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to think, after seeing it for the 33rd time, i should be able to get through the life sequence in Up

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ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 17:03:25

Without bubbling?


Every bloody time. It's just so sweet.

JamieandtheMagicTorch Fri 21-Jun-13 17:04:32

It is a lovely lovely film.

JamieandtheMagicTorch Fri 21-Jun-13 17:04:55

And I cried at the end too.

neunundneunzigluftballons Fri 21-Jun-13 17:05:15

Nope you shouldn't or you will know you have turned into a hard hearted, stone cold misery guts. It is snivell worthy

msrisotto Fri 21-Jun-13 17:05:53

I'm the same. It's devastating!

LalyRawr Fri 21-Jun-13 17:06:17

One of the best love stories, shown in 11 minutes with no talking.

Makes me cry every time.

ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 17:07:08

I remember at the cinema, you child hear more sniffing than three was at My Sisters Keeper! I was a wreck.

ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 17:07:35


MarcelineTheVampireQueen Fri 21-Jun-13 17:07:47

Nah, cant be done! Those pixar bastards get me every time! !

MikeLitoris Fri 21-Jun-13 17:08:18

There is something wrong with you if you dont cry at that.

Only cold hearted weirdos dont cry at it

We watched it when we were on the verge of ttc and sobbed. Pretty much the same thing happened to us and so we both find it incredibly emotive, but also like it is our own story iyswim....but we also think its very beautiful too x

BatwingsAndButterflies Fri 21-Jun-13 17:09:23

I was in floods the first time I saw it. I still cry proper tears even now when its on.

ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 17:12:00

So glad it's not just me, big fat proper tears. My dh and ds sit and watch me!

StuntGirl Fri 21-Jun-13 17:13:00

Anyone who doesn't cry is in fact, a robot. No human could resist.

Squitten Fri 21-Jun-13 17:22:44

Gets me every time.

And I sobbed in the cinema when Wall-E got crushed by the plant thing.

mrsjay Fri 21-Jun-13 17:23:54

well you are not heartless of course you cry it is a lovely film and the opening scene had me in floods the first time we watched it It is so moving but not sickly like usual disney sentiment , it is just so <wail>

FrenchRuby Fri 21-Jun-13 17:24:23

I watched this for the millionth time this morning and I still cried my eyes out.

BumbleBee2011 Fri 21-Jun-13 17:27:36

I've only seen it the one time, and that sequence is the main reason I can't bring myself to watch it again!

Ilovemydogandmydoglovesme Fri 21-Jun-13 17:32:20

My dc's watch this a lot and I always well up at that point. Bastards.

catsmother Fri 21-Jun-13 17:46:54

I've never seen Up but have read the Judith Kerr book "Goodbye Mog" umpteen times and always blub at that which is ultra embarrassing given its for little kids....

JamieandtheMagicTorch Fri 21-Jun-13 17:58:44

I sobbed and sobbed when I was reading Adolphus Tips to my DCs

Dorris83 Fri 21-Jun-13 18:05:01

I sob everytime
Also can't watch 'Homeward Bound' (a kid's film about two dogs and a cat journeying cross country to get to their owners.
At the end you think the golden retriever might have died, then he limps over the hill to his family... Seriously I bawl. I was taking care of a friend's children and they were watching that film and I had to leave the room at the end so they didn't see me crying

saintmerryweather Fri 21-Jun-13 18:05:09

i must be a cold hearted weird robot...i had to actually check which bit was reducing prople to tears. i felt nothing watching it!

TWinklyLittleStar Fri 21-Jun-13 18:06:13

I came on to say that you would only not cry if your heart had turned to stone but others have got there before me. It's even more devastating now after years of TTC - funny that Pixar can get the heartbreak so right with no words.

Bloody hell welling up just thinking about it.

Overreactionoftheweek Fri 21-Jun-13 19:02:47

Saw this in the cinema in the middle of our ttc hell - there was loud sobbing coming from my seat and I still cry watching it now, even though DS is here and healthy!

