10 Of The Saddest Moments In Film And TV We Still Can't Get Over With

10 Of The Saddest Moments In Film And TV We Still Can't Get Over With

Cue the ugly cry.

Prepare your box of tissues and your comfort pillows, for we are about to revisit the most heartbreaking and tear-jerking moments in television and film history. From unforgettable deaths to deeply emotional scenes, we've listed down some of the most unforgettable tragic moments on screen that left us all wailing. 

Ready? Let's begin. 

1. When Hank Dies In 'Breaking Bad.'

Hank's death is one of the most heartbreaking scenes in the series. He was shot in the leg by Walt's neo-Nazi contract killers, rendering him helpless and unable to escape in the middle of the desert. When the guys were about to assassinate Hank, Walt begs them to spare his brother-in-law's life, offering the crew $80 million in exchange.

Hank calmly stops Walter and says, "You’re the smartest guy I ever met, and you’re too stupid to see — he made up his mind ten minutes ago." A loud gunshot was heard right after. 


 2. When Adriana La Cerva Gets Killed On 'The Sopranos'

Adriana La Cerva is one of the most adored characters on The Sopranos, so fans had a hard time seeing her demise. When she confessed to her mobster fiance that she became an FBI informant to save him from going to jail, his crew decided to execute her in the forest.

It is shocking to see Silvio Dante, who was like an uncle to Adriana, kill her without any regret.

Adriana La Cerva's Getting Killed On 'The Sopranos'

3. When Tom Hanks Loses his Volleyball In 'Cast Away.'

After spending years alone on a deserted island, Tom Hanks's Chuck Noland's only friend was Wilson, a volleyball with a face coarsely drawn on it.

When Chuck finally attempts to escape, he falls asleep without realizing that Wilson has accidentally dropped off the raft. Chuck was forced to see Wilson drift away and was unable to do anything except scream for his friend's name in the middle of the vast ocean.


4. When Andy Gives Away His Toys in 'Toy Story' 3

If you grew up watching the Toy Story film series, then you've realized that there is something so heart-wrenching when a not-so-young Andy said goodbye to Buzz, Woody, and the gang. You see, we've grown up with Andy. So when he teaches his young neighbor how to play with his former best friends, it felt like we were handing down the things that we used to love to the younger generation. It felt like we were saying goodbye to our childhood too. It's just too much. 

Andy Giving Away His Toys

5. When Jojo Saw Her Mom's Execution in 'Jojo Rabbit'

When Jojo was chasing a butterfly, he was shocked to discover that his mother was hanged in the town square. The poor child could do nothing but hug his hanging mother's feet while sobbing. He tried to tie his shoes but failed. He spent the next hours sitting on the ground, watching his mom suspended in the air. The attic windows of the house nearby looked like eyes that bear witness to the tragic scene


6. When Jane's Phone Got Disconnected On 'Breaking Bad.'

Despite the tumultuous relationship, Jessie and Jane were deeply and passionately in love with each other. Unfortunately, Jesse's girlfriend died from choking on her vomit while high on drugs. Our hearts broke, watching Jesse spiral into a dark depression. One of the saddest moments in the season was seeing Jesse call her phone over and over again just to hear her voice on the voicemail message until it gets disconnected. It felt like losing her again and again. 

Jessie and Jane

7. When Tony Stark Dies In 'Avengers: Endgame'

Talk about one of the saddest goodbyes in film history. When Tony Stark sacrificed himself to save everyone in 'Avengers: Endgame',  his wife, Pepper, and protégé, Peter Parker, were there with him on the battlefield. Their farewells left fans sobbing in theaters. It's been almost three years, but the devastating scene still haunts us until now. 


8. When Vincent van Gogh Visits a Modern Museum and Gets to See His Artistic Legacy In 'Doctor Who.'

In real life, Van Gogh's artistic work only started receiving recognition two years after his death. It's heartbreaking to think that one of the world's greatest artists of all time did not even live to see how much the world appreciate his art.

In 'Doctor Who,' Season 5, Episode 10, Van Gogh was shown struggling to sell any of his work through most of his lifetime. Thanks to TARDIS, Gogh is transported to the future, at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris in 2010, where he gets to see people deeply admiring her work. Tony Curran delivered a remarkably touching performance as Van Gogh, who sees the gallery’s collections of his work getting appreciated by so many modern art enthusiasts. If that's not enough, the Doctor calls over a docent (played by Bill Nighy), who explains why Van Gogh is the best painter of them all.

This scene was honestly so joyful and poignant at the same time that we are having a hard time classifying if the tears we shed were out of happiness or sadness.


9. When Karen Realized Her Husband Was Cheating On Her In 'Love Actually.'

The pain of knowing that the love of your life is fooling around with someone else is indescribable. Unfortunately, some of us have no time to be sad and are forced to put on a fake smile for the sake of our loved ones. That's exactly what Karen did. When she realized that her husband was cheating on her, she cried for two minutes, then pulled herself together for the sake of her children. 

Love Actually

10. When Jackson Committed Suicide In A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga's Ally loved Jackson (Bradley Cooper) so much, she was willing to stay beside him through the good and the bad. Jack battles with depression and alcoholism brought by hearing problems due to tinnitus that's threatening to take away his music career. While Ally's career soars higher and higher, Jackson was falling deeper and deeper into a dark hole. As a result, he ends up mistreating and insulting Ally. When Ally's manager convinced Jackson that he was holding back her career, Jackson decided its better to kill himself than drag Ally along on his dark path. 

A Star Is Born

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