Films That Showcased Sad Men

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Rockstar (2011) - JioCinema

Directed by Imtiaz Ali, Ranbir Kapoor portrays a troubled musician and lover, navigating through heartbreak and inner turmoil, crafting a melancholic narrative.

Her (2013) - Prime Video

Joaquin Phoenix stars in "Her," a futuristic romance film exploring themes of loneliness and longing as a man develops a relationship with an AI assistant, tapping into emotional depths.

Devdas (2002) - JioCinema

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shah Rukh Khan plays Devdas depicting the tragic tale of a man consumed by unrequited love, despair and familial conflict, resonating with melancholy audiences.

The Green Mile (1999) - Prime Video

Tom Hanks stars in "The Green Mile," a poignant film about a prison guard's emotional journey amidst suffering and injustice, evoking profound sadness.

Tamasha (2015)

Directed by Imtiaz Ali and featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, The film delves into the existential crisis of a man, reflecting on themes of sadness and self-discovery.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) - N/A

Jim Carrey stars in this poignant romance, exploring themes of heartbreak and memory loss, resonating with audiences in its melancholic portrayal of love.

Manchester by the Sea (2016) - Prime Video

Casey Affleck stars in this heartbreaking drama, portraying a man grappling with grief and guilt after a tragic loss, leaving audiences deeply moved.

Joker (2019) - Netflix

Directed by Todd Phillips starring Joaquin Phoenix is a dark and introspective portrayal of a sad and troubled man, Arthur Fleck. Phoenix's performance delves deep into Fleck's descent into madness, highlighting the loneliness, despair, and societal rejection he experience

Bonus: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Ben Stiller directs and stars in this film, capturing the longing and melancholy of a man seeking escapism from his mundane life.

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