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


Double Dare (2003), Grand Illusion (1937), Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015), The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Love Letter (1995), Comrades in Dreams (2006), The Secret World of Arrietty (2010), The Mermaid (2016) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Touching movies.


Double Dare (2003)

Stuntwomen Jeannie Epper and Zoe Bell are experts at taking punches, swinging swords and being blown to bits. Epper first gained respect as Lynda Carter's stuntwoman on TV's "Wonder Woman," while Bell had a long run as Lucy Lawless' double on the series "Xena: Warrior Princess." But, in a primarily male profession, the women still have to struggle against sexism to find jobs. This documentary chronicles their uphill battle in Hollywood and their enduring friendship throughout it all.

stuntwoman, woman, senior citizen, actress, friend, quentin tarantino, engaging

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Grand Illusion (1937)

World War I French fliers (Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin) become captives of a German aristocrat (Erich von Stroheim) who considers one of them his equal.

captain, soldier, captor, widow, powerful, amusing, touching

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Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015)

Storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his wife, film researcher Lillian Michelson, were once considered the heart of Hollywood.

storyteller, artist, researcher, wife, filmmaker, touching, inspiring

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The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

A Moscow girl (Tatyana Samoylova) loves a World War II soldier (Aleksey Batalov) but marries a pianist.

woman, soldier, cousin, father, brooding, melodramatic, touching

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Love Letter (1995)

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.

young woman, fiancé, stranger, emotional, touching, japan, mountain

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Comrades in Dreams (2006)

This 2006 documentary looks at diverse people from various countries around the world who share a common passion for movies. The film follows independent theater owners, chronicling their struggles to discover and share cinematic gems with audiences. Featured venues include an Indian circus tent, an old Wyoming barn, and an open-air theater in West Africa. All face the familiar problems of booking, marketing and financing present in larger theaters, but persevere because of their passions.

filmmaker, film fan, inspiring, touching, india, north korea, wyoming

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The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

A secret friendship blossoms between a human boy and a tiny girl who lives with her family beneath the floorboards of his home.

girl, human, boy, aunt, family member, heartwarming, spectacular

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The Mermaid (2016)

A beautiful mermaid (Jelly Lin) falls for a developer (Deng Chao) who threatens the ecosystem of her species.

real estate agent, mermaid, sea creature, beautiful woman, airy, emotional, heartwarming

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Suddenly (2002)

Two lesbians (Carla Crespo, Veronica Hassan) force a lonely, overweight saleswoman (Tatiana Saphir) into a cab and take her on a road trip.

lonely woman, teen girl, rebel, lesbian, kidnapper, playful, offbeat

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Divan (2003)

In this film, documentarian Pearl Gluck chronicles her Hasidic Jewish upbringing and her subsequent, more secular life as a Manhattanite. Gluck then documents her return trip to her old neighborhood, where she tries to reconcile with her devout father, who hopes that she will move back to Brooklyn. Gluck strikes an on-camera compromise with her dad, and agrees to trek to Hungary in order to find a long-lost family heirloom -- a couch that many notable rabbis have crashed on.

jew, great-grandfather, filmmaker, relative, rabbi, touching, amusing

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I Got Life! (2017)

A woman, separated from her husband, loses her job and discovers she's going to be a grandmother. Refusing to be pushed to the outskirts of society, she puts her foot down and decides to start over.

woman, ex-boyfriend, husband, daughter, pregnant woman, love interest, friend

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Loveling (2018)

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

mother, father, child, brother, sister, teen boy, touching

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Southern Comfort (2001)

Kate Davis's award-winning documentary chronicles the final four seasons in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer in rural Georgia. Striking a balance between Robert's biological family -- mother, father, sons and grandson -- and his "chosen" family of transgender friends including Maxwell, Cas and Lola Cola, his male-to-female transsexual partner, Davis documents Eads's final days at the Southern Comfort Conference, a national transgender gathering.

transsexual, girlfriend, son, friend, parent, inspiring, emotional

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Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai (2019)

An aloof boy comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. He soon discovers that it is a diary kept by his very popular classmate who reveals to him that she is secretly suffering from a fatal pancreatic illness.

terminally ill person, love interest, patient, teen boy, teen girl, student, touching

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The Postman (1994)

A Mediterranean fisherman's son (Massimo Troisi) slowly gains the confidence of an exiled Chilean poet (Philippe Noiret), who helps him woo a local barmaid (Maria Grazia Cucinotta).

postman, barmaid, boss, father, heartwarming, passionate, touching

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Diane (2018)

A woman fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.

woman, son, drug addict, volunteer, sick person, uneasy, tense

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Our Father (2002)

A teenager (Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa) and his younger brother (Hamza Moctar Aguid) search for their father after he fails to come home one day.

brother, mute person, mother, teacher, boy, father, tender

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Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017)

Newsboys go on strike in 1899 New York in this stage performance of the musical "Newsies," filmed at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

delivery boy, homeless child, friend, reporter, singer, romantic interest, lighthearted

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Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997)

The friendship of a loyal servant, Scotsman John Brown (Billy Connolly), revives the spirits of Britain's widowed Queen Victoria (Judi Dench).

prince of wales, servant, prime minister, queen victoria, heartwarming, passionate, touching

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A Season in France (2017)

An African teacher flees his violent country for France, where he falls in love with a local woman.

african, wife, teacher, brother, frenchwoman, daughter, emotional

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Wreckers (2011)

A man moves back to his childhood town with his wife to start a family, but a surprise visit from his brother exposes lies from the couple's past.

wife, husband, brother, soldier, intense, emotional, suspenseful

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The Wide Blue Road (1956)

A provincial fisherman (Yves Montand) angers other villagers by using dynamite illegally to expedite his catch.

adult, family, guard, fisherman, touching, melodramatic, shocking

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God's Country (1985)

Acclaimed director Louis Malle's documentary examines the small Minnesota farming town of Glencoe at two separate times.

farmer, bride, groom, attorney, old man, old woman, profound

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Tinker Bell (2008)

Young fairy Tinker Bell (Mae Whitman) causes chaos in Pixie Hollow when she rejects her predestined occupation as a fixer of broken objects and tries to learn a new trade instead.

fairy, queen, friend, rival, charming, lighthearted, touching

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Buck (2011)

Promoting praise and cooperation rather than fear and punishment, Buck Brannaman becomes one of the most well-respected horse trainers in the industry.

cowboy, horse, horse trainer, father, brother, endearing, inspiring

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The Prayer (2018)

In a bid to beat his habit, a young drug addict elects to join a community of former addicts living in isolation in a remote mountain community.

hermit, friend, young man, young woman, heroin addict, bleak, touching

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D.O.A. (1981)

A look at the Sex Pistols, the British band best representative of the punk rock movement of the late 1970s.

punk rocker, musician, speaker, music journalist, guitarist, amusing, intense

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Oasis (2002)

After serving time for killing a man in a hit-and-run car accident, Hong Jong-du (Sul Kyung-gu) is released with no money and nowhere to go. His family has abandoned him. While trying to make amends, he meets Han Gong-ju (Moon So-ri), his victim's adult daughter. She is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy and all but abandoned in a cheap apartment by her callous family. Gong-ju's innate tenderness appeals to the uncontrollably impulsive Jong-du, and the pair begin an improbable relationship.

ex-convict, disabled person, brother, sister-in-law, neighbor, quirky, touching

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Gabrielle (2013)

A young woman who has Williams syndrome possesses amazing musical talents but struggles continually to gain her independence.

parent, boyfriend, sister, choir director, touching, uplifting, charming

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