Horror Movies Involving Possession

The table below shows the movies in our database where one or more characters are possessed by a supernatural entity.

Movie Name Director Year Jump Count Jump Scare Rating Netflix (US)
Amityville: The Awakening Franck Khalfoun 2017 11 3.0 No
Annabelle Comes Home Gary Dauberman 2019 20 4.0 No
Army of Darkness – Director Cut Sam Raimi 1992 8 2.0 No
Army of Darkness – Theatrical Cut Sam Raimi 1992 9 2.0 No
Behind You Andrew Mecham 2020 8 2.5 No
Daniel Isn’t Real Adam Egypt Mortimer 2020 6 1.5 No
Deliver Us From Evil Scott Derrickson 2014 16 4.0 No
Demonic Will Canon 2015 17 4.0 Yes
Devil’s Due Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett 2014 13 3.0 No
Dreamkatcher Kerry Harris 2020 4 1.5 No
Evil Dead Fede Alvarez 2013 20 4.0 No
Evil Dead II Sam Raimi 1987 27 4.0 No
Hereditary Ari Aster 2018 8 2.0 No
Idle Hands Rodman Flender 1999 10 3.0 No
Incarnate Brad Peyton 2016 9 2.5 No
Jennifer’s Body Karyn Kusama 2009 6 2.0 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
The Atticus Institute Chris Sparling 2015 13 3.5 No
The Blackcoat’s Daughter Osgood Perkins 2015 3 0.5 No
The Conjuring James Wan 2013 12 4.0 Yes
The Conjuring 2 James Wan 2016 22 5.0 No
The Crucifixion Xavier Gens 2017 19 4.5 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 Innocents Jack Clayton 1961 4 0.5 No
The Last Exorcism Daniel Stamm 2010 7 2.0 No
The Nun Corin Hardy 2018 21 4.5 No
The Possession Ole Bornedal 2012 10 3.0 No
The Possession of Michael King David Jung 2014 20 4.0 No
The Quiet Ones John Pogue 2014 23 4.0 No
The Ring Two Hideo Nakata 2005 11 3.0 No
The Rite Mikael Håfström 2011 7 2.0 Yes
The Skeleton Key Iain Softley 2005 11 3.0 No
The Taking of Deborah Logan Adam Robitel 2014 19 3.5 No
The Unborn David S. Goyer 2009 14 3.5 Yes
The Veil Phil Joanou 2016 12 3.0 Yes
The Wailing Na Hong-jin 2016 4 1.0 Yes
Veronica Paco Plaza 2017 10 3.0 Yes
You Might Be the Killer Brett Simmons 2018 6 1.5 No