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The 11 Worst Birthday Celebrations In Films

4. All three birthdays in Old School

Heh. Poor Frank.

This is both a great gag and a great character development moment for the guy – forgetting your own birthday, only to be reminded of it later at a funeral has to be one of the worst ways to celebrate it. I love how not surprised his ex-wife is at this, which implies that alcohol isn’t really the cause of it.

Then of course there’s the added bonus of having not one, but two birthdays ruined by Frank when he is later shot in the neck with a dart gun and runs rampage at Bernard’s son’s party – knocking both the presents and himself into the pool to the sounds of Simon and Garfunkel. Great scene.

Finally, before all of this there’s poor Blue, the old man who dies on his birthday in the best possible way you could hope to die. Still – it’s probably not his best moment in life.

So yeah – 3 shitty birthdays in one film, that has to be a record.

David is a video editor, writer, and movie fanatic. After graduating from Full Sail University he now spends his days in Western Massachusetts working as a freelance article and sketch writer, as well as a comedy workshop moderator for Cracked.com. (Click Here to View David's work on Cracked.com) He enjoys over-analyzing movies, punk rock, and referring to himself in the third person.

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