Top Ten Saddest Moviesclownana
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I think this movie is the best love story ever, but is so sad. I cried a lot and I'm not that type of person that cry in the movies. I love Jack and Rose. Vote for the best movie ever.
I think this movie is absolutely amazing. I love it. I watched it when I was 12 and it left me absolutely distraught. Depressed for days after. The film is 3 hours long and I cried for about 1.5 hours. I think the actors are amazing and have made really made a truly depressing master piece. Thank you for letting us see the true horrors of what happened that horrible day.
Sad sad sad sad sad a film can't be this sad its just not right I can't watch it without crying last time I watched it I got de-hydrated
The saddest - Azurin13V 600 Comments
How Titanic is higher then this makes me want to cry... Again... - findouter
This is not only a very sad film, but one of the best ever created. A truly exceptional piece of cinema. You have to be truly heartless to not cry in this film.
Certainly a very moving and powerful film, beautiful realised and immensely crafted, a true masterpiece. Amongst many amazing scenes, one always makes me cry, it is set close to the end of the film, where Oscar Schindler has to flee and is given a gold ring made from the tooth of one of the Jewish workers he has saved, He breaks down on realising that he could have saved more people, he looks at his car, 10 people, I could have saved 10 more people, he looks at his gold Nazi pin, I could have saves two people, this is gold, two people, definitely one. There is a moment when he has a look of utter loss and despair on his face and this is some of the finest acting I have seen, let alone in this film itself. How Liam Neeson did not win the Oscar for his performance beggars belief
Definitely the saddest movie ever. I left the cinema crying, and cried off and on for a few weeks after I'd seen it.V 177 Comments
Maybe I shed a tear in The Notebook, and possibly Titanic but I have NEVER burst into tears, and got thick-throated, whilst watching a film like I did in The Green Mile. Truly Amazing story!
This is an incredibly powerful and sad movie, if you don't cry by the end you aren't human!
This is the saddest movie ever made way sadder than titanic
Titanic isn't sad at all. It's just a boring, depressing piece of garbage. - AlphaQ
Saddest movie everV 262 Comments
A heart felt story, that would have anyone cry in
VERY sad... I would definitely suggest this movie if your looking for a tearjerker throughout most of the movie! You'll wanna watch this movie over and over again. If You don't cry in this movie you are Heart-less!
I'm a heart-less? Oh, I would prefer to be part of the bad-ass Organization XIII - idontknow
A film you will never forget, that will make everyone who watches it emotional! Very sad film!
Yes I read the book it was very sad - Dvafan2V 244 Comments
I adore this movie, I can watch it a thousand times and never get board. Its extreamly sad
Forrest gump is one of the most powerful films I have ever seen, I love it and I'm sure you all do too. it is inspiring and emotional, and the storyline is incredible. the story of forrests&jennys love is beautiful
The end where he stands over Jenny's grave and breaks down is extremely sad. But also his best good friend Bubba dies, his mom (whom he adores) dies and then of course there's the part where he meets his son which is very emotional. Forrest Gump is the greatest movie of all time.
This is what drugs do to peopleV 82 Comments
It should be the top, one of the best movies,... A dog's love and loyalty! Really different.. A friendship that can be last forever
Really, it should be at least the top 5! Firstly I don't think it would be nice movie, but I kept watching and then... Suddenly my tears came out, again again again and sobbed, haha. Really, this is best movie to pick if you want to cry a lot
One of the saddest movies I've ever seen but at least you learn how to take care about your dog and realize how loyal they are
so sadV 599 Comments
My family were all in tears at the end of the movie - ACDCRocks
One of the saddest movies I have ever seen. A truly passionate film. A lovely combination of love, happiness and sadness. A fantastic, but extremely sad, film.
A very sad and Touching movie that the Whole Family will Laugh and Cry Together. A Movie that Everyone will love.
