50 Sad Movies on Disney Plus to Make You Cry [2022 Update]

We sometimes want to watch movies that tug at our hearts and let us have a good cry. If you are someone who wants to have a binge-worthy cry session, then there is a great collection of sad movies on Disney Plus.

We have compiled a list of the best sad movies on Disney Plus in this article. From romances to tragedies, there is something for everyone’s taste.

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Best Sad Movies on Disney Plus that Must not be Missed

When it comes to the best movies on Disney+, you can enjoy some of the best tear-jerkers that can help you rethink your difficulties. Check out the list to know what we are talking about!

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

IMDB Rating: 9

Director: Gil Junger

Writer: Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith

Cast: Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Julia Stiles

Runtime: 1 hour 37 minutes

Rating: PG-13

An adaptation of the famous play by William Shakespeare, “The Taming of the Shrew,” is a rom-com that had everyone fall in love with Heath Ledger. Cameron is a shy nerd who is in love with Bianca, the most popular girl in school.

But the wall between them is Bianca’s strict father, who says she isn’t allowed to date unless the eldest daughter Katerina also does. So Cameron enlists the help of the bad boy Patrick to seduce Katerina and make her fall in love with him.

Avengers Endgame (2019)

Avengers Endgame (2019)

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Director: Anthony Russo

Writer: Christopher Markus, Stephen Mcfeely

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

Run time: 3 hours and 1 minute

Rating: PG-13

After the devastating attack by Thanos in the previous film Avengers: Infinity War (2018), more than 50% of the population has evaporated from the earth. Three years later, the team assembles one last time to save humanity by battling Thanos until there is only one winner left.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

AvengersInfinityWar

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Director: Anthony Russo

Writer: Christopher Markus, Stephen Mcfeely

Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olson, Tom Hiddleston

Run time: 2 hours 29 min

RatingPG-13

The Avengers team and the rest of their allies are brought together as the world is alarmed by the rise of Thanos, an evil being who aims to collect six infinity stones that will create a weapon powerful enough to destroy half of the Earth’s population.

Bambi (1942)

Bambi (1942)

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Director: James Algar

Writer: Felix Salten

Cast: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander

Run time: 1 hr 10 min

Rating: G

A beloved classic film that has still captured the hertz of young children and adults alike. It follows the story of young Bambi, a deer who has to face the world after he watches his mother die in the cold all alone.

Bao (2018)

Bao (2018)

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Director: Domee Shi

Writer: Domee Shi

Cast: Sindy Lau, Daniel Kai Lin, Sharmaine Yeoh

Run time: 8 min

Rating: G

This adorable short film received positive reviews from film critics as soon as it was released and has captured hearts all around the world with its wholesome storytelling and the lovely message that family always remains eternal in the end.

It follows a Chinese-Canadian mother who feels lonely after her son leaves the house for college, so she is surprised when a handmade dumpling comes to life.

Many Asian-American actors like Sanda Oh, Daniel Dai Kim, and Lana Condor had expressed a lot of love for the short film on their Twitter accounts and encouraged their fans to watch it as well.

Big Hero 6’ (2014)

Big Hero 6’ (2014)

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Director: Don Hall

Writer: Jordan Roberts

Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung

Run time: 1 hr 42 min

Rating: PG

Film critics have called it one of the best-animated movies to be released this decade, and Rolling Stone has included the film in the list of “5 Disney Movies that are perfect for watching with your family,” so we have to recommend this film to you for entertaining movie nights with friends or family.

14-year olf Hiro is depressed after the death of his big brother, but he comes across his last invention, an oversized robot called Baymax that can detect illnesses in other people.

When his city falls into danger, he turns to Baymax and three other friends to form a superhero team to save the people.

