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EW’s Mandi Bierly selects The Man in the Moon, in which 14-year-old Reese Witherspoon learns that postcoital bliss and tractors don’t mix. Your Tumblrer would probably vote for Bridge to Terabithia, a kiddie snuff book that’s probably making some 3rd-grader sob at this very moment.

Your turn.

Notes

  1. thegamblestandard reblogged this from entertainmentweekly
  2. saraplayshouse answered: Oh oh! Where the Red Fern Grows. The book. I read it around 9 or 10 and I think my mother was concerned for my sanity for weeks after.
  3. cdm7rn answered: At 5 years old, I had to be carried out of “The Fox and the Hound” I was sobbing so badly.
  4. brigidisthenewblack answered: Off the top of my head? I want to say The Giver, but it’s more like The Velveteen Rabbit.
  5. lexiloo7 answered: Probably Blake Shelton
  6. vegasjellyfish answered: Bambi
  7. clarissadarling answered: The Outsiders. I stayed home sick one day and my dad gave me a stack of books to read. I was crying inside 3 hours.
  8. saraiave answered: Watching ET.
  9. matthewmartinellis answered: a walk to remember… bullying always seems worse when the victim is also dying.
  10. heywowthisiscool answered: Homeward Bound.
  11. apineopines answered: old yeller :(
  12. sassypassy answered: I love you.
  13. manicpixiedream answered: probably titanic
  14. sleepylasercats answered: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Need I say more?
  15. bjewel answered: When Pocahontas says goodbye to John Smith in the Disney animated film. My heart broke and my weird perspective on relationships was made
  16. iknowyour answered: An American Tale (1986) I was 5 years old.
  17. venusfaerie answered: Charlottte’s Web
  18. lessaismore answered: The firs time I read Summer of The Monkeys I bawled. I was 8 I think
  19. whitepuffycloud answered: My Girl. Poor Thomas dies from bees. Bees! Also, The Fox and the Hound. I had to hide my tears so my cousin wouldn’t make fun of me.
  20. whattheblog answered: Sophies Choice, Meryl Streep kills me, her best performance, basically ruined me for life, being forced to choose!!! killed me
  21. parliamoci answered: Gandalf’s death in LOTR. I had snuck the book into class to read it under my desk. I was 9.
  22. rainbowlite answered: When James Evans died on Good Times. Damn damn damn, smashes punchbowl.
  23. princess-spills answered: the lion king
  24. elizabethactual reblogged this from entertainmentweekly and added:
    The response I wrote: “I didn’t cry at fiction much as a kid (now is another story) and, oddly, I think my first movie...
  25. popculturemspaint answered: MY GIRL
  26. elizabethactual answered: I didn’t cry at fiction much as a kid (now is another story) and, oddly, I think my first movie cry was when I saw Fahrenheit 911. Age 14.
  27. redcatgirl22 answered: My girl. I still cry at the funeral scene :/
  28. legen-drumrollplease-dary answered: Bridge to Terabithia!!! i remember leaving the theatre with my sleeves soaked (because of all the crying)
  29. kmdmovingpictures answered: A Walk to Remember
  30. agentfenris answered: Taxi Driver. We all wind up as lone nutjobs with savior complexes stalking the mean streets of NYC. Or is that just me?
  31. iamnotcleverenoughforthis answered: Cedric dying in HP 4. I was ten and it made death real to me in a way nothing had before
  32. lady-amalthea answered: the secret of nimh
  33. ambushcomics answered: When E.T. died… and left Eliott… probably the first time I cried in the movie house.
  34. theaubiam reblogged this from entertainmentweekly and added:
    Yes! Third grade tears!
  35. sugarandspicer answered: I think I’d have to say Little Women. Beth dies & Jo doesn’t end up with Laurie!
  36. mjwestbrook10 answered: E.T. I can remember watching it, sitting on the floor, trying to hide my 4-year-old tears.
  37. cinephilemh answered: From the moment in What’s Eating Grape, when the mother picks up Leo from the sheriff on. I was a blubbering mess for the rest of the movie.
  38. nicotinehymnal answered: Weirdly it’s probably Hook.
  39. calalyn answered: Kramer v Kramer. I was eleven, and it made me cry. I have loved Dustin and Meryl ever since.
  40. fafafab answered: The Empire of The Sun, I think I was way too young to understand, I just remember feeling incredibly depressed and sad

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