Showing sad movies for tag "separation"

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
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 Champ
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The Champ

Franco Zeffirelli

Billy Flynn, an ex box champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J. over which he got custody after his wife Annie left him seven years ago. T.J. worships The Champ who is now working on his come-back in order to give his boy a better future. But suddenly Annie shows up again ...... [Read More]

Tags: Struggle, Dad, Separation, Sad, 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
The Pursuit of Happyness
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The Pursuit of Happyness

Gabriele Muccino

Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a "Bone Density scanner". He feels like he has made these devices. However, they do not sell as they are marginally better than the current technology at a much higher price. As Gardner tries to figure out how to sell them, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his... [Read More]

Tags: Sad, Poverty, Separation, Love, True Story