Catholicism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant catholicism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, intense and complex films and TV shows about / with catholicism, priest, religion, catholic, society, church, runaway, catholic church, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
catholicism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as catholicism: Damien (2016), Spotlight (2015), Angels & Demons (2009), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), The Two Popes (2019), The Omen (2006), The Miracle (2018), The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002), The Boys of St. Vincent (1992), Keeping the Faith (2000).

List of catholicism movies

Damien (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: antichrist, religion, evil, devil, catholicism, destiny, supernatural, bible prophecy, mysticism, photographer, secret, 666 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters ...
Style: factual, twists and turns, psychological, talky, tense ...
Plot: journalism, investigative journalism, conspiracy, pedophile priest, catholicism, investigation, child abuse, pedophilia, expose, lawyer, catholic, catholic church ...
Time: year 1976, year 2002, year 2001, september 11 2001
Place: boston, florida, new england, massachusetts
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Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, illuminati, religions or cults, secret society, investigation, ancient, murder, professor, secrets, symbolism, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, europe, italy, harvard university ...
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, non-linear ...
Plot: devil, supernatural, courtroom, priest, curses spells and rituals, religion, teenage girl, evil force, catholicism, halloween, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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The Two Popes (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, psychological
Plot: catholic church, religion, catholic, pope, catholicism, cardinal the priest, catholic priest, priest, forgiveness, confession, guilt, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy, argentina, buenos aires argentina
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The Omen (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: antichrist, prophecy, demon, murder, devil worship, church, parents and children, killer child, catholicism, loss of child, hospital, ambassador ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe, italy ...
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The Miracle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: During the incursion in a mob boss' hideout, Police finds a Virgin Mary plastic sculpture which weeps blood. There is no answer to the mystery, but the power of the enigma will make crazy the people who will get in touch with this event, ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense ...
Plot: catholicism, police, investigation, religion, virgin mary, police detective, who done it, murder investigation, murder, escapades, graphic violence, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: touching, realistic, harsh, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, priest in love, abortion, sex with a priest, catholicism, clergy, sin, drug lord, bishop, drug dealing, priest ...
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo
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The Boys of St. Vincent (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: pedophilia, man boy relationship, child molestation, homosexual rape, catholic priest, child abuse, child molester, orphanage, pedophile priest, pedophile, rape of a minor, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, london, newfoundland
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Keeping the Faith (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Best friends since they were kids, Rabbi Jacob Schram and Father Brian Finn are dynamic and popular young men living and working on New York's Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rabbi, love triangle, priest, catholicism, friendship, romance, love and romance, clergy, buddies, sexual tension, sexual attraction, celibacy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Liam (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: touching, bleak, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: working class, fascism, domestic violence, unemployment, catholicism, sin, anti semitism, life is a bitch, family problems, society, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, liverpool, ireland ...
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, riddles and clues, holy grail, investigation, adventure, uncover truth, christianity, secret society, mystery, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, france, europe ...
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, epic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen elizabeth i, british history, queen, throne, head of state, royal family, monarchy, palace intrigue, political intrigue, politics, catholicism, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: england, europe, spain, scotland, america ...
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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: uplifting, touching, sincere, intellectual, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, rebellion, politics, clergy, state affairs, hypocrisy, sin, human spirit, idealism, catholicism, fighting the system, social decay ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, vatican, england ...
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Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, fall in love, love and romance, couples, alcohol abuse, love triangle, siblings relations, society, friends, nobility, oxford ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 80s, 70s
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, oxford university ...
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We Have a Pope (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an ...
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: identity crisis, human nature, religion, self discovery, clergy, introspection, catholicism, self involved, self fulfillment, lifestyle, society, catholic church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy, europe
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The Devil and Father Amorth (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: William Friedkin attends an exorcism with Father Gabriele Amorth, as he treats an Italian woman named Cristina for the ninth time. Prior to filming, Cristina had purportedly been experiencing behavioural changes and “fits” that could not be ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: catholicism, christianity, catholic church, exorcism, catholic priest, priest, supernatural ability, supernatural, teenager, youth, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
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Stolen Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to follow the path of the Lord, and not that of the Devil. ...
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: afterlife, friendship, family relations, rabbi, school, judaism, faith, religions or cults, youth, clergy, parents and children, catholicism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, future, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Metropolitan Archbishop Lakota of L'viv, freed after twenty years in the Soviet Gulag, travels to Rome where circumstances conspire to see him elevated to the Papacy. Inspired by the life story of Ukrainian Catholic Cardinal Josyf Slipyj,
Style: tense, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: catholic church, pope, politics, society, state affairs, revolution, leadership, clergy, rebellion, rebelliousness, political unrest, prison ...
Time: 60s
Place: vatican, china, europe, ussr, asia ...
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Novitiate (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: nun, monastery, catholic church, altar boy, flagellation, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, catholicism, archbishop, crucifix, priest, illness ...
Time: year 1964, 60s, year 1954
Place: vatican, tennessee
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Charles, Emperor King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: The series tells the story of Charles I or Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, one of the most powerful men Europe has met, the ruler of a empire as great in size as in diversity. As the life of Charles of Habsburg is told since his arrival to Spain, it ...
Style: factual, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: spanish history, king, aristocracy, royal family, catholicism, european history, palace intrigue, society, church, love and romance, rivalry, kingdom ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain
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Bad Education (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: captivating, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transsexual, child abuse, transvestism, male nudity, boarding school, first love, teacher, gay, priest, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, tense ...
Plot: exorcism, clergy, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, church, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, possessed girl, seminary, spirit, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy, europe, xian ...
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The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, catholic church, supernatural, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, priest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, rome italy, europe, new york, paris france ...
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Thérèse (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: saint, convent, human spirit, self discovery, clergy, miraculous event, religions or cults, ambition, society, hopes, church, catholicism ...
Place: europe, france
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The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: realistic, suspense, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, religions or cults, clergy, unwanted pregnancy, village life, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
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The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, exorcism, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, religions or cults, clergy, antichrist, evil, psychological torment, catholicism, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy
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Annabelle: Creation (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle.
Style: psychotronic, rough, scary, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: evil doll, supernatural horror, ghost, demonic possession, demon, nun, supernatural power, supernatural, hide and seek, doll, evil spirit, orphan ...
Time: 50s
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Purgatory Road (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Helpless to stop a thief from stealing his father’s modest nest egg, Travis grows up blaming himself for his parents’ suicide. Becoming a priest who operates a highway confessional with his ambivalent brother, Michael, he offers sage advice to ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, religion, serial killer, murderer, brother brother relationship, sacrifice, priest, salvation, sin, redemption, confession, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: southern usa
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Beyond the Dreamcatcher (0000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an online shock jock's latest episode takes him on a journey into the notorious deep web, his own darkness threatens to drag him into the depths of the binary abyss.
Style: neo noir, psychotronic, psychedelic, avant garde, humorous ...
Plot: hallucination, drugs, transformation, memory, black market, depression, religion, catholic, insanity, darkness, technology, surrealism ...
Place: usa
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