!! [[Film/{{Sunrise}} The Film]]:
* TearJerker: When The Wife breaks down in the restaurant. It's guaranteed to break your heart.
** And when the Man [[spoiler: thinks The Wife is dead.]] That face is the face of a broken man.
* VindicatedByHistory: All of Murnau's American-made films, including ''Sunrise'', lost money at the box office. One of [[UsefulNotes/NationalFilmRegistry the first 25 films selected for eternal preservation]] by the Library of Congress, the reputation of ''Sunrise'' continues to build even into the 21st century.