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Here Are The Best Movies To Watch When You Really Need To Cry

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community "What movie always makes you cry?" and here are the most common responses.

1. Forrest Gump

When Forrest finds out he has a little baby and immediately asks if he’s smart...*tears*.—victoriaf4f2309550
Paramount Pictures

When Forrest finds out he has a little baby and immediately asks if he’s smart...*tears*.

victoriaf4f2309550

2. Marley & Me

Marley & Me gets me every time. I pretty much start off the movie crying because I know what’s going to happen. Those poor, poor people don’t know what’s coming!—kaitlynm4cca39d51
20th Century Fox

Marley & Me gets me every time. I pretty much start off the movie crying because I know what’s going to happen. Those poor, poor people don’t know what’s coming!

kaitlynm4cca39d51

3. Titanic

There was room for two on that door.—allegrachloe4
Paramount Pictures

There was room for two on that door.

allegrachloe4

4. The Land Before Time

When Little Foot's mom tells him "I'll be with you even if you can't see me" it rips my heart out each time.—nicolegnz1193
Universal Pictures

When Little Foot's mom tells him "I'll be with you even if you can't see me" it rips my heart out each time.

nicolegnz1193

5. The Color Purple

The Color Purple. It's always the same, two scenes: When Shug sings "God Is Trying To Tell You Something" and the ending when the sisters are finally reunited.— Vicky Harris via Facebook
Warner Bros. Pictures

The Color Purple. It's always the same, two scenes: When Shug sings "God Is Trying To Tell You Something" and the ending when the sisters are finally reunited.

— Vicky Harris via Facebook

6. Philadelphia

The end of Philadelphia gets me every time.—gmunnydiza
TriStar Pictures

The end of Philadelphia gets me every time.

gmunnydiza

7. Steel Magnolias

Sally Field is an amazing actress and to watch M’Lynn finally breakdown at Shelby’s grave gets me every time.—ang11
TriStar Pictures

Sally Field is an amazing actress and to watch M’Lynn finally breakdown at Shelby’s grave gets me every time.

ang11

8. What Dreams May Come

This movie is breathtakingly beautiful both visually and story-wise. I can't count how many times I've seen it but every time I do I cry nearly the whole time. It crushes my heart to pieces, builds it back up, then makes it feel like it's going to swell and burst out of my chest by the end of the movie. It's a bit of an emotional roller coaster but just incredibly beautiful.—kumo
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

This movie is breathtakingly beautiful both visually and story-wise. I can't count how many times I've seen it but every time I do I cry nearly the whole time. It crushes my heart to pieces, builds it back up, then makes it feel like it's going to swell and burst out of my chest by the end of the movie. It's a bit of an emotional roller coaster but just incredibly beautiful.

kumo

9. Up

My husband and I had just suffered a pregnancy loss after years of infertility. We decided to take a mental break and went to see Up, thinking it would help us forget about the pain for a bit. Well, I think we can all imagine how well that went. We’re happy to say, though, that our dream of being parents came true not too long ago. Here’s to new adventures!—mandyb48a9ecf6b
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

My husband and I had just suffered a pregnancy loss after years of infertility. We decided to take a mental break and went to see Up, thinking it would help us forget about the pain for a bit. Well, I think we can all imagine how well that went. We’re happy to say, though, that our dream of being parents came true not too long ago. Here’s to new adventures!

mandyb48a9ecf6b

10. My Girl

"He can't see without his glasses" makes me cry every single time!—alexzaroxannem
Columbia Pictures

"He can't see without his glasses" makes me cry every single time!

alexzaroxannem

11. Armageddon

Armageddon is so underrated. It's so captivating and easy to imagine yourself in their situation and feel their emotions when Bruce Willis and the crew are leaving and don't know if they'll see their loved ones, or even Earth, ever again.—jaceyf2
Buena Vista Pictures

Armageddon is so underrated. It's so captivating and easy to imagine yourself in their situation and feel their emotions when Bruce Willis and the crew are leaving and don't know if they'll see their loved ones, or even Earth, ever again.

