Movies like The Weaver of Miracles

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The Weaver of Miracles (1962)
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The Weaver of Miracles (1962)
Original name: El tejedor de milagros
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Arnulfo is a man weaving baskets. Remedios has given birth in front of the house of a woman and her aid, but the village is spread the word that the child born as a child God and an atheist would think exploit to their advantage the "miracle ".
Plot: miraculous event, small town, gossip, priest, rumor, birth, ignorance, religion

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about small town, priest, religion, small town life, social relations, society and catholic church mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like The Weaver of Miracles: Corpus Christi (2019), The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975), Time of Miracles (1989), Tlayucan (1962), Joshua (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Corpus Christi (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of a 20-year-old Daniel who experiences a spiritual transformation while living in a Youth Detention Center. He wants to become a priest but this is impossible because of his criminal record. When he is sent to work at a carpenter’s ...
Style: christian film, sincere, thought provoking, ambiguous ending, touching
Plot: catholic church, fake identity, priest, ex convict, prison, car accident, small town, tragedy, deception, love, conflict, village ...
Place: poland
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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
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Time of Miracles (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1945. The new communist authorities go into the church, hang the flag of the Party and paint over the old frescoes, but each time the frescoes miraculously return. A stranger comes to town and works miracles; the townsfolk are convinced he ...
Plot: miraculous event, communism, religious icon, school play, parable, teacher, church, satire, male nudity, fire, injury, irony ...
Time: 1940s
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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
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Joshua (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Joshua moves to the outskirts of Auburn, he awakens the curiosity of the sleepy town. They don’t know who he is or where he came from, but no one can shake the feeling they’ve known him for years. Despite his benevolence and selfless work ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, uplifting, feel good ...
Plot: miraculous event, healing power, small town, mysterious character, self discovery, redemption, religions or cults, society, hopes, cause and meaning, friendship, spirituality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states, xian, rome italy, vatican
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Watercolor Postcards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress and a former NFL star strive to save a troubled Texas town while bonding over their shared love of a very special 10-year-old girl who has found herself alone in the world for the very first time.
Plot: teenage rebellion, small town, horse, country singer, sister sister relationship, hollywood star, troubled past
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Enough Praying (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Many socially-concerned priests in Catholic Latin America have at some time left their parish churches to go and work in the fields and factories of the poor. Such priests, usually adherents of "liberation theology," are called ...
Plot: catholic priest, priest, class struggle, church, conscience, religion, injustice, poverty, catholic church, solidarity, social problem, working conditions ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: chile
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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, idealism, small town life, social relations, religions or cults, clergy, society, hopes, religion, belief in god, priest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, 1950s
Place: ireland
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Angel Baby (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who believes she has been chosen by God to heal people is taken in by a greedy promoter and his shrewish wife to make the rounds of the rural South - she to save souls and heal the sick, he to make as much money as he possibly can.
Style: biting, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: miraculous event, small town, faith, blindness, social relations, disability, friends, religions or cults, drug dealing, rise and fall, ambition, babies and infants ...
Time: 60s
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Dubbel-8 (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The arrival of a beautiful new stranger in town prompts two boys to spend their summer holidays enticing the young woman to act in a short-film. However their motivation is purely that of seeing her naked.
Plot: foster child, small town, filmmaking, blonde, cinema
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe
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Termini Station (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Termini Station is a Canadian made drama, released in 1989 and directed by Allan King. The film stars Colleen Dewhurst and Megan Follows as Molly and Micheline Dushane, a mother and daughter living in a small Northern Ontario town. Molly is an ...
Plot: small town, alcohol abuse, family, parent child relationship, poker, nipples visible through clothing, braless, trailer park, mother daughter relationship, prostitution
Place: canada, ontario canada
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The Kill-Off (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is set in a small coastal community in New Jersey where the only action in town is a nightclub called The Pavilion. The owner, Pete (played by Jackson Sims), can barely make the payroll so in an effort to bring in more business, he hires a ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: gossip, bartender, female director, neo-noir, janitor, stripper, murder
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Fire That Burns (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two boys in their early teens in a strictly-run pre-WWII Catholic School form a firm friendship which is troubled by an abbot who is obsessed with the younger of the students.
Plot: catholic, altar boy, child abuse, dining hall, entrapment, boys' school, ink, gardener, philosophy, paper airplane, boys' choir, candle ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Father Jonathan Keene - a cold, impatient Catholic priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to do what he does best: shut down a dying parish...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Plot: redemption, christmas, priest, self discovery, clergy, introspection, society, save the day, hopes, social relations, cause and meaning, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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26%
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Virgin Mary (1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Croatia, Canada, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1981 in Medjugorje (BA), a group of kids claim that Virgin Mary appeared to them on a hill. The local priest believes them and spreads the word. Religious tourism blossoms. The communist government is concerned and arrests the priest.
