Movies often make us suspend our disbelief to take us on magical or futuristic journeys, where unicorns are real and humans have already explored more than just our solar system. And while usually those unrealistic events are explained by in-universe laws, there are times when we sit up, squint at the glimmering screen and go "wait a minute." Not even some of the greatest story plots are immune to plot holes, and while some are so minuscule that they can be easily ignored, others are so hard to forget that they may turn the story into the worst movie ever.

Bored Panda has compiled a list of movie mistakes in some of the best movies out there, so scroll down below and see if your favorite one also has something that makes absolutely no sense in story writing. Oh, and don't forget vote for your favorites and share any interestingmovie plot holes that you've noticed yourself!

#1

Armageddon (1998)

Armageddon (1998)

It would be easier to train astronauts how to drill than train drillers to become astronauts. When Ben Affleck pointed this out, Michael Bay told him to shut up.

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CbusResident 11 months ago

Also a NASA Scientist pointed out on Science Friday that they would actually plan to redirect the trajectory of the asteroid by having a spaceship, quite possibly unmanned, rotate around it in a calculated way. The gravity of the ship would cause the change in the trajectory and it would be pretty easy for NASA to do this in a way that would steer it clear from the Earth, this scientist explained.

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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

Lara's whole goal in the film is to destroy the triangle so the Illuminati can't use it's evil power, however, after successfully getting the first half at the first tomb, she spends the entire third act trying to acquire the second half in order to destroy them both. The problem is that she has one piece already and one half can not work without joining it with the other, so why doesn't she just destroy the one she has, rendering the second piece useless?

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Kath Leen 11 months ago

because that will cut the story short? lol..please don't hate me

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#3

Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story (1995)

If Buzz does not believe himself to be a toy, and in fact a real space ranger, why would he freeze around humans like the other toys do?

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John Montgomery 11 months ago

He's mimicking the other toys. He think they are the indigenous species and it's a ritual.

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#4

Gravity (2013)

Gravity (2013)

When Kowalski asks Stone to let go of him because the rope will not hold them both, that could never happen because they are both in the same orbit around the earth. A short simple tug would have brought him back to her.

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Last Hurrah 11 months ago

They didn't understand the gravity of the situation.

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#5

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

There was no need to know the capsule's combination in order to open it as vinegar is easily frozen in a household freezer. Simply freeze the capsule and then smash it open to reveal the internal message.

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KT Pinto 11 months ago

But them waiting around for it to freeze would ruin the action of the film. What would they do while they wait?

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#6

The Hangover (2009)

The Hangover (2009)

Every square inch (with the exception of restrooms, guest rooms and employee locker rooms) in a Nevada casino is covered by surveillance cameras. There's simply no way that Doug could have been on the roof for two days without someone seeing him and sending security to make certain that he wasn't up to no good or trying to commit suicide.

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Ben Smith 11 months ago

But the movie is MUCH funnier this way

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#7

Ant-Man (2015)

Ant-Man (2015)

Ant-Man is repeatedly told that his mass does not change upon miniaturization. This means, however, that no ant or group thereof--crawling or flying--could support him.

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mulk 11 months ago

Same problem when he got giant... he shouldn't have bigger strength...

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#8

What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

Around 10 minutes in, the vampires draw pictures of each other to show how their clothing looks because their images don't reflect in the mirror. While the vampires themselves wouldn't show up, their clothing should. Since the cup one vampire is holding does show in the mirror, proximity to the vampire's body shouldn't be a factor.

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Lagniappe comely 11 months ago

I don't care, still one of the best movies in history

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#9

Cinderella (2015)

Cinderella (2015)

The fairy says that her enchantments lose their power after midnight. Indeed, when Cinderella runs away from the ball, all magic items (mice to horses, pumpkin to coach, mother's dress to fancy gown, lizards to servants) are changed back into their previous shape. There is no reason given why the magic shoes should remain in their enchanted state of glass.

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KaPOW 11 months ago

They were a gift and not made out of anything, the pumpkin was turned into the carriage etc but I think she made these from scratch.

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#10

The Maze Runner (2014)

The Maze Runner (2014)

During the "we have tried everything" dialogue exchange, Newt says that they can't climb to the top because the ivy doesn't go all the way up. In multiple shots of the maze wall, it is clearly visible that the Ivy goes all the way to the top.

