Religious fanatic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant religious fanatic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, rough and psychological films and TV shows about / with religious fanatic, murder, religion, death, deadly, prayer, danger, crimes, blood and psychopath plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as religious fanatic: Hotel Mumbai (2018), The Mist (2007), Paradise: Faith (2012), The Colony (2015), Das Jerusalem-Syndrom (2013), Dozakh in Search of Heaven (2015), She Who Must Burn (2015), Demons of the Mind (1972), Dangerous Calling (2008), Khadgam (2002).

List of religious fanatic movies

 7.6
 54K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, India, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, hostage, terrorist, terrorism, survival, counter terrorism, hotel, jihad, islam, religious fanatic, courage, shooting ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, pakistan, mumbai india, australia, bombay india ...
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 7.1
 282K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, stephen king, fog, fear, trapped, deadly creature, creature, chaos and mayhem, tentacle, alternate dimension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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Paradise: Faith (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Second film in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy. A devout Catholic woman practises her religion at home and in the local community, but is unprepared for the reappearance of her estranged husband, who is a Muslim.
Style: sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: self flagellation, religious fanatic, self discovery, human nature, culture clash, couple relations, society, religions or cults, missionary, husband wife relationship, faith, sin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, vienna
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 7.1
 48K
The Colony (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, torture chamber, coup d'etat, violence against women, kidnapping, religious fanatic, discipline, political unrest, military dictatorship, torture, military, soldier ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, south america, latin america, germany, new jersey
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Das Jerusalem-Syndrom (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pregnant woman who lives in Jerusalem believes she is going to bring the son of God into the world. Her older sister tries to convince her to return with her to Germany. Then the young woman disappears.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: religious fanatic, messiah, strong female character, sister sister relationship, cult, strong female lead, pregnant woman, sect, psychiatrist, missing person, faith, female scientist
Place: jerusalem
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Dozakh in Search of Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a small town near Varanasi, a clash happens between the offering of the routine morning prayers of the Muslim cleric and his neighboring Hindu priest. The Hindu priest tortures Muslim cleric, but the cleric is more bothered about his twelve year ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, sincere
Plot: religious fanatic, missing person, religion, rival, rivals, missing child, muslim, father son relationship, priest, rivalry, boy, punishment ...
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She Who Must Burn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Angela (Sarah Smyth) refuses to leave her planned-parenthood clinic after it is shut down by the state, a family of fanatical evangelists vow to make her pay.
Style: serious, suspense, rough, bleak
Plot: religious fanatic, christianity, manipulation, murder, danger, sect, bigotry, deadly, small town, chosen one, christian, fanatic ...
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Demons of the Mind (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest and satanic possession.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: incest, secret, parents and children, manipulations, siblings relations, estate, manipulation, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, danger, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: germany, europe
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God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, rough, christian film
Plot: church, christian, brother brother relationship, faith, religious fundamentalism, religious fanatic, religion, prayer, university, pastor, arson, jail ...
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Dangerous Calling (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A suspense thriller set in the world of small town church politics, Dangerous Calling follows the story of Pastor Evan Burke and his wife Nora as they assume leadership of First Baptist Willit Springs after the mysterious death of the previous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, christian film, tense ...
Plot: church, small town, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, dishonesty, society, deadly, clergy, murder, religious fanatic, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
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 7.7
 979
Khadgam (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Khadgam is a 2002 Telugu language Patriotic movie produced by Sunkara Madhu Murali under Karthikeya Movies banner. The film features Srikanth, Ravi Teja, Prakash Raj, Sangeetha, Sonali Bendre and Kim Sharma in the lead roles. Music has been ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: police officer, love interest, terrorist, terrorism, religious fanatic, murder, brother brother relationship, aspiring actor, casting couch, patriotism, muslim, hindu ...
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God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, christianity, prayer, christian propaganda, religious persecution, teacher, lawsuit, faith, religious fanatic, manipulation, bible, religion ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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Night's Tightrope (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yuki is a 2nd year high school student. She volunteers at a paediatrics ward for her summer vacation, because she wants to witness the moment a person dies. She got that thought after feeling envious of a transfer student's story of seeing a ...
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, captivating
Plot: blackmail, religious fanatic, girls' school, teenage girl, suicide, death, sin, schoolgirl, teenager, revenge, catholic schoolgirl, girl ...
Place: japan
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Valley of Ditches (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young woman bound in the front seat of a parked car watches helpless as her captor methodically digs a grave in the desert ground. The bloody lifeless body of her boyfriend lies framed in the rear-view mirror, a fate she will fight at all costs to ...
