Movies like Vishudhan

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Vishudhan (2013)
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Vishudhan (2013)
Original name: വിശുദ്ധൻ
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Sunny, a priest, comes to know that Vavachan is running an old age home with vile intentions. He wants the corpses of the inmates for the medical college run by his son. Sunny decides to expose this.
Style: medical drama
Plot: priest, nun, church, violin, corpse, help, marriage, misunderstanding, medical, malayalam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about priest, murder, church, catholic priest, death, crimes and nun mostly in Drama, Crime and War genres. Some movies like Vishudhan: Satan Never Sleeps (1962), Come Into the Light (2005), By The Grace of God (2018), Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979), The Third Nail (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest (Clifton Webb), who is now too old and weak to continue with the upkeep of ...
Plot: priest, church, missionary, convent school, catholic school, nun, catholic priest, catholic church, nun's habit
Place: china
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Come Into the Light (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A priest (Zingaretti - Inspector Montalbano) attends his new parish only to find the church empty, the locals uninterested and their children rude and abusive. He very gently sets about winning over first the children by providing them with a place ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, factual
Plot: priest, coming of age, hopes, mafia, murder, mob boss, hitman, church, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, showdown ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy
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By The Grace of God (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day, he discovered by chance that the priest who abused him to scouts always officiates with children. He then starts a fight, quickly joined by François and Emmanuel, also victims of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, queer cinema ...
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, religion, priest, church, journalist, lawyer, pedophile priest, cardinal the priest, children, husband wife relationship, gay ...
Time: year 2016, year 2015, year 2014
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78%
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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72%
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The Third Nail (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man is sentenced to life in prison for killing two children, a crime he didn't commit. DNA evidence sets him free, but there is no hiding from the prison gang that wants him dead. When his own daughter is abducted and apparently ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: priest, religious faith, falsely accused, wrongful conviction, faith, investigation, life is a bitch, child abduction, crime solving, false accusation, confronting the past, uncover truth ...
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72%
Traffic Department (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Seven policemen, seven deadly sins, a murder case, secrets and the filth of everyday police work: Traffic Department transports the viewer into the darkest Warsaw streets.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: adultery, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, violence, winter, polish, racism, snow, interrogation, police ...
Place: poland
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69%
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Kadal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wrongdoer is caught red-handed and he is not going to forgive the man who exposed him.
Style: semi serious, realistic, romantic, captivating, inspirational
Plot: frame up, teenage love, love, young love, priest, teenage life, revenge, love and romance, romance, fall in love, starting over, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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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: liberation theology, priest, catholic priest, class struggle, inequality, social problems, working conditions, religion, church, solidarity, poverty, catholic church ...
Time: 60s
Place: chile
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Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elizabeth Montgomery plays serial killer, churchgoer, and grandmother Blanch Taylor Moore in this, one of her last films before her untimely passing. Childhood memories of her womanizing and abusive father fill Moore with a hidden rage towards all ...
Plot: serial killer, lifetime, crimes, court, black widow, marriage, priest, murder, investigation, poison
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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The Bloody Child (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film was inspired by a real event—a young US Marine, recently back from the Gulf War, was found digging a grave for his murdered wife in the middle of the California Mojave.
Style: experimental
Plot: soldier, american, murder, arrest, surrealism, u.s. marine, violence, prisoner, marine, husband murders wife, interrogation, stallion ...
Place: mojave desert, africa
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56%
True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
Plot: catholic priest, priest, murder, serial killer, crimes, redemption, police corruption, political corruption, desert, brother brother relationship, betrayal, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
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Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, child abuse, police, church, murder, runaway, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, murderer, child murder investigation, murder of family ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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The Suspended Vocation (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Divergent factions within the Catholic Church are plagued by internal ideological quarrels.
Style: allegory, parody
Plot: painter, catholic priest, art, fight, religious conflict, nun, catholic church, worship, mural, religion, catholicism, identity ...
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47%
Forgive Me For Raping You (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In this extreme sexploitation horror shocker, a psychotic priest travels through a seemingly idyllic suburban landscape and uses his collar to secure the trust of a series of beautiful young women before subjecting these poor beauties to ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, controversial, sexploitation film
Plot: rape, erotica, exploitation, anal rape, depravity, female nudity, strangulation, bondage, sexploitation, serial rape, serial murder, serial rapist ...
