The Best Movies About Suicide Films

The Best Movies About Suicide

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List Criteria: Movies must have suicide plot points.

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

List is made up of a variety of items, including Harold and Maude and Downfall.

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

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


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  1. 1
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    - 87
    Suicide Room

    added by Soukaina
    Kinga Preis, Agata Kulesza, Mateusz KoĊ›ciukiewicz

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  2. 2
    + 1029
    - 135
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    added by PeteBoyle
    Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

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  3. 3
    + 545
    - 96
    It's Kind of a Funny Story

    added by Lee Kirby
    Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Zach Galifianakis

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  4. 4
    + 557
    - 103
    Cyberbully

    added by Chloemorgann
    Emily Osment, Meaghan Rath, Kay Panabaker

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  5. 5
    + 256
    - 37
    Girl, Interrupted

    added by ChrissyBaker
    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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  6. 6
    + 286
    - 86
    Chatroom

    added by yamniapena
    Imogen Poots, Richard Madden, Michelle Fairley

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  7. 7
    + 147
    - 24
    Dead Poets Society

    added by Relapse
    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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  8. 8
    + 331
    - 129
    The Virgin Suicides

    Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

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  9. 9
    + 165
    - 45
    Seven Pounds

    added by Lee Kirby
    Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

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  10. 10
    + 194
    - 71
    Wristcutters: A Love Story

    added by Lee Kirby
    Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett

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  11. 11
    + 86
    - 18
    Archie's Final Project

    added by KaraTeal
    David Carradine, Vanessa Lengies, Mariel Hemingway

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  12. 12
    + 67
    - 11
    Prayers for Bobby

    added by Akai Nisshoku
    Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder

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  13. 13
    + 101
    - 31
    Heathers

    added by ChangesDownClub
    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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  14. 14
    + 97
    - 34
    Ordinary People

    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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  15. 15
    + 69
    - 25
    Million Dollar Baby

    added by Lee Kirby
    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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  16. 16
    + 54
    - 16
    Secret Cutting

    added by Abbs0912
    Sean Young, Rhea Perlman, Robert Wisden

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  17. 17
    + 59
    - 20
    Harold and Maude

    added by Lee Kirby
    Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

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  18. 18
    + 17
    - 1
    Before I Disappear

    added by melanie-kurstin
    Before I Disappear Emmy Rossum, Ron Perlman, Paul Wesley

  19. 19
    + 60
    - 24
    Boy Interrupted

    added by Lee Kirby
    Boy Interrupted

  20. 20
    + 16
    - 1
    About Alex

    added by melanie-kurstin
    About Alex Jane Levy, Aubrey Plaza, Maggie Grace

  21. 21
    + 53
    - 20
    Leaving Las Vegas

    added by Lee Kirby
    Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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  22. 22
    + 40
    - 12
    21 Grams

    added by Lee Kirby
    Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Benicio del Toro

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  23. 23
    + 43
    - 15
    A Single Man

    added by PeteBoyle
    Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin

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  24. 24
    + 38
    - 11
    'night, Mother

    added by jungckmail1125
    Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek, Claire Malis

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  25. 25
    + 31
    - 6
    2:37

    added by Abbs0912
    Teresa Palmer, Gary Sweet, Sarah Hudson

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  26. 26
    + 32
    - 7
    Vertigo

    added by Lee Kirby
    James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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  27. 27
    + 36
    - 11
    The Hours

    added by LindaAnnForis
    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore

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  28. 28
    + 98
    - 64
    Romeo + Juliet

    added by Lee Kirby
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, Brian Dennehy

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  29. 29
    + 40
    - 19
    Battle Royale

    added by PeteBoyle
    Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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  30. 30
    + 23
    - 5
    About a Boy

    added by Relapse
    Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant, Toni Collette

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  31. 31
    + 31
    - 13
    Gattaca

    added by MICHAEL3
    Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke

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  32. 32
    + 16
    - 5
    Teenage Dirtbag

    added by Relapse
    Chris Ellis, Scott Michael Foster, Kyle Lupo

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  33. 33
    + 43
    - 32
    Suicide Club

    added by Lee Kirby
    Kimiko Yo, Ryo Ishibashi, Akaji Maro

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  34. 34
    + 20
    - 10
    Gods and Monsters

    added by Lee Kirby
    Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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  35. 35
    + 23
    - 13
    Dead Man on Campus

    added by Lee Kirby
    Alyson Hannigan, Poppy Montgomery, Jason Segel

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  36. 36
    + 38
    - 28
    The Number 23

    added by Lee Kirby
    Jim Carrey, Rhona Mitra, Logan Lerman

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  37. 37
    + 21
    - 12
    Better Off Dead

    added by matthewstueck
    John Cusack, E.G. Daily, David Ogden Stiers

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  38. 38
    + 33
    - 26
    Sin City

    added by PeteBoyle
    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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  39. 39
    + 23
    - 16
    Logan's Run

    Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov, Jenny Agutter

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  40. 40
    + 19
    - 12
    Pump Up the Volume

    added by ChangesDownClub
    Christian Slater, Seth Green, Juliet Landau

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  41. 41
    + 16
    - 9
    Downfall

    added by PeteBoyle
    Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann

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  42. 42
    + 9
    - 3

    added by Relapse
    Truth or Die Tom Kane, Liam Boyle, Jack Gordon

  43. 43
    + 15
    - 10
    The Unforgiven

    added by Lee Kirby
    Audrey Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Lillian Gish

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  44. 44
    + 7
    - 2
    Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You

    added by Relapse
    Lucy Liu, Deborah Ann Woll, Aubrey Plaza

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  45. 45
    + 6
    - 1

    added by slaft
    Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack

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  46. 46
    + 6
    - 1
    Permanent Record

    added by blacknight
    Keanu Reeves, Lou Reed, Kathy Baker

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  47. 47
    + 5
    - 0
    A Long Way Down

    added by Ang C
    Pierce Brosnan, Rosamund Pike, Toni Collette

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  48. 48
    + 4
    - 0
    Beyond the Lights

    added by Ang C
    Minnie Driver, Danny Glover, Machine Gun Kelly

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  49. 49
    + 4
    - 1
    The Sunset Limited

    added by schnitzeldoener
    Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones

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  50. 50
    + 14
    - 12
    Shrink

    Ashley Greene, Robin Williams, Kevin Spacey

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