TV shows to cry

List of the best series to cry, selected by visitors to our site: Plunderer, AJ and the Queen, We Are Who We Are, P-Valley, True Beauty, Fam, Osmosis, Home for Christmas, Sefirin Kizi, Kidding
In the top there are new series of 2020, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.
Plunderer (2020)
PlotTravel
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, To cry

In a post-apocalyptic world dominated by the so-called "Numbers," each human will have their identity branded with their own "Count," which could define any number related to their life. May it be one's walked distance or amount of compliments given to them by others, this Count could lead them to the abyss when it has dropped to zero.In the year 305 of the Alcian calendar, Hina has inherited a mission from her Mother, whose Count has depreciated to zero, to search for the Legendary Red Baron. In her adventure, she meets a half-masked swordsman named Licht who tries to hide his identity, as he is known as a degenerate for having an incredibly low Count.

AJ and the Queen (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
PlotAdventures, Travel
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, To cry

While traveling across the country in a run-down RV, drag queen Ruby Red discovers an unlikely sidekick in AJ: a tough-talking 10-year-old stowaway.

We Are Who We Are (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersTeenagers
StyleTouching, Makes me think, To cry, Lovely

Two American kids who live on a U.S. military base in Italy explore friendship, first love, identity, and all the messy exhilaration and anguish of being a teenager.

P-Valley (2020)
PlotDancing
StyleFascinating, To cry

Down deep in the Mississippi Delta, Trap music meets film noir in this kaleidoscopic story of a little-strip-club-that-could and the big characters who come through its doors—the hopeful, the lost, the broken, the ballers, the beautiful, and the damned.

True Beauty (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
CharactersTeenagers
PlotLove, Love triangle
StyleTouching, To cry, Dorama

Lim Ju-kyung is a high school student. Since she was little, she has had a complex about her appearance. To hide her bare face, Ju-kyung always wears make-up. Her excellent make-up skills make her pretty and she hides her bare face in front of others. She gets involved with 2 men; Lee Su-ho and Han Seo-jun.

Fam (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersSisters
PlotRelationship
StyleFor girls, To cry, Easy

Fed up with her father, a woman moves in with her older half-sister, and her fiancé.

Osmosis (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:53
PlotLove, Relationship, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, To cry

In Paris of the near future, a dating app matches singles with their soul mates by mining their brain data. But decoding true love comes at a price.

Home for Christmas (2019)
StyleTouching, To cry

Tired of the constant comments on her relationship status, perpetually single Johanne starts a 24-day hunt for a boyfriend to bring home for Christmas.

Sefirin Kizi (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlotLove, Fate
StyleTouching, To cry, Lovely

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Kidding (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersActors, Rich, Celebrities, Family
PlotDepression, Cancer, Divorce, Death
StyleSoulful, Fancy, For men, Makes me think, To cry, Philosophical, Touching

Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's TV. But when his family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

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Sorry For Your Loss (2018)
Mark1.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFamily
PlotDeath
StyleSoulful, For girls, Makes me think, To cry

The sudden death of her husband upends and transforms every relationship in Leigh Shaw’s life. It also forces her to realize there was a lot about her husband that she didn’t know.

New Amsterdam (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:41
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
PlotRelationship, Cancer
PlaceHospitals
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fascinating

Dr. Max Goodwin, the hospital's newest medical director, sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.

A Million Little Things (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:38
CharactersFriends
PlotRelationship, Death, Love
StyleMakes me think, Touching, To cry

A group of friends from Boston who feel stuck in life experience an unexpected wake-up call after one of their friend dies unexpectedly.

Erkenci Kuş (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryTurkey
Duration01:02
CharactersSisters
PlotLove
PlaceTurkey
StyleTo cry, Lovely

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Splitting Up Together (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:15
CharactersChildrens, Large families, Parents, Family
PlotDivorce
StyleTo cry, Easy

Lena and Martin were once madly in love. But, like many marriages, time and circumstance eventually took their toll, and they decide that everyone's lives would be better if they got a divorce. Facing a daunting real estate market, the couple decide not to sell their house and to "Bird Nest" instead. The 'on-duty' parent will live in the house while the 'off-duty' parent will live in the detached garage. As Lena begins to dip her toes into the dating waters, Martin begins to see his own culpability in his marriage falling apart.

Citrus (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration00:41
CharactersFriends, Pupils, Sisters, Lesbians
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleLovely, To cry, Easy

Fashionable Yuzu imagined the first day at her new school she transferred to after her mother's remarriage a bit differently; she didn't know it'd be an ultra-strict and conservative girls' school. So instead of a sweet high-school romance, she butts heads with the stern student council president Mei—who turns out to be her new step sister. And she has to learn that hate and attraction are often not that far apart.

