Movies often require you to suspend your disbelief. And this is not a bad thing. If you couldn’t do that then the whole concept of movies would be ruined. All you would every think about is how fake it is and why those actors are so scared. The camera crew is right there! Ok, that sounds dumb. But the point is that to enjoy any theatrical production you have to suspend your imagination. You have to enter into the world of the characters, whether they are on stage or on screen. In some movies, however, you are required to do this a lot more than in others. Oftentimes, this will happen when you are watching really old movies. Or maybe not even that old. Because in case you haven’t realized, rapid technological advancements like the internet and mobile phones have punched gaping holes in the storylines and plots of numerous blockbusters. Take something as basic as Star Wars. Why didn’t Leia just email the plans? Or text message? Or use Facebook? And speaking of Facebook. The entire plot of movies like 16 candles gets thrown out the window right there. Seriously? How can you forget anybody’s birthday anymore? It’s thrown in your face every time you go on the internet! These are 25 movies that would end within a few minutes if they happened today!
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Romeo And Juliet
Forget Friar John, just send a text. Disaster averted.
“That’s not my son”. “Yes it is”.”Not according to this DNA test”. Movie over.
Around The World In 80 Days
More like Around The World In 1 Day.
Catch Me If You Can
Good luck pretending to be a pilot post 9/11.
We know, it’s mostly a TV series, but that’s ok. If only Mulder had a camera phone, those episodes would go differently.
R2D2 would have emailed the Death Star plans to the rebellion
Too bad they didn’t have sonar.
And the movie gets ruined by caller ID.
Dude, Where's My Car?
Don’t know, ask OnStar.
Facebook would remind everyone about her birthday
Does anybody even use those anymore?
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They would have just gone straight to Youtube.
Barely anybody has VCRs anymore. And TVs are usually mounted. Crawling out of the screen just wouldn’t work very well.
Jingle All The Way
Just buy your Christmas presents on Amazon. Disaster averted.
Just turn the GPS on.
Harold And Kumar Go To White Castle
They just called Uber.
If only the dog had its shots…
Do kids even play outside anymore?
Driverless cars aren’t that scary anymore.
Wizard of Oz
Dorothy would have been warned about an incoming tornado and evacuated to the nearest shelter.
You've Got Mail
And it was marked as spam.
So…should we use this metal detector?
You didn’t check your inbox?
And the F-16 wins.
Sorry Clark, it’s the phone booth problem again. Nobody uses them. Guess you don’t have anywhere to change…