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27 Best Tear-jerker Movies to Watch

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

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In This Corner of the World (2016)
7.0

War-torn Hiroshima through the eyes of an everyday but spirited young woman

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Rocks (2019)
7.5

A wonderfully buoyant and authentic look at Black and brown girlhood

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Our Friend (2020)
7.2

A star-packed tearjerker based on a true story

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Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015)
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8.0

Marks the arrival of a new visionary in Chloé Zhao

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Vera Drake (2004)
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8.6

Women’s rights and class collide in Mike Leigh’s immaculate period piece

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Cold War (2018)
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9.2

A quiet Polish masterpiece with ravishing music and dazzling visuals

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Boy Erased (2018)
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A star-studded, dark, but tender look at a victim of conversion therapy.

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The Father (2020)
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Dementia, thoughtfully examined and artfully portrayed

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Sami Blood
7.6

A spectacularily acted story about dealing with racism as an indigenous teenager

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Detroit (2017)
7.3

A brutal depiction of police brutality

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Entre Nos (2009)
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An immigrant mother's first summer in New York

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