Fundamentalism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fundamentalism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, thought provoking and touching films and TV shows about / with fundamentalism, religion, society, islam, family relations, gun, muslim, culture clash, religions or cults and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
fundamentalism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fundamentalism: Paradise Recovered (2010), Fall from Grace (1990), As Good as Dead (2010), Under the Banner of Heaven (2022), Alleged (2010), Young Ahmed (2019), SIX (2017), The Unit (2006), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Argo (2012).

List of fundamentalism movies

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: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional
Plot: workplace, self discovery, lifestyle, love and romance, clergy, society, religions or cults, workplace situations, strong female presence, faith, mind control, brainwashing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: indiana, texas, austin texas
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Fall from Grace (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fall from Grace is a drama, concerning the lives of Jim Bakker and his then-wife, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner during the 1980s, and starred Kevin Spacey and Bernadette Peters. This made-for-television movie aired on NBC on April 29, 1990. Jim Bakker ...
Plot: religion, televangelist, fundamentalism, scandal, preacher, prescription drug abuse
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As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, deception, brutality, escape attempt, confined, vengeance, suspense, rivalry, twists and turns, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Under the Banner of Heaven (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 472 min.
TV show
Story: A devout detective's faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family's spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.
Style: thrilling
Audience: teens
Plot: true crime, criminal, religion, cult, corruption, investigation, disney, murder, brutality, latter day saints, religious fanatic, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: journalism, legal, moral dilemma, fighting the system, ambition, rivalry, idealism, injustice, couples, righting the wronged, rebellion, society ...
Place: tennessee
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Young Ahmed (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Belgian teenager hatches a plot to kill his teacher after embracing an extremist interpretation of the Quran.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, sincere
Plot: fanatic, escape, religion, arab, psychologist, muslim, friendship, disorder, youth, culture clash, society, coming of age ...
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SIX (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, veteran, twists and turns, navy, violence, heroes, multiple storylines, betrayal, friendship, brutality, suspense, military ...
Place: usa, afghanistan
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The Unit (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, squad, terrorist, swat team, top secret, spy, military, veteran, army, marital problem, sergeant, marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: middle east
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: suspenseful, tense, political, realistic, rough ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, military, swat team, spy, manhunt, terrorist, al qaeda, investigation, terrorist group, 9/11 ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2005, year 2003, year 2011, 2000s ...
Place: middle east, pakistan, iraq, baghdad iraq, langley virginia ...
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Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, captivating, political ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cia, rescue mission, secret mission, revolution, politics, espionage, u.s. embassy, suspense, spy, hostage, american abroad, escape ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 20th century ...
Place: middle east, iran, tehran iran, los angeles, langley virginia ...
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, gloomy, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: greed, oil, character study, ambition, money, suspense, rivalry, rise to the top, religion, father son relationship, visceral, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 19th century, middle ages ...
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean, usa, san francisco
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Child Bride of Short Creek (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Partially based on the true events surrounding a rural religious cult in the American Midwest, and how the members' children suffered for their parents' fanaticism.
Plot: child bride, religion, age difference, engagement, picnic, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, sheriff, investigation, misogyny, attorney general, sect, polygamy ...
Time: 50s
Place: arizona, utah
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The Breadwinner (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Style: sad, rough, heartbreaking, sincere, anime ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disguise, sexism, poverty, prison, religious intolerance, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, imprisonment, gender disguise, taliban, tyranny ...
Place: afghanistan
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The Mission (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. Tabataie) has already been killed by a Muslim American Hassan ...
Plot: iraq iran war, muslim, life & death, professional killer, prospector, makeover, guilt, politics, criminal, discussion, subway, integration ...
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, iran
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I Love Vienna (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: I love Vienna is a social comedy that explores the clash of cultures and values.
Plot: migration, muslim, immigrants, love, tradition, father son relationship, prostitute, escape, religious hypocrisy, deserter, dancing, military service ...
Place: vienna, iran
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10 Promises to My Dog (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: One day a puppy comes to the house of Akari, who has just turned twelve, and was trying hard to act strong after her mother suddenly fell ill. She immediately falls in love with the puppy and names it "Socks" after the paws which looked ...
