Messiah movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant messiah movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, stylized and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with messiah, religion, society, death, destiny, desert, danger, heroes, betrayal and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as messiah: Messiah (2020), Revelation (1999), Dune (1984), The Matrix (1999), Risen (2016), The Last Man (2019), Das Jerusalem-Syndrom (2013), Daas (2011), The Young Messiah (2016), Story of Judas (2015).

List of messiah movies

 7.6
 36K
Messiah (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: cia, prophet, messiah, cia agent, religion, politics, jesus, investigation, society, disorder, media, faith ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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 5.1
 893
Revelation (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the sequel to Apocalypse. In this movie Thorold Stone is still looking for his family. The Christians, whom the rest of the world has started to call The Haters, are being framed for many murders and terrorist acts. Thorold and his partner ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, rough, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: messiah, apocalypse, investigation, frame up, terrorism, religions or cults, danger, mystery, society, rivalry, hacker, computer virus ...
Time: future, 90s
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 6.5
 127K
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: teens, boys' night
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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 8.7
 1.7M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, chosen one, distopia, man versus machine, alternate reality, hacker, existentialism, virtual reality, save the world, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.3
 25K
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: biblical, enigmatic, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, messiah, resurrection, investigation, jesus christ, betrayal, race against time, interrogation, faith, desert, religious ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica ...
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 3.7
 1K
The Last Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Argentina, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tov Matheson is a war veteran with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) who perceives that the end of the world is coming. After establishing a relationship with a dubious Messiah, he leaves his normal life and begins the construction of a shelter ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: apocalypse, post traumatic stress disorder, storm, cult, gang, end of the world, contemplating suicide, messiah, war veteran, male protagonist, father daughter relationship, jail ...
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Das Jerusalem-Syndrom (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pregnant woman who lives in Jerusalem believes she is going to bring the son of God into the world. Her older sister tries to convince her to return with her to Germany. Then the young woman disappears.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: religious fanatic, messiah, strong female character, sister sister relationship, cult, strong female lead, pregnant woman, sect, psychiatrist, missing person, faith, female scientist
Place: jerusalem
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 5.7
 212
Daas (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jest rok 1776. Radca wiedeńskiej Kancelarii Nadwornej Henryk Klein (Mariusz Bonaszewski) otrzymuje skargę na hrabiego Jakuba Franka (Olgierd Łukaszewicz), który kilkanaście lat wcześniej został skazany za głoszenie herezji i zbiegł do ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, enigmatic
Plot: religious leader, mysterious man, messiah, investigation, worship, cult, warning, uncover truth, polish history, complaint, jewish, royal court ...
Time: 1770s, 18th century
Place: vienna
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Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events leading up to one of the largest mass suicides in history.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: commune, poison, cult, fighting the system, leadership, rebellion, psychopath, religions or cults, against humanity, drug abuse, sect, messiah ...
Time: 70s, year 1980
Place: africa, san francisco
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The Young Messiah (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, biblical
Plot: journey, jesus, parents and children, society, gospel, bible, family life, youth, young heroes, family relations, messiah, christian ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, palestine, israel
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Jesus Christ Superstar - Live Arena Tour (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Celebrating 40 years since it first opened in London’s West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Laurence Connor, promises to be the rock event of 2012. The star-studded line-up includes award-winning ...
Style: stylized, humorous, controversial, semi serious, realistic
Plot: social decay, redemption, rise to the top, folk hero, superhuman powers, hopes, betrayal, supernatural ability, fighting the system, religions or cults, righting the wronged, heroes ...
Place: holy land
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 5.6
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Story of Judas (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, biblical, realistic
Plot: betrayal, clergy, religions or cults, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, bible, society, desert, friendship, bible story, disciple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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 5.0
 826
Tribulation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom Canboro is a police detective with a Christian sister, Eileen, a brother, Calvin, a wife, Susan, and eccentric brother-in-law, Jason. One night, Jason seemingly goes insane and tries to kill Eileen, calling her a "hater". Tom soon ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, christian film ...
Plot: mind game, supernatural, leadership, fighting the system, danger, police detective, haunted by the past, human spirit, messiah, virtual reality, mind control, distopia ...
