Saddest TV or Movie Scenes Ever

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Another poster just reminded me of one of the most impactful shows I've ever scene. The ending of Scrubs.

Scrubs had some killer scenes.

Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoSLxmZ-Gzo

Just a killer for me.

What TV or movies just smashed you (making you hope no one saw you sobbing). ?

Oooh, a good one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEIQSbul9Os

Nutty: awesome movie that moved me like you would not believe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9SeO7b79N0

The only one I can think of off the top of my head:

CrazyGirl17:
The only one I can think of off the top of my head:

Was this the OG wide release movie? Some of what you describe reminds me. I hope you can provide links that might take me to youtube links to further remind me. Thanks.

Gorfias:

CrazyGirl17:
The only one I can think of off the top of my head:

Was this the OG wide release movie? Some of what you describe reminds me. I hope you can provide links that might take me to youtube links to further remind me. Thanks.

You could try YouTube... unless the Copyright Police got to them.

Otherwise, try this: https://serebii.net/movies/pokemon20/

CrazyGirl17:

You could try YouTube... unless the Copyright Police got to them.

Otherwise, try this: https://serebii.net/movies/pokemon20/

Thanks! Nope, not what I recall bringing my boy to many years ago. Look great though.

The ending of toy story 3

The ending to The Tale of Princess Kaguya. It's not just terribly sad, it hits you with a big ol' case of depression due to what it implies about your own life.

Also this;

Until it got retconned by "Bender's Big Score" the ending to Futurama's "Jurassic Bark" was the saddest ending to a television episode I had ever seen. What is most annoying, is by retconning the ending... yes it is less sad but the emotional impact of that ending was ripped away. It is less than it was and that is not a good thing. The other one that gets me is Trigun's "Paradise." Not because of the major character death that takes place in that episode, that is sad... but the scene that get to me is Milly's reaction later. She is always so optimistic, upbeat, happy... seeing her devastated and weeping just destroys me.

The Ending of Synecdoche, New York really stuck with me. That movie in general had me stare at a wall for 20 minutes afterwards.

Irreversible. Pretty much the whole movie

Endings of Grave of the Fireflies, Requiem for a Dream, Donnie Darko, Life is Beautiful and Boy with the Striped PJs

Rabies in Scrubs
Brooks was here
In the Pale Moonlight DS9
Not Penny's Boat
G'Kar freedom speech
Avacato hugging his son back on Galaxy 1 in Final Space
Jurasic Bark
All of the Strike teams endings in The Shield
Jane in Breaking Bad
The human becoming insurgents in BattleStar Galactica. Probably more what happened to those who wouldn't be an insurgent.
Maes Hughes

The bits in Whitefang where Whitefang wasn't happy.

No contest:

Also apologies to every thirty-something now blubbering onto their keyboard.

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Artax! And later on, the bit about "good strong hands".

Also, yeah, Jurassic Bark.

Samtemdo8:
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OMG. Are you trying to kill me???? *reaches for tissues*.

trunkage:
Irreversible. Pretty much the whole movie

Rabies in Scrubs

Not Penny's Boat

Jane in Breaking Bad

Reviewing other stuff you reference but dang. Those are some good additions.

The Al Pacino Trilogy of Saddness.

The Death of Wade:

Thaluikhain:
Artax! And later on, the bit about "good strong hands".

Yep. That was hard on me, back in the day.

One for me, for some reason - The death of Ophelia in Mel Gibson's Hamlet always makes me tear up.

Also, the poetry as Depp channels Thompson reminiscing about the 60s in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, alternately called 'The Wave Speech' or 'The High Water Mark monologue'. It makes me feel I was born in the wrong time.

I dunno, they hit me in the feels.

I think the thing that usually gets me are where characters have been struggling so hard against a tragedy (even if self-inflicted), and the point finally comes where they can't contain the force of it any more and they break. So for instance when the guilt eventually cuts through the amnesia in The Machinist, the revelation of the trauma of the mentally ill man in Spider, or the first season of Fleabag as her defensive facade of fun woman-around-town finally collapses under the strain. I suppose this idea might include that most shameless of tearjerkers, Cinema Paradiso, although that's a little sentimental for my tastes.

Other than that, the start montage from Pixar's "Up!" summarising the old guy's life is one of saddest moments you'll find in a film.

undeadsuitor:
The ending of toy story 3

Dang, beat me to it. Part of why I don't believe Toy Story 4 should exist.