Black Beauty (2020)

Black Beauty (2020)

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Director: Ashley Avis

Writer: Ashley Avis

Cast: Kate Winslet, Mackenzie Foy

Run time: 1 hr 50 min

Rating: TV-PG

Are you looking for some films centered around strong women and also backed by an all-women cast and crew? Black Beauty is your answer. A horse that was isolated by its crowd for being too ugly comes into the hands of a young girl, and they both form a bond that helps them overcome their past trauma.

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Director: Gabor Csupo

Writer: Jeff Stockwell

Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Anna Sophia Robb

Run time: 1hr 36 min

Rating: PG

A beloved classical film that still has cemented itself into the hearts of children and adults as well because of the soulful message of friendship and love it centers around.

It opens up to two children, a boy, and a girl, who escape from their abusive families by escaping to a forest where they try to imagine a fantasy world that exists. Since then, the classical film has been a fan favorite.

Director and Actor Lin Manuel-Miranda confessed on social media recently that this was the film he watched with his children every weekend.

Brother Bear (2003)

Brother Bear (2003)

IMDB Rating: 6.8

Director: Aaron Blaise

Writer: Tab Murphy

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez

Run time: 1 hr 25 min

Rating: G

Kenai is a hunter who resents bears, and yet one night, he wakes up and is turned into a bear himself. To turn himself back into a human, he must travel to the place called the Northern Lights, so he sets off on this journey with an adorable sidekick called Kodai.

Christopher Robin (2018)

Christopher Robin (2018) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Director: Marc Forster

Writer: A.A Milne

Cast: Ewan Mcgregor, Hayley Atwell

Run time: 1 hr 40 min

Rating: PG

Christopher Robin is now a man with a job and family and feels like his life is in shambles after a catastrophe regarding one of his clients. He suddenly crosses paths with Pooh bear, his old childhood friend, who requests his help to find the Old Hundred Acre Wood and all of his old friends.

Clouds (2020)

Clouds (2020)

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Director: Justin Baldoni

Writer: Kara Holden

Cast: Fin Argus, Sabrina Carpenter

Run time: 2 hr 1 min

Rating: PG-13

Based on real-life events, a young aspiring musician discovers that he has cancer and it will spread all over his body soon; he dedicates all the time he has left in this world to achieve his dream of becoming a musician.

Coco (2017)

Coco (2017)

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Director: Lee Unkrich

Writer: Lee Unkrich

Cast: Anthony Gonzales, Gael García Bernal

Run time: 1hr 45 min

Rating: PG

An aspiring musician, Miguel desires to follow the path of his idol to become a singer, but he has to deal with his family, so he decides to travel back to the world of the dead to find his great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

The film was hailed as one of the best movies to represent Latin culture accurately, and critics remarked it had done an amazing job of bringing Mexican culture and people to the center.

Latina-American actors like Melissa Fumero, Jennifer Lopez, and Sofia Vergara have taken to social media to express their love and adoration for how the film brought brown people to the center.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward Scissorhands (1990) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Director: Tim Burton

Writer: Tim Burton

Cast: Johnny Depp, Winona Rhyder

Run time: 1 hr 45 min

Rating: PG-13

Edward Scissorhands, who was constructed to have large scissors instead of hands, lives a quiet life in a castle until one day, a kind old woman lets him into her home and her world.

Considered one of the best pieces created by Tim Burton and regarded as a masterpiece even years after its release, the film is popular among critics for its phenomenal storytelling and the endearing love story between Winona Rhyder and Johnny Depp.

Finding Nemo (2003)

Finding Nemo (2003)

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Director: Andrew Stanton

Writer: Andrew Stanton

Cast: Albert Brooks, Ellen Degeneres

Run time: 1 hr 40 min

Rating: G

An overprotective clownfish has his world turned upside down when his son is kidnapped by a fisherman and taken to Australia, so he defies all odds to search for him with the help of a forgetful fish named Dory.

