13 Great Uses For Bad Dialogue From 'True Detective'

True Detective gets a lot of crap for having characters that speak in complicated, pseudo-philosophical riddles that have dumb answers. In a True Detective world, everyone's always on LSD, and saying "In order to achieve the purity of contentment, one must recapture the simple pleasure of suckling from a breast like a babe" is how wives ask husbands to pick up a gallon of milk on the way home.

The dialogue's overwrought, and sometimes its stupidity is inversely proportional to how smart it's trying to sound -- and that's why every Hollywood movie deserves a little bit of it. Every blockbuster would be improved by the ravings of an alcoholic sage with a few bullet wounds who's seen his fair share of cult orgies.

#13. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

#12. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

#11. Jurassic World

#10. Inside Out

#9. Avengers: Age Of Ultron

#8. Magic Mike

#7. Spectre

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