Movies like Cradle Song

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Cradle Song (1961)
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Cradle Song (1961)
Original name: Canción de cuna
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a Castilian convent of the late nineteenth century, the community of cloistered nuns celebrates the onomastic of their superior with a poem. She is also visited by the doctor, Don Jose, who diagnosed a disease with poor prognosis. Shortly after a sister picks up a beautiful girl who has been abandoned at the door of the convent and the doctor, despite being single, offers to legally adopt her and assign her to the convent as a pupil.
Plot: religion, nun, orphan, baby, convent, catholic orphanage, abbess, mother superior

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Most similar movies to Cradle Song

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexploitation film, captivating, realistic and semi serious films with plots about nun, convent, mother superior, priest, catholic, abbess and female nudity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cradle Song: Nasty Habits (1977), The Little Nuns (1963), Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979), Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973), Dark Habits (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nasty Habits (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.
Style: cult film
Plot: abbess, nun, convent, religion, priest, mother superior, catholic, catholic church, catholic priest, newcomer, watergate, candle ...
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95%
The Little Nuns (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two nuns come to Rome to protest to an airline about its jet planes which have been flying over their convent school, disrupting teaching of the little orphans who study there and damaging the ancient fresco of their patron saint through sound ...
Plot: convent school, nun, catholic school, orphan, convent, catholic orphanage, mother superior
Place: rome italy
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Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sometime after the events in 'Lilies of the Field' (1963) Homer Smith returns to the Church he helped build to find the nuns have taken in a group of homeless children.
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, christian, catholic orphanage, catholic priest, nun, catholic, abbess, convent school, mother superior, convent, church, catholic school ...
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Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who was promised to a powerful family's son at birth falls in love with another man, refuses to renounce him, and is sent to a nunnery by her shocked parents. Once there, she first undergoes degradation to acclimatize her to convent ...
Plot: mother superior, lgbt, erotica, fetish, nun, lust, sex scene, baby, humiliation, degradation, jealousy, arranged marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Dark Habits (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A nightclub singer seeks refuge with gay nuns on dope in a Madrid convent.
Style: surreal, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: nun, gays and lesbians, drug addiction, lgbt, catholic, surrealism, religion, lgbtq, drug abuse, sin, satire, monastery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
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63%
In This House of Brede (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A well-to-do London businesswoman gives up her comfortable life, including the man who loves her, to become a cloistered Benedictine nun.
Plot: christian, faith, convent, drastic change of life, newcomer, japanese girl, catholicism, female nudity, priest, loss of daughter, mother superior, loss of child ...
Place: london
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54%
The Castro's Abbess (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young woman is forced into a convent. However, due to her nobility she rises to be an abbess. She has to deal with corruption in the church.
Plot: mother superior, convent, nun, middle aged, bishop, erotica, female nudity, priest, catholic, sex, catholic priest, catholic church ...
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54%
Mariette in Ecstasy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this forceful study of religious passion an extraordinary spiritual experience is placed in the center of a deftly evoked natural world, namely, rural upstate New York just after the turn of the century. At summer's end, when she is 17, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: trance, nun, mother superior, abbess, convent, religious conversion, religious, religious faith, faith, belief in god, religion and supernatural, religion ...
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53%
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The New Adventures of Heidi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.
Plot: christmas, youth, restaurant, girl, snow, blindness, mother superior, nun, convent, operation
Place: alps, new york, switzerland
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Tales of Erotica (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four women of Gubbio - Angelica, Violetta, Lisa and Bettina - are conducted before the court by their lovers and husbands.
Style: erotic, sexy, sex comedy, anthology, decamerotic
Plot: catholic priest, lgbt, mother superior, abbess, sex, convent, priest, nun, female nudity, bishop, voyeurism, breasts ...
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46%
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April in Love (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Avril is a novice in a convent of "Baptistine" sisters, a monastic order which was officially dissolved by the end of the nineteenth century but that is kept alive by Mère Marie Joseph, the sadistic superior. While Avril is on retreat, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, disturbing
Plot: gay, brother sister relationship, convent, siblings, nun, twins, uncover truth, relationships, monastery, family, sister sister relationship, female protagonist ...
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45%
Dixie: Changing Habits (1983)    TVM (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dixie is caught operating a whore house, and is sentenced to 90 days house arrest in a convent! Can Dixie bend to the ways of the convent nuns to avoid jail?
Plot: mother superior, judge, police, courtroom, punishment, brothel, catholic, prostitution, nun, convent, blackmail, hardship ...
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44%
The Runner Stumbles (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau Bridges and Tammy Grimes.
Plot: convent, nun, catholic priest, priest in love, priest, catholic, catholic church
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41%
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Farfallon (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview
Style: parody
Plot: runaway, revenge, police, convent, nun, jail, mother superior, escape, prison
