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It says a lot about the film's [[SnarkBait quality]] when the [[Narm/{{Film}} unintentionally hilarious moments]] [[EpicFail tend to end up being far more entertaining than its]] ''[[Funny/TheEmojiMovie intentional]]'' ones:

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It says a lot about the film's [[SnarkBait quality]] when the [[Narm/{{Film}} unintentionally hilarious moments]] [[EpicFail tend to end up being far more entertaining than its]] its ''[[Funny/TheEmojiMovie intentional]]'' ones:


* The film's {{tagline}} of "An adventure beyond words." becomes [[HilariousInHindsight unintentionally hilarious]] when considering the audience's possible StunnedSilence at how bad the film is as it unfolds. Presumably, the marketers were trying [[ThisIsGonnaSuck to warn the audience about what they were getting into]].



** A [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments genuinely touching]] exchange between Poop and Gene after the latter makes the wrong face is undermined by the exchange between the two basically being another poop pun ("we all have accidents").



* The fact that the "[[IdiotPlot plot]]" revolves around Alex trying to figure out how to communicate with his crush ''[[WhatAnIdiot when he already has her number]]'', and that he can't figure out ''the correct emoji to send to her''. Much like the "Words aren't cool!" example above, this is another blatant indication that the writers have no idea how actual teenagers act.

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* The fact that the "[[IdiotPlot plot]]" plot revolves around Alex trying to figure out how to communicate with his crush ''[[WhatAnIdiot when ''when he already has her number]]'', number'', and that he can't figure out ''the correct emoji to send to her''. Much like the "Words aren't cool!" example above, this is another blatant indication that the writers have no idea how actual teenagers act.



** And despite the ''emojis'' having [[FlatCharacter more character]] and interactions than these two, the movie treats it as a heartwarming moment when they go to the dance together, which just falls flat.



** The film attempts to paint her as a skilled hacker, but the only thing she does is to randomly enter passwords until she gets the correct one, which is ''[[CriticalResearchFailure not]]'' a form of hacking.
** The reveal that Jailbreak's entire motivation is [[spoiler:about her status as a princess emoji, and that apparently female emojis were only ever allowed to be princesses or brides.]] Besides being just plain wrong [[PlotHole within the context of the film]] (Gene's mom is a female version of the genderless "meh" emoji, not to mention other female emojis are based on stuff unrelated to princesses, and it's made even more JustForFun/{{egregious}} by the fact that [[EpicFail the main villain is a woman!]]), this plot thread seems solely placed into the movie as if the filmmakers were begging for feminists to give it a good review, and also because the writers apparently couldn't come up with a good plot twist on their own, so they resorted to ripping off ''Disney/WreckItRalph'''s own twist without putting in the effort to actually making it work in the film.

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** The film attempts to paint her as a skilled hacker, but the only thing she does is to randomly enter passwords until she gets the correct one, which is ''[[CriticalResearchFailure not]]'' ''not'' a form of hacking.
** The reveal that Jailbreak's entire motivation is [[spoiler:about her status as a princess emoji, and that apparently female emojis were only ever allowed to be princesses or brides.]] Besides being just plain wrong [[PlotHole within the context of the film]] film (Gene's mom is a female version of the genderless "meh" emoji, not to mention other female emojis are based on stuff unrelated to princesses, and it's made even more JustForFun/{{egregious}} by the fact that [[EpicFail the main villain is a woman!]]), woman!), this plot thread seems solely placed into the movie as if the filmmakers were begging for feminists to give it a good review, and also because the writers apparently couldn't come up with a good plot twist on their own, so they resorted to ripping off ''Disney/WreckItRalph'''s own twist without putting in the effort to actually making it work in the film.