I agree that the end makes me cry too, definitely not my favourite Pixar!

LittleMissGerardButlerfan Fri 21-Jun-13 19:04:05

<I haven't cried every time I watch toy story 3 not me noooooo>

AnneElliott Fri 21-Jun-13 19:06:17

It's Toy Story 3 that does it for me. DS sends me out of the room!

hermioneweasley Fri 21-Jun-13 19:10:24

I was a mess when I saw it n the cinema. Had nowt but half an old, crumpled tissue. It was not sufficient.

aldiwhore Fri 21-Jun-13 19:11:59

YANBU. It's always okay to blub when something touches you (metaphorically speaking)

dopeysheep Fri 21-Jun-13 19:15:02

I hate Up. The woman gets a raw deal from the start and the grumpy bloody balloon seller gets to do everything.
It's toss.

I don't blub at it, I just get grit in both eyes everytime at that point in the film. I have the same problem when I watch Watership Down, Marley and Me, and quite a few other films, I think I need to start doing some dusting, it is getting to be quite a problem. grin

pollycazalet Fri 21-Jun-13 19:20:27

Me too.

And as for Toy Story 3 I cried for ages and couldn't even discuss it until the next day.

pollycazalet Fri 21-Jun-13 19:21:10

Caveat - I even welled up at wreck it ralph.

Mummybookworm Fri 21-Jun-13 19:23:22

I have never been able to face watching it. I have heard many times about the bit that makes people cry. I have never bought it for DD because I know if I started crying I wouldn't stop!

CoolStoryBro Fri 21-Jun-13 19:26:18

I even blub when I'm driving and the kids watch it in the car when I CAN'T EVEN SEE IT!! blush
I love Up. It's such a great film.

moggiek Fri 21-Jun-13 19:27:57

I've been known to well up when I only hear the music ....

Stepissue Fri 21-Jun-13 19:32:42

I started crying the other day when someone was talking about Toy Story, I can't bear the thought of the toys being given away, waaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

ShabbyButNotChic Fri 21-Jun-13 19:34:42

Oh god yanbu! I watched this for the first time recently when i babysat my friends kids, sobbed my heart out! Full on snotty loud crying. Even my partner bawled his eyes out had something in his eye...the kids looked at us like we were freaks, they thought that was the boring bit and were waiting for the talking dog!

I watched UP for the first time, only 5 days after having my first child who we were ttc for ages.
I cried through most of it, as well as the opening scenes,when the mummy bird was trying to get back to her babies just about finished me off.

I'll second homeward bound as well.

ChairmanWow Fri 21-Jun-13 19:37:09

overreaction - similar. I saw it for the first fine a few weeks after a miscarriage. You'd think 3 years and 2 healthy kids later I'd be able to stay dry-eyed but nope. Blubbed like a baby last time I saw it and probably always will. Curse Pixar and their heartstring-tugging stories.

PoppyWearer Fri 21-Jun-13 19:38:42

I am still working up the courage to watch it. Was given the DVD 2 Christmases ago and blamed pregnancy hormones back then. Not sure what my excuse is anymore.

PrettyKitty1986 Fri 21-Jun-13 19:43:33

Me too, literally sob.

I will third homeward 3 and 5 year olds can watch it without a sniff but I go to pieces at the end every time. Shadow! He's allliiiivvvveee!

ChickChickChickChicken Fri 21-Jun-13 19:46:01

Just reading this thread about it is making my lip wobble.

And (as I've just discovered in the last 15mis) in cars, when lightning McQueen pushes the old car to the finish line, the dedication at the end to a cast member who died and the very sad song during the credits.

