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, suspense, slasher, dark and psychological films and TV shows about / with darkness, danger, supernatural, violence, blood, death, fear, murder, brutality and ghost plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as darkness: Lights Out (2016), Vanishing on 7th Street (2010), It Comes at Night (2017), The Descent (2005), Fear of the Dark (2003), Last Night in Soho (2021), Darkness Falls (2003), Pitch Black (2000), They (2002), The Conjuring (2013).

List of darkness movies

 6.3
 128K
Lights Out (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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: macabre, scary, suspense, dark, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, darkness, mental illness, supernatural, monster, paranormal, child in peril, mental institution, haunted house, depression, supernatural horror, violence ...
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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: atmospheric, scary, harsh, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, darkness, survival, supernatural, disappearance, church, hospital, mystery, chaos, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: detroit, usa
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, rough, brutal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, paranoia, forest, infection, fear, dog, infected, interracial couple, survival, cabin in the woods, nightmare ...
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 7.2
 222K
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, suspense, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, cave, survival horror, trapped, survival, expedition, creature, group of friends, woman in danger, claustrophobia, mutant, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina, appalachia
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, sad ...
Plot: darkness, dark and stormy night, supernatural, family relations, ghost, brother brother relationship, youth, child, childhood, siblings relations, supernatural ability, shadow ...
Time: contemporary
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Last Night in Soho (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to be falling apart with shady consequences.
Style: gothic, macabre, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, brothel, time travel, mystery, female serial killer, darkness, seeing dead people, fashion designer, murder mystery, clairvoyant, nightmare, ghost ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1960, 2020s, year 1969
Place: london, england
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 4.9
 32K
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: scary, dark, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, child in peril, witch, darkness, lighthouse, small town, haunted by the past, legends and myths, monster, demon, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.1
 239K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: futuristic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, outer space, deadly creature, space travel, dark hero, mysterious planet, escape, creature, alien life-form, one man army, alien ...
Time: future
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 4.8
 13K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, ghost, demon, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, supernatural ability, child in peril, college, chase ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.5
 498K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal investigation, witch, exorcism, fear, investigation, family in danger, death, paranormal activity, supernatural horror ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, connecticut, usa
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, rough, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, prison, future dystopia, hostage, loner, rescue, race against time, lone hero, violence, escape ...
Time: future, year 1997, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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Wait Until Dark (1967)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, clever, suspense ...
Plot: blindness, home invasion, heroin, murder, disability, blind woman, surveillance, doll, crimes, drug dealing, panic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, montreal
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 6.4
 15K
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, suspenseful, slasher, scary, tense ...
Plot: found footage, halloween, haunted house, dark secret, investigation, abandoned hotel, house, basement, group of friends, hanging, mysterious death, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
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 3.4
 861
Blind (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Faye, a former actress that lost her vision due to botched laser eye surgery, struggles to put her life back together while living alone in her dream house in the Hollywood Hills. Supported by her friend Sophia, she starts opening up to Luke, a ...
Style: scary, sad, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, killer, blindness, darkness, house, woman in danger, psychopath, mystery, homicidal maniac, murder, maniac, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
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The Bake Street Hauntings (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple accept an offer for $2 million to stay in a haunted house for a week. Based on real footage and events.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, haunted house, fear, paranormal activity, married couple, husband wife relationship, darkness, house, panic, ghost, paranormal, obscurity ...
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 3.3
 1K
Don't Sleep (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, disturbing, scary, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: darkness, demon, fear, insanity, nightmare, nightmare comes true, parallel world, bad dream, innocent person killed, evil, supernatural, obsession ...
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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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: heaven, ghost, guardian angel, darkness, family problems, supernatural, afterlife, dealing with death, good versus evil, death in the family, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
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 3.4
 224
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.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, scary, bleak
Plot: police, brutality, darkness, deranged, violence, guilt, criminal, robbery, bank, doctor, medicine, bank robbery ...
Place: usa
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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, serious, scary, mind bending, disturbing ...
Plot: parallel world, black hole, darkness, another dimension, time travel, experiment gone awry, fright, couples, disorder, inventions and discoveries, small town, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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 4.3
 519
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, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: found footage, darkness, dark secret, supernatural power, tragic event, death, creature, killings, cemetery, evil, curse, ghost ...
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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.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: mysticism, darkness, nature, poem, mystery, night, spirit, forces of nature, supernatural, spirituality, death, cosmology
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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 ...
Style: slasher, bleak, suspenseful, scary, dark ...
Plot: sadist, darkness, serial killer, revenge, evil man, torture, brutality, psycho, crucifix, forest, violence against women, death ...
Place: italy
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, mutant, death, abandoned building, nuclear power plant, survival, abandoned city, virus, radiation, brutality, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, kiev ukraine, london, rome italy ...
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: incest, investigation, surrealism, serial killer, small town life, small town, sexual abuse, mental illness, murder, double life, hallucination, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: washington state, canada, philadelphia
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 5.5
 107K
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, death, torture, serial killer, murder, serial murder, lake, forest, violence, camp, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The horrifying yet delicious and chewy Gingerdead Man causes murder and mayhem on the set of a horrible low budget movie set. It will take the determination of the studio's young new owner to save both his company and well as the lives of his ...
Style: slasher, fairy tale, scary, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: murder, killer, supernatural, crimes, chaos and mayhem, darkness, escapades, serial killer, rivalry, deadly creature, christmas, exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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As Above, So Below (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, dark, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, archaeology, ancient mystery, catacomb, survival, ghost, treasure hunt, underground, claustrophobia, confined, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
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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, dark, suspense, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: capitalism, cure, patient, nubile girl, torture, therapist, capitalist, slut, spa, incestuous relationship, dark secret, slutty woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 11K
Baskin (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Feature length version of the 2013 Turkish short film about police making a horrifying discovery in an apartment building.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Plot: torture, black mass, frog, body horror, nightmare, hell, insanity, police officer, darkness, violence, accident, dream ...
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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: scary, dark, macabre, suspense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: christmas, survival horror, paranoia, darkness, fight, brutality, violence, isolation, survival, insanity, family, struggle for survival ...
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