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The Very Best On-Screen Cry-Faces

Updated November 11, 2020 4.2k votes 489 voters 70.4k views25 items

Crying on screen is an art form all its own. It takes a true uninhibited actor to let their face contort and transform into a portrait of pain, suffering, and discontent, and not everyone can do it. Which actors have made some of the best cry faces of all time?

There are many cry faces out there, and while we would love to include them all in this list, these are the eyebrow-arching, eye-squinting, jaw-dropping, chin-scrunching best. If you want more cry faces, check out this Cry Face Tumblr.

  • Natalie Portman
    Photo: Garden State / Fox Searchlight Pictures
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    Photo: The Walking Dead / AMC
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    Photo: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 / Warner Bros. Pictures
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  • Eddie Redmayne
    Photo: Les Misérables / Universal Pictures
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