Darkness movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant darkness movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, scary, dark, atmospheric, serious and suspense films and TV shows about / with darkness, danger, supernatural, blood, fear, violence, murder, death, deadly and brutality plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as darkness: Vanishing on 7th Street (2010), They (2002), Pitch Black (2000), It Comes at Night (2017), Lights Out (2016), Left in Darkness (2006), Alone in the Dark (2005), A Cure for Wellness (2016), In a Glass Cage (1986), The Descent (2005).

List of darkness movies

Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band together in a dimly-lit tavern on 7th Street, struggling to combat the apocalyptic ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, darkness, vestiges of humanity, supernatural, survival, danger, chaos, power outage, mystery, bar, group of strangers, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: detroit, usa
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 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, danger, child in peril, demons, demon, dark and stormy night, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 216K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, dark hero, monster, alien encounter, survival, space travel, mysterious planet, tough heroes, evil alien, outer space, one man army, anti heroes ...
Time: future
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, brutal, psychological
Plot: post apocalypse, infected, pandemic, fear, cabin in the woods, paranoia, darkness, hopelessness, nightmare, violence, forest, survival ...
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 6.3
 103K
Lights Out (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and ...
Style: suspense, dark, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, ghost, darkness, supernatural, sibling relationship, depression, parenthood, brother sister relationship, paranormal, little boy, friendship between women, family home ...
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Left in Darkness (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Celia (Monica Keena, Freddy vs. Jason) has had a rough life, with a mother who died in childbirth and a father who disappeared. Unfortunately for Celia, death is not any easier than life. When she is drugged and raped at a frat party, Celia dies ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, darkness, ghost, supernatural romance, family problems, supernatural, woman in danger, good versus evil, death in the family, dealing with death, haunted by the past, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
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Alone in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Edward Carnby is a private investigator specializing in unexplainable supernatural phenomena. His cases delve into the dark corners of the world, searching for truth in the occult remnants of ancient civilizations. Now, the greatest mystery of his ...
Style: scary, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, monster, artifact, darkness, supernatural, investigation, heroic mission, obsessive quest, mystery, deadly, danger, paranormal ...
Time: ancient history, 2000s
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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, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense, breathtaking ...
Plot: cure, patient, violence, therapist, health, employee, mountain, darkness, treatment, torture, dark secret, materialism ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
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In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, confined to an iron lung, accepts as his nurse a boy who secretly witnessed that ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, war criminal, murder, sadism, torture, insanity, mind game, obsession, haunted by the past, psychopath, vengeance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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 7.2
 187K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, cave, monster, woman in danger, trapped, expedition, friends, friendship, loss of daughter, deadly creature, danger, lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 4.3
 384
The Entity (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Peru
Duration: 80 min.
Story: THE RING goes ‘found footage’ Peruvian in a terrific example of the continually igniting South American new horror wave. A group of media students embark on a documentary project covering ‘Reaction Videos’ - filming people watching intense ...
Style: dark, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: darkness, supernatural power, danger, dark secret, death, tragic event, killings, found footage, cemetery, creature, monster, evil ...
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Wait Until Dark (1967)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: heroin, disability, blindness, photographer, murder, search, stabbing, crime, drug dealing, police, neighbor, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, montreal quebec
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Apocalyptic (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A local news crew become horribly involved with a doomsday cult.
Style: dark, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: danger, evil, fear, murder, violence, cult, forest, investigation, darkness, death, panic, fright ...
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Shadows of the Dead (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of teenagers try to escape a creature that lives among the shadows and is hunting them down one by one.
Style: suspense, scary, tense, suspenseful
Plot: shadow, monster, supernatural, creature, party, characters killed one by one, friend, hallucination, darkness, interracial friendship, loss of friend, demonic possession ...
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 3.3
 937
The Other (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Moving into a Cottage Together, two Young Lovers confront Horrors of a Forgotten Childhood.
