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 serious, realistic, emotional, intense, touching and suspense films and TV shows about / with tragedy, death, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, violence, brutality, betrayal and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
tragedy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tragedy: Southpaw (2015), The Impossible (2012), Titanic (1997), Passengers (2008), Looper (2012), Soft Bullets (2014), Coriolanus (2011), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Aftermath (2017), Untamed Heart (1993).

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, sentimental, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, tragedy, contests and competitions, sport, family relations, rise and fall, down on your luck, father daughter relationship, death, rivalry, boxer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, 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, suspense, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, courage, family in danger, forces of nature, tragedy, fear, disaster film, death, danger, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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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, captivating, based on true events ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love story, love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, ship, opposites attract, titanic, tragic love, drowning, sea disaster, iceberg ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1990s, edwardian era
Place: 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: suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending, psychological, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, love affair, tragedy, love and romance, survivor, uncover truth, buried truth, supernatural, catastrophe, counselor, mystery, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, hitman, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, mafia, violence, self sacrifice, tragedy ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
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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, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: tragedy, assassin, killer, prison, murder, crime boss, vengeance, female villain, femme fatale, cruelty, violence, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 1990s, future
Place: bulgaria
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, tragedy, politics, vengeance, state affairs, leadership, rise and fall, ambition, tragic hero, uninhibited rivalry, suicide ...
Place: rome italy, england
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The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: love, tragedy, adultery, lieutenant, romance, love affair, destructive relationship, infidelity, society, social differences, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Aftermath (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: suspenseful, sincere, touching, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: depression, tragedy, investigation, accusation, death, lawyer, vigilante, retribution, revenge, forgiveness, tragic event, guilt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: germany
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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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couple relations, couples, fall in love, family relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
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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, realistic, serious, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: neo noir, revenge, murder, infidelity, violence, tragedy, extortion, money, extramarital affair, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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: brutal, serious, emotional, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, martial arts, kidnapping, protection, drug lord, gang, fist fighting, missing child, crimes, master warrior, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
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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: dramatic, realistic, scenic, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, adventure, beautiful scenery, death, stranded, against the odds, climbing, adventurer, tragedy, death of protagonist ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
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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, firefighter, friends, heroism, danger, evacuation, partners, bravery, mentor, rescue ...
Time: year 2007, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
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The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, redemption, vengeance, tragedy, deadly, rivalry, hopes, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, los angeles, california
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The Mission (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, realistic, thought provoking, harsh, based on true events ...
Plot: jungle, clergy, punishment, mission, slavery, peaceful mission, interracial relations, christianity, hopes, wilderness, religions or cults, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, south america, argentina, portugal, latin america ...
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Rumbling Hearts (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: At first, Takayuki Narumi is befriended by Mitsuki Hayase only because Mitsuki's best friend, Haruka Suzumiya has a crush on him; however since then, Takayuki, his pal Shinji Taira, and Mitsuki have grown to be the best of friends. Then one ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, high school, tragedy, teenage love, haunted by the past, grownups, best friends, first love, youth, romance, coma ...
Place: japan
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Lilies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what really happened in 1912. We meet him as a young man, ...
Style: emotional, serious, enigmatic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: homosexuality, bishop, prison, gender, vengeance, haunted by the past, teachers and students, romance, love triangle, tragedy, society, prisoner ...
Time: 1950s
Place: france
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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, captivating, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, redemption, suicide attempt, desperation, guilt, death in the family, cocaine, surgery, human nature, unfulfillment, tragic event, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: small town, survival, nuclear holocaust, radiation, nuclear war, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, demolished city, chaos, parents and children, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, erotic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love story, tragic love, mysterious character, expedition, stranded, love and romance, power of love, loss of loved one, destiny, war, map, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944 ...
Place: libya, italy, ethiopia, egypt, africa ...
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Blue Jasmine (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ...
Style: psychological, realistic, cynical, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: narcissism, suicide, depression, couple relations, starting over, drugs/alcohol, family relations, life turned upside down, estrangement, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, new york, california
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A Frozen Flower (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo Dynasty Korea is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. Unable to ...
Style: sexual, touching, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, gays and lesbians, adultery, royal court, love and romance, love affair, politics, royal family, political intrigue, political unrest, rivalry, intrigue ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, korea
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Crash (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: police corruption, interracial relations, racism, prejudice, morality, social decay, immigrants, bigotry, redemption, tragedy, depression, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, california, puerto rico ...
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Bird (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.
Style: atmospheric, factual, stylized, based on true events, serious ...
Plot: jazz, heroin, music, drug abuse, addiction, downfall, lifestyle, ambition, self destructing, musician's life, showbiz, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa
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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: absurd, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: zombie, harem, tragedy, obsession, father daughter relationship, psychopath, puzzle, mysticism, temple, potion, dog
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Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: emotional, serious, classic literature, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, forbidden love, fall in love, destructive relationship, unsupportive spouse, love affair, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Urban Menace (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An insane preacher seeks retribution from the local crime syndicate for the violent death of his family and the burning of his church in a horrendous ghetto crime spree.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, urban ghetto life, tragedy, tragic event, murder, heart in hand, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural ability, destiny, dark hero, coma, supernatural, changing the past or future, heroes, investigation, serial killer, murder, tragedy, paranoia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, new hampshire, maine
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House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: depression, eviction, tragic event, loss of son, down on your luck, life is a bitch, human nature, tragedy, compassion, desperation, american dream, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, iran
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