Movies like Sinner

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Sinner (2007)
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Sinner (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Catholic priest, Father Anthony Romano (Nick Chinlund), intervenes with the police when his colleague attacks a drifter named Lil (Georgina Cates). When Anthony reluctantly provides her asylum in his rectory, the brash hustler soon discovers a secret he has hidden from his diocese and parish. Through this unlikely muse, Anthony finds a path to regain his honor and calling in a post-scandal world where priests are guilty until proven innocent.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, tense, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: prostitute, false accusation, celibacy, redemption, moral dilemma, lifestyle, clergy, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty, hopes, small town, cons and scams, religions or cults, love, priest, doubt, catholic church, lie, confession, con artists, female nudity, wine, golf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Sinner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about society, hopes, redemption, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, religions or cults and clergy mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sinner: Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007), The Errand of Angels (2008), Into Temptation (2009), Older Than America (2008), America Brown (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Father Jonathan Keene - a cold, impatient Catholic priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to do what he does best: shut down a dying parish...
Style: serious, touching, feel good, realistic, contemplative
Plot: christmas, priest, introspection, clergy, society, self discovery, small town, church, religions or cults, moral dilemma, cause and meaning, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
The Errand of Angels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sister Rachel Taylor of Boise, Idaho is an eager young missionary of the LDS Church who has been sent on an 18-month long mission to Austria. Rachel finds herself having a hard time adjusting to her new cultural surroundings in the foreign country. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, christian film ...
Plot: self discovery, church, religions or cults, society, clergy, hopes, missionary, friendship, love, miraculous event, siblings relations, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Into Temptation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A call girl goes to a priest to confess a sin she hasn't committed yet: she plans to kill herself on her next birthday. Then she disappears and he goes looking for her, enlisting the help of an ad hoc congregation of troubled souls along the ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, forgiveness, redemption, obsession, society, prostitute, clergy, priest, sin, illegal prostitution, suicide, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Older Than America (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The truth of the past come to light in a series of haunting visions in this drama. The strange visions grow more vivid with each passing day, a young woman of Native American heritage begins piecing together a Catholic priests diabolical plot to ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, against humanity, dishonesty, native american, haunted by the past, family relations, clergy, life is a bitch, priest, winter, empire, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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America Brown (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, starting over, prodigy, haunted by the past, ambition, hopes, sport, society, rivalry, on the run, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, texas, usa
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59%
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Refuge (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The lives of a Hollywood actress battling drug addiction, a teen with a violent past, a teacher fighting to keep a dream alive, and a cop caught in a love triangle are brought together by fate.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, touching, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, haunted by the past, addiction, redemption, hopes, dedicated educator, youth, high school life, love, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, redemption, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, friendship, haunted by the past, small town, hopes, death of wife, redemption, father daughter relationship, society, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, human spirit, power relations, juvenile delinquency, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, girl, reach out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Letter to the King (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Letter to the King we meet a group of refugees, all with their own agendas, on an excursion to Oslo. A young man about to be deported visits his former employers to collect his off-the-books salary, a martial arts expert is looking for work, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: refugee, love, revenge, social misfits, life is a bitch, society, misfit, dishonesty, hopes, culture clash, redemption, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kurdistan, norway
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51%
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Cocaine Angel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A week in the life of a young drug addict.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, downfall, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, lifestyle, hopes, drug dealing, fired from the job, going straight, prostitute, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 248
Nor'easter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young and inexperienced priest encourages a family to declare their long-missing son dead, but once they do, the boy mysteriously returns, testing the priest's commitment to church doctrine over the laws of the natural world.
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing child, moral dilemma, religions or cults, clergy, church, social relations, small town, priest, brainwashing, winter, gay, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Live Fast, Die Young (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a famous star is found dead at an exclusive Christmas Eve party filled with A-list Hollywood types, the police must hold for questioning a group of powerful entertainment industry players who are eager to leave the scene. As they reflect upon ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, psychotronic ...
