Movies about sects and secret societies

Movies about sects and secret societies
List of the best movies about sects and secret societies selected by visitors to our site: Infinite, BlacKkKlansman, Wrong Turn, Hereditary, Judas and the Black Messiah, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, The Empty Man, The Other Lamb, A Classic Horror Story, 13 Sins.

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

Genre
Country
Infinite (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA

Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are real.

BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Wrong Turn (2021)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom

Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to protect their way of life.

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.

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA

After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

The Empty Man (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA, South Africa, United Kingdom

After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity, and soon his life—and the lives of those close to him—are in grave danger.

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.

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.

13 Sins (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.

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1BR (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

When Sarah lucks into a sweet one-bedroom at Asilo Del Mar Apartments in Los Angeles, she think she's hit the jackpot. It's got plenty of space, friendly tenants, group BBQs and even a cute neighbour next door. All is not what it seems: loud noises start keeping her awake at night; her cat is missing; everyone seems to be a little too helpful and friendly, except for the weirdo, Lester. Soon, Sarah learns she didn't choose this apartment — it chose her.

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:37

John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.

The Deep Ones (2020)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA

A married couple rents a beachside Airbnb, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. They soon discover they are in the grip of a mysterious cult and their ancient sea god.

Assassin's Creed (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:31

Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills, he is now poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:01

Going Clear intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.

St. Agatha (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

St. Agatha is set in the 1950s in small town Georgia. A pregnant con woman named Agatha is on the run and seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation. What first starts out as the perfect place to have a child turns into a dark lair where silence is forced. Ghastly secrets are masked, and every bit of will power Agatha has is tested. She soon learns the sick and twisted truth of the convent and the odd people that lurk inside its halls. Agatha must now find a way to discover the unyielding strength needed to escape and save her baby before she’s caged behind these walls forever.

Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:25

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.

Hellboy (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Canada, Portugal, France
Duration02:28

Hellboy comes to England, where he must defeat Nimue, Merlin's consort and the Blood Queen. But their battle will bring about the end of the world, a fate he desperately tries to turn away.

Dead Sea (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

A Marine Biologist is assigned to investigate the mysterious deaths of some marine life in an inland salt water lake that has been attributed to a creature thought to have been the stuff of a legend.

Apostle (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:18

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

Wolves at the Door (2016)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Four friends gather at an elegant home during the Summer of Love, 1969. Unbeknownst to them, deadly visitors are waiting outside. What begins as a simple farewell party turns to a night of primal terror as the intruders stalk and torment the four, who struggle for their lives against what appears to be a senseless attack.

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.

Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller
CountryUSA, South Africa

Six people unwittingly find themselves locked in another series of escape rooms, slowly uncovering what they have in common to survive as they discover all the games that they've played before.

Dark Web: Cicada 3301 (2021)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA

Genius hacker Connor discovers Cicada 3301, an online treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society. Soon Conner, art-expert friend Avi, and secretive librarian Gwen are dashing from graffiti sites to ancient libraries to uncover real-world clues. But they must outrun aggressive NSA agents, also hot on the trail of Cicada, who want the glory for themselves.

The Order (2001)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryAruba, USA
Duration01:29

When Rudy, an artifacts smuggler, goes to Jerusalem to rescue his kidnapped archeologist father, he faces deportation by a scheming police chief. Now, to find his dad and recover a sacred scroll, he'll have to outwit officials and a ruthless sect. With the help of a beautiful Israeli cop, Rudy battles a faction of religious zealots determined to see a holy war at all costs.

Colonia (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryGermany, France, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:05

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Doctor Sleep (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off of people like them in order to remain immortal. Doctor Sleep is a sequel to Stephen King's 1977 novel "The Shining". Doctor Sleep is set several decades after the events of the first "Shining".

Under the Silver Lake (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy.

One of Us (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A young journalist goes deep undercover within a mountain commune and becomes manipulated by a duplicitous cult leader.

We Are X (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:23

As glam rock's most flamboyant survivors, X Japan ignited a musical revolution in Japan during the late '80s with their melodic metal. Twenty years after their tragic dissolution, X Japan’s leader, Yoshiki, battles with physical and spiritual demons alongside prejudices of the West to bring their music to the world.




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