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Movies Can Be Bad. But What Movie First Taught You That Lesson?

Date movie

I’m the kind of person who looks for the joy in all movies and tries to find something to love in all of them, mainly because I use movies to escape, so even if a movie isn’t the best thing out there, I at least try to find something to enjoy. It’s probably why I feel bad whenever a movie is really bad, because I don’t want to tear it down.

But then I remember watching 2006’s Date Movie and recognizing that some movies just cannot be saved, that being one of them. In response to a Jenny Nicholson tweet going around, many started to talk about the first time they realized a movie wasn’t always going to be good, and while I probably knew beforehand, I have to say that Date Movie is the first that made me want to stand up and walk out. Followed up by Tammy.

What’s your least favorite movie? Or, at least, the movie that made you realize movies aren’t always going to be good? Let us know in the comments below!

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