Showing sad movies for tag "murder"

Dead Man Walking
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Dead Man Walking

Tim Robins

A convicted murderer on Death Row and the nun who befriends him. Through the portrayal of finely drawn characters and their interactions as the days, hours, and minutes tick down to the condemned man's execution, powerful emotions are unleashed. While Matthew Poncelet and Sister Prejean desperately try to gain a stay of execution from the governor or the courts, scenes are intercut from the brutal crime, gradually revealing the truth... [Read More]

Tags: Murder, Death, Justice, Emotions, Love, Hatred, Truth
The Green Mile
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The Green Mile

Frank Darabont

Death Row guards at a penitentiary, in the 1930's, have a moral dilemma with their job when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has a special gift.... [Read More]

Tags: Sad, Death, Murder, Emotional
Changeling
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Changeling

Clint Eastwood

Los Angeles, 1928. A single mother returns from work to find her nine-year-old son gone. She calls the LAPD to initiate a search. Five months later, a boy is found in Illinois who fits the description; he says he's her son. To fanfare and photos, the LAPD reunite mother and son, but she insists he's not her boy. The cops dismiss her as either a liar or hysterical. When she... [Read More]

Tags: Separation, Mother's Love, Lost, Missing, Murder, Sad