Gerard Butler’s latest film makes him cry

As if we needed another reason to love Gerard Butler, he isn’t afraid to show emotion.

The sexy actor battled his emotions while filming Machine Gun Preacher – which is a true story about Sudan hero Sam Childers.

“This happened to me a lot when we were filming,” he said. “I would just be overcome. I feel every emotion. I haven’t talked much about this movie in a while, and I did the other day, and I just started crying. I cried for about five minutes.

“A lot of the feelings I felt with Sam, the violence and the craziness, being out of control and not knowing how to live your life, I had all that. Did I go around stabbing people and shooting people? No. Did I end up in Africa building an orphanage? No. But I did have a massive transformation in my life where I sorted everything out.”