Dark secret movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dark secret movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with dark secret, murder, blood, violence, danger, secret, death, supernatural, fear and telephone call plots mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dark secret: Noroi: The Curse (2005), Taboo (2017), Dexter (2006), Suburbicon (2017), A Good Marriage (2014), Asylum (2008), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Abattoir (2016), Jane Eyre (2006).

List of dark secret movies

Noroi: The Curse (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, tense, dark
Plot: ghost, investigation, curse, disappearance, found footage, occult, journalist, dark secret, demon, danger, uncover truth, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
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Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: adventurer, investigation, dark secret, conspiracy, murder, blackmail, british empire, vengeance, family business, homecoming, obsession, inheritance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, africa, europe, united states
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Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, dark humor, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, hidden identity, double life, crimes, crime, vigilantism, right and wrong, police station, corpse, forensics, killings, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns
Plot: murder, racism, scam, father son relationship, boy, dark secret, black american, prejudice, investigation, police, home invasion, accomplice ...
Time: 1950s
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A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: danger, uncover truth, family problems, mind game, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, couple relations, crimes, couples, husband wife relationship, marriage, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Asylum (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, mental institution, gory, doctors and patients, social misfits, mind game, danger, supernatural, college, serial killer, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 30s
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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past in 1969. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell. A young ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychological
Plot: surveillance, hotel, vietnam war, hippie, dark secret, violence, held at gunpoint, audio tape, ruse, danger, society, mafia ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspense, tense, dark ...
Plot: patient, therapist, darkness, health, employee, violence, treatment, cure, mountain, torture, dark secret, boss ...
Place: swiss alps, switzerland, alps
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Abattoir (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A reporter unearths an urban legend about a home being constructed from rooms where horrific tragedies have occurred.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: haunted house, evangelist, crime scene, collection, murder of sister, mansion, child murder, violence, uncover truth, haunted by the past, investigation, dark secret ...
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, gothic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, couple relations, rich and poor, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, social differences, estate, romance, family secret, prejudice, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, revenge, torture, gory, dreams, high school, danger, small town, nightmare comes true, serial killer, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, stylized, tense, psychedelic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, travel, death, deception, ex convict, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century
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Ghost Wars (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces, the series focuses on local outcast Roman Mercer who must overcome the town’s prejudices and his own personal demons if he’s to harness his repressed psychic powers and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, dark
Plot: ghost, killings, supernatural ability, peril, supernatural, rescue, characters in danger, good versus evil, dark secret, fear, curses spells and rituals, spirit ...
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Perdida (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A policewoman whose childhood friend disappeared in Patagonia years ago starts a new search to find answers, and soon finds her own life in danger.
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, psychological
Plot: school trip, missing girl, mystery, uncover truth, missing person, investigation, girlfriend, kidnapping, search party, twists & turns, storytelling, dark secret ...
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Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, mannequin, tv news, talking to the camera, halloween, night, clown, house, cellar, darkness, handheld camera, haunted house ...
Time: 2000s
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Crucible of the Vampire (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young museum curator Isabelle (Katie Goldfinch) is sent to look at an ancient artefact, discovered in the basement of a stately home in Shropshire. Welcomed into the sprawling manor house by a seemingly hospitable family; Karl (Larry Rew), his ...
Style: gothic
Plot: vampire, family curse, ballet, gothic horror, old mansion, murder, basement, curse, dark secret, undead, haunted house, blood ...
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Hellbride (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Everything is working out for Nicole Meadows. She has a great job. She has an adoring boyfriend who has just proposed. She has a doting father who is preparing the wedding. She also has a dark secret. And a cursed engagement ring. Come the wedding ...
Plot: wedding, dark secret, axe, finger cut off, monster, nightclub, proposal, sniper, ring, stand up comedian, gangster, finger bitten off
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The Inn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A television reporter investigates a small town's dark secret.
Style: suspense
Plot: disappearance, dark secret, small town, murder, missing person, voodoo doll, slasher, ghost, voodoo, curse
Place: maryland, louisiana
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Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, tense, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, investigation, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, hostages, crime, bank, police detective, perfect crime, thief, bank robbery, manipulations, robbery, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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American Fable (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When 11-year-old Gitty discovers that her father, Abe, a good and beloved farmer, is holding a wealthy man hostage in their abandoned silo in order to save their suffering farm, she befriends the captive in secret. As the truth unfolds about who he ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: american midwest, farmer, land developer, moral dilemma, death of pet, hiding, foreclosure, child, child in peril, brother sister relationship, held captive, dark secret ...
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Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ballet, dance performance, choreography, psychotherapist, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, mysterious death, secret, dead woman, curse ...
Place: berlin germany
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End Roll (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Laura and Marta share a nice apartment. Laura, the youngest one, began to document their life in the house with her camera. Marta undergoes the continual jokes of the friend. One day Laura, poking too much her nose in the privacy of Marta, discovers ...
Plot: walking, apartment, immaturity, apartment building, occult, doll, looking at the camera, danger, music box, insecurity, blackout, t shirt ...
Place: rome italy
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: suspense, scary, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, morgue, supernatural horror, autopsy, witch, corpse, self sacrifice, mysterious death, witchcraft, severed tongue, mystery, plot twist ...
Place: london
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sxtape (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: From the director of CANDYMAN and the producers of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY comes a found-footage nightmare of lust, possession, and destruction. Jill's an artist. Ian's a filmmaker. And their love life is off the chain. There's no ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, realistic
Plot: found footage, danger, gory, survival, estate, isolation, supernatural, deadly, confined, couples, sex tape, abandoned hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Visit (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kids in trouble, siblings relations, danger, elderly, murder, farm, diaper, hide and seek, farmhouse, oven, found footage, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, snake, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, hospital, demons, mother daughter relationship, surveillance footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
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To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: stylized, emotional, tragicomedy, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Plot: death, village, ghost, secret, family life, child abuse, rape, abusive father, superstition, fire, return, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, barcelona spain, houston texas ...
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The Unknown Woman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Irena, a Ukrainian woman coming to Italy looking for a job as a maid. She does everything she to become a beloved nanny for an adorable little girl Thea. However, that is just the very beginning of her unknown journey.
Style: serious, twists and turns, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, nanny, haunted by the past, maid, cleaning lady, ukrainian, crimes, mystery, immigrants, uncover truth, riddles and clues, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, small town, small town life, obsession, abandoned house, summer, sensuality, village, parents and children, haunted by the past, traumatic childhood ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, southern france
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