Holy communion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant holy communion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, talky, tense and bleak films and TV shows about / with holy communion, priest, death, church, religion, catholic, family relations, prayer, husband wife relationship and society plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as holy communion: Alice Sweet Alice (1976), Devil's Due (2014), The Winter War (1989), Luther (2003), Love Like Poison (2010), Salvador (1986), The Little Hours (2017), Women in Cages (1971), Sweet Dreams (2016), The White Ribbon (2009).

List of holy communion movies

Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bloody, controversial ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, female villain, holy communion, psychopath, suspense, dead child, sister sister relationship, child molester, female serial killer, killing spree ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Devil's Due (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unexpected pregnancy takes a terrifying turn for newlyweds Zach and Samantha McCall.
Style: scary, tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: satan, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, found footage, pregnancy, body horror, family in danger, hidden camera, supernatural ability, religions or cults, self mutilation, satanic cult ...
Time: year 2013, year 2012, 21st century
Place: france, new orleans, usa, paris france, louisiana
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, mental illness, suicide, teenage life, depression, shyness ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 20th century, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: realistic, epic, tense, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: war, world war two, winter, military, invasion, cold weather, tank, politics, resistance, russo finnish war, violence, fight ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, baltics, europe, ussr ...
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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: uplifting, political, sincere, touching, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christianity, christian, religion, rebellion, inquisition, politics, reformation, idealism, renaissance, human spirit, medieval, hypocrisy ...
Time: 1930s, 16th century
Place: germany, rome italy, egypt, england, vatican ...
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Love Like Poison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, faith, dysfunctional family, religion, village, mother daughter relationship, crisis of faith, belief in god, self discovery, teenage love, family problems, clergy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, brittany, europe
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Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: tense, political, harsh, factual, thought provoking ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, politics, war correspondent, photojournalist, war, reporter, suspense, cold war, revolution, military, dictator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, san francisco, central america, south america
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The Little Hours (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the middle ages.
Style: parody, sexy, funny, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: convent, nun, lust, lie, suspicion, jealousy, passive aggressive woman, sodomy, bishop, donkey, priest, sex scene ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, sicily, florence
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Women in Cages (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Carol Jeffries is a naive American woman staying in the Philippines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then ...
Style: biting, campy, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: women's prison, prison, exploitation, female whipping, women in prison, rape, sexploitation, jungle, female prisoner, lesbian sex, escaped prisoner, abused woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: the philippines
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Sweet Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Turin, 1969. Nine-year-old Massimo’s idyllic childhood is shattered by the mysterious death of his mother. The young boy refuses to accept this brutal loss, even if the priest says she is now in Heaven. Years later in the 90s, adult Massimo has ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, touching, non-linear, exciting
Plot: mother love, father son relationship, loss of mother, death of mother, boy, motherhood, mourning, suspense, love, journalism, writers, rave party ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: turin italy, sarajevo
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, art house, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: children, child abuse, sexual abuse, priest, physical appearance, village, suicide, punishment, small town, death, cruelty, torture ...
Time: year 1914, 1910s, 1920s, pre world war one, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: thought provoking, tense, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: world war one, courtroom, military, war, anti war, courtroom drama, lawyer, court martial, desertion, aviation, soldier, british army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
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Longford (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: prison, serial killer, lawyer, politician, court, cruelty, judge, family relations, friendship, civil rights, notoriety, social activist ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, manchester, yorkshire
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Mysteries of Lisbon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 317 min.
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Story: Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, slasher ...
Plot: aristocracy, forbidden love, intrigue, heir, orphan, love and romance, self discovery, love affair, vengeance, society, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era
Place: portugal, iberian peninsula, lisbon portugal, europe, venice ...
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War Requiem (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the war's horrors. It shows the story of an Englishman soldier ...
Style: experimental, realistic, serious, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: world war one, military, art, vietnam war, soldier, battles, anti war, performer's life, against humanity, war, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
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The Fire That Burns (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two boys in their early teens in a strictly-run pre-WWII Catholic School form a firm friendship which is troubled by an abbot who is obsessed with the younger of the students.
Plot: gay, coming of age, lgbt, catholic, boyhood, childhood, youth, lgbtq, school, religion, altar boy, teacher ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: france, paris france
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True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: neo noir, talky, suspenseful, psychological, intense ...
Plot: murder, catholic priest, priest, politics, serial killer, redemption, political corruption, police corruption, desert, catholic, church, manipulation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: erotic, sexy, political, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, nazi, sex scene, society, political unrest, family life, siblings relations, politics, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, israel, serbia, sarajevo ...
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Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, sexy, visually appealing ...
Plot: native american, christian, indians, religion, wilderness, shaman, colonialism, jesuit, nature, church, culture clash, native americans ...
Time: 17th century
Place: canada, quebec, france, india
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Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, emotional, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: judaism, dysfunctional family, redemption, mental illness, religion, depression, life philosophy, family relations, jewish, coming of age, family problems, parents and children ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., oakland california, sacramento california, san francisco
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Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
Style: neo noir, disturbing, bleak, sexy, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night, adult
Plot: police, gambling, drugs, rape, police corruption, corruption, addiction, drug addiction, gangsters, redemption, violent, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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Goodbye, Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: sad, art house, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: world war two, jewish, nazi, friendship, holocaust, nazism, anti semitism, childhood, coming of age, children, schoolboy, school ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, germany, poland, vatican, paris france ...
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Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, murder, family life, mind game, gay, lust, small town, killer, lie, good versus evil ...
Time: year 1996
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, compassionate, sad, serious ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, ira, injustice, family relations, irish, youth, parents and children, depression, children, society, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: ireland, new york, brooklyn new york city, england, boston ...
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 205 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, breathtaking, art house, epic, philosophical ...
Plot: artist, painter, monk, art, human spirit, religion, hunger, christianity, saint, loneliness, god, obsession ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: russia, ussr, vatican, moscow russia
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The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: peasant, farm, countryside, village, clergy, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, hide and seek, parent child relationship, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, vatican, europe, milan italy
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Agnes Browne (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Agnes Browne's husband died, she discovered something amazing... Herself.
Style: emotional, sentimental, humorous, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: poverty, working class, children, terminal illness, friendship, death, justice, best friend, irish, happy ending, single father, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, boston
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Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: nightmare, dog, mysterious character, dishonesty, family relations, good versus evil, manipulation, hidden identity, life turned upside down, supernatural, family problems, terrorizing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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Bless Me, Ultima (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a village in New Mexico, the life of young farm boy Antonio is dramatically changed when an old medicine woman joins his household. This affecting coming-of-age tale recounts Antonio's experiences to reveal the spiritual conflict in his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: youth, healer, coming of age, friendship, village, child's point of view, introspection, war, social relations, village life, elderly, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: new mexico, usa
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The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lesbian, dysfunctional family, church, religions or cults, couples, family problems, parents and children, physical appearance, couple relations, society, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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