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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    1993 More
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    1942 More
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    1998 More
    85
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    1982 More
    84
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    1997 More
    84
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    1999 More
    82
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    2009 More
    80
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    1991 More
    77
  9. 9
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    1994 More
    73
  10. 10
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    1986 More
    73
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    The Lion King

    1994 More
    72
  12. 12
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    2001 More
    72
  13. 13
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    1989 More
    72
  14. 14
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    1997 More
    71
  15. 15
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    Old Yeller

    1957 More
    69
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    the people's #1
    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    2009 More
    67
  17. 17
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    2007 More
    63
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    63
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    1993 More
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    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946 More
    62
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    2007 More
    61
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dead Poets Society

    1989 More
    60
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    1998 More
    60
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    Toy Story 3

    2010 More
    59
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    1975 More
    57
    added by: willyboymcoy
    1975
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    To Kill a Mockingbird

    1962 More
    56
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    The English Patient

    1996 More
    55
    added by: GorillaBoy
  28. 28
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    1999 More
    53
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    2002 More
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    added by: rankergirl21
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    1988 More
    51
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    1941 More
    50
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    1979 More
    50
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    2006 More
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    The Fox and the Hound

    1981 More
    49
    added by: Foxhead
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    Kramer vs. Kramer

    1979 More
    49
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    1973 More
    49
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    Brian's Song

    1971 More
    48
    added by: ChangesDownClub
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    1990 More
    48
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    Remember the Titans

    2000 More
    47
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    My Dog Skip

    2000 More
    47
  43. 43
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    2004 More
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    added by: rankergirl21
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    1993 More
    47
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    1986 More
    47
    added by: BobbyMoore
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    added by: willyboymcoy
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    1990 More
    46
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    1961 More
    46
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    1983 More
    46
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