I cannot go through this without shedding a few tears - AirealkV 218 Comments
The first ten minutes were enough to make anyone cry -
Just the beginning had me in floods of tears! Where they can't have kids and when his wife dies! Very very sad!
I cried 4 times during this film... in the cinema!
I've never cried more than once in a film besides this, nor have I cried in the cinemas before this! The most depressing film of all time :(
I DID CRY WATCHING THISV 124 Comments
Rate here after watching this film, sure titanic should below this!
Very, very sad! Titanic should be below it!
Anyways, this movies is the only movie here I see that has gotten me close to tears
It just says something that when I think of this movie I start to tear up.
Saddest movie I have ever seen,. Stuck with me for days. The other movies on this list are good, but their emotional impact pale in comparison to Grave of the Fireflies.V 438 Comments
I love this movie so much! It makes me cry like a baby every time :'(
I'm easy to start crying, but this totally makes me drown in my tears...
This movie touches on real life experiences and what could actually happen to you! I don't see why this isn't number 1. Movies that are based on real life should have more meaning and touch your heart, the Notebook gets me every single time. And also The Curious Case of Benjamin Button should be on this list too!
It toughed my heart and made me feel something I have never felt for movies ever. It made me cry for days it's a unforgettable romance.
BEST MOVIE EVERV 148 Comments
This movie stuck with me for quite a while, after watching it, I felt depressed for days. I couldn't understand how one movie could have such an incredible effect on me.
Truly sad Movie. Some movies that are mention here aren't sad. I don't know why they are listed.
Totally agree with you. I haven't seen another movie sadder than this. IT totally crushes you and makes you feel and experience the futility/ fragility of human life itself filled with all the vices that so very convincingly lure us in the beginning only to leave us destroyed at the end. No words could describe the movie. People who can appreciate movie for the stories they narrate - you have missed something if you haven't watched this movie!
It's sad because the people stare at each other for too long. - AlphaQV 43 Comments
I balled my eyes out throughout the whole film. Especially when Cameron Diaz started crying at the end with her daughter before she died. I have now watched this film 7 times. Cry a little bit more each time. Should be in the top ten! Amazing film
I was at my villa in Spain when I watched this with my little cousin she recommended it to me as we were having a movie night and I loved it, I never thought I could cry so much. The film is just to sad to keep your eyes dry but very moving at the same time. My favourite part was when you found out why her sister no longer wanted to help her and it was because she asked her to do it, she had went through to much pain and just wanted to die peacefully but her mother wouldn't let her so she asked her sister to stop donating to her and let her die now that was the real heart breaker point in which no one in the room was dry eyed but all in all it was a very beautiful story and I recommend all should watch this.
It's well sad I watched it at a friends sleepover and I was trying to keep my eyes from filling up but I couldn't and burst into tears
Amazing movie, I recommend watching it.V 95 Comments
This movie is good but sad when they are in the woods and the hogs hurt travis and yeller
Obviously few of you voting have seen this movie. If you had, it would definitely be near the top. Also Where the Red Fern Grows.
The book Where the Red Fern Grows is much more sad than the movie itself. The book made me cry, and it's hard to get me to cry when reading books. - Transformers234
Old yeller is one of my dads favorite. movies! But not mine it makes me cry! But the oldest boy is cute
Great movie, cried outside at age 6 after movie, recall it well 50 years later.V 35 Comments
I didn't cry when I saw it the first time but my heart was for sure!
I was shocked at the end of the movie.
Second time I saw it a cried like a baby. and I cried loud!
Life is beautiful is not just a movie.. it's a masterpiece
The last part when he makes his son laugh one more time before he disappears around the corner and shot by Nazis so routinely like they are taking out the trash
If we weren't in class while watching it, I would have been bawling and tears would have been flowing like rain. But I did watch it in class, so only a few tears happened.
Joshua's (I forgot his original name- we watched it with subtitles) face when he sees the tank. He is just so full of wonder, and joy, and I just can't.
