Movies like The Nun 2018

When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in “The Conjuring 2” as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned.

If you already watched and love The Nun, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to The Nun.

1 The Meg 2018

A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Horror

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Dean Georgaris (screenplay by), Jon Hoeber (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

China, United States of America
5.7

2 Happy Death Day 2u 2019

Collegian Tree Gelbman wakes up in horror to learn that she's stuck in a parallel universe. Her boyfriend Carter is now with someone else, and her friends and fellow students seem to be completely different versions of themselves. When Tree discovers that Carter's roommate has been altering time, she finds herself once again the target of a masked killer. When the psychopath starts to go after her inner circle, Tree soon realizes that she must die over and over again to save everyone.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Christopher Landon

Writers:

Christopher Landon, Scott Lobdell (based on characters created by)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

3 Halloween 2018

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

David Gordon Green

Writers:

John Carpenter (based on characters created by), Debra Hill (based on characters created by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

4 Annabelle Comes Home 2019

Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target—the Warrens' ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Gary Dauberman

Writers:

James Wan (story by), Gary Dauberman (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
5.9

5 Insidious: The Last Key 2018

Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, NM, to investigate a man’s claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family’s old home.

Genres:

Mystery, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Adam Robitel

Writers:

Leigh Whannell, Leigh Whannell (based on characters created by)

Country:

United States of America
5.7

6 Unfriended: Dark Web 2018

​When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he and his friends are unwittingly thrust into the depths of the dark web. They soon discover someone has been watching their every move and will go to unimaginable lengths to protect the dark web.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Stephen Susco

Writer:

Stephen Susco

Country:

United States of America
5.9

7 The Curse Of La Llorona 2019

A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Michael Chaves

Country:

United States of America
5.3

8 Escape Room 2019

Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Mystery

Director:

Adam Robitel

Writers:

Bragi F. Schut (screenplay by) (as Bragi Schut), Maria Melnik (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

9 The Possession Of Hannah Grace 2018

When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.

Genres:

Horror, Drama

Writer:

Brian Sieve

Country:

United States of America
5.2

10 The Prodigy 2019

A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Nicholas McCarthy

Writer:

Jeff Buhler

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.8

11 Annabelle: Creation 2017

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the doll maker's possessed creation—Annabelle.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

David F. Sandberg

Writers:

Gary Dauberman, Gary Dauberman (based on characters created by)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

12 Slender Man 2018

In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Horror

Director:

Sylvain White

Writers:

David Birke, Victor Surge (based on a character by)

Country:

United States of America
3.2

13 The First Purge 2018

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Horror

Director:

Gerard McMurray

Writer:

James DeMonaco

Country:

United States of America
5.1

14 Hell Fest 2018

On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Gregory Plotkin

Writers:

Seth M. Sherwood (screenplay by), Blair Butler (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

15 Bird Box 2018

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama

Director:

Susanne Bier

Writers:

Eric Heisserer (screenplay), Josh Malerman (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

16 Incident In A Ghostland 2018

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters’ lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things get strange . . .

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Pascal Laugier

Writer:

Pascal Laugier

Countries:

Canada, France
6.4

17 Winchester 2018

San Jose, California, 1906. Isolated in her labyrinthine mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes that she is being haunted by the souls of those killed by the guns manufactured by her company.

Genres:

Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Horror

Directors:

Michael Spierig (as The Spierig Brothers), Peter Spierig (as The Spierig Brothers)

Writers:

Tom Vaughan, Michael Spierig (as The Spierig Brothers) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5.4

18 Gerald's Game 2017

When her husband's sex game goes wrong, Jessie (who is handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house) faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mike Flanagan

Writers:

Mike Flanagan (screenplay by), Jeff Howard (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

19 The Autopsy Of Jane Doe 2016

Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

André Øvredal

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.8

20 Annabelle 2014

John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now... Annabelle.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

John R. Leonetti

Writer:

Gary Dauberman

Country:

United States of America
5.4

21 The Conjuring 2 2016

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

James Wan

Writers:

Chad Hayes (screenplay by), Carey W. Hayes (screenplay by) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

22 The Boy 2016

An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

William Brent Bell

Writer:

Stacey Menear

Countries:

United States of America, China, Canada
6

23 Veronica 2017

Madrid, June 1991. After celebrating a session of Ouija with her friends, Verónica is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her entire family.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Paco Plaza

Writers:

Paco Plaza (screenplay), Fernando Navarro (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Spain
6.2

24 Truth Or Dare 2018

A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Jeff Wadlow

Writers:

Michael Reisz (screenplay by), Jillian Jacobs (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.1