Hollywood is one of the most hated institutions among conservatives. Conservatives have long written off Hollywood as a liberal establishment, and accuse the acting world of making movies that have a liberal bias. So what movies do conservatives hate? Here are 25 movies that conservatives hate and why.
1. The Pursuit Of Happyness: A down on his luck African-American works hard to become successful. It reminds them of that African-American in the White House.
2. Gettysburg: This one is easy. The South lost the battle.
3. A Time To Kill: An African-American in the South kills the two white men who raped his daughter and left her for dead. He is then successfully defended in court by a white attorney who comes to respect the African-American community.
4. Glory: Another easy one. African-American volunteers fight for the Union and their freedom during the Civil War and prove that they are as brave as any white soldier.
5. Erin Brockovich: This movie tells the story of Erin Brockovich, an unemployed single mother of three, who finds work at a legal firm and takes on a legal fight against the US West Coast energy corporation Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). Brockovich discovers that the energy corporation has been causing the illnesses in a town because of the industrial poisoning of the water supply. The corporation is ordered by a judge to pay over $300 million to the sick.
6. The Day After Tomorrow: Not only does climate change take center stage, it causes Americans to take refuge in Mexico.
7. A League Of Their Own: Women take over the sport of baseball and play just as good as the men.
8. Brokeback Mountain: The cowboys have a complex romantic and sexual relationship.
9. Milk: The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay elected official.
10. Avatar: Military contractors try to take over another planet to strip it of its resources but are stopped by big blue aliens who actually care about their environment.
11. Wall-E: A robot is charged with cleaning up the abandoned Earth which is covered with trash as a result of decades of mass consumerism facilitated by corporations. Humans return to Earth after discovering that plant life has begun to grow back and become more responsible and efficient stewards of the environment.
12. Happy Feet: A young penguin refuses to conform to his species way of life (singing) and is expelled from the colony by the evangelical-like elders because they fear that dancing could take over the old ways. He then returns after inspiring the humans to protect his species and the environment in which they live and convinces the entire population that dancing is just as good as singing.
13. Bruce Almighty: God is portrayed by Morgan Freeman, an African-American.
14. Horton Hears A Who!: An elephant tries to protect a microscopic civilization that only he can hear from being destroyed by a selfish know-it-all. Also written by a communist.
15. Juno: A strong independent unmarried teenage woman gets pregnant and CHOOSES to not have an abortion.
16. Spartacus: A slave leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Empire, i.e. Class Warfare
17. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory: A poor boy wins a tour of a chocolate factory/corporation and becomes a part owner without cheating or spending large sums of money.
18. The Blind Side: The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized African American boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring white woman and her family.
19. X-Men: A group of humans with “differences” fight for their civil rights while defending the human population from evil.
20. Aladdin: A poor Arab boy becomes a wealthy prince and heir to the Sultan, and he’s not a terrorist.
21. My Fellow Americans: Two ex-Presidents, a Republican and a Democrat, work together to uncover a conspiracy and on their journey across the country, they meet a variety of ordinary people including a struggling family, an illegal immigrant, and a gay man. At the end of the film, they run for office on the same ticket. Imagine that. A Republican actually working with a Democrat.
22. Superman: An illegal immigrant from another planet infiltrates middle America, works as journalist, builds a fortress without spending any money, and saves the inhabitants of Earth no matter their nationality, race, gender, or economic status.
23. Jurassic Park: A movie about science and dinosaurs. Need I say more?
24. Iron Man: A billionaire weapons manufacturer has a change of heart about war and transforms his company into an advocate for world peace with a focus on alternative energy.
25. Star Trek: Lots of science, United Federation of Planets (similar to UN), utopian society in which wealth is no longer important, and health care is free around the globe.
Like many lists, more can undoubtedly be added. But at least you know what movies to watch next time your Republican friends come over for movie night.