The most depressing film you ever watched?

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  1. raw

    raw Can't get enough of FH

    Mine would have to be Project X from when i was a kid, poor monkeys :(
  2. Frizz

    Frizz Can't get enough of FH

    Castaway, not necessarily the whole film, as i think it's quite funny. But the ending, the one thing that kept him going all that time left him in the dark.

    As a typical contrast (you "glass half empty" person you! :eek: ), how about the most uplifting?

    For me, it's Starship Troopers. :)
  3. ReActor

    ReActor Fledgling Freddie

    Dunno... maybe American History X. Such a sad ending.

    First film I thought of was Requiem For A Dream, but that was more shocking than depressing.
  4. Nott

    Nott Fledgling Freddie

    I don't know about 'ever watched', but I saw The Pledge starring J. Nicholson the other day. That was kinda depressing.
  5. Xtro

    Xtro One of Freddy's beloved


    The main scene (cba to use spoilers so not mentioning it) is fucking awful.

    As for uplifting it would have to be Salo. Watching a class of American preppy wanker teens forced to eat each other and their own shit is funny as fuck.
  6. Aoami

    Aoami I am a FH squatter

    Dancer in the Dark is really heavy and depressing, but then when the quote comes up on the screen at the end it makes me feel all good.

    'They said it's the last song, but they don't know us you see. It's only the last song if you let it be.'

  7. Munkey

    Munkey Can't get enough of FH

    Most depressing ever? Donnie Darko. Just the end with her on the bicycle asking.....really made me sad :( (and thats not really a spoiler is it??)

    Or Braveheart, at the end.
  8. shanks

    shanks Fledgling Freddie

    Grave of the fireflies, depressed me immensly despite being a cruedly drawn anime from the 80's. It's about a kid trying to make his way thru life after US bombings hospitalizes there mother in WWII japan leaving him to care for his little sister one his own. A anti-war movie if there ever was one.
  9. Stimpy

    Stimpy Fledgling Freddie

    Old Yeller - that poor poor dog :(
  10. Yoni

    Yoni Cockb@dger / Klotehommel

    For me the most depressing film was a film I saw was when I was relatively young.

  11. nath

    nath Fledgling Freddie

    I'd have to say that Irreversible was more disturbing than depressing simply because it was so horrificly and graphicly violent.

    I found the ending to Gatacca pretty depressing tbh.
  12. xane

    xane Fledgling Freddie

    Salvador. Because its a film about reality and how people can just so utterly evil.
  13. old.Osy

    old.Osy No longer scrounging, still a bastard.

  14. ScoobyDoo{KEA}

    ScoobyDoo{KEA} Fledgling Freddie

    schindlers list.

    for the obvious reasons.
  15. Louster

    Louster One of Freddy's beloved

    You seem to mean "upsetting" instead of "depressing". I find most hollywood films insanely depressing as they're so shit, and it depresses me that they're made and that so many people watch them. Stuff like LoTR, Matrix and the Hulk. Glurb.
  16. Trem

    Trem That there, that's not me. Moderator

    War Zone, totally sickening. Its about insest.

    Saviour was also pretty bad(the hammer bit in the water)
  17. Damini

    Damini Part of the furniture

  18. leggy

    leggy Probably Scottish

    God dammit I hated that film. Not because it wasn't well made, the subject area just really disturbed me.
  19. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    Schindlers list and The Green Mile.
  20. Tom

    Tom FH is my second home

    Blue Velvet.
  21. Second

    Second Fledgling Freddie

    Grave of the Fireflies. Even if you don't like anime, give it a chance.
    If I ever want to cry, I watch this movie for immediate relief. It's sad, beautiful and touching.
  22. Jonaldo

    Jonaldo Can't get enough of FH

    Nobody mentioned The Deer Hunter yet, so I will.
  23. Moving Target

    Moving Target Fledgling Freddie

    Full Metal Jacket
  24. leggy

    leggy Probably Scottish

    I'd like to add Watership Down.
  25. Scouse

    Scouse Glyphosate-fuelled tumor-boy FH Subscriber

    The only depressing thing about that detestable piece of shit was the unswerving additiction to telling a story that was total bollocks...

    Depressing films? Hmmm. Dunno really. Porkies? :)
  26. Sar

    Sar Resident Freddy

    Virgin Suicides. Without question.
  27. itcheh

    itcheh Part of the furniture

    Barbed Wire - left the cinmena wondering what there was left to live for after that bilge
  28. Nuked

    Nuked Fledgling Freddie

    Bambi ... no honestly! that film depressed me for weeks, i was only like .. 7
  29. Scooba da Bass

    Scooba da Bass Fledgling Freddie

    Threads. Atomic war and an almost documentary style.

    The Battle of Algiers also was very sad.
  30. ScoobyDoo{KEA}

    ScoobyDoo{KEA} Fledgling Freddie

    ROFLMAO. you actually went to the cinema to watch that.

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