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16 Villains Who Had Pretty Good Points And Might Not Be All That Bad

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Over on Reddit, people are debating which villains has a pretty good point despite being the bad guy in a movie or TV show. After all, wasn't the Wicked Witch entitled to those shoes? Were the machines in The Matrix all that evil if they sort of saved humanity? Check out the movie villains who were done dirty by the narrative and vote up the ones that had a pretty good point. 

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    Baby's Dad Was Just Protecting His Daughter

    Photo: Dirty Dancing / Vestron Pictures

     

    From Redditor u/Willy-W:

    Baby’s dad in Dirty Dancing. He just wanted to keep a sketchy dance instructor from diddling his under age daughter.

    From Redditor u/Volcan_R:

    The older you get, the more you realize he's the hero in the movie.

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  • Photo: The Wizard of Oz / Loew's, Inc

    From Redditor u/paulvs88:

    Wizard of Oz. Yeah, she was a witch but c'mon! They were her dead sister's shoes. She should have them. Not some stranger who just showed up and wants them.

    Oh, by the way, this stranger that just showed up, was the one that killed her sister. Sad really.

    From Redditor u/DirtySecretAgain:

    I mean, if some random b***h showed up, killed my sister, stole her Louboutins, and tried some sh*t? Yeah, I'd go after her a$$, too.

    From Redditor u/ToxicMasculinity1981:

    Glenda is the real villain of the story. She magics the shoes onto Dorothy, then tells her the only way she can get home is to see the wizard when she knew he was a fraud. The journey to the Emerald city is crazy dangerous, potentially lethal. What Glenda really wanted was for Dorothy to do her dirty work for her and finish off the wicked witches.

    Then when she kills the Witch, Glenda pops up and tells her that she could have gone home at any time. And no one gives her sh*t for lying her a** off in order to manipulate Dorothy to kill while putting her life in danger.

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  • Photo: SpongeBoB SquarePants / Nickelodeon

    From Redditor u/jojo90210:

    Squidward from SpongeBob SquarePants, he’s not really the villain technically, but many children hate him. As you grow up, you realize that he’s not wrong at all.

    From Redditor u/mahleg:

    He just doesn’t want to be bothered at all and he lives with two really annoying (though lovable most of the time) neighbors that always want to hang out. I respect it.

    From Redditor u/TrinSims:

    GHe works in customer service with a greedy boss and comes home to two really loud neighbors. I’ve literally been there, sometimes you just wanna make some dinner, practice your hobby and go to bed.

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  • Photo: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl / Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

    From Redditor u/ItssHarrison:

    Barbossa, he just wanted to be uncursed. Granted he was being a real a**hole about it

    From Redditor u/ByPlushies:

    Well, he had been dealing with Jack Sparrow for decades.

    No one actually likes Jack Sparrow except the audience. His former crew mutinied. He constantly betrays everyone around him. He tries to abandon ship by himself when the kraken comes. He makes out with another man’s fiancée. And he drinks all the fricking rum. He’s only tolerated because he’s clever, has a magic compass, and is extremely lucky.

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