Joshua's face when he sees the tank, so joyful and full of awe and wonder - SwiftdawnV 28 Comments
I admit that prior to being diagnosed bipolar II, this 30 yr old male could cry and did cry at most of the sad parts in movies. That stopped once I started taking my medications. However, watching I am Legend, even while taking my meds, I started tearing up the moment it showed Sam limping and slump over. Will Smith's genuine reaction of hopelessness and grief was hard to watch and both Neville (Will) and the audience knows what is going to happen. By the time Will Smith knelt down on the floor with his dog and only dying friend in his arms, tears were flowing uncontrollably down my face. I I don't know what was saddest for me,... The part where the virus took over Sam and Neville had to choke her to death as he cried... Or the solemn, post burial SUV ride where we see a distraught Neville slightly glance over at the empty seat where Sam had always been. Then we see him begging the female mannequin to "please talk to me" after and break down into tears. All that trauma and it all ...more
Walking away from his family watching as they leve in a helicopter a zombie smashes it on the ground. As the one of the only people in New York City with zombies everywhere is devastating. Killing the only thing close to him now his dog as it turns into a zombie is very sad. I have to say this is the saddest movie ever
Saddest and most amazing ending a movie can have and the part when his dog died was even more sad. Will Smith was amazing, best movie ever made.
AND THIS IS A LEGENDV 35 Comments
I have always been very satisfied with movies that do not hesitate to starkly portray the brutality of what actually happened. Although I have watched this movie time and time again, it always exceeds expectations. The last moment, "Earn this... " caused tears in my eyes.
Profound and realistic graphic depiction of war. Especially the ending, almost nobody remains alive, realistic and touching. Films above go away.
I once knew a said Private Ryan. He was a paratrooper in WWII and he might have actually dropped over Normandy I don't exactly remember. This movie always makes me think of him and I feel gloomy, but the saddest scene for me is when Vin Diesel's character is helplessly laying down in the rain, and he isn't sure if he's about to die or not, but just in case he makes sure the others give his dad his letter.
I loved this movie but the saddest part was when the captain diedV 24 Comments
This is the saddest movie I have ever seen. When she goes to his funeral and says he needs his glasses, I just couldn't stop crying. The fact that he went back to get her ring, that made it even harder to stop crying.
I'm 11, and watched this by myself. I went to my moms room and said nothing sad had been happening yet, she said just wait. 15 minutes later I come in weeping. Next day I made my friend watch it. She cried and I cried with her. I don't know why, but I keep watching it and crying. I think it's my favorite movie, but the saddest, other than Steel Magnolias. I'm literally crying now thinking about it...
This movie is truly one of the saddest I've ever seen I never cry but this movie got me to shed a few tears because I saw myself in the main character you fall in love with their friendship then it all gets torn apart this movie broke my heart into a million pieces but it showed me what true unconditional love looks like.
I think I like Bridge to Teribithia better, but the movie is just sad. First and last movie I ever cried in!V 30 Comments
I am not the crying-over-books-and-movies type, but the scene when Andy was giving his toys to Bonnie was so emotional, that I burst into tears along with the whole cinema. Titanic is a sad movie too, one of the saddest by far, but this one has just left a something in me. The same thing happens to everyone. As we grow up, we get rid of things from our childhood. It just reminded me of myself a long time ago, playing with my toys, being a happy child and now I am leaving for college as Andy, and thus we are both leaving our memories behind us.
, just full of my childhood memories. The part where Andy had to give up his toys just made me weep like a little baby (":
I grew up with toy story and seeing my childhood memories being played with by Andy one last time just got to me, one of the best films I've ever scene
The toys holding hands as they approached death was very touching...very sadV 60 Comments
What a great experience in understanding lost relationships. Whoever has lost a person in a lifetime and has to go on was touched by this movie. A great study of characters involved in their own world and dealing with outcomes they are not in control of. I am reminded of the movie "They Shoot Horses, Don't They"? What is a humane action if not allowing a person to choose their own destiny.
