Religious hypocrisy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant religious hypocrisy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, thought provoking and psychological films and TV shows about / with religious hypocrisy, religion, death, prayer, suspense, society, drinking alcohol, catholic, brutality and hypocrisy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as religious hypocrisy: Unplanned (2019), Three Veils (2011), Martin Luther (2002), Joan of Arc (2019), The Swallows of Kabul (2019), A Tree Without Roots (2001), Sausage Party (2016), G.B.F. (2013), Love Is Strange (2014), Paradise: Faith (2012).

List of religious hypocrisy movies

Unplanned (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, sincere, emotional, christian film ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: abortion, unplanned pregnancy, transformation, faith based, redemption, religious faith, christian, religious hypocrisy, women's rights, medical clinic, unwanted pregnancy, nagging wife ...
Time: year 2013, 21st century
Place: xian, austin texas, texas
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Three Veils (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The lives of three young Middle Eastern women intertwine as they struggle to defy tradition and create their own realities. From an arranged marriage and a lesbian love affair to an abusive family situation, the film delicately tackles some of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, religious hypocrisy, oppression, lgbtq, muslim, social problems, lifestyle, women, society, sexual relations, sexual desire ...
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Martin Luther (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man's relationship with God and, by extension, a redefinition of man's relationship with ...
Style: christian film, tense, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: reformation, christianity, church, faith, conflict, priest, theology, protestant, conscience, liberation, spirituality, christian ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany
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Joan of Arc (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dumont's sequel to Jeannette picks up where the previous film left off, with Jeanne's military victories, her capture, trial, and ultimate execution.
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, burned alive, court, death sentence, medieval, religions or cults, religious hypocrisy, religious fanatic, historical figure, religious persecution, religious faith ...
Time: 15th century
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The Swallows of Kabul (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Monaco
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Summer 1998 - Kabul under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.
Style: captivating, psychological, thought provoking, adult animation, disturbing
Plot: dispute, death, dog, social problems, female protagonist, social relations, life is a bitch, religious differences, religious conflict, religious persecution, religious hypocrisy, woman ...
Time: future, year 1998
Place: afghanistan
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A Tree Without Roots (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic-comic study of religious hypocrisy, a disreputable cleric convinces villagers that their community is home to a famous holyman's grave.
Plot: hypocrisy, religious hypocrisy, pilgrim, goat, grave, fan, beggar, hoax, patriarch, mysticism, village, livestock ...
Place: bangladesh
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Sausage Party (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.
Style: adult animation, humorous, funny, parody, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: food, sex scene, adult humor, sex, supermarket, eaten alive, satire, vulgarity, foul language, dark humor, sarcasm, death ...
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G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, sweet, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, high school, gays and lesbians, gay interest, friendship, teenager, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Love Is Strange (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay marriage, homosexuality, teacher, gay couple, lgbt, love, relationships, life turned upside down, character study, wedding, lgbtq ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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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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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: controversial, erotic, disturbing, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, sex, rape, obsession, libertine, sexual perversion, sexual abuse, sexual torture, brutality, kidnapping, fascism, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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The Prom (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After the PTA of a conservative high school in Indiana bans same-sex couples from attending the annual prom, a gang of flamboyant Broadway stars try to boost their image by showing up to support two lesbian students.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: lesbian, female impersonator, gay, prom, high school, lgbt teen, lgbtq, lesbian love, civil rights, lesbian interest, discrimination, justice ...
Place: ohio, new york, indiana
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The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, epic, atmospheric, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, greed, revenge, betrayal, crime family, pride and honor, corruption, murder, wedding, gang war ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, new york, bronx new york city, europe, sicily ...
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Saved! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: touching, witty, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, teenager, youth, friendship, gay, cheerleading, satire, atheism, hypocrisy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, maryland, xian, baltimore, california
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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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Svaha: The Sixth Finger (2019)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pastor Park is head of a religious investigation center that exposes cults and cult leaders. While looking into a suspicious new religion called ‘Deer Mount,’ he slowly uncovers clues that connect this cult to a series of mysterious cases of ...
