Bishop movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bishop movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, interesting and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with bishop, priest, society, religion, catastrophe, brutality, runaway, catholic, mentor and clergy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
bishop movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bishop: Ladyhawke (1985), Lilies (1996), Saint (2010), Primal Fear (1996), Fanny and Alexander (1982), Pope John Paul II (2005), Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005), The Baby of Mâcon (1993), The Night of the Iguana (1964), The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002).

List of bishop movies

Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: bishop, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, knight, magic, romance, chase, true love, solar eclipse, transformation, falcon ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, france
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Lilies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what really happened in 1912. We meet him as a young man, ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, homosexuality, prison, gender, vengeance, homoeroticism, romance, haunted by the past, teachers and students, tragedy, love triangle, society ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: france
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Saint (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: bishop, supernatural, murder, kidnapping, vengeance, danger, ghost, crimes, deadly, holiday, legends and myths, child murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: amsterdam
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Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, split personality, mental illness, courtroom drama, lawyer, psychopath, plot twist, hotshot lawyer, corruption, murder, neo noir, bishop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.
Style: thought provoking, intellectual, sincere, disturbing, philosophical ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, christmas, bishop, ghost, childhood, child abuse, marriage as hell, emotional abuse, family relations, death of father, beating, remarry ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 90s, turn of the century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, tokyo
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Pope John Paul II (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Poland, USA
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: Following the death of his mother, Karol Wojtyla is brought up by his father in the Polish city of Krakow during the first half of the 20th century. When his homeland is invaded by the Nazis in 1939, he secretly opposes the systematic persecution of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: bishop, church, assassination attempt, human spirit, heroic mission, clergy, rebellion, fighting the system, leadership, idealism, rebelliousness, rise to the top ...
Place: poland, europe
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Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58.
Style: realistic, serious, factual, christian film, psychological ...
Plot: clergy, catholic, bishop, world war two, catholic church, politics, heroes, follow your dream, human spirit, faith, priest, christian ...
Place: poland, europe
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The Baby of Mâcon (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A town cursed with barren women and famine is saved by a miracle birth to an old, ugly woman: the Mother. Immediately afterwards, the old woman's Daughter (Ormond) claims to have delivered the baby herself in a virgin birth. She imprisons the ...
Style: surreal, serious, disturbing, rough, stylized ...
Plot: virginity, hypocrisy, bishop, baby, violence, youth, clergy, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, brutality, seduction, play ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
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The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: church, mental illness, poet, redemption, hotel, clergy, bishop, iguana, self discovery, tour guide, priest, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, mexico, virginia, latin america, tennessee ...
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The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France
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, abortion, catholicism, clergy, sin, drug lord, bishop, drug dealing, priest, lust, pregnancy ...
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo
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Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: redemption, sexual abuse, bishop, going straight, youth, prostitute, life is a bitch, hopes, drug abuse, addiction, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, exciting, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, holy grail, conspiracy, christianity, adventure, riddles and clues, uncover truth, secrets, investigation, vatican, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: paris france, holy land, france, europe, london ...
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Romero (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
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, tense, serious, suspense, tragic ending ...
Plot: murder, church, bishop, fighting the system, priest, politics, battles, campaign, political unrest, society, clergy, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: latin america, south america
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Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, tense, talky, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, society, introspection, royal family, friends, church, religions or cults, rise and fall ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, rome italy ...
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Coyote Ragtime Show (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Coyote Ragtime Show is an anime series directed by Takuya Nonaka and produced by ufotable, which first aired in Japan on July 3, 2006. The storyline consists of the adventures of a group of space-faring fugitives in search of a treasure. ADV Films ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, on the run, heroic mission, future dystopia, space travel, escapades, race against time, society, crimes, gang, danger ...
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Sirens (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an international art exhibit is considered blasphemous. While Campion and Lindsay ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: painting, seduction, infidelity, culture clash, self discovery, clergy, couple relations, fall in love, couples, liberal, society, married couple ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: australia, london
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Pope Joan (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Italy, Spain
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A 9th century woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: impossible love, cross dressing, vatican, ambition, clergy, woman dressed as man, healing power, monk, monastery, rise to the top, hidden identity, idealism ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: germany, rome italy, italy, europe
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Father Ted (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A crazy comedy about three rather strange parish priests exiled to Craggy Island, a remote island off the Irish west coast.
Style: surreal, semi serious, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: priest, island, clergy, friendship, catholic church, family relations, against the odds, workplace, love and romance, social awkwardness, bishop, conservative ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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Nothing to Lose (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Authorized biopic of Brazilian evangelical bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network. Based on a book trilogy of the same name, the movie tells the story of the self-made man who faced ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: bishop, movie theatre, school, roadblock, church, sermon, bible, preacher, locked in, newborn baby, kneeling, reckless driving ...
Place: sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro, new york
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Popetown (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Popetown is a controversial animated sitcom, billed by its producers as "Father Ted meets South Park", following the doodles and scribblings of a student at school during a lesson. His drawings depict the life of Father Nicholas, who lives ...
Style: satirical, dark humor, captivating, humorous, adult animation
Plot: pope, bishop, nun, society, religion, dishonesty, lust, politics, sin, lifestyle, crimes, violence ...
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The Cardinal (1963)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal.
Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, racism, bishop, family relations, church, priest, bigotry, abortion, ku klux klan, catholic priest, life is a bitch, politics ...
Place: georgia, rome italy, boston, vienna, italy
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Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: rapist, family relations, bishop, self defense, hostage, danger, sexual abuse, racism, family in danger, revenge, violence, confrontation ...
Time: 70s
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The Missionary (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes
Style: clever, humorous, sexy, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, bishop, satire, religions or cults, nosy, disorder, couples, couple relations, fall in love, going straight, rescue, hopes ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: london, england, africa, europe, scotland
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The Third Miracle (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Vatican sends a priest to verify some miracles, performed by a woman who has been nominated for sainthood...
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: miraculous event, alcohol abuse, bishop, investigation, clergy, life is a bitch, society, crimes, hopes, female director, nun, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, rome italy
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Caddyshack (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: golf, bet, cheating, rivalry, golf course, country club, sport, buddies, ambition, misfit, farce, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska
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The Book of Daniel (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Book of Daniel is a television series broadcast on NBC. The network promoted it as a serious drama about Christians and the Christian faith, but it was controversial with some Christians. The show had been proposed for NBC's 2005 fall ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: church, family relations, lgbt, moral dilemma, religions or cults, homosexual, clergy, addiction, friends, conservative, politics, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, historical character, french history, princess, royal family, palaces castles and temples, royal court, french revolution, female protagonist, state affairs, french, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, vienna, europe ...
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Happy Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, idealism, world war one, friendship, human spirit, german, battles, soldier, truce, war, hopes, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: europe, berlin germany, holland, brussels, prussia ...
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King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, king arthur, battles, swords and armor, roman empire, king, army, folk hero, medieval, arthurian legend, freedom, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, rome italy ...
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Casanova (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself ...
Style: romantic, humorous, light, factual, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, casanova, unlikely couple, romance, beefcake, gender, arranged marriage, death sentence, bishop, duel, brother sister relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 18th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
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