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The Best Horror Movies About The Devil

Updated October 20, 2020 18.3k votes 2.5k voters 129.8k views51 items

It's said that the Devil comes in many forms, and these scary movies about Satan are proof of that. Here's our list of the best horror movies about the Devil, including a wide array of films ranging from cult classics to modern indie favorites.

If you're looking for a modern horror movie about the Devil, you really can't go wrong with Robert Eggers' The Witch. It's a bit of a slow burn, but it's a scary movie about the Devil that really sticks with you long after you've finished watching. Classic horror movies about Satan include Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist, both of which are must-watch films if you love scary movies.

What's your favorite horror movie with the Devil in it? We created this interactive poll just so you could let us know, so vote up your favorite Satan horror movies below!

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    The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1973

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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    Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Rosemary's Baby

    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis

    Released1968

    Directed byRoman Polanski

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    The Omen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Omen

    Gregory Peck, Lee Remick

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard Donner

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    The Conjuring is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Conjuring

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Wan

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    The Devil's Advocate is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Devil's Advocate

    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino

    Released1997

    Directed byTaylor Hackford

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    The Witch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Witch

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson

    Released2015

    Directed byRobert Eggers

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    The Exorcism of Emily Rose is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Exorcism of Emily Rose

    Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter

    Released2005

    Directed byScott Derrickson

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    Constantine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Constantine

    Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves

    Released2005

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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    The Ninth Gate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Ninth Gate

    Johnny Depp, Frank Langella

    Released1999

    Directed byRoman Polanski

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    Hereditary is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Hereditary

    Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne

    Released2018

    Directed byAri Aster

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    Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Evil Dead

    Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas

    Released2013

    Directed byFede Alvarez

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    The Rite is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Rite

    Anthony Hopkins, Maria Grazia Cucinotta

    Released2011

    Directed byMikael Håfström

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    Angel Heart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Angel Heart

    Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke

    Released1987

    Directed byAlan Parker

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    The Prophecy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Prophecy

    Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Walken

    Released1995

    Directed byGregory Widen

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    Drag Me to Hell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Drag Me to Hell

    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long

    Released2009

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    Devil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Devil

    Zoie Palmer, Caroline Dhavernas

    Released2010

    Directed byJohn Erick Dowdle

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    Needful Things is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Needful Things

    Ed Harris, Max von Sydow

    Released1993

    Directed byFraser Clarke Heston

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    The Exorcist III is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Exorcist III

    George C. Scott Ed Flanders Jason Miller Scott Wilson Nicol Williamson Brad Dourif

    Released1990

    Directed byWilliam Peter Blatty

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    Prince of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Prince of Darkness

    Alice Cooper, Donald Pleasence

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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    End of Days is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    End of Days

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Tunney

    Released1999

    Directed byPeter Hyams

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    Haxan: Witchcraft Through the  is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages

    William S. Burroughs, Benjamin Christensen

    Released1922

    Directed byBenjamin Christensen

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    Insidious: Chapter 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Insidious: Chapter 3

    Stefanie Scott, Dermot Mulroney

    Released2015

    Directed byLeigh Whannell

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    Black Sunday is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    Black Sunday

    Barbara Steele, John Richardson

    Released1960

    Directed byMario Bava

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    The Devil Rides Out is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Devil Rides Out

    Christopher Lee, Paul Eddington

    Released1968

    Directed byTerence Fisher

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    The Devil's Candy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies About The Devil
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    The Devil's Candy

    Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby

    Released2015

    Directed bySean Byrne

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