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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, captivating, emotional and stylized films and TV shows about / that have / with religions or cults, society, religion, murder, clergy, female nudity, heroes, church, bible and death plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as religions or cults: The Master and Margarita (2005), Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006), Words with Gods (2014), I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (1973), Wise Blood (1979), Decline of an Empire (2014), Faults (2014), Timbuktu (2014), Final Prayer (2013), Beyond the Next Mountain (1987).
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The Milky Way
Comedy, Drama
France, Italy
102 min.
 7.7
The Trial of Joan of Arc
Drama, History
France
65 min.
 7.6
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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

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The Master and Margarita
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 500 min.
Style: classic literature, psychological, talky, atmospheric, cynical, witty, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, surreal, semi serious, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: society, temptation, deal with the devil, religions or cults, black magic, supernatural, heaven and hell, politics, manipulations, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, mystery, witchcraft, good versus evil, sacrifice, redemption, romance, communist, devil, clergy, legends and myths, state affairs, chaos, dictatorship, naked woman, salvation, talent, manipulation, reunion, topless woman, envy, devotion, female nudity, fear
Time: 30s, ancient history
Place: russia, holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem, moscow russia
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Takva: A Man's Fear of God
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: religions or cults, society, fall in love, romance, cowardliness, parish, identity crisis, koran, meditation, heaven, social issues, church service, greed, islam, army, identity, nightmare, dream, shyness, faith, prayer, money, leadership, innocence lost, politics, love and romance, family relations, humble, collector, solitary, conservative, muslim, new job
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
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Words with Gods
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, society, clergy, atheism, judaism, islam, christianity, buddhism, hinduism, faith, religion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
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I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Style: serious, surreal
Plot: desert, religions or cults, deadly, wilderness, supernatural ability, incest, cannibalism, surrealism, police, epilepsy, murder, animal life, fall in love, crimes, society, life is a bitch, child execution, talking to an animal, circus, dead woman on floor, childhood memory, lion, dead woman on bed, goat, matricide, dwarf, nihilism, transformation, homosexuality, child murder, skeleton, dream, urination, death of mother, jeep, axe, torture, absurdism, redhead, transvestite, sex, death, defecation, mother son relationship
Time: 70s
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 7.2
 4K
Wise Blood
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty
Plot: redemption, religions or cults, society, soldier, blindness, preacher, christianity, cons and scams, sin, wiretap, fanatic, gorilla suit, fanaticism, disciple, mental retardation, existentialism, abandoned house, landlady, playing footsie, tragic event, museum, zoo, religious fanatic, bible, evangelist, blind man, religion, theft, mummy, monkey, extortion, thief, guitar, american south, church, grandfather grandson relationship, teenage girl, corruption, murder, police, death, father daughter relationship, money, flashback, bishop
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: southern usa
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Decline of an Empire
Genre: Biography, History
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
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.
Style: tense, psychological, surreal, dark humor, enigmatic, atmospheric, serious, cerebral, dark, surprise ending, disturbing, twist ending, realistic, absurd, clever, melancholic, macabre, interesting, ironic, depressing, stylized, satirical, intense, talky, suspenseful, light
Plot: cult, hotel, redemption, kidnapping, depression, religions or cults, twists & turns, psychology, brainwashing, character study, violence, mystery, confined, manipulation, vengeance, guilt, identity, police investigation, surrealism, crime gone awry, dialogue, plot twist, brutality, obsession, storytelling, british, adaptation, mentor, insanity, secrets, suicide, serial killer, stylish, existentialism, violent, crazy, power relations, divorce, creativity, writers, splatter, moral ambiguity, paranoid, parents and children, mind control, death, down on your luck, hopes, life is a bitch, crisis
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 14K
Timbuktu
Genre: Drama
Country: Mauritania, France
Duration: 97 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, reflective, biblical, harsh, dramatic, thought provoking, talky, interesting, compassionate, bleak, breathtaking, stylized, absurd, intense, earnest, emotional, light
Plot: islam, religion, religions or cults, desert, violent, brutality, family, society, runaway, vengeance, drinking, honest, music, culture clash, god, police investigation, life is a bitch, judaism, adultery, death, weapons, catholicism, poverty, life, corruption, women, religious fundamentalism, religious differences, greed, cattle, civil war, marriage, ethnic conflict, storytelling, courtroom drama, mob, violence, dysfunctional family, idealism, depression, guns, family in crisis, death penalty, childhood, mentor, fascism, catastrophe, visceral, chase, political