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Just a Purpler 11 months ago

That's IN the maze though, not next to the outside walls of the maze

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#11

Man Of Steel (2013)

Man Of Steel (2013)

Since Superman is indestructible in the presence of our yellow sun, then how can he shave? He appears with a beard in some scenes, then clean-shaven in others. No Earthly razor could remove his beard, a problem which has been used as the driving plot of some of his more humorous comic book adventures.

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athornedrose 11 months ago

depending on who writes him (comic book wise) he either reflects his laser vision to burn it off or keeps kryptonite lined razors

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#12

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

The Hogwarts Express only has 4 carriages, so it's not surprising that Ron says that everywhere else is full, so why was Harry alone in a compartment that could seat 6 people?

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r3dd3v1lL 11 months ago

Undetectable Extension Charms. Like the Weasley's tent at the start of the Goblet of Fire or Newt's suitcase in Fantastic Beasts. So there is no gurantee wheter the train was indeed full or Ron just wanted to meet and befriend Harry Potter.

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#13

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

In the flashback to when Snape and Lily were kids, Lily is shown with brown eyes. This is incorrect because everybody describes Lily to have the same color eyes as Harry in the movie which is blue.

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r3dd3v1lL 11 months ago

A much worse plothole is the way Harry gets the sword of Gryffindor. In the book Snape has it and a painting hears Harry and Hermione talking about the forest they are currently in and it (the painting) reports back to Snape. In the movie Harry just stares in the mirror, which Aberforth has- which creates two problems- firstly Aberforth doesn't have the sword and secondly he doesn't know where Harry is- all he see is a forest at night. I've always hated the way that David Yates ruined the second four movies, but this is the biggest mistake.

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#14

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

During numerous fight scenes, Captain America falls back due to blocking hits with his shield: which absorbs nearly all kinetic energy. See other Marvel movies where he can take a hit from Thor's hammer, blasts from Iron Man, shots from aliens & ships, yet a human punch/kick causes him to stumble back.

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David Annis 11 months ago

Its a freakin vibranium arm.

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#15

Frozen (2013)

Frozen (2013)

It is revealed on Elsa's coronation day that Anna had stayed inside the palace for the entirety of the time that the gates were closed, even though the only reason the gate were closed was to prevent word getting out about Elsa's powers, this means Anna could have gone outside and had a normal life whenever she felt like it.

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birdhouse 11 months ago

More important, why are they cross eyed??

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#16

Signs (2002)

Signs (2002)

In the end it is revealed that aliens are supposedly afraid of or damaged by water, yet in the beginning of the movie they are running through a dew-covered Pennsylvania cornfield at night.

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Axanthron Myre 11 months ago

Isn't the biggest plothole the fact that 71% of the Earth's surface is water, the human body is up to 60% water, water regularly falls from the sky and the sky is full of clouds (aerosolised water vapour). This is the planet that an alien race capable of interstellar travel, who are mortally afflicted by water, choose to invade?

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#17

Wonder Woman (2017)

Wonder Woman (2017)

When Diana is racing away from the gala on a horse back to the village, the blue dress she was wearing flies off, leaving her in her Wonder Woman costume. However, if she had been wearing her costume under the dress at the gala, it would've easily been seen peeking out the top of the dress, since the dress is much lower cut across her chest than her costume is.

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KT Pinto 11 months ago

That's the ONLY plot inconsistency you have a problem with in this movie? The whole damn movie is an inconsistency.

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#18

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Bane keeps the entire police force trapped underground (why would you have every police man go to the tunnels anyway?) and they are rescued by Batman months later. When they emerge they are all clean-shaven, unscathed, and somehow... alive?

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Katie Perrelli 11 months ago

They showed them having supplies lowered down to them...not a plot hole.

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#19

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Statistically, it would be almost impossible for all 12 districts to have a living male and female past victor to compete in the 75th Hunger Games. In the previous film The Hunger Games, Haymitch mentioned that "Career Tributes" from Districts One and Two won the Games almost every year. Even if just over half of the past Games were won by Career Tributes, subtracting previously identified victors leaves 30 past victors to be distributed as one male and one female from each of the 10 remaining districts. That also assumes that none of the victors have died of old age.

