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, psychological, intense, visually appealing, thought provoking and stylized films and TV shows about / with religion, dialogue, storytelling, death, violence, mentor, god, catastrophe, greed and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
religion movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as religion: The Passion of the Christ (2004), Stigmata (1999), The Book of Eli (2010), Legion (2010), The Exorcist (1973), Damien (2016), The Two Popes (2019), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Traitor (2008), God Friended Me (2018).

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: biblical, factual, rough, bleak, epic ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, jesus, torture, religion, life philosophy, religions or cults, bible, sacrifice, suffering, mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
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, biblical, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Plot: miraculous event, religion, priest, secrets, danger, faith, investigation, conspiracy, supernatural, hopes, woman in danger, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: vatican, usa, new york, pittsburgh, brazil ...
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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, serious, biblical, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, lone hero, future dystopia, warrior, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, danger, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, good versus evil, apocalypse, demons, save the world, prophecy, fallen angel, heroes, religion, desert, chaos, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, frightening, psychological ...
Plot: devil, priest, exorcism, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, asia, middle east, iraq
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Damien (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: antichrist, evil, devil, religion, destiny, supernatural, catholicism, bible prophecy, deadly, photographer, mysticism, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Two Popes (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, humorous, based on true events
Plot: catholic church, pope, religion, catholicism, catholic, cardinal the priest, catholic priest, priest, guilt, confession, forgiveness, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, buenos aires argentina, italy, argentina
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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, serious ...
Plot: ancient egypt, prophet, religion, bible, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, destiny, miraculous event, slavery, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, xian, israel
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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: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, religion, faith, traitor, bomb, prison, working undercover, undercover, islam, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, london, toronto ontario canada, nice france, washington d.c. ...
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God Friended Me (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A self-proclaimed "pesky atheist" is encouraged to help strangers by someone claiming to be God who friends him on Facebook.
Style: emotional, captivating, witty, touching, light
Plot: god, religion, atheist, help, facebook, friends, family relations, good deed, social network, black man white woman relationship, christian propaganda, warner bros
Time: 21st century
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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, meditative ...
Plot: redemption, monk, christian, religion, loneliness, solitude, life philosophy, hopes, psychic, sin, forgiveness, island ...
Place: russia
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: 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: dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, scary ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, wilderness, family relations, religion, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, imaginary, black magic, guilt ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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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, psychological, thought provoking, serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, christian, religion, religious, teachers and students, religions or cults, one on one, college, college life, college student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, religious persecution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, israel, middle east, egypt
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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: sincere, serious, philosophical, psychological, talky ...
Plot: immortality, philosophy, professor, hidden identity, society, religion, christianity, mistaken identity, legends and myths, psychology, impersonating, secret ...
Time: middle ages, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric, 21st century ...
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: captivating, epic, rough, factual, serious ...
Plot: battles, joan of arc, siege, politics, religion, medieval, war, heroic mission, courage, rise and fall, betrayal, god ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, paris france, new orleans
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The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, exorcism, satanic cult, supernatural horror, religion, evil spirit, human sacrifice, satanic ritual, preacher, cheating, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, california
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Children of God (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he’s creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, couples, religion, gender, gays and lesbians, society, youth, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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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: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: devil, demons, courtroom, priest, curses spells and rituals, evil force, religion, halloween, teenage girl, supernatural, mental illness, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
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Cousins (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lucas is a young man who lives with his religious aunt Lourdes in a quiet country town. He helps his aunt by holding religious meetings with the ladies of the area, in the living room, playing biblical songs on the keyboard. This quiet life will end ...
Style: sincere, captivating, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: gay sex, gay, religion, coming out, lgbt, friendship, forbidden love, love, coming of age, cousin, incest, gay slur ...
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By The Grace of God (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day, he discovered by chance that the priest who abused him to scouts always officiates with children. He then starts a fight, quickly joined by François and Emmanuel, also victims of the ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, religion, priest, journalist, children, church, lawyer, husband wife relationship, cardinal the priest, christmas, train ...
Time: year 2014, year 2015, year 2016
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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: witty, humorous, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, god or devil, satire, chosen one, god, save the world, religions or cults, religion, heaven and hell, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, ancient history
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
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The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Style: complex, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: religion, teacher, violence, student, school, praying, bible, prayer, anger, classroom, faith, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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, biblical, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, god, chaos, angel, christianity, god or devil, adventure, human nature, forces of nature, end of the world, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: melancholic, psychological, rough, bleak, captivating
Plot: rape, slavery, surrogate mother, sexism, violence, violence against women, infertility, protest, totalitarianism, tyranny, kidnapping, torture ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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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, dark, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: devil, angel, good versus evil, prophecy, afterlife, vicious, god, christianity, supernatural, religions or cults, insubordination, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, arizona, california
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, touching, disturbing
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, lesbian, emotional abuse, teenage sexuality, religion, female sexuality, sex scene, parent child relationship, self acceptance, gay slur, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993, year 1992
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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, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: cia, prophet, messiah, cia agent, religion, jesus christ, jesus, politics, investigation, media, society, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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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, catholicism, human nature, religion, self discovery, clergy, introspection, self involved, self fulfillment, society, lifestyle, catholic church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy, europe
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Little Buddha (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Style: sentimental, serious, meditative, compassionate, touching ...
Plot: enlightenment, reincarnation, self discovery, monk, buddhist, teachers and students, buddha, religions or cults, human nature, parents and children, religion, boy ...
Place: tibet, seattle, asia, usa, seattle washington
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Jewtopia (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Smitten with a Jewish woman, a gentile asks his Jewish pal to advise him on how to act like a member of the community.
Style: light, humorous, captivating, feel good
Plot: dating, religion, restaurant, friendship, jewish, family business, prejudice, love and romance, pretense, couples, paranoia, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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