Is a male character ridiculed for crying?

Browse movies, tv shows, books and more where a male character is ridiculed for crying.
As someone who has been made fun of for crying multiple times by abusive friends, this is incredibly triggering. It's often portrayed as a joke, and it's just something I want to avoid. Many men are victims of abuse and get made fun of for it or told that they can't be abused, and would be helped by being able to know ahead of time whether or not that happens.
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TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
73
No
6
10
jdpamv
Billy had toxic masculinity forced on him after his parents divorced and his father verbally abuses him for crying. Jonathan details a time where he cried after his dad shot a rabbit, it’s not confirmed if he was ridiculed over it but it’s an easy inference to make and there’s talk of the dad being insensitive to Will’s emotions. El is ridiculed for crying but she's a girl and eventually kicks the ass of the main bully anyways.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
70
No
21
16
melllaficent
What we can assume as a male character cries and the High Evolutionary mocks and belittles them.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
63
No
3
10
Matteic
One male character is called a "crybaby" by a person in authority.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
60
No
32
14
TheCassandraComplex
Wednesday calls Pugsley weak and soft for crying and showing affection. She is trying to protect him and it’s really not about his gender but it happens all the same.
Movie • 2017 Report
Yes
40
No
0
8
jdpamv
There is a lot of insensitivity to the main character's sadness after his younger brother is killed by Pennywise. The boy of size (I forgot his name) cries while he is getting tortured by Henry Bowers and he's ridiculed for this.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
39
No
18
8
Atlas_X_x
Male child told they are an infant and valid anxiety is disregarded.
Yes
39
No
6
1
smith0009
Episode 3
Movie • 2014 Report
Yes
37
No
0
6
nstalgia
One quote from Fletcher says something along the lines of 'who is now weeping and slobbering all over my drum set like a f-ing nine year old girl'

TV Show • 2014 Report
Yes
37
No
7
5
Barnie
Yes, when BoJack is a child and his mother punishes him for "being alive"
TV Show • 2008 Report
Yes
36
No
2
12
OJAndToothpaste
Happens in one of the final episodes of the show, but the people doing it are literal neo nazis so it's made very clear that they're in the wrong.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
33
No
6
6
artsfartz
A male character is crying after a distressing moment and is yelled at to basically act normal.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
32
No
18
13
RainWolfheart
Yes, both Ed and Stede are made to feel badly for showing emotions at various times. However, alternative forms of masculinity is a major theme of the show, and it's not usually framed as something the audience should laugh it.
TV Show • 1994 Report
Yes
31
No
1
5
jamieblazej
In the poker episode, the opening scene is Chandler and Ross mocking Joey for crying during a poker game.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
30
No
16
0
shurl
There are multiple occasions of Dean venting and being met with basically the likes of "boo hoo, you're a hunter, get over it"
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
30
No
1
TV Show • 1997 Report
Yes
28
No
3
5
Dorianaz9
season 5 episode 4 "Scott Tenorman must die" at the end of the episode, Scott Tenorman is ridiculed for crying
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
28
No
3
3
VickyGilbert
Brad Pitt cries and is emotional at the end once everything is over and it is pointed out. He is asked if he has hit his head but it is said to be because it is out of character for him to be emotional and not because "men shouldn't cry"
Video Game Report
Yes
27
No
19
5
fadedecho
everyone saying no has not watched tubbo’s perspective of the election arc. schlatt yells at him repeatedly and mocks him for whining when he was upset about the changes being made to l’manburg
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
27
No
4
Podcast Report
Yes
25
No
4
4
neop.g
Why on Earth are people voting no? Did they forget that one part where Martin cries and Elias ridicules him for it?
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
24
No
7
1
VegaF8
Homelander and Soldier Boy frequently ridicule people for weakness. This sometimes manifests as ridicule for expressing emotion
TV Show • 2021 Report
Yes
24
No
1
9
TheCassandraComplex
Near the end of S1E5, in a nightmare sequence, a male character is mocked and told “don’t be such a baby” by his mother for having an emotional reaction. The scene then cuts to her yelling at him (and possibly choking or smothering him?) for crying when he was an infant.
Movie Report
Yes
24
No
1
3
Sid
Beau is ridiculed and generally abused by most of the other characters in the film
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
23
No
1
3
Anonymous
S3E2 Diego tells Stan to stop crying.
S3E7 Ben makes fun of Viktor for crying
Movie Report
Yes
22
No
2
2
Regan
The male is referred to as a “baby” multiple times
TV Show • 1995 Report
Yes
22
No
2
5
Paci
Asuka does call out Shinji for not being manly and for crying very often
Movie • 2010 Report
Yes
21
No
3
3
jdpamv
The villain ridicules the main character's internal anguish, I can't confirm the "newborn porn" baby's gender but their cries certainly went unheard.
Video Game • 2019 Report
Yes
21
No
0
6
rudes
Player character ridicules himself for crying at times, and some other characters comment on it with one being an antagonistic child. There's also a moment where another character sees him crying from afar and simply comments "My god...", but this is open to interpretation as the game progresses. The latter scene is also a result of passive skill checks after failing active checks while talking to a character named Acele and easily avoided.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
19
No
1
6
Popelady
a boy cries in bed after being told that only cowards cry. His father later verbally abuses him and tells him to shoot Pinocchio
Video Game • 2007 Report
Yes
18
No
0
5
jdpamv
There are voice lines that mockingly claim other players/characters are crying, (with the possible exception of Pyro) everyone who is playable in this game is a man.