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

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

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

The most depressing movie ever

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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 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.

The Contenders

11 Schindler's List
12 No Country for Old Men
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

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

Best! - murphy

17 The Wrestler
18 The Pursuit of Happyness
19 Sansho the Bailiff
20 The Girl Next Door (2007)
21 Saving Private Ryan
22 Precious

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

23 Ikiru
24 The Human Condition III: a Soldier's Prayer
25 A Bittersweet Life
26 Crash (2004)
27 Full Metal Jacket
28 Inside Out

Why is this 49? It's so depressing!

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

29 Pan's Labyrinth
30 Leaving Las Vegas
31 Silenced (2011)
32 Lilya 4-Ever
33 Manchester by the Sea
34 Johnny Got His Gun
35 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.

36 Mystic River
37 Forrest Gump
38 What's Eating Gilbert Grape
39 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
40 The Virgin Spring
41 The Green Mile
42 Synecdoche, New York

Great film but such a downer

43 Blue Valentine
44 American History X
45 Marley & Me
46 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


47 In the Mood for Love
48 The Martian
49 Finding Nemo
50 The Emoji Movie

Qualifies as it makes you think 'what the hell is our planet coming to? ' - quite a depressing thought indeed. - Entranced98


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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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