Atheism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant atheism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, thought provoking, talky, enigmatic, realistic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with atheism, religion, storytelling, death, god, dialogue, atheist, mentor, catastrophe and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
atheism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as atheism: I Origins (2014), The Invention of Lying (2009), The Sunset Limited (2011), Agora (2009), Young Sheldon (2017), Sade (2000), Creation (2009), The Ten (2007), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Ghost Stories (2017).

List of atheism movies

I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, emotional ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 1998 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: philosophical, humorous, cynical, clever, funny ...
Plot: alternate reality, misfit, society, love and romance, dishonesty, distopia, love triangle, farce, disorder, pretense, atheism, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 13th century
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The Sunset Limited (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: intellectual, bleak, psychological, talky, serious ...
Plot: belief, one on one, suicidal, christianity, atheism, suffering, african american, suicide attempt, psychology, question, afterlife, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: emotional, touching, stylized, sincere, epic ...
Plot: roman empire, master and servant, political unrest, christianity, religions or cults, destiny, impossible love, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, power relations, fall in love ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, rome italy, spain
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Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, school, boy, family, childhood, kids and family, adolescence, mathematician, prodigy, family conflict, society ...
Time: year 1990, 1990s, 90s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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Sade (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: prison, revolution, convent, sexual relations, couples, murder, couple relations, s&m, rebellion, rebelliousness, passion, seduction ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france
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Creation (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, stylized, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: evolution, faith, family relations, loss of daughter, haunted by the past, death in the family, family life, relationship vs career, village, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Ten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.
Style: cynical, not serious, dark humor, witty, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, human nature, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, violence, brain scan, rubik's cube, radiation sickness, atheism, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., mexico, st. louis missouri
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for ...
Style: biblical, lyrical, stylized, emotional, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, hopes, dancing, singing, religion, rock and roll, music, crucifix, storytelling, atheism, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 70s
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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Ghost Stories (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Goodman devotes his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans. His skepticism soon gets put to the test when he receives news of three chilling and inexplicable cases -- disturbing visions in an ...
Style: anthology, enigmatic, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, journalist, car accident, religion, dishonesty, teenage boy, twists & turns, storytelling, violence, satan, character study, adaptation ...
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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, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christian, christianity, religion, religious, teachers and students, college life, religions or cults, college, one on one, college student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, religious persecution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, israel, middle east, egypt
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Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: bad ending, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, outer space, androids, space travel, human versus alien, alien technology, monster, parasite, alien life-form, infection, experiment, brutality ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, philosophy, hidden identity, society, religion, christianity, psychology, mistaken identity, legends and myths, impersonating, secret ...
Time: middle ages, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric, 21st century ...
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Subconscious Cruelty (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A surrealistic anthology of horror films; four segments structured as an intense fever dream...
Style: surreal, rough, disturbing, psychological, brutal ...
Plot: torture, blood, symbolism, strong sexual content, genital mutilation, danger, deadly, gory, incest, pregnancy, cannibalism, brother sister incest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Love is God (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Nalla Sivam and Anbarasu meet under different circumstances and their lives are changed as they take the journey of their life.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, buddy movie
Plot: life changing experience, communism, odd couple, accident, self discovery, social differences, introspection, fall in love, terrorism, destiny, social relations, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Words with Gods (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The first of four installments in the groundbreaking Heartbeat of the World anthology film series. Comprised of several short films by some of the world's most exciting directors, Words with Gods follows the theme of religion - specifically as ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: buddhism, society, world spanning, clergy, religions or cults, female director, judaism, australian aboriginal, islam, hinduism, faith, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
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PK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: This experimental satire is a comedy of ideas about an alien in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. People who are set in their ways for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, thought provoking, colourful ...
Plot: benign alien, society, fish out of water, religion, alien, love, supernatural, disorder, cause and meaning, satire, justice, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, murder, religious conversion, faith, family problems, religions or cults, family relations, religion and supernatural, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, group sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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The Book of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, futuristic, surreal, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, hopes, introspection, society, moral dilemma, human nature, rivalry, legends and myths, religions or cults, destiny, save the world, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, year 1999, year 2000
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, jerusalem
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Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual perversion, sexual abuse, kidnapping, murder, sadism, rape victim, sexual torture, hostage, rape, teenage rape, kidnapped girl, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1984
Place: russia, soviet union, afghanistan, ussr
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Open Your Eyes (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, love triangle, paranoia, disfigurement, jealousy, nightmare, doctor, memory loss, dreams, mystery, love and romance, party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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The Possessed (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: French-polish movie adaptation of the novel by Dostoievski (also known as Demons), directed by Andrzej Wajda.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: reform, small town, russian empire, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, suicide, revolution, disposing of a dead body, free will, arson, nihilism, execution ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1870s
Place: russia
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The World's Greatest Sinner (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A bored insurance salesman quits his job to go into politics. He first starts preaching about how man is greater than he thinks and that man can live forever. He ends up forming his own political party, "The Eternal Man" party. He begins ...
Style: underground film, cult film, surreal, psychotronic
Plot: politics, dog, storyteller, candidate, atheism, catholicism, catholic church, cult, church, widow, surrealism, guitar ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, communist, double agent, library, court martial, grocer, cynicism, alcoholic, whiskey, iron curtain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, germany, europe, east germany ...
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Hastrman (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange nobleman returning after years abroad to a small Bohemian village in the beginning of 19th century. The nobleman feels closer to animals despite looking like a human.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, allegory ...
Plot: secret, fish out of water, love triangle, supernatural power, tragic romance, hiding place, murder, mythology, loneliness, mysterious character, head bandage, atheist ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: central europe
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Catching Hearts (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: "What happens when a bestselling atheist author Professor Mark Gavin loses his faith in atheism? This intense drama asks tough questions and explores why there is no such thing as coincidence."
Style: christian film
Plot: crisis of faith, atheist, religious conversion, park, father son relationship, missing child, atheism, christianity, religion, death of father
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Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, touching
Plot: lgbt, sexual identity, novelist, lesbian, coming of age, summer vacation, lesbian sex, roommate, female protagonist, friendship, dating, teenage girl ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 90s, 60s, year 1968 ...
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina, illinois
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Shared Rooms (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A new romantic comedy feature film that brings together three interrelated tales of gay men seeking family, love and sex during the holiday season.
Style: queer cinema
Plot: nudist, holiday, kidnapping, uncle nephew relationship, male nudity, adoption, christmas tree, teenager, sex scene, homosexual, long lost brother, writers ...
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Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: recluse, world war two, writer's life, writers, obsession, genius, friendship, father son relationship, name calling, teenage boy, isolation, spirituality ...
Time: year 1939, year 2010, year 1946, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york, united states, new hampshire ...
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Inherit the Wind (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Style: talky, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom, small town, legal action, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, culture clash, injustice, rebellion, idealism, legal, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: america
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