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, bleak, scary ...
Plot: religion and supernatural, investigation, child, death of mother, supernatural, suicide, catholic priest, demon, suspense, obsession, pregnancy, christmas ...
Time: year 1999
Place: south korea
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Return to Peyton Place (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Residents of the small town of Peyton Place aren't pleased when they realize they're the characters in local writer Allison MacKenzie's controversial first novel. A sequel to the hit 1957 film.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, retro
Plot: small town, scandal, family relations, dysfunctional family, infidelity, mother in law, estrangement, social relations, couples, family problems, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, new england, usa, massachusetts, new hampshire
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I Love Vienna (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: I love Vienna is a social comedy that explores the clash of cultures and values.
Plot: migration, muslim, immigrants, love, tradition, father son relationship, prostitute, escape, religious hypocrisy, deserter, dancing, military service ...
Place: vienna, iran
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The Secret (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Secret is the story of a real-life double murder. James Nesbitt plays Colin Howell, a respectable dentist and pillar of the community, who became a killer in partnership with a Sunday school teacher, Hazel Buchanan, played by Genevieve ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sexy
Plot: double murder, extramarital affair, dentist, mature woman, husband wife relationship, sex scene, suspense, adultery, adaptation, love and romance, death, true crime ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
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Brain Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of six people caught in the unusual (except in horror films) predicament of being stranded in a deserted fishing lodge with a host of alien-infected, mutant amoeba-controlled zombies at their doorstep.
Style: semi serious, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, lesbian, suspense, violence, evil alien, preacher, skinny dipping, national park, virus, alien life-form, fishing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Third Man Out (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chad Allen stars as gay detective Donald Strachey in this gritty series of crime stories based on the popular novels by author Richard Stevenson. "The Donald Strachey Mysteries" follow Strachey through upstate New York as he works on ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: gay couple, gay, murder, lgbt, private detective, mysterious character, uncover truth, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, track down ...
Place: new york state, mexico
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Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The young boy's seemingly simple goal develops ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: child abuse, american football, boy, husband wife relationship, mental illness, small town, drunkenness, bullying, father son relationship, teasing, mother son relationship, bad father ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
Place: florida
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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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As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, lyrical, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, choir, village, character study, self discovery, musician's life, teachers and students, ambition, human nature, destiny, love, bullying ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, australia, europe, milan italy, austria ...
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Mass Appeal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor. (
Style: talky, sexy, light, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, religion, homosexuality, suburbs, church, vengeance, school, sacrifice, runaway, relationships, depression, race issues ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
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, harsh, disturbing, controversial ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: convent, nun, life is a bitch, human spirit, corporal punishment, mistreatment, punishment, sexual harassment, human rights, religion, sin, catholic orphanage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, latin america, dublin ireland, europe
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Philomena (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, journalist, convent, catholic church, self discovery, journalism, religious intolerance, catholic, faith, nun, golden years, illegitimate son ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, 2000s, year 1955 ...
Place: ireland, england, washington d.c., usa, oxford university
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John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
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: realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: reformation, medieval, christian, catholic, ancient, clergy, translator, hopes, society, fighting the system, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Small Town Murder Songs (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Walter is the chief of police in a small Ontario town that has its first murder victim, an attractive young woman who is found naked on the shores of the nearby lake. The woman isn't local and while the Ontario Provincial Police have taken the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, gothic, tense, surreal ...
Plot: small town, police investigation, murder, redemption, haunted by the past, police detective, social relations, mother daughter conflict, rape and murder, introspection, ex lover, suspect ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, ontario canada
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Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) start investigating, and soon find they are in way over their ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, child molester, obsession, psychopath, murder, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, vengeance, dangerous attraction, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: venice, france, europe, italy, vatican ...
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