Movies like Possessed 2000

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Possessed (2000)
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Possessed (2000)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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, the boy's parents turn to the catholic church for help. Father Bowden is a WWII veteran who is experiencing nightmares, flashbacks and other personal problems, including alcoholism. He is recruited by the archbishop to perform a series of exorcisms. This is the apparent true account of the last exorcism known to have been done by the catholic church.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, serious, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, clergy, parents and children, church, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, supernatural, mind game, danger, society, losing-it hero, deadly, afterlife, rivalry, exorcism, possessed human, demon, boy, priest, supernatural ability, world war two, ghost, youth, heroes, religions or cults ...
Place: st. louis missouri

Most similar movies to Possessed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, clergy and rivalry mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Possessed: The Exorcist (1973), The Antichrist (1974), Outcast (2016), Blackwater Valley Exorcism (2006), To the Devil a Daughter (1976). 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, frightening, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: devil, supernatural, demons, exorcism, priest, religion, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east, asia, iraq
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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, psychological, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, danger, paralysis, inquisition, past, faith, supernatural, ghost, losing-it hero, deadly, supernatural ability, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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Outcast (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kyle Barnes has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a spiritual journey to find answers, but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, melancholic
Plot: demon, uncover truth, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, haunted by the past, chaos, clergy, society, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, rough ...
Plot: good versus evil, archaeologist, supernatural, priest, church, religions or cults, danger, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, deadly, supernatural ability, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1947
Place: africa, kenya
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55%
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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: ghost, reincarnation, afterlife, battles, mentally unstable, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, clergy, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: satanism, occult, supernatural, ritual, deal with the devil, demon, cult, curses spells and rituals, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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51%
Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Catholic priest is sent to investigate reports of two virgin conceptions. One is about to give birth to the child of God and the other is the child of the Devil and he must decide which one is good and which one is evil before Satan's ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: good versus evil, pregnancy, investigation, apocalypse, religions or cults, rivalry, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, priest, antichrist, clergy ...
Time: 90s
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50%
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Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: danger, supernatural, religions or cults, pregnancy, gory, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, deadly, demon, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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48%
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Turkish Exorcist (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Şeytan is a Turkish remake of the classic horror film The Exorcist. 12 year-old Gul becomes possessed by Satan after experimenting with a Ouija board. A troubled psychiatrist and an experienced exorcist become the girl's only hope for ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary, tense ...
Plot: demonic possession, exorcist, exorcism, losing-it hero, rivalry, family relations, religions or cults, child in peril, supernatural, unfulfillment, curses spells and rituals, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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47%
Sharon's Baby (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange deaths, the one common factor being the presence of a baby in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, babies and infants, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, deadly, rivalry, curse, demon, stripper, family relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Unholy (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A priest battles a demon that kills sinners in the act of sinning.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: church, demon, priest, society, clergy, deadly, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, escapades, investigation, crimes, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa
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47%
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Scary Hair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Chi-Hyon takes home her young sister, Su Hyon, a terminal cancer patient, so that she can help her enjoy her remaining time on earth, she buys her a wig to mask the effects of chemotherapy -- not realizing that the wig is, in fact, demonic. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, teenage life, terminal illness, family problems, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Exorcismus (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Emma Evans is like any other teenage girl; she thinks that her parents don´t understand her. She longs for independence and a life free of family ties and responsibilities and she is prepared to do anything to achieve it. But one ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious
Plot: parents and children, supernatural ability, danger, exorcism, hypnosis, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, satan, obsession, seance, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, murder, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: usa, california
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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Dead Souls (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On his 18th birthday, Johnny finds out that he's come into an inheritance - and his family were a lot stranger than he ever knew...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: uncover truth, mysterious character, life turned upside down, supernatural, ghost, teenage life, starting over, orphan, deadly, family problems, danger, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tyge Murdock, a successful director of low-budget horror films, has been chasing monsters his whole life. When an actor is accidentally killed on the set of his latest production, Tyge returns to his hometown to reassess his life. But all new ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, mentally unstable, rivalry, deadly, danger, filmmaking, captivity, homecoming, isolation, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Curse of El Charro (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: n California, Maria has awful nightmares with and visions of her sister that committed suicide one year ago. Her roommate Chris invites Maria to travel with her and her friends Tanya and Rose on vacation to her uncle's house in Saguaro, ...
Style: bleak, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: ghost, nightmare, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural, clergy, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, college, reincarnation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, possession, priest, haunted by the past, homecoming, parents and children, danger, murder, hometown, exorcism, satanism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Ruby (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Strange killings occur at Ruby's drive-in theatre, sixteen years after the murder of her gangster boyfriend.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, gangsters, supernatural, ghost, revenge, mute or deaf, gang, crime, deadly, danger, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1950s, year 1951, year 1935
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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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ritual murder, evil nun, ghost, curses spells and rituals, curse, vengeance, boarding school, religions or cults, gory, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, europe, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Southern Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hazel Fortune works in a strip club in the small Southern town of Redemption. Haunted by the death of his only daughter, Fortune has become a self-destructive, suicidal alcoholic, until he meets Starla Motes. Hazel's downward spiral is ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, redemption, haunted by the past, good versus evil, child in peril, danger, deadly, supernatural, clergy, escapades, hopes, evil priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Borderlands (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Vatican investigators are sent to the British West Country to investigate paranormal activity, and they find the events are more disturbing than they first imagined.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: church, catholic priest, religions or cults, paganism, suicide, uncover truth, supernatural, deadly, danger, clergy, countryside, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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44%
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Torture Chamber (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 13-year-old Jimmy Morgan is possessed by an evil too powerful to be exorcised by any religion. After escaping from a mental institution, Jimmy is back with a vengeance - and an army of children who follow his every murderous desire.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: evil, reincarnation, supernatural, mentally unstable, danger, family in danger, religions or cults, clergy, exorcism, vengeance, possession, hell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Godsend (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own, but over the years the strange deaths of their children make them consider whether the little girl is more than she ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: adoption, demon, pregnancy, supernatural, mystery, danger, mentally unstable, family problems, family life, babies and infants, murder, teenager ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
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43%
We Are What We Are (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: family relations, murder, danger, family problems, family in crisis, deadly, curses spells and rituals, cannibalism, death of father, violence, survival, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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42%
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 1K
Uninvited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Impaired by amnesia, Jeong-won (Shin-yang Park) can't remember his youth -- until he meets Yeon (Ji-hyun Jun), a psychic who may be able to uncover his past. After witnessing the horrific deaths of children, both share dreamlike visions of ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, mentally unstable, deadly, society, family in danger, murder, missing child, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, poland
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42%
 4.3
 1K
Demon Hunter (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After resolving a situation of exorcism, the half-breed demon hunter Jake Greyman (Sean Patrick Flanery) reports to Cardinal White (William Bassett) and they realize that the demon Asmodeus (Billy Drago) is impregnating many mortals trying to raise ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: half breed, succubus, good versus evil, church, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, save the world, danger, supernatural ability, imaginary, lust, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Wicker Tree (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Director Robin Hardy's reimagining of his eerie 1973 film, The Wicker Man. Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland. When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: danger, religions or cults, couple relations, secret place, curses spells and rituals, society, mystery, supernatural, graphic violence, village, female nudity, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
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42%
Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pinhead returns to terrorize computer hackers who have opened a virtual Lament Configuration on the website Hellworld.com.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, danger, curses spells and rituals, chaos, supernatural, mind game, deadly, losing-it hero, strong violent content, vengeance, supernatural ability, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%