Plot: miraculous event, ghost, communism, mountain, priest, execution, faith, religion, propaganda, nun, virgin mary
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Don Juan (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jeanne lives in Paris and believes she is the reincarnation of Don Juan. She visits a priest and tells him she has killed a man. He comes to her elegant flat - her father has died leaving her rich - and she tells the priest stories about men she has ...
Plot: reincarnation, seduction, priest, playing footsie, suicide, bare breasts, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbianism, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: paris france
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Weighed But Found Wanting (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could possibly want. But the emptiness of his extravagant lifestyle and the hypocrisy of the town's so-called leading citizens weigh heavily on him, and he reaches out to the village outcasts.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: social relations, small town, small town life, village, couple relations, friendship, village life, couples, family relations, single parent, idiot, birth ...
Time: 70s
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When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.
Plot: torture, small town, held captive, sociopath, husband wife relationship, car breakdown, male underwear, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terrorism, vietnam war veteran ...
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Raggedy Man (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor on leave causes tongues to wag in town.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: small town, world war two, friendship, family relations, couples, parents and children, woman in danger, single parent, social relations, prejudice, sailor, telephone operator ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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Return to Peyton Place (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Residents of the small town of Peyton Place aren't pleased when they realize they're the characters in local writer Allison MacKenzie's controversial first novel. A sequel to the hit 1957 film.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, family relations, single parent, love affair, social decay, teenage life, small town life, parents and children, haunted by the past, society, coming of age ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts, new hampshire, new england
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The Visit (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carla Zachanassian had a child by Serge Miller as a teenager. When Serge refused to marry her, she was driven out of town. By her own wit and cunning, she has returned as a multi-millionaire for a visit. The town lays out the red carpet expecting ...
Style: psychological, suspense, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: revenge, small town life, teenage life, vengeance, small town, couples, social relations, literature, woman, seduction, countryside, cabin ...
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Rosario (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rosario and Carlos, husbands, are part of a theater company. In a scene of jealousy, she should shoot and kill him. Carlos has had an affair with Zulma, another acriz of the company. On opening day, in the final scene, Rosario accidentally kills her ...
Plot: sacrifice, priest, adoption, prison sentence, false accusation, affair, murder, theater
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On Valentine's Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elizabeth defies her wealthy parents by running off and marrying a young man of humble prospects, and her parents have not spoken to her since - even though the couple lives in a rooming house nearby, they are struggling financially, and she is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, alcohol abuse, small town life, love affair, hotel, family life, pregnancy, americana, homecoming, golden years, adult virgin, humble ...
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, usa
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24%
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The Third Miracle (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Vatican sends a priest to verify some miracles, performed by a woman who has been nominated for sainthood...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: miraculous event, alcohol abuse, bishop, investigation, clergy, society, hopes, life is a bitch, crimes, saint, female director, catholic ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, rome italy
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24%
The Bus Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young black soldier returns home to Los Angeles from combat in Vietnam to find out that his brother had been killed by a gang of racist cops. Angered, he joins a black nationalist group to take his revenge.
Plot: jukebox, cemetery, african american, brother, police, murder, vietnam veteran, soldier, murder of brother, racism, investigation, ghetto ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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The Caterpillar Wish (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl's view on belonging and loss.
Plot: seaside, family feud, harbor, bicycle, pub, secret love, hotel, cloud, caterpillar, bare breasts, bible, small town ...
Place: south australia, australia
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Separate Tables (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two one-act plays explore love and loneliness. In "Table by the Window" an aging fashion model contrives a reunion with her ex-husband, a politician ruined by scandal, and their passion is rekindled. In "Table Number Seven" a ...
Plot: false identity, hotel, love interest, alcoholic, ex husband ex wife relationship, model, small town, secret, writers
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Santo Luzbel (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A conflict arises between the people of the town and the local priest when they have to decide how to represent certain biblical episode.
Plot: religion, spirituality, native american, journey, mexican, priest, death of child, indigenous, peasant, catholic church, actor, faith ...
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No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. His wife also knows it, and even he knows it. But he is still ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: pension, colonel, parents and children, small town, hopes, downfall, family relations, couple relations, family life, small town life, haunted by the past, death of son ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Hell Without Limits (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Family honor, greed, machismo, homophobia, and the dreams of whores collide in a Mexican town. Rich, elderly Don Alejo is poised to sell the town for a profit, needing only to buy a whorehouse to own all the buildings and close the deal. It's ...
Style: emotional, offbeat, serious, realistic
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Time: 70s
Place: latin america, mexico
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