Jesuit movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant jesuit movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, interesting, bleak, intense and dramatic films and TV shows about / with jesuit, priest, society, mentor, betrayal, death, dialogue, storytelling, culture clash and catholic plots mostly in Drama, History and War genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as jesuit: Black Robe (1991), Silence (1971), Ignacio de Loyola (2016), The Club (2015), Sing Street (2016), Silence (2016), The Dumbfounded King (1991), I, the Worst of All (1990), The Statement (2003), Shogun (1980).

List of jesuit movies

 7.1
 6K
Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: native american, indians, wilderness, redemption, jesuit, journey, culture clash, shaman, escapades, hopes, society, soldier ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
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 7.2
 923
Silence (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and search for their mentor.
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: christianity, life is a bitch, clergy, danger, society, human nature, culture clash, fish out of water, religions or cults, disorder, religious persecution, jesuit ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
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Ignacio de Loyola (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Philippines, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Historical biographical religious drama film based on the memoirs of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order who was also canonized as a saint in Roman Catholicism.
Plot: saint, jesuit, prostitute, war injury, begging, trial, poverty
Place: the philippines
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 7.2
 10K
The Club (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Chile
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a secluded house in a small seaside town live four unrelated men and the woman who tends to the house and their needs. All former priests, they have been sent to this quiet exile to purge the sins of their pasts, the separation from their ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, melancholic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: clergy, priest, nun, introspection, isolation, haunted by the past, catholic church, tragic event, small town, sin, secret, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, pacific ocean, santiago chile
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 7.9
 85K
Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: music band, musician's life, friendship, youth, singing, teenage life, music, school, singer, family, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, london, england
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 7.2
 100K
Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.
Style: philosophical, stylized, bleak, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: christianity, missionary, crisis of faith, religious persecution, torture, culture clash, clergy, portuguese, betrayal, japanese history, religion, doubt ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Dumbfounded King (1991)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Spain, under Philip IV (1621-1665). The film is based on a novel by Gonzalo Torrente Ballester. The King (Gabino Diego) is stunned to see the naked body of Marfisa (Laura del Sol), the most beautiful prostitute of the town and Court. After that, he ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: royal court, monastery, religions or cults, head of state, society, prostitute, clergy, satire, palaces castles and temples, first sex, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, europe
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I, the Worst of All (1990)
Genre: Drama
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, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: intrigue, convent, burned alive, injustice, solitude, writer's life, patronizing, religions or cults, feminism, forbidden love, woman in danger, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 17th century, 1920s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo, israel ...
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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, serious, intense, realistic ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, politics, murder, on the run, fighting the system, state affairs, life is a bitch, law enforcement, danger, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy, paris france, poland
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 8.1
 12K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 547 min.
TV show
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: samurai, battles, intrigue, shogun, leadership, interracial relations, escapades, danger, military, adventure, rivalry, dignity ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, portugal
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Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: conspiracy, rebellion, politics, intrigue, battles, revolution, priest, prisoner, deportation, cannibal, scandal, amputation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, mississippi, versailles, england ...
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The Pillow Book (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France, Luxembourg, Austria
Duration: 126 min.
Story: As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, obsessed with books, papers, and writing on ...
Style: erotic, art house, enigmatic, non-linear, artsy ...
Plot: writing, calligraphy, translator, model, nudity (full frontal - brief), book, publisher, skin, body painting, legends and myths, lovers, japanese girl ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong, shanghai ...
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 7.4
 56K
The Mission (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, harsh, based on true events ...
Plot: slavery, mission, jungle, clergy, punishment, interracial relations, peaceful mission, hopes, wilderness, murder, religions or cults, native americans ...
Time: 18th century
Place: south america, argentina, brazil, portugal, latin america ...
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 8.0
 77K
The Sea Inside (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sad, philosophical ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, dignity, lawyer, freedom, mercy killing, wheelchair, fighting the system, nursing, suicide, euthanasia, choice ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, galicia
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, twins, royal family, lookalikes, throne, mask, daring rescue, righting the wronged, danger, hopes, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, egypt
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, philosophical, emotional ...
Plot: dying, friendship, professor, illness, haunted by the past, culture clash, reunion, friends, death, cancer, heroin, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages, future, september 11 2001
Place: canada, quebec, chile, united states, sydney australia ...
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 8.0
 361K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, frightening, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, priest, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, asia, middle east, iraq
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The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, mental institution, priest, killing spree, supernatural, gory, police investigation, exorcism, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa, copenhagen denmark, virginia, copenhagen ...
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, epic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen elizabeth i, queen, throne, period piece, british history, royal family, monarchy, political intrigue, politics, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, spain, scotland, virginia ...
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The Last King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, mistress, politics, ambition, rise and fall, social differences, political unrest, revolution, society, head of state, rise to the top ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, holland, europe, netherlands, versailles ...
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 6.9
 1K
Camila (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires of the 1840s, a young Jesuit and a wealthy socialite fall in love and begin a torrid affair. They escape from the city, and, in disguise, set up house in a village, assuming they are safe and beyond the cares of anyone. However, both ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, clergy, intrigue, society, romance, hidden identity, unfulfillment, village, village life, social differences, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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 7.2
 13K
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: thought provoking, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ss, politics, genocide, anti semitism, vatican, war crime, conscience, torment, idealism, war ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, europe, poland, rome italy, romania ...
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 6.0
 999
Child's Play (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: boarding school, mentally unstable, mystery, youth, society, dedicated educator, workplace situations, idealism, school, teachers and students, rivalry, high school life ...
Time: 70s
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 8.2
 1.0M
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, intense, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fighting the system, revolution, anti hero, vengeance, freedom, distopia, rebellion, future dystopia, vigilantism, society, mysterious character, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
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