What the hell is wrong with me?

mrsjay Fri 21-Jun-13 21:09:47

Goodbye Mog" umpteen times and always blub at that which is ultra embarrassing given its for little kids....

meg and mog were about when i was wee I was devastated to read goodbye mog I properly sniffled I had to put it down blush ( i was in a book shop with dd2 and saw it blush)

I cried at dispicable me on saturday

mrsjay Fri 21-Jun-13 21:13:03

Saw this in the cinema in the middle of our ttc hell - there was loud sobbing coming from my seat and I still cry watching it now, even though DS is here and healthy!

Aww every time a thread like this comes up, We thought we were being oh so smug seeing toy story 3 in AMerica before it came out here I was in floods snot and sobbing DD1 is the same age as Andy she had just left school I was a wee bit emotional <wail>

CocacolaMum Fri 21-Jun-13 21:15:10

every single time, it ruins me. I love it though

TrinityRhino Fri 21-Jun-13 21:18:21

every time definitely

and toy story 3

but the all time biggest 'great huge wracking sobs' moment was at the end of The Green Mile

I was all wobbly and sad for about 10 mins after too blush

but its an amazing film

mrsjay Fri 21-Jun-13 21:22:05

I love the Green mile I think i have seen it a million times and every single bloody time I cry I even start crying before the sad bits

Meglet Fri 21-Jun-13 21:29:58

Maybe we won't watch 'Up' tomorrow then. It was going to be that or ET, I can't stand ET but at least it won't make me cry.

ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 21:33:57

Yes to Green Mile! Forrest Gump too.

EMUZ Fri 21-Jun-13 21:36:45

My crying film is Eight Below. I howled at that blush

mrsjay Fri 21-Jun-13 21:42:00

* Forrest Gump too.*

It is when he says Goodbye My jenny I am a goner

onedev Fri 21-Jun-13 21:49:26

I must be a weirdo - Up does nothing for me at all & I generally cry at anything!

LittleMissGerardButlerfan Fri 21-Jun-13 21:52:50

<cough> I cried in castaway when Tom Hanks lost his ball at sea blush

Mumsyblouse Fri 21-Jun-13 21:55:02

My husband never ever cries at films, and even he was sniffing at Toy Story 3- the man in front of us was blubbing into his tissue loudly!

Hassled Fri 21-Jun-13 21:55:57

It's a beautiful, beautiful piece of film and yes, I cried like a baby when I saw it.

I made the mistake of watching Mamma Mia with DD the night before she went to University. I can't even think about "Slipping Through My Fingers" without a bit of well-up - at the time I was in a complete state. I was the woman with the wracking great sobs.

onedev Fri 21-Jun-13 21:58:12

Every other film that's been mentioned on this thread makes me cry apart from Up! What's wrong with me??

FobblyWoof Fri 21-Jun-13 22:01:12

I've only recently reached the stage where I don't sob the entire way through! Just some of the music sets me off (side note: it has just the most beautiful soundtrack)

I watched it at the cinema pre DC (took FN's) and I was a sobbing wreck. I would not be able to handle seeing it for the first time now <wibbles>

I cry at Up. And Toy Story 2 when Jessie sings "When She Loved Me". And Toy Story 3. And Cars when Sally daydreams about what Radiator Springs used to look like before the Interstate was built. I'm pathetic really.

I sobbed at The Princess and the Frog when Dr Fascilier squished Ray and he went to be with his Evageline.
I know it's bloody animation

Since Toad, I have become a cryer.

Green Mile
Doctor Who Damn you Moffat!!
That bloody Caesar ad with the Westie.

SinisterBuggyMonth Fri 21-Jun-13 22:04:19

Toy Story 2 - Jessies song makes me watery eyed. That callous Emily!

Ice Age 1 the cave drawing story about how the Wolly Mamoth lost his family to hunters.

Monsters Inc. the bit where he accidentally scares throw little girl. And the end. "Kitty?"
"Kitty has to go now"


witchface Fri 21-Jun-13 22:07:28

Yes to UP, yes to Toy Story 3, yes to Ray and Evangeline, yes to mamma mia.

I raise you Cats in the Cradle (the song) makes me cry every time.

