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The Top 20 Tearjerker Films of the 1980's

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These movies from the 1980's had the biggest tearjerker moments causing the audience to weep.

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The Color Purple (1985) Report Abuse
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The Elephant Man (1980) Report Abuse
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Dead Poets Society (1989) Report Abuse
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Beaches (1988) Report Abuse
Beaches was one of the all-time biggest tearjerker films and caused audiences to sob throughout.
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E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Report Abuse
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Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt (1989) Report Abuse
This film dealt with true stories about people with AIDS.
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Driving Miss Daisy (1989) Report Abuse
Sad story about a friendship between a senior woman and her African American driver.
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Always (1989) Report Abuse
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Field of Dreams (1989) Report Abuse
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The Fly (1986) Report Abuse
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Cocoon (1985) Report Abuse
Cocoon has touching scenes about seniors dying and some living forever.
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Cinema Paradiso (1988.) Report Abuse
This film had sad nostalgic scenes about a boy growing up in Italy.
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All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) Report Abuse
This animated film caused audiences of adults and children alike to cry.
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The Abyss (1989) Report Abuse
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*batteries not included (1987) Report Abuse
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The Accidental Tourist (1988) Report Abuse
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When Harry Met Sally Report Abuse
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84 Charing Cross Road (1987) Report Abuse
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Glory (1989) Report Abuse
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