The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time Films

The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

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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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    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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  2. 2
    + 293
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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  3. 3
    + 288
    - 76


    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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  4. 4
    + 242
    - 58


    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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  5. 5
    + 266
    - 32

    ranked low on reranks & added by willyboymcoy
    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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  6. 6
    + 290
    - 42

    ranked low on reranks
    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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  7. 7
    + 140
    - 318


    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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  8. 8
    + 229
    - 38


    Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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    + 115
    - 313

    most listed
    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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  10. 10
    + 170
    - 345


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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  11. 11
    + 157
    - 293


    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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  12. 12
    + 222
    - 26

    ranked low on reranks & added by willyboymcoy
    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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  13. 13
    + 101
    - 303

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel

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  14. 14
    + 105
    - 250


    Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

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  15. 15
    + 177
    - 239

    ranked low on reranks
    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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  16. 16
    + 176
    - 285

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

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  17. 17
    + 77
    - 219

    the people's #1
    Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, Joan Allen

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  18. 18
    + 84
    - 228


    Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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    - 194

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    Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

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  20. 20
    + 73
    - 217


    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    + 99
    - 201

    ranked low on reranks
    Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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    + 58
    - 208

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning

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    + 50
    - 181

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    - 171


    Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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  25. 25
    + 106
    - 162

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

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  26. 26
    + 95
    - 158

    ranked low on reranks
    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    + 58
    - 138

    added by rankergirl21
    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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  28. 28
    + 28
    - 102

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

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    + 69
    - 117

    ranked low on reranks
    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    + 39
    - 104


    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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    + 28
    - 98

    added by willyboymcoy
    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd 1975

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    + 65
    - 105

    ranked low on reranks
    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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  33. 33
    + 26
    - 70

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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  34. 34
    + 27
    - 90

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams

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  35. 35
    + 51
    - 98


    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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  36. 36
    + 64
    - 115


    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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  37. 37
    + 74
    - 137


    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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  38. 38
    + 38
    - 80

    often listed & added by willyboymcoy
    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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  39. 39
    + 67
    - 96


    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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    + 69
    - 81

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

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  41. 41
    + 29
    - 97

    often listed
    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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  42. 42
    + 70
    - 85

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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  43. 43
    + 52
    - 100


    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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  44. 44
    + 39
    - 87


    Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

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  45. 45
    + 29
    - 73


    Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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  46. 46
    + 58
    - 88

    added by rankergirl21
    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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  47. 47
    + 50
    - 79


    Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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  48. 48
    + 36
    - 68


    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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  49. 49
    + 22
    - 61


    Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

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  50. 50
    + 27
    - 57


    Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones

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