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    People Are Pointing Out Movies With A Terrible Moral Of The Story, And You Know What? They're Right

    "I hate the lesson, which is that you're a bad parent if you enjoy your own hobbies that don't involve your children."

    Warning: This post contains mentions of abuse.

    We've all been there. You finish a movie, and you're left thinking, "Huh. That's a really weird thing to promote in a film."

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    Well, Reddit user u/sakurachan999 recently asked, "What's a movie that teaches a really bad lesson?"

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    And there were so many excellent responses! Here are some of the top-voted answers:

    1. The Twilight Saga

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    "Edward and Bella's romance checks every single box for a textbook abusive relationship."

    u/baseballjunkie81

    "The dad basically says, 'Good on you' to wolf guy after wolf guy forcibly kisses his daughter, and she breaks her hand punching him in the face. Seems like reasonable behavior."

    u/Ok_Philosopher_2993

    2. Limitless

    Bradley Cooper as Eddie looking serious
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    "It basically ends with the protagonist winning and succeeding in everything he ever pursued in life while getting back together with the woman who previously wanted nothing to do with him because he did enough super Adderall to be high all the time."

    u/zlide

    3. Jackass

    Cast of Jackass in a giant shopping cart in an explosion
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    "Didn't want to let the kids see Jackass. Gave in. Next day, the very next day, they were sliding down a staircase in a laundry basket."

    u/mediaman54

    4. Grease

    Sandy and Danny smiling
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    "You date a high school asshole, and his no-good friends treat you like shit. What do you do? Oh, that's right, you become hopelessly devoted to him, and no matter how shitty he treats you, you come back to him time after time. I mean, it was one summer, Sandy. How hung was he that you kept coming back? Sandies of the world, you deserve better. Don't believe words, believe deeds."

    u/how_funny

    "If he cannot rise to her level, she should sink to his."

    u/BlitheringEediot

    5. Christmas with the Kranks

    Nora and Luther hugging and grinning
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    "It teaches us that adults should not be allowed to spend Christmas however they like, and they must bow to peer pressure and do what other people want them to do."

    u/QuietlySmirking

    6. Justice League

    Superheroes standing together
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    "The moral of the story is basically that a team is nothing without their strongest member. Basically, it’s contradicting the moral of what teamwork even stands for in the first place."

    u/hmansloth

    7. Father of the Bride

    Steve Martin as George, walking Annie down the aisle
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    "If you truly care about your daughter, you will exhaust your savings and take out another mortgage on your house to finance her dream wedding. Anything short of that, and you're a heartless, selfish jerk."

    u/SturgeonBass

    8. The Fifty Shades of Grey movies

    Ana and Christian looking into each other's eyes
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    "This is a terrible representation of BDSM. He uses his looks and money to coerce a 21-year-old girl into a lifestyle that he knows she’s not comfortable with. After a particularly rough scene which left her crying, he just fucking leaves. Aftercare is absolutely essential in BDSM, but he doesn’t care. That’s not a Dom, that’s an abuser."

    u/xandrenia

    "Creepy dude gets viewed as elegant and mysterious just because he’s rich."

    u/CaydeWick

    9. Raya and the Last Dragon

    Raya and Namaari with their swords against each other
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    "We need to do a better job of teaching kids that trust is something that needs to be earned. Of course you shouldn't assume everyone is out to get you, but telling little kids that they should never listen to their instincts and that people who have betrayed their trust in the past actually have their best interests at heart is just downright dangerous."

    u/GothMushroomDude

    10. Love Story

    Jenny and Oliver about to kiss
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    "'Love means never having to say you're sorry!' What the hell were they thinking?"

    u/NutsAndOrBerries

    11. Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

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    "It’s okay to catfish a guy because you’re not cool, and he seems to really like you anyway. He’ll fall for your true self, so it’s all good."

    u/JackieWithTheO

    12. Mrs. Doubtfire

    Mrs. Doubtfire dressed as a woman
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    "Everything that Robin Williams' character, Daniel, did was psychotic. And the new love interest never did anything wrong, yet Daniel tried to sabotage everything possible and ended up basically trying to poison him. Not a good person to cheer for lol."

    u/r1kon

    13. Passengers

    Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence's faces
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    "It's okay to develop Stockholm syndrome and fall in love with the guy who basically ruined your life and manipulated you."

    u/misslemon9

    14. The Lego Movie

    Will Ferrell as the dad, looking at a lego
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    "I hate the lesson of The Lego Movie, which is that you're a bad parent if you enjoy your own hobbies that don't involve your children. Like, this dad — who probably has some stressful, soul-sucking job — spends his own money and free time on his nice, calming hobby of Lego building. But he's the bad guy for asking his kid not to mess with them? As a mom, fuck that. I bought you your own toys! I don't tell you how to have fun with them! I'm allowed to enjoy things my own way too!"

    u/howsthatwork

    15. Disturbia

    Shia LaBeouf looking out of binoculars
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    "It's okay to watch a girl change clothes in the privacy of her own home from your window with your binoculars. In the end, she will find it attractive that you were spying on her."

    u/starfoxai

    16. The Karate Kid

    Danny and Mr. Miagi standing together
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    "Danny won the tournament with an illegal kick to the head."

    u/PinkNug

    17. The Intern

    Anne Hathaway as Jules, smiling
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    "It teaches the lesson that if your partner cheats on you because he can't stand how successful you are, it's your fault, and you should forgive him."

    u/misskitten1313

    18. And finally, The Notebook

    Noah and Allie hugging and about to kiss in the rain
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    "Even when she forgets everything, he still won't leave her alone, to the point where she has to be tranquilized, fuck."

    u/SamCarter_SGC

    "Still waiting for the remake where they replace Ryan Gosling's character with an ugly person and sell it as psychological thriller."

    u/rajagopal2001

    Which movie do you believe had a bad lesson? LMK in the comments below!

    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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