Movies about the night

Movies about the night
List of the best movies about the night, selected by visitors to our site: Kodi, Greetings From Fukushima, Gehenna: Where Death Lives, Summer 1993, What Will People Say, Ayirathil Oruvan, School's Out, The Dare, Indivisible, In the Shadow of Iris.

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

Kodi (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
PlotWeapon, Political, Chase, Elections, Funeral

A young politician finds himself in a position where he has to contest against his girlfriend, who is ambitious. Circumstances force his look-alike twin to also get involved in this political battle.

Greetings From Fukushima (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersClowns, Geisha, Brides
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Friendship, Earthquake, Dolls
PlaceSea, Trains, Japan

A young German woman bonds with an elderly Japanese woman while touring the Fukushima region of Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.

Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersTeens, Veterans
PlotFight, Death, Fear
PlaceIslands, Caves, Mountains, Japan
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

A group visits Saipan to search for locations for their company's newest resort. As they find what they think is the perfect spot, they discover a hidden bunker on the property which they decide to explore. However, they soon find out that curiosity can kill. As each member faces their most private secrets and the secrets of the bunker itself, the results lead to a most shocking conclusion.

Summer 1993 (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family
CharactersGiants, Family, Fathers, Orphans, Cats
PlotDancing, Death, Dolls, Swimming
TimeSummer, Night
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.

What Will People Say (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
CountryNorway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
CharactersTeens, Friends, Fathers, Cats, Mothers
PlotLove, Dancing, Travel, Abduction, The escape
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide. To set an example, Nisha's parents decide to kidnap her and place her with relatives in Pakistan. Here, in a country she has never been to before, Nisha is forced to adapt to her parents' culture.

Ayirathil Oruvan (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CharactersTigers, Archaeologists
PlotMagic, Skirmishes, Superpowers, Fight, Death
PlaceShips, Deserts

Anitha, a government official, embarks on a journey to find Chandramouli, an archaeologist, who went to Vietnam to search for any existence of the prince of the Chola dynasty.

School's Out (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersTeens, Gay, Teachers, Geniuses, Students
PlotDancing, Investigation, Swimming
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Pierre Hoffman joins a prestigious school as a substitute teacher and soon notices, among some of his students, an unjustified hostility and a spark of violence in their eyes. Is it because the unspeakable tragedy they have just experienced? Is it because they seem to be extraordinarily gifted children? Is it because they have lost all hope for the future? From curiosity to obsession, Pierre will try to unlock their secret.

The Dare (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryBulgaria, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersKillers, Beetles
StylePsychological problems, Action, Depressive, Disturbing

A rare family night for Jay takes a brutal twist when he awakens in a basement with three other prisoners. As their vengeful captor runs riot, Jay engages in a twisted battle to solve the puzzle to his past and save his family's future.

Indivisible (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersSisters, Singers
PlotMoney, Religious
PlaceSea, Beach

Daisy and Viola are siamese twin sisters on the verge of turning 18 living in the suburbs of Naples. They are blessed with beautiful voices and thanks to their performances at weddings, communions and baptisms, they get the livelihood for the whole family. Kept isolated from the rest of the world by their own father who just exploits them in order to make money, their life turns upside-down when one of them falls in love for the first time and they discover that they can be separated.

In the Shadow of Iris (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotAbduction, Money, Excavations
PlaceTrains, Forest, Paris, Metro

The sudden disappearance of a wealthy banker's wife cracks open a dizzying world of secret fetishes, desperate acts and elaborate deceptions.

10 more movies
Our Souls at Night (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotLove, Loneliness
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching

Fonda and Redford star as Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and widower who've lived next to each other for years. The pair have almost no relationship, but that all changes when Addie tries to make a connection with her neighbor.

The Midnight Swim (2014)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, drama, detective
PlotOn real events

Spirit Lake is unusually deep. No diver has ever managed to find the bottom. When Dr. Amelia Brooks disappears during a deep-water dive, her three daughters travel home. They find themselves unable to let go and become drawn into the mysteries of the lake.

Koko-di Koko-da (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, drama
CountrySweden, Denmark
CharactersDogs, Cats
PlotDeath, Weapon, Mystery, Birthday, Snow
PlaceMountains, Forest, Hospitals, Helicopters
StyleAction, Tense, Black humor

As a couple goes on a trip to find their way back to each other, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorizing them, luring them deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror and humiliating slapstick.

The Imagined Wolf (2019)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantasy, drama, film noir
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Obsession, Hunting

The film is a parable about fear; it is a story about the attitudes of a mother and daughter deprived of love, who temporarily find mutual understanding, rallied by fear before the story invented by the mother about a cannibalistic wolf. On a philosophical level it is a reflection on the lost purity of thoughts, which is the main condition for the harmony of human life, and yet another illustration of the proverb: “The sleep of reason produces monsters”

I Believe in Unicorns (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Virtual Reality, Friendship
PlaceLondon, St. Petersburg
StylePsychedelic, Touching, Serious

Follows the lyrical journey of an imaginative teenage girl who runs away from home with an older punk rock drifter, but not even unicorns can save her now.

Divines (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Qatar
CharactersFirefighters, Criminals, Poor
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Weapon, Success
PlaceGhetto, Paris, France, Night Clubs
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think, Disturbing

In a ghetto where religion and drug trafficking rub shoulders, Dounia has a lust for power and success. Supported by Maimouna, her best friend, she decides to follow in the footsteps of Rebecca, a respected dealer. But her encounter with Djigui, a young, disturbingly sensual dancer, throws her off course.

Heat Wave (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotOn real events, False accusations
PlaceVillage, Cemetery, Tomb
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

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...

Cruel Peter (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

It is Christmas 1908 in Messina, one of the richest merchant cities of the Mediterranean. Peter, the 13 year-old son of a rich English family is notorious for his cruelty to children, animals and servants. One night he is ambushed and wakes up in a coffin underground in the city's Gothic cemetery, buried in retaliation for his callousness by a servant boy from his mother's estate. When a powerful earthquake razes Messina to the ground, Peter is trapped and his whereabouts are forgotten. Until a century later an English archaeologist and his daughter arrive in the city.

Bhaagamathie (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersStrong women
PlotCars, Fight, Weapon, Conspiracies, Fear
PlaceVillage, Hospitals, India, Castle
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Accused of murdering her husband, IAS officer Chanchala, is taken to a haunted house called Bhaaghamathie Bungalow, where police and CBI officials interrogate her to dig up dirt on a politician she had worked under. As she's left alone in the haunted house, spirits take control of her and IAS Chanchala transforms into an unrecognisable person. How this impacts her and everyone around her forms the crux of the story.

The Houses October Built (2014)
Markimdb: 5.2
PlotTravel, Death, Pursuit, Curses, Fear
TimeHalloween, Dark ones, Night
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive

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…