The 20 Most Misunderstood Movies of All Time

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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