Movies about rites

Movies about rites
List of the best films about rites, selected by visitors to our site: The Endless, 11-11-11, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Midsommar, Ready or Not, The Ninth Gate, Deliver Us from Evil, Martyrs, American Exorcism, Children of the Corn.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic
PlotUFO, Mystery, Supernatural, Teleportation, Baseball
PlaceMoon, Lake, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Spain
PlotSupernatural, Religious, Computers, Fog, Self-sacrifice
PlaceLabyrinths, Beach, Cemetery, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

After the death of his wife and child, an author travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur on 11/11/11.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CharactersCrocodiles, Monkeys, Elephants, Archaeologists
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Supernatural, Mythology
PlaceIndia, Tomb
StyleExciting, Action

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Sweden
PlotDeath, Mental disorders, Sects, Freedom, Rites of passage
PlaceNature, Sweden, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Fancy, Psychedelic, For a group of friends, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersStrong women, Family, Brides, Newlyweds
PlotSurvival, Survival, Pursuit, The escape, Wedding
PlaceCastle, Estate, Mansions
TimeDark ones
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Fancy, Womens in main roles, Vivid

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

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, detective
CountryFrance, Spain, USA
PlotTravel, Passion, Investigation, Obsession, Supernatural
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CharactersDemons, Lions, Priests, Partners
PlotExorcism, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceCaves, Zoos, New York
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza convinces him that demonic possession may be to blame for the gruesome murders. Together, they wage a valiant supernatural struggle to rid the city of an otherworldly evil.

Markimdb: 4
CharactersMonsters, Orphans
PlotInvestigation, Death, Hostage, Weapon, Life after death
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.

Markimdb: 4.4

Damon Richter thought he left the world of possessions, exorcisms, and evil behind until an old friend arrives with frightening information about his estranged daughter knowing that only his otherworldly skills can save her.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Childrens
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Religious, Intrigue
PlaceGhost towns, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CharactersHeroes, Brides
PlotApocalypse, Supernatural, Saving the World
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Explicit scenes, Serious

On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. The world will end, and the only hope lies within an atheist called Jericho Cane.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryGermany, Greece
CharactersBrother and sister

A tale of dirt, soap, and magic set in a cult on a remote Greek island.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China
CharactersHippies, Friends, Celebrities, Actors, Directors
PlotAdventure, Conspiracies
PlaceParty, USA, Los Angeles

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountrySouth Korea
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Exorcism, Obsession, Death
StyleExciting, Action

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, detective
CharactersWitch, Demons, Clairvoyants
PlotExorcism, Supernatural, Demon possession

A chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Rites of passage
PlaceSchool, Hotels
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CharactersLesbians, Gods, Demons
PlotAbduction, Passion, Obsession, Missing people
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Depressive

A young girl is abducted by a man, who claims that a cult is hunting her. His goal is to protect her until sunrise but while restrained, the young girl falls deathly ill. While her friends and family search for her, the source of her illness becomes more and more apparent. She’s not sick…she’s changing.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, drama, biography
CharactersDemons, Doctors, Police, Family, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Exorcism, Investigation, Death, Supernatural
PlaceCourt, College, Hospitals
StyleTense, Disturbing

When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, crime, biography
PlotOn real events, Weapon
StylePsychological problems, By books, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Three young women were sentenced to death in the infamous Manson murder case, but when the death penalty was lifted, their sentence became life imprisonment. One young graduate student was sent in to teach them - and through her we witness their transformations as they face the reality of their horrific crimes.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotTime travel, Superpowers, Artificial Intelligence, Supernatural, Life after death
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Creepy, Serious

In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersVampire, Gods, Lifeguards, Prophets, Brothers
PlotDancing, Abduction, Revenge, Friendship, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Tense

In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Belgium, USA
PlotHarem, Revenge, Relationship, Sects, Freedom
StyleHeavy, Fancy, Womens in main roles

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.

Markimdb: 2.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, history
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

In a near future, due to the effects of an uncompromising law on the eco-sustainability of supports, paper has become a rare item, a luxury possession, controlled by the "Big Z": Zimurgh Corporation.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersKings, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Martial Arts, Cheating
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Epic, Serious

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

Markimdb: 5.2
CountryUnited Kingdom, Russia, Latvia, France
CharactersMusicians, Violinists
PlotMusic, Mystery, Inheritance, Ghosts
PlaceForest, Mansions, Estate
StyleTense, Psychedelic, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

After a gifted musician inherits a mansion after her long lost father dies under mysterious circumstances, she discovers his last musical masterpiece riddled with cryptic symbols that unravels an evil secret, triggering dark forces that reach beyond her imagination.

Markimdb: 6.3
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
CharactersWitch, Gods, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Hiking trip, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest, Sweden
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, For a group of friends

A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Killers, Rabbits
PlotSurvival, Travel, Religious, Conspiracies, Sects

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersDogs, Snake
PlotDancing, Relationship, Money, Friendship, Religious
PlaceVillage, Mountains, Party, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 2.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective

A woman leaves her emotionally abusive husband, only to learn that he used to be the leader of a doomsday cult that she is about to join.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotCars, Exorcism, Obsession, Water, Supernatural
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready to see. This is the first tape - Case 83-G - stolen from these archives and exposed to the public by an anonymous source.