History TearJerker / DeadPoetsSociety

23rd May '16 2:08:06 PM Nylsa
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** Neil's mom screaming, "He's okay, he's okay!". *Sniff* Intense.

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** Neil's mom screaming, "He's okay, he's okay!". *Sniff* Intense.
23rd May '16 2:05:48 PM Nylsa
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* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoiler: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, Captain, my Captain!". There were even members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total SugarWiki/{{heartwarming|Moments}}.

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* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoiler: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, "[[OneLinerEcho Oh, Captain, my Captain!".Captain]]!". There were even members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total SugarWiki/{{heartwarming|Moments}}.



* Keating when he sits at the desk that had been Neil's and flips through the book that he himself used as a member of the Dead Poets Society before breaking down and weeping.

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* When Keating when he sits at the desk that had been Neil's and flips through the book that he himself used as a member of the Dead Poets Society before breaking Society, he eventually breaks down and starts weeping.



* If you look really closely at Neil's father after the play, when he's berating Neil about wanting to be an actor and asks him why he wants to do it, he looks more frustrated than angry as if he really wants to know why. Which makes his reaction to Neil's [[spoiler: suicide]] that more heart-wrenching, because you wonder if he wanted to fix his relationship with his son and now he's lost his chance.

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* ** When Neil's father has just finished chewing him out, and Neil is sitting with his mother. He has a completely spaced-out and in-the-clouds look on his face as he says, "I was really great, wasn't I?"
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If you look really closely at Neil's father after the play, when he's berating Neil about wanting to be an actor and asks him why he wants to do it, he looks more frustrated than angry as if he really wants to know why. Which makes his reaction to Neil's [[spoiler: suicide]] that more heart-wrenching, because you wonder if he wanted to fix his relationship with his son and now he's lost his chance.chance.
** Neil's mom screaming, "He's okay, he's okay!". *Sniff* Intense.
4th Apr '16 6:46:27 PM generalzod39
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* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoiler: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, Captain, my Captain!". There were members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total SugarWiki/{{heartwarming|Moments}}.

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* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoiler: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, Captain, my Captain!". There were even members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total SugarWiki/{{heartwarming|Moments}}.
14th Nov '15 12:39:04 AM nombretomado
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* With RobinWilliams committing suicide in 2014, this movie just becomes even more of a tearjerker than it already was.

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* With RobinWilliams Creator/RobinWilliams committing suicide in 2014, this movie just becomes even more of a tearjerker than it already was.
23rd Apr '15 10:21:58 AM Kingault
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14th Dec '14 6:26:58 PM TheFightingIrishman
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* With RobinWilliams committing suicide in 2014, this movie just becomes even more of a tearjerker than it already was.
24th Aug '14 10:25:01 AM Angeldeb82
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!!Expect unmarked spoilers. Best if youread this page after you have seen the movie.

* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoiler: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, Captain, my Captain!". There were members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming]].

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!!Expect unmarked spoilers. Best if youread you read this page after you have seen the movie.

* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoiler: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, Captain, my Captain!". There were members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming]].SugarWiki/{{heartwarming|Moments}}.
23rd Apr '14 5:15:39 AM denimjo
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* A very subtle one occurs after [[Spoiler:Neil's death]]. At his [[spoiler:memorial service at the school]], the dead poets are seen in a line, singing wistfully. All except Charlie, who stares forward, angry and unmoving and silent.

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* A very subtle one occurs after [[Spoiler:Neil's [[spoiler:Neil's death]]. At his [[spoiler:memorial service at the school]], the dead poets are seen in a line, singing wistfully. All except Charlie, who stares forward, angry and unmoving and silent.
17th Mar '14 2:16:07 PM FullBlast
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* Neil's sadness when his father tells him "I don't care if the world ends tomorrow night, you are through with that play!" Topped only by his suicide. While his father is clearly having an ItsAllAboutMe moment, his mother looks genuinely distraught.
* If you look really closely at Neil's father after the play, when he's berating Neil about wanting to be an actor and asks him why he wants to do it, he looks more frustrated than angry as if he really wants to know why. Which makes his reaction to Neil's suicide that more heart-wrenching, because you wonder if he wanted to fix his relationship with his son and now he's lost his chance.

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* Neil's sadness when his father tells him "I don't care if the world ends tomorrow night, you are through with that play!" Topped only by his suicide.[[spoiler: suicide]]. While his father is clearly having an ItsAllAboutMe moment, his mother looks genuinely distraught.
* If you look really closely at Neil's father after the play, when he's berating Neil about wanting to be an actor and asks him why he wants to do it, he looks more frustrated than angry as if he really wants to know why. Which makes his reaction to Neil's suicide [[spoiler: suicide]] that more heart-wrenching, because you wonder if he wanted to fix his relationship with his son and now he's lost his chance.



* A very subtle one occurs after Neil's death. At his memorial service at the school, the dead poets are seen in a line, singing wistfully. All except Charlie, who stares forward, angry and unmoving and silent.

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* A very subtle one occurs after Neil's death. [[Spoiler:Neil's death]]. At his memorial [[spoiler:memorial service at the school, school]], the dead poets are seen in a line, singing wistfully. All except Charlie, who stares forward, angry and unmoving and silent.
17th Mar '14 2:13:45 PM FullBlast
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* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoilers: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, Captain, my Captain!". There were members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming]].

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* As Professor Keating leaves his classroom for the last time after the school fires him for [[spoilers: [[spoiler: Neil's suicide]], the remaining members of the Dead Poet's Society all stand on their desk, look at him, and say "Oh, Captain, my Captain!". There were members of the class who WEREN'T members of the Society, meaning that it wasn't JUST the DPS that took Keating's message to heart. Total [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming]].
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