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Most deppresing and bleak films

Hey guys im looking for films that are so bleak and deppressive that they will make a happy person sad or angry (no spoilers please) thank you


Viewer discretion advised!

- Boys Don't Cry (1999)
- Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
- Dancer In the Dark (2000)
- Up In The Air (2009)
- 13 Tzameti (2005)
- Tore tanzt (2013) a.k.a. Nothing Bad Can Happen
- Hundstage (2001)
- Im Keller (2014)
- Kynodontas (2009) a.k.a. Dogtooth
- Amen. (2002)
- Unthinkable (2010)
- Gomorra (2008)
- Lilja 4-ever (2002)
- Biutiful (2010)
- La vie rêvée des anges (1998) a.k.a. The Dreamlife Of Angels
- Diego Star (2013)
- 38 témoins (2012) a.k.a. One Night
- La zona (2007)
- También la lluvia (2010) a.k.a. Even The Rain - recommended!
- Shooting Dogs (2005) - recommended!

Keiko Matsui & Carl Anderson - "A Drop of Water"


Any movie Béla Tarr has ever done.


Don't research, just watch:

A Serbian Film (2010)


Sorry for any repeats:

House of Sand and Fog
Grave of the Fireflies
Never Let Me Go
The Basketball Diaries
Requiem for a Dream

*Formerly Nothin_but_the_Rain*


Leaving Las Vegas


Bleak films from every decade since 1920s:

1920s: Greed (1924)
1930s: Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
1940s: Germany Year Zero (1948)
1950s: Los Olvidados (1950)
1960s: They Shoot Horses Don't They? (1969)
1970s: Almost Human (1974)
1980s: Come and See (1985)
1990s: Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl (1998)
2000s: Irreversible (2002)
2010s: The Hunt (2012)


My Top 1,000 Favorite Films:


Few more bleak than On the Beach, which ends with no hope whatsoever for the entire human race.

The original Night of the Living Dead also has a depressing ending.

Mr Smith: Like the rose trampled on the ground, you took the fall