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My Favorite Tearjerkers Shows & Movies

5 Shows & Movies | by Lawanda Youngren

Beaches

Beaches

Movies

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.

Marley & Me

Marley & Me

Movies

A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of marriage, maturity and confronting one's own mortality, as seen through the lens of family life with a dog.

Old Yeller

Old Yeller

Movies

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.

Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment

Movies

Aurora, a finicky woman, is in search of true love while her daughter faces marital issues. Together, they help each other deal with problems and find reasons to live a joyful life.

Stepmom

Stepmom

Movies

Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.

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