Movies like The Rite

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The Rite
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, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, bleak, serious, psychological, frightening, suspense, intense ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, clergy, good versus evil, hospital, god, church, religion, catholicism, demons, psychology, psychiatry, death, supernatural ability, blood, mentor, curses spells and rituals, exorcist, exorcism, religions or cults, danger, seminary, toad, vatican, limp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, latin america, rome italy
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Drama, Horror, Thriller
USA
119 min.
 6.7
The Orphanage
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Spain
105 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to The Rite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, serious and suspenseful films with plots about catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, supernatural, mentor, danger and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Rite: Exorcist: The Beginning (2004), Lost Souls (2000), The Last Exorcism (2010), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), The Exorcist III (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, redemption, religion, archaeologist, archaeology, nazi, demons, danger, devil ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1947, year 1944, 1940s
Place: africa, kenya
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Exorcist: The Beginning
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: gory, good versus evil, supernatural, devil, curses spells and rituals, gore, blood, religion, demons, archaeologist, archaeology, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1949
Place: africa, egypt, kenya, iraq, cairo egypt
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System:   85%
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Lost Souls
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, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, serial killer, devil, supernatural ability, murder, religion, apocalypse, first contact, end of the world, curses spells and rituals, demons ...
Time: 90s
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System:   68%
    User:   59%
 
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The Last Exorcism
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, blood, religion, clergy, devil, demons, death, murder, hospital, farm, curses spells and rituals, witches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose
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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, supernatural, courtroom, catholicism, good versus evil, devil, uncover truth, religion, death, demons, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, campus
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The Exorcist III
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, serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, supernatural, investigation, murder, police investigation, slasher, hospital, brutality, blood, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: usa, virginia, copenhagen denmark, washington d.c., india
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White Noise
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Country: UK, Canada, USA
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Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
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    User:   56%
 
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Audrey Rose
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl was born.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, parents and children, father daughter relationship, afterlife, religion, hospital, courtroom, guilt, danger, death, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, india, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Guardian
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: suspenseful, scary, macabre, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hidden identity, mysterious character, nanny, danger, sacrifice, supernatural, babies and infants, witches, gory, death, curses spells and rituals, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
 5.9
 76K
Hide and Seek
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: imaginary friend, supernatural, mystery, single father, plot twist, police investigation, parents and children, suicide, small town, murder, death in the family, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
 7.0
 5K
The Other
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: mystery, murder, mental illness, death, twins, psychology, supernatural, splatter, unlikely criminals, visceral, blood, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: connecticut, europe, holland, usa, new jersey ...
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System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
 6.4
 69K
The Uninvited
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, slasher, supernatural, paranoia, blood, sisters, ghosts, revenge, schizophrenia, murder, psychiatrist, uncover truth ...
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System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
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Boogeyman
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
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Soul Survivors
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, death, drugs/alcohol, college, gory, college life, haunted by the past, goth, sexualized violence, alternate reality, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
 4.8
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They
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, college, monsters, mentally unstable, chase, demons, serial killer, monster, psychology, slasher, first contact ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
 5.4
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The Ring Two
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, mental institution, ghost, haunted by the past, danger, ghosts, deadly, lame, catastrophe, police investigation, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
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Insidious: Chapter 3
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, ghosts, demons, afterlife, family in danger, family drama, danger, single father, family, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
 6.7
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Dark Water
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, mother daughter relationship, divorce, ghosts, single parent, imaginary friend, custody, parents and children, missing child, splatter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, kindergarten
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System:   53%
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The Mothman Prophecies
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: small town, mystery, investigation, warning, obsessive quest, supernatural, haunted by the past, first contact, death, alternate reality, urban legend, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, ohio, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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System:   53%
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Case 39
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social worker, supernatural, adoption, woman in danger, uncover truth, murder, danger, demons, child abuse, evil child, mysterious character, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
The Amityville Horror
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, gory, insanity, mystery, supernatural, murder, family in danger, transformation, domestic disturbance, death, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
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Shutter
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening ...
Plot: supernatural, gory, revenge, ghost, vengeance, ghosts, blood, hospital, death, danger, storytelling, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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System:   53%
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Insidious: Chapter 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family, serial killer, parents and children, ghosts, hospital, investigation, afterlife, demons, police investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
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System:   52%
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It
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: small town, supernatural, vengeance, murder, monster, friendship, childhood, children, deadly creature, blood, spiders, book ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
 6.1
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6 Souls
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, supernatural, psychiatrist, death, split personality, psychology, twists & turns, mystery, religion, devil, witch, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa
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System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
 5.4
 36K
The Messengers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, ghosts, hospital, parents and children, farm, family, siblings relations, mystery, sunflower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
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System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
Burnt Offerings
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, obsession, ghost, blood, death, losing-it hero, mystery, demons, supernatural ability, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
 5.9
 34K
After.Life
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: psychological, bleak, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, death, life & death, talking to the dead, dealing with death, danger, mentor, psychology, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   50%
    User:   49%
 

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The Grudge
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, gory, vengeance, murder, ghost, mystery, suicide, family curse, hospital, death, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
 4.8
 46K
The Unborn
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uncover truth, supernatural, revenge, haunted by the past, woman in danger, twins, afterlife, ghosts, danger, death, brutality, demons ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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