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1. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 136 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.

Writers: Ira Levin, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

2. The Painted Veil (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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69 Metascore

A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Writers: Ron Nyswaner, W. Somerset Maugham | Director: John Curran | Stars: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Catherine An

3. Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)

Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family? From finding a house big enough for all of them and learning to make ... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis, Mort Lachman, Melville Shavelson | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Louise Troy

4. Mommie Dearest (1981)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Mommie Dearest, best selling memoir, turned motion picture, depicts the abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother...screen queen Joan Crawford.

Writers: Christina Crawford, Robert Getchell, Tracy Hotchner, Frank Perry, Frank Yablans | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

5. Problem Child (1990)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

5.1
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27 Metascore

A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.

Writers: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden, Gilbert Gottfried

6. Evelyn (2002)

PG | 94 min | Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children,... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Pender | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn, Sophie Vavasseur

7. The Flying Nun (1967–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

6.4
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The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours.

Creators: Harry Ackerman, Max Wylie | Stars: Sally Field, Marge Redmond, Madeleine Sherwood, Alejandro Rey

8. Bruno (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Bruno is the story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno (Alex D. Linz), whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey. By the time he ... See full summary »

Writer: David Ciminello | Director: Shirley MacLaine | Stars: Alex D. Linz, Shirley MacLaine, Gary Sinise, Joey Lauren Adams

9. The Mighty Macs (2009)

G | 99 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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49 Metascore

In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush looks to steer her girls to their first national championship.

Writers: Tim Chambers, Anthony Gargano | Director: Tim Chambers | Stars: Carla Gugino, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Ellen Burstyn

10. Black Narcissus (1947)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

8.0
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After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.

Writers: Rumer Godden, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Jenny Laird

11. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Approved | 137 min | Drama

7.5
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A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Nunnally Johnson, A.J. Cronin | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

12. Alice Sweet Alice (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect.

Writers: Rosemary Ritvo, Alfred Sole | Director: Alfred Sole | Stars: Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula E. Sheppard, Niles McMaster

13. The Song of Bernadette (1943)

TV-G | 156 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all ... See full summary »

Writers: George Seaton, Franz Werfel | Director: Henry King | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe, Vincent Price

14. The Trouble with Angels (1966)

PG | 112 min | Comedy

7.4
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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.

Writers: Blanche Hanalis, Jane Trahey | Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv

15. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

16. Omen IV: The Awakening (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.8
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Damien Thorn is dead, but his prophecy is reborn in a mysterious girl named Delia, who is adopted by two attorneys, Gene & Karen York. When Karen realizes her baby was born under suspicious... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Taggert, Harvey Bernhard, David Seltzer | Directors: Jorge Montesi, Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: Faye Grant, Michael Woods, Michael Lerner, Madison Mason

17. Audrey Rose (1977)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated.

Writer: Frank De Felitta | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

18. The Nun (2005)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

4.0
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A group of teenage girls are terrorized by Sister Ursula, a nun that believes she must rid the world of all sin. After Sister Ursula mysteriously disappears, the Catholic school is shut ... See full summary »

Writers: Manu Díez, Jaume Balagueró | Director: Luis de la Madrid | Stars: Anita Briem, Belén Blanco, Manu Fullola, Alistair Freeland

19. Brides of Christ (1991 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.8
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Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its ... See full summary »

Stars: Brenda Fricker, Sandy Gore, Josephine Byrnes, Lisa Hensley

20. Queen Kelly (1929)

Passed | 101 min | Drama

7.9
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A convent girl is abducted and seduced by a prince before being sent off to a brothel in East Africa.

Writers: Erich von Stroheim, Marian Ainslee | Directors: Erich von Stroheim, Richard Boleslawski, Edmund Goulding, Irving Thalberg, Sam Wood | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Walter Byron, Seena Owen, Sylvia Ashton

21. Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (1968)

G | 93 min | Comedy

6.3
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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.

