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kentauros Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-02-09 05:52 PM
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68. Yes, Grave of the Fireflies will kill you.
Be prepared to have someone nearby to resurrect you, but don't let them watch or you'll both be destroyed by this film ;)

I can't even think about certain scenes without having to push them aside or begin to tear up...
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  -List depressing movies here. raccoon  Dec-02-09 09:56 AM   #0 
  - Requiem for a Dream  peekaloo   Dec-02-09 09:58 AM   #1 
  - I see I'm too late to add the most depressing movie of all time, so I'll just second this. n/t  SteppingRazor   Dec-02-09 10:00 AM   #2 
  - I tried re watching it, once. Couldn't do it. Love the soundtrack though.  peekaloo   Dec-02-09 10:04 AM   #6 
  - "I'm gonna be on television!"  SteppingRazor   Dec-02-09 10:05 AM   #7 
  - I was watching it by myself one night  Rising Phoenix   Dec-02-09 06:01 PM   #71 
  - "Dancer in the Dark" makes "Requiem" look like "Caddyshack"  Frank Cannon   Dec-03-09 06:15 AM   #110 
     - same director as 'Breaking the Waves'. another candidate for this list.  peekaloo   Dec-03-09 07:17 AM   #113 
  - Adding a third for that one  Taverner   Dec-02-09 11:28 AM   #33 
  - dark, dark, dark stuff  MissMillie   Dec-02-09 12:34 PM   #37 
  - Remember that Burger King tie-in with the movie?  mitchum   Dec-02-09 03:57 PM   #58 
  - You've stumped me on that one. Although I do find Christopher McDonald  peekaloo   Dec-03-09 07:28 AM   #114 
  - It is right and proper that this be the first response.  MrCoffee   Dec-02-09 03:58 PM   #59 
  - I could have lived without ever seeing this one - definitely  livetohike   Dec-02-09 06:20 PM   #79 
  - Ohgodohgodohgodohgod...  Iggo   Dec-02-09 10:06 PM   #98 
  - NIght and Fog  gmoney   Dec-02-09 10:02 AM   #3 
  - Another requiem: Requiem for a Heavyweight. n/t  sarge43   Dec-02-09 10:03 AM   #4 
  - Barfly  MorningGlow   Dec-02-09 10:04 AM   #5 
  - Fahrenheit 9/11  NewJeffCT   Dec-02-09 10:07 AM   #8 
  - Yes, for many of the same reasons...  GoCubsGo   Dec-02-09 10:27 AM   #20 
  - The Mist (based on the Steven King story)  Tommy_Carcetti   Dec-02-09 10:07 AM   #9 
  - Das Boot and All Quiet on the Western Front ('30) nt.  t0dd   Dec-02-09 10:10 AM   #10 
  - AQOWF is just a sad tale....  WCGreen   Dec-02-09 05:09 PM   #63 
  - Das Boot is an astonishing movie...  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-02-09 05:42 PM   #66 
     - How could anybody be depressed by the end of Das Boot?  rockymountaindem   Dec-03-09 02:24 PM   #122 
        - I was sad because all the men died...  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-03-09 03:29 PM   #125 
        - Exactly. A very shallow viewing is required to see it otherwise. nt  t0dd   Dec-03-09 10:02 PM   #149 
        - You missed the entire point of the movie.  t0dd   Dec-03-09 10:00 PM   #147 
           - No, I understood all of that.  rockymountaindem   Dec-03-09 10:15 PM   #150 
  - "Love Liza"  bif   Dec-02-09 10:11 AM   #11 
  - another: The Constant Gardener.  peekaloo   Dec-02-09 10:12 AM   #12 
  - You're not kidding about that one  XemaSab   Dec-02-09 10:34 AM   #23 
     - but there was a happy ending  Capn Sunshine   Dec-02-09 08:45 PM   #88 
  - Funny Games.  NYC Liberal   Dec-02-09 10:13 AM   #13 
