6.1/10
5,049
51 user 79 critic

The Dark Hours (2005)

The thirty and something years old psychiatrist Dr. Samantha Goodman has an incurable brain tumor that has just started to grow. Felling totally stressed, she decides to spend the weekend ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Fox

Writer:

Wil Zmak

On Disc

at Amazon

12 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

End of the Line II (2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In this unsettling and creepy thriller, Karen (Ilona Elkin), a young nurse who works in a psychiatric ward, boards the last subway train of the night only to have it stop suddenly in the ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Devereaux
Stars: Ilona Elkin, Nicolas Wright, Neil Napier
La hora fría (2006)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The eight year old boy Jesús has been living in a crumbling underground facility since he was born with eight survivors of an apocalyptic war: the leader Maria and her lover Pablo; the gays... See full summary »

Director: Elio Quiroga
Stars: Silke, Omar Muñoz, Pepo Oliva
Mulberry St (2006)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A deadly infection breaks out in Manhattan, causing humans to devolve into blood-thirsty rat creatures. Six recently evicted tenants must survive the night and protect their downtown ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Mickle
Stars: Nick Damici, Kim Blair, Ron Brice
Villmark (2003)
Adventure | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The crew of the TV show "Real TV" with controlling boss Gunnar on the front line will soon begin production of a reality show for which participants are selected to survive in the ... See full summary »

Director: Pål Øie
Stars: Bjørn Floberg, Kristoffer Joner, Eva Röse
In Their Skin (2012)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The Hughes cottage vacation is violently interrupted by a family on a murderous and identity stealing journey, in search of the "perfect" life.

Director: Jeremy Power Regimbal
Stars: Selma Blair, Joshua Close, James D'Arcy
Storm Warning (2007)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A yuppie couple lost in a thick brush filled marsh seek refuge at an isolated farmhouse only to discover they've jumped out of the frying pan into the fire.

Director: Jamie Blanks
Stars: Nadia Farès, Robert Taylor, David Lyons
Beneath I (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Six high school seniors celebrating in the middle of a lake find themselves trapped on a rowboat due to a man-eating fish.

Director: Larry Fessenden
Stars: Daniel Zovatto, Bonnie Dennison, Chris Conroy
Geomi sup (2004)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods.

Director: Il-gon Song
Stars: Woo-seong Kam, Jung Suh, Kyung-hun Kang
Dead Birds (2004)
Horror | Thriller | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A group of Confederate soldiers hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.

Director: Alex Turner
Stars: Henry Thomas, Patrick Fugit, Nicki Aycox
Dans ma peau (2002)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

Director: Marina de Van
Stars: Marina de Van, Laurent Lucas, Léa Drucker
Madhouse (1974)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.

Director: Jim Clark
Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry
The Children (2008)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents.

Director: Tom Shankland
Stars: Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jeremy Sheffield
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Kate Greenhouse ... Dr. Samantha Goodman
Bruce McFee Bruce McFee ... Donald Wegman
Jeff Seymour ... Radiologist
David Calderisi ... Dr. Lew Lanigan
Trevor Hayes Trevor Hayes ... Doctor
Gordon Currie ... David Goodman
Kathryn Haggis Kathryn Haggis ... Waitress
Iris Graham Iris Graham ... Melody
Dov Tiefenbach ... Adrian
Aidan Devine ... Harlan Pyne
Edit

Storyline

The thirty and something years old psychiatrist Dr. Samantha Goodman has an incurable brain tumor that has just started to grow. Felling totally stressed, she decides to spend the weekend in her cottage with her husband, the writer David Goodman, and her sister Melody. She unexpectedly arrives in the cabin and finds a bottle of champagne in the refrigerator. Later, a young man, Adrian, asks for help due to the cold weather and once in the house, he shows a gun and brings his partner, the violent sexual offender and Samantha's former patient Harlan Pyne. Along the night, Harlan forces the family to participate in twisted games, where truths are disclosed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A tormented mind can be a destructive force. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for terror/violence, a scene of self mutilation, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site (Capri Films)

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 2005 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Head Games See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 500,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

After Donald Wegman launches his attack at Doctor Goodman, across the desk, he is bound at his wrists and ankles. As he's carried out in the next shot, his wrists are free. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the credits there is a series of "voices in your head" type sounds overlapping each other. See more »

Connections

References Last Tango in Paris (1972) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ooooh Scary…
17 October 2005 | by SpuzzlightyearSee all my reviews

The Dark Hours is an unbelievably brisk psychological scary movie that packs a lot of thrills into it's 80 minute running time. Although it's not generally the type of horror movie I like, it requires the audience to think a bit about what is going on, something which I'd rather not do in movies like this) Dark Hours is great because the lead actress, Kate Greenhouse, is great as the doctor who gets more then she bargained for when she makes a surprise visit to her ex and her sister. An ex-patient of hers also pays a visit, and he decides they're going to play some mind games, just like he endured in the clinic which he came from. Only the games have slightly sinister overtones..

All the acting is very good here. What a pleasure to see Dov Tiefenbach again. Loved him in The Delicate Art of Parking, so it was quite a surprise to see him play something nastier in this movie. Again Greenhouse is great, and all the cast pull together to make this movie a dynamite sit through.


30 of 45 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 51 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed