Tragedy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tragedy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films and TV shows about / with tragedy, death, violence, blood, mentor, murder, brutality, hospital, catastrophe and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
tragedy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tragedy: Southpaw (2015), The Impossible (2012), I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018), Titanic (1997), Passengers (2008), Looper (2012), 21 Grams (2003), MADE IN ABYSS (2017), Six Flying Dragons (2015), Soft Bullets (2014).

List of tragedy movies

Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and ...
Style: touching, rough, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, tragedy, sport, family relations, contests and competitions, down on your luck, rise and fall, boxer, death, father daughter relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, las vegas
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, suspense, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, family in danger, catastrophe, courage, forces of nature, disaster film, tragedy, destruction, death, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Spring time in April and the last of the cherry blossoms are still in bloom. The usually aloof bookworm with no interest in others comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. Handwritten on the cover are the words: "Living with Dying." ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragedy, teenage boy, friendship, fall in love, teenage girl, high school, romance, hospital, teenage life, family relations, family problems, fireworks
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, based on true events, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, love, tragic love, ship, fall in love, opposites attract, love story, titanic, shipwreck, drowning, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, 90s ...
Place: new york, england, atlantic ocean
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Passengers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: survivor, afterlife, love affair, tragedy, love and romance, supernatural, uncover truth, buried truth, psychology, counselor, mystery, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: tense, futuristic, thought provoking, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, hitman, destiny, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, mafia, violence, self sacrifice, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai, kansas, shanghai china
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21 Grams (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ...
Style: psychological, bleak, gloomy, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, redemption, desperation, suicide attempt, tragedy, guilt, death in the family, cocaine, surgery, human nature, unfulfillment, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The “Abyss” is the last unexplored region, an enormous and treacherous cave system filled with ancient relics and strange creatures. Only the bravest of adventurers can traverse its depths, earning them the nickname, “Cave Raiders.” Within ...
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: orphan, mystery, adventure, puzzle, humanoid robot, explorer, cave, robot, treasure hunt, tragedy, boy girl relationship, maze ...
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Six Flying Dragons (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Story: “Six Flying Dragons” is a Period drama depicts the ambitions and success stories of 6 people around Prince Lee Bang Won. This drama also depicts the ideological and political conflict between Prince Lee Bang Won and Jung Do Jeon who is the man ...
Style: exciting, tense, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, palace intrigue, tragedy, betrayal, treason, political conspiracy, royal family, political corruption, political intrigue, political repression, government corruption, political prisoner ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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Soft Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asya, Boyana, Iren and Vera are assassins working for S.T.A.R. Will they succeed in finding the killer of their boss?
Style: exciting, suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: student film
Plot: killer, tragedy, murder, prison, crime boss, female villain, cruelty, femme fatale, violence, mercilessness, older man younger woman relationship, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s
Place: bulgaria
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Another Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Style: psychological, touching, surreal, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: parallel world, mysterious planet, redemption, human existence, guilt, tragedy, grief, introspection, tragic event, loss of family member, haunted by the past, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, yale university, connecticut, boston
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Titanic (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 190 min.
Story: An extraordinary re-telling of the doomed voyage that features both fictional and historical characters, ranging from steerage passengers to upper class guests.
Style: epic, emotional, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: titanic, passenger, ship, tragedy, survival, sea disaster, drowning, shipwreck, catastrophe, iceberg, ocean liner, castaway ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england
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Granite Mountain (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, firemen, heroism, fire, friends, danger, evacuation, firefighter, tragedy, partners, bravery ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, year 2013, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, arizona
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Coriolanus (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the position of consul, Coriolanus is at odds with the masses and unpopular with ...
Style: tense, stylized, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, tragedy, politics, vengeance, rise and fall, leadership, state affairs, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, tragic hero, suicide ...
Place: rome italy, england
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Stockholm East (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stockholm East is the love story between two strangers, bound together by a tragedy that has taken its toll on both their lives and relationships. When Johan and Anna meet at the railway station connecting Stockholm with the idyllic suburbs where ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: tragedy, cheating wife, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, dealing with death, love affair, love and romance, disability, passion, traffic accident, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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Nandha (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Nandha (Tamil: நந்தா) is a 2001 Indian Tamil drama film written and directed by Bala, starring Suriya and Laila in the leading roles, while Rajkiran, Saravanan and Rajshree play other supporting roles. The film also marked the debut of ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: tragedy, ex convict, patricide, juvenile delinquent, murder, domestic violence, deaf mute, mother son relationship, refugee, death of protagonist, temple, acquittal ...
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Aftermath (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman and Jake forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: depression, tragedy, investigation, accusation, death, lawyer, vigilante, retribution, revenge, forgiveness, guilt, tragic event ...
Time: 2000s
Place: germany
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The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher killer, youth, murder, dead teenager, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, deadly, social relations, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, nebraska
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A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, mind bending, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, family relations, losing-it hero, danger, delusion, amnesia, tragedy, suicide, mystery, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea, japan
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Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, insanity, psychological trauma, villain, social decay, mental patient, social problems, psycho, evil clown, clown, social problem, psycho killer ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
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Sankarea: Undying Love (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Zombie-obsessed Furuya is making a potion to reanimate his dead cat when he meets Rea. She’s about as miserable as a girl can get, thanks to her creepy, domineering father. When the pain becomes too much, she tries to commit suicide with a sip of ...
Style: psychological, ecchi, absurd, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: zombie, tragedy, obsession, father daughter relationship, mysticism, puzzle, harem, psychopath, temple, potion, dog
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Gandhi, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: With Gandhi My Father, producer Anil Kapoor and director Feroz Abbas Khan have shed light onto Gandhi the person, rather than Gandhi the icon. Using Gandhi’s political career as a canvas, the film paints a picture of his intricate, complex, and ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: racism, tragedy, rise to the top, human spirit, fighting the system, rebelliousness, rebellion, political unrest, estrangement, injustice, redemption, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: africa, south africa, india, asia
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Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couple relations, couples, unlikely couple, disability, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
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Fly Away Home (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: goose, rescue, aviation, tragedy, against the odds, family, death in the family, inventor, adventure, ecology, earring, shampoo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new zealand
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The Square (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray, a construction worker trapped in an unhappy marriage, pursues an affair with his neighbor, Carla. Carla's husband, Greg, is a mobster who keeps large sums of drug money in their home. With this in mind, Carla comes up with a plan: She and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, revenge, infidelity, violence, money, extortion, tragedy, extramarital affair, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: psychological, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: orphan, conspiracy, hacker, terrorism, human experiment, terrorist, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, dysfunctional family, police ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Norway, Iceland, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political ...
Style: based on true events, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: shooting, mass murder, tragedy, survivor, terrorist, cruelty, explosion, politics, media frenzy, trial, car bomb, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: serious, brutal, emotional, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: one man army, lone hero, martial arts, fist fighting, kidnapping, protection, heroes, gang, drug lord, fight scenes, master warrior, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
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Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, forces of nature, mountain climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, natural disaster, climbing, death, stranded, against the odds, adventurer ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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Bokeh (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a romantic getaway to Iceland, a young American couple wake up one morning to discover every person on Earth has disappeared. Their struggle to survive and to reconcile the mysterious event lead them to reconsider everything they know about ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: survival, apocalypse, adam and eve, tragedy, christian, loneliness, life & death, isolation, doubt, self discovery, skinny dipping, suicide ...
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