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The list contains the best, new and most relevant religions or cults movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with religions or cults, society, murder, danger, religion, supernatural, clergy, escapades, christianity and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as religions or cults: The Master and Margarita (2005), South of Hell (2015), Salem (2014), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Deliver Us from Evil (2014), The Leftovers (2014), The Exorcist (1973), Timber Falls (2007), Angels & Demons (2009), Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006).
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The Leftovers
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 8.3
The Exorcist
Horror
USA
122 min.
 8.0
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Silence
Adventure, Drama, History
Mexico, Taiwan, UK, USA, Japan, Italy
161 min.
 7.2
Inferno
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Japan, Turkey, Hungary
121 min.
 6.2

List of religions or cults movies

The Master and Margarita
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 500 min.
Story: The Master and Margarita is a Russian TV mini-series, based on the novel written by Soviet writer Mikhail Bulgakov between 1928 and 1940.
Style: classic literature, psychological, atmospheric, talky, cynical ...
Plot: society, temptation, deal with the devil, religions or cults, supernatural, black magic, heaven and hell, politics, manipulations, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, mystery ...
Time: 30s, ancient history
Place: russia, holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem ...
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South of Hell
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, religions or cults, demon, danger, small town, siblings relations, fall in love, family secret, save the world, devil worship, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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 7.2
 20K
Salem
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, stylized
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, small town, society, uncover truth, love affair, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, danger, dishonesty, devil ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, serious ...
Plot: destiny, religion, christianity, god, christian, ancient egypt, bible, jews, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, old testament ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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Deliver Us from Evil
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, good versus evil, supernatural, partners, curses spells and rituals, gory, crime, priest, crimes, danger, religions or cults, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: new york, usa, iraq, bronx new york city
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 8.3
 60K
The Leftovers
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: serious, captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: small town sheriff, disappearance, missing person, haunted by the past, police chief, mystery, miraculous event, investigation, depression, religions or cults, life turned upside down, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 8.0
 316K
The Exorcist
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, biblical ...
Plot: exorcism, supernatural, priest, losing-it hero, devil, religion, transformation, demons, good versus evil, girl, psychiatrist, evil force ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, washington d.c.
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 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, gory, slasher, rescue, isolation, murder, forest, danger, confined, fanatic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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 6.7
 242K
Angels & Demons
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, intellectual, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, conspiracy, catholicism, religion versus science, murder, vatican, investigation, secrets, riddles and clues, twists & turns, catholic church, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, harvard university, geneva switzerland, italy
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Takva: A Man's Fear of God
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Humble and introvert Muharrem lives in a solitary and meager existence of a prayer and sexual abstinence adhering strictly to the most severe Islamic doctrines.His extraordinary devotion attracts the attention of the leader of a rich and powerful ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, fall in love, romance, leadership, innocence lost, politics, love and romance, family relations, cowardliness, parish, identity crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
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Words with Gods
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The first of four installments in the groundbreaking Heartbeat of the World anthology film series. Comprised of several short films by some of the world's most exciting directors, Words with Gods follows the theme of religion - specifically as ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, society, clergy, atheism, judaism, islam, christianity, buddhism, hinduism, faith
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
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I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Running away from the police, Aden goes to the desert where he meets an uncivilized man who has a special link with Mother-Earth. He ends up by convincing the hermit to come along with him into another desert... the big town!
Style: serious, surreal
Plot: desert, religions or cults, deadly, wilderness, supernatural ability, murder, animal life, fall in love, incest, cannibalism, surrealism, police ...
Time: 70s
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 7.2
 4K
Wise Blood
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty
Plot: redemption, religions or cults, society, soldier, cons and scams, blindness, preacher, christianity, sin, wiretap, bishop, fanatic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: southern usa
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Decline of an Empire
Genre: Biography, History
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of Katherine of Alexandria. Constantine joins the Roman army to find his missing childhood friend. Once alerted to his friend's whereabouts, he prepares for an all out war between the East and the West. Contains the last film role of ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, roman empire, rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroes, society, saint, greed, kidnapper, religion, thief, betrayal
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.7
 6K
Faults
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth.
Style: tense, psychological, surprise ending, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: cult, hotel, redemption, kidnapping, depression, brainwashing, violence, manipulation, religions or cults, suicide, twists & turns, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 14K
Timbuktu
Genre: Drama
Country: Mauritania, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant ...
