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17 Movies People Simply Refused To Finish

"I stopped watching and instead did my 11th-grade summer reading of The Grapes of Wrath."

Hello! Welcome to another edition of movies people couldn't finish, originally based on this Reddit thread. So, yeah, here are even more movies people couldn’t seem to finish:

1. Love Actually

The card guy from "Love Actually" holding the card that says, "To me, you are perfect"
Universal Pictures

"I can never sit through Love Actually. It's so boring and cliché."

damianthomas15

2. Drive

Two people kissing
FilmDistrict

"I walked out of Drive. I finally finished it, but I still think it was way overrated from what people made it out to be that year."

amanditam

3. Drumline

The marching band looking focused, especially Devon
Fox 2000 Pictures

"I don’t know what it is about Drumline, but every time I’m set to watch it my body is like, 'Nah, it’s nap time,' and I pass out, lol."

princesst86

4. Crazy, Stupid, Love

Jacob laughing while Cal looks angry
Carousel Productions

"I’ve tried to watch it on three separate occasions, and I just can’t get past the bit where Steve Carell jumps out of the moving car."

bethw41d9ffb62

5. A Clockwork Orange

Four people walking in a tunnel
Warner Bros.

"I have tried multiple times and just no."

annisiag

6. The Blair Witch Project

Haxan Films

"Only time that I have ever walked out of the cinema in disgust. Terrible."

catherinemhomer

7. Mad Max: Fury Road

Cars in what looks like a hellscape
Warner Bros.

"What a horrid waste of time that was. We turned it off after renting it at home on demand after like 30 minutes. Just terrible."

danar4bacf7fda

8. To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Netflix

"Shut it off during that weird hallway lip-synching scene and never went back to it."

sierrao44a157429

9. Yes Day

A family in superhero costumes in a car
Entertainment 360

"I tried to watch it, but it was truly awful."

fizzypop84

10. The Break-Up

A couple speaking to presumably a therapist
Universal Pictures

"The only movie I ever walked out of. Vince Vaughn can be great in comedies, but The Break-Up should never have been classified as a comedy. What I saw of it was depressing and annoying, and Vince Vaughn's constant blabbering annoyed me to no end."

audras40ba7dcb9

11. Napoleon Dynamite

Napoelon dancing
Fox Searchlight Pictures

"I stopped watching and instead did my 11th-grade summer reading of The Grapes of Wrath."

jenniferr4786d9525

12. The Beach Bum

A small boat with "Moondog" spray painted on the side, being ridden in the water
Iconoclast

"My friends and I walked out."

laneyjaney

13. Aladdin

Aladdin touching the magic lamp
Walt Disney Pictures

"The live-action remake of Aladdin. So disappointed with how they portrayed the characters. Jafar wasn't at all intimidating, Will Smith as the Genie was just out of place, and Aladdin himself had the most ridiculous American accent, not authentic at all. Gave it 30 minutes and then I got so mad I turned it off."

elinisberg

14. The Lobster

Two people walking near a lake
Film4

"So trippy and nonsensical I couldn’t handle it. My friend and I suffered through almost an hour before we bailed on it. It’s a total mind f***."

abbiec408e02f48

15. Failure to Launch

Paula and Tripp from "Failure to Launch" laughing on a boat
Paramount Pictures

"I attempted to watch Failure to Launch because I love Sarah Jessica Parker. I made it 20 minutes in and shut it off...no regrets."

jedi11knight

16. Jurassic Park

A scientist and a kid looking at a dinosaur foot coming after them
Universal Pictures

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17. And finally, The Notebook

Allie and Noah on a boat with ducks around them
New Line Cinema

"I walked out of the original Jurassic Park and The Notebook. I couldn't get into either one of them."

thundersnowcat

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.

If there's a movie you couldn't make it through and it's not on this list, please let me know in the comments below!

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