Lies We Believe Because Of Movies

We've all grown accustomed to Hollywood taking major liberties with portraying reality -- so much so we just kind of shrug our shoulders and just move on. Sometimes, though, the discrepancies can be pretty jarring.

Which is why we asked our readers to call out the worst offenders. And not only call them out, but also show us how badly Hollywood jacked things up. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by 3mpetri

In many space movies, including Star Wars, explosions in space are depicted as the ones on the surface of the Earth with fire and shock waves. In real

mARS - S 2e RED THAT REAULY Mission Total Recall to Mars (1990) Red Planet The Martian CRACKEDCON

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

THESE ARE HOW REAL-LIFE MAFIAS DRESS AND PICTURED BELOW Jahn sonny Femeese Jahn Framtese ARE THE POSTER BOYS FOR GIORGIO ARMANI. *The Godfather. Ameri

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Entry by Edvamp

This is Stirling Bridge. It crosses the river Forth and was the site of a major battle during the Scottish War for Independence. The bridge was a Key

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THESE WERE THE MEMBERS OF THE MIT BLACKJACK TEAM AND THIS IS THE MIT BLACKJACK TEAM AS DEPICTED IN THE MOVIE 21 NOTICE ANYTHING PECULIAR?

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Entry by gicusudoru

This is a Royal Navy crew recovering an Enigma machine from a German U-boat in May 1941, months before the U.S. entered WW2, making the heroic story o

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Voodoo is a complex, full-fledged religion that originated in Haiti when beliefs of slaves brought from Africa clashed with their enslavers' Catholici

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Entry by Michael Voll

3In the mobies, (Catholic confessions always happent in a dark confessional booth with the priest behind a screen. Don Jon Daredevil Constantine Actua

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HYPO JET INJECTOR Filed June 24, 1950 Fio 1 In Star Trek's sleek vision of the future, the hypospray has replaced the hypodermic needle. Its real-worl

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

This is Chante Mallard, the woman who hit hard a man so that he got embedded in the windshield of her car. Worst of all, she didn't get him any help a

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CIA agent Tony Mendez is -7-inches tall, and his everyman looks and mixed heritage have come in handy for his job. My (appearance) is such that GRHU

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In the Ridley Scott film Exodus, the world famous Egyptian Sphinx is given decidedly uropean characteristics

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Entry by SheetCuck

In the film 10, 000 BC, mammoths are shown rearing on their hind legs and galloping like horses. In reality, members of the elephant family can't jump

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