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17 Emotional Films Everyone Should Watch At Least Once In Your Life

BuzzFeed Staff

Reddit user mit004 asked people “what’s a fucked up movie everybody should watch at least once?” Here are 17 of the best ones:

1. Prisoners

“When the movie concluded, I just sat there and thought, ‘Whoa. What. The. Fuck.’ It is an incredible movie that grips you immediately and doesn’t let you go. The movie itself isn’t fucked up, but the events in the movie certainly are.”


2. Requiem For A Dream

“I saw this, now I don’t do hard drugs.”


3. Grave of the Fireflies

“My 10th grade english teacher decided to show this to our class. It was his first time ever doing it, and basically, he wound up with like, a class full of sobbing teenagers on his hands.

However, looking back on it, he really got his point across.”


4. Once Were Warriors

“My English teacher took us to see this movie. She gave us notes to take home to our parents, explaining the themes in it and why she wanted us to see it. I think everyone was cool with it, I don’t recall anyone in the class missing out. We went into that theater like a bunch of dumb fourteen year olds, laughing and horsing around and shit. We came out changed.”


5. Come and See

“War is hell, and this movie shows it like no other.”


6. Trainspotting

“When I first saw Trainspotting I thought it was a stoner/slacker film like Clerks or Mallrats. I was not expecting a somewhat comical story about the lives of addicts in Scotland. It’s still one of my favorite films though.”


7. A Clockwork Orange

“The movie is a good amount of fucked up, but not to the point where it was unwatchable.” 


8. Schindler’s List

“Ralph Fiennes is fantastically terrifying in this.”


9. The Road

“This movie fucked me up. I’d like to think Cormac McCarthy is wrong in his assertion that humanity would devolve like this after a super volcano.”


10. Seven

“Whats in the box?!”


11. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

“It’s an ugly cry.”


12. Watership Down

“This animated film with music by Garfunkel is based on a beloved children’s book? This will be fi—OH GOD WHY MAKE IT STOP!”


13. Bad Boy Bubby

“Yes, I never cling wrapped a sandwich the same way after watching that.”


14. Jacob’s Ladder

“The only thing that burns in hell is the part of you that won’t let go of life, your memories, and attachments. They burn them all away. But they’re not punishing you, he said. They’re freeing your soul.”


15. We Need To Talk About Kevin

“I have not stopped thinking about this movie since I’ve seen it.”


16. Hard Candy

“One of my favorites. Such a brilliant film with only three real characters. So dark and smart and really Ellen Page’s best performance of her career.”


17. Pan’s Labyrinth

“It’s a beautiful fairy tale for adults. Too bad it only works once.”