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Films that made you cry

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CaroDane Sun 11-Aug-19 13:41:41

We watched The Light Between the Oceans last night, and both ended up sobbing at the end of it ! Brilliant film but very sad. What films have made you cry ?

shysal Sun 11-Aug-19 13:43:57


Pantglas1 Sun 11-Aug-19 14:02:03

Bridges of Madison County (as did the book beforehand)

Rufus2 Sun 11-Aug-19 14:03:43

Disney's "Old Yeller" sad

Calendargirl Sun 11-Aug-19 14:08:19

The finale of “An Officer and a Gentleman” when Richard Gere, in his whites, marches in to the factory and sweeps Debra Winger into his arms and all the other workers stop work and clap. Oh, to have Richard Gere do that!

Also the end of Crocodile Dundee when he climbs over the heads of people to get to his lady.

Yes, I’m a sucker for a happy ending.

FarNorth Sun 11-Aug-19 14:19:20

Old Yeller, when I was about 4.

Leisure Seeker, more recently.

Marydoll Sun 11-Aug-19 14:38:05

How Green Was My Valley, I was about seven.

The Bells of St Mary's with Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald. The tears were running down my face when Barry Fitzgerald's
very old mother arrived from Ireland, he hadn't seen her since he has left Ireland for America, as a young man.

kittylester Sun 11-Aug-19 14:48:41

West Side Story and Love Story

WOODMOUSE49 Sun 11-Aug-19 14:50:27

So many. Even TV programmes. Cried at Serengeti.

paddyann Sun 11-Aug-19 14:51:46

Local cinema used to run a double bill every year of the same two films.Madam X and Imitation of Life .there was a free pack of tissues on every seat and it was always a sell out .

The first film that made me cry wasThe Day Thet Gave Babies Away ,I remember we were watching it on TV on a wet Sunday afternoon while waitinf for my sisters fiance's parents to arrive for dinner .By the time they knocked the door we were all dripping with tears including my dad .

DanniRae Sun 11-Aug-19 15:00:34

Happy tears at the end of "A Town Like Alice" (film and book) and "Sense and Sensibility".

Sad tears at end of "Carve Her Name With Pride" and "Love Story"

joannapiano Sun 11-Aug-19 15:03:50

Every time ET goes home.

ginny Sun 11-Aug-19 15:05:27

The Notebook.

Fennel Sun 11-Aug-19 15:10:55

Lassie Come Home.

Anniebach Sun 11-Aug-19 15:13:21

Spielberg’s ‘Always’

‘The Notebook’

‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’

‘Sophie’s Choice ‘

KatyK Sun 11-Aug-19 15:16:02

Love Story many years ago
The Way We Were (my favourite film)
For some strange reason at the end of new new Beatles themed film, Yesterday, me and my sister were blubbing

Avor2 Sun 11-Aug-19 15:16:33

Truly, Madly, Deeply, sobbed all the way through, Brief Encounter, West Side Story. ET, UP, I could go on but we haven't got enough space.

KatyK Sun 11-Aug-19 15:19:01

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas sad

NotAGran55 Sun 11-Aug-19 15:31:25

E.T when he comes back to life and goes home sad
I’m filling up just thinking about it - sniff sniff .

Juliette Sun 11-Aug-19 15:46:25

Hachico, Greyfriars Bobby, in fact anything including an animal.
Hachico made DH cry and that’s not something that happens often.
Champ, every time and two Bette Midler films Beaches and For the Boys.

EllanVannin Sun 11-Aug-19 16:32:35

Same as Marydoll--How Green was my Valley.
It's a Wonderful Life.
Road to Perdition.
Love Story.
The Pianist.
Watership Down.

Many more especially those with animals who feature in a film.

Glammy57 Sun 11-Aug-19 16:33:51

I, Daniel Blake
Leaving Las Vegas
The English Patient
Brokeback Mountain
The Shawshank Redemption
Call Me By Your Name
Still Alice
Manchester By The Sea.

LullyDully Sun 11-Aug-19 16:37:29

West side story

nanaK54 Sun 11-Aug-19 16:39:31

Kramer vs Kramer and lots already mentioned

dragonfly46 Sun 11-Aug-19 16:40:34

The first film to make me cry was 'An Affair to Remember' with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. It was in the days when you went in in the middle of the film and waited until you caught up. We, my parents and I stayed until the end.