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, captivating, touching, melancholic, intense and stylized films and TV shows about / with belief, redemption, destiny, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, death, dialogue, adaptation and christianity plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
belief movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as belief: Rise of the Guardians (2012), Candyman (1992), Adam's Apples (2005), Noah (2014), The Polar Express (2004), The Sunset Limited (2011), The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Resurrection (2014), The Nativity Story (2006), Son of God (2014).

List of belief movies

Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: exciting, touching, fairy tale, colourful, serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: fairy, adventure, good versus evil, belief, childhood, santa claus, legends and myths, holiday, friendship, dreams, heroes, christmas ...
Place: saint petersburg, 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: macabre, gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, slasher, investigation, supernatural, gory, haunted by the past, serial killer, urban, slavery, cult, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, psychological, intense ...
Plot: belief, funeral, racial slur, priest, good versus evil, church, optimism, clergy, hopes, society, redemption, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
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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, exciting, epic, biblical, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, christianity, god, adventure, human nature, end of the world, god or devil, angel, chaos, belief ...
Time: ancient history
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, stylized, touching, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, belief, faith, santa claus, train ride, holiday, self discovery, young heroes, snow, north pole, magic ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
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The Sunset Limited (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: intellectual, bleak, psychological, talky, serious ...
Plot: belief, one on one, christianity, atheism, suffering, suicidal, african american, suicide attempt, psychology, question, afterlife, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, bleak, rough, captivating
Plot: violence against women, slavery, infertility, protest, rape, sexism, surrogate mother, kidnapping, society, totalitarianism, belief, lesbian ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 21st century
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Resurrection (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, captivating, atmospheric, tense, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, family relations, surprising revelation, nobody believes, haunted by the past, parents and children, miraculous event, undead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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The Nativity Story (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
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: touching, realistic, serious, tricky, intense ...
Plot: christianity, angel, jesus, bible, priest, prophecy, pregnancy, sacrifice, religions or cults, oppression, temptation, child birth ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, palestine, jerusalem ...
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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, epic, based on the bible, serious ...
Plot: chosen one, resurrection, torture, tragic hero, religions or cults, idealism, clergy, belief, society, oracle, redemption, miraculous event ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, exciting, emotional ...
Plot: survival, island, adventure, desert island, death, destiny, danger, plane crash, stranded, leadership, mysterious place, lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: mind bending, captivating, serious, touching, twists and turns ...
Plot: disappearance, society, life turned upside down, missing person, haunted by the past, miraculous event, cause and meaning, police chief, worldwide chaos, chaos, small town sheriff, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, rough, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, warrior, chaos, brutality, lone wolves, post apocalypse, danger, future dystopia, tough heroes, christianity ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
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: melancholic, motivational, dramatic, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, teenage boy, adventure, storytelling, ocean or sea, beautiful scenery, tiger, isolation, ocean, human nature, lost at sea ...
Place: india, paris france, montreal quebec, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada ...
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Joan of Arcadia (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, witty, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, chosen one, friendship, teenage life, supernatural ability, first love, youth, parents and children, small town, high school, belief, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, emotional, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: christianity, civil war, idealism, orphan, character change, priest, protector, rescue, tough heroes, religions or cults, kids in trouble, against humanity ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: africa, sudan, uganda, pennsylvania, california
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Saving Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: police detective, redemption, religions or cults, crimes, angel, police investigation, second chance, faith, forensics, accident, self destructing, sexual activity ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Ritual (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr. Alice Dodgson gets her medical license revoked after the death of one patient. She's facing the possibility of not get any job when she accepts to be the nurse for one young man who suffers of cephallitis called Wesley Claybourne. Aside ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Plot: voodoo, zombie, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, gory, deadly, murder, danger, belief, female bonding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica
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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, serious, suspense, gloomy, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, human spirit, desert island, courage, adventure, sole survivor, solitude, suicide attempt, air disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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
Plot: apostle, faith, belief, love, rebellion, female protagonist, religion, marriage proposal, equality, bible, roman empire, baptism ...
Place: jerusalem
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Philomena (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, heartbreaking ...
Plot: adoption, nun, journalist, search, golden years, forgiveness, secret, loss of son, coping, convent, self discovery, church ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century, 21st century, 1950s ...
Place: ireland, washington d.c., england, usa, oxford university
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The Librarians (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. Based on the series of "The Librarian" movies.
Style: captivating, humorous, twists and turns, breathtaking
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: artifact, good versus evil, magic, magical, archaeologist, friendship, treasure hunt, library, thief, villain, society, belief ...
Time: 2010s
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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: enigmatic, atmospheric, tense, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, faith, resurrection, messiah, investigation, religious, interrogation, race against time, betrayal, desert, chase ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica
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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, touching, captivating
Plot: ghost, best friends, rehabilitation, hopes, fall in love, romance, tragic hero, hockey, radio show, belief, family relations, hospital ...
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The Singer Not the Song (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic priest defies a Mexican bandit whose gang kills villagers in alphabetical order.
Style: captivating, offbeat, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: love triangle, belief, atheist, outlaw, catholic priest, catholic church, obsession, old west, danger, village life, social relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Primeval (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past and near future.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, experiment gone awry, monster, ancient mystery, dangerous animal, survival, danger, time travel, forces of nature, chases and races, team, heroes ...
Place: england, europe
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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: stylized, intellectual, atmospheric, art house, psychological ...
Plot: right hand man, drifter, alcoholic, guru, cult, psychiatry, mentor, brainwashing, addiction, book, cult leader, religious cult ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, england, alabama, pennsylvania, california
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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: atmospheric, touching, captivating, psychological, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: childhood, philosophy, dinosaur, suffering, child abuse, grief, parenthood, family life, family problems, family relations, wisdom of life, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
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Without Name (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, social problems, chase, hopes, youth, lifestyle change, illegal immigration, train, robbery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala, new jersey ...
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Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: philosophical, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, mentor, coach, wise man, rehabilitation, wisdom of life, gymnastics, mysterious character, enlightenment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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