It came up on the show that Michele Pilenza had watched a mini-series on Netflix that had her weeping (“From Scratch”), so we took calls from people regarding which movies or tv shows made them cry (and a couple of commercials did the trick, as well).

Here then is a partial list of some of the sob-inducing fare:

Coco

The Pixar movie about the boy searching for his great-grandfather in the Land of the Dead

Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Pictures
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Up

Another Pixar entry; the first ten minutes were mentioned multiple times

Pixar Animation studios
Pixar Animation studios
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Toy Story 3

Yes, another tear-jerker from Pixar…Andy goes to college and leaves his toys behind

Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Pictures
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Rudy

The true story of a guy who just wanted to play football at Notre Dame

TriStar Pictures
TriStar Pictures
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If Anything Happens, I Love You

A 13-minute film that brings Kylie to tears

Gilbert Films
Gilbert Films
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The Champ

A 1979 movie about a boxer and his son (one of them dies)

Hialeah Park Studios
Hialeah Park Studios
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Titanic

A pretty sad movie all the way around

Twentieth Century Fox
Twentieth Century Fox
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Brian’s Song

The made-for-TV classic about Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers of the Chicago Bears (one of them dies)

Screen Gems Television
Screen Gems Television
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Man on Fire

In Mexico City, a former CIA operative swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect. (IMDB)

Fox 2000 Pictures
Fox 2000 Pictures
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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

It’s sad when ET has to go home

Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures
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And three commercials:

Extra Gum

Budweiser- The “We’ll Never Forget” ad

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