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    Updated on Jul 14, 2019. Posted on Nov 14, 2017

    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

    Paramount Pictures

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

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    2. Marley & Me

    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!

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    3. Titanic

    Paramount Pictures

    There was room for two on that door.

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    4. The Land Before Time

    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.

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    5. The Color Purple

    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

    TriStar Pictures

    The end of Philadelphia gets me every time.

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    7. Steel Magnolias

    TriStar Pictures

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

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    8. What Dreams May Come

    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.

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    9. Up

    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!

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    10. My Girl

    Columbia Pictures

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

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    11. Armageddon

    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

    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

    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!

    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.

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    15. The Green Mile

    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

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    16. The Fox and the Hound

    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.

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    17. Inside Out

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Universal Pictures

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

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    22. Dead Poets Society

    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.

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    23. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

    Warner Bros. Pictures

    When Dobby dies. 😭😭😭

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    24. Hachiko: A Dog's Tale

    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

    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

    Columbia Pictures

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

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    27. Tarzan

    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.

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    28. Click

    Columbia Pictures

    Click. Yes, that Adam Sandler movie.

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    29. The Choice

    Lionsgate

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

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    30. It's A Wonderful Life

    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.

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    31. I Am Legend

    Warner Bros. Pictures

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

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    32. Dumbo

    RKO Radio Pictures

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

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    33. Bridge to Terabithia

    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?!

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    34. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    Summit Entertainment

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

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    35. Sophie's Choice

    Universal Pictures

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

    savannah2002rose

    36. Moana

    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

    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

    Warner Bros.

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

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    39. Stepmom

    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.

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    40. Beaches

    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

    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!

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    42. Rent

    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

    Paramount Pictures

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

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    44. Toy Story 3

    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.

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    45. Selena

    Warner Bros.

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

    maygenh

    46. The Wrestler

    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

    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

    Buena Vista Pictures

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

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    49. Million Dollar Baby

    Warner Bros. Pictures

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

    laureng49

    50. My Dog Skip

    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.

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