Dark, Bleak, Sad, and Sinister endings.

Dark endings are not as common as contrived happy endings. That's not to say dark endings aren't contrived either, but either way test audiences, movie goers and tv watchers seems to prefer happy ending regardless of how contrived it is. This is the list of some of the most depressing, and shockingly dark endings i have ever seen. I cheated on some of these, some don't have dark endings so much as a shocking revelation or twist/death in the middle of the story. Also keep in mind that while i try to be vague there still might be spoilers. Hell listing the movies/shows/games on this list is spoilerish in itself. So be warned.
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1.
The Mist (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A freak storm unleashes a species of blood-thirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives. (126 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ There are some people who completely discredit the whole movie cause they thought the ending was just too much. lol ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
2.
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
It's the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ one of the most bone chilling endings ever made ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
3.
The Thing (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. (103 mins.)
“ ditto for the prequel/pseudo-remake. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
4.
Dancer in the Dark (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film. (140 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
“ very cruel ending. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
5.
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II. (89 mins.)
Director: Isao Takahata
“ get ready to cry your eyeballs out. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
6.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
“ one character gets his left arm amputated, his best friend is stuck in a prison apparently without a trial and suffering severe withdrawal symptoms, one of the guys girlfriend is condemned to a life of prostitution, and the mother of the first guy is locked up in a loony bin after an ill conceived weight-loss treatment and electroshock therapy ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
7.
The Day After (1983 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas. (127 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
“ nuclear war happens....and it just gets worse from there. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
8.
Threads (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization. (112 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
“ holly hell that's dark!, just like The Day After,...but WORSE!! ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
9.
Testament (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynne Littman
“ another nuclear war film, where deaths are starkly unceremonious, and the situation is hopeless and bleak. the ending is ambiguous. but it doesn't look too promising. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
10.
“ an incredibly horrific, Tear Jerker ending. based on actual events helps turn the knife. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
11.
The Vanishing (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
“ dark and almost pointlessly cruel. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
12.
Revolutionary Road (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. (119 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ Once upon a time, two clean-cut American kids named Frank and April met, fell in love, and got married. They settled down in a Connecticut suburb near New York on Revolutionary Road and all lived happily ever after, right?
Wrong.
Years later, Frank Wheeler is an office drone and April is a housewife who tends to their two kids. They hate every minute of it. Things change when April suggests moving to Paris and start their existence anew. Their neighbors wonder why the hell they aren't happy with their lives. But then, Frank decides to take a promotion at work and starts to woo his secretary. April gets pregnant again. Living around the Wheelers has caused all their former neighbors to question their own lives, which leads them to be depressed about their idyllic suburban hopelessness. Let's just say things go downhill from here. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
13.
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point. (99 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ keep in mind the movie is called drag me to hell ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
14.
Halo: Reach (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A highly-trained branch of the UNSC known as the Noble Team must defend the planet of Reach from a massive Covenant invasion.
Director: Marcus Lehto
“ Spartans never die.... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
15.
Black Book (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ one of the most brutal espionage/resistance dramas ever ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
16.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
The Call of Duty series returns this time into a modern day setting. The player takes control of a character nicknamed "Soap," for the majority of the campaign and will need to progress through many modern warfare scenarios.
Director: Jason West
“ Wow who saw THAT ending coming!! ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
17.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A massacre at a Russian airport leads to a war between Russia and the United States. Meanwhile, a Task Force is sent to find the perpetrators and bring the bloodshed to an end.
Director: Jason West
“ actually worse than the first with a global cataclysmic war. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
18.
The Road (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea. (111 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
“ watch this if you wanna slit your wrists, has a bittersweet ending but, considering the circumstances.... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
19.
Mortal Kombat (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
This fighting game is a remake of an original arcade classic made by Midway Games. After centuries of Mortal Kombat, Emperor Shao Kahn has finally defeated Raiden and his allies. Faced with failure Raiden has one last chance to save Earthrealm. To undo the Emperor's victory, he must strike Shao Kahn where he is vulnerable...the Past.
