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Top 5 Movie Sad Scenes

Updated on September 23, 2010

Sad Scenes That Makes You Cry

Check out some of the movies sad scenes that can really makes you drop your tears.

I seen a lot of sad movies like Titanic, Requiem Of The Dream and many more but not really much movies make my tears drop, except for a few movies that really makes you cry out. In this page, I will show you some of the saddest movie scene like American History X, Spiderman and many more movies that will make me cry out when I watch it.

Image Source: American History X Movie Poster.

American History X

American History X, Shower Scene and Danny Dies - Top 5 Movie Sad Scene

American History X Movie is about Derek Vinyard, a white man who father have been murdered by a black drug dealer. This made Derek Vinyard became racist that he starts to hate black people, one night he killed 2 black gang people that came to mess with his families, Derek then went to jail for killing the 2 black guy. But in jail, he realise what he did was wrong and regretted it.

The first video is showing Derek Vinyard regret what he did last time when he went out of the shower. The second video is the ending of the movie when his brother Danny Vinyard got shot by a back kid inside the toilet, there are also some meaningful speech on this scene too that we should learn from it. The third video is a song called "The Path Of Redemption" from the movie, you can see the pain and sorrow in the eye of Derek Vinyard.


American History X Introductions on Wikipedia

Top 5 Movie Sad Scene

American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and starring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo and Avery Brooks. It was distributed by New Line Cinema.

The film tells the story of two brothers, Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) and Daniel "Danny" Vinyard (Edward Furlong) of Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California. Both are intelligent and charismatic students. Their father, a firefighter, is murdered by a black drug dealer while trying to extinguish a fire in a South Central neighborhood of Los Angeles, and Derek is drawn into the neo-Nazi movement...

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Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan- Earn This, Earn It - Top 5 Movie Sad Scene

Saving Private Ryan is about a troop being send on a mission to protect a private soldier called 'Ryan' whom all his 3 brothers got killed on the first day of the World War 2, so a troop is send to protect Ryan so that he can carry the family name on.

This is a scene where the whole troops have been wiped out when they tries to protect Ryan, the captain of the troop told Ryan:" Earn This, Earn It", which is a very meaningful message from the captain.

Saving Private Ryan Introduction on Wikipedia

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A war from 1998 directed by Steven Spielberg, with the main roles Tom Hanks and Matt Damon.

The film was awarded 5 Oscars including for best sound and best director. The movie was very well received and it is high in several filmtoplijsten . In the IMDbtop - 250 in March 2009 , the film has a score of 8.4 from 1910 and it is thus currently the highest rated at 47 after film ever made .

After " Saving Private Ryan "began with Steven Spielberg Tom Hanks the production of the miniseries Band of Brothers on the fate of a group of paratroopers in World War II ...

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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor, Danny Dies - Top 5 Movie Sad Scene

This movie is about the war at Pearl Harbor. In the first video, it shows Danny die in the movie. The second video is the ending of the movie which is very sad and touching, I think we all should watch the full movie. The third video is the song of Pearl Harbor, a very beautiful but sad song.


Pearl Harbor Introduction on Wikipedia

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Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American action war film directed by Michael Bay and produced by Bay, long-time partner Jerry Bruckheimer and Randall Wallace. It features a large ensemble cast, including Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Alec Baldwin, Jon Voight, Kate Beckinsale, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Dan Aykroyd, Colm Feore, Mako, Tom Sizemore, Jaime King and Jennifer Garner(Brandon Barton)

Pearl Harbor is a dramatic reimagining of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base and the subsequent Doolittle Raid. Some of its scenes were among the last to be filmed in Technicolor. Despite receiving negative reviews from critics, Pearl Harbor became one of the highest-grossing films of 2001

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Spiderman Death of a friend and death of Ben Parker - Top 5 Movie Sad Scene

Spiderman is a very popular movie, but there are 2 scenes in the movie that really makes me drop my tears after watching it.

The first video shows the scene where Peter Parker's best friend, 'Harry Osborn' gets killed by Venom and Sandman when he tries to protect Spiderman from being attack by Sandman and Venom. The second video shows Peter Parker's Uncle, Ben Parker, got shot by a robber in the streets where Peter Parker let him off earlier in the movie.


Spiderman Introduction on Wikipedia

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Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film, the first in the Spider-Man film series based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. It was directed by Sam Raimi and written by David Koepp, and stars Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, and James Franco.

The film begins with Peter Parker, a high school student, being bitten by a genetically altered spider. After misusing his newly-given abilities, which indirectly causes the death of his Uncle Ben, he becomes the heroic Spider-Man. Peter hopes to win the heart of Mary Jane Watson, the girl he has loved since he was a boy. Meanwhile, he must battle the villainous Green Goblin, the alter ego of the father of his best friend, Harry Osborn.

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Ending - Top 5 Movie Sad Scene

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest is about a man call Randle Macmurphy, who have been transferred from the fail to a Mental Disorder Hospital because he fake it to avoid hard labour at the prison. He did a lot of things to motivate and encourage the patients in the ward to stand up for themselves and not to be taken advantage by the Staffs at the hospital.

This is the scene where Macmurphy have been forced to do a labotomy and became a 'vegetable', Chief Bromden then smother him to death and set him free from the suffering at the hospital then he escape through the window. This scene describe both sadness and happiness in the movie.


One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Introduction on Wikipedia

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 American drama film directed by Milos Forman. The film is an adaptation of the 1962 novel of the same name by Ken Kesey.

The film was the second to win all five major Academy Awards, (Best Picture, Actor in Lead Role, Actress in Lead Role, Director, and Screenplay) following It Happened One Night in 1934, an accomplishment not repeated until 1991 by The Silence of the Lambs.

There had been an earlier stage version of the book, in 1963, but the film does not use the script of the stage version.

The movie was filmed at Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon, which was the setting of the novel.

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Top 5 Movie Sad Scene

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    • mich1908 profile image

      mich1908 7 years ago

      I have only seen 4 out of the 6 movies and tears ran down. But then I have also been close to tears watching music videos! Enjoyed your lense.

    • Pete D profile image

      Pete D 7 years ago

      I guess it was hard to narrow the sad scenes to only 5. Good job however.

    • Yourshowman LM profile image

      Yourshowman LM 7 years ago

      I think you should mention about "The Green Mile" when michael clark duncan was punished to death for electric chair and yeah "if only" made me cry too

      from the above list

      "American History X" is a movie i would recommend all to see.

      i saw it a week ago

      and it is a fantastic movie on a sensitive subject.

      Good lens