With tens of thousands of movies and television shows available on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video, it can be difficult to find content that engages the Catholic imagination. America325棋牌官网安卓版 has compiled a list to help you find all the Catholic entertainment you’ve been looking for but didn’t know was there.
This list of streaming movies and series contains side-splitting Catholic comedians, documentaries depicting holy people, serious films that reckon with the sexual abuse crisis, horror movies about exorcisms, shows about teenagers attending Catholic school, animated movies for children and more.
Disclaimer: Not all the content listed here takes its Catholic themes as seriously as others.
Silence Set in the 17th century, this film follows two Jesuit priests as they leave Portugal to find their missing mentor and spread the Gospel in Japan. Watch on or
First Reformed A minister at First Reformed church faces isolation after the death of his son and tries to find solace in the theology of Thomas Merton and G.K. Chesterton. Watch on .
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)325棋牌官网安卓版 During the reign of King Louis XIV of France, a musketeer is instructed to track down and kill the leader of the Jesuits. Watch on .
The Irishman Hit man Frank Sheeran looks back at the secrets he kept as a loyal member of the Bufalino crime family in this acclaimed film from Martin Scorsese. Plus, this film features our own Fr. James Martin, SJ! Watch on
Jane the Virgin325棋牌官网安卓版 Jane has been accidentally artificially inseminated, hilarity ensues in this telenovela-styled dramedy. Keep an eye out for Jane’s abuela praying the rosary and the Catholic sisters selling merch for this “miracle” pregnancy. Watch on .
American Vandal: Season 2 The second installment of this true-crime parody investigates laxative-tainted lemonade at a Catholic high school. Watch on .
The Good Place Eleanor was not a good person, but can she improve herself after death? Watch on and .
The Borgias This series follows the Borgia family’s entanglements in the Vatican and beyond during the Renaissance. Watch on .
Fleabag The show follows its titular heroine, a 30-something café owner, as she attempts to navigate life in contemporary London while coping with the recent death of her best friend and business partner. Watch on
Pope Francis Flix
Call Me Francis325棋牌官网安卓版 This TV miniseries shares Pope Francis’s life story, from his youth in Argentina to his early papacy. Watch on .
Pope Francis: A Man of His Word This documentary follows Pope Francis’s papacy. Watch on .
The Francis Effect This documentary looks closely at how Pope Francis is changing the church and the world. Watch on
The Two Popes325棋牌官网安卓版 - At a key turning point for the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI forms a surprising friendship with the future Pope Francis. Inspired by true events. Watch on
The Exorcist This classic 1973 movie, inspired by real events, still haunts viewers today. Watch on and .
The Rite325棋牌官网安卓版 A priest attends exorcism training at the Vatican and faces his demons, literally. Watch on
Hostage to the Devil A priest illicitly performs exorcisms. Watch on .
Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church
The Keepers325棋牌官网安卓版 This Netflix original is a true-crime documentary that explores the mysterious and tragic murder of a religious sister in Baltimore nearly five decades ago. Watch on .
The Boys of St. Vincent325棋牌官网安卓版 Based on real events, this drama depicts the road from abuse to discovery and escape for the young residents of a Roman Catholic orphanage in Canada. Watch on .
Footprints: the Path of Your Life Ten young men and a Catholic priest walk the Camino de Santiago. Watch on .
Saints and Sinners: The History of the Popes This six part series looks at the legacy of the popes from Peter to John Paul II. Watch on
Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the fall of Communism This is biographical documentary focuses on St. John Paul II’s role in resisting Communism in Poland and later as pope. Watch on
Catholic Coming of Age Stories
Lady Bird Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson challenges the status quo at her all girls Catholic high school— and in her own home. Watch on .
Derry Girls325棋牌官网安卓版 Set in Ireland during the 1990s, the biggest troubles for 16-year-old Erin Quinn and her friends are avoiding exams, making some cash and trying to be cool. Watch on .
Saints and Holy People
Juana Ines This Netflix original series gives new life to the story of a 17th century Catholic sister and her contributions to literature. Watch on .
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story From her less-saintly days to the founding of the Catholic Worker, this movie depicts the life of Servant of God Dorothy Day—starring Moira Kelly and Martin Sheen. Watch on .
The Jewish Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger was a Catholic cardinal of Jewish heritage. He boldly opposed and protested the construction of a convent on the grounds of Auschwitz. Watch on .
Veggie Tales325棋牌官网安卓版 This Sunday school classic is great for kids of all ages. Watch on .
The Prince of Egypt This musical adaptation from Dreamworks tells the story of Moses from Exodus. Watch on and
Joseph: King of Dreams Another biblical adaptation from Dreamworks, this movie musical follows the story of Joseph from Genesis. Watch on .
Jim Gaffigan There are many stand up routines to stream from this beloved Catholic comedian (and ). Watch , , , and . Watch .
Holy Goalies A group of monks form a soccer to team to win money and save their monastery. Watch on .
Kathleen Madigan From an Irish Catholic family this comedian knows how to joke about Jesus. . . or .
The Little Hours Three less-than-perfect nuns living in a medieval convent take in a runaway, debauchery ensues. Watch on .
Last updated: March 14, 2020