This movie is not only sad, it leaves you with a literal pit in your stomach that tears don't seem to erase. So good; you really understand the dilemma and love the characters.
One of the greatest movies ever made. Many people say that the aviator should have won best picture but you've got to watch this film it's so heart catching. Clint Eastwood is the best!
This movie just... it came out of nowhere ;_; - Captain_SlendyV 19 Comments
When I always watching this movie I'm always thinking what if it's happened to me... And I'm always cry and I can't move on easily because I always feel this movie inside my heart...
It shows that love can save anyone, teach us to live, and yet in the end make us cry! Simple yet so well acted!
Their acting skills is great.. made me cry.. love the couple... one of the great movies I've watched... You should all watch this... I'm not sure about The Notebook movie though, haven't watched it... But I'll try...
Best movie ever madeV 134 Comments
It's just beautiful I cried a whole lot more than will smith cried at the end (with happiness)
At the end the movie we will come to know whats is actual happiness means. When there a true happiness can you control the tears
This movie is the most acurate opinion on what true happiness is. Not to mention I cried like most of the movie and this should be number one no joke!
I don't cry to movies...until I saw this. - ZeroxOmegazV 92 Comments
Sorry... But the passion of the Christ was the only movie I've ever cryed of sadness (i cry a lot because of some happy moments! ) BEST SADDEST MOVIE EVER!
I cried during the whole thing! Saddest movie ever for sure. Jesus went through so much pain to safe us from our sins, it hurts to watch it. I've seen most of the movies in the top 10 on this list but this is by far the saddest. This should be #1!
My tear can't stop - angelapo
This movie is a snuff film. Absolutely disgusting not sad, Horrendous. Waste of time!V 38 Comments
How is this not in the top 10? It's Beautiful. Made me cry the first time I saw it. Sure Titanic and The Notebook are beautiful, but seven pounds is just... Go watch the movie!
I was shocked at how powerful this film is, blows away most of the top ten. Its done it such a way its trying to be strong not sad but it breaks through to your soul. Just amazing.
This film broke my heart. I lived through the emotions of will smith and I sobbed like a baby at the end. The second time I watched it, I cried from the beginning. Totally heartbreaking
It's sad because he gained 7 pounds instead of losing it. - AlphaQV 25 Comments
The little boy, all he wanted was one more day with his mother and he was willing to to let her go because one day was enough.! So said!
This has got to be number one. The world ends, everybody is dead and the little robot boy goes to hell just to get one day with a fake mother that goes away and then he shuts down forever. Nobody really wins in this one... NOBODY. - Rocky5
Just a sad story about a boy who is not a boy and is programmed to love his mother who loves him enough to save his life, but not enough to make a stand for him. Then to wait for thousands of years, for one moment- one wish-- it is so bitter sweet, but so extremely sad. I probably project too much of my own experience to be objective, so well done Steven! I have only been able to watch it the one time.
It's sad because AI means Annoying Idiot. - AlphaQV 27 Comments
What! It deserves higher! Perhaps the best movie of all time! - philosnav
Braveheart is probably one of the best movies of all time... It is one of those films that can make you cry no matter how many times you have watched it. It is also one of the 5 saddest films of all time in my opinion. It has an amazing acting crew, especially Mel Gibson. The film also inspires people and showes that you don't have to accept what you're born with and showes that somebody can rise above all and fight for the freedom. That is what the Braveheart is all about.
It surely deserves a better ranking.. One of the most heart touching movies.. Who did not shed a tear when mel gibson died.. The movie inspires a person to rise and fight for his rights.. Be it freedom or revenge for love... In love with the movie and can watch it any number of times..
It's sad that he ate a brave heart which beat him up (see what I did there? ) - AlphaQV 16 Comments
I was a freshman in high school when I got cast as Maria in our production of West Side Story. I didn't know the story that well but it being a Romeo and Juliet based story with rival gangs but I cried so hard in the end when everyone was fighting and dying
I was crying so much that I used up a whole tissue box. It's really sad when Tony dies trying to look for Maria.
