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129. Recently saw 'Repo Men'.
Without spoiling it, it ranked top as the most depressing movie I've seen.
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  -What Are The Most Depressing Movies You Have Seen? kentauros  Jul-27-10 01:35 AM   #0 
  - Nanjing, Nanjing  HEyHEY   Jul-27-10 01:51 AM   #1 
  - I'm not familiar with it.  kentauros   Jul-27-10 02:23 AM   #2 
     - Yeah, about the Japanese massacre there  HEyHEY   Jul-27-10 02:27 AM   #3 
  - that Rob Zombie movie, the first one...  mcctatas   Jul-27-10 02:32 AM   #4 
  - House of 1000 Corpses?  EOTE   Jul-28-10 03:46 PM   #91 
  - Fail Safe, The Day After, Barton Fink  csziggy   Jul-27-10 03:21 AM   #5 
  - You are thinking of Special Bulletin  CBGLuthier   Jul-27-10 07:10 AM   #9 
  - Thank you! I knew it was some name for a network update type thing  csziggy   Jul-27-10 04:04 PM   #51 
     - The War Game is an early 1960s British film about nuclear war  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-30-10 02:41 PM   #126 
  - In the same vein as The Day After was a movie called "Threads"  av8rdave   Jul-28-10 09:25 AM   #83 
     - Sounds like the animated tale When The Wind Blows.  Forkboy   Jul-28-10 10:27 AM   #86 
  - Cries and Whispers  Rhiannon12866   Jul-27-10 03:34 AM   #6 
  - An extraordinary film, and a shocking and depressing one as well.  Mike 03   Jul-28-10 05:32 PM   #94 
     - Thanks...  Rhiannon12866   Jul-29-10 02:57 AM   #110 
  - The Road, Memento, Of Mice and Men,  proteus_lives   Jul-27-10 04:51 AM   #7 
  - Idiocracy  flying rabbit   Jul-27-10 05:50 AM   #8 
  - I agree.  Aristus   Jul-27-10 10:26 AM   #16 
  - That shit gave both my ex and my sister nightmares. I'm not joking. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Jul-27-10 04:15 PM   #53 
  - +1. A little too probable to be comedy. nt  Lorien   Jul-28-10 10:22 PM   #103 
  - Testament  CBGLuthier   Jul-27-10 07:14 AM   #10 
  - The Killing Fields. The Deer Hunter.  Brickbat   Jul-27-10 07:15 AM   #11 
  - The Killing Fields, forgot about that one. n/t  barb162   Jul-30-10 07:59 PM   #134 
  - The Mist  deutsey   Jul-27-10 07:57 AM   #12 
  - Yeah, that was a depressing one. Interesting sci fi concept though  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-27-10 07:38 PM   #60 
  - Fahrenheit 9/11  NewJeffCT   Jul-27-10 07:59 AM   #13 
  - Sid and Nancy, Glory --  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-27-10 10:24 AM   #14 
  - Requiem for a Dream.  peekaloo   Jul-27-10 10:25 AM   #15 
  - I cried through Capitalism: A Love Story - on both viewings.  uncommon   Jul-27-10 10:29 AM   #18 
  - +1 (n/t)  MissMillie   Jul-27-10 10:51 AM   #26 
  - I felt Requiem took things a little too far.  Forkboy   Jul-27-10 01:11 PM   #39 
  - It does take things a little too far...  mitchum   Jul-28-10 02:22 AM   #73 
  - +1  pokerfan   Jul-27-10 03:00 PM   #45 
     - delete - wrong place  pokerfan   Jul-27-10 03:00 PM   #46 
  - The House of Sand and Fog, hands down.  uncommon   Jul-27-10 10:28 AM   #17 
  - Excellent flick.  Forkboy   Jul-27-10 01:12 PM   #40 
  - I agree with you on both of those observations about the luscious and talented Ms Connelly  mitchum   Jul-31-10 01:40 AM   #136 
  - Both of those, definitely. I would also add Breaking The Waves. n/t  catzies   Jul-27-10 04:18 PM   #54 
     - That was my first thought, although it's been a while since I've seen it (nt)  petronius   Jul-27-10 05:25 PM   #57 
  - Dancer in the Dark.  grace0418   Jul-27-10 10:39 AM   #19 
  - Also Sweet Sixteen and Ladybird Ladybird.  grace0418   Jul-27-10 10:47 AM   #25 
  - I thought Bjork did a great job  bif   Jul-27-10 11:19 AM   #29 
     - Bjork was amazing. I remember reading (before I saw the movie) that she never  grace0418   Jul-27-10 12:30 PM   #32 
  - leaving Las Vegas  SCantiGOP   Jul-27-10 10:39 AM   #20 
  - Oh crap  MorningGlow   Jul-27-10 10:40 AM   #23 
