Most Popular "Heretic" Titles
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1. The Fountain (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
2. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
3. Elizabeth (1998)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
4. Black Death (2010)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.
5. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.
6. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An intellectually nonconformist monk investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
8. King of California (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.
9. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
10. Goya's Ghosts (2006)
R | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History
Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
11. Joan of Arc (1999 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 180 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Joan of Arc is born in 1412 in the village of Domrémy in the war zone of Northern France. During her youth she often witnesses the horrors of war, but her spirit is kept high by the legend ... See full summary »
12. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.
14. El crimen del padre Amaro (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.
15. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, War
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
16. Cry of the Banshee (1970)
R | 91 min | Horror
In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona. Oona calls up a magical servant, a "banshee", to ... See full summary »
17. A Price Above Rubies (1998)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life
18. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Romance
In 1714 Peru, a friar is tried by the Inquisition for questioning God's intentions when five die in the collapse of an Andean rope bridge.
19. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)
G | 162 min | Drama
Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David Telemond, a troubled young priest who befriends him. ... See full summary »
20. The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)
R | 97 min | Horror
It is the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Maria does not like what is going on during the "Auto De Fe". When she speaks out, she is arrested and accused of being a witch. Torquemada has ... See full summary »
Sci-Fi | Announced
A mathematical genius and heretic named Hari Seldon predicts the fall of civilization. 1,000 years later, a mysterious entity begins to over-run the galaxy.
22. Fire Over England (1937)
Approved | 92 min | Adventure, History, Romance
Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »
23. Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
PG | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
This is a 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.
24. Vision (2009)
Unrated | 110 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
25. Daens (1992)
138 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »
26. Inquisition (1976)
90 min | Horror
Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is ... See full summary »
28. Giordano Bruno (1973)
115 min | Biography, Drama
Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, ... See full summary »
30. Lunacy (2005)
118 min | Drama, Horror
A horror movie testing two approaches to running an insane asylum - absolute freedom versus control and punishment - within the context of a world that combines the worst of both. Jean ... See full summary »
31. I, the Worst of All (1990)
R | 105 min | Drama
A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »
32. Leaves Out of the Book of Satan (1920)
TV-14 | 167 min | Drama
After seeing D. W. Griffith's epic Intolerance, Denmark's greatest director, Carl Theodor Dreyer (The Passion of Joan of Arc, Vampyr), was inspired to make his own four-episode historical ... See full summary »
33. God's Outlaw (1986)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
34. The Coming (2008 Video)
108 min | Drama
A down-and-out tabloid newspaper reporter gets a tip that a man claiming to be Jesus Christ is being held in a nearby mental institution. He assumes it is a routine story until he finds out... See full summary »
35. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)
98 min | Biography, Drama
This haunting, unforgettable film, based upon Maxim Gorky's 1913 autobiography, shows a twelve-year-old's journey in life against the tumultuous backdrop of 19th century Russia. With ... See full summary »
37. Damnatus: The Enemy Within (2008)
108 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Fan movie based on Warhammer 40k universe. A holy Inquisitor is sent to a distant planet to inspect rumors of heresy. A band of mercenaries is hired to find the heretics' base in an abandoned industrial complex, but something awakens.
38. John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
75 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of 14th century John Wycliffe, AKA "The Morning Star of the Reformation", who was the first to translate the Bible into English.
41. Heretic (1994 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In a twisted medieval dimension, undead creatures and bestial horrors have done the unthinkable--callously slaughtering your entire race.
47. Cinnamon Hill (2004)
18 min | Drama, Short, Music
In an attempt to rein her in, a plantation owner binds his female ward to him by shame. Will the birth of their child mean freedom or a shackle to the past? An elegy for the souls that ... See full summary »
48. Messiah (2000 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Third person action adventure about cherub Bob who arrives on Earth in a cyberpunk dystopian future where Satan disguised as the head of the biggest biotech corporation, rules the world in secret. God gave up on Man, but Bob won't.
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Let Us Ask the Maiden
48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a young Jewish man dies suddenly during prayers, Dr. Ogden suspects arsenic poisoning and concludes that others may be falling victim to a poisoner.
Secret Files of the Inquisition (2006– )
Root Out Heretics
In 1308 Pope Gregory IX enlists the Dominicans to root out and destroy a sect know as the Cathars which renounce all the rituals of the Catholicism in favor of simple spiritualism. This ... See full summary »