Movies about the night

List of the best movies about the night, selected by visitors to our site: Assassination Nation, The Purge, From Dusk Till Dawn, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Sunset, Beauty and the Dogs, Cold Skin, Wolf Creek, Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo, They're Watching.

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

Assassination Nation (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersGirlfriends, Teens, Hackers, Friends
PlotMystery, Technology, Social Media, Survival, Weapon, Revenge, Computers
StyleFancy, Exciting, Tense

High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they'll live through the night.

The Purge (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, France
PlotSurvival, Political
TimeNight, Future
StyleAction, Disturbing

Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime
CharactersVampire, Brothers
PlotSurvival, Hostage, The escape

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint.

Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, film noir
CountryChina, France
PlotObsession, Mental disorders, Weapon

Luo Hongwu returns to Kaili, the hometown from which he fled many years ago. He begins the search for the woman he loved, and whom he has never been able to forget.

Sunset (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountryHungary, France
StyleWomens in main roles

Set in Budapest in 1913, when the city was considered to be at the heart of Europe. 20-year-old Irisz Leiter, arrives in the Hungarian capital after spending her younger years in an orphanage, hoping to work as a milliner in the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. She is suddenly confronted with her past and starts searching for answers about her family before stumbling upon dark secrets.

Beauty and the Dogs (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryTunisia, France, Sweden
PlotFreedom, On real events

When Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, is raped by police officers after leaving a party, she is propelled into a harrowing night in which she must fight for her rights even though justice lies on the side of her tormentors.

Cold Skin (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountrySpain, France
PlotSurvival, Loneliness
PlaceLighthouse, Islands, Sea
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense, For men

A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.

Wolf Creek (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Parents, Serial killers
PlotTime travel, Revenge, Death, The escape, Survival, Fear, On real events

An anthology series which centers on different characters being targeted by crazed serial killer Mick Taylor in the Australian outback.

Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotRelationship, Love at first sight
PlaceParis, France
StyleTouching, Tense, Makes me think

Théo and Hugo meet in a club and form an immediate bond. Once the desire and elation of this first moment has passed, the two young men, now sober, wander through the empty streets of nocturnal Paris, having to confront the love they sense blossoming between them. Ducastel and Martineau's most ambitious film to date and a candid insight into 21st century life.

They're Watching (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Romania
CharactersJournalists, Dogs, Witch, Frogs
PlotHatred, Funeral
PlaceHotels, Village

An American TV crew gets trapped in a centuries-old web of revenge, horror, and blood, when their home improvement show is attacked by angry Eastern European villagers out to kill the show's star.

Open at Night (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
PlotLove, Money, Intrigue
PlaceFrance, Paris, Zoos

One night to change everything. One night to save a theater, one night to change one's perspective about life. Luigi will push and pull Faeza with him everywhere around Paris an entire night to save his theater.

The Treasure (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
CountryRomania, France

Costi leads a peaceful life. At night he likes to read his 6-year-old son stories, to help him sleep. Their favourite is Robin Hood. Costi sees himself as the hero - righter of wrongs and defender of the oppressed. One evening, his neighbour pays him an unexpected visit and shares a secret: there's treasure buried in his grandparents' garden, he's sure of it. If Costi will hire a metal detector to help locate it, he'll give him half of whatever they get. Skeptical at first, in the end Costi can't resist. He's on board. The two accomplices have one weekend to locate the loot. Despite every obstacle in their path, Costi refuses to be discouraged. For his wife and son, he's a real hero - nothing and no one are going to stop him.

Heat Wave (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotFalse accusations, On real events

In a small village of the South of France, life is made difficult by a sweltering heat wave and its corollary, a worrisome lack of water. Everyone is under great pressure, especially the farmers whose fields are not irrigated. Which is the reason why the residents are less and less well-disposed toward one of them, Joseph, a mentally retarded young man whose never-ending antics are becoming, in such fraught context, something of an intolerable inconvenience. The mayor tries desperately to calm things down but nothing helps...

Stockholm Stories (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1

The lives of five seemingly unrelated lost souls intertwine in Sweden’s chilly capital in this delicate and wryly funny ensemble film. A precocious yet untalented young writer, a friendless advertising genius, a tight-lipped workaholic, a shy upper-class boy with a secret crush, and a recently dumped young woman all come to realize hard truths about love and life over the course of several days.

Zombie Night (2013)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Depressive, Tense

Zombies come out at night and two families must survive until morning.

Night on Earth (1991)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Germany, USA, Japan
CharactersTaxi drivers, Losers, Blind
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles
StyleTouching, Fancy, Smart

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Last Shift (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Light, Disturbing

A rookie cop's world is turned upside down when she comes face to face with Paymon - King Of Hell. Officer Jessica Loren has the last shift at a transitioning police station, assigned to wait for a crew picking up bio-hazard waste from the armoury. But unbeknownst to her, cult leader John Michael Paymon has haunted the department ever since he committed suicide in custody. Jessica is about to find out just how dangerous he still is, all alone on the graveyard shift.............

The Man from London (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, Hungary
PlotMoney, Fog
PlaceShips, Trains, England, London
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy

A switchman at a seaside railway witnesses a murder but does not report it after he finds a suitcase full of money at the scene of the crime.

The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA, Italy
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Heroes, Blind
PlotApocalypse, Viruses, Survival, End of the world, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Depressive, Disturbing, For men

Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night

Rocky Handsome (2016)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins, Tough guys
PlotRevenge, Money, Investigation, Chess, Abduction
PlaceNight Clubs

Two bruised hearts, 8-year-old Naomi and Kabir find solace in each other. They are both lonely and nursing psychological scars and mysterious tragedy. Naomi’s mother is a drug addict-peddler and Kabir loses the only person he loves. The talkative kid-next-door becomes the reclusive pawn shop owner’s only reason to live. When her life is endangered, his soul is awakened once again.