17 Movie Characters Who Did Not Deserve Better — In Fact, They Deserved Way Worse
They say forgiveness is a virtue, but these characters just don't deserve it.
We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the movie characters who got happy endings or redemption arcs* they didn't quite deserve. Here's what they said:
*To be clear, if a character died but was redeemed in their final moments or was remembered as a hero after their death, it counts as a "happy ending" for our purposes here.
🚨MASSIVE SPOILER WARNING 🚨 for all of these movies.
1. Kylo Ren from Star Wars
2. Tony Stark, aka Iron Man from the MCU
3. Draco Malfoy from Harry Potter
4. Jim Preston from Passengers
5. Harper from The Happiest Season
6. Nick Parker and Elizabeth James, aka the parents from The Parent Trap
7. Amanda Waller from Suicide Squad
8. Dr. Stephen Strange from Doctor Strange
9. PT Barnum from The Greatest Showman
10. Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood, aka Matilda's parents in Matilda
11. Eleanor Sung-Young, aka Nick's mom from Crazy Rich Asians
12. Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter
13. Sebastian from Cruel Intentions
14. Blane (and Duckie) from Pretty In Pink
15. Amy Ellis, aka Kat's younger sister in The Wedding Date
16. Nick Fury from the MCU
17. And finally, Severus Snape from Harry Potter
Did we miss any characters? Let us know in the comments!
Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.