postmodernbarney has posted a truly epic list of 137 uncomfortable-but-true plot summaries of movies, TV shows, and comic books we all know and love.
Among my favourites:
- E.T.: Out-of-control pet causes mayhem, sadness.
- Big Trouble in Little China: Redneck trucker kills Chinese immigrants.
- War Machine: Alcoholic rich white man gives weapons to black man.
- Risky Business: Privileged rich kid gets everything he wants with no consequences.
- Star Trek VI: Racist military commander past his prime nearly ruins galactic peace.
- The Goonies: Physically abused, retarded man finds love with overweight preteen.
Check out the entire list of Uncomfortable Plot Summaries @ postmodernbarney.com.