Heavy movies

List of the heaviest movies selected by visitors to our site: 12 Years a Slave, The Wicker Man, Becoming Mayan: Creating Apocalypto, Eden Lake, The Lovely Bones, A Star Is Born, Funny Games, The Father, Parasite, Joker.

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

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersMusicians, Family
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Travel, Abduction
PlaceUSA, New York
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Oscars, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:28
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Supernatural, Religious, Missing people
PlaceIslands, Scotland
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration02:19
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Slavery
PlaceJungle, Pyramid, Mexico
Time16th century
StyleExciting, Heavy

An overview of the making of Mel Gibson's 'Apocalypto'.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Newlyweds, Lovers
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Fear, Chase, Rest
PlaceForest, Beach, Lake
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. Rowdiness quickly turns to rage as the teens terrorize the couple in unimaginable ways, and a weekend outing becomes a bloody battle for survival.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:15
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Gangsters, Scammers
PlotDeath, Life after death
PlaceLondon
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersDogs, Gay, Musicians, Alcoholics, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Motorcycles, Drug addict
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleInteresting, Romantic, Unexpected ending, Cute, Soulful

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryAustria
Duration01:48
CharactersSerial killers
PlotMental disorders, Vacation
PlaceLake
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersOld man, Nurses
PlotLost memory
PlaceUSSR, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:07
CharactersFamily, Scammers, Rich, Businessmen, Maids
PlotRobbery, Mystery
StyleExciting, Oscars, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersCannibals, Family, Writers, Friends, Poets
PlotLove, Dancing, Puzzles, Death
PlaceCourt
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Touching

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotTreason, Abduction, Investigation, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Office, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersDogs, Police, Mothers
PlotSurvival, Abduction, The escape, Relationship, Mental disorders
PlaceHospitals
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Heavy, Touching, Heartbreaking

Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Demons, Family, Students
PlotPuzzles, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural, Dolls
PlaceParty
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Creepy

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersSerial killers, Parents, Detectives
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Investigation, Obsession, Missing people
PlaceLabyrinths, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:14
CharactersFathers
PlotRevenge, Death, Justice
PlacePrison, USA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, France, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Special Forces, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Death
PlacePrison, Indonesia
StyleHeavy, Tense, For men

After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover corrupt members of his own force.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Strong women, Lawyers, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery, Bank robbery, Fight, Money
PlaceParty
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersPriests
PlotDeath, Religious, Hatred, False accusations
PlaceCourt, USA, Roman Empire
StyleHeavy, Epic, Depressive, Serious

"The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, especially on the part of the jewish community. The films languages are Arabic, Latin and Hebrew and its actors are laymen which was controversially received as well.

Duration02:27
CharactersJudge
PlotDrug addict, Death
PlaceMexico

An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersReporters
PlotLove, Investigation, Obsession
PlacePrison, Small cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy

As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersTeachers, Taxi drivers
PlotObsession, Loneliness, Depression, Divorce
StyleBlack humor

The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Money, Weapon, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Smart, Intellectual, For men

Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersLawyers, Businessmen, Single mothers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Success, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceSmall cities
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Touching

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts investigating and soon exposes a monumental cover-up.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryDenmark, Germany, USA, France, Israel, United Kingdom, Norway, Finland, Indonesia, Netherlands
Duration01:55
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins
PlotMental disorders
PlaceAsia, Indonesia
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Fancy, Makes me think, Serious

In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only into the memories and imaginations of mass murderers, but also into a frighteningly banal regime of corruption and impunity.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Spiders, Sheriffs
PlotCancer
PlaceCemetery, Small cities
StyleGothic

In Knockemstiff, Ohio and its neighboring backwoods, sinister characters converge around young Arvin Russell as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
CharactersHeroes, Military, Difficult teens
PlotWar, Death
PlaceRussia
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersLosers
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Love at first sight
PlaceCasino
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:01
CharactersWriters
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Political
PlaceAfrica
StyleTo cry, By books, Heavy, Touching, Serious

Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to become his personal doctor.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, drama, western
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:44
CharactersIndians, Killers, Cowboys, Cannibals, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Travel, Abduction, Death, Weapon
PlacePrison, Wild West
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.





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