Not a newsflash to those who know me, considering I’ve nearly suffocated myself with wads of tissue on more than one viewing occasion.
Tip: Don’t stuff them all in your mouth at once. There’s no stifling those sobbing gasps once they start. Besides, you paid for your seat. Go ahead and float in it.
For those of you who similarly ugly cry and leave the shoulders of menfolk who join you at the theatre sopping wet and clammy from the wailing and wringing of hands, you know just how well Disney can tell a story, especially one that tugs at all those motherly heartstrings until said heart plummets down into your shoes and shatters into a million weeping pieces.
But which Disney movies make our boys – and men – that watch with us cry?
A thoroughly unscientific polling of men – dads, grandpas, my six-year-old, and even a roomful of high school boys a teacher asked – across various social networks reveals that they cry just as much as we do.
Somehow, they just get most of those tears to trickle down the backs of their eyeballs and get trapped in their wild nests of nose hairs instead of streaming down their rugged, manly faces.
So there you have it. Under all that swagger, they do have soft, pillowy souls.
Ranging from specks of dust in their eyes to full on allergy attacks, these are the 20 Disney movies that make boys’ eyes leak most:
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