The 10 Best Movies Where Everyone Dies

Movies have this known tendency to end with happy endings but isn’t that too simple? Too much predictable? Luckily, all movies don’t end with the good defeating the bad. Some leave space for innovative endings. That said, we bring forth the best movies where everyone dies only for your wild movie nights!

No matter if you are bored with your regular sugar-coated movies or just want something interesting on your plate, these movies where everyone dies will undoubtedly make you remember them. Without any further ado, let’s get straight to the main deal!

Movie NamePremiere DateRatings
The Hateful EightDecember 15, 2015IMDb: 7.8/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
The Cabin in The WoodsApril 13, 2012IMDb: 7/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
HamletDecember 25, 1996IMDb: 7.8/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
The OthersAugust 2, 2001IMDb: 7.6/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Don’t Look UpDecember 10, 2021IMDb: 7.2/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryDecember 13, 2016IMDb: 7.8/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Night of The Falling DeadOctober 1, 1968IMDb: 7.8/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
CarrieNovember 3, 1976IMDb: 7.4/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Reservoir DogsOctober 8, 1992IMDb: 8.3/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
The DepartedOctober 6, 2006IMDb: 8.5/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 90%

1. The Hateful Eight

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Writer: Quentin Tarantino

  • Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and so on

As the name suggests, this 3 hours 7 minutes prolonged movie revolves around 8 individuals who are stuck in a cabin during a blizzard. Let’s not forget to mention that they don’t go along together pretty well. This causes the rise of many personal conflicts. As a result, the cabin gets filled with horrifying bloodshed. In the end, the people in the cabin are not in a state to seek help from the outside world.

The movie does start to build up from fragments which finally ends in a worth-it climax. The elements of comedy, thriller and gruesome killings are packed up neatly in this long movie making sure you keep on binge-watching till the very end. If you are in the mood for some thrilling tension, then this has to be your pick of the night!

2. The Cabin In The Woods

Director: Drew Goddard

Writer: Drew Goddard, Joss Whedon

  • Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Connolly, Fran Kranz, Anna Hutchison, and so on

Up next is this 1 hour and 35 minutes horror movie, which is not what you think it is. Yes, it is a slasher movie, yet it doesn’t follow the stereotypes. It is a solid piece consisting of great elements of laughter and thrill. This indeed does elevate your viewing experience with the involvement of the classic horror storyline as well as the showcasing of cultures.

Starting with a bunch of friends mistakenly summoning evil and being forced to get involved in rituals involving human sacrifice. But what will be their ultimate fate? Will all of them give up and sacrifice one another, or will the course of nature be broken? If you want the answers, you have to see this twisted thriller yourself.

3. Hamlet

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Writer: William Shakespeare

  • Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Billy Crystal, and so on

From the recent, straight Shakespearian classic, bringing to you guys now is everyone’s favorite Hamlet. 4 hours and 2 minutes running time might seem a little too much at first, but believe us when we say that it’s worth every second. Starting from the costumes, and the sets, to the color grading, everything is so well detailed that it is bound to travel you back in time. The dialogues and acting are lifelike, allowing you to feel the immense burden of pain in your chest.

The story is pretty much the same as we remember from our Literature class. Hamlet finds out that marriage is about to commence between his mother and his uncle, who murdered his father. Seems dreadful, doesn’t it? But will this dread and hatred carry Hamlet to a similar sin? Well, it just might. Still, the question lingers how. So, drawdown that curtain and all the 20th-century things to get transported back in time.

4. The Others

Director: Alejandro Amenabar

Writer: Alejandro Amenabar

  • Cast: Nicole Kidman, Alaina Mann, James Bentley, and so on

The one-hour 44, minutes horror and thriller movie directed by Alejandro is certainly like other of his works, a masterpiece. Traveling through two decades, this movie doesn’t disappoint the test of time. The stunning visuals, soundtrack, backgrounds, and expressions add to the horror effect of the movie. The plot twist at the end is sure to blow your mind whether you are a horror-type person or not.

The plotline starts just like a regular horror movie, with an innocent family moving into a house away from the town. However, the kids are not too sun friendly as a result, they must be kept in the door by their mother Grace. While this occurs, they face weird situations like weird visions. However, the religious Grace is stuck with the fact that the servants are in it. However, they soon realize the presence of the others in their house.

