Most Popular "Novice" Titles
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2. The Sound of Music (1965)
G | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
4. Unstoppable (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Thriller
With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.
6. 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.
7. The Nun's Story (1959)
Not Rated | 149 min | Drama
In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, ... See full summary »
8. 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.
9. Mermaids (1990)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
11. Bedazzled (1967)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.
12. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A Marine and a Nun, The Marine is shipwrecked on a Pacific Island and the Nun has been left behind there, they find comfort in one another as the two wait out the war.
14. Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
150 min | Comedy, Drama
Harpreet Singh Bedi (Ranbir Kapoor) has just graduated, and his marks are, well, let's say a little embarrassing. But marks never stopped him from dreaming of an exciting and adventurous ... See full summary »
15. Agnes of God (1985)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court appointed psychiatrist investigates her case.
16. Monsignor (1982)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, War
An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into shady business during and after World War II.
17. Viridiana (1961)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
18. Change of Habit (1969)
G | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Music
An incognito nun tries to help a doctor clean up an inner city ghetto, with the pair growing closer as time goes on.
19. 3 Needles (2005)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama
A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal sacrifice for the benefit of a South African village; in rural China, a black market operative (Liu) posing as a goverment-sanctioned blood drawer jeopardizes an entire village's safety.
20. Brides of Christ (1991 TV Mini-Series)
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 »
21. Devil Times Five (1974)
R | 88 min | Horror
Five extremely disturbed, sociopathic children escape from their psychiatric transport and are taken in unwittingly by a group of adult villagers on winter vacation.
22. Interno di un convento (1978)
95 min | Drama, Romance
A zealous, handsome priest, who is the confessor for a convent full of women, encourages the equally zealous abbess of one such institution to enforce the same strict rules on these ... See full summary »
23. The Nun (1966)
GP | 135 min | Drama
In eighteenth-century France a girl (Suzanne Simonin) is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior (Madame de Moni, Sister Sainte-Christine, and Madame de ... See full summary »
24. Green Dolphin Street (1947)
Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama
Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »
25. School of the Holy Beast (1974)
91 min | Drama, Thriller
After the mysterious death of her mother, a young woman chooses to enter a convent to find out what happened. As soon as the door closes to the nunnery, the nuns start torturing the woman. ... See full summary »
PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama
The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story ... See full summary »
27. Demonia (1990)
Unrated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery
A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns whom were murdered 500 years earlier and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike.
28. Mozart's Sister (2010)
120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.
29. The Trapp Family (1956)
106 min | Family, Romance, Comedy
A novice nun, Maria, is sent to care for the unruly children of a weathy Baron. The Baron and Maria fall in love, Maria leaves the convent and they marry. Under Maria's guidance the family ... See full summary »
30. Night Sun (1990)
Unrated | 112 min | Drama
Young nobleman Baron Sergio Giuramondo, after discovering that his bride-to-be was the king's mistress, leaves Naples in disgust to become a monk. But his quest for perfect solitude is ... See full summary »
31. A Place in the World (1992)
PG | 120 min | Drama
Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »
32. The Devil's Business (2011)
69 min | Horror
At the house of their target, two hit men bide their time waiting for the kill, only to find death already arrived in the shape of black magic, devilish spirits and the occult.
33. Angels of Sin (1943)
80 min | Drama
Rich young Anne-Marie thinks she has found her vocation when she joins a Dominican convent as a novice. The convent specialises in rehabilitating female prisoners, and Anne-Marie becomes ... See full summary »
34. Sparrow (1993)
106 min | Drama
Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a ... See full summary »
35. Nasty Habits (1977)
PG | 96 min | Comedy
In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.
36. Dad Savage (1998)
R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller
Six people become embroiled in mayhem and murder when Dad Savage attempts to determine who murdered his son and stole his stash of cash.
37. In This House of Brede (1975 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
A well-to-do London businesswoman gives up her comfortable life, including the man who loves her, to become a cloistered Benedictine nun.
38. Kinatay (2009)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young man tries to make some money so he can marry his girlfriend. He takes a job for $2,000 and then soon realizes that this job involves killing a woman.
39. Nunsense (1993 TV Movie)
111 min | Comedy, Musical
An unfortunate convent cooking accident causes most of the order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken to die of botulism. Before all of the deceased sisters can be buried, Reverend Mother ... See full summary »
42. Bernadette (1988)
PG | 119 min | Drama
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 »
43. Not of This World (1999)
100 min | Drama
The rumpled owner of a dry-cleaning firm joins forces with a nun to care for an abandoned baby.
44. Madness of the Heart (1949)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance
Lydia Garth meets Paul de Vandiere, a French nobleman, but their romance is plagued by Lydia's complaint of recurring spells of blurred vision. Paul leaves for France, promising to return ... See full summary »
46. In Memory of Me (2007)
115 min | Drama
Andrea is an intelligent, handsome young man who seems to have everything necessary to succeed. But the worlds infinite possibilities have only confused him... See full synopsis »
49. 5 de chocolate y 1 de fresa (1968)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
Esperanza (Angelica Maria) is a young novice living in a quiet convent full of old nuns. After eating some "special" mushrooms, innocent Esperanza becomes modern and psychodelic Brenda: a ... See full summary »