Christ figure movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant christ figure movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, cult film, realistic, allegory, stylized and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with christ figure, violence, death, blood, surrealism, danger, crucifix, storytelling, dialogue and society plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as christ figure: Bad Lieutenant (1992), Reign of the Supermen (2019), Car Cemetery (1983), J.C. (1972), Black Jesus (1968), The Next One (1984), Two Days, Nine Lives (2001), The Ninth Configuration (1980), Valdez Is Coming (1971), Greaser's Palace (1972).

List of christ figure movies

 7.1
 39K
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
Style: bleak, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, baseball, rape, police corruption, drug addiction, redemption, masturbation, gambling, catholicism, corruption, drinking alcohol, drinking ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, elf, wizards, magical, dark fantasy, imaginary, warrior, friendship, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Reign of the Supermen (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the wake of The Death of Superman, the world is still mourning the loss of the Man of Steel following his fatal battle with the monster Doomsday. However, no sooner as his body been laid to rest than do four new bearers of the Superman shield ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: superhero, one man army, legacy, resurrection, superman character, cloning, showdown, lex luthor character, wonder woman character, green lantern character, cyborgs, battles ...
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Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! (1967)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Mexican outlaw known as "The Stranger" is part of a band of thieves that steal a cargo of gold from a stagecoach. However, the Americans in the band betray him, and shoot all the Mexicans. The Stranger is not completely dead though, and ...
Style: offbeat, rough, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, desert, old west, vigilantism, small town, friends, righting the wronged, gory, buddies, life is a bitch, society, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
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The Seventh Day, the Eighth Night (1969)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An allegory set in an archetypal Czech village, it tells of what happens when a sequence of mysterious events take place, including the disappearance of the stationmaster. While everything has a rational explanation, collective paranoia takes hold ...
Plot: fear, female nudity, paranoia, christ figure, isolation, rape, fight, gang rape, village, stage play, stage actor, theater ...
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 6.0
 105
Car Cemetery (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The plot is set in a post apocalyptic Junkyard where people take refuge from authority and are able to practice their fantasies and fetishes without being stopped by the police. These people are led by Emanou who is a sort of Messiah, who promises ...
Style: avant garde, allegory
Plot: pigeon, punk rocker, guitar, hamburger, christ figure, junkyard, surrealism, s&m, crucifix, nudity (full frontal - brief), skin, social outcast ...
Time: future
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 3.5
 134
J.C. (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jesus Christ is born again on Earth. But his father is a hardcore Southern Baptist, and during his teen years, Jesus rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to the West to fight the establishment. Anyone who adopts the ...
Plot: biker, exploitation, christianity, shotgun, small town, cigarette smoking, church, sunglasses, death, bald man, drugs, violence ...
Time: 70s
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 6.7
 231
Black Jesus (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thinly-disguised biography of African leader Patrice Lumumba, here called Lalubi. Lalubi, a Christ-like leader determined to save his people, by passive resistance, from the dictatorial regime propped up by European colonialists, is imprisoned and ...
Plot: christ figure, massacre, stabbed to death, shot to death, colonialism, controversy, army, religious symbolism, partisan, jailed, politics, political prisoner ...
Time: year 1960
Place: congo, africa
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 4.6
 217
The Next One (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An astronaut's widow and her young son meet a stranger from the future on a Greek island.
Plot: time traveler, supernatural power, little boy, healing power, island, amnesia, boy, single mother, fish out of water, church, marijuana, religion ...
Place: greece
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Two Days, Nine Lives (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug addict checks into rehab.
Plot: rehabilitation, drug addict, car accident, movie business, drug addiction, gambling addiction, aids, therapy, prostitute, clinic, counseling, christ figure ...
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The Ninth Configuration (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. ...
Style: cult film, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: vietnam war, astronaut, mental illness, gang, murder, post traumatic stress disorder, mental institution, psychosis, absurdism, crucifix, army, castle ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Valdez Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, cynical, tense ...
