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, emotional, christian film, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with religious, religion, society, prayer, redemption, christian, hopes, religions or cults, faith and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Fantasy genres shot in USA, France, Netherlands and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as religious: We Are What We Are (2013), The Book of Daniel (2013), Carrie (2013), God's Not Dead (2014), Brimstone (2016), The Work and the Glory (2004), To Save a Life (2009), Fireproof (2008), Facing the Giants (2006), Risen (2016).

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, family relations, family tradition, family problems, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
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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, serious, biblical, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: old testament, religious, heroes, hopes, escapades, oracle, society, miraculous event, confined, exile, prophecy, kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
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 5.9
 129K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, telekinesis, humiliation, social misfits, high school, bullying, supernatural ability, teenage life, supernatural, revenge, gory, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: culture clash, religious, hopes, society, discrimination, redemption, religious leader, mormon, religious differences, husband wife relationship, settler, estrangement ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, new york state, ohio
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 4.7
 39K
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: christianity, christian, religion, religious, teachers and students, religions or cults, college, college life, one on one, religious persecution, college student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, israel, middle east, egypt
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 7.1
 34K
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, twists and turns, epic, disturbing ...
Plot: father daughter incest, pedophile, rape, sexual torture, female protagonist, mute, preacher, pedophilia, mute girl, incestuous desire, sexual sadism, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands
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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: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, controversial
Plot: moral dilemma, introspection, family problems, love affair, redemption, love triangle, family life, society, religious, intolerance, bigotry, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: usa, vermont, new york, new york state
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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, contemplative, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, social differences, self discovery, bittersweet, teenage life, innocence lost, high school life, misfit, youth, religious, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, inspirational, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: christian, self discovery, firefighter, introspection, marriage, couple relations, couples, religious conversion, fire, family relations, love and romance, renewed love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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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, feel good, inspirational, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: sport, football, underdog, ambition, athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, religious ...
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: touching, emotional, serious, christian film
Plot: afterlife, self discovery, danger, redemption, life is a bitch, heaven and hell, hopes, religious, birthday, amusement park, death, heaven ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s ...
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 6.3
 24K
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: enigmatic, atmospheric, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, resurrection, messiah, investigation, religious, race against time, interrogation, betrayal, faith, desert, mission ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica
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 6.1
 7K
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, sentimental, touching, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: faith, religious, hospital, death, police, pastor, church, paramedic, doctor, lake, basketball, typing ...
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, emotional ...
Plot: charity, rabbi, uninvited guest, redemption, couple relations, religions or cults, cause and meaning, family relations, hopes, couples, society, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
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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, contemplative
Plot: desire for fame, teenage life, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, society, youth, once in a lifetime opportunity, family relations, parents and children, small town, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa, los angeles
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Grace: The Possession (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A unique horror film told from the first-person perspective of Grace - a naive, virginal college freshman trying to deal with campus culture and her outgoing roommate as an evil entity takes over her body and unleashes chaos.
Style: psychological, stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, college, exorcism, demonic possession, supernatural, youth, danger, curses spells and rituals, teenage girl, grandmother granddaughter relationship, religious, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: serious, offbeat, clever, humorous, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: religious, family, adventure, imaginary, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, best friends, storyteller, young girl, buffalo, animal that acts human, best friend ...
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: realistic, sexual, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: feminism, religious, parent, banking, romance, love and romance, family problems, dysfunctional family, bank, innocence lost, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
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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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense
Plot: plague, virus, community, survival, secrets, pandemic, religious, female protagonist, weapons, tied up, clan, tied to a tree ...
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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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious
Plot: ambition, hopes, family problems, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, unfulfillment, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, faith, forces of nature, adventure, save the world, race against time, chaos, danger, chases and races, supernatural, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, san diego california, 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: captivating, emotional, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: native american white relationships, captivity, society, religions or cults, family relations, confined, political unrest, family in danger, danger, immigrants, sister sister relationship, rescue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, pennsylvania, america, delaware ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, apocalypse, society, save the world, danger, chaos, escapades, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel, middle east, italy, palestine, jerusalem ...
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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
Plot: small town, gang, apocalypse, motorcycle gang, religious, going straight, rivalry, religions or cults, danger, motorcycle chase, redemption, haunted by the past ...
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, christian film
Plot: terrorism, religious, law enforcement, nuclear threat, chases and races, special agents, state affairs, danger, race against time, nuclear weapon, explosion, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
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 5.8
 785
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, uplifting, humorous, semi serious, christian film
Plot: redemption, couples, crumbling marriage, clergy, self discovery, family problems, disorder, hopes, unfulfillment, breakup, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down ...
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, gang, small town, christianity, good versus evil, going straight, wrong place wrong time, danger, rivalry, redemption, haunted by the past, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: church, death in the family, suburbs, missing person, twentysomething life, family relations, boarding school life, thirtysomething life, suburban life, boarding school, couples, religious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, uplifting, emotional, serious
Plot: religions or cults, society, americana, discrimination, hopes, redemption, rivalry, dishonesty, leadership, religious, intrigue, family in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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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: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, tense ...
Plot: diner, faith, group of strangers, mysterious place, religions or cults, changing lives, religious, human nature, society, out of the way, self discovery, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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