ByKen Anderson, writer at Creators.co
Ken Anderson

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At the center of a mystery
At the center of a mystery

Anne Bancroft as Mother Mariam Ruth in Agnes of God (1985)

D
D
A homicidal imposter
A homicidal imposter

Faye Dunaway as Milady de Winter in The Four Musketeers (1974)

Dark thoughts and perverted obsessions
Dark thoughts and perverted obsessions

Vanessa Redgrave as Sister Jeanne in The Devils (1971)

Hepburn's favorite
Hepburn's favorite

Audrey Hepburn as Sister Luke in The Nun’s Story (1959)

Not what she seems
Not what she seems

Shirley MacLaine needs no introduction in Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

Nunzilla
Nunzilla

Jodie Foster as Sister Assumpta The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

All monsters are human
All monsters are human

Jessica Lange as Sister Jude in American Horror Story: Asylum (2012)

A superior Mother Superior
A superior Mother Superior

Rosalind Russell as Reverend Mother in The Trouble With Angels (1966)

Visually breathtaking movie
Visually breathtaking movie

Deborah Kerr as Sister Clodagh in Black Narcissus (1947)

Uh, ...Ok
Uh, ...Ok

Raquel Welch (!) as Magdalena in Bluebeard (1972)

Not a problem at all
Not a problem at all

Julie Andrews as Maria in The Sound of Music (1965)

Worth it for Bergman's bone-structure alone
Worth it for Bergman's bone-structure alone

Ingrid Bergman as Sister Mary Benedict in The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)

A movie in need of an exorcism
A movie in need of an exorcism

Altovise Davis as Alicia in Can't Stop the Music (1980)

The dragon is hungry
The dragon is hungry

Meryl Streep as Sister Aloysius Beauvier in Doubt (2008)

Best religious satire ever made
Best religious satire ever made

Dudley Moore as Sister Luna in Bedazzled (1967)

Golden angel wings, golden records
Golden angel wings, golden records

Debbie Reynolds as Sister Ann in The Singing Nun (1966)

Piety, Hollywood-style
Piety, Hollywood-style

Loretta Young as Sister Margaret in Come to the Stable (1949)

False eyelashes are not a sin
False eyelashes are not a sin

Mary Tyler Moore as Sister Michelle in Change of Habit (1969)

Looking a little wounded
Looking a little wounded

Stella Stevens as Sister George in Where Angels Go…Trouble Follows (1968)

Not to be trifled with
Not to be trifled with

Maggie Smith as Mother Superior in Sister Act 1992

Post-Watergate wiretap shenanigans in a convent
Post-Watergate wiretap shenanigans in a convent

Glenda Jackson, Anne Jackson and Geraldine Page in Nasty Habits (1977)

Colossal flop, but Page is hilarious
Colossal flop, but Page is hilarious

Geraldine Page (again) and Deborah Rush in Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)

And last, but not least, everybody's favorite nun...and a two-time Academy Award-winner, too!

I'm so glad I can fly
I'm so glad I can fly

Sally Field as Sister Bertrille in The Flying Nun (1967)

Visit my blog, Dreams Are What Le Cinema is For... to read more about some of these films.

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