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79 Best Depressing Movies To Watch

Popular + Depressing

Popular + Depressing

Find the best depressing movies to watch, from our mood category. Like everything on agoodmovietowatch, these depressing movies are highly-rated by both viewers and critics.

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Retablo (2017)
7.0

A quiet but potent coming-of-age drama

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Pieces of a Woman (2020)
7.0

An unnerving but honest look at childbirth, partnership, and grief

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Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
7.3

A painfully realistic coming-of-age tale

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Prophet’s Prey (2015)
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8.4

An incisive documentary on Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints cult leader Warren Jeffs

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The Nightingale (2018)
7.1

An unsettling but important social horror from the director of The Babadook

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Elle (2016)
7.1

An always-excellent Isabelle Huppert powers this thrilling French revenge film

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Microhabitat (2017)
7.4

Challenging self-preservation in a profit-oriented world

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In This Corner of the World (2016)
7.0

War-torn Hiroshima through the eyes of an everyday but spirited young woman

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The Tribe (2014)
8.0

No subtitles, no translation, just Ukranian sign language and a downward spiral into violence

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Quo Vadis Aida? (2020)
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8.2

A difficult and alarmingly timely portrayal of the Srebrenica massacre

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Our Friend (2020)
7.2

A star-packed tearjerker based on a true story

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