25 Hit Movies With Unintentionally Horrible Messages

Most movies have a theme, moral, or message they’re trying to convey.  Sometimes this is done subtly, sometimes bluntly, but most of the time, it makes sense. However, other times we step back and look at the message again only to realize that maybe their message isn’t such a good one. Even older movies and classics that come across as horribly racist, sexist, or cringe-worthy in other ways (as values and socially acceptable norms have changed) can at least still be relevant with their central theme. Here are 25 Hit Movies With Unintentionally Horrible Messages.

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The Incredibles

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People who work hard and dedicate themselves are evil. People who have natural skills and ability are good.

19

Minions

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Life is meaningless unless you have an evil master to serve.

18

Goldfinger

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When you can’t make any headway against the main villain, rape one of his hench-women, and she’ll switch sides.

17

The Godfather

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Life in the mafia is pretty awesome when you’re at the top.

16

The Karate Kid

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Specifically stated rules don’t apply if the finale looks really cool.

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