Even now that the cast has mostly recovered from the trauma, the finale of Volume 3 in RWBY.

Agents of SHIELD, the last 1/3rd of Season 4. Technically this means the team all have two lives' worth of memories in them, souls grown old before their time, with Fitz having it the worst of all. If they don't give him further conflict with this and [CLASSIFIED] in the coming seasons I'll go around town for a week saying nothing but 'Hail Hydra'.

Parts that always get me:

The beginning montage in Up
Futurama: Jurassic Bark
The entirety of Grave of the Fireflies
Courage the Cowardly Dog: Last of the Starmakers
Various episodes of Monk

A Dog's Purpose... the whole movie. Any movie in which a dog dies is a tear-jerker; this movies kills like 10 of 'em.

The scene in "Dumbo" where they go to visit Dumbo's mom in elephant jail is one of the few things that makes me cry every damn time.

And no tears were shed here for "Titanic".

CaitSeith:
And no tears were shed here for "Titanic".

I mean, if you're looking for a sad boat...

I can never listen to the Cheers theme song again

CaitSeith:
And no tears were shed here for "Titanic".

There was plenty of room for him on that door.

Logan had quite a few emotionally brutal moments-


Multiple episodes of Scrubs.
Jurassic Bark, Luck of the Fryish and The Bots and the Bees from Futurama.

tstorm823:

CaitSeith:
And no tears were shed here for "Titanic".

I mean, if you're looking for a sad boat...

Fuck how could I forgotten One Piece

CaitSeith:
And no tears were shed here for "Titanic".

Actually I found Titanic quite sad in understated ways. Thomas Andrews adjusting the clock in the dining room, the band playing on the decks, little stuff like that.

And of course there's also the tragic undercurrent that it was a real thing and the ship became the water bound headstone for something like 1200 souls.

Agema:
I think the thing that usually gets me are where characters have been struggling so hard against a tragedy (even if self-inflicted), and the point finally comes where they can't contain the force of it any more and they break. So for instance when the guilt eventually cuts through the amnesia in The Machinist, the revelation of the trauma of the mentally ill man in Spider, or the first season of Fleabag as her defensive facade of fun woman-around-town finally collapses under the strain. I suppose this idea might include that most shameless of tearjerkers, Cinema Paradiso, although that's a little sentimental for my tastes.

Other than that, the start montage from Pixar's "Up!" summarising the old guy's life is one of saddest moments you'll find in a film.

Damn. That reminded me of Memento. But more for the cop, than the main character

twistedmic:
Logan had quite a few emotionally brutal moments-

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Agema:
I think the thing that usually gets me are where characters have been struggling so hard against a tragedy (even if self-inflicted), and the point finally comes where they can't contain the force of it any more and they break. So for instance when the guilt eventually cuts through the amnesia in The Machinist, the revelation of the trauma of the mentally ill man in Spider, or the first season of Fleabag as her defensive facade of fun woman-around-town finally collapses under the strain. I suppose this idea might include that most shameless of tearjerkers, Cinema Paradiso, although that's a little sentimental for my tastes.

Other than that, the start montage from Pixar's "Up!" summarising the old guy's life is one of saddest moments you'll find in a film.

Fleabag! I don't know anyone else that has watched that magnificent show. Terrific show. I love when she speaks with a man that is going through a group thing with men. He speaks of how he wants to be better and let his wife know how much he adores her. Gotta stop typing. Getting vaklempt.

Fry's dog Seymour in "Jurassic Bark" is the obvious choice however, even thinking about that moment in the "Luck of the Fryrish" episode of Futurama when Fry finally realizes his brother didn't steal his identity but instead missed him so much that he named his son after him will get me going every time. If I were an actor, that'd be my go to for sad scenes.

A close second is the later series episode "Game of Tones" when he talks to his mom in her dream.

And now I'm crying on a bus, great. Goddamn. How is a cartoon this powerful? What a terrific series that was.

David Tennant's regeneration scene always makes me tear up.

The endings of Now And Then, Here And There and Saikano aka She: The Ultimate Weapon. As far as anime goes those are some peak fucking sadness and as far as I'm aware no one really knows about them. Possibly because they're 20 years old holy shit I'm old.

While looking up NaTHaT I also found out its been compared to Grave Of The Fireflies, so hey, if proof be needed.

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