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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing and psychological films and TV shows about / with crying, violence, death, danger, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, male nudity, brutality and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as crying: After.Life (2009), The Last Man (2019), The Love Witch (2016), Follow That Bird (1985), 4 Minute Mile (2014), The Witch (2015), Redline (2009), Der Todesking: The Death King (1990), 6ixtynin9 (1999), Rabbit Hole (2010).

List of crying movies

 5.9
 38K
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, bleak, psychological, twist ending, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural, wheelchair, talking to the dead, death, crying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 3.7
 1K
The Last Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, 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: psychotronic, suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: apocalypse, post traumatic stress disorder, storm, cult, gang, end of the world, suicidal thoughts, contemplating suicide, messiah, war veteran, male protagonist, jail ...
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 6.2
 14K
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: captivating, tense, humorous, psychotronic, cult film ...
Plot: witchcraft, manipulative woman, spell, looking for love, painting, death, tarot card, love, love potion, female protagonist, witch, exploitation ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 70s
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Follow That Bird (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, Canada
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, social worker, friendship, family relations, road trip, on the road, restaurant, runaway, getting home, male protagonist, key, cell ...
Place: illinois, usa, turkey, 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, uplifting ...
Plot: single parent, athlete and trainer, hopes, training, high school, family problems, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, redemption, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington, united states
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 6.9
 221K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, UK
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, imaginary, religion, black magic, guilt ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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 7.5
 12K
Redline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, creature, fight, chases and races, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future
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Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.
Style: anthology, macabre
Plot: crying, disturbed person, pessimism, mutilation, gore, suicide, skeleton, life & death, existentialism, depression, suffocation, apartment building ...
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 7.2
 2K
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, disorder, woman in danger, deadly, chase, stolen money ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo, new jersey
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 7.0
 48K
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, gloomy ...
Plot: loss of child, death in the family, grief, estrangement, loss of son, marriage, family problems, housewife, support group, memory, redemption, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
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 7.3
 108K
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, poverty, rape, child abuse, illiteracy, fat girl, dysfunctional family, social misfits, sexual abuse, parents and children, abusive mother, life is a bitch ...
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: realistic, serious, sexy, humorous, sexual
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, dishonesty, manipulations, breakup, dark humor, family problems, manipulation, cons and scams, sexual relations, small town, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, athens greece
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 7.1
 157K
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, psychological, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, age difference, pedophile, pedophilia, torture, vengeance, deception, manipulation, seduction, sexual abuse, child abuse, sociopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.8
 8K
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, fall in love, love and romance, immigrants, human nature, family relations, youth, adventure, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, japan, middle east, afghanistan, tehran iran ...
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 5.9
 2K
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: bdsm, s&m, love affair, brutality, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, danger, haunted by the past, human nature, sexual relations, labia, sex ...
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, rough, serious, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, stalking, psychopath, family relations, murder, friendship, voyeur, stalker, killer, crying, danger, 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, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, gang rape, innocence lost, money problems, university, lifestyle, student life, lust, youth, sexual relations, prostitution, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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 8.5
 11K
Mahanati (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Mahanati depicts the life and career of one of Telugu cinema's greatest and most iconic starlets, the first Indian female super star, Savitri.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, factual, nostalgic
Plot: tragedy, legendary, movie star, celebrity, rivalry, ambition, friendship, female objectification, actor's life, love story, bittersweet, career ...
Place: india
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 3.5
 823
Blind (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Faye, a former actress that lost her vision due to botched laser eye surgery, struggles to put her life back together while living alone in her dream house in the Hollywood Hills. Supported by her friend Sophia, she starts opening up to Luke, a ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, sad, scary
Plot: killer, blindness, darkness, serial killer, house, mask, woman in danger, deadly, psychopath, couples, violent, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 6.7
 515
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 ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: male female relationship, blindness, tragic love, lie, poison, mansion, pretending to be someone else, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, love and romance, fall in love ...
Place: korea
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 7.3
 150K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, psychic, poltergeist, good versus evil, kidnapping, missing child, child in peril, nightmare, parallel world, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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A Mermaid in Paris (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man rescues a mermaid in Paris and slowly falls in love with her.
Style: sweet, unusual plot structure, light, captivating, disturbing
Plot: mermaid, interspecies romance, love, impossible love, rebelliousness, fish out of water, fall in love, curiosity, danger, power of love, magic, mysterious girl ...
Place: paris france
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 6.1
 129
Piece of Cake (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Shino Umemiya readily dates guys interested in her, because she believes that's better than being alone. She breaks up with her violent boyfriend after he discovered that she cheated on him. She moves to a new area to get a fresh new start on ...
Style: manga, disturbing, captivating, talky, romanticism ...
Plot: single woman, employer employee relationship, unemployment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drunkenness, nymphomania, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, death of mother, anger, jealousy, pregnancy, japanese man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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You're Killing Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Joe just told his boyfriend, George, that he is a serial killer. George thinks that his boyfriend, Joe, is hilarious... and he just saw Patricia Arquette at Target!!! In the horror/comedy hybrid, 'You're Killing Me', we take a look at ...
Style: lgbt cinema, homoerotic, romantic, humorous, gay cinema
Plot: serial murder, doctor patient relationship, gay lead character, criminal, serial killer, blood, flash forward, missing person, violence, obsession, strangled to death, gay protagonist ...
Place: los angeles
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Scream at the Devil (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful schizophrenic woman is pushed over the edge by her husbands elicit affairs and when her hallucinations become reality the Devil comes to take his due. Is Miriam insane or has the Devil come to collect on her promise?
Style: psychological thriller, psychotronic, psychological, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, insanity, schizophrenic, devil, schizophrenia, unfaithful husband, vengeance, deadly, violence, danger, photograph, cross ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 17K
Look Away (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A timid and reclusive 18-year-old high school student is alienated by her parents and ruthlessly rejected by her peers. Desperate and isolated, she confides in her own reflection — and in the mirror she finds her imagined evil twin, someone who ...
Style: bleak, psychological, brutal, macabre
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, high school life, teenage life, supernatural, murder, vengeance, parents and children, teenage girl, sexuality, humiliation, female masturbation, mirror ...
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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, hostage, bank, heist, fbi, police, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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The Deadly Tower (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The real-life story of Charles Whitman's deadly shooting spree at the University of Texas is retold. In August 1966, after killing his wife and mother, Whitman climbed to the top of the school's tower and opened fire on passers-by, ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: university, danger, murder, tower, mental illness, crimes, investigation, obsession, violence spree, shooting, serial killer, sniper ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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The Cradle Will Fall (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The suicide of a pregnant woman begins to look like murder and a county prosecutor is called in to investigate.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, who done it, danger, law enforcement, serial killer, femme fatale, woman in danger, power relations, murder mystery, murder investigation, murder of a pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.7
 406K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disaster movie, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, astronaut, natural disaster, nasa, space travel, outer space, race against time, self sacrifice, catastrophe, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, grand central station manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey, new york ...
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