Showing sad movies for tag "unloved"

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
Pay It Forward
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Pay It Forward

Mimi Leder

Young Trevor McKinney, troubled by his mother's alcoholism and fears of his abusive but absent father, is caught up by an intriguing assignment from his new social studies teacher, Mr. Simonet. The assignment: think of something to change the world and put it into action. Trevor conjures the notion of paying a favor not back, but forward--repaying good deeds not with payback, but with new good deeds done to three... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Family, Pain, Unloved, Sad, Death, Cry
The Blind Side
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The Blind Side

John Lee Hancock

Based on the true story of Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael "Big Mike" Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne soon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed.... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Family, Unloved, Alone, Support, Suffering, Cry
Brokeback Mountain
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Brokeback Mountain

Ang Lee

A raw, powerful story of two young men, a Wyoming ranch hand and a rodeo cowboy, who meet in the summer of 1963 sheepherding in the harsh, high grasslands of contemporary Wyoming and form an unorthodox yet life-long bond--by turns ecstatic, bitter and conflicted.... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Hidden, Secrets, Sad, Gay, Unloved, Pain
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
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