Movies Like 'The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It' To Watch Next

Explore our movie recommendations to decide what to watch after 'The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.'

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Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson in 'The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It'

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Chances are you're looking for supernatural horror, thriller, or mystery movies to watch next if you're a fan of The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. These types of movies keep you on the edge of your seat, with thrilling paranormal activities and jump-inducing horror scenes. 

We're recommending movies like The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It so you can get your fix of chills, thrills, and everything in between. Plus, our recommendations are based on Metascores, so you can rest assured these titles are critically acclaimed when adding them to your watchlist.

Drag Me to Hell

Metascore: 83
Best for: Supernatural thrill seekers
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu
Runtime: 99 minutes

Drag Me to Hell is a supernatural horror film directed by Sam Raimi and released in 2009. Christine Brown (Alison Lohman) seems like she has it all when it comes to her personal life, plus she's an ambitious Los Angeles-based loan officer by day. Trying to impress her employer, she denies a home loan extension that was requested by an old woman. The old woman loses her home and retaliates by placing a curse on Christine and threatening her to eternal hell. Haunted by the evil spirit, Christine seeks the help of a psychic, but the price to pay may cost more than her own soul. 

"Unlike so much contemporary horrr, it's devoid of sadism and mean-spiritedness." — Stephanie Zacharek, Salon


Metascore: 82
Best for: Fans of house in the woods-style horror
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, ShudderTubi, Vudu
Runtime: 85 minutes

Sator is about a broken family that is secluded in a forgotten home in the middle of an empty forest. The family experiences a mysterious death which further separates them from each other. Adam (Gabriel Nicholson) decides to hunt for answers and he learns that they're not alone in the home — a demon named Sator has been watching his family, influencing their actions, and is attempting to claim them one by one. 

"An effective exercise in what the horror genre does best, underscoring awful truths." — Anya Stanley, The A.V. Club

The Blair Witch Project

Metascore: 81
Best for: Fans of tall tales and documentary-style horror films
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu
Runtime: 81 minutes

The Blair Witch Project is a narrative film shot as if it is "found footage" of three film students. They travel to a small town to film a documentary about a legendary murderer called the Blair Witch. During the course of several days, while they were in Maryland's Black Hills Forest, Heather (Heather Donahue), Joshua (Joshua Leonard), and Michael (Michael C. Williams) interview several locals to gather clues about the Blair Witch tale. However, they are never heard from again, leaving behind only this footage to tell the Blair Witch tale.

"An intensely imaginative piece of conceptual filmmaking." — Todd McCarthy,


Metascore: 81
Best for: Jordan Peele fans and those who enjoy doppelgӓnger thrillers
Where to watch: 

Google PlayiTunesVudu
Runtime: 116 minutes

Us is a 2019 horror film written and directed by Peele. The story is about Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o)'s family as they spend time at a beachfront home where she was raised as a child. Adelaide is haunted by a traumatic experience from the past and becomes increasingly paranoid that something bad might happen to her family. She tries to shake her feelings and upon arriving at their vacation home, the family sees four masked strangers approach the home. As they fight for survival, the masks come off and the family is terrified to learn that each of the masked attackers is actually a doppelgӓnger of the Wilsons. 

"Even more get-under-your-skin-and-into-your-nightmares creepy/funny/scary than Get Out." — Ty Burr, The Boston Globe

La Llorona

Metascore: 79
Best for: Fans of political horror
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu
Runtime: 96 minutes

The movie takes place in the 1970s in Los Angeles, with La Llorona being a legendary ghost who stalks people at night searching for what she has lost during her life on earth. From writer-director Jayro Bustamante, the story is about a retired general, Enrique (Julio Diaz), who faces long-delayed genocide charges against the country's Mayan people. When his war crime case is overturned by the court, protests break out and his whole family retreats into their home. However, once inside their home, the family is haunted by disturbing dreams and paranormal activities. 

"Bustamante creates a Llorona full of self-assertion and intent, an indigenous woman assuredly facing the source of her pain." — Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times

Creep (2014)

Metascore: 74
Best for: Fans of found-footage suspense
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, Netflix, Vudu
Runtime: 82 minutes

Creep is a dramatic horror movie about Aaron (Patrick Brice), a struggling videographer, who answers a website ad that requests a film be shot of a stranger's unborn child. Aaron drives to the stranger's house in a mountain town, but when he gets there, he finds that his client is not who he thought he was after all. 

"The film is remarkable, considering its minimal means and surprising lack of bloodshed, given the genre." — Andy Webster, The New York Times

The Cabin in the Woods

Metascore: 72
Best for: Zombie horror fans
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu
Runtime: 95 minutes

The Cabin in the Woods tells the story of five college friends who decide to go on a vacation and stay at a remote cabin. When they arrive at the cabin, they are faced with unexpected horrors and realize that they have no way to communicate for help. Zombies begin to appear, and one by one the five friends are captured. Meanwhile, two middle-aged men are watching everything happening through cameras they installed in the home. The Cabin in the Woods is nothing short of thrilling. 

"A fantastic poke in the eye of our horror-movie expectations." — Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic

Candyman (2021)

Metascore: 72
Best for: Fans of word-of-mouth ghost stories
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu
Runtime: 91 minutes

Candyman tells the story about a supernatural, hook-handed killer that has haunted the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini-Green. Neighborhood residents are terrorized by stories of a killer with a hook hand who will easily appear if someone repeats his name five times in a mirror. A decade after the last of the Cabrini-Green towers were torn down, artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and his gallery director girlfriend (played by Teyonah Parris) move into a new luxury condo that's been built on the land. They encounter a former Cabrini-Green resident who unfolds the tragically horrific story behind the Candyman. Anthony begins to paint images and unexpectedly opens a door that unravels the horrific story and unleashes a wave of violence. 

"From the opening moments of Nia DaCosta's gory yet strikingly beautiful and socially relevant Candyman for an especially haunting and just plain entertaining thrill ride." — Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Don't Breathe

Metascore: 71
Best for: Fans of jump-inducing thrillers
Where to watch: 

, fuboTVGoogle Play, iTunes, Vudu
Runtime: 88 minutes

Don't Breathe is a film from Fede Álvarez about three Detroit thieves who break into wealthy people's houses for fun. They decide their next target is the house of a wealthy blind man after they learn about the veteran's major cash settlement he received when his child died. Believing he'd be an easy target, the friends enter the man's home, get trapped inside, and quickly realize all of their previous assumptions were wrong. If you're a fan of horror movies that could make you jump at any minute, you won't want to miss Don't Breathe

"Alvarez is a master at orchestrating tension in close quarters, at painting his characters into a corner one minute and dangling them out a window the next." — Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times


Metascore: 69
Best for: Creepy clown horror fans
Where to watch: 

, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu
Runtime: 135 minutes

It is the story of an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges every 27 years to haunt and prey on children, with this 2017 film being the first of a two-part adaptation of Stephen King's tome of the same title. When children begin to disappear, a group of seven young friends who are deemed as "losers" come together to face their biggest fears. They come up against an evil clown named Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård), who is known for a history of murder and violence. 

"If you're looking for a film that's guaranteed to have you gripping your seat, this is it." — Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch