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, melancholic, visually appealing, enigmatic, serious and talky films and TV shows about / with storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, mentor, dialogue, obsession, death, pornography, murder and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
moody movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as moody: Tonight the Angels Cried (2008), The russian girl (2018), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), Lola (1981), Au Hasard Balthazar (1966), Renaissance (2006), The Canal (2014), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Stoker (2013), King of Devil's Island (2010).

List of moody movies

Tonight the Angels Cried (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on Russian author Vsevolod Garshin's short story "Proisshestvie" ("An Incident") (1878), this is an ironic tale of love, hope, and redemption. Ivan Nikitin is a successful, young executive. Ambitious and driven, he is ...
Style: melancholic, bleak, psychological, absurd, rough ...
Plot: hopes, love, boss, redemption, prostitute, haunted by the past, loneliness, self discovery, obsession, fall in love, lifestyle, insanity ...
Place: russia
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The russian girl (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tito, a 50-year-old man who is going through a midlife crisis, decides to go back to his town. After 15 years, he wants to return and put his things in order, mainly his house. When he arrives, he finds a much quieter and depressed town, where ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, moody
Plot: small town, family feud, male female relationship, life turned upside down, getting home, hometown, midlife crisis, dating show, society, family relations, ukrainian
Place: spain
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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging ...
Style: surreal, scenic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: missing person, valentine's day, girls' boarding school, mystery, unsolved mystery, coming of age, boarding school life, private school, adolescence, wilderness, disappearance, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, year 1900, victorian era, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: australia, south australia
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Lola (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Germany in the autumn of 1957: Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute exults in her power as a temptress of men, but she wants out—she wants money, property, and love. Pitting a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow ...
Style: art house, tense, gloomy, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: prostitution, nymph, brothel, small town, manipulation, hospital, obsession, loneliness, memory, love, marriage, existentialism ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, bavaria, europe, west germany
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Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Style: art house, thought provoking, depressing, philosophical, cerebral ...
Plot: existentialism, friendship, redemption, animals, death, destiny, depression, sacrifice, catastrophe, life philosophy, character study, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, tokyo, europe
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Renaissance (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To find Ilona and unlock the secrets of her disappearance, Karas must plunge deep into the parallel worlds of corporate espionage, organized crime and genetic research - where the truth imprisons whoever finds it first and miracles can be bought but ...
Style: neo noir, twist ending, atmospheric, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medical research, police investigation, distopia, cyberpunk, monopoly, adaptation, secrets, brutality, corporation, disappearance, police detective, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Before Sam Axe teamed up with Michael and Fiona, he was Commander Axe, U.S. Navy SEAL. The Fall of Sam Axe tells the story of how Sam went from respected Naval Commander to the man of mystery we've come to know on Burn Notice. On what will turn ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military police, spy, justice, twists and turns, adaptation, unlikely friendships, violence, heroic mission, adventure, elimination, dishonesty, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: tokyo, colombia, latin america, miami
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The Canal (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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, psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, investigation, mystery, family, obsession, protagonist as suspect, cheating, husband wife relationship, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
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: tense, melancholic, bleak, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: police officer, crimes, family relations, fugitives, prison, criminal, love triangle, chase, criminal heroes, escapades, romance, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: antisocial behavior, under the surface, mysterious character, family problems, parents and children, psychopath, mystery, estate, family relations, masturbation, youth, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
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King of Devil's Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Norway, France, Sweden, Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, ...
Style: bleak, tense, atmospheric, visually appealing, serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: punishment, prison life, juvenile detention, island, prison, sexual abuse, rebellion, child abuse, isolation, survival, riot, humiliation ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: scandinavia, poland, eastern europe, norway, japan
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Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, crimes, brutality, murder, drug addiction, undercover, racial slur, undercover cop, betrayal, drug traffic, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, year 1972, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, cleveland ohio, ohio
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The Element of Crime (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fisher, an ex-detective, decides to take one final case when a mysterious serial killer claims the lives of several young girls. Fisher, unable to find the culprit, turns to Osbourne, a writer who was once respected for his contributions to the ...
Style: surreal, art house, psychological, bleak, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, hypnosis, mystery, mentor, distopia, surrealism, crimes, society, memory loss, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: middle east, cairo egypt, europe, egypt, africa
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The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, biting, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, obsession, collector, loneliness, woman in danger, captivity, confined, dangerous attraction, missing person, mentally unstable, serial killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london
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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: surreal, mind bending, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: surrealism, hotel, memory, obsession, uncertainty, stream of consciousness, alternate reality, mystery, amnesia, romance, haunted by the past, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
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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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, father daughter relationship, police investigation, kidnapping, crimes, manipulation, murder mystery, rape, obsession, police detective, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: scenic, melancholic, colourful, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: obsession, fall in love, gays and lesbians, boy, love and romance, hotel, unrequited love, teenage boy, vacation, self discovery, art, male objectification ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: psychological, surreal, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, paranoia, insanity, bruce lee, dark humor, nightmare, apartment building, satire, suicide, hallucination, conspiracy, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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City of Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for
Style: intense, stylized, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, betrayal, father son relationship, character study, greed, law enforcement, police investigation, dishonesty, cons and scams, friendship, unlikely friendships, runaway ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cambodia, usa, new york, bangkok thailand
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Ringu (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, scary, frightening, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, journalist, curse, woman in danger, back from the dead, violent, mysterious death, supernatural power, dark secret, found footage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Worth Winning (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice.
Style: feel good, melancholic, talky, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, battle of the sexes, romance, true love, looking for love, love triangle, looking for sex, unlikely couple, wooing, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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Little Saints (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After St. Jude appears in Esperanza's oven, she sets out to find her daughter, who died under mysterious circumstances. The journey forces Esperanza to challenge her own beliefs and face her fears in order to be reunited with her beloved ...
Style: sexual, affectionate, allegory, visually appealing, art house ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic realism, bittersweet, transsexual, glbt, melancholy, french, life philosophy, life & death, wine, eccentricity, solitude, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, los angeles, spain, japan ...
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A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, inheritance, violence, obsession, psychopath, strangulation, insanity, investigation, squid, fear, anger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: tokyo, europe, italy
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Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, rape, surrealism, hallucination, insanity, schizophrenia, delusion, murder, isolation, repression, female protagonist, nightmare ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexual, sexy, neo noir, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, adultery, lust, lawyer, obsession, betrayal, sex scene, twists and turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, female villain, holy communion, sister sister relationship, dead child, killing spree, female serial killer, mystery killer, child molester, first communion ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
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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, suspense, surreal, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, monster, twists and turns, cat, obsession, mystery, black cat, demon, claustrophobia, hospital, male nudity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england
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See the Sea (1997)
Genre: Drama, 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: disturbing, erotic, tense, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, gay, murder, french, first contact, fantasy world, goth, heroine, hospital, police investigation, obsession, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, tokyo, paris france, europe
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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby ...
Style: parody, neo noir, surreal, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, satire, murder mystery, murder, world war two, investigation, gangsters, deadpan, twists and turns, fantasy world, screwball, transformation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 80s
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Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: art house, philosophical, suspense, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: filmmaking, screenwriter, satire, femme fatale, car accident, film producer, estranged couple, female nudity, film industry, passive aggression, relationships, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, ancient greece, mediterranean sea, france ...
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