film The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title  

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How many movies with tragedy in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with tragedy in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with tragedy in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with tragedy in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with tragedy in the title include An American Tragedy, A Greek Tragedy, and The Tragedy of Whispering Creek, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the tragedy movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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An American Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
An American Tragedy Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Charles Middleton An American Tragedy is a 1931 sound film drama produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures and directed by Josef von Sternberg. The film is based on Theodore Dreiser's 1925 novel An American ...more

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American Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
American Tragedy Christopher Plummer, Ving Rhames, Ron Silver American Tragedy is a 2000 television miniseries broadcast on CBS that was based on the true story of the trial of O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her ...more

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Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man Anouk Aimée, Ugo Tognazzi, Laura Morante Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man is a 1981 Italian film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. It stars Anouk Aimée and Ugo Tognazzi, who was awarded the Best Male Actor Award at the 1981 Cannes ...more

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Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Co... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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Optimistic Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Optimistic Tragedy Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Boris Andreyev, Vsevolod Sanayev Optimistic Tragedy is a 1963 Soviet film directed by Samson Samsonov. It is based on the eponymous play by Vsevolod Vishnevsky and was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival. Optimistic ...more

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Tragedy of Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Tragedy of Love Roy Chiao, Lai Wang, Peter Chen Ho

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A Korean Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
A Korean Tragedy Choi Eun-hee, Heo Jang-kang, Park Am

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Night Cries - A Rural Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Night Cries - A Rural Tragedy Jimmy Little, Marcia Langton, Agnes Hardwick Night Cries - A Rural Tragedy is a 1990 short drama film written and directed by Tracey Moffatt.

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Revengers Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Revengers Tragedy Christopher Eccleston, Eddie Izzard, Derek Jacobi Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy. It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank Cottrell Boyce. The ...more

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The Tragedy of Whispering Cree... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
The Tragedy of Whispering Creek Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush The Tragedy of Whispering Creek is a 1914 American silent short Western film directed by Allan Dwan and featuring Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, and Lon Chaney.

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Aegean Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Aegean Tragedy Vassilis Zochos Aegean Tragedy is a 1961 historical documentary film written by Angelos Prokopiou and directed by Basil Maros.

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Bophana: A Cambodian Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Bophana: A Cambodian Tragedy Bophana: A Cambodian Tragedy, or Bophana, une tragédie cambodgienne, is a 1996 French-Cambodian made-for-television docudrama directed by Rithy Panh.

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Tchaikovsky: Fortune and Trage... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Tchaikovsky: Fortune and Tragedy Ed Stoppard, William Mannering Tchaikovsky: Fortune and Tragedy is a 2007 TV film directed by Matthew Whiteman.

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In the Name of Love: A Texas T... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy Laura Leighton, Richard Crenna, Bonnie Bartlett In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy is a 1995 American film loosely based on the tragic story of Mississippi's "Delta Prince," Ralph Hand III, and his ex-wife Olivia Browning.

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The tragedy in rock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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Urban Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Urban Tragedy Urban Tragedy is a 2011 animated short film.

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A Greek Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
A Greek Tragedy A Greek Tragedy is a 1985 short animated comedy film directed by Nicole Van Goethem.

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A Terrible Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
A Terrible Tragedy Jerold T. Hevener A Terrible Tragedy is a 1916 American silent comedy film featuring Oliver Hardy.

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A Baltic Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
A Baltic Tragedy Anneli Sauli, Yrjö Tähtelä, Bo Brundin A Baltic Tragedy is a 1970 drama film written by Johan Bergenstråhle, Per Olov Enquist, Staffan Lamm, Harald Stjerne and directed by Johan Bergenstråhle

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Battle Athletes Victory: Vol. ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Battle Athletes Victory: Vol. 3: Tragedy & Triumph Akiko Yajima, Akemi Okamura, Aya Hisakawa

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A Warrior's Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
A Warrior's Tragedy Andy Lau, Anita Yuen, Ti Lung

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W's Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
W's Tragedy Hiroko Yakushimaru, Kōjirō Kusanagi, Yoshiko Mita W's Tragedy is a 1984 Japanese film directed by Shinichirō Sawai, based on the novel by Shizuko Natsuki. At the 9th Japan Academy Prize it won three awards and received three other nominations.