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Biana Weatherford 11 months ago

I spent many hours considering how they managed this. I did like how the movie showed them of various ages...not just the young models like JLaw. Mags was priceless.

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#20

Aladdin (1992)

Aladdin (1992)

Genie offers to restore Aladdin as a prince instead of gaining his freedom, but why would Aladdin need to wish to be a prince again? He already wished to be one so unless the wish has an expiration date on it, this doesn't make sense.

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glowworm2 11 months ago

I thought the wish was technically broken when Jafar exposed Aladdin to Jasmine as a street rat.

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#21

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

After years in a coma, the Bride's legs have atrophied. Never explained is how her arms - with which she drags herself, kills two men, and effortlessly propels a wheelchair - have not.

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Christina Sersif 11 months ago

because MOVE YOUR LITTLE TOE

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#22

The Princess Diaries (2001)

The Princess Diaries (2001)

Helen tells Mia that they (the Queen, Mia's dad and Helen) were planning on telling Mia about her heritage when she turned 18. However the letter from Mia's dad was for her 16th birthday and it has the royal insignia on the letter head. Wouldn't that give it away?

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Stephanie Brown 11 months ago

I really liked the way that was handled in the book better with her dad being alive and unable to produce any other heirs because of testicular cancer. Guess it was an iffy subject for a family movie?

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#23

Passengers (2016)

Passengers (2016)

We are told that the ship has spares of everything on board. Why not just build a second Auto-Doc so that both Aurora and Jim can go back into hibernation?

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John Ashley 11 months ago

Maybe for the same reason the Titanic didn't have enough lifeboats.

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#24

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

In the final scenes, when helicopters rescue survivors in NY, people congregate on the roofs of skyscrapers. How did they manage to get onto the roof from inside the building when the roof is covered in more than 10 feet of snow and ice?

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Nugget Lol 11 months ago

Wind

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#25

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies (2014)

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies (2014)

When Azog falls under in the water he keeps floating under the ice without sinking despite wearing metal armour.

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Terry T. 11 months ago

He's very buoyant....

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#26

World War Z (2013)

World War Z (2013)

Although there are many helicopters patrolling the area around Jerusalem, the pile of zombies that overrun the wall are, for some reason, not noticed by any of them until it was too late to curb the threat.

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Logical Hue 11 months ago

They knew they were there, but there's a wall they obviously thought they had built high enough to keep them out.

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#27

Eurotrip (2004)

Eurotrip (2004)

Since Mieke only blocked Scott's email, the trip to Europe was completely unnecessary. Scott could have simply contacted Mieke through a different email address.

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Hallak65 11 months ago

This is not quiet true. Scott is not a very bright young man. There is a whole song about it, how much Scotty doesn't know. He doesn't get Mieke is a girl till his little bro pointed that out. Scott is a jock (School jersey jacket at the beginning to prove), not a computer wiz. So he does what he can with his limited wit and go after the hot chick personally. This is what he knows best: personal interaction. He got Fiona somehow too, isn't he? God I love this movie

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#28

Gone Girl (2014)

Gone Girl (2014)

Amy would have been fully examined by doctors at the hospital. An attack that would have been able to incapacitate her and lose as much blood as claimed would still be very visible a month after the attack. It would have been easily detected at the hospital, yet was not.

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Baron von Awesome 11 months ago

There are actually quite a lot of plot holes in that movie!

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#29

The Wolverine (2013)

The Wolverine (2013)

Wolverine's claws have been established as being able to easily cut through all kinds of metal; even thick armored doors & concrete. A thin sword would not have even slowed them down.

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Carol Emory 11 months ago

Unless the sword was made of adamantium.

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#30

Skyfall (2012)

Skyfall (2012)

When Q investigates Silva's computer he connects it to the MI6 network. No one who knows anything about computer security would ever connect a suspect computer to the network before it has been fully investigated and found to be safe. Such a system would be investigated in strict isolation.

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Pedro Purcino 11 months ago

hes right, people have an unpluged, "dummy test" equipment to be the first test.

