Movies like The Possessed 1977

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The Possessed (1977)
 5.3
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The Possessed (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, demon, teacher, reincarnation, accident, occult, exorcism, supernatural power, fire, girls' school, director, priest, possession, exorcist

Most similar movies to The Possessed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful and scary films with plots about supernatural power, possession, demon, occult, supernatural, exorcism and demonic possession mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Possessed: Exorcismo (1975), Crash! (1976), Enter the Devil (1974), The Power (1984), The Demon Lover (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 397
Exorcismo (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A priest struggles to save the life of a young woman who is possessed by the malevolent spirit of her father.
Style: suspense, bleak, scary, disturbing, rough
Plot: exorcism, priest, exorcist, demon, supernatural power, satanic cult, satanism, investigation, obsession, village, church, possession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 295
Crash! (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jealous invalid husband tries to kill sexy blond wife, who uses occult powers and devices to try to kill him.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: possession, car accident, black magic, occult, car, demonic possession, dog attack, demon, murder, red eyes, collision, animal attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Enter the Devil (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story in this horror movie revolves around a strange religious icon and the demonic sexual influence it exerts on a young art student. After a gory dream sequence in which the woman imagines herself being nailed to a cross herself, the statue ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, exorcist, art, supernatural, exorcism, demon, stigmata, student, robbery, masochism, satanism, self flagellation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.7
 417
The Power (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man comes into possession of an ancient Aztec doll. However, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, which takes over his body.
Style: twist ending, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: possession, aztec, psychokinesis, lecture, possessed woman, disfigured face, demonic possession, professor, ouija, possessed human, supernatural power, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Demon Lover (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of teenagers hanging around a cemetery get involved with a satanic priest who calls up a demon from hell.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cult, supernatural, satanism, revenge, violence, death, arrow, demon, supernatural power, sex, occult, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Demon Murder Case (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy is taken over by demons who force him to commit murder.
Plot: murder, possession, flashback, demonic possession, levitation, killer child, psychic, courtroom, exorcism, supernatural, clairvoyant, demon ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Beyond the Door (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jessica Barrett, wife and mother of two young children, begins to show signs of demonic possession while pregnant with her third child. As she seeks help from her husband and doctor, a mysterious man approaches her and seems to have some answers.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: antichrist, demon, exorcism, baby, demonic possession, levitation, supernatural power, ritual, pregnancy, stranger, satanist, possession ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Bloody Exorcism of Coffin Joe (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The director José Mojica Marins travels to spend Christmas with friends in the small farm where they live and write the story of his next film. However, he observes eerie things in the house, with his friends being possessed one by one by some ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: exorcism, nudity (full frontal - brief), satanism, gore, tarantula, supernatural, blood, insanity, sex, violence, possession, cannibal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 3.0
 456
Carnage (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carol and Jonathan, a newlywed couple, move into their new house which is haunted by the ghosts of another newlywed couple who commited suicide in the house three years earlier.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ghost, newlywed, pursuit, supernatural power, couples, electrocuted, demon, gore, murder, married couple, haunted house, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Demon Witch Child (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old witch seeks vengence through the daughter of the politician who had her thrown in jail. Soon the little girl's head is spinning around, and an old priest is called in to perform an exorcism.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: exorcism, demon, priest, possession, witch, witchcraft, revenge, child in peril, supernatural power, transformation, politician, satanic cult ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.6
 162
Haunted (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Arizona during the Civil War, a woman is accused of witchcraft, tied to a horse and left to die in the desert. One hundred years later, the descendants of the woman's accusers start being killed off, and the townspeople suspect the woman has ...
Plot: witchcraft, possession, bound and gagged, ghost, priest, actor, topless woman, tied to a chair, left to die, ghost town, occult, terror ...
Time: 1860s, 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 205
The Imp (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Keung has a pregnant wife but he has been unemployed for a long period. One day he gets a new job as a security guard in a commercial building. But strange incidents start happening and his colleagues die in horrible ways one by one. A geomancer ...
Plot: security guard, reincarnation, priest, mythology, occult, journey, kidnapping, ghost, possession, supernatural power, pregnancy, strangulation
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.8
 105
The Dwelling (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Andy moves into The Dwelling, his life looks perfect. He is starting college and making friends with his sexy neighbor, Pam. Curiosity about the bizarre noises from the "empty" apartment lures Andy and Pam into a frenzy of Satanic ...
