Movies like Forgotten Sins

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Forgotten Sins (1996)
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Forgotten Sins (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A county sheriff is accused by his daughter of having abused her. Her accusation gets more and more elaborate, involving satanic rituals. As nearly everyone around him seems to believe he's guilty, he starts breaking up and questioning his own innocence.
Plot: religion, police interrogation, false memory

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, christian film, realistic and feel good films with plots about religion, murder, true crime, christian, courtroom, latter day saints and nun mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Forgotten Sins: Fall from Grace (1990), My Son Is Innocent (1996), 50 to 1 (2014), Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011), Sam's Son (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fall from Grace (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fall from Grace is a drama, concerning the lives of Jim Bakker and his then-wife, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner during the 1980s, and starred Kevin Spacey and Bernadette Peters. This made-for-television movie aired on NBC on April 29, 1990. Jim Bakker ...
Plot: religion, televangelist, fundamentalism, scandal, preacher, prescription drug abuse
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Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.
Plot: serial killer, true crime, religion, cult, mormon, sermon, religious fundamentalism, religious fundamentalist, cult leader, sect, polygamy, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah
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87%
My Son Is Innocent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media ...
Plot: rape, falsely accused, imprisonment, police investigation, police interrogation, false accusation, mistaken identity, courtroom, police station
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50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, against the odds, sport, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions, ambition, animal training, fish out of water, winner ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1827, Joseph Smith, Jr. was only 21 years old when he received a prophetic calling to translate ancient scriptures that would soon be published as The Book of Mormon. Less than three years later, he founded The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, religion
Time: 19th century, 1820s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True life drama about a working mum (Henner) whose life is put back in jeopardy when the man who was convicted of stalking her (Savant) and killing her cousin comes up for parole.
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, evil man
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Sam's Son (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
Plot: high school, hair, long haired male
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Lourdes (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The young, sickly girl Bernadette comes from a poverty-stricken family. When the Virgin Mary appears to her in a cavern near Lourdes, no one takes the girl seriously, even when she digs up a wellspring at the Virgin's instructions The local ...
Plot: religion, saint, nun
Place: france
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Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Plot: airplane, aviation, disaster, air disaster, catastrophe, flight attendant, hostage, race against time, fighting crime, confined, heroes, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, canada, montreal
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Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: love, true crime, lawyer, revenge, courtroom, murder, divorce, lifetime
Place: san diego california
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Windows of Heaven (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: As 85-year-old President Lorenzo Snow struggles to vanquish the two million dollar indebtedness of the Mormon church in 1899, he feels inspired to journey from Salt Lake City by train and carriage to St. George in southern Utah. Along the way he ...
Plot: religious leader, revelation, debt, latter day saints, prophet, drought, sermon, financial crisis, religion, mormon, train, promise ...
Time: 1890s
Place: utah
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Good Morning Sunshine (2023)
Genre: Drama
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Conflict (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the near future, the Catholic church has joined with other western religions in an ecumenical movement that has washed out much of the original message of the religion. A group of Irish monks have begun saying the mass again in Latin and have ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Plot: nun, religion, catholic priest, convent, priest, catholic, catholic church, priest in love
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The Killing of Randy Webster (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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 6.1
 35
Emily (2017)
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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