Horror Movies Dealing With Religion / The Occult

The following horror movies contain religious themes or deal with the occult (e.g. Ouija boards, exorcisms, and satanic rituals).

Movie Name Director Year Jump Count Jump Scare Rating Netflix (US)
Annabelle John R. Leonetti 2014 11 3.5 No
Annabelle Comes Home Gary Dauberman 2019 20 4.0 No
Antrum David Amito, Michael Laicini 2018 0 0.0 No
Apostle Gareth Evans 2018 5 1.5 Yes
As Above, So Below John Erick Dowdle 2014 7 3.0 Yes
Behind You Andrew Mecham 2020 8 2.5 No
Black Christmas Sophia Takal 2019 8 2.5 No
Black Wake Jeremiah Kipp 2018 2 0.5 No
Blair Witch Adam Wingard 2016 18 4.0 No
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Joe Berlinger 2000 5 1.0 No
Born of Fire Jamil Dehlavi 1987 4 1.0 No
Carrie Brian De Palma 1976 1 0.5 No
Carrie Kimberly Peirce 2013 4 1.0 No
Deliver Us From Evil Scott Derrickson 2014 16 4.0 No
Demonic Will Canon 2015 17 4.0 Yes
Devil John Erick Dowdle 2010 4 1.5 No
Devil’s Due Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett 2014 13 3.0 No
Drag Me To Hell Sam Raimi 2009 23 4.5 No
Dreamkatcher Kerry Harris 2020 4 1.5 No
Eli Ciarán Foy 2019 13 3.5 Yes
Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil Paul Urkijo Alijo 2017 1 0.5 Yes
Exorcist: The Beginning Renny Harlin 2004 17 4.0 No
Frailty Bill Paxton 2001 0 0.0 No
Hellboy Guillermo del Toro 2004 6 1.5 No
Hereditary Ari Aster 2018 8 2.0 No
His House Remi Weekes 2020 8 2.5 Yes
Hotel Inferno Giulio De Santi 2013 3 1.0 No
Hotel Inferno 2: The Cathedral of Pain Giulio De Santi, Tiziana Machella 2017 5 1.5 No
Housewife Can Evrenol 2017 5 1.0 No
Kill List Ben Wheatley 2011 1 0.5 No
Kuroneko Kaneto Shindō 1968 1 0.5 No
Last Shift Anthony DiBlasi 2014 17 4.0 No
Little Evil Eli Craig 2017 7 1.5 Yes
Lo Travis Betz 2009 2 0.5 No
Lord of Illusions Clive Barker 1995 15 4.0 No
Mandy Panos Cosmatos 2018 5 1.5 No
May The Devil Take You: Chapter Two Timo Tjahjanto 2020 9 3.5 No
Midsommar Ari Aster 2019 3 1.0 No
Occult Angel Andy Roberts 2018 3 1.0 No
Ouija Stiles White 2014 16 4.0 No
Ouija: Origin of Evil Mike Flanagan 2016 18 4.0 No
Paranormal Activity Oren Peli 2007 10 3.5 No
Paranormal Activity 2 Tod Williams 2010 14 3.5 No
Paranormal Activity 3 Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman 2011 20 4.0 No
Paranormal Activity 4 Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost 2012 21 3.5 No
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension Gregory Plotkin 2015 29 4.0 No
Prince of Darkness John Carpenter 1987 7 2.5 No
Rosemary’s Baby Roman Polanski 1968 0 0.0 No
Saint Maud Rose Glass 2020 2 1.0 No
Starry Eyes Kevin Kolsch, Dennis Widmyer 2014 9 2.0 No
Suspiria Luca Guadagnino 2018 2 0.5 No
The Babysitter McG 2017 8 2.5 Yes
The Blackcoat’s Daughter Osgood Perkins 2015 3 0.5 No
The Borderlands (Final Prayer) Elliot Goldner 2013 12 3.0 No
The Cleansing Hour Damien LeVeck 2019 14 4.0 No
The Craft Andrew Fleming 1996 4 1.0 No
The Crucifixion Xavier Gens 2017 19 4.5 No
The Dark and the Wicked Bryan Bertino 2020 11 2.5 No
The Devil Inside William Brent Bell 2012 8 2.5 No
The Devil’s Candy Sean Byrne 2015 8 2.0 Yes
The Exorcism of Emily Rose Scott Derrickson 2005 9 2.5 No
The Exorcist William Friedkin 1973 10 1.5 No
The Exorcist III William Peter Blatty 1990 11 2.5 No
The Heretics Chad Archibald 2017 4 1.5 Yes
The House of the Devil Ti West 2009 4 1.0 No
The Last Exorcism Daniel Stamm 2010 7 2.0 No
The Lodge Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz 2020 4 1.5 No
The Love Witch Anna Biller 2016 0 0.0 No
The Ninth Gate Roman Polanski 1999 0 0.0 No
The Nun Corin Hardy 2018 21 4.5 No
The Omen Richard Donner 1976 1 0.5 No
The Possession Ole Bornedal 2012 10 3.0 No
The Possession of Michael King David Jung 2014 20 4.0 No
The Rite Mikael Håfström 2011 7 2.0 Yes
The Skeleton Key Iain Softley 2005 11 3.0 No
The Unborn David S. Goyer 2009 14 3.5 Yes
The Veil Phil Joanou 2016 12 3.0 Yes
The Wicker Man Robin Hardy 1973 4 0.5 No
The Witch Robert Eggers 2015 4 1.5 Yes
The Wretched Brett Pierce 2019 8 3.5 Yes
Veronica Paco Plaza 2017 10 3.0 Yes
Wounds Babak Anvari 2019 6 1.0 Yes