“ um....that was brutal. even for mortal kombat that was *beep* nuts. it even pissed off some fans lol ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
20.
The Dark Hour (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The eight years boy Jesús has been living in a crumbling underground facility since he was born with... (92 mins.)
Director: Elio Quiroga
“ damn did this ending come out of left field. i knew something was wrong with the above ground world, but the actual reveal of where the setting was and how dire things were even caught me off guard. the green mist creatures/beings still made no sense though. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
21.
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.
“ Games in the Grand Theft Auto series have mostly had victorious endings, ranging from "Okay, there's no corrupt cop trying to ruin our lives any more, we're fine" to "I rule all of Vice City/San Andreas now! Mwa ha ha ha haaa!". Grand Theft Auto IV, however, has a darker and more sincere narrative with a soul crushing ending. the alternative ending isn't a happy ending either.. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
22.
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Johnny Klebitz, Vice President of a gang of outlaw bikers called The Lost Motorcycle Club, has been keeping the brotherhood afloat while its President...
“ The Lost And Damned wasn't much better. their clubhouse is a wreck, so the remaining four members decide to burn the place down and go their separate ways. i guess it isn't that cool to be a motorcycle rebel after all...probably the point ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
23.
[Rec] (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying. (78 mins.)
“ by the last 10 minutes you knew they were all screwed. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
24.
Quarantine (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC, after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers. (89 mins.)
“ ditto for the american remake ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
25.
Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young man living in poverty makes a plan to rob a drug dealer and change the life of his family. (91 mins.)
Director: Matty Rich
“ a gritty story about Dennis, an African-American teen living in a housing project with his sister, mother and abusive, alcoholic father. Fed up with his family's seemingly hopeless future, he plans with his friends to rob a drug dealer. Of course the consequences is like a domino effect which leads to a very bitterly cruel ending. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
26.
Resistance 2 (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The Chimera have launched a full scale invasion on both the east and west coasts of the United States. Hale joins a special task force group put together by the SRPA, who are also resistant to the Chimera virus.
Director: Brian Hastings
“ but...but..i'm the good guy right!???? ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
27.
Martyrs (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
“ that was just...wow. i wonder what they did with the skin. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
28.
War of the Worlds (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Humanity must resume its war against the Martians when they revive after decades of hibernation following their defeat in the 1950s. (45 mins.)
“ for a sometimes cheesy tv show, it had some of the most sinister dark endings i have ever seen on a tv show. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
29.
Dead Presidents (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed. (119 mins.)
“ a bank heist that goes off the rails...and the aftermath comes back to haunt them. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
30.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During the near end of the clone wars, Darth Sidious has revealed himself and is ready to execute the last part of his plan to rule the Galaxy... (140 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ anakin's fall was surprisingly dark. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
31.
Sinister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ a very dark ending for a mainstream horror film. especially the implications regarding the fate of the young children...Brrr ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
32.
Paranormal Activity (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence. (86 mins.)
Director: Oren Peli
“ all the endings was pretty dark, but the 2 alternate endings were the darkest ones. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
33.
Se7en (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ what's in the box!!! ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
34.
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Tod Williams
“ i was genuinely surprised by this downbeat ending. i just never expected it to end like that. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
35.
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home. (83 mins.)
“ after this one i knew that they all would have dark endings ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
36.
Dead Space: Extraction (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Justin Villiers
“ out of all the games this is perhaps the darkest, and saddest one. on the Wii no less ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
37.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ considering who wrote the book...FYI it's the guy that wrote "the road" ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
38.
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
In the early part of the 21st century, an unknown deadly virus is spreading among the population. The... (85 mins.)
“ i'm not surprised considering how bleak the tone is. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
39.
Zombie Diaries 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Three months have passed since a viral outbreak wiped out 99.9% of the world's population, turning its victims into flesh-eating living dead... (88 mins.)
