The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time Films
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The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

This is a CrowdRanked list of the saddest movies of all time: tearjerkers. Does just reading the names of these sad movies make you want to reach for the Kleenex box? Did you just glance around to make sure no one noticed your eyes getting red? Don't worry: these are some of the biggest tearjerker movies of all time. Everyone thinks that these are sad films. Rank the biggest tearjerkers by voting on the top jearjerker movies or making your own list of the films that really bum you out.

What are the biggest tearjerker movies ever made? There are plenty of good ones, and memorable ones on this list, so if you can't weepy eyed over some of these movies, well, there are probably other ones that will do it for you. Or you are dead inside. These movies will strike at the heart of your emotions, causing your heart to wrench and tears to flow from your eyes. Vote on the saddest tearjerkers ever and re-live the moments you spend watching these really sad films. 
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  1. 1
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    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Will Wright

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  3. 3
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    Tom Hanks, Sam Rockwell, Michael Clarke Duncan

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    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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    most listed Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Robert MacNaughton

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  6. 6
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    Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Marisa Paredes

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    ranked low on reranks Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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    ranked low on reranks Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons

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    Macaulay Culkin, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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  10. 10
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    Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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  11. 11
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, James Cameron

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    ranked low on reranks Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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  13. 13
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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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  14. 14
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    Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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  15. 15
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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning

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  16. 16
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    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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  17. 17
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    the people's #1 & often listed Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, Joan Allen

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  18. 18
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    ranked low on reranks James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

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  19. 19
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    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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  20. 20
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    ranked low on reranks Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Allen

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  21. 21
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    Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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    Zooey Deschanel, AnnaSophia Robb, Josh Hutcherson

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    Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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    added by willyboymcoy Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Anjelica Huston 1975

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  26. 26
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    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    added by rankergirl21 Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Foxhead Kurt Russell, Corey Feldman, Mickey Rooney

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    Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

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    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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    often listed & added by GorillaBoy Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Colin Firth

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    added by ChangesDownClub Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams

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    Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Mischa Barton

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    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Alexander

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    Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Shirley MacLaine

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    added by rankergirl21 Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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  41. 41
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    Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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  42. 42
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    Robin Williams, Meryl Streep, Jude Law

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  43. 43
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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Frankie Muniz

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  45. 45
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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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  46. 46
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    added by wiabux Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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  47. 47
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    added by willyboymcoy George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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  48. 48
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    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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  49. 49
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    added by BobbyMoore Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise

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    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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