Movies like Santo Luzbel

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Santo Luzbel (1996)
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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: native american, journey, religion, actor, church, lucifer, catholic church, good versus evil, spirituality, peasant, mexican, death of child, faith, priest, husband wife relationship, landowner, theology, barricade, indigenous

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and christian film films with plots about religion, faith, church, christian, priest, husband wife relationship and prayer mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Santo Luzbel: Enough Praying (1972), The Suspended Vocation (1978), The Gathering (1998), The Apparition (2018), Forgotten Light (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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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The Gathering (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Michael Carey's world turns upside-down when the successful marketing executive catches a glimpse of the near future. These visions could not come at a worse time for his marriage, his job or his friendships. Michael struggles to understand the ...
Style: christian film
Plot: husband wife relationship, theology, christianity, heaven, end of the world, dream, rapture, prayer, christian, religion, faith, fired from the job ...
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The Apparition (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jacques is a journalist at a large regional newspaper in France. His reputation as an impartial and talented investigator attracts the attention of the Vatican who recruits him for a special task; taking part of a committee to investigate the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: catholic church, pilgrimage, reporter, investigation, religion, faith, catholic priest, priest, journalist, interview, lawyer, teenage girl ...
Place: vatican, southern france, south of france, rome italy, jordan
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Forgotten Light (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Holy, a village priest, battles against the state and religious bureaucracies of 1980s Czechoslovakia in his fight to raise money for a new church roof. Permeated by his love for the villagers, his encounters are marked by his good humor. In ...
Plot: baptism, countryside, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, sculptor, communism, religion, belief, cancer, catholic, gypsy, love ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
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78%
By The Grace of God (2018)
Genre: 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: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, religion, priest, journalist, children, church, lawyer, husband wife relationship, cardinal the priest, pedophile priest, christmas ...
Time: year 2014, year 2015, year 2016
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How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: church, soldier, latter day saints, religious conversion, baptism, mormonism, priest, pastor, religious differences, mormon, faith, religion ...
Time: 1950s, 1910s, 19th century, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sicily, new york
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67%
Who Never Lived (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young, charismatic priest John, his time missionary in Africa, every day helping Warsaw young people addicted to drugs. Unconventional methods, which are used in pastoral work, raise many doubts about his superiors. Surprisingly, however, his life ...
Plot: charisma, monastery, faith, drug addiction, journey, priest, human immunodeficiency virus, sickness, hiv, illness, intolerance
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Butterfly Rising (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When her brother dies, singer Lilah Belle sets out to escape her grief and embarks on a road trip, but not before coaxing the new-to-town, most scandalous woman in Artesia, Rose Johnson, to go with her. These two broken souls steal a vintage truck ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: magic realism, christian, erotica, buddhist, road trip, coming of age, spirituality, religion, native american, african american, gay
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55%
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The Testaments (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This film depict events from the Life and ministry of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. The story culminates with a portrayal of the Ressurected Savior's visit to the ancient Americas as seen through the eyes ...
Style: 70mm film
Plot: mormon, father son relationship, native american, faith, salvation, bible, virgin mary, temple, preacher, blindness, resurrection, prayer ...
Time: 1st century
Place: america
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54%
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, rough, christian film
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Perfect Obedience (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The fictional Father Ángel de la Cruz is based on Legion of Christ founder Marcial Maciel, whose long history of child abuse was not addressed until 2006 and only publicly acknowledged in 2009. But director Luis Urquiza chooses to structure his ...
Plot: pedophile, child abuse, catholic church, beating, pedophile priest, priest, obedience, punishment, chastity, corporal punishment, bullying, teenager ...
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The 23rd Psalm (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama - An evolving, empathetic, African-American, police detective, unconsciously channels his intuition to transcend his shortcomings and unravel the enigmatic murder of a transformed prostitute - Fredrick Burns, Auggie Cavanagh, Arnita Champion
Style: avant garde
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50%
Stations of the Cross (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maria finds herself caught between two worlds. At school this 14-year-old girl has all the typical teenage interests, but when she’s at home with her family she follows the teachings of the Society of St. Pius XII and their traditionalist ...
Style: serious, melancholic, art house, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: clergy, society, church, domineering mother, religion, overbearing mother, self sacrifice, good versus evil, school, teenage life, anorexia, cause and meaning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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47%
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Time to Run (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The protagonist is young runaway Barbara Sigel (a Golden Globe nominee for her performance in this film), who has a mad-on against the world. Refusing help from anyone over 30, the runaway likewise rejects the solace of the church. This generation ...
Style: christian film
Plot: sabotage, dysfunctional family, nuclear power plant, christian, father son relationship, preacher, christianity, religion, church, hitchhiker, sermon, husband wife relationship ...
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46%
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The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
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45%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
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The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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39%
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Iona (2015)
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38%
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Genre: Drama
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38%
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Birthday (2009)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: M is the most esteemed professional of the many girls at Scarlet's but, even on her birthday, it's business as usual. M's trade is sex, but sex doesn't sell the way it used to; what clients are searching for, paying for, is love.
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36%
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Come the Morning (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Diane (2018)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: rough, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Higher Ground (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic
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33%
Pieces of Dreams (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young priest (Robert Forster) questions his faith after he falls in love with a social worker.
Style: sexual, touching, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
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Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: televangelist, husband wife relationship, businessman, reverend, hypocrisy, extramarital affair, infidelity, faith, marriage, church, wealth, outer space ...
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Goya or the Hard Path of Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV, Goya has attained wealth and reputation. He believes in King and Church, yet he is also a Spaniard who dearly loves his people. This contradiction presents him with a dilemma.
Style: 70mm film
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Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: spain, madrid
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30%
A Matter of Faith (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cuestión de fe es un largometraje producido en Bolivia en 1995, dirigida por Marcos Loayza. En esta película participa Jorge Ortiz y Elías Serrano. La película trata de una imagen sagrada que debe ser trasladada por encargo desde una región ...
Style: suspense
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Place: bolivia
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30%