Showing sad movies for tag "cry"

Prayers for Bobby
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Prayers for Bobby

Russell Mulcahy

In "Prayers for Bobby," Mary Griffith is a devout Christian who raises her children with the conservative teachings of the Presbyterian Church. However, when her son Bobby confides to his older brother he may be gay, life changes for the entire family after Mary learns about his secret. While Bobby's father and siblings slowly come to terms with his homosexuality, Mary believes God can cure him of what she considers... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Homosexuality, Family, Church, Hate, Sad, Death, Suicide, True Story, Cry
Pay It Forward
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Pay It Forward

Mimi Leder

Young Trevor McKinney, troubled by his mother's alcoholism and fears of his abusive but absent father, is caught up by an intriguing assignment from his new social studies teacher, Mr. Simonet. The assignment: think of something to change the world and put it into action. Trevor conjures the notion of paying a favor not back, but forward--repaying good deeds not with payback, but with new good deeds done to three... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Family, Pain, Unloved, Sad, Death, Cry
Sweet November
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Sweet November

Pat O'Connor

Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later that day she tracks him down. One thing leads to another and Nelson ends up living with her through a November that... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Life, Separation, Death, Hurt, Cry
The Blind Side
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The Blind Side

John Lee Hancock

Based on the true story of Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael "Big Mike" Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne soon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed.... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Family, Unloved, Alone, Support, Suffering, Cry
Dancer In The Dark
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Dancer In The Dark

Lars Von Trier

Selma has emigrated with her son from Central Europe to America. The year is 1964. Selma works day and night to save her son from the same disease she suffers from, a disease that inevitably will make her blind. But Selma has the energy to live because of her secret! She loves musicals. When life feels tough she can pretend that she is in the wonderful world of musicals...just for... [Read More]

Tags: Struggle, Sad, Mother, Love, Disease, Life, Cry, Depression
The Boy In The Stripped Pajamas
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The Boy In The Stripped Pajamas

Mark Herman

Young Bruno lives a wealthy lifestyle in prewar Germany along with his mother, elder sister, and SS Commandant father. The family relocates to the countryside where his father is assigned to take command a prison camp. A few days later, Bruno befriends another youth, strangely dressed in striped pajamas, named Shmuel who lives behind an electrified fence. Bruno will soon find out that he is not permitted to befriend his... [Read More]

Tags: War, Prison, Sad, Death, Cry
The Cure
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The Cure

Peter Horton

Dexter, age 11, who has AIDS, and his next door neighbor Eric, a little older and much bigger, become best friends. Eric also becomes closer to Dexter's mother than to his own, who is neglectful and bigoted and violently forbids their friendship upon learning of it. When they read that a doctor in distant New Orleans claims to have found a cure for AIDS, the boys leave home on their... [Read More]

Tags: Death, Aids, Sad, Cry, Friendship