Top rated dark and gothic movies with a flimsy premise

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

1 Offseason (2022)

Upon receiving a mysterious letter that her mother's grave has been vandalized, Marie travels to the desolate island town where she's buried. Just as she arrives, the island closes for the season, leaving Marie trapped in a nightmare.

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2022-03-11 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jocelin Donahue, Joe Swanberg

Rating

rating icon 5.324
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flimsy premise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cheap thrills
  3. Ranked #1 for
    huge letdown

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Offseason trailer
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2 The Addams Family (2019)

The Addams family's lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.

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2019-10-10 | Family / Animation

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 6.621
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ghoulish
  2. Ranked #2 for
    morbid
  3. Ranked #3 for
    friendly neighborhood

Trailer

The Addams Family trailer
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3 V.C. Andrews' Ruby (2021)

Ruby Landry is filled with hope as love blooms with her high school sweetheart Paul Tate. But lingering thoughts of her mysterious father and her mother's death often creep into Ruby's mind.

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2021-03-20 | Drama / TV Movie

Cast

Raechelle Banno, Naomi Judd

Rating

rating icon 6.32
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boppy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pulpy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    jesting dialogue

Trailer

V.C. Andrews' Ruby trailer
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4 The Mortuary Collection (2020)

In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last, but the young girl's world is unhinged when she discovers that the final story... is her own.

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2020-09-25 | Fantasy / Horror

Cast

Clancy Brown, Caitlin Custer

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wrapped-around story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining ride
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nice

Trailer

The Mortuary Collection trailer
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5 Shirley (2020)

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

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2020-09-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Elisabeth Moss, Odessa Young

Rating

rating icon 6.049
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intellectual directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    analytic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    literary genius

Trailer

Shirley trailer
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6 Bones and All (2022)

Abandoned by her father, a young woman embarks on a thousand-mile odyssey through the backroads of America where she meets a disenfranchised drifter. But despite their best efforts, all roads lead back to their terrifying pasts and to a final stand that will determine whether their love can survive their otherness.

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2022-11-18 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Taylor Russell, Timothée Chalamet

Rating

rating icon 7.067
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    corporeal theme
  2. Ranked #3 for
    misshapen
  3. Ranked #4 for
    dramatic climax

Trailer

Bones and All trailer
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7 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Stella and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

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2019-08-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Zoe Colletti, Dean Norris

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    scared to death
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with creep factors
  3. Ranked #2 for
    truly horrifying

Trailer

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark trailer
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8 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
    cast of familiar faces

Trailer

Blow the Man Down trailer
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9 The Head Hunter (2019)

On the outskirts of a kingdom, a quiet but fierce medieval warrior protects the realm from monsters and the occult. His gruesome collection of heads is missing only one - the monster that killed his daughter years ago. Driven by a thirst for revenge, he travels wild expanses on horseback. When his second chance arrives, it’s in a way far more horrifying than he ever imagined.

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2019-04-05 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Christopher Rygh, Cora Kaufman

Rating

rating icon 5.324
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flashy visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cool
  3. Ranked #2 for
    scratching head

Trailer

The Head Hunter trailer
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10 Relic (2020)

When elderly mother Edna inexplicably vanishes, her daughter rushes to the family's decaying home, finding clues of her increasing dementia scattered around the house in her absence.

Info

2020-07-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Emily Mortimer, Bella Heathcote

Rating

rating icon 6.071
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    climactic ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deathly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slowly building up

Trailer

Relic trailer
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