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#31

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

When Loki and Thor first meet up on Sakaar, Loki reveals that he's been there for weeks and yet despite this, Loki is somehow completely unaware that Hulk is also on Sakaar as shown by his reaction in the battle arena. This seems incredibly unlikely considering that not only is Hulk a huge celebrity there, but also that Loki had gotten in good graces with the Grandmaster. Surely he would have found out who the champion is. His likeness is even featured atop the Grandmaster's tower.

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Charlotte Bayer 11 months ago

Loki is a vain drama queen, so he doesn't much care for things that do not immediately concern him. Thats not a plot hole

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#32

The Great Gatsby (2013)

The Great Gatsby (2013)

When Nick is finally invited to the party, he tries to find Gatsby but is told by several party-goers that no one has ever seen him and they don't know if he actually exists. Later in the movie,there are flashbacks of newspapers with front page stories of Gatsby buying up New York with several showing his picture as part of the article.

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Last Hurrah 11 months ago

"The absence of evidence is not evidence of absence."

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#33

The Cabin In The Woods (2012)

The Cabin In The Woods (2012)

The downstairs assumes that Marty is killed by Judah Buckner. However, an earlier shot shows that the downstairs is monitoring everybody's vitals, so they should have known that Marty survived the attack.

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Bored Fox 11 months ago

The zombie redneck took Marty to a trapdoor to downstairs and there was no surveillance cameras. So they just assumed that the zombie killed him.

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#34

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Nobody brings up the idea of injecting Phoenix with the cure, which would be a way to stop her without killing her.

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Mark 11 months ago

Assuming that anyone could get close enough to inject her in the first place ;)

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#35

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward is seen making various ice sculptures. Where does he get the ice from?

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Ben Smith 11 months ago

Who the hell cares? It's a beautiful scene

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#36

Deadpool (2016)

Deadpool (2016)

For the most part of the movie, Francis behaves like not feeling any pain equaled invulnerable. The injuries he suffers during the plot (like the motorcycle crash, or the blade stabbed in this leg, not to mention the container hitting him) should have a serious effect on his mobility even if he can't feel them happening.

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Pascal Desjardins 11 months ago

Francis has enhanced strength and intuitive capacity, as a result of genetic modifications by Doctor Killebrew. After receiving implants, he gained superhuman speed and agility. His nerves were also removed to dramatically increase his tolerance for pain. there ya go also Ajax has a fast healing ability and an extended lifespan. do your research

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#37

Jurassic World (2015)

Jurassic World (2015)

Earlier in the movie, a comment is made that all of the animals are 'fitted' with a device to shock them in submission if they escape from their paddock [the device fails on the Pachycephalosaurus because their butting heads short-circuits the device]. When the flying dinosaurs escape from the aviary, the device should have stunned all of them as they flew from the enclosure. Or, the humans back in the control room should have activated the device to stun the creatures instead of watching them attack the crowds.

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WingedPug 11 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXGCyjJh48I

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#38

Saw (2004)

Saw (2004)

Dr. Gordon was the police's initial suspect in the Jigsaw killings. Yet it never occurred to them that these killings took a huge amount of time to plan, setup and execute, so a surgeon who is constantly working doesn't make sense as a suspect. The devices had to be custom built, the killing rooms configured and clues planed and hidden, the victims were under surveillance for weeks. So doing all of this required hundreds of hours. Dr. Gordon is an oncologist and a neurosurgeon, a doctor with dual specialties like this often works 90-100 hours a week easily so most of his whereabouts during the day would have been known by his coworkers. While it's possible that some of the work could have been done at night he certainly wasn't able to survey the victims at night, plus if he was frequently staying up all night to do all of this it would have shown in his surgical skills, his ability to perform surgery would have been severely diminished if he was suffering from sleep deprivation. Dr. Gordon made no sense at all as a suspect, which is something an experienced homicide detective would have realized right away.

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Joseph LaPage 11 months ago

My biggest issue has always been, why not take off your shit to extend your reach for the phone.

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#39

Twilight (2008)

Twilight (2008)

Victoria is seen twice in the last scenes (at prom). In different parts of the movie it is shown that Edward can hear thoughts from great distances and in loud places. Thus, in these last scenes, Edward should have been able to hear Victoria's thoughts and should have acted on that.

