These Are The 17 Saddest Disney Movies, So Get Ready To Cry Your Eyes Out

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For all their happily ever afters and inhumanly small-waisted princesses, there's another thing you can always count on when it comes to Disney movies, they're going to be sad. Like, really, really sad. So sad, you're going to be reduced to a pile of mush by the time the film's all said and done. Let's be honest, though, some Disney films are more devastating than others. That's why we've put together a list of the saddest Disney movies ever, ranked, which starts with the films that will have you wiping away that single tear to those that will require a couple of towels to clean up the emotional mess you've left behind. Seriously, The Lion King, why must you do us like that?
Honestly, you might want to get yourself a handkerchief to even read this list, which will have you crying in no time. Maybe it's over Up's shocking opening or the end of the friendship at the heart of Fox and the Hound. Whatever it is, there's no shame in crying at Disney films. In fact, a good cry is actually good for you. It might not clear your skin or pay your rent, but the tears produced by this list of soul-crushing Disney movies might help relieve some stress. Just have the eye drops on hand so you have one less thing to worry about.

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