Top 14 Best Movies about God 

People with profound faith in God often look for something unique that revolves around the concept of higher beings.

It could be faith-based, a portrayal of direct communication with God, or a journey that restores faith in God. No matter what the subject is, this type of movie depicts the presence of extra celestial beings, and people find it very wholesome to watch.

Let’s check out some of the top-picked movies that are based on the concept of God. 

Bruce Almighty (2003)

Cast- Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman

Director- Tom Shadyac

IMDB rating- 6.8

Storyline- Despite being a famous television reporter in Buffalo, New York, and having Grace’s love, Bruce Nolan is unhappy with practically everything in life.

After the worst day of his life, Bruce lashes out indignantly at God, mocking and ranting, and God responds.

God manifests as a person and bestows Bruce with divine skills before pushing him to take on the complex situation to see whether he can achieve it more proficiently.

Immortals (2001)

Cast- Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, John Hurt

Director- Tarsem Singh

IMDB rating- 6

Storyline-  Long after the Gods and Titans triumphed in their legendary battle, a new evil now threatens the land. King Hyperion, driven by a maniacal desire for dominance, has declared war on mankind.

Hyperion has ravaged Greece with a merciless army of troops disfigured by his own hand in search of the mythical Epirus Bow, a weapon of unfathomable power designed in the sky by Ares.

Only he who has this bow has the ability to free the Titans, who have been locked deep inside the walls of Mount Tartarus since the onset of time and are yearning for retaliation.

Dogma (1999)

Cast-  Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino

Director- Kevin Smith

IMDB rating- 7.3

Storyline- An abortion clinic employee with a special lineage is sent to rescue humanity from being annihilated by these two dissident angels.

The plot centers on two expelled angels who intend to exploit an apparent gap in Catholic doctrine to restore to Heaven after being ousted by God.

However, since existence is based on the concept that God is perfect, their accomplishment would contradict God’s perfection, which would destroy all of creation. The seraph Metatron sends the last offspring and two prophets to confront them.

Wings of Desire (1987)

Cast- Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander

Director- Wim Wenders

IMDB rating- 8

Storyline- Damiel and Cassiel are two angels that existed before humankind and are only visible to those like them and human infants.

They currently travel around West Berlin with several other angels, usually by themselves, saving lives and occasionally attempting to console the distressed, though those attempts are not always successful.

However, the angels become bored of monitoring only the human activity of Berlin’s citizens in their exclusively ethereal world.

Agora (2009)

Cast- Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac

Director- Alejandro Amenábar

IMDB rating- 7.1

Storyline- As the Greco-Roman polytheism dwindled and the Roman Empire became more Christianized, the storyline blends historical fiction to simultaneously depict the interplay between religion and science.

In this historical drama set in Roman Egypt, a slave chases freedom by embracing the emerging Christian faith while becoming infatuated with his mistress, the philosopher and mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria is concerned with “the fraternity of mankind” and the motion of astronomical objects.

The Ten Commandments (1956)

Cast- Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter

Director- Cecil B. DeMille

IMDB rating- 7.9

Storyline- The infant Moses is cast adrift on the Nile in a reed basket to avoid the decree of Egypt’s Pharaoh Rameses I, who condemned all newborn Hebrew males.

He is saved by the pharaoh’s daughter Bithiah and raised in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Sethi.

When the truth about his Hebrew ancestry comes to light, God orders Moses to leave Egypt and go through the desert, where he marries, has a son, and receives the command to go back to Egypt and free the Hebrews from slavery.

Life of Brian (1979)

Cast- Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin

Director- Terry Jones

IMDB rating- 8

Storyline- Brian of Nazareth, who was born on the same day as Jesus of Nazareth, pursues a different course in life that leads to the same result.

Brian joins a political opposition movement aimed at driving the Romans from Judea.

Brian achieves a minor victory as he successfully paints political statements across an entire wall in Jerusalem.

Although the movement is not highly fruitful, Brian manages to establish himself as a prophet and amass followers of his own. But his fate is already predestined, and he only survives a very minimal lifespan.

