24 Surprisingly Upsetting 'Family-Friendly' Movies & Shows

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Hollywood loves to crank out family-friendly fare, and you'd think they'd be super careful about keeping their content appropriate for all ages. But strangely, sometimes they wind up creating movies and shows that are deeply troubling anyway.

Following are movies and shows that our readers found profoundly upsetting. Feel free to speculate on whether Hollywood's being deliberate or just oblivious.

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Entry by PollyDarton

I know it is played for laughs in STAR THE LAST JEDI WARS CRACKED.COM that Chewie is about to eat a Porg in front of a group of sad-eyed buddies... bu

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CRACKED Arthur I've never had a best friend SO watching Arthur and Buster depresses me. It's like I'm seeing the childhood I never had.

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Entry by Kevin King

HEY ARNOLD! Helga Pataki is often neglected by her parents, who seem to care more about her older sister, Olga. Being the older brother in my family,

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24 Surprisingly Upsetting 'Family-Friendly' Movies & Shows

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CRACKED.COM Beauty and Beast the Between being a person who hates mob mentality and scapegoating, and American politics being what they are right now,

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory I identified with the awkward and lonely Willy Wonka and felt sad each time someone was expelled from his factory. H

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Entry by JarOCats

OTHE RAINBOW CONNECTION Kermit's song in THE MUPPET MOVe may strike you as wiistflo get hopeful. Not me. it makes me sad. t's aways struck me as a wis

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Disney 101 Dalmatians After rescuing many baby animals some of which died as I held them in my hands I can't watch the scene where it looks like one o

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PETERPAN The way Mr. Darling abuses Nana is beyond what I can stand in a kids' movie. After screaming at her for his own clumsiness, he ties her up ou

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Entry by BuffaloGreg

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24 Surprisingly Upsetting 'Family-Friendly' Movies & Shows

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Entry by Kalli

24 Surprisingly Upsetting 'Family-Friendly' Movies & Shows

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Entry by Kevin King

RUGrats Seeing Chuckie Finster worry about every little thing is very upsetting. I'm reminded of my own painfully anxious childhood, and how I still f

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Entry by PollyDarton

In 1988's bug, after his transformation, Josh (Tom Hanks) goes to his mother for help when he doesn't know what to do. She is so frightened by the gro

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CRACKED GON GRSnas A FORTSIMAS SoR'T I was raised to hold fearful respect for guns. This movie's irreverent handling of the topic, showing an outwardl

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED.COM INSIDE OUT is a very upsetting film for me. Joy is frustratingly posseSSive and tries to suppress other emotions, especially Sadness, at e

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Entry by TaiGin

CRACKEDCON TimmY TURnER'S PARENTS TREAT Him WITHSUCH InDIFFeRenCEo.. 0 WoNDER JUSTHOW TERRIBLEL HIS LFE WOULD AGTUALLY BE WITHOUT fai1o WANDA AD coSmO

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Entry by Kevin King

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Entry by JarOCats

24 Surprisingly Upsetting 'Family-Friendly' Movies & Shows

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24 Surprisingly Upsetting 'Family-Friendly' Movies & Shows

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24 Surprisingly Upsetting 'Family-Friendly' Movies & Shows

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Entry by PollyDarton

I cannot watch CRACKED CO JUMANUJI because the set up is too sad to enjoy. The fact that Alan Parish loses twenty-six years of his life (including par

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Entry by Quinton Darby

No amount of chocolate could settle my nerves after seeing Willy Wonka suddenly go nuclear on a child and then switch back to an eccentric candy maker

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CRACKED CON Done? PRA FINDING NEM is getting me all depressed as Dory's short term 2 memory loss reminds me of my grandmother who is struggling with d