Movies like The Rite

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The Rite (2011)
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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, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, tense, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: exorcism, clergy, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, church, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, possessed girl, seminary, spirit, power relations, religions or cults, society, supernatural horror, catholicism, student, self discovery, hospital, priest, catholic, violinist, exorcist, miscarriage, deal with the devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy, europe, xian, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Rite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, demon, death, murder, supernatural horror and priest mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Rite: The Exorcist (1973), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), Deliver Us from Evil (2014), The Prophecy (1995), Exorcist: The Beginning (2004). 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: exorcism, devil, supernatural, priest, religion, curses spells and rituals, evil force, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, brutality, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, middle east, asia ...
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100%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
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: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, non-linear ...
Plot: devil, supernatural, courtroom, priest, curses spells and rituals, religion, teenage girl, evil force, catholicism, halloween, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: demonic possession, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, police investigation, priest, evil force, supernatural horror, cave, bible, partners, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2010
Place: new york, usa, iraq, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.4
 31K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: serious, dark, suspenseful, tense, dark fantasy ...
Plot: devil, afterlife, angel, good versus evil, prophecy, vicious, christianity, god, supernatural, religions or cults, society, insubordination ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
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, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, exorcism, demonic possession, good versus evil, priest, archaeologist, supernatural, clergy, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1949
Place: kenya, africa, cairo egypt, iraq, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 335K
Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: stylized, dark fantasy, mind bending, gothic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, angel, demon, supernatural ability, hell, devil, god or devil, lucifer, psychic, exorcism, heaven and hell ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.1
 18K
The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, catholic church, supernatural, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, priest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, rome italy, europe, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, ghost, satanic cult, religion, supernatural horror, evil spirit, farm, preacher, supernatural, human sacrifice, good versus evil, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 136K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, bleak, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural horror, priest, supernatural, demon, nun, evil nun, ghost, paranormal, murder mystery, murder, spirit, investigator ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1952
Place: romania, rome italy, vatican, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 49K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
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.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, spirit, ghost, death of wife, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, remote control, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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The Exorcist (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of two very different priests tackling one family’s case of terrifying demonic possession.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, macabre, scary, psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, possessed woman, priest, supernatural, exorcism, catholic priest, ghost, demon hunter, demon, exorcist, male protagonist, burned alive ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bleak, rough ...
Plot: good versus evil, archaeologist, supernatural, priest, church, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, supernatural ability, redemption, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1944
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, exorcism, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, religions or cults, clergy, antichrist, evil, psychological torment, catholicism, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, family, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, curse, family relations, supernatural, justice, witch, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, year 2006, 2000s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
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, frightening, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, family, fear, nightmare comes true, demon, child in peril, psychic, nightmare, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, exorcism, priest, investigation, journalist, prison, nun, exorcist, demon, crucifix, death, supernatural power ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 7K
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, dark fantasy, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural ability, church, escapades, evil dead, clergy, surrealism, priest, monster ...
Place: russia, ukraine, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 51K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, woman in danger, death, twins, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, rabbi, revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 7K
30 Coins (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Father Vergara—an exorcist, boxer and ex-convict—lives in a remote village in Spain. Hoping to be lost and forgotten, Vergara’s demons catch up to him.
Style: suspense, dark, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: exorcism, clergy, religion and supernatural, curses spells and rituals, priest, demon, supernatural horror, supernatural power, death, devil, murder, supernatural ...
Place: vatican, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 11K
Lost Souls (2000)
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, psychological, gothic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, antichrist, mystery, religions or cults, apocalypse, supernatural ability, devil, reincarnation, chosen one, serial killer, satanism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, occult, ghost, funeral home, seance, curses spells and rituals, evil force, paranormal phenomena, hallucination, reverend, cancer, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Devil Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, exorcism, demonic possession, possessed girl, death, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, supernatural, filmmaking, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, year 2009, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Plot: possessed girl, afterlife, ghost, reincarnation, supernatural ability, supernatural, mentally unstable, battles, race against time, clergy, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, possession, witchcraft, ghost, occult, spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, violence, paranormal ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, supernatural, mystery, curse, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, mental illness, ghost, curses spells and rituals, a vision, good versus evil, self control ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 116K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: antichrist, devil, prophecy, priest, good versus evil, monk, murder, apocalypse, supernatural, mystery, death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, england, europe, london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, murder, miraculous event, church, mysterious character, mystery, investigation, healing power, supernatural ability, redemption, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 59K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: antichrist, prophecy, demon, murder, devil worship, church, parents and children, killer child, catholicism, loss of child, hospital, ambassador ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.4
 2K
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
Plot: forest, summer camp, curses spells and rituals, confined, youth, isolation, clergy, society, supernatural ability, supernatural, resort, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%