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    10 Movie Characters Who Don't Deserve Your Love (And 9 Others That Really Do)

    It's time to re-evaluate our love for some of cinema's fan favorites!

    One of the weirdest aspects of rewatching movies is how your experience informs your take on certain stories and characters. For instance, movies that you loved as a child can transform in front of your very eyes when you rewatch as an adult or even a parent with children of your own.

    Even just having the opportunity to stand back and analyze a character's choices with substantial thought can turn a movie character that you previously loved into someone you despise, and vice versa.

    So, with this in mind, I've assembled 10 movie characters that were maybe, perhaps, too admired by audiences, as well as 9 movie characters that deserve more love than they received from the masses:

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: The "Driver" from Drive (2011)

    Ryan Gosling sits in a car, holding a toothpick to his mouth with leather gloves

    SHOULD LOVE: Ellen, aka "The Lady," from The Quick and the Dead (1995)

    Sharon Stone in a dusty cowboy get-up stares intensely while holding a glass cup and a holstered gun

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: Vincent Vega from Pulp Fiction (1994)

    John Travolta in a black suit and bolo tie smokes a cigarette at a theme restaurant

    SHOULD LOVE: Chev Chelios from Crank (2006)

    Jason Statham in a track suit holds a gun to a gangster in a warehouse near a dead body

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: Billy Costigan from The Departed (2006)

    Leonardo DiCaprio, gaunt and in a leather hoodie and baseball hat, stands behind a brick wall

    SHOULD LOVE: Russell Stevens from Deep Cover (1992)

    Laurence Fishburne and Jeff Goldblum stand in shock in the rain near a stairwell

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: Jack and Rose from Titanic (1997)

    Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet stand on the front of The Titanic for the iconic "I'm Flying" scene

    SHOULD LOVE: Mara and Dylan from Spontaneous (2020)

    Katherine Langford and Charlie Plummer smile against a bloody backdrop for the poster of "Spontaneous"

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: M3GAN from M3GAN (2023)

    A life-like little girl doll in a brown button-up coat stares ominously outside of a window

    SHOULD LOVE: Gabriel from Malignant (2021)

    Annabelle Wallis lays in her bed as a mysterious dark-haired figure rises from behind her

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: Kevin McCallister from Home Alone (1990)

    Macauley Culkin reads a dirty magazine while he is all alone at home on Christmas

    SHOULD LOVE: Erin from You're Next (2011)

    Sharni Vinson stands in an open window holding an axe in an intimidating fashion

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: Marty McFly from Back to the Future (1985)

    Michael J. Fox stands in a puffy jacket and all-denim wardrobe, staring at something confusing near a park

    SHOULD LOVE: Tree Gelbman from Happy Death Day (2017)

    Jessica Rothe stands near a colorful and massive clock in the dark

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: Dominic Toretto from The Fast and the Furious (2001)

    Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez brandish guns while walking out of a dirty garage

    SHOULD LOVE: Xander Cage from xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

    Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose and their friends examine a concerning situation on a beach

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: John Kramer, aka "Jigsaw," from Saw (2004)

    Tobin Bell sits in a dark industrial room in a black-and-red cape

    SHOULD LOVE: Mary Shaw from Dead Silence (2007)

    A ghostly old woman with a carved out jaw stares in the darkness

    SHOULDN'T LOVE: Scott Pilgrim from Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

    Michael Cera puts on an angry face and gears up for a fist fight

    You've read our picks, but what are yours? Who's a movie character that people love, but really shouldn't? Or vice versa? Share your pick(s) in the comments below!