12 Tearjerker Films That Will Leave Even “Alpha” Males Crying

Some movies can hit your emotions hard. At the same time, others may give you a dose of happiness. It depends on your choice, but emotional surprises are there. Well, for your upcoming movie night, if you feel like having a good cry and for a fresh morning after, you must see one of these.

1. All the Bright Places (2020)

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An adaptation of Jennifer Niven's novel, this film has all the wonderful performances. Finch and Violet come across and commit to the partnership of life. While living a joyful life, they have to combat dark suicidal thoughts and make the film tear-inducing eventually.

2. Coco (2017)

Coco (2017)
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 A massively renowned film by Pixar studio that portrays the story of a 12-year-old kid who's passionate about dreams and achieving goals. For anyone who needs a good cry, this phenomenal animated movie Coco should be on the list.

3. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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A heart-wrenching film based on the Holocaust and its impact on Jewish lives. The story starts with a happy father who saves his family from the horrors of concentration camps and life outside. The entire story and the life transformation can make anyone cry. 

4. Schindler’s List (1993)

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During the World War II, several lives were devastated. The film' Schindler's List portrays a German businessman who has made remarkable efforts to save Jews. He employed thousands of Jewish people to save them. With a war backdrop, this film is sad and based on true events.

5. All Together Now (2020)

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It follows Amber, who's battling big issues like not having a home and living in poverty. Her path is full of hurdles and people who are only out for themselves or those without anyone to rely on. It's a tough run that's hard to watch, but we get hooked. It cuts into broken families, being left alone, and how old wounds can alter what happens today. This emotional yet somewhat hopeful story does get to everyone who watches it.

6. First Match (2018)

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A movie depicting a girl trying to search for acceptance and approval within an all-boys wrestling team after her dad died. We see Monique living without the man who she believed, before his death, was incredibly proud of her. Set against the backdrop of a neighborhood hit hard by poverty, the movie tackles poverty, violence, and the tough lives of those less fortunate. Monique's story stays focused as it highlights the challenges that young people encounter in a world full of social unfairness.

7. Les Misérables (2012)

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It is a movie made in the aftermath of the French Revolution and shows how the poor and downtrodden feel. People, just like Jean Valjean and Fantine, are so burdened with suffering that they're forced to struggle through rough times. The film narrates tales of sorrow, loss, and despair as the characters make a futile effort to structure their future in a world of inequality and hardship. 

8. Passing (2021)

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The movie refers to two old friends who reconnect when they become adults. One pretends to be white. Their relationship is very complex, much like their racial identity. They may face many great difficulties, both internal and external, about who they are, their social status, and their true self. The film dives deep into the emotional turmoil by denying one's real identity, showing how scary the results may be from living with such a lie. 

9. The Pianist (2002)

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It's about Władysław Szpilman, a Jewish pianist living in Poland right before the advent of World War II. It's so sad and shows the ugliness of the Holocaust, the traumas people had to go through, and how much pain and loss they felt. The journey of losing the family and surviving alone spreads an obvious sadness.

10. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

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Seita and Setsuko, a brother and sister trying to survive while living in war-torn Japan, tell the story of “Grave of the Fireflies.” The movie shows exactly how much a war can destroy people and ruin what's so beautiful about humanity. Through the eyes of children who don't know the world's cruelties, we see what war does to people.

11. The Enemy (2013)

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It is a movie script from a novel by Charlie Higson, which tells the tale of a world that has suffered a terrible disaster to the point where all the adults have died, and only children are left to fend for themselves. The movie is tear-inducing because it sets a grim future, a series of battles fought by the children to remain alive, and how they have lost their families and the life they used to have. 

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12. Up (2009)

Up (2009)
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“Up,” by Pixar, is an animated movie of a story written by a personality. “Up” is one of Pixar's awesome features about an old man, Carl Fredricksen, trying to fulfill his wife's wish to see Paradise Falls. The film's heaviest moments come from dealing with themes of missing someone and looking back with regret and the inexorable march of time. 

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In the realm of celebrities, certain individuals' attractiveness transcends the screen, captivating the hearts and minds of fans worldwide. These stars possess a magnetic presence, leaving a lasting impression with their striking looks and undeniable charm. Recently, people shared such celebrities on an online platform whose sheer attractiveness is nothing short of distracting. 

10 Surprising Movie Characters That Could Never Be Replaced With a New Actor

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Sometimes a show or movie is different with the actors playing the characters. Would we love their characters as much if they were played by someone else? See who people claim could never be replaced in their iconic roles with another.

10 Terrible Movies People Love, But Admit Are Horrible

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Movies are subjective, and what one person considers a cinematic masterpiece, another may view as a cringe-worthy disaster. However, some films have gained a reputation for being particularly terrible yet still manage to capture the hearts of audiences. These are the guilty pleasure movies that people love to hate but can't help but watch again and again.

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10 Terrible Things That Automatically Ruin Good Movies

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Lights, camera, action! Movies are the ultimate adventure, taking us on a journey to fantastical lands, introducing us to characters out of this world, and stirring emotions within us. However, not all movies are created equal, and certain things can instantly ruin a movie for some viewers. Recently, in a platform discussion, people shared several things that can automatically ruin movies.

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