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traderumor
11-26-2006, 11:41 PM
I make fun of the sappy jewelry commercials that are so in vogue these days, at least here in good ole Central Ohio. They just really make you wanna gag and the guys are acting all mooshy (no, I'm not 12).

But then I am a sucker for the sappy Hallmark movies, like tonight CBS was running "Candles on Bay Street." Dee Dee (Alicia Silverstone, yep she's doing TV movies, sort of like signing as a free agent with the Reds, limited career options) is a single mother who contracts lymphoma and comes home to a small town near Boston to die and find a suitable family for her soon to be orphaned son (dad abandoned the family). Long story short, she dies, her son goes to live with Dee Dee's childhood best friend and his wife. Well, I'm fighting tears, which is about the case anytime a young mother dies. Steel Magnolias had me crying like a baby when Shelby died.

The other one that always gets me is Brian's Song. That movie has always gotten me, it doesn't matter how many times I watch it, I always am boo hooing at the end.

All right, manly men, what movies make you cry? (Come on, admit it).

DoogMinAmo
11-26-2006, 11:59 PM
A, uhhhh, friend of mine cried at the end of Braveheart.

Scrap Irony
11-27-2006, 12:11 AM
Old Yeller, Field of Dreams, and Uncommon Valor. (Damn that Tex Cobb! He jumped on the grenade to save his unit, man! Can you dig it?!)

Scrap Irony
11-27-2006, 12:12 AM
No, not that unit. Ugh. Gross.

MrCinatit
11-27-2006, 12:15 AM
"Hey...dad? You wanna have a catch?"
Brings me down every time.

Dom Heffner
11-27-2006, 01:11 AM
Anything where an animal dies or has to leave.

Puff the Magic Dragon was devastating. Charlotte's Web? Yikes.

MWM
11-27-2006, 01:12 AM
Rudy
October Sky

Yachtzee
11-27-2006, 01:16 AM
I don't cry watching movies, but whenever I watch Brian's Song or My Dog Skip, the room seems to be a little dusty. Either that or someone must have been cutting up some onions. ;)

mole44
11-27-2006, 02:29 AM
I just watched "Click" and teared up at the end

savafan
11-27-2006, 03:36 AM
I cry at everything, but in particular, Terms of Endearment, The Story of Us, My Life, and World Trade Center made me bring out the tissues.

dman
11-27-2006, 06:31 AM
Where The Red Fern Grows

OldRightHander
11-27-2006, 06:37 AM
Sports and war, two topics that can cause man tears.

Rudy, Brian's Song, Braveheart, a few scenes in We Were Soldiers, Saving Private Ryan, Field of Dreams.

RedsBaron
11-27-2006, 06:55 AM
I have become misty eyed watching several movies; I'll mention three in particular. I don't cry but I often get a tingle watching the climatic scene in "It's A Wonderful Life," with George Bailey being proclaimed as the luckiest man in town. I always get tears in my eyes when Kevin Costner asks his dad to "have a catch" in "Field Of Dreams." While I haven't seen the movie yet (it opens Dec. 22), tears come to my eyes in previews of "We Are Marshall" when the students are shown assembled giving voice to that rallying cry.

RedsBaron
11-27-2006, 06:56 AM
I just watched "Click" and teared up at the end

I did too.

RedFanAlways1966
11-27-2006, 07:53 AM
I'm not much of a crying type or movie watcher, but one movie that shook me and I will not watch again was "Mask" (the boy w/ Elephant Man's disease). At the end when his mom (Cher) goes to wake him for school and he died in his sleep... ugh, very-very sad. :(

RFS62
11-27-2006, 08:00 AM
"Bewitched" made me cry..... when I realized I paid $20 to see that worthless piece of crap.

Ltlabner
11-27-2006, 08:13 AM
Where the Red Fern Grows - The book and the movie I cried like a baby
A League of Their Own - At the end when you realize Tom Hanks charcitrer and others have died
Gladiator - Not sure why
Saving Private Ryan - At the very end when the older version of Ryan asks his wife if he "earned it" (can't remember the exact phrase). Good lord...water works city.

SeeinRed
11-27-2006, 08:38 AM
Don't know about making me cry, but Green Mile when they have to execute John Coffey is pretty sad.

Sean_CaseyRules
11-27-2006, 09:31 AM
Rudy, and.....I'm ashamed to say........The Notebook.......

Johnny Footstool
11-27-2006, 09:32 AM
The standards: Field of Dreams, Mask, Old Yeller, Where the Red Fern Grows.

Tommyjohn25
11-27-2006, 09:57 AM
Where the Red Fern Grows - The book and the movie I cried like a baby
A League of Their Own - At the end when you realize Tom Hanks charcitrer and others have died
Gladiator - Not sure why
Saving Private Ryan - At the very end when the older version of Ryan asks his wife if he "earned it" (can't remember the exact phrase). Good lord...water works city.


I was absolutely devastated when they revealed that Tom Hanks' character died, I was just talking about that the other day actually.

traderumor
11-27-2006, 10:22 AM
You guys are sissies ;)

Your choices made me remember a few. "Mask" is just devestating, and even moreso since the boy reminded me of my brother in law, who died at 35 just two years ago.

The Green Mile was another, that was just an overall intense movie. I have a thought from that movie that I never share with my clients (the reason will be obvious) each time I take them from my office and walk down the long hall to the conference room to meet with an IRS agent. I think to myself "dead man, dead man walking." :laugh:

redsfan30
11-27-2006, 11:43 AM
I actually teared up a bit at the end of "The Notebook" and the 9-11 movie.

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 11:53 AM
I don't know if a movie's ever made me cry. But man, do I weep like a wee lad when I read King Lear. Every damn time. I've even teared up reading aloud the end of the play in front of my class.

