After watching Buck, all about the real-life inspiration for The Horse Whisperer, I understand why having a good cry can make you feel way lighter and incredibly inspired. Buck Brannaman finds that the ways we communicate with our animal companions has a direct correlation on how we relate to the people in our lives.
Giuseppe Tornatore's Oscar-winning Cinema Paradiso follows a handsome Sicilian boy Salvatore who leaves home to follow his dreams. And, of course, there's a steamy romance that complicates everything tenfold.
Sweet "Baby" Frances falls in love with the oh-so-sexy dance instructor Johnny in the classic Dirty Dancing. Watch this immediately, and remember why "No one puts Baby in a corner."
The worst day of Drew's (Orlando Bloom) life gets exponentially worse when he learns that his father has passed away. Drew attempts to stay strong for his family and travel down to his dad's hometown of Elizabethtown to tie up his loose ends. Kirsten Dunst is completely adorable, and Susan Sarandon plays a new widow who has a few scenes I get choked up just thinking about.
Based on a true story, American Violet tells the story of Dee Roberts, a 24-year-old mother of four. In order to take a stand against the corrupt court system of her community, Dee refuses to take a plea bargain for a crime she didn't commit, regardless of the horrific implications it will have on her life and her family.
Exploring the power of positivity and the human spirit, Harold and Maude may be one unconventional love story, but this sweet and weird story is so satisfying.
Dustin Hoffman is a career-driven dad who never seems to be around until his wife, played by the always amazing Meryl Streep, leaves him and his son behind. Just when he's recognizing the joys of being a full-time parent, Kramer vs. Kramer explores a custody battle that will definitely leave you crying.
Daniel Day-Lewis portrays Irish writer Christy Brown who has cerebral palsy and was misdiagnosed as mentally disabled until he was 10 years old. Christy finally puts pen to paper with the one part of his body he could control — you guessed it — My Left Foot.
Elle Fanning was amazing in Phoebe in Wonderland, where she plays an eccentric 9-year-old girl who always seems to be getting into trouble for being a little different.
It looks like Harlem teen Precious is living in the bleakest of circumstances, until she meets a few people who give her any kind of hope or faith that she has the power to change her life.
The Puffy Chair is an indie road trip flick following the misadventures of two brothers and a high-maintenance girlfriend. What should be your everyday goofball movie turns into a highly emotional story about family, relationships, and what keeps us together.