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19 Tear-Jerker Films Assured to Make You Cry

“O Captain! My Captain!” Thirty-four years after its launch, the decision of Useless Poets Society endures. Set in opposition to a picturesque backdrop of New England’s finest fall foliage, Peter Weir’s 1989 drama follows a bunch of boys at a prestigious boarding college whose lives are reworked by their unconventional English trainer, performed by Robin Williams. Supported by poignant performances from Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Perry, Gale Hansen, and Josh Charles, this coming-of-age movie leaves an indelible mark and stays a testomony to the resonance of the human spirit. Viewers are inspired to “sieze the day”—and have tissues readily available. —Sarah Morse


  • Launch Yr: 1990
  • Director: Barry Levinson
  • Noteworthy Forged: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Armin Mueller-Stahl

That is the story of an immigrant household in Nineteen Fifties America, informed via the eyes of each its youngest member, Michael (a 9-year-old Elijah Wooden), and its oldest, the grandfather Sam Krichinski (performed by German actor Armin Mueller-Stahl.) It’s a loving, sweeping, and intimate story from Rain Man filmmaker Barry Levinson, and it tends to interrupt the guts as typically because it fills it. Previous Sam is a storyteller, and his little grandson soaks up the tales as they create their very own reminiscences collectively. Within the remaining scene, Sam (nonetheless performed by Mueller-Stahl) could be very outdated certainly, whereas the little boy is grown up with a son of his personal—additionally named Sam. Once they go to him, the aged gentleman remembers making an attempt to revisit the home the place he raised his youngsters, the ballroom the place he as soon as performed music along with his brothers, and the place the place his spouse lived when he first met her. “Gone. All gone. I went to see the place Eva lived off Poplar Road. It isn’t there. Not even the road,” he says. “After which I went to see the nightclub I used to have, and thank God it was there as a result of for a minute I believed I by no means was.” Quickly, Sam shall be gone too. “If I knew issues would not be right here, I’d have tried to recollect higher,” he says. It’s a crushing admission, but additionally a lie. His ache comes from remembering too nicely, so sharply and vividly that each one he can see is the previous. You don’t should reside to Sam’s age to see your personal glimpses of what was waving at you from behind the current. — Anthony Breznican

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The Pleasure Luck Membership

  • Launch Yr: 1993
  • Director: Wayne Wang
  • Noteworthy Forged: Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Ming-Na Wen