Dark Movies

Dark Movies
List of the darkest films selected by our site visitors: The Empty Man, Blair Witch, Bad Apples, Spell, Paranormal Asylum: The Revenge of Typhoid Mary, The Houses October Built, Krampus, Repentance, Southbound, Prometheus.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Empty Man (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA, South Africa, United Kingdom

After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity, and soon his life—and the lives of those close to him—are in grave danger.

Blair Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.

Bad Apples (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

It’s Halloween night, and two “bad apples” decide to play some wicked tricks on the one house in a suburban cul-de-sac that is not celebrating Halloween. They terrorize a young couple in their home and these tricks become increasingly more sinister as the night progresses, finally ending in a Halloween the entire neighborhood will never forget.

Spell (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, South Africa

A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

Paranormal Asylum: The Revenge of Typhoid Mary (2013)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Filmmaker friends Mark and Andy investigate the legend of Typhoid Mary, a girl who was locked up in an insane asylum that was believed to be haunted. But bad things start to happen after Andy's fiancée conducts a séance to summon Mary's spirit.

The Houses October Built (2014)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a road trip in an RV to track down these underground Haunts. Just when their search seems to reach a dead end, strange and disturbing things start happening and it becomes clear that the Haunt has come to them…

Krampus (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.

Repentance (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him and his family for their past sins.

Southbound (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

The film contains five stories set on desolate stretches of a desert highway. Two men on the run from their past, a band on its way to a gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation are forced to confront their worst fears and darkest secrets in these interwoven tales.

Prometheus (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

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El Chicano (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA

A pair of twin brothers from East L.A. choose to live their lives differently and end up on opposite sides of the law.

The Transfiguration (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA

When troubled teen Milo, who has a fascination with vampire lore, meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to blur Milo's fantasy into reality.

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

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 the disaster more than 25 years earlier. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group members find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

The Witch in the Window (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:17

When Simon brings his twelve year-old son, Finn, to rural Vermont to help flip an old farmhouse, they encounter the malicious spirit of Lydia, a previous owner. And now with every repair they make - she's getting stronger.

Don't Sleep (2017)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA

After moving into a cottage together, two young lovers confront horrors of a forgotten childhood.

The Suffering (2016)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:02

A man fights for his sanity when he finds himself trapped on a rural farm inhabited by sinister beings overseen by a mysterious caretaker.

Intruders (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.

Chronicle (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over.

The Visit (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances of getting back home are growing smaller every day.

The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.

American Dreamer (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA

A down on his luck driver making extra cash chauffeuring a low level drug dealer around town, finds himself in a serious financial bind and decides to kidnap the dealer's child.

Cold Moon (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Cold Moon takes place in tiny Babylon, Fla., where the granddaughter of Clark’s character is murdered by a mysterious assailant, her body sunk into the black waters of the Styx River — the river where her parents disappeared from their boat a decade earlier. Suspicion falls on a duplicitous banker and his wealthy father, played by Stewart and Lloyd.

The Man in the Trunk (2019)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

On an otherwise quiet night there is a startling knock at the door. Andrew Tucker answers the door to find an old friend whom he hasn't seen in years. The disheveled and absent friend comes to him with one request: "I need you to come with me but, I can't tell you where we're going." Andrew takes a chance but learns that every answer brings more questions. Nothing good ever comes knocking after midnight and Andrew's nightmare asks how far you would go to help a friend.

As Above, So Below (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

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.

Mary (2019)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:10

A struggling family buys an old ship at auction with high hopes of starting a charter business, only to discover her horrifying secrets on the isolated open waters.

Bright (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:12

In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.

The Gracefield Incident (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53

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, Quebec.

Be Afraid (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Not long after John Chambers and his family arrive at their new home in a small country town of Pennsylvania, John begins to experience sleep paralysis. Lying there paralyzed, trapped within his own nightmare, other-worldly beings visit John. They are entities which exist in the darkest shadows of the night and can only be seen out of the corner of one's eye. These encounters begin to haunt John, transforming to complete terror as he discovers the entities' sole purpose... the abduction of his seven year old son. In the end, John will uncover the town's horrific secret, a portal on his land, and make one last attempt to save his son before the shadow people permanently take him away to their world.

The Wretched (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA

A rebellious teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, encounters a terrifying evil after his next-door neighbor becomes possessed by an ancient witch that feasts on children.

Logan (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.




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