Unhappy ending movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unhappy ending movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic and tense films and TV shows about / with unhappy ending, blood, violence, death, murder, tragedy, deadly, female nudity, gore and danger plots mostly in Horror, Mystery and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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unhappy ending movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as unhappy ending: Life (2017), Vivarium (2019), Patient 001 (2018), Primal Fear (1996), Interstelar (2014), Lost and Beautiful (2015), The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982), Leviathan (2014), Boom (2010), National Treasure (2016).

List of unhappy ending movies

 6.6
 208K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: apocalyptic, scary, suspense, tragic ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: space station, alien life-form, survival horror, mars, space travel, astronaut, monster, lovecraftian, trapped in space, twists & turns, outer space, research ...
Time: near future, future
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 5.8
 40K
Vivarium (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an ...
Style: surreal, suspense, suspenseful, absurd, bleak ...
Plot: trapped, psychological torture, real estate agent, human monster, evil child, death, unhappy ending, young couple, suburbs, existentialism, human experiment, paradox ...
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 4.0
 141
Patient 001 (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young-wife desperate to give her beloved comatose and dying husband a child considers her only option: cloning. Giving birth to a son fulfills her dream of having a family. But the arrival of the baby awakens a supernatural presence unleashing ...
Style: erotic, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, scary, psychological ...
Plot: cloning, incestuous overtones, husband wife relationship, filicide, past coming back to haunt, father murders son, psychopath, infidelity, haunted by the past, female protagonist, unhappy ending, death of son ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
 191K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, split personality, mental illness, courtroom drama, lawyer, psychopath, plot twist, hotshot lawyer, corruption, murder, neo noir, bishop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.9
 260
Interstelar (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A group of men go into space but never come out.
Style: art house, silent film, amateur film, underground film, experimental ...
Plot: computer program, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, alien, scientist, propaganda, sacrifice, death, meteorite, village, cannibalism ...
Place: russia, siberia, crimea
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Lost and Beautiful (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pulcinella, a foolish servant, is sent to present-day Campania to grant the last wish of Tommaso, a simple shepherd.
Style: road movie, surreal, semi documentary
Plot: death, art, countryside, breaking the fourth wall, realism, nature, unhappy ending, interview, mythology, folklore, talking to the camera, buffalo ...
Place: italy, southern italy
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, stalking, college life, school, crimes, supernatural, slasher, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
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 7.6
 50K
Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, thought provoking, meditative, suspense ...
Plot: small town, injustice, mayor, russian, social relations, life is a bitch, legal action, political corruption, coastal town, friends, family problems, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
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 5.7
 12K
Boom (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Smith, a typical young college student who likes partying and engaging in acts of random sex and debauchery, has been having some interesting dreams revolving around two gorgeous women -- and is shocked when he meets the dream girls in real life. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, clever, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: college, gay teenager, bisexuality, conspiracy, dream, guru, party, college life, student life, manipulation, youth, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, southern california
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National Treasure (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Finchley is a bona fide "national treasure", one half of a popular, long-running comedy double act. The famous comedian's world is thrown into chaos when he is accused of historic sexual abuse.
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: trial, comedian, family relations, actor, rape accusation, sexual assault, husband wife relationship, investigation, rape, bad guy wins, father daughter relationship, rapist ...
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Galaxy of Terror (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a lone spaceship proceeds on its long voyage across space, the crew are surprised to encounter a strange pyramid form. Surprise turns to horror as one by one, they discover that their darkest nightmares are all starting to become real. The ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: raped by monster, evil alien, monster, alien, spacecraft, astronaut, survival, alien encounter, cons and scams, adventure, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
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 6.4
 942
Floricienta (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Floricienta is an Argentine family friendly telenovela based on the Cinderella story. It originally aired from 2004 to 2005, but continues to be broadcast in almost 70 countries. Some international channels airing Floricienta are TVE International, ...
Style: funny, fairy tale, light, entertaining, sitcom
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, friends, destiny, ambition, female protagonist, male female relationship, rivalry, cinderella, death of father, family relations, nanny, music band ...
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 5.3
 2K
Blood Vessel (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, the survivors of a torpedoed hospital ship cling to life aboard a crowded lifeboat. With no food, water, or shelter, all seems lost – until an eerily silent German minesweeper drifts ominously towards them, giving ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, macabre
Plot: world war two, vampire, beast, little girl, german, supernatural romance, survival, isolation, nazi, supernatural horror, gold, ship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: atlantic ocean
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 6.7
 34K
Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, murder, murder mystery, child killer, child protagonist, murder suspect, friendship, serial killer, neighbor, basement, surveillance, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: oregon, usa
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The Stepford Wives (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: housewife, suburbs, feminism, small town, robot, missing person, woman in danger, women's liberation, mystery, crimes, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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The Banana Splits Movie (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy named Harley and his family attend a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which is supposed to be a fun-filled birthday for young Harley and business as usual for Rebecca, the producer of the series. But things take an unexpected turn - and ...
