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The list contains the best, new and most relevant sect movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, disturbing and tense films and TV shows about / with sect, murder, death, cult, violence, religion, blood, religions or cults, danger and female nudity plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as sect: Euphoria (2017), Abbey of Thelema (2007), Tears of Kali (2004), Savage Messiah (2002), Eaten Alive! (1980), Evil Eye (1975), The Nameless (1999), End of the Line (2007), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Once Upon a Time in China II (1992).
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Babette's Feast
Drama
Denmark
103 min.
 7.8
Once Upon a Time in China II
Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance
Hong Kong
113 min.
 7.5
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A Soul to Redeem
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Czech Republic
 6.1
Princesita
Drama
Chile, Argentina, Spain
71 min.
 6.7

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 5.8
 2K
Euphoria
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of two sisters on a journey, where they try to get close to each other and approach the tough questions in life. Euphoria is a contemporary drama about responsibility and reconciliation, in a world where these concepts are gradually being ...
Style: melancholic, bad ending, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: sisters, cancer, conflict, sect, death, family relations, suicide, caretaker, travel, rich, female artist, relationship problems ...
Place: europe
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Abbey of Thelema
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on actual facts and events, explores the Thelemic Commune in Cefalu, Sicily from 1920-1923.
Plot: death, sect, commune, abbey, police chief, religion
Place: sicily
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 5.3
 749
Tears of Kali
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A creepy three-part anthology which is actually constructed from a trio of German-produced independent short films that form a narrative around a mysterious cult in 1983 India as a wrap-around story. In the first story "Shakti", a reporter ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: self discovery, deadly, gory, journalism, rehabilitation, introspection, sect, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, danger, charlatan, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 6.5
 902
Savage Messiah
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Savage Messiah is a docudrama about Roch "Moïse" Thériault, the charismatic former leader of a small religious group based near Burnt River, Ontario, Canada. Between 1977 and 1989 he held sway over as many as 12 adults and 26 children. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: manipulations, small town, religions or cults, crimes, investigation, society, social worker, sect, leadership, psychopath, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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 5.2
 3K
Eaten Alive!
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman's search for her missing sister leads her to the jungles of New Guinea, where she and an expatriate guide encounter a cult leader and flesh-hungry natives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: jungle, gory, adventurer, wilderness, dangerous animal, adventure, slasher, zombie, missing person, psychopath, cannibal, sect ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
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 4.8
 260
Evil Eye
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: People around Peter Crane begin dying in mysterious fashion. How is Playboy Peter involved in this? He begins having nightmares dealing with murder...His psychiatrist has no idea of what Peter is suffering from. Even the police are in danger as they ...
Plot: devil, sect, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, voyeur, voyeurism, police, psychopath, doctor, blood, violence, sex ...
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 5.9
 7K
The Nameless
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mutilated body of a six year old girl is found in a water hole. The girl is identified as the missing daughter of Claudia. However, only two peices of evidence could be used to identify her; a bracelet with her name on it near the crime scene, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, gory, mind game, crime, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, mystery, flashback, corruption, murder, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain
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End of the Line
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karen, a young psychiatric nurse, boards the last subway train of the night only to have it stop in the middle of the tunnel. Suddenly, her nightmare begins: a mysterious cult has decided that it's the end of the world and the only way to save ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: train, survival, gory, woman in danger, religions or cults, danger, supernatural, apocalypse, subway, mental illness, deadly, fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Da Vinci Code
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: christianity, mystery, holy grail, adventure, chases and races, secrets, twists & turns, symbolism, leonardo da vinci, vatican, conspiracy, catholicism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, london, holy land, paris france ...
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Once Upon a Time in China II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, culture clash, revolution, master warrior, violence, ninja, fight scenes, vengeance, heroic mission, heroes, wizards ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, las vegas ...
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Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A simple diamond heist leads Lupin into the machinations of a bizarre cult. The cult is based around the prophecies of Nostradamus, and they kidnap Julia, the daughter of Douglas, a wealthy American who is seeking the presidency, along with ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, treasure hunt, heist, kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, escapades, partners, gang, crime gone awry ...
Place: usa, brazil
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 6.5
 10K
Crying Freeman
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, hitman, artist, police investigation, assassin, violence, sword fight, crime, superhero, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, china, canada, hong kong, shanghai china ...
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 5.6
 88K
Babylon A.D.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, submarine, car chase, clergy, betrayal, post apocalyptic, gunfight, religion, master warrior, murder, survival, technology ...
Time: future
Place: russia, new york, asia, china, usa ...