Time: 90s, future, 2010s
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 3.3
 228
Know Thy Enemy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nemesis is the hottest rapper in rap's hottest city; Miami, the 305. But he has a little secret...he's not really a rapper. A record label discovers Nate's talent, and offers to make him a star, as a rapper. They create Nemesis, a Hip ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, inspirational, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: hip hop, jazz, rivalry, rise to the top, showbiz, artists and showbiz, music, gangsters, family business, society, criminal's revenge, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 4.6
 286
Ultrachrist! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would Jesus do if he returned to Earth and discovered he could no longer relate to the youth of today?
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, satire, religions or cults, destiny, heroes, clergy, society, disorder, vampire, superhero, antichrist, messiah ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 2.7
 525
666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, gory, deadly, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Dune (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien planet, desert, outer space, trap, prophecy, messiah, warner bros, sand, space opera, betrayal, water shortage, revenge ...
Time: 2020s
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, psychotronic, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, supernatural, chosen one, destiny, master warrior, hopes ...
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The Matrix 4 (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: The fourth installment in The Matrix franchise. Plot unknown.
Plot: truth, fight, messiah, martial arts, distopia, philosophy, computer, prophecy, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, heroes, dream world ...
Time: future
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The Blind Jesus (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael is an inhabitant of a remote village in the Chilean desert. But not any inhabitant. He is Christ.
Plot: messiah, river, campfire, boy, old woman, nail, nail through hand, taking a bath, desert, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), barefoot ...
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The Discovery of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Disappointed with humanity, God wants to revoke his contract with humanity and wants to take back the stone tablets containing the ten commandments. To this end an angel is sent out to affect the personal lives of three humans so an appropriate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense, sentimental
Plot: heaven, superhuman powers, angel, supernatural ability, religions or cults, parent child relationship, hopes, love triangle, miraculous event, supernatural, politics, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, israel, cuba, amsterdam
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: bleak, stylized, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, faith, gender bending, state affairs, leadership, politics, injustice, religions or cults, idealism, human spirit, redemption ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: israel, palestine, southern italy, rome italy
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 5.4
 91
LokalFilmis (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Slovakia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: As a gypsy prophet, Pista Lakatos foretells the arrival of a Messiah from a ghetto who will change the world. After Rytmaus is born, he becomes the most famous rapper in Central Europe. Rytmaus believes that he is the Messiah and runs for the office ...
Plot: parachute, vomiting, exploding bus, street fight, doctor, prison, paradise, ambulance, pregnant woman, goldfish, blood, wristwatch ...
Place: slovakia
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Apocalypse: Caught in the Eye of the Storm (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two news broadcasters, through investigation, find that they were left behind after the biblical rapture. Bronson Pearl and Helen Hannah are two news broadcasters who are covering the impending war in Israel. Yet, suddenly millions of people ...
Style: christian film, disaster movie
Plot: antichrist, armageddon, bible, religion, christian, bible prophecy, messiah, rapture, apocalypse, news anchor, disaster film, end of the world
Place: israel
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Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: small town, delusion, musician, philosophy, chaos, social relations, crimes, danger, small town life, village life, symbolism, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: saga, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, space wars, outer space, good versus evil, rebel, star wars, heroic mission, sword fight, jedi, warrior, creature, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 80s
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Salome's Last Dance (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oscar Wilde watches an outrageous staging of his banned play "Salome" at a London brothel, with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice.
Style: stylized, sexual, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, prostitute, stage play, brothel, gay, unfulfilled love, couple relations, sexual relations, destructive relationship, society, femme fatale, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s
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Visitor of a Museum (1989)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It is the future, the world is in ruins and a large portion of the population consists of deformed mutants living in reservations. In this world a man decides to spend his vacation visiting the ruins of a museum that is now buried under the sea.
Plot: post apocalypse, symbolism, messiah, museum, down syndrome, religion, waste, mentally challenged, post punk, surrealism, underwater, sea ...
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 5.9
 314
End of Man (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Brazil
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Stark naked man comes out from the sea and begins to walk the streets, interfering in daily episodes, always in search of justice. He names himself Finis Hominis (The End of Man, in latin), and soon becomes sort of a modern Messiah, capable of ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, surreal, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), righting the wronged, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, miraculous event, adultery, sex, death, party, satire, messiah ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: philosophical, futuristic, mind bending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, evolution, astronaut, adventure, moon, spacewalk, scientist, super computer, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, prehistory, year 2001 ...
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