9 Cancer-Themed Films That Made Us Laugh, Cry or Both

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7. Brian's Song

Brian's Song
Brian's Song is not only one of the best football movies of all time, it is one fantastic film about how one deals with cancer. It is notorious for making tough guys cry!

8. The Bucket List

The Bucket List
The Bucket List handled the subject of dying from cancer in a more humorous way. It also coined a phrase in Bucket List that has become a huge part of our language.

9. Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment won a ton of Oscars, including Best Picture. It struck a chord with its tale of cancer striking Debra Winger as her mother (Shirley MacLane) looked on... feeling helpless.

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