Monsignor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant monsignor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and bleak films and TV shows about / with monsignor, priest, catholic, nun, catholic church, religion, church, catholic priest, death and clergy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
monsignor movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as monsignor: Monsignor (1982), The Castro's Abbess (1974), Amen. (2002), Judgment (1990), Nasty Habits (1977), Fade to Black (2006), Fatima (2020), La passion de Bernadette (1990), Under the Roman Sky (2010), Manna from Heaven (2002).

List of monsignor movies

Monsignor (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The vows of an ambitious young American priest are tested during World War II. Not only does Father John Flaherty get involved with the black market to raise money for the Vatican, he also falls in love with a young French nun.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: catholic priest, world war two, sicilian, catholic, black market, scandal, pope, nun, catholic church, money, priest, gangsters ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, post world war two
Place: vatican, italy, brooklyn new york city, rome italy
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The Castro's Abbess (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young woman is forced into a convent. However, due to her nobility she rises to be an abbess. She has to deal with corruption in the church.
Plot: nun, convent, mother superior, middle aged, sex, priest, erotica, abbess, bishop, catholic, female nudity, catholic priest ...
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Amen. (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film "Amen." examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. Moreover, he is ...
Style: political, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, genocide, priest, conscience, christian, ss, concentration camp, pope, politics, nazism, war crime ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: vatican, poland, rome italy, germany, austria ...
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Judgment (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.
Plot: altar boy, child molester, catholic church, coming of age, youth, pedophile priest, lawsuit, childhood sexual abuse, little girl, father son relationship, doctor, holy communion ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: louisiana
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Nasty Habits (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.
Style: cult film
Plot: abbess, catholic, convent, nun, religion, priest, mother superior, catholic priest, catholic church, newcomer, monsignor, watergate ...
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Fade to Black (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, iconic filmmaker Orson Welles (Danny Huston) makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political plot involving murder and mysterious motives. A ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, investigation, starting over, mystery, movie business, manipulation, showbiz, life is a bitch, femme fatale, private detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, year 1942, post world war two
Place: rome italy, italy, usa, europe
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Fatima (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Portugal
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, christian film, captivating ...
Plot: mysticism, catholic, miraculous event, priest, redemption, children, female protagonist, faith, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, flash forward, nun ...
Time: year 1917, year 1989, year 2017, year 2005, year 1948 ...
Place: portugal
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La passion de Bernadette (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: French filmmaker Jean Delannoy directs this inspiring sequel to his biopic about Marie-Bernarde Soubirous (portrayed by Sydney Penny), a young shepherdess who claimed to have seen numerous apparitions of the Lady in White at Lourdes in 1858. ...
Plot: mother superior, asthma, catholic, saint, suffering, convent, blind woman, easter, wound, sleeping, blindness, old woman ...
Place: france
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Under the Roman Sky (2010)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Rome, 1943. The city is occupied by the Nazis. The lives of thousands of Jews are in danger, and in Vatican City, a neutral state within the borders of Rome, Pope Pius XII is struggling to save the city from hunger and destruction.
Plot: catholic, world war two, jewish, holocaust, mother superior, pope, catholic church, nun, catholic priest, cardinal the priest, priest, bishop ...
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Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, parents and children, family life, religions or cults, unlikely couple, single parent, nothing goes right, love and romance, buddies, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Jennifer's Shadow (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Willful young Jennifer Cassi travels to South America to claim the inheritance of her recently deceased twin sister Johanna's house. While there Jennifer must contend with her eccentric grandmother Mary Ellen Cassi, who has damned the family ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: twins, woman in danger, ghost, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, secret, chase, serial killer, last will and testament, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
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The Pope Must Diet (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, feel good ...
Plot: priest, pope, comedy of errors, clergy, mistaken identity, religions or cults, disorder, dishonesty, catholic church, atheism, cons and scams, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, vatican, europe, rome italy
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Mother of Tears (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, torture, black magic, chaos, vengeance, curse, evil witch, supernatural ability, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe
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I, the Worst of All (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The prelate finds her a symbol of European laxity. He engineers ...
Style: sexy, reflective, unusual plot structure, erotic, harsh ...
