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 suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary and disturbing films and TV shows about / with dark secret, murder, blood, secret, supernatural, death, violence, danger, investigation and telephone call plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dark secret: Taboo (2017), Inheritance (2020), A Good Marriage (2014), Dexter (2006), Hell House LLC (2015), Level 16 (2018), St. Agatha (2018), Volver (2006), The Mortuary Collection (2019), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018).

List of dark secret movies

 8.3
 139K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: family business, british empire, murder, dark secret, adventurer, witchcraft, incest overtones, brother sister incest, conspiracy, investigation, homecoming, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, united kingdom, london, usa, europe ...
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 5.5
 15K
Inheritance (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, atmospheric, surprise ending, dark ...
Plot: family secret, dark secret, interracial romance, young girl, mind game, daughter, bribery, father daughter relationship, death of father, patriarchy, twists and turns, childhood memory ...
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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, realistic, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, dark secret, marriage, family problems, uncover truth, murder, crumbling marriage, crimes, couples, life turned upside down, wedding, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.7
 724K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
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, stylized, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, right and wrong, hidden identity, double life, crime investigation, loner, killings, police station, dark secret, dark humor, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 6.4
 17K
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, disturbing, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, halloween, dark secret, haunted house, supernatural, hanging, basement, house, mysterious death, investigation, abandoned hotel, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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 6.1
 12K
Level 16 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: brutal, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: discipline, boarding school, imprisonment, distopia, dark secret, girls' boarding school, punishment, women's prison, deception, obedience, female protagonist, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.9
 6K
St. Agatha (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: St. Agatha is set in the 1950s in small town Georgia. A pregnant con woman named Agatha is on the run and seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation. What first starts out as the perfect place to have a child turns into a dark lair ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: sect, dark secret, convent, pregnant woman, violence, young girl, nun, fear, torture, salvation, supernatural, murder ...
Time: 50s
Place: georgia
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 7.6
 103K
Volver (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: emotional, touching, psychological, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, death, secret, women, rape, child abuse, twists and turns, family secret, lust, dark secret, superstition, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona, venezuela ...
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The Mortuary Collection (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the ...
Style: dark, surprise ending, enigmatic, stylized, slasher ...
Plot: mortician, funeral home, mysterious death, killings, dark humor, dark secret, supernatural, memories, young woman, blonde, morgue, multiple deaths ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, contemporary, 50s
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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: suspense, exciting, neo noir, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: disorder, surveillance, survival, dishonesty, criminal, kidnapping, motel, dark secret, hotel, ruse, psychopath, death ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, year 1959, 50s
Place: california, nevada, washington d.c.
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, USA
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, suspense, dark, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, spa, capitalism, capitalist, slut, dark secret, nubile girl, sauna, torture, lust ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: swiss alps, switzerland, alps, manhattan new york city, new york
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 5.7
 22K
Little Evil (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary, who has just married Samantha, the woman of his dreams, discovers that her six-year-old son may be the Antichrist.
Style: scary, semi serious, suspense, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: occult, stepfather, stepfather stepson relationship, dark secret, single mother, newlywed, evil child, antichrist, mind control, newlyweds, husband wife relationship, dark humor ...
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Mother of Tears (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, torture, black magic, chaos, vengeance, curse, evil witch, supernatural ability, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe
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 8.1
 979K
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, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, infidelity, murder mystery, adultery, investigation, missing person, femme fatale, manipulation, police investigation, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
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 5.2
 57K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: exciting, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: game, truth or dare, survival, group of friends, demon, characters killed one by one, murder, supernatural horror, rivalry, college, friendship, manipulation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, tijuana mexico, big ben london, london, tokyo ...
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Ask Me Anything (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful, wild, funny, and lost, Katie Kampenfelt takes a year off before college to find herself, all the while chronicling her adventures in an anonymous blog into which she pours her innermost secrets. Eventually, Katie's fearless narrative ...
