112 Best Emotional Movies To Watch

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Find the best emotional movies to watch, from our mood category. Like everything on agoodmovietowatch, these emotional movies are highly-rated by both viewers and critics.

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Mars One (2023)

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8.2

A beautiful, nuanced, and down-to-earth family drama from Brazil

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical (2022)

7.4

An exuberant musical that manages to surprise even die-hard fans of the children’s story

Man in Love (2021)

6.9

A tragic romance beautifully photographed, that proudly wears melodrama on its sleeve

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022)

7.7

A more realistic adaptation that still stays true to the story's heart

Violet Evergarden: The Movie (2020)

7.0

An unapologetically earnest anime about love in the time of war

Always (2011)

7.2

An inspiring yet saddening love story

In the Heights (2021)

7.9

A rousing modern musical and a vibrant celebration of Latino culture

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (2022)

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8.5

An excellent two-hander about sex work and aging

Twilight’s Kiss (2021)

7.7

Is it ever too late for queer freedom?

Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022)

7.3

A bumpy but endearing tale about coming of age in your late 20s
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