20 Very Misunderstood Movies

Between the pretty faces and hard bodies and big explosions and compelling fart jokes, it's easy to lose sight of a movie's meaning.

Thankfully, our readers have stepped up to teach you a stern lesson in movie meaning-ology (or whatever). The most surprising is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by whoiswillo

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Grave of the Fireflies The film is often Isao Takahata's powerful hailed anti-war movie... as one of -Totalfilm the greatest anti-war movies ...an

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Entry by AM Smiley

THE SHINING was not SO much about ghosts as it was about the destructive nature of ALCOHOL Jack Torrance's spiral into the crazy was caused by the hot

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Think Robocop is a fun sci-fi cop flick? It's actually a Christian allegory. It is about a guy who gets crucified in the first 50 minutes, and then i

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Entry by Ted E.

At the end of INCEPTION, does the top fall over? Is this reality or is Cobb still dreaming? According to writer director Christopher Nolan, those who

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The film Lolita gave rise to an entire genre of child porn called Lolicon. Which is 180 from the point the author was trying to make. Nabokov made H

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Bill Murray's whisper to Scarlett Johannson at the end of Lost in Translation isn't romantic. It wasn't scripted to be, either. Murray adlibbed someth

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Entry by rantong

Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers intended to satirize the glamorization of violence and serial killers by the media and public. NATURAL BORN KILLER

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Entry by jetfire852

When it was first released, Fight Club became one of the most controversial films of its time. It was condemned for glorifying violence and was cited

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CRACKED Critics were outraged upon the release of 1978's OR GRAVE ISPIT YOUR due to its graphic depiction of rape. This lead many to call it misogynis

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Drag Me to Hell is about eating disorders. PORK QUEEN FAIR 995 -The main character, Christine, was a chubby child -She lies about her eating habits -T

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Entry by JasonGaston

GRAGKED It whiffs of cook sell-out. dawson leigh rosario -Total Film roehaat reid s JOSE ...urges teenagers to be individuals instead of herd-like c

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Fahrenheit 451 wasn't about censorship. It was about television destroying people's interest in reading books. Television gives you the dates of Napo

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Horton Hears a Who has been widely praised by religious groups for its pro-life message. The problem is, itis not about abortion. Dr. Seuss (Theodor G

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Entry by hotrod2001

CRACKEDCO WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN MARK WAHLBERG THE HAPPENING FROM ITS INCEPTION. 'THE HAPPENING' WAS NEVER SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN SE

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The trippy finale of theultimate trip 2001: A Space Odyssey left filmgoers feeling like they'd seen a psychedelic vision that could never be explained

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Entry by dritjon

One of the most hated AMERICAN PSYCHO movie (and book) by was definitely a feminists everywhere difficult movie to be because of its violence made and