Movies for Girls Who Just Need a Good Cry Fest ...

By Neecey

Movies  for Girls  Who Just Need a Good  Cry Fest  ...

I am a terrible blubber when it comes to sad movies. It doesn’t stop me watching them though. As long as I have a box of tissues by my side I can enjoy what can be a cathartic experience. I’ve pulled together a list of my favorite tear jerker. When you’ve finished reading please tell me which made you bawl your eyes out.

Table of contents:

  1. steel magnolias
  2. the way we were
  3. the notebook
  4. beaches
  5. my girl
  6. ghost
  7. blue valentine
  8. an affair to remember
  9. stepmom
  10. titanic
  11. love story
  12. a walk to remember
  13. terms of endearment
  14. the last song
  15. big fish
  16. dear john
  17. i am sam
  18. the time traveler’s wife
  19. the green mile
  20. marley & me
  21. p.s. i love you
  22. forrest gump
  23. up
  24. e.t. – the extra terrestrial
  25. good will hunting
  26. life is beautiful
  27. kramer vs. kramer
  28. brief encounter
  29. old yeller
  30. brokeback mountain

1 Steel Magnolias

Full of all of your favorite actresses and bursting with enough emotion to bring a tear to even the most cynical man’s eye!

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2 The Way We Were

Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford give memorable performances in this classic romance about lost love.

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3 The Notebook

At this point, The Notebook should always be the go to movie if you are looking for something to give you a nice cathartic cry!

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4 Beaches

The film that spawned the song Wind Beneath My Wings, it’s a touching yet tragic but ultimately beautiful tale of friendship through the years.

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5 My Girl

Everybody’s childhood favorite, My Girl is the perfect example of how heartbreaking yet important childhood friendships can be.

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6 Ghost

Who could ever forget that emotional pottery scene? Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore have us crying in Ghost from start to finish!

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7 Blue Valentine

One of the more modern weepy classics, Blue Valentine is at times hard to watch but it is really rewarding.

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8 An Affair to Remember

One of the classic tragic romances of Hollywood’s golden age. I don’t believe anybody who says they weren’t weeping by the end of this movie!

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9 Stepmom

Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts star in this heart wrenching tale about a new woman trying to be mother to the children of a terminally ill ex-wife.

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10 Titanic

Do I really need to explain anything here? “I’ll never let go, Jack, I’ll never let go!”

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11 Love Story

Another romantic classic akin to the likes of The Way We Were, it will definitely have you feeling emotional and teary!

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12 A Walk to Remember

A classic Nicholas Sparks creation, this film is about two high school seniors who fall in love after spending years at the opposite side of the school spectrum.

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13 Terms of Endearment

One of the all-time great weepy movies focusing on the testy relationship between a mother and daughter and the way that illness brings them together.

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14 The Last Song

Akin to any Nicholas Sparks story, this stars Miley Cyrus as a young woman who is sent away by her mother and finds love in an unexpected place.

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15 Big Fish

This is a quirky and touching tale about the wild life story of an aging old man; anything with elderly people in the movies is prone to make me cry!

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16 Dear John

A sure fire weepy movie about the distant romance between a woman and the soldier who she loves, keeping in contact mostly through the mail whilst he is away.

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17 I Am Sam

A touching and compelling story about a father with special needs who is raising his young daughter with the help of some special friends.

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18 The Time Traveler’s Wife

A sci-fi tale that will have you gripped from minute one about the relationship between a young woman and a man who can travel between time and space.

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19 The Green Mile

A powerful story by Stephen King about a magical man who is on death row for a crime that he did not commit.

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20 Marley & Me

As soon as animals are involved, I become a blubbering mess, and this is certainly the case for Marley & Me!

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21 P.S. I Love You

A sweet movie about a woman who keeps in contact with her dead husband via the letters that he left for her to discover after his passing.

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22 Forrest Gump

One of the sweetest and most memorable movies you are ever likely to see, everything about Forrest Gump will make you feel warm and fuzzy in side with the occasional tear!

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23 Up

The first ten minutes of Up are arguably the saddest ten minutes in the history of Pixar, if not the history of cinema!

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24 E.T. – the Extra Terrestrial

E.T. will definitely have you reaching for the tissues, but not necessarily in a sad sense, more a sweeping emotion sense!

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25 Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting not only has a touching and emotional story line, but the sight of Robin Williams in his prime is also something that tugs on the heart strings these days.

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26 Life is Beautiful

This is a truly remarkable movie about a family who are interned in a WWII concentration camp, and the father makes his son believe that they whole thing is just an elaborate game.

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27 Kramer Vs. Kramer

This one will hit hard for anybody who has ever had to go through a custody battle, especially Dustin Hoffman’s touching speech towards the end.

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28 Brief Encounter

One of the quintessential romantic dramas of early cinema, Brief Encounter will have you bawling and thinking about all the loves that you have lost along the way.

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29 Old Yeller

Once again, where there are animals, there are tears! Don’t be fooled by the Disney logo, this one is straight up devastating!

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30 Brokeback Mountain

One of the most important and tragic love stories in the last twenty years of cinema, Brokeback Mountain will have weeping from about half way through all the way to the end!

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Sniff - pass me a tissue please.

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