10 best movies like The Witch (2016)

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Movies similar to The Witch (2016): The Village, Hereditary, Brimstone, The Blair Witch Project, The Ritual, Insidious: Chapter 3, The Conjuring 2, The Autopsy of Jane Doe, The Conjuring, Oculus.

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The Village (2004)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersMonsters
PlotMystery
PlaceForest, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Fascinating

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

Hereditary (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersDemons, Family
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts, Funeral
StyleCreepy

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.

Brimstone (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, western, detective
CountryNetherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersPriests, Mute
PlaceWild West
StyleTense

In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.

The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersWitch
PlaceForest
StyleTense

In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.

The Ritual (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:40
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventure, Survival

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

Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:12
CharactersPsychics
PlotSupernatural
StyleDisturbing

A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.

The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:30
PlotGhosts, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersWitch
PlotSupernatural, Death
StyleTense

Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

The Conjuring (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
PlotOn real events, Ghosts, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

Oculus (2013)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
PlotSupernatural
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Action

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:45
CharactersManiacs, Horses
PlotLove, Mystery, Intrigue, Supernatural
PlaceVillage, USA
Time18th century
StyleGothic

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.

Orphan (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration02:03
CharactersChildrens, Orphans
PlotSuperpowers
StyleDisturbing

A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

Antichrist (2009)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, drama
CountryDenmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration01:48

A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

The Devil Inside (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32
CharactersTeens, Family, Priests, Jews
PlotDamn things, Curses, Obsession, Exorcism
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action, Atmospheric, Gloomy

In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.

Insidious (2010)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
PlotGhosts, Mystery, Supernatural
PlaceParallel worlds

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.

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