The World is Hell: Hopeless Cinema

Pessimistic worldviews. For when you want to wallow in despair.

It doesn't matter if we all die.

Suggestions welcome.

A reverse list.

  • Satantango
  • First Reformed
  • mother!
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Hard to Be a God
  • The Turin Horse
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Damnation
  • Loveless
  • Leviathan
  • Possession
  • Taxi Driver
  • Tyrannosaur
  • Antichrist
  • Se7en
  • The White Ribbon
  • In a Year with 13 Moons
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Only God Forgives
  • Winter Light
  • Battle Royale
  • Son of Saul
  • Poetry
  • The Wild Bunch
  • Veronika Voss
  • Fox and His Friends
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • Halloween II
  • November
  • The Tribe
  • The House That Jack Built
  • Dogville
  • La Haine
  • The Merchant of Four Seasons
  • Day of the Dead
  • Shame
  • Brawl in Cell Block 99
  • High-Rise
  • Perfect Blue
  • Violent Cop
  • Kids
  • Secret Sunshine
  • Ju Dou
  • Ran
  • Suicide Club
  • Noriko's Dinner Table
  • Angst
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Videodrome
  • The Green Mile
  • The Pianist
  • Melancholia
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Network
  • Frost
  • Still Life
  • A Serious Man
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Hell or High Water
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Sicario
  • The Silence
  • Chinatown
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Deliverance
  • The Road
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • The Lobster
  • Us
  • West Side Story
  • Zodiac
  • Gone Girl
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Funny Games
  • Memories of Murder
  • I Saw the Devil
  • The Banishment
  • Elena
  • The Hunt
  • Inland Empire
  • The Return
  • Revanche
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • Tokyo Story
  • Winter Sleep
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Lilya 4-ever
  • Mouchette
  • The War Zone
  • Gummo
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl
  • Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple
  • Black Rain
  • Irreversible
  • The Devil, Probably
  • Cold War