Writers: Blanche Hanalis, Jane Trahey | Director: James Neilson | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Stella Stevens, Binnie Barnes, Mary Wickes

22. Angels in the Outfield (1951)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Conlin, Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Donna Corcoran

23. Stealing Heaven (1988)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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Abelard, a respected philosopher and teacher in 12th-century Paris, is hired to tutor the intelligent and beautiful Heloise. They soon fall in love, but must hide their affection because ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Bryant, Marion Meade | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Derek de Lint, Kim Thomson, Denholm Elliott, Bernard Hepton

24. Bluebeard (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Fantasy

6.3
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73 Metascore

An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.

Writers: Charles Perrault, Catherine Breillat | Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Dominique Thomas, Lola Créton, Daphné Baiwir, Marilou Lopes-Benites

25. Marquis de Sade's Justine (1977)

99 min | Drama

4.3
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Justine is a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess, bondage, branding, and one ... See full summary »

Writer: Ian Cullen | Director: Chris Boger | Stars: Koo Stark, Martin Potter, Lydia Lisle, Katherine Kath

26. Girls Town (1959)

90 min | Drama

2.8
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Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number one suspect even though she has an alibi, but due to previous brushes with the law she's ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Robert Smith | Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Mel Tormé, Ray Anthony, Margaret Hayes

27. The Private War of Major Benson (1955)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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A Major noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking is given a choice: to be drummed out of the Army, or take command of and shape up the ROTC program at Sheridan Academy before it ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher, William Roberts, Richard Alan Simmons | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, William Demarest, Tim Hovey

28. The Nude Restaurant (1967)

100 min

6.1
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At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter. Some of ... See full summary »

Writer: Andy Warhol | Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Brigid Berlin, Julian Burrough, Taylor Mead, Allen Midgette

29. Applause (1929)

80 min | Drama, Musical

7.4
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A burlesque star seeks to keep her convent-raised daughter away from her low-down life and abusive lover/stage manager.

Writers: Beth Brown, Garrett Fort | Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Jack Cameron

30. Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Horror

6.9
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Anne and Lore, neighbors and best friends, barely into their teens, board at a convent school where they have taken a vow to sin and to serve Satan. Anne keeps a secret diary, they read a ... See full summary »

Writer: Joël Séria | Director: Joël Séria | Stars: Jeanne Goupil, Catherine Wagener, Bernard Dhéran, Gérard Darrieu

31. Satan Never Sleeps (1962)

125 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest (Clifton Webb), ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Binyon, Leo McCarey, Pearl S. Buck | Directors: Leo McCarey, David W. Orton | Stars: William Holden, Clifton Webb, France Nuyen, Athene Seyler

32. Kongo (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Horror

6.9
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This remake of West of Zanzibar (1928) made four years later tries to outdo the Lon Chaney original in morbidity. From a wheelchair a handicapped white man rules an area of Africa as a ... See full summary »

Writers: Leon Gordon, Chester De Vonde, Kilbourn Gordon | Director: William J. Cowen | Stars: Walter Huston, Lupe Velez, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Bruce

33. Bernadette (1988)

PG | 119 min | Drama

6.6
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In 1857, an unemployed miller moves his family into grim lodgings; his wife takes in laundry. In February of 1858, at the Massabielle grotto, their 14-year old asthmatic, illiterate ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Arnaut, Jean Delannoy | Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Sydney Penny, Jean-Marc Bory, Jean-Marie Bernicat, Philippe Brigaud

34. The Countess Died of Laughter (1973)

Comedy

4.0
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A man goes to a convent with exciting news, one of the nuns is an heir to a fortune! The man causes the nuns to become obsessed with him as he tries to find the right heir.

Writers: Kurt Nachmann, Vittoria Vigorelli | Director: Franz Antel | Stars: Gabriele Tinti, Femi Benussi, Galliano Sbarra, Paul Löwinger

35. Conspiracy of Hearts (1960)

113 min | Drama, War

7.0
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In wartime Italy nuns in a convent regularly smuggle Jewish children out of a nearby internment camp. The Italian army officer in charge suspects what may be going on but deliberately turns... See full summary »

Writers: Adrian Scott, Robert Presnell Jr., Dale Pitt | Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Lewis

36. A Time for Miracles (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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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.

