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 clever, funny, weird, suspense, humorous and cult film films and TV shows about / with dark humor, violence, dialogue, brutality, storytelling, satire, violent, profanity, blood and death plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dark humor: Shaun of the Dead (2004), In Bruges (2008), Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010), Seven Psychopaths (2012), What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Heathers (1988), American Psycho (2000), Death Becomes Her (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Horrible Bosses (2011).

List of dark humor movies

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, 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, cynical, witty, clever, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dark humor, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, organized crime, twists and turns, friends, rivalry, criminal heroes, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: united kingdom, london, england, europe
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Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
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: parody, funny, humorous, atmospheric, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, dark humor, zombie apocalypse, zombie attack, siege, pub, supernatural, zombie violence, cult, zombie outbreak, satire, slacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, britain, england
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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: atmospheric, neo noir, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, irish, hitman, guilt, haunted by the past, dwarf, partners, tourist, friendship, gangsters, suicide, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: belgium, bruges, ireland, europe, london ...
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
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: humorous, absurd, funny, unusual plot structure, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, death, vacation, nothing goes right, youth, friends, group of friends, student, peril, accidental killing, disorder, chainsaw ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
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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: talky, witty, surreal, humorous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, dog, crimes, psychopath, screenwriter, serial killer, killings, gangsters, crime gone awry, gunfight, strong violent content, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1963, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
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: absurd, humorous, parody, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: vampire, dark humor, werewolf, friendship, supernatural, zombie, goth, buddies, immortality, social misfits, roommate, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1912, year 1978, year 1997
Place: new zealand
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Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: witty, sexy, dark, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, suicide, dark humor, murderous pair, murder, insanity, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage life, teenage love, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, ohio, usa
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American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, satire, dark humor, sociopath, materialism, psycho, killings, greed, yuppie, millionaire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, yale university, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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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: satirical, gothic, humorous, funny, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: dark humor, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, obsession, supernatural, zombie, afterlife, magic, death, fountain of youth, body horror ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, 80s, 2020s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa
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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: neo noir, witty, exciting, clever, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, crimes, dark humor, overdose, organized crime, hitman, gunfight, gangsters, killings, violence, cocaine, violent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: dark humor, comedy of errors, murder, obnoxious boss, dentist, friends, boss and employee, employer employee relationship, boss, plan gone awry, manipulation, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, surreal, sadistic, brutal ...
Plot: violence, dark humor, serial killer, psychopath, insanity, mass murder, crimes, criminal heroes, murderous pair, lovers on the run, sadism, violence spree ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nevada, arizona, new mexico, paris france, london ...
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The Cable Guy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up -- and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the ...
Style: humorous, funny, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: obsession, dark humor, television, stalking, friendship, satire, unlikely friendships, odd couple, buddies, psychology, revenge, dangerous friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, twist ending, mind bending, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, survival, creature, deathtrap, zombie, trapped, cabin in the woods, dark humor, death, fear, killings ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, surreal, witty, dark fantasy, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, haunted house, supernatural, surrealism, dark humor, goth, possession, teenage girl, attic, dysfunctional family, seance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
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The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical, parody ...
Plot: superhero, dark humor, society, rivalry, murder, vengeance, super speed, corruption, superhero team, superheroine, investigation, supernatural power ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: new york
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Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: humorous, adult animation, cynical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, graphic violence, time travel, dark humor, prodigy, adventure, relatives, grandfather grandson relationship, youth, satire, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, dark humor, policewoman, law enforcement, small town, police investigation, killings, psychopath, police officer, small town life, scheme, snow ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, future, contemporary, year 2006 ...
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: tense, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, revenge, nazism, vengeance, dark humor, brutality, working undercover, racism, german, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe
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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: surreal, funny, suspense, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: dark humor, workplace situations, multiple storylines, disorder, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water, couples, workplace, lifestyle, supernatural ability, gangsters, hotel room ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, 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: suspense, captivating, talky, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, violent, bounty hunter, revenge, vengeance, dark humor, gunfight, african american, old west, racial violence, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, tennessee, austin texas, texas, mississippi
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, social injustice, judge, insanity, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism, villain, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, adult animation, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dark humor, eccentric family, family relations, social satire, adolescence, goofy hero, dog, family life, parents and children, sexual innuendo, small town, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2020s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: bloody, exciting, scary, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violent, dark humor, survival, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, military, hospital, cannibalism, survival horror, lesbian ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, austin texas, mexico, usa
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Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: stylized, exciting, parody, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: superhero, revenge, violence, immortality, escapades, dark hero, mutant, invulnerability, regeneration, dark humor, fight scenes, x men ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: cynical, clever, motivational, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: corruption, business, wall street, money, rise and fall, wealth, stock market, stock broker, rags to riches, addiction, american dream, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, geneva switzerland, usa, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, sitcom, humorous, scary ...
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural, satire, cult, goth, living with parents, society, supernatural ability, family life, haunted house, couple relations ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s
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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, talky, enigmatic ...
Plot: existentialism, theater, midlife crisis, dark humor, actor, satire, father daughter relationship, showbiz, surrealism, alter ego, inner voice, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, stylized, talky, bloody, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, stagecoach, dark humor, winter, murder, brutality, old west, revenge, snow, prisoner, twists and turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: wyoming, usa
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Jennifer's Body (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Style: sexy, scary, sexual, slasher, satirical ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, supernatural, high school, dark humor, succubus, transformation, seductress, vampire, satanic ritual, cheerleading, curses spells and rituals, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
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