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List: Tearjerker Movies

Huppert, Isabelle, actor.

A touching tale of a loving couple whose unbreakable bonds of marriage are tested by life's gre... More

McCarey, Leo.

A singer falls in love with a wealthy bachelor on a luxury liner bound for New York, but an accident... More

Chopra, Ravi, 1946-2014.

At retirement, a father and mother go to live, separately, with their unwilling sons and their wives... More

Marshall, Garry.

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal diseas... More

Coward, Noel, 1899-1973, producer, screenwriter.

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves in... More

Lee, Ang, 1954-

It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines betw... More

Cukor, George, 1899-1983.

Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gamb... More

Weir, Peter, 1944-

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and... More

Coogler, Ryan, 1986- screenwriter, director.

Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and s... More

Jacobs, Arthur P.

Mr. Chips is a shy and proper classics professor who teaches at an English all-boys school. He falls... More

Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930- Hotaru no haka.

Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war a... More

Colbert, Claudette.

The story of two women trying to find success, but end up finding that success isn't everything... More

Lindhardt, Thure, 1974-

Chronicles the journey of two men in New York City as they experience love, friendship, and addictio... More

Benton, Robert.

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know eac... More

Benigni, Roberto.

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Hiller, Arthur.

A young Ivy League couple cross social barriers to marry, then must cope with untimely illness and d... More

McCarey, Leo, director.

After losing their house to foreclosure, an elderly couple is separated when none of their five chil... More

Netter, Gil.

John and Jen are journalists who are a newly married couple. Marley is the adopted puppy that no one... More

Luhrmann, Baz.

A courtesan falls in love with a poor writer. ... More

Aykroyd, Dan.

A precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death shares a poignant summer with her widowed father... More

Johnson, Mark, 1945 December 27-

Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. Suddenly, their baby girl fal... More

Rapper, Irving, 1898-1999, director.

A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through t... More

Guest, Judith. Ordinary people.

The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of th... More

Streep, Meryl.

A drama set in post-World War II Brooklyn revolves around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survi... More

Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.

A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, ... More

Columbus, Chris.

Anna and Ben, the two children of Jackie and Luke, have to cope with the fact that their parents div... More

Glatzer, Richard, 1952-2015, film director, screenwriter.

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who st... More

Field, Sally.

A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother... More

Marnò, Mozhan. 1980-

When a journalist is stranded in her remote village, Zahra takes a bold chance to reveal what the vi... More

Fellini, Federico.

Directed by Federico Fellini, the story of a fragile girl who falls in love with a brutal circus per... More

Brooks, James L.

Follows the rocky and passionate relationship between a mother and daughter from birth to death. ... More

Cameron, James, 1954-

Jack and Rose find one another on the maiden voyage of the unsinkable "Titanic" but when t... More

Rizzoli, Angelo.

Follow Umberto D., an elderly pensioner, as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postw... More

Di Novi, Denise.

Love brings together what peer pressure and lifestyles seek to keep apart. Jamie is a straight-laced... More