It's so romantic and sad! It's my favorite movie ever and I cry every time!
THIS MOVIE SHOULD BE #1 on the list. Pearl Harbor movie is higher on the list than this... Surely you jest!
I have never cried so hard from watching a movie until Terms of Endearment. This movie should be in the top ten list!
Saddest movie I have ever seen! It is also a beautiful story, I love this but can only watch it when prepared to cry.
It's sad because it got an F. - AlphaQV 4 Comments
How can #1 be on #81. every time I watch this movie I cry. this is a movie which can make mike tyson cry!
So many different emotions shown and has some very sad parts
Such a great movie, and I don't approve of movies like The Deer Hunter, Raging Bull, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, and Rain Man are not on here! - Wonderwall
One of my favorites. Always makes me cry, and I e watched this a good 80 timesV 5 Comments
WHat can I say about it! The words can't express how this Movie is awesome!
I really cried throughout 130 min
I admit that myself is not a emotional person especially on watching movie. but this movie brings my tears. although is not a love story between couple, but the father and daughter's love truly make this movie become more special. I believe that myself had cry from the start of the movie till the end. I can still remember that whole movie although many years had pass. this is definitely the great tears movie ever! - Eiffel
I could not agree more! This was an incredibly telling and sad movie! Could not stop crying.
I do not like green ham and eggs I am samV 29 Comments
The ratings for saddest movie is inaccurate. where the red fern grows is a great movie, sad but great and I think that it would get a higher rating if more people would watch this movie. don't KNOCK IT TIL YOU TRY IT.
It is so sad I cried at the end both of his dogs die one gets torn apart by vines that kill him and the girl drags herself to his grave and dies on his grave and over the grave a red fern grows
I read this book & it made me cry & cry... So sad
After watching this I could not stop crying it was so sad. HOW IS THIS NOT NUMBER 1V 9 Comments
This movie made me cry when I watched it but I never cried at the titanic it's so funny that I never cried at the titanic. Titanic it's a very sad movie
Literally one of the only movies I cry at every time I watch it! - Bee_Bird
Its sad because he looks like an alien. - AlphaQ
The ending made me cryV 8 Comments
Very sad and emotional movie. Maximus (Russell Crowe) mourns the death of his wife and son and seeks revenge. The ending is sad enough to make a full-grown man cry.
The beauty of this movie is phenomenal. The story of Maximus (Russel Crowe) a man who lost his wife and child because of no error of his own, a story of a man who seeks revenge above all and has nothing to lose and nothing to fear. One of the saddest and most beautiful endings too
I don't know why this movie along with braveheart and the Grey are rated so low. Those movies are the most emotional movies of all time
The ending was filled with complete emotional masterpiece. He dies but not before he gets what he wants. He dies whil he imagines finally reaching home. In a way that makes wonderful sense as his wife and children, who were murdered were his home and by dying he reached home at last. This movie is such a wonderful masterpiece and deserves to be at least in the top 20. #respect - PVV11V 9 Comments
Did anyone forget that sad scene cause I sure didn't.
It still get on mu nerves when he's looking for mom in the dark snow and a whispering kind song in the background.
The death of Bambi's mom is one of the saddest moments in film history, other than that it is just a charming movie about growing up in the wood. The Fox and the Hound should be here. - 445956
I was at a slumber party with my friends when we watched this and my friend and I hid the fact that we were cryingV 7 Comments
Not very well known but an absolute gem and well worth making the effort to watch. This Australian clay-animated bittersweet comedy stars the voices of Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette, Barry Humphries and others. It is very funny, very real, and quite life-affirming in a strange sort of way. I challenge anyone to watch it and not like it.
I've welled up over a the content of movie before, but the end of Mary & Max is the first movie that ever made me full blown cry. It's quirky, charming, sweet, and dark throughout, and even the end has its ray of sunshine, but it is so awesomely, incredibly sad.
