Examples of tearjerker in a Sentence
I'm not in the mood to see a tearjerker. Let's watch something funny instead.
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In honor of its milestone birthday, here are the stars whose hearts still go on for the tearjerker.
Here are seven predictions for what’s to come in season three of The Crown, including Princess Diana, a political revolution, and the one episode that’s guaranteed to be a tearjerker in light of recent events.
From tearjerkers to out of this world mysteries, this year’s crop of nominees covered the spectrum of drama genres.
And the story behind her inspiration is a tearjerker.
All three are tearjerkers aimed mainly at activating the pity reflex of well-off white liberals, and all of them, crucially, center on children and teens in order to sidestep questions of personal agency.
The fall movie season is upon us, a time of serious dramas, Oscar contenders, tearjerkers, romances, inspiring tales and film festivals.
When a ringing telephone backstage disrupted one of his phone routines — this one a tearjerker about his father — the camera was there to capture his outburst.
What keeps this from sounding like a generic tearjerker is that it’s directed and cowritten by Stephen Chbosky, who found freshness in adolescent angst in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
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