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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    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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  3. 3
    + 200
    - 73


    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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  4. 4
    + 137
    - 171

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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  5. 5
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    - 55


    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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  6. 6
    + 111
    - 166

    most listed & ranked high on reranks
    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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  7. 7
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    - 150


    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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  8. 8
    + 164
    - 197

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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  10. 10
    + 141
    - 28

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

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  11. 11
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    - 159


    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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  12. 12
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    - 148


    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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  13. 13
    + 99
    - 166


    Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel

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  14. 14
    + 101
    - 151


    Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

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  15. 15
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    - 143

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

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  16. 16
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    - 152


    Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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    added by JillMeadows
    Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

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    ranked low on reranks
    Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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    often listed
    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    + 93
    - 144


    Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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

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    Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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

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    - 143

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    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    + 60
    - 141

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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    + 58
    - 122

    often listed & added by rankergirl21
    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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    - 143

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

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    + 66
    - 104

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

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    + 62
    - 94


    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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    + 73
    - 116


    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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    + 38
    - 93


    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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    + 62
    - 103


    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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    + 28
    - 89

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    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd 1975

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    + 27
    - 94

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

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    + 50
    - 93


    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    + 69
    - 83

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

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    + 65
    - 79

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

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    + 38
    - 76

    added by willyboymcoy
    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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  39. 39
    + 65
    - 93


    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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  40. 40
    + 24
    - 68


    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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    + 26
    - 84


    Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams

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  42. 42
    + 50
    - 98


    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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    + 29
    - 93

    often listed
    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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  44. 44
    + 38
    - 86


    Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

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  45. 45
    + 48
    - 78

    ranked low on reranks
    Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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  46. 46
    + 28
    - 72

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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  47. 47
    + 36
    - 67


    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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    + 54
    - 87

    added by rankergirl21
    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    + 32
    - 41


    Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson

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    + 40
    - 63

    added by rankergirl21
    Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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