11 Romantic, Sad Movies To Watch if You are Bored

11 Romantic, Sad Movies To Watch if You are Bored

Pop Culture

April 24, 2020

Tired of searching for movies to see this quarantine? Here is a list of romantic, sad movies that will make you weep for hours and you might end up using all that tissue. 

1. Five Feet Apart (2019)

Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella, played by Haley Lu Richardson is a cystic fibrosis patient being treated in a hospital. When Will, played by Cole Sprouse is admitted for a trial, they fall in love.

But because of their diseases they're forbidden to touch. Will they be able to make it work? You can stream it on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.


2. All The Bright Places (2020)

This achingly beautiful movie is about a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die. Violet, played by Elle Fanning is a high school student who can't get over her sister's death, until Theodore, played by Justice Smith comes along. What will happen when they start bonding over the struggles of their pasts? To find out, you can stream the movie on Netflix.



3. The Fault In Our Stars (2014)

Based on a novel written by John Greene, this movie gives us an insight on the life of Hazel Green, played by Shailene Woodley, who meets the gorgeous Augustus Waters, played by Ansel Elgort through their cancer support group. Mysteriously handsome Augustus changes Hazel's life completely. This movie explores what it is like to be in love. You can stream it on Disney+


4. Me Before You (2016)

The chemistry shown between Louisa, played by Emilia Clarke and William, played by Sam Claflin is undeniable. This movie is an adaptation from a novel of the same name by Jojo Moyes. It shows us what it feels like to fall in love and what it is like to let go of someone for the good. With an amazing soundtrack, this movie is for sure gonna make you weep. To find out how the chemistry between Louisa and Will goes on, stream the movie on Youtube and Google Play Movies & TV.


5. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

Translating to 'Tomorrow we may or may not be there', this movie stars Shah Rukh Khan as Aman, Preity Zinta as Naina and Saif Ali Khan as Rohit. If you dig love triangles, this is the movie for you, but this is not just your ordinary love triangle. This bollywood movie will take you on a roller coaster ride of countless emotions.

With a soundtrack as beautiful as the movie itself, this movie shows what it feels like to be in love with someone but not being with them. You can stream it on Youtube, Netflix and Google Play Movies & TV.

6. The Danish Girl (2015)

Based on a novel of the same name by David Ebershoff, this movie shows the dynamic of realisation a person goes through while getting to understand their true identity. The movie stars Eddie Redmayne as Lili (nee Einar) and Alicia Vikander as Gerda Wegener. It shows the journey of a couple when one of them discovers their true identity. You can stream it on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+.


6. Rockstar (2011)

This movie will take you on a journey of love, passion, pain, sorrow and heartbreak. Ranbir Kapoor portrays the role of Jordan (nee Janardan) with Nargis Fakhri by his side as his love interest. The movie has an amazing soul soothing sound track. It teaches us that not everything that you want in life gives you happiness. You can stream the movie on Youtube and Google Play Movies & TV. 


7. A Dog's Purpose (2017)

The lead role of Ethan is played by Bryce Gheisar, KJ Apa and Dennis Quaid with Peggy Lipton as Hannah. The movie revolves around the love life and Ethan and Hannah, but it mainly focuses on the bond that a human and a dog share. Bailey the dog sets out to seek the purpose of life.

Will he be able to find it? To find out, stream the movie on Amazon Prime.


8. A Walk To Remember

Nicholas Sparks is known for his romantic works. This movie is based on one of his novels of the same name. It stars Mandy Moore as Jamie and Shane West as Landon.

The two completely different high school students experience the journey of falling in love together, which changes their lives completely. You can stream the movie on Amazon Prime.


9. Someone Great (2019)

What it feels like to be in love with someone, what it feels like to let go of someone, what it feels like to accept that no matter how hard you try that one person won't come back. This movie answers all these questions. Netflix's 'Someone Great' not only shows what impact 'love' can have on your life, but also makes us realise the sweet importance of friendship.

Starring Gina Rodriguez as Jenny, Brittany Snow as Blair and DeWanda Wise as Erin, this movie is for sure gonna make you weep but with happy tears. You can stream it on Netflix.


10. Up (2009)

Ever looked at an old couple and wondered how can a love remain for so long? This Disney-pixar animated movie shows the love between Carl, voiced by Ed Asner and Ellie, voiced by Elizabeth Docter. The movie is about how after Ellie's death, Carl goes through his journey by completing Ellie's dream.

You'll wanna watch the movie over and over. Stream it on Youtube and Google Play Movies & TV.


11. P.S. I Love You (2007)

This tragic love story revolves around a young widow, Holly, played by Hilary Swank who grieves her husband  Gerry, played by Gerard Butler. As she is unable to move on, she finds letters that her late husband left for her in order to help her move on and live a happy life once again. The movie is about the tragedy of losing your loved one, but it also teaches how to not lose oneself in the process of grieveing. You can stream the movie on Netflix.


Nishtha Gupta
50k+ pageviews

Writer since Mar, 2020 · 9 published articles

An 18 years old bibliophile from New Delhi, India. Nishtha loves to try new things, talk, read books, play the guitar and the uke, and bake. She loves visiting her favourite bubble tea cafe, Got Tea. She believes that reading books can really bring a huge impact in one's life.