Which Movie Did You Walk Out Of?

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Most of us are committed to our entertainment—when we start a thing, we see it through. Maybe you put down a book sometimes, but when you see a movie, you stick it out. Except. Some movies, you just can’t get through. So which movie did you just walk out of?

Please include the name of the movie, plus a poster, clip, picture, piece of artwork or other signifier. And please mention why you decided to leave before the end credits. Thanks!

Top image: The Baby of Macon, directed by Peter Greenaway. This film is about a miracle birth that happens in a town that’s gone barren, and has a lot of fantastical elements to it. I was the world’s biggest Greenaway fan, but this movie... Nope. Spoiler alert: It ends with a 20-minute scene where the main character is raped 208 times, until she dies. This happens in real time.


Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All The Birds in the Sky, coming in January from Tor Books. Follow her on Twitter, and email her.


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The moment this character was revealed to be Jar Jar Binks, I didn’t walk. I ran out.