Dark Movies

Dark Movies
List of the darkest films selected by our site visitors: Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum, Blind Alley, The Void, Devil in the Dark, Sacrifice, Gremlin, From the Dark, Hidden, The Amityville Haunting, The Witch.

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

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountrySouth Korea
PlotInternet, Ghosts, Fear
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleCreepy, Disturbing

An internet broadcaster recruits a handful of people for their 'experience the horror' show at Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, a place selected as one of the '7 freakiest places on the planet'. They are to explore the haunted asylum and stream it live on their online show.

Blind Alley (2011)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountrySpain, Mexico, Colombia
CharactersVampire, Serial killers
PlotDrug addict, Loneliness
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Tense

A serial killer traps and taunts a young dancer inside a laundromat that located down an isolated alley.

The Void (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CharactersMonsters, Mutant, Police, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Death, Weapon, Radio, Fear
PlaceHospitals, USA, Small cities
TimeDark ones, Night

In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the other survivors on a hellish voyage into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it's too late.

Devil in the Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersBrothers, Deer
PlotSupernatural, Hunting
PlaceForest, Small cities
TimeDark ones
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

When estranged brothers Adam and Clint attempt to reconnect over a week-long hunting trip in remote British Columbia, they find the tables turned by a mysterious presence lurking in the forest. Convinced that they are now besieged by a supernatural presence, the siblings begrudgingly agree on only one thing: they will have to put aside their differences and work together if they plan on making it out these dark woods alive.

Sacrifice (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Germany, USA
CharactersDoctors, Police, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery, Excavations, Mystery
PlaceIslands, England, Party, Lighthouse, Hospitals
TimeDark ones

Sacrifice is the story of consultant surgeon, Tora Hamilton, who moves with her husband, Duncan, to the remote Shetland Islands, 100 miles off the north-east coast of Scotland. Deep in the peat soil around her new home, Tora discovers the body of a young woman with rune marks carved into her skin and a gaping hole where her heart once beat. Ignoring warnings to leave well alone, Tora uncovers terrifying links to a legend that might never have been confined to the pages of the story-books.

Gremlin (2017)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CharactersMonsters, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Mythology
TimeDark ones
StyleExciting, Tense, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

A man receives a mysterious box containing a terrible secret, a creature that will kill everyone else in his family unless he passes it on to someone he loves to continue its never-ending circulation.

From the Dark (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersVampire, Monsters, Farmers
TimeDark ones

A couple on a trip through the Irish countryside find themselves hunted by a creature who only attacks at night.

Hidden (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
PlotSurvival, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones

A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.

The Amityville Haunting (2011)
Markimdb: 2.6
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Ghosts
TimeDark ones
StyleSerious, Disturbing

This movie is a 'found-footage' film about the Benson family who move in to the infamous house where the DeFeo family were murdered in the 1970s over 30 years earlier. Things start happening to anyone who visits this house, and whoever lives there. This is the footage retrieved from the camera.

The Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
CountryCanada, USA
PlotSupernatural, Religious, Witchcraft
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and crops mysteriously fail, the family turns on one another.

10 more movies
Blue Story (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Friendship, Death, Rivalry
PlaceGhetto, London
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Makes me think, Heartbreaking

Blue Story is a tragic tale of a friendship between Timmy and Marco, two young boys from opposing postcodes. Timmy, a shy, smart, naive and timid young boy from Deptford, goes to school in Peckham where he strikes up a friendship with Marco, a charismatic, streetwise kid from the local area. Although from warring postcodes, the two quickly form a firm friendship until it is tested and they wind up on rival sides of a street war. Blue Story depicts elements of Rapman's own personal experiences and aspects of his childhood.

American Dreamer (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime
CharactersTaxi drivers
PlotMoney, Weapon, Depression
TimeDark ones

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.

The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CharactersSerial killers, Family, Friends, Fathers, Surgeons
PlotDancing, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
TimeDark ones
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, For men, Disturbing

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

Holidays (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Snake, Nuns, Trainers
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Holidays
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Dark ones, Night
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

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.

8213: Gacy House (2010)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts, Pads
TimeDark ones
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

A group of paranormal investigators enter the abandoned home of paedophile and serial killer John Gacy, hoping to find evidence of paranormal activity. Upon entering the house they set-up cameras throughout the abandoned house while going room to room with hand-held cameras, performing séance's and asking for John Gacy to come forward. As the evening progresses it seems the investigators are not prepared for the horror still within the house.

Inheritance (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
PlotInheritance, Mystery, Fate, Conspiracies
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

The patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.

Exit Plan (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, detective
CountryDenmark, Norway, Germany
PlotLoneliness, Death
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Serious

Insurance broker Max's life is about one thing - keeping his walnut brain tumour in check. He eats properly, exercises and lives properly, but all of this self-consciousness makes him more and more depressed. When he realises that his beloved wife plans to leave him, he decides to take his own life.

Van Helsing (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama
CharactersVampire, Superhero, Monsters, Heroes, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Martial Arts, Skirmishes
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleFascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is humanity’s last hope to lead an offensive to take back what has been lost.

May the Devil Take You (2018)
Markimdb: 6
PlotMoney, Obsession, Mystery, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest, Hospitals, Abandoned houses
TimeDark ones
StyleCreepy, Depressive

Hoping to find answers to her estranged father's mysterious illness, a young woman visits his old villa and uncovers a horrifying truth from the past.

The Tunnel (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Death, Conspiracies
PlaceTrains, Bunker, Australia
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Light, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

In 2007, in the midst of the drought and water shortages, the NSW State government has unveiled plans to tap into and recycle millions of litres of water trapped in a network of abandoned train tunnels just beneath the heart of Sydney. However the government suddenly goes cold on the plan and it is not made public why. There is talk of homeless people who use the tunnel as shelter going missing, even though the government states that there are no homeless people in there. This, and the silence from the officials and ministers, leads a journalist, Natasha to begin an investigation into a government cover-up. She and her crew Pete (Producer), Steve (Cameraman) and Tangles (Sound Technichian) decide to investigate the story in the tunnel.