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Poll: Saddest Child Death From the Top 250

Because the death of a child can be too upsetting an experience, it's handled carefully by many directors, but others don't hesitate to give the death its full treatment and succeed in providing one of their film's emotional or scary highlights.

Which of these Top 250 movies features the most upsetting child death?

After voting, you might discuss the list here

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    Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

    The one who slipped.
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    Jaws (1975)

    The one on the yellow raft.
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    Gone with the Wind (1939)

    The one who died like her grandfather.
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    Barry Lyndon (1975)

    The one who could be Barry's heir.
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    Schindler's List (1993)

    The little girl.
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    City of God (2002)

    The one who was shot by Lil Ze.
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    Life Is Beautiful (1997)

    The one who had a cat in the truck.
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    The Green Mile (1999)

    Those who died because of their love for each other.
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    M (1931)

    The one who met Hans.
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    Gladiator (2000)

    The son who was killed with his mother.
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    Downfall (2004)

    Those who'd never see a post-Third Reich Germany.
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    Stand by Me (1986)

    The one who was hit by a train.
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    Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

    The one who wasn't spared by Frank.
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    Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

    The one who went to the other world.
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    Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

    Those who... tried to survive.
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    Memories of Murder (2003)

    The one with the backpack.
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    Léon: The Professional (1994)

    The one Mathilda loved the most.
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    The Usual Suspects (1995)

    The ones in Keyser Soze's backstory.
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    The Sixth Sense (1999)

    The one who drank the poison.
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    The Battle of Algiers (1966)

    The one who stayed with Ali.

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