Most Popular "Altar Boy" Titles
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1. Primal Fear (1996)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.
Votes: 130,988 | Gross: $56.06M
2. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Votes: 154,005 | Gross: $53.30M
3. Face/Off (1997)
R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same criminal impersonates the cop.
Votes: 283,004 | Gross: $112.23M
4. Sister Act (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
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.
Votes: 64,544 | Gross: $139.61M
5. Calvary (2014)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Votes: 41,303 | Gross: $3.59M
6. Doubt (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery
A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.
Votes: 98,978 | Gross: $33.42M
7. Angela's Ashes (1999)
R | 145 min | Drama
Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ... See full summary »
Votes: 16,964 | Gross: $13.04M
8. Righteous Kill (2008)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two veteran New York City detectives work on a case of serial executions of criminals who escaped justice.
Votes: 73,217 | Gross: $40.08M
10. Stan Helsing (2009)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Horror
It's Halloween night, and slacker video clerk Stan Helsing along with his insanely sexy ex-girlfriend , best buddy and an exotic dancer/'massage therapist' - detours into a town cursed by ... See full summary »
11. 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.
12. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.
Votes: 16,345 | Gross: $7.29M
13. Heaven Help Us (1985)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A new transfer student to St. Basil's Boys' Prep School tries to fit in while romantically pursuing a troubled young girl.
14. Son of the Bride (2001)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,486 | Gross: $0.62M
15. True Confessions (1981)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute.
16. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Votes: 12,016 | Gross: $1.78M
17. Rome, Open City (1945)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi is chased by Nazis and he seeks refuge and escape.
18. Priest (1994)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,033 | Gross: $4.18M
19. Butterfly (1999)
R | 96 min | Drama
For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,300 | Gross: $2.09M
20. The Butcher Boy (1997)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,865 | Gross: $1.82M
21. Murmur of the Heart (1971)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France. This is France in the mid-1950s rather than... See full summary »
Votes: 6,403 | Gross: $1.20M
22. Tous les matins du monde (1991)
115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »
Votes: 5,094 | Gross: $3.09M
23. The Boys of St. Vincent (1992 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
Votes: 1,194 | Gross: $0.20M
24. Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment.
25. Hate Crime (2005)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Robbie Levinson and Trey McCoy suddenly encounter intolerance and hostility at the hands of their new neighbor, Chris Boyd, the son of a fundamentalist preacher. One evening, Trey sets out ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,073 | Gross: $0.04M
26. Absolution (1978)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
At a Catholic public school, Benjamin Stanfield is tired of being the teacher's pet and decides to play a practical joke on his form master Father Goddard. In confession, Stanfield tells ... See full summary »
28. Twist of Faith (2004)
TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary
A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith.
Votes: 673 | Gross: $0.00M
29. Testosterone (2003)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Dean has been stumped for some time in his attempt to produce a follow-up to "I was a Teenage Speed Freak," his incredibly successful graphic novel. His fans expect great things from him ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,022 | Gross: $0.03M
30. Ecstasy (I) (2011)
96 min | Drama, Thriller
A single church-going mother desperately tries to save her two daughters from walking down the same dark path she was once on; and a young woman fights against addiction to a mysterious party drug.
31. The Devil's Playground (1976)
107 min | Drama
Fred Schepisi's film, 'The Devil's Playground' is an intimate portrait of Tom, a thirteen-year-old struggling in spirit and body with the constraints of living in a Catholic seminary. It is... See full summary »
32. Love Like Poison (2010)
92 min | Drama
Anna a young teenager comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local ... See full summary »
33. Orphans (1998)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
Four siblings gathered together for their mother's funeral in Glasgow face individual torments over night during a tumultuous storm that rips the roof off the church.
Votes: 1,377 | Gross: $0.05M
34. If Dad Only Knew (2004)
99 min | Comedy
Bobby, the youngest boy in an Irish Catholic family, is gay and his coming out to his brothers and the family's way of dealing with the news is the basis of this film.
35. Zelary (2003)
R | 150 min | Romance, Drama
A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,809 | Gross: $0.33M
36. The Fire That Burns (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Two boys in their early teens in a strictly-run pre-WWII Catholic School form a firm friendship which is troubled by an abbot who is obsessed with the younger of the students.
37. Malpertuis (1971)
125 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Malpertuis is a labyrinth where characters issued from the Greek mythology are made prisoners by Cassavius. He manages to keep them (as well as his nephew and niece) as prisoners even after... See full summary »
38. The Confessional (1976)
R | 104 min | Horror
A troubled young girl goes to confession at the local church. Unfortunately, the sexually frustrated priest she confesses to becomes obsessed with her. At first, the priest stalks the girl,... See full summary »
39. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
150 min | Drama
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »
40. The Child I Never Was (2002)
86 min | Crime, Drama
Fictionalized account of Jürgen Bartsch, a German boy who became notorious in the 1960's after his conviction for the serial killings and sexual molestation of a number of young German boys... See full summary »
41. Judgment (1990 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.
42. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
114 min | Drama, History, War
France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as ... See full summary »
43. Story of a Bad Boy (1999)
85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
17 year old Pauly is a closeted high school kid who wants it all. His dad wants him to make the track team, his mom wants him to do well in band, and Pauly just wants to get closer to the new student teacher doing the school play.
44. True Friends (1998)
R | 103 min | Drama
The films tells the story of three friends living in the Bronx in New York - Juan Jose a.k.a. J.J., Joey and Louie. The first half of the film tells of them when they were children, and ... See full summary »
45. Landscape After Battle (1970)
109 min | Drama, History, Romance
Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are... See full summary »
46. Pianese Nunzio, Fourteen in May (1996)
114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young priest crusades against organized crime in his Naples neighbourhood but falls in love with a 13-year old boy. It's the chance the gangsters were waiting for to get rid of the thorn ... See full summary »
47. The Tree of Guernica (1975)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, War
The Spanish Civil War, as experienced by the town of Villa Ramiro. The local count and his Fascist nephews ally with the rebels; the count's son, indifferent to politics at the outset, ... See full summary »
48. The Priest (1978)
109 min | Drama
Obsessed with fantasies of sex, Father Miguel seeks professional help through his church but they are not listening; thus leaving the Father in a dilemma; leaving the church or should he try, on his own, to surrender to these temptations?
50. Tatlong baraha (2006)
The father and sons triumvirate play three oppressed Filipinos during the Spanish regime-a cowardly farmer (Lito), a mentally challenged man (Mark), and a hunchback bellringer (Maynard). ... See full summary »