Place: italy
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39%
The True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sister Virginia de Leyva becomes the new Mother Superior at the convent of Monza. Said convent turns out to be a veritable hotbed of sinful carnality and depravity. Debauched priest Don Arrigone and lecherous womanizer Giampaolo Osio plot to seduce ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: religion, nun, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), catholic, erotica, sexploitation, womanizer, group sex, male nudity, mother superior, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The 14 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in London’s East End, The 14 (aka The Wild Little Bunch aka Existence) is based on the true story of fourteen children who struggle against overwhelming pressures to stay together after the death of their single mother.
Plot: youth, social services, nun, convent, shoplifting, orphan, catholic, poverty, family values, rebellious, underage smoking
Time: 70s
Place: england
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36%
Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As Sister Mary delivers a lecture on sin and its consequences, she's interrupted by several of her former students, who have little positive to say about how a Catholic education has impacted their lives.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: clergy, society, religions or cults, rivalry, disorder, church, nun, catholic school, christmas, belief in the afterlife, humour, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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30%
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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: doctor, stuttering, choir, wedding, baby, illegitimate child, chicken, single mother, priest, baptism, religion, mayor ...
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29%
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The Novices (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Imagine a nun with great legs running into a working girl... The nun is very humane and therefore understanding, she gives a little bit of help... in order to fulfill the needs of her neighbours... and the prostitute is quite astute...
Plot: catholic, newcomer, nun, ambulance, dog, prostitution, nun's habit
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The Sinful Nuns of Saint Valentine (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucita has been locked away in a convent by her family in order to keep her away from her lover, Esteban. The pair make plans to elope, but Esteban is accused of heresy before Lucita can escape. Hiding in the convent, Esteban discovers the ...
Style: sexy, sexploitation film
Plot: erotica, nun, evil nun, convent, sex scene, insanity, crucifix, abbess, catholic priest, bishop, framed for murder, cruelty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Acting Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Shakespeare's Hamlet, the leading character observes "The play's the thing, wherein to catch the conscience of the king." In this Yugoslavian movie, a performance of Hamlet in a small village apparently catches the conscience ...
Plot: small village, shakespeare's hamlet, tragedy, shakespeare, shakespeare play
Place: former yugoslavia
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28%
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Broadway Bound (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Neil Simon's "Broadway Bound" is the Final Chapter of his acclaimed trilogy that began with "Biloxi Blues" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs".
Plot: radio, family relations, monologue, leaving home, writing
Time: 1940s
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28%
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Grandfathers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a globalized world where youth and technology reign supreme, three aged friends refuse to give up and dare to launch a business from scratch: a daycare center. But is modern society ready enough to embrace their venture?
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, sincere, funny ...
Plot: kindergarten, stranded, second chance, job interview, grandfather, secret, business, baby, marriage, grandson, debt, young at heart ...
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27%
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Saltwater (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An Irish-Italian café owner in a seaside town faces a life crisis, as his wife recently died and he's severely in debt. His oldest son tries to help, but has serious problems of his own, while his younger son and daughter are having troubles ...
Plot: bet, irish, loss of mother, loss of son
Place: ireland
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27%
Sacred Hearts (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough nun (Anna Massey) demands belief and obedience from convent schoolgirls (Katrin Cartlidge, Oona Kirsch) in World War II England.
Plot: convent school, catholic school, catholic priest, evil nun, nun, priest, pubic hair, mini dress
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Emerald City (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy of life's temptations - lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on its film and publishing industries. The story centers around the Rogers ...
Plot: empire, screenwriter, filmmaking, writers, boxer shorts, male underwear, man wearing towel, man wrapped in a towel
Place: australia
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27%
Timon of Athens (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
Plot: shakespeare, misanthrope, beggar, tragic event, morality, generosity, satire, coin, play
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27%
The Countess Died of Laughter (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man goes to a convent with exciting news, one of the nuns is an heir to a fortune! The man causes the nuns to become obsessed with him as he tries to find the right heir.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: convent school, nun, monk, priest, mother superior, catholic schoolgirl, sexploitation, sex, inheritance, catholic school, female nudity
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26%
Under Milk Wood (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This Dylan Thomas work is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards!). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, contemplative
Plot: redemption, human nature, village, small town, small town life, hopes, aging, social relations, flashback, topless woman, blind man, welsh ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Sister Mary (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Nunsploitation from Japan. Part of the Shûdôjo series.
Style: pink cinema, sexploitation film
Plot: sister, nun, erotica, sexploitation, sister sister relationship, japanese woman, mother superior, convent, rape, sisterhood, evil nun, nun's habit ...
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25%