Movies like Fray Martin de Porres

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Fray Martin de Porres (2005)
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Fray Martin de Porres (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the life of Saint Martin de Porres
Plot: plague, religion, miraculous event, talking animals, monk, saint, pets, poor, father son relationship, catholic, mayor, brother sister relationship, white male black female relationship, levitation, bishop, execution, healing power, pet

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, touching and captivating films with plots about miraculous event, father son relationship, religion, priest, catholic, hopes and society mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Fray Martin de Porres: The Reluctant Saint (1962), Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000), A Time for Miracles (1980), The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975), God Is Brazilian (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Reluctant Saint (1962)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Directed by Edward Dmytryk, The Reluctant Saint is based on the life of Saint Joseph of Cupertino. When young Giuseppe Diesa (Maximilian Schell) is sent to work at a monastery circa 17th century Italy -- his parents believed he was mentally ...
Plot: miraculous event, saint, clumsy, studying, peasant, prayer, bishop, statue, village idiot, exorcism, cross, monastery ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: italy
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Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 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 ...
Plot: stigmata, miraculous event, catholic, saint, world war one, world war two
Place: italy
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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 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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God Is Brazilian (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God decides to take a vacation, but first He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job, however, during His mission, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: optimism, human spirit, miraculous event, society, hopes, human nature, chosen one, faith, religion, unlikely partners, imaginary, religions or cults ...
Place: brazil, latin america
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45%
This Side Of Resurrection (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a sister and a brother, Inês and Rafael. Since the divorce of their parents, their family never saw Rafael again. Inês runs away from home looking for him when she is told he is back at the Guincho Beach and surfing ...
Plot: surfing, brother sister relationship, christianity, surf, prayer, bible, convent, faith, surfboard, sea, divorced couple, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: portugal
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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, christian film, psychological ...
Plot: clergy, catholic, bishop, world war two, faith, catholic church, politics, heroes, follow your dream, human spirit, priest, christian ...
Place: poland, vatican, europe
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41%
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Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, date night
Plot: bishop, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, knight, magic, romance, chase, true love, solar eclipse, transformation, falcon ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Trickle of Blood (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Leon has a crush on Ofelia, so he decides to steal money from his father and cross the country looking for Ofelia who traveled to Guadalajara. On his journey, Leon goes through many adventures and takes the final step from childhood into adolescence.
Plot: female nudity, nipples visible through clothing, uncle niece relationship, trip, asian stereotype, father son relationship, coming of age, revolver, travel, dream, brothel, teenager ...
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38%
 7.3
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Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, satire, god or devil, chosen one, god, save the world, religions or cults, religion, heaven and hell, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, ancient history
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: satire, on the road, politics, hawk, crow, mythology, society, clergy, state affairs, idealism, parents and children, monk ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 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, bleak, serious, factual, gloomy ...
Plot: saint, clergy, hopes, religions or cults, starting over, society, religion, historical event, monk, redemption, miraculous event, social differences ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 12th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Sea That Thinks (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Incredible optical illusions in a story in a story in a story helps the surprised viewer finally to find out that he has been watching himself all along.
Plot: dream, illusion, philosophy, enlightenment, filmmaking, mirror, poetry, playwright, spirituality, search, non violence, computer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Holy Mountain (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, female genitalia, mountain, bird, soldier, alchemist, thief, surrealism, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Redeemer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Célio Rocha believes he was assigned by God Himself a difficult mission: to persuade his childhood friend Otávio Sabóia, a corrupt entrepeneur in the construction business, to give away all his possessions to the poor.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: pregnancy, bankruptcy, police raid, heart attack, demonstration, inheritance, old friend, greed, memory, social justice, childhood memory, flashback ...
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, talking animals, dog movie, human animal relationship, police dog, life & death, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Screen Door Jesus (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A vision of Jesus sighted on the screen door of Mother Harper's front porch sparks misadventures as the media and crowds gather around the phenomenon and the townsfolk start to take sides. As more people flock to the door, some for guidance, ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: society, social relations, bittersweet, interracial relations, small town life, human nature, small town, friendship, religions or cults, racism, preacher, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Adventures of God (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It tells the story of a man and a woman trapped inside what appears to be a dream set in the labyrinthine hallways, mysterious rooms of a large hotel in the 30's, facing the sea.