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: islam, desert, adultery, religions or cults, religion, violent, brutality, society, family, life is a bitch, runaway, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa, rio de janeiro, middle east
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 5.7
 5K
Final Prayer
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Vatican investigators are sent to the British West Country to investigate paranormal activity, and they find the events are more disturbing than they first imagined.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: church, religions or cults, supernatural, village, clergy, paganism, catholic priest, found footage, suicide, uncover truth, countryside, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Beyond the Next Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, realistic, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, adventure, society, war, leadership, opposites attract, escapades, heroes, hopes, tribe, university student, japanese army ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
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Crusaders
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: friendship, religions or cults, battles, adventure, heroes, war, society, desert, urban, clergy, leadership, pope ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel
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The Other Conquest
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is a drama about the aftermath of the 1520s Spanish Conquest of Mexico told from the perspective of the indigenous Aztec people. It explores the social, religious, and psychological changes brought about by a historical process of ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, society, palaces castles and temples, clergy, leadership, culture clash, heroes, pagan, military, catholicism, religion, native american ...
Time: 16th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.4
 880
Oh, Woe Is Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Romance about Simon Donnadieu and his decision to leave his ever-loving wife Rachel.
Style: atmospheric, serious, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: religions or cults, battle zone, ocean or sea, love and romance, church, mysterious character, romance, investigation, journalism, infidelity, love triangle, supernatural romance ...
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 7.5
 21K
The Gopher
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) claims to be God, while dressed as a gunfighter in black, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: desert, vengeance, cult, surrealism, violence, revenge, religions or cults, strong sexual content, on the road, gunfight, pornography, violent ...
Place: mexico, latin america
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 5.6
 12K
The Shrine
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of young journalists investigate a cult said to practice human sacrifice, but their ambitious ways may lead them to becoming the cult's next victims.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, religions or cults, gory, society, investigation, journalism, survival, village life, trapped, diary, supernatural, coffin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe
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The Milky Way
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
Style: clever, semi serious, offbeat, witty, surreal ...
Plot: religions or cults, farce, nun, escapades, adventure, on the road, hopes, society, clergy, miraculous event, bible, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain, europe, france
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The Best Two Years
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two pairs of Mormon missionaries from America live in a beaten-up apartment in the Dutch city of Haarlem. Their personalities are distinctly different. Elder Johnson is the District Leader and oversees their efforts. His companion, the vain Elder ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, society, clergy, unlikely partners, hopes, misfit, partners, jesus christ, apostle, bible, mission, mormonism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper
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: captivating, serious, epic, uplifting, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, hopes, society, clergy, redemption, miraculous event, last supper, apostle, prison, heroes, jesus christ, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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The Annunciation
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Annunciation (in Hungarian: Angyali üdvözlet) is a Hungarian film directed by András Jeles in 1984, based on The Tragedy of Man (1861) by Imre Madách. When Adam (Péter Bocsor) and Eve (Júlia Mérő), having succumbed to Lucifer's ...
Style: serious, sexual, surreal, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: religions or cults, gays and lesbians, obsessive quest, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, lucifer, philosophy, symbolism, angel, devil, bible ...
Time: 18th century, ancient history
Place: prague, athens greece, france, ancient greece, paris france
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Amazing Love
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Teen friends, Steve, Carrie, Cooper, and Gameboy embark on a weekend camping trip lead by their church youth group leader Stuart (Sean Astin) and his wife Beth (Erin Bethea). Joining them is an outsider Ashley, a self-involved rich kid, whose ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: religions or cults, camp, coming of age, church, true love, teenage life, love and romance, misfit, society, youth, summer camp, oracle ...
Time: contemporary, ancient history, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Wicker Tree
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Director Robin Hardy's reimagining of his eerie 1973 film, The Wicker Man. Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland. When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, british horror
Plot: religions or cults, mystery, danger, couple relations, village, curses spells and rituals, society, secret place, supernatural horror, sex scene, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
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7 Women
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a mission in China in 1935, Agatha Andrews is a rigid missionary beset by Mongolian bandits led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan. With her are her assistant Jane Argent, staff members Emma Clark, Miss Russell and Miss Binns, head of the British ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: religions or cults, danger, convent, society, ego clash, moral dilemma, missionary, warlord, mission, bandit, doctor, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1960s
Place: asia, china, mongolia
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