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, christian film, biblical, captivating, realistic and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with religious, christian, religion, faith, christianity, religions or cults, redemption, society, bible and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Netherlands and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as religious: To Save a Life (2009), Fireproof (2008), The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Book of Daniel (2013), God's Not Dead (2014), Breakthrough (2019), Facing the Giants (2006), Risen (2016), The Penitent Thief (2020), Brimstone (2016).

List of religious movies

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: christian film, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: religious, christian, friendship, high school, bittersweet, self discovery, social differences, social relations, teenage life, high school life, innocence lost, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
 23K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, 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: inspirational, uplifting, christian film, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: christian, faith, marriage, self discovery, couple relations, husband wife relationship, religious, marital problem, couples, firefighter, relationships, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
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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: biblical, christian film, rough, factual, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: jesus, christianity, religion, betrayal, suffering, torture, death, sacrifice, bible, mission, brutality, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, rome italy, ancient greece, 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: biblical, captivating, serious, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: religious, faith, miraculous event, oracle, ancient history, hopes, escapades, heroes, christian, confined, society, exile ...
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 4.6
 43K
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: christian film, serious, thought provoking, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christianity, christian, religious, religion, life & death, teachers and students, religions or cults, college life, jesus, religious persecution, atheism, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, israel, middle east, egypt
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 6.2
 10K
Breakthrough (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake St. Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth's mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: religious, christian, hospital, death, doctor, church, paramedic, police, christianity, religion, fever, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: serious, bleak, captivating, suspense, biblical
Plot: religious, christian, motorcycle gang, gang, apocalypse, chase, biker, small town, going straight, religions or cults, rivalry, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, 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: inspirational, feel good, touching, sentimental, christian film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: underdog, christian, football, faith, religious, american football, sport, human spirit, athlete and trainer, high school football, christianity, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.3
 29K
Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, 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, enigmatic, atmospheric, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, investigation, apostle, interrogation, jesus, resurrection, christian, messiah, religion, roman soldier, religious, faith ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, egypt, rome italy, spain, latin america ...
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The Penitent Thief (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the two unnamed men who were crucified alongside Jesus and how they came to be beside him on the cross that fateful day. Dismas and his brother Jotham, along with Gestas, another young man who will share their fate, suffer tragedy and ...
Style: biblical, christian film, epic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: roman, religious, gang of thieves, jesus, christian, gang, thief, male protagonist, tragic hero, brother brother relationship, destiny, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem
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 7.0
 42K
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, brutal, epic, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: obsession, church, mute, female protagonist, brutality, sign language, father daughter incest, rape, preacher, plot twist, sexual torture, pedophile ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: netherlands
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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, melancholic, rough, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: christianity, afterlife, faith, religious, religion, atheist, pastor, brain tumor, marriage, transformation, bible, marriage proposal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.3
 2K
Ushpizin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Jerusalem's orthodox neighborhoods, it's Succoth, seven days celebrating life's essentials in a sukkah, a temporary shack of both deprivation and hospitality. A devout couple, Moshe and Mali, married nearly five years and ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: rabbi, charity, orthodox jew, religious, jewish, uninvited guest, redemption, couples, cause and meaning, religions or cults, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
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 6.4
 3K
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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, light, sincere ...
Plot: family, spirituality, fish out of water, angel, christian, family relations, religious, family life, disorder, lifestyle, redemption, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.9
 11K
Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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, captivating, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: religion, baptism, belief, christian, faith, jesus, apostle, treason, resurrection, religious, superstition, miraculous event ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
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 6.8
 469
The Woodcarver (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled youth vandalizes a church and winds up in a close association with the woodcarver whose work he destroyed.
Style: christian film, captivating, disturbing, sincere, psychological
Plot: christian, religious, church, vandalism, teenager, family problems, belief in god, parents and children, religion, relationship problems, religious faith, teenage life ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, christian film, exciting
Plot: terrorism, religious, bomb, terrorist, race against time, law enforcement, nuclear threat, state affairs, christian, nuclear bomb, fbi agent, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iran, middle east
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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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, biblical ...
Plot: apocalypse, christian, gang, small town, religious, wrong place wrong time, good versus evil, going straight, chaos, society, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, christian, good versus evil, religion, destiny, heroes, heroic mission, society, save the world, end of the world, religious, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: rome italy, israel, new york, middle east, italy ...
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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, realistic, emotional, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: mormon, culture clash, religious, discrimination, redemption, hopes, society, religious leader, christian, religious differences, husband wife relationship, estrangement ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: new york state, missouri, usa, ohio
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Audience: teens
Plot: mormon, leadership, family in danger, hopes, rivalry, intrigue, society, dishonesty, religions or cults, bankruptcy, redemption, religious ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, christian film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: faith, sibling rivalry, moral dilemma, introspection, society, family problems, redemption, family life, love triangle, love affair, religious, mormon ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: new york state, vermont, usa, new york
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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, touching, christian film, serious, spiritual ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven, death, amusement park, self discovery, life is a bitch, redemption, hopes, religious, heaven and hell, elderly, grief ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
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Grace Unplugged (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A talented young singer and aspiring songwriter’s Christian faith and family ties are tested when she defies her worship-pastor father and pursues pop-music stardom in GRACE UNPLUGGED, a moving and inspiring new film that explores the true meaning ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, christian film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christianity, ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, desire for fame, teenage life, religious, society, youth, family relations, once in a lifetime opportunity, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 219K
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, clever, witty, satirical, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: religion, god, angel, save the world, satire, dark humor, heaven and hell, god or devil, religions or cults, good versus evil, stripper, irreverent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, new jersey, usa, wisconsin
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 8.1
 409K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, exorcism, religion, devil, demonic possession, occult, priest, exorcist, supernatural ability, clergy, evil force, demon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, new york, washington d.c., iraq ...
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 6.4
 32K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: dark, suspense, serious, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Plot: devil, afterlife, good versus evil, angel, supernatural, prophecy, god, christianity, vicious, religions or cults, society, insubordination ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, arizona, los angeles
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 6.2
 69K
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, scary, psychological, suspense, biblical ...
Plot: religion, priest, miraculous event, supernatural, investigation, conspiracy, mission from god, demon, destiny, hopes, woman in danger, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: vatican, usa, brazil, rome italy, pittsburgh ...
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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: christian film, psychological, tense, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: christian, faith, christianity, apostle, bible, roman empire, religious, imprisonment, trust, friendship, adventure, religion ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
Place: rome italy
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 141K
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: suspense, suspenseful, rough, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, bullying, prom, telekinesis, humiliation, teenager, social misfits, mother daughter relationship, supernatural ability, teacher, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa
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