The best movies have
the best characters. Simple as that.
Take the Original and Prequel Star Wars
trilogies as an example: None of the bad guys introduced in the
Prequels ever came close to matching Vader's status as one of
cinema's greatest villains, and Anakin, Obi Wan and Padme never replicated the effortless chemistry of Luke, Han and Leia.
Characters are the
beating heart of a movie. Whether they're a one-movie wonder like
Casablanca's Rick Blaine or a series mainstay like the MCU's Iron
Man, great characters form an emotional bond with the audience that
leaves us glad of the time we spent with them. So when these people
do something to upset us, we take it
In this list we'll take
a look at the moments that, intentionally or not, caused the audience
to turn on previously loved characters. Whether through moronic
decision-making, moral depravity or simply bad writing, these are ten
moments that made us channel our inner Bart Simpson and say “What
happened, man? You used to be cool”.