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Biana Weatherford 11 months ago

We aren't really discussing plots holes of this series, right? Because there was very little that was okay with any of it. Can't we just collectively shake our head and look away, embarrassed?

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#40

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)

Sam is regarded as a music fanatic, particularly in regards to artists belonging to the glam and new wave genres. Anyone with any significant exposure to this music would undoubtedly recognize a David Bowie song by his voice alone. It is not believable that it would have taken Sam more than a school year to identify the tunnel song as David Bowie's "Heroes."

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Douglas D'Aquino 11 months ago

from IMDB's FAQ about the movie: There has been much discussion of how Charlie, Sam and Patrick failed to recognize the song playing on the radio while they drive through a tunnel as "Heroes" by David Bowie, and why it took them so long to track it down. In his original novel, writer/director Stephen Chbosky had the friends listening to "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac. However Chbosky felt that song was unsuitable for the film, as he explained in an interview with Vanity Fair (Read more at: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1659337/faq)

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#41

Beauty And The Beast (1991)

Beauty And The Beast (1991)

In "Be Our Guest", Lumiere explains that the castle's residents "Have been rusting for ten years", which would imply that the twenty-one-year-old Beast was eleven years old when he was cursed (which contradicts his torn portrait in the West Wing).

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Kath Leen 11 months ago

or maybe time was also frozen during the curse? chip stayed as a child when they get back to normal, right?

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#42

Snow White And The Huntsman (2012)

Snow White And The Huntsman (2012)

Snow White is wakened by a true love's kiss from the Huntsman, yet there was never any hint of romance between them. In the sequel it is shown that the Huntsman's true love was his wife.

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KT Pinto 11 months ago

Plot hole: Snow White (Kristen Stewart) was considered fairer than the queen (Charlize Theron).

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#43

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone (1990)

In a scene where a policeman shows up to pick up Kevin and bring him to his family, he kept knocking until he decided no one was home. In reality, a policeman wouldn't think no one is home when Kevin was in the house as they would actually get him to get out of the house so that they could bring him to his family.

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CbusResident 11 months ago

Not necessarily. I don't remember how the scene went offhand, but kids in real life have ended up left by themselves home alone for extended periods of time. I'm not anti-cop, but they don't always perfectly figure out every situation, nor could they be expected to.

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#44

Avatar (2009)

Avatar (2009)

Through official canon, the atmosphere of Pandora is toxic to humans due to the presence of Hydrogen Sulfide, a very potent toxin in even small amounts. Jake Sully is exposed to the Pandoran atmosphere for several minutes, long enough to cause complete respiratory shutdown. At this point, the effects of this exposure would not be reversed by simply donning an exopack.

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Hannah Ingram 11 months ago

my guess is that it's something similar to an inhaler that an asthmatic would have, based on my experiences with asthma

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#45

X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

The entire movie is about trying to stop Trask from acquiring Mystique's blood, and giving the Sentinels the ability to use mutant powers. However, Mystique can only imitate the appearance, and sometimes voice, of someone else. They would have to get Rogue's ability instead as she absorbs and obtains other mutants' powers.

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Nick P 11 months ago

It was Rogue in the earlier script but she backed out of the movie for another role in a vampire series and since it was at the last minute the writers replaced her with Mystique coz of which the whole story-line got confusing.

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#46

The Mummy Returns (2001)

The Mummy Returns (2001)

If the twelve tribes of the Medjai number in the thousands, why weren't they able to stop the excavation of Hamunaptra in the first place?

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r3dd3v1lL 11 months ago

Because the movie had to happen.

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#47

The Martian (2015)

The Martian (2015)

Watney claims that nothing sent on the mission will burn, which is why he has to destroy the crucifix which Martinez had in his personal items. Yet Watney is often shown writing on paper in the Hab and paper, obviously, burns.

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Jean Jacket 11 months ago

I can't remember any paper... Are they thinking of the white boards he wrote on?

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#48

Dawn Of The Dead (2004)

Dawn Of The Dead (2004)

When the group goes into the parking garage to turn on the generators they never make it. They are instead confronted by zombies who they douse with gasoline from a pump and set on fire. If there was no electricity in the garage then the gasoline pump wouldn't work.

