There are 33 small Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) moments that are heartbreaking, but few people talk about them. Here’s a rundown of them :
Runaways, When Molly discovers that her parents are planning to send her away, Gert simply holds her.
Avengers: Endgame, Scott escapes the Quantum Realm and reunites with Cassie.
Avengers: Age of Ultron, Wanda senses Pietro’s death and unleashes her magic.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, When the Ravagers arrive for Yondu’s memorial.
Guardians of the Galaxy, when Drax expresses his joy at being embraced by this new family to the Guardians.
WandaVision, When Wanda hears Billy and Tommy’s voices while researching the Darkhold.
Avengers: Endgame, “Five years later,” says the title card.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, When Peter is trapped under the debris and can’t get out.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., when Daisy says goodbye to Coulson before he dies at the end of Season 5.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Sam said that he witnessed his best friend die.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., when the squad says a “spy’s goodbye” to Bobby and Hunter.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, Tony warns Peter that it will be Tony’s fault if he dies.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Steve and Peggy discuss starting anew, only for Peggy to forget about it minutes later.
Avengers: Endgame, When Steve walks into Peggy’s office and notices the framed photo of him on her desk.
WandaVision, when Wanda described her pain as being like drowning over and over.
Thor: Ragnarok, in which Loki enters Valkyrie’s memory and reveals how she lost her entire family.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, When Ayo uses the activation words on Bucky, he understands he’s finally free of Hydra’s grip.
In The Avengers, when Bruce admits that shortly after becoming the Hulk for the first time, he attempted suicide.
Avengers: Endgame, when Natasha cries while eating her peanut butter sandwich.
Avengers: Endgame, When Tony sees a framed photo of Peter he becomes emotional.
Avengers: Endgame, Natasha informs Steve that she will be seeing him soon.
Black Widow, when we learn that Yelena finally got the dog she’d always wanted and named her Fanny, the fictitious name given to Natasha earlier in the film.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, When Sam wiped the blood from the shield.
Avengers: Endgame, we see Natasha’s golden hair starting to grow out.
he Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Bucky is concerned that Steve may have misjudged him.
Loki, When Loki watches his life play out, he admits that he doesn’t like hurting others.
Avengers: Infinity War, When Sam is alone and dusted by Thanos.
Avengers: Endgame, When Clint turns around, he realises that his entire family has vanished.
Thor: The Dark World, Loki confesses that he has genuinely damaged his cell and is sad over his mother’s death.
Loki, When you realise Loki’s file in the TVA ends not when Thanos snaps his neck, but when Thor hugs him, you understand he felt that hug.
Thor: Ragnarok, Thor tells Loki that he looked up to him as a child and thought the world of him.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, when Peter informs Ned that Aunt May won’t be able to figure out who he really is.