10 Ridiculous Movie Myths You Probably Still Believe Are True

Everyone knows that Hollywood bends the rules of reality to bring stories to the big screen. Even movies based on true events fudge things up a bit. It’s called artistic license, and many viewers accept it as part of the film industry. The problem is when the “truths” movies present are so prevalent, they become accepted as actual fact. People have a misconstrued vision of how society operates because of movies, and they may be surprised to learn how much films get wrong. Here are 10 movie myths you probably still believe.

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3 Responses to 10 Ridiculous Movie Myths You Probably Still Believe Are True

  1. the hacking one would have been better served by noting that it takes hours or days to find vulnerabilities in networks and servers, and systems arent one big thing you break into; they’re hundreds of machines you have to sift through to find the data you want.

  2. The first one has been annoying me since my high school physics professor offered it as an extra credit question. (What’s wrong with this picture of a tie fighter shooting at an X-Wing) They’re not lasers, they’re “blasters.” They fire a small amount of super-energized gas/plasma – which is entirely visible. This is the reason Bespin is a gas mining facility – they mine the gasses used as ammunition. Its also why they don’t fire a continuous stream.
    In Trek the phasers are concentrated beams of high-energy particles and *are* coherent beams, except in the 2009 franchise because reasons.

  3. You left out the explosions heard during space battles. But you also have to understand that these are Hollywood movies. If they tried to be realistic with everything… people will just complain, give bad reviews and not want to watch…

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