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Greg T 11 months ago

depends on where the tank is and the level of it, we had gravity fed gas pumps in rural areas long before electricity got out there. Assuming it was not an in-ground pump if it was in the garage

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#49

Wall-E(2008)

Wall-E(2008)

Earth is shown to be a desert planet with the oceans and such dried up, yet there is a torrential downpour rainfall.

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Charlotte Bayer 11 months ago

And? If the soil is no longer healthy, a downpoor does nothing. It just dries up without leading to a magical reawakening of plant life. That is not a plot hole, but realism.

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#50

X-Men 2 (2003)

X-Men 2 (2003)

Since Senator Kelly died in the middle of X-Men, his subsequent appearances have been impersonations by Mystique. But any U.S. Senator's personal and political obligations occupy nearly every hour of each day. Given that there is only one Mystique, and that she impersonates several other characters in addition to appearing as herself, "Senator Kelly" must frequently disappear for hours or days at a time. In the real world or even the comic book world, her intermittent use of Kelly's likeness would be quickly uncovered as bogus by his family or staff.

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Neb 11 months ago

You tell family that you go to work, you tell work that you go to family, and do what you want.

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#51

The Jungle Book (2016)

The Jungle Book (2016)

For reasons unknown, the monkeys, buzzards, bees and little fox-like creatures are the only animals that do not speak at all.

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birdhouse 11 months ago

They choose not too.

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#52

The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King

The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King

If Bilbo ages rapidly without the Ring, why hasn't Gollum suffered the same effect?

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r3dd3v1lL 11 months ago

Um he has. Dunno if you noticed but he is short , has grey-ish skin, three strands of hair and only two teeth. If that doesn't spell "old" I don't know what does.

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#53

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

Before Ethan jumps into the cooling system, he's told that the system can detect metal. Hence, he cannot bring in oxygen tanks. We see Ethan inside the system wearing a sleeve with a computer-based screen showing his vital signs. This screen and computer would not be possible without metal.

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Vlad Horobet 11 months ago

Maybe they are referring to magnetic metals, so his equipment can be made from non magnetic ones.

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#54

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

The rebels cannot jump to light speed because the First Order can track them, but the First Order cannot catch up to them, they can only keep pace. But, it would be a simple matter for the First Order to have a couple ships go to light speed a short distance and immediately return just ahead of the rebels. The First Order could easily and quickly destroy the Rebels with this simple tactic. The resistance would have been trapped in a flanking attack and overpowered by the First Order.

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KT Pinto 11 months ago

The whole movie is a plot hole.

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#55

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

When Ennis receives Jack's first postcard it's sent general delivery because Jack didn't know Ennis's address. When Ennis writes back all he says is, "You bet," and leaves no return address, thus Jack still doesn't know where he lives (just the town). In the next scene Jack arrives at Ennis's apartment without this vital information.

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Laurie S 11 months ago

He followed the mailman?

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#56

Rocky V (1990)

Rocky V (1990)

At the end of Rocky IV, Rocky's son (born in 1976) is 9. However, at the beginning of Rocky V, which in the movie's time-line takes place only a week after the end of Rocky IV, the boy is already 12 or 13. In addition, Rocky IV is set in 1985 (we know this because it is nearly the 9-year anniversary of Rocky and Adrian, and they were married in 1976), yet in this movie, Rocky Jr. and his friends are watching the 1989 movie National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

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Greg T 11 months ago

Its Rocky 5.... and someone thinks watching Christmas Vacation was a big plot hole?? PS, love that movie, but it had a few holes haha

#57

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

It is stated that aliens make people forget their sight of them every time they make contact and even repair whatever is destroyed in minutes. But, since Jupiter's phone kept the photograph of the aliens she saw even though they erased her memory, how come nobody took a photograph of the battle in the city skies and thus kept a non-erased proof of their existence?

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John Montgomery 11 months ago

What if they work like the silence in Doctor Who? They forget the picture after they look at it too.

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Bolt (2008)

Bolt (2008)

The director is upset because a boom microphone is visible in the frame and "the dog could have seen that." Regardless of what the camera captured, the microphone and its operator were out in the open on the set itself, where Bolt could have seen them during filming, even if they were edited out later.

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Peter Bear 11 months ago

Like most of the others, this whole movie is basically one big plot hole. But that's the one that bugs me the most as well.

