Have you ever gone to a movie and thought to yourself, “I actually think I relate to the villain more than anyone else on screen!” Well, if you do, you’re not alone. Movie villains, despite their bad deeds, can be relatable, especially if you’re a parent. We may not agree with everything these villains do, but we at least understand where they’re coming from.

Click through to see just how similar movie villains and parents are because seriously, it’s way easier to understand it now that we’re older.


1. Gru from Despicable Me

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Gru was perfectly content with being despicable, but then he became a dad. So many people change course after becoming parents!