  - When the Wind Blows  unsavedtrash   Dec-02-09 10:15 AM   #14 
  - Leaving LasVegas  GoCubsGo   Dec-02-09 10:24 AM   #15 
  - I couldn't even make it to the happy ending  Rising Phoenix   Dec-02-09 06:01 PM   #72 
  - When you get the chance, watch it again  GoCubsGo   Dec-03-09 06:46 AM   #111 
     - Another I forgot about: Grace is Gone  GoCubsGo   Dec-03-09 06:54 AM   #112 
  - The "Happy Ending" seemed irrelevant to me...  Demoiselle   Dec-03-09 05:51 PM   #128 
  - 1984  edbermac   Dec-02-09 10:24 AM   #16 
  - The Pawnbroker  The Velveteen Ocelot   Dec-02-09 10:24 AM   #17 
  - Bergman, yup.  redwitch   Dec-02-09 10:31 PM   #102 
  - Sophie's Choice. n/t  Bertha Venation   Dec-02-09 10:26 AM   #18 
  - I hate that movie. n/t  MissMarple   Dec-02-09 03:33 PM   #54 
     - Ditto. That is the one I was going to list. n/t  femmocrat   Dec-02-09 08:45 PM   #87 
  - The Wrestler  unpossibles   Dec-02-09 10:27 AM   #19 
  - Really brings to light what older entertainers minus a "Plan B" have to go through.  HughBeaumont   Dec-03-09 02:31 PM   #124 
  - Harold and Maude  HopeHoops   Dec-02-09 10:31 AM   #21 
  - It falls in the bittersweet category for me.  CBHagman   Dec-02-09 01:22 PM   #45 
     - That is a GREAT description!  HopeHoops   Dec-02-09 02:05 PM   #51 
  - Whale Rider  XemaSab   Dec-02-09 10:33 AM   #22 
  - The Handmaid's Tale  Dr. Strange   Dec-02-09 10:34 AM   #24 
  - My dear Dr. Strange...  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-02-09 05:44 PM   #67 
     - Aw, man, now you tell me.  Dr. Strange   Dec-02-09 07:55 PM   #82 
     - Aw, man, now you tell me.  Dr. Strange   Dec-02-09 07:55 PM   #83 
  - The Girl Next Door (2007) - Depressing & utterly devastating.  qb   Dec-02-09 10:43 AM   #25 
  - oh dear, is this the one based a true story about the girl in the basement.  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-02-09 11:52 PM   #109 
  - North Country  XemaSab   Dec-02-09 10:44 AM   #26 
  - Ironweed  begin_within   Dec-02-09 10:53 AM   #27 
  - That was going to be my choice  Zomby Woof   Dec-02-09 11:27 AM   #32 
  - One of my picks.  Minimus   Dec-03-09 06:59 PM   #137 
  - +1 and "Emperor of the North" nt  phasma ex machina   Dec-04-09 05:04 PM   #158 
  - Rachel Getting Married  EastTennesseeDem   Dec-02-09 10:56 AM   #28 
  - Once Were Warriors, Last Exit to Brooklyn.  myrna minx   Dec-02-09 11:00 AM   #29 
  - The Wind That Shakes the Barley  Rambis   Dec-02-09 11:18 AM   #30 
  - OH yeah! THAT was a horribly painful movie..  Demoiselle   Dec-03-09 05:58 PM   #131 
  - The Killing Fields and the Deer Hunter.  Brickbat   Dec-02-09 11:20 AM   #31 
  - Deer Hunter. I can't watch that one anymore. (n/t)  Iggo   Dec-02-09 10:09 PM   #99 
  - Irreversible  MotorCityMan   Dec-02-09 12:22 PM   #34 
  - Last Exit to Brooklyn  AllieB   Dec-02-09 08:57 PM   #90 
     - I was depressed by the adaptation of Last Exit to Brooklyn, but not the subject matter  mitchum   Dec-03-09 04:19 PM   #126 
     - I should have included Testament  MotorCityMan   Dec-03-09 04:29 PM   #127 
  - No Country for Old Men.  Moondog   Dec-02-09 12:28 PM   #35 
  - Fantastic movie, but a total downer.  Danger Mouse   Dec-03-09 09:34 PM   #144 
  - Million Dollar Baby  MissMillie   Dec-02-09 12:34 PM   #36 
  - Johnny Got His Gun (1971)  billyclem   Dec-02-09 12:36 PM   #38 
