Suicide movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant suicide movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out weird, thought provoking, interesting, melancholic, psychological and serious films and TV shows about / with suicide, storytelling, death, mentor, drinking alcohol, dialogue, depression, life & death, loneliness and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as suicide: Girl, Interrupted (1999), Suicide Room (2011), Dead Poets Society (1989), 13 Reasons Why (2017), Detachment (2011), Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006), Stay (2005), The Hours (2002), Downfall (2004), Heathers (1988).

List of suicide movies

Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: mental illness, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, coming of age, female protagonist, borderline personality disorder, friendship, psychiatric ward, mental institution, insanity, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 11K
Suicide Room (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dominik is an ordinary boy. He's got loads of friends, the hottest girl in school, rich parents and money to spend on brand-name clothes. But one innocent kiss with a mate changes everything. He begins to isolate himself from the outside world, ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: suicide, gay, self destructing, escape from reality, addiction, teenage boy, fictional reality, life is a bitch, youth, alienation, gay teenager, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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Dead Poets Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: philosophical, sentimental, uplifting, intellectual, emotional ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teacher, suicide, coming of age, literature, poetry, poet, teachers and students, philosophy, youth, boarding school life, dedicated educator, professor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, teenage love, high school life, shyness, suicide, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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 7.5
 286K
13 Reasons Why (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: suicide, high school, depression, guilt, loss of friend, human relationship, suicidal, teenage girl, teenage boy, classmate classmate relationship, death of daughter, loss of daughter ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 85K
Detachment (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, bleak, serious, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, depression, suicide, teachers and students, unhappy, social problems, dedicated educator, human relationship, social decay, life is a bitch, school, unhappiness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: road movie, humorous, depressing, surreal, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, suicide, depression, death, road trip, hitchhiker, russian, purgatory, on the road, friendship, supernatural romance, black hole ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, turkey
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 6.7
 79K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: surreal, psychological, twists and turns, confusing, surprise ending ...
Plot: suicide, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, obsession, unfulfillment, doctors and patients, surrealism, mental illness, mental institution, mystery, suicidal ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.5
 132K
The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, captivating, touching, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: suicide, depression, mental illness, lesbian, writers, bipolar disorder, aids, writer's life, literature, suicidal, housewife, lesbianism ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 50s, 21st century ...
Place: new york, england, california, los angeles, london ...
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 8.2
 353K
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, harsh, intense ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, suicide, war, nazi, nazism, third reich, holocaust, national socialism, ss, loyalty, downfall ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland, prague ...
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 7.2
 103K
Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: witty, sexy, cynical, dark, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, suicide, dark humor, murderous pair, murder, teenage life, teenage love, insanity, coming of age, sociopath, teenage girl, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, ohio, usa
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August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: melancholic, emotional, touching, depressing, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, incestuous relationship, family secret, funeral, cancer, mother daughter relationship, drugs, brother sister incest, drug addiction, pills, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, california, midwest, usa
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 7.1
 147K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: suicide, young love, relationships, romance, death in the family, 9/11, teenager, love, love story, dealing with death, teenage love, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 1991, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 6.9
 15K
Christine (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Christine is an ambitious 29-year-old news reporter, in Sarasota, FL, circa 1974. Relentlessly motivated to succeed, she knows she has talent, but being a driven career woman in the 1970s comes with its own challenges, especially when competition ...
Style: sad, melancholic, bleak, disturbing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: suicide, depression, loneliness, tv news, television reporter, female journalist, female reporter, television, employer employee relationship, workplace, existentialism, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1974, 20th century
Place: new jersey, florida
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 6.5
 20K
Suicide Club (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When 54 high school girls throw themselves in front of a subway train it appears to be only the beginning of a string of suicides around the country. Does the new all-girl group Desert have anything to do with it? Detective Kuroda tries to find the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, death, police investigation, cult, conspiracy, teenage girl, high school, brutality, torture, surrealism, mystery, hacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.6
 107K
The Invitation (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will and his new girlfriend Kira are invited to a dinner with old friends at the house of Will’s ex Eden and her new partner David. Although the evening appears to be relaxed, Will soon gets a creeping suspicion that their charming host David is ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, scary, dark, twists and turns ...
Plot: dinner party, suicide, deception, cult, obsession, suspicion, conspiracy, paranoia, old friend, insanity, vengeance, survival ...
Place: los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 3K
Heathers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day, as our heroine Veronica Sawyer deals with a very different but equally vicious group of Heathers. Based on the 1988 cult classic film.
Style: ironic, dark, cynical, anthology
Plot: high school, suicide, sociopath, bullying, social misfits, violence, dark humor, teenager, adolescence, apathy, teenage love, satire ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 34K
The Discovery (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: philosophical, enigmatic, intellectual, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, life after death, alternate reality, dreams, self discovery, science, psychology, religion, mystery, depression, philosophy ...
Time: future
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 8.6
 55K
Harakiri (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: samurai, revenge, suicide, poverty, sword fight, vengeance, seppuku, tragedy, life & death, courage, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, emotional, thought provoking, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: suicide, coming of age, overbearing parent, depression, suburbs, suicidal, suicide attempt, teenage life, innocence lost, first love, virginity, suburban life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 49K
To the Bone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.
Style: bleak, captivating, psychological, motivational, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: anorexia, therapy, suicide, sister sister relationship, psychology, illness, mental health, pregnant woman, mental disorder, unconventional method, family problems, health situation ...
Place: arizona, los angeles
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You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, dark, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, suffering, moral dilemma, murder, lawyer, judge, greed, eccentricity, historical figure, legal action, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, california
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The Life of David Gale (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: surprise ending, thought provoking, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, death sentence, suicide, death row, murder, investigation, professor, death, activist, false accusation, rape, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, austin texas, houston texas, usa, spain ...
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: feel good, funny, depressing, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, suicide, age difference, death, existentialism, eccentricity, depression, funeral, misfit, life, nihilism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 46K
Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working ...
Style: bleak, harsh, sincere, depressing, sad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: prostitution, human trafficking, poverty, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, suicide, prostitute, teenage prostitution, rape, sex slavery, russian, downfall ...
Place: sweden, europe, russia, denmark, eastern europe ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 331K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, blindness, end of the world, fear, survival horror, creature, suicide, murder, bird, parents and children, epidemic ...
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 4.7
 29K
Pulse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, ghost, hacker, college, paranoia, computer virus, fear, college life, computers and web, graphic violence, afterlife, survival ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: ohio
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 5.0
 207K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, end of the world, survival, disaster, natural disaster, suicide, plague, family in danger, catastrophe, paranoia, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.6
 75K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: bullying, ghost, internet, teenager, suicide, found footage, dead teenager, death, high school life, youth, vengeance, computer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, year 2013
Place: usa
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 6.5
 42K
The Endless (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, mind bending ...
Plot: time loop, suicide, brother brother relationship, cult, brothers, brother, childhood trauma, camp, supernatural, human nature, lake, ufo ...
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