Highest-Rated Movies about 'Grief', Sort by Popularity

Amanda (2018), Love Letter (1995), Foxtrot (2017), Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008), Under the Sand (2000), Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997), In America (2002), Inception (2010) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Grief movies.

#2. Love Letter (1995)

Storyline: Despite the years that have passed, Hiroko Watanabe (Miho Nakayama) is still grieving the death of her fiancé, who died unexpectedly while climbing a mountain. When Hiroko discovers her deceased lover's childhood address, she impulsively writes to him, and is shocked to receive a letter in reply. However, the note's author is Itsuki Fujii (also Nakayama), a young woman who shares the same name as Hiroko's late boyfriend. As the two women exchange letters, they begin an unusual relationship.

Plot Keywords: young woman, fiancé, stranger, emotional, touching, japan, mountain ...

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#4. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

Storyline: In 2001, 28-year-old Dr. Andrew Bagby is found dead in a park in Pennsylvania. He had been shot by his ex-girlfriend, who then fled to Canada, where she was able to walk free on bail, pregnant with Andrew's child. Andrew's enraged parents campaign to gain custody of the child and convict their son's killer. Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne pairs this story with home movies and interviews with those who knew Andrew, hoping to give his best friend's son an opportunity to discover who his dad was.

Plot Keywords: filmmaker, friend, ex-girlfriend, son, victim, parent, emotional ...

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#5. Under the Sand (2000)

Storyline: For many years, Marie and Jean have happily spent their vacation together in the Landes region of western France. But this summer, while Marie naps on the beach, her husband goes swimming and vanishes without a trace. Tenaciously and disquietingly, Marie keeps the memory of her husband alive, often speaking of him as if he never disappeared. An offbeat study of the grieving process that will ring true for anyone who has gone through a similar personal loss.

Plot Keywords: husband, mother, professor, widow, friend, love interest, disheartening ...

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#8. Inception (2010)

Storyline: Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible - inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming.

Plot Keywords: con artist, architect, chemist, forger, billionaire, wife, creative ...

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#9. The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)

Storyline: After the death of his mother, Toby Morgan (Matthew Harbour) is sent to spend Christmas with his strict grandmother (Kevin Jubinville). The boy seems destined for an unpleasant holiday -- until he discovers an attic full of magical toys. The happy crew includes a prissy swan (Ellen Burstyn), an overeager horse (Tom Skerritt) and a lovely velveteen rabbit. The rabbit was left to him by his mother and, with its help, Toby might be granted his biggest Christmas wish of all.

Plot Keywords: boy, toy, grandmother, father, rabbit, horse, amusing ...

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#10. The World of Apu (1959)

Storyline: Liberated from any form of attachment that was holding him back from immersing himself into Kolkata's urban lifestyle after Sarbojaya's death in Aparajito (1956), Apu, now an optimistic, 23-year-old idealist and struggling author, has no other choice but to give up his degree for lack of financial resources. Being no longer accountable to anyone, Apu barely manages to scrape by, content with a meagre income and a humble roof over his head, until an unforeseen complication during the wedding of Aparna, the delicate sister of his university friend, Pulu, leads to an act of kindness and a wonderful, youthful romance. All his life, death, and the sense of loss, have been accompanying Apu in his perpetual odyssey of spirituality and knowledge, and now, a lifetime of joys, hopes, sadness, and tragedies culminate in the most momentous decision of his life. But, life's mysterious duality cannot be defined by tragedy. What more could one ask for than a child's charming, wide-eyed smile?—Nick Riganas

Plot Keywords: writer, husband, wife, friend, son, emotional, touching ...

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#11. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Storyline: At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents' home is being foreclosed. "Temporarily," Ma moves in with son George's family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the parents are like sand in the gears of their middle-aged children's well regulated households. Can the old folks take matters into their own hands?—Rod Crawford <[email protected]>

Plot Keywords: husband, wife, son, daughter, daughter-in-law, young boy, bleak ...

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#13. Three Colors: Red (1994)

Storyline: Valentine is a young model living in Geneva. Because of a dog she ran over, she meets a retired judge who spies his neighbours' phone calls, not for money but to feed his cynicism. The film is the story of relationships between some human beings, Valentine and the judge, but also other people who may not be aware of the relationship they have with Valentine or/and the old judge. Redemption, forgiveness and compassion...

Plot Keywords: model, boyfriend, neighbor, girlfriend, emotional, playful, geneva ...

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#14. Still Walking (2008)

Storyline: Still Walking is a family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their son and daughter return for a rare family reunion, bringing their own families with them. They have gathered to commemorate the tragic death of the eldest son, who drowned in an accident fifteen years ago. Although the roomy house is as comforting and unchanging as the mother's homemade feast, everyone in the family has subtly changed.

Plot Keywords: mother, father, son, wife, daughter, stranger, emotional ...

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#15. Three Colors: Blue (1993)

Storyline: The first part of Kieslowski's trilogy on France's national motto: Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity. 'Blue' is the story of Julie who loses her husband, an acclaimed composer and her young daughter in a car accident. The film's theme of liberty is manifested in Julie's attempt to start life anew, free of personal commitments, belongings, grief or love. She intends to numb herself by withdrawing from the world and living completely independently, anonymously and in solitude in the Parisian metropolis. Despite her intentions, people from her former and present life intrude with their own needs. However, the reality created by the people who need and care about her, a surprising discovery and the music around which the film revolves heal Julie and draws her back to the land of the living.

Plot Keywords: widow, friend, exotic dancer, mother, journalist, mistress, touching ...

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