13 Movies That Shed a Bad Light on Stepmoms (PHOTOS)

Thanks to Cinderella (and its various incarnations) stepmoms have earned a bum rap on the big screen. Rather than being portrayed as the warm and lovely bonus moms they can be in real life, actresses such as Anjelica Huston and Cate Blanchett have left an imprint of the stepmother as an evil, calculating witch.

These 13 films defamed stepmothers in obvious and not-so-obvious ways. Which was your least favorite portrayal?


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