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Movies Like The Prodigy

Imagine if your son had been possessed by a demon so evil that it’s determined to destroy the world. This is the premise for The Prodigy, and it’s what made it so popular. There’s just something about demonic possession that captures people’s imaginations, and watching a young boy go through the horrific experience is even more fascinating. So, if you liked this film, or want to watch other movies like it, here are some of our favorite suggestions for movies like The Prodigy you’ll want to watch next!

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1.  Brightburn

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To kick off our list of movies like The Prodigy we have one heck of a film! What if a child from another planet landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero like Superman, he became a psychopathic killer? That’s the premise of Brightburn, a new horror movie that reimagines the superhero genre. If you haven’t seen it you have to give it a watch.

Brightburn Movie Description

Tori Breyer’s (Elizabeth Banks) chances of becoming a mother seem far fetched as she’s having fertility issues. However, when a mysterious baby boy appears out of nowhere, her dreams of becoming a mother have come true. They named the boy Brandon (Jackson A. Dunn), he’s a bright and curious boy. But when Brandon nears puberty, things begin to change. A darkness begins to consume him causing his mother to have unruly doubts about her son. When Brandon begins to act on his evil urges those closest to him are in the most danger.

2.  The Boy

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Next up, we have one hell of a creepy movie! Imagine having to take care of a lifesized doll!? It’s creepy, to say the least. If we were to every babysit for a family and they hand us a doll, every single one of us here is immediately walking out the door! And this movie will make you understand why.

The Boy Movie Description

Greta (Lauren Cohan), a young girl, takes a job as a babysitter to an 8 year old boy in a small English village. She soon learns that the boy she has agreed to care for is actually a life-sized doll. The couple treats the doll like it’s a human in order to cope with the death of their real son 20 years ago. When Greta breaks a very strict set of rules, unexplainable things begin to happen bringing her worst fears to life, inevitably leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive.

3.  Child's Play

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Would you look at that, another creepy ass doll movie on this list! There’s a good reason for it! Dolls have always been and always will be terrifying! If you haven’t seen any of the Chucky movies, you definitely have too!

Child’s Play Movie Description

After being gunned down by Detective Mike Norris (Chris Sarandon), Charles Lee Ray (Brad Dourif), a known murderer uses his final breathes to transfer his soul in a doll named Chucky. Not knowing he doll contains a murderer in it, a mother named Karen Barclay (Catherine Hicks), ends up buying it for her son Andy (Alex Vincent). It isn’t long before Chucky takes his first life. He kills Andy’s babysitter leading him to realize the doll is alive. Andy tries his best to warn people but is soon after institutionalized. Karen must now try and convince the detective that Chucky is in fact alive before he takes his next victims life, Andy.

4.  Before I Wake

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What if what you dreamt became a reality as you were asleep!? That sounds like it would be pretty awesome. However, your nightmares also come to life as well! So we’ll stick to dreams staying dreams! The concept does make for an entertaining movie though!

Before I Wake Movie Description

Mark (Thomas Jane) and Jessie (Kate Bosworth) welcome their new fostered son Cody (Jacob Tremblay) into their home. The boy lets Jessie know that he is horrified of falling asleep. She brushed it off thinking it’s just a normal childish fear. However, when the couples dead biological son appears in the living room, the two realize that Cody’s dreams come to life. The issue with this is that his nightmares will also come true. The two must work together to understand how Cody’s abilities work before they end up harming them all.

5.  Eli

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The twists and turns that this movie takes will seriously blow your mind. It’s a thriller/horror movie that will easily give you goosebumps and leave you at the edge of your seat. There are so many “WTF” moments in this film that we just can’t help but recommend it to everyone!

Eli Movie Description

Young Eli (Charlie Shotwell) has lived his life with a rare disease with no apparent cure. One day, he’s taken to a house which is thought to have something which can cure him. While getting treated he realizes not all is as it seems and begins to question the legitimacy of his treatment.

6.  Sinister

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Ending our list of movies like The Prodigy, we have a truly horrifying movie! This is hands down one of the scariest movies out there and if you haven’t seen it you have to watch it now!

Sinister Movie Description

Ellison Oswald (Ethan Hawke) is a true crime writer who hasn’t had a best-selling book in over 10 years. Becoming more desperate with everyday that passes, Ellison comes across a film which portrays the murder of an entire family. Promising to solve the mystery, Ellison movies his family to the victims old home. It isn’t long before Ellison realizes there’s a sinister supernatural force at play and that moving into the victims house could prove deadly for he and his family.

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