Crying movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant crying movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, stylized, clever, psychological and interesting films and TV shows about / with crying, storytelling, catastrophe, death, dialogue, mentor, violence, runaway, murder and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
crying movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as crying: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), Hard Candy (2005), The Last Man (2018), Love Me Not (2006), The Love Witch (2016), Follow That Bird (1985), 4 Minute Mile (2014), Redline (2009), 6ixtynin9 (1999), Rabbit Hole (2010).

List of crying movies

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: entertaining, clever, funny, exciting, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: inventor, youth, shrinking, adventure, parents and children, experiment gone awry, laser, family relations, fish out of water, escapades, genetically altered, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: vengeance, age difference, sexual abuse, torture, pedophilia, dangerous attraction, deception, mind game, seduction, manipulation, vigilantism, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Last Man (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tov Matheson is a war veteran with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) who perceives that the end of the world is coming. After establishing a relationship with a dubious Messiah, he leaves his normal life and begins the construction of a shelter ...
Plot: apocalypse, gang, end of the world, storm, cult, crying, contemplating suicide, revolver, post traumatic stress disorder, messiah, male protagonist, prediction ...
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Love Me Not (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Julian has lived off the money he lures from his rich female customers. But now he faces usurious debts from a hasty expansion of his business, and he will be killed unless he clears the debt in one month. The only way to save himself is to pretend ...
Plot: mansion, crying, poison, engagement, tragedy, gay, lake, screaming, maid, blindness, letter, trust ...
Place: korea
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The Love Witch (2016)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of ...
Plot: love potion, magic, love, stockings, poison, painting, death, white horse, witchcraft, crying, grave, burlesque ...
Time: victorian
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Follow That Bird (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, adoption, social worker, restaurant, children, runaway, on the road, road trip, singing, airport, police, search ...
Place: illinois, usa, sesame street
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4 Minute Mile (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: single parent, training, crying, high school, running, death, athlete and trainer, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, tragedy, sibling relationship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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Redline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The most dangerous and exciting car race in the universe is held only once every five years. And that's tonight. The competitors are lined up at the starting block. In his vehicle, JP, the most daredevil driver on the circuit, is ready for the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, race, fight, creature, mafia, contests and competitions, chases and races, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
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6ixtynin9 (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A woman, fired from a financial coorporation during the Asia crisis, returns home with no money. However, she finds a box with a fortune in front of her door, and decides to keep it. However, the people that left it there soon want it back.
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: money, crying, female serial killer, learning the truth, escape, airport, old man, serial killer, crying male, praying, buddhist, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo, new jersey
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Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, depressing, sad ...
Plot: loss of child, marriage, family problems, death in the family, crumbling marriage, estrangement, grief, memory, therapy, loss of son, support group, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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Precious (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: domestic violence, rape, child abuse, social misfits, dysfunctional family, parents and children, physical appearance, abusive mother, school, aids, sexual abuse, fear ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
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Blackmail Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day life will crack open, bringing to the surface hatred and ...
Style: dark humor, serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: school, small town, crying, classroom, gay, land developer, infidelity, murder, gays and lesbians, single parent, in the closet, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, athens greece
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Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Kurdish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love, truck, construction site, construction, secret, crying, tea, bus, rain, parents and children, romance, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, japan, tokyo
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Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Journalist Laura (Monica del Carmen) works at home, isolating herself from others. While she lies to her mother and brother, Raul (Marco Zapata), on the phone about having an active social life, Laura's days consist of gazing at her neighbors, ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, brutality, crying, sexual relations, s&m, destructive relationship, love affair, haunted by the past, danger, couples, human nature, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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I Start Counting (1970)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jenny Agutter plays Wynne, an adopted 14-year-old girl who has a crush on her 32-year-old stepbrother, George, played by Bryan Marshall. While spying on George in the bathroom, Wynne notices George has several scratches on his back, and finds a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, voyeur, stalker, crying, killer, serial murder, stalking, friendship, murder, psychopath, strong sexual content, countryside ...
Time: 60s
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Student Services (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she answers a personal ad online by "Joe," 57, who ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, prostitute, student life, college student, hotel room, money problems, innocence lost, deception, old man, university, lifestyle, misogynist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, campus
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After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, psychological, bleak, offbeat, twist ending ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, dealing with death, danger, couple relations, mystery, supernatural, talking to the dead, death, life & death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, mercenary, little boy, sole survivor, hunter, obsessive quest, danger, crying, escapades, bio weapon, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, paris france
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Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, funny, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, missing person, utopia, animals, anthropomorphism, disney, investigation, happy ending, friendship, secret laboratory, mysterious villain, strong female character ...
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The Little Death (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A comedy film that looks into the loosely connected lives of people with strange sexual fantasies. A woman with a dangerous fantasy and her partner's struggle to please her. A man who begins an affair with his own wife without her knowing ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: sexuality, fetish, sexual relations, couple relations, suburbs, erotic fantasy, couples, love affair, suburban life, voyeurism, marriage, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, california
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The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, danger, paranormal activity, witch, seance, exorcism, paranormal investigation, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1971, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
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M.F.A. (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free- all the while fueling a vivid thesis exhibition.
Style: propaganda film
Plot: rape, revenge, vigilante, art student, female killer, violent sex, rape and revenge, shower, classroom, crying, fingering, feminism ...
Place: campus
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Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental illness, friendship, suicide, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, coming of age, nurse, insanity, patient, teenage life, diary ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
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A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, brutal, macabre ...
Plot: rape, insanity, sexual abuse, mentally unstable, sadism, murder, incest, strong sexual content, pedophilia, gory, perversity, evil ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, funny, humorous, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rags to riches, first love, genie, arabian nights, magic, princess, hustler, sultan, monkey, friendship, liberation, camel ...
Time: 18th century
Place: dungeon, middle east
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Sperm Whale: Roya's Selection (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Iran
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Arjang and Roya are getting married..
Plot: police arrest, dance, cassette tape, coma, playing guitar, hospital, crying, flashback, wedding day, singing
Place: iran
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The Voices (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, psychiatrist, murder, mental illness, killer, gory, danger, violence, small town, factory, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, psychologist, prostitute, rape, sadism, maniac, psycho killer, photographer, stabbing, sadist ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam, los angeles, california
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved ...
Style: epic
Plot: dog, island, garbage dump, politician, search, isolation, protest, desperation, morality, bribery, danger, survival ...
Place: japan
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Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, melancholic, stylized, offbeat, captivating ...
Audience: date night, preschoolers
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, dark fantasy, shyness, tombs and skeletons, romance, marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, loneliness, revenge, life & death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
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