YMMV: Sophie's Choice
- Awesome Music: The beautiful love theme composed by Marvin Hamlisch.
- It Was His Sled: Pretty much everybody knows what the famous choice is.
- Nightmare Fuel: The 'choice' scene, obviously. Meryl Streep—herself a mother—found it so draining and disturbing that she did the whole scene in one take and never watched it again, until she appeared on Oprah's show and she showed the scene, much to Streep's discomfort.
- Tear Jerker