Showing sad movies for tag "struggle"

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 Perfect Storm
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The Perfect Storm

Wolfgang Petersen

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.... [Read More]

Tags: Struggle, Storm, Sea, Life, Drama, Death
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 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
Forest Gump
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Forest Gump

Robert Zemeckis

Forrest, Forrest Gump is a simple man with a low IQ but good intentions. He is running through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His 'mama' teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army for service in Vietnam, finding new friends called Dan and Bubba, he wins medals, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, starts... [Read More]

Tags: Sad, Weak Boy, Alone, Bullied, Struggle, Unloved, Dearh, Missing