Highest-Rated Movies about 'Dark', Sort by Popularity

The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019), The Lodger (1927), Alice (1989), The Evil Dead (1981), Ashes and Diamonds (1958), Kuroneko (1968), Stray Dog (1949), The Innocents (1961) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Dark movies.

#2. The Lodger (1927)

Storyline: When a landlady (Marie Ault) and her husband (Arthur Chesney) take in a new lodger (Ivor Novello), they're overjoyed: He's quiet, humble and pays a month's rent in advance. But his mysterious and suspicious behavior soon has them wondering if he's the killer terrorizing local blond girls. Their daughter, Daisy (June), a cocky model, is far less concerned, her attraction obvious. Her police-detective boyfriend (Malcolm Keen), in a pique of jealousy, seeks to uncover the lodger's true identity.

Plot Keywords: lodger, landlady, husband, daughter, detective, witness, dark ...

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#3. Alice (1989)

Storyline: In Czech director Jan Svankmajer's surreal adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, Alice (Kristyna Kohoutova) follows her stuffed rabbit through a portal inside her dresser to be whisked away to Wonderland. While the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat are still present, the familiar magical world and bizarre characters have undergone an unsettling transformation in the director's vision through the stop-motion animation of dead animals, puppets and other assorted objects.

Plot Keywords: alice, white rabbit, caterpillar, mad hatter, queen, dark, creepy ...

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#6. Kuroneko (1968)

Storyline: In this ghost story based on a folk tale of feudal Japan, a group of samurai mercenaries led by Raiko Minamoto (Kei Satô) storm the home of Yone (Nobuko Otowa) and her daughter, Shigei (Kiwako Taichi), pillaging their food before raping and murdering the pair and finally burning the house down. When the samurai are set upon by vengeful vampire-like ghosts, it falls to the warrior Gintoki (Kichiemon Nakamura) to slay the malicious spirits, but his connection to the victims leads to conflict.

Plot Keywords: samurai, mother, daughter-in-law, commanding officer, ghost, cat, creepy ...

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#8. The Innocents (1961)

Storyline: Based on the Henry James story "The Turn of the Screw," a psychological thriller about a woman who takes a governess job for two orphans in a Victorian home. She begins to see what she believes are ghosts and suspects the children's bizarre behavior is the result of supernatural powers.

Plot Keywords: governess, orphan, ghost, young boy, sister, dark, intense ...

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#10. The Unloved (2009)

Storyline: Lucy is 11-years-old and lives with her father. One day, not for the first time, he beats her. The next time she returns to school, Lucy asks to see her social worker Jackie. Lucy is known to social services and has been in foster care before, but none of her foster parents have any placements available. Jackie takes her to a children's home, Crop Row, where she is left with nothing except the school uniform she is wearing.

Plot Keywords: child, father, social worker, teen girl, dark, sad, raw ...

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#15. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

Storyline: A quiet Connecticut vacation home is the backdrop for domestic decline. Sensitive son Edmund (Dean Stockwell) returns home from spending time at sea to a family in a state of collapse. His father (Ralph Richardson) is an alcoholic miser. His mother, Mary (Katharine Hepburn), is addicted to morphine. His brother, Jamie (Jason Robards), is aggressive and unstable. As Edmund and his brother clash over how to help their mother, she becomes increasingly concerned about Edmund's worsening health.

Plot Keywords: mother, father, brother, son, maid, dark, brooding ...

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