film The Best Movies About Depression

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The films on this list of the best movies about depression, have been ranked by the community as the best. This list features the best depression movies and is compiled from the most popular titles on the subject of depression. Many famous and critically acclaimed films have been made that feature characters struggling with depression and look at depression in other ways. What are the top movies about depression?
 
This list includes titles that have been top box office hits and many of the films featured on this list have received multiple awards as well. Some of these films about depression feature true events that inspired the movie, while others are completely fictional in nature. A variety of genres are also on this list, including drama, action, comedy, and romance.
 
The top films that deal with the topic of depression appear on the list below including The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Hours, Little Miss Sunshine, What Dreams May Come, The Royal Tenenbaums, American Beauty, Winter’s Bone, and Prozac Nation. Vote up the best movies about depression or add a film you think is great that isn't already on the list.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev Paul Rudd

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Girl, Interrupted Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder Whoopi Goldberg

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It's Kind of a Funny Story Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham Zach Galifianakis

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Suicide Room Kinga Preis, Agata Kulesza Mateusz Kościukiewicz

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Cyber Bully is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Depression
Cyber Bully

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Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro Bradley Cooper

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American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening Mena Suvari

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The Virgin Suicides Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner Danny DeVito

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Prozac Nation Christina Ricci, Michelle Williams Jessica Lange

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston Toni Collette

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Melancholia Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland John Hurt

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Thirteen Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood Holly Hunter

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Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto Helena Bonham Carter

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

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The Hours Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep Julianne Moore

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The Butterfly Effect Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart Logan Lerman

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Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Depression
Taxi Driver Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster Martin Scorsese

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The Royal Tenenbaums Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin Bill Murray

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Pink Floyd – The Wall Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof Joanne Whalley

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Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Depression
Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle Jonny Lee Miller

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Ordinary People Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland Adam Baldwin

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Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay Elisabeth Shue

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Helen Ashley Judd, Mylène Dinh-Robic Alexia Fast

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Revolutionary Road Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet Kathy Bates

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Side Effects Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law Channing Tatum

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Keith Jennifer Grey, Jesse McCartney Elisabeth Harnois

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Chatroom Imogen Poots, Richard Madden Michelle Fairley

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

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Veronika Decides to Die Sarah Michelle Gellar, Erika Christensen Melissa Leo

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Rushmore Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel Brian Cox

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A Single Man Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm Ginnifer Goodwin

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House of Sand and Fog Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley Kim Dickens

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Welcome to the Dollhouse Heather Matarazzo, Eric Mabius Ken Leung

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Mary and Max Eric Bana, Philip Seymour Hoffman Toni Collette

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The Beaver Jennifer Lawrence, Mel Gibson Jodie Foster

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Garden State Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons Ian Holm

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Prayers for Bobby Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny Carly Schroeder

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Frances Kevin Costner, Jessica Lange Anjelica Huston

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Detachment Christina Hendricks, Lucy Liu Bryan Cranston

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Oslo, August 31st Iselin Steiro, Anders Danielsen Lie Ingrid Olava

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The Ice Storm Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci Sigourney Weaver

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Husbands and Wives Liam Neeson, Woody Allen Juliette Lewis

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Two Days, One Night is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies About Depression
Two Days, One Night Marion Cotillard, Christelle Cornil Fabrizio Rongione

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The Secret Life of Words Tim Robbins, Julie Christie Sarah Polley

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Interiors Diane Keaton, Sam Waterston Geraldine Page

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Another Woman Gene Hackman, Mia Farrow Ian Holm

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Shrink Ashley Greene, Robin Williams Kevin Spacey

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An Angel at My Table Kerry Fox, Kevin J. Wilson Maggie Tarver

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Naked David Thewlis, Ewen Bremner Lesley Sharp