Originally Posted by kelgy
I dont think war films ever change people's perception of war. Was it Truffaut who said that war movies cant help but glamorize it?
The Godfather likely changed the way people working in the mafia regarded their "special thing."
Jaws is said to have led to the targeted hunting of great white sharks--and Benchley eventually regretted writing the book since it demonized sharks.
Capricorn One helped push the Moon landing was fake idea.
JFK led to a greater belief in assassination conspiracy theories.
ET caused a big jump in reese's pieces sales.
Just like every Disney movie or romantic comedy makes women think that the perfect mate will magically appear (eventually) and make them happy because they are incapable of making their own happiness.