Horror Movies About Possession

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Horror Movies About Possession

Thinking about Horror Movies About Possession, there is no limit to the films who explored this feeling. Here are 13 of our favorites.

The Exorcist (1973)

The Exorcist
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From William Friedkin, starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb
Rated R

The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, based on the 1971 novel of the same name by William Peter Blatty. The film stars Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, and Mercedes McCambridge. The film follows a 12-year-old girl (Linda Blair) who becomes possessed by a powerful demonic force, forcing her mother (Ellen Burstyn) to turn to Fathers Damien Karras (Jason Miller) and Lankester Merrin (Max von Sydow) for help with the increasingly dangerous possession. As they try to drive the demon out of her body, they come up against a powerful force that puts their own lives in danger. The Exorcist was a critical and commercial success, becoming the first horror film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. It remains one of the highest grossing horror films of all time, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest horror films ever made.

Possession (1981)

Possession
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Andrzej Zulawski, starring Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent
Rated R

Constantine (2005)

Constantine
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Francis Lawrence, starring Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Djimon Hounsou, Shia LaBeouf
Rated R

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

The Exorcism of Emily Rose
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Scott Derrickson, starring Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Campbell Scott
Rated PG-13

The Exorcist III (1990)

The Exorcist III
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From William Peter Blatty, starring George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller
Rated R

The Rite (2011)

The Rite
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Mikael Håfström, starring Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga
Rated PG-13

The Possession (2012)

The Possession
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Ole Bornedal, starring Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport
Rated PG-13

The Last Exorcism (2010)

The Last Exorcism
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Daniel Stamm, starring Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Iris Bahr, Louis Herthum
Rated PG-13

The Possession of Michael King (2014)

The Possession of Michael King
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From David Jung, starring Shane Johnson, Ella Anderson, Cara Pifko, Julie McNiven
Rated R

Amityville II: The Possession (1982)

Amityville II: The Possession
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Damiano Damiani, starring James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Jack Magner
Rated R

Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

Exorcist: The Beginning
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Renny Harlin, starring Stellan Skarsgård, Izabella Scorupco, James D'Arcy, Remy Sweeney
Rated R

The Devil Inside (2012)

The Devil Inside
★★★★
★★★★
1.7 out of 4 stars

From William Brent Bell, starring Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, Ionut Grama
Rated R

The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)

The Last Exorcism Part II
★★★★
★★★★
1.6 out of 4 stars

From Ed Gass-Donnelly, starring Ashley Bell, Julia Garner, Spencer Treat Clark, David Jensen
Rated PG-13

 



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