Redny
11-27-2006, 12:08 PM
Pride of the Yankees
The Champ
My Dog Skip

HotCorner
11-27-2006, 12:10 PM
I just watched "Click" and teared up at the end

Yeah my allergies flared up when I watched this. Talk about timing! :D

macro
11-27-2006, 01:10 PM
Rudy, and.....I'm ashamed to say........The Notebook.......

Don't be ashamed for crying at The Notebook. It got me, too.

Others:

Forrest Gump

The Green Mile

Field of Dreams

Legends of the Fall

Schindler's List

Bicentennial Man

Artificial Intelligence: A.I.

flyer85
11-27-2006, 01:17 PM
Caddyshack ... laughed so hard I cried.

Some of you guys better watch out for falling beer cans.

Roy Tucker
11-27-2006, 02:25 PM
One that gets me is The Sixth Sense. The part where Cole is talking to his mom about the dead grandmother and how he talks to her. “She said you came to her where they buried her. Asked her a question. She said the answer is ‘Everyday’... What did you ask?” “Do I make her proud?”. Gets me every time and I do the something-in-my-eye thing.

For "Gladiator", its the father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife, and I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next speech.

Puffy
11-27-2006, 02:36 PM
Rudy and, don't laugh, the end of Planes, Trains and Automobiles when Neil finds Dell at the train station and then takes him home after realizing he has no family. yeah, I suck.

Chip cries at Cutting Edge!

FutureRedsGM
11-27-2006, 02:39 PM
You all have put together a great list. I can completely agree with:

Rudy
Old Yeller
Story of Us

And many others. I'd also like to add "For Love of the Game" with Kevin Costner.

Puffy
11-27-2006, 02:54 PM
Chip cries at Cutting Edge!

Whoops - sorry. This thread is for what makes men cry, not what makes Chip cry.

:evil:

traderumor
11-27-2006, 03:09 PM
Anyone join George Costanza in crying at "Home Alone?" :laugh:

RANDY IN INDY
11-27-2006, 03:11 PM
Old Yeller, Homeward Bound, Field of Dreams, Pride of the Yankees, and like macro, I teared up a few times in Forrest Gump.

RedsBaron,

I have teared up every time I have seen the clip of the "We are Marshall" movie, the last time being Friday night when I went to see the new Bond movie. I know that most people cannot understand the emotion that comes to anyone who is from the area and remembers the trajedy. I know it will be very emotional for me to watch the movie. Still remember that night and the following months and years, vividly.

traderumor
11-27-2006, 03:11 PM
Some of you guys better watch out for falling beer cans.The question is, how many would be participating in the thread if not using a moniker? :evil:

Anyhow, those will be falling on the guys who like the sappy jewelry store commercials.

BUTLER REDSFAN
11-27-2006, 03:39 PM
when i was a kid there was a george c scott movie about dolphins and at the end he made the talking dolphins leave the compound..it kills me every time

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 03:44 PM
when i was a kid there was a george c scott movie about dolphins and at the end he made the talking dolphins leave the compound..it kills me every time

I've weeped openly at PBS specials on animals dying. Jesus, I'm getting misty thinking about this chimp mother whose baby chimp dies of some disease; she hugs it close to her body before letting it fall to the jungle floor. I wanna stab my eyes out thinking about it. :cry:

flyer85
11-27-2006, 03:49 PM
"you're a man, act like one"

pedro
11-27-2006, 03:49 PM
Don't tell anyone but Puffy is a big fan of "Beaches"

Johnny Footstool
11-27-2006, 03:54 PM
Don't tell anyone but Puffy is a big fan of "Beaches"

Probably "Yentl" too.

Papa, can you hear me?

Ltlabner
11-27-2006, 04:03 PM
I've weeped openly at PBS specials on animals dying. Jesus, I'm getting misty thinking about this chimp mother whose baby chimp dies of some disease; she hugs it close to her body before letting it fall to the jungle floor. I wanna stab my eyes out thinking about it. :cry:

I'm the same way. I had to stop watching Animal Cops on Animal Planet because of all the suffering. Anytime they rescued and abused animal and at the end of the show said that fluffy had to be euthinized I'd get choked up and depressed.

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 05:23 PM
"you're a man, act like one"

You know, what's weird is that I never once cried at my grandmother's funeral--or afterwards. Not because I didn't love my grandmother--I did. I guess a lot of other stuff gets mixed up in the emotions of those people you know. Or maybe my grieving mechanism is screwed in some way.

But I don't know what it is about animals suffering--I always say to my wife, the only way you could ever get me to use a gun on another human being would be if that person were torturing or maiming an animal out of sheer cruelty. Seeing animals suffer is the bloody worst.

I cry also when beholding incredible artistry, but I think the tears come from a very different place there as well. When I see a Rothko in the right light, or a gold-leafed medieval book of hours, one of the many surreal early modern pieta, read Kyd's Spanish Tragedy, see Lear clutching his Cordelia, my god man, everything moves to the higher registers, a place one can't stay long but a place no one ever returns from in quite the same way. I've been a weeping sally in a number of art museums in my day.

vaticanplum
11-27-2006, 06:05 PM
Chip cries at Cutting Edge!

One of my very good (male) friends cries at Cool Runnings, aka the Jamaican bobsled movie. EVERY TIME. He would murder me cold if he knew I just shared that with a bunch of strangers.

