Top rated dark and gothic movies with a complicated plot

Check out today’s highest ranked dark and gothic movies with a complicated plot! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best dark and gothic movies with a complicated plot, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Devil's Machine (2019)

Antique expert Brendon Cole is summoned to authenticate a 300-year-old clockwork doll with a notoriously dark history known as The Inferno Princess. In the remote Highlands mansion where it has recently been uncovered, Brendon soon finds himself the victim of the automaton’s legendary curse as the malevolent forces surrounding it are terrifyingly awakened.

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2019-03-02 | Horror

Cast

Jamie Scott Gordon, Erich Redman

Rating

rating icon 4.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moody lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    effectively creepy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Baroque imagery

Trailer

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2 Last Radio Call (2022)

On June 30th, 2018, Officer David Serling went missing inside an undisclosed abandoned hospital. Using his recovered body cam footage, his wife attempts to piece together what happened to him on that horrible night.

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2022-01-14 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Sarah Froelich, Jason Scarbrough

Rating

rating icon 6.071
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quite chilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like The Da Vinci Code
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dead end

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3 The Night House (2021)

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. Soon she begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.

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2021-07-15 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg

Rating

rating icon 6.605
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    like Marrowbone
  2. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically horrifying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gotcha

Trailer

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4 Blow the Man Down (2019)

While grieving for the loss of their mother, the Connolly sisters suddenly find they have a crime to cover up, leading them deep into the underbelly of their salty Maine fishing village.

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2019-04-26 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Morgan Saylor, Sophie Lowe

Rating

rating icon 6.242
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moody cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kind of confusing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    common good

Trailer

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5 Come True (2020)

Looking for an escape from her recurring nightmares, 18-year-old Sarah submits to a university sleep study, but soon realizes she's become the conduit to a frightening new discovery.

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2020-09-24 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Julia Sarah Stone, Landon Liboiron

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ambient music
  2. Ranked #1 for
    groggy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gloomy mood

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6 The Eternal Daughter (2022)

An artist and her elderly mother confront long-buried secrets when they return to a former family home, now a hotel haunted by its mysterious past.

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2022-12-02 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Tilda Swinton, Joseph Mydell

Rating

rating icon 6.094
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    misty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    creaky
  3. Ranked #1 for
    languid pace

Trailer

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7 The Batman (2022)

In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler.

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2022-03-01 | Crime / Mystery

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz

Rating

rating icon 7.678
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark and gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brooding
  3. Ranked #2 for
    darkest

Trailer

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8 Gretel & Hansel (2020)

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

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2020-01-30 | Fantasy / Horror

Cast

Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey

Rating

rating icon 5.98
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    grim atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visually rich
  3. Ranked #3 for
    beautiful lighting

Trailer

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9 Wendell & Wild (2022)

Two demon brothers enlist the aid of Kat Elliot — a tough teen with a load of guilt — to summon them to the Land of the Living. But what Kat demands in return leads to a brilliantly bizarre and comedic adventure like no other.

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2022-10-21 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

Rating

rating icon 6.726
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cohesively whole
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thematically rich
  3. Ranked #1 for
    spurting

Trailer

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10 Things Heard & Seen (2021)

Catherine Clare reluctantly trades life in 1980 Manhattan for a remote home in the tiny hamlet of Chosen, New York, after her husband George lands a job teaching art history at a small Hudson Valley college. Even as she does her best to transform the old dairy farm into a place where young daughter Franny will be happy, Catherine increasingly finds herself isolated and alone. She soon comes to sense a sinister darkness lurking both in the walls of the ramshackle property—and in her marriage to George.

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2021-04-29 | Horror

Cast

Amanda Seyfried, James Norton

Rating

rating icon 5.742
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    damp squib
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit muddled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    muddling

Trailer

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