Showing sad movies for tag "romance"

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

David Fincher

On the day that Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans, elderly Daisy Williams (nee Fuller) is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life, the primary unusual aspect of which was his aging backwards, being diagnosed with several aging diseases... [Read More]

Tags: David Fincher, Romance, Drama, Fantasy
The Last Song
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The Last Song

Julie Anne Robinson

Seventeen-year-old Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Tybee Island, Georgia. Three years later, she remains angry and alienated from her parents, especially her father ...until her mother decides it would be in everyone's best interest if she spent the summer on Tybee Island with him. Ronnie's father, a former concert pianist and teacher, is living a... [Read More]

Tags: Drama, Romance
Sunshine (1999)
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Sunshine (1999)

István Szabó

The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his government sanctions anti-Jewish persecutions. His son converts to Christianity to advance his career as a champion fencer and Olympic hero, but is caught up in the Holocaust. Finally, the grandson, after surviving... [Read More]

Tags: István Szabó, Drama, Romance
The Remains of the Day (1993)
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The Remains of the Day (1993)

James Ivory

A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.... [Read More]

Tags: James Ivory, Drama, Romance
About Time (I) (2013)
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About Time (I) (2013)

Richard Curtis

At the age of 21, Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) discovers he can travel in time... The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father (Bill Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life-so he decides to make his world a better... [Read More]

Tags: Richard Curtis, Love, Romance, Drama
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

David O. Russell

Against medical advice and without the knowledge of her husband Pat Solatano Sr., caring Dolores Solatano discharges her adult son, Pat Solatano Jr., from a Maryland mental health institution after his minimum eight month court ordered stint. The condition of the release includes Pat Jr. moving back in with his parents in their Philadelphia home. Although Pat Jr.'s institutionalization was due to him beating up the lover of his wife... [Read More]

Tags: Romance, Love, Separation, Struggle, David O. Russell
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

Josh Boone

One of the best sad movie of 2014 -------------------- Hazel and Augustus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they meet and fall in love at a cancer support group... [Read More]

Tags: Josh Boone, Romance, Cancer, Death, Love, Book, Novel
The English Patient (1996)
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The English Patient (1996)

Anthony Minghella

Beginning in the 1930's, "The English Patient" tells the story of Count Almásy who is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics that is later revealed in a series of flashbacks while Almásy is on his death... [Read More]

Tags: Anthony Minghella, War, Romance, Drama
Now Is Good (2012)
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Now Is Good (2012)

Ol Parker

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.... [Read More]

Tags: Ol Parker, Love, Romance
Keith (2008)
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Keith (2008)

Todd Kessler

Natalie has it all: yearbook editor, scholarship to college, star athlete, reigning social queen. Then Keith enters her life. Secretive and enigmatic, he slowly lures her from her comfort zone. The more Keith holds back, the more Natalie becomes intrigued with figuring him out. In her head, she's determined to keep him at arm's length, but in her heart she can't resist him. As Natalie's world slowly unravels, both their... [Read More]

Tags: Todd Kessler, Drama, Romance