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, suspense, realistic, psychological and tense films and TV shows about / with dark secret, murder, violence, blood, secret, death, danger, flashback, investigation and small town plots mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dark secret: Noroi: The Curse (2005), Taboo (2017), A Good Marriage (2014), Suburbicon (2017), Dexter (2006), Asylum (2008), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Bloodline (2015), Tell No One (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, tense, serious, disturbing, dark
Plot: ghost, investigation, curse, dark secret, occult, disappearance, found footage, journalist, danger, demon, uncover truth, clairvoyance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
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 8.5
 100K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventurer, incest overtones, family business, murder, investigation, dark secret, conspiracy, british empire, inheritance, exorcism, homecoming, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, united states, africa, europe
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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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, mind game, family problems, uncover truth, couples, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.6
 31K
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, prejudice, black american, racism, investigation, dark secret, scam, boy, father son relationship, accomplice, home invasion, extramarital affair ...
Time: 1950s
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 8.7
 590K
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, serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, hidden identity, crimes, vigilantism, crime, forensics, corpse, right and wrong, police station, police detective, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 4.1
 3K
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, mental institution, gory, social misfits, youth, danger, isolation, serial killer, supernatural, mind game ...
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, psychological, rough ...
Plot: surveillance, hotel, motel, vietnam war, hippie, dark secret, danger, violence, criminal, held at gunpoint, motel room, jukebox ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, year 1969, year 1959
Place: california, nevada
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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: gothic, atmospheric, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: patient, therapist, treatment, violence, darkness, health, employee, mountain, cure, torture, death of father, dark secret ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
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 8.0
 38K
Bloodline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, secret, haunted by the past, siblings relations, family relations, family life, homecoming, sibling relationship, psychological thriller, dark secret, family business, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.5
 45K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, frame up, crimes, murder, corpse, crime, serial killer, haunted by the past, dishonesty, deadly, grief, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Tenth Circle (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Jodi Picoult's best-selling novel, "The Tenth Circle" tells the powerful story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: investigation, family problems, mystery, crimes, parents and children, college, couples, teenage life, family relations, life is a bitch, family life, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: telephone, cellar, mannequin, darkness, cell phone, halloween, investigation, internet video, haunted house, dark secret, tv news, talking to the camera ...
Time: 2000s
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 8.0
 62K
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, supernatural ability, mystery, danger, travel, death, deception, ex convict, small town ...
Time: 21st century
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 4.5
 3K
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: haunted house, evangelist, crime scene, collection, mansion, murder of sister, child murder, violence, uncover truth, dark secret, haunted by the past, investigation ...
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 8.4
 18K
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, gothic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, rich and poor, fall in love, love affair, social differences, looking for love, estate, dark hero, romance, family secret, prejudice ...
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, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, revenge, high school, torture, nightmare comes true, gory, serial killer, small town, danger, dreams, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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 6.4
 3K
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: suspenseful, suspense, dark, serious
Plot: ghost, rescue, peril, supernatural ability, killings, supernatural, characters in danger, dark secret, fear, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, spirit ...
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 5.5
 3K
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, psychological, realistic, intense
Plot: school trip, girlfriend, missing girl, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, missing person, kidnapping, storytelling, twists & turns, who done it, search party ...
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 5.8
 2K
Level 16 (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The teenage girls of Vestalis Academy are meticulously trained in the art of being “clean girls,” practicing the virtues of perfect femininity. But what exactly are they being trained for? Vivien intends to find out.
Style: melancholic, captivating, surprise ending, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, isolation, friendship between girls, women's prison, deception, secrets, delusion, mentor, imprisonment, girls' boarding school, orphanage, truth ...
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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, vampirism, old dark house, relic, alchemy, mansion, museum, dark secret, haunted house, undead, curse, blood ...
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 3.8
 103
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, gangster, finger cut off, monster, stand up comedian, finger bitten off, ring, sniper, nightclub, axe, proposal
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 4.1
 798
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: dark secret, disappearance, murder, small town, missing person, slasher, voodoo doll, curse, ghost, voodoo
Place: maryland, louisiana
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 7.0
 4K
The Chalet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A reunion of childhood friends at a remote chalet in the French Alps soon turns into a desperate struggle for survival as they get cut-off from rest of the world and a shocking dark secret from the past surfaces.
Plot: characters killed one by one, isolation, murder, small town, betrayal, childhood trauma, death, childhood flashback, year 1997, childhood friend, chalet, small town life ...
Place: france
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Happy Hunting (2017)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alcoholic drifter must battle withdrawal and psychotic rednecks after he becomes the target of a deranged sporting event.
Plot: alcoholic, sniper, hillbilly, bear trap, hunted, revenge, drug use, support group, nightmare, dark secret, sniper rifle, human prey ...
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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: farmer, american midwest, injury, church service, americana, blood, library, loner, book, abandoned house, death of pet, climbing a rope ...
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Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, spring break, serial killer, youth, danger, woman in danger, crimes, stalking, law enforcement, vengeance, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
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3Below: Tales of Arcadia (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: After crash-landing on Earth, two royal teen aliens on the run struggle to blend in with humans as they evade intergalactic bounty hunters.
Plot: alien, princess, prince, crown prince, high school, extraterrestrial, dark secret, rebellious daughter, bodyguard, military coup, royal family
Is relevant ?
 2.8
 287
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: realistic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, captivity, danger, violence, confined, forceful separation, survival, good versus evil, gory, deadly, rivalry, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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For the Hopeless Romantic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A student writer struggles to find a happy ending for her romantic story when her own real life romance falls apart.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: betrayal, college, marriage proposal, rally, teenage boy, gym, computer, hospital, break up, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party ...
Place: canada
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The Lost Village (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: A shady bus tour of young men and women are headed to an elusive village called Nanakimura. A destination where people can partake in an utopian existence, free of the world's obstacles... or so goes the rumor. Heading deep into the mountains, ...
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: sociopath, knife, bound and gagged, psychopath, teenage girl, explosion, flashlight, loss of son, abused child, teenage boy, cliff, surrealism ...
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