There isn't enough bandwidth on this board to list all the things at which I cry, but like some others here, movies don't always top the list. Kids in movies are pretty good at making me cry if they're not too schmaltzy, like the scene in my girl when she starts talking about his glasses...OH MY GOD. But I'm most easily brought down by books, plays, and documentaries. I watched this documentary last week about this family in Turkey who walk on all four limbs, and I crap you not, I was sobbing for 20 minutes. Not tearing up, but weeping, the kind of crying where you can't catch your breath. I had to call a friend to calm me down.

chicoruiz
11-27-2006, 06:07 PM
When I see a Rothko in the right light, or a gold-leafed medieval book of hours, one of the many surreal early modern pieta, read Kyd's Spanish Tragedy, see Lear clutching his Cordelia, my god man, everything moves to the higher registers, a place one can't stay long but a place no one ever returns from in quite the same way.

Pretty deep for a guy with a beer can for an avatar. This board is good people...

Sweetstop
11-27-2006, 06:33 PM
I find men who use their tear ducts to be quite appealing.

vaticanplum
11-27-2006, 06:43 PM
I find men who use their tear ducts to be quite appealing.

I wonder if we're supposed to be kicked out of this thread ;)

I thought of a movie that made me cry recently: Millions. That was a very good movie. Again with the children, see. Kids and animals can make me cry pretty much by exisiting. Put them together and that's it. Homeward Bound: the Incredible Journey, the Journey of Natty Gann, the Secret Garden (the book), and many, many episodes of Little House on the Prairie.

VR
11-27-2006, 06:57 PM
An Affair to Remember. Wowza. (the original)

Chip R
11-27-2006, 07:01 PM
Puffy thought Silence of the Lambs was a porn movie.

pedro
11-27-2006, 07:27 PM
Puffy thought Silence of the Lambs was a porn movie.

He just couldn't figure out why the lambs were silent. I mean, they were having fun weren't they?

justincredible
11-27-2006, 07:33 PM
I've teared up for quite a few movies (Gladiator, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, We Were Soldiers, etc.) but the movie that got me big time was Ladder 49. I cried my eyes out during that damn movie.

Puffy
11-27-2006, 08:16 PM
Pedro went to see Brokeback Mountains with a buddy of his and cut a hole in the bottom of the popcorn container.

And yes, the buddy was Chip.

Sweetstop
11-27-2006, 08:24 PM
An Affair to Remember. Wowza. (the original)

You talking about the 1957 version w/ Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, or "Love Affair" the 1939 version w/ Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne? Warren Beatty and Annette Bening also have a 1994 version of "Love Affair."

captainmorgan07
11-27-2006, 08:30 PM
door to door movie on tbs with the salesman with cerebal pasly that one brought out the water works for me

Dom Heffner
11-27-2006, 08:31 PM
But I'm most easily brought down by books, plays, and documentaries.

The chapter in Great Expectations where Pip is ashamed of his shoes. Gets me every time. I can so relate to the way he felt about that girl.

Growing up, I had a crush on 3 or 4 girls in elementary school who wouldn't give me the time of day. And I would blame it on any shortcoming I thought I had (like Pip with his shoes), even then.

Geesh- we were like 7 and 8 and 10 and still bothers me lol...:)

Sweetstop
11-27-2006, 08:33 PM
I wonder if we're supposed to be kicked out of this thread ;)

I thought of a movie that made me cry recently: Millions. That was a very good movie. Again with the children, see. Kids and animals can make me cry pretty much by exisiting. Put them together and that's it. Homeward Bound: the Incredible Journey, the Journey of Natty Gann, the Secret Garden (the book), and many, many episodes of Little House on the Prairie.

No women allowed, eh. I can weep at the drop of a hat w/ the most emotional man. :) "Millions" is a good flick, and I agree about animals and kids. The original "Lassie Come Home" w/ Roddy McDowell, Donald Crisp and Elizabeth Taylor makes me lose it every time. As does the pooch in "As Good As It Gets"....best acting by a dog ever.

pedro
11-27-2006, 08:34 PM
Pedro went to see Brokeback Mountains with a buddy of his and cut a hole in the bottom of the popcorn container.

And yes, the buddy was Chip.

see if I tell you anymore secrets.

OldRightHander
11-27-2006, 08:44 PM
I've teared up for quite a few movies (Gladiator, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, We Were Soldiers, etc.) but the movie that got me big time was Ladder 49. I cried my eyes out during that damn movie.

I own every one except Ladder 49 and will admit to having shed a few tears at all of them, even though I've seen them all multiple times.

Dom Heffner
11-27-2006, 08:44 PM
If Chip was there, why did he need the hole in the bottom of the popcorn container?

I have no idea what that means.

But I would have cried had I seen that. :)

Dom Heffner
11-27-2006, 08:46 PM
Ladder 49

I met the guy who played Joaquin Phoenix's dad in that movie. He tours companies around the country giving advice about communicating more clearly.

BUTLER REDSFAN
11-27-2006, 08:52 PM
for tv the corker for me is michael landon in little house on the prairie..that man cried so good on camera it was oscar worthy

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 08:54 PM
Seeing OJ in The Towering Inferno makes me want to poop.

Reds Nd2
11-27-2006, 08:58 PM
Lonesome Dove when Augustus dies does it for me.

redsfanfalcon
11-27-2006, 09:03 PM
My dad's dad died when he was 13, and watching Field of Dreams with my dad was the first time I had ever seen him cry. I still cry to this day, even though it is only 1 of 3 movies I own on DVD.

Reds Nd2
11-27-2006, 09:03 PM
From this...

When I see a Rothko in the right light, or a gold-leafed medieval book of hours, one of the many surreal early modern pieta, read Kyd's Spanish Tragedy, see Lear clutching his Cordelia, my god man, everything moves to the higher registers, a place one can't stay long but a place no one ever returns from in quite the same way.

To this...

Seeing OJ in The Towering Inferno makes me want to poop.

:bowrofl: :bowrofl: :bowrofl:

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 09:05 PM
From this...


To this in a single page...