Style: sad
Plot: dog, animals, best friend, painting, promise, friend, loneliness, wedding, love, marriage proposal, school, marriage ...
Place: japan, paris france
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Maryam (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Iranian-born teenager living in suburban New Jersey thinks of herself as simply an American until anti-Iranian sentiment erupts in her community after American hostages are held in Iran.
Plot: muslim, doctor, love, assassin, islam, teenager, immigration, cousin cousin relationship, hate, martyrdom, assassination plot, fundamentalism ...
Place: iran
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Let Them Come (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this remarkable adaptation of Arezki Mellal’s novel, a family must defend itself amidst the onslaught of violence between government forces and radical Islamists in 1980s Algeria.
Plot: terrorism, chaos, car breakdown, father daughter relationship, terrorist, night, mediterranean, fundamentalism, islam
Time: 90s
Place: algeria, maghreb, north africa
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Silent Waters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ayesha is a widow with a secret past, living with her beloved son Saleem in a small town in Pakistan close to the Indian border. When the fires of Islamic nationalism invade their tranquil lives, Saleem and a few of the town's other young men ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: islam, politics, self discovery, hopes, wartime life, family life, mother son relationship, human nature, life is a bitch, youth, starting over, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1979, year 1947
Place: pakistan, middle east, india, asia
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Jinnah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, Pakistan, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation from the Muslim regime, infuriating Lord ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: muslim, politics, political unrest, religious fundamentalist, religions or cults, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, leadership, war, head of state, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1948
Place: india, kashmir, pakistan
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Kiss me Kismet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Götz, the owner of an record shop in Berlin, Kreuzberg, is in love with Aylin.But Aylin is espoused to an turkey doctor named Tarkan. Götz and Aylin are fallin in love and they want to get married. Their Plans first get strong restistance from the ...
Style: humorous, psychological, disturbing, romantic, captivating
Plot: islam, culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, love triangle, relationships, love and romance, relationship problems, troubled marriage, love affair, in love, family problems ...
Place: berlin germany
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, multicultural
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, couple relations, youth, immigrants, society, parents and children, social differences, family life, generation gap, social decay, culture clash ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, england, london, europe, bangladesh
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The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: faith, small town, supernatural, miraculous event, murder, church, mysterious character, investigation, healing power, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, clergy ...
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SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, harsh, intense, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, subculture, rebelliousness, self destructing, coming of age, rock, rebellion, breaking the fourth wall, drug overdose, friendship, drugs, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, california, utah, england, woodstock ...
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Destiny (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Egypt
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher Averroes is appointed grand judge by the caliph and his liberal court judgements are not liked by everyone. The caliph's political rivals, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: medieval, religion, writers, philosopher, muslim, ramadan, politics, state affairs, rebelliousness, society, fighting the system, idealism ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, andalusia
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Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, talky, stylized, feminist film, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, bicycle, islam, muslim, muslim girl, children, school, gender, dreams, coming of age, women, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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Electrick Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Electrick Children tells the story of Rachel, a rambunctious girl from a polygamist colony in southern Utah. On Rachel’s 15th birthday, she finds a forbidden cassette tape. Having never seen anything like it before, Rachel plays the cassette tape, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, melancholic, psychological, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage pregnancy, pregnancy, family relations, self discovery, religions or cults, religious fundamentalism, teenage life, unwanted pregnancy, innocence lost, lifestyle, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, 21st century
Place: utah, nevada, las vegas, usa
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Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: funny, parody, humorous, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, religion, good versus evil, devil, save the world, dark humor, survival, unlikely hero, god, satire, partners, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, ireland
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On the Path (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Germany, Croatia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Loving young couple Luna and Amar try their best to overcome unexpected obstacles that threaten their relationship. After Amar's dramatic change in a fundamentalist community, Luna tears herself apart searching if love is truly enough to keep ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: religion, muslim, addiction, alcohol abuse, couple relations, self discovery, islam, religions or cults, couples, redemption, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina
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My Father My Lord (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, jewish, coming of age, self discovery, clergy, society, life is a bitch, hopes, introspection, parents and children, rabbi, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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