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7 of the best sad romantic movies that drain tears

Are you looking for a movie that can make you happy and sad at the same time? Try it, watch the sad romantic film Jaka's recommendation below!

One of the advantages of movies is that we can adjust the movies we watch to our mood. On the other hand, films also have a big role in stirring emotions.

For example, when we are sad. We have 2 choices, namely watching comedy films to forget sad for a moment or even watching sad romantic movie so we can cry with relief.

If you're looking for a romantic film that's not cliché and will make you cry, Jaka has some recommendations The best sad romantic movies from all over the world.

7 Best Sad Romance Movies That Drain Tears

Not only from Hollywood, Jaka will focus more on reviewing the best sad romantic films from various countries, one of which is Indonesia, the gang.

Instead of contemplating the fate of being single on a Sunday night, it's better to take note of the film titles below so that you don't have a dry weekend. Check it out!

1. The Notebook (2004)

Talking about the best sad romantic movies, there is 1 Hollywood movie title that definitely stuck in the minds of many people. What else if not The Notebook?

Films adapted from novels by Nicholas Sparks This outline tells about love that is hindered by the blessing of parents.

The suffering doesn't end there. Allie the old one has Alzheimer's which makes him unable to remember Noah, her own husband.

Armed with a notebook, Noah reads their love story every day in the hope that one day Allie will remember it.

TitleThe Notebook
Show25 June 2004
Duration2 hours 3 minutes
DirectorNick Cassavetes
CastGena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams
GenreDrama, Romance
Rating53% (RottenTomatoes.com)

7.8/10 (IMDb.com)

2. I Give My First Love to You (2009)

From the United States, we move to Japan, gang. Japan has tons of sad romantic movies, however I Give My First Love to You is Jaka's favorite film.

Tell a story about Takuma, an 8-year-old boy who has heart disease. It is predicted that he will not reach the age of 20 because of the disease.

On the other hand, Takuma is friendly with Mayu, the daughter of his cardiologist. Their friendship grew into love. Takuma promises to marry Mayu when he is 20 years old.

When he was a teenager, Takuma, who realized that his age would not be long, tried to make Mayu stay away from him. He didn't want to see Mayu cry over her death.

Mayu, who promised to be loyal to accompany Takuma until the end of her life, couldn't accept Takuma's decision. ending This film is guaranteed to make you cry, gang.

TitleI Give My First Love to You (Boku No Hatsukoi o Kimi Ni Sasagu)
Show24 October 2009
Duration2 hours 2 minutes
DirectorTakehiko Shinjo
CastMao Inoue, Masaki Okada, Natsuki Harada
GenreDrama, Romance
Rating95% (AsianWiki.com)

7.2/10 (IMDb.com)

3. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Something happened indeed colored by dances and cheerful songs typical of Indian films. But behind that, Shah Rukh Khan's film is not as fun as you might think.

This romantic sad Indian film tells the story of a love triangle between Rahul, Tina, and Anjali. Rahul was initially very close to the tomboyish Anjali.

The beautiful Tina then catches Rahul's attention. On the other hand, it turns out that Anjali also harbors feelings for Rahul.

Long story short, Rahul finally married Tina. Not long after giving birth to their love fruit named Anjali, Tina died.

Before she died, Tina made several letters that Anjali would receive on her birthday. On her 8th birthday, Anjali gets a special letter.

Tina asks Anjali to reunite her father, Rahul, with her best friend and first love, Anjali. Wow, it's really complex, isn't it, gang?

TitleKuch Kuch Hota Hai (Something... Something Happens)
ShowOctober 16, 1998
Duration2 hours 57 minutes
DirectorKaran Johar
CastShah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukerji
GenreComedy, Drama, Musical
Rating92% (RottenTomatoes.com)

7.6/10 (IMDb.com)

4. Heart (2006)

It's not only foreign countries that can make romantic and sad films. Film Heart that skyrocketed the name Acha Septriasa and Irwansyah It's also very sad, you know.

The story is quite similar to Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Themed love triangle between Farel, Rachel the tomboy, as well as Luna, a pretty girl who is feminine.

