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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    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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  3. 3
    + 111
    - 69

    most listed
    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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  4. 4
    + 141
    - 61


    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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  5. 5
    + 163
    - 100


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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  6. 6
    + 169
    - 66


    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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  7. 7
    + 171
    - 56

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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  8. 8
    + 112
    - 61


    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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  9. 9
    + 101
    - 60


    Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

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  10. 10
    + 98
    - 76


    Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel

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  11. 11
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    - 69


    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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  12. 12
    + 70
    - 52

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

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  13. 13
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    - 36

    added by JillMeadows
    Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

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  14. 14
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    - 61


    Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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  15. 15
    + 70
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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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  16. 16
    + 103
    - 36

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    Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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  17. 17
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    Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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  18. 18
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    - 52


    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning

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    Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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    + 46
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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  22. 22
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    + 61
    - 32


    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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    + 58
    - 52

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

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    - 43


    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    - 25

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

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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    added by willyboymcoy
    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    added by wiabux
    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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    - 51


    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd 1975

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    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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    + 27
    - 49

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

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    added by willyboymcoy
    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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    + 49
    - 50


    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    + 65
    - 52


    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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    + 31
    - 11

    ranked low on reranks
    Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson

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    + 26
    - 44

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

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    + 47
    - 41


    Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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    + 50
    - 58


    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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    + 54
    - 50

    added by rankergirl21
    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    + 36
    - 37


    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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  45. 45
    + 37
    - 51


    Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

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    + 40
    - 36

    added by rankergirl21
    Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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  47. 47
    + 28
    - 44


    Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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  48. 48
    + 29
    - 62

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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    - 30


    Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones

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  50. 50
    + 34
    - 31

    added by ChangesDownClub
    Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams

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