Tag: catholic-church

One Night at McCool’s-2001 6.1

One Night at McCool’s-2001

After another hard night at McCool's, bartender Randy runs into Jewel. The seductive lady seems to have evaded a rape pretty closely, and when the man comes back, she puts a bullet in his head. After all these events (an...

Family Honor-1973 5.7

Family Honor-1973

Italian-American New York cop Joe Fortunato lost his father to the mob seven years ago. While his mother and uncle want him to seek revenge, he is unsure if he should break his oath as a policeman.::Anonymous...

Dangerous Beauty-1998 7.2

Dangerous Beauty-1998

In 16th century Venice, courtesans enjoy unique privileges: dressed richly in red, they read, compose poetry and music, and discuss affairs of state with the men who govern the Republic. When Veronica Franco comes of age...

The Agony and the Ecstasy-1965 7.2

The Agony and the Ecstasy-1965

Pope Julius II (Sir Rex Harrison) is eager to leave behind works by which he will be remembered. To this end he cajoles Michelangelo (Charlton Heston) into painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. When not on the batt...

Milk-2008 7.5

Milk-2008

Using flashbacks from a statement recorded late in life and archival footage for atmosphere, this film traces Harvey Milk's career from his 40th birthday to his death. He leaves the closet and New York, opens a camera sh...

The Trouble with Angels-1966 7.4

The Trouble with Angels-1966

Coming of age story for two girls, Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery, who find themselves as students at the St. Francis Academy, a Catholic boarding school for girls. The story spans three years and follows the girls and th...

Spotlight-2015 8.1

Spotlight-2015

When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's re...

Season of the Witch-2011 5.4

Season of the Witch-2011

A 14th century Crusader returns to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. A beleaguered church, deeming sorcery the culprit of the plague, commands the two knights to transport an accused witch to a remote abbey, whe...

Pope Joan-2009 6.7

Pope Joan-2009

German village Igelheim's backward priest hopes his sons to succeed him after education in the bishop's cathedral school, but the elder succumbs to disease and the youngest lacks any intellectual drive. Traveling teacher...

Novitiate-2017 6.6

Novitiate-2017

1964. Cathleen Harris, in her late teens, has resided at the Convent of the Beloved Rose in her home state in the American south for close to two years, first as a postulant for six months, before taking her first vows t...

Amen.-2002 7.2

Amen.-2002

In World War II, the sanitation engineer and family man Kurt Gerstein is assigned by SS to be the Head of the Institute for Hygiene to purify the water for the German Army in the front. Later, he is invited to participat...

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada-2012 6.5

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada-2012

What price would you pay for freedom? In the exhilarating action epic FOR GREATER GLORY, an impassioned group of men and women make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and country. This film unfolds the (hidden...

Stigmata-1999 6.2

Stigmata-1999

A priest from the Vatican is sent to Sao Paulo, Brazil to investigate the appearance of the face of the Virgin Mary on the side of a building. While there he hears of a statue of the Virgin Mary bleeding tears in a small...

Philomena-2013 7.6

Philomena-2013

When former journalist Martin Sixsmith is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a loss as to what do. That changes when a young Irish woman approaches him about a story of her mother, Philomena, who had h...

Il Divo-2008 7.3

Il Divo-2008

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.::IMDb editor...

The Immigrant-2013 6.6

The Immigrant-2013

1921. In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulska and her sister Magda sail to New York from their native Poland. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are ...

The Sound of Music-1965 8

The Sound of Music-1965

In 1930's Austria, a young woman named Maria is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun. When the Navy captain Georg Von Trapp writes to the convent asking for a governess that can handle his seven mischievous ...

The Cloth-2013 2.5

The Cloth-2013

The Cloth centers on a secret organization formed by the Catholic Church to counteract the rising number of cases of demonic possessions across the country. The story follows a young godless man who is being recruited in...

Exorcist II: The Heretic-1977 3.8

Exorcist II: The Heretic-1977

Dr. Gene Tuskin works with troubled children, perhaps none more troubled than Regan MacNeil, who suffers from bad dreams and repressed memories. The memories she represses are of the time she was possessed by a demon. Dr...

Calvary-2014 7.4

Calvary-2014

Father James is a small-town priest in Ireland whose Sunday confessionals suddenly include a threat to kill him in a week's time as a matter of principle. Deeply troubled and conflicted about how to respond, Father James...