* The "Emoji Pop" dance was clearly [[ForcedMeme intended to be the next "Nae Nae"]], [[SnarkBait but it failed miserably]]. It ''could'' [[NarmCharm have been a little more tolerable]] if it consisted of something more than just [[StylisticSuck the dancer repeatedly covering their eyes and pulling silly faces]].
* Look closely during the dance party. Next to Mary and Mel, ''you can see a Japanese goblin emoji that looks like '''[[WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack AKU, THE SHAPE SHIFTING MASTER OF DARKNESS,]]''''' in emoji form. The hilarity is in how [[YouDontLookLikeYou he looks so very little like Aku!]] Picture [[http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/282/485/f6f.png here.]]
** To quote one user from Website/KnowYourMeme:
-->'''Mr. Duwang:''' [[TakeThat This movie must be the unspeakable evil that Aku unleashed in the opening monologue.]]
* While the Instagram scene with Mel and Mary is [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments actually pretty touching]], it's somewhat undermined by the photo ''somehow'' becoming a 3D representation of the scene in Paris when Mary enters it. Not to mention that for many viewers, the emotional impact of the scene falls short when it's played out by the two characters who ''literally do not care about their own story arc.'' Even when it's deliberately invoked, the constant DullSurprise of their line delivery saps the interest from any viewers who [[EightDeadlyWords might still care about what's happening]], turning the potential emotional highlight of the film into little more than an OverlyLongGag with an Instagram filter.
* At one point, when the bots raid the bar filled with trolls and viruses to find Gene, Hi-5 and Jailbreak so as to delete them, one of them spots a virus, but rather than do what it is supposed to do and delete it, ''[[EpicFail it ignores it entirely and keeps looking for Gene]]''. Yeah, it is the most ineffective anti-virus system ever created, as every troll and virus they do delete are only deleted as a result of being caught in the crossfire as they try to delete Gene. Why hasn't that phone been taken over and corrupted yet?
* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own messages on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children with more subtlety. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].

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* The "Emoji Pop" dance was clearly [[ForcedMeme intended to be the next "Nae Nae"]], [[SnarkBait but it failed miserably]].miserably. It ''could'' [[NarmCharm have been a little more tolerable]] if it consisted of something more than just [[StylisticSuck the dancer repeatedly covering their eyes and pulling silly faces]].
* Look closely during the dance party. Next to Mary and Mel, ''you can see a Japanese goblin emoji that looks like '''[[WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack AKU, THE SHAPE SHIFTING MASTER OF DARKNESS,]]''''' in emoji form. The hilarity is in how [[YouDontLookLikeYou he looks so very little like Aku!]] Picture [[http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/282/485/f6f.png here.]]
** To quote one user from Website/KnowYourMeme:
-->'''Mr. Duwang:''' [[TakeThat This movie must be the unspeakable evil that Aku unleashed in the opening monologue.]]
* While the Instagram scene with Mel and Mary is [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments actually pretty touching]], it's somewhat undermined by the photo ''somehow'' becoming a 3D representation of the scene in Paris when Mary enters it. Not to mention that for many viewers, the emotional impact of the scene falls short when it's played out by the two characters who ''literally do not care about their own story arc.'' Even when it's deliberately invoked, the constant DullSurprise of their line delivery saps the interest from any viewers who [[EightDeadlyWords might still care about what's happening]], turning the potential emotional highlight of the film into little more than an OverlyLongGag with an Instagram filter.
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* At one point, when the bots raid the bar filled with trolls and viruses to find Gene, Hi-5 and Jailbreak so as to delete them, one of them spots a virus, but rather than do what it is supposed to do and delete it, ''[[EpicFail it ''it ignores it entirely and keeps looking for Gene]]''.Gene''. Yeah, it is the most ineffective anti-virus system ever created, as every troll and virus they do delete are only deleted as a result of being caught in the crossfire as they try to delete Gene. Why hasn't that phone been taken over and corrupted yet?
* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own messages on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children with more subtlety. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].
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* The movie's pathetic attempts to [[TakeThatAudience mock teenagers for using their smartphones]] become unintentionally laughable due to how the writers [[{{Hypocrite}} then blatantly pander to them as if they wouldn't notice an insult like that]], as well as [[CriticalResearchFailure getting basic facts about technology that even teenagers would know wrong]]:

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* The movie's pathetic attempts to [[TakeThatAudience mock teenagers for using their smartphones]] become unintentionally laughable due to how the writers [[{{Hypocrite}} then blatantly pander to them as if they wouldn't notice an insult like that]], that, as well as [[CriticalResearchFailure getting basic facts about technology that even teenagers would know wrong]]:wrong:



** The fact that the ''Just Dance'' app's sound effects are playing on Alex's phone ''while the app is minimized'' is hard to take seriously when ''anyone'' who regularly uses a smartphone knows that [[ArtisticLicense game apps don't work that way in real life]]. It's also clearly just a shoehorned, incredibly forced plot point to get Alex ridiculed by his classmates so that he'll get his phone factory-resetted.
** The film trying to pass off entering random passwords until the correct one is entered as hacking is utterly ridiculous to anyone who knows anything about how hacking (or computer security in general) works, especially since Creator/SonyPictures [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Pictures_hack was hacked]] in 2014.


