Dark humor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dark humor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out dark humor, clever, realistic, absurd, stylized and talky films and TV shows about / with brutality, blood, dialogue, violence, storytelling, twists & turns, murder, death, deadly and violent plots mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dark humor: In Bruges (2008), Pulp Fiction (1994), Django Unchained (2012), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Fargo (2014), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Death Becomes Her (1992), Bad Santa (2003), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Filth (2013).

List of dark humor movies

 7.9
 367K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, irish, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, haunted by the past, partners, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship, christmas ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: bruges, belgium, europe, ireland, venice
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 8.9
 1.7M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, interesting, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, gunfight, boxing, cocaine, crime, criminal heroes, twists & turns, violence, drugs/alcohol, overdose, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, racism, old west, gunfight, vengeance, slavery, african american, gory, society, rescue, one against many, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, gangsters, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1947, year 1954, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona
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 9.0
 281K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, cynical, clever ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, small town, crime, killings, female police officer, snow, law enforcement, small town life, psychopath, americana, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, tense, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, working undercover, war, german, nazi, sadism, self sacrifice, nazism, danger, soldier, hitler, violence ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
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Death Becomes Her (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, cynical, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: afterlife, love triangle, immortality, rivalry, zombie, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, jealousy, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 2020s, 1990s, future
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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 7.0
 128K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, cons and scams, anti heroes, antisocial behavior, drinking problem, drugs/alcohol, heist, theft, stripper, thief, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, phoenix arizona
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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: dark humor, humorous, absurd, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, death, youth, buddies, in the woods, disorder, parody, student, friends, vacation, gory, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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 7.1
 95K
Filth (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
Style: dark humor, surreal, sexual, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, self destructing, strong sexual content, losing-it hero, cocaine, insanity, antisocial behavior, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, hamburg germany, new orleans
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 6.8
 92K
Four Rooms (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one unbelievable happening after ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, twist ending, suspense, absurd ...
Plot: workplace situations, hotel, witch, bet, mistaken identity, gangsters, mischievous children, disorder, fish out of water, hotel room, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.
Style: dark humor, absurd, gothic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, parody, werewolf, supernatural, immortality, blood, social misfits, buddies, roommate, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: new zealand
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, tense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, mentor, female warrior, danger, warrior, squad, dark hero, master warrior, tough girl, peril, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
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 9.3
 290K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: humorous, offbeat, dark humor, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, imaginary, youth, odd, disorder, prodigy, family relations, relatives ...
Place: usa
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 8.7
 338K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, not serious, biting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, social satire, parents and children, neighbor, couple relations, small town, society, goofy hero, elementary school, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: usa
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Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cult film, british horror, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, siege, friends, cult, misfit, death, british, pub, slacker, winchester rifle, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
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 6.5
 25K
Sightseers (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, macabre, road movie ...
Plot: tourist, caravan, hit and run, jealousy, serial killer, gory, deadly, vacation, murderous pair, on the road, misfit, cycling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 8.8
 1.7M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, twists and turns, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, insomnia, against the rules, nihilism, dissociative identity disorder, fist fighting, dark hero, fighting the system, paranoia, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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 8.0
 24K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: dark humor, witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, business venture, starting over, blackmail, lifestyle change, crimes, fish out of water, gangsters, snitch, shooting, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 8.7
 383K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, cynical, captivating, psychological, witty ...
Plot: doctor, prodigy, talented, mastermind, loner, hospital, patient, antisocial behavior, doctors and patients, unconventional method, loneliness, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 4.3
 94K
Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, funny, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, internet, buddies, teenage life, nothing goes right, escapades, hollywood, social satire, stupidity, dishonesty, drugs/alcohol, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, dark humor, suspenseful, surreal, bloody ...
Plot: death, cabin in the woods, survival, supernatural, in the woods, monster, giant snake, danger, zombie, youth, weekend, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 1900s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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 7.3
 12K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: not serious, dark humor, humorous, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: in the woods, escapades, dysfunctional character, talking animals, workplace situations, sexual tension, animal life, lesbian, national park, workplace, friendship, park ranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.1
 569K
Fargo (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: dark humor, interesting, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, police investigation, greed, ransom, snow, psychopath, murder, small town, police, neo noir, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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 8.0
 60K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, funny, biblical, semi serious
Plot: preacher, heaven and hell, supernatural, vampire, sin, angel, anti heroes, supernatural power, god, cult leader, dark hero, gore ...
Place: texas
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, brutal, sadistic, atmospheric, cult film ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadism, violence, gory, cruelty, murderous pair, mass murder, crime, violence spree, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, nevada, new mexico, paris france
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 7.0
 250K
Death Proof (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
Style: dark humor, rough, exciting, cynical, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, serial killer, car chase, psychopath, stalking, chases and races, violence, sadism, exploitation, misogynist, stuntman, sadist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tennessee, texas, usa
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 7.2
 37K
Disenchantment (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in a ruined medieval city called Dreamland, Disenchantment follows the grubby adventures of a hard-drinking princess, her feisty elf companion and her personal demon.
Style: dark humor, humorous, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, demon, goofy hero, family relations, princess, kingdom, friendship, destiny, elf, teenage girl, alcohol abuse, king ...
Time: middle ages
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, dark humor, exciting, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, friends, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, london, england
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Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie ...
Style: dark humor, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, hitman, police corruption, rivalry, frame up, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, drug dealing, society, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
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