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From The Exorcist to Incarnate: 6 Creepy Examples of Demonic Possession in Horror

From infestations of the soul to mind-altering psychological possession, these freaky flicks involving demonic possession thought outside the (dybbuk) box.

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1. Possession as a Metaphor for Puberty: The Exorcist (1973)

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  • Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

2. Animal Possession: Pet Sematary (1989)

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  • Photo Credit: Paramont Pictures

3. Found-Footage Possession: Paranormal Activity (2007)

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  • Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

4. “Satanic Panic” Possession: The House of the Devil (2009)

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  • Photo Credit: Magnet Releasing

5. Object Possession: The Conjuring (2013)

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  • Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

6. Psychological Possession: Incarnate (2016)

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