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God's mighty servant (2011)
God's mighty servant (2011)
Original name: Gottes mächtige Dienerin
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of Sister Pascalina Lehnert, who was the personal confidant and secretary to Pope Pius XII for forty years, when he was the papal nuncio in Germany, and then for his whole pontificate. The Pope had great confidence in her wisdom, energy, and loyalty, and she became known as "the most powerful woman in the history of the Vatican."
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: catholic, nun, religion, faith, historical figure, female protagonist, convent, historical character, life philosophy, religious faith, religious differences, religious, religious fundamentalism, holocaust, christian, german history, world war two, pope
Place: vatican

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and serious films with plots about religion, faith, christian, catholic, church, religious faith and society mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like God's mighty servant: Mary Magdalene (2018), Mary of Nazareth (2012), Martin Luther (2002), Katharina Luther (2017), Faustina: Love and Mercy (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: religion, faith, baptism, christian, belief, jesus, apostle, resurrection, treason, religious, superstition, love ...
Time: 1st century, biblical epic, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
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Mary of Nazareth (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film begins with the Annunciation: Mary, a young Galilean, virginal conceived the Messiah, the Son of God. Her husband Joseph, a humble carpenter, decided to stay by his side throughout. When Caesar Augustus ordered the Jews to register people, ...
Style: biblical, christian film, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: jesus, bible, virgin mary, religion, saint, christianity, religious faith, bible story, religious, lifestyle, belief in god, mother and son ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
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Martin Luther (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man's relationship with God and, by extension, a redefinition of man's relationship with ...
Style: christian film, tense, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: reformation, christianity, church, faith, conflict, priest, theology, protestant, conscience, liberation, spirituality, christian ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany
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Katharina Luther (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.
Style: psychological, sincere, contemplative
Plot: nun, strong female character, faith, strong female lead, husband wife relationship, death of child, bible, monk, sin, twists and turns, suspense, german history ...
Time: 16th century
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Faustina: Love and Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Docudrama tracing the life of Saint Faustina Kowalska, whose visions of Jesus Christ inspired the Roman Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy and earned her the title of "Apostle of Divine Mercy".
Style: captivating, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, religion, saint, religious fundamentalism, religious fanaticism, shrine, religious faith, religious fanatic, religions or cults, catholic, religious conversion, propaganda ...
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Jan Hus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: The life of Czech pre-Reformation priest Jan Hus, who inspired the Protestant Reformation.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: priest, czech history, martyr, religious faith, protestant, faith, historical character, fighting the system, suspense, historical figure, religious, changing lives ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: central europe
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Ignatius of Loyola (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Philippines, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Historical biographical religious drama film based on the memoirs of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order who was also canonized as a saint in Roman Catholicism.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, captivating
Plot: jesuit, religion, saint, catholic, inquisition, religious faith, religious cult, life is a bitch, belief in god, religious conversion, historical character, depression ...
Place: the philippines
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Under the Roman Sky (2010)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Rome, 1943. The city is occupied by the Nazis. The lives of thousands of Jews are in danger, and in Vatican City, a neutral state within the borders of Rome, Pope Pius XII is struggling to save the city from hunger and destruction.
Plot: catholic, world war two, jewish, holocaust, church, priest, mother superior, bishop, catholic church, cardinal the priest, catholic priest, pope ...
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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend the 1949 Billy Graham ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: faith, post traumatic stress disorder, christian, life is a bitch, against the odds, athlete's life, self discovery, survival, redemption, captivity, hopes, human spirit ...
Time: 2010s
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Vision (2009)
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 ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: nun, gender, healing power, visionary, seer, medieval, prodigy, convent, catholic church, human nature, monastery, hopes ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: germany, europe, rome italy
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Pope Joan (1972)
Genre: Biography, 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: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, cult film ...
Plot: medieval, pope, religion, christian, feminism, catholic, catholic priest, catholicism, religions or cults, power relations, rise to the top, clergy ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: rome italy, europe
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Mother Teresa (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The inspirational portrayal of Mother Teresa, a simple nun who became one of the most significant personalities of the 20th Century. Armed with a faith that could move mountains, Mother Teresa followed her calling to help the poor, the lepers, the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: human spirit, nun, charity, against the odds, clergy, prodigy, hopes, tragic hero, religions or cults, society, catholic, religion ...
Time: 20th century
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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten ...
Style: christian film, psychological, tense, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: christian, faith, christianity, apostle, bible, roman empire, religious, imprisonment, friendship, trust, religion, catholic ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
Place: rome italy
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Thérèse (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
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: uplifting, emotional, realistic, spiritual, stylized ...
