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Old 01-07-2015, 04:55 PM   #201
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Re: Plot holes in Great movies

Mr.Orange should have shot Mr.Blonde earlier though. I'm sure Marvin would have appreciated it.
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Old 02-05-2015, 03:51 AM   #202
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in grosse point blank when he's in the mini mart having the shootout and the bad guy puts the bomb in the microwave and cusack is staring at the microwave he runs out side then runs back in n grabs the clerk then runs back out in the nick of time before the bomb explodes.

never understood why he didn't just press "stop" on microwave.

makes zero sense.
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Old 02-05-2015, 08:16 AM   #203
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in grosse point blank when he's in the mini mart having the shootout and the bad guy puts the bomb in the microwave and cusack is staring at the microwave he runs out side then runs back in n grabs the clerk then runs back out in the nick of time before the bomb explodes.

never understood why he didn't just press "stop" on microwave.

makes zero sense.
Wonder what a microwave would do to C4, chemically speaking?
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Old 02-06-2015, 01:13 PM   #204
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Makes me wonder why the guy carried a bomb without any sort of timer and why he didn't just plant it under Cusack's rental car.


But it's clearly supposed to be the kind of wacky over the top movie where we don't question these things (Dan Akroyd is starting a hitman union, ffs).
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Old 02-06-2015, 03:38 PM   #205
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It's not a good movie but in Hangover III we meet Marshall and find out Chow stole 21 million from him a while back. Marshall spoke to Chow behind glass in prison and Chow told him to F off. Cut to Marshall kidnaps the Wold Pack and somehow has a pile of letters Alan has written to Chow. HOW DID HE GET THESE LETTERS. And the letters are a key plot point b/c Alan is the only one who has communication with Chow and it's how Marshall knows to kidnap Alan if he wants to get to Chow.
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Old 02-06-2015, 05:24 PM   #206
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Wedding Crashers. The two daughters and the mom all are hitting on Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson the entire film. Yet they know them as "Uncle Ned's kids", which means they are all supposed to be related. Let's ignore the fact that nobody asks who the hell Uncle Ned is. The only way they let them stay in their house is if they think they are related. But then, they all want to ****. SMH
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Old 02-06-2015, 07:34 PM   #207
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1. Aren't they sitting in the groom's side and claim to know him as opposed to the bride who is the girls' sister?

2. Even if not, wouldn't it be a meta joke on cousins in political families tied to the conversation later on about FDR and Eleanor?
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Old 02-06-2015, 08:41 PM   #208
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That could be. They were on the right side, though that doesn't guarantee they were guests of the groom. Even still, Brad Cooper is the kind of guy who would have kept harping on them about who they are and who the heck Uncle Ned is. Especially since his fiance is getting cozy with one of them the entire time. There's a minor scene at dinner where he asks them and they tell him and he just kind of shrugs it off but lol @ that. It works better this way, though. Otherwise the film is 23 minutes long.
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Old 02-06-2015, 08:57 PM   #209
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In Planet of the Apes, Taylor thinks they are on a planet far from earth but the apes are speaking English.
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Old 02-06-2015, 09:34 PM   #210
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Old 02-11-2015, 11:41 AM   #211
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Watched Limitless again last night and caught a couple of possible plotholes...

#1 In the early point of the film where he is trying to pick up more of the drug from his brother in law but discovers him murdered, he calls the cops to report the murder but then finds the stash of NZT and hides it on his person. The next scene he is in the cop shop talking to a detective. How did he get out of the apartment and to the cop shop with drugs on him without ever being searched? Surely if you're at a murder scene whether you called it in or not, you get searched.

#2 He runs up $1200 to over $2M. Then prepares to broker a merger deal for a $40M commission. While the deal is getting ready to go through he buys an $8.5M apartment. The merger deal falls through when on of the parties dies. How does he buy said apartment? I'm guessing credit, but meh. I thought that was a bit of a jump.

There are more here, http://movieplotholes.com/limitless.html, but these are a couple that weren't so immediately obvious.

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You think Limitless is great?
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Old 02-11-2015, 02:22 PM   #213
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You think Limitless is great?
Well, that certainly depends on your definition of "great" which is of course relative. By my definition, I would say it is entertaining, not great. But if great movies were definined as a movie with an interesting and unique plotline that could likely hold your attention span for the entirety of the movie while also being entertaining... then great it would be.

