Tragic ending movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tragic ending movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tragic ending, suspense, tense, serious, exciting and realistic films and TV shows about / with death, murder, violence, friendship, husband wife relationship, betrayal, danger, blood, police and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tragic ending: Terror in Resonance (2014), Life (2017), Acrimony (2018), Man on Fire (2004), Forbidden Love (2008), Aniara (2018), Death in Buenos Aires (2014), The Dark Knight (2008), Rogue City (2020), Blood on Her Name (2019).

List of tragic ending movies

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, human experiment, hacker, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, terrorist, police, dysfunctional family ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: apocalyptic, scary, suspense, tragic ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: space station, alien life-form, survival horror, mars, space travel, astronaut, monster, lovecraftian, trapped in space, twists & turns, outer space, research ...
Time: near future, future
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Acrimony (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A faithful wife takes action when it becomes clear to her that her devious husband has betrayed her.
Style: tragic ending, emotional, rough, psychological
Plot: nervous breakdown, attempted murder, depression, divorce, financial problem, deception, betrayal, revenge, violence, unfaithful husband, courtroom, husband wife relationship ...
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Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, mercenary, vigilante, cia, bodyguard, justice, daring rescue, revenge, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Forbidden Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Having lost his wife eleven years ago, Adnan devoted all his attention to his daughter Nihal and his son Bülent. Adnan, who lives in one of the most prominent mansions along the Bosporus in Istanbul with a relative's son Behlül, and his ...
Style: sexy, suspense, tragic ending, surprise ending, talky
Plot: adultery, betrayal, loveless marriage, passion, family drama, stepmother, rivalry, family relations, mother daughter relationship, unrequited love, husband wife relationship, family life ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Aniara (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Denmark, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A ship carrying settlers to a new home in Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.
Style: tragic ending, psychological, tense, philosophical, captivating
Plot: trapped in space, impregnation, orgy, existentialism, depression, hopelessness, cult, illusion, tragedy, female protagonist, introspection, society ...
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Death in Buenos Aires (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Buenos Aires in the 1980s. Detective Chavez, a family man and a tough cop, once again must solve a mysterious crime. To reveal the identity of the murderer, Chavez must clarify the enigma waiting in ambush to capture his own heart. Passion surprises ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tragic ending, suspense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, gays and lesbians, crimes, tough law enforcer, murder mystery, murder investigation, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, murder of brother ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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Saikano: The Last Love Song on This Little Planet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Saikano: The Last Love Song on This Little Planet. is a manga, anime, and OVA series by Shin Takahashi, creator of Iihito and Kimi no Kakera. Saikano was originally serialized in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine. A live-action movie ...
Style: tragic ending, captivating, touching, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: statutory rape, military, secret weapon, super weapon, romance, murder, school, violence, true love, tragedy, friendship, betrayal ...
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, batman, good versus evil, organized crime, rivalry, super villain, dark hero, psychopath, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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Rogue City (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Caught in the crosshairs of police corruption and Marseille’s warring gangs, a loyal cop must protect his squad by taking matters into his own hands.
Style: suspense, tragic ending, tense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: police corruption, french police, police detective, corrupt cop, mafia, police officer killed, betrayal, police shootout, police investigation, violence, police brutality, gang war ...
Time: 2020s
Place: marseille, france
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Blood on Her Name (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman's panicked decision to cover up an accidental killing spins out of control when her conscience demands she return the dead man's body to his family.
Style: tragic ending, suspense, psychotronic, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, father daughter relationship, accidental killing, conscience, mother daughter relationship, assault, uncover truth, loss of loved one, secret revealed, car thief, auto mechanic, illegal drugs ...
Place: georgia
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Obsessed (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in 1969 at the end of the Vietnam War, elite officer and war hero Colonel Kim Jin-pyeong is about to get promoted to general. He is a constant subject of jealousy, with the commander for a father-in-law and a beautiful wife. But in truth, his ...
Style: tragic ending, touching, unusual plot structure, tense, twists and turns
Plot: loveless marriage, unfaithful husband, post traumatic stress disorder, love affair, death of protagonist, extramarital affair, sex scene, infidelity, cheating wife, vietnam war, trying to get pregnant, captain ...
Time: 70s
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The Sublet (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Sublet is a suspense driven psychological thriller about Joanna, a new mom coping with her baby alone in an odd sublet apartment. As her husband neglects her to focus on his career, Joanna questions her sanity as she discovers a violent past to ...