Plot: writers, women, art, writer's life, religion, catholic, catholicism, hospital, lesbian, poetry, catastrophe, greed ...
Time: 17th century, 1920s
Place: latin america, spain, israel, tokyo, berlin germany ...
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True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
Plot: catholic priest, priest, murder, serial killer, crimes, redemption, police corruption, political corruption, desert, brother brother relationship, death, greed ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, intense, serious, harsh ...
Plot: war criminal, world war two, investigation, politics, murder, justice, on the run, fighting the system, jewish, nazi, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 90s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, vichy ...
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Sister Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: nun, fish out of water, music, convent, friendship, church choir, witness protection, gangsters, women, murder witness, dancing, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1968
Place: usa, san francisco, las vegas, california, nevada
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The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, ...
Style: realistic, factual, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, nazi, soldier, catholic, fighting the system, military, clergy, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, politics, hopes, survival ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: vatican, europe, rome italy, california, germany ...
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Saving Grace (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A newly-elected Pope Leo XIV finds himself accidentally locked out of the Vatican. Unknown to the outside world, he winds up in an impoverished Italian village, where his adventures ultimately teach the Pope and his new friends some important ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: religion, friends, friendship, village, social differences, on the road, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, society, hidden identity, clergy, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, vatican
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Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter written from Paris by their father, a womaniser who lives and ...
Style: sexy, erotic, hot
Plot: lgbt, nun, world war one, orphan, wedding, priest, chauffeur, wedding night, farce, inheritance, catholic priest, convent ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1880s
Place: italy, paris france, sicily, libya
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Last Rites (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After witnessing her lover being murdered by his jealous wife, Angela seeks refuge in a church where she encounters a young priest named Michael, who gives her sanctuary. But the killing was not a simple act of passion, as the victim had ties to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: gangsters, italian mafia, murder, infidelity, wedding, prostitute, on the run, church, castration, sex with a priest, woman in danger, impossible love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, latin america, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam ...
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The Fixer (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Killoran is a lawyer who can 'fix' any situation for his wealthy clients, usually by bribing or blackmailing corrupt officials. Killoran runs afoul of some of his clients when he has a crisis of conscience after miraculously surviving ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, going straight, legal investigation, legal, mystery, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, surprise party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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The First Power (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man born out of an incestuous relationship, after enduring an emotionally scarring childhood, gives in to the dark side of Satanic forces and becomes a weapon of evil. He kills with such ferocity that he becomes the main target of the ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, deal with the devil, occult, police investigation, murder, police detective, mystery, clergy, mind game, resurrection, nun, death row ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
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Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33.
Plot: women, little girl, anger, map, military, flashback, husband wife relationship, restaurant, doctor, photographer, nurse, soldier ...
Time: year 1952, 50s, year 1951, year 1945
Place: south america, latin america
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Doubt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: suspense, sincere, enigmatic, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: priest, clergy, sexual abuse, nun, guilt, teacher, pedophilia, pedophile, religion, school, suspicion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, victorian era, year 1964, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, sexy, suspense, visually appealing, rough ...
Plot: politics, revolution, fighting the system, liberation theology, nudity (full frontal - brief), justice, french, poverty, religion, death, corruption, christian ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 1890s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: poland, tokyo, berlin germany, belgium, europe ...
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8½ (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: art house, psychological, surreal, philosophical, reflective ...
Plot: filmmaking, midlife crisis, surrealism, childhood, mistress, loneliness, stream of consciousness, memory, adultery, actress, dreams, traffic jam ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, vatican, europe, italy, france ...
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The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lesbian, dysfunctional family, church, family problems, couples, religions or cults, parents and children, couple relations, physical appearance, society, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Finding Altamira (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of nine-year old Maria and her father Marcelino who, in 1879, found the first pre-historic cave paintings at the now world famous Altamira cave.
Style: suspenseful, touching, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: cave, discovery, love triangle, faith, crimes, artist, sea, cemetery, fever, mountain, church, hallucination ...
Time: 19th century, prehistory, victorian era, 1880s
Place: spain
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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: catholic, christian, disorder, car chase, unlikely criminals, fugitives, crimes, odd couple, clergy, dishonesty, criminal heroes, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: new york
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