Ritual movies and TV shows

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, blood, supernatural, violence, danger, death, deadly, sacrifice and occult plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Ireland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ritual: A Dark Song (2016), The Alienist (2018), The Crimson Rivers (2000), Get Carter (2000), The Bride (2017), Children of the Corn (2009), The Wicker Man (1973), The Believers (1987), Husk (2011), Midsommar (2019).

List of ritual movies

 6.1
 11K
A Dark Song (2016)
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, british horror
Plot: ritual, occult, supernatural, angel, ghost, demon, black magic, lie, loss of son, isolated house, mansion, desperation ...
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 7.7
 29K
The Alienist (2018)
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder investigation, psychologist, crime, ritual, prostitution, reporter, violence, blood, teenagers, police ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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The Crimson Rivers (2000)
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, serious, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, murder, secret, police detective, crime, faked death, convent, ritual, corpse, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, medical school, alps
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 5.1
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, rivalry, lone wolves, crime, criminal heroes, tough heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
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 4.6
 2K
The Bride (2017)
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: captivating, enigmatic, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: old mansion, ritual, family curse, wedding, love and romance, family history, redemption, abduction, family, crimes, vengeance, tied feet
Place: russia
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Children of the Corn (2009)
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: ritual, cornfield, society, danger, rivalry, small town, murder, children, corn, blood, human sacrifice, king ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska, asia, vietnam
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 7.6
 58K
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, suspenseful, christian film, scary ...
Plot: cult, investigation, trap, paganism, ritual, disappearance, island, society, mystery, missing person, amateur detective, virgin ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, seaport
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The Believers (1987)
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: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ritual murder, voodoo, ritual, crimes, religions or cults, family relations, danger, deadly, sacrifice, cult, murder, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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 5.2
 9K
Husk (2011)
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, cornfield, murder, zombie, farm, danger, friends, ritual, sewing machine, group of friends, fratricide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 31K
Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
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.
Plot: ritual, cult, trip, sacrifice, sex scene, paganism, magic mushroom, hallucinogenic drug, barn, marijuana, isolation, cremation ...
Place: sweden
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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: stylized, suspense, exciting, gothic, brutal ...
Plot: knight, witch, supernatural ability, monk, legends and myths, dark fantasy, good versus evil, supernatural, inquisition, monastery, gothic horror, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 7.8
 75K
The OA (2016)
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: disappearance, abduction, healing, supernatural, ritual, experiment, storytelling, friendship, missing girl, forbidden love, healer, mysticism ...
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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: surprise ending, gothic, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, ghost, attic, occult, paralysis, workplace, suspicion, supernatural, nurse, soul transference, nursing, mysterious character ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
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The Mistress of Spices (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Isle Of Man, India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tilo, the titular "Mistresses of Spices" is a shopkeeper and an immigrant from India who helps customers satisfy their needs and desires with spices. Her life changes when she falls in love with an American man.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sexy, serious ...
Plot: prayer, love and romance, store, supernatural, fall in love, foreknowledge, tradition, sensuality, custom, ritual, forbidden love, recipe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, india, usa, asia
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 5.1
 35K
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: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, danger, college, betrayal, rivalry, friendship, survival, characters killed one by one, adventure, game, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tijuana mexico, big ben london
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The Brotherhood (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The fraternity "Doma (House of) Tau Omega" has found a key to eternal youth without having to become blood-drinking vampires. Will they be able to recruit Chris, an innocent and perfect newcomer?
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: college, frat party, supernatural, vampire, friendship, fraternity, student life, danger, teenage life, secret society, initiation, eternal youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Don't Go Near the Park (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the prehistory of man, 12,000 years ago, two members of a superhuman tribe abuse the treasured secret of eternal youth. They use the methods of ritual cannibalism on the children of their own tribe and when discovered by the 'Queen' of ...
Style: macabre
Plot: cannibal, flesh eating, sacrifice, gore, nightmare, ritual, attempted rape, cannibalism, curse, sadist, monster, city ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: california
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The Reincarnate (1971)
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: cat, ritual, reincarnation, virgin, ritual sacrifice, lawyer, memory, sculptor, brain
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Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972)
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: ritual, druid, sacrifice, gore, occult, farm, murder, exploitation, ritual murder, vampirism, overalls, blood on camera lens ...
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 6.1
 700
Satan's Blood (1978)
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, possession, ritual, ouija board, black magic, ouija, suicide attempt, butcher knife, straight razor, pentagram, doll, house ...
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 6.7
 32
Grace's Room (2016)
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, cult, goat, human sacrifice, ritual sacrifice, friends, home alone, carnival, booby trap, exploding body, demon, friend ...
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Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007)
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, based on poem
Plot: ghost, vengeance, ritual, monster, demon, family feud, danger, vampire, zombie, murder, legends and myths, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Night of the Demon (1980)
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: suspenseful, serious, sexual, erotic, scary
Plot: chess, student, violence, ritual, bigfoot, supernatural, crimes, escapades, curses spells and rituals, dangerous animal, cons and scams, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
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 5.3
 308
Warlock Moon (1973)
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: spa, satanism, ritual, old woman, cannibalism, abandoned, cook, ghost story, terror, police officer, abandoned building, old lady ...
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The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)
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: tense, scary, rough, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, cult, ritual, harvest, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, small town life, danger, village, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.3
 159
The Indian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 75 min.
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: boy, slingshot, ritual, initiation, adoption, sibling rivalry, blonde, native american, hairdresser, swimming pool, street musician, competition ...
Place: netherlands, peru
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 5.5
 7K
Wake Wood (2009)
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: captivating, scary, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, grief, pagan, ritual, isolation, danger, loss of daughter, woman in danger, mystery, dealing with death, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: ireland
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The House of the Devil (2009)
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, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, pay phone, pizza, ritual, occult, witchcraft, secret, ceremony, satanic ritual, eclipse, gravestone, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new jersey, california
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To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: supernatural, satanism, deal with the devil, ritual, cult, occult, demon, satanist, supernatural ability, woman in danger, afterlife, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
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, scary, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, apocalypse, monk, police detective, monastery, serial killer, ritual, minister, who done it, mystery, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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