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersBrother and sister, Teenagers
PlotLove, Relationship, Adventures, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleSoulful, Touching, Lovely, Easy, To cry

Puberty Syndrome—a rumored, mysterious syndrome that only affects those in their puberty. For example, a bunny girl suddenly appeared in front of Sakuta Azusagawa. The bunny girl's real identity is Mai Sakurajima, a teenage celebrity who is currently an inactive high school senior. For some reason, her charming figure does not reflect in the eyes of others. In the course of revealing the mystery behind this phenomenon, Sakuta begins to explore his feelings towards Mai. Set in a city where the skies and seas shine, Sakuta unfolds the meaning behind his bizarre encounters on women with the said syndrome.

Charmed (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:56
CharactersFamily, Witches, Sisters
PlotMagic, Adventures, Investigation, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, To cry

Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.

Watership Down (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

Fleeing their doomed warren, a group of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.

The First (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersScientists
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think, Fascinating, To cry

Follow the first human mission to Mars, exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story focuses not only on the astronauts, but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the ground team on Earth.

Encounter (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:59
CharactersFriends, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle
StyleDorama, Touching, Makes me think, To cry, Romantic

What happens when an encounter between a man and woman who seem to have nothing in common develops into a complicated love story?Cha Soo Hyun is a woman and daughter of a politician who lives a life where she is unable to choose her own path. After graduating from college, she entered into a loveless marriage with the son to a wealthy conglomerate, a marriage only beneficial to her politican father. After having a child, she was obliged to divorce. Her life is changed when she meets simple and kind Kim Jin Hyuk.Kim Jin Hyuk is ordinary and innocent, a young man who enjoys life and finds happiness in the smaller things. He works various part-time jobs to earn a living, but is looking for a regular job. One day, he decides to take a trip abroad, where he meets Cha Soo Hyun.

Skam France (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.3)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlaceSchool
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

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13 Reasons Why (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeenagers
PlotRelationship, Growing up, Depression
PlaceSchool
StyleNetflix, To cry, Touching, Makes me think, Worth watching

After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.

Little Women (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:30
CharactersSisters
StyleTo cry, Touching, Lovely

Set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate what it means to be a young woman: from sibling rivalry and first love, to loss and marriage.

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:04
CharactersAliens
PlotSupernatural, Fate
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, To cry

A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.

The Bold Type (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersFriends
PlotParties, Social networks
StyleEasy, To cry

A glimpse into the outrageous lives of Jane, Kat and Sutton, who are working at the nation's top women's magazine, Scarlet, while navigating their careers, identities and individual voices.

Midnight, Texas (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersVampire, Witches, Demons, Werewolves, Angels
PlotSupernatural
StyleTo cry

Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. In a remote Texas town no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members fight off outside pressures from rowdy biker gangs, ever-suspicious cops and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form a strong and unlikely family.

Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama
CountryTurkey
CharactersSisters, Family
PlotIntrigue, Love
PlaceTurkey
StyleTo cry

The story of Fazilet, mother of Hazan and Ece, eager to make money using the modeling skills of her younger daughter, Ece. While Hazan pursues a career as a coach in sports, far from her mother's wishes and falls in love with a rich spoiled man.

Trust Me (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersNurses
PlotMystery
StyleFascinating, To cry

A series of gripping thrillers that expose the dark side of the people we trust to care for us - doctors.

91 Days (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, cartoon, crime
CountryJapan
Duration00:45
CharactersMafia, Family
StyleAction, To cry, Makes me think

During Prohibition, the law held no power and the mafia ruled the town. The story takes place in Lawless, a town thriving on black market sales of illicitly brewed liquor. Avilio returns to Lawless after some time away, following the murder of his family in a mafia dispute there. One day, Avilio receives a letter from a mysterious sender, prompting him to return to Lawless for revenge. He then infiltrates the Vanetti family, the ones responsible for his family's murder, and sets about befriending the don's son, Nero, to set his vengeance in motion. Killing brings more killing, and revenge spawns more revenge. How will the 91-day story of these men guided by a tragic fate end? (Source: Crunchyroll)

Divorce (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleTo cry, Touching

A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
StyleTo cry

It's the first day of camp in this outrageous prequel to the hilarious 2001 cult classic movie. And at Camp Firewood, anything can happen.

The Royals (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKings, Princesses
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating, To cry

Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.

Skam (2015)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryNorway
Duration01:03
CharactersTeenagers, Gays
PlotRelationship
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Lovely

The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.

Good Witch (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Witches, Wizards
PlotSupernatural
PlaceSmall towns
StyleTouching, Easy, To cry

Cassie Nightingale, Middleton’s favorite enchantress, and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom, welcome Dr. Sam Radford and his son to town. When the New York transplants move in next to the Grey House, they are immediately spellbound by the mother-daughter duo next door, but Sam and Cassie quickly find they may not see eye to eye. With her signature charm, Cassie attempts to bring everyone together, ensuring all of Middleton is in for new changes, big surprises and, of course, a little bit of magic!"Good Witch” is based on Bell’s beloved character Cassie, the raven-haired enchantress who kept audiences spellbound for seven installments of Hallmark Channel's longest-running and highest-rated original movie franchise of all time.

