Puritanism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant puritanism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, serious, sexual, humorous and talky films and TV shows about / with puritanism, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, sex, family relations, love and romance, puritan and virginity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
puritanism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as puritanism: Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979), The Bronte Sisters (1979), The Girl with a Pistol (1968), Chastity Bites (2013), Black Journal (1977), Apostle (2018), Year of Enlightment (1986), A Walk on the Moon (1999), Babette's Feast (1987), King Size (2007).

List of puritanism movies

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, community, abusive relationship, adult virgin, bus driver, locked in, first sex, racism, sex on table, low self esteem ...
Time: year 1954, year 1956, 1950s, year 1955, 50s
Place: kansas
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: fainting, tuberculosis, disease, winter, writing, fire, painting, historical event, affair, writer's life, woman dressed as man, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels belgium, brussels, europe ...
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: countryside, fall in love, vengeance, village, crimes, society, love and romance, romance, sexual content, sex addict, couples, lgbt ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, sicily, england, italy, europe ...
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Chastity Bites (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Serial killer Countess Elizabeth Bathory believed that bathing in virgin blood would keep her young and beautiful forever. Still alive today, she's found a perfect hunting ground for her "botox" as an abstinence educator in ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, high school, feminism, teenager, blood, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, deadly, journalism, danger, time travel, eternal youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 16th century
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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: based on true events, dark humor, pre war, macabre
Plot: screaming woman, mute girl, delusion, swing, letter, woman in bathtub, bread, maid, crying woman, drinking milk, overheard conversation, domineering mother ...
Time: year 1938, 1930s
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Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, scary, suspense, exciting, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: prophet, ransom, father daughter relationship, violence, deal with the devil, religion, brutality, brother, kidnapping, preaching, cult, praying ...
Time: 90s, 1900s
Place: wales
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Year of Enlightment (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, situated on the border with Portugal. Once in the sanatorium, ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, sanitarium, teenage love, sexual content, teenage life, village, youth, love and romance, romance, hospital, tuberculosis, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: spain
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A Walk on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, adultery, coming of age, hippie, family relations, love affair, summer vacation, bittersweet, cheating wife, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, woodstock, usa, new york state, california
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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: aging, elderly, cooking and food, eccentric family, siblings relations, birthday, lifestyle, maid, family relations, lottery, refugee, unspoken love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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King Size (2007)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 59 min.
Story: This sexy and very entertaining musical comedy shows the ups and downs of engaging in a 'ménage à trois'. When Vincent and Nicholas, a very much integrated and respected long-time couple, suddenly decide to live together with young ...
Plot: menage a trois, brother sister relationship, gay bar, rejection, gay friend, gay, gay club, acceptance, christmas, infidelity, christmas tree, niece ...
Place: paris france
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El hombre del pito mágico (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Story: Raúl has invented something that can change the destiny of humanity: a whistle whose sound awakens an unstoppable sexual desire.
Style: erotic
Plot: whistling, orgy, sexual initiation, invention, female nudity, guilt, bare breasts, inventor, virginity, prostitute, sex, threesome ...
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Le dolci zie (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anarchist grandfather has custody of his nephew Free, but three aunts, two of which still handsome, they get the help of a priest and the police. So take possession of the child and cover it with lust
Style: sex comedy, erotic
Plot: male objectification, voyeur, erection, sexual awakening, farce, female full frontal nudity, sunbathing, aunt nephew relationship, teenager, sculpture, teenage boy, male nudity ...
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Eyes of the Woods (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Wicker demon has awakened and for one unlucky group of kids, a roadtrip is about to turn very wrong. They find themselves seperated, alone and terrified as they battle a ruthless, flesh eating creature. Who among them will survive, trapped ...
Plot: forest, puritanism, gore, lost in the woods, pentagram, ghost girl, gas station, cave, campfire, coffin, tent, satanic ritual ...
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Wanda (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wanda, after a string of abusive relationships, abandons her family and seeks solace in the company of a petty criminal (Michael Higgins).
Style: bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, no music ...
Plot: on the road, family relations, bar, thief, travel, feminism, working class, heist, introspection, redemption, human nature, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Sex Ed (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eddie lands his first teaching gig at an inner city middle school and finds his highly pubescent pupils are receiving no form of sexual education. Eddie isn't really equipped to teach them...he's not exactly experienced romantically.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teachers and students, looking for sex, workplace situations, misfit, social relations, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance, sex education, virginity, sex talk, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, religion, curses spells and rituals, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, black magic, guilt ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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Too Much Flesh (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In an Illinois farming community, Lyle lives quietly with his wife Amy. But their life is set spinning when Lyle's friend Vernon visits with his girlfriend Juliette. Soon Lyle and Juliette have embarked on a passionate affair which has the town ...
Plot: eroticism, female nudity, erotica, pubic hair, sex, masturbation, swimming, male nudity, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, sexual arousal, kiss ...
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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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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: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, romance, extramarital affair, social misfits, repression, clergy, adultery, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa, europe ...
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Sade (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: convent, revolution, prison, s&m, sexual relations, debauchery, murder, couple relations, couples, rebellion, rebelliousness, seduction ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france
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Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, fall in love, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human spirit, love triangle, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
Style: talky, humorous, sentimental, realistic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school, school, girls' school, fascism, innocence lost, teacher, school dance, weirdo, coming of age, dedicated educator, hopes, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s ...
Place: scotland, europe, italy, britain, edinburgh scotland ...
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The Naked Kiss (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former prostitute discovers that her philanthropic fiance is involved in perversion.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: small town, hospital, prostitute, murder, pedophilia, neo noir, legislation, pimp, police, sexual abuse, redemption, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1963, 1960s
Place: venice, switzerland, united states, usa
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenager, summer, love, violence, seagull, cruelty, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
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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, ritual, sex scene, fight, teenage girl, monk, cult, blood on face, virgin, sexuality, male nudity, beach ...
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Horror (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This visually arresting chiller concerns a group of runaway teens that escape from a drug rehab and encounter demonic forces in a rural farmhouse.
Style: psychedelic, scary, disturbing, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, violence spree, isolation, gang, losing-it hero, danger, crimes, supernatural, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Good Neighbor Sam (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: To help his divorced neighbor claim a substantial inheritance, a family man poses as her husband. The ruse spills over into his career in advertising, and his recent promotion relies on his wholesome and moral appearance.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: private detective, suburbs, campaign, couples, family relations, dishonesty, contests and competitions, love and romance, domestic disturbance, unlikely couple, unlikely criminals, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
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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: controversial, disturbing, sexual, rough, epic ...
Plot: plantation, injustice, sexual abuse, racism, rape, brutality, death, sadism, captivity, slavery, cruelty, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s, 1960s, 70s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, mississippi river, memphis, virginia
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Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Tunisia, France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Noura dangles uncertainly in that difficult netherworld between childhood and adulthood. His growing libido has gotten him banned from the women's baths, where his mother took him when he was younger, but he's not yet old ...
Style: sincere, sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, loss of virginity, voyeurism, innocence lost, parents and children, youth, master and servant, love and romance, society, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa
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