In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
|Characters||Teachers, Students, Nuns, Priests|
|Style||Soulful, Tense, Depressive, Serious|
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 authority.
|Style||Fascinating, Makes me think, Disturbing|
In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.
|Characters||Lesbians, Doctors, Friends, Nuns, Nurses|
|Plot||On real events, Medicine, Life, Friendship, Death|
|Place||England, Hospitals, London|
|Style||Soulful, By books, Touching, Serious, Disturbing|
Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
|Genre||fantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama|
|Style||Unexpected ending, Tense, Creepy, Disturbing|
Fantastic story of the first half of the XIX century about a monk named Ivan who must fight the dark forces in his monastery.
|Characters||Witch, Lesbians, Jews, Nuns, Turtles|
|Plot||Prison Break, Passion, Fight, The escape, Money|
A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the middle ages.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography, history|
|Country||France, Netherlands, Belgium|
|Style||Womens in main roles|
In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous.
|Country||United Kingdom, USA, France|
|Characters||Family, Writers, Journalists, Nuns, Reporters|
|Plot||On real events, Mystery, Adoption|
|Style||By books, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching, Serious|
A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
October, 2008. Young nun Colleen is avoiding all contact from her family, until an email from her mother announces, “Your brother is home.” On returning to her childhood home in Asheville, NC, she finds her old room exactly how she left it: painted black and covered in goth/metal posters. Her parents are happy enough to see her, but unease and awkwardness abounds. Her brother is living as a recluse in the guesthouse since returning home from the Iraq war. During Colleen’s visit, tensions rise and fall with a little help from Halloween, pot cupcakes, and GWAR. Little Sister is a sad comedy about family – a schmaltz-free, pathos-drenched, feel good movie for the little goth girl inside us all.
|Country||France, Germany, Belgium|
|Characters||Lesbians, Lawyers, Nuns, Priests|
|Style||Soulful, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious|
Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. Although a kind and understanding Mother Superior helps her to learn the convent’s daily routine, Suzanne’s desire for freedom remains unabated. When the Mother Superior dies, Suzanne finds herself faced with reprisals, humiliation and harassment at the hands of the new Abbess and the other Sisters. For many years, Suzanne is subjected to bigotry and religious fanaticism. (Berlinale.de)
|Characters||Nuns, Priests, Nurses|
|Time||World War II|
|Style||Soulful, By books, Makes me think, Touching, Serious|
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.
|Characters||Teens, Jews, Nuns, Priests, Partners|
|Place||School, USSR, Poland|
|Time||World War II|
|Style||Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching, Depressive|
Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
|Genre||horror, thriller, detective|
|Country||United Kingdom, Romania, USA|
|Characters||Demons, Journalists, Nuns, Insects|
|Plot||Exorcism, Investigation, Death, Supernatural|
When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.
|Genre||thriller, melodrama, drama, history|
|Country||USA, Mexico, Australia, Canada|
|Plot||Love, On real events, Survival, Disasters, Time travel|
|Place||Sea, Ships, Ocean, Titanic|
|Style||Popular, Romantic, Sad ones, To cry, Fascinating|
84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.
|Country||Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Demons, Nuns, Priests|
|Style||Tense, Depressive, Disturbing|
In the autumn of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for 'fallen women', only to uncover something much more horrific.
|Genre||horror, thriller, detective|
|Characters||Demons, Nuns, Fathers|
|Plot||Fighting Evil, Supernatural, Religious, Ghosts|
|Style||Unexpected ending, Tense, Creepy, Depressive|
When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in “The Conjuring 2” as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned.
|Genre||comedy, family, music|
|Characters||Friends, Losers, Nuns, Priests, Investigators|
|Plot||Music, Friendship, Uprising|
A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the mob's hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and begins helping with community projects, which gets her an interview on TV—and identification by the mob.
