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


Truman (2015), Casa Grande (2014), Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019), Islands in the Stream (1977), My Dinner With Hervé (2018), Roger Waters: Us + Them (2019), Where Is Kyra? (2017), Loving Vincent (2017) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Melancholy movies.


Truman (2015)

Terminally ill actor Julián wants to spend his final days tying up loose ends. When childhood friend Tomás pays him an unexpected visit, the two men set out to finalize funeral arrangements, settle accounts and find a home for Julián's beloved dog.

terminally ill person, childhood friend, actor, cousin, pet owner, dog, emotional

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Casa Grande (2014)

A teenager struggles to transcend the limitations of his upper middle-class life.

teen boy, teen girl, parent, maid, servant, amusing, cool

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Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019)

After a tragic event, Juha develops an unexpected but powerful connection with a dominatrix named Mona. His dangerous addiction to suffocation will lead them both down a wild, freaky path toward emotional enlightenment.

widower, daughter, teacher, dominatrix, amusing, sultry, melancholy

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Islands in the Stream (1977)

A Hemingwayesque artist (George C. Scott) plays and drinks in the 1940s Bahamas, visited by his first wife (Claire Bloom) and three sons.

man, friend, son, wife, refugee, dreamy, emotional

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My Dinner With Hervé (2018)

Over the course of one wild night in Los Angeles, a struggling journalist befriends Hervé Villechaize, one of the world's most famous dwarf actors.

actor, celebrity, journalist, amusing, charming, cheeky, confident

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Where Is Kyra? (2017)

A fragile woman is already stressed from a fast-paced world when her mother dies and she must find a means for survival while hiding her struggles from her new boyfriend.

woman, sick person, mother, bleak, melancholy, brooklyn, n.y., struggle

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Loving Vincent (2017)

In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.

postal worker, artist, son, brother, daughter, painter, fascinating

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Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020)

Interviews, home movies, photographs and diaries offer insight into the remarkable life and career of actress Natalie Wood.

actress, daughter, creative, emotional, engaging, fascinating, melancholy

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So Long, My Son (Di jiu tian chang) (2019)

Two married couples adjust to the vast social and economic changes taking place in China from the 1980s to the present.

couple, family, adopted son, bleak, emotional, melodramatic, melancholy

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The Social Network (2010)

As Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, he is sued by the twins who claimed he stole their idea, and by the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

computer programmer, genius, billionaire, lawyer, twin, businessperson, amusing

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Sorry We Missed You (2019)

Hoping that self-employment through gig economy can solve their financial woes, a hard-up UK delivery driver and his wife struggling to raise a family end up trapped in the vicious circle of this modern-day form of labour exploitation.

entrepreneur, employee, father, wife, husband, mother, child

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Weathering With You (2019)

A high-school boy who has run away to Tokyo befriends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather.

schoolboy, schoolgirl, publisher, brother, police officers, dreamy, emotional

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Remember Me (2019)

The Sultana was a river boat that exploded in 1865 killing many passengers, mostly Union Soldiers.

widower, old flame, elderly person, family, friend, nurse, amusing

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Babylon (1980)

The movie centres around Brindsley Forde's character Blue. He fronts a reggae sound system based in South West London (Brixton). The film captures the trials and tribulations of young black youths in troubled London in the early eighties.

dj, mc, friend, girlfriend, neighbor, cool, disheartening

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Pity (2018)

When his wife re-emerges from a long-lasting coma, a middle-aged lawyer concocts increasingly elaborate ways to try to regain what he misses most: the pity of others.

man, sick wife, melancholy, quirky, dark, somber, greece

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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)

A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

teen girl, friend, teen boy, parent, doctor, bleak, chilling

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Beautiful Boy (2018)

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

father, son, ex-wife, drug addict, doctor, addict, emotional

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Honey Boy (2019)

A young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.

child actor, father, therapist, family, confident, dark, emotional

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Mug (2018)

After fun-loving Jacek is disfigured in an accident at work, he becomes the first person in Poland to receive a face transplant, which leads to his status as a national hero and martyr.

worker, patient, emotional, melancholy, workplace, poland, transformation

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David Crosby: Remember My Name (2019)

Meet David Crosby in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind.

musician, creative, emotional, engaging, fascinating, melancholy, moving

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On the Record (2020)

A former hip hop executive decides whether to make public her rape by one of the most powerful men in the music industry.

music executive, music producer, musician, friend, journalist, dark, disheartening

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Bait (2019)

Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour.

fisherman, brother, tourist, love interest, local, brooding, melancholy

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1985 (2018)

A closeted young man goes home for the holidays and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.

closeted homosexual, texan, aids patient, confident, emotional, melancholy, texas

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16 Shots (2019)

A documentary examining the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the cover-up that ensued.

teenager, murder victim, murderer, police captain, police officer, investigator, lawyer

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A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)

A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

math prodigy, teen boy, mother, teen girl, classmate, teacher, charming

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At Eternity's Gate (2018)

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

painter, paul gauguin, priest, melancholy, profound, france, countryside

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In the Aisles (2018)

Christian begins to work as a shelf stacker at a supermarket and finds himself in a new, unknown world: the long aisles, the bustle at the checkouts, the forklifts.

employee, coworker, amusing, melancholy, supermarket, new job, relationships

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Up the Junction (1968)

Addresses some of the major 60s social issues - a bored rich London-girl from Chelsea decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea, getting a flat and starts factory-work and makes friends... of which one has to get an illegal abortion.

wealthy woman, worker, friend, colleague, emotional, melancholy, disheartening

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I Am Not a Witch (2017)

In a remote Zambian community a girl is denounced as a witch and sent on a trajectory of exploitation, as a tethered member of a witches' camp, a witch for hire and a tourist exhibit.

girl, witch, police officers, accuser, outcast, bleak, brooding

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