Top Ten Saddest Movies


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242Un Amour de Jeunesse
244The Fountain

This movie is like concentrated sadness of 90 minutes and it shows perfectly someones emotions when you're about to lose someone that you love and the absolute sadness when you're actually losing him/her. It shows how a man does everything possible to reunite with his loved one even giving his life, because "death is the road to awe".

Sums up the feeling of losing someone so perfectly. Accompanied with an incredible soundtrack that captures every mood perfectly, this film is truly art as opposed to entertainment. An emotionally fulfilling experience.

More than sad portrays the essence fear of dying, or losing important people of our lives. In the end, being in peace with the inevitable.

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245One True Thing

Meryl Streep gives one of her best performances as a mother stricken with cancer and her dealing with her family in her final days. This is based on a true story. Just heartbreaking.

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246Simon Birch

Had to watch this in 9th grade was really fun and sad we all thought it was based on this short story called The scarlet ibis but after that I look online and realize it actually based on John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany but I heard the book Simon is named Owen and the destiny is completely different. Critics called this movie overly mushy tries way to hard to pull at the heart strings come on those critics are heartless!

What a tear jerker, I was glad there was nobody else around when I watched this I wasn't just tearful I was sobbing; truly a moving movie, that's helps people to understand that despite how you can be received from others for not being what one would class as normal is truly beautiful! Thanks for introducing me to this movie

Such an amazing movie, if only more people knew about it, it would be on so many people's favorite movies list. One of my favorites ever, I'm pretty sure I cry every time I watch it.

This is a cute and sad movie ignore what other people say. Watch it if you hadn't.

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I had shut this movie out of my mind. It was too... too much to take

248The Bridges of Madison County

When you just want to yell "Open the door! OPEN THE DOOR! " A friend of mine recommended this movie to me and I balled my eyes out. It's lovely and truly changed my life because I couldn't live with that kind of regret of always wondering what if. Beautiful!

Meryl Streep at her best - some of the most beautiful scenes she has ever done. The film is simple, but heart breaking. I was still crying half an hour after the film had ended!

I find it atrocious that this film is not ranked as number 1, let alone the fact that it is far above a 100. It epitomises heart-wrenching cinema.

It is certainly sadder than SpongeBob SquarePants.

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Such an underrated film. An amazing adaptation of the life of the most beautiful, and inspirational singer ever to have walked upon this earth. It was because of this film, my love for Selena intensified a whole lot more, and I feel blessed for that. The music scenes are so alike Selena's actual performances, especially when they ranged from new, to old songs that Selena sung. Best movie about the best celebrity ever. Rest in Paradise Selena. April 16, 1971 - March 31, 1995. My inspiration and so much more.

This movie was Beautiful all the way through, but when the enfing comes that's when the tears come, that scene just tears me up inside. One of the best movies I've seen...

One of the only movies that made me cry :( - idolangelx13

Such an amazing movie about an amazing woman who was taken away from us so soon. RIP Selena

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250William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet

Very sad movie two main characters die Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes

I CANNOT believe that this is so far back! I mean, come on! I cried about this movie for hours after I watched it! How is TOY STORY so much before this! I don't get it!

I heard they killed them selfs just to be together because there parents would not

251The Mist

The most disturbing ending too any movie. Ever. Made we want to cry, and I'm a guy

The most depressing ending. Horrible.

The ending is so upsetting, I literally SCREAMED! The main character kills his family seconds before they would have been saved. Horrible!

Wow! This was an ending I will never forget. This should be in the top 20 at least. Your heart just sinks.

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252Straight Outta Compton
253Sweet November

MUST WATCH! That's my favorite movie for the sad days when I'm sad.. Just sitting and cry my tears out. One of the best romantic movies ever

What can one say about this movie, this movie has one the best saddest twists in the end. unpredictable sad sad ending

Great movie... great cast (Charlize Theron and Keanu Reeves)... you must seen this film

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254Love Story

Best movie ever, the love they have for eachother is something so pure and the fact that the movie has an sad ending it's so annoying.. Is one of those movies you wish you could step into the screen and make things better

Oh my gosh! A sixties movie! Saddest at the end where Oliver tells his father, "Love means never having to say you're sorry". Gets me every time.

255A Bronx Tale

Probably not the saddest but just imagine losing 5 of your best friends, all in one night - Dania0671

256A Little Princess

"I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren't pretty, or smart, or young. They're still princesses. All of us. Didn't your father ever tell you that? Didn't he? "

I cried so much. a little girl with so much love and generousity left alone in the world, in a world she was so giving in only showed her cruelity, suffering and heartlessness back. all because they were jealous she was the richest beforehand. ALL GIRLS ARE PRINCESSES. fullstop. beautiful movie.

257Donnie Darko

Not only the saddest but it is the best movie of all time. There is one movie that might compare in sadness and that is the pianist but I don't see it on this list.

I've never cried at a movie but here I came closer than when I saw Titanic (which I think is slightly overrated)

So so sad. Saving the world and sacrificing everything to save the world is one thing, but doing it knowing that the one you love won't remember your very existence is something else entirely.

The bunny man

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258Alabama Moon
259Miracles from Heaven

Saddest movie I have seen. Cried every 10 minutes. Couldn't stop.

257 seriously! This should be number one

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260The Patriot

So many death scenes... They're so emotional, like when the guy who plays Mel's son died, I had lost it.

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