|Country||Romania, France, Belgium|
|Characters||Lesbians, Friends, Nuns, Priests|
|Plot||On real events, Friendship, Religious|
|Style||Soulful, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive|
A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
|Genre||horror, thriller, detective|
Based on true events. Aesha goes to an isolated b&b in Kent after her mom books her in so she can get some head space for her studies. In the night Aesha is visited by a nun at the door who will progressively begin to show her true colours as the night unfolds - As the nun continues to bother Aesha at the door, Aesha begins to question her surroundings in this isolated suspense horror.
|Characters||Doctors, Jews, Photographers, Nuns, Surgeons|
|Plot||On real events, Dancing, Money, Death, Religious|
|Time||World War II, Winter|
|Style||Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think, Disturbing|
Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their pregnancy. Mathilde becomes their only hope.
|Genre||comedy, drama, biography, history|
In a series of simple and joyous vignettes, director Roberto Rossellini and co-writer Federico Fellini lovingly convey the universal teachings of the People’s Saint: humility, compassion, faith, and sacrifice. Gorgeously photographed to evoke the medieval paintings of Saint Francis’s time, and cast with monks from the Nocera Inferiore Monastery, The Flowers of St. Francis is a timeless and moving portrait of the search for spiritual enlightenment.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, adventure, history|
|Country||Italy, United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg|
|Characters||Teens, Horses, Artists, Friends, Nuns|
|Plot||Love, Passion, The escape, Wedding, Viruses|
The film is set in Tuscany during the Black Death. As in the Decameron, ten young Florentines take refuge from the plague. But instead of telling stories, they have lusty adventures, bawdy exchanges, romance and swordplay. There are randy nuns, Saracen pirates, and a sexy cow.
|Characters||Writers, Journalists, Nuns, Poets, Artists|
|Style||Beautiful, Philosophical, Intellectual|
Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
|Characters||Cannibals, Nurses, Drivers|
|Plot||Survival, Supernatural, Rites of passage|
|Place||Forest, Hospitals, Small cities|
|Style||Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious|
Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop and his obedient nuns, where she’s to be rehabilitated into a "good girl" as an example of the miraculous work of the church. But Darlin’ holds a secret darker than the "sins" she is threatened with, and she is not traveling alone. The Woman who raised her, equally fierce and feral, is ever present in the shadows of Darlin’s psyche and is determined to come for her no matter who tries to get in her way.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime|
|Country||USA, Hong Kong|
|Characters||Mafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Police|
|Plot||Love, Skirmishes, Investigation, Betrayal, Chase|
|Style||Interesting, Unexpected ending, Action, Oscars, Fascinating|
To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.
|Characters||Witch, Demons, Nuns|
|Style||Tense, Depressive, Gothic, Disturbing|
During the 17th century, a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within.
|Genre||horror, thriller, drama|
|Characters||Scammers, Alcoholics, Nuns|
|Plot||Card games, Sects, Fear|
|Style||Tense, Creepy, Disturbing|
St. Agatha is set in the 1950s in small town Georgia. A pregnant con woman named Agatha is on the run and seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation. What first starts out as the perfect place to have a child turns into a dark lair where silence is forced. Ghastly secrets are masked, and every bit of will power Agatha has is tested. She soon learns the sick and twisted truth of the convent and the odd people that lurk inside its halls. Agatha must now find a way to discover the unyielding strength needed to escape and save her baby before she’s caged behind these walls forever.
|Country||Hong Kong, China|
|Plot||Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Rivalry|
|Style||Exciting, Epic, Depressive, Serious|
China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords try to expand their power by warring over neighboring lands. Fuelled by his success on the battlefield, young and arrogant Hao Jie sneers at Shaolin's masters when he beats one of them in a duel. But the pride comes before a fall. When his own family is wiped out by a rival warlord, Hao is forced to take refuge with the monks. As the civil unrest spreads and the people suffer, Hao and the Shaolin masters are forced to take a fiery stand against the evil warlords. They launch a daring plan or rescue and escape.
|Plot||Life, Family life|
|Place||Italy, Small cities|
|Style||To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy, Makes me think|
In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the actions of a wide range of characters, from his extended family to Fascist loyalists to sensual women, with certain moments shifting into fantastical scenarios.