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1. Silence (I) (2016)

R | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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79 Metascore

In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 80,018 | Gross: $7.08M

2. The Passion of the Christ (2004)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.2
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47 Metascore

Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern, Christo Jivkov

Votes: 196,801 | Gross: $370.78M

3. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 59,980 | Gross: $0.62M

4. The Devils (1971)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian

Votes: 11,122

5. The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
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This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 39,149

6. God's Not Dead (2014)

PG | 113 min | Drama

4.8
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16 Metascore

College philosophy professor Mr. Radisson's curriculum is challenged by his new student, Josh, who believes God exists.

Director: Harold Cronk | Stars: Shane Harper, Kevin Sorbo, David A.R. White, Dean Cain

Votes: 37,157 | Gross: $60.76M

7. God's Not Dead 2 (2016)

PG | 120 min | Drama

4.4
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22 Metascore

When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in deep trouble.

Director: Harold Cronk | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, David A.R. White, Hayley Orrantia

Votes: 9,735 | Gross: $20.77M

8. Quo Vadis (1951)

Not Rated | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 11,741 | Gross: $24.29M

9. The Curse (1987)

R | 92 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

5.0
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When a meteorite lands near his family farm during a storm in Tennessee, the son of a struggling farmer believes it's connected to strange plague-like events afflicting the crops, the farm animals and even the family themeselves.

Director: David Keith | Stars: Wil Wheaton, Claude Akins, Malcolm Danare, Cooper Huckabee

Votes: 2,064 | Gross: $1.93M

10. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

Approved | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer

Votes: 10,712 | Gross: $5.01M

11. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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A mother whose child was killed in a dingo attack in the Australian Outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

Votes: 8,103 | Gross: $6.91M

12. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Passed | 197 min | Drama, History

8.0
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The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, F.A. Turner

Votes: 12,392 | Gross: $2.18M

13. The Sign of the Cross (1932)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Elissa Landi, Charles Laughton

Votes: 1,741

14. Ephraim's Rescue (2013)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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By listening to and following his heart, Ephraim Hanks finds his way in life and eventually provides relief and rescue to the suffering Martin Handcart Company. Based on a true story.

Director: T.C. Christensen | Stars: Darin Southam, Richard Benedict, James Gaisford, Koleman Stinger

Votes: 595

15. The Emigrants (1971)

PG | 151 min | Drama, History

8.0
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In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Sven-Olof Bern

Votes: 4,438

16. Romero (1989)

PG-13 | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The life and work of Archbishop Oscar Romero who opposed, at great personal risk, the tyrannical repression in El Salvador.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

Votes: 1,875 | Gross: $1.32M

17. For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)

R | 145 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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35 Metascore

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

Director: Dean Wright | Stars: Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Santiago Cabrera

Votes: 4,079 | Gross: $5.67M

18. The Hiding Place (1975)

PG | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-World War II Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. ... See full summary »

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Julie Harris, Jeannette Clift, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Rietty

Votes: 1,565

19. Farouk Omar (2012– )

Biography, Drama, History

9.0
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The life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces in Islam.

Stars: Samer Ismail, Hazem Zedan, Ghassan Massoud, Rakeen Saad

Votes: 2,679

20. Barabbas (1961)

Not Rated | 137 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano, Arthur Kennedy, Katy Jurado

Votes: 4,818

21. Day of Wrath (1943)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History

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The young wife of an aging priest falls in love with his son amidst the horror of a merciless witch hunt in 17th century Denmark.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Thorkild Roose, Lisbeth Movin, Sigrid Neiiendam, Kirsten Andreasen

Votes: 7,893

22. Stealing Heaven (1988)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

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In medieval Paris, a young religious scholar and the beautiful niece of a local patrician fall madly in love and consummate their passion for each other. In the religious uproar that follows, they are condemned and brutally punished.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Derek de Lint, Kim Thomson, Denholm Elliott, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 630

23. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,335

24. A Man for All Seasons (1988 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

7.4
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King Henry VIII wants to divorce his wife, and seeks the approval of the aristocracy. Sir Thomas More is a man of principle and reason, and is thus placed in a difficult position: should he... See full summary »

Director: Charlton Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

Votes: 465

25. Brigham Young (1940)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, History

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In 1844, after the assassination of Mormon leader Joseph Smith by an angry mob in Illinois, the Mormons choose Brigham Young as their new leader and follow him to a new promised land in Utah.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Dean Jagger, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 838

26. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

Votes: 2,013

27. New World Order: The End Has Come (2013)

Not Rated | 86 min | Thriller

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"New World Order" is a Christian-themed film about the second half of the Tribulation, popular in current eschatological circles. After the Rapture, two young women question their true loyalties during the Earth's final days.

Director: Duane McCoy | Stars: Rob Edwards, Michael C. Alvarez, Sam Anderson, Jax Menez Atwell

Votes: 73

28. Rumors of Wars (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.6
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A student keeps a journal while a one world government takes over the world. Years later, a soldier finds her journal and questions everything he believes.

Director: Paul Tomborello | Stars: Ben Davies, Jennifer Cooper, Eric Roberts, Michael Joiner

Votes: 401

29. Sins of Jezebel (1953)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, History

5.1
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The aging Ahab, king of Israel, comes under the influence of a young and beautiful but scheming pagan woman named Jezebel and, against the advice of his advisers and the prophet Elijah, ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Paulette Goddard, George Nader, Eduard Franz, John Hoyt

Votes: 75

30. Inherit the Wind (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 113 min | Drama

7.3
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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Lane Smith, Tom Everett Scott

Votes: 1,425

31. Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration (2005)

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed ... See full summary »

Directors: T.C. Christensen, Gary Cook | Stars: Nathan Mitchell, Tayva Patch, Rick Macy, David Nibley

Votes: 656

32. Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)

95 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

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47 Metascore

An account of the birth of Islam.

