Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Greatest ever tearjerkers

Nothing says "great movie" like the ones that have you quietly sobbing halfway through - or shamelessly howling as you cling to your other half for support. From Bambi to Shawshank Redemption and My Girl, there are so many beautiful and poignant film moments out there that can't help but cause a lump in the throat - no matter how many times we watch them. Prepare to well up in a misty cloud of nostalgia as we bring you the greatest ever tearjerkers...

Simply click on an image to launch the gallery. Warning: may contain spoilers. Do you agree with our choices or have we missed out your favourite weepie? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section, below.

Picture credit: Rex Features

Related

Cindy-Crawford-and-Richard-Gere.jpg

Iconic Oscars couples

hero.jpg

Movie comebacks & wisecracks

hero.jpg

Cult books of 2012

Comments

More

See all the nominations for the 2017 Oscars

Click to watch a live stream of all the action

by Sarah Biddlecombe
24 Jan 2017

Museums around the world want your Women’s March signs

If you were part of the crowd, you were part of history.

by Moya Crockett
24 Jan 2017

Government loses Supreme Court Brexit case over Article 50

The ruling represents a blow for Theresa May.

by Moya Crockett
24 Jan 2017

Donald Trump signs anti-abortion edict – in a room surrounded by men

The US President has already begun waging war on womankind

by Kayleigh Dray
24 Jan 2017

New app helps pregnant commuters find a seat

Finally.

by Sarah Biddlecombe
23 Jan 2017

The cheap wine hack that could save you bundles of cash

This will make your cheap red plonk taste like a premium vintage

by Kayleigh Dray
23 Jan 2017

Got a dark sense of humour? You're probably a genius

Gallows humour ain’t all bad

by Kayleigh Dray
23 Jan 2017

36 of the most badass moments from the Women's March

When pussy grabs back.

by Sarah Biddlecombe
23 Jan 2017

The gin hotel is open - and it's everything we hoped for

Stylist checked in...

by Jenny Tregoning
23 Jan 2017

Women’s March: the inspiring and badass signs, banners, and placards

“I am woman, hear me roar”

by Kayleigh Dray
23 Jan 2017