Blatant Examples of How Italians are Stereotyped in Movies

Aug 03, 2017 1289

The Italian-American community has for many years now been suffering a very blatant stereotype in the media. Hollywood, despite being filled with high-caliber writers and the type of talent that could possibly dispel the myths and fabrications that have been levied against Italians, has many times opted to show their version of events rather than looking in the history books to see how things truly went down.

And on top of this, many movies have fed into the stereotype by playing fast and loose with the facts. The truth is that Italians have had a big hand in making this country what it is and among them a small, almost infinitesimal portion have been involved in the type of activities for which their movie counterparts are so well known.

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