:bowrofl: :bowrofl: :bowrofl:

T.S. Eliot once said (and I'm paraphrasing), "There is good poetry, there is bad poetry, and then there is chaos."

chicoruiz
11-27-2006, 09:07 PM
Great true story: A few years ago, both George Steinbrenner and Ted Turner were on some sort of consulting board for the U.S. Olympic Committee, and they both had to fly from New York to Colorado Springs. Steinbrenner says, "Hey, let's go together. We can take my plane and we can watch 'Hoosiers' on the way". Turner says "Hoosiers??? What kind of a stupid movie is that?"

Steinbrenner said that by the end of the movie they were both crying...

GAC
11-27-2006, 09:08 PM
We Were Soldiers.... when the wives were standing at their front doors watching Yellow Cab drive by wondering whose house they were going to stop out with the military communication "We're sorry to inform you" message.

Heart wrenching.

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 09:10 PM
No women allowed, eh.

No, I'd love to hear how you'd diagnose our pathologies.

gm
11-27-2006, 09:13 PM
Others:

Forrest Gump

"He's so smart, Jenny"

Gets me every time

And the end of "You've Got Mail" when Ryan sees Hanks coming around the bend

"Don't cry, shop girl"

BUTLER REDSFAN
11-27-2006, 09:16 PM
Seeing OJ in The Towering Inferno makes me want to poop.

what does capricorn one do

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 09:18 PM
what does capricorn one do

It makes me believe in two myths: 1) that the moonlanding was a fake and 2) that OJ is innocent.

OnBaseMachine
11-27-2006, 09:24 PM
Field of Dreams. And though it's a TV show and not a movie, Without a Trace (best show ever) can be rather sad at times.

savafan
11-27-2006, 09:41 PM
Here's others on my list:


Field of Dreams
Braveheart
The Deerhunter
Big Fish
Return of the King (shut up!)
Beauty and the Beast
The Natural
Forrest Gump
Titanic
Rob Roy
The Notebook
Shakespeare In Love
Phantom of the Opera
Glory
Love Actually
E.T.
High Fidelity
Saving Private Ryan
Platoon
Frequency
Sense and Sensibility
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
John Q
Rent
Schindler's List
The Seven Samurai
Gettysburg
It's a Wonderful Life
The Patriot
Armageddon
The Passion of the Christ
Return of the Jedi
Benny and Joon
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
50 First Dates
Bang The Drum Slowly
Casablanca
Kramer Vs. Kramer
Stand By Me
My Girl
Ghost
The Lion King
Life Is Beautiful
Dead Poet's Society
The Shawshank Redemption
The Pride of the Yankees
Of Mice and Men
An Officer and a Gentleman
West Side Story
Finding Neverland
What Dreams May Come
The Green Mile
Rudy
An Affair To Remember
A Time To Kill
Philadelphia
Immortal Beloved
The Crow
The Sixth Sense
Amadeus
Deep Impact
White Squall
Good Will Hunting
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hero
House of Flying Daggers
Serendipity
La Bamba
Selena
One True Thing
Hope Floats
The Outsiders
Sweet Home Alabama
St. Elmo's Fire
The Breakfast Club
Pay It Forward
On The Waterfront
Midnight Cowboy
Love Story
Moulin Rouge
Rain Man
The Rookie
Pleasantville
Man In The Moon
Almost Famous
Crash
Blue Car
Road To Perdition
The Last of the Mohicans
Annie
Untamed Heart
The 13th Warrior
Stepmom
Rigoletto
Mr. Holland's Opus
Little Women
A Little Princess
Charlotte's Web
The Family Man
Pretty Woman
Hamlet
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
The Elephant Man

Blimpie
11-27-2006, 09:42 PM
Does anybody else mist up when Ratso dies on the bus at the end of Midnight Cowboy? Yeah...right. Me neither (sniff, sniff).

Also, watching Terms of Endearment, A River Runs Through It, and Beaches were not my proudest moments as a man.

Razor Shines
11-27-2006, 09:44 PM
Here's others on my list:


Field of Dreams
Braveheart
The Deerhunter
Big Fish
Return of the King (shut up!)
Beauty and the Beast
The Natural
Forrest Gump
Titanic
Rob Roy
The Notebook
Shakespeare In Love
Phantom of the Opera
Glory
Love Actually
E.T.
High Fidelity
Saving Private Ryan
Platoon
Frequency
Sense and Sensibility
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
John Q
Rent
Schindler's List
The Seven Samurai
Gettysburg
It's a Wonderful Life
The Patriot
Armageddon
The Passion of the Christ
Return of the Jedi
Benny and Joon
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
50 First Dates
Bang The Drum Slowly
Casablanca
Kramer Vs. Kramer
Stand By Me
My Girl
Ghost
The Lion King
Life Is Beautiful
Dead Poet's Society
The Shawshank Redemption
The Pride of the Yankees
Of Mice and Men
An Officer and a Gentleman
West Side Story
Finding Neverland
What Dreams May Come
The Green Mile
Rudy
An Affair To Remember
A Time To Kill
Philadelphia
Immortal Beloved
The Crow
The Sixth Sense
Amadeus
Deep Impact
White Squall
Good Will Hunting
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hero
House of Flying Daggers
Serendipity
La Bamba
Selena
One True Thing
Hope Floats
The Outsiders
Sweet Home Alabama
St. Elmo's Fire
The Breakfast Club
Pay It Forward
On The Waterfront
Midnight Cowboy
Love Story
Moulin Rouge
Rain Man
The Rookie
Pleasantville
Man In The Moon
Almost Famous
Crash
Blue Car
Road To Perdition
The Last of the Mohicans
Annie
Untamed Heart
The 13th Warrior
Stepmom
Rigoletto
Mr. Holland's Opus
Little Women
A Little Princess
Charlotte's Web
The Family Man
Pretty Woman
Hamlet
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
The Elephant Man

Could you put those in order of what makes you cry the most. And you accidentally put Rob Roy on that list.

