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The list contains the best, new and most relevant clergy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, bleak, rough, atmospheric and intense films and TV shows about / with clergy, society, priest, religions or cults, church, religion, rivalry, catholic church, violence and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as clergy: Vampires (1998), The Thorn Birds (1983), Bloody Mallory (2002), The Nun (2005), Hell Baby (2013), Outcast (2016), Deliver Us from Evil (2014), The Rite (2011), Borgia (2011), Dogma (1999).
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Deliver Us from Evil
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
118 min.
 6.2
Hell Baby
Comedy, Horror
USA
98 min.
 4.9
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Outcast
Drama, Horror
USA
60 min.
 7.5
Silence
Adventure, Drama, History
Mexico, Taiwan, UK, USA, Japan, Italy
161 min.
 7.2

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 6.1
 47K
Vampires
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.
Style: scary, rough, gothic, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, transformation, gory, vampire hunter, vampire slayer, supernatural, violence, blood, chase, death, vengeance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, mexico
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The Thorn Birds
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, family saga, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, parents and children, priest, catholic priest, hopes, love affair, couple relations, sex with a priest, romance, social differences, fall in love, family life ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: australia, mine
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Bloody Mallory
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mallory is the head of an elite government-run strike force dedicated to combating the supernatural. Her team includes the drag queen Vena Cava, an explosives expert; a mute, pre-teen telepath capable of possessing others named Talking Tina; and an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsessive quest, good versus evil, femme fatale, battles, anti heroes, vampire, female warrior, save the day, heroic mission, deadly, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 4.0
 3K
The Nun
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, vengeance, gory, supernatural ability, boarding school, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, supernatural, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 4.9
 8K
Hell Baby
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After she and her husband move into a haunted house, a woman gives birth to a demonic infant that wreaks havoc.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, scary, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, good versus evil, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, demons, family, stupidity, transformation, clergy, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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 7.5
 16K
Outcast
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kyle Barnes has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a spiritual journey to find answers, but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, melancholic
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, clergy, investigation, haunted by the past, good versus evil, chaos, danger, demon, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Deliver Us from Evil
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, good versus evil, supernatural, partners, curses spells and rituals, gory, crime, priest, crimes, danger, religions or cults, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: new york, usa, iraq, bronx new york city
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 6.0
 83K
The Rite
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, clergy, good versus evil, hospital, god, church, religion, catholicism, demons, psychology, psychiatry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, latin america, rome italy
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 7.8
 5K
Borgia
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: clergy, crime, political intrigue, church, political corruption, blind ambition, ambition, political conspiracy, politics, rivalry, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 15th century, 16th century, 1500s ...
Place: europe, italy, florence italy, naples italy, spain ...
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 7.3
 194K
Dogma
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, witty, not serious ...
Plot: redemption, christianity, catholicism, religion, angel, apocalypse, clergy, violence, god, jesus, verbal byplay, irreverent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, ancient history
Place: new jersey, usa, wisconsin, illinois
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 6.7
 12K
We Have a Pope
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: clergy, human nature, introspection, religions or cults, urban, hopes, redemption, self discovery, doctors and patients, city life, society, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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There Will Be Blood
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: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: oil, greed, obsession, violence, capitalism, clergy, lone wolves, character study, storytelling, loneliness, violent, blind ambition ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, turn of the century ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mine, pacific ocean
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 7.5
 110K
Doubt
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: realistic, clever, sincere, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: school, sexual abuse, guilt, teacher, morality, religion, storytelling, clergy, catholicism, sisters, moral ambiguity, child abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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 7.9
 44K
The Borgias
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: clever, epic, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: clergy, strong sexual content, intrigue, manipulations, rise to the top, siblings relations, parents and children, religions or cults, family relations, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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The Passion of the Christ
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, epic, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, suffering, religion, torture, betrayal, redemption, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, death, last supper ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Dead Man Walking
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, compassionate ...
Plot: prison, redemption, death penalty, rape, death, death row, murder, justice, lawyer, guilt, brutality, nun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana
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 8.6
 31K
Father Ted
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A crazy comedy about three rather strange parish priests exiled to Craggy Island, a remote island off the Irish west coast.
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, witty, realistic ...
Plot: island, clergy, priest, small town life, religions or cults, small town, friendship, misfit, society, sitcom, social relations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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 7.5
 50K
Bad Education
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: stylized, sexual, sexy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sexuality, gay, catholicism, teacher, child abuse, cross dressing, boarding school, male nudity, school, clergy, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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John Wycliffe: The Morning Star
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This affecting biography chronicles the life and times of prominent European philosopher John Wycliffe, who was the first to translate the Bible into English. The 14th century, Oxford University scholar often found himself caught between opposing ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: clergy, against the rules, religions or cults, fighting the system, ambition, society, human spirit, rich and poor, injustice, heroes, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
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 6.0
 194
Soul Man
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Soul Man is an American sitcom that aired on ABC in 1997 that lasted two seasons and starred Dan Aykroyd. The series premiered on April 15, 1997, and was picked up for a second season of 22 episodes after only three episodes aired for the first ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: clergy, sitcom, single parent, parents and children, family life, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, youth, social relations, church
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
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Leon Morin, Priest
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In World War II, the widow Barny sees the Italian soldiers arriving in occupied Saint Bernard while walking to her job. Barny lives with her daughter and works correcting tests and feels a great attraction toward her boss Sabine. When the Germans ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: clergy, church, new wave, village, introspection, self discovery, unfulfilled love, wartime life, cause and meaning, religions or cults, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france
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 6.6
 14K
Luther
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: serious, emotional, factual, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: catholicism, idealism, politics, christian, christianity, religion, rebellion, mentor, german, revolution, clergy, god ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, renaissance, 1500s
Place: germany, europe, england, egypt, rome italy
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Nude Nuns with Big Guns
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon taking her vows to become a nun, Sister Sarah is abused, brainwashed and drugged into submission by the corrupt clergy. On the verge of death from a lethal dose of drugs, Sister Sarah receives a message from God telling her to take vengeance on ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: clergy, gory, vengeance, danger, rivalry, gang, crimes, motorcycle gang, nun, exploitation, gun, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Boys of St. Vincent
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, investigation, runaway, children, clergy, catholicism, justice, violence, orphan, hospital, corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, london
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The Magdalene Sisters
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, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating ...
Plot: irish, sexual abuse, rape, rebellion, christianity, religion, corruption, brutality, runaway, guilt, prison, sexual harassment ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: ireland, latin america, europe
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Of Gods and Men
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: serious, meditative, reflective, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: civil war, islam, courage, religion, sacrifice, terrorism, monk, christianity, wine, monastery, death, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: algeria, france, palestine
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The Book of Daniel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: church, clergy, moral dilemma, religions or cults, society, family relations, gays and lesbians, politics, parents and children, family life, friends, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.3
 674
The Whore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Constance, 1410. Marie, daughter of the richest bourgeois of the city, is on the eve of marrying a prestigious lawyer, son of an earl. Although the compromise fills with pride the girl's father, anxious to ennoble, Marie is not just convinced ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, clergy, religions or cults, church, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, council, bisexual, monk, prophecy, execution ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, germany
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 5.6
 1K
Kadal
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wrongdoer is caught red-handed and he is not going to forgive the man who exposed him.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, starting over, frame up, romance, teenage life, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, christian, fisherman, teenage love, young love, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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Gunfight at Yuma
Genre: Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seven Years after his wife's murder and the events that changed his life, Caleb Williams has become a gunfighter known as The Tailor.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: desert, clergy, old west, couple relations, small town, death row, small town life, crimes, deadly, social relations, winchester rifle, prison ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
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