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: nun, orphan, baby, convent, mother superior, catholic orphanage, abbess

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about nun, convent, mother superior, priest, abbess, female nudity and catholic 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), Mariette in Ecstasy (2019). 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.
Plot: abbess, convent, nun, novice, catholic, catholic priest, mother superior, catholic church, newcomer, watergate, priest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, catholic school, nun, orphan, convent, mother superior, catholic orphanage, nuns
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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.
Plot: chapel, catholic priest, catholic school, abbess, nun, convent, christmas, church, mother superior, convent school, priest, catholic orphanage ...
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78%
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, nun, female full frontal nudity, lesbian, female nudity, abbess, corruption, convent, corrupt, evil nun, nun's habit, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Mariette in Ecstasy (2019)
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, ...
Plot: stigmata, trance, mother superior, abbess, nun, convent
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: nun, sin, drug abuse, satire, convent, love and romance, crimes, clergy, gender, on the run, society, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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
Plot: brother sister relationship, convent, twins, siblings, nun, relationships, uncover truth, monastery, gay, body paint, gay interest, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: convent, drastic change of life, bishop, catholic church, novice, catholicism, newcomer, abbess, loss of child, loss of daughter, female nudity, priest ...
Place: london
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50%
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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: convent, nun, monsignor, mother superior, catholic church, priest, erotica, bishop, middle aged, abbess, catholic priest, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: girl, restaurant, snow, christmas, nun, operation, blindness, mother superior, convent
Place: new york, switzerland, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Sunshine Boys (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, odd couple, retirement, heart attack, artists and showbiz, betrayal, reunion, human nature, showbiz, siblings relations, elderly, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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43%
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: decamerotic, sex comedy
Plot: catholic priest, priest, mother superior, sex, abbess, bishop, voyeurism, nun, breasts, female nudity, convent, bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, financial crisis, police, nun, punishment, prayer, brothel, blackmail, convent, courtroom, religion, judge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: priest in love, catholic priest, convent, nun, catholic, catholic church, priest
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37%
The True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 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: nun, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, mother superior, male nudity, priest, female nudity, convent, sexploitation, bathtub, erotica, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Plot: bad attitude, disorder, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, nothing goes right, romance, rivalry, couple relations, high society, greed ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Farfallon (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview
Style: parody
Plot: runaway, prison, jail, nun, escape, revenge, convent, mother superior, police
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Network of Freedom (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: France, beginning of World War II. Hélène Studler is a nun who has been dedicated to the care of orphans and the abandoned people. But the times have changed, the people are living a whole revolt, the Germansoldiers have entered their city and the ...
Plot: french resistance, resistance, nazi officer, concentration camp, heroes, convent, nun, daughter, nuns, religion
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35%
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M4M: Measure for Measure (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A plotting Duke leaves his kingdom in the hands of a prudish soldier, who evokes an arcane law making fornication punishable by death - but who then abuses his power when he becomes obsessed with an even more chaste young man.
Plot: gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: convent, underage smoking, family values, shoplifting, nun, poverty, rebellious, social services, catholic, orphan
Time: 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sexploitation film
Plot: nun, convent, heresy, evil woman, sex scene, erotica, lesbian, priest, evil nun, catholic priest, insanity, sexploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hobson's Choice (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daughter of the owner of a shoe store rebels against her father by marrying one of his employees.
Plot: prejudice, father daughter relationship, shoe store, pride, shoemaker
Time: 1910s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sister Emanuelle (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Emanuelle has renounced her life of lust to become a cloistered nun. But when she is assigned to a remote convent school for wayward girls, this delectable Bride Of Christ will face temptations that include a teenage nymphomaniac, a horny escaped ...
Style: erotic, surprise ending, sexploitation film
Plot: corruption, convent, nun, lesbian seduction, emmanuelle, mother superior, dream, sex, voyeur, sexploitation, gun, pretty legs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: baby, prayer, stuttering, religion, choir, baptism, single mother, mayor, explosion, illegitimate child, chicken, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: religions or cults, society, clergy, rivalry, disorder, church, catholic school, nun, belief in the afterlife, teacher student relationship, nuns, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: writing, family relations, radio
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: nun's habit, novice, newcomer, ambulance, nun, dog, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 11K
Mixed Nuts (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, farce, family relations, bankruptcy, transvestite, workplace, goofy hero, nothing goes right, social misfits, misfit, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, seattle, europe, california, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Dresser (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: golden years, world war two, friendship, boss and employee, aging, elderly, actor's life, showbiz, personal assistant, illness, theatre production, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Nun and the Devil (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's 1577. The Mother Superior at the convent of Archangel is seriously ill. The determined and calculating Mother Giulia plots to become the next Mother Superior. She receives tough competition from tormented lesbian Sister Chiara and the ...
Plot: lesbian sex, cardinal the priest, female nudity, lesbian kiss, fondling, female full frontal nudity, voyeur, lesbian, female removes her clothes, lust, priest, hand under skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%