Religion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant religion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, intense, suspense, suspenseful, talky and interesting films and TV shows about / with religion, dialogue, god, storytelling, violence, catastrophe, death, mentor, murder and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as religion: The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Witch (2015), The Clone (2001), God Friended Me (2018), Noah (2014), Stigmata (1999), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Damien (2016), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Dogma (1999).

List of religion movies

The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: bleak, epic, rough, biblical, factual ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, suffering, torture, religion, sacrifice, religions or cults, clergy, redemption, bible, death, mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 6.8
 143K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: witch, religion, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, wilderness, insanity, guilt, violence, isolation, paranoia ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
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 8.1
 2K
The Clone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
Story: O Clone is a Brazilian TV Series/Telenovela that ran on the Rede Globo Network from October 1, 2001 to June 15, 2002, airing 221 episodes.
Style: romantic, emotional, philosophical, sexy, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, marriage, muslim, islam, cloning, religion, escape, love, tradition, temptation, sin, romance ...
Place: morocco, brazil
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God Friended Me (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A self-proclaimed "pesky atheist" is encouraged to help strangers by someone claiming to be God who friends him on Facebook.
Style: captivating, witty, emotional, touching, light
Plot: god, atheist, religion, good deed, help, friends, family relations, facebook, social network
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 5.8
 227K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, exciting, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, christianity, human nature, god or devil, belief, ship, moral dilemma, natural disaster, redemption, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 6.2
 60K
Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, bleak, biblical ...
Plot: miraculous event, danger, vatican, religion, supernatural, hopes, woman in danger, christian, faith, moral dilemma, investigation, demons ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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, religion, hopes, singing, jesus, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism, christianity, dancing ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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 7.0
 7K
Damien (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: supernatural, destiny, antichrist, evil, devil, religion, based on movie, deadly, catholicism, bible prophecy, mysticism, photograph ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, exciting ...
Plot: christianity, destiny, bible, ancient egypt, old testament, miraculous event, religions or cults, god, christian, religion, royal family, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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 7.3
 197K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, satirical, clever, witty ...
Plot: god or devil, angel, heaven and hell, chosen one, save the world, good versus evil, religions or cults, obsessive quest, redemption, religion, christianity, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
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 6.9
 268K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, lone wolves, christianity, warrior, future dystopia, brutality, danger, post apocalyptic, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: suspense, scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom, catholicism, lawyer, priest, teenage girl, supernatural, good versus evil, courtroom drama, uncover truth, danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, illinois, usa
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 7.0
 53K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, fbi, faith, undercover, terrorism, traitor, prison, working undercover, bomb, track down, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, marseille, washington d.c., nova scotia, chicago illinois ...
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 8.0
 328K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: evil force, supernatural ability, priest, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, devil, girl, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, middle east, iraq, washington d.c.
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, small town, isolation, killer child, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, cornfield, cult, children, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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 6.5
 27K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, angel, afterlife, prophecy, religions or cults, supernatural, society, insubordination, vicious, religion, christianity, devil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, arizona
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 7.6
 58K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, christian film, scary ...
Plot: cult, investigation, trap, paganism, disappearance, ritual, island, society, mystery, missing person, amateur detective, virgin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, seaport, europe
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Prince of Darkness (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: church, apocalypse, secret, secret society, save the world, satan, satanic cult, research, obsession, good versus evil, religion, antichrist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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 6.2
 121K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, scary, psychological ...
Plot: elevator, mysterious character, devil, supernatural, police investigation, danger, trapped in an elevator, death, sin, captivity, mystery, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 7.4
 103K
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: mind bending, atmospheric, psychological, thought provoking, enigmatic ...
Plot: reincarnation, inventions and discoveries, track down, afterlife, death, memory, science, religion, loneliness, atheism, buddhism, pregnant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1998, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, asia, new york, delhi
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 5.5
 6K
Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, judaism, redemption, coming of age, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, human nature, society, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., oakland california
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The Omega Code (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, apocalypse, save the world, society, danger, escapades, chaos, redemption, religions or cults, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel, middle east, italy, rome italy, palestine ...
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 6.3
 28K
Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, scary, suspense, exciting, ambiguous ending
Plot: ransom, cult, violence, father daughter relationship, prophet, religion, brother, kidnapping, brutality, deity, preaching, deal with the devil ...
Time: 1900s
Place: wales
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 6.7
 12K
We Have a Pope (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an ...
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: identity crisis, clergy, human nature, self discovery, introspection, self involved, self fulfillment, lifestyle, catholic church, catholicism, cardinal the priest, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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Z for Zachariah (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspense, bad ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, love triangle, farm, survivor, radiation, survival, human nature, chaos, jealousy, religion, nuclear war, stranger ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california
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 6.4
 22K
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: enigmatic, dark, suspense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, journalist, teenage boy, anthology, car accident, dishonesty, religion, satan, storytelling, twists & turns, violence, crucifix ...
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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, hidden identity, christianity, society, philosophy, god or devil, legends and myths, science, religion, psychology, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, 21st century, contemporary ...
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Drunk History (2013)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable results.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, absurd, mumblecore ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american history, drunk, cultural icon, state affairs, americana, parody, interview, political satire, absurd humor, comedian, guest, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa
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Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected - but unproved - presence of the occult in the small New England town.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, religions or cults, society, legal, politics, americana, courtroom drama, social decay, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1964)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father's killer. When tragedy befalls her, his grief lasts months; finally he rejoins the colorful life around him, marrying Palagna. She wants children but his mind ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, stylized, realistic, epic ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, family feud, wizards and magicians, couples, couple relations, adventure, romance, rivalry, forbidden love, village life, hopes, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ukraine, europe
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