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, suspense, scary, atmospheric and serious films and TV shows about / with darkness, blood, violence, danger, murder, supernatural, death, brutality, fear and flashlight plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany 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), [Rec] (2007), Await Further Instructions (2018), Ride (2018), Hell House LLC (2015).

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, rough, psychological, brutal, suspenseful
Plot: infected, pandemic, fear, post apocalypse, violence, paranoia, nightmare, hopelessness, darkness, forest, dog, cabin in the woods ...
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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, violence, treatment, darkness, health, employee, mountain, cure, torture, boss, dark secret ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, 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, rough, serious, futuristic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, mysterious planet, survival, anti heroes, dark hero, alien encounter, tough heroes, monster, space travel, warrior, one man army ...
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: forensics, fbi, partners against crime, police investigation, riddles and clues, teamwork, search, special agents, crimes, killings, expert, victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
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: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, danger, legends and myths, haunted by the past, revenge, darkness, child in peril, ghost, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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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, prison, exploitation, brutality, murder, prisoner, russian soldier, anguish, all male cast, cruelty, beating, jail cell ...
Place: russia
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[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror
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, suspenseful, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: plague, found footage, trapped, danger, deadly creature, videotaping, shooting, paranoia, cannibalism, characters in danger, infected, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: dark, macabre, scary, suspense
Plot: paranoia, isolation, christmas, violence, brutality, survival horror, fight, darkness, insanity, blood, survival, characters killed one by one ...
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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, captivating, suspenseful, brutal
Plot: night, car, passenger, actor, darkness, gun, hostages, danger, couples, taxi
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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: haunted house, dark secret, investigation, internet video, telephone, violence, brutality, basement, cell phone, handheld camera, halloween, bible ...
Time: 2000s
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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: stylized, light, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, witch, apocalypse, destiny, supernatural, redemption, immortality, regret, darkness, future dystopia, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 1992, 2000s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: brutality, darkness, night, u.s. marshal, police, violent, sidewalk, house, street, bank, violence, criminal ...
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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: dark, christmas horror
Plot: easter, anthology, christmas, blood, darkness, new year's eve, valentine's day, halloween, midnight, holiday season, holiday, witches ...
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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, gun held to one's head, half brother half sister relationship, death of husband ...
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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, afterlife, darkness, hell, heaven, dealing with death, supernatural, destiny, danger, woman in danger, drug abuse, zombie ...
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: mind bending, surreal, disturbing, scary, serious ...
Plot: gore, masturbation, time warp, darkness, black hole, couple relations, inventions and discoveries, parallel world, experiment gone awry, imaginary, small town, gory ...
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: mind bending, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, darkness, architect, tenant, explosive, nightmare, tomb, blood, blueprint, sex, suicide, kidnapping ...
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: witty, talky, dark humor, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, friendship, unemployment, countryside, darkness, farmer, poverty, cafe, english countryside, cottage, actor, gay ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: london, england, 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, gloomy, surreal, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: small town, prince, musician, newspaper, protest, isolation, circus, philosophy, symbolism, faith, delusion, secret ...
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, serious, bleak ...
Plot: vestiges of humanity, supernatural, survival, apocalypse, darkness, power outage, candle, sunrise, church, flashlight, tv station, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: psychological, disturbing, gloomy, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sadism, torture, war criminal, darkness, insanity, nurse, sexual abuse, against humanity, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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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, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, suicide, darkness, dark and stormy night, danger, woman in danger, serial killer, murder, rivalry, college, deadly ...
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: psychological, tense, scary, bleak, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, danger, thunderstorm, bermuda triangle, darkness, cruise ship, supernatural ability, deadly, investigation, obsession ...
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, good versus evil, artifact, museum, darkness, professor, supernatural, mystery, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: ancient history, 2000s
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Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, ghost, good versus evil, monster, demon, death, search, characters in danger, peril, angel, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1958, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, intense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: violence, held captive, thief, break in, murder, robbery gone awry, surveillance, isolation, cat and mouse, blind man, teenager, kidnapping ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: survival, self sacrifice, deafness, monster, post apocalypse, marriage, chase, pregnancy, sign language, creature feature, silence, creature ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: suspense, based on memoir, factual, brutal
Plot: prison, prison escape, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, human spirit, rebelliousness, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction ...
Time: year 1969, year 1970
Place: south america, paris france, venezuela, france, colombia
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Wynonna Earp (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the IDW Comic, Wynonna Earp follows Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter as she battles demons and other creatures. With her unique abilities, and a posse of dysfunctional allies, she's the only thing that can bring the paranormal to ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, not serious, wild ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal, supernatural, family relations, lgbt, save the world, gunslinger, sibling relationship, justice, family curse, battle, fight, legend ...
Time: contemporary
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The Gracefield Incident (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On August 16, 2013, the Supreme Court mandated the CIA to declassify files that had been kept secret for the past 75 years. Visual records of documented paranormal events were released to the public. The following incident took place in Gracefield, ...
Style: suspense, dark, enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: alien abduction, paranormal, alien, fear, nightmare, meteorite, love, party, group of friends, husband wife relationship, found footage, cornfield ...
Place: quebec
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