Top rated dark and gothic movies with a frenetic pace

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

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

Trailer

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2 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 6.2
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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
    superb supporting cast

Trailer

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3 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 5.982
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    grim atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visually rich
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stylish shooting

Trailer

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4 Martyrs Lane (2021)

Leah, 10, has terrible nightmares. Her mother seems distant somehow, lost in her thoughts. A small, nightly visitor brings Leah comfort, but soon Leah will realize that her little visitor offers knowledge that might be very, very dangerous.

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2021-08-19 | Horror

Cast

Kiera Thompson, Denise Gough

Rating

rating icon 6.221
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    very nice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Good Samaritan
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thoroughly impressive

Trailer

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5 The Addams Family 2 (2021)

The Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters.

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2021-10-01 | Family / Animation

Cast

Javon Walton, Oscar Isaac

Rating

rating icon 7.016
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    splicing lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    memorable

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6 The Stranger (2022)

Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is based on the true story of one of the largest investigations and undercover operations in Australia.

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2022-10-06 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.145
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly put together
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and gloomy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    credible performance

Trailer

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7 Nightmare Alley (2021)

An ambitious carnival man with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychologist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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2021-12-02 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 6.993
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fluke
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hothead
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with sleight of hand

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8 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 6.603
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically horrifying
  2. Ranked #2 for
    like Marrowbone
  3. Ranked #2 for
    relying on gore

Trailer

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9 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.

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2020-07-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Emily Mortimer, Bella Heathcote

Rating

rating icon 6.074
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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10 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 6.725
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    morbid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pretty neat
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Slasher Film

Trailer

The Mortuary Collection trailer
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