Movies like Possessed

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Possessed (2000)
 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, 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
Plot: family relations, clergy, parents and children, church, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, supernatural, mind game, supernatural ability, danger, society, losing-it hero, deadly, afterlife, rivalry, exorcism, possessed human, demon, boy, priest, ghost, youth, heroes, religions or cults, murder ...
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 bleak films with plots about supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, rivalry and clergy mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Possessed: The Antichrist (1974), The Exorcist (1973), Outcast (2016), The Rite (2011), Blackwater Valley Exorcism (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, paralysis, inquisition, past, faith, adultery, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, disability, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, bleak ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, priest, church, archaeologist, religions or cults, danger, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, supernatural ability, deadly, redemption ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1947, 1940s, year 1944
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.0
 348K
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, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, priest, exorcism, religion, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, demon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., asia, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.4
 17K
Outcast (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, scary, suspenseful, bleak, melancholic
Plot: demon, uncover truth, supernatural, investigation, chaos, haunted by the past, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, clergy, rivalry, society, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 88K
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: clergy, church, vatican, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, good versus evil, teachers and students, exorcism, seminary, power relations, supernatural ability, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, battles, afterlife, danger, supernatural, mentally unstable, clergy, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: serious, psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: satanism, occult, supernatural, satanist, deal with the devil, demon, cult, ritual, danger, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, mind bending, scary, serious
Plot: good versus evil, investigation, pregnancy, danger, religions or cults, rivalry, apocalypse, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, priest, antichrist, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
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: bleak, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: exorcist, exorcism, demonic possession, parents and children, supernatural ability, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, religions or cults, family relations, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.0
 1K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: church, demon, priest, rivalry, supernatural ability, deadly, crimes, escapades, heroes, protagonist as suspect, clergy, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.0
 973
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
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, babies and infants, deadly, family in danger, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, curse, demon, stripper, gory ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.5
 517
Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: religions or cults, danger, supernatural, pregnancy, gory, woman in danger, slasher, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, deadly, demon, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 1K
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, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: ghost, cancer, supernatural, family problems, teenage life, deadly, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, danger, terminal illness, gory, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, sexual
Plot: ghost, nightmare, clergy, supernatural ability, danger, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural, college, curses spells and rituals, deadly, on the road ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.6
 723
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: mind bending, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, murder, ghost, revenge, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, mute or deaf, criminal heroes, gangsters, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, curses spells and rituals, gory, family in danger, danger, murder, parents and children, deadly, supernatural ability, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, possession, priest, haunted by the past, homecoming, parents and children, danger, murder, teenager, hometown, exorcism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: suspenseful, scary, british horror, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, ritual murder, violence, vengeance, gory, boarding school, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural ability, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, europe, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 6K
Final Prayer (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, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: church, catholic priest, paganism, suicide, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, clergy, deadly, countryside, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.4
 2K
Camp Hell (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, imaginary, isolation, danger, youth, camp, clergy, society, confined, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 5K
Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak
Plot: supernatural, dark fantasy, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witch, danger, church, escapades, supernatural ability, surrealism, evil dead, priest ...
Place: ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, supernatural, reincarnation, family in danger, danger, mentally unstable, religions or cults, clergy, exorcism, vengeance, hell, castle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 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, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: losing-it hero, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, family in danger, danger, society, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, mentally unstable, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 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: succubus, good versus evil, church, half breed, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, save the world, danger, lust, exorcism, demon, priest ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 2K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mysterious character, uncover truth, life turned upside down, starting over, ghost, supernatural, teenage life, family problems, orphan, adoption, deadly, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 1.8
 1K
12/12/12 (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When baby Sebastian is born on 12/12/12 everyone around him starts to die. Soon, his mother realizes that her son is the spawn of Hell.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: prophecy, murder, supernatural ability, danger, good versus evil, destiny, supernatural, parents and children, babies and infants, birth, antichrist, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Good Against Evil (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dack Rambo and Elyssa Davalos star as sweethearts Andy Stuart and Jessica Gordon. The course of true love is messed up when Satan claims Jessica as his own personal property. Desperately, Andy turns to a pair of priests, Fathers Kemschler and ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: devil worship, supernatural, priest, exorcism, partners, supernatural ability, afterlife, danger, child in peril, supernatural horror, rivalry, horse riding ...
Time: 70s, year 1955
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 884
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, scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: adoption, teenager, demon, pregnancy, supernatural, family problems, mystery, mentally unstable, family life, danger, babies and infants, murder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
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, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, youth, vengeance, chaos, supernatural, strong violent content, losing-it hero, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 727
Voodoo Moon (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Voodoo Moon takes place in the mid-west United States, where a demonic figure murders the entire population of a small town, save for one young boy and his sister. Twenty years later, the boy has been consumed with trying to track the devil down and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, experiment gone awry, siblings relations, survival, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past, obsession, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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