2. 'Field of Dreams' (1989)
When you're younger, James Earl Jones' speech -- about how baseball is the one thing that can make a torn America whole and bridge the generations -- may sound like sentimental hogwash. But when you're older you can't help but shed a tear for Ray Liotta
's redeemed Shoeless Joe Jackson, Burt Lancaster
's majestic old-timer given one last moment to shine on the diamond, or Kevin Costner
's cosmic seeker reconciling with his long-gone father over a game of catch. Actually, you might not be able to resist tears when you're young, either.