Movies to cry

List of the best movies to cry, selected by visitors to our site: The Green Mile, Cool Kids Don't Cry, Titanic, The Fault in Our Stars, The Fool, Eden Lake, Now Is Good, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Capernaum, Welcome to Marwen.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Green Mile (1999)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrefantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersGood people
PlotFalse accusations, Supernatural, Superpowers
PlacePrison
StyleWorth watching, To cry, Long, Touching

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, family
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:35
CharactersFamily, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Cancer, Death, Soccer
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry

Adaptation of one of Benelux most famous children's novels. Tough prime school girl Akkie loves soccer and can be a real bully. Love is the only thing she's scared of. When Akkie is diagnosed with Leukemia, she has to fight for her life. On the verge of going to high school, Akkie has to allow love to enter her life, and thus gain courage to accept the inevitable.

Titanic (1997)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:14
PlotOn real events, Disasters, Love, Relationship, Shipwreck, Time travel, Jealousy, Survival, Death
PlaceSea, Ships
StyleWorth watching, Romantic, To cry, Fascinating

84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Cancer, Time travel, Death, Funeral, First love
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, To cry, Soulful

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

The Fool (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:56
CharactersPoor, Family, Plumbers, Heroes, Neighbors
PlotRevenge, Justice, Uprising
PlaceRussia, Hostel, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy, To cry, Action, Tense

The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.

Eden Lake (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersDifficult teens, Teens
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Chase, Fear
PlaceForest, Lake, Beach
StyleDepressive, Heavy, To cry, Tense, Disturbing

Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. Rowdiness quickly turns to rage as the teens terrorize the couple in unimaginable ways, and a weekend outing becomes a bloody battle for survival.

Now Is Good (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:43
CharactersTerminally ill, Teens
PlotLove, Cancer, Death, Depression
StyleTouching, To cry

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersPoor, Dogs, Students, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Hunger, On real events, Fate, Radio, Justice, Freedom
PlaceSmall cities, School
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Depressive

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

Capernaum (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
Genredrama
CountryLebanon, France, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersPoor, Childrens, Large families, Judge
PlotSurvival, Hunger, Slavery
PlacePrison, Court
StyleTo cry, Heavy

Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.

Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersArtists, Witch, Lawyers, Photographers, Spy, Revived toys
PlotOn real events, Lost memory, Dancing, Weapon, Divorce, Time machine, Mental disorders, Loneliness
PlaceAircraft, Village, Hotels, Court
StyleInspirational, Kind, Soulful, Interesting, Deep Meaning, To cry, Worth watching

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersRobots, Astronomers, Grandparents
PlotLife after death
TimePost apocalypse
StyleTouching, To cry

It is thirty years after the failure of the Space Colonization Program. Humanity is nearly extinct. A perpetual and deadly Rain falls on the Earth. Men known as "Junkers" plunder goods and artifacts from the ruins of civilization. One such Junker sneaks alone into the most dangerous of all ruins—a "Sarcophagus City." In the center of this dead city, he discovers a pre-War planetarium. And as he enters he is greeted by Hoshino Yumemi, a companion robot. Without a single shred of doubt, she assumes he is the first customer she's had in 30 years. She attempts to show him the stars at once, but the planetarium projector is broken. Unable to make heads or tails of her conversation, he ends up agreeing to try and repair the projector...

Interstellar (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:49
CharactersFarmers, Astronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Black holes, Time travel, Love, Cheating, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, End of the world, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, Best soundtracks, Good music, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

The Farewell (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersWriters, Family, Dogs, Sisters, Photographers, Artists, Old man, Cooks
PlotDeath, Dancing, Money, Mystery, Happiness
PlaceChina, Japan, Hotels
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, family
CountryChina, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Cats, Family, Gay, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Snow
PlaceMountains
StyleSoulful, Cute, To cry, Touching

A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.

The Last Summer (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersTeens
PlotRelationship, Love, Rivalry, Love triangle, Loneliness
TimeSummer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Soulful, Makes me think

Standing on the precipice of adulthood, a group of friends navigate new relationships, while reexamining others, during their final summer before college.

Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:25
CharactersSoldier
PlotRelationship, Love triangle, Fate, Survival
PlaceKorea
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Patriotic

Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. marine officer. He ironically falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter and discovers the dark scheme to colonize the country that he once ran away from.

Be with You (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:19
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Death, Supernatural
StyleTouching, To cry

Along with his young son, Ji-ho, Woo-jin misses his wife Soo-a, who died after promising to return a year later with the rainy season. Miraculously, they reunite with Soo-a when the rainy season comes around, but she has no memory of her husband and son whom she dearly loved.

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:52
CharactersOrphans, Warriors, Knights
PlotLove, Adventure, Death, Adoption
StyleMakes me think, Touching, To cry, Exciting, Soulful

A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.

The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Israel, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersFamily, Teachers
PlotArt, Obsession, Parenting
StyleTo cry, Touching, Heavy

Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her five-year-olds is a prodigy, she becomes fascinated with the boy, ultimately risking her family and freedom to nurture his talent.

Every Day (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersTeens, Sisters
PlotLove, Supernatural, Body exchange, Ghosts
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Light, Fascinating, Cute

16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.




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