16 Movie Characters Who Should Have Been Killed Off, And 15 Who Basically Saved The Entire Film

    This is not up for debate.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which movie characters were so bad they should have been killed off, and which ones were so good they saved the movies they were in. Here are the wild results.

    1. Should have been killed off: Mark from Love Actually (2003)

    Mark professing his love to his best friend's wife, then kissing her outside their house

    2. Saved the movie: Old Deuteronomy in Cats (2019)

    Judi Dench as a cat in "Cats"

    3. Should have been killed off: Annie from Bridesmaids (2011)

    Annie complaining to Megan while sitting on the couch with her

    4. Saved the entire movie: Brenda Meeks from the Scary Movie series

    Brenda at the movie theater

    5. Should have been killed off: Lilly Moscovitz from The Princess Diaries (2001)

    Lilly telling Mia that her haircut/makeover look terrible

    6. Saved the movie: Silva in Skyfall (2012)

    Silva talking to a tied-up James Bond

    7. Should have been killed off: Andy's friends from The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

    Andy giving her friend a really expensive Marc Jacobs bag at the bar

    8. Saved the movie: Nigel from The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

    Nigel and Andrea talking in his office

    9. Should have been killed off: Rose's mom from Titanic (1997)

    Rose standing up to her mom in "Titanic"

    10. Saved the entire movie: McLovin in Superbad (2007)

    McLovin trying to buy beer at a convenient store

    11. Should have been killed off: Star-Lord from the Avengers series

    The Avengers almost getting the Gauntlet off of Thanos's hand in "Infinity War"

    12. Saved the entire movie: Luis in Ant-Man (2015)

    Luis talking to Ant-Man in the lab

    13. Should have been killed off: Murray Duvall from Clueless (1995)

    Murray talking to Cher and Dionne in the car

    14. Saved the entire movie: Sharpay in the High School Musical series

    Sharpay singing in the cafeteria

    15. Should have been killed off: Percy Weasley from the Harry Potter series

    Percy showing his rank in the dungeon at Hogwarts

    16. Saved the entire movie: Sue Ann in Ma (2019)

    Sue Ann talking to someone at the liquor store

    17. Should have been killed off: Franklin Hardesty from The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

    Frank spitting in a dark, abandoned house

    18. Saved the entire movie: Loki in Thor: The Dark World (2013)

    Thor and Loki fighting in Asgard

    19. Should have been killed off: Briony Tallis from Atonement (2007)

    An elderly Briony admitting that she never admitted the truth, which led to her sister's death

    20. Saved the movie: Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

    Freddie singing at the Live Aid concert

    21. Should have been killed off: Legolas from the Hobbit series

    Legolas with his bow and arrow aimed at a dwarf

    22. Saved the movie: Magneto in Dark Phoenix (2019)

    Magneto and Young Jean talking at the end of the movie

    23. Should have been killed off: Harry Potter from the Harry Potter series

    Harry claiming he's the chosen one, then Hermione slapping him with a newspaper in the library

    24. Saved the movie: Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad (2016)

    Harley Quinn talking to the soldiers

    25. Should have been killed off: Julianne Potter from My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

    Julianne trying to convince her best friend to marry her instead of his bride-to-be

    26. Saved the entire movie: Thomas in The Maze Runner series

    Thomas talking to everyone at the start of the maze

    27. Should have been killed off: Jake Sully from Avatar (2009)

    All of Pandora getting destroyed and blown up because of Jake

    28. Saved the movie: Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood (2019)

    Cliff talking to Bruce Lee on set

    29. Should have been killed off: Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Doubtfire from Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

    Daniel as Mrs. Doubtfire throwing a lime at Stu's head by the pool

    30. Saved the entire movie: Grandma Annie in The Proposal (2009)

    Grandma Annie helping Sandra Bullock's character try on her old wedding dress

    31. And should have been killed off: Kevin's entire family in Home Alone (1990)

    Kevin's mom sending him up to the attic, alone

    Did your favorite or least favorite characters not make the list? Tell us about them in the comments below!

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