Top 16 Sad movies you must see

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1.
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
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A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II. (89 mins.)
Director: Isao Takahata
“ Beautiful and sad story about, family, about love of brother and sister and their struggling to survive, during The World War 2 in Japan (1945). ” - ivanabb93
 
2.
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
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Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive. (109 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
“ Really sad film. It's about girl with cancer, and her fight through life from the very beginning. And of course it shows how her family struggles with disease, especially her 'programmed' Sister. ” - ivanabb93
 
3.
The Green Mile (1999)
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The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (189 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ Another amazing role for Tom Hanks. The film is about police officers, who work in special part of the prison, called 'Green Mile', where every convict is sentenced to death. Arrival of new prisoner named John Coffey will change their lives.
The film was made by Stephen King's book. ” - ivanabb93
 
4.
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home. (93 mins.)
“ Sad, powerful and true story about love between human and a dog. ” - ivanabb93
 
5.
Stepmom (1998)
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A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother. (124 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ In the forefront is a divorce, and a new girlfriend (Julia Roberts). The film is about accepting new 'Stepmom', by the kids and their real mom. ” - ivanabb93
 
6.
The Notebook (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences. (123 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
“ So strong and powerful love story, about Ali and Noah. This film will take you into the world of inexhaustible love. The film about 'until the very end'. ” - ivanabb93
 
7.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
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Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Herman
“ The film about children's innocent, and a friendship between the Jewish and German boy (son of German officer) during WW II. ” - ivanabb93
 
8.
A Walk to Remember (2002)
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The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service. (101 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ Beautiful film, about love as the initiator of everything in The World. ” - ivanabb93
 
9.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Film about the man who puts his family first. About the strong love of a father, and husband who wants his revenge. ” - ivanabb93
 
10.
Forrest Gump (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
JFK, LBJ, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ 'Hi I'm Forrest. Forrest Gump', yes he is Forrest Gump and he will win your hearts. Indispensable part of every film collection, and the story which you'll never be able to forget. ” - ivanabb93
 
11.
The Pianist (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. (150 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Adrian Brody won an Oscar for the main role in this film. And it shows horrifying destiny of Jewish people during the WW II. ” - ivanabb93
 
12.
John Q (2002)
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John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant. (116 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
“ Amazing story about a father who fights for his son's life. ” - ivanabb93
 
13.
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
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A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional. (132 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Hilary Swank, and another Oscar prize for the main role. Film produced by Clint Eastwood. It's a touching story about a girl who want to be a professional boxer. ” - ivanabb93
 
14.
Bambi (1942)
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The story of a young deer growing up in the forest. (70 mins.)
“ The cartoon of my childhood. When you watch 'Bambi' once, you can watch it over and over again, and that you don't get bored. ” - ivanabb93
 
15.
Message in a Bottle (1999)
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A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author. (126 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
“ Try to write your own message in a Bottle. After watching this movie you will definitely do that. ” - ivanabb93
 
16.
Seven Pounds (2008)
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A man with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers. (123 mins.)
“ "Eyes" ” - ivanabb93