films The Best Nun Movies  

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List Rules Movies that include nuns as main characters only.

A list of the best nun movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This nun movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about nun are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about nun you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous nun movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these nun movie titles for more information about the films.

List is made up of items like Two Mules for Sister Sara and The Sound of Music.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best nun movies?" and "What is the greatest nun movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular nun movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these nun movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good nun movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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The Nun's Story Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dean Jagger

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The Song of Bernadette Vincent Price, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb

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The Bells of St. Mary's Ingrid Bergman, Bing Crosby, Una O'Connor

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The Sound of Music Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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Brother Sun, Sister Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nun Movies
Brother Sun, Sister Moon Alec Guinness, Judi Bowker, Peter Firth

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Sister Act Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

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Doubt Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Black Narcissus Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Flora Robson

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In This House of Brede is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nun Movies
In This House of Brede Diana Rigg, Judi Bowker, Pamela Brown

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The Keys of the Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The Keys of the Kingdom Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall

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Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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Ida Joanna Kulig, Jerzy Trela, Agata Kulesza

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Lilies of the Field Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Lilia Skala

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Conspiracy of Hearts Sylvia Syms, Lilli Palmer, Peter Arne

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Sister Smile Ginevra Colonna, Antonio Salines, Ana Valeria Dini

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The Letters Max von Sydow, Rutger Hauer, Juliet Stevenson

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Come to the Stable Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester

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Vision – From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen Barbara Sukowa, Heino Ferch, Lena Stolze

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Trailblazers in Habits

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The Magdalene Sisters Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff, Geraldine McEwan

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The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima Sherry Jackson, Gilbert Roland, Frank Silvera

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The Innocents

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The Nun Anna Karina, Francisco Rabal, Micheline Presle

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The Singing Nun Debbie Reynolds, Katharine Ross, Greer Garson

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Nuns on the Run Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Janet Suzman

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Trailblazers in Habits is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nun Movies
Trailblazers in Habits Susan Sarandon

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Little Sister

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The Runner Stumbles Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan, Tammy Grimes

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The Very Private Work of Siste... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The Very Private Work of Sister K Bruce Jennings, Bradley Goodwill, Liza Curtiss

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Viridiana Fernando Rey, Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal

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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The Keepers

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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The Keepers David Gizzarelli

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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The Keepers

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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The Keepers

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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The Keepers Erin Brown, Sara Taylor-Iakovakis, Fred Wagner

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The White Sister is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nun Movies
The White Sister Clark Gable, Helen Hayes

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Two Mules for Sister Sara Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Armando Silvestre

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nun Movies
Mother Teresa of Calcutta Olivia Hussey, Laura Morante, Ingrid Rubio

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Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows Stella Stevens, Milton Berle, Susan Saint James

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Sisters of War Claire van der Boom, Sarah Snook, Khan Chittenden

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Change of Habit Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner

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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill, Maggie Smith

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Mother Teresa: In the Name of ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nun Movies
Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor Geraldine Chaplin, William Katt, Keene Curtis

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Thérèse Catherine Mouchet, Mona Heftre, Hélène Alexandridis