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, danger, blood, supernatural, deadly, violence, death, curses spells and rituals and knife plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ritual: Husk (2011), The Bride (2017), The Skeleton Key (2005), Truth or Dare (2018), The Alienist (2018), The OA (2016), The Wicker Man (1973), Season of the Witch (2011), Legend of the Mummy (1998), A Man Called Horse (1970).
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The Alienist (2018)
Drama, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 7.8
The OA (2016)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
USA
60 min.
 7.7
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A Wound in Time (2019)
Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
USA
Truth or Dare (2018)
Horror, Thriller
USA
100 min.
 5.1

List of ritual movies

 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: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, scarecrow, cornfield, murder, zombie, farm, ritual, danger, friends, sewing machine, group of friends, fratricide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.7
 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: bleak, captivating, enigmatic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: ritual, family curse, wedding, old mansion, family history, redemption, love and romance, abduction, family, crimes, vengeance, tied feet
Place: russia
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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: gothic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, ghost, attic, suspicion, supernatural, occult, paralysis, nurse, mysterious character, patient, nursing, workplace ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
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 5.1
 27K
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: suicide, friendship, murder, demon, game, rivalry, danger, adventure, hallucination, betrayal, college, survival ...
Place: mexico, usa
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 7.8
 23K
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: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, psychologist, reporter, crime, tragic love, murder investigation, violence, police, blood, teenagers, ritual ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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 7.7
 57K
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, bleak, mysterious, suspense, twist ending
Plot: disappearance, abduction, healing, supernatural, storytelling, friendship, forbidden love, missing girl, ritual, mysticism, healer, maniac ...
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 7.6
 56K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: cult, island, investigation, supernatural horror, foreskin, paganism, disappearance, ritual, human sacrifice, virgin, missing person, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, seaport
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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: serious, stylized, suspense, bad ending, entertaining ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, monk, supernatural, witch, plague, monastery, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, ritual, ambush ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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Legend of the Mummy (1998)
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, blood, murder, ritual, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, mystery, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, usa, san francisco ...
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A Man Called Horse (1970)
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, serious, atmospheric, rough, exciting ...
Plot: ritual, bear attack, aristocrat, adventure, interracial relations, native americans, captivity, injustice, society, survival, confined, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
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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: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: voodoo, cult, death, ritual, ritual murder, gun, barn, parents and children, crimes, danger, deadly, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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 6.9
 28K
Altered States (1980)
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: suspense, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, science, genetics, obsession, isolation, university, metamorphosis, ritual, psychologist, college, danger, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: campus, new york, africa, california, boston ...
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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: ritual, reincarnation, cat, ritual sacrifice, virgin, sculptor, brain, memory, lawyer
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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: gore, sacrifice, murder, exploitation, ritual, farm, occult, druid, ritual murder, decapitation, killer, stabbed in the eye ...
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 6.1
 681
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, ouija, black magic, female full frontal nudity, occult, doll, human sacrifice, stabbed multiple times, severed head ...
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 6.1
 10K
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: british horror
Plot: occult, ghost, isolated house, angel, ritual, mansion, black magic, supernatural, demon, ghosts, drowning in a bathtub, stone ...
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 7.3
 13
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 sacrifice, goat, human sacrifice, cult, ritual, booby trap, home alone, carnival, friends, friend, demons, exploding body
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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, family feud, ritual, demon, monster, vengeance, deadly creature, in the woods, gory, lone wolves, slasher, supernatural ability ...
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: serious, sexual, suspenseful, erotic, scary
Plot: student, violence, ritual, bigfoot, chess, teenage life, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, youth, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
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 5.3
 296
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: satanism, spa, cannibalism, old woman, ritual, cook, abandoned, mutilated body, blood on clothes, groceries, meal, 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: small town, harvest, ritual, cult, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, mystery, village, supernatural ability, small town life, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.3
 153
The Indian (2009)
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 pool, swimming, blonde, competition, tricycle, blond ...
Place: peru, netherlands
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, remake of american film
Plot: king, cornfield, ritual, on the road, slasher, intrigue, religions or cults, deadly, countryside, clergy, small town, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, asia, vietnam
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, pagan, ritual, grief, village, dealing with death, mystery, curses spells and rituals, veterinarian, reincarnation, violence, murder ...
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, witchcraft, satanic ritual, secret, ceremony, pay phone, eclipse, occult, pizza, ritual, gravestone, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: supernatural, satanist, satanism, cult, ritual, demon, occult, deal with the devil, ghost, supernatural ability, pact with the devil, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, secret, investigation, plot twist, mountain, village, nun, demon, ritual, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, medical school, alps
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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, futuristic, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, apocalypse, who done it, minister, monk, ritual, monastery, serial killer, police detective, mystery, amateur detective, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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 6.7
 4K
Lassie (2005)
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, train ride, ritual, rescue, dog, little girl, family, adventure, getting home, pet, friendship, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, scotland, glasgow scotland, scottish highlands ...
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The Initiation (1984)
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, nightmare, ritual, serial killer, fraternity, maniac, psycho killer, escaped mental patient, sorority, violence, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: campus
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