Plot: devil worship, possession, demon, satanic cult, female nudity, human sacrifice, demonic possession, apartment complex, new in town
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 489
Satan's Blade (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At a mountain resort, a local resident is possessed by the evil spirit of an ancient mountain man, and terrorizes a ski lodge.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, spirit, bank robber, possession, female nudity, nude woman murdered, impalement, breasts, supernatural, slasher, cabin, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Return of the Exorcist (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest becomes involved in demonology and exorcisms.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: exorcism, exorcist, curse, priest, catholic priest, gore, suicide by jumping, mental institution, demon, flashback, witch, lesbian sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.4
 580
Nurse Sherri (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A hospital nurse is possessed by an evil spirit, and proceeds to kill off the hospital's patients.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, nurse, demon, murder, possession, violence, surgery, exploitation, operation, pitchfork, professor, nurse uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.7
 22
Incorporeal (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A tale of an overzealous movie director and his unappreciative leading actress that go on a location scouting mission. What they find will change their lives forever.
Style: psychotronic, experimental
Plot: demonic possession, treehouse, supernatural, cave, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 496
Spectre (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renowned criminologist and occult investigator William Sebastian (Culp) recruits his old friend Dr. Hamilton (Young) to aid him in his current case. Anitra Cyon (Bell), the sister of prominent British businessman Geoffrey Cyon (Villiers), believes ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, investigation, inspector, black magic, doctor, fire, cave, supernatural, supernatural power, good versus evil, millionaire, demon ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Ghosts That Still Walk (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is possessed by the spirit of an Indian medicine man and begins to terrorize the local population.
Plot: pursuit, witch doctor, curse, possession, native american, occult, spirit, paranormal phenomena, cave, demon, ghost, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Belly of the Beast (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 2008, 12 Disciples of Satan are released upon the earth, to do battle with 12 Disciples of direct descendants of the Apostles.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: descendant, satan, supernatural power, hell, demon, fight, evil, supernatural, angel, devil, exorcist
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Devil's Hour (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the town of Triune, a dark and Unspeakable Secret... remembers. Percy Pullman is a successful author and pastor who has become the infatuation of a killer hell bent on terror. Meanwhile, Raymond Fisk, a young local teacher, exhibits signs of ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary
Plot: paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, exorcism, catholic priest, crisis of conscience, religion, occult, x ray, autism, holy water, torment, demonic possession ...
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
 340
Fiend (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This low budget feature from Baltimore filmmaker Don Dohler opens with a spirit entering into a gravesite and reanimating a corpse back to life as Mr. Longfellow. In order for him to stay alive, he needs to absorb the life energies out of the living ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: zombie, occult, vampire, corpse, violence, small town, terror, ritual, possession, supernatural power, blood, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.9
 625
Beyond Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An architect and his wife moves into a house with a bloody past and a 100 year old ghost, who possesses the wife.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: magic, murder, voodoo, occult, witch, possession, supernatural power, honeymoon, haunted house, mansion, revenge, ghost
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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American Exorcism (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Damon Richter thought he left the world of possessions, exorcisms, and evil behind until an old friend arrives with frightening information about his estranged daughter knowing that only his otherworldly skills can save her.
Style: suspense, macabre, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exorcism, demonic possession, exorcist, villain, husband wife relationship, demon, supernatural, demon rape, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, good versus evil, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 786
The Inhabitant (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three sisters enter the house of a senator with the intention of stealing money obtained from bribes, but once inside, they begin to hear strange cries coming from the basement.
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: demonic possession, devil, priest, exorcist, suicide, car accident, cross, rape, exorcism, obsession, little girl, incest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, priest, possession, exorcism, demonic possession, locust, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, danger, losing-it hero, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, washington d.c., usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.7
 241
Blood Bath (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The actors for a horror movie go out to dinner one evening with their director and tell horror stories to each other.
Style: anthology, psychotronic
Plot: pursuit, coin, occult, director, magic, dinner party, artist, time travel, dinner table, supernatural power, martial arts
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 490
The Alchemist (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man seeks revenge on an evil magician who placed a curse on him.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, demon, curse, glass, portal, impalement, magician, alchemy, possession, car, premonition, supernatural power ...
Time: year 1955
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Blood Curse: The Haunting of Alicia Stone (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Story: Strange things start to happen to Alicia and her husband Jason after she receives a gift in the mail from her great-Aunt Gwen, is their house haunted or has the family been cursed, or is it something far darker?
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: poltergeist, demonic possession, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, demon, paranormal, supernatural power, curse, female nudity, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
American Guinea Pig: The Song of Solomon (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Catholic Church is trying to save an innocent soul from the ravages of satanic possession. Wave after wave of holy men are sent to confront the possessed.
Style: psychotronic, bloody, demonic
Plot: exorcism, mother daughter relationship, catholic church, holy water, exorcist, gore, catholic, blood, bedroom, suicide, splatter, battle ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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