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The Best Religion Movies on HBO MAX

Finding a good Religion movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Religion movies of all time streaming on HBO MAX.

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1. The Green Mile

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8.6/10
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89/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. The Shack

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6.3/10
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71/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Fantasy, Drama

What it's about: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

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8.0/10
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74/100
Released: 2015
Cult, Documentary

What it's about: GOING CLEAR intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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4. Dolphin Tale

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6.8/10
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67/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG
Family, Drama

What it's about: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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5. Taking Chance

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7.5/10
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66/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. God's Not Dead

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4.7/10
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61/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student must prove the existence of God or else his college philosophy professor will fail him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Henry Poole Is Here

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6.4/10
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58/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Henry Poole abandons his fiancée and family business to spend what he believes are his remaining days alone. The discovery of a 'miracle' by a nosy neighbor ruptures his solitude and restores his faith in life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. Bless the Child

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5.1/10
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Released: 2000Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts Cody. Despite the fact that Maggie has no legal rights to Cody, FBI agent John Travis takes up her cause when he realizes that Cody shares the same birth date as several other recently murdered children.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Life of Pi

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7.9/10
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84/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. Mortal Kombat

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75/100
Released: 2021Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Washed-up MMA fighter Cole Young, unaware of his heritage, and hunted by Emperor Shang Tsung's best warrior, Sub-Zero, seeks out and trains with Earth's greatest champions as he prepares to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $19.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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11. Roald Dahl's The Witches

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5.3/10
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69/100
Released: 2020Rated: PG
Comedy, Family

What it's about: In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world's Grand High Witch has gathered.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX).

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12. Shiva Baby

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7.2/10
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70/100
Released: 2021
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: College student Danielle must cover her tracks when she unexpectedly runs into her sugar daddy at a shiva - with her parents, ex-girlfriend and family friends also in attendance.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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13. Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge

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72/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Fantasy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: After the vicious slaughter of his family by stone-cold mercenary Sub-Zero, Hanzo Hasashi is exiled to the torturous Netherrealm. There, in exchange for his servitude to the sinister Quan Chi, he’s given a chance to avenge his family – and is resurrected as Scorpion, a lost soul bent on revenge. Back on Earthrealm, Lord Raiden gathers a team of elite warriors – Shaolin monk Liu Kang, Special Forces officer Sonya Blade and action star Johnny Cage – an unlikely band of heroes with one chance to save humanity. To do this, they must defeat Shang Tsung’s horde of Outworld gladiators and reign over the Mortal Kombat tournament.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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14. Black Death

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6.4/10
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69/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it's upon entering the village that their true horror begins.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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15. Wise Blood

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7.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1979Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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16. Lucky

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7.4/10
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70/100
Released: 2017
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. Keeping the Faith

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6.4/10
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65/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Best friends since they were kids, Rabbi Jacob Schram and Father Brian Finn are dynamic and popular young men living and working on New York's Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful corporate executive, suddenly returns to the city, she reenters Jake and Brian's lives and hearts with a vengeance. Sparks fly and an unusual and complicated love triangle ensues.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. The Seventh Seal

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8.2/10
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79/100
Released: 1957
Fantasy, Drama

What it's about: When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. The Ruling Class

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7.4/10
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61/100
Released: 1972Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is mentally unfit to own the estate, the Gurney family plots to steal Jack's inheritance. As their outrageous schemes fail, the family strives to cure Jack of his bizarre behavior, with disastrous results.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Shout Factory TV).

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20. Multiple Maniacs

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6.7/10
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60/100
Released: 1970
Crime, Horror

What it's about: Lady Divine becomes enraged when her boyfriend cheats on her, and descends into a life of murder and mayhem.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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21. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave

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6.6/10
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61/100
Released: 1968Rated: G
Romance, Horror

What it's about: In the shadow of Castle Dracula, the Prince of Darkness is revived by blood trickling from the head-wound of an unconscious priest attempting exorcism. And once more fear and terror strikes Transylvania as the undead Prince of Darkness stalks the village of Keineneburg to ensnare victims and satisfy his evil thirst.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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22. Reign of the Supermen

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6.8/10
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65/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In the wake of The Death of Supermen, the world is still mourning the loss of the Man of Steel following his fatal battle with the monster Doomsday. However, no sooner as his body been laid to rest than do four new bearers of the Superman shield come forward to take on the mantle. The Last Son of Krypton, Superboy, Steel, and the Cyborg Superman all attempt to fill the vacuum left by the world's greatest champion. Meanwhile, Superman's death has also signaled to the universe that Earth is vulnerable. Can these new Supermen and the rest of the heroes prove them wrong?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

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8.1/10
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63/100
Released: 2012
Documentary

What it's about: Academy Award®–winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all way to the Vatican.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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24. Machine Gun Preacher

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70/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty as soldiers.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. Constantine

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7.0/10
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80/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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26. Breaking the Waves

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7.8/10
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73/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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27. Heaven Help Us

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7.0/10
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58/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Sixteen-year-old Michael Dunn arrives at St. Basil's Catholic Boys School in Brooklyn circa 1965. There, he befriends all of the misfits in his class as they collide with the repressive faculty and discover the opposite sex as they come of age.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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28. Jubilee

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6.1/10
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70/100
Released: 1978
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Queen Elizabeth I visits late twentieth-century Britain to find a depressing landscape where life has changed since her time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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29. The Pilgrim

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7.3/10
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59/100
Released: 1923Rated: G
Musical, Comedy

What it's about: The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & FilmBox).

