Most Popular "Inquisition" Titles
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1. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.
2. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
R | 136 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
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.
3. Casanova (2005)
R | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Heath Ledger plays the fabled romantic as a man who, after failing to win the affection of a particular Venetian woman, strives to discover the real meaning of love.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.
7. 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. Dangerous Beauty (1998)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.
9. The Devils (1971)
X | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, History
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
10. Luther (2003)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
11. Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)
145 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Viggo Mortensen plays the Spanish soldier-turned-mercenary Captain Alatriste, a heroic figure from the country's 17th century imperial wars.
12. 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 »
13. Black Sunday (1960)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror
A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a... See full summary »
14. The Monk (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Madrid, in the seventeenth century. Abandoned at the doorstep of a monastery, Ambrosio has been brought up by the Capucin Friars. After becoming a friar himself, he becomes an unrivaled ... See full summary »
15. Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Horror
A historical view of witchcraft in seven parts and a variety of styles. First, there is a slide-show alternating inter-titles with drawings and paintings to illustrate the behavior of pagan... See full summary »
16. Witchfinder General (1968)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama, History, Horror
A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter.
17. 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.
18. 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 »
19. Convent of Sinners (1986)
88 min | Drama, Horror
Convent of Sinners is the story of Susanna, a young girl who is raped by her own father and sent to a convent for her sins, where she falls in love with a priest. The other nuns, however, ... See full summary »
21. Angélique (I) (2013)
113 min | Adventure, History, Romance
In France, prior to Louis XIV ascending the throne, a young baroness is forced to marry against her will and is caught up in a web of treachery and murder, threatening her and her husband, whom she has come to love deeply.
22. The God Who Wasn't There (2005)
62 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Did Jesus exist? This film starts with that question, then goes on to examine Christianity as a whole.
23. The Headsman (2005)
R | 115 min | Drama
Director Simon Aeby's epic film chronicles the time-tested loyalty of two friends during Europe's 16th-century Inquisition. Orphans Martin (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Georg (Peter McDonald)... See full summary »
24. Witch Hunter Robin (2002–2003)
TV-PG | 641 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Witches exist, and it is the mysterious organization STNJ's job to hunt them down. Robin is a recent trainee who joins up, and begins unravelling the secrets of both the witches and STNJ...
25. El Greco (2007)
119 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco".
Writers: Dimitris Nollas, Phil Parker, Panagiotis Pashidis, Jackie Pavlenko, Dimitris Siatopoulos, Yannis Smaragdis | Director: Yannis Smaragdis | Stars: Nick Ashdon, Juan Diego Botto, Laia Marull, Lakis Lazopoulos
26. Destiny (1997)
135 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher Averroes is appointed grand judge by the caliph and his liberal court judgements are ... See full summary »
27. 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 »
28. 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 »
30. Captain from Castile (1947)
Approved | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
31. Dirty Pictures (2000 TV Movie)
R | 104 min | Drama
A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
32. Galileo (1975)
PG | 145 min | Biography, Drama
This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of ... See full summary »
33. The Antichrist (1974)
R | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Ippolita is a paralyzed young woman with serious mental problems stemming from the death of her mother. Her crisis of faith and the intervention of a well-meaning psychologist lead Ippolita... See full summary »
34. Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)
80 min | Drama, Adventure, Horror
16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women... See full summary »
Unrated | 98 min | Horror
A group of vampires keep the body of a witch in a castle cellar. They require virgin blood to resurrect her. A party of people arrive and things kick off.
36. Day of Wrath (1943)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
The young wife of an aging priest falls in love with his son amidst the horror of a merciless witch hunt in 17th century Denmark.
37. Les couloirs du temps: Les visiteurs II (1998)
118 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Knight Godefroy has to return to our time from 1023 to get back the sacred jewels that Jacquouille has taken to the 20th century.
38. Angélique (1964)
115 min | Adventure, History, Romance
In the first of the Angélique series, the beautiful feisty teenage heroine becomes entangled in a political assassination plot and is betrothed to a stranger who is twelve years her senior and a reputed sorcerer.
39. The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)
182 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell.
40. 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 »
41. Beyond the Limits (2003)
100 min | Horror, Thriller
The rookie journalist Vivian seeks Frederick, the caretaker of the oldest cemetery in an undefined country, asking for an interview and the old man tells the story of two "costumers" and ... See full summary »
42. The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
66 min | Drama, Mystery
Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, ... See full summary »
43. El baile de San Juan (2010)
120 min | Drama, History
During the final decade of 18th century in Mexico City, capital of the vice-royalty of New Spain, the official choreographer publicly complains of the abusive and unjust methods of the ... See full summary »
45. 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 »
46. 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 »
47. 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.
48. The Devonsville Terror (1983)
R | 82 min | Horror
Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town ... See full summary »
49. Le moine (1972)
94 min | Drama, Horror
Ambrosio (Franco Nero) is a monk who is sexually tempted by an emissary of the Devil, a young girl in monk's robes. After he has committed numerous crimes, it appears that he will be caught... See full summary »
50. The Brainiac [TV] (1962)
77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 1661 Mexico, the Baron Vitelius of Astara is sentenced to be burned alive by the Holy Inquisition of Mexico for witchcraft, necromancy, and other crimes. As he dies, the Baron swears ... See full summary »