7 movies and TV series about the mystery of the sects | TV Smiles and Songs

Missing persons, traumatized survivors and detectives on the trail of dangerous religious or satanic orders, on the big and small screen


September 14, 2022 at 3:23 pm

At the beginning of September it landed on NetflixThe devil in Ohio“, crime thriller miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Daria Polatin inspired by real events, but the identity of the real protagonists is still protected by its author, here also showrunner. Set in Amon County, it follows the disturbing discoveries of the psychiatrist Suzanne (Emily Deschanel) who takes care of a girl (Madeleine Arthur) who ran away from one Satanic cult whose members are willing to make them pay.

The dark fascination aroused by stories about religious or satanic sects, true or reimagined, from Marilyn Manson’s Family onwards, continues to serve as a stimulating resource for cinema and TV series: we have isolated 7 cases of stories inspired by news events or fruit of the interest in the subject of great directors. Eventually, you will have more questions than answers.

Movies and TV series about the mystery of the sects

  • Midsommar – The village of the damned”- Prime Video, Netflix
  • Martha’s escape“- Disney +
  • Wild Wild Country“- Netflix
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt“- Netflix
  • Aquarius“- Netflix
  • American Horror Story: Cult“- Disney +
  • The chosen one“- Netflix

7 movies and TV series about the mystery of the sects | TV Smiles and Songs