Entertainment Weekly

Pop culture commentary, entertainment news, reviews, video, and more from EW.com

Follow us

Ask us anything

Inside this week’s EW

Inside this week's EW


Find us on...

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.


  1. illbehereforawhile reblogged this from entertainmentweekly and added:
    Jacob Have I Loved, maybe. Broke my heart and then filled it with something else. Something that healed it but still...
  2. thegamblestandard reblogged this from entertainmentweekly
  3. 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.
  4. cdm7rn answered: At 5 years old, I had to be carried out of “The Fox and the Hound” I was sobbing so badly.
  5. brigidisthenewblack answered: Off the top of my head? I want to say The Giver, but it’s more like The Velveteen Rabbit.
  6. lexiloo7 answered: Probably Blake Shelton
  7. vegasjellyfish answered: Bambi
  8. 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.
  9. saraiave answered: Watching ET.
  10. matthewmartinellis answered: a walk to remember… bullying always seems worse when the victim is also dying.
  11. heywowthisiscool answered: Homeward Bound.
  12. apineopines answered: old yeller :(
  13. sassypassy answered: I love you.
  14. manicpixiedream answered: probably titanic
  15. sleepylasercats answered: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Need I say more?
  16. 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
  17. iknowyour answered: An American Tale (1986) I was 5 years old.
  18. venusfaerie answered: Charlottte’s Web
  19. lessaismore answered: The firs time I read Summer of The Monkeys I bawled. I was 8 I think
  20. 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.
  21. whattheblog answered: Sophies Choice, Meryl Streep kills me, her best performance, basically ruined me for life, being forced to choose!!! killed me
  22. parliamoci answered: Gandalf’s death in LOTR. I had snuck the book into class to read it under my desk. I was 9.
  23. rainbowlite answered: When James Evans died on Good Times. Damn damn damn, smashes punchbowl.
  24. princess-spills answered: the lion king
  25. 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...
  26. popculturemspaint answered: MY GIRL
  27. 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.
  28. redcatgirl22 answered: My girl. I still cry at the funeral scene :/
  29. legen-drumrollplease-dary answered: Bridge to Terabithia!!! i remember leaving the theatre with my sleeves soaked (because of all the crying)
  30. kmdmovingpictures answered: A Walk to Remember
  31. 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?
  32. mypatronusisabulldog answered: Cedric dying in HP 4. I was ten and it made death real to me in a way nothing had before
  33. lady-amalthea answered: the secret of nimh
  34. ambushcomics answered: When E.T. died… and left Eliott… probably the first time I cried in the movie house.
  35. theaubiam reblogged this from entertainmentweekly and added:
    Yes! Third grade tears!
  36. sugarandspicer answered: I think I’d have to say Little Women. Beth dies & Jo doesn’t end up with Laurie!
  37. mjwestbrook10 answered: E.T. I can remember watching it, sitting on the floor, trying to hide my 4-year-old tears.
  38. 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.
  39. nicotinehymnal answered: Weirdly it’s probably Hook.
  40. calalyn answered: Kramer v Kramer. I was eleven, and it made me cry. I have loved Dustin and Meryl ever since.
  41. fafafab answered: The Empire of The Sun, I think I was way too young to understand, I just remember feeling incredibly depressed and sad

Loading posts...