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In the Name Of (2013)
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In the Name Of (2013)
Original name: W Imię...
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The contemporary story of a priest who launches a centre for troubled youth in a small parish. He is a good priest and is well-liked by his congregation, which remains unaware of his complicated past.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, captivating, sexy, sexual, gloomy
Plot: gay, catholic church, homosexuality, clergy, lgbt, gays and lesbians, church, youth, catholic, sex with a priest, priest, teenage life, celibacy, coming out, society, social relations, religions or cults, gay interest, gay sex, gender, drunkenness, confession, faith, gay slur, tragic love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland

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Most similar movies to In the Name Of

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about gay, society, gays and lesbians, gay kiss, kiss, gender and youth mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like In the Name Of: Tom at the Farm (2013), Nor'easter (2012), Children of God (2010), Suicide Room (2011), Conspiracy of Silence (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, lgbt, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, family problems, gay relationship, psychopath, countryside, threat, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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Nor'easter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young and inexperienced priest encourages a family to declare their long-missing son dead, but once they do, the boy mysteriously returns, testing the priest's commitment to church doctrine over the laws of the natural world.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing child, moral dilemma, clergy, religions or cults, church, small town, social relations, brainwashing, priest, danger, society, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
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62%
Children of God (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he’s creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: coming out, gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, couples, religion, gender, society, youth, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Suicide Room (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dominik is an ordinary boy. He's got loads of friends, the hottest girl in school, rich parents and money to spend on brand-name clothes. But one innocent kiss with a mate changes everything. He begins to isolate himself from the outside world, ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide, teenage boy, escape from reality, self destructing, gay, gay teenager, addiction, fictional reality, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Conspiracy of Silence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a priest commits suicide and two trainees are expelled from a seminary, a journalist starts to investigate the Vatican’s silence on broken vows of celibacy. A thriller examining the internal conflicts in the modern Catholic church.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: church, suicide, celibacy, gay, uncover truth, fighting the system, crimes, clergy, priest, society, dishonesty, crisis of conscience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.3
 8K
Ben & Arthur (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: family relations, church, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, friends, clergy, romance, life is a bitch, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, vermont, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, lgbt cinema, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, gay slur, gay bashing, lgbt, closeted homosexual, gay romance, gay son, gay love, character study ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
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Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, catholic, mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, moral dilemma, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, talky, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, gay slur, gang, coming out, gay love, rape, gay bashing, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
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Priest (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex with a priest, closeted homosexual, catholic priest, gay, celibacy, sexual abuse, forbidden love, conservative, sin, father daughter incest, gays and lesbians, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, liverpool, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 344
Seeing Heaven (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A beautiful young escort, Paul, suffers from trip-like dreams he doesn't understand. These visions are shared by his clients, both scaring and exciting them. Paul is searching for his twin brother, whom he hasn't seen since childhood, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, twins, escort, male prostitute, dream, gay pornography, fall in love, starting over, sexual relations, twin brother, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 1K
Mass Appeal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor. (TCM.com)
Style: talky, psychological, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suburbs, celibacy, church, religions or cults, clergy, gender, gays and lesbians, society, challenge, belief, change, gay ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 382
Teenage Angst (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 64 min.
Story: At an elite private Border School four students form a clique to sneak out of school after hours to meet, drink and play. By trying to escape the golden cage which their wealthy parents have stuck them in, they search for the Extreme. In the course ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: boarding school, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, youth, kids in trouble, society, bullying, class differences, physical abuse, teen angst, cruelty, immorality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 685
Flocking (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a teenage girl reports a rape, her village ostracizes her and her family.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: family relations, youth, teenage life, society, life turned upside down, parents and children, social relations, village, friendship, mother daughter relationship, child's point of view, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 663
I Am Guilty (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Armin Steeb is adrift: just finished with school, living with his middle-class parents, clueless about finding work. He tries connecting with a girl, he engages in risky sex with strangers in public toilets, he goes to job interviews. He also sends ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: juvenile delinquency, society, dark humor, unemployment, teenage life, gay, vandalism, social awkwardness, family relations, mistaken identity, police investigation, erotic fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 19K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, fall in love, love affair, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Falls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, missionary, gays and lesbians, hopes, society, religion, coming out, church, prayer, religious, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Floating Skyscrapers (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kuba attends an art opening with his girlfriend of two years and bumps into Mikal. The connection between these two young men is instantaneous and intoxicating, and despite opposition from all sides, he allows Mikal into his life. The results go ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, family relations, lgbt, couple relations, gay love, gay sex, gender, love triangle, bisexual, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Into the Lion's Den (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As the three out-of-towners toast the end of their journey, someone at the bar is watching them and setting a deadly trap. Now, as closing time draws near, a night of unspeakable horrors is about to begin. Jesse Archer (Violet Tendencies, Going Down ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: gay, erection, bar, racism, gender, crimes, on the road, destiny, murder, gay interest, torture, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 391
Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, coming out, hiv, support group, lifestyle, drug abuse, love and romance, youth, interracial relations, breakup, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 2K
Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, beach, gay relationship, friendship, family relations, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stranger by the Lake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Style: erotic, sexy, talky, unusual plot structure, lyrical ...
Plot: male nudity, gay sex, gay, loneliness, deviant sex, male homosexuality, sexual desire, gays and lesbians, investigation, love, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, missing person, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, rescue, danger, clergy, woman in danger, religions or cults, life is a bitch, society, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, gay relationship, gay sex, love and romance, fall in love, gay love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 433
Stella Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Norway, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest stationed in Tipperary, Ireland, is eager to return to Rome. Told he cannot do so until he has raised enough money for the building of a new church, he decides to open a cinema in the local town.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, intellectual
Plot: small town, confession, clergy, idealism, small town life, social relations, religions or cults, society, hopes, religion, belief in god, priest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, 1950s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Good Shepherd (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: CHRISTIAN SLATER plays a worldly and urbane priest who is forced to challenge his comfortable existence as an ecclesiastical spin-doctor when he comes to believe in the innocence of a young priest accused of murder. His only ally, a journalist, is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: church, murder, false accusation, courtroom drama, priest, amateur detective, investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, rebellion, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 385
The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender, youth, love affair, teenage love, friendship, couples, self discovery, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Corpo celeste (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After growing up in Switzerland, 13-year-old Marta returns to a city in southern Italy with her mother and older sister. Independent and inquisitive, she joins a catechism class at a local church. However, the games and religious pop songs she ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, society, journey, mother daughter relationship, religion, catholic, coming of age, family relations, life is a bitch, bittersweet, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 987
On the Ice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, grief, death, parents and children, buddies, youth, crimes, society, village, accidental death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 448
The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, teenage love, high school life, youth, teenage life, revenge, jealousy, rivalry, murder, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%