19 B.S. Science Facts Everybody Assumed Movies Got Right

Hollywood is notorious for trying to pull fast ones on the viewing public. Fortunately, we live in the Internet age. These days, anyone with a simple command of Google can investigate the bullshit films attempt to sling our way.

In our continuing effort to cleanse the world of the lies Hollywood likes to propagate, we asked our readers to debunk some of the worst offenders. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Comunacho

CRACKED COM In Waterworld, the polar ice caps have melted, leaving almost all land underwater. In reality, if this happened, the sea would rise Presen

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Entry by SeaMan

This planet is screwed Christopher Nolan's 2014 science fiction film Interstellar depicts several planets orbiting a supermassive black hole; one of w

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Entry by Paka

19 B.S. Science Facts Everybody Assumed Movies Got Right

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In famous a scene from Oliver Stone's JFK, district attorney Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner) shoWS the Zapruder fi lm to a jury and repeatedly points out

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Entry by Comunacho

In the opening scene of Araggedon, the Chicxulub impact (the one that killed off the dinosaurs) is described as having hit with the force of 10.000 n

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Entry by whoiswillo

In Dante's Peak, the protagonist, a volcanologist, drives over slightly cooled fresh lava. Fresh lava approaches 1, 700 degrees Fahrenheit which would

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Entry by gicusudoru

Ules IIT Underneath an astronaut suit there's never Gravity style underwear, but a liquid cooling and ventilation garment, and underneath that a pai

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Entry by mkad

The entire premise of Deep Blue Sea is that since sharks don't get cancer. the scientists experimented on them for medical research, but to speed thin

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

It looks like the neutrinos coming from the sun have mutated into a new kind of nuclear particle. They're heating up the earth's core and suddenly ac

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

HOUSTON: CRACKED.COM TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ARE DEAD COMMUNICATION SATELLITES ORBIT AT AN ALTITUDE OF 35.000 KM. INTERNATONAL SPACE STATION AND HUB

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Entry by durbnpoisn

In Starship Troopers, the bugs hurled an asteroid from orbit around KLENDATHU SYSTEM their planet, directly at the earth. YOU ARE HERE It's ridiculous

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Entry by SeaMan

CRACKEDGOM MRE THE In The Core, the Earth's core stops rotating, causing the planet's magnetic field to break down. Catastrophe ensues as Earth is ass

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Entry by whoiswillo

CRACKEDC COM The Rock actually gets a lot htabout VX gas, including it's lak of taste or odor. However, real VX gas is not corrosive and would not cau

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Entry by Ryan Oskroba

In Fight Club, Tyler Durden burns the back of the Narrator's hand by dusting it with lye, a caustic chemical used in soap-making. To silence his whimp

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Entry by iskr

In The Vanishing, chemistry teacher Jeff Bridges kidnaps Sandra Bullock, incapacitating her using the chloroform- soaked-cloth method. She passes out

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Entry by RMTPhoto1979

The movie 'San Andreas' depicits a 9.0 magnitude Earthquake and a Tsunami in San Francisco - neither of which are possible. Don't worry California, th

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Entry by gatorboymike

THE PREMISE: The sun is running out of Hydrogen, and has begun dimming. Because of the sun's reduced output of energy, light and heat, Earth is starti

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Entry by mkad

CRACKEDCO COM In The Lost World: Jurassic Park, the scientist and the hunter got into it. My point is that predators don't hunt when they're not hung

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Entry by Comunacho

In Back to the Future, the flyer Marty has says the lightning will fall at precisely 10:0 PM. In a clock with no second hand, that's a whole minute.

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