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Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: intense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, violence, organized crime, murder, love triangle, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1983
Place: new york, boston, ireland, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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40%
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Monsignor (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The vows of an ambitious young American priest are tested during World War II. Not only does Father John Flaherty get involved with the black market to raise money for the Vatican, he also falls in love with a young French nun.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: catholic priest, sicilian, catholic, catholic church, black market, scandal, pope, nun, priest, money, world war two, gangsters ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, post world war two
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Shades of Fern (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the only extensive prose work by the surrealist painter Josef Capek, Shades of Fern most resembles the philosophical fairy tales and fables of Josef’s older brother, the legendary Czech novelist and playwright Karel Capek. Two young ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: gay interest, gay, poem, corpse, dream, forest, police officer, gunfight, lost in the woods, burglary, deer, gendarme ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Without Compassion (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru, Mexico, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lima, 1980s. Based upon Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
Plot: punishment, landlady, murder, landlord, torment, police inspector, hate, priest, religion, catholic, double murder, college student ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
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1945 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unsettling feeling overwhelms a small Hungarian town when two orthodox Jews arrive with a mysterious trunk. As residents begin to speculate on the purpose of the visit of these two strangers, order starts to crumble in town with some pursuing ...
Style: art house
Plot: holocaust, guilt, fire, suicide, train, church, horse, cemetery, marriage, nazism, canceled wedding, jewish ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1945
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Claudia Case (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true events that took place in the 70s, in Rio de Janeiro. The body of beautiful girl Cláudia Lessin Rodrigues, actress Márcia Rodrigues's sister, was found in the seashore. After Police investigation, it was found she had been ...
Plot: murder of a nude woman, crime investigation, corpse, criminal, murder, female nudity, violence, corruption, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), naked dead woman
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The Rape of a Nun (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young girl is forced by her father to become a nun. But soon she finds out that dark secrets are hiding behind the convent walls and that she's there to serve lustful human masters and not God.
Plot: convent, nun, rap, sex, rape, evil nun
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest is murdered and the main suspect is a nun.
Style: cynical, talky, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, intelligence agency, church, courtroom, power relations, love affair, forbidden love, courtroom drama, who done it, false accusation, clergy, investigation ...
Time: 80s
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34%
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.
Style: thought provoking, touching, psychological, emotional, sad ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, death sentence, court, nun, redemption, lethal injection, warden, lawyer, justice, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Saving God (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex Con Armstrong Cane (Ving Rhames) returns to home a changed man looking to take over his father's old church and congregation. The neighborhood though is full of drugs and gangs. Those who are able are leaving for more prosperous areas and ...
Style: christian film, realistic, serious, tense, touching
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Tajikistan, France, Germany, Switzerland, South Korea, Russia, Belgium, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Kamal has been married for a few months but his wife is still a virgin. Learning that there is nothing physically wrong with him after visiting a doctor, Kamal sets off to town to search for another woman. The city is full of them ...
Plot: male nudity, doctor, medical examiner, organized crime, infidelity, loveless marriage, marriage, friendship, virgin, sex scene, twenty something, pubic hair
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33%
Double Exposure (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: White collar crime, a crooked PI and a top notch homicide forensics team come together in this low-budget erotic thriller about a wife killed while in a hotel room with her lover.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, lesbian sex, murder, private detective, marriage, haunted by the past, blackmail, anger, evidence, regret, obsessive love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celestine has a new job as a chambermaid for the quirky M. Monteil, his wife and her father. When the father dies, Celestine decides to quit her job and leave, but when a young girl is raped and murdered, Celestine believes that the Monteils' ...
Style: bleak, enigmatic, harsh, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: master and servant, murder, rape, class differences, racism, chambermaid, eccentric family, frigidity, pedophilia, moral ambiguity, secrets, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Seventh Juror (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a moment of madness a middle-aged, married and respectable pharmacist kills a young woman who is sun-bathing by a lake. Unable to take in what he has done, he flees from the scene of the crime and behaves as if nothing has happened. Eventually ...
Style: neo noir, noir, psychological thriller, french noir
Plot: lawyer, repressed sexuality, witness, jury, judge, judgment, released from prison, accidental suicide, veterinarian, killer as protagonist, sexually liberated, attempted rape ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%