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The Top 10 Saddest Children's Movies

By Steven Romano Dec 26, 2013

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2) The Land Before Time (1988)

The Land Before Time is Bambi with dinosaurs, except that—and this is where the flick stands head and shoulders above its Disney rival—Littlefoot actually got to have a final heart-to-heart with his mother after saving him from Sharptooth. And from an adult perspective, it’s clear to see the message at play here: A parent would sacrifice everything for their child.

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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