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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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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Schindler's List Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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Bambi Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Up is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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Hachi: A Dog's Tale Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, Joan Allen

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Life Is Beautiful Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel

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My Girl Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

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Steel Magnolias Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Stand by Me Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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Bridge to Tarabithia Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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Old Yeller Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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Dead Poets Society Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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P.S. I Love You Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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I Am Sam Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning

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Dumbo Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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A Walk to Remember Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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The English Patient Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth

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Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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The Fox and the Hound Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

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Stepmom Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd - 1975

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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Kramer vs. Kramer Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams

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The Perfect Storm George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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An Affair to Remember Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

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The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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Moulin Rouge! Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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Beaches Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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Marley & Me Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson

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Terms of Endearment Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time
Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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The Iron Giant Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman

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West Side Story Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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The Way We Were Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman