Top 10 Movies With the Most Depressing Endings

The Top Ten

The Mist The Mist Product Image

Just a few moments...

It was indeed horrifying in my opinion! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Horrifying in my opinion!

He should've waited... - Ananya

The Wrestler The Wrestler Product Image

Randy comes to the full realisation that the only place he truly belongs is in Ring, when he's Randy "The Ram" Robinson the fans love him when he goes back to just being Randy nobody cares about him, after his attempt at repairing the fragile relationship with his daughter fail and his stripper friend blows him off he decides to go through the Match knowing there's a chance he could die following an emotional message to the fans at the match's end Randy goes to the top of the turnbuckle with tears in his eyes flys off turnbuckle with his flying headbutt and dies. - egnomac

A.I. Artificial Intelligence A.I. Artificial Intelligence Product Image
Stand By Me Stand By Me Product Image

I still love this movie. - Rocko

At the end after Gordy says that Chris died after being stabbed for trying to break up an argument and how he misses him he writes down how he never had any more friends like the ones he had when he was 12. - egnomac

The Outsiders The Outsiders Product Image

I cried my heart out at the end

The Dark Knight The Dark Knight Product Image
Saw III Saw III Product Image

All Jeff had to do to walk away with his wife was to forgive Jigsaw for putting him through all this mess instead he does the stupid thing and kills jigsaw, jigsaw dies then the device around his goes off killing her the door behind closes and making matters worst jigsaw also has his daughter locked away, now both his son and wife are dead and his only daughtet is held captive elsewhere and he can't even save her. - egnomac

This ending was just... Wow! - MontyPython

The Elephant Man The Elephant Man Product Image
Spider-Man Spider-Man Product Image
Boyz n' The Hood Boyz n' The Hood Product Image

That ending text saying Doughboy was killed 2 weeks after Ricky just hits you where it hurts

The Contenders

The Green Mile The Green Mile Product Image

John Coffey scene :"(

Following John Coffeys execution Paul spends the rest of his life with the regret of letting John die. - egnomac

The Road The Road Product Image
Forrest Gump Forrest Gump Product Image
Seven Seven Product Image
Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men Product Image

I've only read the book, but yes. The depiction of Carlsson and how he's never had anyone he can call a friend, and how he finishes the (already depressing) ending with the one truly sad quote:
"What's eating them two? "
He's never had anyone he can call friends, family, and he doesn't bat an eyelid about anything that just happened.
It's really upsetting when you think about it. - Rocko

The fact that Lennie dies for something that wasn't his fault is really depressing, but the last shot of George and lennie walking into the distance in slo mo is just too much. - adfairhurst

Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now Product Image
Furious 7 Furious 7 Product Image
Requiem for a Dream Requiem for a Dream Product Image

This needs to be way higher

Still a good movie though


Buried Buried Product Image
No Country for Old Men No Country for Old Men Product Image
Gone Girl Gone Girl Product Image
The Departed The Departed Product Image
Mystic River Mystic River Product Image
Bridge to Terabithia Bridge to Terabithia Product Image
X-Men: The Last Stand X-Men: The Last Stand Product Image
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