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1. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Family

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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Writers: George Hurdalek, Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse, Ernest Lehman | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

2. Saving Silverman (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.9
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22 Metascore

A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

Writers: Hank Nelken, Greg DePaul | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Amanda Peet

3. The Flying Nun (1967–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

6.3
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The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours.

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

4. Nude Nuns with Big Guns (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

3.9
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Upon taking her vows to become a nun, Sister Sarah is abused, brainwashed and drugged into submission by the corrupt clergy.

Writers: Joseph Guzman, Robert James Hayes II | Director: Joseph Guzman | Stars: Asun Ortega, David Castro, Perry D'Marco, Maxie J. Santillan Jr.

5. The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Approved | 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

6. 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

7. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

7.6
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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 »

Writers: Robert Anderson, Kathryn Hulme | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

8. Green Dolphin Street (1947)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Elizabeth Goudge | Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

9. The Miracle (1959)

121 min | Drama

6.1
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During the Napoleonic era, in Spain, a young postulant falls in love with a handsome British soldier who is recovering with others of his regiment after being wounded. Before leaving, he ... See full summary »

Writers: Karl Vollmöller, Frank Butler, Jean Rouverol | Directors: Irving Rapper, Gordon Douglas | Stars: Carroll Baker, Roger Moore, Walter Slezak, Vittorio Gassman

10. Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)

80 min | Drama, Adventure, Horror

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Mariana Alcoforado, Erwin C. Dietrich, Christine Lembach | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Susan Hemingway, William Berger, Herbert Fux, Ana Zanatti

11. The Trapp Family (1956)

106 min | Family, Romance, Comedy

6.1
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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 »

Writers: George Hurdalek, Herbert Reinecker, Maria von Trapp | Director: Wolfgang Liebeneiner | Stars: Ruth Leuwerik, Hans Holt, Maria Holst, Josef Meinrad

12. Angels of Sin (1943)

80 min | Drama

7.5
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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 »

Writers: Robert Bresson, Raymond Leopold Bruckberger, Jean Giraudoux | Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Renée Faure, Jany Holt, Sylvie, Mila Parély

13. The Calling (III) (2009)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Joanna - a university student - leaves her course to become a nun.

Writer: Jan Dunn | Director: Jan Dunn | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Emily Beecham, Susannah York, Rita Tushingham

14. In This House of Brede (1975 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

7.8
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A well-to-do London businesswoman gives up her comfortable life, including the man who loves her, to become a cloistered Benedictine nun.

Writers: James Costigan, Rumer Godden | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Diana Rigg, Pamela Brown, Gwen Watford, Denis Quilley

15. Madness of the Heart (1949)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Flora Sandstrom, Charles Bennett | Director: Charles Bennett | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Paul Dupuis, Kathleen Byron, Maxwell Reed

16. The White Sister (1933)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance

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Writers: Donald Ogden Stewart, Francis Marion Crawford, Walter C. Hackett | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Helen Hayes, Clark Gable, Lewis Stone, Louise Closser Hale

17. The White Sister (1923)

143 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young woman becomes a nun when she believes her sweetheart has been killed, but things get complicated when he returns alive.

Writers: Francis Marion Crawford, George V. Hobart, Charles E. Whittaker, Will M. Ritchey, Don Bartlett | Director: Henry King | Stars: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane, J. Barney Sherry

18. Nobody's Children (1951)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The tragic love story between Guido, the owner of a marble quarry and Luisa, the humble daughter of one of his employees, ends up in her giving birth to a baby boy. Giulio's mother is ... See full summary »

Writers: Aldo De Benedetti, Ruggero Rindi, Salvoni | Director: Raffaello Matarazzo | Stars: Yvonne Sanson, Amedeo Nazzari, Françoise Rosay, Folco Lulli

19. Cradle Song (1933)

76 min | Drama

6.9
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The only filmed English version of Gregorio Martinez Sierra's classic Spanish play.

Writers: Gregorio Martínez Sierra, Marc Connelly, Frank Partos, Robert Sparks | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Dorothea Wieck, Evelyn Venable, Guy Standing, Louise Dresser

20. Miracle of Love (1982)

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Writers: Toto Belano, Iskho Lopez | Director: Elwood Perez | Stars: Snooky Serna, Gabby Concepcion, Roxanne Abad Santos, Celia Rodriguez

21. La monja alférez (1944)

88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A 17th century woman, imprisoned for fighting in a bar, recounts her past to a priest. She tells of her father teaching her how to fence, of being sent to a convent by her aunt when her ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Aub, Marco Aurelio Galindo, Eduardo Ugarte | Director: Emilio Gómez Muriel | Stars: María Félix, Ángel Garasa, José Cibrián, Delia Magaña

22. Encrucijada para una monja (1967)

GP | 100 min | Drama

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During an uprising in the Belgian Congo, a convent of nuns are besieged and the Reverend Mother is killed and Sister Maria is raped. Returning to Belgium, Sister Maria finds out to her ... See full summary »

Writers: José Frade, Federico De Urrutia, Manuel Sebares, Víctor Auz, José Luis Hernández Marcos, Julio Buchs, Ugo Guerra, Ottavio Alessi | Director: Julio Buchs | Stars: Rosanna Schiaffino, John Richardson, Mara Cruz, Ángel Picazo

23. Shûdôjo: Kokui no naka no uzuki (1980)

67 min | Drama

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Director: Nobuaki Shirai | Stars: Eri Kanuma, Yukie Ishii, Masato Furuoya, Yuri Yamashina

