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, church, nun, marriage, violin, help, corpse, misunderstanding, medical, malayalam

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Most similar movies to Vishudhan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and talky films with plots about priest, church, murder, catholic priest, nun, catholic church and death mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Vishudhan: The Third Nail (2007), Satan Never Sleeps (1962), Come Into the Light (2005), Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979), Traffic Department (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Plot: assault, father daughter relationship, church, tattoo, fight, gun, priest, prison, police
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95%
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: church, priest, convent school, catholic church, catholic school, missionary, nun's habit, catholic priest, nun
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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, hopes, mafia, murder, hitman, mob boss, church, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, showdown, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: adultery, marriage, violence, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, interrogation, police, polish, mafia, bribery, politics ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: realistic, semi serious, captivating, romantic
Plot: frame up, teenage love, love, priest, young love, teenage life, dishonesty, starting over, youth, love and romance, fall in love, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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64%
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: murder, marriage, priest, court, black widow, serial killer, trial, investigation, poison
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61%
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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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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55%
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 ⇓
54%
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.
Plot: female director, u.s. marine, bar, interrogation, stallion, murder, blood, corpse, american soldier, injury, surrealism, death ...
Place: africa, mojave desert
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53%
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, talky, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, lapd, brothel, catholic priest, priest, brother brother relationship, political corruption, crimes, crime, police corruption, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: church, police, murder, debt, domineering mother, murder of family, new identity, fired from the job, murder investigation, dead children, child murder investigation, religion ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: nun, catholic church, priest, dispute, secret society, painter, church, worship, mass, catholicism, identity, fight ...
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44%
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: sexploitation film
Plot: exploitation, rape, priest, strangulation, erotica, serial rapist, forced to strip, no panties, spanking, female nudity, serial killer, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
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Time of Fear (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Time of Fear is a taut psychological thriller thrusting an FBI agent and a grieving father into the dark world of a demented killer. FBI Agent Cheryl Hammer, arrives in a small California town to catch an elusive killer. Seeing no help forthcoming ...
Plot: priest, attempted murder, fbi, female nudity, serial killer, suicide, police, shower, murder, fbi agent, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, world war two, catholic church, scandal, pope, catholic, sicilian, priest, money, nun, black market, society ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, 1950s
Place: italy, rome italy, brooklyn new york city, vatican
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38%
 5.5
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This Town (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This Town is in part a social commentary, giving us some scary insight into todays youth but also reflecting the points of view of different generations. At heart, the movie asks the viewer to decide if these characters are right or wrong in their ...
Plot: father son conflict, church, sexless marriage, womanizer, older man younger woman sex, priest, loss of virginity, impotent husband, smoking weed
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, murder, love triangle, vengeance, crimes, crime, couple relations, haunted by the past, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1980
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, police, confession, husband wife relationship, anguish, landlady, hate, death, landlord, suspicion, religion, double murder ...
Place: peru
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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: poem, funeral, cemetery, death of protagonist, talking to the dead, crime and punishment, dangerous friend, priest, suicide, gun, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Angels (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hameem Haider (Indrajith) is a police officer who meets with an accident while investigating a series of murders and is forced to take a break from his duties. Years later the unsolved murders are picked up by a reality TV show.
Audience: kids
Plot: police, medical research, investigation, priest, serial killer, angel, book, tv show, malayalam
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35%
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, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, death sentence, court, lethal injection, nun, death penalty, redemption, warden, forgiveness, confession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: naked dead woman, female nudity, nude woman murdered, murder, corruption, corpse, death, violence, criminal, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime investigation
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33%
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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 ...
Plot: holocaust, box, cemetery, marriage, guilt, horse, church, suicide, train, fire, orthodox jew, betrayal ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1945
Place: hungary
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33%
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, rape, sex, evil nun
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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River's Edge (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Haruna Wakagusa is a high school student who lives with her mother. Ichiro Yamada is gay and Haruna’s classmate. He is bullied at school, but Haruna sticks up for Ichiro. They become intimate and Ichiro tells Haruna his secret. He found a dead ...
Plot: classmate, secret, river, corpse, bullying, eating disorder, mature, closeted homosexual, japanese girl, japanese schoolgirl, japanese woman, classroom ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: clever, suspenseful, talky, mind bending, cynical ...
Plot: courtroom, church, perry mason, life is a bitch, private detective, investigation, clergy, legal, crime, love affair, uncover truth, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
Plot: church, parole, religious conversion, mother daughter relationship, drug abuse, addiction, juvenile delinquency, clergy, prison life, starting over, hopes, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Tajikistan, France, Germany, Switzerland, South Korea, Russia
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: infidelity, organized crime, loveless marriage, medical examiner, doctor, twenty something, pubic hair, marriage, male nudity, friendship, virgin, sex scene
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31%