There's a certain amount of disbelief we're supposed to suspend when watching a movie. Kids can fly magic broomsticks and dogs are the hardest ballers outside of Rucker Park. But that's pretty much about it. Filmmakers need to keep a certain amount of realism in a film to keep it from completely jumping the shark -- especially when it comes to the protagonist. There struggle needs to be real. Which is why we're always so baffled when our heroes survive shit that could kill the T-1000.

And it happens more often that you realize. We asked our readers to bring us the worst offenders, and gave money for the best entry ...

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18 Ridiculous Movie Scenes Heroes Shouldn't Have Survived

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18 Ridiculous Movie Scenes Heroes Shouldn't Have Survived

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18 Ridiculous Movie Scenes Heroes Shouldn't Have Survived

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18 Ridiculous Movie Scenes Heroes Shouldn't Have Survived

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18 Ridiculous Movie Scenes Heroes Shouldn't Have Survived

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18 Ridiculous Movie Scenes Heroes Shouldn't Have Survived

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