Movies like Virgin Mary

If you like "Virgin Mary" you are looking for movies about / with miraculous event, mountain, ghost, communism, religion, nun and propaganda themes of Drama and History genre shot in Croatia or Canada.
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Virgin Mary (1995)
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Virgin Mary (1995)
Original name: Gospa
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Croatia, Canada, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1981 in Medjugorje (BA), a group of kids claim that Virgin Mary appeared to them on a hill. The local priest believes them and spreads the word. Religious tourism blossoms. The communist government is concerned and arrests the priest.
Plot: miraculous event, mountain, ghost, communism, religion, nun, propaganda, faith, priest, execution, virgin mary

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Most similar movies to Virgin Mary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and biblical films with plots about religion, faith, miraculous event, priest, society, religions or cults and hopes mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Virgin Mary: Time of Miracles (1989), The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975), The 13th Day (2009), Magnificat (1993), The Book of Daniel (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: miraculous event, communism, religious icon, school play, parable, teacher, church, satire, male nudity, fire, injury, irony ...
Time: 1940s
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95%
The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a 17-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin.
Plot: bishop, miraculous event, catholicism, catholic church, catholic priest, mother superior, catholic, convent, nun, priest, kidnapping
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82%
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The 13th Day (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a world torn apart by persecution, war and oppression, 3 children were chosen to offer a message of hope to the world.Based on the memoirs of the oldest Seer, Lucia Santos, and many thousands of independent eye-witness accounts, The 13th Day ...
Plot: catholicism, ghost, prophecy, catholic, mother daughter relationship, faith, pope, abduction, children, secret, heavy rain, sun ...
Place: portugal
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Magnificat (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Magnificat is a 1993 Italian drama film directed by Pupi Avati. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: religion, abbey, executioner, execution, nun, pregnancy, loss of father, death
Time: middle ages
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72%
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The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: religious, miraculous event, conquering, escapades, hopes, heroes, oracle, confined, society, old testament, exile, kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Mill and the Cross (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would it be like to step inside a great work of art, have it come alive around you, and even observe the artist as he sketches the very reality you are experiencing? From Lech Majewski, one of Poland's most acclaimed filmmakers, The Mill ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: painter, punishment, breast feeding, life is a bitch, death sentence, religions or cults, redemption, society, occupation, loss of son, symbolism, painting ...
Time: 16th century
Place: belgium, europe, flanders
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60%
Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, epic, realistic
Plot: apostle, miraculous event, christian, clergy, heroes, rise to the top, religions or cults, redemption, partners, hopes, betrayal, faith ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Weaver of Miracles (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Arnulfo is a man weaving baskets. Remedios has given birth in front of the house of a woman and her aid, but the village is spread the word that the child born as a child God and an atheist would think exploit to their advantage the "miracle ...
Plot: miraculous event, ignorance, small town, gossip, rumor, birth, priest, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Flame in the Wind (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition, Flame in the Wind tells the story of Carlos, an earnest young nobleman who is faced with a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; the Scriptures offer ...
Style: christian film
Plot: spanish inquisition, religious persecution, martyr, priest, monk, christian, faith, theology, accusation, inquisition, prisoner, religion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: saint, convent, clergy, self discovery, human spirit, miraculous event, religions or cults, ambition, society, hopes, church, nun ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected - but unproved - presence of the occult in the small New England town.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, religions or cults, society, americana, courtroom drama, politics, legal, social decay, death row, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 163 min.
Story: When the Soviet Army marched into Romania in 1944, a part of the Romanian population went “into the mountains” – a diverse assortment of nationalists and fascists, liberals, apolitical farmers and members of the middle-class, who were affected ...
Plot: communism, rebellion, anti communist, resistance, nationalist, propaganda, arrest, torture, world war two, suicide, fascism, glory ...
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47%
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Polycarp (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2ND Century Smyrna, and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her new family, she struggles to reconcile her beliefs with those of the ...