Best movie I've seen in the last few years. I was reluctant to watch it because it didn't seem good with all that brown and gray and the synopsis sounded dull, but it IS SO GOOD! So sad and so sweet. Anyone who gives it a chance adores it.
higher - ListerBlisterV 4 Comments
It's one of the saddest movies I've ever watched... I am horrified it's not in the list. I really started to cry at the end of the movie. I couldn't help it. And I couldn't stop crying! It was so... Tragic. I mean it's no very famous movie but I think it should be. It's based on a true story and... Well, I don't know how I can describe the feelings that I has while watching it...
Just the fact that this was based on a true story makes it far sadder. Very depressing.
The saddest movie I have Ever seen and one of the best with the best soundtrack as well. Should be number 1.
Very good comment from one of the visitor. It's based on true story. So this movie makes sense. - zxmV 1 Comment
The movie is guaranteed to make anyone cry, those with a heart at least. It's a movie you have to pay full attention to in order to learn about the life of the two best friends. The movie is done so emotionally I almost cry every time I hear 'Wind Beneath My Wings' cause it takes me back to the movie and I think of how the two friends grew up with each other and how they had their issues and they got through them together. This movie deserves to go into the top twenties at least, it shouldn't be this far down the list. Show this beautiful movie some love and respect and get it down to top twenties! - KaBoomOmfgXD
I watch this movie for the third time yesterday. I'm still balling my eyes out.
I think I cried for about an hour after watching this? It was so so so sad, and even though the whole time you sort of knew and expected her to die, it was still so sad when she did finally die :(
Articulately written, a few beautiful songs, & how lives of people from different backgrounds can intertwine.. They have differences of opinion yet resolve them.. You have to shed a few tears when she sings "Wind beneath my wings! "V 7 Comments
Stand By Me is definitely a tear jerker type and the only thing hay surprises me is that it is not higher up on the list. The film depicts the boys, all of them, as overall loveable and admirable characters which then makes the ending even more unbearable. It also makes me sad at the end where they all go separate ways and at the end of the summer say: "Yeah, I'll see you all again." and then they never do. It's a worthwhile film, most definitely.
I guess what makes this film so sad is the fact you know the ending the entire time and the more you get to know and love the boys the more you wish the ending is just a lie. But when he's typing on that computer about his best friend you just can't help but burst into tears
"I'll see you". "Not if I see you first. "
I cry every time and maybe it's because River Phoenix just kind of vanishes and I connect that to his death. But also the loss innocence in all of the boys. It's a really emotional movie and River Phoenix delivers an amazing performance.
I love this movieV 4 Comments
Haley Joel Osmant is the best child actor ever. Reminds me of my son at that age, plus having lost another son I feel the mother's pain __ and the song "Calling all Angels" makes it the most touching ending possible.
This is a beautiful heart-warming movies and a tear jerker at the same time, I watched it twice in a row, then took it straight to my mums for her to watch!
I am a 50 year old man, and this movie made me cry like a baby. There is something so sad, when a young person dies before his/her time. Even though the message lived on... I was still angry that Haley's character was killed so senselessly.
Eh this movie blows. 1/10 - AlphaQV 12 Comments
I cried so hard when their daughter Bonnie died
It's sad because his girls clothes were blown away. - AlphaQ
Overhyped neo-confederate propaganda.