Style: sexy, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: lolita, older man younger woman sex, couples, dark secret, rise and fall, ambition, adolescence vs adulthood, sex with a minor, age difference, secret, teenage girl, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 3.4
 2K
Sx_Tape (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: realistic, scary, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: found footage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, paranormal phenomena, dark secret, ghost, missing person, supernatural, survival, confined, isolation, couples, car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.5
 55K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
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, suspense, serious ...
Plot: investigation, frame up, murder, serial killer, twists and turns, corpse, loss of wife, surveillance, grief, brutality, crimes, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 4.1
 5K
Boo (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The friends Emmett, Freddy, Marie, Kevin and his reluctant girlfriend Jessie decide to spend the Halloween night in an abandoned hospital. Meanwhile, the younger Allan meets the old friend of his father Arlo Ray Baines and asks him to help to find ...
Style: serious, suspense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, haunted by the past, human experiment, halloween, mysterious character, childhood trauma, psychopath, dark secret, ghost, violence, isolation, elevator ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.0
 820
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, rough, bleak, scary, slasher
Plot: dark secret, disappearance, missing person, female reporter, murder, small town, ghost, curse, voodoo, hotel, voodoo doll, deep south
Place: maryland, louisiana
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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: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychopath, hostage, farmer, moral dilemma, held captive, brother sister relationship, child in peril, dark secret, child's point of view, child, female protagonist, teenager ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
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 7.7
 87K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, psychedelic, serious, erotic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, legends and myths, ex convict, mystery, mysterious character, death, travel, road trip, deception, supernatural power, deity ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2010s
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 5.9
 4K
Curon (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: When their mother mysteriously vanishes shortly after they all arrive in her hometown, teen twins discover secrets behind the village’s tranquil facade.
Style: light, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, dark ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: disappearance, old mansion, village, fear, supernatural, dark secret, curse, evil force, past, puzzle, missing mother, dark past ...
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Flower of Evil (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Baik Hee Sung, an ordinary family man, is actually a psychopath whose past is dotted with crime and violence. His hopeless life changes completely after he meets his wife. He had to falsify everything about himself to marry her. His wife, Cha Ji ...
Style: dorama, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense
Plot: female detective, dual identity, investigation, murder, married couple, father daughter relationship, hidden identity, serial murder, psychopath, dark secret, romance, husband wife relationship ...
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 6.1
 8K
The Harvest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Maryann moves in with her grandparents after she's orphaned. Desperately lonely, she sets out to befriend a neighboring deathly ill, bed-ridden boy, despite the outright disapproval of his mother. Maryann's persistence pays off, however, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, secret, dark secret, sick child, doctor, marital problem, family secret, boy girl friendship, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, top secret, dysfunctional family ...
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Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sequel picks up eight years since the opening night tragedy of HELL HOUSE LLC and still many unanswered questions remain. Thanks to an anonymous tip, an investigative journalist is convinced that key evidence is hidden inside the abandoned ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, brutal, dark
Plot: found footage, death, investigation, evil, fear, murder, dark secret, journalism, supernatural power, group of friends, haunted house, dark past ...
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 8.4
 1.3M
Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, bleak, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, social problems, mental disorder, psychological trauma, character change, psycho, insanity, loneliness, revenge, social decay, villain, bad attitude ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york
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 6.7
 79K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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, macabre, suspenseful, surprise ending, slasher ...
Audience: date night
Plot: good versus evil, ritual sacrifice, witch, dead woman, paranormal phenomena, mysterious event, ballet, telepathy, curse, witchcraft, spiritualism, abuse of power ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1948, year 1943, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, ohio, east berlin
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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: scary, suspense, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, morgue, autopsy, supernatural horror, witchcraft, corpse, mutilation, dead woman, twists and turns, supernatural power, murder ...
Place: london, new england
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 7.6
 374K
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: clever, surprise ending, tricky, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: heist, robbery, bank robbery, hostage, bank, crimes, police, perfect crime, master criminal, manipulation, thief, deception ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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