Grab the tissues! These Amazon Prime movies that make you cry are perfect to pop on when you're in need of a good sob. Some of these heartbreaking flicks are even based on true stories so you might just be crying for days.

The streaming service has hundreds of shows and movies to offer, with new ones added each month. The new arrivals for April will give you even more content that tugs at the heartstrings. 

But if you're in need of a smile, you can check out these pick-me-ups to pop on, some vintage Ryan Reynolds to soothe your soul, and even movies with absolutely perfect ratings that will blow you away. 

Amazon Prime is currently offering a free 30-day trial to new customers, so now is the perfect time to check it out. Or just to convince your BFF to subscribe so you can watch movies together with virtual streaming apps

These six movies will help you get out that much-needed cry you've been holding in for days. 


Rating: 80% on Rotten Tomatoes 

In a never been done before style, this flick was filmed over 12 years using the same cast so you can literally watch star Ellar Coltrane grow up before your eyes. He plays a young boy who navigates boyhood, family issues, and everything in between.

Manchester by the Sea 

Rating: 78% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Lee Chandler's brother tragically dies and soon after he learns he was left with legal guardianship of his 16-year-old nephew. While trying to navigate his newfound fatherhood, Lee comes to terms with his career, ex-wife, and past life.

The Big Sick

Rating: 88% on Rotten Tomatoes 

A Pakistan-born comedian has what he thinks is just a one night stand with a girl he meets at one of his shows. The two end up falling hard for each other, despite his family's wishes that he marry within his culture. When she contracts an illness and becomes hospital-bound, he realizes nothing will stop him from being with the love of his life.

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father 

Rating: 96% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Director Kurt Kuenne created this 2008 documentary about his best friend Andrew who was murdered by his girlfriend. When she gave birth to his son Zachary, Kuenne went on a journey to interview everyone who ever knew Andrew and put together a film to let his baby boy get to know his father who died too soon.

Beautiful Boy

Rating: 76% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Based on the true story of memoirs written by a father and son, Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet star as the duo who recount their experiences with drug use, relapse, and recovery over many long and exhausting years.

The Kite Runner 

Rating: 84% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Two young boys in Afghanistan come from completely different families, as one is the son of a wealthy father and the other is the child of a family servant. Their friendship is put to the test after a tragically heartbreaking accident.

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