Belief movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant belief movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, thought provoking, touching, captivating, realistic and inspirational films and TV shows about / with belief, religion, society, christianity, redemption, faith, adaptation, storytelling, hopes and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
belief movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as belief: The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Candyman (1992), Adam's Apples (2005), Mary Magdalene (2018), The Tree of Life (2011), The Book of Eli (2010), Noah (2014), The Polar Express (2004), The Master (2012).

List of belief movies

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: psychological, bleak, rough, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: rape, sexism, tyranny, surrogate mother, infertility, slavery, protest, violence, religion, distopia, totalitarianism, belief ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 21st century
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: fairy tale, touching, exciting, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: holiday, dreams, christmas, childhood, belief, good versus evil, friendship, fairy, protector, heroic mission, santa claus, save the world ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, new york
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Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, ghost, supernatural, monster, belief, macabre, cult, investigation, urban decay, revenge, bee ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: surreal, cynical, humorous, funny, psychological ...
Plot: priest, religion, funeral, church, belief, racial slur, dark humor, prejudice, disability, existentialism, skinhead, morality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: religion, faith, baptism, christian, belief, jesus, apostle, resurrection, treason, religious, superstition, love ...
Time: 1st century, biblical epic, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
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The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: surreal, philosophical, atmospheric, thought provoking, artsy ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: philosophy, childhood, grief, coming of age, spirituality, father son relationship, parenthood, existentialism, family relations, hopes, religion, domineering father ...
Time: 50s, prehistory, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
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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, heroic, biblical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, religion, faith, lone hero, desert, protector, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, bible ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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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, epic, exciting, biblical, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, religion, survival, god, chaos, natural disaster, old testament, bible, belief, human nature, chosen one, ancient history ...
Time: biblical epic, ancient times
Place: holy land
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The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, 3d animation, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, magic, dream, train, railway, snow, winter, good versus evil, life philosophy, friendship, santa claus ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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The Master (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: art house, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cult, right hand man, psychiatry, religion, religions or cults, mentor, brainwashing, society, drifter, mentor protege relationship, male orgasm, belief ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, future ...
Place: usa, california, san francisco, alabama, england ...
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The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: captivating, mind bending, serious, touching, stylized ...
Audience: adult
Plot: life turned upside down, society, disappearance, apocalypse, haunted by the past, missing person, chaos, depression, small town sheriff, chief of police, worldwide chaos, hopes ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada, India, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, visually appealing, atmospheric, motivational, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: survival, ocean, human animal relationship, stranded, lost at sea, animals, life, hopes, life & death, beautiful scenery, survivor, journey ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, paris france ...
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Moral Orel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Moral Orel is an American stop-motion animated television show, which originally aired a sneak peek on Adult Swim on December 13, 2005, before it officially aired on January 23, 2006 to December 18, 2008. It has been described as "Davey and ...
Style: adult animation, humorous, parody, cynical, witty ...
Audience: kids, adult
Plot: jewish, christianity, mischievous children, belief, religious, religions or cults, clergy, society, youth, dark humor, hypocrisy, reverend ...
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The Nativity Story (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in ...
Style: biblical, touching, tricky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: jesus, christmas, christianity, angel, bible, pregnancy, ancient history, christian, children, religions or cults, miraculous event, priest ...
Time: 1st century, biblical epic, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, egypt, jerusalem, palestine ...
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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, sexy, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, investigation, apostle, interrogation, messiah, jesus, resurrection, christian, religion, roman soldier, religious, faith ...
Time: biblical epic, 1st century, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, egypt, spain, rome italy, latin america ...
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Paradise: Faith (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Second film in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy. A devout Catholic woman practises her religion at home and in the local community, but is unprepared for the reappearance of her estranged husband, who is a Muslim.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, disturbing, erotic ...
