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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    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

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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    Sister Act is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nun Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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    The Nun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    The Nun

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    Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

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

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    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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    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    Alec Guinness, Judi Bowker, Peter Firth

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    Agnes of God is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Diana Rigg, Judi Bowker, Pamela Brown

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    Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall

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    Trouble With Angels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Ida is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Joanna Kulig, Jerzy Trela, Agata Kulesza

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    Dead Man Walking is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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    Lilies of the Field is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Lilia Skala

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    Sister Smile is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sister Smile Ginevra Colonna, Antonio Salines, Ana Valeria Dini

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    Conspiracy of Hearts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sylvia Syms, Lilli Palmer, Peter Arne

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

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    The Letters Max von Sydow, Rutger Hauer, Juliet Stevenson

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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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    Trailblazers in Habits Susan Sarandon

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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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    The Singing Nun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Debbie Reynolds, Katharine Ross, Greer Garson

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    Mother Teresa: In the Name of ... is listed (or ranked) 27 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) 28 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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    God Is the Bigger Elvis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    God Is the Bigger Elvis

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    Nuns on the Run is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Janet Suzman

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    The Runner Stumbles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan, Tammy Grimes

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    The Miracle of Our Lady of Fat... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Sherry Jackson, Gilbert Roland, Frank Silvera

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

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    The Innocents

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

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    Fernando Rey, Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal

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    The Nun is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Anna Karina, Francisco Rabal, Micheline Presle

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    Trailblazers in Habits is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Trailblazers in Habits

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    Change of Habit is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nun Movies

    Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner

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    Where Angels Go, Trouble Follo... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Stella Stevens, Milton Berle, Susan Saint James

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

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    Little Sister

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    Two Mules for Sister Sara is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Armando Silvestre

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    Clark Gable, Helen Hayes

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    Thérèse is listed (or ranked) 42 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) 43 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill, Maggie Smith

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    Bedazzled is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nun Movies

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    Raquel Welch, Dudley Moore, Peter Cook

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