23 Lies Everyone Believes About Violence (Thanks to Movies)

We know that Hollywood takes certain liberties when telling their story. They rely on the viewers' suspension of disbelief. However, there are some pretty silly things they overlook that just need to be called out. Especially when it comes to movies where weapons and fighting are involved.

With the help of Hollywood's biggest hater, AuntieMeme, here are some unfortunate mistakes filmmakers that are easily corrected with just a little bit of studying.

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HEY RAMBO, A FLESH WOUND IS SERIOUS. A study done on 58 patients with gunshot wounds to the shoulder found that four months after the initial injury,

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We've all geen movies where silencers turn guns whisper-quiet. CTHWIP.) Skyfall. 2012. In reality, a regular gunshot is 140 to 160 decibels. With a si

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MACHINE GUNS AREN'T MAGICAL BULLET FACTORIES. They're really meant for short bursts. Machine guns shoot really fast, so they're empty fast. For exampl

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Contrary to what you see in movies, digging the bullet out of a gunshot wound is unecessary and damaging. The heat from being fired makes the bullet s

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Actual snipers don't use laser sighting. Captain America: The Winter Soldier. 2014 That would give away their position and all but announce that someo

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If you've been knocked out and don't wake up for hours, you need to see a doctor. Experts say if you're out for more than five minutes, there's a real

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GOOD ON THE GUN RANGE DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN GOOD IN COMBAT. A study that examined more than 200 violent encounters found no connection between pro

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FLAMETHROWERS ARE INSANELY PRACTICAL They weigh 70 pounds, require you to stand out in the open, and have only about 10 seconds of use. Watchmen.:2009

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Batman and Rachel Dawes never would have survived their fall from The Wayne Building into the roof of a taxi iN The Dark Knight. Let's say you weigh 1

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DROPPED GUNS DON'T GO OFF. EVEN AN AU'TOMATIC ROLLING DOWN A STAIRCASE. True Lies 1994 Gun regulations require extensive drop safety tests, to prevent

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MISSION: UNSURVIVABLE Using Mission Impossible universe physics, jumping from an -explosion involves surfing the shock wave. Tom Cruise gets a little

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TRANQUILIZER DARTS AREN'T ONE SIZE FITS ALL. 2003 They require a precise dose of medicine. Too little, and they're ineffective. Too much, and your tar

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You know that movie moment CLICK. when somebody runs out of ammo? PEOPLE WHo SHOOT GUNS FOR A LIVING DON'T CLICK. SHOOT THEIR GUNS DRY. That's like CL

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Those movies where the bullets fly and send showers of sparks everywhere? WRONG. Running Scared. 2006 Almost all bullets are made of copper or copper

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SORRY, MARTY. DOC'S DEAD. Even today's bullet-proof vests can't stand up to an assat rifle. Back to the Future. 1985. Even military body armor wouldn'

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ARrows shot From a bow OR crossbow aren't necessarily Lethal. Arrows and other long projectiles stay in the wound and keep it sealed so you don't blee

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The Mainx 999 It's not possible to aim two guns at once. Your eyes just don't work that way. It's also impossible to re-load. lasisandooroador.omthows