14 Movies That Are Guaranteed To Break Your Heart

Grab those tissues! Someone in a popular online forum asked, “What's the saddest movie you've ever seen?” and film fans offered up some truly heartbreaking examples.  

Here are the top 14 responses, guaranteed to break your heart. 

My Girl (1991)

This coming-of-age film is a bittersweet exploration of loss, love, and growing up.  

Life is Beautiful (1997)

Many people agreed that Life is Beautiful, which tells the story of a Jewish Italian man using his imagination to protect his son during World War II, is heartbreaking. 

Marley and Me (2008)

Some movie lovers named Marley & Me, with many finding it was an emotional gut punch after they expected it to be a lighter film about a family dog. 

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

The film is a heartbreaking meditation on aging, regret, and the power of love. 

Schindler's List (1993)

It is a gut-wrenching exploration of the atrocities committed during World War II and the resilience of the human spirit.  

Steel Magnolias (1989)

Steel Magnolias follows a group of women in a small Louisiana town and explores their bonds of friendship as they navigate love, loss, and tragedy. 

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