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1. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.
Votes: 32,238 | Gross: $28.35M
2. Becket (1964)
PG-13 | 148 min | Biography, Drama, History
King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.
4. 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.
5. State buoni se potete (1983)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Around the year 1500, the Italian priest Don Filippo Neri helps street kids and orphans in his poor little chapel. He is no clergyman by the book, but a true believer in terms good and bad ... See full summary »
6. 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.
7. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Passed | 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: 49,333 | Gross: $0.02M
9. Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor (1997 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama
A story of Mother Teresa, beginning in Calcutta, India, where she faces adversity from every direction and where she lays the foundation for her crusade to help the poorest of the poor.
10. There Be Dragons (2011)
PG-13 | 122 min | Biography, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 4,579 | Gross: $1.07M
11. Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005 TV Movie)
186 min | Biography, Drama
The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58.
13. Joan the Maid 1: The Battles (1994)
PG | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during Jeanne's first ... See full summary »
Votes: 610 | Gross: $0.00M
16. Joseph Desa (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 17th century Italy, a simple and clumsy young man joins a Franciscan order, pursues full priesthood and performs a miracle that eventually ensures his sainthood.
17. 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.
19. St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor (2007 TV Movie)
200 min | Biography, Drama
Tells the story of how a pious doctor in 19th Century Italy changes the way patients are treated in the city of Napoli.
20. A Time for Miracles (1980 TV Movie)
97 min | Biography, Drama
A true story about Elizabeth Bayley Seton, the first American to ever be canonized as a saint by the Pope. She took up Catholicism after the death of her rich husband, fought bigotry, and opened free Catholic schools and orphanages.
21. The Seventh Room (1996)
108 min | Biography, Drama, War
This movie is based on the life of Saint Edith Stein. She was a German nun of Jewish descent who had converted to Catholicism. Much of her early life was spent as an outspoken academic. ... See full summary »
22. Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
PG | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
Dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
23. Bakhita (2009 TV Movie)
Bakhita is captured as a slave as a child, a Viennian man sees her. Many years later the man has returned to do business and recognizes her. After saving her, he takes her back to his home.... See full summary »
24. Life for Life: Maximilian Kolbe (1991)
90 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Catholic saint Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941), who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz.
The story of Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941), who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz.
25. Anthony, Warrior of God (2006)
110 min | Biography
The life of Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) from his arrival on Sicily's shores via shipwreck in 1221 to his death. He's a Portuguese monk who, once in Italy, seeks out St. Francis. Anthony's ... See full summary »
28. Heaven Over the Marshes (1949)
111 min | Biography, Drama
The scene is the Pontine Marshes, a disease-ridden region. The year is 1902. Maria Goretti, a twelve-year-old girl, lives with her parents, poor farm hands, in the house of Serenelli, a ... See full summary »
31. Saint Philip Neri: I Prefer Heaven (2010 TV Movie)
200 min | Drama
Philip Neri was a priest in the 16th century known for his humor, charity, and prayer life. Hoping to go to India, Philip was guided instead to re-evangelize a corrupt and decadent Rome. He is remembered as the "Apostle of Rome".
33. Padre Pio (2000 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama
The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After ... See full summary »
37. Vision (2009)
Unrated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman - best known as a composer and religious visionary - whose grand claims often run ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,124 | Gross: $0.43M
38. The Unruly Mystic: Saint Hildegard (2014)
Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The Unruly Mystic is an inspirational documentary of how the filmmaker reaffirms his life's work when he fell in love with a 12th century Saint.