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Greatest ever tearjerkers

Nothing says "great movie" like the ones that have you quietly sobbing halfway through - or shamelessly howling as you cling to your other half for support. From Bambi to Shawshank Redemption and My Girl, there are so many beautiful and poignant film moments out there that can't help but cause a lump in the throat - no matter how many times we watch them. Prepare to well up in a misty cloud of nostalgia as we bring you the greatest ever tearjerkers...

Simply click on an image to launch the gallery. Warning: may contain spoilers. Do you agree with our choices or have we missed out your favourite weepie? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section, below.

Picture credit: Rex Features

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