8 Pixar Films To Watch When You Need A Good Cry

Nothing gets the tears flowing faster than Pixar films when you need a good cry! Am I right?!

There are many health benefits for needing or wanting to make yourself cry.

Tears help detoxify your body! Emotional tears contain stress hormones and other toxins. The theory is that crying flushes them out of your system.

Sadness isn’t the only reason for crying, we also cry when we are scared or happy. There are some researchers at Yale University who think crying may restore our emotional balance.

Whatever your reason for wanting a good cry, the following Pixar films will surely get the tears flowing.

Disney Pixar films can get the tears flowing when you are in need of a good cry. Here are eight of our favorite tear-jerking movies.

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Pixar Films That Will Make You Cry

The following eight Pixar movies are guaranteed to make you cry! Without spoiling the tear inducing scenes, moments, or plots, we share the best of the best tear jerking films.


This movie will prompt you to do some soul searching while contemplating your purpose in life.


Carl’s quest to fulfill a promise to his late wife will tug at your heartstrings and cause tears to flow! Be sure to have a box of tissues nearby!


Frustrated with his family’s ban on music, Miguel enters the land of the dead to find his great-great-grandfather who was a legendary singer. If the movie doesn’t get you crying, the song “Remember Me” will do the trick!


On a quest to spend one day with their father who died when they were young, Ian and Barley set off on an adventure.

Monsters, Inc.

The best scarer in the monster scaring business, Sully becomes the protector of a girl he and Mike call Boo when she sneeks into Monstropolis.

Toy Story 2

Although I cried while watching all four Toy Story movies, this hit the hardest. I think it is safe to say that everyone at one point in their life feels unwanted.

Finding Nemo

As a parent, one cannot help but to feel the frustration, anger, sadness, and determination that Nemo’s father experiences as he sets off on a quest to find his son.

Inside Out

You can’t have a movie about emotions without having it stir up all of yours! Pixar’s Inside Out does that and more.

There you have it!!
Now go remove your eye makeup and grab a box of tissues!


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