A guy-cry movie is a film that primarily addresses a male audience, but has strong emotional material.
WARNING: SPOILER ALERT AND LOTS OF TEARS AHEAD.
The guy cry moment: When William Wallace remains defiant until the very end despite being tortured to death.
2. Brian’s Song
The guy cry moment: When Gale Sayers dedicates his award speech to his dying friend Brian Piccolo.
The guy cry moment: When Rudy gets carried off the field after his one and only game.
The guy cry moment: When Maximus finally gets to see his family again in the afterlife.
5. Forrest Gump
The guy cry moment: Forrest’s candid monologue at Jenny’s grave.
6. The Pursuit of Happyness
The guy cry moment: When Chris is finally offered the job.
7. Saving Private Ryan
The guy cry moment: When Ryan makes his peace at the grave of Captain Miller.
The guy cry moment: When G-Baby gets hit by a stray bullet.
9. Field of Dreams
The guy cry moment: When Ray plays catch with his deceased father.
The guy cry moment: The first time John makes contact with his deceased father.
11. Stand by Me
The guy cry moment: When Gordie realizes that nothing will ever be the same.
12. The Green Mile
The guy cry moment: When John Coffee refuses to be executed with a hood on his head because he is afraid of the dark.
13. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
The guy cry moment: When the Terminator destroys himself in hopes of saving humanity.
14. Transformers Animated Movie
The guy cry moment: When Optimus Prime succumbs to his injuries after his battle with Megatron.
15. The Iron Giant
The guy cry moment: When the giant sacrifices himself to save Rockwell.
16. Remember the Titans
The guy cry moment: When best friends Julius and Bertier both realize that Bertier will never play football again.
17. Old Yeller
The guy cry moment: When Travis is forced to shoot his beloved dog.
18. Big Fish
The guy cry moment: When Will places his father into the river, letting go of him forever.
19. Good Will Hunting
The guy cry moment: When Sean helps Will to accept that the abuse he suffered was not his fault.
20. The Shawshank Redemption
The guy cry moment: When Andy finally escapes prison.
The guy cry moment: When Rocky and Adrian embrace after his brutal fight with Apollo Creed.
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