Top 100 Pro-Catholic Movies Top 100 Pro-Catholic Movies

In 2004, the National Catholic Register and Faith & Family magazine gathered online nominations for films that best celebrate Catholic life. These are movies with specific Catholic references, not simply with Catholic themes.

More than 1,000 people voted for their favorites. Here are the results. WARNING: Not all of these movies are family-friendly. Movies with asterisks are known to have adult content. However, readers are advised to preview all films to determine if they’re appropriate for your children. 1. The Passion of the Christ (2004)* 2. The Sound of Music (1965) 3. A Man For All Seasons (1966) 4. The Song of Bernadette (1943) 5. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) 6. The Ten Commandments (1956) 7. The Scarlet and the Black (1983) 8. Jesus of Nazareth (1977) 9. Schindler’s List (1993) * 10. The Bells of St Mary’s (1945) 11. Thérèse (2004) 12. Braveheart (1995) * 13. The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima 14. The Mission (1986) * 15. Lilies of the Field (1963) 16. The Miracle of Marcelino (1955) 17. Les Miserables (1998) * 18. The Quiet Man (1952) 19. Ben Hur (1959) 20. Rudy (1993) * 21. The Robe (1953) 22. Return to Me (2000) * 23. We Were Soldiers (2002) * 24. Becket (1964) * 25. Going My Way (1944) 26. Romero (1989) 27. Sister Act (1992) * 28. Pope John Paul II (1984) 29. Jonah: a Veggie Tales Movie (2002) 30. Shoes of the Fisherman (1986)

Joan of Arc (1948) 47. The Miracle Maker: the Story of Jesus (2000) 52. Barabbas (1962) 71. The Fourth Wiseman (1985) 69. Babette’s Feast (1987) 40. Au Revoir Les Infants (1987) * 62. The Assisi Underground (1985) 61. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944) 33. The Trouble With Angels (1956) 39. Mr. The Decalogue (1987) * 75. In This House of Brede (1975) 65. Dead Man Walking (1995) * 46. The Gospel According to Saint Matthew (1966) . Henry V (1989) * 53. The Miracle of the Bells (1948) 67. Brother Sun. King of Kings (1961) 72. The Jeweller’s Shop (1988) 66. Heaven Knows. Diary of a Country Priest (1951) 64. Quo Vadis (1951) 38. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1937) 74. The Fighting Sullivans (1944) 68. Marty (1955) 59. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) 57. The Juggler of Notre Dame (1970) 70. Boy’s Town (1938) 36. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) * 48. Molokai: the Story of Father Damien (1999) * 37. I Confess (1953) 35. Brideshead Revisited (1981) * 32. Francis of Assisi (1961) 73. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) * 49. On the Waterfront (1954) 34. Sister Moon (1972) 44. Allison (1957) 54. The Exorcist (1973) * 45. Entertaining Angels: the Dorothy Day Story (1996) 55. One Man’s Hero (1999) 43. The Singing Nun (1966) 58. Monsieur Vincent (1948) 60. The Reluctant Saint (1962) 42. Come to the Stable (1949) 63.31. Moonstruck (1987) * 51. Knute Rockne: All American (1940) 56. The Rookie (2002) * S 41. Angels In the Outfield (1951) 50.

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938) 77. The Detective (1954) 97. The Son (2002) 84. 3 Godfathers (1948) 94. Thérèse (1986) 80. Faustyna (1995) 83. Open City (1945) * 93. Brother Orchid (1940) 87. The Fugitive (1947) 78. The Hoodlum Saint (1946) 98. Don Bosco (1988) 95. The Flowers of St.76.D. Not of This World (1999) 92. Demetrius and the Gladiators 88. (1985) 82. When In Rome (1952) 91. The Longest Day (1962) 79. The Gospel of John (2003) 81. The Silver Chalice (1954) 90. The Wrong Man (1956) 100. Abraham (1994) 96. Nazarin (1958) 89. Francis (1950) 86. A. Francesco (1989) * 85. Padre On Horseback (1977) . The Sign of the Cross (1932) 99.

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