Netflix dropped one of its most anticipated dramas this week with The Devil All The Time. The film has it all — murder, betrayal, Robert Pattinson adding another accent to his oeuvre. If you found yourself intrigued by the film's dark essence and are looking for more, we've collected some of the best Southern gothic thrillers, from the classics to the campy, for a cozy cinematic weekend.
A fanatical reverend who's also a serial killer? The epic battle between love and hate, good and evil, as told by knuckle tattoos? It doesn't get more Southern gothic than that. (Amazon Prime)
Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic play, brought to life by Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman, tells the story of a Southern family fighting over a dwindling inheritance, set in a plantation in the Mississippi Delta. (Amazon Prime, HBO Max)
A film about vampires set on a 1791 Louisiana plantation, that also happens to feature Kirsten Dunst's infamous first kiss with Brad Pitt. (HBO Max, Amazon Prime)
Poverty's tragic fallouts make up Winter's Bone, the critically-acclaimed 2010 film starring Jennifer Lawrence in her breakout role as the teenage Ree Dolly on a search for her missing father in the Ozarks. (Hulu, HBO Max)
Unstable families are a go-to within the southern gothic genre. Stoker starts off with the untimely and horrific death of the family patriarch, followed by the arrival of a mysterious uncle, followed by lots and lots of murders. Plus, icy performances by Mia Wasikowska and Nicole Kidman. (Amazon Prime)