Movies like Ignacio de Loyola

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Ignacio de Loyola (2016)
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Ignacio de Loyola (2016)
Original name: Ignatius of Loyola
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Philippines, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Historical biographical religious drama film based on the memoirs of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order who was also canonized as a saint in Roman Catholicism.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: jesuit, saint, religious faith, religious cult, belief in god, life is a bitch, religious conversion, religion, violence, depression, prophet, inquisition, historical character, suicide attempt, historical figure, religious fanatic, spanish inquisition, religious fanaticism, faith, depressed man, prostitute, court, trial, poverty, war injury ...
Place: the philippines

Most similar movies to Ignacio de Loyola

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, psychological and thought provoking films with plots about life is a bitch, religion, society, violence, death, soldier and brutality mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Ignacio de Loyola: Tell the World (2016), Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000), Faustina: Love and Mercy (2019), Heaven & Earth (1993), #AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 162
Tell the World (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Story: In 19th Century New England, the lives of a diverse group of people collide through interweaving stories of despair, identity, faith, hope and trust.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: faith, trust, religions or cults, religious faith, religion, society, religious, church, social relations, religious fanatic, victorian england, bible ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 202 min.
Story: The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After entering the Capuchin Order it becomes clear that Padre Pio ...
Style: suspense, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: catholic, stigmata, miraculous event, saint, catholic priest, priest, religious faith, religion, religious persecution, religious cult, social problems, religious icon ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Faustina: Love and Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Docudrama tracing the life of Saint Faustina Kowalska, whose visions of Jesus Christ inspired the Roman Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy and earned her the title of "Apostle of Divine Mercy".
Style: psychological, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, propaganda, religion, religions or cults, religious fanaticism, saint, religious conversion, religious faith, shrine, religious fundamentalism, religious fanatic, biblical reference
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.8
 14K
Heaven & Earth (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. ...
Style: realistic, bleak, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Plot: vietnam war, interracial relations, village, war crime, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, survival, father daughter relationship, dog, domestic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One single Anne Frank moves us more than the countless others who suffered just as she did but whose faces have remained in the shadows-Primo Levi. The Oscar®-winning Helen Mirren will introduce audiences to Anne Frank's story through the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, holocaust survivor, concentration camp, life is a bitch, teenage girl, wartime, prisoners of war, wartime life, female protagonist, historical character, struggle for survival, survival ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Saul: The Journey to Damascus (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Malta, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Known as Saul the Butcher, the stoning of Stephen was said to have shattered Saul's faith in the Temple and its denial of Christ as the Messiah. His conversion to Christianity and baptism as Paul changed the history of the world.
Style: captivating, disturbing, christian film, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: christianity, religious differences, religion, belief in god, faith, religious conversion, bible, changing lives, bible story, change of heart, religious intolerance, religious fundamentalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: saint, clergy, leper, materialism, bishop, family relations, male nudity, society, life is a bitch, folk hero, hopes, introspection ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 2K
Apostasy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A faithful Jehovah's Witness is forced to shun her own sister because of a religious transgression. As the separation draws out, she starts to question the meaning of God's love.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: evangelical christianity, jehovah's witness, mother daughter relationship, teenage daughter, faith, religious fanatic, religion, belief in god, religious differences, family problems, religious intolerance, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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P.S.O: In the Name of My Father (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jewish rebellers are fighting against subjection and supressors. Broken people are shouting for a leader. The crowd starts to follow a young man, who is speaking in the name of love. The man's name is: Jesus. His rapidly growing popularity ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, entertaining
Plot: jesus, new testament, bible, religion, life, society, rebellious, religious, lifestyle, faith, fighting the system, social relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
On Wings of Eagles (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eric Liddell - China's first gold medalist and one of Scotland's greatest athletes - returns to war-torn China.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: race, japanese occupation, japanese soldier, japanese occupation of china, pow, life is a bitch, athlete's life, historical figure, historical character, social problems, sport, japanese flag ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 37
Lapu-Lapu (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, History, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A film showing the struggles of Lapu-Lapu and how he defended Mactan, Cebu from the invading Spanish forces.
Style: exciting, suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating
Plot: spaniard, king, heroes, fistfight, spanish inquisition, hand to hand combat, language barrier, female nudity, translator, queen, warrior, explorer ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: the philippines, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bitter Harvest (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin. The film displays a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hunger, genocide, peasant, adaptation, brutality, danger, society, couples, love, life is a bitch, soviet, family relations ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend the 1949 Billy Graham ...