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.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: church, religions or cults, paganism, catholic priest, found footage, suicide, supernatural, village, clergy, uncover truth, countryside, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Beyond the Next Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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, missionary, messenger, bible, translator, education, religion, christianity, christian, jungle, prime minister, faith, world war two, british empire, father son relationship, teacher, university, student, school
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 506
Crusaders
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Style: captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, friendship, battles, adventure, heroes, pope, crusade, love, war, society, desert, urban, clergy, leadership, obsessive quest, heroic mission, politics, city life, escapades, military, rivalry, state affairs, crusader, shot with an arrow, sword fight, female nudity, murder, stabbed to death, religion
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, holy land, israel
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The Other Conquest
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, society, palaces castles and temples, clergy, pagan, leadership, culture clash, heroes, military, catholicism, religion, native american, mexican, female nudity, sex
Time: 16th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Oh, Woe Is Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, clever, realistic, gloomy, stylized, mind bending, avant garde
Plot: religions or cults, battle zone, ocean or sea, love and romance, church, mysterious character, romance, investigation, journalism, infidelity, love triangle, supernatural romance, miraculous event, visitor, surrealism, adultery, female nudity
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 7.5
 21K
The Gopher
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, stylized, serious, bleak, art house, psychedelic, meditative, enigmatic, dark humor, offbeat, harsh, captivating, absurd, breathtaking, bloody, talky, melancholic, brutal, sexual, spiritual, cerebral, philosophical, erotic, reflective, satirical, avant garde, intellectual
Plot: desert, vengeance, cult, surrealism, gunfight, religions or cults, strong sexual content, on the road, violence, pornography, violent, brutality, existentialism, insanity, visceral, splatter, deadly, censorship, revenge, art, rivalry, obsession, sex, god, symbol, symbolism, confrontation, journey, gunfighter, sexualized violence, obsessive quest, mentor, storytelling, loneliness, redemption, culture clash, life philosophy, catastrophe, starting over, runaway, dialogue, blindness, stylish, poetry, survival, sexual abuse, male nudity, creativity, self immolation, midget
Place: mexico, latin america
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 5.6
 12K
The Shrine
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, demonic
Audience: teens
Plot: village, religions or cults, gory, society, investigation, trapped, diary, supernatural, coffin, escape, journalist, cult, journalism, survival, village life, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, social relations, bondage, photojournalist, child killer, mirror does not reflect reality, dead boy, investigative journalism, religious cult, statue, journal, looking at self in mirror, intern, heavy rain, demonic possession, demon, knife fight, crossbow, skeleton, blood on face, nightmare, missing son, muscular, gore, held at gunpoint, argument, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, missing person, murder, fog, hallucination, photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
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The Milky Way
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, offbeat, witty, surreal, talky, atmospheric, humorous, absurd
Plot: religions or cults, farce, escapades, adventure, on the road, nun, hopes, bible, surrealism, catholicism, inquisition, reality, society, clergy, miraculous event, time travel, imaginary, s&m, philosophy, anarchism, blindness, religion, christianity, pope, virgin mary, campfire, sword fight, hitchhiking, priest, wine, hitchhiker
Time: 20th century
Place: spain, europe, france
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The Best Two Years
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, society, clergy, jesus christ, apostle, bible, mission, unlikely partners, hopes, misfit, partners, mormonism, gospel, latter day saints, windmill, missionary, mormon, religion
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.
Style: captivating, serious, epic, uplifting, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, hopes, society, last supper, apostle, prison, jesus christ, clergy, redemption, miraculous event, heroes, rise to the top, partners, washing feet, roman empire, religious persecution, disciple, death sentence, prison guard, forgiveness, martyr, religious conversion, healing, angel, blessing, traitor, roman, fisherman, christianity, christian, prophet, demon, prisoner, betrayal, faith, prayer, flashback
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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The Annunciation
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Style: serious, sexual, surreal, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat, stylized, erotic, captivating
Plot: religions or cults, gays and lesbians, obsessive quest, lucifer, philosophy, symbolism, angel, devil, bible, death, hungarian, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, society, quotation, navel, guillotine, time, existentialism, french revolution, dead children, childbirth, children, grave, strangulation, surrealism, mouse, card playing, fortune teller, murder, blood
Time: 18th century, ancient history
Place: prague, athens greece, france, ancient greece, paris france
Is relevant ?
