Movies like Immigrant Priest

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Immigrant Priest (0000)
Immigrant Priest (0000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The life of a Romanian Orthodox Priest, that went from a hard childhood in communist godless Romania, to the land of all freedoms, America.
Plot: religion, church, priest

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Most similar movies to Immigrant Priest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out bleak, scary, captivating and disturbing films with plots about priest, church, religion, catholic priest, nun, faith and catholic church mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres. Some movies like Immigrant Priest: Satan Never Sleeps (1962), Enough Praying (1972), Easy Down There! (1971), The Lustful Vicar (1970), Armenia, My Love... (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest (Clifton Webb), who is now too old and weak to continue with the upkeep of ...
Plot: priest, church, nun, convent school, catholic church, catholic school, missionary, nun's habit, catholic priest
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Enough Praying (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Many socially-concerned priests in Catholic Latin America have at some time left their parish churches to go and work in the fields and factories of the poor. Such priests, usually adherents of "liberation theology," are called ...
Plot: priest, catholic priest, class struggle, catholic church, religion, injustice, church, solidarity, conscience, poverty, social problem, working conditions ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Easy Down There! (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A priest gets a little hot under the collar when the wife he thought was dead unexpectedly returns.
Plot: church, husband wife relationship, catholic church, catholic priest, priest, bishop
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The Lustful Vicar (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a witch trial in the seventeenth century a woman is accused of being a witch and burned at the stake. The witch curse the village priest who pushed through the accusations and promises that her offspring will avenge her. During the Caroline ...
Plot: church, small town, sex, erotica, erection, priest, curse, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 1810s
Place: eastern europe
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67%
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Armenia, My Love... (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The destiny of a happy Armenian family, whose life will change forever in 1915, Ottoman Empire, (Armenian land), now Turkey and whose beautiful dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American painter, who lives to paint ...
Plot: armenian genocide, mass murder, armenian, genocide
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
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Vishudhan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Sunny, a priest, comes to know that Vavachan is running an old age home with vile intentions. He wants the corpses of the inmates for the medical college run by his son. Sunny decides to expose this.
Style: medical drama
Plot: priest, church, marriage, misunderstanding, violin, nun, corpse, help, malayalam, medical
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
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Thin Ice (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Vince, a college student, loves the mountains, skiing and fun, so an invitation to Lake Tahoe is a no-brain-er... HOWEVER, the trip includes people from a church group, and six strong sets of opinions about God soon collide. Vince's weekend of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: cabin, christianity, religion, church, christian, skiing
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
End of Days (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: husband, sect, church, old woman, village, old man, religion, kolkhoz, wife, priest, fire, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Die Ministranten (1990)
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The main characters of the story are Pauli, a teacher's son, and Sepp, the son of a sawmill owner. They get to know each other while serving as altar boys, become friends and decide to form their own gang with themselves as leaders. Their first ...
Plot: fixed fight, male friendship, rivalry, male bonding, priest, fight, altar boy, easter, friendship, church, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Santo Luzbel (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A conflict arises between the people of the town and the local priest when they have to decide how to represent certain biblical episode.
Plot: priest, good versus evil, death of child, husband wife relationship, religion, theology, peasant, indigenous, faith, journey, actor, spirituality ...
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By The Grace of God (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day, he discovered by chance that the priest who abused him to scouts always officiates with children. He then starts a fight, quickly joined by François and Emmanuel, also victims of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, religion, pedophile priest, journalist, priest, church, children, lawyer, husband wife relationship, cardinal the priest, christmas ...
Time: year 2014, year 2016, year 2015
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51%
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The Third Nail (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man is sentenced to life in prison for killing two children, a crime he didn't commit. DNA evidence sets him free, but there is no hiding from the prison gang that wants him dead. When his own daughter is abducted and apparently ...
Plot: assault, prison, tattoo, church, father daughter relationship, fight, police, priest, gun
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48%
Satan's Church (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Story: Marcus Chlodwig is a young priest who has just been moved to a new church St Notburga that is set in this small, mysterious town where people are strange and silent. One evening, on the November 4th, he finds an curious old book in a church library ...
Style: dark, rough, bleak, scary, disturbing
Plot: satanic cult, worship, battles, faith, trust, priest, satan, religion, devil, death, book, city ...
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47%
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Man Exposed (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a priest, who considers himself as a rebel is suddenly asked to run for bishop of Turku.
Plot: alcohol, office politics, lesbian, bicycle, obesity, clergy, sex, church, religion, male friendship, alcohol abuse, faith ...
