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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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Wait Until Dark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Wait Until Dark 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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Lady in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Lady in the Dark 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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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second part of Nolan's Batman film ...more

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark City 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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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan, and the story with David S. Goyer. Featuring the DC ...more

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Thor: The Dark World Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the ...more

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The Dark Crystal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Dark Crystal 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) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Old Dark House 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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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Shadows 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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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark 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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Dark Star is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Star 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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The Dark Corner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Dark Corner 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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30 Days of Night: Dark Days is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
30 Days of Night: Dark Days 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) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Monsters: Dark Continent Joe Dempsie, Johnny Harris

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After the Dark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title

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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
A Shot in the Dark 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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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dar... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury 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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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark 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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Zero Dark Thirty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Zero Dark Thirty 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 Water is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Water 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) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Blue 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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Dark Skies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Skies 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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Wait Until Dark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Wait Until Dark Wait Until Dark is a play by Frederick Knott, first performed in 1966.

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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
Dark Night of the Scarecrow 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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The Dark Avenger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Dark Avenger 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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Alone in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Alone in the Dark 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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Dark Journey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Journey 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 Command is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Command 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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Transformers: Dark of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf, John Malkovich Transformers 3 is a 2011 action sci-fi film directed by Michael Bay and written by Ehren Kruger.

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Dark Days is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Days Dark Days is a documentary made by Marc Singer, a British filmmaker. The film follows a group of people living in an abandoned section of the New York City underground railway system, more ...more

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Near Dark is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Near Dark Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar Near Dark is a 1987 American vampire Western horror film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by her and Eric Red. The story follows a young man in a small midwestern town who becomes ...more

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Dark House is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark House Meghan Ory, Erin Cummings, Jeffrey Combs Dark House is a supernatural horror film directed by Darin Scott and stars Jeffrey Combs, Meghan Ory and Diane Salinger with Matt Cohen, Shelly Cole, Danso Gordon, Ryan Melander, Bevin Prince, ...more

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Dark Circles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Circles Johnathon Schaech, Pell James, Philippe Brenninkmeyer Dark Circles is a 2013 horror film starring Johnathon Schaech and Pell James.

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Fear of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Fear of the Dark Fear of the Dark is a 2001 Horror Film directed by American director Glen Baisley and stars Rosemary Gore, Vanessa Edwards, Mike Lane, and Herb Smithline.

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Dark Water is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Water Jennifer Connelly, Tim Roth, John C. Reilly Dark Water is a 2005 American horror-thriller film directed by Walter Salles, starring Jennifer Connelly and Tim Roth. The film is a remake of the 2002 Japanese film of the same name, and also ...more

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The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising 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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The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
The Dark Side of the Moon 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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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Angel 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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Alone in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Alone in the Dark Tara Reid, Christian Slater, Anthony Anderson Alone in the Dark is a 2005 German-Canadian-American science fiction action horror film, very loosely based on Infogrames' popular video game series of the same name. Directed by Uwe Boll, the ...more

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Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite 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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Dancer in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dancer in the Dark 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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Dark Floors is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Floors 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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Dark Passage is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Passage 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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Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Victory 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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House of Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
House of Dark Shadows 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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Dark Tide is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Tide Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez, Ralph Brown Dark Tide is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by John Stockwell, produced by Jeanette Buerling and Matthew E. Chausse and written by Ronnie Christensen and Amy Sorlie. The film is ...more

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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark 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) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Dark Waters 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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Footsteps in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
Footsteps in the Dark 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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A Siren in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Dark in the Title
A Siren in the Dark Rick Bolander, Orion Cross, Sarah Christine Pletcher