A list of the best death movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This death movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about death are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about death you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous death movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these death movie titles for more information about the films.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best death movies?" and "What is the greatest death movie of all time?"
Various bits of information are included with these popular death movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these death movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good death movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
Directed by: M. Night ShyamalanThe Sixth Sense is a 1999 American supernatural thriller film written and directed by M. Night... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Frank OzThis film is a 2007 British comedy film directed by Frank Oz. The screenplay by Dean Craig... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Rob ReinerThe Bucket List is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner, produced by... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Vincent WardWhat Dreams May Come is a 1998 American fantasy drama film, starring Robin Williams, Cuba... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Tim BurtonBeetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-horror film directed by Tim Burton. The spirits... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Peter JacksonThe Lovely Bones is a 2009 supernatural drama film directed by Peter Jackson and stars Mark... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Ingmar BergmanThe Seventh Seal is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: James WongFinal Destination is a 2000 American horror film directed by James Wong. It is the first... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Joel SchumacherFlatliners is a 1990 American sci-fi horror thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher,... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Martin BrestMeet Joe Black is a 1998 American fantasy romance film produced by Universal Studios, directed... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Terry GilliamMonty Python's The Meaning of Life, also known as The Meaning of Life, is a 1983 British... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Bob FosseAll That Jazz is a 1979 American musical film directed by Bob Fosse. The screenplay by Robert... more on Wikipedia
IkiruTakashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko
Directed by: Akira KurosawaA bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after learning he has terminal cancer.
Directed by: Darren AronofskyThe Fountain is a 2006 American drama film that blends elements of fantasy, history,... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Tim RobbinsThis film is a 1995 American drama film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, and co-produced... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Emeric Pressburger, Michael PowellThis film is a romantic fantasy film created by the British writing-directing-producing team... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Alexander PayneThe Descendants is a 2011 American drama film directed by Alexander Payne. The screenplay by... more on Wikipedia
The ProfessorJohnny Depp, Zoey Deutch
Directed by: Wayne RobertsThe Professor is a 2019 American dark comedy film directed by Wayne Roberts. A buttoned-down... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Gabriele MuccinoSeven Pounds is a 2008 American fantasy drama film, directed by Gabriele Muccino, in which... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Mark RomanekNever Let Me Go is a 2010 British dystopian science fiction drama film based on Kazuo... more on Wikipedia
All the Bright PlacesElle Fanning, Justice Smith
Directed by: Brett HaleyAll the Bright Places is a 2020 American drama romance film directed by Brett Haley, based on... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Robert RedfordOrdinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: David FrankelCollateral Beauty is a 2016 American drama film directed by David Frankel and written by Allan... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Vivieno CaldinelliSeven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss (a.k.a.Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss by Passing... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Francesco Amato18 Presents (or 18 Regali) is a 2020 Italian drama film directed by Francesco Amato. A... more on Wikipedia