Movies & TV Shows With Catholic References

Being raised Catholic, it's fun to see the 'inside' jokes that can only truly be appreciated by other Catholics or Ex/Recovering Catholics. This list is of the movies/shows that I've seen myself, but there are plenty more out there.
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1.
Dogma (1999)
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An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven. (130 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
2.
Jersey Girl (2004)
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After his career is sidelined by an unexpected tragedy and a personal blowup, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter. (102 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
3.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
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Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (133 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
4.
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
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Elwood must reunite the old band, with a few new members, and go on another "Mission from God." (123 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
5.
American Horror Story (2011 TV Series)
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An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, an enigmatic hotel and a sinister farmhouse in Roanoke, North Carolina. (60 mins.)
“ Season 2: Asylum ... Love Sister Jude, she's so badass! I find it hilarious that the lead characters & even fans of the show see her as 'sadistic' & the asylum 'conditions' to be so horrible. I just saw her as a typical nun, Catholicism is no stranger to punishments, kinda what it's known for, sin-confess-repent! Once the state took over, the patients were running the asylum, 'conditions' were way worse without Sister Jude in charge. ” - wendyrhps
 
6.
Sister Kate (1989 TV Series)
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A nun, whose vocation has traditionally provided assignments to cultured settings, is assigned to an orphanage inhabited by a motley group of children. (30 mins.)
 
7.
Sister Act (1992)
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When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
8.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
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The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a... (107 mins.)
Director: Bill Duke
 
9.
Nunsense (1993 TV Movie)
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An unfortunate convent cooking accident causes most of the order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken to die of botulism... (111 mins.)
 
10.
Doubt (2008)
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A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student. (104 mins.)
 
11.
Wide Awake (1998)
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A 10 year old boy goes on a search for God after his grandfather dies. (88 mins.)
 
12.
A League of Their Own (1992)
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Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. (128 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
13.
The Nun's Story (1959)
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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. (149 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
14.
Shattered Vows (1984 TV Movie)
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At the age of 16 Mary becomes a nun. But she never gets used to the strict rules of her new life and when she falls in love with Father Tim... (94 mins.)
Director: Jack Bender
 
15.
Heaven Help Us (1985)
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A new transfer student to St. Basil's Boys' Prep School tries to fit in while romantically pursuing a troubled young girl. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Dinner
 
16.
The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
17.
The Trouble with Angels (1966)
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Two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy For Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her staff of bewildered Sisters. (112 mins.)
Director: Ida Lupino
 
18.
Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (1968)
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An old-line Mother Superior is challenged by a modern young nun when they take the girls of St. Francis Academy on a bus trip across the U.S.A. (93 mins.)
Director: James Neilson
 
19.
Dead Man Walking (1995)
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A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families. (122 mins.)
Director: Tim Robbins
“ Sister Helen Prejean: Mr. Percy, I'm just trying to follow the example of Jesus, who said that a person is not as bad as his worst deed. ” - wendyrhps
 
20.
The Exorcist (1973)
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When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
 
21.
The Flying Nun (1967 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Mermaids (1990)
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An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds. (110 mins.)
 
23.
The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
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Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum. (114 mins.)
Director: Peter Mullan
 
24.
Brooklyn Bridge (1991 TV Series)
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In 1956 14 year old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, brother Nate along with parents Phyllis and George. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents... (108 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
26.
The Godfather (1972)
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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
 
27.
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. (202 mins.)
 
28.
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
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In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing. (162 mins.)
 
29.
Dracula (1992)
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The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
 
30.
Rudy (1993)
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Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame. (114 mins.)
Director: David Anspaugh
 
31.
Angela's Ashes (1999)
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Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences... (145 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
32.
The Meaning of Life (1983)
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way. (107 mins.)
“ ♫ Every sperm is sacred, Every sperm is great, If a sperm is wasted, God gets quite irate! ♫ ” - wendyrhps
 
33.
The King of Queens (1998 TV Series)
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Delivery man Doug Heffernan has a good life: He's got a pretty wife (Carrie), a big TV and friends to watch it with. Then Carrie's goofy and annoying father Arthur moves in with them. (22 mins.)
 
34.
MASH (1970)
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The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
35.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. (22 mins.)
 
36.
The Ringer (2005)
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A young guy's only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a contestant. (94 mins.)
 
37.
Agnes of God (1985)
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When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court-appointed psychiatrist investigates her case. (98 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ Mother Miriam Ruth (Anne Bancroft) is the coolest Nun ever! ” - wendyrhps
 
38.
Detroit Rock City (1999)
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A comedy about four teenagers in 1978 who try to scam their way into a KISS concert. (95 mins.)
Director: Adam Rifkin
“ I just lost my virginity in a confessional booth, LORD Have Mercy! ” - wendyrhps