Drama Movies That Tug at the Heartstrings

Got a box of tissues handy? Then you're ready to curl up with one of our favorite weepy dramas. From heart-tugging animal tales to three-hanky romances, these are the movies to watch on a rainy day with a warm blanket and a cup of something comforting.

Browse Drama Movies That Tug at the Heartstrings

Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Tearjerker is one of the best early Disney dramas.
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(Release Year: 1957)
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Beautiful lesson in friendship for young and old.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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This classic delivers warmth all year long.
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(Release Year: 1946)
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Magical coming-of-age story is intensely emotional.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Weepy story of interracial pro football teammates.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Made for romantics.
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(Release Year: 1957)
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Three-hanky special, but with lots of laughs, too.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Great movie, but not appropriate for all kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Poignant tale of devotion explores grief, loss with honesty.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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Wrenching Holocaust fable with bittersweet humor.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Glossy, funny, and packs a real emotional wallop.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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Smart, wrenching, deeply moving drama fine for older teens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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