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, dark, scary, atmospheric, serious and suspense films and TV shows about / with darkness, danger, blood, death, violence, brutality, fear, supernatural, murder and flashlight plots mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
darkness movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as darkness: It Comes at Night (2017), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Pitch Black (2000), Bones (2005), Darkness Falls (2003), The Green Elephant (1999), Hell House LLC (2015), Await Further Instructions (2018), Ride (2018), Day Watch (2006).

List of darkness movies

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: infected, fear, paranoia, nightmare, hopelessness, violence, pandemic, darkness, forest, dog, cabin in the woods, post apocalypse ...
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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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Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, serious, rough, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, anti heroes, mysterious planet, alien encounter, survival, tough heroes, outer space, monster, darkness, comet, space travel ...
Time: future
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, fbi, forensics, riddles and clues, crimes, teamwork, search, victim, policewoman, killings, expert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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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: witch, lighthouse, supernatural, small town, haunted by the past, danger, legends and myths, revenge, darkness, child in peril, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: sadistic, macabre, art house, rough, sinister
Plot: violence, exploitation, prison, brutality, russian soldier, jail cell, beating, anguish, prisoner, murder, cruelty, all male cast ...
Place: russia
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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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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, suspense, scary
Plot: paranoia, isolation, christmas, survival horror, brutality, violence, survival, danger, blood, characters killed one by one, insanity, family drama ...
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Ride (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A night in Los Angeles becomes a psychological war for survival when an Uber driver, James, and his passenger, Jessica, pick up Bruno, who is charismatic but manipulative.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, brutal
Plot: night, car, passenger, hostages, danger, couples, actor, gun, darkness, taxi
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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: light, stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, witch, apocalypse, destiny, darkness, supernatural, redemption, future dystopia, regret, immortality, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, 2000s, year 2006 ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Marla Mae (0000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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: u.s. marshal, darkness, night, brutality, police, violent, robbery, bedroom, house, street, probation, sidewalk ...
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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: christmas horror, dark
Plot: anthology, halloween, christmas, new year's eve, easter, blood, midnight, darkness, valentine's day, holiday season, holiday, pills ...
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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: light, dark, psychological, frightening, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, darkness, suicide, ghost, basement, parenthood, sibling relationship, supernatural, depression, light bulb, half brother half sister relationship, paranormal ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, light
Plot: ghost, heaven, hell, darkness, afterlife, supernatural ability, evil spirit, dealing with death, supernatural romance, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
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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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, surreal, scary ...
Plot: time warp, gore, masturbation, darkness, black hole, experiment gone awry, gory, parallel world, small town, scare, another dimension, time travel ...
Place: turkey
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, architect, explosive, tenant, building, demolition, tomb, nightmare, blueprint, sex, darkness, blood ...
Time: contemporary
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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: talky, dark humor, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, friendship, gay, actor, cottage, english countryside, cafe, strangulation, darkness, poverty, farmer, money ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: england, london, europe, northern england
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Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: small town, prince, whale, threat, chaos, circus, philosophy, symbolism, darkness, surrealism, dancer, faith ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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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: light, atmospheric, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vestiges of humanity, supernatural, survival, candle, sunrise, flashlight, hospital, apocalypse, darkness, tv station, church, power outage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: detroit, usa
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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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, darkness, war criminal, insanity, sadism, torture, nurse, murder, mind game, concentration camp, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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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, suspense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, suicide, darkness, college, ghost, mentally unstable, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
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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: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, danger, supernatural, darkness, bermuda triangle, thunderstorm, cruise ship, ocean or sea, supernatural ability, investigation, survival ...
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, serious, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, museum, artifact, darkness, professor, good versus evil, mad scientist, investigation, obsessive quest, gory, occult, island ...
Time: ancient history, 2000s
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A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: survival, self sacrifice, monster, deafness, marriage, post apocalypse, pregnancy, chase, creature, creature feature, sign language, silence ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
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Hide in the Light (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An adventurous group of friends dare to break into the abandoned orphanage and quickly find themselves trapped and fighting against unnatural forces.
Style: scary, suspenseful, melancholic, entertaining, exciting
Plot: paranormal phenomena, exorcism, brutality, ghosts, paranormal investigation, fear, vengeance, teamwork, shadow, siblings, orphanage, demon ...
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The Endless (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lonesome man at the threshold of death finds himself trapped in a place called the Endless.
Style: surreal
Plot: dream, nightmare, surrealism, suicide, silent film, avant-garde, dying, darkness, depression, death
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Crimson Winter (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humans massacred their race, wrote them out of history, and pushed them into myth... Now in the midst of a Vampire civil war, an exiled Vampire prince has escaped into the mountains of the new America, building a hidden army for revenge against his ...
Style: dark
Plot: vampire, forest, winter, darkness, prophecy, tragedy, humanity, oracle, sword and sorcery
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Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sonic's arch nemesis Dr. Robotnik has been banished from the Land of Darkness by an evil Metal Robotnik. The devious doctor tells Sonic that the Robot Generator has been sabotaged and will blow Planet Freedom to kingdom come. But it's not ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: anthropomorphism, race against time, good versus evil, androids and robots, fantasy world, darkness, mad scientist, adventure, master villain, secret identity, family, superhero ...
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Sleep Has Her House (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The shadows of screams climb beyond the hills. It has happened before. But this will be the last time. The last few sense it, withdrawing deep into the forest. They cry out into the black, as the shadows pass away, into the ground.
Plot: mystery, darkness, night, nature, death, poem, spirituality
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Morituris: Legions of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Rome, in 73 B.C. Spartacus led the rebellion of 200 gladiators wich saw them opposed to the inhumanity which Rome had forced them into. During the riot they resisted for a long time against the roman soldiers. Few against a whole army. Some of them ...
Plot: darkness, sadism, brutality, death, mercilessness, gore, mouse, genital mutilation, controversy, torture, absurdism, sexual abuse ...
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