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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with dark in the name? This list ranks the best movies with dark in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with dark in the name? Many people point to The Dark Knight, the second film in Christopher Nolan's modern Batman trilogy. This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with dark in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with dark in the title includes movies like Dark City, The Dark Knight Rises, and Thor: The Dark World. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word dark in it.

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Lady in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Gail Russell Lady in the Dark is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Ginger Rogers. It was nominated for three Academy Awards; for Best Cinematography, Best ...more

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Wait Until Dark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Robby Benson Wait Until Dark is a suspense-thriller film directed by Terence Young and produced by Mel Ferrer. It stars Audrey Hepburn as a young blind woman, Alan Arkin as a violent criminal searching for ...more

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District ...more

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The Dark Corner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix The Dark Corner is a 1946 black-and-white film noir directed by Henry Hathaway that starred Lucille Ball, Mark Stevens and Clifton Webb.

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The Dark Crystal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell The Dark Crystal is a 1982 American–British fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The plot revolves around Jen, an elflike 'Gelfling' on a quest to restore balance to his alien world ...more

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The Old Dark House is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart The Old Dark House is an American comedy and horror film directed by James Whale and starring Boris Karloff. The film is based on the 1927 novel Benighted by J. B. Priestley. The supporting cast ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas. The screenplay was written by Proyas, Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer. The film stars Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, ...more

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Dark Command is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Walter Pidgeon Dark Command is a 1940 Western film starring Claire Trevor, John Wayne and Walter Pidgeon loosely based on Quantrill's Raiders during the American Civil War. Directed by Raoul Walsh from the ...more

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The Dark Avenger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Errol Flynn, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern The Dark Avenger is a 1955 English Adventure film directed by Henry Levin. The screenplay was written by Daniel B. Ullman. The film stars Errol Flynn, Joanne Dru and Peter Finch. The music score ...more

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Dark Journey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Vivien Leigh, Conrad Veidt A beautiful, lonely American girl arrives in London ostensibly to join a band. But the band have disappeared leaving her stranded and alone in a strange city, with no-one to turn to.

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Dark Star is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm Dark Star is a 1974 American comic science fiction motion picture directed, co-written, produced and scored by John Carpenter, and co-written by, edited by and starring Dan O'Bannon.

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity ...more

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After the Dark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title

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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Guillermo del Toro Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a 2010 American dark fantasy horror film written by Matthew Robbins and Guillermo del Toro, directed by comic book artist Troy Nixey and filmed at the Drusilla ...more

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A Shot in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders A Shot in the Dark is a 1964 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and is the second installment in The Pink Panther series. Peter Sellers is featured again as Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the ...more

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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz Dark Shadows is a 2012 American horror comedy film loosely based on the gothic television soap opera Dark Shadows that was broadcast between 1966 and 1971. The film was directed by Tim Burton ...more

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Dark Water is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Asami Mizukawa, Fumiyo Kohinata, Hitomi Kuroki Dark Water is a 2002 Japanese horror film directed by Hideo Nakata, the director of Ring and Ring 2. Dark Water is based on Floating Water, a short story by Koji Suzuki. The plot follows a ...more

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Dark Blue is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Kurt Russell, Brendan Gleeson, Master P Dark Blue is a 2002 film directed by Ron Shelton and starring Kurt Russell. The film is based on a story written for film by crime novelist James Ellroy and takes place during the days leading ...more

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Zero Dark Thirty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong Untitled International Thriller is a 2012 thriller film written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.

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Dark Skies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Keri Russell, J.K. Simmons, Josh Hamilton Dark Skies is a 2013 American science fiction horror film written and directed by Scott Stewart and produced by Jason Blum starring Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton and Dakota Goyo. The film was ...more

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30 Days of Night: Dark Days is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Diora Baird, Mia Kirshner, Katharine Isabelle 30 Days of Night: Dark Days is a 2010 American horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. It was directed by and written by Ben Ketai, alongside co-writer Steve Niles. It ...more

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Monsters: Dark Continent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Joe Dempsie, Johnny Harris

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Dark Night of the Scarecrow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Charles Durning, Lane Smith, Larry Drake Dark Night of the Scarecrow is a 1981 American made-for-television suspense horror film directed by veteran novelist Frank De Felitta, from a script by J.D. Feigelson. Feigelson's intent had ...more

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Batman: The Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson, Peter Weller Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is a two-part direct-to-video animated superhero film, an adaptation of the 1986 comic book The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller and serves as a sequel to ...more

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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Cassandra Peterson, Jeff Conaway, Tress MacNeille Elvira, Mistress of the Dark is a 1988 comedy horror film directed by James Signorelli. Cassandra Peterson plays the role of horror hostess Elvira in her feature film debut. The screenplay was ...more

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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dar... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Vin Diesel, Keith David, Dwight Schultz The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury is a 2004 made-for-DVD animated science fiction film. It was directed by the Korean-American animator Peter Chung, and features Vin Diesel reprising his role ...more