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Lord of Illusions
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, good versus evil, mystery, private detective, cult, magic, neo noir, dark fantasy, supernatural ability, murder, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
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 5.4
 10K
The Dark
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Isle Of Man, UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, small town, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, afterlife, death in the family, missing person, haunted by the past, suicide, secret, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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Babette's Feast
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, sincere, reflective ...
Plot: aging, cooking, religion, food, wine, french, siblings relations, art, village life, storytelling, sacrifice, sisters ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1830s
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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 7.1
 38K
The Colony
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.
Style: suspenseful, intense, dramatic, suspense, interesting ...
Plot: cult, kidnapping, torture, love, german, politics, brainwashing, fascism, religious fanatic, survival, love story, sacrifice ...
Time: year 1973
Place: latin america, germany, chile
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 5.0
 3K
Rebirth
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man's life is turned inside out after a visit from his college friend leads him into the unexpected.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: retreat, male nudity, sect, seminar, mind game, confusion, manipulation, trapped, brainwashing, mind control, blackmail, group therapy ...
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Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events leading up to one of the largest mass suicides in history.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: clergy, human spirit, palaces castles and temples, murder, racism, psychopath, religions or cults, poison, suicide, cult, commune, injustice ...
Time: 70s, year 1980
Place: africa
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 6.7
 7K
Faults
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth.
Style: tense, psychological, surprise ending, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: cult, hotel, redemption, kidnapping, depression, brainwashing, violence, manipulation, religions or cults, suicide, twists & turns, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Martha Marcy May Marlene
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in ...
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cult, sexual abuse, paranoia, runaway, rape, murder, psychology, sexuality, sisters, brainwashing, police investigation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, connecticut, new york state
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 7.4
 228K
Contact
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: serious, talky, twists and turns, captivating, cerebral ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, radio, science, mathematics, first contact, religion, alien, philosophy, wormhole, scientist, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
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Nothing Bad Can Happen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The young Tore seeks a new life in Hamburg among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a heavenly wonder has helped him. He starts a friendship with the ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking
Plot: human nature, friendship, introspection, religions or cults, society, domestic violence, teenage boy, religious faith, incest, religion, evil man, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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 6.0
 3K
Labyrinth
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 188 min.
Story: She inherits a house in the South of France from an aunt she has never met; she is haunted by dreams of a woman from the past, whom she does not know; and now she stumbles upon an archaeological find that will bear witness to a genocide committed ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: holy grail, escapades, archaeologist, obsessive quest, destiny, legends and myths, danger, hopes, society, atrocity, tombs and skeletons, knight ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, year 2012
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france
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Love Exposure
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 237 min.
Story: After Yu's mother dies his father, a priest, only seems to take solace in the confessions of his sons sins causing Yu to partake in various 'sinful' activities to appease him. This is a teen love story as only the Japanese could bring ...
Style: atmospheric, uplifting, semi serious, enigmatic, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love, cult, coming of age, virginity, pornography, religion, brainwashing, parents and children, catholicism, loneliness, teenage love, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.9
 153
Mandara
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: About two student couples who become members of an obscure sect. The cult seeks a prehistoric utopia with free sex and without society's norms and values. The students are torn between ambient pressure and the sect leader's authority to ...
Plot: cult, philosophy, rape, sand, cuckolded husband, sect, misogyny, buddhist temple, utopia, beach, sex, bathroom ...
Place: japan
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Tonight She Comes
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a girl goes missing, two of her friends and a mysterious set of strangers find themselves drawn to the cabin in the woods where she disappeared. They will laugh, they will drink, they will kiss, they will make love, and THEY MUST ALL DIE.
Style: rough, surprise ending
Plot: demon, ritual, death, cabin in the woods, slasher, gore, blood splatter, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, gun, binoculars, cell phone ...
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A Soul to Redeem
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The detective story set in the early 20th century is full of suspense, twists and emotions. Love, hate and desire for revenge are the strongest motivation for the trio of its protagonists. Military trenches are still full of war victims when ...
Plot: goose, killing spree, sheep, discovering a dead body, blood stain, ultimatum, butcher, rowboat, satanism, eavesdropping, topless woman, shooting ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: central europe, europe
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 6.7
 80
Princesita
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Tamara lives within a cult that is ruled by the beliefs of its leader Miguel, who becomes obsessively convinced that Tamara is the "chosen one". But when she falls in love with a classmate, Tamara's relationship gets ...
Plot: sexuality, teacher, blood, child abuse, fire, male nudity, rape, female nudity, sect, child rape, sauna, school teacher ...
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 5.4
 112K
Annabelle
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, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, evil doll, toy comes to life, cult, violence, ghost, haunted house, death, sacrifice, gory, parenthood, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
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