Farel, who was childhood friends with Rachel, fell in love at first sight with Luna. Farel asks Rachel to help him win Luna's heart.

Rachel, who is actually in love with Farel, tries to help her best friend. The relationship between Farel and Luna is getting closer, while Rachel and Farel are becoming more and more distant.

This film is one of the Indonesian films with the most tragic heartbreak story.

Show11 May 2006
Duration2 hours 6 minutes
DirectorHanny Saputra
CastNirina Zubir, Irwansyah, Acha Septriasa
GenreDrama, Romance
RatingN/A (RottenTomatoes.com)

6.6/10 (IMDb.com)

5. Amour (2012)

Amour is a sad romantic film from France that successfully brought an unusual romantic story. You will be shown that love does not only contain sweet things.

Amour tells the story of a husband and wife named George and Anne. They love each other very much, even in their old age.

One day, Anne had a stroke that left her partially paralyzed. George, who was already weak, still tried to take care of his helpless wife.

However, this is not an easy thing. The stroke caused Anne to lose her zest for life. In fact, he thought he was only making George's life harder.

This one film successfully stirred the emotions of the audience. No wonder Amour managed to bring it home Palme d'Or from Cannes dan Oscar for the best foreign language films.

TitleAmour (Love)
ShowSeptember 20, 2012
Duration2 hours 7 minutes
DirectorMichael Haneke
CastJean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert
GenreDrama, Romance
Rating93% (RottenTomatoes.com)

7.9/10 (IMDb.com)

6. You Are the Apple of My Eye (2011)

Although not as popular as South Korea, Taiwan also managed to produce several romantic film titles that will tear your heart apart.

You Are The Apple of My Eye is a film based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Giddens Ko. This film has a very touching message.

The story begins when a poor and naughty student named Ko Ching-teng, was placed to sit next to the model student named Chia-yi.

Ching-teng is the only guy who doesn't have a crush on Chia-yi even though they've been classmates since middle school.

Long story short, the two of them then became close to dating. However, because they could not put aside their respective egos, the two of them had to break up.

The story continues years later. Ching-teng attends her crush's wedding to another man. In her tears, she fantasizes what it would be like if she apologized to Chia-yi at that time.

TitleYou Are the Apple of My Eye (Na Xie Nian, Wo Men Yi Qi Zhui De Nu Hai)
Show19 August 2011
Duration1 hour 49 minutes
DirectorGiddens Ko
CastKai Ko, Michelle Chen, Shao-Wen Hao
GenreComedy, Drama, Romance
Rating94% (AsianWiki.com)

7.6/10 (IMDb.com)

7. A Moment to Remember (2004)

The last film that Jaka put on this list was A Moment to Remember from South Korea. This film is adapted from the Japanese drama series entitled Pure Soul.

Tells a love story between Soo-jin, a fashion designer with Chul-soo, a project foreman led by Soo-jin's father.

Due to a misunderstanding, these two people with different social and economic castes fall in love and end up happily married.

However, this happiness did not last long. Soo-jin's forgetfulness gets worse and she is diagnosed with alzheimer.

Soo-jin tries to hide her illness from Chul-soo. Even so, Chul-Soo realized this and acted as if he didn't know anything.

Soo-jin knows that in time she will forget Chul-soo because of his illness. The sadness makes him decide to go and leave a letter so that Chul-Soo doesn't look for him.

TitleA Moment to Remember (Nae Meorisokui Jiwoogae)
ShowNovember 5, 2004
Duration1 hour 57 minutes
DirectorJohn H. Lee
CastWoo-sung Jung, Ye-jin Son, Jong-hak Baek
GenreDrama, Romance
Rating90% (AsianWiki.com)

8.2/10 (IMDb.com)

Just reading the synopsis written above, Jaka is sure that some of you must have started to shed tears. It's okay, really, gang.

Love does come in different forms. Love is not always beautiful. However, love is the only thing that can keep us going until the end.

Of the 7 best sad romantic films above, which one is your favorite? Share your opinion through the comments column provided, OK!

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