Movies like Mother Joan of the Angels

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Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)
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Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)
Original name: Matka Joanna od Aniolów
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting.
Style: psychological, sexual, atmospheric, sexy, serious, suspenseful, art house, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: nun, forbidden love, convent, rabbi, possession, village, ghost, supernatural, investigation, clergy, religions or cults, love and romance, mystery, fall in love, love affair, polish, murder, danger, society, curses spells and rituals, countryside, burned alive, uncontrollable, demon, hell ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland

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Most similar movies to Mother Joan of the Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, murder, religions or cults and mystery mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Mother Joan of the Angels: Dark Waters (1993), The Devils (1971), Sacred Flesh (2000), Blood Curse (2006), Agnes of God (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dark Waters (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia, UK, Ukraine, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A girl travels to an island, after the death of her father, to find out why the father funded a monestary on the island.
Style: gothic, bleak, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, amateur detective, supernatural, isolation, friendship, convent, woman in danger, mystery, unlikely criminals, religions or cults, good versus evil, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine
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95%
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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: psychological, disturbing, cult film, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: convent, inquisition, hysteria, nun, clergy, sexual abuse, surrealism, priest, society, danger, perversion, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, london
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100%
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Sacred Flesh (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Taunted by visions of Mary Magdalene, who reveals the confessions of the younger nuns at the convent, the Mother Superior's mind is filled with the violent, sexual acts of her fellow sisters.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: convent, priest, nun, mystery, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, tragic love, sexual abuse, clergy, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Blood Curse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Portugal
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban family inherits an old country house located in a small village. Upon their arrival they try to adapt to the new lifestyle, but they soon learn that the village is overshadowed by superstition and mysterious folklore. As they are plagued by ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, ghost, supernatural, family problems, family in crisis, danger, deadly, clergy, village, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.6
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Agnes of God (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novice, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, hypnosis, psychiatrist, trial, murder, convent, mystery, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec, quebec, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Alucarda (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, satanic ...
Plot: convent, deal with the devil, nun, exorcism, danger, deadly, friendship, curses spells and rituals, clergy, gory, supernatural, witchcraft ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s, year 1865
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Satanic Pandemonium (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sister Maria is known in the convent for her good works and charity, but, in the secret depths of her sexual fantasies, she is tormented by visions of another world - a world where her forbidden passions are allowed to run free. In this world Satan ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, sexy, rough, sexual ...
Plot: murder, nun, satanism, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, gory, religions or cults, chaos, clergy, supernatural ability, danger, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Demonia (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns whom were murdered 500 years earlier and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, surreal, scary ...
Plot: church, monastery, convent, sexual harassment, supernatural, heroes, deadly, zombie, mystery, anti heroes, danger, crimes ...
Time: 16th century
Place: sicily, canada, europe, italy, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Possessed (2000)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An 11 year old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furniture begins to move on its own when he is around, and he doesn't remember any of it. After giving up on the protestants, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: clergy, parents and children, family relations, church, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, supernatural, mind game, deadly, society, danger, losing-it hero ...
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, village, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, danger, supernatural, mystery, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Antichrist (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Italian nobleman seeks help after his paralyzed daughter becomes possessed by the spirit of a malevolent ancestress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, paralysis, inquisition, past, faith, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, ghost, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, investigation, parallel world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, voodoo, danger, rivalry, deadly, mystery, curse, standoff, showdown, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Films to Keep You Awake: Spectre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Alejandro is an elderly writer, and is driving back to the small costal village where he was born and raised...
Style: realistic, serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, obsession, mysterious character, love affair, ghost, dangerous attraction, homecoming, older woman teenage boy sex, seductress, older woman younger man sex, sex with teenager, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, clergy, exorcism, church, vatican, supernatural, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, seminary, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, xian, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, mental institution, killing spree, priest, supernatural, gory, police investigation, exorcism, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, india, copenhagen denmark, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond the Hills (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Style: disturbing, sincere, realistic, based on true events, bleak ...
Plot: nun, convent, belief in god, friendship, culture clash, traditional versus modern, danger, society, reunion, clergy, exorcism, female friendship ...
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Wicker Tree (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Director Robin Hardy's reimagining of his eerie 1973 film, The Wicker Man. Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland. When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: religions or cults, danger, couple relations, society, mystery, curses spells and rituals, secret place, supernatural, graphic violence, village, sex scene, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Crucifixion (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.
Style: based on true events, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, priest, investigation, journalist, prison, exorcism, nun, exorcist, demon, supernatural power, death, crucifix ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, sexy ...
Plot: reincarnation, college, murder, ghost, occult, pursuit, rape, search, couples, uncontrollable, fall in love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Here Below (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: impossible love, nun, catholic church, german occupation, forbidden love, love affair, wartime life, fall in love, convent, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, family relations, religion, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Ghosted (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Taiwan, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman who is mourning the love of her life falls into a relationship with a mysterious stranger.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian love, love and romance, danger, couples, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, mystery, gender, dangerous attraction, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, germany, europe, asia, taipei ...
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38%
 5.5
 999
The Evictors (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1940s, a young couple moves into a remote house near a small town in Louisiana. The house has a history of violence that seems to be repeating itself…
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, village life, danger, supernatural ability, supernatural, domestic disturbance, ghost, mystery, deadly, teenage life, legends and myths, farm ...
Time: 70s, year 1942
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Saint Martyrs of the Damned (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A reporter goes to a mysterious village to investigate mysterious disappearances until one night, his friend gets abducted and every citizen wants him dead.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: missing person, small town, mystery, bankruptcy, village, journalism, crimes, media, ghost, mysterious woman, hotel, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Anne and Lore, neighbors and best friends, barely into their teens, board at a convent school where they have taken a vow to sin and to serve Satan. Anne keeps a secret diary, they read a salacious novel, they get a classmate in trouble, they spy on ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, scary, serious ...
Plot: satanism, seduction, convent school, murder, convent, coming of age, nun, curses spells and rituals, school, investigation, deadly, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1975, Swiss Alps: In a remote mountain village, an immesely beautiful but disturbed and dumb woman shows up. Only the village policeman Reusch takes care of the strange woman and tries to find out whoshe is. There are hints that she came from the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, clergy, crimes, village, village life, murder, mountain, cross, violence, religions or cults, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Don't Go to Sleep (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl begins seeing the ghost of her sister who died in an accident a year earlier.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, grandmother, parents and children, vengeance, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, mischievous children, family problems, haunted by the past, death in the family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Stranger from Afar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, slasher, danger, investigation, mystery, deadly, haunted by the past, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%