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7 movies like The Exorcism of My Best Friend You Must See

October 9, 2022

This article is about 7 movies like The Exorcism of My Best Friend that you must watch.

Based on the popular novel of the same name by Grady Hendrix, My Best Friend’s Exorcism is a vaguely scary, vaguely funny, and ultimately forgettable diversion in horror movie season. However, if you like that combination of horror and comedy, or if you really like exorcism stories, here are 7 movies to check out.

7 movies like The Exorcism of My Best Friend You Must See

The Exorcist (1973)

Of course, this has to be on the list… it’s not just the granddaddy of all exorcism stories, it’s possibly the greatest and scariest horror movie ever made. The Exorcist is one of the only horror films to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars and grossed $440 million at the box office. Do yourself a favor and watch it if you haven’t already.

Weird (2020)

It’s probably more funny than scary, but it doesn’t Horrible Friday-slasher inspired in less than a good time. Vince Vaughn steals the show in Weird.

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Not since Scream has a film so perfectly blended comedy and horror. The cabin in the woods is a brilliant deconstruction of the genre that is also extraordinarily entertaining. There’s a scope and ambition to this film rarely seen in the horror catalog.

Happy Death Day (2017)

If you can’t get enough of alternating between laughing and screaming, here’s another one for you. Well acted and well written happy day of the dead is what happens when you cross groundhog day with Halloween.

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Evil Dead 2 (1987)

It was one of the first horror films to effectively combine horror and comedy and remains one of the best to this day. evil death 2 is wild, inventive, violent, and did I say wild? And Ash Williams just might be the best horror protagonist of all time.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

With a strong cast and great production values, The Exorcism of Emily Rose is an interesting, if not particularly chilling, entry into the canon of exorcism.

Little Evil (2017)

little evil isn’t as funny or scary as it could have been, but this horror/comedy features a great performance from Adam Scott and is a fun parody of The omen.

Do you have any other recommendations for films like The Exorcism of My Best Friend? Let us know!

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