17 Baffling Character Overreactions In Famous Movies

We understand movies have to play up the drama to give us some sort of sense of danger or realism or to make us realize how high the stakes are. Sometimes, however, filmmakers have a tendency to go completely overboard which gives us scenes that cover the spectrum from unintentionally hilarious, or depressing for all the wrong reasons.

To help illustrate this, we asked our readers to give us some of the most ridiculous overreactions in film history. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

MAN OF STEEL'S CLARK KENT LEARNS HUMILITY THE HARD WAY WHEN HIS STEPFATHER SACRIFICES HIMSELF DURING A TORNADO HIT TO SAVE A DOG, REFUSING CLARK'S HEL

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Uu Bu owek CRACKED c Oh no! A piece of a diary page possibly links my ancestor to Lincoln's assassination dskelich Better clear my family name by kidn

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Entry by Scott Laffey

Harry Potter CRACKED.COM AND CHAMBER OrSECRETS Harry tricks Lucius Malfoy into freeing his servant elf, Dobby. Malfoy answers by drawing his wand and

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Entry by Scott Laffey

SPIDEAMAN Eddie Brock is pissed at Peter for exposing his doctored photos and taking his crush Gwen to a nightclub. Fair enough. But going to church t

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FOOTLOOSE Shaw Moore, a preacher and person of influence in a small midwestern town is outraged when his son gets killed in a car accident after leavi

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Entry by Danzy

CRACKEDCON STAR TREK, In 2009's Nero follows Spock back in time, waits around for 25 years, destroys a large portion of Star Fleet, destroys the plane

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Entry by DogWriter

Remember that scene in Daredevil, where Wilson Fisk beats his bodyguards. One in particular is lifted up to the air by his neck, which is quickly snap

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Nearing the ending of American History X, Derek's brother Danny blows smoke in a guy's face. The next day he gets shot to hell by the same guy grudgin

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Entry by luluradebe

CRACKED.COM SPIDERMANT FORGOT MY NAME NOW YoU ALL MUST DIE

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Entry by Scott Laffey

Sleeping Beauty In 1959's Maleficent Aurora curses to die and spends sixteen years obsessing over it because she wasn't invited to christening. a

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Entry by Comunacho

In UP, charles F. Muntz's discovery of the Monster of Paradise Fallswas was rejected by scientists as a a fabrication. He spent the next seventy years

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Entry by Scott Laffey

CRACKED.COM THE AVENGERS In 202's Cap attempts to break up a fight between Thor and Iron Man with the level-headed That's enough. Thor informs the h

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Entry by Ruy Platt

So... this CRACKEDcO new prisoner has a testimony that might, maybe, prove Andy Dufresne innocent. If that happens, we'll lose the guy who does our t

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Entry by Comunacho

CRACKED In Iron Man 3, Aldrich Killian gets stood up by world-class douchebag Tony Stark on the roof of a building during New Year's Eve. The logical

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Entry by Comunacho

In The Parent Trap, twins Annie and Halli want their divorced parents to get back together, but their father's girlfriend Meredith is in the way. So,

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Entry by Ruy Platt

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry and Ron find Prof. Lockhart to be a coward and a liar, SO they proceed to corner him, take his wand

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Entry by Chelsea Burns

STAND BY ME Ace threatens a kid with a knife in front of 4 witnesses. Why? Because he wants credit for finding the dead body first. Ace had a car. The