Top rated dark and gothic movies with a moment of brilliance

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

1 Hatching (2022)

12 year old Tinja is desperate to please her mother, a woman obsessed with presenting the image of a perfect family. One night, Tinja finds a strange egg. What hatches is beyond belief.

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2022-03-04 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Siiri Solalinna, Sophia Heikkilä

Rating

rating icon 6.255
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    iffy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    coolest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    allegoric

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Hatching trailer
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2 Dumbo (2019)

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

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2019-03-27 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

Rating

rating icon 6.627
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    carny ride
  2. Ranked #2 for
    uninspiring
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with magic moments

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Dumbo trailer
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3 Sputnik (2020)

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

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2020-09-08 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Oksana Akinshina, Pyotr Fyodorov

Rating

rating icon 6.506
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    competent
  2. Ranked #4 for
    creditable directing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    cyberpunk

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Sputnik 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

Martyrs Lane trailer
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5 Villains (2019)

When their car breaks down, a couple on the run headed southbound for a fresh start in the Sunshine State break into a nearby house looking for a new set of wheels. What they find instead is a dark secret, and a sweet-as-pie pair of homeowners who will do anything to keep it from getting out.

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2019-09-20 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.221
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    scenery-chewing performance

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6 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.514
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    iconography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crazy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely insane

Trailer

The Lighthouse trailer
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7 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 7.008
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People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

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8 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 6.073
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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9 His House (2020)

After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.

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2020-01-27 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Sope Dirisu, Wunmi Mosaku

Rating

rating icon 6.436
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    effectively scary
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fresh spin
  3. Ranked #2 for
    haunting imagery

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His House trailer
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10 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 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

Bones and All trailer
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