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The list contains the best, new and most relevant church movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, humorous and touching films and TV shows about / with church, religions or cults, clergy, society, religion, priest, life is a bitch, redemption, catholic priest and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as church: Viy (2014), The Island (2006), Bloody Mallory (2002), Gogol. Viy (2018), Prince of Darkness (1987), Romero (1989), The Church (1989), The Good Shepherd (2004), The Confessional (1976), Final Prayer (2013).
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Bloody Mallory
Action, Comedy, Horror
France, Spain
94 min.
 4.5
Romero
Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
USA
102 min.
 7.2
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Gogol. Viy
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Russia
100 min.
 5.6

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 5.3
 4K
Viy
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Early 18th century. Cartographer Jonathan Green undertakes a scientific voyage from Europe to the East. Having passed through Transylvania and crossed the Carpathian Mountains, he finds himself in a small village lost in impassible woods. Nothing ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, deadly creature, religion versus science, who done it, death of daughter, adventurer, witchcraft, dark fantasy, demon, church ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, europe
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 8.0
 10K
The Island
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: philosophical, meditative, psychological, cerebral, biblical ...
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, destiny, forgiveness, supernatural ability, psychic, christian, religion, mentor, loneliness, philosophy, monastery ...
Place: russia
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Bloody Mallory
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mallory is the head of an elite government-run strike force dedicated to combating the supernatural. Her team includes the drag queen Vena Cava, an explosives expert; a mute, pre-teen telepath capable of possessing others named Talking Tina; and an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsessive quest, good versus evil, femme fatale, battles, anti heroes, vampire, female warrior, save the day, heroic mission, deadly, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 5.6
 488
Gogol. Viy
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious Dark Horseman slays young girls near the village of Dikanka, and he has already butchered 11 ladies. Nikolai Gogol, a scribe from Saint Petersburg has to take charge of the investigation, but the closer he gets to solving the case, the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, deadly creature, imaginary, folklore, evil witch, witchcraft, supernatural, dark fantasy, countryside, investigation, superstition ...
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Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: scary, stylized, talky, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, church, supernatural, end of the world, devil, religion, zombie, chase, death, transformation, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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 7.2
 2K
Romero
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his county. This fil chronicles the transformation ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, earnest ...
Plot: politics, murder, church, propaganda, assassination, corruption, poverty, death, revolution, political, world politics, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, south america
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 6.2
 5K
The Church
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshipers and build a large Gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, bleak, gothic, serious ...
Plot: gory, supernatural, church, zombie, religion, death, witch, deadly creature, demons, splatter, ghost, devil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany
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The Good Shepherd
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: CHRISTIAN SLATER plays a worldly and urbane priest who is forced to challenge his comfortable existence as an ecclesiastical spin-doctor when he comes to believe in the innocence of a young priest accused of murder. His only ally, a journalist, is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: church, murder, amateur detective, crime, clergy, protagonist as suspect, investigation, journalism, uncover truth, false accusation, priest, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary
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The Confessional
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A troubled young girl goes to confession at the local church. Unfortunately, the sexually frustrated priest she confesses to becomes obsessed with her. At first, the priest stalks the girl, but later it is revealed that he will stop at nothing, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: church, murder, clergy, serial killer, crime, religions or cults, crimes, deadly, psychopath, confession, priest, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
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 5.7
 5K
Final Prayer
Genre: Horror
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, village, supernatural, clergy, suicide, catholic priest, found footage, paganism, countryside, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Hell and Mr. Fudge
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hell and Mr. Fudge is an 2012 American drama film directed by Jeff Wood and written by Brian Phillip Stoddard. Based on a true story, the film stars Mackenzie Astin as Edward Fudge, an Alabama preacher who has been hired to determine the existence ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, uplifting, christian film
Plot: church, clergy, religions or cults, society, leadership, parents and children, preacher, hell, religious intolerance, parent child relationship, death of friend, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama
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 6.0
 83K
The Rite
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, clergy, good versus evil, hospital, god, church, religion, catholicism, demons, psychology, psychiatry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, latin america, rome italy
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 6.9
 1K
Amen
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Amen is an American television sitcom produced by Carson Productions that ran from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991 on NBC. Set in Sherman Hemsley's real-life hometown of Philadelphia, Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, church, clergy, society, workplace, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, religions or cults, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 6.0
 531
Brother White
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Synopsis James White (White) is one of dozens of associate pastors at a mega church in Southern California under the tutelage of television evangelist Johnny Kingman (Wise). He always longed to have his own church and jumps at the opportunity to ...
