Showing results for tag "dark world"

The Devils Backbone

The Devils Backbone

+3

Guillermo del Toro

After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.... [Read More]

Tags: Orphanage, Mystery, Haunted, Ghost, Scary, Dark World
The Orphanage

The Orphanage

+4

Juan Antonio Bayona

Laura, a former orphan, raises her adopted son Simón together with her husband Carlos in an old house and former orphanage where she was raised. While at the orphanage Simón tells Laura that he has five invisible friends which she believes are a product of his active imagination. Laura decides to reopen the orphanage to cater for disabled children and throws a party. During the party Simón tries to persuade... [Read More]

Tags: Orphan, Mystery, Scary, Dark World
The Possession

The Possession

+6

Ole Bornedal

The basketball coach Clyde and his wife Stephanie divorced a couple of months ago and their teenage daughter Hannah and the girl Emily 'Em' live with their mother and spend the weekends with their father. One day, Clyde stops his car in a yard sale and Em buys an antique carved box and becomes obsessed with it. Em finds the hidden lock and releases an evil spirit that possesses her.... [Read More]

Tags: Spirits, Mystery, Scary, Dark World, Dark Creatures
Audition

Audition

+4

Takashi Miike

A lonely Japanese widower whose son is planning to move out of the house soon expresses his sadness to a friend and fellow film producer, who becomes inspired to hold an audition for a non-existent film so that the widower can select a new potential bride from the resulting audition pool. The widower ultimately becomes enamored with and fascinated by one particular young woman...but first impressions can often be horribly... [Read More]

Tags: Horror, Illusion, Dark World, Scary, Foreign
Frontier(s)

Frontier(s)

0

Xavier Gens

In Paris, during the riots due to the election of a conservative candidate to the presidency of France, a group of four muslim small-time criminal teenagers from the periphery; Alex, Tom, Farid, the pregnant Yasmine, and her brother Sami, plan to run away from Paris to Amsterdam with a bag full of robbed money. However, Sami is shot and the group split up, with Alex and Yasmine going to the... [Read More]

Tags: Criminals, Sick, Creepy, Dark World, Cannibals, Murder, Death
Stir of echoes

Stir of echoes

+5

David Koepp

Tom's a regular guy, a utilities lineman, married, with a young son, his wife is pregnant; he hangs out with long-time pals in a Chicago neighborhood. At a party, his sister-in-law hypnotizes him, and he goes into a deep trance. Before waking him, she suggests that he keep his mind open. That night he sees flashes of violence and the ghost of a young woman. His young son, too, is... [Read More]

Tags: Dark World, Spirits, Scary
Insidious

Insidious

+5

James Wan

A gripping story of a family in search of help for their son, Dalton, who fell into a coma after a mysterious incident in attic. Little do they know that there is much more to this endless sleep than meets the eye as they explore the paranormal, and rediscover the past; the key to getting their son back once and for all.... [Read More]

Tags: Spirits, Ghost, Scary, Child, Dark World
Orphan

Orphan

+4

Jaume Collet-Serra

Kate and John Coleman are rebuilding their troubled marriage. Kate had a drinking problem, but is in therapy and is doing well. She has been sober for one year. The couple decides to adopt a child. When they meet the nine-year-old Russian girl, Esther, at the St. Marina Orphanage, they immediately fall in love with the well-educated orphan. Their young son, Daniel, is hostile to his new sister; but their... [Read More]

Tags: Dark World, Orphan, Mystery, Scarry, Horror