jaceyf2

12. Homeward Bound

I can't get past the beginning when the family is leaving their animals at the farm, and the little boy is saying goodbye to his golden retriever and the dog doesn't understand what's happening. It kills me.—sara128
Buena Vista Pictures

I can't get past the beginning when the family is leaving their animals at the farm, and the little boy is saying goodbye to his golden retriever and the dog doesn't understand what's happening. It kills me.

sara128

13. Mr. Holland's Opus

My mom showed me Mr. Holland's Opus and I rewatch it ever year and still cry every time. There are heartwarming and sad moments, but overall it's a beautiful movie.—elenaschaefer12
Buena Vista Pictures

My mom showed me Mr. Holland's Opus and I rewatch it ever year and still cry every time. There are heartwarming and sad moments, but overall it's a beautiful movie.

elenaschaefer12

14. Moulin Rouge!

The first sentence of the movie tells you Satine is going to die but I always hope for a different outcome every time. The film shows life is short and you should always follow your heart.—emileec4252f52c7
20th Century Fox

The first sentence of the movie tells you Satine is going to die but I always hope for a different outcome every time. The film shows life is short and you should always follow your heart.

emileec4252f52c7

15. The Green Mile

The Green Mile. The tears start when John Coffey gets to watch the "flicker show" but I lose my damn mind when they start to put the hood on him and he says he's scared of the dark. I sob uncontrollably like my mother just died, every single time—kimberlyw431d55521
Warner Bros.

The Green Mile. The tears start when John Coffey gets to watch the "flicker show" but I lose my damn mind when they start to put the hood on him and he says he's scared of the dark. I sob uncontrollably like my mother just died, every single time

kimberlyw431d55521

16. The Fox and the Hound

I cry like a bitch through the entire movie. I cry before it even starts just because I know how it ends.—emmas43c8430e5
Buena Vista Distribution

I cry like a bitch through the entire movie. I cry before it even starts just because I know how it ends.

emmas43c8430e5

17. Inside Out

Inside Out gets me ugly crying every. Single. Time. I had a very similar move like Riley when I was younger, and that wonderful cartoon displays the emotions so accurately. Also, Bing Bong. 'Nuff said.—michayla316
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Inside Out gets me ugly crying every. Single. Time. I had a very similar move like Riley when I was younger, and that wonderful cartoon displays the emotions so accurately. Also, Bing Bong. 'Nuff said.

michayla316

18. A Little Princess

When Sarah lies in the chalk circle in the attic after she's told her father died in the war and cries out, "Papa?!" over and over — Ugh! — I weep like it's my Papa.—eveysears
Warner Bros. Family Entertainment

When Sarah lies in the chalk circle in the attic after she's told her father died in the war and cries out, "Papa?!" over and over — Ugh! — I weep like it's my Papa.

eveysears

19. A Dog's Purpose

The dog goes through his lives just to end up with his original owner. It fucked with my emotions.—carlimc14
Universal Pictures

The dog goes through his lives just to end up with his original owner. It fucked with my emotions.

carlimc14

20. The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars. Always. It’s a little corny but that eulogy at the end always gets me.—emmaczot
20th Century Fox

The Fault In Our Stars. Always. It’s a little corny but that eulogy at the end always gets me.

emmaczot

21. Babe

Babe was a movie that used to make me bawl. It doesn't anymore, but the last few scenes always got me.—tweekrwrr
Universal Pictures

Babe was a movie that used to make me bawl. It doesn't anymore, but the last few scenes always got me.

tweekrwrr

22. Dead Poets Society

I start crying when Neil gets the gun from the drawer and by the time Todd is standing on that desk I'm bawling.—surinapop
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

I start crying when Neil gets the gun from the drawer and by the time Todd is standing on that desk I'm bawling.

