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    Apr 27, 2019

    25 Controversial Opinions About Popular Movies That Honestly Need To Be Said Out Loud

    The beginning of Up isn't that sad.

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their most unpopular opinions about popular movies. Here are the controversial results:

    1. Harry Potter was the absolute worst character in the whole franchise.

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    He was grumpy and narcissistic. He constantly reminded people about how his parents and Sirius had died, but he forgot that Ron’s family was extremely poor, and that Hermione was basically doing everything for him, and that Draco had a crazy set of parents. I mean, really, Harry?

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    2. Andy straight up stole Emily's job in The Devil Wears Prada.

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    As much as I loved Miranda, I hated The Devil Wears Prada because I couldn’t stand Andy. She stole Emily’s job and didn’t even care about fashion!

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    3. Infinity War was boring and forgettable.

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    The plot was only mildly interesting when my favorite characters like Spider-Man or the Guardians came on, but even then most of the jokes fell really flat or were just awkward. Thanos honestly felt too overpowered, and it took them over half of the movie to even get a real hit on him.

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    4. The beginning of Up isn't that sad.

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    Ellie and Carl clearly had a long life together, and yeah, it’s sad that she died and that she couldn’t have kids, but it wasn’t sob-worthy. She had three minutes of screen time. Her death was sad because a human dying is sad, but I never understood people who sobbed and cried because of it.

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    5. Rose and Jack couldn't have both survived on the piece of wood in Titanic.

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    There have been a bunch a pictures of people trying to prove that they could've both fit, but in reality that piece of wood couldn't have handled both of their weights.

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    6. Bridesmaids is so not funny, it's nearly unwatchable.

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    I LOVE stupid comedies, especially stupid comedies with Melissa McCarthy, but Bridesmaids didn’t make me laugh. It just made me bored.

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    7. Cady was the real villain of Mean Girls.

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    Sure, Regina was no hero, but she was intended to be a typical high school mean girl who eventually grows out of that phase. Cady manipulated her and the Plastics throughout the whole movie.

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    8. Pocahontas is one of the worst Disney movies.

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    Romance plays a huge role in this movie, but not in a good way. It seems kinda forced.

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    9. Allie and Noah's relationship in The Notebook is incredibly toxic.

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    While it's cool that they ended up together and happy, it's quite unrealistic and probably not healthy for them, especially for Allie. He basically kissed her without respecting the fact that she was engaged. How is that wanting the best for someone???

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    10. Claire and Bender's relationship is actually pretty problematic in The Breakfast Club.

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    As much as I love The Breakfast Club, Bender and Claire's relationship REALLY doesn't hold up well after 30 years. I mean, he spends the entire movie sexually harassing her, makes her cry, and is implied to have groped her inappropriately at one point, yet they still get together by the end?!

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    11. Jasmine was way too good for that lying deadbeat Aladdin.

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    12. The soundtrack is the only good part of The Greatest Showman.

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    The rest of the movie is completely underwhelming.

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    13. A Star Is Born was a major disappointment.

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    Nothing in the first 30 minutes got me interested. They didn’t introduce the characters at all, the lighting made the whole movie look like a toothpaste ad, and the music wasn’t even that good.

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    14. Sleepless in Seattle was not romantic at all.

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    Sam and Annie never even speak to one another until the very end. Even the response to Annie's letter saying to meet at the Empire State Building was from the little kid who's basically catfishing her.

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    15. Jared Leto was actually great as the Joker in Suicide Squad.

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    It was a refreshing take on the character. I feel like everyone says Heath Ledger's was the best version, when really each version was perfect for the story they were written for.

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    16. Pitch Perfect didn't deserve a sequel.

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    The first movie was good, but after a couple rewatches, it's not that special. The second one was so bad and not funny at all, and I just pretend the third one doesn't exist.

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    17. Black Panther didn't live up to expectations.

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    I don't understand why they were battling their own people. That threw me off.

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    18. Grease is too cringey to be enjoyable.

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    I adore musicals. I despise Grease. The music is cringey, the characters are cringey, and half of the time the dancing is cringey.

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    19. La La Land was bland.

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    La La Land is super overrated and really nothing out of the ordinary. Its ending was good and the music is fine, but other than that, it’s pretty bland.

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    20. Jake Ryan from Sixteen Candles is actually the worst.

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    At one point, Jake trades Ted his drunk girlfriend for Sam’s panties with zero regard for her safety. He later breaks up with his girlfriend and goes to pick up Sam (who he doesn’t even know) and take her from her SISTER’S WEDDING. Ugh. —theshelbyjo

    21. Veronica and J.D. should never have gotten together in Heathers.

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    I seriously don't think they had a good relationship.

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    22. Thomas J. got what he had coming in My Girl.

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    Don't kick a bees nest if you're allergic to bees.

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    23. Cher and Josh from Clueless were not a good couple.

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    Clueless is a great movie — don’t get me wrong — but with that being said, Cher and Josh are so icky as a couple. It makes it hard for me to watch.—ryenmdetoro

    24. The Lord of the Rings films were actually better than the books.

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    The movies didn't have pages and PAGES of random information that we don't need.

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    25. And finally, none of the couples are worth rooting for in Love Actually.

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