What is wrong with me, before dd I had a heart of stone and used to laugh when people cried in the cinema!

ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 22:08:36

Oh God yes monsters Inc, how could I forget.


SunshineBossaNova Fri 21-Jun-13 22:09:57

^^ Monsters Inc. Every fucking time. <howls>

I've seen my DH cry about 10 times in 7 years. He cried at Up.

I took my DNiece and DNephew (6 and 10) to see The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the cinema. The kids were fine. Aunty Sunny was in bits when Aslan died.

Finding Nemo... 'it's time to let go'

OH yes witchface. I'd sit and watch Ghost with my mother and wonder why she was bawling as it was only a bloody film.

ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 22:11:15

I got a fit of the giggles at the end of My Sister's Keeper in the cinema, people were in actual hysterics, all I could think was wtf you changed the story - the wrong one died!

I cry at so many films, dh just gives me the here she goes again look!

Nanny mcphee and the Big Bang when the dad comes back gets me every time and we bought a zoo was just ridiculous, I didn't stop crying!

I always cry at et too and up and toy story 3 of course!

ParadiseChick Fri 21-Jun-13 22:13:00

The Middle, at the end of practically every episode!

ShabbyButNotChic Fri 21-Jun-13 22:13:29

Has anyone seen the ultimate snot inducing film that is 'hachi' ? Oh. My. Gosh. I've never cried so much at any film. Just beautiful and heartbreaking...if you can watch that without crying you are officially dead inside.

TheReverseStitch Fri 21-Jun-13 22:13:34

I love that film, love the soundtrack/score to it too, bought it on CD.

SuffolkNWhat Fri 21-Jun-13 22:13:47

Monsters, Inc. every single time and Ray in Princess and the Frog.

More recently we saw Epic with 60 Year 8s, oh goodness I sobbed at the father/daughter relationship (in my defence I'm expecting DD2 and told the 13 year olds it was the hayfever blush)

Primadonnagirl Fri 21-Jun-13 22:17:59

The lump in my throat was so big I couldn't even cry...Toy Story 3
Sobbed so much I darednt watch it again..Edward Scissorhands
Me and my macho Dad sobbed both times we watched ... the Champ

Gruntfuttock Fri 21-Jun-13 22:25:39

"Has anyone seen the ultimate snot inducing film that is 'hachi' ? Oh. My. Gosh. I've never cried so much at any film. Just beautiful and heartbreaking...if you can watch that without crying you are officially dead inside."

I've never heard of Hachi, so I just Googled it. Well, even the Wikipedia page about it is heartbreaking, especially since it's a true story, so I am never going to watch that film. sad

McSmoke Fri 21-Jun-13 22:26:32

Toy Story 2: poor poor Jessie:-(
it's the songs which get me every time in films. Composers are cruel bastards/bitches who pull at my heartstrings no matter how much I try not to cry ('cos DH looks at be like I am pathetic, the hard bastard!).

ShabbyButNotChic Sat 22-Jun-13 00:12:01

grunt it is c

ShabbyButNotChic Sat 22-Jun-13 00:13:55

Whoops! It is heartbreaking but is also very beautiful, and makes you really think about loyalty/love etc. a fabulous film. i would definitely recommend watching it, just make sure you have tissues! I went and gave my dog a massive squeeze after watching that film!

CoolStoryBro Sat 22-Jun-13 09:53:08

Shabby I watched Hatchi while I cleared out my closet one afternoon. The kids came home from school to find me sat on my bedroom floor, surrounded by clothes, blubbing like a baby and cuddling our dog.

God, they laughed at me. blush

ParadiseChick Sat 22-Jun-13 09:56:18

In think I might need to watch Hitachi!

TSSDNCOP Sat 22-Jun-13 09:59:05

I have never seen Up because I've heard the opening sequence is so teary.

So I need to know, on the teary scale, how much tearier is it than Toy Story 3?

