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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    It's Kind of a Funny Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Zach Galifianakis

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    Cyberbully is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Emily Osment, Meaghan Rath, Kay Panabaker

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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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  7. 7
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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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  8. 8
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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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  9. 9
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    Wristcutters: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett

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

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    Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

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

    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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

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    Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder

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    Before I Disappear is listed (or ranked) 15 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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    Million Dollar Baby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    Boy Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Boy Interrupted

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    Secret Cutting is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Sean Young, Rhea Perlman, Robert Wisden

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    Harold and Maude is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

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    A Girl Like Her is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Lexi Ainsworth, Jimmy Bennet, Hunter King

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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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    A Single Man is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Teresa Palmer, Gary Sweet, Sarah Hudson

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    'night, Mother is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek, Claire Malis

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

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    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore

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

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

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

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    James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Romeo + Juliet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    About a Boy is listed (or ranked) 29 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) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    added by PeteBoyle
    Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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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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    A Long Way Down is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    Gattaca is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke

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    Sin City is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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

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

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

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    Chris Ellis, Scott Michael Foster, Kyle Lupo

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    Suicide Club is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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

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

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    Better Off Dead is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    The Number 23 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Jim Carrey, Rhona Mitra, Logan Lerman

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    Gods and Monsters is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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    Pump Up the Volume is listed (or ranked) 42 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) 43 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    added by PeteBoyle
    Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann

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    Logan's Run is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

    Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov, Jenny Agutter

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    The Good Girl is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    The Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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

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    To Save a Life is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Randy Wayne, D. David Morin, Arjay Smith

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    It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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

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    Jeffrey Jones, Cynthia Nixon, Christine Ebersole

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    Someday This Pain Will Be Usef... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies About Suicide

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    Lucy Liu, Deborah Ann Woll, Aubrey Plaza

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