“ one scene (with a character from the first film) i felt was unnecessary. but otherwise just as good as the first. however this ending shows how dire the situation is. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
40.
The Dead (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An American mercenary, the sole survivor of a plane crash, has to run the gauntlet across Africa, battling with the living dead. (105 mins.)
“ a ending that looks like it might be a happy one, only to slowly reveal that...nope it's REALLY bad. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
41.
Sucker Punch (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility. (110 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ more so bittersweet but still... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
42.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ the darkest of the three batman movies. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
43.
Mystic River (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Bittersweet Ending ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
44.
Cloverfield (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack. (85 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
“ considering what it is the ending was kinda unexpected. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
45.
Mirrors (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home. (110 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ not even jack bauer is safe... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
46.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 19-year old drifter and his future wife from a most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack. (109 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
“ i actually found it to be a pleasant surprise. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
47.
Chinatown (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder. (130 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
48.
Pay It Forward (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance. (123 mins.)
Director: Mimi Leder
“ a ending that nobody expected ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
49.
Brazil (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state. (132 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
50.
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet. (129 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ a highly debated ending... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
51.
Lifeforce (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A race of space vampires arrive in London and infect the populace. (116 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ a dark uncertain ending.. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
52.
The Green Mile (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (189 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ RIP MCD :( ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
53.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse. (96 mins.)
“ just another victim ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
54.
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Savini
“ a little more bittersweet, but still dark ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
55.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall. (101 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ just when you thought it was safe. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
56.
Atonement (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. (123 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ was anybody really surprised about this? it has all the ingredients for a downer ending. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
57.
Godzilla (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. (96 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
“ a thinly-veiled message about the evils of nuclear weaponry ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
58.
The Wicker Man (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. (88 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
“ oh...so that's what that giant straw statue is for... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
59.
The Wages of Fear (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe. (131 mins.)
“ ooohh the irony.. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
60.
Sorcerer (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle. (121 mins.)
“ a remake of the former, with an implied downer ending. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
61.
Soylent Green (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
With the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a CEO with ties to the world's main food supply. (97 mins.)
“ because Soylent Green is people ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
62.
Open Water (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
When two divers find themselves stranded in the ocean, getting rescued becomes the least of their worries when a frenzy of hungry sharks close in on them. (79 mins.)
Director: Chris Kentis
“ they should have just stayed home ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
63.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion. (115 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
“ a ending that'll make your blood run cold. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
64.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ the world could have been yours ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
65.
On the Beach (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months. (134 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
“ impending doom, and everyone knows it... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
66.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising. (105 mins.)
Director: Rupert Wyatt
“ kinda a forgone conclusion, considering it's soon gonna be planet of the apes. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
67.
28 Weeks Later (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan. (100 mins.)
“ yeah we're screwed ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
68.
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally. (114 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ gee thanks alot ben... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
69.
Red Dawn (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Claustrophobic experience which involves a Mexican middle class family into the atrocities made by wild and heartless army forces whose main objective seems to be students who do not permit the 1968's Olimpic games' to develop normally. (96 mins.)
Director: Jorge Fons
“ based on actual events too ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
70.
United 93 (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September eleventh, 2001, that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot. (111 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ DUH... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
71.
Donnie Darko (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident. (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Kelly
“ hey atleast it was for the greater good. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
72.
Fallen (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style. (124 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ Remember this, Hobbes... what goes around, really goes around. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
73.
When Trumpets Fade (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A private in the latter days of WWII on the German front struggles between his will to survive and what his superiors perceive as a battlefield instinct. (95 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
“ In the heat of battle, not all soldiers can be heroes ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
74.
Dagon (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring. (95 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ this is Lovecraft people...put 2 and 2 together ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
75.
Angel Heart (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn. (113 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ your reflection always looks you straight in the eye ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
76.
Silent Hill (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A woman goes in search for her daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ they really shouldn't have went to that damned town. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
77.