Blimpie
11-27-2006, 09:44 PM
Here's others on my list:


Field of Dreams
Braveheart
The Deerhunter
Big Fish
Return of the King (shut up!)
Beauty and the Beast
The Natural
Forrest Gump
Titanic
Rob Roy
The Notebook
Shakespeare In Love
Phantom of the Opera
Glory
Love Actually
E.T.
High Fidelity
Saving Private Ryan
Platoon
Frequency
Sense and Sensibility
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
John Q
Rent
Schindler's List
The Seven Samurai
Gettysburg
It's a Wonderful Life
The Patriot
Armageddon
The Passion of the Christ
Return of the Jedi
Benny and Joon
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
50 First Dates
Bang The Drum Slowly
Casablanca
Kramer Vs. Kramer
Stand By Me
My Girl
Ghost
The Lion King
Life Is Beautiful
Dead Poet's Society
The Shawshank Redemption
The Pride of the Yankees
Of Mice and Men
An Officer and a Gentleman
West Side Story
Finding Neverland
What Dreams May Come
The Green Mile
Rudy
An Affair To Remember
A Time To Kill
Philadelphia
Immortal Beloved
The Crow
The Sixth Sense
Amadeus
Deep Impact
White Squall
Good Will Hunting
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hero
House of Flying Daggers
Serendipity
La Bamba
Selena
One True Thing
Hope Floats
The Outsiders
Sweet Home Alabama
St. Elmo's Fire
The Breakfast Club
Pay It Forward
On The Waterfront
Midnight Cowboy
Love Story
Moulin Rouge
Rain Man
The Rookie
Pleasantville
Man In The Moon
Almost Famous
Crash
Blue Car
Road To Perdition
The Last of the Mohicans
Annie
Untamed Heart
The 13th Warrior
Stepmom
Rigoletto
Mr. Holland's Opus
Little Women
A Little Princess
Charlotte's Web
The Family Man
Pretty Woman
Hamlet
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
The Elephant Man
Holy Crap, Sava...are you currently undergoing hormone replacement therapy?

savafan
11-27-2006, 09:46 PM
Could you put those in order of what makes you cry the most. And you accidentally put Rob Roy on that list.

That wasn't an accident, I'm a Campbell. Anything Scottish and sentimental makes me weepy.

savafan
11-27-2006, 09:47 PM
Holy Crap, Sava...are you currently undergoing hormone replacement therapy?

My dad wasn't around a lot when I was growing up.

Redsland
11-27-2006, 09:49 PM
Geez, Sava; kinda puts that whole "coming out the closet" thing in context, doesn't it?

:)

Blimpie
11-27-2006, 09:50 PM
My dad wasn't around a lot when I was growing up.From the sound of things, he might have been at Blockbuster...

savafan
11-27-2006, 09:50 PM
Geez, Sava; kinda puts that whole "coming out the closet" thing in context, doesn't it?

:)

Uh...hmmm....uh...dur

vaticanplum
11-27-2006, 09:54 PM
Sava... :lol: You get a hundred thousand gold stars for posting a list with both sense and Sensibility and Annie on it. When Annie is hanging off the bridge!!! Right?! That bridge is in New Jersey, everybody calls it the Annie bridge.

Also, I forgot about that scene in ET (yet again with the children, and with the animals, sort of)...when the violins build up and Elliott and ET fly in front of the moon...it doesn't matter how manipulative those strings are or ow many times I've seen it, it kills me every single time. I once happened upon that movie on TV right before that scene, literally seconds beforehand, and it still got me.


The chapter in Great Expectations where Pip is ashamed of his shoes. Gets me every time. I can so relate to the way he felt about that girl.

Apart from Shakespeare and William Blake, Dickens is my favorite writer in the world. A Tale of Two Cities is, I think, the first book I ever really wept at. The end, when he's going to the gallows, and he talks about all the things he sees, first the people he knows, then the world he'll never know, then the child...oh my mother of flipping schlep, it's unbelievable. And Great Expectations may be my favorite of his books. I've seen great shakespeare onstage and on film but I don't think I've ever seen a great Dickens adaptation. which is not to say one hasn't been made.

One more note -- Without a trace was a movie before it was a show, and a most tearjerkerly one.

No, one more note -- this thread is cracking me up, I think it should be archived.

Razor Shines
11-27-2006, 09:55 PM
That wasn't an accident, I'm a Campbell. Anything Scottish and sentimental makes me weepy.

I was just messing with you and I'm pretty sure I was thinking of a different movie, I looked it up and I've never even seen Rob Roy, I take it you would recommend it?

savafan
11-27-2006, 09:56 PM
I was just messing with you and I'm pretty sure I was thinking of a different movie, I looked it up and I've never even seen Rob Roy, I take it you would recommend it?

Without a doubt, well worth viewing. :thumbup:

savafan
11-27-2006, 10:03 PM
Sava... :lol: You get a hundred thousand gold stars for posting a list with both sense and Sensibility and Annie on it. When Annie is hanging off the bridge!!! Right?! That bridge is in New Jersey, everybody calls it the Annie bridge.



Yeah, still everytime I see that movie, I find myself saying out loud, "C'mon Punjab, you gotta save her!"

vaticanplum
11-27-2006, 10:08 PM
Withnail & I. Someone here has to have seen it. It's hysterically funny, but horribly sad, and this is one movie I cry at every time. one of my favorites though.

