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‘I hadn’t cried in, like, 20 years’

Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins are getting real about their feelings.

The stars opened up about everything from crying to alcohol to moving on from mistakes, in a conversation published by Interview magazine Monday.

At one point during their conversation, the two got personal about their emotions, with Pitt revealing he hasn’t been one to cry easily.

“I am quite famously a not-crier,” Pitt, 55, said. “Is that a term? I hadn’t cried in, like, 20 years, and now I find myself, at this latter stage, much more moved — moved by my kids, moved by friends, moved by the news. Just moved. I think it’s a good sign. I don’t know where it’s going, but I think it’s a good sign.”

Hopkins, 81, said he cries “at the drop of a hat, because everything moves me.”

“You’ll find, as you get older, that you just want to weep,” he added “It’s not even about grief. It’s about the glory of life.”

According to Brad Pitt, he's famously been a "not-crier" but has been more "moved" since getting older.

The stars also discussed their struggles with alcohol. Pitt recalled how Hopkins told him he’d “dumped” the substance while they were filming 1998’s “Meet Joe Black.” In September, Pitt opened up to The New York Times about quitting drinking and attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

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“I look at it, and I think, ‘What a great blessing that was, because it was painful,’ ” Hopkins said. “I did some bad things. But it was all for a reason, in a way. And it’s strange to look back and think, ‘God, I did all those things?’ But it’s like there’s an inner voice that says, ‘It’s over. Done. Move on.’ “

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