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Angels, spiritual messages, faith and the afterlife
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Movie: Our Home ( 2010 )
The life of the doctor André Luiz in the spiritual city of Nosso Lar.
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Movie: City of Angels ( 1998 )
An angel on Earth, a doctor unable to believe, a patient with a secret, a love story made in Heaven.
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Movie: Afterlife of the Party ( 2021 )
A social butterfly experiences the biggest party foul of all dying during her birthday week. To her surprise, she's given a second chance to right her wrongs on Earth by reconnecting with loved ones, and most importantly, prove that she's worthy enough to get into the big VIP room in the sky.
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Movie: Defending Your Life ( 1991 )
In an afterlife way station resembling a block of hotels, the lives of the recently-deceased are examined in a court-like setting.
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Movie: Heaven Can Wait ( 1978 )
Joe Pendleton is a football quarterback preparing to lead his team to the Superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he was not ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. Another body must be found without his death being discovered, and that of a recently murdered millionaire is chosen. His wife and accountant, the murderers, are confused by this development, as he buys the Los Angeles Rams in order to once again quarterback them into the Superbowl. At the same time, he falls in love with an English environmental activist who disapproves of his policies and actions.
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Movie: Hereafter ( 2010 )
A drama centered on three people - a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy - who are touched by death in different ways.
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Movie: The Sixth Sense ( 1999 )
A boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
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Movie: I Am... Gabriel ( 2012 )
An unforgiving sun, a parched earth, and a failed economy have left a small Texas town desolate. For ten years Promise, Texas has known nothing but one curse after another. It's barren, broken, and dying, leaving a town full of despair. When a couple finds a boy walking along a dusty road, alone in the middle of nowhere, with nothing but a mat tucked under his arm, they pick him up in hopes of helping him. What they don't realize is that he has come to help them and the residents of Promise. No one knows who he is or where he came from. Some think he's an answer to prayer. Others think he's a runaway or a false prophet. And the only thing this boy will say about himself is that he's here to help. The town's sheriff, Brody, is determined to uncover the truth. But Brody has his own problems trying to hold a dying town together. Miracle after miracle takes place and the residents of Promise embrace the boy. But when the beloved town doctor dies, it is time for the truth to be revealed. The boy pleads with Brody in front of the whole town to believe that he's come to help, not to hurt anyone. Finally, with his back against the wall the boy reveals his true identity.
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Movie: The Girl Who Believes in Miracles ( 2021 )
Unlike most people, young Sara Hopkins is willing to take God at His word. So when she hears a preacher say faith can move mountains, she starts praying. What begins with a mysteriously healed bird leads to people suddenly cured of their misery and misfortune all over town. But the overwhelming crush of notoriety and press attention soon takes its toll on Sara. Will her family be able to save their miracle girl before it's too late?
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Movie: The Shack ( 2017 )
A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."
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Movie: Ghost ( 1990 )
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.
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Movie: Mary Magdalene ( 2018 )
Twelve men heard and spread the message of Jesus. Only one woman understood it.
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Movie: What Dreams May Come ( 1998 )
Chris Nielsen dies in an accident, and enters Heaven. But when he discovers that his beloved wife Annie has killed herself out of grief over the loss, he embarks on an afterlife adventure to reunite with her.
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Movie: A Rumor of Angels ( 2000 )
An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.
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Movie: The Fountain ( 2006 )
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
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Movie: Dragonfly ( 2002 )
A grieving doctor is being contacted by his deceased wife through his patients' near death experiences.
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Movie: Seven Years in Tibet ( 1997 )
True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.
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Movie: Melancholia ( 2011 )
On the night of her wedding, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) is struggling to be happy even though it should be the happiest day of her life. It was an extravagant wedding paid for by her sister and brother-in-law who are trying to keep the bride and all the guests in line. Meanwhile, Melancholia, a blue planet, is hurtling towards the Earth. Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), Justine's sister, is struggling to maintain composure with fear of the impending disaster.
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Movie: The Tree ( 2010 )
After the death of her father, an 8-year-old girl becomes convinced that he is whispering to her through the leaves of the gargantuan tree that towers over her house.
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Movie: God's Not Dead ( 2014 )
Freshman university student Josh Wheaton attends a philosophy class, where Professor Radisson requires all students to submit a signed statement staying "God is dead" and never existed. When Josh refuses because of his own beliefs, the professor challenges him to defend his position, which leads to a series of confrontational presentations between himself and the professor, with the class as jury.
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Movie: God's Not Dead 2 ( 2016 )
When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in deep trouble.
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Movie: God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness ( 2018 )
Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
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Movie: Gandhi ( 1983 )
The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
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Movie: Mother Teresa ( 2003 )
Mother Teresa - the movie: the inspirational portrayal of Mother Teresa, a simple nun who became one of the most significant personalities of the 20th Century. Armed with a faith that could move mountains, Mother Teresa followed her calling to help the poor, the lepers, the dying and the abandoned children in the slums of Calcutta, challenging many authorities - including the church - along the way.
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Movie: Knowing ( 2009 )
M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.
