Bad ending movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bad ending movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out bad ending, realistic, intense, melancholic, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with dialogue, storytelling, brutality, mentor, catastrophe, death, runaway, twists & turns, redemption and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bad ending: The Mist (2007), Before I Fall (2017), Eden Lake (2008), The Grey (2011), Revolutionary Road (2008), Valkyrie (2008), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Keith (2008), Frozen (2010), Law Abiding Citizen (2009).

List of bad ending movies

 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, fog, monster, fear, trapped, deadly creature, insanity, alternate dimension, desperation, tentacle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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 6.4
 40K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, meditative, suspense, touching, mumblecore ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: time loop, teenagers, female protagonist, teenager, redemption, strong female character, suicide, friendship, death, bullying, saving a life, dying repeatedly ...
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 6.8
 69K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, scary, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, fear, gang, torture, forest, camping, slasher, weekend, vengeance, in the woods, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 6.8
 227K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, wolf, male camaraderie, air disaster, danger, death, stranded, forces of nature, no survivors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, depressing, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: under the surface, couple relations, family problems, jealousy, abortion, destiny, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adultery, housewife, dysfunctional family, dull life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
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 7.1
 212K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: resistance, deception, bomb, nazism, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, world war two, courage, nazi germany, plan gone awry, war ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, normandy, berlin germany, munich germany ...
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, touching, rough, sad, bleak ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, athlete's life, underdog, determination, ambition, boxing, human spirit, follow your dream, training, feminism, contests and competitions, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, california, missouri ...
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 7.5
 34K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, high school, first love, adolescence, youth, love affair, fall in love, teenagers, love and romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 62K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, youth, isolation, frostbite, survival horror, skiing, ski lift, forces of nature, ski resort, stranded, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, exciting, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, murder, master criminal, crime, justice, death, prison, mind game, perfect crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 6.4
 231K
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, bad ending, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, alien life-form, alien technology, infection, outer space, space travel, monster, experiment, brutality, mission, blood, planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 6.7
 59K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, young lovers, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
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Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story about a mentally ill man wrongfully accused of murder and his relationship with his lovingly adorable 6 year old daughter.
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, bad ending, sincere ...
Plot: mentally challenged, friendship, false accusation, father daughter relationship, prison life, court, prison, friends, family relations, parents and children, confined, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: korea, asia
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 5.4
 3K
Hostile (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange disturbing creatures that only comes out at nighttime.
Style: bad ending, brutal, tense, suspense, twist ending
Plot: mutant, monster, suicide, survival, humanity, danger, loneliness, survivor, human nature, infected, transformation, virus ...
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The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, serious, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, millionaire, obsessive love, love and romance, love triangle, loneliness, high society, destructive relationship, party, american dream, love affair, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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Murder by Numbers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mind game, murder, high school, female detective, perfect crime, fbi, evidence, haunted by the past, psychopath, crime, police investigation, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 7.1
 228K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, stylized, dark, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, high school, supernatural, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, popularity, videotaping, coming of age, anti heroes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, tibet
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Message in a Bottle (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: haunted by the past, single parent, romance, sailboat, love letter, sailing, love, anonymous letter, father son relationship, boat accident, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois, new york, virginia
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 5.8
 3K
Euphoria (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of two sisters on a journey, where they try to get close to each other and approach the tough questions in life. Euphoria is a contemporary drama about responsibility and reconciliation, in a world where these concepts are gradually being ...
Style: melancholic, bad ending, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: sisters, conflict, cancer, travel, sect, family relations, death, suicide, caretaker, female artist, rich, suburbs ...
Place: europe
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 6.6
 21K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: sweet, semi serious, romantic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, changing lives, father son relationship, relationships, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california, new orleans
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 6.1
 123K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, american dream, stripper, power relations, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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The Luzhin Defence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, touching, sincere, melancholic, intellectual ...
Plot: chess, obsession, prodigy, mentally unstable, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, ambition, genius, love story, eccentricity, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: italy
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: suspense, scary, dark, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Plot: morgue, supernatural, witch, corpse, murder, supernatural horror, autopsy, mysterious death, evil power, witchcraft, self sacrifice, supernatural power ...
Place: london
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 6.2
 24K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, redemption, temperamental, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, hopes, crimes, prison, sex scene, father daughter estrangement, ex convict, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
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 7.0
 72K
Glass (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, psychological, bad ending ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, villain, superhero, sociopath, plot twist, psychic, mental illness, invulnerability, father son relationship, supernatural power, conflict, super strength ...
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 7.3
 212K
Lawless (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: smuggling, crimes, gangsters, prohibition, rebellion, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, sheriff, crime, gang, siblings relations, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
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 6.0
 62K
Domino (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The daughter of actor, Laurence Harvey turns away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal heroes, model, crime, strong female character, violence, fbi, twists & turns, lifestyle, human nature, rebelliousness, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, afghanistan
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 5.0
 15K
The Informers (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A collection of intersecting short stories set in early 1980s Los Angeles, depicts a week in the lives of an assortment of socially alienated, mainly well-off characters who numb their sense of emptiness with casual sex, violence, and drugs.
Style: sexy, serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, kidnapping, couple relations, couples, nightlife, clubbing, showbiz, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, cocaine, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: los angeles, usa, hawaii, california
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 6.0
 34K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: dangerous animal, rabies, danger, dog, hiding in a car, murder, blood, brutality, cadillac, dam, saint bernard dog, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
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 5.7
 8K
Chi-Raq (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.
Style: satirical, melancholic, stylized, talky, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, redemption, death, gunfight, gangster, murder, women, adaptation, dysfunctional family, justice, political, sadness ...
Place: chicago illinois, iraq
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