Most Popular "Spanish Inquisition" 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. 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.
3. History of the World: Part I (1981)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
4. Cronos (1993)
R | 94 min | Horror
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
5. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
PG-13 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.
6. 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.
7. Man of La Mancha (1972)
PG | 132 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an incident allegedly from the life of its author, Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote is the mad, aging nobleman who embarrasses his ... See full summary »
8. 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.
9. Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Approved | 80 min | Horror
Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the brutest torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died ... See full summary »
10. Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Genoese navigator overcomes intrigue in the court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain and gains financing for his expedition to the East Indies.
11. 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 »
12. Maleficarum (2011)
102 min | Drama, History, Horror
Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Spanish Inquisition of Lima, Peru.
13. Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999 Video)
115 min | Documentary, Comedy
Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »
14. 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.
15. Game of Swords (2006)
R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.
16. 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
17. 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 »
18. Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his ... See full summary »
20. Secret Passage (2004)
Isabel and Clara are growing up in a time of terror. It is 1492, and Spain has decreed that all Jews must either convert to Catholicism, go into exile or face trial and execution. Although ... See full summary »
21. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
114 min | Drama, History, War
France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as ... See full summary »
22. Christopher Columbus (1949)
99 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.
23. When the Moors Ruled in Europe (2005)
102 min | Documentary
This program contends that the popular perception of the Muslim occupation of Spain toward the end of the first millennium is largely wrong. The eighth century Muslim invasion of the ... See full summary »
25. Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002 Video)
82 min | Comedy
Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul ... See full summary »
26. The Holy Inquisition (1974)
127 min | Drama, History
Gaspar de Carvajal, a Dominican, has not seen his family since the age of 10 when he was sent away to pursue the religious life. He attends the funeral of his father, where he notices that ... See full summary »
29. Christopher Columbus (1991 Video)
30 min | Animation, Short, Biography
We first meet Christopher Columbus as an exuberant boy of Genoa, Italy, who wants only one thing - an adventurous life at sea. As he grows into young manhood, he becomes an expert sailor. ... See full summary »
34. Saved by Language (2015)
53 min | Documentary
Can a language save your life? Yes it can, even an ancient one from the 15th century. Saved by Language tells the story of Moris Albahari, a Sephardic Jew from Sarajevo (born 1930), who ... See full summary »
35. Macabre Legends of the Colony (1974)
80 min | Horror, Action, Thriller
The Mexican luchador Tinieblas buys an ancient painting of a dead woman ignoring the warning that it is haunted. Later, after a fight his partners El Fantasma Blanco and Mil Máscaras joins ... See full summary »
38. Legend of the Moor's Legacy (1959)
20 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
A water seller during the time of the Spanish Inquisition in Grenada rescues a stranded Moor by the roadside, which leads to uncovering a legend.
True Blood (2008–2014)
Cold Grey Light of Dawn
TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
With Marnie empowered by spirits of the dead, Bill issues an unpopular order to save vampires from the light. Eric embraces his amnesia; Luna discovers Sam is not the man she thought he was... See full summary »
EWTN Presents Bookmark (2000– )
History of the Catholic Church from the Apostolic Age to the Third Millennium
30 min | Family, Talk-Show
Doug Keck's guest is Dr. James Hitchcock, an agnostic historian who has nonetheless researched and written History of the Catholic Church from the Apostolic Age to the Third Millennium, a wide-ranging one-volume work of church history.
22 min | Comedy, Romance
Because things have been disappearing from his desk, Dave has a card-operated security door installed at the station entrance. Meanwhile, Bill is hired to do a TV commercial for a blue-jean company.
Secret Files of the Inquisition (2006– )
The End of the Inquisition
In his conquest of Europe Napoleon encounters and abolishes the Inquisition and its ongoing atrocities in France, Spain and northern Italy. But with Napoleon's fall from power the ... See full summary »
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
The Spanish Inquisition
TV-14 | Comedy, Music
An offbeat look at the Spanish Inquisition; an unconventional version of "Wuthering Heights." Also: a jury plays charades while delivering its verdict; a man attempts to find one nontaxable pleasure.
EWTN Presents Bookmark (2000– )
Think and Believe
30 min | Family, Talk-Show
Doug Keck's guest is Frederick W. Marks, a historian, street evangelist, and author of the apologetic work Think and Believe. Doug and Dr. Marks discuss and debunk common myths about the Catholic Church, including Galileo and the Crusades.