By Jacqueline Andriakos
Updated February 19, 2015 03:50 PM
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Even Oscar nominees need a good cry sometimes.

PEOPLE asked Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Robert Duvall, Marion Cotillard and others just which movies bring them to tears.

The answers range from Armageddon to Finding Nemo (Boyhood actor Ellar Coltrane confesses the last 30 minutes get under his skin).

But some stars get emotional during their own Oscar-nominated films. After sitting through Whiplash – which is up for Best Picture – 14 times, J.K. Simmons admits the movie got to him.

“The fourth time I sat through Whiplash, it landed like a tragedy on me,” the Best Supporting Actor nominee says.

But one Best Actor nominee didn’t give in that easily.

“I only cry when they pay me,” says The Judge‘s Robert Duvall.

And the Award for Most Memorable Oscar Speech Goes to