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#59

I Am Legend (2007)

I Am Legend (2007)

While Neville is trying his serum on the infected female subject, he reads off her vital signs which include a core temperature of 106° Fahrenheit. A sustained core temperature of this level would cause significant and irreversible brain damage, making a cure moot.

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Carol Emory 11 months ago

But the plot was that the DNA of the body was altered due to the virus. So wouldn't that mean that the temperature from the basic metabolic processes would be altered too. Besides the fact that there is not a single virus out there that alters a persons DNA. Viruses can only trigger or shut off certain genes that are already in our DNA.

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#60

28 Days Later... (2002)

28 Days Later... (2002)

The common trope of the zombies being undead with a craving for brains (or human flesh) is notably and deliberately averted in this film, pinning the reason for the devastation on the rage virus which turns people into violently aggressive killers - but this opens up a considerable plot hole: Why don't the rage victims kill each other? "Normal" zombies don't because the undead kill the living but the rage-infected seem to act more like a dog in the final stage of rabies, attacking anything that moves and/or makes noise - the infected have no reason not to attack each other.

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Charlotte Bayer 11 months ago

Well looking at the fact that animals can smell if another one is ill and don't eat them, I'd guess its the same thing? Humans start avoiding another person as soon as they see them sneeze, so it's not really far fetched.

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#61

The Chronicles Of Riddick (2004)

The Chronicles Of Riddick (2004)

Crematoria has no vegetation on the surface, due to it constantly being "wiped clean" by the suns heat burning away everything in sight when the planet rotates/orbits the local star. It would be considered a "dead planet", meaning no life of any kind. As a result, there would be no oxygen for anyone on the planet to breathe. The danger of Crematoria's heat is inconsistent. It kills one escapee instantly, doesn't burn Kira or Riddick (even when he's knocked out on the surface), and kills the necromonger who saves him after he takes 20 steps into the heat.

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Pascal Desjardins 11 months ago

different races. different abilities they are all alliens

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#62

The Hunger Games (2012)

The Hunger Games (2012)

When the game-makers start the fire to force Katniss back toward the tributes, the video of Katniss that the game-makers are watching, as she is running away from the fire, shows video being shot directly in front of her and following her behind her, but there is no camera-person or drone following her around the area to make this possible. If the cameras in the trees were to catch her running, they wouldn't be shaky and keeping up with her while she runs.

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CbusResident 11 months ago

The filming drone was implied.

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#63

Pandorum (2009)

Pandorum (2009)

The ship has reached destination and been there for 800 years. How or why most of its systems are still functioning and why there's still edible food (other than the passengers) on board is never explained.

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Mortimer Snerd 11 months ago

MST 3000 said it best: If you're wondering how he eats and breathes And other science facts, Just repeat to yourself "It's just a show, I should really just relax

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#64

The Princess And The Frog (2009)

The Princess And The Frog (2009)

When Charlotte kisses Prince Naveen, and the spell doesn't work, Charlotte did not turn into a frog like Tiana did earlier, when she should have because she kissed him after midnight, which means she was no longer a princess of Mardi Gras.

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Mira Maier 11 months ago

Slightly off topic: I love the character of charlotte because of the big surprise when she did not turn out to be a selfish bi*** when every older Disney movie would clearly have made her a villain.

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#65

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Andy is convicted for the murder of his wife and the golf pro based on muddy footprints leading up to the house, the inability to match a gun to bullets, and testimonies from the neighbors. In real life, a second set of footprints leading up to the house (the killer's), presumably in the mud, and the fact that the neighbors undoubtedly would've heard a gunshot several minutes after Andy's encounter with the couple (whereas if Andy had done it, the gunshot probably would've been right after the shouting), might have been enough to prevent his conviction (or at least delay it until the second suspect was identified).

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Roger Haywood 11 months ago

The Judge and Jury where idiots.

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#66

The Last Airbender (2010)

The Last Airbender (2010)

When Zuko takes Aang onto his ship, Iroh puts a rock, lit candle and water in front of him, to which all three pull towards him, showing he is in fact the Avatar. However, Aang walks by several rocks, water and fire and they never react to him, without bending.

