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    19 Movie Moments From The '80s Gen Z Would Eviscerate Today

    Are we ready to talk about how Sixteen Candles played a gong sound every time Long Duk Dong appeared onscreen...

    Note: This post contains mentions of racism, homophobia, suicide, and sexual assault. 

    1. In Earth Girls Are Easy, when Mac uses his love touch to make the police officers fall in love...and they quickly take on stereotypical caricatures of gay people:

    2. In Sixteen Candles, when Jake says this about Caroline, then "gives" her to Farmer Ted, basically telling him to do whatever he wants with her:

    3. And when Farmer Ted continually tries to force himself on Sam:

    Ted keeps getting turned down after making several advancements and then asks if it would be cool to have sex with her

    4. Also, everything about Long Duk Dong:

    Long Dok Dong meeting Sam in her bedroom and he says "What's happening, hot stuff?" with a gong sound

    5. In Revenge of the Nerds, when Lewis tricked Betty into sleeping with him by making her think she was his boyfriend:

    Man about to kiss a woman and she gasps and says, "You're that nerd! God, you were wonderful!"

    6. Also in Revenge of the Nerds, when the nerds install cameras in the sorority house:

    The nerds drill a camera into the ceiling of the sorority house

    7. In The Breakfast Club, when Bender sticks his head between Claire's thighs while he's hiding under the table.

    Bender sticking his head between Claire's thighs

    8. In Weird Science, when Gary and Wyatt get drunk at a blues bar and start speaking in an imitation of the Black men they're hanging out with:

    Gary saying how he was nuts about a girl with "big titties"

    If you want to hear his voice for yourself, check it out here:

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    9. The St. Louis scene in National Lampoon's Vacation:

    10. All the racist jokes and caricatures in Caddyshack:

    11. Basically just the whole premise of Better Off Dead:

    Young man trying various methods of suicide, including hanging

    12. Relatedly, the scene where Cameron pretends to try to kill himself in Ferris Bueller's Day Off:

    Ferris "saving" Cameron in the pool

    13. In Heathers, when J.D. plots to blow up the school:

    JD reading the suicide letter saying they're going to blow up the school tomorrow

    14. And also when Veronica and J.D. plot to make people think Ram and Kurt are gay in order to humiliate them:

    They plan how to shoot Kurt and Ram and make it look like they killed each other by planting a note confessing their love for each other and planing "homosexual artifacts" like a Joan Crawford postcard and some mascara

    15. The twist ending of Sleepaway Camp:

    The kids discover Angela is Peter and scream

    16. In Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, when Bill and Ted pull out of a hug and say a homophobic slur:

    They hug and then call each other the f-word

    17. And the casual homophobic slurs, insults, and moments in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, like the scene below:

    A teen putting an "I am a homo" note on the another teen's back

    18. In St. Elmo's Fire, when Kirby spends the entire movie stalking Dale — including threatening her roommate's life so that she'll tell him where Dale is — and this is how Dale reacts:

    Dale telling Kirby that he seems like a fine person and she's flattered, and she wonders if deep down she'll always think that maybe it's her loss, then she kisses his cheek

    19. And finally, in When Harry Met Sally, when Harry asserts that men are incapable of being friends with women:

    Harry telling Sally that she only thinks she has male friends, but in fact they all want to have sex with her

    If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, you can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE, which routes the caller to their nearest sexual assault service provider. You can also search for your local center here. Also, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Other international suicide helplines can be found at The Trevor Project, which provides help and suicide-prevention resources for LGBTQ youth, is 1-866-488-7386.