TV series about religion

List of the best religion series selected by visitors to our site: The Borgias, Rosemary's Baby, The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, Wild Wild Country, Miracle Workers, The Handmaid's Tale, Good Omens, God Friended Me, Il Miracolo, Broken.

In the top there are new series of 2020, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

The Borgias (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, history
CountryHungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:55
CharactersPriests
PlotPolitics, Religion, Intrigue, Family life
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFascinating, Dark

Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.

Rosemary's Baby (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada
Duration02:50
PlotReligion

Young Rosemary Woodhouse and her husband Guy move in with a rich couple, who soon take an unusual interest in the Woodhouses' attempts to have a second baby after Rosemary miscarried the first one. Guy soon has unusual success and Rosemary becomes pregnant, but it becomes clear that the two are connected and that the pregnancy may not be all that Rosemary hoped for...

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreadventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:20
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Religious, Religion, Buddhism
StyleFascinating, Serious, Makes me think, Smart, Philosophical

Morgan Freeman presents his quest in order to find how most religions perceive life after death, what different civilizations thought about the act of creation and other big questions that mankind has continuously asked.

Wild Wild Country (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA
PlotReligion, Sects
StyleBased on real events, Netflix

When a controversial cult leader builds a utopian city in the Oregon desert, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal.

Miracle Workers (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersGods, Angels, Partners
PlotReligion
PlaceOffice
StylePhilosophical, Fascinating, Fancy

A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.

The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersSoldier, Pregnant women, Strong women, Lesbians, Maids
PlotReligion, Survival
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Women in the lead roles, Dystopian, Dark

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.

Good Omens (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:60
CharactersWitches, Angels, Demons
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Religion, Death
PlaceEngland
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Fancy, Short

Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, join forces to find the Antichrist and stop Armageddon.

God Friended Me (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration06:12
CharactersGods, Friends
PlotReligion, Social networks
StyleEasy, Fascinating, Touching

A self-proclaimed "pesky atheist" is encouraged to help strangers by someone claiming to be God who friends him on Facebook.

Il Miracolo (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, detective
CountryItaly, France
Duration00:46
CharactersPriests
PlotSupernatural, Religion

In Rome, a Virgin Mary statue is found crying blood. Pondering on the implications of the existence of miracles, and eventually, the existence of God, the people involved in the enigma start losing their minds.

Broken (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotReligion
PlaceEngland

Father Michael, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish who is Modern, maverick, and reassuringly flawed; must be confidante, counselor and confessor to a congregation struggling to reconcile its beliefs with the challenges of daily life.

Gunpowder (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:06
CharactersKings, Gangsters, Teenagers
PlotReligion, Intrigue, Love
PlaceEngland
StyleBased on real events, Fascinating

London, 1605. Robert Catesby, a 33-year old Warwickshire gentleman, devises a plot to blow up Parliament and kill the King.

Childhood's End (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersAliens, Demons
PlotReligion, Technology
PlaceUSA
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Twisted plot

The peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious “Overlords,” whose arrival begins decades of apparent utopia under indirect alien rule, at the cost of human identity and culture.

Proof (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersGhosts, Terminally ill
PlotSupernatural, Religion, Life after death, Cancer, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.

Drunk History (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, history
CountryUSA
CharactersSoldier
PlotPolitics, Religion, Death, Second world war
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleFancy

Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable results.

The Righteous Gemstones (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:57
CharactersBrothers
PlotReligion, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

The story of a world-famous televangelist family with a history of deviance, greed and, yes, charitable work, all in the name of Jesus.

A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:48
CharactersHeroes
PlotReligion
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

"A.D. The Bible Continues" picks up where the smash hit miniseries "The Bible" left off, continuing the greatest story ever told and exploring the exciting and inspiring events that followed the Crucifixion of Christ. The immediate aftermath of Christ's death had a massive impact on his disciples, his mother, Mary, and key political and religious leaders of the era, completely altering the entire world in an instant. Beginning at that fateful moment of the Crucifixion and the Resurrection, "A.D. The Bible Continues" will focus on the disciples who had to go forward and spread the teachings of Christ to a world dominated by political unrest, and the start of a whole new religion that would dramatically reshape the history of the world.

Black Jesus (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersPriests
PlotSupernatural, Religion, Superpowers
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleFancy, Easy

A TV series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.

Raised by Wolves (2020)
Markimdb: 8.6
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Androids
PlotArtificial Intelligence, War, Religion, Survival
PlaceSpace
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular

After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.

Resurrection (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlotSupernatural, Religion, Investigation
PlaceSmall towns

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.

Messiah (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersCelebrities, CIA
PlotReligion, Sects, Investigation, Riddles
PlaceUSA
StyleNetflix, Worth watching, Fancy

A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?

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