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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    Suicide Room is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Kinga Preis, Agata Kulesza, Mateusz Kościukiewicz

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    The Perks of Being a Wallflowe... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    Cyberbully is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Emily Osment, Meaghan Rath, Kay Panabaker

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    It's Kind of a Funny Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Zach Galifianakis

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    Girl, Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Girl, Interrupted Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Dead Poets Society is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Dead Poets Society Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Before I Disappear is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Before I Disappear Emmy Rossum, Ron Perlman, Paul Wesley

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    Chatroom is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Imogen Poots, Richard Madden, Michelle Fairley

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    The Virgin Suicides is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    The Virgin Suicides Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

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    Seven Pounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Seven Pounds Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

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    Wristcutters: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett

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    Archie's Final Project is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    David Carradine, Vanessa Lengies, Mariel Hemingway

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    Heathers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Heathers Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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    Prayers for Bobby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Prayers for Bobby Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder

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    Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    Ordinary People Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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    Million Dollar Baby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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    Harold and Maude is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Harold and Maude Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

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    Boy Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Boy Interrupted

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    Secret Cutting is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Sean Young, Rhea Perlman, Robert Wisden

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    'night, Mother is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    'night, Mother Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek, Claire Malis

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    Leaving Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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    The Hours is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    The Hours Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore

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    A Single Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin

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    2:37 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Teresa Palmer, Gary Sweet, Sarah Hudson

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    21 Grams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    21 Grams Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Benicio del Toro

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    Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Vertigo James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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    About Alex is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    About Alex Jane Levy, Aubrey Plaza, Maggie Grace

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    About a Boy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    About a Boy Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant, Toni Collette

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    Romeo + Juliet is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Romeo + Juliet Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, Brian Dennehy

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    Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Battle Royale Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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    Gattaca is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Gattaca Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke

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    Teenage Dirtbag is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Chris Ellis, Scott Michael Foster, Kyle Lupo

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    A Long Way Down is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Pierce Brosnan, Rosamund Pike, Toni Collette

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    Dead Man on Campus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Alyson Hannigan, Poppy Montgomery, Jason Segel

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    The Number 23 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Jim Carrey, Rhona Mitra, Logan Lerman

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    Suicide Club is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Suicide Club Kimiko Yo, Ryo Ishibashi, Akaji Maro

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    Gods and Monsters is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Gods and Monsters Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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    Better Off Dead is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Better Off Dead John Cusack, E.G. Daily, David Ogden Stiers

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    Sin City is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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    Logan's Run is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    Logan's Run Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov, Jenny Agutter

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    Pump Up the Volume is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Christian Slater, Seth Green, Juliet Landau

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    Downfall is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Downfall Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann

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    The Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Audrey Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Lillian Gish

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    Truth or Die is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Truth or Die Tom Kane, Liam Boyle, Jack Gordon

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    Permanent Record is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Keanu Reeves, Lou Reed, Kathy Baker

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    Someday This Pain Will Be Usef... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Lucy Liu, Deborah Ann Woll, Aubrey Plaza

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    Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack

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    Beyond the Lights is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Minnie Driver, Danny Glover, Machine Gun Kelly

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    The Good Girl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    The Good Girl Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Love Liza is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Kathy Bates, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stephen Tobolowsky

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