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I What Movies Do You Think Are Tear Jerkers

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    The EP "Crying" Oscar

    I'm a bit analytical (and obviously in need of a 'real' job) so I looked at the comments so far.  Applied a really fair scoring technique (how many times a movie was mentioned & what place it was mentioned in).  Here's our Experience Project Ranking of the most tear...
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2009

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    "What dreams may come "is on netflix

    and made me busty into tears. Really stunning movie.
    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M Jan 8

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    My Favorite Tear Jerkers

    This was a lot harder to write than I anticipated but I tried to remember all my favorites. Some made me cry more than others but they all made me cry and I have seen them all more than once…or twice…or three time…well you get the picture.   Please feel...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 4, 2010

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    Titanic, Schindler's List, The Passion Of The Christ

    Gia, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Henry Poole Is Here, Ladder 49, The Notebook, Love Story, Philadelphia, Born On The Fourth Of July, Indecent Proposal, Ghost, Castaway
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2009

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    These Movies Always Make Me Cry

    The Other Woman Flight 93 Perfect Town, Perfect Murder Armageddon
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    *sniffle*

    1. Old Yeller - Anybody whose seen it and didn't shed at least one tear is pretty messed up. :P 2. The Passion Of The Christ- I'm not even Christian and I cried for a good 20 minutes throughout this one. 3. Into The Wild- Well, it's just freakin' sad. Watch it. 4. V For...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30, F Jan 16, 2009

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    The first movie i ever cried at was les

    miserables and ever since then i cry at like everything, i cried when i saw rue's family in the catching fire movie, I cry at like everything...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Remember Me.

    I won't tell you what its about because it would really spoil it for you..Just watch it. It's an amazing film starring Robert Pattinson. Yes, the Twilight guy. But forget you know him from that. This is such a moving film, It's reduced me to tears everytime i've watched it. But...
    ForeverJo ForeverJo 18-21, F Aug 3, 2011

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    I Cru At Everything

    OK every time I watch What dreams may come I need a therapy session. There are so many I am just a sentimental fool.
    klbh89 klbh89 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    Return To Me

    I watched Return To Me on video a few months after my divorce... I cried like a baby. it brought feelings to the surface that I didn't realize I had. now I love to watch a good tear-jerker every now and then.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    Losing Isaiah

    It stars halle berry and Jessica lange. Its about a black woman who abondons her baby because she is messed up on drugs. Three years later the baby is adopted by a white family, but the biological mother (halle berry) is now sober and wants her baby back. Jessica Lange the woman...
    wonderfullyconfused wonderfullyconfused 18-21, F Jun 27, 2012

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    Grave of the Fireflies

    Ack! I wanna cry just thinking about the name! It's a animated movie but it's done so well that you almost forget that it's animated. It just makes you sad as soon as it starts and by the end you're bawling your eyes out! It's the saddest movie I've ever seen and I can't even...
    mimsy2 mimsy2 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    Titanic, Schindler's List, The Passion Of The Christ

    Gia, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Henry Poole Is Here, Ladder 49, The Notebook, Love Story, Philadelphia, Born On The Fourth Of July, Indecent Proposal, Ghost, Castaway
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    My Sister's Keeper, Remember Me, Titanic, And Dear John

    My Sister's Keeper still make me cry every time I see it. It's just so sad! Plus, the ending of the movie isn't the same as the ending of the book. So I wasn't expecting it! Remember Me didn't make me cry until the very end when I realized what was happening. The movie as a...
    rmpquin rmpquin 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2011

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    I Guess I Have a "Mom" Thing

    Since my mom almost died when I was 10, I'm super susceptible to mom-dying movies. When I watched "Ponette" I began crying within maybe 10 minutes of the movie beginning, and didn't stop until about half an hour after it was over. The crying crescendoed somewhere...
    rainbowchristmaslights rainbowchristmaslights 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    Dog Stories

    I'd cried a lot when a dog dies in a movie. I love dogs so much and it tears me apart watching it. Movies that i love are" Hachiko", "Marley and Me".
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Sadest And Best Movie Ever!!!

    I am a huge movie buff I watch every sort of film no mater what country it's made in and to date the best and tragically the saddest movie I have ever seen is a movie called The Cure. It's about a young boy who gets AIDS from and blood transfusion, and no one in town will get...
    GreenEyedGrl GreenEyedGrl 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2010

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    Disney Movies...

