Do popular films and series with main characters who engage in illegal activities glamourize their crimes to make them seem acceptable?
Yes, films and series glamourize crime.
Films and series are created with this specific sort of content for the Target Rating Point (TRP) without consideration for the impact on the audience, distorting the normality and basic values of the society.
Several films and series are reported to have inspired similar crimes.
Films and series depict criminals as heroes or antiheroes which makes them more relatable.
No, films and series do not glamourize crime.
Films and series recreate a reality that already exists for authenticity.
Several films and series are actually based on true events and real life characters.
The Godfather Effect
The Godfather trilogy changed the way Italian-Americans saw themselves because they were the first films that didn't portray Italian stereotypes.
It depends on who is watching.
The mature adult audiences might not be influenced but the more vulnerable or younger audiences who do not have the understanding, experience or exposure to make sense of it could be influenced.
A young person can be easily impressed and influenced to participate in illegal activities based on a popular film or series.
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