None of that smorgasbord of sad is really complete without a film designed to bring you to your metaphorical knees. It’s like there’s a special kind of sadness pressure that builds up in your face, only really able to be released when those tear ducts open up. So check out the list of movies that will make you cry below.
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance, disaster film and one of the best movies that will make you cry your eyes out. It irected, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. It is based on accounts of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage.
Upon its release on December 19, 1997, Titanic achieved significant critical and commercial success. With an initial worldwide gross of over $1.84 billion, Titanic was the first film to reach the billion-dollar mark. It remained the highest-grossing film of all time until Cameron’s Avatar surpassed it in 2010.
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
is a 1996 American romantic crime tragedy film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann, co-produced by Gabriella Martinelli, and co-written by Craig Pearce. It is an adaptation and modernization of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in the title roles of two teenagers who fall in love, despite their being members of feuding families.
The film was released on November 1, 1996, by 20th Century Fox to commercial success, and was met with generally positive reviews. The film grossed over $151.8 million over a $14.5 million budget.
Love, Simon is a 2018 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Greg Berlanti, written by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, and based on the novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. It centers on Simon Spier, a closeted gay high school boy who is forced to balance his friends, his family, and the blackmailer threatening to out him to the entire school, while simultaneously attempting to discover the identity of the anonymous classmate with whom he has fallen in love online. Notable as the first film by a major Hollywood studio to focus on a gay teenage romance, it grossed $66 million worldwide
A Star Is Born (2018)
A Star Is Born is a 2018 American romantic musical drama film produced and directed by Bradley Cooper. It stars Cooper, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Andrew Dice Clay, and Sam Elliott, and follows a hard-drinking musician (Cooper) who discovers and falls in love with a young singer (Gaga). It is the third remake of the original 1937 film, after the 1954 musical and the 1976 musical.
A Star Is Born premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2018, and was theatrically released in the United States on October 5, 2018, by Warner Bros. It was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $436 million worldwide and receiving praise for Cooper, Gaga, and Elliott’s performances and Cooper’s direction, as well as the screenplay, cinematography and music.
Me Before You (2016)
This is outstanding movie in collection of sad romantic movies that make you cry. Me Before You is a 2016 romantic drama film directed by Thea Sharrock in her directorial debut and adapted by English author Jojo Moyes from her 2012 novel of the same name. The film stars Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance and Brendan Coyle.
Set in the United Kingdom, the film was shot in various historic locations across the countries, including Pembroke Castle in Wales and Chenies Manor House in Buckinghamshire, England. Released on 3 June 2016 in the United Kingdom and North America, the film received mixed reviews and grossed $208 million worldwide.
The Danish Girl (2015)
The Danish Girl is a 2015 biographical romantic drama film directed by Tom Hooper, based on the 2000 novel of the same name by David Ebershoff, and loosely inspired by the lives of Danish painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener.
The film received some criticism for its inaccurate portrayal of historical events, but Redmayne and Vikander’s performances received widespread acclaim and nominations for all of the major acting awards. It was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Film. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 67% based on 241 reviews, with an average rating of 6.61/10. The website’s critical consensus reads, “The Danish Girl serves as another showcase for Eddie Redmayne’s talent—and poignantly explores thought-provoking themes with a beautifully filmed biopic drama.