Plot: saint, human spirit, nun, convent, catholic, self discovery, clergy, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, society, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: france, europe
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Faustina (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Life of saint Maria Faustyna Kowalska, a Polish Nun.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: catholic, christian, saint, convent, clergy, supernatural ability, society, hopes, family relations, religions or cults, church, religion ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
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Saint Anthony: The Miracle Worker of Padua (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Depiction of the life of St. Anthony, beginning with his initial calling to the priesthood as a young Portugese nobleman, and following him as he becomes a Franciscan monk and preaches across Africa and Europe.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: catholic, religion, priest, religious faith, belief in god, faith, life, religious fundamentalism, saint, high priest, religious, christian ...
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Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 202 min.
Story: The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After entering the Capuchin Order it becomes clear that Padre Pio ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, spiritual
Plot: catholic, saint, religion, miraculous event, religious faith, catholic priest, religious persecution, priest, christian, religions or cults, social problems, faith ...
Place: italy
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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
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: uplifting, political, sincere, touching, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christianity, christian, religion, rebellion, inquisition, politics, reformation, idealism, renaissance, human spirit, medieval, hypocrisy ...
Time: 1930s, 16th century
Place: germany, rome italy, egypt, england, vatican ...
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Joseph from Egypt (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Joseph, son of Israel (Jacob) and Rachel, lived in the land of Canaan with eleven brothers and one sister. He was Rachel's firstborn and Israel's eleventh son. Of all the sons, Joseph was loved by his father the most. Israel even arrayed ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: bible, god, faith, religious faith, religious, religious conversion, religion, family problems, belief in god, lifestyle, social problems, angel ...
Place: egypt
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Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Lou Andreas-Salomé, the woman who enraptured 19th century Europe’s greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post. A published novelist, poet and essayist, Salomé’s desire to live a ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: women, psychiatrist, female psychiatrist, psychiatry, social relations, ambition, social problems, ambitious woman, historical character, high society, society, historical figure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
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Mariette in Ecstasy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this forceful study of religious passion an extraordinary spiritual experience is placed in the center of a deftly evoked natural world, namely, rural upstate New York just after the turn of the century. At summer's end, when she is 17, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: trance, nun, mother superior, abbess, convent, religious conversion, religious, suspense, faith, religion and supernatural, belief in god, religious fundamentalism ...
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#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One single Anne Frank moves us more than the countless others who suffered just as she did but whose faces have remained in the shadows-Primo Levi. The Oscar®-winning Helen Mirren will introduce audiences to Anne Frank's story through the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, holocaust survivor, concentration camp, world war two, life is a bitch, wartime, prisoners of war, violence spree, wartime life, female protagonist, survival, teenage girl ...
Place: poland
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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: biblical, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: christian, catholic, medieval, monk, religion, church, ancient, religious, saint, battles, religious conversion, forgiveness ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: israel, italy, sahara, jerusalem
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Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 157 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, captivating ...
Plot: saint, religion, historical event, monk, clergy, medieval, religions or cults, hopes, male nudity, society, starting over, christian ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 13th century
Place: italy, vatican, europe
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The Kingdom of Solomon (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Solomon, Prophet and the King, has asked God to give him an ideal kingdom which has never been given to anybody before. He is told to prepare himself and his subjects with evil and unearthly creatures that haunt the men.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, demonic
Plot: prophet, bible, old testament, religion, religious faith, good versus evil, faith, fight, ruler, empire, czar, fight for supremacy ...
Place: jerusalem
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The Healing Garden (2021)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aging military chaplain and a young girl from a broken home join forces to plant a miracle garden touched by God. The Healing Garden is a faith-based film, laced with warmth and comedy. It celebrates the healing of families and communities ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: religion, gardening, society, garden, religious faith, religious, religious fundamentalism, religious conversion, relationships, faith
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Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The eventful life of a humble Polish priest who once decried the pomp of the Catholic Church "a circus" and labeled the Pope a "prisoner of the Vatican" before ascending to the papal throne is explored as actor Thomas Kretschmann ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: church, religion, faith, pope, fighting the system, clergy, leadership, rebellion, hopes, society, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Place: middle east, poland, europe, israel
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Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland, Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58.
Style: realistic, serious, factual, psychological, touching ...
Plot: catholic, clergy, christian, faith, catholic church, world war two, religion, saint, bishop, politics, heroes, follow your dream ...
Place: poland, vatican, europe
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Karol: The Pope, The Man (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Poland, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This highly acclaimed feature film on Pope John Paul II was filmed on location in Italy and Poland. Focusing on the papacy of John Paul and the tremendous impact he had on the Church and the world, Karol: The Pope, The Man stars actor Piotr Adamczyk ...
Plot: catholic, church, pope, faith, christian, religion, loyalty, prison, clergy, political leader, kgb, cold war era ...
Place: africa, vatican, india
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Miss Marx (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In her public persona, Eleanor “Tussy” Marx was a translator, actress, a children’s rights activist, a feminist and a persuasive labour organizer, a tireless powerhouse determined to carry on her father’s work. She held her own with ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: feminism, feminist, women's rights, unrequited love, communism, civil rights, historical character, female protagonist, love story, historical figure, male female relationship, romantic relationship ...
Time: 1880s, 1890s
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