Saddest film you've ever seen?

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bluetit101 Sun 13-Jan-19 11:15:05

So I'm sitting here watching Seven Pounds (Will Smith)
I've seen this film loads of times, but it never fails to make me cry. Like proper ugly cry, tears streaming, everything.
This is the only film that does this to me. I think it's so underrated.

What movies do this to other people??

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ActonSquirrel Sun 01-Aug-21 16:09:12

A Monster Calls

Cried my eyes out in the cinema

KimikosNightmare Sun 11-Jul-21 01:44:38

The first ten minutes of Up
The Year My Voice Broke
Manchester by the Sea
The Green Mile
The Grapes of Wrath.

Dinks90 Thu 08-Jul-21 18:37:27

Remember Me

Childrenofthestones Tue 22-Jun-21 22:43:25


Grave of the Fireflies - a Studio Ghibli anime. An IMDB reviewer called it “The best movie you’ll never want to see again”. Pretty accurate 😞

Just about to say the same thing.
If I was to choose an individual scene in a movie it would be in Empire of the Sun when young Jim realises he can't remember what his parents look like.

colouringindoors Sun 20-Jun-21 18:57:43

Just watched Testament of Youth.

Amazing film.

But oh my God. So, so sad sad

Eyesofdisarray Sat 06-Mar-21 11:33:43

Hopping- my son asked me to watch the Fry's dog episode
Agree that it's heartbreaking 😢


Eyesofdisarray Sat 06-Mar-21 11:31:15

Marley and Me - I couldn't breathe for sobbing 😢 partly as I have my own
Watched 12 years a Slave recently. Heartbreaking and it haunts me a little....Patsy 😥

HoppingPavlova Sat 06-Mar-21 10:41:35

But the saddest thing ever must be the Futurama episode about Fry's dog (Jurassic Bark I think). Absolutely heartbreaking.

I’m pretty stoic and would struggle to list anything, including the majority listed here, but this one is absolutely gut wrenching. We refuse to watch this now when the constant reruns are on. Reason being every single one of us cry. I cry, DD (older teen) sobs, DH and adult sons are all choking back tears with the odd one trickling down. It’s fucking terrible. The worst thing is, even when the episode starts and we realise what it is and turn over to another show we all sit there morbidly for the rest of the night as we are all remembering it.

orangeblosssom Sun 28-Feb-21 18:14:02


user68901 Sun 14-Feb-21 17:33:47

The ending of Toy story 3

mm40 Sun 14-Feb-21 00:19:31

The Railway Children.....Daddy, my daddy..... 😢

Livsy Fri 12-Feb-21 10:13:52

Schindlers List, Boy in striped pyjamas and life is beautiful

MisterT373 Thu 11-Feb-21 23:52:22

Jo Jo Rabbit - a real roller coaster of emotions.

Thisisworsethananticpated Thu 11-Feb-21 10:09:33

I’ve just finished Manchester by the sea , the pram scene 😞
Inside out really moved me as my friend has just died

cavalier Sun 07-Feb-21 20:13:10

Oh yes Mamma Mia 2 is one of the most moving ends of a film I have ever seen MummBraTheEverLeaking. ... totally had me sobbing ugly cry

Confusedandshaken Thu 04-Feb-21 13:01:22


Grave of the Fireflies - a Studio Ghibli anime. An IMDB reviewer called it “The best movie you’ll never want to see again”. Pretty accurate 😞

So true. Completely brilliant and absolutely heartbreaking.

UltraBlack Fri 29-Jan-21 07:04:29

Marley and me!! The saddest one

FlyingByTheSeatof Sat 23-Jan-21 00:22:22


roberts35 Thu 24-Sep-20 18:52:17

Green mile and hatico

MummBraTheEverLeaking Sun 20-Sep-20 22:05:05

Now don't laugh, I always (and just have, thanks ITV2) sobbed at points in Mamma Mia 1 and 2. The first film was during Slipping Through My Fingers, I wasn't a mother at that point but it was the year my father died, and I just thought oh, he'll never walk me down the aisle, not that I was even engaged at that point either mind!

Second film, DD was about 5 months old. My Love, My Life, at the end. I was in absolute buckets. And I'm not a big film crier.

Boredsilly Sun 20-Sep-20 17:17:08

I've just finished Seven Pounds and I think it's up there with one of the saddest films I've ever seen, I'm in floods of tears!

Crazymadame Thu 17-Sep-20 20:43:16

Million dollar baby - your heart sinks to your stomach at the scene at the end of the fight
When the wind blows-raymond briggs cartoon about nuclear fallout. As a young teen this was traumatic to watch

billydilly Sat 12-Sep-20 16:20:24

The Road
Brokeback Mountain
Never Let me Go

purpleme12 Sat 05-Sep-20 23:41:10

A Monster Calls
I honestly don't think I've cried so much at a movie ever
Saddest film I've ever seen
It really hit me, you physically felt it

Change17 Thu 13-Aug-20 18:30:32

Beaches. I lost my best friend to cancer age 22 and was in the room when she passed with her family so that scene always shatters me.

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