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20 best movies like May the Devil Take You (2018)

List of the best movies like May the Devil Take You (2018): The Influence, I Trapped the Devil, The Mortuary Collection, They Look Like People, Devil's Whisper, Stan Against Evil, Ouija: Origin of Evil, Girl on the Third Floor, The Wretched, The House.

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Markimdb: 4.5
CharactersDogs, Wolves, Demons, Nurses
PlotFight, Fighting Evil, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Ghosts
PlaceVillage, School, Hospitals
TimeDark ones
StyleGloomy, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, drama, detective
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Pursuit, Fear
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious

A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, horror, fantasy, comedy
CharactersSerial killers, Teens, Demons, Killers, Blonde girls
PlotSupernatural, Fate, Scary stories, Justice, Funeral
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Black humor, Creepy, Depressive

In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last, but the young girl's world is unhinged when she discovers that the final story... is her own.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersGangsters, Demons
PlotObsession, Friendship, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Depression
PlaceHospitals, Hotels
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Creepy

Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Indonesia
CharactersDemons, Priests
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Curses, Ghosts, Fear
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Creepy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Devil's Whisper is a supernatural horror film about demonic possession but at its core it's a psychological thriller about repressed memories, childhood trauma and the cycle of abuse.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, detective
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Demons, Farmers, Partners
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Curses
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones

An aging police sheriff who has recently lost his position due to an angry outburst begrudgingly joins an alliance with new sheriff, Evie Barret to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Demons, Family
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Witchcraft
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Creepy

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, drama, detective
PlotFriendship, Mystery, Death, Supernatural, Curses
PlaceMansions, Small cities
StyleTense, Creepy, Depressive, Disturbing

Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersWitch, Teens
PlotSuperpowers, Obsession, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleFascinating, Tense, Depressive

A rebellious teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, encounters a terrifying evil after his next-door neighbor becomes possessed by an ancient witch that feasts on children.

Markimdb: 4.6
CharactersTeens, Demons, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Wedding, Supernatural, Curses
TimeWorld War II, Dark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

Two German soldiers has taken a Norwegian soldier as prisoner, during one of the cold Scandianvian winter nights during WW2. They are thankful that they find a lonely house out in the wilderness, but the houses aren't that cozy after all.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, comedy, music
CountryNew Zealand, USA
CharactersTeachers, Demons, Blonde girls, Thieves, Musicians
PlotApocalypse, Soccer, Music, Motorcycles, Friendship
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor, Creepy

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

Markimdb: 5.5
CountryUSA, South Africa
CharactersWitch, Family
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit, Witchcraft
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense, Creepy

A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantasy
PlotSupernatural, Witchcraft, Rivalry
TimeDark ones
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Gothic, Serious

A caring mother loses her sanity, setting off a chain of events resulting in tragedy and murder. The story of Casey Pollack unfolds from two very different perspectives when one night in the woods culminates in absolute terror.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, comedy
PlotSurvival, Obsession, Death, Supernatural, Cancer
StyleAction, Disturbing

A pizza delivery girl is suddenly in for the fight of her young life when encountering a group of Satanists in need of a virgin to ritually sacrifice.

Markimdb: 5.3
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersDemons, Nuns, Priests
PlotObsession, Supernatural
StyleTense, Depressive, Disturbing

In the autumn of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for 'fallen women', only to uncover something much more horrific.

Markimdb: 4.8
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDemons, Students
PlotMystery, Supernatural
PlaceParallel worlds
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

A detached university student faces the consequences of astral projection when he uses it to reconnect with his dead mother.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CharactersBlonde girls, Spiders, Friends, Insects, Old man
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Money, Death
PlaceForest, Hospitals, Lake, USA
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSupernatural, Curses, Missing people, Fear, Evil spirits
PlaceCourt, Caves, Forest, USA, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

When children start disappearing, a rebellious teen under house arrest starts to suspect that a legendary evil, a boogeyman known as the Cucuy, might be responsible.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersMonsters, Demons, Hunters, Warriors, Bounty Hunters
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Obsession, Hunting, Snow
TimeMiddle Ages
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

On the outskirts of a kingdom, a quiet but fierce medieval warrior protects the realm from monsters and the occult. His gruesome collection of heads is missing only one - the monster that killed his daughter years ago. Driven by a thirst for revenge, he travels wild expanses on horseback. When his second chance arrives, it’s in a way far more horrifying than he ever imagined.

Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersTeens, Demons
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
StyleAction, Tense, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her teenage friends must find a way to escape the horror that seems to be only a few steps behind.

Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersDemons, Brother and sister, Parents
PlotSupernatural, Pursuit, Ghosts
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Tense, Creepy, Depressive, Disturbing

On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Serial killers, Teachers, Twins, Disabled people
PlotMystery, Ghosts, Missing people, Voodoo, Dreams
StyleFascinating, Creepy, For men, Disturbing

A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.

Markimdb: 5.2
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany
CharactersPolice, Fathers, Blind
PlotMoney, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

Markimdb: 4.2
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMonsters, Demons, Clowns
PlotFriendship, Death, Supernatural, Dolls, Mystery
StyleHeavy, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

When a vintage Jack-in-the-box is un-earthed and opened, it's new owners soon have reason to believe the creepy clown doll within has a life of it's own.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySingapore, USA
CharactersDemons, Insects, Reporters
PlotSurvival, Cars, Investigation, Death, Supernatural
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

When young and successful reporter Jamie finds out that her sister has died in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths linked to her sister's and must join forces with her sister's husband in order to defeat a demonic entity that is using new technology to complete an ancient mission.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CharactersHackers, Special Forces, Scientists, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Artificial Intelligence, Investigation, Death
PlacePrison, Afghanistan, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama
PlotRevenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Curses, Evil spirits
PlaceAbandoned houses
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

In a far-away village, lived an innocent teenage girl, "Sai" who later discovered herself inheriting the curse of "Krasue". At night, her head would detach from her body and hunts for flesh and blood. Villagers are terrified by the deaths of their livestocks and that is when the Krasue hunt begins. "Jerd" a friend joined the hunt with an unknown reason while "Noi", the childhood friend who had just came back to the village decided to stand beside Sai despite knowing the horrifying truth.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersWitch, Teens, Teachers, Orphans, Mothers
PlotMystery, Depression, Witchcraft, Curses, Fear
PlaceForest, Canada
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A frustrated, angry teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Fathers, Clairvoyants
PlotSupernatural, Weapon, Multi-part, Hypnosis, Ghosts
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Gloomy, Creepy, Disturbing

Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, NM, to investigate a man’s claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family’s old home.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Demons, Police, Shamans
PlotMotorcycles, Investigation, Obsession, Death, Supernatural
PlaceVillage, Mountains, Korea, Small cities

A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.