People Share Examples Of "Movie Logic" That'd Never Work IRL
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We give ourselves over to the magical realism of movies. Deep down, we know it'd never rain during our first kiss, the ball won't go in the hoop right at the buzzer, and we're statistically not the chosen one selected to save the universe. There's laws, rules, and a societal status guo we need to follow. If anyone lived their lives like the movies suggest, they'd be in a bit of trouble.

That's where the internet comes in. To shatter the magic.


Reddit user, u/CodeBrode, wanted to break the glass of the movie screen when they asked:

What are some examples of "Movie Logic" that don't work in real life?

Hard To See With Lights In Your Face

Whenever someone is in a spacesuit there are always lights inside the helmet to illuminate the person's face. This is, of course, so we know which character we're looking at.

But in real life having lights inside your helmet shining on your face would greatly hinder your ability to see your surroundings. It's like having the light on in your bedroom while trying to see outside in the dark.

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The Rent Must Be Very Generous

Every window in Paris always overlooks the Eiffel Tower.

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How else are we supposed to know it's Paris?

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It's Like Glass Isn't Sharp Or Something

People jumping through windows, breaking them and landing on the shards but not getting a scratch.

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One Is Not Connected To The Other

Shooting a monitor to destroy a computer's hard drive.

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Breaking a flip phone in half to dispose of the evidence on it.

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You're Going To Have To Be Way More Specific Than That

"Did you want to go to dinner tomorrow?"

"Sure. I'll see you then."

SEE YOU WHEN?!?!?!?

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Probably Shouldn't Point Guns At Each Other

In that scene where the good guy gets completely surrounded by bad guys with guns.

I understand the principle, but if those guys actually opened fire, they'd just end up shooting each other in the face. Fields of fire people!

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Again, Just The Most Generous Rent...

People in entry level positions having nice, spacious, roommate-free apartments in places like NYC.

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There's Never Just "Knocking Someone Out"

knocking people out, in the movies it's a quick smack to the noggin and that person is out cold for a few minutes/hours, in real life depending on how hard you hit someone they can be out for a second or 2, any longer and there will be significant brain damage. knocking them out for several hours... well they're probably dead...

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"hahaha...You Followed Me Home...?"

grand romantic gestures don't convince someone who's on the fence about you that you're worth it. just that you're probably a nut case

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"Wait, What Were You Gonna Do With The Other 11:59:30?"

"Okay, we need to hack into the Department of Defense mainframe. How long should that take?"

"Twelve hours"

"You have thirty seconds"

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"We're in."

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People Divulge Which Brands They Absolutely Swear By

Don't be alarmed: There are some terrible corporations out there (looking at you, Nestle) but there are also some great brands that are selling decent products.

I know, surprising, right? Maybe we've all just gotten used to brands selling things of questionable quality that when we stumble across something worthwhile it stuns us.

Hold on tight when you find a brand deserving of your loyalty!

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor spwf asked the online community,

"What brand(s) do you swear by and why?"
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You know what would be great?

If society could just stop with arbitrary dress codes. If you're not working with the public, why should you have to dress up so much? If you're a police officer, then it makes sense that you'd wear a uniform that identifies you as a police officer. If you're Ted from IT who sits in the backroom all day, I really don't see why you have to come in every day in a suit and tie.

Let's just toss them out, shall we?

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor Levels2ThisBrush asked the online community,

"What should be socially acceptable but isn't?"
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People Share Their Best 'F**k This, I'm Outta Here' Experiences
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As much as many of us don't like to disrupt the status quo, there is only so much time a person can tolerate a miserable situation before things become so unbearable that they ultimately have to peace out.

For some people, it takes a while for them to reach a breaking point. Eventually, there comes a time when they realize their self-worth is more important than continuing to please others who don't appreciate them for the sake of keeping up with appearances.

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People Break Down Which Things Always Taste Good Whether They're Served Hot Or Cold
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As we enter into the summer months, people now have to decide whether or not they want their morning coffee to be hot or iced.

Lucky for them, it's delicious either way.

One could make an argument that foods that are equally delicious hot or cold are perhaps the best, or at least the most reliable.

And this can include foods which are not customarily sold both hot and cold (cold pizza anyone?).

Redditor NectarineOther4989 was curious to hear which foods people enjoy either hot or cold, leading them to ask:

"What is something that tastes good both hot and cold?"
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