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These are some of my favourite dark movies

Notes on A Scandal (2006)

Dir: Richard Eyre

Stars: Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Andrew Simpson, Tom Georgeson

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

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What Lies Beneath (2000)

Dir: Robert Zemeckis

Stars: Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto

The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.

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Fear (1996)

Dir: James Foley

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen, Amy Brenneman

When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear.

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Kiss the Girls (1997)

Dir: Gary Fleder

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes, Alex McArthur

Police hunting for a serial killer are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time.

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The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1992)

Dir: Curtis Hanson

Stars: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy, Ernie Hudson

After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.

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Double Jeopardy (1999)

Dir: Bruce Beresford

Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Benjamin Weir

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

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The Village (2004)

Dir: M. Night Shyamalan

Stars: Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard

A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village.

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Single White Female (1992)

Dir: Barbet Schroeder

Stars: Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman

A woman advertising for a new roommate finds that something very strange is going on with the tenant who decides to move in.

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Hide and Seek (2005)

Dir: John Poison

Stars: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue

As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace -- at first -- in her imaginary friend.

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Mr. Brooks (2007)

Dir: Bruce A. Evans

Stars: Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, William Hurt, Dane Cook

A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.

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