Plot: hollywood, society, overdose, actor's life, lifestyle, redemption, drug abuse, starlet, cause and meaning, filmmaking, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Gospel of the Flesh (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three lives in search of redemption intersect in the streets of Lima: undercover cop Gamarra’s desperate attempts to save his wife from a terminal illness gets him into trouble; bus driver Felix wants to be accepted into a religious sect after his ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, undercover, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, family relations, human nature, society, law enforcement, terminal illness, confession, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Grace Card (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Everything can change in an instant ... and take a lifetime to unravel. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God ... and just about ...
Style: christian film, serious, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Plot: racism, christian, hopes, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, partners, faith, crimes, clergy, partners against crime, reluctant partners, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 406
I Am (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the City of Angels, despair and heartache are the daily mail -- delivered with painful regularity whether we want them or not. Through I AM, we join an eclectic cast as they try to untangle themselves from the web of sin. All along the way, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, spiritual ...
Plot: redemption, self discovery, religions or cults, society, unfulfillment, police, journalist, inheritance, disorder, life turned upside down, hopes, ten commandments ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, society, family problems, hopes, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 713
The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, righting the wronged, religions or cults, church, estrangement, society, uncover truth, lifetime, religion, oracle, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Circles (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Germany, France, Slovenia, Croatia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circles (Serbian: Krugovi) is a Serbian movie based on the true story of a Serbian soldier who risked his life to protect a Muslim civilian during the war in Bosnia. During the war in Bosnia in 1993, a Serbian soldier pays for his life after ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: hopes, society, post war, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, surgery, destiny, bosnian war, revolution, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, year 1993, year 2005, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, serbia, bosnia, germany ...
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40%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: deportation, haunted by the past, musician's life, introspection, life is a bitch, estrangement, society, music, dancing, age difference, immigrants, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, ambition, showbiz, hip hop, celebrity culture, religions or cults, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Something Is Killing Tate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Days before his birthday and weeks before his wedding, Tate Bradley, a twenty-five year old, African-American man attempts to commit suicide. He survives the ordeal, but from his actions, it is obvious that "Something is Killing Tate." The ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, suspense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, childhood trauma, society, life is a bitch, hopes, interracial relations, relationship problems, curses spells and rituals, african american, suicide attempt, suicide, incest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, moral dilemma, society, working class, parents and children, family problems, down on your luck, single mother, poverty, youth, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Flywheel (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jay Austin wants to sell you a used car, but watch out! Many victims have fallen prey to his smiling face and hasty promises. Austin does everything his way until his dishonesty and manipulation are exposed. Like many men, he becomes disgusted by ...
Style: christian film, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: change of heart, dishonesty, christian, starting over, introspection, moral dilemma, ambition, society, hopes, cons and scams, redemption, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
This Is Martin Bonner (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two men, at opposite ends of the social spectrum, find themselves starting new lives in the same, small town and form an unlikely friendship.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, talky ...
Plot: estrangement, rehabilitation, friendship, one more chance, starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, gain trust, hopes, dishonesty, society, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Brother's Kiss (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to sodomize Mick on the street, is living with his wife Debbie ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, rough, bleak ...
Plot: downfall, haunted by the past, male rape, going straight, society, life is a bitch, crimes, dysfunctional family, addiction, down on your luck, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, harlem, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
For Colored Girls (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: feminism, society, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, hopes, woman, female protagonist, women, domestic violence, rape, poem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Off Hours (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious, gloomy
Plot: diner, small town, unfulfillment, hopes, bittersweet, dull life, love and romance, society, working class, introspection, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Welcome to Paradise (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When big-city preacher Debbie Laramie (Crystal Bernard) moves to the small town of Paradise with her son Hayden (Bobby Edner), she finds the local community unreceptive to her message of love and forgiveness. Determined to get through to her ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: church, small town, social relations, clergy, love affair, introspection, self discovery, hopes, society, village, preacher, community ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Stella Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Norway, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest stationed in Tipperary, Ireland, is eager to return to Rome. Told he cannot do so until he has raised enough money for the building of a new church, he decides to open a cinema in the local town.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere, intellectual
Plot: religion, confession, small town, social relations, religions or cults, clergy, idealism, small town life, society, hopes, belief in god, priest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: ireland
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36%