7 Great Movies With Widowed Husbands Like P.S. I Love You

Redditor u/honey_coated_truth recently posted, “I'm looking for movies that show the husband deeply in love with his wife and reminiscing their time together even after her passing. Something like PS I love you (role reversed) or Up.”

Redditors offered a handful of winning movies where the husband is widowed, including these seven cinematic gems. 

What Dreams May Come is a fantasy drama film that paints a vivid picture of life, death, and the afterlife. Dr. Christopher James “Chris” Nielsen (Robin Williams) loses his children in a car accident.

What Dreams May Come (1998)

Then he dies in an accident and watches his wife, Annie (Annabella Sciorra), take her life because the grief is too much to bear. Supporting roles include Cuba Gooding Jr. and Max von Sydow. Warning, this film requires tissues. 

Christopher Nolan's Inception is a sci-fi action film with a unique story and spectacular special effects. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a widow and a dream thief who steals information by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets. 

Inception (2010)

Sleepless in Seattle follows Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), a journalist. Jonah (Ross Malinger) calls into a radio show requesting a new partner for his grieving father. And despite being newly engaged, Annie is captivated by Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks), the recently widowed architect.

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

My Girl is a coming-of-age comedy-drama set in the summer of 1972. It follows an 11-year-old, Vada Sultenfuss (Anna Chlumsky), living in Madison, Pennsylvania.

My Girl (1991)

She lives with her widowed father, Harry Sultenfuss (Dan Aykroyd). Vada has difficulty accepting the romance that blossoms between her dad and make-up artist Shelly DeVoto (Jamie Lee Curtis). Vada's best friend is Thomas J. Sennett (Macaulay Culkin), and an unfortunate accident causes Vada to lean on Shelly.

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