Saddest Moments in Pixar Movies

These moments make us break out in tears let us share them.

The Top Ten

1 Ellie Dies (Up)

Inside Out is the saddest Pixar movie because it's sad throughout. The saddest Pixar SCENE, on the other hand... the rest of the movie is so cute, but this is just depressing.

Personally I think that this scene is one of the best-crafted scenes of any movies...Ever

I don't think I have ever seen such a sadder moment in Pixar movies than Ellie's death. I don't think even Inside Out (though it is a sad movie as well) comes as close as to how sad that scene was. I almost cried the first time I saw it. :'( - ModernSpongeBobSucks

It shows the ups and downs of a couple's life so beautifully and also the background music matches the scenes and makes it even more perfect!
Kind of thing you can't find in movies easily let alone animations...

2 Andy Gives Away His Toys (Toy Story 3)

Toy Story: Woody and Buzz get nervous after finding out the next gift was a puppy.
Toy Story 2: Wheezy performing "You Got a Friend in Me"
Toy Story 3: Andy giving the toys to Bonnie
Toy Story 4: Woody giving his badge to Jessie, saying goodbye to leave with Bo, officially ending the series in such a feel-good / tear-jerker way

Really sad

This part is very sad - steelers1979

3 Riley Can't Be Happy and Runs Away (Inside Out)

The part when she returns home made me cry TWICE! Those were the ONLY times I cried in a form of media. - PhoenixAura81

This is sadder then toy story 3 because this is a girl who is not yet a teenager but is depressed. I got sad at this part. - AnonymousChick

4 Sulley Says Goodbye to Boo (Monsters, Inc)
5 Jessie's Backstory (Toy Story 2)
6 Opening Seen (Finding Nemo)

Right when Marlon picks up Nemo and says “Daddy’s Got You” that moment always manages to make me break down into tears

7 Miguel Sings Remember Me to Mama Coco (Coco)

God this is sad. - DaringXx

This should be #1, nothing has made me cry like that

8 Buzz Learns He is a Toy (Toy Story)
9 Wall-E Doesn't Remember Eve (Wall-E)
10 Doc's Story (Cars)

The Contenders

11 Merida Rips the Family Tapestry (Brave)
12 Bing Bong Dies (Inside Out)


13 Hector Fading Away (Coco)

I was in love with hector that I cried so hard in this especially when Miguel said I can't leave you

I cried so hard in this scene this is the first pixar movie to make me cry three times

I cried four times during this masterpiece movie

14 Anger Asks If He Can Swear (Inside Out)

That doesn't could as a "sad moment" - ZootopiaFan

15 McQueen's Crash (Cars 3)
16 The Incinerator (Toy Story 3)
17 The Story of Radiator Springs (Cars)
18 Kitty Has to Go (Monsters Inc.)

Already at 4!

19 Dory Finds Her Parents (Finding Dory)
20 The Toys Almost Die in a Fire (Toy Story 3)
21 Arlo and Spot Part Ways (The Good Dinosaur)
22 Tony Forgets Violet (Incredibles 2)
23 Mufasa's Death (Lion King)
24 McQueen Helps the King (Cars)

Sad. Just hearing him say "it's just an empty cup", a powerful message that we should always play fair. - JaykobWalson

25 Woody and Buzz are Separated (Toy Story 4)
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