Style: psychological thriller, tragic ending, scary, suspense, exciting
Plot: mentally unstable protagonist, police detective, apartment, mentally unstable woman, mentally unstable, death of protagonist, possession, disappearance, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, jealousy, pursuit ...
Place: canada
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The Trust (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.
Style: psychological, tragic ending, twist ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: heist, dirty cop, gangsters, corrupt cop, theft, gangster, deception, introspection, police corruption, police investigation, mafia, twists & turns ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, stylized, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, urban ghetto, violence, hip hop, life philosophy, character study, life, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
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24 Weeks (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Astrid is a comedian who makes people laugh for a living; her husband Markus is her manager and the two of them work well together. They have a nine-year-old daughter and are expecting their second child. When they learn that their child will not be ...
Style: sad, suspense, disturbing, tragic ending
Plot: down syndrome, husband wife relationship, abortion, family relations, pregnant woman, pregnancy, sex scene, dilemma, sex with a pregnant woman, society, pregnant woman nude, pregnancy and birth ...
Place: germany
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Admiral (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, based on true events, tragic ending ...
Plot: russian history, warship, political unrest, politics, destiny, world war one, state affairs, russian revolution, military, against the odds, battles, heroes ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Trotsky (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The life pages of a man who changed the world but paid back everything he had. Leon Trotsky is being interviewed in Mexico city of the year 1940 by Canadian journalist Frank Jackson. During eight days they have eight interview sessions revealing the ...
Style: based on true events, rough, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, storytelling, chase, death, danger, violence, russian civil war, murder, josef stalin, red army, lenin ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 40s, 1910s, 19th century ...
Place: ussr
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My Dinner with Hervé (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship evolves over one wild night in LA between a struggling journalist and actor Hervé Villechaize, the world's most famous gun-tothing dwarf, resulting in life-changing consequences for both
Style: based on true events, twists and turns, ironic, tragic ending, factual ...
Plot: dwarf, bohemian life, interview, celebrity, twists & turns, performer's life, untimely death, lust, promiscuous past, nude model, drugs/alcohol, drunk ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: based on true events, disturbing, epic, tragic ending, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, war, military, soviet army, soviet, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, friendship ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, pandemic, vaccine, battles, scientist, murder, terminal illness, imprisonment, danger, disease ...
Time: future
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Double World (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Keen to bring honor to his clan, young villager Dong Yilong embarks on a perilous journey to compete in a tournament that selects warriors for battle.
Style: exciting, tense, tragic ending, twists and turns, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, warrior, dragon, fantasy world, rise to the top, fight scenes, feud, death, scuffle, self discovery, asian ...
Place: china
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365 Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laura, in order to save her relationship from falling apart, goes to Sicily, where she meets Massimo. A dangerous man, the head of a mafia family, kidnaps her and gives 365 days to love him.
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, sex, erotica, lust, strong sexual content, mature, rich man poor woman, abduction, dangerous attraction, male nudity, bdsm, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, warsaw poland
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Uncut Gems (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Howard Ratner, a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime.
Style: uplifting, tragic ending, suspense, tense
Plot: bet, auction, jeweler, infidelity, gambling, money, threat, gem, jewelry, surprise, scam, danger ...
Time: year 2012, year 2010
Place: ethiopia, new york, manhattan new york city
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Judy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Style: emotional, sad, stylized, tragic ending, factual ...
Plot: concert, drug addict, ex husband ex wife relationship, female singer, singer, star, actress, life is a bitch, custody battle, uptight character, older woman younger man relationship, mother child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1930s, year 1968, year 1969
Place: london
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The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, sincere, tragic ending, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, introspection, friendship, single mother, painter, girl, mute child, healing, house arrest, fantasizing, hopes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
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I Won't Come Back (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: orphan, friends, obsessive quest, friendship, teenage life, false accusation, escapades, odd couple, older man younger woman relationship, kids in trouble, on the run, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kazakhstan, russia, eastern europe, europe
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Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Style: sad, romantic, melancholic, tragic ending
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, female singer, musician, defector, suicide, prison, jazz, audition, folklore, folk music ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1951 ...
Place: paris france, east berlin east germany, poland, yugoslavia, east berlin ...
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, stylized, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: queen, king, royal court, royal family, siblings relations, seduction, love triangle, intrigue, betrayal, family relations, palace intrigue, jealousy ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, rome italy
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, based on true events, rough, sexy ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, gay, fame, aids, musician's life, friendship between men, lgbt, desire for fame, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 1980 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, atlanta georgia, munich germany ...
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