  - I heard the song One the other day  XemaSab   Dec-02-09 05:59 PM   #70 
  - Pink Floyd The Wall (1979)  MilesColtrane   Dec-02-09 12:36 PM   #39 
  - Blood Diamond  Tommy_Carcetti   Dec-02-09 01:01 PM   #40 
  - The Road  hatrack   Dec-02-09 01:08 PM   #41 
  - I will not be watching this movie. I read the end of the book.  MissMarple   Dec-02-09 03:43 PM   #57 
  - Having not read the book, I'm in something of a fog here . . .  hatrack   Dec-02-09 04:16 PM   #60 
     - They Shoot Pretty Horses, Don't They?  XemaSab   Dec-02-09 06:02 PM   #73 
     - All the Pretty Horses?  Manifestor_of_Light   Dec-03-09 09:27 PM   #143 
     - and here's to hoping that the long threatened Ridley Scott "Blood Meredian" never happens.  cemaphonic   Dec-02-09 06:05 PM   #74 
     - Blood Meridian was one of two books I've read that was just painful to get through for me  XemaSab   Dec-02-09 09:01 PM   #92 
     - I liked that movie --  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-03-09 10:34 AM   #116 
  - I saw that last night, spotted a good Easter egg  ironflange   Dec-05-09 02:26 PM   #162 
  - Children of Men  peacefreak   Dec-02-09 01:11 PM   #42 
  - Awakenings...  joeybee12   Dec-02-09 01:16 PM   #43 
  - Coyote Ugly  anarch   Dec-02-09 01:20 PM   #44 
  - Really? I thought it was just very blonde.  MissMarple   Dec-02-09 03:37 PM   #55 
  - Great, a double post. I'll use the opportunity to mention "Heaven's Gate".  MissMarple   Dec-02-09 03:37 PM   #56 
  - For starters...  CBHagman   Dec-02-09 01:28 PM   #46 
  - Vanilla Sky  BlueJayLoyalist   Dec-02-09 08:41 PM   #86 
  - Atonement  GermanDem   Dec-02-09 01:38 PM   #47 
  - Grave of the Fireflies  seemunkee   Dec-02-09 01:46 PM   #48 
  - Yes, Grave of the Fireflies will kill you.  kentauros   Dec-02-09 05:52 PM   #68 
  - Stalingrad and Grave of the Fireflies  Forkboy   Dec-02-09 01:47 PM   #49 
  - Awakenings. Edward Scissorhands.  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-02-09 01:48 PM   #50 
  - I didn't think Edward Scissorhands was depressing.  cemaphonic   Dec-02-09 06:11 PM   #76 
     - The ending was depressing (for me, anyway)  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-03-09 10:35 AM   #117 
  - Threads  cordelia   Dec-02-09 02:07 PM   #52 
  - Control  SoxFan   Dec-02-09 02:14 PM   #53 
  - Just saw that movie for the first time last week.  AllieB   Dec-02-09 08:59 PM   #91 
     - His influence is still being felt  SoxFan   Dec-02-09 09:58 PM   #97 
  - "Shenandoah"  Glorfindel   Dec-02-09 05:00 PM   #61 
  - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  phasma ex machina   Dec-02-09 05:00 PM   #62 
  - Eraserhead gets under my skin  Ahpook   Dec-02-09 05:24 PM   #64 
  - "My Life Without Me"  foxfeet   Dec-02-09 05:41 PM   #65 
  - Yes, another very sad one on my list.  Minimus   Dec-03-09 07:00 PM   #138 
  - Legends of the Fall  Roland99   Dec-02-09 05:55 PM   #69 
  - No votes for "Brokeback Mountain?"  XemaSab   Dec-02-09 06:06 PM   #75 
  - I can't believe it took so long for someone to add Brokeback Mountain!  intheflow   Dec-02-09 09:07 PM   #94 
  - I was a blubbering mess at the end of that movie.  AllieB   Dec-02-09 09:09 PM   #95 
  - OMG, yes!  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-03-09 10:37 AM   #118 
  - It made me cry, of course, but it was a love story.  Demoiselle   Dec-03-09 06:05 PM   #132 
  - Terms of Endearment  Rhiannon12866   Dec-02-09 06:12 PM   #77 
