Movies like Agnes of God

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Agnes of God (1985)
 6.6
 8K
Agnes of God (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novice, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough to stand trial for the murder of the baby.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, intense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy, talky, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: nun, psychiatrist, murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, sexual abuse, religion, mental illness, court, convent, life is a bitch, clergy, psychiatry, hypnosis, dead child, courtroom, catastrophe, rape, doctors, psychology, women, god, supernatural, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: israel, quebec, montreal, canada, montreal quebec

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Most similar movies to Agnes of God

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, mystery, murder, investigation, deadly, police investigation and mentor mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Agnes of God: Doubt (2008), Murder Without Conviction (2004), Shock Corridor (1963), At the Gate of the Ghost (2011), Still of the Night (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
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Doubt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: suspense, sincere, enigmatic, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: pedophilia, clergy, pedophile, priest, nun, teacher, guilt, sexual abuse, religion, school, suspicion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, year 1964, victorian era, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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100%
Murder Without Conviction (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Recently released from her vows as a nun, Christine Bennett is discovering "life on the outside." After a visit to her mentally-handicapped cousin Gene, Christine becomes embroiled in the investigation of the murder mystery surrounding ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, twins, mystery, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, police investigation, society, mental illness, who done it, injustice, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1960, year 1973
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 12K
Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental institution, insanity, psychiatrist, murder, mental illness, investigation, murder mystery, serial killer, obsession, journalism, doctors and patients, losing-it hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, japan, usa, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
At the Gate of the Ghost (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Adapted from Japanese film called Rashomon, U Mong Pa Meung (The Outrage) takes place in a wood during Thai’s Lanna period where a mysterious murder happens. The story is told through three witnesses: a young monk, woodcutter and undertaker.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, society, who done it, injustice, dishonesty, under the surface, tunnel ...
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Still of the Night (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When one of his patients is found murdered, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Rice is visited by the investigating officer but refuses to give up any information. He's then visited by the patient's mistress, Brooke Reynolds, whom he quickly falls for ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, serial killer, infidelity, obsession, mystery, investigation, dream, flashback, nypd, affair, guilt ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this spine-tingling and visually stunning thriller, Academy Award®-nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Unbreakable, Shaft, Pulp Fiction delivers a "full-throttle performance" (People) as Romulus Ledbetter, a misunderstood musician turned ...
Style: psychological, suspense, dark, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mystery, investigation, schizophrenia, interracial relations, redemption, conspiracy theory, corruption, moral ambiguity, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 4K
Silent Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: autism, murder, murder mystery, psychiatrist, mystery, investigation, crimes, psychopath, revenge, injection, memory, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 8K
Equus (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: horse, psychiatrist, religion, mental illness, obsession, zoophilia, male nudity, introspection, therapy, teenage life, atrocity, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, ancient greece, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.8
 28K
Dead Again (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, amnesia, reincarnation, hypnosis, mystery, romance, murder, investigation, mysterious character, supernatural, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 640
Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, stuntman, best friends, animal life, journalism, race against time ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 3K
November (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, intellectual ...
Plot: murder, photographer, mystery, investigation, crimes, haunted by the past, murder investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, guilt, loss of loved one, ghost, empire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Before and After (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two parents deal with the effects when their son is accused of murdering his girlfriend.
Style: suspense, melancholic, serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, murder, accidental death, adaptation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, investigation, parents and children, teenage life, lawyer, family problems, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, memory loss, riddles and clues, mystery, murder, insanity, investigation, haunted by the past, mental patient, nervous breakdown, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 4K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: crimes, mystery, murder, investigation, social relations, small town, serial killer, female assassin, murder mystery, criminal, small town life, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 15K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, crimes, mystery, legal, court, courtroom drama, surveillance, adultery, divorce, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, dishonesty, youth, crimes, society, lifetime, teenager, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Robber Bride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Zenia Arden has disappeared. When her finger turns up on the shores of Lake Ontario next to her blood-soaked car, the police believe they've uncovered a homicide.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, friendship, murder, obsession, police, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Style: atmospheric, enigmatic, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: voodoo, lawyer, courtroom, investigation, murder, crimes, gay, police investigation, journalism, small town, culture clash, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: georgia, new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.9
 19K
Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, hospital, investigation, coma, amateur detective, mystery, serial killer, medical, black market, crimes, intern, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 265
Interstate 84 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a body is found floating in an upstate New York river, hard-drinking cop Joe Weldon is left with few clues. After uncovering the man's identity - an enigmatic simpleton named Hap - Weldon is led to the crooked hustler who took advantage of ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, life is a bitch, introspection, uncover truth, murder, law enforcement, crimes, misfit, small town life, mystery, mysterious character, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.5
 454
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, amateur detective, crimes, uncover truth, lifetime, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 2K
Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, enigmatic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, mystery, crimes, murder investigation, investigation, sheriff, murder mystery, mormon, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, serious, atmospheric, bleak, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, moral dilemma, church, haunted by the past, clergy, uncover truth, legal, investigation, mystery, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Reckoning (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 14th Century England, this tale of murder and mystery follows a fugitive priest who falls in with a troupe of actors. As they Arrive in a small town, the actors encounter a woman bing sentenced to death for practicing witchcraft and murder. ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized, scenic, bleak ...
Plot: medieval, mystery, redemption, murder, crimes, justice, investigation, brutality, art, culture clash, priest, monk ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 5K
The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, surreal, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, religion, mother daughter relationship, religious conversion, murder, faith, christian, religion and supernatural, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 616
Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, catholic, moral dilemma, false accusation, courtroom drama, mystery, investigation, frame up, introspection, teenage life, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, invention, crimes, investigation, business, heist, conspiracy, con artists, secrets, police investigation, stranger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: legal investigation, mystery, courtroom drama, false accusation, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, wrong place wrong time, rivalry, legal, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 17K
Gossip (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, psychology, gossip, investigation, rumor, manipulation, secrets, adaptation, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, college life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%