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Things Movies Have Taught Me

I stole this from my old blog, I’m Not Trying to Impress You, But I’m Batman, that I kept during college. I’ve watched plenty more movies since then and so I have, of course, learned plenty more life lessons, amongst other things.

Things Movies Have Taught Me: An Updated List Inspired by The Daily Post

17 Again: Good things comes to those who have the body of Zac Efron and the humor of Matthew Perry

American Hustle: Bradley Cooper can pull off anything. Even curlers.

The Avengers: Even the big hulking green guy isn’t worthy of Thor’s hammer

Being John Malkovich: If you find a tiny door in your office, just go through it. Unknowable adventure is waiting

Bridesmaids: Plane rides are so much more fun when someone is drunk

The Bourne Identity: You can stab someone with a pen with much effectiveness

The Bourne Supremacy: Don’t try and hide in India, they will find you and they will kill your significant other.

The Bourne Ultimatum: You can kill an assassin with a book.

Captain America: The First Avenger: Cut off one head of a hydra, 2 more will grow in its place

Captain America: The Winter Soldier: The one, the only Sebastian Stan. Need I say more?

A Cinderella Story: Your secret admirer will never be an axe murderer but a hot guy from your high school.

The Dark Knight: Clowns aren’t scary but instead are severely bad-ass.

The Dark Knight Rises: No matter your age or sex,  gender, we would like to know what it’s like to wear that cat suit.

27 Dresses: If someone annoys you enough you will end up happily married to them

Driving Lessons: Crazy old ladies make the best of friends

Eagle Eye: Never trust computers that can think for themselves

Elizabethtown: You can peak on the phone

Enchanted: If you’re an animated character you will end up a real person smack dab in the middle of New York.

The Fall: There comes a moment when we will all most certainly fall. We just have to learn how to get back up (My 2nd all time favorite movie)

Frozen: Just let it go. Don’t hold it back anymore.

The Grand Budapest Hotel: The best stories are stories within stories and your occasional murder mystery

Hairspray: You can always take down the jealous bitch lady and steal her stuck-up daughter’s boyfriend.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: If you’re a wizard you will be informed of this by a giant with an umbrella

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: You can kill a giant snake with a glittering sword

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The tress will attack you if you piss them off

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Anyone can battle a dragon but find a date for the ball? Not so easy.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: You can suffer from extreme teen angst

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: In every cave there are dead people in the bottom of its lake

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1): Camping is fun…but for only so long. It needs to end sometime.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 2): Even if you’re in the middle of a war, there is always time to make out

Haven: You can make very powerful acid in a high school science class

He’s Just Not That Into You: If a guy acts like he doesn’t give a shit then he genuinely doesn’t give a shit.

High School Musical: Singing karaoke will help you find true love

High School Musical 2: You can work at a resort and no one will think you’re weird for breaking out into song

High School Musical 3: Senior Year: Graduating high school is way less exciting then you think.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Dwarves are remarkably good at cleaning kitchens

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Dragons are fire and death and sound remarkably like Benedict Cumberbatch

Jumper: If you fall in a lake you will end up in the middle of a library and have no idea how you got there

Law Abiding Citizen: Sometimes innocent people go to jail while the guilty go free.

Mamma Mia!: If you don’t know who your father is just break out into song and you’ll find him

Midnight in Paris: Everything is more beautiful in the rain (This is my all time favorite movie)

Mean Girls: You really can take down the mean girl but you’ll become the new bitch on the block

Ocean’s Eleven: You can knock over 3 casinos with a talented group of cons who happened to be the best looking group of guys you have ever seen

Ocean’s Twelve: Foreign people can move through lasers without being detected

Ocean’s Thirteen: If you mess with someones good friend you will be taken for all your worth

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Good friends can be your saving grace

Pitch Perfect: The song “Titanium” really builds.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl: You can trust pirates if they’re from the Caribbean and not Somalia

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Dead Man’s Chest: If you’re engaged and you kiss someone else your fiance will not take it well

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End: If you’re stuck in Davey Jones Locker you will go crazy. But don’t worry your ship will be there to keep you company

The Proposal: You might be blackmailed into marrying your boss

Sherlock Holmes: You can successfully fake your own death

Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows: You can successfully fake your own death more than once

She’s the Man: If you dress up like a guy, you will get the guy

10 Things I Hate About You: The guy who was paid to take you out will fall madly in love with you

Thor: Slam down your glass and you shall receive another. Or maybe that just works for the Gods.

Thor: The Dark World: Never trust a trickster. Even if he does look like the glorious Tom Hiddleston

Troy: It is possible to start a war over a chick

Twilight: Vampires look like they’ve coughed up glitter and put it all over their faces

The Twilight Saga: New Moon: Lycanthropy isn’t a life style choice. They were born that way.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: I’m not even going to bother

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Parts 1 & 2): …

Up: If you want to go places take your house with you

Up In the Air: Even the George Clooney types get cheated on. All hope is lost

Without A Paddle: High up in the mountains, red necks are growing acres of pot

Wish Upon A Star: If you wish to become your sister it will happen and you’ll get to make out with her boyfriend

X-Men: There are people out there who are different from you. Be jealous

X-Men 2: Unfortunately, no matter what universe you live in, there is always someone who approves of genocide.

X-Men: The Last Stand: If you try and cut your wings off they will grow back. Plus it’s quite painful.

X-Men: First Class: Friendship is hard work but there might just be someone who will take a bullet for you

X-Men: Days of Future Past: Don’t let your past dictate your future. Unless you’re deliberating going back in time in order to change the future. That’s whole different story.

*Now these are just a few of the movies that I’ve seen. I could add so many more but that would take years and I highly doubt you would have that much time and or the desire to read that extensive of a list.*

I also made a list of all the things television has taught me. That of which, you can find right here.

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