Best Exorcism Movies (Top Picks At A Glance)
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If you are like us, you may have had a difficult time searching for the best exorcism movies. A lot of the movies out there are pretty damn bad. However, we have put together a list of 5 amazing movies that you will not regret watching. The first movie on this list is one of the best exorcism movies out there, in our opinion.
Other than that one being our favorite, there is no particular order to the rest of the movies because they are all amazing! We would recommend that you simply watch all the movies on this list! So please, sit back, relax, and enjoy the list we have put together for your viewing needs!
1. The Exorcist
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This classic knows how to do it right. I have to say this is the best exorcism movie out there, no questions asked. Yes, it may be an older movie, but don’t let that deter you from watching it. It’s amazing!
Oh, and it’s based on a true story! So, this is just one of those movies that you absolutely have to watch! Especially if you are a horror fanatic!
The Exorcist Movie Description
Based on a true story, a young girl named Regan (Linda Blair) begins to show signs of demonic possession. Her mother Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn) mistook these signs as sickness and sought medical help.
However, Reagan was in perfect physical health and had nothing wrong with her. Reagan’s symptoms keep worsening as she begins getting violent, malicious, and speaking in different tongues. Chris finally enlists the help of a priest. The priest soon decides that Reagan, having become
2. The Conjuring 2
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If you have never watched the Conjuring movies then you are truly missing out! This is the second in the series. We put it up here instead of the first Conjuring because we believe that it focuses more on exorcism.
Though, that doesn’t mean the first isn’t a good movie as well! It’s just as amazing and horrifying as its sequel! So, if you haven’t watched these, then please, do yourself a favor and watch them right now!
We have talked about this movie before in our best trilogies post! We list the best trilogies of multiple movie categories, and horror is one of them! So, if that piques your interest, click the link below to read through the post!
The Conjuring 2 Movie Description
Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) and Ed (Patrick Wilson) decide to make a trip up to North London for a possible paranormal case. Due to a recent premonition of Ed’s death, Lorraine wants Ed to distance himself from this case.
On arrival, the two meet a single mother of four named Peggy Hodgson (Frances O’Connor). Peggy believes there is a malicious presence in their home and she doesn’t appear to be wrong. After a short investigation, Lorraine and Ed decide to accept the case because one of their children, Janet (Madison Wolfe), begins showing signs of demonic possession.
Afterward, evidence that everything was a ruse causes Ed and Lorraine to leave the family. Soon after, they realize they made a grave mistake. The couple rushes back to the family and finds them locked out of the house. Janet has become fully possessed. This spirit may pose a serious threat to not only the Hodgson’s but also the Warrens. Will the evil spirit rain terror on the Warrens too? Or, is their will strong enough to stop it?
3. The Possession
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This movie truly is terrifying! Also, if you hate insects then this movie makes a horrifying use of moths, so prepare yourself! After watching this movie we can guarantee that you will never want to buy anything from a yard sale ever again!
The Possession Movie Description
Clyde (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Stephanie (Kyra Sedgwick) have recently had a divorce. On a day that Clyde picks up his daughter Em (Natasha Calis), he takes her to a yard sale. A mysterious wooden box catches Em’s attention. Eventually convincing her dad to buy it, she takes it home with her.
Soon after, Em begins to act strangely as paranormal events begin to happen around the house. The box has an evil force contained in it called the dybbuk. As time goes on, the evil force gains stronger control over Em and begins to terrorize the family. As things get increasingly dangerous, Clyde finds a Jewish priest and pleads for help. Though, it may be too late.
4. The Last Exorcism
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This movie definitely doesn’t conform to the usual exorcism horror movie feel. It will take you for one hell of a crazy and disturbing ride. There is a part two to this movie but we wouldn’t recommend it but this one is amazing though!
The Last Exorcism Movie Description
Cotton Marcus (Patrick Fabian), a priest who has lost his faith, seeks to bring light to the falsehoods of exorcisms. He has two filmmakers, Iris (Iris Bahr) and Daniel (Adam Grimes), follow him as he performs these fake exorcisms.
When a new case reaches Marcus, he accepts. The daughter of a farmer named Louis Sweetzer (Louis Herthum) begins to show signs of possession. Her name is Nell (Ashley Bell). Marcus performs the fake exorcism and tells the filmmakers that Nell has been freed from the demon possessing her.
However, as Marcus later discovers, this case requires a true exorcism. Soon after, he meets back with Nell and her father. In examining Nell it seems like she has lost all sense of good and has become consumed by evil. Can Marcus regain his faith and save Nell’s lost soul, or is it too late?
5. The Exorcism of Emily Rose
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Like the movie above, this one is not your typical horror movie. This movie is also based on a true story, which makes it that much more terrifying!
So, if you don’t mind sleepless nights and living in fear of becoming possessed, then go ahead and watch this horrifying movie!
The Exorcism Of Emily Rose Movie Description
This movie follows the story of Father Richard Moore (Tom Wilkinson), who now sits in court and stands trial for the murder of Emily Rose (Jennifer Carpenter). Emily died after a failed exorcism performed by Father Moore. Told in flashbacks throughout the trial, Emily’s possession and exorcism is a horrific story.
The prosecution denies that this could be true and states that Emily suffered from epilepsy and psychosis and needed medical attention. It’s now up to Father Moore to convince the jury that Emily’s possession was real.