Movies Most Similar to Pope Joan (1972)

Watch these movies if you like Pope Joan (1972).

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Pope Joan (2009)

Starring: Johanna Wokalek, David Wenham, John Goodman, Iain Glen
Duration: 2h 29mins
Genres: Drama, History, Romance

Shortly after the death of Charlemagne, a girl called Johanna is born in Ingelheim am Rhein. She is the daughter of a village priest (Iain Glen).
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Peter and Paul (1981)

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Robert Foxworth, Eddie Albert, Raymond Burr
Duration: 3h 18mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Peter and Paul is a television miniseries that originally aired on CBS in two 2-hour parts on April 12, 1981 and April 14, 1981.
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Winnie Mandela (2011)

Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Koteas, Wendy Crewson
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Following the life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (Jennifer Hudson), from her strict rural upbringing by a father disappointed she was not born a boy, to her giving up the chance to study in America in order to remain in South Africa where she felt more needed, through her husband Nelson Mandela's (Terrence Howard) imprisonment.
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The Devils (1971)

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The Devils is a 1971 British historical drama film written and directed by Ken Russell and starring Oliver Reed and Vanessa Redgrave.
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Francesco (1989)

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Helena Bonham Carter, Andréa Ferréol, Nikolaus Dutsch
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The life of St.
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Luther (2003)

Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Peter Ustinov, Alfred Molina
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The film begins during a thunderstorm in 1505, as Luther is returning to his home.
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The Borgia (2006)

Starring: Lluís Homar, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, María Valverde, Sergio Múñiz
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Biography, History

The Borgia (Spanish: Los Borgia) is a 2006 Spanish / Italian biographical film directed by Antonio Hernández.
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Margaret Thatcher: the Long Walk to Finchley (2008)

Genres: Biography, Drama

Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley, subtitled in the initial credits How Maggie Might Have Done It, is a 2008 BBC Four television drama based on the early political career of the young Margaret Thatcher (née Roberts), from her attempts to gain a seat in Dartford in 1949 via invasion to her first successful campaign to win a parliamentary seat, Finchley, in 1959.
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Rasputin (1996)

Starring: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1991, the remains of Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family (except for Alexei and Maria) are discovered.
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Henry VIII (2003)

Starring: Ray Winstone, Joss Ackland, Sid Mitchell, Charles Dance
Duration: 3h 13mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Two part mini-series documenting the stormy thirty-eight-year reign of King Henry VIII.
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The Visual Bible: the Gospel of John (2003)

Starring: Henry Ian Cusick, Daniel Kash, Christopher Plummer, Stuart Bunce
Duration: 3h 0mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The Gospel of John is a 2003 epic film that recounts the life of Jesus according to the Gospel of John.
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Jimmy's Hall (2014)

Starring: Barry Ward, Francis Magee, Aileen Henry, Simone Kirby
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1932, after ten years in the United States, Jimmy Gralton returns to his native Ireland to help his mother run the family farm.
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