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Impossible movies to not cry on? Top 5.


Yes a top list.

Is there anyone alive that watched this movie and didnt cry?
I think the entire movie was made to jerk as many tears as possible. So much that I had to force myself to not cry because everything was getting too wet.

For those that didnt cry, do you think you lack feelings?

Was this movie truly impossible to not cry over?


Any way top 5 movies that it is impossible nopt to cry on..
These are the movies that get me every time...
Actually I dont have 5 movies but ill list 2

1) The Elephant Man

2) It's a Wonderful Life.

3)

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5) ??



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Elephant man for me is definitely the saddest film I've ever seen. I'm ashamed to admit it but the only other film that gets me every time is ET , lol.

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Many movies get me to cry. I don't think that It's a Wonderful Life has for a very long time. This does, and I can't imagine it not doing so, although I've only seen it a handful of time. Ghost does. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas did, but I've only seen it once... I can't imagine sitting through it without sobbing.

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The Elephant Man is pretty sad, but i don't think any movie comes close to Lilya 4 Ever in terms of sadness

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1. The Elephant Man
2. Detachment
3. Dogville
4. Miesten vuoro
5. Amores Perros
6. Hachi: A Dog's Tale
7. Brother Bear


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Grave of the Fireflies.

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I only saw it once and I was a teenager so maybe my view would be different now but I hated It's a Wonderful Life! It's one of those films that's supposed to have an uplifting message but just leaves me feeling utterly depressed! I don't say I don't think it's good, I only say that it made me feel really depressed so is certainly not a film that I'd put on the tear jerker list. Thus it's not a universal tearjerker...

Hard to remember things that moved me the most, but I just saw this for the first time and cried A LOT! It is so sad! And not just at the end - at many points. John Hurt is utterly heartbreaking.

However the saddest film I've ever seen is definitely Truly, Madly, Deeply 'Course I'd put this in the list too, thus…. The Elephant Man and also Cinema Paradiso. I have to be honest - I've done sobbing at a fair few films though that I can recall so maybe I'm not the person to ask.

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I cannot agree more with your view on It's A Wonderful Life .... barring the final 10 minutes of that movie, it is just a soul-crushing experience ...
About the original thread topic though, my addition to the list would be Jim Carrey's "Truman Show" where he first showcased his acting talent (in my opinion) and showed that he is more then just a rubber faced comedic genius. I found it difficult to hold back when he tries to swim away in the ultimate act of desperation and finds out that even then he LITERALLY ends up hitting a glass wall ... powerful stuff

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1) The Elephant Man

2) Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

3) Up

4) The Shawshank Redemption/The Green Mile

5) Ordinary People


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Yes. The Tree of Life. You know me so well.


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The Elephant Man: 10/10
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Oh, good grief, YES to Up! I sobbed during the entire infertility montage.....

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1.) Changeling
2.) The Elephant Man
3.) The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
4.) Fried Green Tomatoes
5.) Toy Story 3

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The Color Purple
The Sixth Sense
Steel Magnolias
Earthlings

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