Tell Us Now: 17 Things That Bother Us About Beloved Movies

Tell Us Now: 17 Things That Bother Us About Beloved Movies

If you're one of the people that spend the entire movie picking out minor inconsistencies and mistakes,  there's no shame in acknowledging it. We've all done it at one time or another. We've compiled a list of movie narrative and plot holes that you may use to irritate your pals the next occasion you host a movie night.

The problem is, once plot holes get pointed out, they can become impossible to ignore. Take a look at them in the article below, but be aware that there are some potential spoilers! 

"What's an aggravating plot flaw in a critically praised movie?" we asked Cracked users on Facebook. Although not all of the replies were plot holes, several of you made excellent points. Here are 17 things that got us thinking: "You're right, that's a good point."

So scroll on down for some real burrs in the cinematic saddles of otherwise awesome films!

TELL US NOW. THE WIZARD OF OZ Marc G. says, The Wicked Witch of the West can be killed by exposure to water. She lives in a room with several buckets of water instead of, let's say, a desert. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. WEST SIDE STORY Jian R. says, How come in West Side Story, when Tony is yelling 'Maria' at the apartment building only one person sticks her head out the window? CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. A QUIET PLACE Tyler S. says, Nobody ever thought to use sonic weapons against monsters with hypersensitive hearing. Nobody ever snored, coughed, sneezed, cried, or stepped on a loose floorboard before the movie started. Nobody ever thought to camp near running water or simply create a lot of noise. The monsters haven't run out of food. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK Daniel N. says, Indiana Jones plays no significant role in the outcome of the film. Take Indy away from the film and everything still happens the same. The Nazis still die by their own hand. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. ZOOTOPIA GRITY POL AC Gareth K. says, It's kind of weird to find out that Mayor Lionheart wasn't behind the conspiracy or aware of it in any way, but he was still able to detain 14 consecutive victims fast enough to suppress the news getting out and causing a mass panic. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS Chris D. wonders, Where did Edward Scissorhands get those giant, two-ton ice blocks from? CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. THE PURGE Rob M. wonders, People are making all these preparations...why not just go on vacation and come back when it's over? Richard K. adds, Why aren't people focusing on white collar crimes like inside trading and money laundering? Or even ripping tags off mattresses? CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. THE LITTLE MERMAID the Witch of the Sea ,one voice, for all [eternity. Leighmurr M. says, I never understood in The Little Mermaid why Ariel doesn't just write a letter to Prince Eric to explain the situation. She clearly demonstrates she knows how to write when she signs the contract with Ursula. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KAHN C.J.M. points out, Kahn says to Chekov, 'But you... I never forget a face.' Um.... KAHN NEVER MET CHEKOV!!! He wasn't even on the show yet!! CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. THE KARATE KID ALL VALLEY KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI- FINALS REFEREE Brian H. says, The karate kid actually should've been disqualified for an illegal kick to the face. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. IRON MAN 2 Luther A. says, So Howard Stark was somehow able to predict the future, tell his son would eventually become a superhero with a terminal illness and need his help, so he decided to build his entire campus in the shape of an atomic diorama of a PREVIOUSLY UNDISCOVERED ELEMENT that would just so happen to be the cure to his son's future illness? CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. INDEPENDENCE DAY Jim U. says, Linking a 1994 laptop to a centuries advanced alien computer system and downloading a virus, no less, is basically equivalent to trying to hook a Babylonian abacus into a MacBook Pro and expecting the same results. But hey, Jeff Goldblum. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. JURASSIC WORLD Kevin J. says, No way in hell he, or any human being, should've survived being THIS close to lava. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. HALLOWEEN T.J.R. points out, Gotta say it, Michael Meyers just hopping in a car and driving off after spending nearly his entire life confined in an asylum. At the very least, give me a montage of Michael going through an asylum sponsored driver's ed program that, I assume, ends with him getting frustrated and killing the teacher. Oh, Michael!!! CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. CINDERELLA Rami H. wonders, How come in Cinderella, she gets to keep the glass slippers after midnight? Shouldn't they have just poofed away with everything else? CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II and 0002 0961 Joe K. says, If Biff took the DeLorean back in time and gave himself the almanac, he couldn't have come back to the original timeline to return the DeLorean. He would have jumped to the alternate future where he was wealthy. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. BATMAN Jeff H. says, Batman could use his money to increase living conditions and pay livable wages in Gotham, but instead spends it all on planes and Batmobiles so he can beat up poor people. CRACKED.COM
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