NETFLIX Genre: Tearjerkers



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Netflix box art for 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
2013 / 134
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A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup. In America before the Civil War, a free man had nothing to fear. Unless he also happened to be black.

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Netflix box art for 50/50 50/50
2011 / 100
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An otherwise healthy twentysomething has a comically early midlife crisis when he gets slapped with a cancer diagnosis and a 50-50 chance of survival. A young writer has it all -- including a best bud for comic relief -- until cancer swoops in to test the odds.

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Netflix box art for August Rush August Rush
2007 / 113
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After Lyla and Louis share an enchanted night together, circumstances rip them apart -- and their child is raised by a stranger.

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Netflix box art for Awakenings Awakenings
1990 / 120

When a neurologist tests an experimental drug on a catatonic patient, he must come to grips with life as an adult as he awakens from a 30-year coma. Catatonic patients with frozen bodies. His discovery brought them back to life. And they taught him how to live.

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Netflix box art for Babel Babel
2006 / 3.3 / 143
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When an American couple vacationing in Morocco falls victim to a random act of violence, a series of events unfolds across four countries. People from different corners of the globe make random -- and dangerous -- impressions on each other's lives.

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Netflix box art for Beaches Beaches
1988 / 123
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What began as an improbable friendship between two very opposite girls on the Atlantic City boardwalk becomes an unbreakable lifelong bond. The life of a friendship has its ups and downs ... but they'll always have the wind beneath their wings.

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Netflix box art for A Beautiful Mind Beautiful Mind, A
2001 / 135
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This Oscar-winning drama charts the life and work of famed economist John Forbes Nash Jr., a brilliant man plagued by the anguish of mental illness. A brilliant mathematician suffers from schizophrenic hallucinations. Will he crack up, or crack the code?

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Netflix box art for Bounce Bounce
2000 / 3.1 / 106
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Buddy gives his boarding pass to a man at the airport. When the plane crashes, Buddy is wracked with guilt and decides to seek out the man's widow. After he gives his plane ticket to a stranger, a man struggles with guilt ... and romances the stranger's widow.

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Netflix box art for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The
2008 / 4.1 / 5673
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When his family moves from Berlin to Poland, a young boy befriends a boy who lives on the other side of the fence, unaware he's a Jewish prisoner.

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Netflix box art for The Boys Are Back Boys Are Back, The
2009 / 103
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Following the sudden death of his wife, Australian sportswriter Joe Warr struggles to cope with his grief and comfort his young son. There's no rule book for single dads. Raising his kids is something he'll have to learn on the fly.

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Netflix box art for Boyz n the Hood Boyz n the Hood
1991 / 112

A South Central Los Angeles high schooler struggles to please his father and to stay straight in a community polluted by drugs, violence and racism. In South L.A., passing cars mask the death and gunfire that's a daily reality. These friends need to make a choice.

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Netflix box art for Braveheart Braveheart
1995 / 177

Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a local English lord's soldiers, which leads to an epic revolt. Love made him a leader. Freedom gave him purpose. And courage made him a legend. But not without a price.

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Netflix box art for Bridegroom Bridegroom
2013 / 4.3 / 79
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This timely documentary tells the story of Shane Bitney Crone, who finds himself without marriage's legal protections when his same-sex partner dies. He lost the love of his life, and now they want to take everything else. Death is hardest on the living.

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Netflix box art for Brokeback Mountain Brokeback Mountain
2005 / 3.3 / 134
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Two sheepherders in 1963 Wyoming become involved in an increasingly passionate affair, but hiding the relationship from their wives proves agonizing. Their love was forbidden. Their passion was real. Their torment took them through a lifetime of joy and bitterness.

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Netflix box art for The Brooke Ellison Story Brooke Ellison Story, The
2004 / 90

On her way home from school, 11-year-old Brooke Ellison's life is radically transformed after a car accident leaves her a paraplegic. No one gives her much of a chance, but she's not going to let something like a wheelchair get in the way of her dreams.

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Netflix box art for Brothers Brothers
2009 / 3.6 / 104
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Presumed dead, Capt. Sam Cahill returns from a military mission and becomes obsessed with the idea that his wife and brother have a relationship. When a soldier returns home, he's haunted by his memories ... and the idea that his family betrayed him.

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Netflix box art for The Bucket List Bucket List, The
2007 / 3.9 / 97
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Two terminally ill men bust out of the cancer ward with a plan to experience life to the fullest before they kick the bucket. Two feisty old men with cancer opt to go out with a bang. They learn something you're never too old to learn.

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Netflix box art for Catch and Release Catch and Release
2006 / 111
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A young woman rebuilding her life after her fiancé's death uncovers hidden secrets that make her feel as if she's mourning a stranger. The man she was to marry is dead. Now all she has is his friends, his house ... and a little surprise from his past.

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Netflix box art for Charlie St. Cloud Charlie St. Cloud
2010 / 99

Ben Sherwood's intriguing novel is the basis of this ghost story about Charlie, who is devoted to his brother, Sam, even after Sam's death. Is he talking to ghosts or is he just crazy? He's falling for a girl who might help him find out ... but at what price?

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Netflix box art for Children of Men Children of Men
2006 / 109

In a grim future in which humans can no longer reproduce, one woman mysteriously becomes pregnant, and a conflicted bureaucrat fights to protect her. Humans are infertile and on the edge of extinction, yet one woman's belly grows. Hide her before the world goes mad.

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Netflix box art for The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, The
2009 / 91

In the early days of World War II, a Polish social worker a devises a plan to smuggle some 2,500 Jewish children living in Warsaw to safety. Saying good-bye to their children was the only way to save them. She risked her life to lead them out of danger.

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Netflix box art for Crash Crash
2004 / 3.8 / 112
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In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of people from all walks of life converge during a 36-hour period. L.A. Thirty-six hours. Disparate lives. Strangers don't intersect here; they crash into each other to notice each other.

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Netflix box art for Dead Poets Society Dead Poets Society
1989 / 128

An unconventional teacher inspires students through poetry -- and when the school fires him, his devastated students rally behind him. He taught his students to follow their dreams. He was a hero to them, but a troublemaker to others.

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Netflix box art for Dear John Dear John
2010 / 3.7 / 107
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While on leave, a U.S. soldier falls for a Southern college student, but when he must reenlist, their handwritten letters hold the lovers together. The romance between a young soldier and a college girl unfolds through time, war and letters. Keep hankies handy.

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