Truthfully, I just noticed those plot holes when I was watching it last night and thought of this thread, so I figured it would be a good chance to pad my post count some.
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Old 02-15-2015, 02:21 AM   #214
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[Not my idea]

Why didn't the Decepticons just bid high on Shia LeBouf's special glasses he had on eBay?
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Old 02-15-2015, 05:05 AM   #215
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it's not a great movie but in "it could happen to you" nic cage n his wife somehow only get 4mil while a bowling team with the same numbers gets 9million when they hit the jackpot.

just for the life of me can't understand how writer, director, producer and everyone else involved in the making of the film could be so ignorant as to how a lottery works.

mind bogglingly stupid.
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Old 02-15-2015, 06:08 AM   #216
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Why didn't the Decepticons just bid high on Shia LeBouf's special glasses he had on eBay?
You think that was a movie?
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Old 02-19-2015, 05:05 AM   #217
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Very unlikely real police let the robbery go down at all in Reservoir Dogs. Too big a chance that civilians get hurt. Much more likely they bust everyone at the coffee shop beforehand and charge them with conspiracy + weapons charges (they're all ex-cons, so just possessing a handgun is a crime).
Yeah wouldn't be a great movie.

The Mexican stand-off scene, I watched this on slow and Harvey Keitel gets two shots off iirc.
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Old 02-19-2015, 04:13 PM   #218
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Why didn't the Decepticons just bid high on Shia LeBouf's special glasses he had on eBay?
No paypal account?
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Old 02-20-2015, 08:04 PM   #219
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Maybe I just missed something, but here's a problem I had with A Most Violent Year.

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Old 02-22-2015, 12:05 AM   #220
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That could be. They were on the right side, though that doesn't guarantee they were guests of the groom. Even still, Brad Cooper is the kind of guy who would have kept harping on them about who they are and who the heck Uncle Ned is. Especially since his fiance is getting cozy with one of them the entire time. There's a minor scene at dinner where he asks them and they tell him and he just kind of shrugs it off but lol @ that. It works better this way, though. Otherwise the film is 23 minutes long.
I don't have a problem with Uncle Ned thing, because it's a comedy and that was their "in". But Vince Vaughn not telling Owen Wilson that he's seeing Isla Fisher makes really no sense. She is Rachel McAdam's sister! She could help him in finding out whether Rachel was oblivious, on the fence, definitely in love, whatever.

Instead, Jeremy tries to call John repeatedly over a period of months (even though they work in the same office!) and there's no contact until John tries to convince him to crash the engagement party as waiters. Just nonsensical.
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:21 AM   #221
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Oh yeah the end is dumb. I think they even say it's been like 6 months. 6 months, best friends, no idea who he's dating. lol.

Also just like how the F does Vince Vaughn keep dating that girl after he was revealed to be a (social) scam artist to her entire family? Does he really want to marry her? Why? He is persona non grata to their entire family except for her. And he gets laid all the time so what's so special about her?
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Old 03-02-2015, 06:12 AM   #222
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It bothers me a bit in Predator when Arnold is preparing for his final stand against the predator and the mud he has on him is just a thin, partial coat of totally dry mud. I'd be fanatical about making sure I was slathered in cold mud always. But what's dumber is that he's doing a bunch of stuff in the light on a fire. A fire? Really? The predator isn't going to notice a ****ing fire going while you're fashioning your bow and arrows?

Tangentially, I just read the original script of that movie, and the ending was ****ing terrible. It takes place in this rock formation where Arnold can't tell where sounds are coming from, but then eventually he finds the predator and beats him up (the predator is physically inferior in the original script), and the predator gets up and flees to his spaceship, but just before the door to it closes, Arnold fires a shot from the predator's gun and it blows everything up. Then he shares a tender moment with Anna in the helicopter. (Also, it's Ana, with one ****in n. There are no double consonants in Spanish. Nobody caught that?)
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Oh yeah the end is dumb. I think they even say it's been like 6 months. 6 months, best friends, no idea who he's dating. lol.

Also just like how the F does Vince Vaughn keep dating that girl after he was revealed to be a (social) scam artist to her entire family? Does he really want to marry her? Why? He is persona non grata to their entire family except for her. And he gets laid all the time so what's so special about her?
Well sometimes you got to the love story for what it's supposed to be. On a sidenote, Isla Fisher doesn't get enough credit for that role. She was a bimbo, but was playing it higher than anyone besides Bradley Cooper, and managed to get her own laughs with some pretty average material. I know she's had some decent roles since then, but never broke through like she could have. Like I'd rather watch her than Katherine Heigl.
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Why didn't the Decepticons just bid high on Shia LeBouf's special glasses he had on eBay?
lmao brilliant
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