surinapop

23. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

When Dobby dies. 😭😭😭—rachelbaezrb
Warner Bros. Pictures

When Dobby dies. 😭😭😭

rachelbaezrb

24. Hachiko: A Dog's Tale

Oh god, Hachiko wrecked me. My little eight-year-old self couldn’t take it. I cried so much I refuse to watch it again.—twentyonepunks
Stage 6 Films

Oh god, Hachiko wrecked me. My little eight-year-old self couldn’t take it. I cried so much I refuse to watch it again.

twentyonepunks

25. Life Is Beautiful

As an Italian Life Is Beautiful is probably the movie we’re most proud of, but the fact that Beningni’s character does everything he can to make his kid smile in such a terrible situation makes me cry every single time.—twentyonepunks
Miramax Films

As an Italian Life Is Beautiful is probably the movie we’re most proud of, but the fact that Beningni’s character does everything he can to make his kid smile in such a terrible situation makes me cry every single time.

twentyonepunks

26. The Pursuit of Happyness

I just about lost it when Will Smith's character started crying.—leiaph
Columbia Pictures

I just about lost it when Will Smith's character started crying.

leiaph

27. Tarzan

I can't get past the opening scene in Tarzan without bawling. Paired with Phil Collins, it's just instant tears.—katrinal4aca50dee
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

I can't get past the opening scene in Tarzan without bawling. Paired with Phil Collins, it's just instant tears.

katrinal4aca50dee

28. Click

Click. Yes, that Adam Sandler movie.—jayd41dc5829b
Columbia Pictures

Click. Yes, that Adam Sandler movie.

jayd41dc5829b

29. The Choice

When Travis is kneeling at Gabby's bedside asking her to come back to him I cried right along with him!—paulineannkowalik12
Lionsgate

When Travis is kneeling at Gabby's bedside asking her to come back to him I cried right along with him!

paulineannkowalik12

30. It's A Wonderful Life

The whole movie is incredible, but when Harry gives the toast to George at the end I can't control the tears.—ginab430c404bd
RKO Radio Pictures

The whole movie is incredible, but when Harry gives the toast to George at the end I can't control the tears.

ginab430c404bd

31. I Am Legend

When the god damn dog died in I Am Legend my heart broke into a million pieces and I was SOBBING. —victorias484ee54e2
Warner Bros. Pictures

When the god damn dog died in I Am Legend my heart broke into a million pieces and I was SOBBING.

victorias484ee54e2

32. Dumbo

"Baby Mine" has me bawling every time I watch it!—p4db3837e2
RKO Radio Pictures

"Baby Mine" has me bawling every time I watch it!

p4db3837e2

33. Bridge to Terabithia

This movie was my first ever heartbreak and it still gets me EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. Why did he go to that stupid art museum?!—mareng49dd7659a
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

This movie was my first ever heartbreak and it still gets me EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

Why did he go to that stupid art museum?!

mareng49dd7659a

34. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

When Charlie starts crying towards the end I always cry with him.—sabinamalik4800
Summit Entertainment

When Charlie starts crying towards the end I always cry with him.

sabinamalik4800

35. Sophie's Choice

How has nobody mentioned the most obvious one? Sophie's Choice, anybody?—savannah2002rose
Universal Pictures

How has nobody mentioned the most obvious one? Sophie's Choice, anybody?

savannah2002rose

36. Moana

I cry from start to FINISH. Well, all of it except "You're Welcome" and "Shiny." Moana's journey and inner conflict about her destiny is painfully relatable. Also, her grandma's ghost manta ray fucks. me. UP.—Ryan Colbert via Facebook
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

I cry from start to FINISH. Well, all of it except "You're Welcome" and "Shiny." Moana's journey and inner conflict about her destiny is painfully relatable. Also, her grandma's ghost manta ray fucks. me. UP.

—Ryan Colbert via Facebook

37. Pay It Forward

The movie that gets me every time is Pay It Forward. The child was just trying to do the right thing! Agh, I have tears just thinking about the end.—dralleashley
Warner Bros.

