look how they massacred my boy meme

Look How They Massacred My Boy

Part of a series on Reaction Images. [View Related Entries]

Updated Nov 01, 2023 at 01:55PM EDT by Don.

Added Jan 16, 2019 at 12:11PM EST by Philipp.

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

About

Look How They Massacred My Boy refers to a memorable quote from 1972 crime film The Godfather. In 2018, the screen capture of the scene gained popularity as an image macro illustrating grief over loss.

Origin

On March 24th, 1972, American crime film The Godfather premiered in the United States.[1] In the once scene, character Vito Corleone is shown the corpse of his son Sonny Corleone, to which he reacts with an expression of grief and by uttering "Look how they massacred my boy".



On March 3rd, 2017, Giphy[2] posted a captioned GIF of the scene.


Look how Chey massacred my boy

Spread

On November 11th, 2017, Steemit[3] user kid4life launched a contest, urging website users to use the still image from the scene as a meme template. On November 23rd, several winners were announced[4], with the original quote not appearing in any of the winning images.


When Someone Tells You Crypto is Only For Criminals

On February 9th, 2018, Redditor[5] Naju34 posted a captioned image taken from the scene to /r/dankmemes subreddit. The post gained over 10,100 upvotes within six months.


When you find an iFunny watermark in your 2 day old meme format Look how they massacred my boy

In the following week more versions of the meme appeared in /r/PrequelMemes[6], /r/Animemes[7] and /r/dankmemes[8] subreddits, but were left largely unnoticed. On March 23rd, 2018, an unknown Reddit user[9] posted another version of the meme which received over 31,300 upvotes within six months.


When a meme you made ends up on a Facebook page Look how they massacred my boy

Through 2018 and early 2019, the macro saw stable use across numerous subreddits, including /r/teenagers[10], /r/dankmemes[11], /r/shittyrainbow6[12] and /r/HistoryMemes[13].


Some guy Same guy but cute af Look how they massacred my boy. When one of your OC memes ends up on r/memes Look how they massacred my boy
When you say a joke in class and no one hears it but then someone else repeats your joke and the whole class laughs Look how they massacred my boy. MAESTRO - ALDA 5.56 recoil aligned with other LMGs Look how they massacred my boy

Various Examples


ESLOVENIA 1991 CROACIA 1991 BOSNIAY HERZEGOVINA SERBIA 1995 1995 NTENEGRO 2006 KOSOVO 200 Former Yugoslavia 1989 Area MACEDONIA Today1991 Look how they massacred my boy. Look how they massacred my boy After you finish the death note live action movie Look how thev.massacred my bov. mematic.net
SUPER SMASHIBR S Look how they massacred my boy EBUILDER Look how they massacred my boy. When you hear about the clone attack on Ki-Adi-Mundi Look how they massacred my boy Ihow they massacred my bo.

Search Interest

External References

Recent Videos 15 total

Recent Images 56 total



+ Add a Comment

Comments (4)


Display Comments

Add a Comment


Sup! You must login or signup first!