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Movie: Meet Joe Black ( 1998 )
Death, who takes the form of a young man (Brad Pitt), asks a media mogul (Sir Anthony Hopkins) to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter (Claire Forlani).
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Movie: The Passion of the Christ ( 2004 )
Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.
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Movie: Heaven Is for Real ( 2014 )
A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.
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Movie: Click ( 2006 )
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
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Movie: Noah ( 2014 )
Noah (Russell Crowe) is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.
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Movie: Evan Almighty ( 2007 )
God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
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Movie: The Adjustment Bureau ( 2011 )
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.
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Movie: Tolkien ( 2019 )
Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the "fellowship" apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.
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Movie: The Pursuit of Happyness ( 2006 )
A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
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Movie: I Origins ( 2014 )
A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.
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Movie: A Dog's Purpose ( 2017 )
A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.
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Movie: Himalaya ( 2001 )
An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes, Tinle blames Karma, his son's friend, refuses to give Karma his blessing as the new chief, and organizes a rival caravan to take the salt to lower Nepal to trade for grain. He, a f...Read all
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Movie: Kundun ( 1998 )
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
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Movie: Little Buddha ( 1993 )
After the death of Lama Dorje, Tibetan Buddhist monks find three children - one American and two Nepalese - who may be the rebirth of their great teacher.
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Movie: Cloud Atlas ( 2012 )
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
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Movie: Soul ( 2020 )
Joe is a middle-school band teacher whose life hasn't quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz and he's good. But when he travels to another realm to help someone find their passion, he soon discovers what it means to have soul.
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Movie: Charlie St. Cloud ( 2010 )
After Charlie survives a car crash that kills his younger brother, he is given the gift of seeing the spirits of his brother and others who he has lost, and must use his powers to save the woman he loves from impending disaster.
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Movie: Casper ( 1995 )
A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.
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Movie: Spirited Away ( 2001 )
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
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Movie: The Tree of Life ( 2011 )
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
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Movie: 7 km da Gerusalemme ( 2007 )
Alessandro Forte is an advertising executive in private and professional crises. Some events lead him to go to Jerusalem. Here, on a road outside the town, meets a man who claims to be Jesus.
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Movie: The Five People You Meet in Heaven ( 2005 )
An elderly amusement park maintenance man, Eddie, is trapped in purgatory and the only way out is to confront five people from his past. Unfortunately, dark secrets from his service in the Philippines begin to haunt him.
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Movie: Always ( 1989 )
The spirit of a recently deceased expert pilot mentors a newer pilot while watching him fall in love with the girlfriend that he left behind.
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Movie: Vanilla Sky ( 2001 )
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.
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Movie: Kung Fu Panda ( 2008 )
The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance. However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a novice in martial arts.
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Movie: Kung Fu Panda 2 ( 2011 )
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.
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Movie: Kung Fu Panda 3 ( 2016 )
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to home.
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Movie: Wings of Desire ( 1987 )
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.
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Movie: Coco ( 2017 )
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
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Movie: Miracles from Heaven ( 2016 )
Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family.
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TV Show: Surviving Death ( 2021 )
What happens after we die? This docuseries explores personal stories and research on near-death experiences, reincarnation and paranormal phenomena.
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Movie: Mr. Nobody ( 2013 )
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
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Movie: The Celestine Prophecy ( 2006 )
An adaptation of James Redfield's novel about the search for a sacred manuscript in the Peruvian rain forest.
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Movie: The Man from Earth ( 2007 )
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
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Movie: The Way ( 2010 )
A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the "El camino de Santiago," and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.
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Movie: Samsara ( 2012 )
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
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Movie: Kumaré ( 2011 )
A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.
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Movie: The Wisdom of Trauma ( 2021 )
1 in 5 Americans are diagnosed with mental illness every year. Suicide is the second most common cause of death in the US for youth aged 15-24, and kills over 48,300 in the US and 800,000 people globally per year. Drug overdose kills 81,000 in the US annually. The autoimmune disorder epidemic affects 24 million people in the US alone. What is going on? The interconnec...Read all
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Movie: Conversations with God ( 2006 )
Chronicles the dramatic true journey of a struggling man turned homeless, who inadvertently becomes a spiritual messenger and bestselling author.
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Movie: Awake: The Life of Yogananda ( 2014 )
Unique biopic about Yogananda, telling the story of his life and influence on yoga, religion and science, combining re-enactment, interviews, and verité.
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Movie: Peaceful Warrior ( 2006 )
A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
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Movie: Life of Pi ( 2012 )
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
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Movie: Into the Wild ( 2007 )
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
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Movie: The Green Planet ( 1996 )
On a distant planet, rural vegans master telepathy and mental power to travel interstellar etc. Mila is sent to Earth to report back. She lands in Paris - quite a cultural shock. Earthlings are strange.
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Movie: Human ( 2015 )
A collection of stories about and images of our world, offering an immersion to the core of what it means to be human.
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Movie: Magic in the Moonlight ( 2014 )
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
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Movie: Samadhi: Part 2 (It's Not What You Think) ( 2018 )
Samadhi Movie. Part 2 (It's not what you think) is the second installment of a series of films exploring Samadhi.
