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, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, serious and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with tragedy, death, violence, murder, blood, flashback, brutality, danger, mentor and hospital plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Animation genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
tragedy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tragedy: I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018), Titanic (1997), The Impossible (2012), 91 Days (2016), Looper (2012), Southpaw (2015), Only the Brave (2017), Jujutsu Kaisen (2020), Terror in Resonance (2014), Ride Your Wave (2019).

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, sincere, disturbing, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragedy, high school, teenage boy, friendship, teenage girl, fall in love, teenage life, hospital, romance, family relations, bucket list, family problems ...
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
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, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, opposites attract, love and romance, love, ship, romance, fall in love, love story, titanic, disaster, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, 90s ...
Place: new york, england, atlantic ocean
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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, natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster, courage, forces of nature, hopes, tragedy, destruction, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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91 Days (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, History, 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: suspense, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: betrayal, mafia, tragedy, gunfight, murder, family, gangsters, brutality, crime boss, violence, anger, life & death ...
Time: 1920s, 19th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 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, mind bending, thought provoking, neo noir, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, changing the past or future, hitman, destiny, sent to the past, tragedy, escape, on the run, assassin, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai
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Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, contests and competitions, tragedy, rise and fall, boxer, sport, family relations, father daughter relationship, down on your luck, death of wife, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, las vegas, new york
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Only the Brave (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: exciting, tense, dramatic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, firefighter, tragedy, bravery, fire, rescue, friends, partners, evacuation, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2010s, year 2013, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
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Jujutsu Kaisen (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: With his days numbered, high schooler Yuji decides to hunt down and consume the remaining 19 fingers of a deadly curse so it can die with him.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, stylized, dark fantasy ...
Plot: exorcism, secret organization, tragedy, paranormal, curse, demon, supernatural, teamwork, friendship, murder, magic, spirit ...
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Crime, 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: tragic ending, psychological, touching, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, orphan, hacker, human experiment, terrorist bombing, tragic hero, childhood friend, tragedy, police, terrorist, death of protagonist ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Ride Your Wave (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: beach, love, surfing, slice of life, tragedy, firefighter, fire, romance, romantic friendship, loss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance ...
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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, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: magic, alternate world, death, tragedy, parallel world, time loop, adventure, supernatural, time travel, rescue, butterfly effect, medieval ...
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 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, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, explorer, orphan, survival, boy girl relationship, robot, friendship, mystery, puzzle, tragedy, humanoid robot, amnesia ...
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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: underdog, determination, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, female boxer, human spirit, sport, boxing, follow your dream, suffering, ambition, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, missouri, california ...
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Passengers (2008)
Genre: 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, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survivor, afterlife, love and romance, love affair, supernatural, tragedy, uncover truth, mystery, counselor, hidden truth, psychology, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: realistic, serious, suspense, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, apartment building, corruption, dishonesty, society, russian, rebellion, small town, moral dilemma, courage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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Gangsta. (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the crime-ridden, mafia-governed city of Ergastulum, Worick and Nicolas are two "handymen" known as "Benriya" who would take any dirty job from either police or mafia -- for a good price. After an assignment from police the ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, seinen ...
Plot: murder, prostitution, gang, criminal, mafia, betrayal, death, gunfight, police, massacre, teamwork, conspiracy ...
Place: japan
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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, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, outcast, superhero, androids and robots, tragedy, talking robot, tragic event, villain, misfit, cyborgs, split personality, wheelchair bound ...
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, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, tragedy, obsession, father daughter relationship, puzzle, temple, potion, harem, mysticism, supernatural, desire, resurrection ...
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Parasyte: The Maxim (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, 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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, fight scenes, violence, body horror, murder, humanity, rivalry, parasite, massacre, survival, tragedy, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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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: serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: cheating wife, tragedy, life is a bitch, family problems, dealing with death, love and romance, disability, couples, love affair, car accident, stranger, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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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: mind bending, gloomy, psychological, non-linear, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, guilt, tragedy, faith, suicide attempt, redemption, death in the family, crimes, loss, desperation, 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: tense, enigmatic, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: joseon dynasty, martial arts, tragedy, ambition, betrayal, political conspiracy, treason, palace intrigue, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, political intrigue, government corruption ...
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: suspense, exciting, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: killer, tragedy, murder, prison, older man younger woman relationship, crime boss, female villain, cruelty, femme fatale, violence, revenge, singer ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: bulgaria
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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: atmospheric, bleak, suspense, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, villain, social decay, psychological trauma, social problems, mental patient, character change, bad attitude, evil clown, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
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The Untamed (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In a land dominated by the mighty Wen clan, a young man named Wei Wuxian strikes up an unconventional friendship with justice-loving Lan Wangji. When the duo unexpectedly stumbles across evidence implicating the Wen clan’s chief in a plot to bring ...
Style: yaoi, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense, visually appealing
Plot: homosexual subtext, magical power, martial artist, reincarnation, heroes, exorcist, chinese, young man, talent, magic, coping, fantasy world ...
Place: ancient china, china
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The Fruit of Grisaia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mihama Academy—on the surface, a closed learning environment established to nurture students who find themselves at odds with the world around them; in actuality, an orchard-cum-prison built to preserve fruit that has fallen too far from its tree. ...
Style: ecchi, psychological, exciting, captivating, brutal ...
Plot: teenage girl, harem, life is a bitch, teenage crush, hardship, tragedy, teenage boy, psychotherapy, juvenile delinquency, academy, evil, romance ...
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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: realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, mountain, stranded, natural disaster, mountain climbing, forces of nature, mountaineer, climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, blizzard, adventurer ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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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: enigmatic, captivating, romantic, dark fantasy, exciting ...
Plot: fairy, magic, changing lives, young girl, first love, drastic change of life, supernatural, friendship, life is a bitch, mythology, demon, mysterious stranger ...
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22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: 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: suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mass murder, tragedy, court, bomb, terrorist, cruelty, lawyer, female judge, media frenzy, terrorism, violence, politics ...
Time: 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: norway, oslo norway, europe, eastern europe
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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: philosophical, psychological, touching, surreal, artsy ...
Plot: parallel world, guilt, mysterious planet, redemption, human existence, tragedy, earth, planet, cosmology, solar system, musician, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, boston, connecticut, yale university, mojave desert
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