Touching movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant touching movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, dramatic and serious films and TV shows about / with mentor, destiny, storytelling, friendship, beautiful scenery, bittersweet, life philosophy, sacrifice, catastrophe and love story plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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touching movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as touching: Me Before You (2016), The Help (2011), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), The Intouchables (2011), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Green Mile (1999), The Blind Side (2009), A Walk to Remember (2002), Forrest Gump (1994), The Notebook (2004).

List of touching movies

 7.4
 192K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, love story, disability, love, wheelchair, caregiver, quadriplegic, accident, depression, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
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 8.1
 408K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, thought provoking, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, civil rights, racial segregation, racial issues, blacks and whites, interracial relations, discrimination, storytelling, adaptation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, dog, loyalty, friends, life & death, family, animals, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, death, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, lifestyle change, culture clash, french, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, starting over, loneliness, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: clever, touching, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, false accusation, freedom, prison life, prison escape, life is a bitch, life sentence, confined, corruption, criminal heroes, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, mexico, pacific ocean, maine
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 8.6
 1.1M
The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, death row, prison, human nature, life philosophy, supernatural, prison life, supernatural ability, justice, confined, healing power, convict ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1999, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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 7.6
 279K
The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: touching, uplifting, motivational, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, human spirit, american football, parents and children, rising to stardom, life, interracial relations, strong female character, family drama, athlete's life, misfit, interracial adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, california
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A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, first love, true love, fall in love, terminal illness, youth, high school life, teen romance, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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 8.8
 1.7M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human spirit, destiny, life philosophy, mentally challenged, true love, journey, rise to the top, human relationship, storytelling, misfit, odd, selflessness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china
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 7.8
 496K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, true love, love story, love triangle, love affair, power of love, social differences, lovers reunited, fall in love, youth, young lovers ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, ghetto, rescue, world war two, anti semitism, wartime, survival, nazi, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1990s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe, israel
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Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and ...
Style: touching, captivating, motivational, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: teachers and students, childhood, dedicated educator, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, dyslexia, young heroes, school, boarding school, optimism, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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 7.6
 278K
Seven Pounds (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: touching, sad, emotional, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, depression, life philosophy, true love, fall in love, hopes, tragic event, self sacrifice, sacrifice, secret, life changing experience, suicidal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: emotional, touching, heartbreaking, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, jewish, against humanity, friendship, childhood, nazi, nazi germany, world war two, wartime life, nazism, young heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, fall in love, cancer, youth, first love, dealing with death, teenage life, love and romance, coping, fighting illness, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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 7.7
 78K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: first love, teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, teen romance, school, teenage life, neighbor, teenage boy, crush, childhood sweetheart, adolescence ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1957 ...
Place: usa, michigan
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 7.5
 101K
August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, romantic, feel good ...
Plot: orphan, prodigy, musician's life, youth, music, hopes, lie, orphanage, dancing, musician, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: touching, atmospheric, captivating, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: witch, self discovery, adventure, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, steampunk, magical, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.8
 282K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, romance, changing the past or future, sent to the past, true love, life philosophy, couple relations, lovers, family secret, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
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 6.7
 63K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, destiny, reunion, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
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 6.7
 112K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: emotional, touching, bleak, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage girl, love and romance, teenage love, youth, teenager, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, love, family drama, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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 8.5
 896K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, lion, family, good versus evil, disney, friendship, betrayal, pride and honor, prince, jungle, king, redemption ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: sentimental, touching, philosophical, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, true love, life philosophy, aging, child as adult, impossible love, odd, adult as child, supernatural romance, age difference, life & death ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 20s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, russia, manhattan new york city, atlantic ocean ...
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Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.
Style: realistic, touching, motivational, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: against the odds, orphan, destiny, life is a bitch, society, poverty, childhood, true love, street kid, cheating, journey, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, year 2006 ...
Place: india, taj mahal, mumbai india, asia
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desperation, christmas, angel, family, life changing experience, self discovery, small town, holiday, small town life, suicide attempt, road not taken, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 7.6
 90K
Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, sweet, emotional, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, coming out, lgbt teen, gay relationship, homosexuality, homosexual, love, high school, parent child relationship ...
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 7.1
 107K
Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: princess, adventure, royal family, cinderella story, happy ending, childhood, good versus evil, family, memory loss, hopes, destiny, russian ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, france, paris france, europe
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 7.0
 196K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, romance, terminal illness, death, grief, dealing with death, family relations, letter, couples, loss of spouse, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: orphan, adoption, teaching the ways of the world, countryside, best friends, love and romance, foster home, young heroes, teenage love, island, coming of age, farm ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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 7.2
 113K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, sweet, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends in love, youth, true love, best friends, couple relations, teen romance, road not taken, teenage pregnancy, love affair, love story, male female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
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