“Marley & Me” was very emotional for me even though I don’t have a dog. My fiancee watched it with me and she didn’t feel what I did. I guess it’s a guy thing.
“Crash” still gets me every time in two very intense scenes. The first one, where Matt Dillon’s character has to save the girl he molested. And then later when the store owner goes to Michael Pena’s character’s house. When he pulls out that gun and that little girl runs to protect her dad, that is such an intense scene for me that even thinking about it is bringing tears to me eyes.
“Toy Story 3” - That scene at the end where Andy is moving on. I remember my fiancee and I went to see it at the movies. I looked and saw her crying, but I didn’t want her to see me crying so I had to hold it in. Then we look, and this old man, sitting there in the movie theatre by himself a couple of rows in front of us, was wiping tears from his face.
And even though this is not a movie, but the one episode from “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, where Will’s dad comes to visit, that scene at the end has such an impact on me because I can relate. My dad left when I was a kid, and I remember how excited I used to get when he would come visit. I remember, ever since I saw that episode, I have always gotten so emotional. And then, when I was around 20, I moved for a few months to my dad’s house with his current wife. Because he was so distant (unlike his wife, my older half-sister and her husband who were very welcoming and nice even though I had just met them for the first time in my life), now when I see that episode, it’s even stronger.
Other movies that have made me cry: My Life, Warrior, Life is Beautiful, Selena, La Bamba and Instructions Not Included.