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17 Famous Movie Scenes That Are Actually Problematic As Hell

How did these scenes not get cut?!

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which older movie scenes definitely don't hold up to today's standards. Here are the problematic results.

Note: Some of these submissions include topics of sexual assault.

1. In Never Been Kissed, when Rob, a 23-year-old, pretended to be a high school student and started dating a 16-year-old girl.

20th Century Fox,

2. In Miss Congeniality, when the pageant contestants contemplated eating pizza, and Detective Hart justified it with an eating disorder joke.

Castle Rock Entertainment


3. In Sixteen Candles, when Jake's girlfriend was so drunk that she was unconscious, and Brian questioned why he wasn't taking advantage of her.

Universal Pictures


4. And then Jake literally traded his drunk, unconscious girlfriend with Brian in exchange for another girl's underwear, then he gave Ted permission to rape her.

Universal Pictures


5. In The Devil Wears Prada, when Christian Thompson took advantage of an inebriated Andy and refused to take no for an answer.

Fox 2000 Pictures


6. In Love Actually, when Natalie's whole character was basically defined as being "the chubby girl."

Universal Pictures

7. In Breakfast at Tiffany's, when Mickey Rooney, a white man, played Mr. Yunioshi, an incredibly racist stereotype of an Asian man.

Paramount Pictures


8. In Grease, when everyone sang "Summer Lovin'" and Kenickie asked, "Did she put up a fight?," implying that the guys always use force to hook up with women.

Paramount Pictures

9. In Overboard, when the entire plot revolved around Dean abducting Joanna after she got amnesia, and he tricked her into thinking they were married.



10. In Revenge of the Nerds, when Lewis pretended to be Betty's boyfriend and tricked her into having sex with him, which is literally rape.

Interscope Communications

11. In The Breakfast Club, when Bender hid under the table and stuck his face in Claire's crotch.

Universal Pictures


12. In Wedding Crashers, when Vince Vaughn's character was woken up in the middle of the night, tied to the bed, and then raped by Isla Fisher's character.

New Line Cinema


13. And then Vince Vaughn's character told his friend that he was raped, but he was ignored because the assaulter was a woman.

New Line Cinema


14. In Top Gun, when Tom Cruise's character literally followed Charlie into the women's bathroom to try to make a move on her.

Paramount Pictures

15. In The Aristocats, when they had a Siamese cat play the piano with chopsticks, shouting, "Fortune cookie always wrong."



16. In Soapdish, when Rose outed Montana as a trans person in front of millions of people on national television.

Paramount Pictures


17. And in Crazy, Stupid, Love, when the babysitter literally gave nudes to an eighth grader as his graduation present.

Carousel Productions


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