Movies like The Crucible 1967

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The Crucible (1967)
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The Crucible (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Landmark adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Nominated for 3 Emmy awards.
Style: allegory
Plot: devil, religion, witchcraft, slave, christianity, court, trial, courtroom, lucifer, justice, paganism, witch hunt, capture, adultery, christian, colonial america, superstition, minister, hysteria, possession
Time: 17th century

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Most similar movies to The Crucible

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and contemplative films with plots about religion, christianity, christian, society, religions or cults, faith and court mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Crucible: Devil's Bride (2016), Salem Witch Trials (2002), The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974), Polycarp (2015), Inherit the Wind (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Crucible (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie is centered around the Salem Massachusetts witch trials of 1692. The movie is based on the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. He also wrote the screen play adaptation.
Style: talky, rough, disturbing, twists and turns, factual ...
Plot: politics, witch, confession, curse, legal action, vengeance, witch hunt, danger, society, courtroom drama, legal, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 90s, 1600s, 1950s, 50s
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, california
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95%
Devil's Bride (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Latvia, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anna’s story takes place on Åland Island in 1666, during the beginning of the most widespread and systematic witch-hunts in Scandinavian history. In all, 16 women were convicted of being in league with the devil, and seven of them were executed. ...
Style: based on true events, disturbing, captivating, tense, enigmatic
Plot: witch hunt, witch, false accusation, obsession, falling in love, jealousy, adultery, betrayal, lie, fall in love, village, extramarital affair ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: finland, sweden
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50%
Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected - but unproved - presence of the occult in the small New England town.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, religions or cults, society, americana, courtroom drama, politics, legal, social decay, death row, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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47%
The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film recounts the tales of the Biblical figures, Jacob and Joseph. The first part tells the story of Jacob fleeing his tribe when he cheats his brother out of his birthright, gets cheated himself in his exile years while learning of the need to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, biblical
Plot: anti heroes, society, betrayal, rise to the top, family problems, family relations, royal family, parents and children, siblings relations, anti hero, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Polycarp (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2ND Century Smyrna, and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her new family, she struggles to reconcile her beliefs with those of the ...
Style: christian film, psychological, philosophical, melancholic, biblical
Plot: faith, christianity, christian, roman empire, christian propaganda, moral dilemma, foster home, religion, haunted by the past, religions or cults, class struggle, slave girl ...
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39%
Inherit the Wind (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Style: talky, captivating, thought provoking, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, evolution, social relations, religions or cults, legal, rebellion, rivalry, courtroom drama, small town life, idealism, small town, society ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: tennessee, usa
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39%
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Silence (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and search for their mentor.
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: christianity, culture clash, human nature, fish out of water, clergy, danger, society, life is a bitch, disorder, religions or cults, religious persecution, jesuit ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.
Style: philosophical, stylized, bleak, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: christianity, missionary, religious persecution, crisis of faith, torture, culture clash, japanese history, clergy, betrayal, religion, doubt, martyrdom ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Gostanza da Libbiano (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: false confession, trial, court, confession, religion, witch, inquisition, torture, devil, rope
Time: 16th century
Place: tuscany
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33%
Flame in the Wind (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition, Flame in the Wind tells the story of Carlos, an earnest young nobleman who is faced with a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; the Scriptures offer ...
Style: christian film
Plot: spanish inquisition, religious persecution, martyr, priest, monk, christian, faith, theology, accusation, inquisition, prisoner, religion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain
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32%
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, sincere, serious, political thriller ...
Plot: racism, courtroom, courtroom drama, civil rights, legal, widow, activist, justice, life is a bitch, injustice, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, mississippi, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, christianity, religious persecution, teacher, christian propaganda, faith, prayer, lawsuit, bible, religion, manipulation, religious fanatic ...
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Inherit the Wind (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Style: clever, disturbing, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, small town, religions or cults, injustice, power relations, society, legal, dishonesty, media, politics, rivalry, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Scarlet Letter (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older stranger arrives, recognized by Hester but unknown to others ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, clergy, dishonesty, betrayal, immigrants, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, society, love triangle, couple relations, missing person ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: spain, europe, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Radicals (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Style: emotional, bleak, captivating, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: church, christianity, life is a bitch, hopes, religions or cults, state affairs, clergy, ambition, society, heroes, romance, pursuit ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, zurich switzerland, switzerland