    Lilo and Stitch was such a tear ******* movie for me when i was a kid. :)
    allivard allivard 22-25, F Aug 18, 2011

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    The Truth Gets Me Every Time

    AVATAR. One of the most true social commentaries of our time. We in the U.S. invade other people to take the stuff they have that we need, devastating their countries and murdering their people. Do we ever bother to know those people? Nope, we just accept the government story...
    grania grania 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    Random Films

    these movies didn't all necessarily make me CRY, but i hardly EVER cry.  they all gave me the feeling like i was going to cry though...and during some i actually did, to my surprise. Lawrence of Arabia Mr. Holland's Opus Titanic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof The Painted...
    de6789 de6789 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    Stuck in Love. My new favorite movie.

    I cried 3 times in the movie.
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    The Warrior with Tom hardy

    and Joel edgarton will make anyone in a brother-brother relationship cry their eyes out
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M Aug 16

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    Fluke

    That movie still makes me sad to this day...
    lightwolfmelody lightwolfmelody 26-30, F Feb 24, 2012

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    A Must See

    If you ever see another movie - don't miss The Grace Card. It is without exception, the best movie I have ever seen.
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Mar 14, 2011

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    One Gets Me All the Time

     "What dreams may come" is the one that gets me to tears a lot,or "the bear" from '88,that one is a heartbreaker,about a bear cub that looses his mom and makes friends with an older bear that takes em under his wings,both of these are the best ones i saw...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response May 28, 2008

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    The Way We Were

    This movie is nowhere near my generation, but I was up late one night and caught the last half of the movie. I bawled, I mean really bawled when Katie calls Hubble and asks him to come over and promises not to touch him, but that she needs him to come because she needs to talk to...
    UtesFan UtesFan 36-40, F May 16, 2012

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    Lists

    A Walk to Remember: I read the book. Man. I cried like a baby. If I read that book again. I think I will cried again.Titanic. I didn't cry. If I watch it again. Maybe I will cry.Sweet November. Well. I didn't cry but it was sad.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses May 1, 2011

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    Oh So Many....

    I have many! The Notebook Ghost Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Fried Green Tomatoes Steel Magnolias Beaches At First Sight A Walk to Remember Titanic The Green Mile Patch Adams The World According to Garp Stepmom.... ...just a start...lol  
    GoneCrazyBBL GoneCrazyBBL 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    Diary Of A Mad Black Woman

    That  movie made me cry from begining to end. I was going through one of those "it only lasted 3 months high school" break ups and was really emotional at the time I watched the very first time. But even then every time I watch it there are some scenes that get me every time...
    djsmommy2012 djsmommy2012 22-25, F Jun 14, 2012

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    When I saw the Passion of The Christ I cried,

    but not with sadness. They were tears of joy for it showed me visually how much Christ loved me.
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    There Are Lots Of Good Ones

    The NotebookAmericaThe Last SongRemember MeOn Thin IceI Can Do Bad All By MyselfWhere The Red Fern GrowsThe Lion KingDumboDear JohnI have a lot more but those are some of the big ones.  Want more feel free to ask.  Any suggestions for me?
    meyouandus meyouandus 18-21, F 1 Response May 27, 2011

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    The Chick Flicks.....well Not All of Them Are!

    The ones that make me cry are: 1) Titanic 2) Pearl Harbor 3) Armageddon 4) Independence Day (yeah, I know) 5) Twister (yup, I know) 6)   Robin Hood:Prince of Thieves 7) Green mile 8) Forrest Gump  9) Where the Red Fern Grows 10) Ghost  ...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 8 Responses May 28, 2008

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    Whats Eating Gilbert Grape

    I watched this movie a few weeks ago and I loved it. I love Johnny Depp and Leonardo Decaprio. It was a tear jerker. The movie itself was very good it made you happy and emotional every step of the way but the very end really had me crying. All good movies play with your...
    Childish1der Childish1der 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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    My List:

    the one that makes me most sad are: my sister's keeper the notebook the green mile other films that make me cry are p.s. i love you titanic (i used to cry loads over it, but i dont anymore) marley and me the butterfly effect most people say that forrest gump is really sad, but...
    libbyjellyfish1997 libbyjellyfish1997 16-17, F Mar 5, 2013

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    The Wrestler

    Mickey Rourke is wonderful playing a middle-aged, professional wrestler to coming to grips with his out-of-control life. Once famous he's finds himself in a trailer park with a broken-down body struggling to get by. Life's socked him. He's trying to get it together. His persona...
    elling245 elling245 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2013

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    Real Tear Jerkers

    1.  BIG FISH (USA): The last scene is really moving. It would be great to have a perfect death with all your family, friends and the people you met in life clapping and congratulating you for the life you had. 2. RHAPSODY IN AUGUST (Japan): The movie is tender and it moves...
    moviefan13 moviefan13 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2008

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    I'm a Big Cry Baby

    I cry watching sentimental commercials so it doesn't take much for a movie to get me crying but here are a few movies that have me sobbing like a baby: 1) What Dreams May Come. I basically cry from start to finish with this movie. I cry for the characters' grief and then I cry...
    stillsleeping stillsleeping 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2008

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    The Courage and the Humanity of It All...

