21 Definitive Guy-Cry Movie Moments

Try not to get misty eyed.

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.

1. Braveheart

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The guy cry moment: When William Wallace remains defiant until the very end despite being tortured to death.

2. Brian’s Song

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The guy cry moment: When Gale Sayers dedicates his award speech to his dying friend Brian Piccolo.

3. Rudy

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The guy cry moment: When Rudy gets carried off the field after his one and only game.

4. Gladiator

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The guy cry moment: When Maximus finally gets to see his family again in the afterlife.

5. Forrest Gump

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The guy cry moment: Forrest’s candid monologue at Jenny’s grave.

6. The Pursuit of Happyness

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The guy cry moment: When Chris is finally offered the job.

7. Saving Private Ryan

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The guy cry moment: When Ryan makes his peace at the grave of Captain Miller.

8. Hardball

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The guy cry moment: When G-Baby gets hit by a stray bullet.

9. Field of Dreams

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The guy cry moment: When Ray plays catch with his deceased father.

10. Frequency

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The guy cry moment: The first time John makes contact with his deceased father.

11. Stand by Me

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The guy cry moment: When Gordie realizes that nothing will ever be the same.

12. The Green Mile

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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

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The guy cry moment: When the Terminator destroys himself in hopes of saving humanity.

14. Transformers Animated Movie

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The guy cry moment: When Optimus Prime succumbs to his injuries after his battle with Megatron.

15. The Iron Giant

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The guy cry moment: When the giant sacrifices himself to save Rockwell.

16. Remember the Titans

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The guy cry moment: When best friends Julius and Bertier both realize that Bertier will never play football again.

17. Old Yeller

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The guy cry moment: When Travis is forced to shoot his beloved dog.

18. Big Fish

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The guy cry moment: When Will places his father into the river, letting go of him forever.

19. Good Will Hunting

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The guy cry moment: When Sean helps Will to accept that the abuse he suffered was not his fault.

20. The Shawshank Redemption

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The guy cry moment: When Andy finally escapes prison.

21. Rocky

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The guy cry moment: When Rocky and Adrian embrace after his brutal fight with Apollo Creed.

So no matter how tough you may be.

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It’s OK to cry once in a while.

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