To truly understand the sadness of Gone with the Wind,you must watch the entire film,and look closely at Scarlett O'Hara's character. When you start off,you might be thinking that Scarlett is an awful,selfish,and basically a stereotypical "dumb blonde". But as the film progresses,you see Scarlett's independent nature,and what it takes to stop her. Scarlett tried so hard to lead a good life with Rhett Butler,but so many obstacles were put in front of her. Twice,her babies die,and not to mention she lost her father,mother,and husband(twice! ).(Plus crush) The true sad thing that adds to Scarlett's pain is her unriveting determination,as at the end of the film she stats "After all,tomorrow is another day! " in the hopes of winning Rhett Butler back. But the epitome of the tragicness of Gone with the Wind,is when,as Melanie and one of the slaves are chatting and we truly see the effect of his daughter's death on Rhett. As if Rhett going insane isn't enough,we see the saddest thing this ...more
The part where he found out when his dad died and rewinded back to the last time he saw him... I DROWNED IN MY OWN TEARS
The raining part is AMAZING... the background music just made me cry.. damn you adam sandler with your awesome acting! ;D - SmoothCriminal
Wow this movie is great. Just thinking about it makes me sad and I'm a guy. It also makes you reflect on how you act and makes you try to be a nicer person. Well done Adam Sandler.
Especially When IT Rained.V 22 Comments
One of the only 2 movies to make me cry... The other being Titanic
I have never seen a movie that has made me cry so much... more scene after scene after scene. At the end, I was so happy, they were finally free and happy. I cried even more!
Javert pinning his Legion of Honor on Gavroche, the little boy who gave up his position at the barricade, with the Bring Him Home music in the background never ceases to make me realize why Russell Crowe is my favorite Javert. Especially with the melody in the background being, "He's like the son I might have known. If God had granted me a son. "
Buckets of free tears seem to well up inside of me EVERY time!
Eddie Redmayne blew me away with 'Empty Chairs At Empty Tables'. Who knew I would be watching a future Academy Award winner?V 10 Comments
This film is heartbreaking! It doesn't involve a love story or a revenge story, it's just about one unfortunate man who wants to be accepted in society. John Hurts performance was outstanding here.
I had to keep pausing this movie because I couldn't hear it over the sound of my crying. It's sad at first because of how badly they treat the Elephant Man. But then when you learn that the Elephant Man is a very intelligent, sensitive man U realize he's been fully aware of everyone's cruelty, and it becomes 10 times sadder.
From the begining to the end of this movie I seriously did nothing but cry. I was a mess and I cried for days. This movie isn't sad because he died at the end. It was sad because of ho awfully they treated him. Humans are sick. That's how sad this movie was.
It's sad because he got squash by a real elephant. - AlphaQV 12 Comments
This movie was so great! Some plot twists in here though stick in your head for days on end... Truly sad but rewarding to watch movie.
Great lessons about overcoming xenophobia. You never really know a person until you know what they go through. In Atticus Finch's words, "Til you stand in their skin and walk around in it a little".
Good movie I recommend you guys. You will learn a lot
This, because Titanic wasn't sad.
I honestly have no idea why "Philadelphia" is 76 on this list... Philadelphia should be in the top ten (AT LEAST) and beat out Titanic.
Why? Not that Titanic isn't sad, but your heart sinks during the opening credits of Philadelphia. As you visually travel through the gritty, unforgiving streets in the City of Brotherly Love, Bruce Springsteen's heart wrenching song ("Streets of Philadelphia") plays in the background. The song is told from in perspective of Andy Beckett (the protagonist of the film) or an AIDS victim in general. The song speaks about the narrator's struggle with the disease (which is destroying him) and his dying wish to not be left alone through beautiful imagery. I've never been enchanted by a song like that before.
The movie is horribly trying on the viewer's emotions because it isn't as if Andy suddenly dies and we're not attached to him, it's that we see him dying over a two hour period and we don't want the inevitable to happen. ...more
It goes beyond my comprehension on how there isn't even a single comment about "Philadelphia. Wow...
Anyway, "sorrow" and "empathy" in film can only truly be experienced and appreciated by each individual person. "Sadness" is completely relative depending on how the viewer personally relates to the situation and/or character (s).
What one person might find heartbreaking in a movie, another wouldn't give it a second thought.
For example, to me... The saddest movie I have ever watched is "Jacob's Ladder". I know many people may not understand the depth of the movie, but I adore every moment of the film as literally each and every part of the movie and the main characters life is relevant in the end.
