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.

There are 76 crime films in this list.

  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Damnation
  • Taxi Driver
  • Se7en
  • Only God Forgives
  • The Tribe
  • The House That Jack Built
  • Dogville
  • Brawl in Cell Block 99
  • Violent Cop
  • Kids
  • Angst
  • The Green Mile
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Hell or High Water
  • Sicario
  • Chinatown
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • West Side Story
  • Zodiac
  • Memories of Murder
  • Revanche
  • Lilya 4-ever
  • Gummo
  • Irreversible
  • L'Argent
  • Detour
  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • The World of Kanako
  • The Counselor
  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
  • Man Bites Dog
  • A Serbian Film
  • The Young and the Damned
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • M
  • The Beast of the City
  • Odd Man Out
  • Gun Crazy
  • Frenzy
  • Spring Breakers
  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
  • Bully
  • Alpha Dog
  • Bad Lieutenant
  • Gomorrah
  • I... For Icarus
  • Elephant
  • The Player
  • Snowtown
  • Benny's Video
  • Ms .45
  • American Gigolo
  • Straw Dogs
  • Cold Fish
  • The Element of Crime
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Hounds of Love
  • Eye of God
  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Blue Velvet
  • Badlands
  • 21 Grams
  • The Chaser
  • The Proposition
  • Little Fish
  • Suburbicon
  • River's Edge
  • Blue Ruin
  • Into the Abyss
  • Breathless
  • A Short Film About Killing
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Dead Man's Shoes
  • The Whistleblower