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30%
Resurrection Trial (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: His job: Silence the Christians once and for all. His method: Prove the resurrection never happened. Can your faith stand up to The Prosecutor?
Style: christian film
Plot: christian propaganda, court, doubt, faith, lawyer, christianity, testimony, atheism, trial, courtroom, prosecutor, religion
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30%
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Coven (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Basque Country, 1609. The men of the region are at sea. Ana joins other girls from the village to dance in the woods. Judge Rostegui, given the task of purifying the region by the King, arrests the women and accuses them of witchcraft. He decides to ...
Style: satanic
Plot: inquisition, witchcraft, witch hunt, small village, female friendship, flashback, night, forest, ritual, dancing, court, witches ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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8 (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "8"—a new play by Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar)—demystifies the debate around marriage equality by chronicling the landmark trial of Perry v. Schwarzenegger. A one time show was done live on ...
Style: factual
Plot: court, lgbtq, gay marriage, gay, trial, marriage, play, gay rights, equality, suspect, gay interest, judge ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Death of a Salesman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adaptation of Arthur Miller's play.
Plot: melancholy, family relations, mishap, businessman, salesman, american dream, dream, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
May the Lord Be with Us (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Defenestration of Prague, which took place on May 23, 1618, was the decisive historical moment that unleashed the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) between several Catholic and Protestant states and changed the course of European history forever.
Plot: european history, czech history, catholicism, historical event, aristocrat, politics, defenestration, nobleman, politician
Time: 17th century
Place: prague, central europe, europe
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26%
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Uncommon (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jesus combined diverse people and assorted stories to change the world! Now, He wants to use you! When the students of Rosewood High School lose their theater, music and dance departments due to budgets cuts, they create their own. Struggling to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: freedom of speech, church, courtroom, religion, classroom, atheist, janitor, high school student, bible, lawyer, christian, school janitor ...
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26%
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, election, presidential election, democrat, campaign, republican, political corruption, state affairs, dishonesty, americana, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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25%
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Thin Ice (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Vince, a college student, loves the mountains, skiing and fun, so an invitation to Lake Tahoe is a no-brain-er... HOWEVER, the trip includes people from a church group, and six strong sets of opinions about God soon collide. Vince's weekend of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, cabin, skiing, christianity, church, religion
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24%
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Ceddo (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap his daughter, Princess Dior Yacine, to protest their forcible conversion to Islam.
Plot: bow and arrow, muslim, princess, islam, fire, archer, king, haircut, slave trade, religious fanatic, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: 17th century
Place: africa
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24%
Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: royalty, rivals, religion, king, rival, politics, aristocrat, intrigue
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: norway, scandinavia
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24%
Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, epic, realistic
Plot: apostle, miraculous event, christian, clergy, heroes, rise to the top, religions or cults, redemption, partners, hopes, betrayal, faith ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
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23%
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for ...
Style: lyrical, stylized, emotional, talky, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, hopes, dancing, christianity, jesus, religion, rock and roll, music, crucifix, storytelling, atheism ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 70s
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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23%
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O.B.A.M. Nude (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: At Occidental College in 1981, a loner snorts cocaine and smokes marijuana, secretly hoping to one day become someone important. His dream - and much more - comes true when Satan appears, promising the world. There is one caveat, though, as a deal ...
Plot: lust, stock footage, devil, bikini girl, cocaine, angel, greed, soul selling, political satire, abortion, deception
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23%
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 15
First Fruits (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Duration: 66 min.
Story: In 1732, two young Moravians leave their comfortable community of Hernhut, Germany, to bring the Gospel to the slaves in the West Indies.
Style: christian film
Plot: pottery, brotherhood, sea voyage, first person narration, island, missionary, malaria, christian, religious conversion, slave, plantation, slavery ...
Time: 18th century
Place: west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Witch Hunt (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having gone through many personal struggles, Eli (Lil Terselius) returns to her native village and begins to work on the farm of Ingeborg Eriksdotter (Anita Bjork), eventually tending a plot that once belonged to her family. But Eli has been gone a ...
Plot: witch hunt, female director, medieval, female nudity, small community, ice, witch, suspicion, false accusation, death, outsider, prejudice ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%