  - self-delete  grace0418   Jul-27-10 10:46 AM   #24 
  - Comes to my mind first  Auggie   Jul-27-10 03:09 PM   #48 
  - Midnight Cowboy  MorningGlow   Jul-27-10 10:39 AM   #21 
  - "Love Liza" most depressing movie ever  bif   Jul-27-10 10:40 AM   #22 
  - "Kanal"  Kutjara   Jul-27-10 10:59 AM   #27 
  - Wind that Shakes the Barley (Gutting)  Rambis   Jul-27-10 11:07 AM   #28 
  - Night of the Living Dead  BurtWorm   Jul-27-10 11:33 AM   #30 
  - Long Day's Journey into Night. (1962 version)  gvstn   Jul-27-10 12:03 PM   #31 
  - All Quiet on the Western Front, A Grave for Fireflies. nt  jobycom   Jul-27-10 12:54 PM   #33 
  - Grave of the Fireflies +1  Xipe Totec   Jul-27-10 08:10 PM   #62 
  - Awakenings...they all went back to sleep...n/t  joeybee12   Jul-27-10 12:56 PM   #34 
  - Yes! A great movie that I will never watch again.  Mad_Dem_X   Jul-28-10 03:49 PM   #92 
  - The Road, Hiroshima Mon Amour, Night and Fog  supernova   Jul-27-10 12:58 PM   #35 
  - Threads  cordelia   Jul-27-10 01:02 PM   #36 
  - Threads is hellish, and a great movie.  Forkboy   Jul-27-10 01:07 PM   #38 
     - I must mentioned that in another reply in this thread before I saw your post  av8rdave   Jul-28-10 09:27 AM   #84 
  - Stalingrad and a Grave of the Fireflies.  Forkboy   Jul-27-10 01:06 PM   #37 
  - Burnt by the Sun...Russia during Stalin. Excellent, but very depressing film.  likesmountains 52   Jul-27-10 01:22 PM   #41 
  - Oh yes, especially when they reveal what happened to the family afterward  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-30-10 02:45 PM   #127 
  - "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"  foxfeet   Jul-27-10 01:59 PM   #42 
  - Bleak, but a brilliant movie...yeah, that stays with you long after you're done watching...n/t  joeybee12   Jul-27-10 02:55 PM   #44 
  - Ya know, this movie could be considered 'depressing' but...  Tikki   Jul-27-10 02:50 PM   #43 
  - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)  pokerfan   Jul-27-10 03:02 PM   #47 
  - Happiness  deutsey   Jul-27-10 03:11 PM   #49 
  - It is a very powerful movie. I consider it to be a comedy...  mitchum   Jul-28-10 02:16 AM   #72 
  - Worth seeing, definitely  deutsey   Jul-28-10 07:33 AM   #77 
  - I hated that movie.  MilesColtrane   Jul-29-10 03:53 PM   #113 
  - Turtles Can Fly, Requiem For A Dream, Dancer in the Dark, Lilja 4-Ever  Xithras   Jul-27-10 03:17 PM   #50 
  - Osama. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Jul-27-10 04:07 PM   #52 
  - Busty Nympho Babes Vol. XII  jberryhill   Jul-27-10 04:36 PM   #55 
  - "Double Happiness" with Sandra Oh...  Amerigo Vespucci   Jul-27-10 05:19 PM   #56 
  - Monsters Ball  underpants   Jul-27-10 05:29 PM   #58 
  - +1. Hands down the most depressing movie ever.  DevonRex   Jul-30-10 03:17 PM   #130 
  - In no particular order...  darkstar3   Jul-27-10 07:23 PM   #59 
  - Along with many of those mentioned already...  GoCubsGo   Jul-27-10 08:06 PM   #61 
  - I went to a double-feature at our campus video theatre (just a big screen TV)...  MiddleFingerMom   Jul-27-10 08:10 PM   #63 
  - Legends of the Fall  Release The Hounds   Jul-27-10 09:11 PM   #64 
  - The Pawnbroker, Cries and Whispers, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jul-27-10 09:16 PM   #65 
  - The Mist and Glory.  JTG of the PRB   Jul-27-10 09:22 PM   #66 
  - 21 Grams n/t  RiffRandell   Jul-27-10 09:23 PM   #67 
  - Most of my list is about our current military exploits.  jotsy   Jul-27-10 09:49 PM   #68 
  - "Up In the Air" I mean, the guy makes a living firing people  Lifelong Protester   Jul-27-10 10:02 PM   #69 
  - Gee, Where Do I Begin?  Steely_Dan   Jul-28-10 12:16 AM   #70 
  - Looking for Mr. Goodbar  Submariner   Jul-28-10 01:56 AM   #71 
  - "The Woodman" starring Kevin Bacon  mitchum   Jul-28-10 02:24 AM   #74 
  - I only saw it once, when it was released  av8rdave   Jul-28-10 09:29 AM   #85 
