Movies like Vision

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Vision (2009)
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Vision (2009)
Original name: Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hildegard von Bingen was truly a woman ahead of her time. A visionary in every sense of the word, this famed 12th-century Benedictine nun was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist and ecological activist.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: monastery, clergy, religions or cults, prodigy, feminism, rebellion, against the rules, hopes, society, human nature, gender, introspection, idealism, healing power, visionary, power relations, horse, end of the world, pregnancy, religion, scientist, friendship, investigation, german, death ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: germany, europe, rome italy

Most similar movies to Vision

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and atmospheric films with plots about society, religions or cults, clergy, religion, death, priest and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Vision: Andrei Rublev (1966), Of Gods and Men (2010), Luther (2003), Becket (1964), Francis of Assisi (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: christianity, monk, artist, social misfits, human spirit, monastery, greek, painting, prince, horse, invasion, torture ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: sincere, captivating, thought provoking, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: monk, clergy, terrorism, monastery, hostage, faith, execution, muslim, evacuation, peace, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1996, 1990s
Place: algeria, palestine, france
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100%
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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: politics, catholicism, sin, clergy, bribery, hypocrisy, church, theology, idealism, german, rebellion, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.9
 13K
Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, tense, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, church, clergy, state affairs, intrigue, rivalry, dishonesty, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Francis of Assisi (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a lusty, fighting young adventurer who exchanged his sword for a cross
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: monk, cross, saint, singing, church, clergy, showbiz, society, battles, friends, religions or cults, artists and showbiz ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: clergy, saint, materialism, bishop, hopes, life is a bitch, human spirit, parents and children, family relations, self discovery, human nature, society ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, jerusalem, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
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Ludwig II (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ingenuous ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: king, suicide, tragic hero, power relations, royal family, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, downfall, royal court, idealism, princess, visionary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s
Place: bavaria, europe, germany, versailles
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61%
 6.4
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Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away from his father and gives all to ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, factual, gloomy ...
Plot: religions or cults, hopes, clergy, starting over, society, saint, religion, historical event, monk, redemption, social differences, miraculous event ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This affecting biography chronicles the life and times of prominent European philosopher John Wycliffe, who was the first to translate the Bible into English. The 14th century, Oxford University scholar often found himself caught between opposing ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, translator, injustice, society, fighting the system, ambition, rich and poor, hopes, heroes, against the rules, human spirit, religions or cults ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 665
Giordano Bruno (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: church, burned alive, clergy, rivalry, religions or cults, wizards and magicians, cause and meaning, righting the wronged, ambition, betrayal, society, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s, renaissance, 1500s
Place: italy, europe, venice, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 60
John Hus (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A faithful recounting of the ministry, trial and martyrdom of the fifteenth century Bohemian priest John Hus, who built on the reforms of John Wycliffe, taught the Bible in the vernacular and who influenced Martin Luther a century later.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: martyr, clergy, idealism, power relations, religions or cults, false accusation, dishonesty, political corruption, fighting the system, rebellion, society, hopes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, central europe
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55%
 7.5
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Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: revolution, politics, factory, working class, injustice, fighting the system, legal, clergy, social differences, rebelliousness, society, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and revolution in Poland. There she ...
Style: suspense
Plot: communism, feminism, marxism, screaming, writing, historical event, heroine, death of protagonist, woman, proletarian, dead woman, firing squad ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, faith, gender bending, redemption, idealism, tragic hero, clergy, politics, dishonesty, royal family, leadership, injustice ...
Time: 1960s
Place: southern italy, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Pope Joan (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. The movie presents her existence as fact, though it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, and portrays her relationships with other notables ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: pope, clergy, ambition, rise to the top, legends and myths, gender bending, dishonesty, hidden identity, gender, society, religions or cults, power relations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: realistic, emotional, disturbing, serious
Plot: politics, feminism, terrorism, society, rebellion, radical, rebelliousness, siblings relations, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, family relations, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beloved Sisters (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, aristocrat, fall in love, love affair, romance, family life, family relations, love and romance, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, secret, friendship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Better Angels (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: education, illness, society, wilderness, stepmother stepson relationship, poverty, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boy, dying, tragic event, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indiana, usa, kentucky, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 10K
Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: holocaust, trial, magazine, philosopher, exile, journal, post war, society, writer's life, legal action, poet, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961
Place: usa, new york, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 441
Thérèse (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: convent, saint, clergy, siblings relations, obsessive quest, human spirit, hopes, miraculous event, self discovery, monastery, family relations, religions or cults ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
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God's Outlaw (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, sincere, serious, bleak
Plot: translator, religions or cults, church, rebellion, society, clergy, dishonesty, against the rules, state affairs, obsessive quest, anti heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bless Me, Ultima (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a village in New Mexico, the life of young farm boy Antonio is dramatically changed when an old medicine woman joins his household. This affecting coming-of-age tale recounts Antonio's experiences to reveal the spiritual conflict in his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, touching
Plot: friendship, village, war, youth, elderly, human nature, village life, good versus evil, coming of age, grandfather grandson relationship, fight, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even ...
Style: talky, captivating, serious, realistic, earnest ...
Plot: idealism, ambition, execution, treason, period piece, oath, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, state affairs, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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La passion de Bernadette (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: French filmmaker Jean Delannoy directs this inspiring sequel to his biopic about Marie-Bernarde Soubirous (portrayed by Sydney Penny), a young shepherdess who claimed to have seen numerous apparitions of the Lady in White at Lourdes in 1858. ...
Plot: mother superior, photograph, mop, exhumation, waving goodbye, coughing blood, monsignor, guardian angel, death wish, bolt upright after nightmare, carrying someone, priest ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
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Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: deportation, clergy, religions or cults, social relations, dance school, fighting the system, idealism, rebellion, rebelliousness, politics, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 12K
The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: convent, nun, hysteria, inquisition, clergy, surrealism, priest, sexual abuse, society, danger, perversion, politics ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 234
The Abdication (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church.
Style: sincere, captivating, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: celibacy, forbidden love, catholic church, unfulfillment, love and romance, state affairs, unfulfilled love, romance, rivalry, royal family, gender, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 2K
Sade (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: convent, revolution, prison, sexual relations, couples, murder, couple relations, s&m, rebellion, rebelliousness, passion, seduction ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, biblical, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, temptation, redemption, leadership, miraculous event, human spirit, hopes, society, chosen one, tragic hero, christianity ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 79K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, americana, discrimination, rebelliousness, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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