Keyword missionary Movies

Silence 7.0

2016 Drama, History

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

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Australia 6.4

2008 Drama

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive…

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Rambo 6.4

2008 Action, Thriller

When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although…

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Transamerica 6.9

2005 Drama

Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her…

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The African Queen 7.4

1951 Adventure, War, Romance

At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

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Two Missionaries 6.0

1974 Action, Adventure, Comedy

Two missionaries (Bud Spencer and Terence Hill) come into conflict with the authorities when they turn their missionary into a parrot farm. The Bishop of Maracaibo calls them his 'black sheep' and the Monsignore…

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The Sand Pebbles 7.2

1966 Action, Adventure, Drama, War, Romance

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash…

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Watusi 5.5

1959 Adventure

A sequel to the MGM 1950 King Solomon's Mines.

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The Nun's Story 7.4

1959 Drama

Gabrielle Van Der Mal gave up everything to become a nun. But her faith and her vows are forever being tested: first in the missionary Congo hospital where she assists the brilliant and handsome Dr. Fortunati and…

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At Play in the Fields of the Lord 5.8

1991 Drama, Romance

Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, before the natives murdered…

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The Bitter Tea of General Yen 5.7

1933 Drama, Romance

A U.S. missionary (Barbara Stanwyck) is gradually seduced by a courtly warlord (Nils Asther) holding her in Shanghai.

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Paradise Found 6.8

2003 Drama

Paradise Found is a biography about the painter Paul Gauguin. Focusing on his personal conflict between citizen life and his family life and the art scene in Frane. In an incredible imagery montage Gauguin manages…

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Rain 5.1

1932 Drama

A missionary tries to reform a prostitute trapped on a Pacific island.

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7 Women 5.7

1966 Drama

In a mission in China in 1935, Agatha Andrews is a rigid missionary beset by Mongolian bandits led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan. With her are her assistant Jane Argent, staff members Emma Clark, Miss Russell and…

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Call Me Kuchu 7.2

2012 Documentary

In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while combating vicious…

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Vessel of Wrath 10.0

1938 Comedy, Drama, Romance

Ginger Ted, AKA Edward Claude Wilson (Charles Laughton) a drunkard and womanizer, and Miss Jones,(Elsa Lanchester) a missionary, live in the Alas Islands. During a cholera epidemic, Ginger Ted and Miss Jones are…

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Miss Sadie Thompson 5.0

1953 Drama, Music

Sadie Thompson winds up stranded on an island and while her boat is being quarantined, she manages to stir up the blood of every marine on the base.

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Warbus 4.0

1986 Action, War

The plot concerns a small group of people who are forced to flee from their base (which happens to be a Mission) in an old school bus when the VC launch a vicious assault upon it. Along the way they are joined by…

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Nukie 1.5

1988 Family, Science Fiction

Two alien brothers crash their ship in the U.S. They get separated, and one searches the country for the other one.

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Compelled By Love 5.3

2014 Documentary

This feature-length biography traces the journey of Heidi Baker, a modern day Mother Theresa, as The Baker’s pursuit of the presence of God has transformed a poverty-stricken and war torn Mozambique through love…

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