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: atmospheric, serious, emotional, captivating, sincere
Plot: clergy, prodigy, monastery, against the rules, feminism, religions or cults, gender, hopes, society, power relations, human nature, idealism, introspection, rebellion, healing power, visionary, nun, convent, horse, pregnancy, religion, scientist, friendship, investigation, german ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: germany, europe, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films with plots about society, clergy, religions or cults, religion, catholic church, priest and death 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, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: catholicism, clergy, church, politics, theology, idealism, hypocrisy, bribery, sin, obsessive quest, rebellion, social decay ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 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, clever, talky, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, bishop, friendship, archbishop, politics, intrigue, church, rise and fall, religions or cults, dishonesty, rivalry, society ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
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79%
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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: cross, singing, monk, clergy, church, religions or cults, society, obsessive quest, heroic mission, showbiz, animal life, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, serious ...
Plot: monk, artist, social misfits, christianity, monastery, human spirit, painter, prodigy, power, rape, torture, religions or cults ...
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, saint, materialism, bishop, human nature, human spirit, introspection, self discovery, society, folk hero, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, jerusalem
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66%
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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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: suicide, king, royal family, mentally unstable, royal court, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, downfall, idealism, state affairs, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: bavaria, europe, germany, versailles
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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: serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: clergy, translator, against the rules, religions or cults, fighting the system, ambition, society, human spirit, rich and poor, injustice, heroes, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: church, burned alive, clergy, royal family, religions or cults, dishonesty, rebellion, society, state affairs, head of state, against the rules, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1600s, 1500s, renaissance
Place: italy, europe, venice, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: clergy, terrorism, monk, monastery, medicine, faith, koran, protection, evacuation, sunrise, hostage, peace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1996, 1990s
Place: algeria, palestine, france
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52%
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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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, christian film
Plot: martyr, clergy, idealism, christian, political corruption, religions or cults, fighting the system, hopes, rebellion, society, power relations, false accusation ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: clergy, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, starting over, social differences, society, saint, male nudity, historical event, religion ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: italy, europe
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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, death, speech, husband wife relationship, wine, kiss, flashback, woman, proletarian, political intrigue ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany
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50%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: pope, clergy, hidden identity, rise to the top, gender bending, religions or cults, society, gender, legends and myths, ambition, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: disturbing, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: politics, feminism, terrorism, journalism, rebelliousness, siblings relations, rebellion, society, family relations, gang, chaos and mayhem, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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49%
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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: gloomy, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, factory, revolution, working class, injustice, rebelliousness, social differences, fighting the system, religions or cults, rebellion, society, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s, 20th century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
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49%
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, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: betrayal, faith, gender bending, clergy, tragic hero, leadership, human spirit, miraculous event, idealism, redemption, royal family, christianity ...
Time: 1960s
Place: southern italy, palestine, israel
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47%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: saint, convent, clergy, human spirit, miraculous event, monastery, religions or cults, church, hopes, society, family relations, obsessive quest ...
Place: europe, france
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42%
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: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: holocaust, trial, philosopher, magazine, journalism, media, writer's life, legal action, legal, society, power of media, post war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: israel, usa, jerusalem, new york
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41%
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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: serious, bleak, sincere, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: translator, church, anti heroes, against the rules, religions or cults, society, clergy, obsessive quest, on the run, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany, england
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40%
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, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, village, coming of age, mysterious character, human nature, war, elderly, youth, friends, aging, introspection, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: new mexico, usa
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40%
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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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: convent, nun, hysteria, surrealism, clergy, catholic church, priest, torture, controversy, inquisition, sexual abuse, christianity ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, england, europe, london
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40%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: love triangle, aristocrat, love affair, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, family life, favoritism, favoritism among siblings ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
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39%
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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: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: catholic church, forbidden love, celibacy, clergy, romance, royal family, religions or cults, gender, state affairs, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel ...
Style: epic, sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: pope, infidelity, clergy, battle zone, politics, tragic hero, human spirit, tragic love, ambition, artist, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1960s, 1500s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ 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: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: deportation, idealism, village life, village, fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, society, social relations, clergy, human spirit, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: ireland, new york
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37%
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, serious, realistic, captivating, earnest ...
Plot: idealism, oath, betrayal, ambition, treason, execution, blind ambition, pope, death penalty, royal court, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Misplaced World (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By chance Paul Kromberger discovers on the internet a photograph of the US opera diva Caterina Fabiani who is the spitting image of Evelyn, his dead wife. His unease and growing sense of alarm are transferred to his daughter, Sophie. Filled with ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: performer's life, uncover truth, introspection, parents and children, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, family relations, father daughter relationship, opera singer, german abroad, american abroad, dead mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, usa, new york
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36%
 7.6
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: convent, nun, suicide, priest, monastery, clergy, innocence lost, lesbian relationship, religions or cults, new wave, dishonesty, village ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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35%
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, brother sister relationship, nightmare, orphan, old woman, whip, sleeping, wound, tumor, peasant, train travel, bed ...
Place: france
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34%
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 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: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tunnel, politics, betrayal, escape, berlin wall, political unrest, cold war, parents and children, border, danger, communism, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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