Keyword: bleak

Noah

Noah (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
In a world ravaged by human sin, Noah is given a divine mission. After having two dreams in which he sees the coming of a terrible flood that would destroy all life on earth, he is guided to build an ark in order to save creation. But his plan to take his family and two of each of God's creatures to safety is hindered by the sinister Tubal-cain and his debauched army who are determined to join...
Road

The Road (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 11/24/2009
In this epic, post-apocalyptic tale, a father and his young son journey across a barren landscape that was blasted by an unnamed cataclysm that destroyed civilization and most life on earth. In order to make it to safety, they must fend off starving stragglers and marauding packs of cannibals in a world in which men are pushed to their very worst.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
Robocop

Robocop (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 07/16/1987
In the not-to-distant-future, a newly transfered Detroit police officer is remade into an indistructable cybornetic cop after being dismembered by a gang of thungs in an abandoned warehouse. Reborn as Robocop he is programed to serve and protect the citizens of Detroit and eliminate the rampant crime in the city streets so that a massive city-wide reconstruction project can get underway. But once...
Ariel

Ariel (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/27/2014
An Argentinian named Ariel was handicapped at age 33 when his legs were crushed by an industrial machine he was trying to repair. The accident forced him to change his lifestyle and caused him deep emotional distress. He became determined to rebuild his body and his identity, and to create sophisticated prostheses to help him walk again. This determination has become an obsession, as although it...
Dir: Laura Bari
With: N/A
Colony

The Colony (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
As an endless winter engulfs Earth, humans struggle to survive in remote underground outposts. When Colony 7 receives a distress call from a nearby settlement, Sam and Briggs race through the snow on a dangerous rescue mission. What they find at the desolate base could mean mankind's salvation-or its total annihilation. Terrifying discoveries will unfold that will change the rules of survival...
Contracted

Contracted (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Twenty‐something party girl Samantha has little discipline and even less direction. After experiencing a lapse in her relationship with her lover, she's forced to move back in with her overbearing mother. Samantha's only means to escape seems to come in the form of a flower competition that she's determined to win. Things take a turn for the worse when Samantha spends the night with mysterious...
Boot

Das Boot (1982)

Rated: R Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 02/09/1982
In 1941, a German U-boat undertakes a dangerous mission from La Rochelle to Spain and back. The Captain, a sensitive man hardened by the responsibility of too many underwater missions, must command and inspire his crew while trying to carry out nearly impossible orders. The Correspondent, a pink-cheeked newcomer, will face more tragedy and horror than he can ever imagine.
Don't Look Now

Don't Look Now (1972)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/31/1972
Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 11/13/2014
Mark Schultz, despite having won a gold medal for wrestling at the 1984 Olympics, lives in the shadow of his accomplished older brother, Dave. Mark seems to have found his own path when multimillionaire John E. du Pont invites Mark to to train as part of a national U.S. wrestling team preparing for the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Du Pont's training is relentless and his philosophy strident, but Mark...
Fractured

Fractured (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
When May Oster discovers her boyfriend's bloody scarf in her apartment following a black-out episode she attempts suicide and is taken to a psychiatric ward where psychiatrist Dr. Ballard throws her into seclusion. Detective Harding's questions about a horrific murder, and she goes into an in-depth story about an unnamed women's involvement with unsavory characters leading to multiple murders. Dr...
Go Down Death

Go Down Death (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
These cross-episodic, macabre folktales have been penned by the fictitious writer Jonathan Mallory Sinus. An abandoned warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, stands in for a decrepit village haunted by ghosts, superstition and disease, while threatening to buckle under rumblings of the apocalypse. Soldiers are lost and found in endless woods. A child gravedigger is menaced by a shape-shifting...
God's Pocket

God's Pocket (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
In the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, Mickey Scarpato's crazy stepson, Leon, is killed in a construction "accident," and Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse. Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle compounded by a body he can't bury, a wife he can't...
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 07/10/2007
As his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry approaches, 15-year-old Harry Potter is in full-blown adolescence, complete with regular outbursts of rage, a nearly debilitating crush, and the blooming of a powerful sense of rebellion. It's been yet another infuriating and boring summer with the despicable Dursleys, this time with minimal contact from our hero's non-Muggle friends...
Iceman

The Iceman (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 05/02/2013
Inspired by actual events, the film follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski from his early days working for the mob through his arrest for the murder of over 100 men. Appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father; Kuklinski was also a ruthless killer-for-hire and when he was finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters had any clue about his real...
Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister's hard-living mother is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Faced with more than any child can be expected to bear, the resourceful Mister nevertheless feels he is an unstoppable force...