Movies about priests

Movies about priests
List of the best priest movies selected by visitors to our site: Little Boy, The Seventh Day, Deliver Us from Evil, The Exorcism of Molly Hartley, Brimstone, The Christmas Candle, There Be Dragons, Without Men, Beyond the Mask, Persecuted.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Little Boy (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryMexico, USA
Duration02:16

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.

The Seventh Day (2021)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA

A renowned exorcist 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.

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza convinces him that demonic possession may be to blame for the gruesome murders. Together, they wage a valiant supernatural struggle to rid the city of an otherworldly evil.

The Exorcism of Molly Hartley (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:05

Taking place years after The Haunting of Molly Hartley, who now, as an adult, has fallen under the possession of an evil spirit and must be exorcised by a fallen priest before the devil completely takes her.

Brimstone (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, detective
CountryNetherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45

In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.

The Christmas Candle (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40

Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries old legend may come to an end.

There Be Dragons (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, military, biography
CountrySpain, USA, Argentina
Duration02:02

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life of Josemaria Escriva, the controversial founder of Opus Dei, the young journalist Robert uncovers hidden stories of his estranged father Manolo, and is taken on a journey through the dark, terrible secrets of his family’s past.

Without Men (2011)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.

Beyond the Mask (2015)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

A former assassin tries to redeem himself by becoming a masked highwayman in Colonial America.

Persecuted (2014)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the States. When a U.S. Senator and Luther's own supporters abduct and frame him in the murder of an innocent teenage girl, an unprecedented era of persecution is unleashed. Out on personal recognizance, Luther escapes police surveillance in search of the truth. And suddenly, a once-normal life is targeted by a team of ex-military operatives who wage a relentless campaign to eliminate the incriminating evidence. As evangelist turned fugitive, Luther vows to expose anyone involved with or profiting from the girl's murder; a mission that brings him face-to-face with the coming storm of persecution that will threaten the entire Christian community in America.

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The Falls (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA

The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the challenge of leaving home, the two men help each other discover their strengths. They share a passion for their faith and learn to express their feelings, risking the only community they have for a forbidden intimacy.

The Devil Inside (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32

In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.

Most Beautiful Island (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Most Beautiful Island is a chilling portrait of an undocumented young woman's struggle for survival as she finds redemption from a tortured past in a dangerous game.

The Rite (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Hungary, Italy
Duration01:54

Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.

Red Hook Summer (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his strict grandfather, Enoch, a firebrand preacher, is bent on getting him to accept Jesus Christ as his personal savior. Only Chazz, the feisty girl from church, provides a diversion from the drudgery. As hot summer simmers and Sunday mornings brim with Enoch’s operatic sermons, things turn anything but dull as people’s conflicting agendas collide.

To the Wonder (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.

The Last Exorcism (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:27

After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will be another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic but instead comes upon the blood-soaked farm of the Sweetzer family and a true evil he would have never thought imaginable.

Dark Relic (2010)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA

1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:16

Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.

Silence (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, Italy
Duration02:19

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Dead Souls (2012)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

On his 18th birthday, Johnny finds out that he's come into an inheritance - and his family were a lot stranger than he ever knew...

Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of Jesus.

The Quarry (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A man on the run from his own sins, finds himself in a small border town in Texas, impersonating a reverend. The town are quickly drawn to the man's unorthodox sermons, but so is a police chief who has his suspicions.

Son of God (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

A Hidden Life (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany

The story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. Based on real events.

Red State (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

The Silver Chalice (1954)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Messiah by using nothing more than cheap parlor tricks.

Do You Believe? (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.

Lost Horizon (1937)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by the mountains from the world outside, where the clouds of World War II are gathering, Shangri-la provides a seductive escape for the world-weary Conway.

The Devil's Rain (1975)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryMexico, USA

Satanists in the middle west terrorize and sometimes melt the terrified locals.




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