15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry Your Heart Out

Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry

Romantic comedies are entertaining but there are times when you simply want to have a good cry. We’ve picked together 15 emotional movies that will make you cry your heart out, whether you’re struggling with heartbreak or just feeling all the feels.

When was the last time you had a full blown crying session or felt something deep within that touched you? Crying comes with a handful of benefits for your mind and body. But that doesn’t mean you have go around crying here and there. There’s a time and place for everything – chill.

The best way to let it all out is gathering all the tissues in your house and watching a few tear-jerking emotional movies to get those tears going and to release the emotions you’ve been holding in.

To experience a whole range of emotions, dive into these deeply emotional movies and get captivated by the intense melodrama. Let the movie roll as your tears do too!

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Here are 15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry Your Heart Out

1. La La Land (2016)

Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry Your Heart Out
15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry

IMDb 8.0/10

If you’re looking for some of the best emotional movies, here’s La La Land. Aspiring actress serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and jazz musician Sebastian scrapes by playing cocktail-party gigs in dingy bars. But as success mounts, they are faced with decisions that fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

2. The Color Purple (1985)

Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry Your Heart Out
Best Emotional Movies To Watch

IMDb 7.7/10

Georgia, 1909: with an abusive father, the only person who 14-year old Celie cares for and loves is her younger sister Nettie. Then Celie is married off to Albert Johnson, a brutal, uncaring man. After an incident between Nettie and Albert, Albert bans Nettie from his property and it appears that Celie may never see her again. This is one of the top emotional movies that will make you make you sad.

3. The Namesake (2006)

15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry Your Heart Out
15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry

IMDb 7.5/10

In 1977, Ashima, a young Bengali woman, accepts Ashoke’s marriage proposal. He’s a student living abroad, so after the marriage she accompanies him to New York, where their temporary residence becomes permanent. We see her navigate and adapt to this alien land.

They name their son Nikhil, with the pet name of Gogol, after Ashoke’s favorite writer. We watch Gogol grow up American with roots he only begins to appreciate when he visits India in his 20s. A family death hastens his coming to terms with his name (and his roots) and Ashima’s determination of where she will live once she has a choice.

4. Interstellar (2014)

15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry Your Heart Out
15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry

IMDb 8.7/10

If you’re looking for deeply emotional movies, here’s the Interstellar. The plot revolves around Earth’s future that has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind’s survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life.

5. Room (2015)

15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry Your Heart Out
15 Emotional Movies That Will Make You Cry

IMDb 8.1/10

Five-year-old Jack’s whole world is a confined, 11-by-11-foot locked space crammed with pictures, toys, and books–the Room. Of course, his young mother is in the room too, taking care of her only son, and making sure nothing bad happens to him–especially when Old Nick pays them a visit, and Jack starts hearing creaking sounds.

However, one day, Ma says that there is a place outside their chamber where houses, trees, people, and dogs are real; a marvelous realm where the air is fresh, and the wide sky is blue. Could she be telling the truth? Is there, indeed, a life beyond the Room?

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