5 horror series about religion that you can watch in streaming

Titles currently available on Netflix, Prime Video and HBO Max.

The film and TV industry is expanding more and more every day, and the terror associated with religion has had a fairly strong presence for some years. Horror movies have always been a hit, but now series are starting to take their place in the genre, especially in the world of streaming. If you are a lover of scary stories and, in order to continue enjoying Halloween in these remaining days, Infobae put together a list of 5 titles that you will be grateful not to miss.

midnight mass

Rated as one of the best series of 2021 and created and directed by Mike Flanagan, midnight mass It is made up of 7 episodes and follows a community of faith but on the verge of extinction, which receives the arrival of a generous priest, who brings with him miracles, mysteries and a renewed religious fervour. American production of horror, intrigue, drama and religion. Available in Netflix.

Mike Flanagan created and directed "midnight mass". (Netflix)
Mike Flanagan created and directed “Midnight Mass.” (Netflix)

diablero

Mexican fantasy and supernatural horror series that follows the story of Father Ramiro Ventura, a priest who seeks the help of the legendary demon hunter or better known as “diablero” Elvis Infante. With the help of Nancy Gama -a true superheroine-, this particular trio unleashes a series of events that could determine the destiny of humanity. Christopher Von Uckerman (Rebel) He is one of the protagonists of this story. Available in Netflix.

Pablo Tébar and José Manuel Cravioto are the creators and directors of this 2018 series. (Netflix)
Pablo Tébar and José Manuel Cravioto are the creators and directors of this 2018 series. (Netflix)

The Exorcist

A mother begins to notice strange behavior from her daughter. The problems increase when the family also begins to notice presences and voices in their house, so they decide to seek the help of a young priest named Tomás Ortega, to fight against an evil force that has existed for centuries. Modern adaptation of William Blatty’s 1971 play, approximated as a thriller. It is a series of the year 2017 and 2018, starring Alfonso Herrera and Ben Daniels. Available in Prime Video.

Jeremy Slater is the creator of "The Exorcist". (20th Century Fox Television)
Jeremy Slater is the creator of “The Exorcist.” (20th Century Fox Television)

30 coins

Rated as one of the best Spanish series and, made up of 8 episodes in its first season, 30 coins focuses on a betrayal story similar to the one Judas did to Jesus. The synopsis for him details that “Judas betrayed Jesus Christ for 30 silver coins. 2,000 years later, one of them appears in a remote town in Spain, unleashing a series of supernatural forces that threaten to uncover Vatican secrets and annihilate the human race. In the middle of it all will be Father Vergara, an exorcist, boxer and ex-con exiled in a parish in the small town where the coin appears, who hides it. In the end, he will be found by his enemies, who will do everything possible to bring out his secrets and reveal the meaning of the coin. Available in HBOMax.

Álex de la Iglesia is the creator and director of "30 coins". (HBO)
Álex de la Iglesia is the creator and director of “30 Coins”. (HBO)

Carnival

Supernatural drama series for 2 seasons so far. Set in 1934, in the southern United States, in the midst of the Great Depression, Ben Hawkins, an 18-year-old orphan, joins a mixed circus of freaks, prostitution and vaudeville. Ben has healing powers that scare him and he dreams of a world where instead of poverty there is well-being: it is the world of Father Justin, a Methodist pastor who lives with his sister Iris in California, who seem to live in a quiet world until he begins to have visions From that moment the paths of both protagonists will inevitably cross. Available in HBOMax.

"Carnival" is a 2003 series, created by Daniel Knauf, and also directed by Knauf, along with Colombian Rodrigo García; among others. (HBOMax)
“Carnivàle” is a 2003 series, created by Daniel Knauf, and also directed by Knauf, along with Colombian Rodrigo García; among others. (HBOMax)

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5 horror series about religion that you can watch in streaming