Heartbreaking, Bittersweet Examples Of Friendship From Sci-Fi And Fantasy
Warning: spoilers ahead. Also: tears ahead.
JUST BECAUSE HE'S A VULCAN DOESN'T MEAN HE CAN'T FEEL. Oh, it does? Well, he's half human, and that half is BFFs with James T. Kirk.
Like a lot of other animated movies, an unexpected friendship is the main focus of "The Iron Gian," and perhaps expectedly, it ends with the Giant sacrificing himself. *weeps*
Nothing's sadder that Bing Bong's self-sacrifice in the name of love for Riley. I'm a grown goddamned man and I cried like a baby when Bing Bong literally faded away.
ALL THE DAMN SELF-SACRIFICE! Can't just one character be selfish and save my eyes from shedding their bitter tears? This was my favorite movie as a kid, by the way.
Sam is just such a ridiculously loyal friend. He makes you feel things. He sticks by Frodo until the end and the two are still best friends after the ring is destroyed.
It was an admirable death for Sirius, in the name of love and good. And trust me, Sirius was the best friend Harry had.
The world probably wasn't ready for such a precious relationship as the one between a child and his dear alien friend. Pretty much the entire half of the movie is just full of feelings.
Once again, self-sacrifice is the tear-jerker here. And the building of an unexpected friendship between these two is just so beautiful that even an emotional cripple like me began feeling things. Oh Groot, you beautiful, beautiful tree-gentleman.
The bond between these women was like nothing I'd ever seen when I started watching re-runs of this show as a kid. They take you on quite an emotional roller coaster ride over the course of the series, but it's totally worth it.
I know what you're thinking, and no, the two weren't in love. They're robots. But they were friends–best friends. (So what if my logic's a little flawed? Don't ruin this for me).