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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  2. 2
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    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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  3. 3
    + 291
    - 80


    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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  4. 4
    + 245
    - 63


    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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  5. 5
    + 268
    - 38

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

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  6. 6
    + 146
    - 321

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

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  7. 7
    + 292
    - 48

    ranked low on reranks
    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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  8. 8
    + 119
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    most listed & ranked high on reranks
    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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  9. 9
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    - 43

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

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  10. 10
    + 177
    - 349


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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  11. 11
    + 162
    - 296


    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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    - 30

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

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  13. 13
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel

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  14. 14
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    - 221

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

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  15. 15
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    - 287


    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    - 254


    Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

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    - 195

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    Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

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    Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    - 203

    ranked low on reranks
    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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    - 185

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

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    Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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    - 174

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

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    + 98
    - 161

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

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    + 30
    - 105

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

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    added by rankergirl21
    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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    - 107

    ranked low on reranks
    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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  30. 30
    + 71
    - 119

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

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    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd 1975

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    + 40
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    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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    + 27
    - 74


    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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    + 28
    - 93

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

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    + 52
    - 101


    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    + 40
    - 83

    added by willyboymcoy
    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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    + 65
    - 119


    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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    + 75
    - 140


    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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    + 72
    - 83

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

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    + 68
    - 99


    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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    + 66
    - 89

    ranked low on reranks & added by rankergirl21
    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    + 55
    - 103

    ranked high on reranks
    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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    + 72
    - 88

    added by wiabux
    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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  44. 44
    + 30
    - 101

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

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  45. 45
    + 31
    - 76


    Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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    + 42
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    ranked low on reranks
    Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson

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  47. 47
    + 39
    - 91


    Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

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    + 51
    - 81

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

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    + 37
    - 71


    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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    + 23
    - 64


    Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

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