Movies like The Possessed 1977

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The Possessed (1977)
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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.
Plot: demonic possession, demon, teacher, reincarnation, accident, occult, exorcism, supernatural power, fire, girls' school, priest, possession, exorcist

Most similar movies to The Possessed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, bleak, scary and suspense films with plots about demon, supernatural power, possession, occult, supernatural, exorcism and demonic possession mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Possessed: Legion (1990), Exorcismo (1975), The Dwelling (1993), The Demon Murder Case (1983), Enter the Devil (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Legion (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This 'director's cut' of The Exorcist III was constructed by Shout! Factory and released in 2016. It is a cut of the film closer to author/director William Peter Blatty's original script, as studio Morgan Creek forced Blatty to ...
Plot: exorcism, mystery, possession, demonic possession, demon, exorcist, prison, priest, crime
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95%
 4.8
 378
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: bleak, suspense, rough, disturbing, scary
Plot: exorcism, priest, exorcist, demon, supernatural power, satanism, satanic cult, investigation, obsession, sex, church, village ...
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59%
 3.7
 101
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: possession, demon, demonic possession, apartment complex, human sacrifice, devil worship, female nudity, satanic cult
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: supernatural power, supernatural, occult, flashback, possession, murder, killer child, demon, psychic, clairvoyant, priest, courtroom ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ...
Plot: art, robbery, student, sex, demon, supernatural, occult, exorcist, exorcism, masochism, satanism, artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 273
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.
Plot: car, occult, possession, black magic, doctor patient relationship, bandaged face, possessed woman, collision, animal attack, husband wife relationship, car accident, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Return of the Exorcist (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest becomes involved in demonology and exorcisms.
Plot: exorcism, exorcist, possession, witch, orgy, devil, satanism, catholic priest, occult, demon, supernatural power, curse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 191
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, occult, supernatural power, possession, journey, kidnapping, strangulation, priest, ghost, reincarnation, pregnancy, mythology
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.6
 153
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, actor, desert, civil war, reincarnation, native american, flashback, arizona desert, arizona territory, terror, topless woman ...
Time: 1860s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: demon, satanist, baby, demonic possession, exorcism, levitation, antichrist, supernatural power, stranger, pregnancy, ritual, possession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: supernatural power, curse, occult, demon, paranormal phenomena, ghost, native american, cave, spirit, possession
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, surprise ending
Plot: child murder, possession, professor, lecture, statue, disfigured face, journalism, unrequited love, monster, transformation, psychokinesis, ouija ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: exorcism, demon, priest, possession, witch, witchcraft, revenge, supernatural power, child in peril, transformation, satanic cult, politician ...
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.9
 445
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.
Plot: ghost, newlywed, murder, suicide, priest, gore, violence, possession, electrocuted, occult, supernatural, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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.
Plot: satanism, supernatural power, occult, demon, supernatural, revenge, murder, violence, death, sex, possession, arrow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: exorcism, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, catholic priest, occult, religion, crisis of conscience, holy water, attempted murder, autism, x ray, levitation ...
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 693
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: suspense, rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: demonic possession, rape, priest, car accident, exorcist, cross, suicide, exorcism, obsession, devil, little girl, incest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, priest, exorcism, demonic possession, possession, supernatural, good versus evil, youth, danger, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.5
 464
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.
Plot: murder, lesbian, possession, murder of a nude woman, snow, spirit, nude woman murdered, throat slitting, female nudity, satanism, cabin, bank robber ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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.
Plot: sex scene, demon rape, rape, bare breasts, villainess, villain, argument, gun, deputy, evil man, cross, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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.
Plot: violence, murder, occult, demon, possession, nurse, surgery, exploitation, female nudity, lesbianism, lesbian, slasher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 470
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 ...
Plot: investigation, occult, supernatural power, supernatural, demon, black magic, mansion, fire, cave, millionaire, good versus evil, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Crucifixion (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.
Style: based on true events, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: demonic possession, priest, investigation, journalist, prison, exorcism, nun, exorcist, supernatural power, demon, death, newspaper ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Turkish Exorcist (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: ┼×eytan 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 ⇓
36%
Lord Bateman (0000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: A kind man of European royal lineage struggles against dark visions of himself as a depraved demon, eventually coming to believe that he is that creature.
Plot: blood, devil, demonic possession, demon, exorcism, hell, sex scene, creature, murder, female nudity
Time: 16th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Plot: exorcism, demon, supernatural, supernatural power, seance, possession, obsession, priest, danger, life is a bitch, getting home, death of sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 21
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: experimental
Plot: demonic possession, supernatural, supernatural power, cave, treehouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: demonic, bloody
Plot: bible, blister, fiend, blood, baby, lie, praying, rite, holy water, gory, control, catholicism ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Black Devil Doll from Hell (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A woman buys a doll at a magic shop. Unbeknownst to her, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, and it proceeds to take her over.
Style: absurd, disturbing, bleak, dark humor, cult film
Plot: evil doll, demon, sex, toy, occult, possession, evil spirit, supernatural, rape, raped by monster, murder, voodoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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.
Plot: satan, fight, evil, hell, devil, angel, supernatural power, supernatural, demon, exorcist
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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