Puritan movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant puritan movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, sexy, stylized, talky and melancholic films and TV shows about / with puritan, death, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, storytelling, female nudity, sex, religion and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as puritan: Salem Witch Trials (2002), Solomon Kane (2009), Twins of Evil (1971), Virgin Report (1972), The White Ribbon (2009), The Scarlet Letter (1979), The Scarlet Letter (1995), The Comedian (2016), Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979), The Girl with a Pistol (1968).

List of puritan movies

Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected - but unproved - presence of the occult in the small New England town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, religions or cults, society, americana, courtroom drama, legal, politics, social decay, death row, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 6.1
 69K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: gothic, rough, bleak, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, dark fantasy, sword and sorcery, gothic horror, sorcerer, supernatural, deal with the devil, witch, danger, heroes, tough heroes, drifter ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
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Twins of Evil (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While dabbling in Satanism, Count Karstein resurrects Mircalla Karnstein who initiates him into vampirism. As a rash of deaths afflicts the village, Gustav the head of Puritan group leads his men to seek out and destroy the pestilence. One of his ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: vampire, sister sister relationship, orphan, satanism, castle, dangerous attraction, supernatural, twin sister, good versus evil, supernatural ability, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 16th century, 1780s, 18th century ...
Place: austria, europe
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 4.5
 236
Virgin Report (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Part documentary, part mockumentary, part sexploitation, all Franco. Starting in the Garden of Eden we are taken on a voyage around the world that covers various rites of passage and cultures deflowering of the virgin.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, semi documentary
Plot: puritan, first sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, butt naked, sexploitation, birth, fiancee, puritanism, adam and eve, drinking champagne, tradition ...
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, 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, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, children, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, family secret, domestic violence, death, teacher, cruelty, torture, priest ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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The Scarlet Letter (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the 17th century Massachusetts, a married women, whose husband is missing, has a child with the local pastor. The puritanical residents of her town condemn her to carry the Scarlet Letter of shame. Then the husband shows up.
Plot: adultery, infidelity, puritan, extramarital affair, minister, illegitimate child, sexuality, pariah, adulteress, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 17th century
Place: massachusetts
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The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, romance, extramarital affair, repression, social misfits, clergy, adultery, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa, europe ...
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 5.8
 7K
The Comedian (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Style: captivating, melancholic, light, comic
Plot: aging, comedian, insult, comedy club, comeback, jewish, brother brother relationship, jail, mother son incest, older man younger woman relationship, newlyweds, telephone ...
Time: year 1985
Place: africa, somalia, london, italy, alabama ...
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Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An abusive sexual relationship between a white spinster schoolteacher and a young black janitor in 1956 Kansas complicates her struggle to come to grips with her sexuality and emotions.
Plot: janitor, radiator, exploring sexuality, christmas tree, outburst, director, pill, paranoia, female teacher, recluse, female star appears nude, depression ...
Time: 50s, year 1956, year 1955, year 1954, 1950s
Place: kansas
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Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Angela Baker, a psychotic transsexual, escapes from a mental hospital and surfaces at a summer camp as a counselor who lectures her teenage charges on proper moral behavior. Those teens who break her strict rules -- from the camp chatterbox or a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, camp, psychopath, murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, gory, youth, danger, who done it ...
Time: 80s
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The Girl with a Pistol (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Sicilian woman is dishonored by her lover, then goes to London with a pistol intending to murder him.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: countryside, fall in love, vengeance, village, sex addict, couples, crimes, society, love and romance, romance, sexual content, woman rapes man ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, sicily, england, italy, europe ...
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 6.5
 374
Black Journal (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Black Journal (originally titled Gran Bollito) is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is based on the real life events of Leonarda Cianciulli, the Italian serial killer best known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio".
Style: dark humor, based on true events, macabre, pre war
Plot: coffin, lie, following someone, neighbor neighbor relationship, dancer, false name, portrait, death of sister, death of friend, wheelchair, evidence, performance ...
Time: year 1938, 1930s
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Babette's Feast (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: cooking, aging, elderly, cooking and food, eccentric family, siblings relations, birthday, family relations, lottery, maid, lifestyle, refugee ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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By the Sword Divided (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: By the Sword Divided is a British television series produced by the BBC between 1983 and 1985. The series was a historical drama set during the mid 17th century, dealing with the impact of the English Civil War on the fictional Lacey family, made ...
Plot: parliament, puritan, english, civil war
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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Midnight Matinee (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Even though a devastating murder took place during a small town's horror film festival two years earlier, townspeople want another festival.
Plot: film within a film, watching a movie, popcorn, mother daughter relationship, film festival, small town, murder, hanged boy, death, ex husband ex wife relationship, pepsi, film starts with sex ...
Place: canada, british columbia
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 6.7
 78
Marriages (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The supernatural is invoked to save a romance in 19th century Quebec.
Plot: female director, skinny dipping, grandmother, mother daughter relationship, sexual repression, female nudity, sex, male female relationship, countryside, puritan, supernatural power, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 1800s
Place: quebec
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 6.7
 12K
Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, exciting, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, jews, existentialism, adolescence, war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1951, year 1955, 20th century
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
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 6.9
 205K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, family relations, religion, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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 7.2
 22K
Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, evil force, society, danger, punishment, supernatural ability, devil, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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 7.1
 10K
Stage Beauty (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, baroque, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gender bending, gender, cross dressing, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, lifestyle, overnight success, life is a bitch, human nature, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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 6.4
 16K
Laurel Canyon (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, intern, culture clash, fish out of water, human nature, couple relations, love and romance, disorder, couples, rock, estrangement, music business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, philosophical, emotional ...
Plot: dying, friendship, professor, illness, haunted by the past, culture clash, reunion, friends, death, cancer, student, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, september 11 2001, middle ages
Place: canada, quebec, baltimore, vermont, china ...
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 6.3
 836
The Europeans (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Henry James' novel with the same title. It's the fall of 1850, a few miles outside Boston. The household of the dour Mr. Wentworth receives two unannounced visitors from Europe, Eugenia and Felix, the daughter and son of his half ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, biting, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, culture clash, dysfunctional family, baroness, marriage, couple relations, family problems, power relations, couples, master and servant, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new england, europe, usa, massachusetts, china ...
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 6.7
 22K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, sexy, serious, erotic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teacher student sex, age difference, obsession, teachers and students, older man younger woman sex, infidelity, love and romance, couples, danger, critic, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.0
 361K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage life, youth, adolescence, teenage girl, teenager, popularity, loss of virginity, notoriety, classmate, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, xian, florida
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Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: talky, sentimental, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, couples, platonic, first sex, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: paris france, france, europe, wales, normandy
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 6.9
 5K
Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, king, military, politics, intrigue, leadership, royal family, against the odds, rebellion, ambition ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, america ...
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The Last King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, mistress, politics, ambition, rise and fall, social differences, political unrest, revolution, head of state, romance, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, holland, europe, netherlands, versailles ...
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 6.9
 39K
Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, intrigue, political intrigue, inheritance, lifestyle, play, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, aristocracy, writer's life, desire for fame ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york, ireland ...
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Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: disturbing, controversial, sexy, sexual, rough ...
Plot: plantation, sexual abuse, racism, injustice, death, brutality, sadism, rape, captivity, slavery, cruelty, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s, 1830s, 20th century ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, mississippi river, memphis, virginia
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