The movie that gets me every time is Pay It Forward. The child was just trying to do the right thing! Agh, I have tears just thinking about the end.

dralleashley

38. The NeverEnding Story

When Atreyu is trying to pull Artax from the Swamps of Sadness in The NeverEnding Story? Forget it.—maxinet40dd5f0b8
Warner Bros.

When Atreyu is trying to pull Artax from the Swamps of Sadness in The NeverEnding Story? Forget it.

maxinet40dd5f0b8

39. Stepmom

The movie Stepmom kills me every single time. That scene where Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts are at the bar and talking about the daughter's future wedding has me sobbing immediately.—ryanc48734c538
Columbia Pictures

The movie Stepmom kills me every single time. That scene where Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts are at the bar and talking about the daughter's future wedding has me sobbing immediately.

ryanc48734c538

40. Beaches

When they start playing "Wind Beneath My Wings" I'm toast. I can be channel surfing and turn it on at that exact part, and it gets me every time.—Michele Buccheri Pelham via Facebook
Buena Vista Pictures

When they start playing "Wind Beneath My Wings" I'm toast. I can be channel surfing and turn it on at that exact part, and it gets me every time.

—Michele Buccheri Pelham via Facebook

41. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

The first time I watched Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close I bawled like a baby for a good three hours after it ended!—varsityme
Warner Bros. Pictures

The first time I watched Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close I bawled like a baby for a good three hours after it ended!

varsityme

42. Rent

Rent ALWAYS makes me cry. ALWAYS. When Angel dies and Collins sings the reprise of "I'll Cover You" never fails to make me ugly sob.—Gina Holden via Facebook
Columbia Pictures

Rent ALWAYS makes me cry. ALWAYS. When Angel dies and Collins sings the reprise of "I'll Cover You" never fails to make me ugly sob.

—Gina Holden via Facebook

43. Interstellar

I never thought I'd cry at a Mathew Mcconaughey movie.—phoenixtree
Paramount Pictures

I never thought I'd cry at a Mathew Mcconaughey movie.

phoenixtree

44. Toy Story 3

First you sob when the toys all hold hands before they almost go into the incinerator. Then just when you’ve wiped away those tears you see Andy saying goodbye to his toys.—danides
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

First you sob when the toys all hold hands before they almost go into the incinerator. Then just when you’ve wiped away those tears you see Andy saying goodbye to his toys.

danides

45. Selena

At the end when they start playing "Dreaming Of You" it's just instant waterworks.—maygenh
Warner Bros.

At the end when they start playing "Dreaming Of You" it's just instant waterworks.

maygenh

46. The Wrestler

The Wrestler is an amazing movie and also the best ugly cry I have ever had.—sarahgarstka
Fox Searchlight Pictures

The Wrestler is an amazing movie and also the best ugly cry I have ever had.

sarahgarstka

47. My Sister's Keeper

My Sister's Keeper is extremely emotional and relevant to people with loved ones who are suffering or have suffered from cancer. You're stuck between crying over a girl with cancer, and crying for the girl whose sole purpose of being born was to help save her sister.—caitlinc4a16d618b
New Line Cinema

My Sister's Keeper is extremely emotional and relevant to people with loved ones who are suffering or have suffered from cancer. You're stuck between crying over a girl with cancer, and crying for the girl whose sole purpose of being born was to help save her sister.

caitlinc4a16d618b

48. The Lion King

When Mufasa gets killed in the stampede and afterward Simba jumps down and Mufasa isn't moving!—stefanseslow
Buena Vista Pictures

When Mufasa gets killed in the stampede and afterward Simba jumps down and Mufasa isn't moving!

stefanseslow

49. Million Dollar Baby

I start ugly crying like 20 minutes before the end because I know what's coming!—laureng49
Warner Bros. Pictures

I start ugly crying like 20 minutes before the end because I know what's coming!

laureng49

50. My Dog Skip

My Dog Skip was a movie I saw once as a child and vowed to never see again because how it damaged me emotionally.—seohyuns
Warner Bros.

My Dog Skip was a movie I saw once as a child and vowed to never see again because how it damaged me emotionally.

seohyuns

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