Possession movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant possession movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary, bleak, psychotronic and serious films and TV shows about / with possession, supernatural, supernatural power, demon, murder, ghost, death, blood, danger and female nudity plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as possession: The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015), Beetlejuice (1988), Constantine (2014), Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016), Veronica (2017), Hereditary (2018), A Woman Possessed (1975), 8ight After (2020), Skull (2020), The Quiet Ones (2014).

List of possession movies

The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the dead of winter, Kat and Rose, two very different girls, find themselves spending winter break at their prestigious prep school. What they don't know is that Kat is being stalked by an evil entity, and their lives are about to change ...
Style: enigmatic, bleak, disturbing, scary, non-linear ...
Plot: possession, female psychopath, satanism, teenage girl, murder, boarding school, loneliness, exorcism, demonic possession, evil child, flash forward, nun ...
Place: new york state
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 7.5
 291K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, witty, surreal, dark fantasy, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: surrealism, afterlife, dark humor, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, possession, goth, teenage girl, psychic, heaven and hell, life after death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
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 7.5
 52K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, supernatural power, angel, curses spells and rituals, save the world, demonic possession, supernatural, rescue, exorcism, possession, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, possession, witchcraft, ghost, occult, spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, violence, paranormal ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles
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 6.2
 41K
Veronica (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madrid, 1990s. After making a Ouija with friends, a teenager is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her whole family. Inspired by terrifying police files never solved.
Style: scary, psychotronic, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ouija board, possession, demonic possession, blind woman, supernatural, solar eclipse, nightmare, crucifix, widow, family, possessed, telekinesis ...
Time: 90s, year 1991
Place: europe, madrid, spain
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 7.3
 291K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, ritual, fear, spiritualism, secret society, possession, satanism, demon, dysfunctional family, evil spirit, curse, supernatural ...
Place: utah
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A Woman Possessed (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laurent, a seemingly normal young man, is looking to join a witches’ sect that resides in a forest near his house. The only thing is Laurent’s wife Aline also needs to join the sect in order to complete his initiation. Aline is understandably ...
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, scary, psychotronic
Plot: witch, ritual, possession, ritual sacrifice, occult, rape, torture, humiliation, sect, witchcraft, exploitation, pagan ...
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 3.1
 196
8ight After (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After discovering a secret box in the wall of her house, a demonic presence begins terrorizing a YouTuber, at 8 after 1:00am every night.
Style: scary, tense, bleak, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: possession, ghost, paranormal, found footage, demon, supernatural, vlogger, paranormal activity, haunted house, paranormal phenomena, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.0
 680
Skull (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an ancient mask that possesses the human form to commit visceral sacrifices of vengeance for the incarnation of its God.
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: possession, revenge, human sacrifice, vengeance, masked killer, murder, brutality, violence, death, characters in danger, psychopath, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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 5.1
 20K
The Quiet Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, experiment, skepticism, mad doctor, possession, poltergeist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, point of view, self mutilation, seance, cameraman, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 5.8
 654
Ballet (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American ballerina arrives in Hungary to enroll in a ballet school and it soon becomes apparent that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, twist ending
Plot: possession, ballet, obsession, ballerina, haunted by the past, love interest, female ghost, conspiracy, teenage girl, rehearsal, cult, dancing ...
Time: 19th century
Place: budapest, europe, eastern europe, central europe
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 4.1
 386
Help (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "HELP" is a supernatural horror thriller which draws upon the story of a malevolent spirit that refuses to leave the human world and is out to exact retribution for past crimes committed against it.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: evil spirit, twin sister, psychiatrist, murder, possession, husband wife relationship, homecoming, family secret, danger, bikini
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 4.5
 6K
Exeter (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During an all-night, drug-fueled party at an abandoned asylum known for the horrific treatment of its patients, a group of ordinary teens decide to experiment with the occult, mysteriously leading to a violent possession. In an effort to find help, ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, slasher
Plot: abandoned hospital, possession, demon, ghost, murder, friendship, secret, party, characters killed one by one, trapped, chase, insanity ...