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death. (113 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ The film that inspired the surreal silent hill games. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
78.
The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building... (103 mins.)
Director: Tim Hunter
“ i'm still upset over this ending lol ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
79.
Menace II Society (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life. (97 mins.)
“ sometimes you can't escape your lifestyle...even when you WANT too ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
80.
Tales from the Hood (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business. (98 mins.)
Director: Rusty Cundieff
“ more so the wrap around story which also has a very thought provoking message. basically some people can't be changed, and don't want to be changed. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
81.
Glory (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
“ all for glory ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
82.
Malcolm X (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam. (202 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ we know how it ends... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
83.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Herman
“ probably even worse then the source book ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
84.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ Neither Alex nor the audience has time to reconcile with what happened ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
85.
When the Wind Blows (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war, only to gradually succumb to its aftermath. (80 mins.)
“ yet another bleak nuclear war film...it centers on a sweet old British couple trying to prepare and survive the nuclear fall out. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
86.
Quantum Leap (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time--"leaping" into the body of a different person in a different time period each week. (60 mins.)
Director: John Cullum
“ the series ended on a controversial downer ending. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
87.
The Skeleton Key (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past. (104 mins.)
Director: Iain Softley
“ great unnerving ending ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
88.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Fictional drama based on actual events, about 2 teen-age girls who encounter an internet predator. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Goi
“ wow that was just....wow...be careful when it comes to who you meet on the internet, and especially the troubled naive friends you hang around. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
89.
Shuttle (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A late night airport shuttle ride home descends into darkness. (107 mins.)
Director: Edward Anderson
“ you don't even wanna think about their fate. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
90.
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A family moves into their new home, which proves to be evil, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him. (104 mins.)
Director: Damiano Damiani
“ it's a prequel so...you know the ending won't be good. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
91.
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree. (90 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
“ TAKE ME INSTEAD!! ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
92.
Halo (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Super-soldier John-117, Master Chief of the United Nations Space Command, must battle a genocidal alien race known as the Covenant following his violent crash-landing on Halo, an ancient and mysterious ring-world.
Director: Joseph Staten
“ Nothing but dust and echoes... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
93.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The Russian Federation continues its invasion of the U.S., as well as Europe, including England, France and Germany.
“ yeah the war is over but the world is devastated and millions upon millions of people are dead.....FOR NOTHING!! let that sink in before you consider this a happy ending. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
94.
Pet Sematary (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. (103 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
“ you were told not to bury anything in that sematary!! ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
95.
Retreat (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a Man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe. (90 mins.)
Director: Carl Tibbetts
“ very cool dark ending, on the other hand the world is saved....maybe ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
96.
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality. (96 mins.)
Director: Gabor Csupo
“ if you haven't read the book, i feel sorry for you not knowing about the heartbreaking ending. and thinking it's just a happy go lucky kids movie....well it was a happy go lucky kid film till a certain shocking scene. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
97.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A reboot of the legendary Castlevania franchise of video games by Konami. Follow Gabriel Belmont , a warrior for good, battle against the creatures of the night in an attempt to stop the end of the world as we know it!
“ Such a sad tale is ours. A tale of heroes who strove to save humanity, only to lose our own.
—Gabriel Belmont ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
98.
Watchmen (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it. (162 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ The End is Nigh... ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
99.
The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 1 (2012 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
In a world devastated by the undead, a convicted criminal is given a second chance at life when he comes across a little girl named Clementine. (120 mins.)
“ "My parents. It's so horrible. And now... you? PLEASE... Please don't be one of them. Please don't become a walker."
—Clementine ” - Tish-The-Scorpion
 
100.
Curse of the Ring (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The young blacksmith Siegfried, who, not knowing that he is heir to a conquered kingdom, becomes popular with the Burgunds by slaying their bane... (184 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
“ Bleak foreshadowing, dark prophecies, and other warnings couldn't save these doomed lovers' from their sad fate. ” - Tish-The-Scorpion