Murder of a priest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant murder of a priest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, rough and exciting films and TV shows about / with murder of a priest, murder, priest, crimes, deadly, murdered priest, blood, church, gun and danger plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as murder of a priest: Executor (2017), Primal Fear (1996), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Angels & Demons (2009), Calvary (2014), The Dark Valley (2014), Dagon (2001), Angel of the Night (1998), The Traitor (2019), Spoor (2017).

List of murder of a priest movies

 4.0
 197
Executor (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kyle (Markiss McFadden), one of the many orphans raised in an orphanage by Father Antonio (Paul Sorvino) is an assassin who is sent on missions; from God. For years Father Antonio led these boys to believe they are killing in the name of God. Kyle ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: killer, evil priest, assassin, hitman, guilt, murder, priest, corrupt priest, murderer, protector, religious conversion, introspection ...
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 7.7
 219K
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: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, court, mental illness, lawyer, murder, legal investigation, corruption, courtroom drama, psychology, split personality, courtroom ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Amar Akbar Anthony (Hindi: अमर अकबर अन्थोनी) is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: coincidence, adoption, indians, smuggling, orphan, police officer, father figure, destiny, fight, christian, muslim, hindu ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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 6.7
 295K
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: suspenseful, exciting, intellectual, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, twists and turns, illuminati, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, religions or cults, professor, catholicism, expert, ancient, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, italy, europe, geneva switzerland ...
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 7.4
 60K
Calvary (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Style: meditative, atmospheric, cynical, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: death threat, priest, catholic church, clergy, murder, confession, character study, existentialism, catholic, child molestation, human nature, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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The Dark Valley (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alpes. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.
Style: serious, tense, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, mysterious character, winter, crimes, rivalry, isolation, under the surface, snow, revenge, vengeance, world war two, civil war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: alps, europe
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 6.2
 19K
Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, scary, surprise ending, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, monster, chase, supernatural, small town, mutant, nightmare, sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fishing village, suicide, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, galicia, europe
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Angel of the Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rebecca has inherited her grandmother's Gothic mansion and brings both her best friend an her boyfriend for a weekend. While exploring the crypts they discover an old dusty book, which describes the life of a vampire. As the story unfolds, it ...
Style: serious, scary, gothic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: angel, beast, vampire, trapped in a building, supernatural, aerobics, losing-it hero, ghost, clergy, supernatural ability, best friends, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1850s
Place: copenhagen, denmark, holland, europe, peru ...
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 7.1
 12K
The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, organized crime, informant, judge, assassination, assassination attempt, death threat, murder, court, italian history ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, year 1980 ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, palermo italy, europe ...
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 6.3
 6K
Spoor (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A story about Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, who lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who (or what) is the murderer, but nobody believes her.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, touching, feminist film ...
Plot: animal rights, murder investigation, strong female character, murder mystery, hunting, murder, environmental issue, poacher, small town, teacher, nature, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
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Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fbi, hitman, assassin, special agents, criminal heroes, rivalry, crimes, bounty hunter, manhunt, dark humor, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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 6.0
 89K
Righteous Kill (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, police investigation, murder, crimes, vigilantism, revenge, killer, gangsters, justice, brutality, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
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The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, on the run, crimes, martial arts, assassin, organized crime, police detective, police raid, attempted murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
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 5.4
 2K
The Kiss (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Teenager Amy Halloran’s mother is killed in a car crash while going to meet her sister Felice, a top fashion model. Not long after, Amy’s father meets Felice at the graveside and invites her to move in. Amy develops a dislike of Felice, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, cult film, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, fashion model, suburban life, female vampire, occult, possession, voodoo, witchcraft, murder, suburbs, teenage girl, black magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 5.3
 3K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, bloody, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, zombie, beast, cannibal, monster, murder, psycho killer, living dead, violent, priest, sadism, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 3K
Father's Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find and defeat this mythical monster known as Chris Fuchman AKA ...
Style: rough, absurd, suspenseful, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: brother sister sex, necrophilia, sexploitation, stripper, rape and revenge, serial killer, revenge, vigilante, gay slur, exploitation, priest, sex scene ...
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 5.7
 9K
Miss Meadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Miss Meadows is a school teacher with impeccable manners and grace. However, underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides a ruthless gun-toting vigilante who takes it upon herself to right the wrongs in the world by whatever means necessary. For Miss ...
Style: tense, cynical, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: vigilante, school teacher, dark humor, vigilantism, female killer, teacher, hidden identity, fall in love, justice, dishonesty, crimes, social relations ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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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The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, moral dilemma, church, haunted by the past, clergy, uncover truth, legal, investigation, mystery, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
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Requiem for a Killer (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lucretia is a killer for hire. Specialised in poisoning and passionate about opera, she'll have to fulfill a difficult contract in the heart of the Swiss alps. Posing as a singer, Lucretia will have to appear on the scene of the higly exclusive ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, professional killer, opera singer, corporate crime, undercover, secret identity, hidden identity, disorder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, alps, lyon, paris france, swiss alps ...
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Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Nigeria, Kenya
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.
Style: suspense, sinister, slasher, political thriller
Plot: dictator, erotica, atrocity, historical figure, psycho killer, bourgeoisie, bodyguard, murder victim, power, homicidal maniac, luxury, mass murder ...
Place: africa, uganda
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Jupiter's Thigh (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the lovely buttocks of a classical statue and is determined to ...
Style: road movie, surprise ending, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: murder, summer, time travel, false accusation, female detective, couple relations, dishonesty, law enforcement, romance, love and romance, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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Midnight Chronicles (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the world of MIDNIGHT, it is a time of overwhelming darkness. After three ages of scheming and war, the dark god Izrador has finally defeated the heroes and armies of the free races. Now, he rules the world of Aryth with an iron fist. Enslaved ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, introspection, destiny, rivalry, escapades, save the kingdom ...
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 6.6
 198K
Machete (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: brutal, stylized, humorous, harsh, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, corruption, mexican, tough guy, vengeance, machete, vigilante, sword fight, priest, immigrants, senator, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, austin texas
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 5.7
 414
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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 6.5
 74K
[Rec] 2 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, found footage, supernatural, quarantine, trapped, twists and turns, infection, isolation, demonic possession, monster, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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 6.1
 6K
Sweetwater (2013)
Genre: Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, vigilantism, revenge, investigation, life turned upside down, vengeance, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, small town, loss of loved one ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
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 3.6
 147
No Dead Heroes (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Left for dead in Vietnam, Lieutenant Cotter became a guinea pig for KGB baddie Mitovitch. Implanted with a mind control microchip, he is turned into a mindless killer. His colleague Lieutenant Sanders goes looking for him in Cambodia, then in El ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, assassination, computers and web, cons and scams, captivity, battles, chaos, terrorism, escapades, dishonesty, military, crimes ...
Place: cambodia, vietnam, asia, russia
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 5.2
 8K
Silent Night (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.
Style: slasher, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, christmas, holiday horror, small town, law enforcement, graphic violence, winter, crimes, holiday, judiciary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin
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 6.1
 5K
Hitman (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, crimes, assassination, hitman, mafia, revenge, heroes, kung fu, competition, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
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