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, suspense, twists and turns, witty and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with profanity, violence, satire, storytelling, dialogue, brutality, blood, suprisingly clever, death and twists & turns 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), What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Django Unchained (2012), Fargo (2014), Natural Born Killers (1994), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Seven Psychopaths (2012).

List of dark humor movies

 8.9
 1.8M
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, interesting, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gunfight, hitman, drugs, twists & turns, cocaine, crime, drugs/alcohol, stylish, boxing, criminal heroes, heroin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.9
 389K
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: guilt, hitman, tourist, irish, neo noir, haunted by the past, death, neo-noir, suicidal, redemption, partners, canadian stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, london, amsterdam ...
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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, humorous, vampire comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, immortality, stylish, werewolf, social misfits, blood, buddies, supernatural, parody, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1912, year 1978, year 1997
Place: new zealand
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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, slavery, old west, vengeance, racism, african american, one against many, society, gory, courage, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, tennessee
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 8.9
 324K
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: dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, clever, cynical ...
Plot: crimes, neo noir, small town, police investigation, crime, policewoman, psychopath, killings, snow, small town life, law enforcement, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 2006, 70s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
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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, controversial, brutal, sadistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: violence, mass murder, serial killer, psychopath, murderous pair, sadism, criminal heroes, cruelty, crime, satire, violence spree, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new mexico, paris france, tokyo, london, nevada ...
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, working undercover, nazism, fascist, sadism, legendary, nazi, soldier, danger, world war two, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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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: dark humor, humorous, cult film, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, cult, siege, friends, anti heroes, misfit, slacker, death, pub, survival, winchester rifle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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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: dark humor, humorous, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: death, nothing goes right, friends, vacation, in the woods, youth, student, buddies, disorder, accidental killing, cabin in the woods, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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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, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, weirdo, killings, thief, dog, murder, screenwriter, gunfight, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1947, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
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 7.0
 135K
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: anti heroes, holiday, cons and scams, anti hero, christmas, antisocial behavior, profanity, drugs/alcohol, drinking problem, heist, robbery, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, miami, milwaukee wisconsin, phoenix arizona
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 9.2
 369K
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: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, time travel, graphic violence, adventure, family relations, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, relatives, satire, escapades, imaginary ...
Place: usa
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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: immortality, afterlife, love triangle, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic, zombie, jealousy ...
Time: 90s, 2020s, 80s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
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 7.6
 486K
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, nihilism, hidden identity, wall street, millionaire, satire, victim, fear, confession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
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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: dark humor, witty, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
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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, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, female assassin, master warrior, journey, mentor, betrayal, death, rivalry, sword fight, respect, pride and honor, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, el paso texas, tokyo, japan
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 6.8
 98K
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: gangsters, workplace situations, hotel, witch, bet, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, disorder, hotel room, mischievous children, multiple storylines, mistaken identity ...
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, mentor, female warrior, organized crime, warrior, tough girl, master warrior, danger, squad, dark hero, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, asia, tokyo, japan, pasadena california
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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: dark humor, clever, motivational, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, corruption, success, greed, ambition, wall street, drugs/alcohol, corporate crimes, cons and scams, stock broker, money laundering ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983 ...
Place: new york, usa, big ben london, bahamas, london ...
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Comedy, 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, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, monster, supernatural, death, zombie, deathtrap, cabin in the woods, creature, fear, survival, in the woods, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 1900s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
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 8.7
 412K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, witty, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, patient, human nature, mastermind, hospital, loneliness, antisocial behavior, treatment, loner, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.1
 303K
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: dark humor, cynical, humorous, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social satire, family relations, small town, parents and children, dog, eccentric family, satire, family life, siblings relations, adolescence, goofy hero, parody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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 7.3
 116K
American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, adult animation, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, cia, satire, benign alien, small town, parents and children, patriotism, youth, talking animals, german, stupidity, alien ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia, langley virginia
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 7.1
 101K
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, antisocial behavior, losing-it hero, self destructing, insanity, life is a bitch, anti heroes, cocaine, strong sexual content, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans
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 7.2
 88K
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: murderous pair, high school, teenage life, suicide, teenage love, sociopath, insanity, deadly, suicide attempt, friendship, social relations, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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 8.7
 363K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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 8.8
 1.8M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
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: twists and turns, surprise ending, mind bending, thought provoking, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, fighting the system, self destructing, insomnia, against the rules, fist fighting, insanity, social misfits, nihilism, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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 7.4
 14K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional character, workplace situations, in the woods, park ranger, sexual tension, workplace, escapades, lesbian, talking animals, friendship, satire, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 57K
Bernie (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, intense ...
Plot: mortician, murder, small town, embezzlement, district attorney, confession of crime, prison visit, hidden corpse, crimes, crime, investigation, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
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 8.1
 614K
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: neo noir, kidnapping, crime gone awry, snow, police investigation, greed, ransom, murder, small town, policewoman, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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