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 scary, suspense, suspenseful, weird, psychological and serious films and TV shows about / with sacrifice, death, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, murder, blood, mentor, chase and danger plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
sacrifice movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sacrifice: The Ritual (2017), Apocalypto (2006), Midsommar (2019), The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Wicker Man (1973), The Skeleton Key (2005), The Reaping (2007), Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013), Frozen (2013), The Babysitter (2017).

List of sacrifice movies

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, psychological, enigmatic, tense, scary ...
Plot: lost in the woods, forest, hiking, ritual, paganism, cult, monster, creature, supernatural, sacrifice, norse mythology, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, tense, disturbing, epic, suspense ...
Plot: survival, slavery, tribe, jungle, adventure, chase, manhunt, ancient history, solar eclipse, sacrifice, ancient civilization, native ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: central america, mexico
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Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 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: psychedelic, brutal, disturbing, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: ritual, cult, paganism, religious cult, sacrifice, burned alive, isolated community, hallucinogenic drug, emotional breakdown, community, grief, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, new york, eastern europe
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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: biblical, christian film, factual, rough, brutal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christianity, jesus, religion, betrayal, torture, suffering, brutality, sacrifice, bible, religions or cults, death, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, ancient greece, middle east
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The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, twist ending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: cult, ritual, paganism, investigation, religion, sacrifice, disappearance, secret society, female nudity, island, pagan, human sacrifice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom, scottish highlands
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The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, voodoo, occult, black magic, supernatural horror, witchcraft, ritual, supernatural, sacrifice, rite, paralysis, attic ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
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The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: supernatural, occult, religion, apocalypse, sacrifice, small town, disaster, death, swamp, river, save the world, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, egypt, usa
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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
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: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, good versus evil, witch hunt, adventure, bounty hunter, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, black magic, steampunk, transformation, sacrifice ...
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Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, touching, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, disney, magic, sisters, snow, adventure, disney princess, love and romance, family, snowman, magical, power of love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia
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The Babysitter (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a Satanic cult that will stop at nothing to keep him quiet.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, bully, sacrifice, murder, hanging, corpse, dark humor, accidental suicide, satanic ritual, first kiss, characters killed one by one, car theft ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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: dark fantasy, gothic, stylized, suspense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, good versus evil, angel, devil, heaven and hell, god or devil, supernatural ability, hell, mysticism, exorcism, lucifer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, wilderness, isolation, goat, family bonds, forest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, artsy, neo noir ...
Plot: sex, orgy, marriage, voyeurism, sexuality, infidelity, prostitute, lust, explicit sex, sexual fantasy, sex party, sex orgy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, seattle, usa
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Jennifer's Body (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Style: sexy, scary, sexual, slasher, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, high school, succubus, seductress, teenager, dark humor, demon, small town, curses spells and rituals, transformation, satanic ritual, vampire ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
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The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, witchcraft, sacrifice, ritual, haunted house, female protagonist, occult, cult, lunar eclipse, satanic cult, satanic ritual, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: california, new jersey
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The Host (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, giant, sacrifice, deadly creature, dark humor, supernatural, trapped, family in danger, daughter, creature feature, quarantine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006, year 2000
Place: seoul, south korea, korea, asia
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Circle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.
Style: twist ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: survival, morality, death, execution, survival horror, stranger, prejudice, sole survivor, life & death, game of death, sacrifice, brutality ...
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Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: exciting, slasher, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truth or dare, game, survival, characters killed one by one, murder, group of friends, supernatural horror, demon, college, rivalry, manipulation, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, big ben london, tijuana mexico, tokyo ...
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, light, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dragon, viking, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, rescue, warrior, family, sacrifice, youth, best friends, animals, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
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Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, surprise ending, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, monster, supernatural, chase, mutant, sacrifice, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, sea monster, suicide, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, galicia, europe
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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: feel good, touching, inspirational, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, angel, family, small town life, life changing experience, small town, desperation, second chance, friendship, alternate reality, generosity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1932, year 1919 ...
Place: new york, vatican, usa, new york state
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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: scary, psychological, twists and turns, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, religions or cults, isolation, sacrifice, small town, matriarchy, cult, secret place, graphic violence, bee, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, maze, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, magical, alternate reality, mythology, creature, cruelty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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Seven Pounds (2008)
Genre: Drama
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, sad, emotional, depressing, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, depression, life changing experience, true love, self sacrifice, sacrifice, fall in love, hopes, suicide, existentialism, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, gothic horror, dark, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, knight, legends and myths, good versus evil, witchcraft, monk, sword and sorcery, inquisition, demon, possessed girl, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
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Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, demon, village, blizzard, murder, storm, suicide, island, snow, small town, winter, sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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The Devil's Rock (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in the Channel Islands on the eve of D Day, two Kiwi commandos, sent to destroy German gun emplacements to distract Hitler's forces away from Normandy, discover a Nazi occult plot to unleash demonic forces to win the war.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, world war two, sacrifice, military, demon, soldier, island, succubus, deadly creature, black magic, occult, ritual ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: europe, new zealand, france
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Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, macabre, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, psychology, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, insanity, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
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The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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: scary, suspenseful, sexy, macabre, erotic ...
Plot: supernatural, death, sacrifice, nanny, witch, hidden identity, mysterious character, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, nudity (full frontal - brief), pagan, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, atmospheric, tense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, evil doll, demonic possession, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, family, death, murder, demon, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
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