Top rated dark and gothic movies with a lousy script

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

1 The Reckoning (2021)

In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed by fear and death. Because she rejects the advances of her landlord, she is falsely accused of being a witch and thrown in jail for a crime she didn’t commit. She must endure physical persecution at the hands of England’s most ruthless witch-hunter and face her own inner demons as the devil himself starts to work his way into her mind.

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2021-02-05 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Charlotte Kirk, Sean Pertwee

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tepid plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    late night movie
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fairly decent

Trailer

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2 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 5.311
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisper
  2. Ranked #1 for
    huge letdown
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mysterious

Trailer

Offseason trailer
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3 The Munsters (2022)

Lily is a typical 150-year-old lovelorn vampire who's looking for the man of her nightmares -- until she lays her eyes on Herman, a 7-foot-tall green experiment with a heart of gold. It's love at first shock as these two ghouls fall fangs over feet for each other in a Transylvanian romance. Unfortunately, it's not all smooth sailing in the cemetery as Lily's father has other plans for his beloved daughter's future, and they don't involve her new bumbling beau.

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2022-09-27 | Comedy / Fantasy

Cast

Jeff Daniel Phillips, Sheri Moon Zombie

Rating

rating icon 5.741
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    campy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comic-book-like editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fruity

Trailer

The Munsters trailer
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4 Widow's Walk (2019)

Eve's husband has been killed in Afghanistan. She takes her young son to a Suffolk beach house on the edge of the North Sea to grieve. But someone else is in the house grieving her loss from another war.

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2019-10-19 | Horror

Cast

Miranda Raison, Anthony Howell

Rating

rating icon 4.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for a cold winter night
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nice shooting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    evocative

Trailer

Widow's Walk trailer
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5 Two Witches (2023)

A matriarchal witch passes on her sinister inheritance to her grand-daughter, triggering the most horrific curses.

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2023-03-02 | Horror

Cast

Belle Adams, Jacob DeMonte-Finn

Rating

rating icon 6.016
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright evil
  2. Ranked #2 for
    discernible plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dumbed down plot

Trailer

Two Witches trailer
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6 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
    like The Da Vinci Code
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quite chilling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dead end

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7 Girl on the Third Floor (2019)

Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.

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2019-10-25 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Phil Brooks, Trieste Kelly Dunn

Rating

rating icon 5.206
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    icky
  2. Ranked #1 for
    refurbished
  3. Ranked #1 for
    passable acting

Trailer

Girl on the Third Floor trailer
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8 Followed (2020)

Social media influencer, 'DropTheMike', seeks thrills and stardom in the most horrific places. When he’s offered the possibility of a lucrative sponsorship, he takes his online channel to one of the most haunted hotels in America. What begins as a fun challenge accompanied by friends descends into a personal hell, begging the timely question: how far would you go to pursue internet fame?

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2020-06-19 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Matthew Solomon, Tim Drier

Rating

rating icon 6.149
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overactive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    way over-the-top acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pretty bad

Trailer

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9 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
    effectively creepy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Baroque imagery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moody lighting

Trailer

The Devil's Machine trailer
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10 The Stairs (2021)

In 1997, 11-year-old Jesse finds a mysterious staircase in the woods and disappears - - 20 years later, a group of hikers sets off into the very same woods. Unfortunately for them, they come face-to-face with the very same set of stairs...

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2021-02-26 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Kathleen Quinlan, John Schneider

Rating

rating icon 3.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    intentionally funny
  2. Ranked #4 for
    not remotely scary
  3. Ranked #5 for
    utterly insane

Trailer

The Stairs trailer
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