Moody movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant moody movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out moody, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, tense and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with weird, storytelling, dialogue, obsession, murder, runaway, death, crimes, twists & turns and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as moody: The Butcher (1970), Insomnia (1997), The Late Show (1977), Night Moves (1975), The Machinist (2004), Last Year at Marienbad (1961), The Canal (2014), Marshland (2014), Chinatown (1974), L'Eclisse (1962).

List of moody movies

 7.5
 7K
The Butcher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, butcher, small town, psychopath, opposites attract, obsession, mystery, crimes, investigation, couples, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
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 7.3
 13K
Insomnia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, neo noir, insomnia, crimes, crime, murder mystery, police detective, mystery, dishonesty, loss of partner, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: norway, europe
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The Late Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, odd couple, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, loss of partner, partners, aging, graphic violence, elderly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.1
 11K
Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return ...
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, investigation, infidelity, murder, missing person, femme fatale, espionage, mystery, crimes, family problems, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, los angeles, california
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 7.7
 346K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, bleak, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: insomnia, losing-it hero, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, paranoia, insanity, torment, life is a bitch, hit and run, confession, taunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: chateau, hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, haunted by the past, romance, new wave, love affair, hopes, destiny, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
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 5.8
 13K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, christmas, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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 7.3
 29K
Marshland (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crime, partners, kidnapping, crimes, investigation, disappearance, partners against crime, woman in danger, murder, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: spain
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 8.2
 282K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, investigation, rape, surveillance, corruption, deception, femme fatale, suspicion, domestic violence, secret, tragic event ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
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 7.9
 16K
L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, psychological, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: translator, alienation, relationships, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, urban, rise and fall, materialism, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, los angeles, usa ...
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 6.9
 5K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, twins, good versus evil, mystery, graphic violence, rivalry, countryside, danger, psychopath, deadly, unlikely criminals, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, holland, connecticut, usa, new jersey ...
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 7.6
 84K
Blood Simple. (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, cynical, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, neo noir, murder, crime gone awry, private detective, hitman, crimes, crime, neo-noir, deadly, dishonesty, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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 7.9
 10K
The Servant (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, cult film, thought provoking, sexy ...
Plot: master and servant, manipulation, alcohol abuse, mind game, bachelor, servant, obsession, power relations, butler, couples, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: england, london
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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: hypnosis, cat, black cat, obsession, supernatural, mystery, couples, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, obsessive quest, love and romance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
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The American Friend (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, assassination, murder, neo noir, forgery, gangsters, race against time, life is a bitch, couple relations, crime, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, west germany, new york, texas ...
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 7.1
 29K
The Salton Sea (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her ...
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: methamphetamine, drug abuse, neo noir, violence, drug lord, death of wife, vengeance, crime, crimes, working undercover, double life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Dark Blue Almost Black (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jorge is a young man whose plans for the future are put on hold when his father has a stroke. For seven years, he diligently nurses his father and works as a janitor while studying part time to get a business degree.When Natalia, his childhood ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sweet, realistic, ironic ...
Plot: prison, self discovery, childhood sweetheart, love and romance, homosexual, youth, lifestyle, siblings relations, love triangle, coming out, coming of age, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, israel
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 7.3
 18K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: surreal, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, organized crime, vengeance, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, anti hero, anti heroes, left to die, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco, united states
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 7.3
 319K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: dark fantasy, ghost, witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, magical, investigation, murder, gory, legends and myths, mystery, legendary ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era, 1790s, 19th century
Place: new york
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 7.2
 47K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, drowning, family relations, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe
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 7.3
 77K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, incest, investigation, private detective, missing person, haunted by the past, amnesia, crimes, danger, neo noir, murder, neurosis ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1955, 1950s
Place: new orleans, new york, usa, southern usa, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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 7.4
 52K
The Ice Storm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: bleak, sexy, sexual, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: mate swapping, dysfunctional family, snow, swinger, neighbor, thanksgiving, infidelity, storm, sexual exploration, adultery, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hans is a street fruit peddler and born-loser. His choice of career upsets his bourgeois family, causing him to turn to drinking and violence. After recovering from a debilitating heart attack, his business finally begins to take off. However the ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, family relations, french foreign legion, obsession, forbidden love, dishonesty, parents and children, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, embezzlement, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: morocco, germany, munich germany, bavaria, paris france
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 6.8
 2K
See the Sea (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Sasha, a young British woman, is living with her baby daughter at Ile d'Yeu, a peaceful beach community. A stranger appears. Her name is Tatiana, she's passing through, and pitches her tent in Sasha's yard. The two women build an odd ...
Style: psychological, sexy, sexual, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, mysterious character, crimes, babies and infants, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, youth, danger, deadly, couples, family relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france
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Across 110th Street (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. ...
Style: bleak, cynical, realistic, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, crime, crimes, urban ghetto, r&b, soul music, law enforcement, social decay, fighting crime, dishonesty, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, harlem, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 15K
Devil Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In medieval times, on a remote plain, a widow and her mother-in-law kill wandering samurai, put their bodies in a hole in the ground and sell their armour and valuables, until the daughter-in-law falls in love with one of their intended victims.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, murder, survival, demon, human nature, swamp, vengeance, danger, bodies, deadly, ghost, soldier ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Bill Savage is struggling to maintain his marriage to his increasingly unbalanced wife, Myra, who believes she is a medium. She plans a scheme that will make her famous, involving kidnapping then "psychically" locating a little girl.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, seance, family in danger, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, child in peril, missing child, missing person, mind game, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.3
 15K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tricky ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, single parent, crimes, crime, manipulation, mysterious character, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: melancholic, lyrical, bleak, tense, touching ...
Plot: family relations, fugitives, love triangle, police officer, outlaw, criminal, crimes, chase, couple relations, criminal heroes, escapades, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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 8.1
 43K
The Samura (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, loner, neo noir, gangsters, police investigation, jazz, assassination, lone wolves, surveillance, betrayal, chase, anti hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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