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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: religion, plague, talking animals, monk, miraculous event, saint, pets, poverty, poor, catholic, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, levitation, mayor, bishop, execution, white male black female relationship, healing power, pet

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, touching and feel good films with plots about religion, priest, catholic, miraculous event, father son relationship, religions or cults and christian 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: catholic, christian, miraculous event, saint, clumsy, studying, village idiot, diploma, father son relationship, horse, husband wife relationship, donkey ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
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Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 202 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 ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, spiritual
Plot: catholic, saint, religion, miraculous event, priest, religious persecution, catholic priest, religious faith, faith, reconciliation, religious fanaticism, social problems ...
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: catholic, saint, priest, bishop, nun, religion, widow, religious conversion, catholic priest, catholicism, catholic school, 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: miraculous event, bishop, catholicism, catholic church, convent, mother superior, priest, kidnapping, catholic, nun, catholic priest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, feel good, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: optimism, human spirit, society, miraculous event, hopes, human nature, chosen one, faith, religion, god, religions or cults, unlikely partners ...
Place: brazil, latin america
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The Two Popes (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, USA
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, philosophical, cerebral ...
Plot: catholic church, religion, catholic priest, pope, catholic, catholicism, cardinal the priest, dark humor, priest, forgiveness, confession, guilt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy, argentina, buenos aires argentina
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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, psychological, touching ...
Plot: catholic, clergy, christian, faith, world war two, religion, catholic church, bishop, politics, heroes, human spirit, follow your dream ...
Place: poland, vatican, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, faith, brother sister relationship, convent, bible, monk, christianity, sea, divorced couple, prayer ...
Place: portugal
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Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy, UK
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, ...
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Plot: magic, adventure, medieval, curse, chase, knight, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, bishop, romance, transformation, rescue ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: france, europe
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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, satirical, clever, funny ...
Plot: angel, god, religion, heaven and hell, satire, god or devil, save the world, dark humor, religions or cults, redemption, chosen one, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, motivational ...
Plot: christmas, victorian england, writers, charles dickens, inspiration, father son relationship, publisher, debt, poverty, child labor, writer's block, friend ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, year 1943
Place: england, london, turkey, new york
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The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, mind bending, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: crow, satire, surrealism, talking bird, mythology, hawk, travel, politics, on the road, state affairs, society, clergy ...
Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 119 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, serious, bleak, factual, realistic ...
Plot: saint, religion, historical event, monk, clergy, hopes, religions or cults, male nudity, starting over, society, medieval, christian ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 12th century
Place: italy, vatican, europe
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A Dog's Purpose (2017)
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Time: 2010s, 60s, 90s, 80s, 70s
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Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: surreal
Plot: dream, illusion, computer, filmmaking, mirror, spirituality, non violence, enlightenment, buddhism, writer's block, egoism, philosophy ...
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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: psychedelic, surreal, disturbing, art house, mind bending ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, alchemist, female nudity, surrealism, breaking the fourth wall, enlightenment, male nudity, bird, mountain, immortality, spiritual journey, hippopotamus ...
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Place: mexico, latin america, peru
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Act of the Heart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, tense, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Redeemer (2004)
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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: liberation theology, photo model, urban setting, missing father, escaped prisoner, guilt, father son relationship, photographer, flashback, friend, a vision, miraculous event ...
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Karol: The Pope, The Man (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Poland, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This highly acclaimed feature film on Pope John Paul II was filmed on location in Italy and Poland. Focusing on the papacy of John Paul and the tremendous impact he had on the Church and the world, Karol: The Pope, The Man stars actor Piotr Adamczyk ...
Plot: catholic, pope, faith, christian, religion, loyalty, clergy, respect, assassination, catholicism, church, cardinal the priest ...
Place: vatican, africa, india
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Gipsy Magic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country:
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In modern-day Macedonia, East Indian gypsy Taip (Miki Manojlovic) becomes friends with UN peacekeeper Riju and introduces him to his life of squalor. When Taip's mother dies, he collects government money for the funeral -- but then she comes ...
Style: cinema verite
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Come Away (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, intellectual, fairy tale
Audience: kids
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25%
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, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: social relations, society, religions or cults, human nature, small town, interracial relations, small town life, friendship, bittersweet, religion, preacher, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Adventures of God (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: art house, surreal, absurd, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, light, unusual plot structure, feel good, social
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Place: prague, central europe
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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: captivating, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, social differences, love and romance, couples, parents and children, midlife crisis, father daughter relationship, ex lover, wealth, death of father, dying, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sri lanka, paris france, venezuela, africa, india ...
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22%
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: semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, couples, artists and showbiz, athlete's life, showbiz, husband wife relationship, death of wife, gangsters, death of son, cemetery, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, cuba, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: sincere, visually appealing, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: circus, gorilla, talking animals, animals, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, animal rights, affection, animal that acts human, animal life, unlikely friendships ...
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The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A female doctor returns from the city to her home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia in the 1930s, intending to bring modern medical care to the area's impoverished and ill-educated residents. However, she finds herself going against the ...
Plot: poverty, doctor, superstition, healer, female doctor
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