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 10:09 PM
Withnail & I. Someone here has to have seen it. It's hysterically funny, but horribly sad, and this is one movie I cry at every time. one of my favorites though.

Yes, but would you cry at it if you were a man?

vaticanplum
11-27-2006, 10:10 PM
Yes, but would you cry at it if you were a man?

Have you seen it? I think I would cry more. At least as a girl I can hope that I will never end up in that state, even if I recognize it.

Oh man now I want to go watch it again.

Falls City Beer
11-27-2006, 10:12 PM
Have you seen it? I think I would cry more. At least as a girl I can hope that I will never end up in that state, even if I recognize it.

Oh man now I want to go watch it again.

I've not seen it. Cry more? Now that's some cross-gender sympathy.

Willy
11-27-2006, 11:05 PM
Great true story: A few years ago, both George Steinbrenner and Ted Turner were on some sort of consulting board for the U.S. Olympic Committee, and they both had to fly from New York to Colorado Springs. Steinbrenner says, "Hey, let's go together. We can take my plane and we can watch 'Hoosiers' on the way". Turner says "Hoosiers??? What kind of a stupid movie is that?"

Steinbrenner said that by the end of the movie they were both crying...

What a great thread.

Not sure I ever cried because of a movie, but I get this lump in my throat that makes me wonder if I will ever be able to swallow again.

Hoosiers always gets the biggest lump.

Reds Nd2
11-27-2006, 11:11 PM
Without a doubt, well worth viewing. :thumbup:

I'll second that. Great movie.

Johnny Footstool
11-28-2006, 12:36 AM
That wasn't an accident, I'm a Campbell. Anything Scottish and sentimental makes me weepy.

Hence the inclusion of "Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan." Hearing Scotty play "Amazing Grace" on the bagpipes when they cast Spock's body out into the great void really pulls on the heartstrings.

savafan
11-28-2006, 12:41 AM
Hence the inclusion of "Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan." Hearing Scotty play "Amazing Grace" on the bagpipes when they cast Spock's body out into the great void really pulls on the heartstrings.

Yeah it does...actually, from the point you know Spock is going to die...I can't even think about it without tearing up...

WebScorpion
11-28-2006, 12:47 AM
After Sava's list I feel sort of inadequate... :cry:

When I was a kid I cried during 'Brian's Song' ...the original with James Caan and Billy Dee Williams.

I've seen every movie on Sava's list (and then some) but none of them made me cry. The only other movie that has made me cry was Mrs. Doubtfire. Weird, huh? It's in the court scene when he finds out he can't see his kids every day... Let's just say I can relate to the character. :(

Dom Heffner
11-28-2006, 12:50 AM
And Great Expectations may be my favorite of his books.

Other than To Kill A Mockingbird, it's my favorite book.

I searched hard and long and finally found the passage I was talking about.


"Why don't you cry?"

"Because I don't want to."

"You do," said she. "You have been crying till you are half blind, and you are near crying again now."

She laughed contemptuously, pushed me out, and locked the gate upon me. I went straight to Mr. Pumblechook's, and was immensely relieved to find him not at home. So, leaving word with the shopman on what day I was wanted at Miss Havisham's again, I set off on the four-mile walk to our forge; pondering, as I went along, on all I had seen, and deeply revolving that I was a common labouring-boy; that my hands were coarse; that my boots were thick; that I had fallen into a despicable habit of calling knaves Jacks; that I was much more ignorant than I had considered myself last night, and generally that I was in a low-lived bad way.

Patpacillosjock
11-28-2006, 01:04 AM
I can list off a ton:

Armageddon : when Bruce Willis says goodbye to his daughter and when Affleck is saying bye to Bruce

BIG FISH (u have to see this.probably one of the most underrated movies in the past 10 years)

Click (when he dies)

Lord of the Rings --the last scenes of each of the three(crap i hate admitting that)

Handofdeath
11-28-2006, 03:16 AM
The one scene that always gets me is in "To Kill a Mockingbird." After the verdict is read and Atticus begins to walk out of the courtroom, the elderly black gentleman up in the balcony says to Scout "Miss Jean stand up. Your father's passing."

redsmetz
11-28-2006, 05:19 AM
Fiddler on the Roof - my wife and I went to see it at the old Hyde Park Theater on our first date. Tevye waiting with his daughter as she leaves to join her husband in Siberia, I was tearing up and my wife knew she had the right guy :cry: Now 25 years of marriage later, we've got two daughters (and a son) and I'm still a patsy.

Most recently? Both my wife and I cried at the new movie Bobby about the day Bobby Kennedy died. Damn, they don't make political leaders like that anymore. Died on the day my youngest brother was born. Bittersweet.

Ravenlord
11-28-2006, 06:14 AM
Passion of the Christ
The Long Grey Line
Patton

chicoruiz
11-28-2006, 07:41 AM
I've seen great shakespeare onstage and on film but I don't think I've ever seen a great Dickens adaptation. which is not to say one hasn't been made.


If you can get your hands on the 11-hour Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of Nicholas Nickelby, I recommend it highly. When you're ever going to get time to watch it is another matter.

919191
11-28-2006, 08:23 AM
Sava, get some Gatorade- you must be out of fluids with all that crying!

VR
11-28-2006, 08:32 AM
You talking about the 1957 version w/ Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, or "Love Affair" the 1939 version w/ Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne? Warren Beatty and Annette Bening also have a 1994 version of "Love Affair."

57 is the one....the others work as well.

BoydsOfSummer
11-28-2006, 05:30 PM
Planes, Trains and Automobile's. I cry from laughing so dang hard.