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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Gina Torres, Dolph Lundren, Jay Bilas I Come in Peace is a 1990 American science fiction action film directed by Craig R. Baxley, and starring Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley and Matthias Hues. The film was released in ...more

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Dark Floors is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dominique McElligott, William Hope, Ronald Pickup Dark Floors – The Lordi Motion Picture is a 2008 Finnish horror film that features Lordi band members playing the monsters. Mr. Lordi has also designed the film's logo. The film was released in ...more

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The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
John Diehl, Alan Blumenfeld, Joe Turkel The Dark Side of the Moon is a 1990 direct-to-video science fiction/horror film. It was directed by D. J. Webster from the screenplay by brothers Chad and Carey Hayes.

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House of Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Joan Bennett, Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall House of Dark Shadows is a 1970 feature-length horror film directed by Dan Curtis based on his Dark Shadows television series. Filming took place at Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York, with ...more

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A Siren in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Rick Bolander, Orion Cross, Sarah Christine Pletcher

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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Jim Hutton, Kim Darby, Barbara Anderson Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is an American made-for-television dark fantasy film directed by John Newland and starring Kim Darby and Jim Hutton. It was released by Lorimar Productions and was ...more

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Dark Waters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Mariya Kapnist, Louise Salter, Kristina Spivak Dark Waters, also known as Dead Waters in the American home-video edition, is a horror film directed by Mariano Baino, who co-wrote it with Andy Bark and also served as the editor.

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Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Ronald Reagan, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart Dark Victory is a 1939 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding, starring Bette Davis and featuring George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ronald Reagan, Henry Travers and ...more

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Alone in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Donald Pleasence Alone in the Dark is a 1982 slasher film directed by Jack Sholder. It was the director's debut film and was an early production of New Line Cinema. The film's tagline is: "They're out ...more

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Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Daniel Bernhardt, David McGrath, Stefanos Miltsakakis Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite is the fourth film in the Bloodsport franchise. It was released direct-to-video in 1999 and stars Daniel Bernhardt as police officer John Keller.

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Dark Passage is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Agnes Moorehead Dark Passage is a Warner Bros. film noir directed by Delmer Daves and starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. The film is based on the novel of the same name by David Goodis. It was the ...more

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Dancer in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 Danish musical drama film directed by Lars von Trier and starring Icelandic singer Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Cara Seymour, Peter Stormare, Siobhan ...more

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The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Christopher Eccleston, Ian McShane, Frances Conroy The Seeker, titled The Dark Is Rising in the United Kingdom and The Seeker: The Dark is Rising in Canada, is a 2007 American film adaptation of the second book in the five-book young adult ...more

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Night of Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Kate Jackson, David Selby, John Karlen Night of Dark Shadows is a 1971 horror film by Dan Curtis. It is the sequel to House of Dark Shadows. It centers on the story of Quentin Collins and his bride Tracy at the Collinwood Mansion in ...more

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A Blade in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Michele Soavi, Andrea Occhipinti, Valeria Cavalli A Blade in the Dark is a 1983 Italian giallo film directed by Lamberto Bava.

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Dark of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Jim Brown, Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor Dark of the Sun is a 1968 adventure-war film starring Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Brown, and Peter Carsten. The film, which was directed by Jack Cardiff, is based on Wilbur Smith's 1965 ...more

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stra... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is a 2010 English-language Spanish–American co-production comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It features Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, ...more

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Chupacabra: Dark Seas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Giancarlo Esposito, Chelan Simmons, John Rhys-Davies Chupacabra: Dark Seas is a 2005 Syfy channel original film directed by John Shepphird and starring John Rhys-Davies, Giancarlo Esposito, Dylan Neal, and Chelan Simmons. It was filmed on location ...more

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Footsteps in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Errol Flynn, Ralph Bellamy, William Frawley Footsteps in the Dark is a light-hearted 1941 mystery film starring Errol Flynn as an amateur detective investigating a murder.

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Dark Forest is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
So Yi-hyun, Lee Jong-hyuk, Park Choong-Seon Dark Forest is a 2006 South Korean film and the final installment of the 4 Horror Tales film series.

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The Old Dark House is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Robert Morley, Joyce Grenfell, Tom Poston The Old Dark House is a comedy-horror film directed by William Castle. It is a remake of the 1932 film of the same name directed by James Whale. The film was based on the novel by J. B. ...more

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The Dark Half is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Timothy Hutton, Michael Rooker, Amy Madigan The Dark Half is a 1993 American horror film adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. The film was directed by George A. Romero and stars Timothy Hutton as Thad Beaumont and George ...more

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The Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Merle Oberon, Fredric March, Herbert Marshall The Dark Angel is a 1935 film which tells the story of three childhood friends, two male, one female. When the woman chooses one of the men to marry, the other, jealous, sends his rival off into ...more