Dry eyes can be chronic issue, and for many of us we have to stay readily equipped with eye drops. But if you’re looking for another way to get some much need moisture into your eyes, why not watch a classic tearjerker? Take a look at our list of 6 tearjerkers that will get the water works going for sure.
1. Simon Birch (1998)
Starring Jim Carey, Ian Michael Smith and Joseph Mazzello, Simon Birch is a heart-wrenching coming of age story of a young disabled boy with a dream of being a super hero. If you’re not crying by the end of this film, go to the eye doctor and make sure your tear ducts are functioning properly!
2. Titanic (1997)
Young Leo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet take your heart on a gasping journey of romance, fate and finding your one true love. You might make it through the first 2 hours of this unforgettable drama without a tear, but the last 20 minutes will have you boohooing with no end.
3. The Notebook (2004)
When this blockbuster romantic drama hit theaters in 2004, audiences across the country poured out their hearts over the performances by Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. If love gets you all teary eyed, this is definitely the film for you.
4. The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)
Will Smith triumphs as a struggling salesman and father in this heart-touching film. A stellar performance by young Jaden Smith makes this movie so sweet it’s worth crying over.
5. Glory (1989)
Take a look at what made our nation what it is today with the heartbreaking triumph Glory. Starring Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick and Morgan Freeman, this film portrays the haunting reality of the Civil War and the brave men who fought for much more than the American flag.
6. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Don Cheadle stars in the Oscar nominated film Hotel Rwanda. Based on a true events, this film follows a hotel manager who homes hundreds of Tutsi refugees during a massacre led by the Hutu in Rwanda. Tears of pain, sadness and joy will overwhelm you.
What are your favorite tearjerkers?