5. Don’t Look Up

Director: Adam Mckay

Writer: Adam Mckay, David Sirota

  • Cast: Leonardo Dicaprio, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, and so on

Had enough of horror? Then this 2 hours 25 minutes apocalyptic political satire black comedy movie is just what you need now! But let you be warned that this is not only a regular movie, but rather it acts as a metaphor in many ways. He profoundly pointed out sensitive issues like society’s obsession with pop culture and the role of AI in controlling us and made sure that the big figures also didn’t escape his wrath. With a quick phase and comedic dialogues, this movie is a binge for sure.

The journey begins with two astronomers who are set on to warn the people on Earth that a huge climate crisis is on its way to extinct our existence. They take the mass media system as an approach. But soon realize that the path is more zigzag than we could imagine.

6. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Director: Gareth Edwards

Writer: Tony Gilroy, Chris Weitz

  • Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Forest Whittaker, and so on

Making a place in our list is this epic space sci-fi movie. It provides everything that you had to expect from a Star Wars movie. The perfect bunch of actors, the perfect plotline, a generous amount of fighting, along with comedy! It has it all. The script is written so well that you will not get a single chance to miss the vibe.

The reboot starts off with the former scientist Galen being taken away from his family by the evil character Orson Krennic. After years, he invents the most deadly and powerful weapon known as the Death Star. However, Jyn, the former scientist’s daughter, joins the spy in order to steal the space station’s plans! It surely is as action-packed as it sounds.

7. Night Of The Falling Dead

Director: George A. Romero

Writer: George A. Romero, Jack Russo

  • Cast: Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman, Tony Todd, and so on

Just as the title looks like, this movie is surely jammed field with the walking dead. The 1 hr and 36 minutes movie is definitely a classic that introduced the “zombie” genre into the Hollywood movie industry. It has everything you could ask from any original movie, the perfect backgrounds, color gradings, and soundtrack, along with the dialogues and acting. It surely sets up a chilly mood for giving you goosebumps.

The plot goes around some refugees who find shelter in an abandoned house but get attacked by dead people instead. Sounds funky, right, well it surely is. While they try to survive for life, the situation gets worse every second. And it seems as if there’s no way out. The rest of which you have to watch before you know!

8. Carrie

Director: Brian De Palma

Writer: Stephen King

  • Cast: Sissy Spacek, John Travolta, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, and so on

The horror genre just won’t leave this list as we bring to you another 1 hour 38 minutes horror movie. Based on the book with the same name, Carrie can be considered a coming-out teen horror movie. But don’t let that stop you from watching this masterpiece as the actors have put everything on the table to make this already gripping storyline even more grasping. Involving many elements of sadness along with horror, it is a treat to watch.

Carrie is frequently bullied at school and abused by her evil mother at home. As things get much worse around her, she falls into suspicion that she might have superpowers. But as she lets her guard down at the prom, things take a much darkening and twisted turn. Carrie’s story is bound to make you sympathize with her and also let out those goosebumps.

9. Reservoir Dogs

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Writer: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary

  • Cast: Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, and so on

Another one of that masterpieces has to be this 1 hour 39 minutes crime and drama movie. This film gained the fame of this famous director. The directing style, the build-up of characters’ personalities along with the non-linear fashion of storytelling, nothing can halt this movie from securing a place in today’s list.

The six criminals who are hired to steal diamonds get ambushed by the cops during the attempt at the heist. However, the police lead them to believe that one of them is an undercover officer. Not knowing anyone’s identity, the criminals get into nasty conflicts resulting in a devastating end.

10. The Departed

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: Martin Scorsese, William Monahan

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Jack Nicholson. Leonardo Dicaprio and so on

Last but not least, we have on our list the 2 hours 31 minutes crime genre movie, which gifted us with many memorable quotes. The movie is jampacked with slices of energy along with many intensive scenes. The story, performance along with the right choice of music makes this movie-watching experience better than ever. This cinematic gold will surely not fail to please your eyes.

This violent movie rounds around characters who eliminate one another till only one man stands alive. Filled up with lies and betrayals, this movie will leave you questioning. Not only that, the pressure built by the actors will make your blood pressure rise all the way up!

A Wrap!

After going through our list of the best movies where everyone dies, you surely will not miss out on the thrilling endings. From thrillers and comedies to even dramas, we tried to cover something for everyone! So, what are you waiting for? Grab that popcorn, and happy binging!

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Al Amin Sagor is simply a movie freak who is passionate about writing entertainment content. He loves to watch web series, and movies and write on celebrity gossip or trendy movie news. He also covers media and entertainment news on various online platforms. He is one of the "Jewel" of The News Titan.


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