Frank and Ollie (1995)

Frank and Ollie (1995) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Director: Theodore Thomas

Writer: Theodore Thomas

Cast: Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnson

Run time: 1 hr 29 min

Rating: PG

Two of the most beloved Disney animators were behind some films like Beauty and the Beast, Snow White, Cinderella, and many more. This documentary is a look into their lives, making it one of the best Christmas movies currently streaming on Disney Plus.

Hamilton (2020)

Hamilton (2020)

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Director: Lin Manuel Miranda

Writer: Lin Manuel Miranda

Cast: Lin Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr

Run time: 2 hr 40 min

Rating: PG-13

Based on the critically acclaimed play “Hamilton” which bagged all of the Tony awards upon its release, the movie focuses on the life of America’s founding father, Alexander Hamilton, and his rise to power from being the son of a poor widow to leading the war to create America.

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

Homeward Bound The Incredible Journey (1993) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 6.9

Director: Duwayne Dunham

Writer: Sheila Bunford

Cast: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field

Run time: 1 hr 24 min

Rating: G

A bulldog pup, a Himalayan cat, and a wise old golden retriever find themselves in a wasteland and cannot find their owners. So they all set out on a journey through the rugged mountains and vast forests to return home and to their owners.

Howard (2018)

Howard (2018)

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Director: Don Hahn

Writer: Don Hahn

Cast: Don Hahn, Sarah Gillespie

Run time: 1hr 34 min

Rating: TV-PG

Based on the life of the songwriter and composer Howard Ashman who made the music for some of the most beloved Disney films like “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Aladdin.” This documentary is a close look into his life.

Inside Out (2015)

Inside Out (2015)

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Director: Pete Docter

Writer: Pete Docter

Cast: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black

Run time: 1 hr 35 min

Rating: PG

After young Riley’s life is uprooted when her family transfers her to a new city and she has to leave behind her old friends and her favorite sport, ice hockey, her emotions: Anger, Happiness, Sadness, Joy, and Disgust, are put into a dilemma on how they can cope with the abrupt changes and adjust themselves into a new life.

Into the Woods (2014)

Into the Woods (2014) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 5.9

Director: Rob Marshall

Writer: James Lapine

Cast: Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine. James Cordon, Anna Kendrick, Emily Blunt

Run time: 2 hr 5 min

Rating: PG

A baker and his wife wishing for a child together suddenly come across a witch who tells them that their wish will only be granted if they go into the magic forest and search for items that the witch wants.

Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Jojo Rabbit (2019)

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Director: Taika Watiti

Writer: Taika Watiti

Cast: Scarlett Johanson, Taika Watiti, Roman Griffin Davis

Run time: 1 hr 48 min

Rating: PG-13

Set in the backdrop of Nazi Germany, a young boy who actively participates in the Hitler Youth camp and has posters of Hitler in his room is shocked to find out that his mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their home.

The film received many positive responses, especially for Scarlett’s emotional performance as the mother who defies the odds to stand against fascism. Taika Watiti received the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay and dedicated his award to indigenous children who had dreams like him.

Lilo & Stitch (2002)

Lilo & Stitch (2002) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Director: Dean DeBlois

Writer: Dean DeBlois

Cast: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, Tia Carrere

Run time: 1 hr 25 min

Rating: PG

A lonely girl Lilo has her life turned around when the dog she adopts from a local shelter turns out to be an alien who was the result of a scientific experiment and now is hiding from his owner, who wants to use him to destroy the Earth.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

me and earl and the dying girl

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Writer: Jess Andrews

Cast: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke

Run time: 1 hr 45 min

Greg is in high school and spends most of his time making parodies of movies with his best friend. His life suddenly changes when he befriends a girl in his class who tells him that she is dying from cancer.

PG-13

Moana (2016)

Moana (2016)

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Director: Ron Clements

Writer: Ron Clements

Cast: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House

Run time: 1 hr 47 min

Rating: PG

Based on Ancient Polynesia, when the demi-god Te Fiti sets out a curse that is destroying nature, a young girl Moana embraces her destiny to set out in the ocean to find the demi-god Maui to stop the curse and save her people.

