Depressive movies

Depressive movies
List of the most depressing movies selected by visitors to our site: Coin Locker Girl, Abducted, To the Bone, Sleeping Beauty, Suzanne, The Discovery, Miserere, Oldboy, Half of a Yellow Sun, A Single Shot.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Coin Locker Girl (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
PlotSurvival, First love
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Depressive

A child abandoned in a subway coin locker is sold to a ruthless and calculating loan shark and gangster boss dubbed “Mother” (Kim Hye-soo), who runs an organ-harvesting ring in Incheon’s Chinatown. Named Il-Young (Kim Go-Eun), the baby girl grows into Mother’s loyal right-hand enforcer and is groomed to be her eventual successor. But when Il-Young’s loyalty to Mother wavers, the clash between the two unleashes a merciless tidal wave of blood-soaked retribution and strife.

Abducted (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
PlotSurvival, Abduction
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Jessica and Dave along with three other young couples are kidnapped in Griffith Park by unseen Abductors and must fight to escape certain death only to discover the world will never be the same.

To the Bone (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersDoctors, Artists, Ballerinas, Sisters, Artists
PlotAnorexia, Depression, Art
PlaceHospitals, Los Angeles
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

Sleeping Beauty (2014)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CharactersZombie, Dragons, Cinderella, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Castle
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Fancy, Depressive

The beautiful Aurora is cursed into everlasting sleep by an evil witch for a crime she didn't commit. The brave Commander of the Guard, William, embarks on a quest inspired by both love and loyalty to free the doomed princess. He travels into the dark forest where he encounters a friendly elf that helps him on his quest, a dangerous wizard with no love for royalty or evil, a deadly assassin, and a ravenous creature that preys on human flesh before the final confrontation that will determine Aurora's fate.

Suzanne (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Foster children
PlotFamily life
PlaceWomen's Prison, France, Cemetery
StyleTouching, Depressive, Serious

The story of a destiny. Suzanne's and her family's. The ties that bind them, keep them together, and the love she pursues... to the point of leaving everything behind.

The Discovery (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
PlotLoneliness, Mental disorders, Religious, Life after death, Depression
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Smart, Tense

In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of an afterlife. While countless people have chosen suicide to reset their existence, others try to decide what it all means. Among them is Dr. Harbor's son Will, who has arrived at his father's isolated compound with a mysterious young woman named Isla. There, they discover the strange acolytes who help Dr. Harbor with his experiments.

Miserere (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany
CharactersPartners, Orphans
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive

Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a secret organization specializing in kidnapping children.

Oldboy (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Revenge, Mystery
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Explicit scenes, Depressive, For men

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.

Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryNigeria, United Kingdom
CharactersTwins, Sisters
PlotRevolution, Uprising
PlaceVillage, Africa
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make very different choices of lovers, but rivalry and betrayal must be set aside as their lives are swept up in the turbulence of war.

A Single Shot (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
CharactersDogs, Horses, Lawyers
PlotMoney, Hostage, Divorce
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

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Out in the Dark (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
CountryIsrael, USA, Germany
CharactersGay, Terrorists
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Depressive, Serious

Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.

Bad Turn Worse (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Friends
PlotRobbery, Friendship, Love triangle, Jealousy, Rivalry
PlaceTexas, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

Three teenage friends get in way over their head when they cross a down-home crime syndicate. They hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man.

Big Legend (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action
CharactersMonsters, Yeti, Veterans
StyleExciting, Action, Depressive

An ex-soldier ventures into the Pacific Northwest to uncover the truth behind his fiance's disappearance.

After She Wakes (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotMystery, Moving
StyleTense, Depressive

After tragic death of her baby son, a narcoleptic mother with young daughter suffers from terrifying sleep disruptions as they try to deal with ongoing pain and grief. They begin experiencing different episodes of parasomnia including night terrors and sleep paralysis, leaving them unable to move and only able to witness horrific visions. These nightmares become too disturbing as they create a rift in their own realities causing the mother to believe someone or something is watching her sleep every night. Soon the terrifying visions from their dreams begin to manifest into a sinister reality, leaving the mother vulnerable.

Visions (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
PlotRevenge, Relationship, Obsession, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceParallel worlds, Hospitals
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

After moving to a vineyard with her family, a pregnant woman experiences horrifying visions.

The Pagan King (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Latvia
CharactersKings, Heroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventure, The Crusades, Sword Battles
TimeMiddle Ages, Dark ones
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

Northern Europe. 13th century. Last pagan settlement near the Baltic Sea. The evil and cynical warrior crusader Max von Buxhoveden is trying to destroy the pagan beliefs of the people by spreading lies and fostering dissent. Old king of the last free pagan lands is on his deathbed and without an heir to take his place. Max wants to take over the throne and reign over old king’s tribe. Unexpectedly, with his dying breath the King passes on his ring to his nephew Namejs. The youngster, who grew up amongst pagan priests and studied ancient wisdoms, now has to defend his people. Will he be able to unravel the secret of the Ring and gain its power?

Watchman (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
PlotLove, Survival, Loneliness, Depression, Chase
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

The protagonist Vlad is a man of about forty; he lives and works as watchman in an old sanatorium that is due to be demolished. He obviously needs this work to live the life of a hermit. One night a married couple appears at the sanatorium: Vera and Stas. They are on the run. They are pursued by former friends and business partners of Stas. Vlad decides to help them, because he too is hiding from the past. Each character is threatened with the inevitable payment for wrong choices in the past, but helping each other, they try to expiate these faults.

Stonados (2013)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotDeath, Tornadoes
StyleExciting, Depressive, Disturbing

A storm chaser tries to save Boston from destruction when a freak tornado bombards the city with huge boulders.

Astral (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDemons, Students
PlotMystery, Supernatural
PlaceParallel worlds
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

A detached university student faces the consequences of astral projection when he uses it to reconnect with his dead mother.

Rose (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, military
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor against plundering Poles who found themselves in desperate straits. Help arrives for Rose in the form of Tadeusz, a former officer in the Polish Home Army who deserted after he saw his wife raped and murdered by Russian troops and is attempting to hide his identity.