MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,648 this week

Padre Pio (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  17 April 2000 (Italy)
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 381 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 2 critic

The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(book), , 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


Related News

Fast-Track Saint
| The Daily Beast
A temple to Athena
| The Guardian - TV News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 319 titles
created 12 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 3 titles
created 14 Sep 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 30 Dec 2012
 
a list of 119 titles
created 27 May 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Padre Pio" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Padre Pio (TV Movie 2000)

Padre Pio (TV Movie 2000) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Padre Pio.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Alberto Rondalli
Stars: Lucio Allocca, Antonio Buil Pueyo, Renato Carpentieri
Maria Goretti (TV Movie 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The life of the virgin and martyr Santa Maria Goretti.

Director: Giulio Base
Stars: Massimo Bonetti, Luisa Ranieri, Flavio Insinna
Francesco (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The life of Saint Francis, a saint who was born rich, in the medieval Tuscany, and abandoned all his goods to live closer to the population and is nowadays remembered as the saint protector of Italy.

Director: Michele Soavi
Stars: Raoul Bova, Amélie Daure, Gianmarco Tognazzi
Madre Teresa (TV Movie 2003)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Mother Teresa - the movie: the inspirational portrayal of Mother Teresa, a simple nun who became one of the most significant personalities of the 20th Century. Armed with a faith that could... See full summary »

Director: Fabrizio Costa
Stars: Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Monteleone
Stars: Paolo Briguglia, Pierfrancesco Favino, Luciano Scarpa
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Henry King
Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe
Excellent Cadavers (TV Movie 1999)
Drama | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Fact based story about the political battle that was waged against the Mafia in Sicily during the late 1980's and early 1990's. Chazz Palminteri plays Giovanni Falcone, a crusading ... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Tognazzi
Stars: Chazz Palminteri, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Galiena
La traviata (1982)
Drama | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Stars: Teresa Stratas, Plácido Domingo, Cornell MacNeil
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Sidney Poitier returned to the big screen in this action-thriller, after a decade-long absence. When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing... See full summary »

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Sidney Poitier, Tom Berenger, Kirstie Alley
Padre Pio (TV Movie 2006)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Sergio Di Stefano
Stars: Stefano Crescentini, Sergio Di Stefano, Gabriele Patriarca
Ferrari (TV Movie 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Carlo Carlei
Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Ed Stoppard, Cristina Moglia
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In 430 AD, in the besieged city of Hippo, the seventy year-old bishop Augustine tells Jovinus, a captain of the Roman guards... See full synopsis »

Director: Christian Duguay
Stars: Alessandro Preziosi, Monica Guerritore, Alexander Held
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Padre Pio da Pietrelcina / Francesco Forgione
...
Visitatore / The Inquisitor
Lorenza Indovina ...
Cleonice
...
Emanuele Brunatto
Flavio Insinna ...
Padre Paolino
Raffaele Castria ...
Padre Agostino
Anita Zagaria ...
Mamma Peppa - Pio's Mother
Adolfo Lastretti ...
Padre Raffaele
Andrea Buscemi ...
Superiore
Renato Marchetti ...
Padre Pellegrino
Pietro Biondi ...
Alto Prelato
Gianni Bonagura ...
Padre Benedetto
Severino Saltarelli ...
Satan
Franco Trevisi ...
Monsignor Gagliardi
Fabio Bussotti ...
Brother Camillo
Edit

Storyline

The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After entering the Capuchin Order it becomes clear that Padre Pio (his new name) has powers which can not be explained rationally: he heals the sick, knows the names, problems and future of complete strangers. His prophesies the then unknown young Karol Wojtyla that he will become Pope one day. Padre Pio's charity and extatic prayers make an great impression on the people. In 1918 the Wounds of Christ appear on his hands and feet- Padre Pio carries the stigmata. His followers multiply, and the cult that grows up arround him makes his holy order and the Vatican uneasy. Many within the church consider him to be an hysteric or a trickster, since he only shows his wounds the one time when they first appeared. Padre Pio suffers reprisals, he is no longer allowed to carry out his role as a priest. The ordinary ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Priest Who Bore the Wounds of Christ

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 April 2000 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Padre Pio: Miracle Man  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts) | (DVD)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great Person, Great Movie.
15 April 2004 | by (Veracruz, México) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie and I have to tell its a master piece. I didnt want it to finish because it is so good. It shows momments of the life of St.Padre Pio. The actor is so good, he looks just like the real man. I've read his life and a lot of things of the books are in this movie. Obviously not all his miracles are in the movie cause it would be like a 10 hours movie. But the movie is very good.

The only problem is that it's very hard to find, I've seen it in AE MUNDO channel a couple of times, but Im looking for the DVD everywhere. If anyone knows where to find it, please write me an email.

Thanks


12 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Padre Pio daviddcfc
I watched this on 9/23 anniversary of his death dvdshow5
National Shrine for Padre Pio jsfmt99
Discuss Padre Pio (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?