The Best Nun Movies Films

The Best Nun Movies

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List Criteria: 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dean Jagger

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    The Bells of St. Mary's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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

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    The Song of Bernadette is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Vincent Price, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb

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    The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nun Movies

    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

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    Brother Sun, Sister Moon Alec Guinness, Judi Bowker, Peter Firth

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    Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

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    Sister Act is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nun Movies

    Sister Act Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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    Black Narcissus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Black Narcissus Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Flora Robson

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    Doubt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Doubt Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    The Nun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    The Nun

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    The Keys of the Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    The Keys of the Kingdom Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall

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    Agnes of God is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Ida is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Joanna Kulig, Jerzy Trela, Agata Kulesza

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    Lilies of the Field is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Lilia Skala

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    Dead Man Walking is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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    Trouble With Angels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Diana Rigg, Judi Bowker, Pamela Brown

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    Conspiracy of Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sylvia Syms, Lilli Palmer, Peter Arne

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    Sister Smile is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sister Smile Ginevra Colonna, Antonio Salines, Ana Valeria Dini

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    Vision – From the Life of Hild... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Barbara Sukowa, Heino Ferch, Lena Stolze

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    Come to the Stable is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester

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    The Singing Nun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Debbie Reynolds, Katharine Ross, Greer Garson

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    The Magdalene Sisters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff, Geraldine McEwan

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    The Letters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    The Letters Max von Sydow, Rutger Hauer, Juliet Stevenson

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    Sister Helen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sister Helen

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    God Is the Bigger Elvis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    God Is the Bigger Elvis

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    Clark Gable, Helen Hayes

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    Mother Teresa: In the Name of ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor Geraldine Chaplin, William Katt, Keene Curtis

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    Mother Teresa of Calcutta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Mother Teresa of Calcutta Olivia Hussey, Laura Morante, Ingrid Rubio

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    Trailblazers in Habits Susan Sarandon

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    Change of Habit is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nun Movies

    Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner

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    Two Mules for Sister Sara is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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

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    Nuns on the Run is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Janet Suzman

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    Thérèse is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Catherine Mouchet, Mona Heftre, Hélène Alexandridis

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    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habi... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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

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

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    Raquel Welch, Dudley Moore, Peter Cook

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