Prayer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prayer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, christian film, psychological and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with prayer, christian, faith, religion, family relations, christianity, murder, death, hospital and church plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prayer: War Room (2015), The Prayer (2018), The Confession (1999), The Shack (2017), God's Not Dead 2 (2016), We Are What We Are (2013), The Mistress of Spices (2005), Last Days in the Desert (2015), Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006), Still (2010).

List of prayer movies

War Room (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But ...
Style: inspirational, christian film, biblical, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prayer, african american protagonist, family relations, christian, propaganda, beautiful scenery, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, intergenerational friendship, marital problem, life philosophy ...
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The Prayer (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thomas is a drug addict. In an effort to put an end to his habit, he joins a community of former addicts who live isolated in the mountains and use prayer as a way to cure themselves.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, captivating, disturbing
Plot: drug addict, mountain, prayer, hard labor, catholic priest, drug rehab, love, friendship, new life, nun, death, troubled youth ...
Place: france
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The Confession (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After his young son dies from the negligience of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kinglsey) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: prayer, faith, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, death in the family, redemption, murder, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, legal investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Shack (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: philosophical, christian film, psychedelic, sad, suspenseful
Plot: god, christian, forgiveness, death of daughter, guilt, a vision, missing child, cabin in the woods, depression, hate, prayer, husband wife relationship ...
Place: oregon
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God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, christianity, religious persecution, teacher, christian propaganda, lawsuit, faith, prayer, church, atheist, bible, religion ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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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, family relations, prayer, small town, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, danger, missing person, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
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Division III: Football's Finest (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This ensemble comedy follows the Pullham University Bluecocks, a small liberal arts college with a Division III football program (the lowest division in the NCAA). When the head coach unexpectedly dies, the future of the flailing football program is ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, cheerleader, american football, sport team, prayer, fight, sport, contests and competitions, power relations, social relations, athlete and trainer, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Mistress of Spices (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tilo, the titular "Mistresses of Spices" is a shopkeeper and an immigrant from India who helps customers satisfy their needs and desires with spices. Her life changes when she falls in love with an American man.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sexy, serious ...
Plot: supernatural ability, forbidden love, love and romance, mysticism, prayer, recipe, supernatural, fall in love, foreknowledge, custom, customs, tradition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, india, usa, asia
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Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, serious, biblical, fable
Plot: desert, devil, fasting, society, religions or cults, adventure, escapades, family problems, wilderness, prayer, praying, jesus ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Humble and introvert Muharrem lives in a solitary and meager existence of a prayer and sexual abstinence adhering strictly to the most severe Islamic doctrines.His extraordinary devotion attracts the attention of the leader of a rich and powerful ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: society, muslim, conservative, islam, religions or cults, family relations, politics, fall in love, solitary, new job, faith, koran ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
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A Serial Killer's Guide to Life (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Louise Farnt is obsessed with the world of self-help. And when she meets the not necessarily sane guru wannabe Val Stone, a murderous spree begins.
Style: road movie, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: female criminal, ambition, hallucination, female psychopath, camping, secret, book, mysterious woman, interview, tent, serial killer, manipulation ...
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God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, rough, christian film
Plot: church, christian, brother brother relationship, faith, religious fundamentalism, religion, religious fanatic, university, arson, pastor, jail, prayer ...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
Style: medical drama, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: biology, medical research, research, genetics, profanity, fight, death, prayer, genetic experiment, experimental technology, medical experiment, scientific experiment ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 1990s, 1950s, 2000s ...
Place: north carolina, baltimore
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Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Horror
Country: West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women, and the horned Devil, and told that it's all a ...
Style: erotic, satanic, suspense, sexploitation film
Plot: inquisition, butt naked, satanism, nun, letter, convent, occult, topless, female protagonist, public execution, confession, sex scene ...
