Enough with the Eiffel Tower views from every window. What Hollywood gets wrong about other countries is... a lot, according to people who live in those places. Foreign country stereotypes have many US viewers thinking British people are all posh and Canadians are all saints. Wrong and wrong.
People on Reddit who are not from the United States but like US movies and TV shows willingly shared ways their country has been stereotyped, misinterpreted, or turned a strange color.
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Everything In Mexico And South America Has A Sepia/Yellowish/Orange HuePhoto: Traffic / USA Films
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Africa Is A Country, And People Walk Around Unclothed Carrying SpearsPhoto: Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls / Warner Bros.
From Redditor u/textile1957:
Africa isn't a country; it's a continent... We don't live in huts and don't have pet lions. We also don't wear animal skin as clothes, and those who do, do it by choice.
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French People Wear BeretsPhoto: Emily in Paris / Netflix
From Redditor u/popoww:
If you see people wearing a beret in France, 99.9999999% of them are tourists.
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Irish Women All Have Flowing Red Hair And Wear Ethereal ClothingPhoto: Leap Year / Universal Pictures
From Redditor u/YeahWTF20:
Hollywood: All Irish females are willowy ethereal dream girls with flowy red hair wearing this long droopy 1940s dress under a little thin cardigan your nana wouldn't be seen dead in, and flash their blue eyes flirtatiously at you on some rocky hillside.
In reality: All Irish women wear fleece jackets over [a] fake tan, and just want you to buy them curry chips.