Top Ten Saddest Movies


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101 Platoon

Most realistic war film! It's so genuine on how Oliver Stone could capture how cold-hearted Americans were to the Vietnamese. - BoltMarksman

The fact that it really happens in Vietnam is just heartbreaking and it makes you think how pointless it was

I cried. The ending speech and the soundtrack didn't help

The greatest movie ever I will never forget elais throwing his hands in the air

102 The Sixth Sense The Sixth Sense

The poor boy wasn't ever at peace! Left my stomach twisted up in knots! Great film.

Whatever question you asked Grandma, she says "yes". What did you ask her?

"Do I make her proud". - MontyPython

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103 Ramona and Beezus Ramona and Beezus

One of the most underrated movies ever made

God, my sister and I didn't have the best relationshp at the time. When we saw this movie, we hugged and burst into tears.

104 Hotel Rwanda Hotel Rwanda

The scene when he's driving down the road and it's full of dead bodies is truly upsetting

This story is so sad because it is true. Never forget the Rwandan genocide. The things that happen in this movie are so horrible it's hard to watch. And it's not even nearly as tragic as the real think

Watching innocent people die in the middle of streets with President Clinton not helping made me wanna cry. "I promise I wont be Tutsi anymore" :'(

105 The Dark Knight Rises The Dark Knight Rises V 1 Comment
106 Lady and the Tramp Lady and the Tramp

The scene at the dog pond gets me every time! As well as the part when she chews out Tramp for not being there at the pond and tells him she doesn't care if they do pick him up. The sequel was sad too.

107 Godzilla vs Destoroyah Godzilla vs Destoroyah

Just the most emotional, heart-breaking trauma that is invoked by this film should make this number 1!

The scene when Godzilla dies is really sad and his son also died too

His son is not dead. He just come back to life and become the next Godzilla. - asantalo

This movie sucks and everyone is dumber for having watched it.

108 Boyz 'N the Hood Boyz 'N the Hood

I am easy to tear up during films but this is the first movie that I actually had tears streaming down my face and I had to grab a tissue. This is a great movie but you should watch it alone, you will cry... A lot.

I watched this one time. Too realistic for me. Sad life some people live. Much sadness for Morris Chestnut's character.

I had to run out the room.  If you're gonna watch this, watch it on your own because you will cry. The actors are really good, you get involved. This is one of the best films I have ever seen. The fact that it's true really gets to you.

It's really sad and makes me cry every time.

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109 The Terminal The Terminal V 1 Comment
110 The Last Samurai The Last Samurai

So sad... Especially when he gets beaten up in the rain, cried buckets

The part in the end where the Chinese master dies when he sticks the sword in himself made my cry so bad and I felt depressed for a couple more hours.

So sad especially the soundtrack

Such a touching film. From the scene in the rain to the final battle where Katsumoto dies. The one scene that really got me though was the final scene where Algren goes to see the emperor and gives him Katsumoto's sword. I had to tr so hard not to cry

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111 Big Daddy Big Daddy

I do not cry usually in movies but Big Daddy made me cry twice.

I'm so glad this was on the list it's so sad I think it should of turned he was the dad

Is this like... The first time an Adam Sandler movie was actually "SAD"

112 Somewhere In Time Somewhere In Time

The ending earned my respect for its vote because it built up so much momentum towards the ending and then it became shattered once he saw the penny. Such a classic movie deserves to be on the top ten. It is such a gorgeous movie to watch because of the cinematography and the music. Oh God, the music has some of the most beautiful themes of all time. All of the love and passion for one person builds into an obsession that becomes Christopher Reeve's downfall, which makes it one of the most sad movies of all time; obsessing over one person to get your desires of your life, and then to see them disappear to realize it was never truly meant to be because time is in your way. Tell me how that does not deserve at least a top ten placement.

Wonder. Obsession. Love. Lives wasted and fulfilled. This is a deep, intricate, spectacular and just beautiful film. Keep those pennies out of your waistcoat!

This is my all time favorite movie and my all time favorite love story. It's a classic and is based on Mackinac Island (I am from Michigan) so it adds a personal touch for me. Overall the story is amazing! If you have never seen it... I suggest you do.

113 The Bucket List The Bucket List

I can't describe it, it's one of the greatest, saddest and beautiful movie ever. If this isn't sad, than I don't know nothing about life, love and death, but I think I do. It's not just a movie about 2 guys who died at the end. It's a story about life, story about how we should live, love, believe in who we are and never ever EVER give up. I cried every time I watching this movie, what can I say, it's the best.

How could everyone on this list miss out the bucket list. The emotional story follows two men who are on the edge of dying, together whom make a list of things to do before they die. Incredible film!

Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. You don't really need to say anything more, do you?

114 Brian's Song Brian's Song

This definitely belongs on a list of all time sad movies. James Caan and Billy Dee Williams. Everyone dies, of course, but it's always more tragic when at such a young age.

Story of the life and death of NFL player, Brian Piccolo and his dearest friend, Gale Sayers.

Makes even the toughest skinned shed a tear

This movie should be in the top 10

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115 King Kong (2005) King Kong (2005)

Oh absolutely, me too. I'm seriously troubled by stories of simian exploitation, so yes this one is very sad, you see my grandma used to work at a monkey sanctuary when I was a kid so I know about these things. Very sad- watch if you want to drown in monkey-sadness tears.

, I watched this when I was 7-8 I think and I cried when kong dies, I'm 16 now and still cry. I think that they should have taken him back to skull island and let him be. I love you king kong. Also how is this so lowley rated, definitely in the top 20 at least.

The big monkey always sets me off. Boohoo.

This is more of an action movie than a sad movie

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116 Untamed Heart Untamed Heart V 2 Comments
117 Stepmom Stepmom

I'm an infantry soldier been to combat. This is absolutely the saddest movie I've ever seen I'm a huge mommas boy. My mom has cancer now so I can't even watch it. This has to be number one. Vote people vote

Both me and my mum cried like absolute babies I drowned in tears I couldn't control myself. However its still a very good film, I recommend it!

Having been through coping with a relative who has cancer, this movie made me cry.

I always cry on this one!

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118 Never Let Me Go Never Let Me Go

They didn't have to look into their souls. They were there to see if they had souls at all.

My Favourite Movie Ever, I cried the whole way through. Should be above titanic for sure.

This movie had me in tears throughout the movie. Truly beautiful film

So beautiful and so sad.

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120 Madame X Madame X

. The ending was so very depressing and maddening at the same time. I wanted him to know that was his mother. It just broke my heart.

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