Movies That Made Men Cry

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    Our daily newspaper recently printed a list of movies that made men cry, according to men interviewed for the article. Here is the list:

    Born Free
    Braveheart
    Brian's Song
    Chariots of Fire
    Field of Dreams
    Glory (both versions made in 1956 and 1989)
    Hoosiers
    Imitation of Life
    Old Yeller
    The Alamo (original made in 1960)
    Remember the Titans
    Saving Private Ryan
    The Green Mile
    Around the Bend
    Ladder 49
    Finding Neverland (from men who previewed the movie before its national release)

    Did you shed a few tears in any of the above movies? "Glory", "Brian's Song", and "The Green Mile" were definitely emotional for me. Can you think of movies you would like to add to the list? I thought the movies "Radio" and "The Way We Were" were really sad and almost brought me to tears.
     
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    Beaches:cry:
    Terms of endearment:cry:
    Bridges of Madison county:cry:

    Edit: To answer the "?"...Yes, to Brians' Song and Field of Dreams..I remember The Green mile being emotionally intense so probably.
     
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    the 1939 version of Beau Geste made me cry in front of my dad----I was embarassed until I turned around and saw him crying too.

    ( NOOO---I'm old but I didn't see the premiere) :funnyface
     
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    John Q made a lot of men I know cry, because though it is Hollywood, I think many fathers would do the same for their son in real life if he was deathly sick and was going to be left to die.

    Antwone Fisher was very powerful for me, and nearly everyone I know (especially men). It is a must see movie whether you've been in the military or not, you will greatly appreciate it no matter what.

    From the list: Glory & The Green Mile were the only ones I've shed a tear for. I cried at Ladder 49 because John Travolta ruined what could have been a great movie.
     
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    The only movie that has yet to make me cry was a TV movie about Anne Frank.
     
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    My brother :cry: everytime he watched 'Mr. Holland's Opus'.
    He's such a goob, LOL! :D
     
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    Men generally cry at an emotional sports movie. It's sort of widely known among guys that Field of Dreams is OK for us to cry at.

    I know a couple guys who cried at The Patriot and Armageddon, too.

    As for me, I cry at everything. Here's a short list of movies that made me cry recently:

    Monsters, Inc
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    Jersey Girl
    Garden State
    Kill Bill vol. 2

    Plus an episode or two of Six Feet Under. I'm a big wuss. :cry:
     
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    Old Yeller - but i was a BOY then!! ;)
    Saving Private Ryan
    The Green Mile

    Legends of the Fall should be on that list!
     
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    Untamed Heart got me!!

    Im sure there are others. Usually whenever a father child is involved..I cant help myself.
     
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    Dude, the end of Last of the Mohicans had me in tears. That was just SAAAAAD!!

    Basically, here's the formula. It's ok for a guy to cry at a movie if it's supposed to be sad and is about either sports or war. Oh, and the movie has to be good, too.
     

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