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Tell me the most emotionally charged movie you've ever seen (to stimulate Oytocin!)??

(106 Posts)
Bellyrub1980 Wed 05-Nov-14 08:43:32

41w3d. 2 sweeps done. Mucous plug gone. Had the 'clear out'. Getting occasional BH. Induction booked for Sunday.

Apparently, watching an 'emotionally charged' movie can stimulate labour. So something really sad or funny perhaps. Im planning to watch it whilst sitting on a gym ball twiddling my nipples!!!

So I'm interested to know, what's the most emotionally charged movie you've watched? Anything that really made you cry, or laugh etc. Not sure I want to watch a scary film necessarily but willing to try that later with DP.

Obviously I'm scraping the barrel here but I really have tried everything else!

Bellyrub1980 Wed 05-Nov-14 08:46:18

OXYTOCIN!! Bloody phone!!

mrshjb Wed 05-Nov-14 08:49:37

Not sure about how the film is, but I've never cried at a book as much in my life as I did at Marley and Me. Probably only works if you've had to have a childhood dog put down though!!

Good luck!

BikeRunSki Wed 05-Nov-14 08:50:04

Terms of Endearment
Love Story
A Man and a A Woman

Bellyrub1980 Wed 05-Nov-14 08:50:09

(BTW, I'm not a serious movie snob. I'll watch any old crap so don't hold back on the cheesy suggestions)

Bellyrub1980 Wed 05-Nov-14 08:50:47

Ooh! That was quick!! Thankyou. I've got sky store on the screen ready to search!

JubJubBirds Wed 05-Nov-14 08:51:01

The Notebook. <sob>

Bellyrub1980 Wed 05-Nov-14 08:51:20

MrsHjb, I grew up with a yellow lab sad

LavalavalavaLamp Wed 05-Nov-14 08:51:24

Steel magnolias is a real weepy. Love actually is sentimental. Never seen Sophie's choice but glean that that's a bit of an ordeal to watch. I'm sure there's better ones but that what came to my mind first.
How exciting! Is this your first? Will be thinking of you.

WestEast Wed 05-Nov-14 08:51:53

The blind side

LavalavalavaLamp Wed 05-Nov-14 08:52:50

Oh yes I looove the notebook, watch that!!

TheWordFactory Wed 05-Nov-14 08:53:26

The Fault in Our Stars.

Watched it on a plane recently and wept openly blush.

StillinShockAhhhhhhh Wed 05-Nov-14 08:53:33

I am Sam x impossible to watch without feeling emotional x

JubJubBirds Wed 05-Nov-14 08:54:34

I grew up with a yellow lab

Then I second MrsHjb's suggestion. Don't say we didn't warn you though!

I love Steel Magnolias but maybe as you're about to have a baby don't choose that one right now.

Roobix04 Wed 05-Nov-14 09:00:09

I wouldn't watch a scary film. You don't want the fight or flight to kick in it delays labour. I always cry at Armageddon. My dp says My Girl. I remember this crazy stage. Dd was 13 days late so I remember the nipple tweaking lol. Good luck!

ShatnersKaBOOM Wed 05-Nov-14 09:01:14

The Pursuit of Happyness got me. I don't often cry at films, but this one had me snivelling. DH cried at it too, but he cries at the John Lewis Christmas ads hmm

Bellyrub1980 Wed 05-Nov-14 09:05:01

Steel Magnolias is lovely!! Oh god I forgot about that!!

The other day there was a remake on telly with Queen Latifa in it. Utter shite!!

I have sky store movies but not on demand. I'm surprised how many of these films aren't available!!

Marley and Me is nice and cheap, so that's a definite for today.

I've wanted to watch the fault in our stars for a while but it's £13.99 confused but if it gets my uterus going it's worth it!!!

I've searched all the others but they're not available. sad


butternut22 Wed 05-Nov-14 09:05:38

The Lion King

milkingmachine1 Wed 05-Nov-14 09:06:32

Philadelphia with Tom hanks, such an old film but brilliant and so incredibly sad

Bellyrub1980 Wed 05-Nov-14 09:06:38

Roobix, good point re scary movie. Ok, I'll stick to the weepy/feel good films.

Keep suggestions coming please!! I have 4 days to fill up!!

tothesea Wed 05-Nov-14 09:09:27

Please don't watch Sophie's is not a weepy, it is devastating.
The Imitation of Life is my favourite sad film..the ending is fabulous and snot enducing all at the same time. Good luck!

LilAnnieAmphetamine Wed 05-Nov-14 09:14:26

A Dog Called Hachi is a killer.

TheOriginalWinkly Wed 05-Nov-14 09:16:55

The first 20 minutes of Up should do the trick sad

hugoagogo Wed 05-Nov-14 09:18:21

The fault in our stars is supposed to be a blubfest, I haven't seen it yet.
Benjamin button made me cry like a baby

DealForTheKids Wed 05-Nov-14 09:18:33

Came on to say Love Story as well. Bloody heartbreaking. Good luck!

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