14 Movies And TV Shows That Glamorized, What I Feel, Were Acts Of Evil

Content warning: This post contains mentions of rape, suicide, and abuse.

Although most movies and TV series tell a fictional story, the impact they have on our society is quite real and tangible. Therefore, it becomes quite imperative for the creators to be careful when portraying acts or people that are undoubtedly and unanimously described as evil.

the hollywood sign on a summer day
the hollywood sign on a summer day

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Here I present 14 movies and TV shows that I felt were guilty of glamorizing or glorifying evil, and led many impressionable viewers to believe that such acts are totally fine and even cute.

1.The Wolf of Wall Street

Leonardo DiCaprio in a room full of people clapping for him

2.Sixteen Candles

Michael Schoeffling and Molly Ringwald smile

3.Wild Things

Matt Dillon and Denise Richards look at someone


Sydney Sweeney looks in surprise


6.The Gold

three men look at a huge pile of gold


8.Saved by the Bell


Hugh Laurie holds a knife

10.Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Evan Peters in a courtroom

11.Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Zac Efron winks

12.13 Reasons Why

Katherine Langford chats with a boy while sitting on a bed

13.While You Were Sleeping

Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman talk standing in front of a hospital bed on which a patient is lying


Kurt Russel talks to Goldie Hawn