Conversations with God (2006)

Cast- Henry Czerny, Michelle Merring, Frederick Charles Canada

Director- Stephen Deutsch

IMDB rating- 6.5

Storyline- “Conversations with God” portrays the real story of Neale Donald Walsch, who inspired and transformed the lives of millions worldwide.

The original story of a hardworking man who goes homeless and accidentally becomes a divine messenger and famous author.

After losing his job and unexpectedly breaking his neck in a vehicle accident, the journey starts.

After a short while, we see him change from a regular guy to a homeless bum who is struggling to survive. Neale’s emotional roller coaster ride takes us through his battle to get access to food, create friends, and try to restore his life.

Mother! (2017)

Cast- Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris

Director- Darren Aronofsky

IMDB rating- 6.6

Storyline- Many viewers will find this movie confusing simply because it is an art film and it metaphorically represents God & Earth in a conjugal setting.

The wife represents Earth, the husband God, and the unexpected guest humans. The movie shows how God has the power to create different versions of life settings like Earth for his children (humans). But humans are constantly destroying the Earth, driven by greed, commotion, and exploitative nature, while God is ignorant of Earth’s condition and forgives his children.

When the final apocalypse comes, God recreates another version of Earth to undergo the same suffering caused by his Children, and the cycle continues. 

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

Cast-Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern

Director- Mel Gibson

IMDB rating- 7.2

Storyline- The final twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth’s life on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem are portrayed in this film.

After the Last Supper, Jesus went to the Garden of Olives to pray, which is where the story opens. The controversial Jesus, who has done “miracles” and openly declared that he is “the Son of God,” is detained and returned inside the gates of Jerusalem after being betrayed by Judas Iscariot.

There, he is confronted with blasphemy charges by the Pharisees’ leaders; during his trial, the leaders sentence him to death.

Letters to God (2010)

Cast- Tanner Maguire, Jeffrey Johnson, Robyn Lively

Director- David Nixon, Patrick Doughtie

IMDB rating- 6.1

Storyline- When a man’s quest for meaning and a boy’s walk of faith collide, a magical journey unfolds that affects everyone in their direct proximity. Tyler Doherty, an adorable eight-year-old kid, fights cancer every day with courage and Grace.

Tyler regards God as a friend, a mentor, and the ideal pen buddy; he writes and mails letters as part of his daily prayers.

Reading the letters causes an unwary temp postman with a difficult life to become involved in the journey and family of the young boy.

They motivate him to look for a better life for himself and the son he lost to alcoholism.

Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)

Cast- Mahdi Pakdel, Sareh Bayat, Mina Sadati

Director- Majid Majidi

IMDB rating- 7.3

Storyline- One of the commanders of Abraha, King of Habasha, orders his troops to invade Mecca in an effort to destroy the Kaaba.

His army, which includes thousands of troops, horses, and elephants, is well-equipped. In response to a divine command, the elephants stop and refuse to move forward as the army reaches Mecca.

The Abraha army is destroyed after millions of birds unleash a hail of small stones. Muhammad is born one month later.

From the time Muhammad was born until the age of thirteen, the movie shows pre-Islamic Arabia through his eyes.

The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

Cast- Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron

Director- Robert Redford

IMDB rating- 6.7

Storyline- The Legend of Bagger Vance is a stunning Hollywood version of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita. Captain Rannulph Junuh, a dejected war veteran, grudgingly consents to play a round of golf.

He finds the game pointless until his caddy, Bagger Vance, shows him the true golf stroke’s secret, which also happens to be the key to overcoming any challenge and finding the meaning of life. In this scene, Rannulph Junuh portrays Arjuna, and Baggar Vance represents God (Shri Krishna).

The Matrix (1999)

Cast- Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Director- Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

IMDB rating- 8.7

Storyline: The movie “The Matrix” is founded on yogic ideas.

It claims that this reality is an illusion. Neo, a computer hacker, is led to a dangerous underworld by a stunning stranger. There, he learns the horrifying truth: his life is actually just a complex deception created by a malicious cyber-intelligence.

The film’s hero gets the powers of advanced Yogis, who are thought to be capable of defying the laws of conventional reality.

God created a virtual program named “Maya” in Hinduism to keep him hidden from everyone. People believe everything is real because of the Maya illusion, although everything is virtual.

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