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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    Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Maria Peszek

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  2. 2
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    Sterling Holloway, Peter Behn, Hardie Albright

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  3. 3
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    most listed
    Erika Eleniak, Peter Coyote, Mitch Suskin

    ) open buy at  
  4. 4
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    Patricia Clarkson, Gary Sinise, Michael Clarke Duncan

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  5. 5
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    Mark Andrews, Delroy Lindo, Ed Asner

    ) open buy at  
  6. 6
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    Matt Damon, Ted Danson, Tom Sizemore

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  7. 7
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    Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giustino Durano

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  8. 8
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    Nathan Lane, Robert Guillaume, Moira Kelly

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  9. 9
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    Griffin Dunne, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis

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  10. 10
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    Bernard Hill, Bill Paxton, Billy Zane

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  11. 11
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    Haley Joel Osment, Gary Sinise, Bobby Richardson

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  12. 12
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    Sam Shepard, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis

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  13. 13
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    the people's #1
    Richard Gere, Eric Ryan, Gary Roscoe

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  14. 14
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    Dorothy McGuire, Beverly Washburn, Jeff York

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  15. 15
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    River Phoenix, John Cusack, Kiefer Sutherland

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    Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Richard Schiff

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    Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles, John Cunningham

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    Zooey Deschanel, AnnaSophia Robb, Josh Hutchersonm

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    Rupert Friend, Vera Farmiga, Attila Egyed

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    Donna Reed, Charles Lane, Gloria Grahame

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    Lisa Kudrow, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick

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    Mary Steenburgen, Ann Dowd, Bradley Whitford

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    Don Rickles, Tim Allen, Michael Keaton

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  24. 24
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    Ed Harris, Jena Malone, David Zayas

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  25. 25
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    Cliff Edwards, Sterling Holloway, James Baskett

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    often listed & added by willyboymcoy
    Vincent Schiavelli, Louise Fletcher, Anjelica Huston 1975

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    Paul Winchell, Jack Albertson, Mickey Rooney

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    Robert Duvall, Kim Stanley, Brock Peters

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    Spalding Gray, Garry Marshall, Barbara Hershey

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    Ben Kingsley, William Hurt, Haley Joel Osment

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    added by rankergirl21
    Brían F. O'Byrne, Jay Baruchel, Michael Peña

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    Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler

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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChangesDownClub
    Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Happy Hairston

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    Albert Brooks, Shirley MacLaine, John Lithgow

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    Paz de la Huerta, Peter Coyote, Shane West

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    Ricky Schroder, Jack Warden, Arthur Hill

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    Toni Collette, Haley Joel Osment, Mischa Barton

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    James Woods, Sally Kirkland, Marvin Hamlisch

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    Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Torri Higginson

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    Vincent Schiavelli, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Justin Henry, Dustin Hoffman, Ingeborg Sørensen

    ) open buy at  
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    added by willyboymcoy
    George Clooney, Dash Mihok, Diane Lane

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    Heath Ledger, Graham Beckel, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Vincent Price, Alan Arkin, Anthony Michael Hall

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    added by rankergirl21
    Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Dennis Franz

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    Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton

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    Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Phillip Glasser

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    added by willyboymcoy
    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Frederick W. Smith

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Frankie Muniz, Hunter Hayes, Diane Lane

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    Will Smith, Bojana Novakovic, Kevin Cooney

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