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

A One and a Two... (2000), Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998), Love Letter (1995), Paragraph 175 (2000), Southern Comfort (2001), Lake of Fire (2006), The Laramie Project (2002), Betty Fisher and Other Stories (2001) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Death movies.

#3. Love Letter (1995)

Storyline: Despite the years that have passed, Hiroko Watanabe (Miho Nakayama) is still grieving the death of her fiancé, who died unexpectedly while climbing a mountain. When Hiroko discovers her deceased lover's childhood address, she impulsively writes to him, and is shocked to receive a letter in reply. However, the note's author is Itsuki Fujii (also Nakayama), a young woman who shares the same name as Hiroko's late boyfriend. As the two women exchange letters, they begin an unusual relationship.

Plot Keywords: young woman, fiancé, stranger, emotional, touching, japan, mountain ...

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#5. Southern Comfort (2001)

Storyline: Kate Davis's award-winning documentary chronicles the final four seasons in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer in rural Georgia. Striking a balance between Robert's biological family -- mother, father, sons and grandson -- and his "chosen" family of transgender friends including Maxwell, Cas and Lola Cola, his male-to-female transsexual partner, Davis documents Eads's final days at the Southern Comfort Conference, a national transgender gathering.

Plot Keywords: transsexual, girlfriend, son, friend, parent, inspiring, emotional ...

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#6. Lake of Fire (2006)

Storyline: An unflinching documentary shot in black and white, this film focuses on the heated topic of abortion. Directed by British-born filmmaker Tony Kaye, the production depicts the heated ongoing abortion debate in America, and features graphic footage of actual medical procedures. Presenting people on both pro-choice and pro-life sides of the issue, the documentary includes interviews with philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky, anti-abortion activist Randall Terry and numerous others.

Plot Keywords: activist, philosopher, writer, disturbing, emotional, united states, clinic ...

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#8. Betty Fisher and Other Stories (2001)

Storyline: Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher (Sandrine Kiberlain) enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot (Nicole Garcia) arranges to kidnap another child, Jose (Alexis Chatrian), to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows it's wrong, Betty accepts Jose as her new son. Meanwhile, Jose's mother Carole (Mathilde Seigner) is looking for her son with the help of her boyfriend, Francois (Luck Mervil), and some of his cohorts.

Plot Keywords: writer, mother, son, waitress, boyfriend, child, disturbing ...

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#14. Cries and Whispers (1972)

Storyline: As Agnes (Harriet Andersson) slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria (Liv Ullmann) is wracked with guilt at her husband's suicide, caused by his discovery of her extramarital affair. The self-loathing, suicidal Karin (Ingrid Thulin) seems to regard her sister with revulsion. Only Anna (Kari Sylwan), the deeply religious maid who lost her young child, seems able to offer Agnes solace and empathy.

Plot Keywords: dying person, suicidal person, sister, maid, doctor, priest, brooding ...

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