It's a sad, but also unnerving, look at this point in American life. Childlike wonder and imagination are at the heart of this charming movie, which stars Johnny Depp as J.
Matt Damon in his breakout role stars as Will Hunting, a mathematical genius from the wrong side of the tracks who works as a janitor at MIT. Make him a musical prodigy!
Dee Rees's Academy Award-nominated drama tells the story of two families—one white, one black—who are linked by their neighboring land in post-World War II Mississippi and are caught in the complicated racial tensions of the era. Of course, a movie about an orphan searching for his birth parents is always going to end in tears, regardless of whether the ending is a good one or not. The Jacksons, a family of black sharecroppers working the land, have their own hopes, which their neighbors manage to nurture and curtail.
They won't exactly cheer you up, but they will let you stay in that melancholy space until you're ready for something new.
Coco 2017 Pixar's Oscar-winning film the Internet earnestly can't get enough of is relatively new to Netflix. Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet really push the boundaries of love and loss in this incredibly beautiful film that makes you question whether it's better to live through our pain and bear the scars as we move forward or delete them altogether.
At first, this sounds like a lush and romantic love story, but tragedy strikes when Keats, a struggling poet, can't reciprocate his feelings for Fanny because he doesn't have the money to support her.
When Shelby makes the decision to have a child despite the associated health risks, the friends come together to support Shelby — and to keep M'Lynn afloat when her daughter makes the ultimate sacrifice.
As she avoids moving on from her sadness, she begins to find messages that her late husband left behind for her in order to inspire her to move on and find happiness on her own. Gosling and Williams' incredible performances make this mundane suffering luminous, and cement Blue Valentine as possibly the 1 Sad Relationship Movie out there.
In Million Dollar Baby , a determined woman, Maggie Fitzgerald, convinces a reluctant hardened boxing trainer named Frankie Dunn to be her trainer so she can become a professional boxer.
Plenty of celebrated actors make appearances in this Peter Jackson film—like Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, and Rachel Weisz—but Saoirse Ronan's performance might be the one you cry about the most. Whether it's a bad breakup or just finals getting you down, here are the best movies to help you get all the feels out.
Sunny Pawar's performance as a child who gets lost on an Indian train—and subsequently separated from his brother and family—will make your heart sink, although it isn't the only tear-jerking aspect of this award-winning movie. But over the course of a few days, the two quickly develop an intense intimacy, although their newfound connection comes with the knowledge that Glen will be moving to Oregon at the end of the weekend. Her character is murdered on a walk home from school, and the movie follows her as she navigates "the in-between" world she's thrust into after her death.
MyDomaine is part of the Dotdash publishing family. Matt Damon who co-wrote the film with Ben Affleck stars as a working-class troublemaker and secret genius Will, who studies with a Harvard professor and meets with a therapist Oscar-winner Williams to confront his demons and establish a better life for himself. Which might sound awesome getting a re-do on an awkward first kiss, for example , but is actually a whole lot of heartache.