[[caption-width-right:350:{{Troll}}s [[CriticalResearchFailure aren't malware]].[[note]]This is especially ironic as Creator/SonyPictures should know better than anyone else what trolls are after the icy reception to [[Film/Ghostbusters2016 a certain infamous reboot]].[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:{{Troll}}s [[CriticalResearchFailure aren't malware]].[[note]]This malware]]![[note]]This is especially ironic as Creator/SonyPictures should know better than anyone else what trolls are after the icy reception to [[Film/Ghostbusters2016 a certain infamous reboot]].[[/note]]]]



* The film's {{tagline}} of "An adventure beyond words." becomes [[HilariousInHindsight unintentionally hilarious]] when considering the audience's possible StunnedSilence at how bad the film is as it unfolds. Presumably the marketers were trying [[ThisIsGonnaSuck to warn the audience about what they were getting into]].

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* The film's {{tagline}} of "An adventure beyond words." becomes [[HilariousInHindsight unintentionally hilarious]] when considering the audience's possible StunnedSilence at how bad the film is as it unfolds. Presumably Presumably, the marketers were trying [[ThisIsGonnaSuck to warn the audience about what they were getting into]].



** The entirety of Gene's {{opening monologue}}, due to trying [[MeaninglessMeaningfulWords (and failing)]] to make ''smartphones'' feel magical, and also for blatantly ripping off ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'''s opening monologue: "The world we live in, it's so wondrous, mysterious, even magical. No, n-n-not that world...I meant this one: the smartphone. Each system and programmed app is its own little planet of perfect technology. All providing services so necessary, so crucial, so unbelievably profound.". This ends with the [[SarcasmMode best line of all:]] [[BlatantLies "Emojis are the most important tool of communication"]]. Much like the film's tagline, it neatly (and unintentionally) lets the audience know [[TotallyRadical what they're]] [[SnarkBait in for]] with the film.

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** The entirety of Gene's {{opening monologue}}, due to trying [[MeaninglessMeaningfulWords (and failing)]] to make ''smartphones'' ''smartphones of all things'', simple, accessible everyday conveniences, feel magical, and also for blatantly ripping off ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'''s opening monologue: "The world we live in, it's so wondrous, mysterious, even magical. No, n-n-not that world...I meant this one: the smartphone. Each system and programmed app is its own little planet of perfect technology. All providing services so necessary, so crucial, so unbelievably profound.". This ends with the [[SarcasmMode best line of all:]] [[BlatantLies "Emojis are the most important tool of communication"]]. Much like the film's tagline, it neatly (and unintentionally) lets the audience know [[TotallyRadical what they're]] [[SnarkBait in for]] with the film.



** Hi-5's line after Gene comes out of the Facebook app: "None of these people ''know'' him, but they ''like'' him, and that's what matters in this life. ''Popularity''."

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** Hi-5's line after Gene comes out of the Facebook app: "None of these people ''know'' him, but they ''like'' him, and that's what matters in this life. ''Popularity''."" It's generalizing at best, and downright ''stereotyping'' at worst to those who have an online following of any size.



* The fact that the [[IdiotPlot plot]] revolves around Alex trying to figure out how to communicate with his crush ''[[WhatAnIdiot when he already has her number]]'', and that he can't figure out ''the correct emoji to send to her''. Much like the "Words aren't cool!" example above, this is another blatant indication that the writers have no idea how actual teenagers act.

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* The fact that the [[IdiotPlot plot]] "[[IdiotPlot plot]]" revolves around Alex trying to figure out how to communicate with his crush ''[[WhatAnIdiot when he already has her number]]'', and that he can't figure out ''the correct emoji to send to her''. Much like the "Words aren't cool!" example above, this is another blatant indication that the writers have no idea how actual teenagers act.



* The "Emoji Pop" dance was clearly [[ForcedMeme intended to be the next "Nae Nae"]], [[SnarkBait but it failed miserably]]. It ''could'' [[NarmCharm have been a little more tolerable]] if it consisted of something more than just [[StylisticSuck the dancer standing still, covering their eyes and pulling peek-a-boo faces]].

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* The "Emoji Pop" dance was clearly [[ForcedMeme intended to be the next "Nae Nae"]], [[SnarkBait but it failed miserably]]. It ''could'' [[NarmCharm have been a little more tolerable]] if it consisted of something more than just [[StylisticSuck the dancer standing still, repeatedly covering their eyes and pulling peek-a-boo silly faces]].



** There's also the fact that if the phone had been factory-reset, everything would return exactly back to the way it was if Gene didn't save the day, which removes some of the drama.

