Netflix movies and series: Emotional

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418 movies and series in the emotional category


Too Much Stress From My Heart
Thousands of people attempt to cross the unforgiving terrain of the Sahara desert in search of better lives. These are some of their stories.
5 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 60 minutes
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Cart
In response to a sudden dismissal of staff, workers at a big retail store begin a protest against their employer's oppressive labor policies.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 103 minutes
Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned
Days after her friends disappear during a trip to a mysterious cave, a girl is approached by a grown man claiming to be one of her missing pals.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 129 minutes
The Lion Woman
A girl born with a condition that causes abnormal hair growth across her body tries to cope with the challenges of being different.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 117 minutes
Never Let Me Go
Thirtysomething Kathy reflects on her time spent at Hailsham, an English boarding school, alongside classmates Ruth and Tommy.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2010 | 103 minutes
Blood Diamond
3.98
In war-ravaged Sierra Leone, a diamond smuggler offers to reunite a local fisherman with his family in exchange for a gigantic gem he discovered.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 143 minutes
My Life as a Zucchini
A 9-year-old boy finds his life upended when he's sent to live in an orphanage in this stop-motion animated tale of loss, friendship and young love.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 67 minutes
Gaga: Five Foot Two
Follow pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a new album, preps for her Super Bowl halftime show, and confronts physical and emotional struggles.
28 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 100 minutes
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Aroni Takhon
A Hindu man and a Muslim woman fall in love with each other and have to contend with the tensions that exist between their communities.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 124 minutes
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Nise: The Heart of Madness
In this drama based on a true story, a psychiatrist rejects electroshock therapy to treat schizophrenia and encourages her patients to create art.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 109 minutes
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Strong Island
The forces of family, grief and racial injustice converge in this powerful documentary exploring the murder of filmmaker Yance Ford's brother.
21 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 107 minutes
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Janaan
After 11 years in Canada, young Meena returns to her native Pakistan for a family wedding and becomes romantically entangled with an adopted cousin.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 132 minutes
Carol
A wealthy married woman and a female department store clerk begin a forbidden affair in the 1950s that leads to both heartache and liberating joy.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 118 minutes
Couple of Days
Three couples, each in different phases of romance, head to Ibadan for a fun and frisky holiday. But secrets soon spill, causing trouble in paradise.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 102 minutes
Sohni Mahiwal
After being violently separated from the woman he loves, a young man must disguise himself in order to keep meeting her.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 1984 | 160 minutes
Facing Darkness
In 2014, as the Ebola pandemic sweeps across western Africa, a Christian organization steps up to help. Soon, one of the doctors tests positive.
7 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 98 minutes
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Bright Star
3.50
This drama details the passionate three-year romance between Romantic poet John Keats -- who died tragically at age 25 -- and his great love and muse.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2009 | 119 minutes
Mammal
An emotionally distant woman learns that her estranged son is missing at the same time she befriends a homeless youth, inviting him to live with her.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 99 minutes
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Resurface
A suicidal war veteran finds like-minded souls in a surf therapy program that helps traumatized soldiers heal while riding the waves.
7 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 27 minutes
Ek Jaan Hain Hum
While trying to win over his beloved’s parents, a young man is accused of arson, and his father soon realizes insanity may be his only defense.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 1983 | 151 minutes
The Secret Garden
3.70
This evocative adaptation of the beloved children's novel recounts the tale of a strong-willed English girl who's orphaned during an earthquake.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 1993 | 101 minutes
AWOL
A young woman about to join the military meets a married woman with two kids and falls deeply in love, upending their entire lives.
24 August 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 82 minutes
I Am Sam
4.00
A grown man with the mental capacity of a 7-year-old raises his baby alone until child protective services deems him an unfit guardian.
24 August 2017 | Movie | 2001 | 132 minutes
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Urban Hymn
An inspiring social worker tries to encourage a troubled teenager with a painful past to embrace her talent for singing.
17 August 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 114 minutes
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How Most Things Work
Hoping to find her long-lost mother, a gifted tollbooth worker becomes a traveling vendor of an encyclopedia said to answer life’s burning questions.
2 August 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 95 minutes
The Last Mimzy
3.25
When two siblings discover a mysterious box of toys that's been sent from the future, they start to develop some inexplicable, unearthly abilities.
2 August 2017 | Movie | 2007 | 96 minutes
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Cloud Atlas
3.20
In this star-studded drama, six seemingly disparate stories explore the complicated links that humanity shares through the generations.
2 August 2017 | Movie | 2012 | 171 minutes
Diana: 7 Days That Shook the World
This illuminating documentary examines the aftermath of Princess Diana’s tragic death and the tense, dramatic week leading up to her funeral.
2 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 93 minutes
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Waar
When Pakistani authorities learn of a looming terrorist strike, they ask a retired intelligence officer to counter the attack before it's too late.
13 July 2017 | Movie | 2013 | 130 minutes
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