Reformation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant reformation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic, sincere and interesting films and TV shows about / with reformation, betrayal, religion, church, heroes, state affairs, catholic church, society, rivalry and protestant plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
reformation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as reformation: Ursula (1978), Martin Luther (2002), The Wild Westerners (1962), Wolf Hall (2015), Frenchie King (1971), Stars of Eger (1968), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), Katharina Luther (2017), Children of Chaos (1989), Romero (1989).

List of reformation movies

Ursula (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: East Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Switzerland 1523. The mercenary Jackie Geer returns with his soldiers from Iatly to his home in the Oberland. They have fought for the Pope and now find a religious upheaval i Switzerland.
Plot: reformation, protestant, baptism, male nudity, christianity, religion, female nudity, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), apostle
Place: germany, zurich switzerland, switzerland, german democratic republic, gdr
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Martin Luther (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man's relationship with God and, by extension, a redefinition of man's relationship with ...
Style: christian film
Plot: reformation, pope, hypocrisy, christian, born again christian, conscience, protestant, catholicism, spirituality, church, religion, catholic church ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany
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The Wild Westerners (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Sheriff Plummer and his men are using their badges to easily rob gold shipments and kill the drivers. Marshal McDowell and his men are looking for the killers. They catch one who is murdered to keep from talking but his killer is identified as ...
Plot: wife, gunpowder, criminal, outlaw, stagecoach, van, barfly, crooked sheriff, stock footage, redemption, held at gunpoint, acquittal ...
Time: 1860s
Place: montana
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, suspense, factual ...
Plot: rise to the top, political intrigue, royal family, manipulation, state affairs, ambition, manipulations, betrayal, politics, society, dishonesty, blind ambition ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe, london
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Frenchie King (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense
Plot: beauty, female gunfighter, criminal heroes, family relations, old west, heroic mission, americana, heist, family life, siblings relations, gang, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: texas
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Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Bulgaria
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and ...
Style: cult film, romanticism, biblical
Plot: queen, female soldier, fortress, swordswoman, defeat, chariot, knight, explosion, butcher, cow, escape attempt, lady ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, vienna, transylvania, hungary ...
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, bad ending, captivating ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, queen, state affairs, queen elizabeth i, rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, british history, female protagonist, throne, protestant ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, parents and children, friendship, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, rivalry, underdog, adventure, partners, heroes, good versus evil, escapades ...
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Katharina Luther (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.
Plot: rebellion, nun, bible, sin, husband wife relationship, monk, reformation, faith, death of child, strong female character, businesswoman, strong female lead ...
Time: 16th century
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Raggedy Ann & Andy: The Great Santa Claus Caper (1978)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When inventor/efficiency expert Alexander Graham Wolf plots to take over Santa's workshop, Comet asks for help from Raggedy Ann, Andy and their dog, Raggedy Arthur.
Plot: christmas, children, holiday, sleeping, reindeer, toy, villain, male tears, elf, christmas tree, parachute, bedroom ...
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Children of Chaos (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Les Enfants Du Désordre " depicts a lost generation ,a distraught youth who finds comfort in drugs .Marie ,an unwed young mother, a former junkie- prostitute, is in a reformatory school :she has been a misfit for most of her life. If ...
Plot: female director, theater, performer, female doctor, female prisoner, new life, strip search, studying, nudity (full frontal - brief), performance, teenager, nipples ...
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Romero (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
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, suspense, christian film ...
Plot: murder, church, bishop, fighting the system, priest, politics, battles, campaign, political unrest, crimes, society, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: latin america, south america
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The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Phantom Tollbooth, based upon the children's adventure novel by Norton Juster, tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo. Unexpectedly receiving a magic tollbooth and, having nothing better to do, Milo drives through it and enters a ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, surprise ending, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, car, toy car, child driving car, youth, disorder, friends, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, parallel world, friendship, fish out of water ...
Place: san francisco, usa
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Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, wedding, mischievous children, santa claus, christmas, escapades, danger, friendship, good versus evil, rescue, family, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
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Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, bleak, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: politics, french history, incest, forbidden love, royal family, political intrigue, massacre, royalty, intrigue, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, paris france, europe, spain, england ...
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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: biblical, uplifting, touching, sincere, intellectual ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, hypocrisy, human spirit, idealism, against the odds, social decay, rebelliousness, fighting the system ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, england, egypt
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Luther (1974)
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, contemplative
Plot: church, politics, fighting the system, rebelliousness, human spirit, against the odds, destiny, idealism, injustice, religions or cults, society, clergy ...
Time: 16th century, 70s, 1500s
Place: germany
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Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: corporal punishment, political intrigue, betrayal, romance, politics, conspiracy, dishonesty, unfulfillment, head of state, ambition, strong female presence, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 19th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, rome italy
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Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, villain, anti hero, anti heroes, soul mate, memory loss, alcohol abuse, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: sincere, stylized, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painter, painting, art, maid, jealousy, fall in love, new job, society, artist, romance, family problems ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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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, royal family, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, britain ...
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John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This affecting biography chronicles the life and times of prominent European philosopher John Wycliffe, who was the first to translate the Bible into English. The 14th century, Oxford University scholar often found himself caught between opposing ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, translator, religions or cults, ambition, hopes, society, rivalry, against the rules, fighting the system, heroes, rich and poor, human spirit ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
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The Whore (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Constance, 1410. Marie, daughter of the richest bourgeois of the city, is on the eve of marrying a prestigious lawyer, son of an earl. Although the compromise fills with pride the girl's father, anxious to ennoble, Marie is not just convinced ...
Style: serious, suspense, sincere, realistic
Plot: prostitute, brothel, life is a bitch, society, clergy, male female relationship, investigation, forced marriage, execution, rape, revenge, church ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, germany
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The Radicals (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: church, christianity, life is a bitch, heroes, society, religions or cults, clergy, state affairs, ambition, hopes, romance, theology ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland
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Saintly Sinners (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Directed by Jean Yarbrough Ex-con Joseph Braden (Ron Hagerthy) has his car temporarily stolen by a pair of bank robbers who hide their loot in the vehicle's spare tire. After the car is repossessed, it's sold to the kindly Rev. Daniel ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, slang
Plot: rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, bank, cons and scams, heist, disorder, car chase, intrigue, clergy, on the run, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york
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God's Outlaw (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: burned alive, translator, anti heroes, clergy, church, religions or cults, anti hero, obsessive quest, against the rules, state affairs, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, germany
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