* Every time Sarah does something to protect Cid.
** [[spoiler: Especially at the climax, where she finally gets him calmed down enough that he doesn't go overboard and even calls her Mom (he remembers Sarah ''is'' his mom).]]
* The Ending: [[spoiler: Joe seeing the extremes that Sarah and Old Joe were willing to go to for their loved ones inspires his HeroicSacrifice. ]]
* The scenes showing [[spoiler: Old Joe and his wife HappilyMarried together.]] No wonder the guy was willing to go to such extremes.
* At the very end of the film, Sarah [[spoiler: running her hand through Joe's hair after his HeroicSacrifice. The gentle way she does it makes it seem like a silent thank you to him.]]
** Becomes a TearJerker when you recall [[spoiler: Joe mentioning early in the movie that one of his memories of his mother was the way she would run her fingers through his hair.]]