Style: semi serious, uplifting, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: church, clergy, human spirit, fish out of water, religions or cults, hopes, pastor, society, save the day, misfit, social relations, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, kindergarten, atlanta georgia
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The Night of the Iguana
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, mental illness, redemption, drinking, church, death, loneliness, clergy, human nature, self discovery, runaway, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, tennessee, virginia, usa ...
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 6.8
 402
Galileo
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Challenged by a new student, tutor and theorist Galileo co-opts emerging telescope technology and discovers irrefutable proof of the heretical notion that the earth is not the center of the universe. But in a rigid society ruled by an uneasy ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic
Plot: church, fighting the system, politics, prodigy, inventions and discoveries, injustice, life is a bitch, pope, science, solar system, inquisition, society ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, europe
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 2.2
 7K
Ben & Arthur
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: church, gays and lesbians, romance, siblings relations, religions or cults, gender, couples, family relations, clergy, life is a bitch, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, hawaii, vermont
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Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Buster and Chauncey - the world's greatest Mouse-icians - have arrived in Oberndorf for their shot at the big time: performing for the queen at the annual Christmas Pageant! But on Christmas Eve, Burghermeister Huffenmeir finds all the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, church, miraculous event, animal life, christmas, escapades, family, heroes, hopes, imaginary, disorder, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: austria
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Stations of the Cross
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maria finds herself caught between two worlds. At school this 14-year-old girl has all the typical teenage interests, but when she’s at home with her family she follows the teachings of the Society of St. Pius XII and their traditionalist ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: church, clergy, teenage life, religious fundamentalism, religions or cults, society, cause and meaning, direction and purpose, dedication, religion, catholic, catholic priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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The Book of Daniel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Book of Daniel is a television series broadcast on NBC. The network promoted it as a serious drama about Christians and the Christian faith, but it was controversial with some Christians. The show had been proposed for NBC's 2005 fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: church, clergy, moral dilemma, religions or cults, society, family relations, gays and lesbians, politics, parents and children, family life, friends, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Singles Ward
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: church, love and romance, couples, romance, celebrity culture, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, family relations, lifestyle, mormonism, single, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah
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 6.7
 2K
The Cardinal
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: church, clergy, politics, catholic priest, religions or cults, priest, society, state affairs, family relations, abortion, bigotry, gays and lesbians ...
Place: italy, rome italy, georgia
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 6.4
 2K
The Falls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: church, gays and lesbians, teenage life, religions or cults, gay, hopes, society, youth, missionary, gay kiss, coming out, smoking pot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, idaho
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In the Name Of
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, atmospheric, realistic, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: church, clergy, gays and lesbians, priest, catholic priest, catholic, gay sex, gender, gay, homosexuality, catholic church, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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 6.2
 358
Saint Maybe
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lonely teen troubled by a past family tragedy is suspicious of his sister-in-law, believing she is being unfaithful. His confrontation with his brother sets off a series of tragic events.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: church, family life, hopes, youth, family relations, babies and infants, redemption, tragedy, orphan, single parent, adoption, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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The North Avenue Irregulars
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: church, amateur detective, crime, buddies, odd couple, family, friendship, crimes, friends, neighbor, minister, gang ...
Time: 70s
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 5.9
 756
Saving God
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex Con Armstrong Cane (Ving Rhames) returns to home a changed man looking to take over his father's old church and congregation. The neighborhood though is full of drugs and gangs. Those who are able are leaving for more prosperous areas and ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: church, clergy, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, going straight, rehabilitation, redemption, addiction, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.4
 2K
The Gospel
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: church, redemption, music, parents and children, homecoming, relationship vs career, family relations, artists and showbiz, musician's life, uninhibited rivalry, haunted by the past, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Twist of Faith
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vancouver Police Detective Henry Smith is one of those investigating the murder of Roman Catholic Father Martin, who was crucified in his own church.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: church, murderous pair, serial killer, crime, dangerous attraction, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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Luther
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.
Style: talky, serious, realistic
Plot: church, clergy, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, religions or cults, injustice, politics, righting the wronged, fighting the system, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 16th century, 70s
Place: germany
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