Horror movies on exorcism can be the scariest and terrifying of all movies. These movies can seriously make you jump and scream. Only the people who love seeing such genre should prefer watching such movies as only a strong heart person can deal with the creepy scenes in the movies. Below mentioned are the 10 horror movies which are based on exorcism.
1. The Exorcist
‘The Exorcist’ was released in the year 1973. This horror movie was directed by William Friedkin. The runtime of the film is 2 hour 12 minutes. The movie features Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, and Linda Blair. It’s a story about a teenage girl who is possessed by a mysterious entity and her mother in order to save her daughter seeks the help of two priests. The Exorcist is like a never-ending war between the good and the evil. This movie is brilliant in every sense. The writing, performance and the horror scene s in the movie are unmatchable. It is undoubtedly the scariest movies of all time. It’s an incomparable masterpiece of a film, it’s a worthy watch if you are a horror movie fan.
2. The Exorcism Of Emily Rose
‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’ was released in the year 2003. This crime horror movie was directed by Scott Derrickson. The runtime of the film is 2-hour 2 min. the movie features Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, and Shohreh Aghdashloo. The story revolves around a young girl who is possessed by demons.
The prosecutor argues that the girl suffered from schizophrenia whereas Moore’s defense lawyer has a different opinion and she believes that the girl is possessed. There are some very interesting scenes in the movie. Some hard and complex issues are told in such a subtle and creative manner. This movie is based on the real story of a girl. The story is being presented in a very wonderful manner. It’s worth a watch.
3. Conjuring 2
This movie was released in the year 2016. This mystery thriller movie was directed by James Wan. This movie features Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, and Madison Wolfe. This movie revolves around two people namely Ed and Lorraine Warren who travel to North London to help a single mother who is raising 4 children alone in a house which is believed to be plagued by a supernatural spirit. ‘The Conjuring 2 ‘is based on real events. It’s a stylish, fun and a terrifying movie which will truly entertain you and will also scare you. This movie focuses on scaring the audience and it succeeds too. It’s a great movie and a must watch.
‘Conjuring’ was released in the year 2013. This supernatural horror film was directed by James Wan. This movie features Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, and Ron Livingston. This movie also revolves around two Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren who work to help a family who is terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. This movie is considered as a complete masterpiece.
Performances of the entire cast are superb. Just like Conjuring 2, the first part is also based on real events. There are some scenes in the movie that will scare you. It’s an impressive classic movie. It’s a must watch as it’s nail-biting and hiding behind hands movie.
5. The Last Exorcism
This movie was released in the year 2010. This drama thriller movie was directed by Daniel Stamm. The runtime of the movie is 1 hour 27 minutes. This movie features Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, and Iris Bahr. It’s a story about a troubled biblical minister who agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew. It’s a good movie to watch. It slowly builds up a situation. This movie is famous not only because of its scenes but also because of its shocking and unexpected ending. It’s a scary movie.
6. Keeper Of Darkness
The ‘Keeper of Darkness’ was released in the year 2015. This horror movie was directed by Nick Cheung. The runtime of the movie is 1 hour 45 minutes. This movie features starring Hong Kong-born, award-winning actor Nick Cheung. ‘Keeper of darkness’ spent its first two weeks at the number one spot at Hong Kong’s box office and was also nominated for six Hong Kong film awards in that country. This movie gives us another new take on the exorcism tale. It is a wonderful movie to watch as the performances of the entire cast is amazing. Even the effects in the film are too good.
7. The Possession
This movie was released in the year 2012. This horror thriller movie was directed by Ole Bornedal. The runtime of the movie is 2 hour and 7 minutes. It’s a story about a young girl who comes across a dybbuk box and asks her father to buy it for her. She becomes obsessed with that box and not only this she also begins exhibiting signs of being possessed. This movie has something that you might haven’t watched before. It contains brilliant performances, Oscar-winning acting, and amazing character building. This movie is also very disturbing and terrifying. Acting, camera moment and story is superb.
8. The Devil Inside
‘The Devil Inside’ was released in the year 2012. This horror movie was directed by William Brent Bell. The runtime of the film is 1 hour and 23 minutes. It’s a story about a mother, Maria Rossi, who had committed a triple murder, during an exorcism performed on her, and was then sent to a mental hospital. Isabella, her daughter decides to make a documentary on exorcisms. This movie is a movie with some nice and creepy moments of possession. The characters and the plot are not that good though.