Marley and Me: The number one tear-jerking chick flick!
According to a new national survey, which asked women to spill the beans on their man's emotional side, Marley & Me was the number one chick flick to make our blokes cry!
They survey, by Kleenex, has revealed an overwhelming number of Australian men have cried when watching a movie, with 100% of female survey respondents indicating they’ve seen their man shed a tear during a film.
In fact, two thirds of Aussie men (59%) have teared up when watching a chick flick, with The Notebook, Titanic and Love Actually all ranking in the top 10 films which have made their man reach for the tissues.
Proving dog really is man’s best friend, it was Marley & Me that was exposed as the number one film that is most likely to make our men cry, with 44% of respondents choosing this heart-wrenching drama about a family and their naughty Labrador Retriever.
This was followed by The Notebook (17%), Life is Beautiful (15%) and Shawshank Redemption (13%).
It’s not only films that cause men to weep. One in ten women surveyed revealed that their man has cried over the results of their favourite sports team.
Australian men will also shed a tear at the birth of their child (40%), on their wedding day (25%) and when fighting with a friend or loved one (20%).
Almost one in five (18%) women even revealed that a song has brought their guy to tears.