Disappointed Cillian Murphy meme.

Disappointed Cillian Murphy

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Disappointed Cillian Murphy refers to a series of jokes and memes made in reference to Irish actor Cillian Murphy's perceived disaffected and sad attitude during press junkets and interviews for his movies or TV shows. The memetic concept originally started with a screenshot of a YouTube comment expressing the sentiment that was shared to Tumblr, after which various viral videos of "Disappointed Cillian Murphy" compilations began circulating on YouTube and TikTok, among other platforms.


On December 30th, 2017, the YouTube[1] channel On Demand Entertainment posted a video titled, "Tom Holland and Cillian Murphy on being covered with K-Y Jelly for In the Heart of the Sea" in which actors Tom Holland and Cillian Murphy were shown giving a press junket interview for their film In The Heart Of The Sea (seen below).

On July 8th, 2017, a screenshot of a comment from the aforementioned was shared to Tumblr[2] page InColours, alongside a 2×3 grid of other photos from press junkets in which Murphy looks like "someone somewhere is disappointing him." The post gathered over 42,000 notes on Tumblr in roughly five years (seen below).

NHEART SEA OF 1:53/3:45 THIS IS GOLD. Anna 2 months ago Cillian Murphy always looks like someone somewhere is disappointing him Reply InStyle.co.uk # 42,659 notes #cillian murphy #peaky blinders #inception #in the heart of the sea #tom holland #Tom Hardy #jamiedornan #youtube #funny #movie #star #thomas shelby


On October 13th, 2017, the YouTube[3] channel NME posted a video titled, "Cillian Murphy & Timothy Spall react to 'disappointed Cillian Murphy meme’," gathering over 580,000 views in roughly five years (seen below).

On August 29th, 2018, YouTuber[4] Elikay Beelargio then posted a video titled "Disappointed Cillian Murphy," stitching together various clips of Cillian Murphy spacing out or looking disappointed in different interviews. The video gathered more than 3.3 million views in just over four years (seen below).

On July 14th, 2020, Redditor crisenthia posted another example of Disappointed Cillian Murphy to the /r/PeakyBlinders[5] subreddit under the title "Cillian Murphy looking unimpressed is a big mood," receiving over 3,600 upvotes in roughly three years (seen below).

Various Examples

@hey.its.friday Honestly, the man is an international treasure.🇮🇪 #cillianmurphy #tommyshelby #peakyblinders #worktok #ihatemondays #wfh #bored #lol #relatable #celebritymemes #memes ♬ Gangsta's Paradise (feat. L.V.) – Coolio

@editseries69 Love this actor #cillianmurphy #fyp #viral #funnyvideos ♬ son original – editseries69
@shelby.editzx Cillian being disappointed repeatedly 🥰 #cillianmurphy #foryoupage #meme #cillianmurphysupremacy ♬ original sound – Shelby.editzx

@cillianslefttoe insert disappointed cillian meme #cillianmurphy#tommyshelby#peakyblinders#fyp#foryou#trend#tommyandgrace#cillianmurphyedit#hot ♬ Nobody – Mitski

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External References

[1] YouTube – On Demand Entertainment

[2] Tumblr – incolours

[3] YouTube – NME

[4]  YouTube – Elikay Beelargio

[5] Reddit – r/peakyblinders

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