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The Tragedy of Romeo and Julie... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Esther Rolle, Alex Hyde-White, Blanche Baker The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a 1982 film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, starring Alex Hyde-White as Romeo and Blanche Baker as Juliet.

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Tragedy in the House of Habsbu... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Tragedy in the House of Habsburg María Corda, Emil Fenyvessy, Werner Schott Tragedy in the House of Habsburg is a 1924 German silent historical film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Maria Corda, Kálmán Zátony and Emil Fenyvessy. The film ...more

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A Tragedy on Earth is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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Scottsboro: An American Traged... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Frances McDormand, Andre Braugher, Jeffrey DeMunn Scottsboro: An American Tragedy is a 2001 American documentary film directed by Daniel Anker and Barak Goodman. The film is based on one of the longest-running and most controversial courtroom ...more

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The Tragedy of Deaf Sam-yong is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
The Tragedy of Deaf Sam-yong The Tragedy of Deaf Sam-yong is a 1973 South Korean drama film directed by Byeon Jang-ho. The film was selected as the South Korean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 46th Academy ...more

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There is no tragedy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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Little Aurore's Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Little Aurore's Tragedy Little Aurore's Tragedy is a French 1952 Quebec biographical drama movie that was directed by Jean-Yves Bigras and produced by Renaissance Films Distribution and Warner Bros.. This film was ...more

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The Dinosaur and the Missing L... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
The Dinosaur and the Missing Link: A Prehistoric Tragedy The Dinosaur and the Missing Link: A Prehistoric Tragedy is a 1917 American comedy silent film animated by Willis O'Brien that premiered in 1915, and is one of O'Brien's only wholly animated ...more

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A Tragedy at Midnight is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
A Tragedy at Midnight Margaret Lindsay, Keye Luke, Mona Barrie A Tragedy at Midnight is a 1942 film directed by Joseph Santley.

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Wheels of Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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Family Values: An American Tra... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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La Isla: Archives of a Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
La Isla: Archives of a Tragedy La Isla: Archives of a Tragedy is a 2009 documentary film written and directed by Uli Stelzner.

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USS Arizona to USS Missouri: F... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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Wandering Detective: Tragedy i... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Wandering Detective: Tragedy in Red Valley Sonny Chiba, Takashi Kanda, Harumi Sone Wandering Detective: Tragedy in Red Valley is the first film to be directed by Kinji Fukasaku and the starring is Sonny Chiba. The film is black and white and the audio is mono. The film is ...more

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Red Gate to Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Red Gate to Tragedy Lee Soon-jae, Choi Nam-Hyeon, Kim Hee-ra

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Endless Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Endless Tragedy Heo Jang-kang, Park Am, Hwang Hae

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Tragedy of Japan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Tragedy of Japan Keiko Awaji, Yûko Mochizuki Tragedy of Japan is a drama film in 1953 directed by Keisuke Kinoshita.

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A Tango Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
A Tango Tragedy Oliver Hardy, Raymond McKee, Frances Ne Moyer A Tango Tragedy is a 1914 American silent comedy film featuring Oliver Hardy.

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Tragedy of the Street is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Tragedy of the Street Oskar Homolka, Asta Nielsen, Hermann Picha Tragedy of the Street is a 1927 drama film written by Wilhelm Braun, Ruth Goetz and Leo Heller and directed by Bruno Rahn.

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Small Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title

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Tragedy at the Songhwa River is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Tragedy in the Title
Tragedy at the Songhwa River Hwang In-shik, Il-do Jang, Kim Kyeong-Joong