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, melancholic, suspenseful, enigmatic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with crying, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, telephone call, male nudity, runaway, blood, storytelling and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
crying movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as crying: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), The Last Man (2019), The Love Witch (2016), Follow That Bird (1985), 4 Minute Mile (2014), The Witch (2015), Redline (2009), 6ixtynin9 (1999), Rabbit Hole (2010), Precious (2009).

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: funny, exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, shrinking, youth, laser, parents and children, experiment gone awry, inventor, genetically altered, family relations, childhood, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Last Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Argentina, UK
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, cult, contemplating suicide, gang, end of the world, messiah, violence, apocalypse, crying, storm, revolver, prediction ...
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The Love Witch (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, 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 ...
Style: dark humor, captivating, humorous, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: witchcraft, love potion, death, love, looking for love, female protagonist, exploitation, witch, ritual, sex scene, spell, lovers ...
Time: victorian, 70s
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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, touching, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, social worker, friendship, family relations, road trip, on the road, barn, restaurant, muppets, children, runaway, getting home ...
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: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: single parent, athlete and trainer, hopes, training, high school, family problems, contests and competitions, athlete's life, death in the family, teenage life, redemption, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., united states, seattle washington
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, religion, wilderness, isolation, family in danger, parents and children, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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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: race, car chase, ambition, mafia, fight, creature, chases and races, contests and competitions, rivalry, danger, uninhibited rivalry, 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: tense, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: money, gangsters, serial killer, self defense, escape, crime gone awry, mistaken identity, deadly, disorder, woman in danger, chase, stolen money ...
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, emotional, psychological, sincere, sad ...
Plot: loss of child, death in the family, grief, marriage, family problems, estrangement, housewife, loss of son, support group, memory, therapy, 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, rough, emotional, serious, harsh ...
Plot: domestic violence, child abuse, abusive mother, rape, social misfits, sexual abuse, poverty, illiteracy, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, fat girl ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
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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, realistic, serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, manipulation, breakup, parents and children, manipulations, family problems, dishonesty, cons and scams, sexual relations, infidelity, family relations, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, athens greece
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Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: 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, twist ending, rough, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: age difference, pedophile, pedophilia, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, deception, dangerous attraction, sociopath, manipulation, justice, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, serious, emotional, compassionate, lyrical ...
Plot: secret, construction site, love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, immigrants, society, human nature, family relations, youth, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, japan, middle east, tehran iran, 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: psychological, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: s&m, bdsm, sexual relations, love affair, brutality, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, danger, haunted by the past, human nature, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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I Start Counting (1969)
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, friendship, family relations, stalking, murder, psychopath, stalker, voyeur, killer, crying, crime, best friends ...
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, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, gang rape, innocence lost, money problems, lifestyle, student life, university, deception, jealousy, lust, hotel, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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, twist ending, bleak, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, danger, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, 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, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: wilderness, hunter, survival, mercenary, little boy, danger, obsessive quest, bio weapon, single mother, missing father, killing an animal, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, paris france
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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: poison, mansion, crying, love, train wreck, death, airport, trust, lie, maid, engagement, blindness ...
Place: korea
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The Quiet Earth (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, clever, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: apocalypse, alone, post apocalypse, catastrophe, vestiges of humanity, end of the world, explosion, laboratory, experiment, disorder, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
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Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, brutal
Plot: female psychopath, party, underage drinking, teenager, kidnapping, mental health, danger, slasher, parents and children, torture, social network, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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Mug (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jacek loves heavy metal and his dog. He converts the country lanes outside his door into a racing track and bombs down them in his little car. When he and his girlfriend Dagmara take to the dancefloor, everyone runs for cover. He enjoys his ...
Style: tragicomedy, compassionate, uplifting, ironic
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, village, new identity, disfigured face, social misfits, adaptation, christianity, broken heart, reject, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Place: poland, central europe
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Big Bad Fox (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Big Bad Fox recounts the misadventures of a young clumsy Fox and a feisty little red Hen. The Fox, both a little stupid and naïve, tries daily to devour the little Hen, without success. Tired of the repeated humiliation, the Fox is persuaded ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: duck, anthropomorphic animal, friendship, talking animals, chick, rabbit, santa claus, fireplace, chimney, odd couple, creature, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, france
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Spoor (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A story about Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, who lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who (or what) is the murderer, but nobody believes her.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, touching, dark humor ...
Plot: animal rights, environmental issues, murder investigation, strong female character, murder mystery, poacher, hunting, murder, senior citizen, environmental issue, small town, teacher ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
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The Corpse of Anna Fritz (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anna Fritz is a beautiful and famous actress. Suddenly her body is found in a hotel and the news of her death goes around the planet. The young, shy caretaker Pau works at the hospital where they carried the body of Anna Fritz. He and his friends ...
Style: suspense, tense, brutal, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: morgue, corpse, murder, death, fear, blood, presumed dead, actress, dead woman, sexual abuse, female nudity, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Wasabi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, investigation, police detective, culture clash, father daughter relationship, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, family relations, crimes, violence, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, paris france, kyoto japan ...
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Rising High (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.
Plot: prison, hypocrisy, bribery, accomplice, language barrier, pole dancing, female detective, talking to the camera, commando, newlyweds, police interrogation, heavy rain ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
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The Thing About Harry (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school enemies, uber-jock Harry and out-and-proud Sam, are forced to share a car ride to their Missouri hometown for a friend's engagement party on Valentine's Day. Things take a turn when Sam learns Harry has come out.
Style: uplifting, feel good, psychological, romantic, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, lgbt, gay protagonist, young adult, valentine's day, fall in love, road trip, friendship, reunion, teenager, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
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32 Malasana Street (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, the story centers around a family in the 70s who settles in the Madrid neighborhood of Malasaña where their new house will become the worst of their nightmares.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, scary, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, ghost, basement, hotel, secret, evil force, spirit, medium, pregnancy, revelation, possession, ghost story ...
Time: year 1972, year 1976, 70s
Place: spain, madrid
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Modelar (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Droneman is about Chemist and Fly Navigator Pavel and his friend Bussinessman and free time Rapper Plech. Pavel has strong sense of justice and wishes to fix wrongs with the World while Plech dreams about Big money and secure life. Their common ...
Plot: new job, loud sex, knocking on a door, fashion show, unfaithful husband, death by gunshot, table tennis, activism, rebellion, injustice, protest, torture ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019
Place: prague czech republic, prague, central europe, tel aviv israel
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