5 Of The Best Horror Possession Movies That Are Scarier Than Halloween

Eeek, do you need some Halloween movies to watch? These horror possession movies are the nes your friends are going to insist on watching again!

If you are looking for Halloween movies to watch, the best scary movies IMHO are the horror possession films. While I’m terrified in the bad way of bloody horror movies, the possession movies creep me out in a good way. These style of Halloween movies are perfect for the holiday or anytime I want to watch something creepy. Need some ideas? Check out THE list of the best horror possession films!

5 Of The Best Horror Possession Movies That Are Scarier Than Halloween

Ever since The Exorcist movie in 1973, people from everywhere have been fascinated by horror possession movies. Here are five of the best horror possession movies.

Curse of Chucky

Curse of Chucky is a 2013 supernatural slasher movie and the 6th movie in the Chucky series, with the others being Child’s Play in 1988, Child’s Play 2 in 1990, Child’s Play 3 in 1991, Bride of Chucky in 1998 and Seed of Chucky in 2004. After the death of Sarah, her daughter Nica begins to suspect that the talking doll that her niece, Alice, plays with may be responsible for her death. Curse of Chucky stars Fiona Dourif as Nica, Summer Howell as Alice, Brad Dourif as the voice of Chucky and Jennifer Tilly as the voice of Tiffany. This is a great Halloween movie to watch and may just inspire you to dress up as Chucky! Creepy!

The Last Exorcism

The Last Exorcism is a 2010 found footage supernatural horror movie that is the 1st of two movies in the series, with the 2nd one being The Last Exorcism Part II in 2013. A troubled minister agrees for a documentary crew to film his very last exorcism. The Last Exorcism stars Patrick Fabian as Reverend Cotton Marcus, Ashley Bell as Nell Sweetzer and Louis Herthum as Louis Sweetzer.

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Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity is a 2007 found footage supernatural horror movie and the 1st of six movies in the series, with the others being Paranormal Activity 2 in 2010, Paranormal Activity 3 in 2011, Paranormal Activity 4 in 2012, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones in 2014 and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension in 2015. After a young couple, Katie and Micah, move into a new suburban home, they begin to experience a supernatural entity. They set up cameras throughout their home to document the hauntings. Paranormal Activity stars Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose


The Exorcism of Emily Rose is a 2005 drama horror movie that is loosely based on the experiences of Anneliese Michel. Erin Bruner, a lawyer, represents Father Richard Moore, who is on trial for negligent homicide after Emily Rose dies during an exorcism he performed on her. The Exorcism of Emily Rose stars Laura Linney as Erin Bruner and Tom Wilkinson as Father Richard Moore.

The Devil Inside


The Devil Inside is a 2012 supernatural horror movie that has a documentary-style. When Maria Rossi underwent an exorcism, she killed three people and ended up in a psychiatric hospital. Now, her daughter Isabella is determined to find out what really happened to her mother. The Devil Inside stars Suzan Crowley as Maria Rossi and Fernanda Andrade as Isabella Rossi.

So what do you think of my list of the best horror possession movies? Tell me which ones you like in the comments!

25 thoughts on “5 Of The Best Horror Possession Movies That Are Scarier Than Halloween

  1. I absolutely HATE scary movies so I don’t think I could ever watch any of these. This is a great list for those who those who like a thriller during the Fall season.

  2. I am to much of a chicken, lol. I haven’t seen ANY OF THESE! Maybe I will have a marathon that will scare me to pieces!

  3. I’m such a baby and have never really watched a horror movie all the way through. lol I think I would be fine with Paranormal Activity. Ghosts don’t scare me, but blood and gore – ahhhh! :0

  4. Halloween or not, we love watching horror movies. I haven’t seen The Curse of Chucky and The Devil Inside. I will add them to my list.

  5. I would love to have a scary movie night and watch some of these movies. I can’t believe how many of them I haven’t seen yet!

  6. I think this is a great list. I do love horror movies, but I haven’t seen any in such a long time. I need to sit down and watch some of them.

  7. I do not do horror movies, but my girls love a scary movie. I know Paranormal Activity is one of their favorites. I will have to suggest your other picks to them.

  8. The Exorcism of Emily Rose is a good one! I love being scared by a good horror movie and these are awesome picks.

  9. i know i’ve seen paranormal activity, that series doesn’t scare me too much. not sure if i’m ready for the others here, but it’s worth a shot!

  10. I am such a scaredy cat so no horror movies for me. LOL. My friend told me about Paranormal Activity and that she’s enjoying it. Yikes!

  11. I absolutely love scary movies. I’ve seen most of these and am going to check out THE DEVIL INSIDE next. I’m ready to get my spook on.

  12. Adding these 5 movies to my Halloween horror click list for this year! It’s hard to believe I haven’t seen any of them before!

  13. I used to LOVE watching scary movies then somewhere down the line, as I got older, I became soft-like, I’m a friction baby, I get scared so easily and usually yell at the screen ‘don’t go in there, oh no not up the stairs… etc…’ I don’t know what happened to me?!
    Your list seems scary as hell to me and there’s NO way I’m watching those… but great list for others : )

  14. Unfortunately I am a big scary cat! I can’t watch scary movies at all. It ends up affecting me for days. I end up sleeping with the light on. lol

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