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The list contains the best, new and most relevant ritual movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with ritual, murder, danger, blood, supernatural, deadly, violence, death, curses spells and rituals and knife plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as ritual: The Bride (2017), The Alienist (2018), The OA (2016), Husk (2011), Truth or Dare (2018), The Wicker Man (1973), Season of the Witch (2011), Legend of the Mummy (1998), A Man Called Horse (1970), The Believers (1987).
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The OA
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
USA
60 min.
 7.8
Husk
Horror, Thriller
USA
83 min.
 5.2
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A Wound in Time
Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
USA
Truth or Dare
Horror, Thriller
USA
100 min.
 5.1

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 4.7
 2K
The Bride
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is a story of a small town girl named Nastya. Her newly married husband Ivan drives her to his hometown to meet his family. Upon their arrival Nastya feels she made a wrong decision: she is surrounded by weird people and she sees creepy photos ...
Style: bleak, captivating, enigmatic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: ritual, family curse, redemption, love and romance, family history, old mansion, wedding, family, crimes, abduction, vengeance, tied feet
Place: russia
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 7.8
 22K
The Alienist
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, crime, murder investigation, violence, psychologist, reporter, police, blood, teenagers, ritual, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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 7.8
 56K
The OA
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, mysterious, bleak, twist ending
Plot: healing, abduction, supernatural, storytelling, disappearance, friendship, forbidden love, missing girl, ritual, mysticism, healer, maniac ...
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 5.2
 9K
Husk
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, cornfield, murder, farm, danger, ritual, group of friends, sewing machine, fratricide, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.1
 25K
Truth or Dare
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: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense, exciting
Plot: characters killed one by one, friendship, demon, game, manipulation, rivalry, murder, adventure, danger, hallucination, sex scene, severed tongue ...
Place: mexico, usa
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 7.6
 56K
The Wicker Man
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: cult, island, investigation, mystery, supernatural, religion, dancing, christianity, sacrifice, culture clash, obsession, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, seaport
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Season of the Witch
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: suspense, serious, stylized, bad ending, entertaining ...
Plot: witch, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, monk, knight, witches, dark fantasy, demons, medieval, supernatural ability, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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Legend of the Mummy
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Karn, and Amy Locane star in this supernatural horror tale about a mummy with a heart that bears a power beyond that of our world. When the mummy attacks archaeologist Dr. Trelawny, his colleagues have to trace the source ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: mummy, deadly creature, supernatural, good versus evil, ritual, murder, blood, mystery, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, usa, san francisco ...
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A Man Called Horse
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, rough, harsh ...
Plot: adventure, native americans, violence, torture, indians, interracial relations, culture clash, captivity, courage, violent, gunfight, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
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The Believers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: voodoo, cult, death, police, sacrifice, blood, murder, magic, parents and children, religion, supernatural, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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 6.9
 28K
Altered States
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: science, obsession, genetics, isolation, drugs, mad scientist, schizophrenia, psychology, philosophy, memory, surrealism, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: campus, new york, africa, mexico, california ...
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The Reincarnate
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A dying lawyer belonging to a cult, seeks to be reincarnated through a young artist with the ritual involving the sacrifice of a virgin.
Plot: reincarnation, ritual, cat, ritual sacrifice, virgin, sculptor, brain, memory, lawyer
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Invasion of the Blood Farmers
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Somewhere in upstate New York, a young woman is terrorized by a group of rural farmers primarily interested in a harvest of blood.
Plot: occult, farm, ritual, druid, murder, gore, sacrifice, exploitation, ritual murder, sect, vampirism, chained ...
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 6.1
 681
Satan's Blood
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Andy and Thelma, an urbanite couple living in Madrid, leave their apartment for a pleasant day around the city with their dog. They cross paths with Bruno and Anne, a strange couple who invite them to their foreboding country estate. A storm hits ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: satanism, pregnancy, ritual, possession, ouija board, ouija, black magic, female full frontal nudity, occult, doll, human sacrifice, dagger ...
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 6.1
 9K
A Dark Song
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.
Style: british horror
Plot: occult, ghost, isolated house, angel, black magic, mansion, ritual, demon, supernatural, drowning in a bathtub, stone, recovering alcoholic ...
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 7.3
 13
Grace's Room
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billie, a twenty something burnout, is tasked with house-sitting for her aunt and uncle, but after inviting some friends over, becomes convinced her teenage cousin Grace has stolen a notebook containing her latest screenplay. While hunting for the ...
