Annie face difficulties in their lives, they go to special place called Plato’s Peak. There, Plato—a talking buffalo!—and his friends are always willing to lend a helping hand.
Style: clever, humorous, serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: religious, imaginary, family, teaching the ways of the world, adventure, escapades, best friends, animal that acts human, surrealism, lesson, young girl, storyteller ...
Place: california
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Empire of Silver (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Romance
Country: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1899, Lord Kang must decide which of his three sons will take over his family's Chinese banking empire. When circumstances dictate that he appoint his unreliable youngest son, family bonds are pushed to the limit as father and son clash in a ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: parent, feminism, religious, banking, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, family problems, couples, dishonesty, bank, love triangle, family business ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, china
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What Still Remains (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After the loss of her family, a young woman struggles to survive in a world long-since destroyed by disease; but when a lonely traveler offers her a place in his community, she must decide if the promise of a better life is worth the risk of ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, intense, tense
Plot: virus, community, survival, secrets, plague, female protagonist, weapons, religious, clan, loss of family, tied up, arrow in chest ...
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Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, hopes, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, relationship vs career, introspection, couples, family problems, religious, infidelity, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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2012 Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On December 21, 2012 four strangers on a journey of faith are drawn to an ancient temple in the heart of Mexico. For the Mayans it is the last recorded day. For NASA scientists it is a cataclysmic polar shift. For the rest of us, it is Doomsday.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, faith, adventure, forces of nature, chaos, race against time, save the world, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, california
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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, epic, captivating ...
Plot: native american white relationships, captivity, family in danger, danger, woman in danger, political unrest, family problems, americana, society, immigrants, confined, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, america, pennsylvania, germany ...
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The Omega Code (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, apocalypse, save the world, society, danger, escapades, chaos, religions or cults, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel, middle east, italy, rome italy, palestine ...
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Revelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ROAD 2: THE SEA OF GLASS AND FIRE picks up where the first film in the series ends. After the rapture has taken place, JOSH MCMANUS (David A. R. White) is left behind and goes on a journey to find out what has happened and attempts to travel home to ...
Style: bleak, serious
Plot: gang, small town, apocalypse, motorcycle gang, rivalry, haunted by the past, getting home, society, danger, religions or cults, redemption, motorcycle chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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Jerusalem Countdown (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When nuclear weapons are smuggled into America, FBI Agent Shane Daughtry (David A.R White) is faced with an impossible task -- find them before they are detonated. The clock is ticking and the only people who can help are a washed up arms dealer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, christian film
Plot: terrorism, race against time, danger, special agents, chases and races, state affairs, religious, law enforcement, nuclear threat, fbi agent, bomb, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
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The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: old testament, miraculous event, hotshot hero, hopes, state affairs, confined, heroes, escapades, religions or cults, society, oracle, religious ...
Time: ancient history
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 5.8
 771
Me Again (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Things don't go as expected when a disenchanted pastor wishes for a different life.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, uplifting, christian film
Plot: redemption, society, life turned upside down, clergy, disorder, family problems, self discovery, breakup, crumbling marriage, imaginary, unfulfillment, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh McManus, a traveling salesman with a cloudy past, finds himself in a dusty West Texas town at the wrong time. After a crippling series of earthquakes throws the entire world into chaos, a traveling salesman will have to fight his way through a ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, light, christian film
Plot: apocalypse, gang, small town, christianity, motorcycle gang, good versus evil, haunted by the past, religious, going straight, wrong place wrong time, religions or cults, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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No Greater Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jeff and Heather Baker were life long sweethearts and happily married... for a time. But at her greatest moment of weakness, Heather abandons Jeff, forcing Jeff to raise their young son alone. Ten years later, through a God ordained encounter, Jeff ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: church, estrangement, religious, death in the family, suburbs, family problems, couples, romance, boarding school life, love and romance, twentysomething life, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: americana, discrimination, society, redemption, culture clash, religious, religions or cults, family relations, rivalry, hopes, mob violence, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio, new york state
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The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that threatens to tear his family apart. Back in Kirtland, financial ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: bankruptcy, society, discrimination, americana, leadership, dishonesty, religious, rivalry, religions or cults, hopes, redemption, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: rivalry, wooing, religious, society, americana, introspection, moral dilemma, religions or cults, family relations, family in crisis, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: usa, vermont, new york, new york state
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The Encounter (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: realistic, uplifting, tense, serious, emotional ...
Plot: faith, society, human nature, introspection, mysterious character, hopes, out of the way, mysterious place, religions or cults, group of strangers, changing lives, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 2K
What If... (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: sentimental, touching, light, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, family, angel, spirituality, lifestyle, family life, disorder, misfit, redemption, parents and children, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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To Save a Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: serious, gloomy, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, coming of age, dealing with death, social misfits, religious, innocence lost, teenage life, social differences, misfit, high school life, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Facing the Giants (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, feel good, football movie ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: sport, football, underdog, christian, unsuccessful, religions or cults, youth, high school, ambition, power relations, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, christian film
Plot: afterlife, birthday, self discovery, danger, innocence lost, religious, redemption, cowboy, hopes, heaven and hell, golden years, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 18K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, father, redemption, law enforcement, family life, human spirit, partners, family values, respect, hopes, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
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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, factual, rough, biblical ...
Plot: torture, christianity, betrayal, sacrifice, bible, religion, suffering, jesus, clergy, religions or cults, roman empire, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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The Rising of The Shield Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, violence, vengeance, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, adaptation, fantasy world, youth, crimes, danger, society ...
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 36K
First Reformed (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.
Plot: environmentalism, climate change, barbed wire, cancer, suicide, priest, church, minister, church choir, alcoholic, widow, funeral ...
Place: new york
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