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Movie: Phenomenon ( 1996 )
John Travolta plays George Malley, who owns the local auto repair shop in a small California town. After celebrating his birthday with friends at the local bar/hang-out, George heads for home. He pauses to watch a strange light in the sky, then collapses for a few seconds in the middle of the deserted street. In the days and weeks that follow, George finds his IQ and consciousness expanding dramatically, and develops telekinetic abilities. Despite his attempts to explain what has happened to him, with just a very few exceptions, most of the local townspeople treat the "new" George as a freak. His state of isolation becomes even more pronounced when his new-found abilities allow him to correctly predict an earthquake, and outside authorities become interested in what's happened to him.
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Movie: Interstellar ( 2014 )
When Earth becomes uninhabitable in the future, a farmer and ex-NASA pilot, Joseph Cooper, is tasked to pilot a spacecraft, along with a team of researchers, to find a new planet for humans.
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Movie: Inception ( 2010 )
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O., but his tragic past may doom the project and his team to disaster.
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Movie: The Green Mile ( 1999 )
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
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Movie: Amadeus ( 1984 )
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
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Movie: Fatima ( 2020 )
A powerful and uplifting drama about the power of faith, this movie tells the story of a 10-year-old shepherdess and her two young cousins in Fátima, Portugal, who report seeing visions of the Virgin Mary. Their revelations inspire believers but anger officials of both the Church and secular government, who try to force them to recant their story. As word of their prophecy spreads, tens of thousands of religious pilgrims flock to the site in hopes of witnessing a miracle. What they experience will change their lives forever.
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Movie: On Yoga: The Architecture of Peace ( 2017 )
ON YOGA: The Architecture of Peace is director Heitor Dhalia's new film and his first documentary, it follows photographer Michael O'Neill as he talks to the great Yoga masters in India, Tibet and New York.
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Movie: The Preacher's Wife ( 1996 )
An angel comes to Earth to help a preacher save his church and his family.
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Movie: Just Like Heaven ( 2005 )
A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment.
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TV Show: Messiah ( 2020 )
Messiah explores the lines among religion, faith and politics. It chronicles the modern world's reaction to a man who first appears in the Middle East creating a groundswell of followers around him claiming he is the Messiah. Is he sent from God or is he a dangerous fraud bent on dismantling the world's geopolitical order? The story unfolds from multiple points of view, including a young CIA agent, an Israeli Shin Bet officer, a Latino preacher and his Texan daughter, a Palestinian refugee and the media, among others.
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Movie: Pay It Forward ( 2000 )
A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.
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Movie: Bruce Almighty ( 2003 )
A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.
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Movie: Sliding Doors ( 1998 )
A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
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Movie: The Secret: Dare to Dream ( 2020 )
Based on the groundbreaking best-selling book by Rhonda Byrne, The Secret: Dare to Dream follows Miranda (Katie Holmes), a young widow trying to make ends meet while raising her three children and dating her boyfriend (Jerry O'Connell). A devastating storm brings an enormous challenge and a mysterious man, Bray (Josh Lucas), into Miranda's life. Bray reignites the family's spirit but, unbeknownst to Miranda, also holds an important secret - one that will change everything. With its timeless messages of hope, compassion, and gratitude, The Secret: Dare to Dream is an inspiring and heartwarming film that shows how positive thoughts can transform our lives.
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Movie: The Giver ( 2014 )
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
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Movie: IO ( 2019 )
Sam (Margaret Qualley), one of the last survivors on a post-cataclysmic Earth, is a young scientist dedicated to finding a way for humans to adapt and survive, rather than abandon their world. But with the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet for a distant colony, her determination to stay is rocked by the arrival of another survivor, Micah (Anthony Mackie). She must decide whether to journey with him to join the rest of humanity and begin life anew, or stay to fight for Earth's survival.
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Movie: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring ( 2003 )
A boy is raised by a Buddhist monk on an isolated floating temple where the years pass like the seasons.
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Movie: Baraka ( 1993 )
A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.
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Movie: God Bless the Broken Road ( 2018 )
While grieving the loss of her husband, a financially struggling widow meets a race car driver.
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Movie: An Interview with God ( 2018 )
An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime - with someone who claims to be God.
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Movie: The Young Messiah ( 2016 )
Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.
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Movie: The Case for Christ ( 2017 )
An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian.
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Movie: All Saints ( 2017 )
When a group of Burmese refugees join the congregation, the pastor of a failing Anglican church attempts to aid them by planting crops and enlisting the help of the community.
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Movie: Molokai ( 1999 )
The true story of the nineteenth century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.
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TV Show: Joan of Arc ( 1999 )
Joan of Arc is born in 1412 in the village of Domrémy in the war zone of Northern France. During her youth she often witnesses the horrors of war, but her spirit is kept high by the legend of the Maiden of Lorraine. This says that a young maiden one day will unite the divided country and lead the people to freedom.
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Movie: Son of God ( 2014 )
The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
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Movie: Full of Grace ( 2017 )
Follows Mary of Nazareth in her last earthly days as she helps the fractious early Church regain their original encounter with The Lord.
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Movie: Risen ( 2016 )
In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of Jesus Christ, who rose from the dead.