Tag: priest

Nobody’s Children (1951) 6.7

Nobody’s Children (1951)

The tragic love story between Guido, the owner of a marble quarry and Luisa, the humble daughter of one of his employees, ends up in her giving birth to a baby boy. Giulio's mother is against them: at first she takes her...

Hell to Pay (2005) 4.6

Hell to Pay (2005)

Ten legendary Western stars are reunited in this action-packed tale of brothers at odds, one a decorated soldier and reluctant hero, the other a gambler who keeps company with card sharks and corrupt women, in a small mi...

Frisky (1954) 6.6

Frisky (1954)

In a small Italian village, Maria De Ritis is engaged to army Lieutenant Pietro Stelluti. Stelluti's superior officer, Marshal Antonio Carotenuto, is contemplating marriage to Annarella Mirziano, but he will be forced to...

Bread, Love and Dreams (1953) 7

Bread, Love and Dreams (1953)

Marshal Antonio Carotenuto is sent to Sagliena, an imaginary little village in the center of Italy in the '50s, to assume his new mandate. In the village he knows Maria (Frisky) AKA 'la Bersagliera', secretly in love wit...

Cry, the Beloved Country (1995) 6.8

Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)

South African church minister Steven Kumalo is summoned from his village to Johannesburg. There he finds that his son Absolom has been jailed in connection with a robbery in which a white man was killed. The father of th...

American Women (2000) 6.3

American Women (2000)

Irish lads send an ad to the Miami Herald inviting fit and enticing women, between the ages of 20 and 21, to live in their isolated Donegal village. The whole town knows about the ad, and it sharpens everyone's sense of ...

Esmeralda Bay (1989) 4.5

Esmeralda Bay (1989)

A priest secretly leads rebels in their struggle against the corrupt military dictatorship of the Central American country of Puerto Santo.::[email protected]

Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974) 7.1

Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)

The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter written from Paris by their father...

Sunshine Follows Rain (1946) 6.6

Sunshine Follows Rain (1946)

19th century in the north of Sweden. A story of forbidden love between farmer's daughter Marit and Jon, the scorned result of an extramarital affair between a girl Marit's father Germund once loved and a gypsy fiddle pla...

The Reckoning (2002) 6.5

The Reckoning (2002)

In 14th-century England, a young monk breaks his vow of chastity and flees the wrath of his bishop and fellow monks. A fugitive priest, he then witnesses the murder of a traveling performer--and subsequently, the mournin...

Diary of a Country Priest (1951) 7.9

Diary of a Country Priest (1951)

In Ambricourt, an idealistic young Priest (Claude Laydu) arrives to be the local parish priest. He attempts to live a Christ-like life, but his actions are misunderstood. The community of the small town does not accept h...

The Seventh Day (2021) 6.5

The Seventh Day (2021)

A renowned exorcist who teams up with a rookie priest for his first day of training. As they plunge deeper into hell on earth, the lines between good and evil blur, and their own demons emerge....

Passed Away (1992) 5.9

Passed Away (1992)

When Jack Scanlan (Jack Warden) passes away just before telling his son, Johnny (Bob Hoskins) what was really important in life, Johnny begins to wonder if he's let life pass him by. With the funeral as backdrop, all of ...

Miffo (2003) 5.6

Miffo (2003)

Tobias is the new, idealistic priest in a suburb but he soon learns that his flock is quite uninterested in Christianity. However, he befriends Carolina, a chain smoking woman his age, wheelchair-bound since birth. It is...

The Genesis Code (2010) 5.4

The Genesis Code (2010)

A college hockey player and a female journalism student struggle to find common ground with their spiritual faith and scientific studies.::Anonymous...

God Is Brazilian (2003) 5.9

God Is Brazilian (2003)

God decides to take a vacation - but, first, He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job - but, during ...

The Sentinel (1977) 6.4

The Sentinel (1977)

A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She c...

The Tournament (2009) 6.1

The Tournament (2009)

Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No ...

Edge of Doom (1950) 6.4

Edge of Doom (1950)

A poor and alienated young man (Farley Granger) who is driven to murder when a priest refuses to give is deceased mother an expensive funeral. The film explores the crippling poverty that has prevented the youth from mar...

