14 Jokes In Movies And Shows You Have To Be A Genius To Get

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People love to complain about how movies don't try to appeal to the intelligent viewer, and that all their jokes are dumb, predictable crap written by dumb dummies. But it's not true. It's just that most of us -- and we're not pointing fingers -- aren't smart enough to notice when a film is trying to tickle our brain bone with startlingly smart references hidden in plain sight.

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