Writer: Henry Denker | Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Rossano Brazzi, John Forsythe

37. The Bells of St. Mary's (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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Writer: Irving Gaynor Neiman | Director: Tom Donovan | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Marc Connelly, Glenda Farrell, Nancy Marchand

38. Sally and Saint Anne (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.5
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Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to ... See full summary »

Writers: James O'Hanlon, Herb Meadow | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Ann Blyth, Edmund Gwenn, John McIntire, Gregg Palmer

39. Oh No, Mam'zelle (1954)

90 min | Comedy

5.5
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Writers: Marcel Achard, Yves Allégret, Jean Aurenche, Ernest Blum, Henri Meilhac, Albert Millaud | Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Fernandel, Pier Angeli, Jean Debucourt, Georges Chamarat

40. Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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Having finished a tour of duty in the army, Homer returns to the chapel which, years before, he helped to build. Once again, he is inspired by the nuns' faith and selfless devotion, and ... See full summary »

Writers: William E. Barrett, John McGreevey, Ralph Nelson | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Maria Schell, Fay Hauser, Lisa Mann

41. Un garibaldino al convento (1942)

83 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An old woman's poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian.

Writers: Renato Angiolillo, Adolfo Franci, Margherita Maglione, Giuseppe Zucca, Vittorio De Sica | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Leonardo Cortese, María Mercader, Carla Del Poggio, Fausto Guerzoni

42. Frost in May (1982 TV Mini-Series)

85 min | Drama

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Stars: Patsy Kensit, Imogen Boorman, Elizabeth Spriggs, Janet Maw

43. Miracle at Moreaux (1986 TV Movie)

58 min | Drama, History

7.6
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Writers: Jeffrey Cohen, Paul Shapiro | Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Loretta Swit, Geneviève Appleton, Milan Cheylov, Simon Craig

44. The Little Nuns (1965)

100 min | Comedy

6.4
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Two nuns come to Rome to protest to an airline about its jet planes which have been flying over their convent school, disrupting teaching of the little orphans who study there and damaging ... See full summary »

Writers: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia | Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Catherine Spaak, Sylva Koscina, Amedeo Nazzari, Didi Perego

45. Sacred Hearts (1985)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Life in a repressive convent school during the Second World War.

Writer: Barbara Rennie | Director: Barbara Rennie | Stars: Anna Massey, Katrin Cartlidge, Oona Kirsch, Fiona Shaw

46. The Awakening (1956)

97 min | Drama

6.3
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A Roman nun who was a missionary in Africa for 20 years is sent to a convent near Naples where she grows very fond of a boy whose father has died. The child's mother is about to leave him ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Altoviti, Siro Angeli, Vito Blasi, Mario Camerini, Piero De Bernardi, Ennio De Concini, Mario Guerra, Ugo Guerra, Amleto Micozzi, Aldo Paladini, Giose Rimanelli, Virgilio Tosi, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Anna Magnani, Emma Baron, Marisa Belli, Piero Boccia

47. Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.3
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A young orphan girl wants a small-time gambler to be her father.

Writers: Albert DeMond, George Bricker | Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Litel, Ann Sheridan, Frank McHugh, Janet Chapman

48. King of the Hill (1997–2010)
Episode: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret Hill (2002)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Peggy pretends to be a nun to get a job teaching Spanish at a Catholic school.

Creator: Mike Judge | Directors: Gary McCarver, Klay Hall | Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy

49. The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005–2008)
Episode: Forever Plaid (2006)

G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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When Zack and Cody try to repair a wall they accidentally damaged in the hotel, the hole they make reveals a room full of girls; London attends the same school with Maddie, but everything goes bad.

Creators: Danny Kallis, Jim Geoghan | Director: Jim Drake | Stars: Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Brenda Song, Ashley Tisdale