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100+ Saddest Movies On Netflix That Will Make You Cry (2020) Tearjerker Films

20. Requiem For a Dream


Sad Movies
Director – Darren Aronofsky
Cast – Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Ellen Burstyn, Marlon Wayans
IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 79%
Release Date – 6 October 2000
Box Office – $7.4 million
Genre – Drama
Awards – None
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19. Old Yeller


Sad Movies
Director – Robert Stevenson
Cast – Kevin Corcoran, Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk
IMDB Rating – 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 100%
Release Date – 25 December 1957
Box Office – $6,250,000
Genre – Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards – None
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18. The Pursuit of Happyness


Sad Movies
Director – Gabriele Muccino
Cast – Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Will Smith
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 67%
Release Date – December 15, 2006
Box Office – $307.1 million
Genre – Biography, Drama
Awards – None
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17. Grave of the Fireflies


Sad Movies
Director – Isao Takahata
Cast – Akemi Yamaguchi, Tsutomu Tatsumi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Ayano Shiraishi
IMDB Rating – 8.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%
Release Date – 16 April 1988
Box Office – $516,962
Genre – Animation, Drama, War
Awards – None
Plot –

16. Moulin Rogue!


Sad Movies
Director – Baz Luhrmann
Cast – John Leguizamo, Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent, Ewan McGregor
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 76%
Release Date – 1 June 2001
Box Office – $179.2 million
Genre – Drama, Musical, Romance
Awards – Won 2 Oscars
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15. American History X


Sad Movies
Director – Tony Kaye
Cast – Fairuza Balk, Edward Norton, Elliott Gould, Edward Furlong, Stacy Keach
IMDB Rating – 8.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 83%
Release Date – 30 October 1998
Box Office – $23.9 million
Genre – Drama
Awards – None
Plot –

14. Philadelphia


Sad Movies
Director – Jonathan Demme
Cast – Mary Steenburgen, Jason Robards, Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks
IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 79%
Release Date – 22 December 1993
Box Office – $206.7 million
Genre – Drama
Awards – Won 2 Oscars
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13. P.S. I Love You


Sad Movies
Director – Richard LaGravenese
Cast – Lisa Kudrow, Hilary Swank, Kathy Bates, Gerard Butler, Gina Gershon
IMDB Rating – 7.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 24%
Release Date – 20 December 2007
Box Office – $156,835,339
Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards – None
Plot –

12. I Am Sam


Sad Movies
Director – Jessie Nelson
Cast – Dianne Wiest, Sean Penn, Richard Schiff, Loretta Devine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 35%
Release Date – 3 December 2001
Box Office – $97,818,139
Genre – Drama
Awards – None
Plot –

11. A Walk to Remember


Sad Movies
Director – Adam Shankman
Cast – Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, Daryl Hannah
IMDB Rating – 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 27%
Release Date – 25 January 2002
Box Office – $47.5 million
Genre – Drama, Romance
Awards – None
Plot –

10. The Green Mile


Sad Movies
Director – Frank Darabont
Cast – Michael Clarke Duncan, Graham Greene, David Morse, Michael Jeter, Tom Hanks, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell
IMDB Rating – 8.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 79%
Release Date – 6 December 1999
Box Office – $290.7 million
Genre – Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Awards – None
Plot –

9. Bridge to Terabithia


Sad Movies
Director – Gábor Csupó
Cast – Robert Patrick, Josh Hutcherson, Bailee Madison, AnnaSophia Robb
IMDB Rating – 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 85%
Release Date – February 16, 2007
Box Office – $138 million
Genre – Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards – None
Plot –

8. Forrest Gump


Sad Movies
Director – Robert Zemeckis
Cast – Robin Wright, Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Mykelti Williamson, Gary Sinise
IMDB Rating – 8.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 72%
Release Date – 23 June 1994
Box Office – $678.1 million
Genre – Drama, Romance
Awards – Won 6 Oscars
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7. Hachi: A Dog’s Tale


Sad Movies
Director – Lasse Hallström
Cast – Jason Alexander, Erick Avari, Joan Allen, Richard Gere
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 64%
Release Date – 8 July 2009
Box Office – $46.7 million
Genre – Drama, Family
Awards – None
Plot –

6. The Notebook


Sad Movies
Director – Nick Cassavetes
Cast – Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Ryan Gosling, Sam Shepard, Gena Rowlands
IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 53%
Release Date – 25 June 2004
Box Office – $115.6 million
Genre – Drama, Romance
Awards – None
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5. Million Dollar Baby


Sad Movies
Director – Clint Eastwood
Cast – Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%
Release Date – December 15, 2004
Box Office – $216.8 million
Genre – Drama, Sport
Awards – Won 4 Oscars
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4. My Sister’s Keeper


Sad Movies
Director – Nick Cassavetes
Cast – Jason Patric, Alec Baldwin, Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin
IMDB Rating – 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 48%
Release Date – 26 June 2009
Box Office – $95.7 million
Genre – Drama, Family
Awards – None
Plot –

3. Into the Wild


Sad Movies
Director – Sean Penn
Cast – Catherine Keener, Emile Hirsch, William Hurt, Jena Malone, Marcia Gay Harden
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 83%
Release Date – 21 September 2007
Box Office – $56,822,960
Genre – Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards – None
Plot –

2. Titanic


Sad Movies
Director – James Cameron
Cast – Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane, Bernard Hill, Frances Fisher
IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%
Release Date – 18 November 1997
Box Office – $2.187 billion
Genre – Drama, Romance
Awards – Won 11 Oscars
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1. Schindler’s List


Sad Movies
Director – Steven Spielberg
Cast – Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Caroline Goodall, Embeth Davidtz
IMDB Rating – 8.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%
Release Date – 30 November 1993
Box Office – $322.1 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 7 Oscars
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