Desire Me (1947) 6.2

Desire Me (1947)

Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, and Jean goes to see Marise, conf...

Fall to Grace (2013) 5.9

Fall to Grace (2013)

Emmy(R)-winning filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi ('Journeys With George') explores scandalized former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey's new life as a spiritual advisor to female prison inmates and a soon-to-be ordained Episc...

Queens of Evil (1970) 6.2

Queens of Evil (1970)

A young hippie kills a man, and seeks refuge at the lakeside house of three beautiful sisters, who seem to be hiding a dark secret.::anonymous...

Libertarias (1996) 7.1

Libertarias (1996)

At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the f...

Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989) 6

Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents ...

The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968) 7.1

The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)

Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after twenty years as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Father David Telemond, a troubled young priest who befriends him. Once at the Vatican, he is i...

The End of the Affair (1955) 6.6

The End of the Affair (1955)

In war-torn London, Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson) falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles (Deborah Kerr). They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last forever, neither does love in...

Phantasm II (1988) 6.5

Phantasm II (1988)

Mike is released from psychiatry, when he agrees with the doctors that the terrible happenings in his past were just in his imagination. But once he's free, he contacts Redge and they team up to hunt down and eliminate t...

The Hoodlum Priest (1967) 6.6

The Hoodlum Priest (1967)

The first of two films in the Ryuzen series, a rogue martial arts practicing, fornicating, alcohol drinking, gambling priest who competes against the local yakuza thug by opening his own gambling house and beats many up ...

Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) 6.6

Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)

When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride....

Henry Poole Is Here (2008) 6.4

Henry Poole Is Here (2008)

In a working class neighborhood in Los Angeles, a world weary Henry Poole buys a house, caring little about its lack of amenities. He drinks and eats pizza. Recent stucco work has left a brown stain in a patio wall, and,...

Oasis (2017) (TV) 8.1

Oasis (2017) (TV)

A Scottish chaplain embarks on an epic journey through space....

Pure as Snow (2019) 5.3

Pure as Snow (2019)

Claire, a beautiful young woman works at her late father's hotel that is now managed by her evil stepmother Maud. Claire unwittingly sparks uncontrollable jealousy in Maud, whose young lover has fallen in love with Clair...

Have a Little Faith (2011) (TV) 6.8

Have a Little Faith (2011) (TV)

Writer Mitch Alboms reluctantly agrees to pen the eulogy of his childhood rabbi....

The Borgia (2006) 6.1

The Borgia (2006)

Italy, 15th century. Rodrigo Borgia is a cunning schemer. For thirty years he has worked himself up in the Roman Catholic Church and now has been elected as pope by the college of cardinals. Borgia hasn't any religious m...

Yes, God, Yes (2017) 6.4

Yes, God, Yes (2017)

A good Catholic fifteen-year-old girl finds herself having tempting thoughts after an innocent AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy.::Colleen Hammond...

The Priest’s Wife (1970) 6.3

The Priest’s Wife (1970)

Discovering her boyfriend is married, a young lady attempts to take her life, pausing only to phone a Help Line. Finding herself very much alive in hospital she meets the priest who took the call and, much taken with him...

Last Rites (1988) 5.1

Last Rites (1988)

After witnessing her lover, Gino being murdered by his jealous wife, Zena, Angela seeks refuge in a church where she encounters a young priest named Michael, who gives her sanctuary. But the killing was not a simple act ...

Luther (2003) 6.6

Luther (2003)

Biography of Martin Luther (Joseph Fiennes), the sixteenth century priest who led the Christian Reformation, and opened up new possibilities in exploration of faith. This movie begins with his vow to become a monk, and c...

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya (2019) 6.8

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya (2019)

Every January in a small town in North Macedonia, the high priest throws a cross into the local waters, while dozens of men charge for it. The one who finds the cross is believed to gain overall good fortune and prosperi...

The Order (2003) 5.2

The Order (2003)

Alex Bernier (Ledger) is a member of an arcane order of priests known as Carolingians. When the head of the order dies, Alex is sent to Rome to investigate mysterious circumstances surrounding the death. The body bears s...