This is exactly how Pixar films use music to make you cry

5 August 2016, 14:21 | Updated: 6 January 2017, 14:45

Pixar makes you cry

Did you sob through the first ten minutes of Up, did Finding Nemo have you in bits? It’s all (or at least mostly) down to the music. And one YouTuber has shown exactly how they do it.

Remember those first ten minutes of Up? Perhaps you can’t because your eyes were clouded by a thousand tears?

Or how about that moment in Finding Nemo when Nemo’s dad discovers his one solitary surviving egg at the beginning of the film?

Or in Toy Story 3 when… actually pretty much all of Toy Story 3.

Well one YouTube film music fan has demonstrated some of the music theory behind exactly how the likes of Michael Giacchino (composer of the Up soundtrack) and Thomas Newman (the composer behind Finding Nemo)

Here’s how they make you cry

You’re crying right now, aren’t you?

Cheer yourself up by voting now in the Classic FM Movie Music Hall of Fame – and you could win a Sonos Playbar worth £599.99 just for voting!

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