Američki nezavisni pshihološki horor triler od redatelja, Michaela Escobedoa, kojem je ovo prvi cijelovečernji film. Budžet filma iznosi 1 milijun dolara, a u filmu glume: James Russo i Tracy Coogan. Kino premijera je održana 6. ožujka 2010. u Americi, dok je 28. studenog 2011. izašao na DVD-u.
Diagnosed with an especially virulent form of cancer, Susan Branch (Coogan) retreats to a secluded cabin with her husband Henry (John Muscarnero) to fight for her life away from the stress and strain of the big city. But one day, while wandering through the woods, Henry happens across a young woman named Alicia as she’s being brutally attacked by her uncle, and steps in to save her. Persuaded by the local police to shelter Alicia for the time being, Henry finds that his new houseguest has some dark secrets as she gradually attempts to take Susan’s place. Meanwhile, as Susan’s condition begins to deteriorate rapidly, Henry struggles to resist temptation, and remain true to his vows.
Dark Woods tells the story of a young couple who move to a secluded cabin to cope with the wife’s terminal illness. After the husband rescues a young girl from the abusive hands of her psychotic uncle, he is coerced by local law enforcement to allow her to stay with them. As the illness consumes the wife and the husband struggles with his own human connections, the young girl attempts to claim her place in this strange new family dynamic.