Tiredemma Sat 22-Jun-13 09:59:32

My DP is a tough old Rugby playing runt of a man. He is never really interested in films- But Pixar/Disney animation films- God- he turns into a wreck.

Finding Nemo- cried.
Toy Story 1- cried
toy Story 2- Cried
Toy story 3- cried (loads- embarrassingly so)
Up. - sobbed
Despicable me (when the 'dad' is reading the story)- cried.
Monsters Inc- cried

The kids are embarrassed of him now and have asked that we go and watch Despicable Me 2 on monday when DP is away on Business in France.

thebody Sat 22-Jun-13 10:02:58

O agree and also find the royal family Queen of Sheba episode where nanna and barbers sing 'what will be will be' and she thanks her for letting her live with them.

Cry buckets at that. Such good acting and so sweet and sad.

CuriosityCola Sat 22-Jun-13 10:03:16

I can't watch up. My family think I'm mad. From the beginning sequence to every part of the house that he has to let go of....blub!

Chandon Sat 22-Jun-13 10:05:35

This is a film I just did not get.

Thought it was poor and sentimental and just not very good.

I do not believe one has to cry at sentimental crap to "be human"

Bring back stiff upper lips and some dignity please.

Grown ups who are proud to cry at a kids film, tsk....

dufflefluffle Sat 22-Jun-13 10:07:15

There is something wrong with you if you dont cry at that. Only cold hearted weirdos dont cry at it

Oh no - I must be one of those....I hated this film and have watched it a few times but no, I just don't like any of the characters confused
My favourite films are Monsters Inc and Toy Story so it's not as though I'm anti kids films.

ParadiseChick Sat 22-Jun-13 10:23:50

Much tearier than TS3 in my opinion!

I blub at that too.

I think the thing with Up is it knocks you sideways. It's right at the start of the film, you're not invested in the characters yet but it still feels like a punch in the heart. Especially the baby part.

UP is much tearier than Toy Story 3. Got tears in my eyes now just thinking about it! It is sooo sad. Very good though and the happy ending is lovely.

LittleMissGerardButlerfan Sat 22-Jun-13 10:33:02

It's more teary than Toy Story 3 noooo! I don't think I dare watch it, I cried lots during Toy Story!

It's the bit in TS3 where they all think they are going to die in the rubbish crusher machine and they all hold hands omg <cries>

ParadiseChick Sat 22-Jun-13 10:35:17

[ here it is]]

Whoever made this adds the bit where he looks through the adventure book again at the end, I'm in tears again.

ParadiseChick Sat 22-Jun-13 10:36:02
JollyShortGiant Sat 22-Jun-13 10:36:32

Up is the only film that does this to me sad

Fancydrawers Sat 22-Jun-13 10:45:29

I cried just reading this. For fuck's sake.

me too fancydrawers but I didn't want to admit it!

ArtemisKelda Sat 22-Jun-13 11:14:44

Me as well fancydrawers. I cry at a lot of films and when thinking of certain sequences, especially Up and the part in The Corpse Bride where the dead enter the land of the living.

SunshineBossaNova Sat 22-Jun-13 20:03:34

The baby part in Up completely floored me, we can't have kids so it resonated hugely.

I can't think too much about the last scene of Watership Down without crying...

BustyDeLaGhetto Sat 22-Jun-13 20:16:25


mrsjay Sat 22-Jun-13 21:47:20


<nod> ghost didnt even compare to it, Alan Rickman is just swooony ( i know swoody is twee sorry grin )

EMUZ Sat 22-Jun-13 22:58:18

You bastards! I have only ever seen part of Up, I watched the YouTube link and started howling blush

spotscotch Sat 22-Jun-13 23:11:46

I totally Baal every time in Up. At the opening sequence but also at the bit where he sees that she did actually fill the book with photos after all. I actually cried just talking about it to my sister.

Also had tears of laughter at the dogs!

loflo Sat 22-Jun-13 23:16:51

Try watching it along with this lovely song by Jamie Lawson Tissues will be needed!

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