Netflix movies and series: Emotional

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371 movies and series in the emotional category


Fire Song
An Anishnaabe teen wrestling with his bisexuality is also torn between family loyalty, tribal customs and an opportunity to attend a good university.
16 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 86 minutes
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The Memory of Water
When the accidental death of a couple's young son sends them grieving in opposite directions, they're forced to re-examine their life and marriage.
16 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 87 minutes
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Milk
3.65
Sean Penn stars in this biopic about Harvey Milk, the openly gay San Francisco politician who was murdered by a disgruntled city supervisor in 1978.
16 February 2017 | Movie | 2008 | 128 minutes
Intersection
Two wealthy businessmen with car obsessions cross paths with an idealist pediatrician. Love enters the equation, and their lives change for good.
9 February 2017 | Show | 2016
Dilwale
A young couple falls in love, but conflicting loyalties drive them apart. Years later, fate intervenes and hands them a second chance.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 153 minutes
Elvira I Will Give You My Life but I'm Using It
3.50
When the love of her life goes out for cigarettes and never returns, 40-year-old mother of two Elvira goes searching for the truth.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 100 minutes
Lift Me Up
A teen who recently lost her mother finds a surprising way to connect with her new stepfather through her love of ballet and stories from his past.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 108 minutes
May We Chat
A messaging app unites a mute prostitute, an unruly rich girl and a stormy young woman, three Hong Kong teens living in pain and excess.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 98 minutes
Project X
An Air Force pilot bonds with a chimpanzee that's being used in top secret experiments. Together they make a stand against the abusive lab coats.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 1987 | 107 minutes
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Kindness Diaries
Host Leon Logothetis travels the world with only a vintage motorbike and the kindness of strangers, which he pays back in unexpected, inspiring ways.
2 February 2017 | Show | 2015
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Invincible
3.68
A devoted Philadelphia Eagles fan who's just lost his wife and his job impresses the team's coach in open tryouts and wins a place on the field.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 104 minutes
Stevie
Ten years after serving as a Big Brother to troubled boy Stevie Fielding, filmmaker Steve James visits Stevie and finds out what happened to him.
26 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2002 | 145 minutes
Pink
A sexual assault victim, unjustly tried for the attempted murder of her attacker, is defended by a retired lawyer who challenges India's rape culture.
26 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 130 minutes
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Papa
During the Cuban Revolution, a young journalist travels to Havana to meet Ernest Hemingway, the larger-than-life author who deeply inspired him.
26 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 109 minutes
Juana Inés
This series dramatizes the life of Juana Inés de la Cruz, a renowned writer, nun and influential political figure in 17th-century Mexico.
26 January 2017 | Show | 2016
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Born to Win
A broken man with a painful past struggles with questions of faith when a family tragedy brings him to a tipping point.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 104 minutes
Closet Monster
A gay teen who dreams of becoming a special-effects makeup artist struggles with his sexuality, traumatized by a hate crime he witnessed as a child.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 89 minutes
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Yago
After being framed by his fiancée and imprisoned for a botched robbery, a man physically transforms himself into a bloodthirsty alter ego.
20 January 2017 | Show | 2016
Enlighten Us
This documentary digs deep to recount the saga of the superstar self-help guru convicted of negligent homicide in the deaths of three followers.
20 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 93 minutes
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The Impossible
3.87
Tracking one family's harrowing experiences, this gripping drama depicts the chaos generated by the massive 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2012 | 113 minutes | Watch trailer
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Love in Her Bag
Their fates switched as children, two women cross paths again as adults and become entangled in a rivalry for professional success and love.
12 January 2017 | Show | 2013
Rustom
A decorated naval officer kills his wife's lover, leading to a sensational trial and a national obsession over passion versus premeditated murder.
12 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 141 minutes
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Miss Sharon Jones!
This uplifting documentary follows R&B singer Sharon Jones's battle with pancreatic cancer while keeping her band intact for a return to the stage.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 94 minutes
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Petting Zoo
A high school senior in San Antonio who has won a college scholarship discovers she's pregnant and faces a difficult choice about her future.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 92 minutes
Headwinds
3.15
After his wife inexplicably disappears, a man takes their two children and relocates to his hometown in an attempt to end their grief and move on.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2011 | 91 minutes
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Ex-Boyfriend
Still haunted by the traumatic event that ended her high school romance, a young professional gets a new subordinate: her former sweetheart.
5 January 2017 | Show | 2011
An Innocent Mistake
Raised by three mothers, a self-assured teen in turmoil meets the father figure she never had. But she also stands to drive the man and his son apart.
5 January 2017 | Show | 2012
A Good Wife
As her seemingly idyllic life begins to crumble, a lonely woman in a restrictive marriage starts an affair with a gentle bookstore owner.
5 January 2017 | Show | 2013
Menace II Society
Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on an 18-year-old street tough facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 1993 | 97 minutes
Requiem for a Dream
3.95
A widow's growing dependence on amphetamines and a self-help television show parallels the struggles of her junkie son and his girlfriend and friend.
29 December 2016 | Movie | 2000 | 101 minutes
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