Highest-Rated Movies about 'Bleak', Sort by Popularity


Ash Is Purest White (2018), The Bicycle Thief (1948), Umberto D (1952), Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998), Zama (2017), What Is Democracy? (2018), Tuya's Marriage (2006), Foxtrot (2017) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Bleak movies.


Ash Is Purest White (2018)

In an industrial city in China, a young dancer named Qiao falls in love with a mobster named Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years.

gang leader, girlfriend, gang members, boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, bleak, cool

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The Bicycle Thief (1948)

A poor man (Lamberto Maggiorani) and his son (Enzo Staiola) search postwar Rome for the stolen bicycle he needs to work as a bill poster.

peasant, son, wife, thief, psychic, bleak, endearing

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Umberto D (1952)

A lonely old man struggles to maintain his dignity while leading a meager existence with his dog as his only companion.

elderly person, landlady, maid, police officer, dog, bleak, emotional

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Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

A tiny child and his warrior uncle battle a sorceress who dried up the village well and ate her foes.

young boy, mother, sorceress, warrior, wise man, bleak, positive

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Zama (2017)

In the 18th century, a highly-placed servant of the Spanish crown who is obsessed with petty grudges and fantasies plots his transfer to Buenos Aires.

officer, governor, villager, boy, king, bandit, amusing

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What Is Democracy? (2018)

This reflection on democracy spans millennia and continents, from ancient Athens' groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism's roots in medieval Italy.

citizen, expert, activist, politician, philosopher, bleak, fascinating

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Tuya's Marriage (2006)

Married to and in love with disabled peasant Ba'toer, Tuya (Yu Nan) is forced to divorce him and find a new husband to support both them and their two children when an injury leaves her unable to work. After a series of men refuse to look after Ba'toer, Tuya finds herself torn between wealthy, recently divorced oilman and schoolmate Bao'lier, who promises to provide for her husband's medical care, and her neighbor, Sen'ge, whose wife has recently left him.

wife, husband, wealthy man, neighbor, son, bleak, gripping

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Foxtrot (2017)

A knock on the door leads to unfathomable grief as a man and his wife learn that their son died in the line of duty as a soldier.

parent, soldier, israeli soldier, bleak, melodramatic, outpost, checkpoint

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Rosie (2018)

A woman, her husband and their four children find themselves homeless after their landlord sells their house. Over the next 36 hours, the couple desperately search for a place to live while trying to shield the kids from the reality of the situation.

mother, family, homeless person, bleak, emotional, family home, street

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Paragraph 175 (2000)

Filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman chronicle the persecution of homosexuals under the Third Reich. Narrated by Rupert Everett.

resistance fighter, jew, hitler youth, survivor, bleak, dark, intense

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The Delivered (2019)

Living a life of Puritan stricture with her family in 1657, a woman's world is shaken to its core by the unexpected arrival of a young couple closely pursued by a ruthless sheriff and his deputy.

family, couple, sheriff, puritan, abusive husband, bleak, brooding

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The War Game (1966)

Filmmaker Peter Watkins envisions the physical devastation and struggle for survival following a nuclear attack on Great Britain.

police officers, firemen, rioters, reporter, doctor, brutal, bleak

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The Devil's Miner (2005)

Filmmakers Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani profile Basilio, a 14-year-old Bolivian who supports his family by working in a silver mine. Like his fellow workers, the boy looks to Satan for protection from the daily hazards he encounters in the bowels of the Earth.

teen boy, miner, coworker, townsperson, fascinating, bleak, bolivia

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The Red and the White (1967)

In this minimalist anti-war film, a faction of Hungarian soldiers on the side of the Russian Red army, led by a determined commander (Jozsef Madaras), fight against the pro-Czar white army in a remote Russian field near a dense wood along the Volga River. As the tide of battle ebbs and flows, a small group of compassionate nurses, including Olga (Krystyna Mikolajevska), do not differentiate between the sides, transporting all wounded soldiers to the nearby wood and treating their injuries.

commander, soldier, nurse, hungarian, russian, bleak, emotional

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Bad Company (1972)

A young man evading the Civil War encounters a conniving drifter and his lawless gang after venturing into the West.

outlaw, soldier, farmer, con artist, sheriff, bleak, thrilling

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Gia (1998)

A 1970s supermodel (Angelina Jolie) embodies glamour but uses drugs to dull the pain of loneliness and despair.

model, restaurant owner, makeup artist, agent, bleak, intense, new york city

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Ride in the Whirlwind (1965)

Two out of three cowboys (Cameron Mitchell, Jack Nicholson) run for their lives after meeting up with outlaws and a lynch-law posse.

outlaw, cattleman, rancher, robber, cowboy, sheriff, bleak

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A Short Film About Killing (1988)

A young lawyer (Krzysztof Globisz) in Warsaw represents a drifter (Mirosław Baka) who killed a malicious cabdriver (Jan Tesarz).

troubled youth, taxi driver, defense attorney, girl, wife, judge, brutal

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Red Riding: 1983 (2009)

The disappearance of a young girl leads a Yorkshire detective (David Morrissey) to believe that he may have helped convict the wrong man of murder three years earlier.

lawyer, disabled person, police detective, police chief, mother, bleak, suspenseful

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City of God (2002)

After forming a gang in Rio de Janeiro, a young man and his best friend descend from robbery to drug dealing and murder.

photographer, drug dealer, criminal, reporter, gang member, brother, bleak

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King Lear (2018)

King Lear divides his kingdom among his three daughters -- Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. The kingdom and family soon collapse into chaos and warfare as Lear goes mad and tragedy strikes.

king, creative, bleak, kingdom, london, allegiance, inheritance

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Cold Hell (2017)

A woman witnesses a murder and is stalked by the killer who wants to silence her.

taxi driver, young woman, turkish woman, killer, murder victim, investigator, engaging

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Terror at the Opera (1987)

A hooded figure forces a young diva (Cristina Marsillach) to watch as he murders performers in a production of Verdi's opera "Macbeth."

actress, opera singer, opera director, murderer, macbeth, detective, bleak

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A Quiet Place Part II (2021)

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.

mother, survivor, monster, father, deaf child, tense, bleak

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Capernaum (2018)

After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

boy, parent, migrant worker, emotional, bleak, uplifting, lebanon

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Martin (1978)

A radio talk show host balances his professional and personal lives.

vampire, cousin, housewife, criminal, victim, love interest, dark

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The Raven (1943)

Remy Germain (Pierre Fresnay) is a doctor in a French town who becomes the focus of a vicious smear campaign, as letters accusing him of having an affair and performing unlawful abortions are mailed to village leaders. The mysterious writer, who signs each letter as "Le Corbeau" (The Raven) soon targets the whole town, exposing everyone's dark secrets. This allegorical film was highly controversial at the time of its release, and was banned in France after the Liberation.

doctor, psychiatrist, nurse, patient, wife, bleak, brutal

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Scott Turow's Innocent (2011)

After a judge (Bill Pullman) is accused of murdering his wife, an affair from his past threatens to destroy his defense.

judge, son, wife, tense, disturbing, dark, bleak

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The Prayer (2018)

In a bid to beat his habit, a young drug addict elects to join a community of former addicts living in isolation in a remote mountain community.

hermit, friend, young man, young woman, heroin addict, bleak, touching

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Witnesses (2003)

A detective and a journalist (Alma Prica) investigate the murder of a Serb living in a Croatian town.

gunman, soldier, daughter, police detective, widow, brother, bleak

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