Death movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant death movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, psychological, interesting, suspenseful, tense and scary films and TV shows about / with death, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, supernatural, murder, blood, brutality, life & death and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Spain, Canada and other countries.
death movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as death: The Sixth Sense (1999), Escape Room (2019), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), The Hunger Games (2012), Hannibal (2013), Manchester by the Sea (2016), Ghost (1990), P.S. I Love You (2007), Battle Royale (2000), Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010).

List of death movies

The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, psychology, death, psychiatrist, plot twist, life & death, boy, psychic power ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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Escape Room (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: trapped, puzzle, survival, game of death, clue, group of strangers, riddles and clues, quest, insecurity, death, teamwork, survivor ...
Place: chicago illinois
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, twist ending, mind bending, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, survival, creature, deathtrap, zombie, trapped, cabin in the woods, dark humor, death, fear, killings ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, family outing
Plot: survival, female protagonist, death, distopia, game of death, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry, future dystopia, killings, young heroes, game ...
Time: future
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Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, cannibal, psychopath, death, mind game, cannibalism, murder, graphic violence, psychiatrist, crimes, mental patient, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
Style: depressing, sad, heartbreaking, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, loss, loneliness, suicide attempt, sadness, death, dysfunctional family, nephew, uncle nephew relationship, death of brother, guardian, uncle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, new england
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Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love story, love, romance, death, love and romance, life & death, supernatural, supernatural romance, betrayal, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, death, love and romance, romance, grief, terminal illness, starting over, loss of spouse, life philosophy, loss of husband, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Battle Royale (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
Style: disturbing, bleak, bloody, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: game of death, survival, death, teenager, desperation, teacher, island, cruelty, school class, contests and competitions, suicide, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, unusual plot structure, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, death, vacation, nothing goes right, youth, friends, group of friends, student, peril, accidental killing, disorder, chainsaw ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
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Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, snow, stranded, ski resort, frostbite, survival horror, sole survivor, winter, youth, friends, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, missing child, death, tragic event, twists and turns, afterlife, orphanage, life is a bitch, imaginary friend, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, death, life & death, teenager, characters killed one by one, survival, destiny, air disaster, disaster, race against time, freak accident, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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Demolition (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets in Chicago.
Style: melancholic, philosophical, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: death of wife, death, depression, grief, self discovery, psychology, existentialism, car accident, father in law son in law relationship, destruction, mental illness, friendship ...
Place: new york
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Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, destiny, death, time loop, parallel world, dealing with death, memory loss, twists and turns, foreknowledge, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychological, twist ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: uncover truth, lawyer, evidence, interrogation, lie, infidelity, suspect, death, murder suspect, female lawyer, blackmail, moral dilemma ...
Place: barcelona, spain
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, surreal, gothic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, maze, mythology, legends and myths, creature, cruelty, good versus evil, imagination, fantasy world, alternate reality, young heroes, fairy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, rough, tense, brutal, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, war, soldier, gunfight, terrorism, courage, death, military life, selflessness, squad, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa, israel
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Volver (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, death, secret, women, rape, child abuse, twists and turns, family secret, lust, dark secret, superstition, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona, venezuela ...
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The Grudge (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to ...
Style: scary, tense, psychotronic, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: death, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, crimes, domestic disturbance, adaptation, disorder, violence, paranormal, haunted, murder ...
Time: contemporary, year 2004, year 2006, year 2005, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Flatliners (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, surprise ending, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical experiment, death, guilt, haunted by the past, experiment, paranoia, hallucination, friendship, paranormal, hospital, morgue, afterlife ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2017
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Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, disaster, death, forces of nature, deathtrap, adventure, underground, struggle for survival, beautiful scenery, scuba diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
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Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: romantic, touching, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, death, heaven, destiny, past life, romance, courage, life & death, courtroom, reincarnation, honest, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, stranded on an island, human nature, air disaster, lost, island, mysterious place, adventure, desert island, destiny, death, plane crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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Hogfather (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 189 min.
Story: It's the night before Hogswatch, usually a time of joy on Discworld, but there are suspicious going-on and the criminal underworld is abuzz. The beloved Hogfather - the jolly bearer of glee and pork-related gifts for children everywhere - has ...
Style: dark fantasy, humorous, dark, semi serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: death, christmas, family, magic, fantasy world, holiday, heroic mission, adventure, disguise, escapades, boar, disappearance ...
Time: future, 19th century
Place: california
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Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, disturbing, tense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, panic, survival, zombie apocalypse, death, escape, zombie outbreak, summer, apocalypse, walking dead, chaos, zombie survival ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Life of David Gale (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, rough ...
Plot: suicide, death sentence, fighting the system, death row, investigation, activist, murder, professor, death, twists and turns, reporter, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, austin texas, houston texas, usa, spain ...
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: feel good, funny, depressing, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, suicide, death, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, existentialism, eccentricity, depression, funeral, misfit, dysfunctional family, life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, mutant, death, nuclear power plant, virus, abandoned building, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, radiation, brutality, abandoned city ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, kiev ukraine, london, rome italy ...
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Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, psychopath, murder, masked killer, death, babysitting, violence, small town, psychiatrist, high school, evil ...
Time: year 1978, 70s, 80s, year 1963, 20th century ...
Place: california, illinois, midwest
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