Dark and Moody Gothic Films
Mary Reilly (1996)
Dir: Stephen Fears
Stars: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon
A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
The Woods (2006)
Dir: Lucky McKee
Stars: Lauren Birkell, Agnes Bruckner, Jane Gilchrist
Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her estranged parents.
Dir: Phillip Kaufman
Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix
In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.
The Wolfman (2010)
Dir: Joe Johnston
Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt
Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.
The Raven (2012)
Dir: James McTeigue
Stars: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans
When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.
Dir: Jonas Akerlund
Stars: Dennis Quaid, Ziyi Zhang, Lou Taylor Pucci
A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife’s death discovers a shocking connection between a serial killing spree and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
The Crow (1994)
Dir: Alex Proyas
Stars: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis
A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée’s murder.