Roman Catholics: Films & TVby fra_angelico | created - 15 Feb 2013 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
Películas y series de TV sobre la Iglesia Católica.
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2. Monsieur Vincent (1947)
Not Rated | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all obstacles.
3. The Nun's Story (1959)
Not Rated | 149 min | Drama
After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.
Votes: 8,665 | Gross: $12.80M
4. La controverse de Valladolid (1992 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, History
Spain conquered the seas, found a new world and different realities than the one known in Europe. But a question needed to be answered with what they found in those new territories: do the ... See full summary »
5. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
Votes: 95,666 | Gross: $7.15M
6. The Confessions (2016)
108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Ministers from the G8 countries meet in Germany to decide on a secret plan affecting many countries. IMF director Roché has invited a monk for his confession. Roché's later found dead. Is it murder or suicide? Did he reveal the plan?
10. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1431, Jeanne d'Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.
Votes: 41,974 | Gross: $0.02M
11. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Passed | 117 min | Drama, Romance
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
Votes: 9,667 | Gross: $3.27M
12. Elizabeth (1998)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
The early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
Votes: 86,991 | Gross: $30.08M
13. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Votes: 52,312 | Gross: $17.22M
TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary
Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.
15. The Flowers of War (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 46,436 | Gross: $0.01M
16. The Milky Way (1969)
M/PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
17. The Nun (1966)
GP | 140 min | Drama
In eighteenth-century France a girl (Suzanne Simonin) is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior (Madame de Moni, Sister Sainte-Christine, and Madame de ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,783 | Gross: $0.03M
18. Canoa: A Shameful Memory (1976)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army crack-down against ... See full summary »
19. The Hands (2006)
119 min | Drama
Inspired by true events, the life of Father Mario Pantaleo, a Priest born in Pistoia, Italy, and based in Argentina, who guided by the mysteries of the faith, had "powers" to diagnose and heal diseases through the imposition of hands.
20. Les Misérables (1998)
PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History
Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.
Votes: 36,353 | Gross: $14.10M
23. The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
65 min | Drama, History
A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc (based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial), concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of ... See full summary »
26. Silence (I) (2016)
R | 161 min | Drama, History
In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.
Votes: 88,113 | Gross: $7.10M
27. Luther (2003)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the early sixteenth century, idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the Catholic Church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Votes: 14,243 | Gross: $5.79M
28. Pope Joan (1972)
PG | 132 min | Drama, History
In medieval Europe, a pious young woman becomes a scholar of theology, disguises herself as a man, rises through the Catholic Church hierarchy and is elected Pope.
29. Conspiracy of Silence (2003)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A can of worms is opened within the Irish Catholic Church following two controversial incidents, the suicide of Frank Sweeney, a parish priest and the expulsion of Daniel McLaughlin, a ... See full summary »
Votes: 342 | Gross: $0.00M
30. The Flowers of St. Francis (1950)
Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama, History
A series of vignettes depicting the lives of the original Franciscan monks, including their leader and the bumbling Ginepro.
33. The Borgia (2006)
120 min | Biography, History
A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.
35. Spotlight (I) (2015)
R | 129 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Votes: 376,251 | Gross: $45.06M
37. Pepita Jiménez (1946)
84 min | Drama, Romance
A seminary student falls for his father's fiancee, a beautiful young widow named Pepita Jiménez. Now the cleric has to choose between his love to the woman, loyalty to his father and his religious vocation.
39. Le pacte du silence (2003)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A priest who is also a doctor investigates the mysterious illness of a young nun who shares a dark secret with her twin sister who is a convicted child murderer.
41. El escapulario (1968)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A woman who is about to die calls the town's priest and hands him a scapulary, saying that she knows of its great powers. Anybody who does not believe in them will end up dead.
43. Simon of the Desert (1965)
Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him to come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.
45. Novitiate (2017)
R | 123 min | Drama
Set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality.
Votes: 3,253 | Gross: $0.58M
46. White Elephant (2012)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
While working alongside his long-time friend and colleague in building a hospital for the residents of a Buenos Aries shantytown, a troubled priest finds solace in a young, atheist social worker.
Votes: 4,467 | Gross: $0.01M
47. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.
Votes: 253,537 | Gross: $47.40M
48. The Cardinal (1963)
Approved | 175 min | Drama, History, War