Here is a list of some films which you should watch with a tissue in your hand.
The film is one of the most iconic films ever made. The story of a cancer patient, who is so full of life is certainly going to hit you hard. There is hardly anyone who can watch the film’s last scene without shedding a single drop of tear.
2. Kal Ho Na Ho
I am yet to meet someone, who has watched Kal Ho Na Ho and not cried. The story of unrequited love and failed relationships, makes this film a tear jerker. No film has understood human emotions better than this film.
3. The Help
If you love emotional films, then this is the film for you. The struggles of the black community and their fight for respect and equal rights will make you cry and smile at the same time.
4. The Boy In Striped Pajamas
This film is one of my favorite films but still, I can’t watch it more than once, such is the impact the film has on you. No film has captured the horrors of the holocaust with such innocence. It is as if you can actually feel the pain of the character.
The film moves you and would definitively increase your hatred towards Hitler ten folds.
The film’s last scene is so emotional and so powerful that you need a lot of strength to watch it twice.
Well, this film needs no introduction. Every time you watch this film, you need to keep your tissues nearby. The iconic scene where Rose wants Jack to come back, makes you cry, no matter how many times you watch it.
6. Schindler’s List
The Schindler’s List is often considered as the best Holocaust film of all time. The film will make you feel the pain and struggle of every single Jew, who lived during that period. Watching Schindler’s desperate efforts to save as many Jews as possible will definitely make your eyes wet.
7. The Reader
It is yet another film which would make you despise Hitler. This unorthodox yet beautiful love story is an emotional roller coaster ride. You cannot help but feel sad for them.
When the film ends, you are actually not sure of your own emotions.
8. A Walk To Remember
Watching the film is one tear-jerking experience. The way Shane Long’s character decides to make his love’s last few days memorable is really heart warming. As an audience, we can almost feel their pain. The way he loves her, knowing what is about to happen, will make you believe that love knows no bounds.
9. Marley And Me
A relationship with a dog was never explained such beautiful and emotional way. The film shows how a dog becomes a part of our life and how when it suddenly leaves, it creates a void that no one else can fill. If you ever had a dog, the film is bound to make you cry.
10. P.S. I love you
It is a film that is bound to make you cry. In the film, Gerard Butler’s character dies of a brain tumor but leaves some letters for his wife. And these letters provide her the much needed emotional support in his absence.
The film is an emotional journey of a Gay rights activist, Harvey Milk. His prolonged struggle and his failures make the film quite emotional. You cannot help but feel Milk’s pain. The tragic end leaves you in tears.
12. Saving Private Ryan
If you want to know how horrible war is then you should definitely watch this film. The film shows you the horrors of war in a way no film has shown you before. You cannot hold back your tears after seeing the sorry fate of the soldiers.
13. Mother India
Well, Mother India is quite literally the mother of all emotional films. If their struggles to meet both their ends was not enough to make one cry. When the mother shoots her own son, there is hardly anyone who can hold back their tears.
14. Dead Poets Society
The film made a generation fall in love with literature. The moves and inspires you to follow your heart. Even till day, I cannot get over Neil’s suicide.
The film always makes my eyes water.
15. Brokeback Mountain
The film talks about the beautiful love story between two men. You can feel the emotions in almost every scene of this cult classic film. No one in this film gets their share of happiness.
When the film ends you feel sad for all the major characters in it.
The story about a deaf and dumb girl hits you in the right place. The beautiful student-teacher bond between Rani Mukherjee and Amitabh Bachchan will make you emotional every time you watch the film.
The most famous story about unrequited love. When the film ends you are not sure, for whom you should feel sad the most, Devdas, Parvati or Chandramukhi.
All the main characters in the film meet an extremely sad end, in their own way.
18. Rang De Basanti
Patriotism was never explained in a better way. The movie makes you cry and feel sad for the characters.
You become so emotionally involved with the characters, that their struggle becomes your struggle.
And when the characters meet their end in such a tragic way, you automatically have tears in your eyes.
19. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
Out of the numerous films that have been inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this is the one that definitely stands out.
Aamir Khan made one of the most powerful debuts ever. The scene where both of them decide to end their lives, makes you cry every time you watch it.
20. Amar Prem
This film is often considered as Rajesh Khanna’s best work. The unusual love story of a prostitute and a married man made the entire country weep.
The film not only has powerful sad songs but It also the famous dialogue, “Puspa, I hate tears”.
21. The Notebook
How can a movie, where both the characters die in each other’s arms not make anybody cry?
The film is not only emotional but also romantic. The film is about how a husband tries to make his wife’s life beautiful even after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
So, how many of these films can you watch without shedding a single tear?
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