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 5.3
 831
Hysterical (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frederic Lansing (Bill Hudson) is a writer who hopes to find inspiration while vacationing in Hellview, Oregon; however, the lighthouse in which he's staying is haunted by the ghost of Venetia (Julie Newmar), who had killed herself 100 years ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, possession, lighthouse, haunted by the past, reincarnation, losing-it hero, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, zombie, death of lover ...
Time: 80s
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The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, seance, tour guide, murder, possession, haunted house, survival, supernatural, legends and myths, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.1
 107K
Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, rough, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, evil, mirror, family in danger, investigation, uncover truth, demon, family problems, hallucination, possession, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania
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Hold Your Breath (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn't hold ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, possession, prison, supernatural, urban legend, youth, human host, electric chair, sexual content, graphic violence, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa
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Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, family in danger, ghost, family problems, siblings relations, mentally unstable, dealing with death, good versus evil, children, supernatural power, a vision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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 5.4
 131K
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, sexual, scary, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: succubus, seductress, dark humor, supernatural, female killer, demon, high school, curses spells and rituals, popular girl, teenager, satanic ritual, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 3K
The Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the tragic deaths of her husband and daughter, Sarah Doyle moves back to her childhood home with her estranged brother, Richard. It's not long before Sarah begins to experience supernatural phenomena of a violent and hostile nature.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex with brother, brother sister sex, demon rape, demon, possession, brother sister incest, sex with sister, evil force, isolation, deception, supernatural, death ...
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Demon Witch Child (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old witch seeks vengence through the daughter of the politician who had her thrown in jail. Soon the little girl's head is spinning around, and an old priest is called in to perform an exorcism.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: exorcism, priest, demon, possession, witchcraft, witch, child in peril, revenge, supernatural power, politician, satanic cult, transformation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain
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 6.1
 6K
Demon (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Poland, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, ambiguous ending
Plot: demon, possession, wedding party, demonic possession, ghost, missing person, bride and groom, father son relationship, wedding day, jewish, search party, wedding ...
Place: poland, europe
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Black Devil Doll from Hell (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A woman buys a doll at a magic shop. Unbeknownst to her, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, and it proceeds to take her over.
Style: absurd, bleak, disturbing, satirical, cult film
Plot: evil doll, demon, possession, occult, rape, supernatural, toys, murder, sex, voodoo, obsession, single woman ...
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From a House on Willow Street (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a young woman is kidnapped, her captors soon come to realize that in fact they may be the ones in danger and this young woman has a dark secret inside her.
Style: disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, demon, possession, supernatural, violence, nightmare, abduction, ghost, demonic possession, evil, cruelty, little girl ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 2K
Anguish (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A new girl in a quiet town, Tess tries to manage her psychosis while adjusting to her new life with her mom. After stumbling upon the shrine of Lucy, a hit and run victim, Tess finds herself overwhelmed by hallucinations of the dead girl and starts ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: possession, disorder, self harm, nightmare, mental disorder, paranoia, mother daughter relationship, mentally unstable, hallucination, supernatural, dissociative identity disorder, spirit ...
Place: india
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Finders Keepers (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A haunted doll teaches one little girl why children shouldn't play with undead things.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious
Plot: evil doll, problem child, murder, possession, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, possessed girl, math teacher, woman in danger, graphic violence, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, voodoo, rivalry, mystery, curse, showdown, salvation, crimes, supernatural ability, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, possession, priest, haunted by the past, parents and children, homecoming, murder, hometown, exorcism, satanism, teenage daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 15K
Demonic (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of five people who were killed while trying to summon ghosts.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: haunted house, seance, demon, investigation, possession, characters killed one by one, trance, rescue, supernatural, video surveillance, prank, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Haunting of Morella (1990)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An executed witch inhabits her teenaged daughter's body to continue in the pursuit of bloodshed.
Style: erotic, gothic, ambiguous ending, slasher, cult film
Plot: witch, possession, father daughter relationship, curse, witch burning, cemetery, governess, crypt, blind man, woman in danger, sex scene, grave ...
Time: 18th century
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