Lists and Suggestions

List: Tearjerker Movies

Huppert, Isabelle, actor.

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

McCarey, Leo.

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

Chopra, Ravi, 1946-2014.

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

Marshall, Garry.

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

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

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

Lee, Ang, 1954-

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

Cukor, George, 1899-1983.

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

Weir, Peter, 1944-

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

Coogler, Ryan, 1986- screenwriter, director.

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

Jacobs, Arthur P.

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

Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930- Hotaru no haka.

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

Colbert, Claudette.

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

Lindhardt, Thure, 1974-

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

Benton, Robert.

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

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...

McCarey, Leo, director.

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

Netter, Gil.

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

Luhrmann, Baz.

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

Aykroyd, Dan.

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

Johnson, Mark, 1945 December 27-

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

Rapper, Irving, 1898-1999, director.

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

Guest, Judith. Ordinary people.

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

Streep, Meryl.

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

Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.

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

Columbus, Chris.

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

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

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

Field, Sally.

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

Marnò, Mozhan. 1980-

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

Fellini, Federico.

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

Brooks, James L.

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

Cameron, James, 1954-

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

Rizzoli, Angelo.

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

Di Novi, Denise.

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