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** There's also the fact that if the phone had been factory-reset, everything would return exactly back to the way it was if Gene didn't save the day, which removes renders some of the drama.drama moot in the first place.



** The fact that the ''Just Dance'' app's sound effects are playing on Alex's phone ''while the app is minimized'' is hard to take seriously when ''anyone'' who regularly uses a smartphone knows that [[ArtisticLicense game apps don't work that way in real life]]. It's also clearly just a shoehorned plot point to get Alex ridiculed by his classmates so that he'll get his phone factory-resetted.

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** The fact that the ''Just Dance'' app's sound effects are playing on Alex's phone ''while the app is minimized'' is hard to take seriously when ''anyone'' who regularly uses a smartphone knows that [[ArtisticLicense game apps don't work that way in real life]]. It's also clearly just a shoehorned shoehorned, incredibly forced plot point to get Alex ridiculed by his classmates so that he'll get his phone factory-resetted.


* [[StrawFeminist Jailbreak]] is a difficult character to take seriously:

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* [[StrawFeminist Jailbreak]] Jailbreak is a difficult character to take seriously:


** [[AuthorTract "Y'know, women are always coming up with stuff that men are taking credit for!"]]. Even feminists were annoyed with how blatantly shoe-horned in this was.

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** [[AuthorTract [[CharacterFilibuster "Y'know, women are always coming up with stuff that men are taking credit for!"]]. Even feminists were annoyed with how blatantly shoe-horned in this was.


** As mentioned under CriticalResearchFailure on the YMMV page, the fact that the movie represents {{troll}}s as malware (shown above) as opposed to being real people is so ludicrous (especially when considering that Sony [[HistoryRepeats has had to]] [[{{Irony}} deal with them before]] on films like ''Film/Ghostbusters2016'') that it comes off as hilarious.

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** As mentioned under CriticalResearchFailure on the YMMV page, the fact that the movie represents {{troll}}s and Spam emails as malware (shown above) as opposed to being real people is so ludicrous (especially when considering that Sony [[HistoryRepeats has had to]] [[{{Irony}} deal with them before]] on films like ''Film/Ghostbusters2016'') that it comes off as hilarious.

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** The film trying to pass off entering random passwords until the correct one is entered as hacking is utterly ridiculous to anyone who knows anything about how hacking (or computer security in general) works, especially since Creator/SonyPictures [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Pictures_hack was hacked]] in 2014.


[[caption-width-right:350:{{Troll}}s [[CriticalResearchFailure aren't malware.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:{{Troll}}s [[CriticalResearchFailure aren't malware.]]]]malware]].[[note]]This is especially ironic as Creator/SonyPictures should know better than anyone else what trolls are after the icy reception to [[Film/Ghostbusters2016 a certain infamous reboot]].[[/note]]]]


* The film's {{tagline}} of "An adventure beyond words." becomes unintentionally hilarious when considering the audience's possible StunnedSilence at how bad the film is as it unfolds. Presumably the marketers were trying [[ThisIsGonnaSuck to warn the audience about what they were getting into]].

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* The film's {{tagline}} of "An adventure beyond words." becomes [[HilariousInHindsight unintentionally hilarious hilarious]] when considering the audience's possible StunnedSilence at how bad the film is as it unfolds. Presumably the marketers were trying [[ThisIsGonnaSuck to warn the audience about what they were getting into]].



** And despite the ''emojis'' having [[FlatCharacter more character]] and interactions than these two, the movie treats it as a heartwarming moment when they go to the dance together.

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** And despite the ''emojis'' having [[FlatCharacter more character]] and interactions than these two, the movie treats it as a heartwarming moment when they go to the dance together.together, which just falls flat.



** Creator/AnnaFaris' high-pitched voice is [[VocalDissonance the last thing you'd expect]] to associate with the tough-girl archetype that Jailbreak is meant to be, and sounds hilariously jarring at times.

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** Creator/AnnaFaris' high-pitched voice is [[VocalDissonance the last thing you'd expect]] to associate with the [[RealWomenDontWearDresses tough-girl archetype archetype]] that Jailbreak is meant to be, and sounds hilariously jarring at times.



* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children with more subtlety. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].

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* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message messages on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children with more subtlety. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].



* The movie's desperate attempts to show that Smiler is the bad guy become unintentionally laughable due to how over-the-top they are, particularly as she's actually [[DesignatedVillain well-justified]] in going after [[DesignatedHero Gene and his friends]].

