Movies like Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons

If you like "Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons" you are looking for movies about / with prison, religion, medieval, politics, battles, trial and tragedy themes of Biography, Drama and History genre shot in France.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)
 7.3
 516
Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)
Original name: Jeanne la Pucelle II - Les prisons
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The second film covers Joan's trial and the end of her life.
Plot: prison, religion, medieval, politics, battles, trial, tragedy, teenage girl, judge, prisoner, joan of arc, british army, witness, martyr, french army, faith, execution, french soldier, battle, shot in the forehead, stake
Time: 15th century

Movie in categories

prison movies
3194
religion movies
1942
medieval movies
554
politics movies
3261
battles movies
3278
trial movies
1191
tragedy movies
2754

Most similar movies to Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and complex films with plots about politics, religion, prison, trial, state affairs, society and runaway mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons: The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962), Danton (1983), Milada (2017), Born Again (1978), Jean Galmot, Adventurer (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jeanne la Pucelle I - Les batailles (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during Jeanne's first battle, at Orleans. Meanwhile, Jeanne is depicted more ...
Style: epic, gloomy, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: joan of arc, battles, heroes, ambition, state affairs, rise and fall, society, military, war, unfulfillment, death row, religions or cults ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial, concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of the English.
Style: captivating, contemplative, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: joan of arc, burned alive, martyrdom, trial, courtroom drama, folk hero, captivity, strong female presence, death sentence, religions or cults, realism, courtroom ...
Time: 15th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 6K
Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, political unrest, politics, idealism, death row, intrigue, rebellion, military, heroes, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, poland, europe, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: factual, captivating, epic, rough, serious ...
Plot: battles, joan of arc, politics, religion, siege, war, heroic mission, courage, rise and fall, betrayal, god, rape ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, paris france, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 1K
Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, touching, captivating ...
Plot: politics, trial, jail, husband wife relationship, strong female character, prisoner, lawyer, strong female lead, female protagonist, european history, courtroom, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 115
Born Again (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having been imprisoned for his part in the Watergate scandal, Charles Colson undergoes a religious conversion.
Plot: watergate, white house, arrest, prayer, faith, religion, scandal, president, autobiography, christian, politics, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Jean Galmot, Adventurer (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: court, murder, politician, courtroom, mayor, wealth, exploitation, election, flashback, prison, lawyer, opera house ...
Time: turn of the century, 1920s, 1910s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
23rd March 1931: Shaheed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter, is arrested for killing the British official responsible for the death of his mentor Lala Lajpatrai. He is ultimately hanged for his misdeed.
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: prison, vengeance, prison life, rebellion, politics, legal, deadly, life is a bitch, life sentence, rebelliousness, police brutality, trial ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
witness movies
750
martyr movies
120
faith movies
661
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, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, faith, gender bending, state affairs, leadership, politics, injustice, religions or cults, idealism, human spirit, redemption ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: israel, palestine, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Karla Faye Tucker: Forevermore (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Faced with a sobering death sentence of execution by lethal injection, a convicted murderer and former prostitute embraces religion, marries a prison minister and focuses on making the most of her last days on Earth.
Plot: prayer, chaplain, lethal injection, christianity, death penalty, prison, preacher, marriage proposal, video, murderer, jail cell, correspondence ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. ...
Plot: execution, politics, love, murder, class struggle
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 446
Joan of Arc (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dumont's sequel to Jeannette picks up where the previous film left off, with Jeanne's military victories, her capture, trial, and ultimate execution.
Plot: prison, drum, horse, cathedral, trial, burned to death, nest, female protagonist, bird, death sentence, drums, burned alive ...
Time: 15th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: idealism, ambition, treason, execution, period piece, oath, decapitation, betrayal, rivalry, state affairs, blind ambition, society ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film focuses on the little-known love affair of the terrorist Fanny Kaplan with the brother of Vladimir Lenin, Dmitriy Ilyich Ulyanov, and questions whether she really tried to assassinate Lenin in 1918.
Plot: lenin, revolution, prison, politics, family history, communism
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 29K
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: prostitute, heresy, french, lifestyle, life is a bitch, rape, prison, period piece, spanish inquisition, arrest, society, hunting ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 202
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
Plot: reformation, christian, bible, heresy, born again christian, conscience, catholicism, protestant, spirituality, church, hypocrisy, theology ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Emma Smith: My Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By the side of a founder of a new faith was a woman of undeniable courage.
Plot: prophet, faith, mormon, latter day saints, mormonism, religious leader, female protagonist, death of child, doubt, prayer, religious persecution, arrest ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Young Karl Marx (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the sordid birth of the British working class. Engels, the dandy, provides ...
Plot: child murder, sacrifice, exile, politics, soldier, money, illegal immigrant, childbirth, unlikely friendships, filicide, large breasts, blasphemy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brussels belgium, paris france, prussia, manchester, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, oppression, heroes, rebellion, political unrest, fighting the system, prison life, historical figure, marital problem, social problems, civil rights ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 90s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (2017)
Genre: History, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, the young Jeannette, at the still tender age of 8, looks after her sheep in the small village of Domremy. One day, she tells her friend Hauviette how she cannot bear to see the suffering caused ...
Plot: joan of arc, christian, little girl, religion, childhood, teenage girl, singing, river, nun, actress playing multiple roles, female protagonist, medieval
Time: 15th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 150
Tell the World (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Story: In 19th Century New England, the lives of a diverse group of people collide through interweaving stories of despair, identity, faith, hope and trust.
Plot: faith, trust, frustration
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: british history, ambition, infidelity, frame up, king, tudors, betrayal, romance, politics, intrigue, love and romance, tragic hero ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, britain, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 740
Giordano Bruno (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 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: captivating, contemplative, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: church, burned alive, rivalry, life is a bitch, ambition, forbidden love, royal family, human nature, political intrigue, fighting the system, clergy, righting the wronged ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1600s, 1500s, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 774
Molière (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 260 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin is raised by his father and his grandfather because his mother dies when he's still very little. He works as a handyman, studies the law at a university and travels the country as an actor before he becomes the celebrated ...
Plot: female director, tuberculosis, play, religion, killing a horse, law student, carnival, bigotry, fireworks, theater, misery, theatrical troupe ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 772
General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: trial, army general, secret service, imprisonment, communism, assassination, arrest, moral dilemma, death sentence, post war, prison, interrogation ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: siberia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 46K
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, gloomy, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: christianity, monk, artist, monastery, human spirit, social misfits, greek, prince, hopes, painting, horse, invasion ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.5
 28K
Henry V (1989)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, politics, king, royal family, military, state affairs, mistress, love and romance, king of england, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: fainting, tuberculosis, disease, winter, writing, fire, painting, historical event, affair, writer's life, woman dressed as man, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels belgium, brussels, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Marquise of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Marie Madeleine Dreux, Marquise of Brinvilliers, was executed in 1676 for poisoning. Manipulated by her lover and having kept the aftereffects of her childhood, she does not hesitate to poison her father and two brothers to recover their inheritance.
Plot: french history, execution, poison, trial, daughter murders father, family relations, assassin, murder
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 2K
Lumumba (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, political corruption, dehumanization, scapegoat, intrigue, betrayal, defamation, against the odds, ambition, leadership, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s
Place: congo, africa, brussels belgium, belgium, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%