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23 Movie Scenes That Make You Cry Every Damn Time

Don't look at me! *Sniffle*

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which movie scene always makes them cry. The sob inducing results are below.

WARNING: Majorly sad spoilers ahead.

1. My Girl (1991)

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Submitted by Donilon Alcantara (Facebook):

"The scene from My Girl where Vada cries over Thomas J.'s casket saying 'where are his glasses? He needs his glasses. He was gonna be an acrobat.' That gets me right in the feels every time."


4. Big Fish (2003)

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Submitted by Kayla Carroll (Facebook):

"The last two scenes get me every time, without fail. Seeing Edward Bloom's stories come together, and his son realizing his tall tales were actually true, is so moving. My seventh-grade self is nodding in approval."

7. The Notebook (2004)

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Submitted by basmaalm:

"That scene in The Notebook when Allie remembers who Noah is and they sit there and talk about their lives. Then all of a sudden she forgets again and starts screaming. He starts crying, and I start bawling every single time."


8. Up (2009)


Submitted by jenniferh43946cbf3

"My grandfather had to say goodbye to my grandmother in the exact same way after 58 years of marriage. Every time I see that portion of the movie, or even just a still of it, it’s like a kick in the gut."

10. The Land Before Time (1988)

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Submitted by bricolebolt:

"I cry during The Land Before Time when Littlefoot’s mom dies every time. I’ve seen it since I was a small child, and I looooved watching it when I was younger, the gallons of tears I’ve lost on that movie is ridiculous."

11. Steel Magnolias (1989)

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Submitted by Denise Katherine (Facebook):

"I fall to my knees and scream with Sally Field every time as she's in the cemetery. And that classic line, 'I was there when that wonderful creature drifted into my life and I was there when she drifted out!' (crying now)."


14. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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Submitted by Karoline Häggquis (Facebook):

"On Mount Doom, when Frodo says to Sam: 'I am glad to be with you, Samwise Gamgee, here at the end of all things.' First time I watched it, I thought that was the actual ending. Cried my eyes out."

15. Dumbo (1941)

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Submitted by Elaine Doyle (Facebook):

"My eyes are literally tearing up right now thinking of Dumbo's mom cradling him with her trunk through the bars and singing to him... and now I'm full on crying."


18. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)


Submitted by carynl3:

"I feel a little ridiculous about this, but I cried like a baby when I watched Wreck-it Ralph. The scene where he destroys Penelope’s car. He wanted so bad to be good, and he knew he was hurting her, and oh gosh. I’m tearing up."

19. The Theory of Everything (2014)

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Submitted by mariahb5:

"I’m a giant crybaby. The emotions flow at just about everything. But most recently, I cried most of the way through The Theory of Everything. Literally. The whole time."


20. Rudy (1993)

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Submitted by thereses43fce173f:

"He was such an underdog. I started tearing up at the beginning and silently cried through the whole film. Though I’d like to, I’ve never been able to bring myself to watch it again."

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