Top Ten Saddest Movie Scenes

The Top Ten

1 John Coffey's execution - The Green Mile

The Green Mile Was by far the most Powerful Movie I've Ever seen. - Beatlesboy9

It made me more mad at the way the world is than sad

It wasn't sad, but uncomprehensible. I mean, he should have tried to save the innocent. - keyson

2 Mufasa's death - The Lion King

I can never watch this - too sad

His brother killed him. Why would he do that? (Look at the movie for the answer. Trust me)

Scar killed Simba's father.

It is so sad I cried. :(

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3 Opening scene - Up
4 Death of Billy Flynn - The Champ
5 Bruno and Shmuel getting gassed - The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

An unsettling ending to an unsettling yet great movie.

Did you really expect a happy ending given the subject matter involving the Holocaust. - egnomac

Ugh. I hate that ending. The music is creepy, and there are too many deaths. That's why it's so sad. - Powerfulgirl10

This part is very sad. It makes people cry.

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6 Don't let me leave, Murph! - Interstellar

Because my dad promise me

It’s so sad how his daughter is telling her father about this ghost in her bookshelf. Her dad doesn’t care. But years later, he’s the one talking to her in the bookshelf.

Agree 100%! - DonCorleone

7 Bambi's mother's death - Bambi

Lets expand that to every time a Disney parent dies. Which is in like, every movie. - keycha1n

Sure thing. Like the over-mentioned Mufasa's death among others. - keyson

8 Forrest visits Jenny's grave - Forrest Gump

It is very sad and moving. - keyson

9 Harry says goodbye - Armageddon
10 Zofia makes her choice - Sophie's Choice

The Contenders

11 Hachi dies - Hachi: A Dog's Tale

Although this isn't the saddest part, it was sad, and Hachi waiting the whole time. And the whole movie was really sad- and one of the few movies that made me cry. It to me is one of the saddest movies ever. My mom cried too. She's a big crier. - MaxAurelius

That part is not sad the part is sad is when the owner dies and the dog is waiting for him in the eternity

I didn't cry but I'm depressed for this fella. Poor Hachiku - Delgia2k

My mom cried when she that part 😢

12 Marley's death - Marley and Me
13 Snow White's funeral - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

She came back to life though

14 Shirley's death - Madea's Big Happy Family
15 Edward goes back - Edward Scissorhands
16 Jack Dawson's death - Titanic

This was just about the only scene that broke me down. I am usually tough. - sprotz

17 Titanic sinks - Titanic

That's not a sad part, the sad part is that Jack & Rose did not live happily ever after

I think the saddest part was when Rose noticed Jack frozen. - Undistinguished

The Titanic sinking scene in a nutshell:
"Baby I love you! I know we're going to drown but I love you! "
"I love you too! "
*insert overly dramatic kissing sequence here*
"Goodbye my love! "
"Goodbye! "
*insert overly dramatic ship sinking sequence here* - RiverClanRocks

18 Rue's death - The Hunger Games

It was this death that sparked the revolution against The Capitol

Can't wait for mockingjay - Badgerflame

The best movie out is ranked 15!
:(
It deserves to be ranked 1!

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I am like the BIGGEST fan of the hunger games. I love rue so much that I could die for her. SHE'S AMAZING! When I watched her die I started to cry so badly that after that I was OSESSED WITH THE HUNGER GAMES!
"happy hunger games, and may the odds be ever in her favour.
# I feel sorry for Thresh (boy in rue's district) too and there families.

19 Ellis death/run - Platoon
20 Brooks commits suicide - The Shawshank Redemption
21 Titanic sinks - A Night to Remember

I never see this movie, I have to watched

22 "You don't want me here anymore?" - Big Daddy
23 Leslie's death - Bridge to Terabithia
24 The ending - Toy Story 3

It's always hard to say goodbye

25 Bubba dies - Forrest Gump
26 The lullaby - Rugrats Movie
27 The ending - Million Dollar Baby
28 When Harry dies in front of Peter and Mary Jane holding their hands - Spiderman-3

I cry every single time when I watch this scene. :'(

29 Gwen Stacy dies in the arms of Peter - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

This is a very sad scene. Spiderman tries everything he could to save her.. But in the end, she dies. And, then Peter stands day after day staring at her grave. Just too sad!

Sadder than your mom twerking. enough said.

30 See You Again/One Last Ride - Furious 7

This was sad knowing that Paul Walker died in real life. It was nice that his character retired rather than died. As the credits put it, For Paul

R.I.P Paul Walker

31 Chris Taylor (looking back) final speech - Platoon

You got to admit the music makes it sad.
Agree with me?

32 Ricky's death - Boyz n the Hood
33 Danny's death - American History X
34 Family comes first - Click
35 Oliver the unwanted kitten - Oliver and Company
36 Memorial service with home movies - Philadelphia
37 Hachi dreaming about his owner - Hachi: A Dog's Tale
38 Order 66 - Star Wars Episode III

Anakin killed so many Jedi :'(

39 Stepsisters tearing apart Cinderella's dress - Cinderella
40 Bill Sikes murdering Nancy - Oliver!

I saw this movie in sixth grade english. I thought the movie was really good and well done, probably one of my favorites. But I have seen countless action movies where many people die, so I didn't understand why all of the girls in my class starting screaming when bill sikes beat nancy to death. It wasn't sad, just brutal.

Part of London Bridge is called Nancy's Steps. This is where Nancy was murdered.

All Nancy wabnted was to reunite Oliver to his rightful family

41 Letter from America - Sunshine on Leith
42 Iron Man's death - Avengers: Endgame
43 Esmail gets shot - House of Sand and Fog
44 Agent J sees his father dying - Men In Black 3
45 The Time Machine - The Pursuit of Happyness
46 The ending - The Mist
47 Baby Mine - Dumbo

It's gotta be in the top ten. It's bound to make anyone cry.

48 Gohan dies - DBZ: The History of Trunks
49 Widow Tweed abandoning Tod - The Fox and the Hound

Aww, this was so sad! I hate it when people or animals get left behind in movies. - RockFashionista

50 Charlotte's death - Charlotte's Web

This Is One Of The Saddest Movies Ever. It Made It Sadder When Charlotte Sang Her Final Lullaby To Wilbur. 😥😭

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1. John Coffey's execution - The Green Mile
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3. Bambi's mother's death - Bambi
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