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List Rules Movies that deal with death and dying only. Not just people dying in it.

A list of the best death movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This death movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about death are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about death you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous death movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these death movie titles for more information about the films.

Examples of items on this list include Meet Joe Black and The Bucket List.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best death movies?" and "What is the greatest death movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular death movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these death movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good death movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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The Seventh Seal Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson Gunnar Björnstrand

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The Lovely Bones Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg Susan Sarandon

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What Dreams May Come Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr. Max von Sydow

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The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Death Movies
The Sixth Sense Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton Haley Joel Osment

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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life John Cleese, Terry Gilliam Eric Idle

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The Bucket List Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman Sean Hayes

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Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder Geena Davis

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Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon Jack Black

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The Fountain Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz Ellen Burstyn

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Final Destination Ali Larter, Seann William Scott Devon Sawa

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Flatliners Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon Kiefer Sutherland

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Meet Joe Black Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins Claire Forlani

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Death at a Funeral Peter Dinklage, Alan Tudyk Matthew Macfadyen

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Wristcutters: A Love Story Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb Will Arnett

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The Descendants George Clooney, Shailene Woodley Judy Greer

Dying Words: Last Words Spoken By Famous People At Death 33 Co-Stars Who Totally Hated Each Other

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Dead Man Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi John Hurt

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Ikiru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Death Movies
Ikiru Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko Shin'ichi Himori - A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after learning he has terminal cancer.

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Kind Hearts and Coronets Alec Guinness, Dennis Price Hugh Griffith

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Cries and Whispers Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann Erland Josephson

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A Matter of Life and Death David Niven, Richard Attenborough Raymond Massey

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All That Jazz Jessica Lange, John Lithgow Roy Scheider

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Brain Dead Bill Paxton, George Kennedy Bill Pullman

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The Last Temptation of Christ David Bowie, Willem Dafoe Harvey Keitel