Screenshot: Dancer in the Dark/New Line CinemaIts SAD season, kids, and its no joke. Im talking about Seasonal Affective Disorder, naturally, that depressive condition related to changes in the seasons. The causes and threat elements remain a bit mysterious, however its real, and it can be truly disabling to your psychological health. If you fight with SAD, its worth looking for treatment for, but even if youre still completely functional, those people who deal with this sort of thing are all up in our feels best about now– the coldest, darkest days of winter being especially difficult. And this is in no chance a clinical recommendation, but I discover that a great cry is typically the very best way to make myself feel better, and sad motion pictures (as opposed to SAD motion pictures) are terrific for an excellent cry.Some movies earn their tears honestly, while others are more manipulative– the ones sometimes dismissively called tearjerkers. Im not exactly sure how much it matters, though: Many of us are naturally suspicious of entertainment that moves us, however like a good dive scare or thrilling action series, theres skill, and art, to plucking at our emotional strings. Just thinking of some of these 25 films– which are enough to make all however the most hard-hearted amongst you awful cry– gets me feeling misty. Not embarrassed.