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Updated on May 29, 2020. Posted on May 25, 2020

16 Infuriating Movie Moments That Never, Ever Should Have Happened

The ending of Toy Story 4, though???

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which out-of-character movie moments annoyed them the most. Here are the infuriating results:

1. In Legally Blonde, when Vivian settled her differences with Elle but was then immediately convinced that she'd slept with Professor Callahan to get ahead.


"Vivian had already seen that Elle was extremely competent and deserving of the internship. She also knew that Callahan was a sexist prick who commodified his female subordinates. Vivian was also shown to be a smart woman, so it always confused me that she immediately thought the worst of the situation when she saw Callahan put his hand on Elle's knee."


2. In Booksmart, when Miss Fine went to the underage party, drank with kids, and hooked up with one of her students.

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"The film would've been perfect from start to finish if they hadn't included this creepy and inappropriate subplot. It added absolutely nothing to the storyline and was just weird."

Hanifah Rahman

3. In Toy Story 4, when Woody left Bonnie and said goodbye to all of his friends at the end of the movie.


"One of Woody's biggest character traits was his loyalty to his kid, whoever that happened to be at the time. He also never would have abandoned his friends or anything else he stood for."

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4. In Avengers: Endgame, when Clint went on a murder spree to avenge his family after they disappeared.


"I get that he was killing the bad and mourning his family, but it seemed so random in comparison with his character in the other movies. He was always more laid-back, so him doing this was so strange."


5. In The Devil Wears Prada, when Andy revealed that she'd never heard of Runway or Miranda Priestly, but someone like her would have done a ton of research before a job interview.

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"I know that fashion wasn't really part of her life in the beginning of the movie, but she was a go-getter and was 100% the type of person who would do a ton of preliminary research about Runway to prepare for her interview."

Spencer Althouse

6. In Kingsman: The Secret Service, when Princess Tilde was held captive and told Eggsy she'd have anal sex with him if he saved the world.

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"Ugh. It makes me cringe every time and adds nothing to the film. It's just silly."


7. In Mockingjay — Part 2, when Katniss finally decided to settle down with Peeta and have a family.


"It made sense to me when she did it in the book, but then after I watched Jennifer Lawrence do it onscreen, it felt so off. Movie Katniss never seemed to wanna be with anyone, and it was kind of a cop-out when she and Peeta finally got together."

Lauren Garafano

8. In The Dark Knight Rises, when Alfred said he had to leave because he didn't like what Bruce was becoming.

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"I understand that this helped the plot of the movie, but in the comics, Alfred would walk through hell with (and for) Bruce. He'd never leave his side."


9. In Sex and the City, when Steve cheated on Miranda.

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"I was devastated that they did that to the character. Also, Miranda’s growth was basically thrown out the window. But Steve hurt the most."


10. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, when Captain America said "Language!" even though he was a soldier from Brooklyn who also swore.


"He even swore in The First Avenger when Peggy said, 'You can't give me orders!' and Steve replied, 'The hell I can't! I'm a captain!' And later in Age of Ultron, Steve even said, 'Fury, you son of a bitch.'"

Tessa Fahey

11. In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, when Queenie put Jacob under a love spell and said they were engaged.

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"Queenie's entire storyline in this film was a total 180 from the character we were introduced to in the first Fantastic Beasts movie. She made so many bad and out-of-character choices, from putting Jacob under a love spell to joining Grindelwald."


12. In Grease, when Sandy changed everything about herself to impress Danny.

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"Throughout the entire movie, she was this sweet and innocent girl who stayed true to herself. But then she changed — like, BOOM, she's now a female Danny. I wouldn't have had much of a problem with it if there was any foreshadowing, but there wasn't. It was just so weird and out of character."


13. In To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, when Lara Jean called things off with John Ambrose and went back to Peter.


"She and John Ambrose had a lot more in common and were way more compatible. He understood her much better and deserved more. I feel like Lara Jean was a smart woman and would've recognized that Peter wouldn't treat her as well, so it was out of character for her to go back to Peter."


14. In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, when Rey said that she didn't deserve Luke's lightsaber.


"Rey was such a great character, but this particular line made me feel kinda weird and disappointed in the movie. Like, the lightsaber was even calling to her in The Force Awakens, so her turning it down felt completely out of place."


15. In Avengers: Endgame, when Steve went back in time so he could live his life with Peggy, knowing full well that she would have moved on and gotten married and had kids.


"It pains my heart to say it, because Steve Rogers is my favorite character, but the ending was so out of line. His character arc was BUILT on the concept of moving forward: We saw him struggling with being in the present, but then he accepted it. He made new friends, like Nat and Sam, and even helped Bucky accept his horrible past and move on. That's why his behavior in Endgame was so, so strange. Steve would NEVER have done that."

Itsamess and Kayla F.

16. And, of course, in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, when a normally calm and levelheaded Dumbledore aggressively demanded that Harry reveal if he put his own name in the Goblet of Fire.

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"Dumbledore rushing into the room and pinning Harry against the wall to find out if he put his name in the Goblet was so out of character. He had always been presented as calm, cool, and collected, and I haven't been able to get over this moment since."


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