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Mortal Sins (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A thriller directed by Bradford May focusing on a catholic priest dealing with a serial killer's confession and a murder investigation.
Plot: serial killer, police detective, confession, murder, police, priest, catholic priest, crucifix, religion, irish american, catholic church, church ...
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The Suspended Vocation (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Divergent factions within the Catholic Church are plagued by internal ideological quarrels.
Style: parody, allegory
Plot: secret society, mass, worship, dispute, religion, catholic church, mural, painter, theology, pastiche, catholicism, unconscious ...
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Coexister (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Under the pressure of his boss, a music producer decides to set up a group consisting of a rabbi, a priest and an imam to make them sing the living together. But the religious he recruits are far from being saints ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, feel good
Plot: music band, priest, employer employee relationship, rabbi, religion, concert, rap, producer, singing, flashback, singer, kiss ...
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42%
How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, pastor, religious conversion, religious differences, mormonism, faith, priest, baptism, soldier, church, religion ...
Time: 1910s, 1950s, 19th century, 1930s, 50s ...
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Solomon & Sheba (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the land of Israel, Solomon (Jimmy Smits) is trying to figure out a way to become the world’s supplier of frankincense. He sends an envoy to the tiny country of Sheba to announce his intentions. The Queen of Sheba, Nikaule (Halle Berry), is ...
Style: biblical
Plot: religion
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For the Very First Time (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teen-aged Catholic girl carries on a secret relationship.
Plot: jewish, nun, priest, teenager, drag racing, religion, catholic priest, catholic, first sexual experience
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Truth is in Heaven (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1983 an English journalist travels to Italy to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young vatican girl.
Plot: cardinal, cardinal the priest, church, mental illness, skinny dipping, priest, cocaine, journalist, kidnapping, female nudity, motorcycle
Place: vatican
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Cursed (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a gargoyle falls off a church during a storm, a scientist and his assistant take it back to their lab, where they are doing genetic experiments. However, the gargoyle is possessed by an evil spirit and starts to interfere in their experiments.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: storm, coroner, death of girlfriend, scientist, gargoyle, boxer shorts, blood, green blood, cathedral, priest, art, laboratory ...
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A Time for Miracles (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elizabeth Bayley Seton, America's first native-born saint and founder of the Sisters of Charity, is the subject of this inspiring biopic. After the tragic death of her husband, Seton converts to Catholicism. Once again, she suffers terrible ...
Plot: christmas, church, historical event, religion, catholic school, widow, catholic, convent school, faith, priest, prejudice, mansion ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york
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The Witch Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 300 years of seeking revenge on the Hekate Family through The Hekate Chronicles, Bertrand Guilladot's ghost, a Catholic Priest from Dijon, France in 1742, who sold his soul to the devil through witchcraft, has finally met his match. Azar ...
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36%
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Giorgino (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 177 min.
Story: October 1918: After returning to the civil life, the young Doctor Giorgino Volli searches for a group of children, which he had been the care-taker of before the first world war began. However, soon the searching becomes a part of hide-and-seek with ...
Plot: snow, priest, mental institution, village, dead father, church, doctor, dead mother, dead children, countryside, winter, orphanage
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36%
Time of Miracles (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1945. The new communist authorities go into the church, hang the flag of the Party and paint over the old frescoes, but each time the frescoes miraculously return. A stranger comes to town and works miracles; the townsfolk are convinced he ...
Plot: communism, miraculous event, injury, fire, religious icon, school play, parable, teacher, church, priest, religion, satire ...
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34%
The Prodigal Song (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mario has to decide how to use his special talent, either use it for God or use his gift for the world.
Plot: song, friend, trust, faith, hopes, gospel, lord, bible, church, redemption, rap, christian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sometime after the events in 'Lilies of the Field' (1963) Homer Smith returns to the Church he helped build to find the nuns have taken in a group of homeless children.
Plot: chapel, catholic priest, catholic school, abbess, nun, convent, christmas, church, mother superior, convent school, priest, catholic orphanage ...
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32%
No Rest for the Wicked (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Father William is an ambitious Catholic priest and former Vietnam veteran sucked into a world of crime, drugs, and duplicity. He investigates the murder of an old army buddy of his which leads him to a mysterious femme fatal, named Angelica. She ...
Plot: conspiracy, strip club, surrealism, priest, female nudity, corruption, religion, seduction, gunfight, sex, murder, shoot out ...
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The Unholy (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist ...
Style: macabre, suspenseful, mysterious, mystical, suspense ...
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