23 Best Emotional Shows To Watch

Popular + Emotional

Popular + Emotional

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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Night Sky

7.0

Watch for the mystery, stay for the performances

Looking for Alaska

7.8

A surprisingly mature young adult drama that mines powerful emotion from some very difficult facts of life

My So-Called Life

7.9

Before Euphoria and Freaks and Geeks, this was the edgiest teen show on TV

Vigil

best

8.1

An ambitious whodunnit that delivers on all fronts

This Fool

7.3

An endearing and laidback half-hour comedy following former gang members as they try to reform for good

On My Block

best

8.0

A touching coming-of-age series that finally and properly spotlights underrepresented communities

Undeclared

best

8.0

At turns raunchy and heartwarming, this overlooked series from Judd Apatow is a near-perfect portrait of college freshman year

Lost Ollie

best

8.4

A more candid but still open-hearted Toy Story for grown-ups and children to enjoy

Trying

best

8.0

A realistic but charming show that reveals the ins and outs of building a family

The Choe Show

best

8.2

A brutally honest and visually dazzling blend of interview and self-reflection

Better Things

best

8.0

A biting slice-of-life look at single motherhood

Please Like Me

best

8.5

An Australian sitcom that's easy to invest in, easy to binge, and easy to love
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