7 Movies to watch if you need a good cry

me before you
Credits: Warner Bros.

Feeling out of the names of the movies to watch to have a good crying session already? Different people with different emotional capacities still share the same need to let go of all those piled-up feelings. For that, we are here to help you with a list of movies to watch if you need a good cry.

Pursuit of Happyness

Where to watch: Netflix

The pursuit of happyness
Credits: Prime Video

This Will Smith starring movie is one with a lot of potentials to make those people shed a tear who claim to not get emotional that easily. It’s an almost 2-hour long movie which was released in 2006. You’d feel sad to know how it’s a Biographical film based on the real-life happenings of a man named Christopher Gardner, who was left by his wife with the custody of his child due to professional failures and financially broken conditions. 

Me Before You

Where to watch: Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play movies

Me Before You
Credits: Warner Bros

A romantically sad movie with Sam Claflin and Emilia Clarke as leads, released in 2016, is a 1 hour 50 minutes watch. The movie has an unexpected start and proceeds with the story of Louisa Clark as the caretaker of Will, where both of them fall for each other but do not end up together, somehow. 


Where to watch: Prime Video, Apple TV

Credits: Warner Bros

A Spike Jonze-directed movie, released in 2013, is a 2 hr 6-minute watch which is actually considered as a response to the movie Lost in Translation made by Coppola, his ex-wife. The movie is about a lonely, personalized letter writer (played by Joaquin Phoenix) who purchases an AI system to help him and slowly falls for it. 


Where to Watch: Disney Hotstar, Apple TV, Google Play movies

Credits: Pixar

You might think how an animated movie can make you cry with the protagonist being an old man. This movie from 2006 with a run time of 1 hr 36 minutes will definitely leave you with teary eyes and the lesson of ‘Never meet you heroes’.

One Day

Where to Watch: Jio Cinema

This movie was released in 2011 with Anne Hathaway & Jim Sturgess as lead cast and a run time of 1 hour 47 minutes. It’s a movie adaptation of the book One Day by David Nicholl. The movie includes how two people meet on 15 July 1988 and reunite on the same day every year for 20 years.

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

Where to watch: Prime Video

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The movie, released in 2009, with a duration of 1 hour 33 minutes, is based on the true story of a dog named Hachiko from Japan. All pet lovers, beware of the emotional damage this movie could do to your soul as it unfolds the tale of an abandoned dog named Hachi, found by a professor who takes him home and ends up with a precious mutual bond unaffected even by death.

Jojo Rabbit

Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Jojo Rabbit
Credits: Fox Searchlight

A brilliant movie directed by Taika Waititi was released in 2019 with a run time of 1 hour 48 minutes. You might not cry blindly after this one, or maybe you might (who knows), but you will end up with a happy, sad feeling emerging from the hole it will simultaneously create in your heart. The story is of a young Cadet- Jojo, who has Hitler as his imaginary friend and strong belief in the ideals of Nazism, who discovers that his single mother (played by Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl in their house.