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, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking and captivating films and TV shows about / with tragedy, death, violence, murder, mentor, flashback, blood, brutality, danger and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Animation genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tragedy: I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018), Titanic (1997), 91 Days (2016), The Impossible (2012), Southpaw (2015), Looper (2012), Granite Mountain (2017), Ride Your Wave (2019), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Passengers (2008).

List of tragedy movies

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: thought provoking, disturbing, atmospheric, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragedy, high school, friendship, fall in love, teenage girl, romance, teenage boy, teenage life, hospital, fireworks, family relations, family problems ...
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 7.8
 1.1M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
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, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, romance, opposites attract, love, ship, love story, fall in love, titanic, forbidden love, catastrophe, iceberg ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1912, 90s ...
Place: new york, england, atlantic ocean
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 7.7
 3K
91 Days (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: During Prohibition, the law held no power and the mafia ruled the town. The story takes place in Lawless, a town thriving on black market sales of illicitly brewed liquor. Avilio returns to Lawless after some time away, following the murder of his ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, suspense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mafia, tragedy, gangsters, gunfight, betrayal, violence, murder, brutality, family, prohibition era, life & death, crime boss ...
Time: 1920s, 19th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, united states
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 7.6
 205K
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, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster film, courage, forces of nature, destruction, danger, tragedy, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 7.4
 221K
Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Action, 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, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, tragedy, contests and competitions, father daughter relationship, sport, rise and fall, family relations, down on your luck, boxer, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, las vegas
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 7.4
 541K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, thought provoking, neo noir, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, destiny, changing the past or future, hitman, sent to the past, mafia, tragedy, on the run, self sacrifice, young man ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai china, shanghai
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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, heroism, bravery, tragedy, firefighter, firemen, danger, fire, friends, rescue, partners ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2000s, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa, arizona
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Ride Your Wave (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become ...
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, light, shoujo
Plot: tragedy, love, surfing, romance, firefighter, beach, fire, slice of life, friendship, afterlife, high school, girl ...
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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, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, determination, underdog, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, female boxer, sport, human spirit, follow your dream, ambition, mentor protege relationship, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, europe, england ...
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 5.9
 35K
Passengers (2008)
Genre: 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, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survivor, afterlife, love affair, tragedy, love and romance, supernatural, uncover truth, psychology, mystery, buried truth, counselor, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he's lost and confused in a new world where he doesn't even know left from right, the ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: alternate world, tragedy, death, magic, parallel world, time loop, supernatural, adventure, medieval, rescue, time travel, destiny ...
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 8.0
 12K
The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, society, dishonesty, violence, corruption, moral dilemma, rebellion, small town, russian, courage, apartment building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: conspiracy, orphan, terrorism, hacker, human experiment, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, terrorist, childhood friend, police ...
Place: japan, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 35K
Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, androids and robots, tragedy, talking robot, tragic event, villain, misfit, cyborgs, split personality, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Sankarea: Undying Love (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, absurd, bleak
Plot: zombie, tragedy, obsession, father daughter relationship, mysticism, puzzle, harem, temple, potion, psychopath, reanimated corpse, dog
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MADE IN ABYSS (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, adventure, explorer, boy girl relationship, friendship, humanoid robot, mystery, puzzle, tragedy, amnesia, maze, survival ...
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 6.2
 909
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: cheating wife, tragedy, cuckolded husband, life is a bitch, family problems, dealing with death, love and romance, couples, disability, love affair, passion, stranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 227K
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: mind bending, gloomy, psychological, non-linear, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, guilt, redemption, tragedy, suicide attempt, crimes, death in the family, loss, desperation, mathematics, hit and run, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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Six Flying Dragons (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
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: enigmatic, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, martial arts, tragedy, betrayal, ambition, palace intrigue, political conspiracy, treason, political corruption, political repression, political prisoner, royal family ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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 7.5
 24
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, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: student film
Plot: tragedy, murder, prison, killer, crime boss, female villain, violence, femme fatale, cruelty, revenge, mercilessness, spy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: bulgaria
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 7.1
 203K
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, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, natural disaster, stranded, mountain climbing, forces of nature, climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, blizzard, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 996K
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, suspense, bleak, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, social decay, social problems, psychological trauma, villain, mental patient, bad attitude, character change, evil clown, social problem ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 20th century, year 1981
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 6.8
 29K
22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Norway, Iceland
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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mass murder, tragedy, shooting, trial, survivor, bomb, teenager, terrorist, cruelty, terrorism, politics, female judge ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway, eastern europe
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 6.9
 92K
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: philosophical, psychological, weird, touching, surreal ...
Plot: parallel world, mysterious planet, redemption, human existence, guilt, tragedy, cosmology, earth, planet, solar system, grief, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, boston, yale university, connecticut, mojave desert
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 3K
Titanic (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
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: emotional, realistic, epic, stylized, serious
Plot: titanic, shipwreck, ocean liner, passenger, ship, tragedy, catastrophe, iceberg, sea disaster, drowning, survival, castaway ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912
Place: england
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The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money – not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, captivating, exciting, stylized
Plot: supernatural, fairy, magic, drastic change of life, changing lives, curse, mythology, young girl, life is a bitch, first love, friendship, mysterious stranger ...
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 6.1
 31K
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, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, tragedy, politics, vengeance, rise and fall, leadership, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, tragic hero, ambition, suicide ...
Place: rome italy, england
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Parasyte: The Maxim (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Izumi is a normal high school boy whose right hand has become infected with an alien parasite that names itself "Migi" ("right"). Migi is the first parasite to develop a symbiotic relationship with its host, as he and ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, alien, fight scenes, parasite, body horror, danger, massacre, humanity, murder, rivalry, survival, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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 4.3
 19K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, slasher, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dead teenager, youth, murder, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, social relations, deadly, crimes, found footage, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2013, 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: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, family relations, losing-it hero, danger, delusion, tragedy, amnesia, suicide, ghost, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, japan
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