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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    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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    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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    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Chatroom is listed (or ranked) 7 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) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

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    Seven Pounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

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    Wristcutters: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 10 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) 11 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) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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    Prayers for Bobby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder

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    Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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    Million Dollar Baby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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    Harold and Maude is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

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    Secret Cutting is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Sean Young, Rhea Perlman, Robert Wisden

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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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    Before I Disappear is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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

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    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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    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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    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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    21 Grams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    2:37 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Teresa Palmer, Gary Sweet, Sarah Hudson

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    Romeo + Juliet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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

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

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

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    Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant, Toni Collette

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    Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    added by PeteBoyle
    Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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

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    Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke

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

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

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

    added by Melissa Lawrence
    Logan Booboo Stewart, Leo Howard, Charles Heuvelman

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

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

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    Teenage Dirtbag is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Chris Ellis, Scott Michael Foster, Kyle Lupo

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    Dead Man on Campus is listed (or ranked) 35 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) 36 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) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Kimiko Yo, Ryo Ishibashi, Akaji Maro

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    Sin City is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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    Gods and Monsters is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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    Better Off Dead is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    John Cusack, E.G. Daily, David Ogden Stiers

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    Logan's Run is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov, Jenny Agutter

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    Pump Up the Volume is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    added by ChangesDownClub
    Christian Slater, Seth Green, Juliet Landau

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

    added by PeteBoyle
    Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann

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

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

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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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    Truth or Die is listed (or ranked) 46 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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    Someday This Pain Will Be Usef... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Lucy Liu, Deborah Ann Woll, Aubrey Plaza

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

    added by Ang C
    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

    added by Lee Kirby
    Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack

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