24. Cradle Song (1961)

93 min | Drama, Comedy

7.6
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Writers: José María Elorrieta, Gregorio Martínez Sierra, H.S. Valdés, José Antonio Verdugo | Director: José María Elorrieta | Stars: Lina Rosales, Soledad Miranda, Jaime Avellán, Antonio Garisa

25. Marie Ward - Zwischen Galgen und Glorie (1985)

107 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Ferdinand Demes, Angelika Weber | Director: Angelika Weber | Stars: Hannelore Elsner, Irm Hermann, Julia Lindig, Mathieu Carrière

26. Nuns That Bite (1977)

69 min

7.1
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Writers: Toshio Shimamori, Seikô Shimura | Director: Yûji Makiguchi | Stars: Hiroko Fuji, Maya Hiromi, Yoshihiro Igarashi, Ryûji Katagiri

27. Reina santa (1947)

110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.0
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A virtuous Spanish princess becomes Queen of Portugal, then troubled by social struggles and court intrigue. She negotiates a truce between the king's and his son's factions; and performs a... See full summary »

Writers: Tavares Alves, Aníbal Contreiras, Rafael Gil, Luna de Oliveira, Antonio Tudela | Directors: Henrique Campos, Aníbal Contreiras, Rafael Gil | Stars: Maruchi Fresno, Antonio Vilar, Luis Peña, Fernando Rey

28. Love of Perdition (1921)

184 min | Drama, Family, Romance

5.1
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Simão loves Teresa whose father wants her to marry cousin Baltazar instead. The two lovers meet secretly; Baltazar pays a thug to kill his rival, and Simão is badly wounded. Teresa is ... See full summary »

Writers: Camilo Castelo Branco, Sergio Miranda, Guedes de Oliveira | Director: George Pallu | Stars: Pato Moniz, António Pinheiro, Brunilde Júdice, Irene Grave

29. The Young Nun (1965)

97 min | Drama, Romance

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Writer: Giovanni Arpino | Director: Bruno Paolinelli | Stars: Laura Efrikian, Jonathan Elliot, Cesarino Miceli Picardi, Carlo Alighiero

30. Das Mirakel (I) (1912)

30 min | Short, Mystery

5.3
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A young novice leaves the convent for a knight. Unlike the better-known 1959 film "The Miracle", this version is set in medieval times.

Writers: Joseph Menchen, Karl Vollmöller | Directors: Cherry Kearton, Max Reinhardt | Stars: Maria Carmi, Douglas Payne, Ernst Matray, Joseph Klein

31. Cradle Song (1941)

86 min | Drama

7.2
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Gregorio Martinez Sierra's classic play about nuns finding an abandoned baby girl, in a version directed by the author.

Writers: Enrique Amorim, Ramón Gómez Macía, Román Gómez Masía, Gregorio Martínez Sierra | Director: Gregorio Martínez Sierra | Stars: Catalina Bárcena, Nuri Montsé, Pablo Vicuña, Gloria Bayardo

32. The Long Road (1911)

17 min | Short, Drama

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Edith enters a convent after losing her fiancé to someone else. Years later, Edith finds him again, now poverty-stricken, and secretly helps his family.

Writer: Bernardine R. Leist | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Grace Henderson, Charles West, Claire McDowell

33. Mulheres da Beira (1923)

74 min | Drama, Romance

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Ana doesn't care for the pure love André devotes her, and turns her heart towards a noble man that is just lightly interested in her. Ana will experience the agony of being abandoned, and must contemplate the reclusion of a nun's life.

Writers: Abel Botelho, Rino Lupo | Directors: Rino Lupo, George Pallu | Stars: Brunilde Júdice, António Pinheiro, Mário Santos, Rafael Marques

34. The Legend of Provence (1913)

Drama

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A foundling is raised in a convent and becomes a nun there, until she falls in love with a wounded soldier under her care. When she leaves the convent, a statue of the Virgin Mary comes to ... See full summary »

Writers: Adelaide Anne Procter, Lloyd Lonergan | Director: Eugene Moore | Stars: Maude Fealy, James Cruze, Lila Chester, Carey L. Hastings

35. The White Sister (1915)

Drama

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A young woman chooses to enter the convent after losing her lover.

Writers: Francis Marion Crawford, Walter C. Hackett | Director: Fred E. Wright | Stars: Viola Allen, Richard Travers, Florence Oberle, Thomas Commerford

36. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Almost a Nun's Story (1973)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.2
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Frustrated by Ted's errant ways, Georgette decides to live it up. And then she decides to become a nun.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns | Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod

37. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sophia? (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Sophia decides to become a nun to honor a friend who recently passed away.

Creator: Susan Harris | Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

38. ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959–1980)
Episode: Sister Dora: Part 1 (1977)

147 min | Drama

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Dora dreams of marrying the son of a local canon, but her dreams of marrying him are dashed by her controlling father. To quell the pain, Dora throws herself into the life of the Sisterhood... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Fry, Jo Manton | Director: Marc Miller | Stars: James Grout, Georgine Anderson, Bernard Archard, Peter Cellier

39. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Calling (1978)

Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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A cousin of the Baldwin sisters visits. She is preparing to be a nun. Jim-Bob falls for her. Ben hires someone to help at the mill. Turns out he is an alcoholic and causes more problems than he helps.

Creator: Earl Hamner Jr. | Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby, Judy Norton