Movies to cry

Movies to cry
List of the best movies to cry, selected by visitors to our site: A Dog's Purpose, My Old Lady, The Legend Is Born: Ip Man, Juliet, Naked, Permission, Like Crazy, Haywire, Under the Hawthorn Tree, Ego, A Fantastic Woman.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong, India
CharactersDogs, Animals, Talking dogs, Family, Puppies
PlotLove, Survival, Soccer, Loneliness, Death
StyleTo cry, Cute, For children, Kind, Touching

A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.

My Old Lady (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersTeachers, Writers
StyleTo cry

Mathias Gold is a down-on-his-luck New Yorker who inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell the vast domicile, he's shocked to discover a live-in tenant who is not prepared to budge. His apartment is a viager—an ancient French real estate system with complex rules pertaining to its resale—and the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde Girard, who has lived in the apartment with her daughter Chloé for many years, can by contract collect monthly payments from Mathias until her death.

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryHong Kong
CharactersTeachers, Heroes, Friends, Brothers, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Martial Arts, Relationship
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleExciting, To cry, Fascinating, Serious, For men

Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.Beginning at the start of his journey from his initial training through to the ultimate battle to become supreme master of the art of Wing Chun, The Legend Is Born has already been hailed as one of the greatest martial arts films of all time and features an all-star cast, including Sammo Hung (Enter The Dragon), Yuen Biao and Ip Man's real life son, 76-year-old Ip Chun, as Ip Man's kung fu master.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Musicians, Sisters, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Breakup
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Permission (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDogs, Gay, Photographers, Pianists, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.

Like Crazy (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersGirlfriends, Parents
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Touching

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.

Haywire (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
PlotFriendship, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by someone close to her in her own agency. Suddenly the target of skilled assassins who know her every move, Mallory must find the truth in order to stay alive.

Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotOn real events, Revolution, True love
PlaceVillage, China, Asia
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class divide and parental disapproval, romance blooms against turbulent times.

Ego (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBlind, Singers
PlotLove, Loneliness, Competitions, Dreams
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, To cry, Makes me think, Touching

For Sebastian Silverberg life is all about his appearance, partying and his enormous ego. Things are going smoothly when an accident leaves him blind, forcing him to re-evaluate his life and to seek meaning beyond appearances.

A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
CountryChile, Spain, Germany
CharactersDogs, Doctors, Police, Sisters, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Death, Birthday
PlaceHospitals, Night Clubs
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Disturbing

Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

Marie Curie (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryPoland, Germany, France
CharactersStrong women, Scientists
PlotOn real events
StyleLight, To cry, Fascinating, Heavy, Touching

The most turbulent five years in the life of a genius woman: Between 1905, where Marie Curie comes with Pierre Curie to Stockholm to be awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the radioactivity, and 1911, where she receives her second Nobel Prize, after challenging France's male-dominated academic establishment both as a scientist and a woman.

Katie Says Goodbye (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
CountryUSA, France
CharactersSingle mothers, Poor
PlotLove, Passion, First love, Love at first sight
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

A kindhearted seventeen-year-old in the American Southwest turns to prostitution to fulfill her dream of a new life in San Francisco.

The Liar and His Lover (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Fathers
PlotLove, Love with age difference
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, By manga

Set within music field, this film depicts a love story between a 25-year-old sound engineer and 16-year-old high school student Riko, who posessess a gifted voice. 25-year-old sound engineer Aki is a member of popular band "Crude Play," but right after the band decides to make their major record debut Aki quits the band. But, Aki provides his music to Crude Play under the name of producer Soichiro. Aki begins to date Riko, whose father runs a fruit and vegetable shop. Riko doesn't know about Aki's background, but she likes to listen to him hum. Riko is in a band herself, with childhood friend Yuichi and Sota. One day she is scouted by producer Soichiro.

It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Students, Friends, Losers, Psychiatrists
PlotFriendship, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, New York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.

Daytime Shooting Star (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersDogs, Ninja, Teachers, Students
PlotLove, Travel, Friendship, First love, Art
PlaceSchool, Trains, Mountains, Forest, Japan
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

Fifteen-year-old country girl Suzume Yosano has to move to Tokyo to live with her uncle due to her father's transfer. She bumps into a mysterious man who ends up taking her to her uncle's place after she gets lost. Turns out, Suzume will be seeing him a lot more often once she starts school because... he's her homeroom teacher?!

AWOL (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotPassion, First love
PlaceAfghanistan, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

A young woman in the Army must make tough decisions when her love for an older woman causes her to question just where she is going. Adapted from Deb Shoval's 2011 short film of the same name.

Wheels (2014)
Markimdb: 8.4
CharactersDisabled people, Friends, Losers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Meaning of life
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Vital signs, Touching, Depressive

Two suicidal paraplegic junkies hustle their way through the city streets trying to find a reason to live.

Listen to Your Heart (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
StyleTo cry, Touching

Danny Foster doesn't have much: an apartment as small as his paychecks, no family, and a struggling music career. Yet for him, "every day is a great day to be alive," an attitude he gained from his mother's unwavering optimism during her losing battle with cancer. It's love at first sight when Danny meets Ariana, a wealthy girl from Greenwich, CT who tragically cannot hear the music she inspires him to write. Ariana, hearing impaired since childhood, is torn between hanging onto the shelter her controlling mother provides and fighting for a love that, if given the chance, might just change her life

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CharactersFirefighters, Childrens, Santa Claus, Brothers, Single mothers
PlotTravel, Holidays, Gifts
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix, Light, To cry, Soulful, Atmospheric

Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
PlotSoccer, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Touching

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.