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, dramatic, interesting, captivating and talky films and TV shows about / with reformation, church, religion, catholic church, protestant, state affairs, catholic, bible, betrayal and society plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
reformation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as reformation: Ursula (1978), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), The Whore (2010), Stars of Eger (1968), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), Katharina Luther (2017), Children of Chaos (1989), Romero (1989), The Phantom Tollbooth (1970), Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970).

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: baptism, protestant, reformation, female nudity, bare breasts, male nudity, christianity, religion, apostle
Place: germany, zurich switzerland, switzerland, gdr
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg
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: stylized, serious, realistic, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, fall in love, painting, jealousy, painter, maid, new job, art, romance, society, family problems, portrait ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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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, realistic
Plot: prostitute, clergy, religions or cults, church, life is a bitch, forced marriage, society, state affairs, virgin mary, catholic, prophecy, incest ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, germany
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Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
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: romanticism, biblical
Plot: queen, swordswoman, fortress, female soldier, rowing, lady, groom, ecstasy, sabre, brotherhood, forced kiss, chariot ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century
Place: transylvania, bulgaria, hungary, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey ...
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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, bad ending, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, cousin cousin relationship, rivalry, royal court, betrayal, political unrest, state affairs, queen elizabeth i, queen, female protagonist, protestant, throne ...
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, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, adventure, imaginary, disorder, friends, underdog, parents and children, good versus evil ...
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Katharina Luther (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: death of child, nun, businesswoman, bible, strong female lead, monk, reformation, faith, husband wife relationship, strong female character, female nudity, sin
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, holiday, children, consumerism, sled, business card, villain, factory, reindeer, toy train, parachute, anthropomorphic animal ...
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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 prisoner, breasts, teenager, female doctor, women's prison, prostitute, female nudity, performer, new life, theater, reformation, medical examination ...
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Romero (1989)
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, serious, tense, christian film, suspense ...
Plot: church, murder, bishop, priest, fighting the system, politics, clergy, crimes, catholicism, society, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, car, boy, toy car, child driving car, young heroes, adventure, palaces castles and temples, friendship, family, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: san francisco, usa, mine
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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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, foundling, wedding, christmas, santa claus, surrealism, factory, village, young heroes, family, rescue, friendship ...
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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, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: politics, royal family, forbidden love, intrigue, political intrigue, romance, tragic hero, incest, murder, marriage of convenience, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain, england ...
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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: religion, heresy, pope, spirituality, reformation, church, bible, hypocrisy, theology, christianity, christian, catholic ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany
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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
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: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: catholicism, clergy, church, politics, theology, idealism, hypocrisy, bribery, sin, obsessive quest, rebellion, social decay ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, 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: serious, talky, realistic
Plot: church, politics, clergy, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, religions or cults, injustice, righting the wronged, fighting the system, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 16th century, 70s
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: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, political intrigue, corporal punishment, head of state, betrayal, politics, tragic hero, tuberculosis, rise and fall, political unrest, royal family, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
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Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, anti heroes, memory loss, good versus evil, impossible love, soul mate, fight scenes, flying, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, serious, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, military, revolution, parliament, tyranny, king, intrigue, rise and fall, rise to the top, political unrest, war ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
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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: serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: clergy, translator, against the rules, religions or cults, fighting the system, ambition, society, human spirit, rich and poor, injustice, heroes, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
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The Radicals (1990)
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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: church, christianity, clergy, religions or cults, society, ambition, heroes, romance, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, religion ...
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, humorous, realistic, slang
Plot: criminal heroes, bank, criminal's revenge, hidden identity, crime, mute or deaf, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, going straight, cons and scams, heist, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
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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: serious, bleak, sincere, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: translator, church, anti heroes, against the rules, religions or cults, society, clergy, obsessive quest, on the run, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany, england
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