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Old 06-25-2014, 10:53 AM   #1
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Top 10 Depressing Movies In Your Opinion

For me, in no particular order:

1.Raging Bull
2.Requiem For a Dream
3.Leaving Las Vegas
4.The World According to Garp
5.American History X
6.Monster's Ball
7.The Deer Hunter
8.The Power of One
9.Terms of Endearment
10.Life Is Beautiful
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Old 06-25-2014, 12:10 PM   #2
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I'm not sure any movie has left me feeling so void after viewing than Requiem, so that's at least my #1. I'll have to give this a bit more thought.
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The two movies that come to mind are Easy Rider and Leaving Las Vegas.
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Million Dollar Baby perhaps?
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The two movies that come to mind are Easy Rider and Leaving Las Vegas.

Yeah Easy Rider is up there for me. I wasn't prepared for how that movie ended


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Yeah Easy Rider is up there for me. I wasn't prepared for how that movie ended


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I watched that movie for the first time a couple of months ago on Netflix and the ending was definitely a bummer.
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Million Dollar Baby perhaps?
Yes, that movie took a turn that I never expected. Hillary Swank gave a helluva performance.
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So are these the ten most depressing movies or are these the ten greatest movies that happen to be depressing?
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So are these the ten most depressing movies or are these the ten greatest movies that happen to be depressing?
The thread title seems pretty self explanatory.
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I figured it was the latter, but I watch a lot of depressing shit. It's tough to just pick 10 I like.
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1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry, 2004)
2. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953)
3. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Nichols, 1966)
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Forman, 1975)
5. Trainspotting (Boyle, 1996)
6. Ordinary People (Redford, 1980)
7. Amour (Haneke, 2012)
8. Grave of the Fireflies (Takahata, 1988)
9. The Last Picture Show (Bogdanovich, 1971)
10. A Woman Under the Influence (Cassavetes, 1974)

Honorable mention: Brazil. That ending stuck with me for a long time.
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Grave of the Fireflies.

I can't imagine what it would have been like to see this paired with My Neighbour Totoro on initial release.
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Completely natural if you buy this fan theory.

Miyazaki can deny all he wants.
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No, I don't buy that.
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