I cry over animal movies - Old Yeller, Marley and Me, etc. Every time I see Homeward Bound, I cry. I had a golden retriever that looked just like Shadow. He disappeared one weekend. When Shadow comes trudging back at the end of the movie, I turn on the waterworks.
I won't watch animal movies for that reason. I just rule them all out because "we all know" there's going to be something disturbing. I seem to have learned the "avoid-some-things" school-of-thought from my mother, who wouldn't let me see Bambi (because the mother dies), Dumbo (because of the fire), or any number of other movies with unpleasantness in them.
Only at the movies my wife watchs. Why you want to see something that sad is way beyond me. Those are the real horror movies. Like a poor lady can't pay her rent. So, her landlord takes her two kids and sells them. She is distraught over the kids so she sends their dog Laddy to find them. Well Laddy runs over three continents finds a mate, Drucilla. Well the had unprotected sex and Druciila is preggers. Laddy promised to come back once he found the kids. On the forth contient there's the kids! Laddy runs up and the kids thought he was a wolf. They beat Laddy to death and eat him. They regain their strenght and go of to college and have their own families. Drucilla has the cutest puppies and they sell for thousands, so, Drucilla has a new job. The Lady has no kids, no dog and just one dollar. She buys a lottery ticket and wins. In the end the Lady is never alone again she has thousands of adoring fans of her book series, " The Glamour of Baked Goods".
If that doesn't make you cry( pick whatever direction you want) you're brain dead.
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