Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)

Movies to watch if you like The Two Popes (2019).

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Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
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The Apparition (2018)

The Apparition (2018) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Vincent Lindon, Galatéa Bellugi, Patrick d'Assumçao, Anatole Taubman
Duration: 2h 24mins
Genres: Drama

The Apparition is an internationally co-produced drama film, directed by Xavier Giannoli, from a screenplay by Giannoli, Jacques Fieschi and Marcia Romano.
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The New Pope (2019)

The New Pope (2019) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Jude Law, John Malkovich, Silvio Orlando, Cécile de France
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Drama

Under the papacy of Sir John Brannox under the name of John Paul III, Vatican tries to clean its good name after a series of sexual scandals that jeopardized the institution itself.
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The Conclave (2006)

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Starring: Manu Fullola, Brian Blessed, James Faulkner, Rolf Kanies
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The plot centers on the conclave of 1458, which took place five years after the fall of Constantinople to the Turks.
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In the Name of the Pope King (1977)

In the Name of the Pope King (1977) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Nino Manfredi, Danilo Mattei, Carmen Scarpitta, Giovannella Grifeo
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Drama, History

In October 1867, Papal Rome, under the rule of Pius IX, is shaken by a bomb explosion in the sewers of the barracks of Palazzo Serristori, which kills twenty-three French Papal Zouaves.
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Pope Joan (1972)

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Starring: Liv Ullmann, Jeremy Kemp, Natasa Nicolescu, Sharon Winter
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Pope Joan is a 1972 British historical drama film based on the story of Pope Joan.
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The Pope Must Diet (1991)

The Pope Must Diet (1991) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Adrian Edmondson, Paul Bartel, Damir Mejovsek
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Comedy

The Pope Must Die (U. S.
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We Have a Pope (2011)

We Have a Pope (2011) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Michel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, Renato Scarpa
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

On the death of the pope, the conclave meets in Rome. Early ballots end with black smoke, since none of the main candidates reaches the quorum.
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Luther (2003)

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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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Novitiate (2017)

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Starring: Melissa Leo, Lisa Stewart, Alyssa Brindley, Chelsea Lopez
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Drama

Cathleen grows up in an unstable family in 1950s rural Tennessee; after being exposed to a Catholic girls' school and watching her mother, Nora's, life falling apart she becomes increasingly religious herself and decides to join a convent when she is seventeen.
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The Young Pope (2016 - 2016)

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Starring: Jude Law, Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando, Javier Cámara
Duration: 9h 6mins
Genres: Drama

Young and charming, newly elected Pius XIII, aka Lenny Belardo, is the first American Pope in history.
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)

Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker, Leigh Lawson, Kenneth Cranham
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Francesco, the spoiled son of Pietro Bernardone, a wealthy textile merchant, returns from fighting in the war between Assisi and Perugia a changed man.
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Galileo (1975)

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Starring: Topol, Edward Fox, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown
Duration: 2h 25mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The film closely follows the "American" version of Brecht's play Galileo. In 1609 Galileo is a mathematics professor in Padua, Italy.
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Spotlight (2015)

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Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber
Duration: 2h 9mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

In 1976, at a Boston Police station, two policemen discuss the arrest of Fr. John Geoghan for child molestation.
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The Devils (1971)

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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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Elizabeth (1998)

Elizabeth (1998) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles, Rod Culbertson, Paul Fox
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Elizabeth is a 1998 British biographical period drama film directed by Shekhar Kapur and written by Michael Hirst.
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Philomena (2013)

Philomena (2013) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

London-based journalist Martin Sixsmith has lost his job as a government adviser. He is approached at a party by the daughter of Philomena Lee.
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Pope Joan (2009)

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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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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Carry on Abroad (1972) - Most Similar Movies to the Two Popes (2019)
Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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