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* The movie's desperate attempts to show that Smiler is the bad guy become unintentionally laughable due to how [[ObviouslyEvil ridiculously over-the-top and unsubtle they are, are]], particularly as she's actually [[DesignatedVillain well-justified]] in going after [[DesignatedHero Gene and his friends]].



** As mentioned under CriticalResearchFailure on the YMMV page, the fact that the movie represents {{troll}}s as malware (shown above) as opposed to being real people is so ludicrous (especially when considering that Sony [[HistoryRepeats has had to deal with them before]] on films like ''Film/Ghostbusters2016'') that it can come off as hilarious.

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** As mentioned under CriticalResearchFailure on the YMMV page, the fact that the movie represents {{troll}}s as malware (shown above) as opposed to being real people is so ludicrous (especially when considering that Sony [[HistoryRepeats has had to to]] [[{{Irony}} deal with them before]] on films like ''Film/Ghostbusters2016'') that it can come comes off as hilarious.


** Hi-5's line after Gene comes out of the Facebook app: "[[TotallyRadical None of these people]] ''[[TotallyRadical know]]'' [[TotallyRadical him, but they]] ''[[TotallyRadical like]]'' [[TotallyRadical him, and that's what matters in this life.]] ''[[TotallyRadical Popularity]]''."

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** Hi-5's line after Gene comes out of the Facebook app: "[[TotallyRadical None "None of these people]] ''[[TotallyRadical know]]'' [[TotallyRadical people ''know'' him, but they]] ''[[TotallyRadical like]]'' [[TotallyRadical they ''like'' him, and that's what matters in this life.]] ''[[TotallyRadical Popularity]]''.life. ''Popularity''."


** [[AuthorTract "MEN ARE ALWAYS GETTING CREDIT FOR WOMEN'S WORDS AND I'M SICK OF IT!"]]. Even feminists were annoyed with how blatantly shoe-horned in this was.

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** [[AuthorTract "MEN ARE ALWAYS GETTING CREDIT FOR WOMEN'S WORDS AND I'M SICK OF IT!"]]."Y'know, women are always coming up with stuff that men are taking credit for!"]]. Even feminists were annoyed with how blatantly shoe-horned in this was.


* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].

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* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children.children with more subtlety. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].


** The reveal that Jailbreak's entire motivation is [[spoiler:about her status as a princess emoji, and that apparently female emojis were only ever allowed to be princesses or brides.]] Besides being just plain wrong [[PlotHole within the context of the film]] (Gene's mom is a female version of the genderless "meh" emoji, not to mention other female emojis are based on stuff unrelated to princesses, and it's made even more JustForFun/{{egregious}} by the fact that [[EpicFail the main villain is a woman!]]), this plot thread seems solely placed into the movie as if the filmmakers were begging for feminists to give it a good review, and also because the writers apparently couldn't come up with a good plot twist on their own, so they resorted to ripping off ''Disney/WreckItRalph'''s own twist.

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** The reveal that Jailbreak's entire motivation is [[spoiler:about her status as a princess emoji, and that apparently female emojis were only ever allowed to be princesses or brides.]] Besides being just plain wrong [[PlotHole within the context of the film]] (Gene's mom is a female version of the genderless "meh" emoji, not to mention other female emojis are based on stuff unrelated to princesses, and it's made even more JustForFun/{{egregious}} by the fact that [[EpicFail the main villain is a woman!]]), this plot thread seems solely placed into the movie as if the filmmakers were begging for feminists to give it a good review, and also because the writers apparently couldn't come up with a good plot twist on their own, so they resorted to ripping off ''Disney/WreckItRalph'''s own twist.twist without putting in the effort to actually making it work in the film.


* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] and that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].

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* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] and that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].


* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] and that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]]. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].

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* The movie's [[{{Anvilicious}} preachy message]] of [[BeYourself being yourself]] is impossible to take seriously due to how the movie [[BrokenAesop/TheEmojiMovie invalidates its own message on multiple occasions]], the fact that it's [[CaptainObviousAesop a lesson that practically anyone would know combined with an even more obvious lesson (it's not good to be meh all the time)]] and also the fact that it's a ''very'' {{hypocrit|e}}ical message [[UnderminedByReality coming from a movie]] [[ClicheStorm without any identity of its own]] and that is [[ProductPlacement blatantly]] [[MoneyDearBoy profit-driven]].profit-driven]] and teaches [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop awful messages]] to children. What makes it even worse is the fact that it's being imposed on ''[[DesignatedHero Gene]]'', who causes all the problems in the film and has [[FlatCharacter little to no personality or character]] [[{{Irony}} despite being able to make more than one face]].

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