Seminary movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant seminary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, sexy and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with seminary, priest, religion, nude, church, catholic, death, male nudity, religions or cults and clergy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
seminary movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as seminary: Perfect Obedience (2014), Kadal (2013), The Kids Are Alright (2018), The Rite (2011), Time Changer (2002), The Beguiled (1971), Turn of the Screw (1985), Viy (1967), Quid Pro Quo (2008), A Quiet Passion (2016).

List of seminary movies

Perfect Obedience (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The fictional Father Ángel de la Cruz is based on Legion of Christ founder Marcial Maciel, whose long history of child abuse was not addressed until 2006 and only publicly acknowledged in 2009. But director Luis Urquiza chooses to structure his ...
Style: disturbing
Plot: pedophile priest, child abuse, punishment, teenager, pedophile, corporal punishment, catholic church, catholic priest, bullying, gay, seminary, confession ...
Place: mexico
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Kadal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wrongdoer is caught red-handed and he is not going to forgive the man who exposed him.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, romantic, inspirational
Plot: frame up, teenage love, love, priest, young love, teenage life, revenge, youth, clergy, love and romance, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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The Kids Are Alright (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.
Style: funny, humorous, atmospheric, sitcom, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: large family, working class, conservatism, career change, irish catholic, showbiz, suburbs, family conflict, seminary, mother, career, classroom
Time: 70s
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The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: supernatural, clergy, exorcism, church, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural ability, teachers and students, supernatural horror, suspense, demonic possession, catholic ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vatican, italy, latin america, europe, rome italy ...
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Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, professor, society, religions or cults, ethics, bible, preaching, preacher, faith, time, christianity ...
Time: 1890s, future, victorian era
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The Beguiled (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the young women's sexual fantasies. The soldier manipulates the ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy, gothic ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, revenge, looking for sex, boarding school, suspense, macabre, seduction, manipulation, sexuality, obsession, school ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1860s
Place: california, mississippi
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Turn of the Screw (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Spanish version of Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw".
Style: gothic, sexy, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, religion, mansion, supernatural, haunted house, gays and lesbians, children, boy, dead child, homoeroticism, beach, governess ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
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Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark fantasy, serious, stylized ...
Plot: witch, church, supernatural, witchcraft, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, ukrainian, escapades, evil dead, good versus evil, monster, cossack ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, russia
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Quid Pro Quo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, twisted ...
Plot: paraplegic, disability, doctors and patients, switching roles, obsessive quest, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, blind date, disappearance, forgiveness, art, physical disability ...
Place: usa, new york
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A Quiet Passion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Plot: poet, writers, women, art, loneliness, lesbian, recluse, woman, heaven, ecstasy, seminary, death of protagonist ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1860s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston
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Revenge in Olympia (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the middle of a desperate search for his well-connected American father, a young Vietnamese boy named Dustin decides -- ill-advisedly -- to spend a romantic night in the woods with his gay lover. News of a brutal bias attack on the couple by a ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay interest, interracial sex, man in a wheelchair, erotica, abduction, tattoo, seminary, motor home, gay son, crucifix, asian man ...
Place: thailand, saigon, vietnam, los angeles
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Holy Goalie (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young priest coaches a team of uncoordinated monks in order to win a soccer tournament and save their monastery from being turned into a hotel.
Style: funny, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: soccer, religion, priest, monk, football, football team, soccer match, soccer fan, playing football, football player, sport, sport competition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vatican, spain, rome italy
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Pain and Glory (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, drugs, movie business, introspection, actor, lgbt, gay lead character, cinema, death of mother, drawing, childhood memory, nostalgia ...
