10 Movies To Not Watch When You’re Sad…
Well, because then it just might make me more sad…so take notes…
= Humongous downer. Terminally ill mother coming to terms with her imminent death = perfect combo to evoke tears.
10.) Fried Green Tomatoes
= An array of catastrophes to get the tears flowin’. Buddy dies in a horrific way leaving his awkward sister to become even more awkward and misunderstood without him…Ruth also kicks the bucket…Buddy Jr. loses a limb…The End.
= Need I say more than this–> “I’ll never let go, Jack. I promise.”
P.S. This said right before homegirl let Jack sink to the bottom of the freezing frickin’ water, so her fat a** could enjoy the roomy plank of wood alone. Without Jack. Forever. Hope it was worth it, Rose. Hope it was worth it.
8.) Marley and Me
= Do not…I repeat DO NOT watch this movie if you’re an animal lover…
I made the mistake and watched this movie right after my dog died, and cried so hard that I broke 3 blood vessels.
= The perfect formula to make you lose it…does this ring a bell? Dad or fiancé…dad or fiancé? C’mon really Armageddon, you went there? Why yes, yes you did.
6.) Boys Don’t Cry
= Ummm…so I think we all knew that this movie was not going to end well right after it started, but it’s one of those films that makes you hope, right up until the end, that you’re going to be proven wrong…but unfortunately you’re not.
5.) Million Dollar Baby
= Look at Hilary Swank hitting it out of the park with another doozy…
Note to self…If Hilary Swank is bruised and/or bloodied in a movie in the future, do not watch, because it will probably be an epic depressing experience. <–But actually, P.S. I Love You was also a huge downer and that movie included neither, so maybe it’s safer to say that if a film includes Hilary Swank then avoid at all costs.
4.) Term of Endearment
= Daughter dies…mom has a breakdown (that I still can’t get over apparently…because thinking about it right now is evoking tears), and we all learn a valuable lesson…Everyone shows love in their own way. <–I just wish we could have learned that lesson without Debra Winger dying though…
3.) The Color Purple
= I mean, do I really need to even get into this right now?
Sisters love each other, sisters get torn away from each other, only to be reunited in a gallant run across a huge field many years later filled with tears of joy, love, and triumph.
2.) Steel Magnolias
= I feel like every single person who reads my blog, wrote to me practically pleading to get this one on, so I had no other choice but to oblige and add it in.
And for good reason…
The scene where M’Lynn flips out in the cemetery after Shelby dies is so tragic, real, heartbreaking, and moving that you cannot help but feel exactly what she is going through.
= Duuuuuuude…really? If this movie doesn’t make you bust a gut then I don’t know what will.
Best friends love each other…best friends vie for the love of the same man…best friends hate each other (but really still love each other)…Best friends both get divorced…Best friends reunite (and it feels so good), one friend gets a debilitating disease…Best friends go to beach house so one friend can die…
Then, one friend dies…
Bette sings it out…
We cry just a wee bit more…
And thus concludes pretty much the saddest movie ever.
All photos courtesy of IMDB