Mr. Holland’s Opus

Mr. Holland's Opus - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Director: Stephen Herek

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan

Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headley, Jay Thomas

Run time: 2 hr 23 min

Rating: PG

A composer who no longer finds joy in his daily life leading orchestras decides to change careers by working as a high

school music teacher. He slowly begins to appreciate the peaceful changes it brings for him.

Old Yeller (1957)

Old Yeller (1957)

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Director: Robert Stevenson

Writer: Fred Gipson

Cast: Dorothy Mcguire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk

Rating: G

A lonely boy’s life changes forever when while he is helping his family shift into their new home after their dad changes jobs. He comes across a golden retriever whom he names Yeller, and they soon become inseparable. The movie is one of the saddest movies on Disney with its theme of friendship with the man’s best friend and its loss.

Onward (2020)

Onward (2020)

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Director: Dan Scanlon

Writer: Dan Scanlon

Cast: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Run time: 1 hr 15 min

Rating: PG

Ian and Braley, two elf brothers, are missing their father a lot, so they set out on a journey to find the little magic out there that will allow them to spend a day with their father.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man's Chest (2006) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Director: Gore Verbinski

Writer: Ted Elliot

Run time: 1 hr 45 min

Cast: Johnny Depp, Kiera Knightley, Orlando Bloom

Rating: PG-13

Captain Jack Sparrow must race against time to return his debt to the dangerous Captain Davy Jones, the captain of a ghost ship that has crews from hell and binds people to his service for eternity. On the other hand, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan are sentenced to death and must escape helping Jack and Elizabeth’s father.

Queen of Katwe

Queen_of_Katwe

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Director: Mira Nair

Writer: William Wheeler

Run time: 2 hours

Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo

Rating: PG

If you’re a fan of Lupita Nyong’o and want some other good films after watching her in Black Panther, then consider this one as well, for which critics praised her for he magnetic performance as a determined 13-year-old girl who wants to beat the odds to become the best chess player in her town.

Based on the true story of 10-year-old Phiona, who lives with her widowed mother and siblings and helps them sell maize in the market to make a living. One day she comes across a preacher who teaches chess to children after school, and soon her life changes as she realizes her love for chess.

Red Tails

Red Tails

IMDB Rating: 5.9

Director: Anthony Hemingway

Writer: John Ridley

Run time: 1 hour 39 min

Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr, Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo

Rating: PG-13

It follows the real tales of the African-American pilots who have been bearing the pain and struggle that came with the segregation period in America and are called to duty during World War 2 under the command of Col. A. J. Bullard.

Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Director: BoazYakin

Writer: Gregory Allen Howard

Run time: 2 hours

Cast: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris

Rating: PG

Black History Month is just around the corner, so are you looking for good films that educate you and your family about racism? Then this film, which has already been regarded as a beloved classic and received countless awards on its release, should be on your list.

Based on the real events of 1971, it follows a black basketball coach who gets the opportunity to become the coach of a white team, and it follows how he leads them to success during a time when racism against black people persisted. With an interesting storyline, it is considered to be one of the best Thanksgiving movies on Disney Plus.

Rogue One

Rogue One

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Director: Gareth Edwards

Writer: Chris Weitz

Run time: 1 hour 40 min

Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed

Rating: PG-13

Serving as a prequel to the Star Wars trilogy, when Darth Vader and his army troops are destroying all of humanity, a group of soldiers called the Rebel Alliance make it their mission to steal the plans to create the Death Star, a weapon that would make the enemy even more invincible.

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Director: John Lee Hancock

Writer: Kelly Marcel

Cast: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks

Run time: 1 hour 20 min

Rating: PG-13

Based on the true story of the production behind the beloved Disney film “Mary Poppins,” it follows the British author P.L Travers who is at first reluctant to sell the rights of her book to Walt Disney to make a film, but she slowly grows to the idea.