Plot: racism, one man army, murder, lone wolves, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, society, heroes, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, california, canada
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Greaser's Palace (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: old west, miraculous event, surrealism, christ allegory, heroes, hopes, lone wolves, anti hero, destiny, americana, small town, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
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Black God, White Devil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the drought-plagued Brazilian badlands of the 1940s, Black God, White Devil explores the climate of superstition, physical and spiritual terrorism, and fear that gripped the country. The central characters, Manuel and Rosa, are on the run, ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, rough, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nihilism, graphic violence, opposites attract, crime, rivalry, unlikely criminals, politics, adventure, crimes, state affairs, society, on the road ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
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The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a porno movie with Natasha Richardson. Hoskins finds his model for ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: farce, fight, pornography, apostle, delusion, disorder, filmmaking, screwball, couples, romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Given Word (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zé is a very poor man from the Brazilian countryside. His most prized possession is his donkey. When his donkey falls terminally ill, Zé makes a promise to Saint Bárbara: If his donkey recovers, he will carry a cross - like Jesus - all the way ...
Style: sincere, emotional, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: church, tragic hero, obsessive quest, society, village, innocence lost, life is a bitch, heroes, manipulations, escapades, cure, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
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Gory Gory Hallelujah (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four actors compete for the role of Jesus - a black revolutionary, a bisexual hippie, a Jew, and a feminist. When all four are rejected, they hit the road on bad-ass motorcycles, bound for glory in New York City. But when a run-in with a gang of ...
Style: suspense, humorous, absurd, scary, cult film
Plot: stranded, hillbilly, conspiracy, road trip, secret society, absurdism, fight, surrealism, audition, preacher, religion, small town ...
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 5.2
 3K
The Visitor (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, scary, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, alien, telekinesis, wheelchair, car accident, evil child, bird attack, basketball, gymnastics, rivalry, youth, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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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, brother sister incest, blood, symbolism, strong sexual content, genital mutilation, deadly, danger, gory, incest, pregnancy, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Goodbye, 20th Century (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Republic of North Macedonia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2019, after global destruction and descent into savagery, the immortal Kuzman tried to discover his destiny in order to learn how to die. As he enters the whirling circles of time, we discover the blasphemy of our century, and how it is ...
Style: christmas horror, absurd, avant garde, allegory, psychedelic
Plot: post apocalypse, newlyweds, hairdresser, flatulence, gunfight, flashlight, female nudity, coffin, massacre, santa claus suit, survival, sentenced to death ...
Time: 1910s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, year 1900 ...
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 7.9
 290K
The Wrestler (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, emotional, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: wrestling, loneliness, life is a bitch, wrestler, fame, ambition, aging, stripper, athlete's life, introspection, heart attack, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, star wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, space opera, sword fight, warrior, cloning, space and aliens, space travel, space battle ...
Time: future, 2000s
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 6.9
 20K
Simon Birch (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, destiny, family relations, illegitimate son, obsessive quest, hopes, buddies, family problems, child illness, coming of age, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, quarry ...
Place: maine
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On the Silver Globe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A small group of cosmic explorers leave Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, spacecraft, moon, battles, time travel, chaos, space wars, track down, future dystopia, starting over, space travel, society ...
Time: future
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I Come with the Rain (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Spain, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kline, a former Los Angeles police officer turned private detective, is hired by a powerful pharmaceutical conglomerate boss to investigate in Asia the disappearance of his only son, Shitao, whom he has not seen in person since the boy was ten. Now ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, neo noir, private detective, serial killer, haunted by the past, crimes, ex cop, murder, danger, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia
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The Holy Mountain (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, soldier, bird, mountain, female genitalia, alchemist, thief, surrealism, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
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 8.1
 723K
Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: gang, veteran, gunfight, friendship, interracial relations, elderly, pride and honor, immigrants, neighbor, visceral, prejudice, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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 8.2
 15K
FLCL (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: In this 6-part mini-series, a 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.
Style: stylized, psychedelic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, coming of age, stranger, tomboy, youth, friendship, monster, alien, psychedelia, robot, baseball, parody ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 21K
Fearless (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another ...
Style: emotional, psychological, uplifting, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: guilt, dealing with death, loss of son, confession, rescue, air disaster, starting over, human nature, family relations, survival, hopes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, san francisco, los angeles, usa, oakland california
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 6.5
 128K
Dune (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, epic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, chosen one, battles, emperor, messiah, vengeance, desert, good versus evil, loss of father, witch, prophecy ...
Time: future
Place: south pole
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