When Calls the Heart (2014)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, Romania, USA
CharactersTeachers, Losers, Students, Widows
PlaceSmall towns
StyleTo cry, Touching

Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.

The Red Tent (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
PlotFate
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Her name is Dinah. In the Bible her life is only hinted at during a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons in the Book of Genesis. Told through Dinah's eloquent voice, this sweeping miniseries reveals the traditions and turmoil of ancient womanhood. Dinah's tale begins with the story of her mothers: Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah, the four wives of Jacob. They love Dinah and give her gifts that are to sustain her through a hard-working youth, a calling to midwifery, and a new home in a foreign land. Dinah tells us of the world of the red tent, the place where women were sequestered during their cycles of birthing, menses, and illness; of her initiations into the religious and sexual practices of her tribe; of Jacob's courtship with his four wives; of the mystery and wonder of caravans, farmers, shepherds, and slaves; of love and death in the city of Shechem; of her half-brother Joseph's rise in Egypt, and of course her marriage to Shechem and it's bloody consequences.

Outlander (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersNurses, Soldier
PlotTime travel, Adventures, Love triangle
StyleTo cry, Spectacular, Fascinating

The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

Playing House (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
StyleTo cry

A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on mother to-be Maggie who asks her single and career-driven best friend Emma to return home from her job overseas to attend her baby shower, having no idea what’s truly in store.

The Fosters (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Family, Teenagers, Parents
StyleTo cry

Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their lives are disrupted in unexpected ways when Lena meets Callie, a hardened teen with an abusive past who has spent her life in and out of foster homes. Lena and Stef welcome Callie and her brother, Jude, into their home thinking it's just for a few weeks, until a more permanent placement can be found. But life has something else in store for the Fosters.

Alpha House (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotPolitics
StyleSpectacular, Action, To cry, Fascinating

Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.

Dates (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:25
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry

Dates is a British television romantic drama series created by Bryan Elsley, who also created Skins, which first aired on Channel 4 on 10 June 2013, at 22:00, as part of its "Mating Season" programming, illustrating a series of first dates between online dating service users. The show's target audience is "ABC1".

Ground Floor (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
PlaceOffice
StyleTo cry

Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds begin to collide in the most unexpected way. Facing Brody’s critical boss, Mr. Mansfield, as well as annoyed colleagues, the pair must find a way to deal with their growing feelings for each other in this modern take on Romeo & Juliet.

The Goodwin Games (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
StyleTo cry

The Goodwin siblings return home after their father's death, and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit a vast fortune – if they adhere to their late father's wishes. Where there's a will, there's a way. And when that will's worth more than 20 million dollars, you can bet someone's going to find a way to get the cash.

Anna Karenina (2013)
Mark5 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Spain, Lithuania
Duration03:20
PlotLove
PlaceRussia
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Anna and Kitty. Two lives. One of desperate passion that ends in tragedy, the other, an existence made real through love. Two destinies that interweave, giving rise to two, so very different stories, yet lived in pursuit of the same desire- to find a love that lets them fully be themselves, to live without having to conform to society’s pretenses.

Full Circle (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
StyleTo cry

The series from Neil LaBute aims to examine "the human condition and relationships through a series of conversations between 11 people", whose lives are intertwined, unbeknownst to them. Each episode takes place in a restaurant and is a conversation between two characters. One of the character's storylines then will carry over into the next episode through a conversation with a new character. That character will then be featured in the following episode. The process will continue until the final episode.

Dracula (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Scientists, Lesbians
PlotLove triangle, Mystery, Dancing, Sects, Parties
StyleFascinating, To cry

It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night - useful for someone who avoids the sun. But he has another reason for his travels: he hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan... until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.

My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:47
CharactersTeenagers
PlotDepression
StyleTouching, To cry

Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend Chloe and her group, who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.

Mako Mermaids: An H2O Adventure (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryAustralia
CharactersMermaids, Teenagers, Friends, Family
PlotAdventures, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, To cry

Real-life mermaids, Sirena, Nixie and Lyla are part of a mermaid pod, which lives in the waters of Mako Island. As young members of the pod, it is their job to protect the Moon Pool and guard it from trespassers. But on the night of a full moon, the mischievous mermaid girls neglect their duties. Sixteen-year-old land-dweller Zac enters the Moon Pool and forms a special connection with Mako.Zac is given a fish-like tail and amazing powers. The mermaid pod is forced to leave Mako, leaving behind the three mermaid girls, cast out of the pod. They know there's only one way they will be allowed to rejoin the pod: They must get legs, venture onto land and take back Zac's powers – or risk being outcasts forever.

This Close (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersDisabled people
StyleTouching, To cry

BFFs Kate and Michael, who are both deaf and live in Los Angeles, are about to face new challenges - including a bad breakup, being tokenized at work and a troubling secret - all of which test their bond in surprising ways.

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