The Fault in Our Stars (2013)

The Fault in Our Stars (2013) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Director: Josh Boone

Run time: 1 hour 45 min

Writer: Scott Neustadter

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Natt Woolf

Rating: PG-13

Based on the critically acclaimed book by the same name written by author John Greene, it follows two cancer patients who decide to travel together to Amsterdam to meet their favorite author. This is one of the saddest movies on DisneyPplus, as the love between the two and their short times together paints a gut-wrenching story with an end that would leave you in tears.

The Fox and the Hound (1981)

The Fox and the Hound (1981)

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Director: Ted Berman

Writer: Daniel P. Mannix

Run time: 1 hour 34 min

Cast: Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey

Rating: G

A small fox Tod comes across a puppy, Bailey, and they both swear that they will be best friends for the rest of their lives. But their friendship is put to the test when Bailey grows up and is trained to become a hunting dog, and his master sets him on a task to find Tod.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

IMDB Rating: 7

Director: Gary Trousdale

Writer: Tab Murphy

Run time: 1 hour 20 min

Cast: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman

Rating: G

Based on the classic novel of the same name by Victor Hugo, it is the story of a deformed bell ringer who hides away in a tower and now must strive to seek independence from his master, a government minister, when he plans to have a dancing girl killed.

The Last Song (2010)

The Last Song (2010)

IMDB Rating: 6

Director: Julie Anne Robinson

Writer: Nicholas Sparks

Run time: 1 hr 47 min

Cast: Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth

Rating: PG

Based on the successful novel of the same name by writer Nicholas Sparks, rebellious girl Veronica is sent to live with her father in a Southern beach town, where the two develop a bond through their shared love for music.

The Lion King (1994)

The Lion King (1994) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Director: Roger Allers

Writer: Irene Mecchi

Run time: 1 hr 28 min

Cast: James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

Rating: G

If you want to spend movie night with your children and cannot find any good options online, then consider this film which was considered one of the best-loved classical films made by Disney, and Rolling Stone included it in the list of films people have said to watch over and over again.

After watching his father Mufasa fall to his death, young Simba runs away from his kingdom and must learn to embrace his true role as king with the help of his trusted friends. With a remake in process, you should definitely rewatch this classic!

The Little Match Girl (1987)

the little match girl

IMDB Rating: 7

Director: Michael Lindsey-Hogg

Writer: Hans Christian-Anderson

Run time: 1 hr 36 min

Cast: Keshia Knight Pulliam, William Daniels, John Rhys-Davies

Rating: U

On a lonely Christmas night, a wealthy man who was once estranged from his family finds the company of a young girl selling matches in the streets, and through their friendship, he learns the value of family once more.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Director: Peter Hedges

Writer: Peter Hedges

Run time: 1 hr 45 min

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Ahmet Zappa

Rating: PG

Life completely changes for a childless couple who buries a box in their backyard which contains their wish to have a child. The next morning, they wake up to find a young boy in their house; however, he doesn’t seem to be the normal boy he looks like.

The Straight Story (1999)

The Straight Story (1999) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB Rating: 8

Director: David Lynch

Writer: John Roach

Run time: 1 hour 52 min

Cast: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz

Rating: G

The movie was nominated for an Oscar for Best Screenplay and received nominations for Emmy and Critics Choice Awards for its beautiful storyline and phenomenal acting.

It follows Alvin Straight, a seventy-three-year-old man who discovers that his estranged brother has had a heart attack and has already been told by doctors that he has less time to live. So he decides to travel to his hometown with the help of a tractor to make peace with him before it is too late.

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Director: Sydney Pollack

Writer: James Grady

Run time: 1 hr 57 min

Cast: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson

Rating: R

The film received a nomination for Best Screenplay, and Robert received countless Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for his stellar acting. It follows a CIA agent coming to the office one morning to find all of his colleagues dead, and he must embark on a race against time to find the culprit before he is also killed.

