Welcome to Hit the algorithm – a recurring section that offers you relevant and diverse streaming recommendations based on your favorite films. Today we recommend movies to watch if you are a fan of the Conjuring Universe, and especially if you like the latest edition, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.
If the last decade has taught us anything about horror fans, it is that they just can’t get enough of it Conjure up Universe. And we don’t blame them. From the original 2013 episode that followed two demonologists on an insidious, ghost-based mission to popular spin-offs such as Annabelle (2014) and The curse of La Llorona (2019) the franchise is one of the most productive of its kind – and for good reason.
The newest entry to adorn the canvas, The Conjuration: The devil made me do it, shows a comeback of our favorite paranormal investigators, Lorraine and Ed Warren (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson). The sequel follows the real-life murder trial of Arne Cheyenne Johnson, which took place in Connecticut in 1981. This was the first recorded case of anyone claiming innocence based on the fact that the devil made them do it!
The creators of The incantation know his viewers are fools for those paranormal aesthetics, jump scares galore, and supernatural blood. So while The incantation: The devil made me do it has a fresh new story, it stays with things that we know and love about our favorite genre. And when you watch the movie and still itch for more Conjure up-Style horror, we don’t blame you. In fact, we are directly with you. That is why we wrote this comprehensive list of movies that you should watch right after.
When it comes to the paranormal horror genre, Tobe Hoopers is it poltergeist is basically the blueprint. With a chilling story by Steven Spielberg, the film follows a five-year-old girl who gains the ability to communicate with the dead on her family’s television set. What could possibly go wrong?
To like The incantation, it contemplates the dark possibilities of what lies Furthermore. Haunted cemeteries, sticky ectoplasms, invisible forces ravaging an idyllic suburban home. If it’s supernatural and creepy poltergeist will have it for sure. And if you can manage to get through the whole movie without covering your eyes with a pillow, you’ll see how many movies – The incantation included – were inspired by it.
Available for streaming on HBO Max.
The Exorcist (1973)
Talk about an ice cold classic. If you are a horror movie fan, you will almost definitely enjoy it The exorcist. And if you are a fan of The incantation and haven’t seen this Oscar winner yet, You have to drop everything and look at it right away. Seriously!
The film follows a twelve year old girl named Regan (Linda Blair) who starts acting … weird after playing with an ouija board. And that’s nicely put. The new Regan swears like a sailor, pees on her mother’s carpet in front of a bunch of strangers and can lift ten times her body weight. It doesn’t take long before her mother (Ellen Burstyn) discovers that Regan is possessed by a demon. So if you like the satanic themes, jump scares, and the all-encompassing paranormal creepiness of. to like The incantation, do yourself a favor and stop by The exorcist.
Available to stream on Showtime.
Paranormal Activity (2007)
If you remember the year that Paranormal activity came out, you remember the moment when the horror community went into a complete frenzy. The film is about a woman who wants to face a demon that terrorized her as a child. So she decides to buy a Ouija board (when we find out something as horror veterans, that’s the way it is always a bad idea).
From there, things develop into a fresh, supernatural landscape of hell. Paranormal activity is also one of the films that really championed the found footage horror genre, so fans of The incantation who want to step out of their comfort zone a little, this is for you. Plus, if you love it (which we know you do) the show has six episodes (and there are more to come).
Available to stream on Starz.
The orphanage (2007)
Scary children in a haunted orphanage. What could possibly go wrong? JA Bayona is criminally underestimated The orphanage follows Laura (Belén Rueda), a woman who returns to the orphanage where she grew up after the mysterious disappearance of her seven-year-old son Simón (Roger Príncep).
What follows is one of the most terrifying ghost stories of the 21st century. Fans of The incantation become love the film’s perfect storm of high-stakes mystery, hair-raising jump horrors and of course its striking window into the realm of the dead. And if for some reason these things aren’t enough for you, there is one creepy kid who carries a sack over his head throughout the film. Do what you want with this information.
Available to stream on Starz.
The Others (2001)
Is not only The others a ghost story, but it’s a ghost story from time. What more could fans of The incantation To ask?
The film follows Grace (Nicole Kidman) who takes care of her two young children in a luxurious – and creepy – country house after World War II. Their children are allergic to light, so the three of them have to spend every waking moment in the dark. Needless to say, everything that lurks in this darkness isn’t exactly friendly right now.
The others Jump Scares has a Gothic aesthetic that The incantation definitely took inspiration from ghosts straight out of your nightmares and Kidman rocking some damn great outfits. What more could you need?
Available to stream on Max Go.
The Grudge (2004)
The resentment is one of the best horror films about an evil curse that haunts the living. Sounds familiar Conjure up Fans? The film started a huge horror franchise not dissimilar to it Conjure up Universe and revolves around a curse called resentment that arises when someone dies with a serious grudge.
Caregiver Karen (Sarah Michelle Gellar) falls victim to the curse when she is hired to take care of Emma, an old woman with Alzheimer’s disease. Karen quickly realizes that there is a not so nice group lurking in Emma’s house. The resentment could just be the mother of all the evil curse films so it is imperative that fans of the The incantation give him a watch. Here’s a quick pro tip before you start: Whenever the lights in the film start to flicker, just keep repeating to yourself: “Itis just a movie. “
Available to stream on Amazon Prime.