* DuelingMovies: An entirely one-sided example, as ''Film/TheExpendables'' repeatedly challenged their viewers' masculinity if this movie out-grossed it.
* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Liz in the film, for some viewers. This is partly due to the film leaving out things like Liz and her husband's relationships problems, and her struggle with depression and financial troubles during her divorce. As a result, Liz can come across not as a lonely divorcee trying to find herself, but a spoilt rich woman who divorces her loving husband for no real reason, {{Wangst}}s about it and then goes on vacation.
** It also leaves out the $250K advance from her publisher, which effectively took care of her financial woes. [[https://bitchmedia.org/article/eat-pray-spend This article]] from Bitch Media analyzes the phenomenon of "priv-lit."