Top 10 Most Depressing Movies


The Top Ten

1 Requiem for a Dream

The most depressing movie ever

It is very Depressing

How can anyone be voting for anything but this - Iamchewbacca37

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

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 Melancholia
4 Million Dollar Baby

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

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 Schindler's List
9 Dancer in the Dark

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

10 Persepolis

The Newcomers

? Old Yeller
? Goodbye Christopher Robin

Super depressing. Winnie the Pooh is a huge part of my life, and I thought this movie was gonna be a cute, happy movie, I was so wrong. - PandasNGaga

The Contenders

11 The Road
12 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.

13 The Passion of the Christ

Not really depressing, just rather brutal.

14 Au Hasard Balthazar
15 No Country for Old Men
16 The Girl Next Door (2007)
17 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The movie wasn't very good, but the ending was excellent - kempokid

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

Best! - murphy

18 Ikiru
19 The Wrestler
20 Precious

This needs to be much further up this list...

21 Sansho the Bailiff
22 The Pursuit of Happyness
23 The Human Condition III: a Soldier's Prayer
24 Crash (2004)
25 Full Metal Jacket
26 Silenced (2011)
27 A Bittersweet Life
28 Saving Private Ryan
29 Mystic River

good one. - RW700

30 Lilya 4-Ever
31 Leaving Las Vegas
32 Pan's Labyrinth
33 The Virgin Spring
34 Inside Out

Why is this 49? It's so depressing!

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

35 Manchester by the Sea
36 The Green Mile

Deserves to be higher.

37 Johnny Got His Gun
38 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.

39 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
40 In the Mood for Love
41 Forrest Gump
42 What's Eating Gilbert Grape
43 Marley & Me
44 Synecdoche, New York

Great film but such a downer

45 Blue Valentine
46 American History X
47 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


48 Martyrs
49 The Martian
50 Finding Nemo
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List StatsCreated 12 May 2011

300 votes
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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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