Bridges of Madison County made me tear up if I recall right.

redsfanmia
11-28-2006, 06:22 PM
Here's others on my list:


Field of Dreams
Braveheart
The Deerhunter
Big Fish
Return of the King (shut up!)
Beauty and the Beast
The Natural
Forrest Gump
Titanic
Rob Roy
The Notebook
Shakespeare In Love
Phantom of the Opera
Glory
Love Actually
E.T.
High Fidelity
Saving Private Ryan
Platoon
Frequency
Sense and Sensibility
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
John Q
Rent
Schindler's List
The Seven Samurai
Gettysburg
It's a Wonderful Life
The Patriot
Armageddon
The Passion of the Christ
Return of the Jedi
Benny and Joon
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
50 First Dates
Bang The Drum Slowly
Casablanca
Kramer Vs. Kramer
Stand By Me
My Girl
Ghost
The Lion King
Life Is Beautiful
Dead Poet's Society
The Shawshank Redemption
The Pride of the Yankees
Of Mice and Men
An Officer and a Gentleman
West Side Story
Finding Neverland
What Dreams May Come
The Green Mile
Rudy
An Affair To Remember
A Time To Kill
Philadelphia
Immortal Beloved
The Crow
The Sixth Sense
Amadeus
Deep Impact
White Squall
Good Will Hunting
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hero
House of Flying Daggers
Serendipity
La Bamba
Selena
One True Thing
Hope Floats
The Outsiders
Sweet Home Alabama
St. Elmo's Fire
The Breakfast Club
Pay It Forward
On The Waterfront
Midnight Cowboy
Love Story
Moulin Rouge
Rain Man
The Rookie
Pleasantville
Man In The Moon
Almost Famous
Crash
Blue Car
Road To Perdition
The Last of the Mohicans
Annie
Untamed Heart
The 13th Warrior
Stepmom
Rigoletto
Mr. Holland's Opus
Little Women
A Little Princess
Charlotte's Web
The Family Man
Pretty Woman
Hamlet
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
The Elephant Man

Have you ever watched a movie and not cried?

Blimpie
11-28-2006, 06:22 PM
I can list off a ton:

Armageddon : when Bruce Willis says goodbye to his daughter and when Affleck is saying bye to Bruce

BIG FISH (u have to see this.probably one of the most underrated movies in the past 10 years)
Click (when he dies)

Lord of the Rings --the last scenes of each of the three(crap i hate admitting that)Good call on that one....:thumbup:

redsfanmia
11-28-2006, 06:26 PM
Its a Wonderful Life makes me cry every time I watch it. Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile made me cry the first time I watched them. There are certian episodes of Little House on the Prarie that make me cry everytime. I find myself watching old movies now and tearing up not at the movies but of the good times had with the people I watched them with.

vaticanplum
11-28-2006, 06:49 PM
What, no Sound of Music, sava?

Gaah I just noticed Man in the Moon on your list...this is not the Andy Kaufman movie but the Sam Waterson one, right? I always mix them up. That movie is a killer. That scene where little baby Reese witherspoon goes screaming for her father and falls in his arms is devastating. Again with the freaking children. Sam Waterston is great in that movie.

Chip R
11-28-2006, 07:39 PM
That wasn't an accident, I'm a Campbell. Anything Scottish and sentimental makes me weepy.


So what did you think of "So I Married an Ax Murderer"? ;)

Betterread
11-28-2006, 08:20 PM
Withnail & I. Someone here has to have seen it. It's hysterically funny, but horribly sad, and this is one movie I cry at every time. one of my favorites though.
I've seen this classic and I agree with you. The hamlet soliloquy (ActII.ii told to Rosencrantz - ending with "what a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving, how express and admirable in action, how like an angel in apprehension, how like a god! the beauty of the world; the paragon of animals; and yet to me what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me - nor women neither, though by your smiling you seem to say so") well delivered by Withnail by the London zoo at the end is just heart-wrenching

Yes, but would you cry at it if you were a man?
This man did.

vaticanplum
11-28-2006, 08:44 PM
I've seen this classic and I agree with you. The hamlet soliloquy (ActII.ii told to Rosencrantz - ending with "what a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving, how express and admirable in action, how like an angel in apprehension, how like a god! the beauty of the world; the paragon of animals; and yet to me what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me - nor women neither, though by your smiling you seem to say so") well delivered by Withnail by the London zoo at the end is just heart-wrenching


Yep, that is exactly the tear-inducing part I am referring to. Appropriately, I don't think there's a single woman in that film, unless you count the old ladies in the tea shop.

http://static.flickr.com/102/309091465_eef89fc25d.jpg

Blimpie
11-28-2006, 09:07 PM
So what did you think of "So I Married an Ax Murderer"? ;)The star of that movie: Heed !

http://deadahead.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/heedpapernow.gif

savafan
11-29-2006, 12:48 AM
Have you ever watched a movie and not cried?

That's why I watch horror movies.

Rojo
11-29-2006, 01:31 AM
Wow, I don't believe you brought up Withnail and I, my absolute favorite movie of all time. When I was London, I wanted to go to the wolf cage but found it that it had been moved. For those that haven't seen it, don't think its a tear-jerker, its an hysterical movie.

To echo the animal theme, Project X is a forgotten gem. Its contrived and corny but the scene where Goliath can't reach the cigarettes as he dies of radiation..........give me a moment.

Also Gregory Peck's speech at the end of The Yearling is pretty heartbreaking.

I cry a lot, for no reason, on the train, naked.

Nugget
11-29-2006, 05:40 AM
Gettysburg - Men Wheel Right - Charge!

GAC
11-29-2006, 09:04 AM
I really thought I knew Puffy and pedro..... that is until after I read this thread. :lol:

Now I know what Puffy meant at Extra Innings when he said Tracey Jones is a playa!

