Movies About Hell

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Movies About Hell

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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 horror film directed by William Friedkin and released in 1973. The movie centers on the demonic possession of the 12-year-old girl Reagan MacNeil and her mother's desperate attempts to save her. Her mother, Chris, seeks the help of Father Damien Karras, a priest who is struggling with his own faith, and Father Lankester Merrin, an experienced exorcist. The two priests battle the devil inside Reagan as her body is taken over by an evil presence. Reagan's behavior turns increasingly violent, as she throws furniture and utters strange words. The priests must battle their own doubts and fears as they attempt to save Reagan's soul. The film is filled with intense and frightening scenes that has become iconic in the horror genre. In the end, Father Karras and Father Merrin are able to defeat the devil and Reagan is ultimately saved.

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Rosemary's Baby
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Roman Polanski, starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer
Rated Approved

Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The film follows Rosemary Woodhouse (Mia Farrow), a young and naive housewife, who is pregnant with her first child. Rosemary's husband, Guy (John Cassavetes), has made a deal with their neighbor, Roman Castevet (Sidney Blackmer), to provide them with a luxurious apartment in exchange for Rosemary's unborn baby. Rosemary soon begins to suspect that a Satanic cult is trying to take her baby for some unknown dark purpose. As her suspicions grow, so does her paranoia and fear, leading her to make a fateful decision that will have lasting consequences. Rosemary's Baby is considered a classic of the horror genre, praised for its visual craftsmanship, performances, and chilling atmosphere.

The Omen (1976)

The Omen
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Richard Donner, starring Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner
Rated R

The Omen is a 1976 supernatural horror film directed by Richard Donner. It follows Robert Thorn (Gregory Peck) and his wife Katherine (Lee Remick) who, upon discovering that their son is the Antichrist, must protect him from the forces of evil. As a series of horrific events occurs around Robert and Katherine, they come to realize their five year old adopted son, Damien, is the source of the evil. As Robert and Katherine struggle against forces too powerful for them to comprehend, they must find a way to protect themselves and the world from the unleashed powers of the Antichrist.

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Sleepy Hollow
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon
Rated R

Don't Look Now (1973)

Don't Look Now
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Roeg, starring Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania
Rated R

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

From Dusk Till Dawn
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Robert Rodriguez, starring Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis, Quentin Tarantino
Rated R

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

In the Mouth of Madness
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From John Carpenter, starring Sam Neill, Jürgen Prochnow, Julie Carmen, David Warner
Rated R

Hellraiser (1987)

Hellraiser
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Clive Barker, starring Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman
Rated R

From Hell (2001)

From Hell
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes, starring Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane
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

Prince of Darkness (1987)

Prince of Darkness
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Jameson Parker, Victor Wong
Rated R

Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Drag Me to Hell
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier, Lorna Raver
Rated PG-13

Nightbreed (1990)

Nightbreed
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Clive Barker, starring Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby, Charles Haid
Rated R

Dark Skies (2013)

Dark Skies
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Scott Stewart, starring Keri Russell, Jake Brennan, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo
Rated PG-13

The House of the Devil (2009)

The House of the Devil
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Ti West, starring Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig
Rated R

As Above, So Below (2014)

As Above, So Below
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From John Erick Dowdle, starring Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman, Edwin Hodge, François Civil
Rated R

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)

Deliver Us from Evil
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Scott Derrickson, starring Eric Bana, Edgar Ramírez, Olivia Munn, Chris Coy
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

Starry Eyes (2014)

Starry Eyes
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer, starring Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller, Noah Segan, Fabianne Therese
Rated Not Rated

The Void (2016)

The Void
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski, starring Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh, Ellen Wong, Kathleen Munroe
Rated Not Rated

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 Witch Hunter (2015)

The Last Witch Hunter
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Breck Eisner, starring Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
Rated PG-13

Baskin (2015)

Baskin
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Can Evrenol, starring Mehmet Cerrahoglu, Görkem Kasal, Ergun Kuyucu, Muharrem Bayrak
Rated Not Rated

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

Deadly Blessing (1981)

Deadly Blessing
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Maren Jensen, Sharon Stone, Susan Buckner, Jeff East
Rated R

 



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