Plot: self flagellation, religious fanatic, religion, missionary, faith, self discovery, belief, husband wife conflict, sin, wheelchair bound, religions or cults, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria, vienna
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, social relations, religions or cults, moral dilemma, urban setting, religion, prejudice, conflict ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Cleaner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William Banks strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and dedicate his life to helping others. Now, along ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, belief, going straight, life is a bitch, hopes, rescue, family relations, family life, human nature, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, drug rehab ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: When Rasmus gets of the train at the Central Station in Stockholm in September 1982 he leaves the little city of Koppom behind, to never go back. Young and beautiful he throws himself out in the gay Stockholm. Benjamin is a Jehova'’s ...
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, depressing ...
Plot: aids, lgbt, gay, gay slur, hiv, fall in love, terminal illness, acceptance, family disapproval, belief, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe
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Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, psychological, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, desert island, stranded on an island, human nature, air disaster, lost, island, mysterious place, destiny, plane crash, death, mysterious character ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, fictional island
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Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, baroque
Plot: island, survival, ocean, wise man, friends, wisdom of life, storm, sea disaster, friendship, isolation, escapades, shipwreck ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, fictional island
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Joan of Arcadia (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Joan of Arcadia is an American television fantasy/family drama telling the story of teenager Joan Girardi, who sees and speaks with God and performs tasks she is given. The series originally aired on Fridays, 8–9 p.m. on CBS and CTV for two ...
Style: sentimental, touching, witty, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, supernatural ability, chosen one, friendship, supernatural, youth, first love, small town, parents and children, high school, belief, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: maryland
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Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty as soldiers.
Style: heroic, inspirational, realistic, touching, harsh ...
Plot: gunfight, christian, atrocity, christianity, religion, civil war, orphan, child in peril, children, lone hero, army, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2003, 21st century
Place: uganda, africa, sudan, pennsylvania, california
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Saving Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Saving Grace is an American television crime drama series which premiered on TNT on July 23, 2007 and ran until June 21, 2010. The show stars Academy Award-winner Holly Hunter in her first television series, as well as Leon Rippy, Kenny Johnson, ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, sincere
Plot: sex addict, police detective, faith, religions or cults, police investigation, female detective, self destructing, convict, sexual activity, law enforcement, fighting crime, belief ...
Time: 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, emotional, sad ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, desert island, air disaster, stranded on an island, lost at sea, courage, solitude, determination, survivor ...
Time: 20th century, year 1999, year 1995, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: moscow russia, russia, fictional island
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The Path (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Path explores the unknown and mysterious world of the cult-like Meyerist Movement in upstate New York. At the center of the movement lies Eddie, a conflicted husband; Sarah, his devoted wife; and Cal, an ambitious leader. We follow each as they ...
Style: biblical, thought provoking, melancholic, psychological, spooky ...
Plot: religious sect, religion, faith, belief, identity crisis, social problems, social relations, relationship problems, religious faith, society, meaning of life, manipulation ...
Place: new york state
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Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, parents and children, resurrection, back from the dead, investigation, miraculous event, supernatural, uncover truth, family relations, surprising revelation, haunted by the past, priest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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La higuera de los bastardos (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A trigger-happy Nationalist fears retribution from the son of a man he executed. To mollify the boy's anger, he takes a drastic step: he keeps constant watch over the fig tree the boy has planted at his father's gravesite. As the years ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, tense, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, child, satire, recluse, redemption, army, village, blackmail, spanish civil war, greed, belief, religion ...
Place: basque country
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Under the Mistletoe (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Devoted father and husband Tom Chandler dies in a car accident, but appears as a ghost to his teenage son Jonathan.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, touching
Plot: christmas, fall in love, ghost, ice hockey, rehabilitation, hopes, tragic hero, best friends, belief, family relations, school, hospital ...
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Son of God (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Style: uplifting, captivating, biblical, inspirational, christian film ...
Plot: jesus, christianity, bible, tragic hero, prophet, religions or cults, clergy, christian, torture, ancient history, idealism, oracle ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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