5 films to watch when you’re emotional

Sometimes you just get the urge to cry and what’s a better way to do so than switching on a film you know will make you do exactly that.

  1. The Last Song
The Last Song (2010), Directed by Julie Anne Robinson.

Ronnie (Miley Cyrus), has hated her dad since her parents divorce and getting sent to spend the summer with him is the last thing she wants. However, after falling in love with Will Blakelee (Liam Hemsworth), she rediscovers her love for music, which she shares with her father, and forming a strong relationship with him. Despite being a Romance film, the most important relationship throughout is Ronnie’s with her father which will leave you sobbing.


2. Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 (2010), Directed by Lee Unkrich.

This movie will have you crying, from the montage of Andy growing up and not playing with his beloved toys any longer to him playing with his toys for the last time before driving off.


3. Me Before You

Me Before You (2016), Directed by Thea Sharrock.

Nothing can prepare you for the heartache that goes along with watching this film, not even reading the book. When Louisa Clark started caring for Will Traynor, no one expected them to change each other the way they did. Will, starting off closed off, begins to loosen up around Louisa after a few weeks as she tries to get him enjoying life again.


4. The Impossible

The Impossible (2012), Directed by J. A. Bayona.

A British family, consisting of a mother, father and three sons, are in Thailand for Christmas when they are swept up by a Tsunami that hits the coastline. With the mum and the eldest son being swept in the opposite direction from the dad and the other two sons, they all try to survive without knowing if the others are alive. With it being based on a true story, it’s hard to keep the tears in.


5. P.S. I Love You

P.S. I Love You (2007), Directed by Richard LaGravenese.

This follows the journey of widowed Holly Kennedy (Hilary Swank) pushing herself into a new future with the help of the letters arranged by her late husband, Gerry (Gerard Butler), before his death, which helps her get through her grief. You’re sure to be in tears from the moment Gerry dies.