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Old February 13 2013, 05:13 AM   #16
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"In the name of the best within you, do not sacrifice this world to those who are its worst."
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Old February 13 2013, 05:23 AM   #17
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Grave of the Fireflies is the saddest movie of all time. I thought it was considered scientific fact at this point.
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Old February 13 2013, 06:22 AM   #18
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Titanic. It honestly made me cry the first time I saw it.
Yeah, but you were probably having your period.

Anyways, movies with animals tug at my sensitive heart strings. Old Yeller, The Incredible Journey, Project X, Turner and Hooch.

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Old February 13 2013, 08:25 AM   #19
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Sophie's Choice and AI.
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Old February 13 2013, 08:55 AM   #20
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For me it's between Requiem for a Dream and Dumbo.
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Old February 13 2013, 09:11 AM   #21
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Easily Bicycle Thieves

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Old February 13 2013, 09:15 AM   #22
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Either Jean de Florette or Penny Serenade.

I'm not sure I can bring myself to watch either movie ever again.
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Old February 13 2013, 09:22 AM   #23
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Titanic? FFS

A Night to Remember, yes.
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Old February 13 2013, 10:57 AM   #24
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I remember watching it on a Friday and I was depressed all weekend
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Old February 13 2013, 11:15 AM   #25
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The Champ
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Old February 13 2013, 11:34 AM   #26
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Schindler's List.. even today i still can't see the movie without crying at some point

Phenomenon.. i know, Scientology vehicle for Travolta but the last third is so heartwrenching
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Old February 13 2013, 04:16 PM   #27
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Big Fish
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Old February 13 2013, 04:29 PM   #28
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Silent Running.
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Old February 13 2013, 04:30 PM   #29
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Testament. If you don't cry at this movie, you have no soul.
Seconded. It's a small film, but overwhelming. Almost 30 years later, I still think Jane Alexander was robbed of the Oscar.

Of course, she was up against Shirley McClaine for Terms of Endearment...another movie that makes me cry every damn time I see it.

Oh, yeah. Steel Magnolias, too.

Atonement always gets me, too.
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Old February 13 2013, 07:57 PM   #30
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I don't know about all around "sad", but I cried over the closing credits of "The World According to Garp". After Garp was assasinated by the Ellen Jamsesian and the movie ended with that little baby (who was Garp as a child) happily floating in the sky (I think the sky), for some reason the tears just started flowing. Weird.
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