    The dirty dozen.....when he's running through the gun fire and dies just as he gets there throwing the grenades.....   Platoon - when the guy is running out of the jungle being shot as he chases after the helicopters and they are already in the air leaving him behind...
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 9 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    My Tear Jerkers

    The ones that come to my mind that made cry are: 1)My Girl 2)Beaches 3)Fried Green Tomatoes 4)You've Got Mail 5)Titanic 6)Message in a Bottle 7)Where the heart is 8)The Notebook 9)Taps 10)Sleepless in Seattle
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 29, 2008

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    As A Guy...

    Blood Diamond. The scene between the father and son. Some incredible acting. The ending to Gran Torino, I hated that, no spoilers but that was a tear jerker for me. The ending of Good Will Hunting, the "It's not your fault" scene, it was quite prominent for me.
    TheOrdinaryGuy TheOrdinaryGuy 18-21, M Aug 8, 2012

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    Real Emotions

    There have been quite a number of movies that have made me cry.  I guess I cry easily for a guy.  But it's not usually the out and out tear jerkers that get me (you know, when somebody dies at the end or something like that).  It's the scenes that are most real...
    PobbleToes PobbleToes 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    titanic. especially

    when Leonardo a.k.a jack dies
    CisumSixela CisumSixela 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Grave of the Fireflies

    Grave of the Firefly. An animated film that centers around part of the terrible lives of a boy & his younger sister trying to survive during post-war times. (something like that)
    ConcealedChivalrousHeart ConcealedChivalrousHeart 18-21, F Sep 1, 2010

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    allhail allhail 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    My Tearjerker

    THE MIRACLE WORKERwith patty duke, from the start to the finish I'm crying.
    mmorgan012 mmorgan012 46-50, M May 25, 2011

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    Seven Pounds

    Inspirational get heartfelt Will Smith is also the man!
    breathbravity breathbravity 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    Sad, Sad Movies.

    UGH, The Time Traveller's Wife (with Rachel McAdams). Gets me every time... I also find Dandelion (with Vincent Kartheiser) really sad and Evening (with Claire Danes) too. Oh, and of course, The Notebook, but everyone knows that.
    anonymousabomination anonymousabomination 18-21, F Apr 21, 2012

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    Somewhere In Time Starring Christopher Reeves And Jane Seymour (1980)

    This film is a great favourite of mine. this film is a time travel romance film directed by Jeannot Szwarc . and has a brilliant storyline. The main character Richard Collier, is a play write and gets given a watch by an old lady on the opening night of his 1st stage production...
    June30 June30 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    Am I Really Doing This Story?

    Yeah yeah, I cry during some movies...kiss my ***. Autumn in New York: I tear up everytime...how lame huh? Forrest Gump: the end where he had to bury Jenny by their tree and he was talking to her....god dammit. High Fidelity: Not because it is sad, but because it is damn...
    EricS EricS 26-30, M 8 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Tear Jerkers

    "Sophie's Choice". It's a movie about the Holocaust duing WW2 and I really can't say more than that or it will spoil the movie for those who dig it up. It's about 20 years old and had Myrle Streep in it. I don't want to ruin it by telling all. I can't.
    Callalilly Callalilly 61-65, F Jun 28, 2011

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    Big Daddy

    I love that movie; it made me cry when the kid had to leave Adam Sandler's home; I wept.
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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    Carlittos Way

    i cried the first time i ever saw this movie. Pacinos charachter was loyal to those he thaught were loyal to him. he wanted to leave a life behind him that was going to get him nowhere but his loyalty just seemed to suck him back in every way he turned. the people he thaugt he...
    siggy siggy 26-30, M Oct 5, 2008

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    A Walk to Remember

    Sobs... I cried the hardest when the boy went crying to his estranged father after the girl died. Sob, sob, sob...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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