Anyone familiar with the short story author Ambrose Pierce may be familiar with "Jacob's Ladder". My heart just broke for Jacob... Watching him slowly slip into insanity, yet to be aware completely aware, yet helpless to make it stop. Tim Robbins won my heart in ...more
Honestly, there are no words to describe the beautiful and heart-breaking ending this film ends with. It confirms the worries that the viewers have been dreading the whole film.
Why is Philadelphia so down below? And seriously I am legend,titanic,the notebook are sadder than this...this based on a true story for god's sake...when Andy died I just couldn't stop crying...and those childhood clips :( :(...really disappointed this film should be in top10 of this list...1 according to my opinion.V 1 Comment
Jim Carey's performance in this was amazing. Completely different to his usual cheerful character. One word: Amazing
Kind of confused as to how this is not already on the list.
The sheer helplessness you can feel if you imagine having all your memories erased of one particular person is simply astounding. Watch. This. Movie. It's amazing.
Oh god if this movie didn't make you feel anything then you are not a human being
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Oh I love my mother, she's my everything. When I saw the scene where Dumbo was visiting his mother that was captured away from him I started crying. It's really sad to see a child being kept away from the biggest part of his life, his mother. And the song at that scene was vert emotional, it touched my feelings. This may be an animated/cartoon movie, but the story is very sad, it shows how much love a mother can have for her child and why we need them. A great sad movie! It's been years since I've been watching it and I still adore it for the lovely message this movie deliveres. Just heart-touching :(
Are you kidding? The scene when Dumbo goes to visit his mother and the song "Baby of Mine" plays makes me weep. Every moment of that scene is completely heartbreaking.
No movie has ever made me cry more than Dumbo (believe me, I've never cried during a movie). I ALMOST cried when Dumbo went to see his mother when she was being kept in Solitary Confinement
If you don'the cry, you have no soul.V 7 Comments
My favorite movie ever and so sad, I feel for all 4 main characters. I just recently watched it for the second time and couldn't concentrate on work the next day. Now, a week later I have watched all other Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal movies, amazing actors. And Ledgers death makes watching the movie even sadder for me.
Sorry, but WHY THE HELL SHREK IS CONSIDERED SADDER THAN BROKEBACK? People, come on. You cannot not cry watching this. Shame on you, this should be in top 20 at last :c
I cried like a baby at this film, subject to ignorance about it being 'gay cowboy' people need to watch this movie because its not just sentimental sadness but it leaves you hollow for days afterward but is so worth the watch, great story about life to me.
Not gay but I was so moved by the doomed nature of the cowboys' love and the impossibility for them to come out. Also the finality and irreversibility of death. Perhaps despite the pain, it was worth it for the love. Can't work that one out. I just felt so desperately sad and empty at the end of the film.V 22 Comments
The part where Pita runs across the bridge to her mother, screaming and crying makes me cry every time. This movie should be top 30!
You're right. Creasy did remind me of Jesus Christ. Powerful testimony to live by.
This film always gets to me. The end would always make tears come out of my eyes. - Mumbizz01
This is one of the saddest movies Creasy reminds me of Jesus I love this movie
I love this movie! It is so heartbreaking what happened on 9 11 and how remember me shows the story and life of an innocent person who tragically was a victim and was at the rong place at the rong time. Robert Pattinson plays an excellent role and is an excellent actor. I'm sure if anyone but robert would have played character, it would have not been as good and heartbreaking as it is.
I was NOT excepting what happened! It's such a heartfelt movie. It has family drama, a love story and it's truly one of the best movies I think I've ever watched. I cried so much! I honestly think this should be ranked WAY higher. Also I think Robert Pattinson plays an amazing role. It's completely different than what he's usually playing and I love that.
This movie made me cry so much that I wanted to watch it over and over again until I had a headache of crying! Most amazing film I have ever seen in my life?!
I can't believe that he dies in the WTC! After watching it multiple times it still gets me.V 18 Comments
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