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, disturbing, realistic, psychological and scary films and TV shows about / with religious fanatic, religion, suspense, prayer, murder, deadly, death, danger, supernatural and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as religious fanatic: Colonia (2015), The Mist (2007), Frailty (2001), Paradise: Faith (2012), God's Not Dead 2 (2016), Servant (2019), Carrie (1976), Hotel Mumbai (2018), Timbuktu (2014), Hadewijch (2009).

List of religious fanatic movies

Colonia (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, harsh, exciting, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: suspense, cult, religious fanatic, kidnapping, religion, genocide, escape, torture chamber, torture, prison, survival, abuse ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, germany, south america, new jersey, latin america
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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: atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, scary, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, apocalypse, suspense, religious fanatic, fear, creature, small town, macabre, spider, twists and turns, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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Frailty (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, childhood, religious fanatic, twists and turns, demon, murder, plot twist, psychopath, insanity, father son relationship, suspense, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, 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, realistic, serious, disturbing, erotic ...
Plot: self flagellation, religious fanatic, religion, missionary, faith, self discovery, belief, husband wife conflict, sin, wheelchair bound, religions or cults, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria, vienna
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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, disturbing, scenic, propaganda film
Plot: christian, christianity, religious fanatic, manipulation, christian propaganda, faith, religion, alternate universe, religious persecution, bible, evangelist, religious ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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Servant (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Philadelphia couple are in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, spooky, exciting, dark ...
Plot: mysticism, bereavement, psychological trauma, child, uncover truth, religious fanatic, strange person, nanny, supernatural, religion, macabre, suspense ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, intense, scary ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: bullying, vengeance, social misfits, cruelty, prom, telekinesis, revenge, abusive mother, prank, female protagonist, public humiliation, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, future, near future
Place: maine, usa
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Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, 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: suspenseful, disturbing, factual, sad, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, terrorist attack, hotel, suspense, jihad, religious fanatic, courage, hostage, swat team, islamic terrorism, cruelty ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, australia, pakistan, bombay india ...
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Timbuktu (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Mauritania, 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, compassionate, harsh, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: islam, desert, culture clash, brutality, political unrest, religious fanatic, family in crisis, legal, religions or cults, religious differences, life turned upside down, religion ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: africa, rio de janeiro, middle east
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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: thought provoking, touching, psychological, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: religious faith, convent, religions or cults, self discovery, love, muslim, youth, clergy, human nature, hopes, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france, middle east, europe
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She Who Must Burn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 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: bleak, rough, serious, atmospheric
Plot: suspense, sect, religious fanatic, manipulation, murder, bigotry, small town, fanatic, fanaticism, christianity, christian, chosen one ...
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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: captivating, realistic, rough, psychological, christian film ...
Plot: christian, faith, religious fanatic, brother brother relationship, university, protest, church, christianity, lawyer, doubt, jail, religious ...
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher
Plot: small town, scarecrow, small town life, mentally unstable, journalism, clergy, evil man, religious fanatic, supernatural, insanity, preaching, murder ...
Time: 21st century
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Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, talky, stylized, feminist film, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, bicycle, islam, muslim, muslim girl, children, school, gender, dreams, coming of age, women, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, disturbing, enigmatic, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: murder mystery, inquisition, abbey, monastery, medieval, monk, priest, burned at the stake, murder, friendship, murder investigation, religious fanatic ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
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Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, splatter, slasher, scary ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: bullying, high school, prom, suspense, telekinesis, social misfits, mother daughter relationship, humiliation, supernatural ability, teacher, supernatural, dead teenager ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, twisted ...
Plot: supernatural, police investigation, missing person, track down, ghost, life turned upside down, family problems, death in the family, suspense, religious fanatic, mysterious death, suicide ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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The Last Vampire On Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chloe is a college student studying Anthropology. Aurelius is studying Hematology. They seemingly have nothing in common, except both have a secret. When brought together in a Literature Class, Chloe and Aurelius seem like the most unlikely of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, supernatural, teenage girl, religious fanatic, aids, father daughter relationship, supernatural power, rescue, pastor, secret, school, young man ...
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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, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: terrorism, religion, nato, indoctrination, religious fanatic, racism, religious fundamentalist, fighting the system, lifestyle, rebellion, islam, rebelliousness ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: europe, france, brussels
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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: scary, sexy, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: kidnapping, found footage, psychopath, captivity, mental institution, mother daughter relationship, religious fanatic, confined, woman in danger, stripper, female nudity, mind game ...
Time: 21st century
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Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, rescue, suspense, surveillance, hijacking, bomb, twists and turns, terrorist, ransom, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., athens greece, london, los angeles
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Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family in danger, mental institution, home invasion, mental illness, insanity, escaped mental patient, psychopath, revenge, maniac, blackout ...
Time: 80s
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The Curse (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathan Hayes is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. Hayes family farm, in the hope that the Tennesse Valley Authority ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, slasher ...
Plot: farm, child in peril, meteorite, contamination, infection, space and aliens, chaos, escapades, supernatural, child abuse, religious fanatic, mutant ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee
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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: melancholic, talky, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: submarine, disaster, survival, betrayal, race against time, apocalypse, moral dilemma, dystopic future, suspense, brutality, rescue, shark ...
Time: future, 50s
Place: vatican, new york
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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, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: rescue, mind game, psychopath, religions or cults, race against time, confined, rivalry, on the run, mentally unstable, supernatural, leadership, survival ...
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Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is terrorized by her fiance's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.
Style: psychotronic, noir, slasher, campy, scary ...
Plot: hagsploitation, religious fanatic, insanity, suspense, revenge, anti christianity, psychotic woman, female psychopath, mental disorder, wedding, village, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, gloomy, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: greed, oil, character study, ambition, money, suspense, rivalry, rise to the top, religion, father son relationship, visceral, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 19th century, middle ages ...
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean, usa, san francisco
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From Within (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The residents of a small American town begin to die one-by-one apparently by suicide...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, clergy, small town, suicide, curse, social misfits, vengeance, mass suicide, society, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: maryland
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: messiah, religious fanatic, strong female character, cult, strong female lead, sect, sister sister relationship, pregnant woman, 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, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: religious fanatic, missing person, missing child, muslim, religion, priest, rivalry, boy, father son relationship, rivals, punishment, torture ...
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