Togo (2019)

Togo (2019)

IMDB Rating: 8

Director: Ericson Core

Writer: Tom Flynn

Run time: 1 hr 53 min

Cast: William Dafoe, Julliane Nicholson, Christopher Heyerdahl

Rating: PG

Considered a classical Christmas film, this is the perfect one to watch with your friends and family. It is based on the real-life event, the Great Mercy Race of 1925, where a driver Leonhard Seppala competes with his dog Togo who doctors considered to be too small and weak to compete in an intense race.

Toy Story 2 (1999)

Toy Story 2 (1999)

IMDB: 7.9

Director: John Lasseter

Writer: John Lasseter

Run time: 1hr 32 min

Cast; Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Cusack

Rating: G

A sequel to the successful film Toy Story (1997), now all the gang face a dire problem as A toy collector steals buzz, and they must find him quickly before he is turned into a museum prop along with the rest of them.

Toy Story 2 (1999)

toy-story-2 - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB: 8.3

Director: Lee Unkrich

Writer: Lee Unkrich

Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Cusack

Run time: 1h 43 min

Rating: G

The final installment of the successful series now follows the toys abandoned at a day-care center as Andy is preparing to leave for college, and it is now on Woody to take care of the rest who feel like they have been abandoned and get them home.

Tuck Everlasting (2002)

Tuck Everlasting (2002)

IMDB: 6.6

Director: Jay Russell

Writer: Natalie Babbitt

Run time: 1 hr 30 min

Cast: Alexis Bledel, Jonathan Jackson, Sissy Spacek

Rating: PG

Winnie Forster has everything a young girl could want, but she still yearns for freedom, and one rainy day, she sneaks out of her house, and in the forest, she finds a family called the Tucks, who are granted the ability to live forever.

Up (2009)

Up (2009) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB: 8.3

Director: Pete Docter

Writer: Pete Docter

Run time: 1 hr 36 min

Cast: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger

Rating: PG

78-year-old Carl feels like nothing is exciting in his life anymore after his wife had died before they had the chance to go on an adventure together to Paradise Falls. Then he decides to tie balloons to his house so they can take him on one last adventure in the memory of his wife.

Wall-E (2008)

Wall-E (2008)

IMDB: 8.4

Director: Andrew Stanton

Writer: Andrew Stanton

Run time: 1 hr 38 min

Cast: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

Rating: G

On a distant planet where humanity is on the brink of extinction, a young robot decides to go on a journey that makes him the sole hope for humankind’s fight against evil forces.

WandaVision (2021)

WandaVision (2021)

IMDB: 8.4

Director: Jac Schaeffer

Writer: Jac Schaeffer

Cast: Elizabeth Olson, Paul Bettany

Run time: 5 hours 50 min

Rating: TV-PG

After the successful Avengers movies, we now watch the Scarlet Witch and Vision settle into their new life in the suburban areas where they try to become a normal family, but soon they begin to realize that not everything seems normal as they assumed. This is definitely a drama to look forward to if you’re a Marvel fan.

West Side Story (2021)

West Side Story (2021) - Sad movies on Disney Plus

IMDB: 7.3

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writer: Tony Kushner

Run time: 2 hr 36 min

Cast: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose

Rating: PG-13

The film received positive responses from critics upon its release and has already received a Best Supporting Actress award at the Oscars for Ariana DeBose, so if you’re a fan of heart-warming musicals, then this should definitely be on your list!

Two rival gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, are fighting for control over their neighborhood as an unexpected romance begins to bloom between Maria and Tony.

Conclusion

Now that summer vacations are arriving, and you want to spend lazy summer afternoons watching movies that pull the strings of your heart, we have crafted a collection of the best sad movies on Disney Plus from different genres featuring stories about heartbreak, friendship, sadness, family and love that we know will keep you entertained for your binge sessions.