Place: portugal
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Still (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An omnibus film of four stories pulled straight from Thailand's most gruesome headlines. In "Flame", a man is haunted by regret and a ghost after he survives a nightclub fire that killed his girlfriend. In "Imprison", a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: prisoner, fire, ghost, fear, corpse, suicide, suffocation, prayer, funeral, rape, murder, dead prostitute ...
Place: thailand
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Miracles from Heaven (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: \When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle ...
Style: christian film, inspirational, sentimental, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: sick child, miraculous event, heaven, illness, accident, child protagonist, parent child relationship, terminal illness, medical, faith, mother daughter relationship, little girl ...
Place: boston
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Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Style: christian film, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: christian, father son relationship, faith, family relations, fatherhood, husband wife relationship, grief, love, prayer, father, integrity, responsibility
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David and Goliath (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.
Style: biblical, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: old testament, giant, king, warrior, standoff, brother brother relationship, faith, bible story, heroism, bravery, showdown, prayer ...
Time: ancient world
Place: israel
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90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Style: christian film, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: church, hospital, heaven, near death experience, recovery, car accident, husband wife relationship, prayer, truck, rain, christian propaganda, ambulance ...
Time: year 1989
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The Theory of Everything (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Does God exist? Does Science prove God's existence or provide more reasons to doubt? Doug Holloway (David de Vos), a family man on the verge of financial and marital ruin, embarks on a journey to find his birth father, Dr. Eugene Holland ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: prodigy, family relations, religions or cults, on the road, memory loss, obsessive quest, research, christian, scientist, husband wife relationship, prayer, illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Falls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, missionary, gays and lesbians, hopes, society, religion, coming out, church, prayer, religious, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, idaho
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Arang and the Magistrate (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Story: Arang and the Magistrate is a 2012 South Korean historical television drama, starring Lee Joon-gi, Shin Min-ah and Yeon Woo-jin. The period horror-romance is based on the folklore of Arang, who died unjustly and returns as a ghost in order to reveal ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, tense
Plot: ghost, amnesia, romance, supernatural, able to see the dead, murder, afterlife, death, prayer, supernatural power, possession, joseon dynasty ...
Place: korea
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Three Monkeys (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A family battles against the odds to stay together when small lies grow into an extravagant cover-up. In order to avoid hardship and responsibilities that would otherwise be impossible to endure, the family chooses to ignore the truth, not to see, ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, feel good, gloomy
Plot: family relations, hit and run, injustice, family secret, political corruption, dishonesty, workplace, life is a bitch, hidden identity, hidden truth, buried truth, innocence lost ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Island (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, cerebral, breathtaking, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, monk, christian, sin, solitude, religion, loneliness, life philosophy, hopes, psychic, island, forgiveness ...
Place: russia
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Desperation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, sheriff, hitchhiker, highway, mysterious character, danger, deadly, family in danger, small town life, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, epic, realistic
Plot: apostle, clergy, miraculous event, faith, christian, redemption, religions or cults, heroes, rise to the top, partners, hopes, religious conversion ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
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Heaven Is for Real (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey ...
Style: christian film, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, christianity, heaven, jesus, family, faith, firefighter, religions or cults, parents and children, small town, supernatural, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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Dormant Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, contemplative, emotional
Plot: paralysis, doctor, life is a bitch, dealing with death, parents and children, family relations, mercy killing, father daughter relationship, prayer, murder, father daughter estrangement, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Meteora (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a monastery set on the top of sandstone pillars young monk Theodoros and nun Urania find themselves physically drawn to one and other after devoting their lives to the strict rituals and practises of the monasteries. Below them the eternal cycle ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: monastery, forbidden love, love affair, religions or cults, society, love, temptation, nun, very little dialogue, sex scene, prayer, sin ...
Time: middle ages
Place: greece, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, christian film
Plot: terrorism, christian, race against time, danger, law enforcement, nuclear threat, chases and races, state affairs, fbi agent, prayer, bomb, nuclear bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
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