Style: christian film, psychological, philosophical, melancholic, biblical
Plot: faith, christianity, christian, roman empire, christian propaganda, moral dilemma, foster home, religion, haunted by the past, religions or cults, class struggle, slave girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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New World (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the end of the 16th century, as the Spanish conquerors strive to subdue the New World, they confront another problem of equal magnitude: the evangelization of the natives, who are people of deep religious beliefs and refuse to understand nor ...
Plot: religion, painting, virgin mary, catholicism, virgin, mexican, native american, controversy
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: church, priest, convent school, catholic church, catholic school, missionary, nun's habit, catholic priest, nun
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43%
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The Testaments (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This film depict events from the Life and ministry of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. The story culminates with a portrayal of the Ressurected Savior's visit to the ancient Americas as seen through the eyes ...
Style: 70mm film
Plot: mormon, father son relationship, native american, faith, salvation, bible, virgin mary, temple, preacher, blindness, resurrection, prayer ...
Time: 1st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Gift of Miracles (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pragmatic PhD candidate must let go of her logic when she finds a list of items to give away written by the late mother she never knew. With the encouragement of her enthusiastic new mentor, she attempts to return everything on the list and begins ...
Style: touching, enigmatic, disturbing, sincere, emotional
Plot: faith, female scientist, parent child relationship, science, scientist, miraculous event, female protagonist, mystery, family secrets, family secret, atheism, secret past ...
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42%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: biblical, epic, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, hopes, leadership, society, tragic hero, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, meditative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: monk, terrorism, clergy, faith, monastery, hostage, execution, muslim, peace, evacuation, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: algeria, palestine, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film recounts the tales of the Biblical figures, Jacob and Joseph. The first part tells the story of Jacob fleeing his tribe when he cheats his brother out of his birthright, gets cheated himself in his exile years while learning of the need to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, biblical
Plot: anti heroes, society, betrayal, rise to the top, family problems, family relations, royal family, parents and children, siblings relations, anti hero, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, class struggle, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Devils of Monza (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young noble Don Monza is caught and thrown out by the nun Virginia de Leva when she catches him flirting with one of her nun sisters across the stone wall between their gardens. He hears the rumor that she'd have an affair with her trustee ...
Plot: nun, evil, nudity (full frontal - brief), evil nun, murder, revenge, forbidden love, convent, betrayal, affair, sex
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Walking, Walking (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Italian maestro Ermanno Olmi tells the tale of the journey of the Magi in this lyrical odyssey. The film focuses on a wise man who interprets his sighting of a comet streaking through the sky as a spiritual message. Joined by two associates, ...
Style: fairy tale, allegory
Plot: scorpion, compassion, chicken, crying, port, messenger, baker, theft, friend, disciple, honor, misery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, totalitarian regime, artist, father son relationship, democracy, poetry, betrayal, defection, desertion, informant, writers, typist ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Janosik (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 163 min.
Story: This film is one of the most popular pictures of Slovak cinema and relates the story about the legendary folk hero and brigand Juro Jánošík [1688-1713] and the social situation in Slovakia of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The first part ...
Plot: bandit, execution, heroes, death, legendary hero, mountain
Time: 16th century
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: faith, latter day saints, prophet, mormon, mormonism, religious leader, lynch mob, religion, death of child, female protagonist, religious persecution, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Absolution (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: For 10 years, a journalist has avoided visiting her small hometown. When news spreads about a comatose man healing people from his home, she is sent to investigate.
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, reporter, mother daughter relationship, religion, sexual abuse, heart attack, coma, first love, rape, confession
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, execution
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Jesus Film (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This classic film portrays 3½ years of Jesus' ministry as told in the Gospel of Luke from the Good News and King James translations of the Bible. Producer John Heyman created a film so true-to-life, you will feel like you are in first-century ...
Style: biblical, sincere, sentimental, epic, serious ...
Plot: miraculous event, christianity, crucifix, dishonesty, heroes, tragic hero, unfulfillment, blind ambition, hopes, righting the wronged, religions or cults, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%