Time: year 1985, 2010s, 50s, year 1981
Place: spain, madrid
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My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Accio (Elio Germano) and Manrico (Riccardo Scamarcio) are working class brothers who live in Italy in the 1960s. While his brother becomes drawn into left-wing politics, Accio, the hotheaded younger brother, is taken under the wing of a market ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, working class, romantic rivalry, coming of age, family relations, love and romance, rebelliousness, social relations, parents and children, brother brother relationship, male female relationship, sex ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: lgbt, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, society, fall in love, gender, unfulfillment, school, parents and children, self discovery, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century
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Thr3e (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Innocent lives hang on the whim of an elusive psychopathic murderer whose strange riddles and impossible timelines force three people into a mission to end the game before one or all of them die.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, twisted ...
Plot: serial killer, profiler, split personality, mental illness, murder, stalking, psychopath, investigation, criminal psychologist, christian, suspense, survival game ...
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Pianese Nunzio, Fourteen in May (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young priest crusades against organized crime in his Naples neighbourhood but falls in love with a 13-year old boy. It's the chance the gangsters were waiting for to get rid of the thorn in their side. Will they be able to force the boy to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, youth, religion, lgbt, age difference, sex crime, friendship, unemployment, family relations, pedophilia, camorra ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, rome italy, naples italy ...
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The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, suspenseful, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: investigation, monastery, uncover truth, clergy, monk, medieval, murder, religion, murder mystery, riddles and clues, twists and turns, abbey ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: canada, europe, france, south of france, italy
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Mass Appeal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor. (
Style: talky, sexy, light, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, religion, homosexuality, suburbs, church, vengeance, school, sacrifice, runaway, relationships, depression, race issues ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, satanic, gothic ...
Plot: supernatural, suspense, serial killer, apocalypse, antichrist, curses spells and rituals, religion, devil, satanism, devil worship, religions or cults, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
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Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, melancholic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, culture clash, hotel, starting over, lifestyle, fall in love, couples, dogma, relationships, love story, depression, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s, 21st century
Place: italy, venice, denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia
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My Father's Glory (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: French adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's memoirs of his childhood in the countryside, early in the century.
Style: sentimental, touching, visually appealing, poignant, affectionate ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, coming of age, summer, children, childhood, hide and seek, childhood memory, childhood friend, cottage, country house, brother brother relationship, teacher ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1890s
Place: france, tokyo, paris france, marseille, provence ...
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The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, splatter, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, demon, possession, hospital, violence, priest, investigation, macabre, suspense, demonic possession, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1998
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa, india, copenhagen
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Def by Temptation (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop that specializes in cases involving the supernatural.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, blaxploitation, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, supernatural, couples, deal with the devil, murder, injustice, seduction, crisis of faith, lust ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa, new york
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: fascism, artist, world war two, world war one, anarchist, solar eclipse, italian fascism, politics, village, priest, peasant, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935, year 1936
Place: italy, naples italy, europe, new york, turin italy ...
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My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, talky, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gynecological exam, jewish, friendship, infidelity, abortion, unhappiness, divorce, female nudity, sex, extramarital affair, seduction, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Angry Harvest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers the woman, Rosa, and hides her in his cellar. ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, captivity, female nudity, jewish, survival, train, anti semitism, older man younger woman relationship, ghetto, fashion, twins ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, holland, europe, vienna
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Belle Epoque (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, humorous, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, polyamory, love, spanish civil war, marriage, politics, obsession, soldier, farm, erotica, artist, summer ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: spain, iberian peninsula, europe, madrid, rome italy
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Conspiracy of Silence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a priest commits suicide and two trainees are expelled from a seminary, a journalist starts to investigate the Vatican’s silence on broken vows of celibacy. A thriller examining the internal conflicts in the modern Catholic church.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, controversial ...
Plot: gay, suicide, church, celibacy, uncover truth, fighting the system, priest, clergy, society, dishonesty, scandal, reporter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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In the Name of... (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The contemporary story of a priest who launches a centre for troubled youth in a small parish. He is a good priest and is well-liked by his congregation, which remains unaware of his complicated past.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, church, youth, teenage life, clergy, priest, male male relationship, coming out, sex with a priest, catholic church ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
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