Showing sad movies for tag "sadness"

Precious
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Precious

Lee Daniels

It's Harlem 1987. Sixteen year old Claireece Jones - who goes by her middle name Precious - is an illiterate, overweight black girl. She is pregnant with her second child, both children fathered by her biological father, who has continually raped her since she was a child, but who she doesn't see otherwise. Her infant daughter, Mongo - such named since she has Down Syndrome - lives with Precious' grandmother.... [Read More]

Tags: Unloved, Alone, Sad, Lonely, Hate, Racism, Sadness
Philadelphia
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Philadelphia

Jonathan Demme

Andrew Beckett, a gay lawyer infected with AIDS, is fired from his conservative law firm in fear that they might contract AIDS from him. After Andrew is fired, in a last attempt for peace, he sues his former law firm with the help of a homophobic lawyer, Joe Miller. During the court battle, Miller sees that Beckett is no different than anyone else on the gritty streets of the city... [Read More]

Tags: Death, AIDS, Drama, Sad, Depression, Pain, Unloved, Sadness
Never Let Me go
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Never Let Me go

Mark Romanek

As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them.... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Sad, Pain, Unloved, Cruel Life, Sadness
Schindler's List
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Schindler's List

Steven Spielberg

Oskar Schindler is a vainglorious and greedy German businessman who becomes unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp. A testament for the good in all of us.... [Read More]

Tags: Deatk, Killing, Sad, Jews, Hitler, Concentration Camp Tortures, Sadness
Sophie's Choice
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Sophie's Choice

Alan J. Pakula

Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live in Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stingo, the movie's narrator, a young American writer new to New York City. But the happiness of Sophie and Nathan is endangered by her ghosts and his obsessions.... [Read More]

Tags: Sad, Love, Pain, Betray, Heartbreak, Sadness
Simon Birch
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Simon Birch

Mark Steven Johnson

Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way for a reason and highly believes in God. Together, Joe and Simon go on a journey of trust and friendship to find the answers to many... [Read More]

Tags: Sad, Suffering, Pain, Alone, Friendship, Sadness