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Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
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Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates Christian missions into the area, but the discovery also causes strange events to start occurring -- including physical changes to a young, disabled boy, whom Merrin grows to suspect has been possessed by a demon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, bleak, psychological, tense, serious, macabre, intense ...
Plot: good versus evil, archaeologist, supernatural, priest, church, religions or cults, danger, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, supernatural ability, deadly, redemption, obsession, mind game, transformation, faith, crisis of faith, mentor, life philosophy, storytelling, clergy, strong violent content, gory, rivalry, profanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1947
Place: africa, kenya

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Most similar movies to Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, demon, curses spells and rituals, murder and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist: The Exorcist (1973), The Rite (2011), Exorcist: The Beginning (2004), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), The Nun (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, frightening, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, priest, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east, asia, iraq
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100%
 6.0
 91K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, clergy, exorcism, church, vatican, supernatural, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, seminary, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, xian, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have ...
Style: scary, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, exorcism, demonic possession, good versus evil, gory, priest, archaeologist, supernatural, clergy, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1949
Place: kenya, africa, cairo egypt, iraq, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: devil, courtroom, priest, demons, evil force, curses spells and rituals, religion, halloween, teenage girl, christianity, supernatural, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.0
 3K
The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, violence, ritual murder, vengeance, supernatural ability, deadly, supernatural, danger, boarding school, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, europe, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 103K
The Wolfman (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.
Style: gothic, scary, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, human becomes animal, deadly, deadly creature, human becoming an animal, beast, superhuman powers, supernatural, gory, missing person, danger, imaginary ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian england ...
Place: europe, london, england, tower bridge london, scotland
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100%
 4.9
 10K
Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They ...
Style: scary, psychological, gothic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, antichrist, mystery, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, devil, reincarnation, chosen one, serial killer, satanism ...
Time: 90s
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31%
 5.3
 1K
Possessed (2000)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An 11 year old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furniture begins to move on its own when he is around, and he doesn't remember any of it. After giving up on the protestants, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: clergy, parents and children, family relations, church, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, supernatural, mind game, deadly, society, danger, losing-it hero ...
Place: st. louis missouri
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30%
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Bless the Child (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, satanism, murder, demon, autism, apocalypse, custody, religions or cults, danger, save the world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, blood, good versus evil, telekinesis, corn, blood splatter, killer child, priest, city, dream within a dream, supernatural, gory ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.5
 2K
Camp Hell (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the end of every summer, the children of a Christian community from a suburb of New Jersey attend Camp Hope. They travel deep into the woods far from any distractions the world provides. Here, the children are taught the ways of the Lord, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, confined, curses spells and rituals, youth, deadly, isolation, danger, society, clergy, in the woods, resort, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 19K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, murder, frame up, crimes, danger, police detective, dishonesty, deadly, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and a hypnotic research specialist free her from its grasp?
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, priest, locust, possession, demonic possession, exorcism, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, losing-it hero, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 3K
5ive Girls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five wayward teenage girls are sent to a reformatory and discover they possess unique powers to battle the ancient demon, Legion, which holds thrall over the sinister institution.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, scary, serious
Plot: healing power, demon, girls' boarding school, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, rivalry, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mother of Tears (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, psychological ...
Plot: witch, good versus evil, chaos, coffin, torture, black magic, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural ability, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Gathering (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cassie Grant (Christina Ricci) is a young girl from the United States who is wandering through England on foot. On her way to Ashby Wake Cassie is hit by a car. The driver of the car, Mrs Marion Kirkman (Kerry Fox), immediately calls an ambulance. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Plot: archaeologist, excavation, amnesia, church, supernatural, mystery, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, clergy, strong female character, hit by a car ...
Time: contemporary, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 17K
The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological thriller, scary, bleak, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, vatican, catholic church, priest, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, jerusalem, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Blackwater Valley Exorcism (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disturbed Isabelle is locked in a fierce battle with a vicious demon that's hell-bent on owning her soul
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, battles, afterlife, race against time, deadly, clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Antichrist (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Italian nobleman seeks help after his paralyzed daughter becomes possessed by the spirit of a malevolent ancestress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, paralysis, inquisition, past, faith, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, hidden identity, danger, mysterious character, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, mental institution, killing spree, priest, supernatural, gory, police investigation, exorcism, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, india, copenhagen denmark, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 108K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: antichrist, devil, prophecy, priest, good versus evil, monk, apocalypse, murder, gory, supernatural, mystery, rottweiler ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, rome italy, europe, london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, murder, miraculous event, church, mysterious character, mystery, investigation, supernatural ability, healing power, religions or cults, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: corn, priest, possession, slasher, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, religions or cults, psychopath, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.1
 47K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, murder, curse, supernatural, serial killer, deadly, crimes, investigation, danger, hospital, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, family relations, prayer, small town, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, crimes, missing person, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.1
 249
Methodic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Methodic tells the story of a boy who becomes demonically possessed by an ominous presence known as "The Dollman". Forced to obey his dark half, the boy ultimately murders his parents on his birthday and is sentenced to a life under a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, masked killer, supernatural, human host, curses spells and rituals, danger, mental institution, crimes, murder, possession, psychiatrist, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a Confederate soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
Style: serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, danger, ghost, vengeance, gory, curses spells and rituals, blood, gore, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Along Came the Devil (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a troubled childhood, Ashley searches for a connection, and unknowingly invites in a demonic force, which leaves her loved ones fighting for her soul.
Style: bleak, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: exorcism, demon, supernatural, seance, possession, obsession, priest, supernatural power, life is a bitch, danger, death of sister, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%