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    17 Movie Moments That Were So Big, They Made Kids Have Audible Reactions At The Theater

    "I'm...so...sad!"

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which movie moments were so big, the entire theater freaked out, and we got so many great responses. But some of the sweetest stories involved kids and teens having epic reactions to big scenes. Here are some of the best:

    🚨Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD!🚨

    1. When Buzz and Woody say goodbye in Toy Story 4:

    Woody and Buzz say goodbye, with caption "Bye, Woody, I love you."
    Pixar

    "I went to see Toy Story 4 in the theater, and when Buzz and Woody said goodbye, a little kid in the back said, 'Bye Woody, I love you.'"

    meerkat02

    2. When Belle leaves the castle to rescue Maurice ~without a jacket on~ in Beauty and the Beast:

    Belle leaving the castle in Beauty and the Beast with the caption "She is going to get a cold."
    Disney

    "One of my favorites was when I saw the live-action Beauty and the Beast in theaters opening weekend. A little girl next to me gasped incredibly loudly and yelled, 'She is going to get a cold! She isn’t wearing her coat and there’s snow on the ground!' when Belle rode away from the castle to go help her father. I died laughing, but she had a point!"

    mcramer4

    3. When Black Panther and Spider-Man are dusted in Avengers: Infinity War:

    Marvel

    "I remember during one of the screenings I went to for Infinity War, I had two little boys behind me, and when Black Panther and Spider-Man would come on screen, they would say, 'Black Panther, he’s my favorite!' Or 'Spider-Man, he’s my favorite!' When Thanos snapped, and the dusting began, I could hear them crying, and their mom trying to console them. That gutted me."

    kandidlykristen

    4. When Gaston dies in Beauty and the Beast:

    Gaston right before the Beast shows him mercy with the caption "haha"
    Disney

    "When we were in a silent, packed cinema for Beauty and the Beast, and [my kid] yelled 'haha!' at Gaston dying and everyone laughed."

    -Cheryl C., Facebook

    5. When Dusty almost collides with the train in Planes:

    Dusty flying close to a train.
    Pixar

    "I went to see Planes when I was 9, and the moment when Dusty almost collides with the train in the tunnel, a little kid (probably 6 or 7) screamed 'NO!!!!' Now whenever I watch it, I scream 'NO' and no one understands 😂😂😂."

    hkennedy050k

    6. When Hans betrays Anna at the end of Frozen:

    Hans betrays Anna
    Disney

    "When Hans says, 'Oh Anna, if only there were someone out there who loved you' as we all thought he was leaning in to kiss her. The whole theater gasped so loudly, and one little girl, maybe 10 or 11, stood up and started yelling at the screen while her mom was trying to calm her down. Haven't seen a reaction like that before or since."

    whatever_325

    7. When Flynn "dies" in Tangled:

    Flynn "dying" in Tangled with the caption "I'm So Sad"
    Disney

    "I saw Tangled in theaters and when Flynn 'dies,' you could tell everyone in the audience was trying not to cry. Then one little girl shouts at the top of her lungs, 'IM. SO. SAD.' It was so cute and pitiful, I think it helped a lot of people suck those tears back in."

    thebiggestsparrow

    8. When Mia rips off her pore strip in The Princess Diaries:

    Mia Thermopolis pulls off her pore strip with the caption "ouch!"
    Disney

    "I went to see The Princess Diaries in theaters and yelled 'ouch!' during the scene where she rips the pore strip from her nose. I got a couple chuckles out of the audience and my 11-year-old self was horrified and so embarrassed."

    gmoneyb

    9. When Gordo and Lizzie kiss in The Lizzie McGuire Movie:

    Lizzie and Gordo kiss with the caption "squeals in tween*
    Disney

    "Picture it. Friday, May 2, 2003. A multitude of tweens and a few accompanying chaperones settle in a dark, cold Cinema 6 to watch The Lizzie McGuire Movie. Gordo and Lizzie sneak away to the hotel rooftop and kiss. The army of tween girls in the audience went BUCK WILD with cheers, screams, and squeals."

    dbsx77

    10. When Hannah Montana takes off her wig in Hannah Montana: The Movie:

    Hannah Montana singing before she takes off her wig
    Disney

    "When I saw the Hannah Montana movie in theaters and she took off her wig, a little girl screamed 'NO!' and started sobbing lol."

    -Emma R, Facebook

    11. When Olaf "dies" in Frozen 2...

    Anna holds Olaf before he seemingly dies
    Disney

    "In Frozen 2, when Olaf turns into snow dust, the entire theater was totally silent in disbelief and this one little girl said 'Olaf??' in complete shock. Made me burst into tears! I will never forget that."

    -Kelly D., Facebook

    12. ...and this tension-breaking moment during an emotional scene in Frozen 2:

    Emotional picture of Anna next to "I need a poo."
    Disney

    "There was a little kid next to me, and as the really emotional Anna moment started, she whispered loudly to the adult she was with, 'I need a poo.' That spoiled the emotional moment for me, but most of the theater laughed...including me."

    -Michelle R., Facebook

    13. When the dinosaur smashes through the fence in Jurassic Park 3:

    The dinosaur on the other side of the fence just before breaking through.
    Universal Pictures

    "When I was 11, I went and saw Jurassic Park 3 in theaters with my stepdad and brother. The part when they get over the fence and the dino looks like it's going to leave, just to suddenly smash through the fence — at the moment he broke through with debris flying everywhere, my stepdad threw popcorn at me and it startled me so bad that I screamed, causing a few other people around me to scream as well. My stepdad and brother were dying of laughter and I got a few glares for myself."

    paulau4fbdfb725

    14. When Jacob takes off his shirt in The Twilight Saga: New Moon:

    Jacob and Bella in New Moon
    Lionsgate

    "I've gotta say, watching New Moon in a theater of other 14-year-olds was WILD. There was insane giggling and shrieks every time he came on screen. There's one point where he takes off his shirt and Bella says, 'Wow, you're sorta beautiful,' and I remember a girl in my theater screamed, 'SORTA??'"

    annieb46f046b84

    15. When Brad Pitt's character is hit by a car in Meet Joe Black:

    Brad Pitt in Meet Joe Black
    Universal Pictures

    "In high school, a couple of friends and I saw Meet Joe Black in a theater and early in the movie, when Brad Pitt's character is hit by a car, a girl yelled, 'Nooooo, not Brad Pitt!'"

    jcjchc13

    16. When Landon breaks down to his dad in A Walk to Remember:

    Landon cries to his dad.
    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "I remember going to see A Walk to Remember in theaters with my family. I was a 'too cool' teen who was terrified of just generally showing emotion. I held it in for so long, but when Landon broke down in tears to his dad, I let out what can only be described as a guttural sob. I was instantly embarrassed, but my sob literally broke the floodgates and I immediately heard cries all around the theater."

    moxietttt123

    17. And, finally, when Rey thinks she blew up the ship that Chewbacca was on in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:

    Rey thinks she blew up Chewbacca's ship
    Lucasfilm

    "I was at the midnight first showing and I could not understand why a family brought a little 4- or 5-year-old girl to the show. When everyone thought Chewie was dead, there was shocked silence until we heard a high little voice ring out from the back. She said in her loud but tiny clear voice, 'Oh Mama, not Chewie, not Chewie, Mama no' then WE ALL SOBBED AS ONE AND CHEERED OUR BUTTS OFF WHEN HIS FATE WAS REVEALED. She was the loudest of all."

    daisydee

    Have you been at a movie theater where a kid had an amazing reaction ~out loud~? Let me know in the comments!

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