If we had a greenback for each tear Melissa McCarthy appeared to shed throughout her first viewing of Million Dollar Baby, we would have—effectively, you guessed it.
The Bridesmaids actress shared, as she put it, her “eloquent and intellectual review” of the 2005 Oscar-winning movie on Instagram April 30.
“I just thought it was gonna be a boxing movie and it wasn’t,” she defined between sobs and peals of laughter. As for her tackle actress Hilary Swank‘s Academy Award efficiency?
“Oh my god, she (Hilary) was perfect,” Melissa declared.
Which, duh. Million Dollar Baby informed the story of Hilary’s Margaret Fitzgerald, performed by Swank, an newbie boxer on the quest to changing into knowledgeable. We will not spoil the ending—however as Melissa proved—it is a tearjerker. And together with the Best Actress trophy for Hilary and a Best Picture win, the drama additionally earned Morgan Freeman (Hilary’s coaching coach) a Best Supporting Actor victory.