 6.7
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Amazing Love
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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, bible story, family, old testament, camping trip, sin, unfaithful wife, troubled teen, religion, christian, prophet, slave auction, preacher, fishing, teenager, adultery, tent, camping, bracelet, love, storytelling, husband wife relationship, summer camp, oracle, communication problem
Time: contemporary, ancient history, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Wicker Tree
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, british horror
Plot: religions or cults, mystery, danger, couple relations, village, curses spells and rituals, society, supernatural horror, sex scene, female nudity, secret place
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 2K
7 Women
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: religions or cults, danger, convent, missionary, warlord, mission, bandit, doctor, society, ego clash, moral dilemma, fish out of water, plague, woman in danger, life is a bitch, rivalry, power relations, disorder, peaceful mission, cholera, mongol, poisoning, bigotry, physician, cruelty, english, female doctor, pregnant wife, childbirth, american abroad, courage, sexism, spinster, epidemic, pregnancy, suicide, poison, sacrifice, self sacrifice, violence, murder, faith, baby
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1960s
Place: asia, china, mongolia
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September Dawn
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
Plot: religions or cults, americana, old west, romance, deadly, small town, society, young lovers, leadership, forbidden love, love affair, small town life, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, social relations, murder, bishop, mormonism, religious leader, siblings relations, interracial relations, couple relations, fall in love, heroes, horse carriage, corral, river crossing, custom, religious fanaticism, religious fundamentalism, latter day saints, death wish, emigrant, savagery, locket, oath, campaign, pioneer, sermon, mass murder, dead girl, intolerance, loss of brother, tragic hero, buggy, stable, mormon, rite, six gun
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s, 1870s
Place: usa, utah, arkansas, salt lake city utah
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Windhorse
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: religions or cults, politics, society, buddhist monk, buddhism, state affairs, life is a bitch, clergy, murder, innocence lost, political corruption, wartime life, injustice, coming of age, crimes, dishonesty, lighting a candle, snooker, jumping rope, fingerprint, buddhist temple, unconsciousness, political oppression, socialism, death of cousin, feces, censorship, pilgrimage, diarrhea, incense, folk music, head injury, fleeing, beggar, frostbite, wind, socialist, patriot, death of grandfather, protest, buddhist, human rights, kicking, demonstration, peep show, videotaping, uncle niece relationship, pain, cultural difference, tourist
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1979
Place: tibet, asia, china, himalaya, nepal
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The Sound of the Spirit
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, coming of age, society, youth, family relations, culture clash, fall in love, love and romance, social relations, religious differences, judaism, religion, death of father, rabbi
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 57K
Red State
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Style: biting, serious, suspenseful, scary, cynical, realistic, bloody, dark humor, disturbing, stylized, satirical, intense, suspense, brutal, absurd, tense, twist ending, ironic, clever, psychological, sexy, bad ending, surprise ending, interesting
Audience: teens
Plot: christianity, religions or cults, kidnapping, church, religion, pornography, brutality, violence, torture, cult, pastor, danger, gory, violent, islam, god, gratuitous violence, weapons, protest, society, dialogue, religious fundamentalism, christian, insanity, splatter, gunfight, stereotypes, murder, sign, clergy, storytelling, brainwashing, special agents, revenge, life philosophy, visceral, runaway, surveillance, crazy, serial killer, catastrophe, twists & turns, justice, mentor, guns, gay, internet, drugged drink, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas
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Paradise Recovered
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, clergy, store, self discovery, workplace situations, suburbs, love and romance, society, workplace, brushing hair, evil laugh, marshmallow, caught in the act, televangelist, fundamentalism, baptism, fountain, thesis, lifestyle, luggage, preaching, billiards, skeptic, atheist, frisbee, driving lesson, mind control, brainwashing, toast, bible, card game, birthday party, skinny dipping, male underwear, religion, christian, falling in love, homeless, minister, cult, vegetarian, letter, abuse, false accusation, faith, wine, drinking, college, father son relationship, beer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, texas, austin texas
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 6.5
 2K
Sacred Heart
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: religions or cults, society, dead mother, vampire, couples, family relations, life changing, charity, businesswoman, aunt, poverty, swimming pool
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Marriage Retreat
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, family relations, christian, marriage counselor, couples therapy, talking to god, therapist, camp, marital problem, retreat, bible, therapy, campfire, church, dysfunctional marriage, pregnancy, gambling, prayer, marriage, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Perfect Stranger
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, society, legal action, hopes, legal, mysterious stranger, change of heart, theology, discussion, stranger, religion, christianity, dinner, female protagonist, restaurant
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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