  - I really like this movie, but my wife refuses  BootinUp   Dec-03-09 05:56 PM   #130 
  - Maybe it's a woman's reaction, then...  Rhiannon12866   Dec-03-09 09:01 PM   #140 
  - Again, it's a movie about love.  Demoiselle   Dec-03-09 06:10 PM   #133 
     - I can understand that. Hell, I've reacted that way in real life...  Rhiannon12866   Dec-03-09 09:08 PM   #141 
  - Revolutionary Road  Lavender Brown   Dec-02-09 06:12 PM   #78 
  - And I thought I was the only one to see Panic in Year Zero...  Auggie   Dec-02-09 06:26 PM   #80 
  - Nope. Not only that I bought a DVD of that movie and LAST MAN ON EARTH.  raccoon   Dec-03-09 07:54 AM   #115 
  - The Deer Hunter  hippywife   Dec-02-09 06:35 PM   #81 
  - A.I.  baldguy   Dec-02-09 08:02 PM   #84 
  - Schindlers List  RoadRage   Dec-02-09 08:28 PM   #85 
  - The Killing Fields  Capn Sunshine   Dec-02-09 08:49 PM   #89 
  - La Strada. The Lives of Others.  AllieB   Dec-02-09 09:03 PM   #93 
  - In the Bedroom  lifesbeautifulmagic   Dec-02-09 09:11 PM   #96 
  - Well, I have a brand new one to add that just came out;  Lindsey   Dec-02-09 10:13 PM   #100 
  - Batman Returns  bluesbassman   Dec-02-09 10:16 PM   #101 
  - Probably throw in "The Dark Knight" too?  BootinUp   Dec-04-09 12:24 PM   #154 
  - Easy Rider  Silver Swan   Dec-02-09 10:44 PM   #103 
  - Another bike movie..."Electra Glide in Blue"..  Tikki   Dec-02-09 11:02 PM   #107 
  - Ordinary People.  emilyg   Dec-02-09 10:47 PM   #104 
  - Miracle Mile....can be viewed as depressing...  Tikki   Dec-02-09 10:48 PM   #105 
  - Vera Drake.  Manifestor_of_Light   Dec-02-09 10:56 PM   #106 
  - Sunshine, Raise the Red Lantern  AbbeyRoad   Dec-02-09 11:27 PM   #108 
  - Born on the Fourth of July  mochajava666   Dec-03-09 11:00 AM   #119 
  - The English Patient.  Vidar   Dec-03-09 01:35 PM   #120 
  - Breaking the Waves  My Good Babushka   Dec-03-09 02:18 PM   #121 
  - 121 entries and no "Boy in the Striped Pyjamas"?  HughBeaumont   Dec-03-09 02:28 PM   #123 
  - I thought I read through all the entries but missed yours - and yeah,  seaglass   Dec-03-09 06:39 PM   #136 
  - I SOOOO agree....  proudohioan   Dec-04-09 02:03 PM   #155 
  - Time Travellers Wife nt  BootinUp   Dec-03-09 05:55 PM   #129 
  - Let's see....  ThatsMyBarack   Dec-03-09 06:14 PM   #134 
  - The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  seaglass   Dec-03-09 06:25 PM   #135 
  - Savior  Nikia   Dec-03-09 07:59 PM   #139 
  - Curse of the Golden Flower  FloridaJudy   Dec-03-09 09:15 PM   #142 
  - May I make a correction to your misconception about opera?  Manifestor_of_Light   Dec-03-09 09:37 PM   #146 
     - Oh yeah  FloridaJudy   Dec-05-09 12:38 AM   #160 
  - Brazil. Solaris.  Danger Mouse   Dec-03-09 09:35 PM   #145 
  - Less Than Zero  Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin   Dec-03-09 10:01 PM   #148 
  - Rosemary's Baby and The Collector  gratefultobelib   Dec-03-09 10:17 PM   #151 
  - I'm surprised this one is not listed yet  Ohio Joe   Dec-03-09 10:25 PM   #152 
  - Bless the Beasts and the Children  flvegan   Dec-03-09 10:28 PM   #153 
  - Idiotcracy  NJmaverick   Dec-04-09 02:04 PM   #156 
  - All Quiet on the Western Front  JackDragna   Dec-04-09 05:01 PM   #157 
  - On the Beach  El Supremo   Dec-04-09 05:49 PM   #159 
  - The Jammed  bixente   Dec-05-09 02:23 PM   #161 
 

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