The 9 Best sad movies streaming on Max right now

20th Century Women (2016)

"20th Century Women" (2016) is a poignant exploration of motherhood, womanhood, and coming-of-age in 1970s Santa Barbara. Annette Bening delivers a standout performance as Dorothea

Amy (2015)

"Amy" (2015) is a raw and intimate documentary that delves into the life and tragic death of iconic singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. Directed by Asif Kapadia, the film offers a candid look at Winehouse's struggles with fame

Bicycle Thieves (1948)

"Bicycle Thieves" (1948) is a masterpiece of Italian neorealism, renowned for its portrayal of poverty, desperation, and moral ambiguity. Directed by Vittorio De Sica, the film follows the plight of a working-class man

Crazy Heart (2009)

"Crazy Heart" (2009) is a soulful drama that explores the redemptive power of music and love. Jeff Bridges delivers a career-defining performance as Bad Blake, a down-and-out country singer grappling.

Definitely, Maybe (2008)

"Definitely, Maybe" (2008) is a charming romantic comedy that offers a refreshing take on love, relationships, and the passage of time. Ryan Reynolds stars as Will, a recently divorced father who recounts.

Dope Sick Love (2005)

"Dope Sick Love" (2005) offers a stark and unfiltered look into the lives of two drug-addicted couples navigating the harsh realities of addiction on the streets of New York City.

Eighth Grade (2018)

"Eighth Grade" (2018) captures the poignant and often painful experience of adolescence, particularly the struggle to fit in and be accepted during the tumultuous middle school years.

Every Brilliant Thing (2016)

"Every Brilliant Thing" (2016) is a touching and uplifting HBO recording of British comedian Jonny Donahoe's one-man show. The performance centers on a young boy who creates a list of things

Fruitvale Station (2013)

"Fruitvale Station" (2013) is a powerful and timely drama based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a young Black man who was fatally shot by a transit officer in Oakland, California.