Style: art house, captivating, absurd, surreal
Plot: miraculous event, religion, surrealism, philosophy, pregnancy, absurdism, murder, beach, dream, hotel, sheep, memory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Pippi Longstocking (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pippi Longstocking, a super-strong redheaded little girl, moves into her father's cottage Villa Villekulla, and has adventures with her next-door neighbors Tommy and Annika in this compilation film of the classic Swedish TV series.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, horse, monkey, family, imaginary, mischievous children, pets, escapades, young heroes, superhuman powers, adventure, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 668
Tiger Theory (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, light
Plot: bossy woman, husband wife relationship, female antagonist, psychiatrist, university, father son relationship, misogyny, dark humor, brother sister relationship, death of father, father daughter relationship, domestic violence ...
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
It's Easier for a Camel... (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As a little girl, Federica fantasized about having beautiful long hair that would grow back as soon as she cut it, about never-ending cones of cotton candy and about countless adventures that took her to the far side of the world. Now a charming ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, social differences, couples, love and romance, midlife crisis, parents and children, ex lover, wealth, father daughter relationship, death of father, dying, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, atlantic ocean, india, venezuela, paris france ...
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26%
The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant ...
Style: sweet, touching, sincere, visually appealing, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking animals, gorilla, circus, human animal relationship, friendship, fight for freedom, animal rights, affection, unlikely friendships, talent, animal life, animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Fantastic World of Juan Orol (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mexico’s half-forgotten B-movie master, “involuntary surrealist” Juan Orol (1897–1988), receives a pitch-perfect tribute in this deft, irresistible love letter to a self-made man of showbiz whose career spanned half a century and nearly 60 ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, couples, showbiz, artists and showbiz, athlete's life, husband wife relationship, gangsters, film within a film, death of wife, surrealism, death of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, cuba, spain, mexico city ...
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25%
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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1843, Dickens was a literary rock star, but struggling financially after the slow sales of his previous novel, Martin Chuzzlewit. Seized with the vision of a story that would fire the hearts of humanity, Dickens pitched his publishers A Christmas ...
Style: thought provoking, feel good, humorous, captivating
Plot: christmas, book, victorian england, father son relationship, publisher, debt, poverty, charles dickens, inspiration, sleeping, writing, friend ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, year 1943
Place: new york, turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Tlayucan (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Desperate for the illness of his son, the farmer steals a pearl Eufemio image of St. Lucia in the village church. Some tourists photographed the theft, and Euphemius is about to be lynched by their neighbors. Pearl disappeared swallowed by one of ...
Plot: satire, small town, pearl, sick child, blind man, peasant, spinster, miraculous event, church, illness
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Ill Fated (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mark A. Lewis's tragic-comic adventure ILL FATED plunges the viewer into the boxed-in world of Jimmy, a small-town teen who seeks a better life but who sees dead-end signs at every turn out of town. His vague plan to leave and "look into ...
Style: cult film
Plot: incest, maturity, school bus, father son estrangement, small town, funny accent, coming of age, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, murder, prison, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
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The Two Popes (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, psychological, based on true events
Plot: catholic church, pope, religion, catholicism, catholic, cardinal the priest, catholic priest, priest, forgiveness, guilt, confession, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, buenos aires argentina, italy, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A human child raised by wolves, must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, sentimental, disturbing, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, talking animals, feral child, hunter, bear, tiger, anthropomorphism, snake, panther, chase, friendship, bravery ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 24
Este cura (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Soledad has returned to the city single and with a son. Her father has taken she home, and the people village are trying to Major ejects she from the place. However, Pedro, the Major believes that the initiative has to start from the priest. So the ...
Plot: baby, prayer, stuttering, religion, choir, baptism, single mother, mayor, explosion, illegitimate child, chicken, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
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Kosmos (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Turkey, Bulgaria
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Too much happens too many times in this potentially brilliant parable.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, psychological, entertaining, offbeat ...
Plot: healing power, social relations, love affair, miraculous event, small town, hopes, thief, self discovery, supernatural ability, anti hero, on the run, heroes ...
Place: turkey
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22%