Tag Archives: tears

Steel Magnolias (1989) Rated PG

A young beautician moves to a small town, and her salon becomes a place where the women form friendships. Based on a play by Robert Harling. Starring Sally Field, Dolly Parton, and Shirley MacLaine. This film is a brilliant take … Continue reading

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The Longest Ride (2015) Rated PG-13

The lives of a young couple intertwine with the life of an older man who’s reliving a romance of his own. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, and Alan Alda. This is one of … Continue reading

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Wonder (2017) Rated PG

 A boy with a genetic deformity starts attending junior high where he tries to make friends. Based on the book by R.J. Palacio. Starring Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic This film will bring you to tears. Junior high is tough for … Continue reading

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Now is Good (2012) Rated PG-13

 A girl with leukemia has a list of things she would like to get done before she dies. The list includes losing her virginity. Based on the book, Before I Die by Jenny Downham. Starring Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine. … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Purpose (2017) Rated PG

A dog looks for his purpose in life through many lifetimes. Based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron. Starring Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson This film takes you on the emotional roller coaster of this one … Continue reading

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Mothers of the Bride (2015) Rated NR

Jenna is getting married, and her mother couldn’t be happier, until Jenna announces she wants to find her birth mother. Starring Gail O’Grady, Betsy Brandt, Daniela Bobadilla I think this could have been a very thoughtful movie, but instead, they … Continue reading

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The 5th Quarter (2010) Rated PG-13

Jon Abbate in honor of his brother, who died in a car accident, wears the number 5 jersey and takes the school football team to the best season the school has had. Based on real events. Starring Andie MacDowell, Aidan Quinn, … Continue reading

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A Dog Named Christmas (2009)

Rated NR Based on Greg Kincaid’s best-selling novel by the same name. A Dog Named Christmas is about a young man who has developmental challenges that tries to find homes for dogs during the holiday season. Starring Bruce Greenwood, Linda … Continue reading

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Steven Spielberg

  Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Rated PG After a meeting with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. Synopsis by IMDB.  E.T. (1982) … Continue reading

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Central Station (1998)

Rated R Central Station is a heartwarming story about a former school teacher and the boy who needs her help to find his father. The chemistry between the two is amazing.  Vinícius de Oliveira performance was more mature than his years. To top … Continue reading

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