Plot: ritual sacrifice, ritual, cult, goat, human sacrifice, booby trap, home alone, carnival, friends, friend, exploding body, demons
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Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a bitter family feud, Jodie Hatfield, and her boyfriend Ricky McCoy, decide to leave town to avoid being found out, but are soon caught in the act. Wanting vengeance, he seeks out the monster Pumpkinhead, and resurrects it seek revenge on the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, based on poem
Plot: deadly creature, in the woods, ghost, gory, lone wolves, slasher, supernatural ability, vengeance, zombie, family feud, demon, ritual ...
Time: contemporary
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Night of the Demon
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A professor and his students have a grisly encounter with a sasquatchlike creature that prowls the backwoods.
Style: serious, sexual, suspenseful, erotic, scary
Plot: teenage life, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, youth, violence, student, ritual, bigfoot, chess, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
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 5.3
 296
Warlock Moon
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young lovers John and Jenny decide to go for a drive in the countryside one day when they happen upon the remains of a long-abandoned resort spa. After doing some exploring, they find that an elderly couple is still living in the crumbling building. ...
Style: demonic
Plot: satanism, spa, ritual, cannibalism, old woman, cook, abandoned, mutilated body, blood on clothes, decapitated head, gothic horror, old mansion ...
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The Dark Secret of Harvest Home
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: small town, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, mystery, village, supernatural ability, small town life, village life, harvest, cult, ritual ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.3
 153
The Indian
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Story: Dutch eight-year-old boy Koos discovers he was adopted after birth in Peru. While searching for his roots, Koos meets Peruvian Indians at the cinema. The enterprising rascal now devotes himself to becoming a quintessential Indian, more proudly even ...
Style: dark
Plot: ritual, boy, adoption, slingshot, initiation, sibling rivalry, swimming, swimming pool, blonde, tricycle, ancient, target ...
Place: peru, netherlands
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Children of the Corn
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set primarily in 1975 in the fictional town of Gatlin, Nebraska this remake of the 1984 original (based on Stephen King's 1977 short story) centers around traveling couple Burt and Vicky as they fight to survive a cult of murderous children who ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, remake of american film
Plot: slasher, on the road, intrigue, religions or cults, deadly, clergy, countryside, small town, young lovers, ritual, cornfield, king ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, nebraska, usa, vietnam
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 5.5
 7K
Wake Wood
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, dealing with death, village, mystery, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, danger, imaginary, pagan, grief, ritual, isolation ...
Place: ireland
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The House of the Devil
Genre: Horror
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, cult, supernatural, sacrifice, devil, blood, ghost, splatter, gore, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
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To the Devil a Daughter
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, mind game, mystery, obsessive quest, parents and children, afterlife, satanist, satanism, occult, demon ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Crimson Rivers
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, police investigation, crime, investigation, murder, french, conspiracy, chase, torture, genetics, blindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, medical school, alps
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Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jean Reno, Benoit Magimel and Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Star Wars Trilogy) star in the riveting action-packed sequel to Crimson Rivers. No one is safe when seemingly random killings emerge as a deadly pattern intended to usher ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, apocalypse, mystery, police investigation, investigation, religion, amateur detective, chase, monastery, mysterious character, murder mystery, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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 6.7
 4K
Lassie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, adventure, train ride, getting home, friendship, family, animal life, friends, parents and children, little girl, dog, ritual ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, scotland, glasgow scotland, scottish highlands ...
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The Initiation
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, college life, gory, college, student life, store, crimes, danger, deadly, slasher, prank ...
Time: 80s
Place: campus
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 5.1
 30K
Get Carter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, murder, hitman, revenge, brutality, drugs/alcohol, crime, criminal's revenge, car chase, chase, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, seattle washington
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4.7
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7.0
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6.4
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6.5
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7.8
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6.4
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tradition
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4.7
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8.0
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7.6
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The Ninth Gate 1999
6.7
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8.0
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3.6
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6.1
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7.5
The White Dawn 1974
7.1
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5.4
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curses spells and rituals
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Charmed 1998
7.1
Ash vs Evil Dead 2015
8.5
Wishmaster 1997
5.8
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5.3
Winx Club 2004
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7.0
The Nun 2018
5.7
South of Hell 2015
5.5
The Asylum 2015
4.6
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human sacrifice
human sacrifice movies
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5.6
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5.9
Jug Face 2013
5.2
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