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 27 war films in this list.

  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Son of Saul
  • Shame
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • The Pianist
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Black Rain
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • The War Game
  • When the Wind Blows
  • Come and See
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Grey Zone
  • Paths of Glory
  • Kanal
  • Lancelot of the Lake
  • Threads
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  • Lessons of Darkness
  • Beasts of No Nation
  • Combat Shock
  • City of Life and Death
  • Fury
  • Johnny Got His Gun
  • April 9th
  • Johnny Mad Dog