Director: Richard Rich | Stars: Nicholas Kadi, Richard Epcar, Eli Allem, David Llewellyn

Votes: 1,055

33. Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)

170 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Set during the Partition of India in 1947, a Sikh truck driver falls in love with a Muslim girl belonging to an aristocratic family.

Director: Anil Sharma | Stars: Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, Amrish Puri, Lillete Dubey

Votes: 8,826

34. Seukaendeul - Joseon namnyeo sangyeoljisa (2003)

124 min | Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a ... See full summary »

Director: Je-yong Lee | Stars: Mi-sook Lee, Yong-jun Bae, Do-yeon Jeon, Hyeon-jae Jo

Votes: 2,001 | Gross: $0.06M

35. Dhokha (2007)

Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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Post-September 11, 2001, Zaid Ahmed Khan lives a wealthy lifestyle in Mumbai and resides in an apartment at Shanti Kutir, Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai, and works as an Assistant Commissioner of ... See full summary »

Director: Pooja Bhatt | Stars: Muzammil Ibrahim, Tulip Joshi, Aushima Sawhney, Bharat Dabholkar

Votes: 385

36. China Cry: A True Story (1990)

PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new ... See full summary »

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Julia Nickson, France Nuyen, James Shigeta, Russell Wong

Votes: 448 | Gross: $4.21M

37. König der letzten Tage (1993– )

197 min | History

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The 1530s. Many are convinced that the Day of Judgement is at hand. A protest movement is making the heart of Europe beat faster and louder: it is a protest against the dissipation of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Christoph Waltz, Mario Adorf, Omero Antonutti, Vladimir Gostjukin

Votes: 96

38. The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Western

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In November of 1833, the state of Missouri turned a blind eye as hundreds of its peaceful inhabitants were hunted down and driven from their homes in the dead of night. Against this ... See full summary »

Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Sam Hennings, Brenda Strong, Eric Johnson, Alexander Carroll

Votes: 638 | Gross: $2.03M

39. The Book of Daniel (2013)

G | 90 min | Drama, History

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In 605 B.C. Jerusalem was conquered by the Babylonians and many of their best young men were taken into captivity, including Daniel. Daniel was taken to Babylon to serve it. As Powerful ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Zielinski | Stars: Robert Miano, Andrew Bongiorno, Lance Henriksen, Kevin McCorkle

Votes: 872

40. Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.3
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The story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Johanna Klante, Robert Joy, R.H. Thomson

Votes: 509 | Gross: $0.30M

41. The French Revolution (2005 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Documentary about the bloody beginning, bloodier middle and unceremonious end of the French Revolution, an event that ended in blood the reign of kings in France and laid the foundation for a new - republican - system of government.

Director: Doug Shultz | Stars: Edward Herrmann, George Ivascu, Rodica Lazar, Tomi Cristin

Votes: 248

42. The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Western

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Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that ... See full summary »

Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Sam Hennings, Brenda Strong, Eric Johnson, Alexander Carroll

Votes: 359 | Gross: $1.33M

43. Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)

88 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Three days before his execution, the elderly Apostle Peter tells his jailer about his time with Jesus.

Director: Gabriel Sabloff | Stars: Robert Loggia, Bruce Marchiano, Laurence Fuller, Ryan Alosio

Votes: 568

44. A Distant Thunder (1978)

TV-PG | 76 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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The second film, A Thief in the Night being the first, A Distant Thunder continues the story of Patty, a young woman living in the "end times" referred to in biblical prophecy. This action ... See full summary »

Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: Patty Dunning, Sally Johnson, Sandy Christen, Thom Rachford

Votes: 251

45. Hvíti víkingurinn (1991)

131 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Gotti Sigurdarson, Maria Bonnevie, Egill Ólafsson, Tomas Norström

Votes: 346

46. Legacy (1993)

53 min | Drama, History, Western

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The story of the Mormon pioneers from the 1830's to the 1890's. The movie follows the experiences of Eliza Williams from New York to Missouri to Illinois to Utah. Eliza endures sickness, ... See full summary »

Director: Kieth Merrill | Stars: Kathleen Beller, Benton Jennings, Steve Abolt, Marcus Gilbert

Votes: 348

47. Years of the Beast (1981)

Not Rated | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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College professor Stephen Miles (Gary Bayer), his wife, a young girl, and a drifter (Jerry Houser) are suddenly faced with a society where money is worthless, food is scarce, your neighbor ... See full summary »

Director: D. Paul Thomas | Stars: Gary Bayer, Alana Rader, Malcon McCaiman, Jerry Houser

Votes: 145

48. If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971)

52 min | Drama, Horror

4.3
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Based on the preachings of Reverend Estus W. Pirkle, this film warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved ways and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Ormond | Stars: Judy Creech, Cecil Scaife, Gene McFall, Wes Saunders

Votes: 254

49. The Gospel According to Vic (1986)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

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Vic Mathews teaches a remedial class at the Blessed Edith Semple School in Scotland. Some at the school are trying to discover the two more miracles that would promote the late Edith Semple... See full summary »

Director: Charles Gormley | Stars: Tom Conti, Helen Mirren, David Hayman, Brian Pettifer

Votes: 235 | Gross: $0.27M

50. Crusades (1995– )

200 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Terry Jones presents the history of the medieval religious wars in the middle-east known as the Crusades.

Stars: Terry Jones, Marcello Walton, Kammy Darweish, Antony Zaki

Votes: 448



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