It turns out some 'kid-safe' franchises were just waiting for an opportunity to betray decades of parental trust.
We understand playing it safe in the name of keeping the peace, but we wish that sometimes Hollywood would just say "screw it" and go balls out with their plots.
The gremlins that work in marketing have hidden some really terrible messages in their so-called 'inspiring' commercials.
It turns out the real people who inspired your favorite fictional characters are actually far more compelling.
In positions that decide life and death, you'll find people cheating their way into the job. And they get in way to easy.
These shows started off being fine before forgetting what made the show work and going down a wrong path for a while.
The following family films are so suspiciously similar to adult hits that we have to wonder if the producers just decided to take some major successes, and replace all the sex and violence with rainbows and happy endings.
If there are any professional filmmakers in my readership, just sit down and shut up for a minute while Big Papa teaches you how to do your job.
Modern kids' movies are the one category you can count on being free of the dystopian landscapes and seamy underbellies, right? (Hint: Wrong.)
These people weren't in the trailers or movie posters. They're just doing small but good work, and their presence in the film is a big surprise.
It turns out a lot of our favorite heroes just sort of stumble their way into success.
Obviously, with today being Halloween and you being a total lemming who just does what everyone else does, you could stay in and crap your pants to these flicks.
There's no denying that each one of us secretly wishes we worked as a casting agent in Hollywood.