Movies like Vision 2009

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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, pregnancy, religion, scientist, friendship, investigation, german, death, chess ...
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 emotional films with plots about society, religions or cults, clergy, religion, death, priest and catholic church mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Vision: Luther (2003), Becket (1964), Francis of Assisi (1961), Andrei Rublev (1966), Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, atmospheric, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Plot: politics, catholicism, sin, clergy, bribery, hypocrisy, church, theology, idealism, german, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, england, egypt
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95%
 8.0
 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, friends, rise and fall, society, introspection, rivalry, religions or cults, intrigue ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: monk, saint, cross, singing, society, showbiz, artists and showbiz, heroic mission, hopes, church, religions or cults, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: israel, jerusalem, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 8.2
 34K
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, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: monk, artist, christianity, social misfits, human spirit, greek, painting, prince, horse, invasion, monastery, power ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: clergy, bishop, materialism, saint, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, human nature, society, introspection, human spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 669
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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: king, suicide, mentally unstable, visionary, downfall, royal family, idealism, royal court, tragic hero, state affairs, power relations, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: bavaria, germany, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, serious, bleak, factual, gloomy ...
Plot: religions or cults, hopes, clergy, redemption, society, starting over, religion, historical event, monk, saint, social differences, miraculous event ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: translator, clergy, heroes, human spirit, injustice, society, hopes, against the rules, rich and poor, religions or cults, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.3
 644
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: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: church, burned alive, society, human nature, rebellion, forbidden love, clergy, religions or cults, righting the wronged, wizards and magicians, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1600s, renaissance, 1500s
Place: italy, europe, venice, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: monk, terrorism, clergy, christmas, muslim, monastery, execution, protection, sunrise, evacuation, hostage, peace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1996, 1990s
Place: algeria, palestine, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 55
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, religions or cults, power relations, dishonesty, political corruption, fighting the system, society, hopes, idealism, clergy, rebellion, false accusation ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, marxism, feminism, fighting the system, political intrigue, historical event, dinner, tragedy, world war one, death of protagonist, dead woman, political thriller ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, realistic, gloomy, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, politics, working class, injustice, factory, fighting the system, rebelliousness, hopes, exploit, life is a bitch, workplace situations, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, uplifting, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, faith, gender bending, miraculous event, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, dishonesty, human spirit, leadership, royal family, imaginary ...
Time: 1960s
Place: southern italy, israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 299
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, captivating, realistic
Plot: pope, hidden identity, clergy, ambition, religions or cults, power relations, legends and myths, rise to the top, society, gender, gender bending, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, disturbing
Plot: politics, feminism, terrorism, rebelliousness, radical, society, atrocity, rebellion, siblings relations, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bless Me, Ultima (2013)
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: village, friendship, coming of age, introspection, healing power, elderly, youth, aging, human nature, friends, religions or cults, social relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, aristocrat, fall in love, romance, family life, love affair, love and romance, family relations, sister sister relationship, secret, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, serious, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: convent, saint, self discovery, clergy, human spirit, obsessive quest, siblings relations, hopes, family relations, religions or cults, monastery, ambition ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, psychological, serious, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: holocaust, magazine, trial, philosopher, war crime, media, power of media, writer's life, legal action, exile, poet, post war ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s
Place: usa, israel, new york, jerusalem
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40%
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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, bleak, sincere, serious
Plot: translator, state affairs, religions or cults, church, society, rebellion, clergy, burned alive, on the run, obsessive quest, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, treason, execution, period piece, oath, betrayal, royal court, rivalry, mistress, intrigue, clergy ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 5K
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: deportation, society, hopes, village life, state affairs, village, rebelliousness, injustice, rebellion, politics, ambition, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, monsignor, mop, bolt upright after nightmare, catholicism, exhumation, donation, death of father, train, death, blood, carrying someone ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 11K
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: sexual, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: convent, hysteria, nun, surrealism, catholic church, inquisition, torture, controversy, priest, clergy, sexual abuse, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 204
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, serious, sincere ...
Plot: celibacy, forbidden love, catholic church, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, state affairs, royal family, clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 77K
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: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, righting the wronged, americana, discrimination, injustice, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 6K
The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tunnel, betrayal, politics, cold war, berlin wall, escape, political unrest, communism, state affairs, escapades, confined, daring rescue ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 34K
Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, fighting the system, rebellion, rebelliousness, working class, women, gender, discrimination, politics, adoption, prejudice, idealism ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 2K
The Nun (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In eighteenth-century France, a girl is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: convent, monastery, nun, suicide, priest, new wave, clergy, destructive relationship, religions or cults, village, society, innocence lost ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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