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, bleak
Plot: left for dead, serial killer, digging a grave, murder, religious fanatic, desert, abduction, survival, stranded, fear, rearview mirror, struggle for survival ...
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 5.2
 2K
Believers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two paramedics responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: rescue, mind game, religions or cults, captivity, isolation, survival, psychopath, confined, supernatural, on the run, rivalry, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.2
 848
Possessed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When 13-year-old So-Jin disappears, her elder sister Hee-Jin returns to the apartment of their religious-maniac mother. Tae-Hwan, a cop, who reluctantly has to take the case seriously is confronted with more and more suicides that are difficult to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, track down, life turned upside down, danger, deadly, ghost, supernatural, family problems, death in the family, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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 7.1
 16K
Timbuktu (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Mauritania, France, Qatar
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant ...
Style: disturbing, harsh, compassionate, emotional, intense ...
Plot: political unrest, religions or cults, legal, family in crisis, life turned upside down, religious differences, islam, desert, religious fanatic, abuse of power, culture clash, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa, rio de janeiro, middle east
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Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: small town, small town life, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, clergy, journalism, gory, evil man, religious fanatic, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Twins of Evil (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While dabbling in Satanism, Count Karstein resurrects Mircalla Karnstein who initiates him into vampirism. As a rash of deaths afflicts the village, Gustav the head of Puritan group leads his men to seek out and destroy the pestilence. One of his ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: vampire, sister sister relationship, orphan, satanism, castle, dangerous attraction, supernatural, twin sister, good versus evil, supernatural ability, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 16th century, 1780s, 18th century ...
Place: austria, europe
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Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One year after running away from home, Nicole and Jesse are still missing. When Jesse's brother, Tom, returns home from active duty, he sets out with his friends Marilyn and Jared to locate the lost couple. Their search leads them to the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, survival, danger, slasher, on the road, strong violent content, escapades, crimes, deadly, gas station ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 7.2
 77K
Frailty (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sin, axe, sheriff, insanity, punishment, fbi, angel, mechanic, childhood, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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The Disintegration (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three young men meet Djamel (Yassine Azzouz), a charismatic manipulator, who turns the three friends against society.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, lifestyle, fighting the system, society, social misfits, rebelliousness, teaching the ways of the world, dishonesty, religion, terrorism, religious fanatic, religious fundamentalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, france, brussels, brussels belgium
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 6.5
 2K
Cold Hell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Özge Dogruol, a young Vienna based taxi driver of Turkish origin. She witnesses an extremely brutal murder. The offender seems to be a crazed serial killer and he is convinced that Özge has seen him. A life-and-death struggle ensues.
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, heroine, psychopath, psycho killer, female vigilante, religious intolerance, female protagonist, brawl, revenge, anti heroine, religious fundamentalism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vienna, germany
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The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: In 1327, Friar William from Baskerville, followed by the young novice Adso da Melk, reaches an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival in the abbey the two find ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: murder mystery, inquisition, abbey, medieval, murder, monk, friendship, priest, religious fanatic, fight, serial killer, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, talky, futuristic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, submarine, survival, underwater scene, moral dilemma, rescue, betrayal, nuclear missile, danger, heroic mission, underwater, daring rescue ...
Time: future, frogman, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york
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 5.1
 26K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, hotel, danger, slasher, murder, maniac, characters killed one by one, axe, serial murder, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
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 6.6
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Night Sins (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A female FBI investigator takes over jurisdiction in Dear Lake, a small northern town just as a young boy is abducted. Her investigation leads to a bigger series of abductions and murders dating back over 20 years. Her investigation also brings her ...
Style: tense, enigmatic, melancholic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: child murder investigation, female protagonist, police, murder, policewoman, search, religious fanatic, mind game, serial child killer, missing child, van, suicide ...
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 3.4
 1K
Penance (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young mother decides to become a stripper to earn some fast cash only to find her worst nightmares are about to begin
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: psychopath, single parent, woman in danger, gory, danger, confined, dancer's life, deadly, kidnapping, captivity, mind game, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, convent, sexual harassment, punishment, sin, life is a bitch, society, violence against women, sexual abuse, human spirit, corporal punishment, mercilessness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, latin america
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 6.7
 2K
Hadewijch (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A troubled young woman is thrown out of a convent and forms a relationship with a radical Muslim.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: convent, self discovery, religions or cults, youth, clergy, hopes, human nature, friendship, society, religious faith, praying, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, middle east, europe
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