Top rated dark and gothic movies with a great story

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

1 The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

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2022-10-20 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson

Rating

rating icon 7.459
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    exceptional

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2 The Power of the Dog (2021)

A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

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2021-10-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    very slow moving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinary

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3 Women Talking (2022)

A group of women in an isolated religious colony struggle to reconcile their faith with a series of sexual assaults committed by the colony's men.

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2022-12-23 | Drama

Cast

Rooney Mara, Claire Foy

Rating

rating icon 6.899
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for philosophical discussion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for questioning

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Women Talking trailer
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4 Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio (2022)

During the rise of fascism in Mussolini's Italy, a wooden boy brought magically to life struggles to live up to his father's expectations.

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2022-10-22 | Animation / Fantasy

Cast

Ewan McGregor, David Bradley

Rating

rating icon 8.111
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and edgy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    undeniable classic

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Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio trailer
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5 Knives Out (2019)

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

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2019-11-27 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

Rating

rating icon 7.847
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    large cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    whodunit
  3. Ranked #1 for
    smart and witty dialogue

Trailer

Knives Out trailer
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6 Post Mortem (2020)

A post mortem photographer and a little girl confront ghosts in a haunted village after the First World War.

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2020-10-28 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Viktor Klem, Fruzsina Hais

Rating

rating icon 6.76
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eerie tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inexperienced actor
  3. Ranked #2 for
    haunting

Trailer

Post Mortem trailer
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7 The Righteous (2021)

A burdened man feels the wrath of a vengeful God after he and his wife are visited by a mysterious stranger.

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2021-08-15 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Mark O'Brien, Henry Czerny

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    vindictive character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    great story
  3. Ranked #4 for
    technical excellence

Trailer

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8 Jojo Rabbit (2019)

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

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2019-10-18 | Comedy / War

Cast

Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie

Rating

rating icon 8.023
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    serious drama
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tragicomic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    semi-serious

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9 Promising Young Woman (2020)

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

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2020-12-13 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham

Rating

rating icon 7.441
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    waited too long
  3. Ranked #1 for
    taboo topic

Trailer

Promising Young Woman trailer
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10 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Info

2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.509
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterpiece
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overrated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with large gap

Trailer

Parasite trailer
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