5 SNL Characters That Deserved Their Own Movie

We all know the history Saturday Night Live has with films… they usually are based off shallow, one-gag characters, and...

J.D. Westfall

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We all know the history Saturday Night Live has with films… they usually are based off shallow, one-gag characters, and in turn the movies are unfunny and fail. In fact, the only two SNL movies that got a reasonable degree of success were The Blues Brothers and Wayne’s World, both of which had already taken on a life of their own.

The ones that failed? The movies based off character such as Pat Riley; Stuart Smalley; Steve and Doug Butabi; Mary Katherine Gallagher; and Leon Phelps.

Nope, we’ve never heard of them either.

But the sad part is, Saturday Night Live has created some amazing, hilarious, and even some immortal characters, and yet never got a movie. So in honor of these characters and skits, here’s a few that never got a movie that would’ve been great in one. Namely…