Style: dark, scary, disturbing, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: demon, fear, insanity, darkness, parallel world, bad dream, nightmare comes true, nightmare, evil, supernatural, danger, standoff ...
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic, tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: dungeon, burned alive, ghost, gothic horror, monster, mutant, village, curse, murder, mansion, imaginary, supernatural ability ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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Fear of the Dark (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: dark and stormy night, supernatural, deadly, danger, family relations, brother brother relationship, darkness, slasher, ghost, supernatural ability, siblings relations, shadow ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.7
 1K
The Barber (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the small town of Revelstoke, Alaska, local barber Dexter is surprised to learn that the body of Lucy Waters has been discovered. Having killed this woman, days ago, he hoped her body wouldn't be found until spring. Through the eyes of a ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, small town, investigation, mind game, murder, danger, deadly, mystery, social relations, isolation, small town sheriff ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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 7.4
 155K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, trapped, cannibalism, danger, videotaping, shooting, quarantine, plague, characters in danger, handheld camera, infected, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
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Await Further Instructions (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family awake on Christmas morning to discover they’re sealed inside their house by a mysterious black substance. On television, a single line of text reads: “Stay Indoors and Await Further Instructions.”
Style: macabre, dark, scary, suspense
Plot: paranoia, isolation, christmas, violence, brutality, survival horror, darkness, fight, family drama, characters killed one by one, insanity, family ...
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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, brutal, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, dark secret, investigation, brutality, violence, found footage, handheld camera, halloween, hanging, group of friends, ghost, supernatural power ...
Time: 2000s
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 534
Rootwood (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the screenplay by Mario Von Czapiewski (Cannibal Diner), Rootwood follows two students who host "The Spooky Hour," a podcast about paranormal phenomena and urban legends. When they are hired by Hollywood film producer Laura Benott ...
Plot: darkness, forest, tree, hollywood, monster, trailer, smartphone, drone, urban legend, alcohol, video camera, creature ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.5
 32K
Day Watch (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, vampire, destiny, witch, apocalypse, supernatural, dark fantasy, immortality, deadly, rivalry, danger, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 2006, 1990s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 3.3
 111
Marla Mae (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a girl goes to get an IUD implanted by a distant relative, he commits a deranged act which has deadly implications for those close to her.
Plot: darkness, night, u.s. marshal, police, brutality, blood, guilt, medicine, doctor, bank, restaurant, street ...
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 5.1
 9K
Holidays (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.
Style: dark, christmas horror
Plot: easter, halloween, valentine's day, darkness, new year's eve, blood, christmas, anthology, midnight, holiday season, holiday, medicine cabinet ...
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Reminiscence: The Beginning (2014)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There are worlds, there are humans and there are Others. But there is only one Time which is the border between worlds. What if time breaks down? Reminiscence based on true events and physics, telling the story of a couple that trying to experiment ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: masturbation, gore, darkness, black hole, inventions and discoveries, time travel, small town, couples, disorder, gory, couple relations, imaginary ...
Place: turkey
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 4.8
 5K
Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Having finally secured her first assignment from her family's demolition business, Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton) is sent to supervise the destruction of an apartment house, only to discover a group of tenants still living in the condemned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, supernatural, building, nightmare, tomb, architect, suicide, investigation, vengeance, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 37K
Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: cult film, witty, talky, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, friendship, countryside, unemployment, strangulation, english countryside, cottage, money, cafe, poverty, darkness, farmer ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: london, england, europe, northern england
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 2K
Lost Voyage (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twenty five years ago, the SS Corona Queen disappeared in the region known as, "The Bermuda Triangle". Now, it has returned. Seven people go on board to learn the truth behind her disappearance but the ship did not return alone...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, bermuda triangle, danger, supernatural, obsession, survival, investigation, supernatural ability, ocean or sea, cruise ship, thunderstorm ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 29K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, legends and myths, haunted by the past, danger, child in peril, ghost, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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