Touching movies

List of the most moving movies selected by visitors to our site: The Half of It, The Ticket, I Am Michael, Almost Adults, Stutterer, Paula, Swallows and Amazons, Jenny's Wedding, Ruben's Place, The Odd Life of Timothy Green.

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

The Half of It (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Musicians, Students
PlotLove, Love triangle, Loneliness, First love
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Light, For single girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

The Ticket (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersDisabled people, Blind
PlotDancing, Obsession, Friendship, Fear
StyleTouching, Serious

A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial.

I Am Michael (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Students, Priests
PlotOn real events, Dancing
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.

Almost Adults (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Blonde girls
PlotFriendship, Breakup, Growing up
StyleCute, Touching

A film about growing apart when growing up. Two best friends relationship strains when one deals with her newfound sexuality and the other with breaking up with her long term boyfriend.

Stutterer (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, short
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDisabled people
PlotLove, Relationship, Date
StyleRomantic, Touching, Serious

A lonely typographer with a cruel speech impediment but an eloquent inner voice must face his greatest fear.

Paula (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersArtists, Poets, Artists
PlotOn real events
PlaceParis, Germany
StyleExciting, To cry, Fascinating, Touching, Disturbing

Painting is an unacceptable vocation for a woman in provincial Germany in the year 1900, but budding artist Paula Becker is determined to make her own rules.

Swallows and Amazons (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, family, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotAdventure, Travel
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching, Serious

Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve.

Jenny's Wedding (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gods, Firefighters, Sisters
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Wedding, Money
PlaceParty, Beach, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Light, Touching

Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the prospect of a surprise daughter-in-law, they face a difficult choice: either adapt with the times or risk being left behind.

Ruben's Place (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotFirst love
PlaceSmall cities
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A slice of life story about a young man named Ruben, who returns home to take care of his ailing father. He reconnects with his boyhood friend Jimmy after starting a job with his Uncle.

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.

Unconditional (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, biography
PlotOn real events
StyleTouching, Serious

Samantha Crawford is living a storybook life: she’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood have become published books. When her husband Billy is killed in a senseless act of violence, Sam loses her faith and her will to live. But a death-defying encounter with two children leads to a reunion with Joe, her oldest friend. As Sam watches “Papa” Joe care for and love the kids in his under-resourced neighborhood, she begins to realize that no matter life’s circumstances, the love of God is always reaching out to us.

Me and You (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersTeens, Psychologists
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching, Serious

An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.

Jesus Henry Christ (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersChild Prodigies, Single mothers
StyleFancy, Touching

At the age of ten, Henry James Hermin, a boy who was conceived in a petri-dish and raised by his feminist mother, follows a string of Post-It notes in hopes of finding his biological father.

Aashiqui 2 (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CharactersArtists, Singers
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleRomantic, Touching, Serious

Rahul is a singer, who loses his career due to his drinking habits. He meets Arohi in a bar in Goa, where she works to earn a living. Impressed by her singing, he promises to take her to Mumbai and make her a star, where they fall in love with each other. Will they stay together accepting their success, or will their egos break them apart?

Mes héros (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
StyleFascinating, Touching

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Amazing Love (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersTeens, Family, Prophets, Losers
PlotLove, Religious, True love
PlaceSummer camp, USA
StyleAction, Tense, Touching, Serious

Teen friends, Steve, Carrie, Cooper, and Gameboy embark on a weekend camping trip lead by their church youth group leader Stuart (Sean Astin) and his wife Beth (Erin Bethea). Joining them is an outsider Ashley, a self-involved rich kid, whose attitude causes a major commotion within the group, specifically between her and Carrie. Before it gets too out of hand though, Stuart takes this opportunity to share with the kids the incredibly powerful biblical story of Hosea; a story of immovable faith, impeccable commitment, and impervious love.

The Clown (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
StyleFancy, Touching

The life of the owners of Circus Esperança, Puro Sangue e Pangaré, father and son, who plays two clowns. At a certain point, Pangaré starts showing tiredness and sadness for being an unhappy clown.

Illegitimate (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
CountryRomania, Poland, France
CharactersPregnant, Twins, Fathers
StylePsychological problems, Touching

At the dinner table one night, a close-knit Romanian family is upset by a startling revelation.

Manto (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Death
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

In Bombay's seedy-shiny film world, Manto and his stories are widely read and accepted. But as sectarian violence engulfs the nation, Manto makes the difficult choice of leaving his beloved Bombay. In Lahore, he finds himself bereft of friends and unable to find takers for his writings.

Gloria Bell (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Chile
CharactersCats, Surfers, Singers
PlotDancing, Gambling, Passion, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, Casino, Los Angeles

Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.