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10 Chilling Movies And TV Shows To Celebrate Occult Day

10 Chilling Movies And TV Shows To Celebrate Occult Day

When was the last time you used a Ouija board? We’re guessing that it was probably at a middle school slumber party a long time ago, but maybe today is the day that you blow the dust off of it and it give it a try. November, 18 is considered Occult Day; a day to celebrate all things mysterious and mystical. If the closest thing to the occult is reading your horoscope once in awhile, maybe you should open up your mind and learn more about the paranormal. 

In true occult fashion, the history surrounding this unofficial holiday remains unknown, so how should you celebrate it? If you have a chance, you can take a day trip to the The Cassadaga Spiritualist camp in nearby Volusia County to get in touch with psychics and the supernatural, but if you can’t make the trip we have a few movie and documentary suggestions that will certainly give you chills.

Devil’s Bible (2008) This documentary by National Geographic narrated by Dominic Monaghan (Yes, the guy from Lost and the LOTR saga) uncovers the Codex Gigas; a massive medieval text filled with satanic imagery that was made from donkey skin.

Satan’s Cheerleaders (1977) If you’re into B-horror movies, Satan’s Cheerleaders could be the gem that you’ve been looking for. The plot is simple, a group of high school cheerleaders become possessed by the devil.

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996) This documentary examines the West Memphis Three; a trio of teenage boys who were accused of killed local children as part of a satanic ritual.

American Occult (2010) Any episode from this short-lived docu-series on Investigation Discovery would be perfect to watch today, but Evil Sacrifice is certainly a highlight. This episode uncovers the truth behind human sacrifices that occur in this country.

The Craft (1996) You probably watched this ‘90s teen horror classic last month, but this blockbuster about a group of high school girls who decide to take up witchcraft checks all of the boxes for an Occult Day flick.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) While we’re on the topic of ‘90s teens and the occult, we can’t forget about Buffy Summers and the Scooby Gang. While you could watch the 1992 film which inspired the TV series, this is one show where the series ended up being much better than the film.

American Horror Story: Coven (2013-14) The highly successful and popular FX series just wrapped up its sixth season this week, but it’s season 3 about a group of Salem witch trial descendants you should marathon today to celebrate the supernatural.

The Occult Experience (1985) Famed Australian occult and spiritual expert, Rosaleen Norton is featured in this now cult classic documentary.

Rosemary’s Baby (1968) This Roman Polanski classic psychological horror film stars Mia Farrow as a young woman who believes that the child she is carrying is not her own.

The Conjuring (2013) James Wan’s first installment of this series (which includes the spinoff Annabelle) revolves around a married couple who move to a small Rhode Island town and start witnessing and experiencing paranormal events.