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Azure Adams 11 months ago

This whole movie was a mistake as soon as M night shamalamalugn came on board

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#67

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)

The majority of the story is narrated by Benjamin, or at least written down in his diary. However, the entire 'butterfly effect' scene which he narrates as a prelude to informing us about Daisy's injury contains a number of assumptions and details that he would not have been privy to - the cab driver stopping for coffee, the gift not being wrapped etc. In this scene the narrator assumes omniscience and is not consistent with the rest of the narrative.

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CbusResident 11 months ago

Some novels do narrator-consciousness shifts, e.g. from omniscient to ltd. or vice versa. Not sure if the novel originally did.

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#68

Blood Diamond (2006)

Blood Diamond (2006)

In the beginning of the film, Danny Archer gets arrested by Liberian border guards while crossing the border from Sierra Leone to Liberia. He would therefore end up in a prison in Liberia and not in Sierra Leone where he meets Solomon.

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Wendillon 11 months ago

No...if you get arrested for illegally crossing a border you get thrown in jail on the side where you belong...not the side you wanted to go to. This is not a plot hole.

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#69

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)

Along with it being factually inaccurate, it makes no sense to send a member of the Roman aristocracy and all of his family to live in a land unclaimed, unoccupied and undefended by the Roman army.

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Charlotte Bayer 11 months ago

Factually inaccurate?! King Arthur is not a real person. No matter how many versions of his "life" are written, all the battles he supposedly fought in were taken from welsh poetry. It's a story. Not fact.

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#70

Van Helsing (2004)

Van Helsing (2004)

When Velkan and Anna are trying to capture the werewolf, Velkan's gun is the only one that has silver bullets and thus the only weapon capable of killing it. Why didn't all the people involved have weapons with silver bullets in case something went wrong?

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Aahzmandus Pervect 11 months ago

Who cares? The movie's got Kate Beckinsale!

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#71

Ex Machina (2014)

Ex Machina (2014)

Caleb should have been able to get out when he caused the power outage by inserting his key card into the computer, because he programmed the security system to unlock everything when a power outage would occur.

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FatBaby 8 months ago

i loved this movie..though it was sad that Ava left Caleb to die ):

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#72

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)

Alice is not supposed to have visions of werewolves and hybrids. However, at the end of the movie she has a vision of Jacob and Renesmee in the future.

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Stone Flower 11 months ago

Over time, her visions started to cover werewolves and renesmee. That's how she saw the end fight with werewolves in it

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#73

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Pitch Perfect (2012)

During the activities fair, Aubrey and Chloe say that they need to recruit 8 girls. Thus, a team to be able compete in the ICCAs must have at least 10 members. However, when the Regionals are happening the team with the pink dresses standing in front of the Bellas has only 8 members present and the team on stage (the Sockapellas) has only 6 members.

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Mama Panda 11 months ago

It is possible that the number of members is dependent on the size of the University

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#74

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)

The evening of his erasure procedure, Joel comes home with the prescription sleep medication and new pajamas he will need that night when the technicians plan to visit his apartment. As he comes home, he speaks to his neighbor in the lobby about Valentine's Day and "McRomance." During his memory erasure, he recalls this memory. However, since the memories slated for erasure have already been mapped in Lacuna's office, there is no way this particular memory could have been identified, mapped, and slated for erasure.

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Pedro Purcino 11 months ago

did you consider failure in the erasure or his brain is becoming resistance to it?

#75

Terminator Genisys (2015)

Terminator Genisys (2015)

In all of the previous terminator movies, including The Sarah Connor Chronicles, the terminators are able to operate independently when sent back in time, before Skynet is online. It therefore makes no sense for the terminators to shut off when Skynet's central core is destroyed at the beginning of the movie.

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John Ashley 11 months ago

Because Terminators sent back in time had to have been specially programmed to be able to act on their own.

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#76

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

In the beginning of the movie, we see Senator Roan and her family during the purge 18 years before the events of the movie. However, in the previous movie Purge:Anarchy, the purge has only been happening for 9 years. Since this movie is only 2 years after Purge:Anarchy, there is no way Senator Roan's family was killed in a purge 18 years ago.

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Greg T 11 months ago

This is a no math zone, thank you! haha

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#77

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)