Most Depressing Movies


The Top Ten

1 Requiem for a Dream

Unquestionably the most depressing movie I have ever seen. I can't even listen to the soundtrack without reliving the horror

The eyes of jared are amazing I want the same colour for my eyes. JARED IS FANTASTIC!

Just... Why would someone make a movie so sad?

It is very Depressing

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2 Grave of the Fireflies

So depressing that you will want to slit your wrists, hang yourself, take an overdose of pills, or choose any other method of suicide after watching this.

3 Million Dollar Baby

Her story is really depressing Maggie Fitzgerald, a young brave boxer's drama - MatrixGuy

4 Melancholia
5 Irreversible

Boy is there anything more irreversible than what's already happened? "Irreversible" is a tale of time. The movie starts when every thing is ruined and nothing's gonna be the same again and by the time it's come to an ending every thing become so calm and peaceful. It's sounds nice but the fact is the movie is telling the story backwards. It's really great though. One of my personal top 10 best movie.

6 P.S. I Love You

This film is not depressing at all. Sure, the love of her life dies, but through a series of beautiful letters he wrote before his death, he helped his girlfriend get through her grief and live her life at the same time. It's a wonderful story. - Britgirl

7 Antichrist
8 Dancer in the Dark

Bjork puts on an amazing performance and this movie will ' haunt you

9 The Road
10 No Country for Old Men

The Contenders

11 Into the Wild

This movie while amazing, still REALLY makes me want to jump off a roof or something. It also makes me want to go on a backpacking trip.

12 Schindler's List
13 Persepolis
14 The Passion of the Christ

Not really depressing, just rather brutal.

15 Au Hasard Balthazar
16 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

This is a pretty lame movie but the ending is too damn depressing. 3/10 - AlphaQ

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17 Sansho the Bailiff
18 The Girl Next Door (2007)
19 The Wrestler
20 Saving Private Ryan
21 Ikiru
22 Precious
23 The Human Condition III: a Soldier's Prayer
24 A Bittersweet Life
25 Crash (2004)
26 The Pursuit of Happyness
27 Full Metal Jacket
28 Pan's Labyrinth
29 Silenced (2011)
30 Lilya 4-Ever
31 Johnny Got His Gun
32 Bridge to Terabithia

The unexpected death brings you back from the wonders of fantasy lands and childhood imagination to a depressing and heart shattering reality.

33 Mystic River
34 Leaving Las Vegas
35 What's Eating Gilbert Grape
36 The Virgin Spring
37 Inside Out

Why is this 49? It's so depressing!

A lot of ups and downs. It is kind of a deppressing movie.

38 Synecdoche, New York

Great film but such a downer

39 American History X
40 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
41 Marley & Me
42 Hachi: A Dog's Tale

I'm surprised to find that this wasn't already on this list, it's incredibly depressing, the fact that it was based on a true story makes it even worthy of your tears

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43 In the Mood for Love
44 The Green Mile
45 Finding Nemo
46 Manchester by the Sea
47 Maya
48 Boyz 'N The Hood
49 Mary and Max

This entire film will leave you exhausted

Its ALL just so dark

50 World's Greatest Dad
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Requiem for a Dream
2. Irreversible
3. Melancholia
1. P.S. I Love You
2. No Country for Old Men
3. Million Dollar Baby
1. Au Hasard Balthazar
2. The Girl Next Door (2007)
3. Ikiru

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