Sad Movies For Saturday Night, Why Not? These 15 Movies Will Carry Your Tears Away!

Advika Hue |May 18, 2019

If you are finding some good sad movies to watch or looking for a reason to cry your heart out, here are the best 15 sad movies picked out for you.

When life gets tough and you feel like you’re going through hell, a good cry maybe is all you need to relieve the stress and pick yourself up. And nothing is as helpful as crying over a good movie. STARBIZ has picked out 15 best sad movies that are worth crying about. Grab some tissues and carry the sorrow away!

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One Day

Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, this movie tells the story of Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley, who met each other in college, on the same day (15 July) over 18 years. You’ll cry because of unnecessary death and then you’ll realize how unfair life can be and there isn’t always a happy ending for everyone.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Jim Carey played as Joel Barish, a man whose heart was broken when his girlfriend Clementine (played by Kate Winslet) erased all the memories about him using a new kind of technology, and he decided to erase Clementine from his memory too. But when his memory of her fades away bit by bit, he realizes that he still loves her so much and that every relationship has to go through good times and bad times, but sadly, it was too late by then.

Finding Neverland

The movie is about the creator of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie, who met a widow named Llewelyn Davies and her four sons while he was struggling with his failures and was pressured to find a new idea to write another play. He then became a close friend with Llewelyn’s family and her sons were the ones inspired him to write Peter Pan.

The Notebook

A poor man Noah Calhoun and Allie Hamilton, a rich young woman, fell in love with each other after meeting at a carnival, but they couldn’t be together because of their social differences. You’ll cry over a sentimental, romantic but also very tragic love story.

Call Me By Your Name

Set in the summer of 1983, somewhere in northern Italy, the movie tells the love story of a 17-year-old young man Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet) and his father’s teaching assistant Oliver (Armie Hammer). Though it is gay-themed, the movie can touch everyone’s heart, no matter gay or straight. You’ll definitely cry along with Elio at the end of the movie.

The Way We Were

Katie Morosky (Barbra Streisand) and Hubbell Gardiner (Robert Redford), from very different strangers to best friends, and then became lovers, had a beautiful romantic relationship. But they were separated because of their different political views and convictions. The movie will make you think of the ones you loved and lost, and that’ll bring you into tears.


A 13-year-old writer Briony Tallis, mistakenly accused her sister’s lover of something he didn’t do and that terrible mistake did not only ruin several lives but also separated the two lovers forever. Do you need more reason to cry about?


This movie has to be on this list no matter what, it’s one of the most tragic love stories ever. How can one hold their tears when watching two old lovers lying together in bed, waiting for their deaths?


This movie can make you cry with just the first ten minutes when it shows you a life-long relationship ended in the women died and left the man of her life behind and he had to find a way to moving on. Don’t want to cry? Okay, just skip that part and you’ll be fine.

Brokeback Mountain

This movie is like a mixture of things that can make you go on an emotional roller coaster: secrets, strength, love, lost. And it also features Heath Ledger,  the legendary that we could no longer see today.

The Fault in Our Stars

It’s a sad cancer-related love story of Hazel who has terminal thyroid cancer and carries around an oxygen tank and Augustus who lost a leg. But that couldn’t stop them from falling in love seeing the world together.

Last of the Mohicans

At least 3 unexpected deaths. If you can finish this movie without tearing up in shock, that’ll prove how coldhearted you can be.

My Dog Skip

It’s a heartwarming family movie, but the dog who appeared in the first 10 minutes will not have a happy ending. Prepare lots of tissue, you’ve been warned.


It’s the journey to find his family of an Indian man who got lost thousands of kilometers from home when he was just 5 years old. He went through many hardships before being adopted by a couple in Australia.

Never Let Me Go

Here are the reasons why you’ll cry your eyes out: forbidden love triangle, meaningful lessons about love, loss, individuality, and the boundaries of life, a postmodern myth about clones, and of course the gloomy orchestral soundtrack.


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