Benihana
11-29-2006, 11:09 AM
Philadelphia, if you don't cry in that youre not human

Puffy
11-29-2006, 11:17 AM
Predator - when Jesse The Body Ventura dies. He didn't have time to bleed!!!

vaticanplum
11-29-2006, 06:29 PM
I cry a lot, for no reason, on the train, naked.

:lol:

Rojo
11-29-2006, 06:43 PM
What about tear-jerkers that don't do it for you? (Can I derail this thread now?) Field of Dreams would be mine. Doesn't do a thing for me.

TeamSelig
11-29-2006, 08:04 PM
Wow.

Crybabies.

Even if I did cry, I would never admit it - even on an online message board.

Jeez, crying over charlottes web and pretty woman?

Reds Nd2
11-29-2006, 10:55 PM
Wow.

Crybabies.

Even if I did cry, I would never admit it - even on an online message board.

Jeez, crying over charlottes web and pretty woman?

It seemed like such a good idea at the time. :laugh:

TeamSelig
11-29-2006, 11:12 PM
After re-reading my post, I think I should add that I am just busting your balls. Just messin around.

Please don't start crying....

;)

cincyinco
12-15-2006, 12:43 AM
Man I'm bored, to dig this up and actually admit to these behaviors.. Its hard for me to shed a tear about something I can't personally relate too.. but there are a few movies/scenes out there that choke me up..

How about Shawshank Redemption when Red gets released from prison after serving a very long sentence, and has to try to assimilate back into the real world - but can't. So he carves "red was here" in his apartment/hotel room before hanging himself.

Lots of things with War, such as SPR, Glory, etc...

And this may be kind of sappy/cliche but.. the one that can actually reduce me to a blubbering little boy is Pride of the Yankees - when Gehrig delivers his infamous speech..

"... today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth. "

Completely beyond tragic to me..

jmcclain19
12-15-2006, 02:21 AM
The HBO series Band of Brothers gets me every time. Probably one of the best made things for television I've ever experienced.

dman
12-15-2006, 06:35 AM
The HBO series Band of Brothers gets me every time. Probably one of the best made things for television I've ever experienced.
You're not alone on that one JM. I still keep myself informed on the living members of Easy Company since I've read the book and watched the series. One of the biggest travesties ever was Winters not getting the Medal of Honor. That alone is enough to make somebody tear up and cry.

RANDY IN INDY
12-15-2006, 08:16 AM
The new "We are Marshall" film is going to be hard for me to get through without shedding a tear.

BuckWoody
12-15-2006, 08:31 AM
The HBO series Band of Brothers gets me every time. Probably one of the best made things for television I've ever experienced.
I could not agree more. At the end of the very last episode when they talk to the veterans and actually reveal who each one is for the first time, they speak with Dick Winters. He talks about a letter that he had received from one of the men in Easy Company where the man's grandchild had asked him if he was a hero in the war. Winter's friend replied, "No, but I served in a company of heroes." That gets me every single time...including now, when I just typed it out.

Chip R
12-15-2006, 08:49 AM
How about Shawshank Redemption when Red gets released from prison after serving a very long sentence, and has to try to assimilate back into the real world - but can't. So he carves "red was here" in his apartment/hotel room before hanging himself.



Actually it was Brooks, not Red.

dabvu2498
12-15-2006, 09:03 AM
The HBO series Band of Brothers gets me every time. Probably one of the best made things for television I've ever experienced.

Agreed. I'd love to see some of that series on a big screen, surround sound and all that.

15fan
12-15-2006, 10:41 AM
It's not a movie, but my eyes still well up at about the 2:35 mark of this video.

http://www.wakeforestsports.tv/

In the past 2 weeks, I've probably spent at least 2 hours of my life watching that same 3 minute clip over and over and over...

dabvu2498
12-15-2006, 11:50 AM
It's not a movie, but my eyes still well up at about the 2:35 mark of this video.

http://www.wakeforestsports.tv/

In the past 2 weeks, I've probably spent at least 2 hours of my life watching that same 3 minute clip over and over and over...

I've got one of those too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJjHdjdVaMo I've been watching that one a couple times a week for over a year now.

I was there, and I wasn't the only grown man crying. Tell em about it Jay Cutler:

“You see grown men crying and you realize how long it’s been since we’ve won,” Cutler said. “It tells us how much it means to this program.”

cincyinco
12-15-2006, 12:22 PM
Actually it was Brooks, not Red.


thanks for the correction, my bad.. been a long while since i seen it, not sure where i got red from... regardless, a hard scene to watch.

american history x is another movie that reduces ya to tears, due to sheer anger/sadness/rage/empathy all @ the same time..

and because its a bit personal, perhaps "its all gone pete tong" - i can relate to the culture, and the inspirational turnaround in the story(ala history x) makes you swell w/emotion

cincyinco
12-15-2006, 12:28 PM
I've got one of those too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJjHdjdVaMo I've been watching that one a couple times a week for over a year now.

I was there, and I wasn't the only grown man crying. Tell em about it Jay Cutler:

cutler as in the broncos new rookie? qb?

i like him... by default.

plummer is teh suck

Chip R
12-15-2006, 12:32 PM
thanks for the correction, my bad.. been a long while since i seen it, not sure where i got red from... regardless, a hard scene to watch.

Red did the same thing except he just carved "So was Red" next to "Brooks was here" and left instead of hanging himself. The movie gave you the impression Red was going to hang himself as well but he decided to get busy living instead of get busy dying.

cincyinco
12-15-2006, 01:14 PM
Red did the same thing except he just carved "So was Red" next to "Brooks was here" and left instead of hanging himself. The movie gave you the impression Red was going to hang himself as well but he decided to get busy living instead of get busy dying.

good, i wasn't completely off base with my 'red' reference then.. ;) just a bit of jadded memory.

great flik tho