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30. Twist of Faith

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7.3/10
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54/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Documentary

What it's about: A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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31. 3 Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

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7.7/10
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49/100
Released: 2016
Documentary

What it's about: In November 2015, when gunmen attacked Paris, France declared war on the Islamic State. But that war - and France's 'year of terror' - began a year ago with the attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. With unprecedented access to the French authorities and previously unseen footage, five-time Bafta-winning director Dan Reed reveals the untold story of the massacre and of the first Islamic State strike in Paris at a kosher grocery store. Key witnesses, police officers and survivors - many speaking for the first time - piece together the dramatic attacks and the unprecedented manhunt that gripped the world for three extraordinary and terrifying days.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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32. The Letter

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6.4/10
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41/100
Released: 2020
Documentary

What it's about: Karisa’s city-life is interrupted when his Grandma back home is called a witch and receives a death threat. Returning to his rural village to investigate, he finds a frenzied mixture of consumerism and Christianity is turning hundreds of families against their elders, branding them as witches as a means to steal their ancestral land.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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33. The King of Kings

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7.3/10
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54/100
Released: 1927
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The King of Kings is the Greatest Story Ever Told as only Cecil B. DeMille could tell it. In 1927, working with one of the biggest budgets in Hollywood history, DeMille spun the life and Passion of Christ into a silent-era blockbuster. Featuring text drawn directly from the Bible, a cast of thousands, and the great showman’s singular cinematic bag of tricks, The King of Kings is at once spectacular and deeply reverent—part Gospel, part Technicolor epic.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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34. God is the Bigger Elvis

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7.0/10
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48/100
Released: 2012Rated: G
Biography, Documentary

What it's about: Dolores Hart left a successful Hollywood acting career to become a nun. A true story.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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35. Judgment

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6.5/10
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46/100
Released: 1990Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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36. Top Ten Monks

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6.7/10
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39/100
Released: 2010Rated: G
Documentary

What it's about: The Cistercian monks of Austria are holy men who rise at 4:30 a.m., pray for more than four hours a day and have devoted their lives to God. They're also pop stars. This documentary offers a glimpse at the daily life of the joyous monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz Abbey whose recordings of their ethereal Gregorian chants have turned them into chart-topping music sensations.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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37. Koran by Heart

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7.3/10
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41/100
Released: 2011Rated: G
Documentary

What it's about: In this 80-minute documentary, three 10-year-old children leave their native countries to participate in one of the Islamic world’s most famous competitions, a test of memory and recitation known as The International Holy Koran Competition. Up against much older students, these youngsters have committed the 600 pages of the Koran to memory, and will put their skills to the test before the elite of the world’s Muslim community in Cairo, Egypt. In the midst of this intense international competition, the three young competitors –two boys from Senegal and Tajikistan, and one girl from the Maldives – face uncertain futures at home, as they are caught between fundamentalist and moderate visions of Islam. The children discuss their recitation techniques – with accompanying, completely improvised melodies – and talk about their nerves and excitement as they finally compete before a panel of judges.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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38. Scenes from a Marriage

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70/100
Released: 1974Rated: PG
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Johan and Marianne are married and seem to have it all. Their happiness, however, is a façade for a troubled relationship, which becomes even rockier when Johan admits that he's having an affair. Before long, the spouses separate and move towards finalizing their divorce, but they make attempts at reconciling. Even as they pursue other relationships, Johan and Marianne realize that they have a significant bond, but also many issues that hinder that connection.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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39. Babette's Feast

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68/100
Released: 1987Rated: G
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A French housekeeper with a mysterious past brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late 19th century Denmark.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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40. Europe '51

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7.5/10
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61/100
Released: 1952
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A wealthy, self-absorbed Rome socialite is tacked by guilt over the death of her young son. As a way of dealing with her grief and finding meaning in her life, she decides to devote her time and money to the city’s poor and sick. Her newfound, single-minded activism leads to conflicts with her husband and questions about her sanity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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41. The Case Against 8

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7.3/10
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56/100
Released: 2014
Documentary, LGBTQ

What it's about: A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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42. Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice

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6.7/10
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51/100
Released: 1972
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Fearless Edo-period police inspector Hanzo Itami, nicknamed The Razor, has developed his own unique way of extracting information for his inquiries. His first adventure sees him investigating his superior officer's mistress, whom he suspects of having ties with a reputed criminal on the loose.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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43. The Great Caruso

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6.5/10
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48/100
Released: 1951
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Loosely traces the life of tenor Enrico Caruso (1873-1921). He loves Musetta, in his home town of Naples, and then Dorothy, the daughter of one of the Metropolitan Opera's patrons. Caruso is unacceptable to both women's fathers: to one, because he sings; to Dorothy's, because he is a peasant. To New York patricians, Caruso is short, barrel chested, loud, emotional, unrefined. Their appreciation comes slowly. The film depicts Caruso's lament that "the man does not have the voice, the voice has the man": he cannot be places he wants to be, because he must be elsewhere singing, including the day his mother dies. Throughout, Mario Lanza and stars from the Met sing.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX).

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44. My Night at Maud's

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7.9/10
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86/100
Released: 1969Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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