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, sentimental, captivating, tense ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, faith, life is a bitch, survival, against the odds, athlete's life, self discovery, redemption, torture, war, soldier, captivity ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Medieval (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: tense, heroic, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: commander, czech history, european history, deadly, violence, danger, religion, warrior, heroes, society, courage, church ...
Time: 14th century, 15th century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The true story of Madalyn Murray O'Hair -- iconoclast, opportunist, and outspoken atheist -- from her controversial rise to her untimely demise.
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: woman, single mother, atheist, investigation, religion, activist, dysfunctional family, reporter, society, life philosophy, mother son relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: year 1991, year 1969, year 1995, year 1963, year 1955 ...
Place: new zealand, baltimore, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 10K
Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: apostle, christian, jesus, love, rebellion, belief, faith, miraculous event, baptism, marriage proposal, freedom, superstition ...
Time: 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 3K
Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, violence, adaptation, life is a bitch, crimes, murder, friendship, brutality, dishonesty, danger, life philosophy, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 5K
Confirmation (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States' Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.
Style: suspense, psychological, thought provoking, serious, disturbing
Plot: supreme court, court, sexual harassment, lawyer, congressional hearing, investigation, court hearing, legal investigation, uncover truth, secret past, african american
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.2
 617
Hostel (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Few Indians are aware of the number of suicides that occur in Indian Hostels as a result of the phenomenon termed as 'Ragging'. This sadistic practice has become a ritual wherein students are beaten up, stripped, paraded naked, starved, ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, suspense
Plot: torture, humiliation, frustration, abuse, depression, molestation, suicide, high school life, society, violent, violence, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: tense, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, adaptation, military, brutality, life is a bitch, heroes, friendship, danger, courage, military officer, violence ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
First They Killed My Father (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Cambodia, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
Style: factual, thought provoking, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: genocide, imperialism, forced labor, mass murder, communism, ideology, little girl, murder, anti war, drastic change of life, wartime, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Saving Leningrad (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: September 1941. In a turn of events young lovebirds Kostya and Nastya find themselves on board of a barge that will evacuate people from sieged Leningrad. At night the barge gets into the storm. When it starts sinking, enemy planes - but not ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, historical event, world war two, death, danger, hopes, society, love and romance, murder, rescue, catastrophe, friendship ...
Time: year 1941
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 22K
Sand Castle (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, rough, captivating, tense ...
Plot: occupation, small village, military, soldier, male objectification, military life, wartime life, life is a bitch, war violence, fight for supremacy, military service, military base ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.7
 17K
Muslum (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The movie is about the legendary Turkish "soul singer" Müslüm Gürses. Born into a poor family, Muslum found his redemption in music from the initial trauma that lingered over his musical and personal life as internalizing the grief. He ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: singer, lifestyle, rising to stardom, tragic past, musician's life, historical figure, life is a bitch, social relations, dysfunctional family, musician, celebrity, troubled past ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 4K
Coven (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
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: tense, disturbing, suspense, satanic
Plot: inquisition, witch hunt, witchcraft, coven, witch, arrested, social misfits, religious differences, social problems, accusation, social issues, religious persecution ...
Time: 17th century
Place: basque country, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 30K
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: french, prostitute, lifestyle, life is a bitch, rape, prison, period piece, heresy, spanish inquisition, arrest, society, hunting ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, ss, german soldier, nazi, nazi occupation, holocaust, world war two, soldier, danger, military, jewish, death ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944, year 1942
Place: paris france, nice france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 68K
Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, stylized, epic ...
Plot: roman empire, political unrest, master and servant, religions or cults, impossible love, christianity, historical character, mathematics, destiny, unfulfillment, atheism, philosophy ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 5th century
Place: egypt, alexandria egypt, middle east, africa, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 113
The President (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The film begins with his capture by Philippine and US forces under Frederick Funston's command in 1901, then flashes back to 1886, when an old woman gives Aguinaldo and his childhood friend Candido Tirona cryptic prophecies. Ten years later, ...
Style: suspense, political thriller, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: conspiracy, freedom fighter, friendship, assassination, election, treason, rebellion, president, husband wife relationship, murder, spy, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Name is Sara (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best friend’s identity and finds refuge ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, entertaining
Plot: world war two, refugee, holocaust, small village, child protagonist, 13 year old, stolen identity, jewess, life is a bitch, teenage life, fake identity, wartime ...
Time: year 1942
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%