Atmospheric movies

List of the most atmospheric movies selected by visitors to our site: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Crimson Peak, Victoria & Abdul, The Greatest Showman, Palm Trees in the Snow, The Glass Castle, An Education, The Neon Demon, Hail, Caesar!, God Help the Girl.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersPirates, Immortals, Military, Alcoholics
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Sea battles, Mystery
PlacePrison, Sea, Islands, Ships, Ocean
Time18th century
StyleFor children, Popular, Exciting, Atmospheric, Good music

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:31
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Ghosts, Cheating
PlaceEngland, Estate
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Creepy, Gothic

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, musical, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersGiants, Lions, Businessmen, Singers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Fight, Friendship, Ballet
PlaceParty, Beach, USA
StyleExciting, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration02:08
CharactersNurses
PlotFuneral
PlaceAfrica
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Kilian is a young man who has never left the mountains of Huesca which saw him grow up. In 1953 he will travel to the exotic island of Fernando Poo to work in a cacao field alongside his father and his brother. During 20 years in this island he will undertake a journey towards maturity and knowledge, but will also have to deal with pain and loss.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersDogs, Demons, Blonde girls, Artists, Family
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Soccer, Gambling, Fight
PlaceSchool, Mountains, Party, Deserts
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, To cry, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire state, and her selfish, nonconformist mother who has no intention of raising a family, along with her younger brother and sister, and her other older sister. Together, they fend for each other as they mature in an unorthodox journey that is their family life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students
PlotLove, Love with age difference
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, To cry, Atmospheric, Retro

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Belgium, Denmark, France
Duration01:43
CharactersBlonde girls, Cannibals, Models, Photographers
PlotMotorcycles, Obsession, Death, Jealousy, Rivalry
PlaceParty, Deserts, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Not for everyone

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, detective, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration02:31
CharactersJournalists
PlotAbduction

Tells the comedic tale of Eddie Mannix, a fixer who worked for the Hollywood studios in the 1950s. The story finds him at work when a star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52
CharactersLifeguards, Friends
PlotAnorexia, Music, Friendship, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Scotland
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Touching, Serious

Eve is a catastrophe—low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James, and together they form a group.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs, Inventors
PlotDancing, Death
PlaceMountains, France
TimeHoneymoon
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Philosophical, Atmospheric

A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Models, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Obsession, Snow
PlaceSea
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Atmospheric, Vital signs, Tense

In the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPsychopath, Doctors
PlotPuzzles, The escape, Investigation, Split personality, Chase
PlaceSea, Islands, Psychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, USA
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:17
CharactersWitch, Kings, Monsters, Dragons, Bears
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Passion, Obsession
PlaceFantastic worlds, Italy, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Creepy, Beautiful landscapes

From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotBlackmail
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

Foma, a kolkhoz employee, decides to build a pay toilet in his village. Bit not all the villagers like the idea...

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:44
CharactersClairvoyants
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDogs, Doctors
PlotLove, Revenge, The escape, Friendship, Death

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire, Jacques Le Gris, by challenging him to a duel.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersFamily, Writers
PlotLove, Abduction, Cancer, Art, Divorce
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Tense

Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersDinosaurs
PlotPuzzles, Life after death
StylePsychological problems, Mind-altering, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Atmospheric

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotInvestigation
StyleBy books

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:47
CharactersDoctors
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Rivalry
PlaceRussia
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

The year is 1917. We are in the Russian countryside. It is the middle of freezing winter. A pale young, newly educated doctor arrives. Having to deal with one medical challenge after another he soon becomes the center of everyone's attention. To soothe the impressions of human suffering he turns to morphine.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military, music, biography
CountryFrance, Poland, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:29
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Jews, Pianists
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Music, Hunger
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Heartbreaking, Worth watching

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Friends, Cats
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Friendship, Baseball
PlaceCollege, Party, Hostel
StyleAtmospheric

A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:36
PlotRevolution
PlaceVillage
TimeWorld War I
StyleDepressive

История частной жизни одной женщины и четверых ее мужчин. Главная героиня - неграмотная крестьянка, и действие фильма начинается с ее свадьбы в 1909 году, когда девушку из нищей семьи взяли в богатую, а кончается в 1921 году Антоновским восстанием.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersZombie, Giants, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Magic, Investigation, Hypnosis
PlaceVillage, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Light, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersScammers, Brothers, Businessmen
PlotLove, Puzzles, Survival, Investigation, Birthday
PlaceMexico, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Intellectual

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersChildrens, Cowboys, Geniuses, Family, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Loneliness
PlaceTrains
StyleExciting, To cry, By books, Atmospheric, Touching

A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.





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