The Best Death Movies Films

The Best Death Movies

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List Criteria: 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Death Movies

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

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    The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Death Movies

    Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon

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    What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Death Movies

    Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow

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    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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    Monty Python's The Meaning of ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Death Movies

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    The Bucket List is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes

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    Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Death Movies

    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    Dead Man Walking is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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    The Fountain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Death Movies

    Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn

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    Final Destination is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Death Movies

    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa

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    Flatliners is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland

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    Meet Joe Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani

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    Death at a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Peter Dinklage, Alan Tudyk, Matthew Macfadyen

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    Wristcutters: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Death Movies

    Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett

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    The Descendants is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Death Movies

    George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer

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    Dead Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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    Ikiru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    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 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Hugh Griffith

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    Cries and Whispers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson

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    A Matter of Life and Death is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Death Movies

    David Niven, Richard Attenborough, Raymond Massey

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    All That Jazz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    Brain Dead is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bill Pullman

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    The Last Temptation of Christ is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Death Movies

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    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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