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, twists and turns, stylized and talky films and TV shows about / with profanity, dialogue, brutality, storytelling, violence, satire, blood, twists & turns, death and weird 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: Pulp Fiction (1994), In Bruges (2008), Django Unchained (2012), Death Becomes Her (1992), Fargo (2014), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Natural Born Killers (1994).

List of dark humor movies

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, witty, interesting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gunfight, hitman, twists & turns, crime, boxing, drugs/alcohol, cocaine, criminal heroes, violence, overdose, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, irish, guilt, tourist, neo noir, death, redemption, partners, haunted by the past, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, london ...
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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, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, old west, racism, vengeance, slavery, african american, gory, torture, society, rescue, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, tennessee
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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, humorous, cynical, satirical ...
Plot: afterlife, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, zombie, fantasy world, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 2020s, 1990s ...
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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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, witty, cynical ...
Plot: crimes, small town, police investigation, crime, snow, killings, small town life, policewoman, neo noir, law enforcement, psychopath, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 70s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India
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, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, death, youth, in the woods, buddies, disorder, student, friends, vacation, slasher, gory, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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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: war, vengeance, working undercover, fascist, nazism, sadism, self sacrifice, nazi, world war two, german, danger, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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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, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, dog, kidnapping, partners in crime, mob boss, screenwriter, thief, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1963, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, siege, friends, anti hero, anti heroes, cult, misfit, slacker, death, british, pub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, 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, controversial ...
Plot: serial killer, sadism, psychopath, criminal heroes, mass murder, violence, gory, cruelty, murderous pair, crime, satire, violence spree ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, tokyo, paris france, nevada, london ...
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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: dark humor, absurd, gothic, vampire comedy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, werewolf, parody, immortality, blood, social misfits, buddies, supernatural, roommate, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 1978
Place: new zealand
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American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 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: dark humor, brutal, stylized, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, yuppie, satire, hidden identity, wall street, millionaire, confession, fear, victim, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harvard university, yale university
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Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 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, anti heroes, cons and scams, antisocial behavior, anti hero, drugs/alcohol, drinking problem, heist, hung over, alcohol abuse, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, miami, milwaukee wisconsin
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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: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, adolescence, imaginary, youth, disorder, odd, prodigy, monster ...
Place: usa
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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, cynical, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, self destructing, insanity, strong sexual content, losing-it hero, cocaine, antisocial behavior, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, hamburg germany, new orleans
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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: dark humor, semi serious, twist ending, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: workplace situations, gangsters, hotel, witch, bet, mistaken identity, mischievous children, fish out of water, disorder, hotel room, couples, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, organized crime, mentor, female warrior, warrior, tough girl, master warrior, danger, squad, dark hero, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa, asia, tokyo, japan, pasadena california
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Heathers (1989)
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: dark humor, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, murderous pair, suicide, insanity, deadly, suicide attempt, friendship, sociopath, social relations, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, bloody ...
Plot: death, survival, supernatural, cabin in the woods, in the woods, monster, giant snake, danger, zombie, youth, weekend, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, year 2009, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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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, dark humor, witty, psychological ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, mastermind, hospital, loner, antisocial behavior, doctors and patients, patient, treatment, unconventional method, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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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, criminal heroes, shooting, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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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, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, neo noir, police investigation, greed, ransom, snow, psychopath, murder, small town, crimes, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, 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: clever, dark humor, captivating, biting, realistic ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, success, greed, corruption, ambition, wall street, stock broker, cons and scams, millionaire, yuppie, american dream ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1983 ...
Place: new york, usa, italy, switzerland, manhattan new york city ...
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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, witty, humorous, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, social satire, neighbor, couple relations, small town, satire, goofy hero, society, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: dark humor, surprise ending, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, master warrior, female assassin, journey, betrayal, rivalry, respect, pride and honor, warrior, mentor, death, katana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, tokyo, japan
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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, twists and turns, mind bending, thought provoking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, self destructing, insomnia, against the rules, fighting the system, insanity, dissociative identity disorder, fist fighting, nihilism, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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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, funny, not serious, gross out humor, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, hollywood, internet, escapades, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, social satire, stupidity, dishonesty, drugs/alcohol, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa, new york, los angeles
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: dark humor, captivating, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations, crimes, legal, private investigator, brother brother relationship, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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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: dark humor, not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: in the woods, dysfunctional character, sexual tension, workplace situations, talking animals, escapades, lesbian, workplace, friendship, supportive coworker, animal life, park ranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, murderous pair, vacation, deadly, on the road, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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