Best Heartbreaking Movies

  • Brokeback Mountain

    Brokeback Mountain (R, 2005)

    Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Linda Cardellini
    Ang Lee's adaptation of E. Annie Proulx's story Brokeback Mountain stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath L... read moreedger as young cowboys named Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar. Each of them is hired to corral sheep on the title location and they soon bond very closely. Their platonic relationship explodes into a physical one, but eventually the two are separated when their job comes to an end. Although the two follow different life paths -- one becoming a father of two and the other marrying into a successful business -- they have a reunion years later. Each is affected profoundly by the rekindling of their old feelings for each other. Those feelings lead each to consider what continuing their hidden relationship would cost them. The screenplay was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi
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      fb100000097936837: Visually striking in addition to being heartbreaking. This look into the forbitten love affair between two ranch hands is brilliantly direc
      Reviewed 14 months days ago
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      fb560285257: The ending is totally heartbreaking. Now i understood why people love this movie!
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
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      fb710455200: Powerful performances and a heartbreaking storyline. RIP Heath Ledger.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • My Sister's Keeper

    My Sister's Keeper (PG-13, 2009)

    Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Jason Patric, Sofia Vassilieva
    Director Nick Cassavetes collaborates with screenwriter Jeremy Leven (The Notebook) for this drama a... read morebout a pair of parents who resort to unorthodox methods in order to save their young daughter's life, only to find their decision coming back to haunt them in a manner neither could have ever foreseen. Sara (Cameron Diaz) and Brian (Jason Patric) are coasting through life with their young son and daughter when tragedy threatens to tear the family apart. Suddenly, their baby girl falls ill, and her only hope for survival rests in her parents' ability to find a compatible bone marrow donor. Desperate to save their daughter's life at any cost, Sara and Brian conceive another child in hopes that the baby will be a genetic match. But that decision raises a series of moral and ethical questions that rapidly begin to erode the foundation of the once-happy couple's relationship. Incensed upon learning that she was brought into this world for the singular purpose of prolonging the life of her ailing older sister, the young girl (Abigail Breslin) ultimately decides to sue her parents for the rights to her own body. Alec Baldwin, Sofia Vassilieva, and Joan Cusack co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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      fb722005192: . Beautiful and heartbreaking.
      Reviewed 22 months days ago
    • murphmann93
      murphmann93: One of the most heartbreaking films I have ever watched. The ending is so unexpected. It changes your views complete
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • JanBeeGaile
      JanBeeGaile: a heartbreaking story.. i can't forget the feelng..
      Reviewed 3 years days ago