  - I had a hard time sleeping the night I saw that movie on TV  deutsey   Jul-28-10 01:50 PM   #88 
  - Yeah, that was painfully memorable. nt  Ilsa   Jul-29-10 08:05 PM   #118 
  - The Dark Knight.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-28-10 03:10 AM   #75 
  - Maybe...but, come on, Heath Ledger was brilliant.  Mad_Dem_X   Jul-28-10 03:51 PM   #93 
     - So? I know enough narcissistic psychopaths in real life.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-28-10 10:45 PM   #104 
  - Boogie Nights  ChoralScholar   Jul-28-10 04:38 AM   #76 
  - The Mist.  Tommy_Carcetti   Jul-28-10 08:25 AM   #78 
  - Just saw "Eternity and a Day". That's pretty depressing.  bif   Jul-28-10 08:51 AM   #79 
  - what no 'Hotel Rwanda'?  JCMach1   Jul-28-10 09:06 AM   #80 
  - At least it had a happy ending  bif   Jul-28-10 09:17 AM   #81 
  - God what a sad, sad movie that was.  uncommon   Jul-28-10 09:24 AM   #82 
  - That would have been my pick  laundry_queen   Jul-29-10 12:53 AM   #107 
  - War of the Roses n/t  Bzzzz   Jul-28-10 10:30 AM   #87 
  - yeah, that one was a bummer  lillypaddle   Jul-28-10 06:11 PM   #96 
  - Requiem for a Dream  appal_jack   Jul-28-10 02:14 PM   #89 
  - Any Michael Moore movie.  chrisa   Jul-28-10 02:27 PM   #90 
  - In recent memory: THE HOURS, HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG,  Mike 03   Jul-28-10 05:35 PM   #95 
  - The Tenant (Roman Polanski)  lillypaddle   Jul-28-10 06:19 PM   #97 
  - The Tenant!  Mike 03   Jul-28-10 06:25 PM   #98 
     - Amazon has it used  lillypaddle   Jul-28-10 06:42 PM   #99 
     - Thank you for the info and the link. I have been fascinated to see this film since I was a kid NT  Mike 03   Jul-28-10 06:45 PM   #100 
     - There are bits and pieces currently posted on youtube  mitchum   Jul-30-10 07:29 PM   #132 
  - Another one: 1984 (with John Hurt)  kentauros   Jul-28-10 07:20 PM   #101 
  - Grave of the Fireflies. Grave of the Fireflies. Grave of the Fireflies.  Rabrrrrrr   Jul-28-10 07:26 PM   #102 
  - well, the book is quite depressing too  tigereye   Jul-28-10 10:49 PM   #105 
  - Do you mean for "On the Beach" ?  kentauros   Jul-29-10 06:23 AM   #111 
     - yup. Well, it got the point across, anyway...  tigereye   Jul-30-10 07:21 PM   #131 
  - Ironweed --- starring Jack Nickolson & Meryl Streep  Petrushka   Jul-28-10 10:50 PM   #106 
  - You're right.  begin_within   Jul-29-10 08:53 PM   #122 
  - Taking Chance  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-29-10 01:22 AM   #108 
  - Pink Floyd the Wall  Roon   Jul-29-10 01:26 AM   #109 
  - Children of Men, Requiem for a Dream, House of Sand & Fog, nt  mentalsolstice   Jul-29-10 10:28 AM   #112 
  - Gasland. nt  valerief   Jul-29-10 04:50 PM   #114 
  - The Jacket is the most recent movie that I found depressing.  Ilsa   Jul-29-10 05:24 PM   #115 
  - Shame on me for forgetting my two favorite David Lynch movies:  Mike 03   Jul-29-10 05:44 PM   #116 
  - Sophie's Choice. .  annabanana   Jul-29-10 06:21 PM   #117 
  - Totally. I have to agree. Worse than anything else on this list that I've seen.  Ilsa   Jul-29-10 08:09 PM   #119 
  - That's the one that came to my mind right away  mokawanis   Jul-29-10 08:10 PM   #120 
  - The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  nytemare   Jul-29-10 08:35 PM   #121 
  - Ran, the King Lear adaptation  midnight armadillo   Jul-29-10 11:36 PM   #123 
  - Jude. n/t  FedUpWithIt All   Jul-30-10 01:06 AM   #124 
  - "Breaker Morant." "In Cold Blood." "A Place in the Sun."  WinkyDink   Jul-30-10 09:26 AM   #125 
  - No one has mentioned Mystic River?  TZ   Jul-30-10 02:50 PM   #128 
  - Recently saw 'Repo Men'.  mcollins   Jul-30-10 03:13 PM   #129 
  - Syriana.  hippywife   Jul-30-10 07:56 PM   #133 
  - Vera Drake.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-31-10 01:33 AM   #135 
 

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