Hollywood is a master of emotional manipulation; it's what movies do! They making us laugh, scream, ponder the meaning of life, and squirm in discomfort as we sit through an unexpectedly explicit sex scene with our parents in the room. But movie magic can also be used for a more sinister purpose: to turn us into weepy piles of emotional goo.
So, for those of you willing to submit yourself to a test of emotional will, here are 30 sad movies that will most certainly encourage the production of tears. If you do choose to watch any of these, we suggest you shut the blinds, surround yourself with tissues, and make sure your therapist is on speed dial.