Sacrifice movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sacrifice movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, interesting, intense, suspenseful and dramatic films and TV shows about / with sacrifice, death, destiny, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, murder, first contact and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sacrifice: The Passion of the Christ (2004), Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013), Apocalypto (2006), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Annabelle (2014), Midsommar (2019), Caprica (2009), The Masque of the Red Death (1964), The Seventh Sign (1988), Children of the Corn (1984).

List of sacrifice movies

The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: bleak, epic, factual, rough, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, betrayal, torture, bible, religion, suffering, sacrifice, jesus, clergy, religions or cults, roman empire, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, good versus evil, bounty hunter, adventure, witch hunt, siblings relations, gory, danger, transformation, sacrifice, black magic ...
Place: dungeon
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 7.8
 273K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, slavery, tribe, adventure, chase, manhunt, solar eclipse, native, sacrifice, prophecy, death, warrior ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battlefield, magic, save the world, superhero, genocide, sacrifice, teenage superhero, magical object, throne, superhero team, teleportation, super villain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
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 5.4
 127K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, violence, sacrifice, paranormal activity, danger, demonic possession, toy comes to life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, santa monica california
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 7.6
 37K
Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: enigmatic, rough, suspenseful, brutal, suspense
Plot: ritual, cult, sacrifice, trip, paganism, hallucinogenic drug, community, incest, blood, death, burned alive, isolation ...
Place: sweden
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 7.1
 23K
Caprica (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, Caprica follows two rival families - the Graystones and the Adamas - as they grow, compete, and thrive in the vibrant world of the peaceful 12 Colonies, living in a society close to our own. Entangled in the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, sacrifice, androids and robots, man versus machine, computer genius, family life, danger, fate of humanity, escapades, outer space, alien planet, deadly ...
Time: future
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The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, devil worship, satanic ritual, tragic villain, castle, sacrifice, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, dungeon
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The Seventh Sign (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abby is a pregnant woman with a curious new boarder in the apartment over her garage. Turns out he's heaven-sent and is speeding along the Apocalypse by bloodying rivers, egging on plagues and following scripture word for word.
Style: bleak, scary, serious, biblical, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, pregnancy, christianity, prophecy, sacrifice, supernatural, destiny, curses spells and rituals, clergy, worldwide chaos, religions or cults, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: haiti, california, nicaragua, israel
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, small town, isolation, human sacrifice, killer child, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, cornfield, cult, children, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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The Mummy Lives (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An Egyptian noble, sentenced to death for a forbidden affair, returns from the grave 3,000 years later and becomes obsessed with a woman whom he thinks is the reincarnation of his dead lover.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: mummy, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest, egyptian, sacrifice, reincarnation, good versus evil, supernatural, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
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 5.5
 86K
The Box (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: conspiracy, moral dilemma, human nature, murder, gift, money, violence, experiment, mystery, sacrifice, decision, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
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 8.6
 1.0M
The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: death row, prison, life philosophy, supernatural ability, prison life, false accusation, supernatural, human nature, death sentence, healing power, justice, confined ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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 7.6
 271K
Seven Pounds (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: touching, emotional, sad, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, depression, true love, fall in love, hopes, tragic event, self sacrifice, sacrifice, secret, life changing experience, suicidal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.3
 59K
The Ritual (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: lost in the woods, monster, survival, hiking, murder, friends, norse mythology, supernatural, sacrifice, creature, ritual, loss of friend ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, friends, loyalty, family, death, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, loss of friend, animals, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snake, investigation, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, human spirit, concentration camp, optimism, survival, life philosophy, self sacrifice, jewish, fascism, captivity, make believe, protecting from truth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, poland
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 7.7
 719K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: isolation, survival, spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space station, astronaut, loss, survivor, spacewalk, space and aliens, trapped in space ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas
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 7.8
 114K
Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, prejudice, freedom, slavery, battle, war, military life, hopes, captain, camp, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, south carolina, new england, boston
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Sword of the Stranger (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pursued by formidable Chinese assassins, young Kotaro and his dog run into No Name, a mysterious stranger who gets pulled into the chase. The unlikely companions form a bond over saving the dog from a poison attack, but chaos erupts when the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: swordsman, samurai, immortality, emperor, human animal relationship, lone wolves, adventure, master warrior, escapades, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, sacrifice ...
Place: feudal japan, japan
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 6.7
 349K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, race against time, fighting the system, social differences, love and romance, on the run, chase, time, society, poverty, chases and races ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.2
 218K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, meditative, melancholic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: loneliness, immortality, metaphysics, tragic love, terminal illness, reincarnation, death, cancer, queen, loss of loved one, tree, afterlife ...
Time: future, 16th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, latin america, central america, guatemala
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 7.6
 153K
The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: underwater, ocean, submarine, sea, alien encounter, sea disaster, ocean or sea, space and aliens, ufo, sacrifice, scuba diving, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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 7.7
 343K
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, tough heroes, sniper, battles, war, warrior, helicopter, military, danger, survival, army, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
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 3.7
 61K
The Wicker Man (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, missing child, investigation, religions or cults, secret place, small town, mystery, commune, family problems, sacrifice, occult, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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 7.0
 283K
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: mind bending, stylized, serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, angel, good versus evil, supernatural ability, demons, devil, psychic, redemption, heaven and hell, lucifer, hell, god or devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: angel, christmas, desperation, family, small town, self discovery, holiday, life changing experience, small town life, alternate reality, road not taken, suicide attempt ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, new york
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The Nativity Story (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, sacrifice, pregnancy, priest, prophecy, oppression, angel, temptation, bible, a vision, designer, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, israel, palestine, jerusalem ...
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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, emotional, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, life is a bitch, single parent, against the odds, rise to the top, down on your luck, life, success, hopes, ambition, parents and children, financial problem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, kindergarten
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