Movies about rites

Movies about rites
List of the best films about rites, selected by visitors to our site: Ready or Not, The Other Lamb, Dark Spell, Midsommar, Rites of Spring, Itsy Bitsy, The Other Side of the Door, Them That Follow, Darlin', We Summon the Darkness.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Ready or Not (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:30

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

The Other Lamb (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Belgium, USA

For her entire life, the cult she was born into has been all that teenage Selah has known. Along with a band of similarly cloistered young women she lives seemingly unstuck in time, cut off from modern society in a remote forest commune presided over by a man called Shepherd, a controlling, messiah-like figure with a frightening dark side. But when her insular world is rocked by a series of nightmarish visions and disturbing revelations, Selah begins to question everything about her existence—including her allegiance to the increasingly dangerous Shepherd.

Dark Spell (2021)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror
CountryRussia

Dark Spell is a story about the girl named Zhenya who suffers from being in love with her husband that has left her, so she decides to bring him back. Desperate heroine casts a spell called "Black Wedding", which is a magical ritual known for its great power and irreversibility. After the ritual, her beloved husband comes back, although his love becomes more like an obsession: he is even ready to kill Zhenya, so as not to give her to anyone. When the maddened husband dies, the spell does not stop: because even death will not part those who were betrothed by the demon of black wedding.

Midsommar (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:28

A group of friends travels to Sweden to visit the rural hometown of one of them and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Rites of Spring (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:19

A ransom scheme turns into a nightmare for a group of kidnappers who become victims of a horrifying secret that must be paid every spring.

Itsy Bitsy (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA

A family moves into a secluded mansion where they soon find themselves being targeted by an entity taking the form of a giant spider.

The Other Side of the Door (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration02:31

Grieving over the loss of her son, a mother struggles with her feelings for her daughter and her husband. She seeks out a ritual that allows her say goodbye to her dead child, opening the veil between the world of the dead and the living. Her daughter becomes the focus of terror. She must now protect against the evil that was once her beloved son.

Them That Follow (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

A Pentecostal pastor, Lemuel Childs, and his believers handle venomous snakes to prove themselves before God. Lemuel’s daughter, Mara holds a secret that threatens to tear the church apart: her romantic past with a nonbeliever, Augie. As Mara’s wedding to a devoted follower looms, she must decide whether or not to trust the steely matriarch of their community, Hope, with her heart and life at stake.

Darlin' (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop and his obedient nuns, where she’s to be rehabilitated into a "good girl" as an example of the miraculous work of the church. But Darlin’ holds a secret darker than the "sins" she is threatened with, and she is not traveling alone. The Woman who raised her, equally fierce and feral, is ever present in the shadows of Darlin’s psyche and is determined to come for her no matter who tries to get in her way.

We Summon the Darkness (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom

Three best friends attending a heavy-metal show cross paths with sadistic killers after they travel to a secluded country home for an after party.

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Powaqqatsi (1988)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.

Hereditary (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Darkness Visible (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, India, USA

London-raised Ronnie returns to his home in India to discover his mother Suleka has died in mysterious circumstances. As he uncovers a series of similar past murders, Ronnie's own inner-darkness come to light.

The Exorcism of Molly Hartley (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:05

Taking place years after The Haunting of Molly Hartley, who now, as an adult, has fallen under the possession of an evil spirit and must be exorcised by a fallen priest before the devil completely takes her.

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses. Based on the true life experiences of Wade Davis and filmed on location in Haiti, it's a frightening excursion into black magic and the supernatural.

A Classic Horror Story (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror
CountryItaly

Five carpoolers travel in a motorhome to reach a common destination. Night falls, and to avoid a dead animal carcass, they crash into a tree. When they come to their senses, they find themselves in the middle of nowhere. The road they were traveling on has disappeared and there is only a dense, impenetrable forest and a wooden house in the middle of a clearing, which they discover is the home of a spine-chilling cult.

The Skeleton Key (2005)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:44

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Head Count (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA

During a weekend getaway to Joshua Tree, a group of teenagers find themselves under mental and physical assault from a supernatural entity that mimics their appearances as it completes an ancient ritual.

Queen of Spades: The Dark Rite (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
Duration02:25

There is an ancient ritual known to humankind for more than a hundred years...According to the legend, an ominous entity known as The Queen of Spades can be summoned by drawing a door and staircase on a mirror in the darkness, and by saying her name three times. The Queen of Spades gets her energy from reflective objects; she cuts locks of hair from those asleep, and those that see her go mad or die. Four teenagers decide to call The Queen of Spades as a joke. But when one of them dies of a sudden heart attack, the group realizes they are up against something inexplicable and deadly dangerous.

Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:08

A high priest tries to force a young beauty to marry a pearl trader who is masquerading as the god Balu.

The Divine Fury (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:39

After waking up with mysterious wounds on his hands, a champion fighter finds himself in an otherworldly battle against evil forces that wreak havoc in the human world.

The Influence (2019)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror
CountrySpain

When Queenie, the Faraday family's grandmother and oppressive matriarch, is finally laid to rest, no one could foresee the horrifying extent of her evil influence, which continues even beyond death.

Lord of the Flies (1963)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32

Amidst a nuclear war, a plane carrying a group of schoolboys crash lands on a deserted island. With no adult survivors, the boys are forced to fend for themselves. At first they cooperate, but when the they split into two separate camps -- one led by the pragmatic Ralph and the other by militaristic Jack -- their society falls into disarray, leading to a disturbing examination of human nature and a chilling conclusion.

The Wicker Man (1973)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:28

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.




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