Style: ambiguous ending, tragic ending, dark humor, satirical, surprise ending
Plot: evil scientist, gore, television studio, female director, woman punches a man, adulterous husband, evil robot, crowbar, child in peril, final showdown, graphic violence, guts ...
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 7.5
 146K
The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: gothic, suspense, psychological, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: lighthouse, lovecraftian, drunkenness, lighthouse keeper, symbolism, hallucination, secret, nightmare, human nature, isolation, island, fight ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new england
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 5.2
 1K
Alien Prey (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The day after a weird green light is seen in the English sky, a strange young man stops at the country home of two lesbian housemates. It turns out that the man is an alien, and a hungry one
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien, mentally unstable, crimes, space and aliens, gory, fall in love, sexual relations, sexual abuse, alien encounter, impossible love, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
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Bloody New Year (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five shipwrecked English teenagers take refuge in an island hotel that is decorated for New Years. The problem is, it's early summer, and soon enough, even the walls themselves are striking out against them…
Style: scary, sexy, humorous, rough, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, hotel, ghost, zombie, slasher, haunted house, gore, fair, new year's eve, broken glass, pilot, air disaster ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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 3.6
 4K
Carnosaur (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, gory, extinction, disorder ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
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Messiah of Evil (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman goes searching for her missing artist father. Her journey takes her to a strange Californian seaside town governed by a mysterious undead cult.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, good versus evil, vampire, walking dead, undead, small town, albino, flesh eating, curse, living dead, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: california
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Your Three Minutes Are Up (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie is a sad sack of a man, working at a depressingly dull office job and stuck in a passionless engagement to a neurotic woman. One of the few bright spots in his life is his friend Mike, who seems to be living a life of carefree bohemianism.
Style: road movie
Plot: talking while driving, tape recorder, vacation, comb, night, friendship, telephone, man in bed, apology, tragedy, handbag, man with glasses ...
Place: california
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Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This is an animated story covering the ancient legend of Beowulf, as narrated by Grendel himself, the "monster" in the legend.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: giant monster, mythical creature, promise, deer, falling tree, lightning, screaming woman, screaming in horror, ends with death, raid, tree, sneezing ...
Place: scandinavia
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Damned in Venice (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blind boy receives a vision that warn him of the birth of the anti-christ.
Plot: satanic cult, priest, nudity (full frontal - brief), blindness, occult, murder, heart attack, dinner, hotel, urban decay, child murders a child, sex ...
Place: venice, italy
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 6.6
 4K
Long Weekend (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: wilderness, camping, holiday, storm, killing an animal, forest, dangerous animal, stalking, losing-it hero, crumbling marriage, danger, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
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 6.1
 3K
Patrick (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, coma, telekinesis, supernatural ability, ghost, doctors and patients, vengeance, isolation, love affair, woman in danger, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe, italy, melbourne australia
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Running on Empty (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mike loves his fast cars and his hot women. When he fancies the girlfriend of the local street racing king, Fox, he gets way in over his head in racing for his girl, his money and his life. Through racing, sex, nightclubs and small road trips the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: love triangle, car, race, speed, factory, wooing, car chase, love and romance, ambition, contests and competitions, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.4
 3K
Combat Shock (1984)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dangerously disturbed Vietnam veteran struggles with life 15 years after his return home, and slowly falls into insanity from his gritty urban lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, rough, bleak ...
Plot: nihilism, haunted by the past, violence, veteran, post traumatic stress disorder, urban decay, soldier, gang, mentally unstable, drug dealing, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Place: new york, vietnam, usa
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 4.9
 4K
Death Ship (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a Nazi torture ship which has sailed the seas for years, luring unsuspecting sailors ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ship, ocean, ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, survivor, blood, survival, gory, danger, deadly, confined ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 123
Strange World (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Strange World is an American television program about military investigations into criminal abuses of science and technology. ABC commissioned 13 episodes, of which three aired in March 1999, before the network cancelled the program. The remaining ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious
Plot: military, cloning, bio weapon, gulf war, fighting the system, anti war, price of justice, experiment gone awry, down on your luck, military life, haunted by the past, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
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