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5 Movies Everyone Misses the Point Of

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I wouldn’t presume to tell you how you should feel about a movie. Just because I think Coco is the greatest feat of cinema ever to grace the silver screen doesn’t mean you have to think that, too. (Bad example. Coco is amazing and everyone agrees.)

But there are certain movies that set out to make a point, and most people responded by missing said point completely—possibly through willful ignorance, or maybe they were just checking their phone during all the important parts. Whatever the reason, here are some movies people are constantly misunderstanding, forcing the rest of us to sigh and bemoan how they just didn’t get it.