12 Strange Things We Often See in Films But Never in Life

To make films look more impressive and interesting, the creators often compose scenes and stories that you will never see in real life. And these scenes are really hard to ignore.

We decided to imagine what almost impossible moments from films in real life will be.

Wrong weather clothing

© Dead Lake / Premier

Who will go out without a hat if it’s cold outside? Of course, we want the characters to look attractive, but only if this does not harm realism. In real life, in addition to their real problems, they would also have cold ears.

There is always a free car park near your destination.

© pxhere

Of course, viewers don’t want to watch the characters argue and look for a parking place for 30 minutes. But this is a normal situation in any modern city, and films are often set in such places.

Compression of CPR makes people return to consciousness.

© The Hunger Games / Lionsgate

In movies, you often see how people regain consciousness after CPR, and then just continue to do what they did. However, if you do CPR in real life, don’t be discouraged if it doesn’t work, like in a movie. The meaning of CPR is to partially restore the function of the brain and heart, until more qualified specialists arrive and take some additional measures.

At 25, people are truly successful in all areas of their lives.

© Meet Joe Black / Universal © Babel / Paramount Vantage

Of course, there are brilliant people who become successful at an early age. But it still remains a mystery how they manage to look so attractive, to be so good in martial arts and to be able to land a plane on top of a mountain. Everest.

Everything can save characters from explosions and bullets.

© Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull / Lucasfilm

In  Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull , for example, the protagonist survives a powerful nuclear explosion, hiding in the refrigerator. He was in a radius where everything was supposed to turn to ashes, and he would also be infected by radiation.

People open doors 2-3 seconds after someone knocks.

© The house that Jack built / Zentropa

Sometimes it seems to us that the characters are constantly waiting at the door. So, just in case. Well, technically they are, but not in real life. And if they do not open the door after 2 or 3 seconds, the one who knocked will simply go out or break the door.

News always pushes history forward.

© Shaun of the Dead / Big Talk Productions © Mysid / Wikimedia

After someone says, “Turn on the news now!” we see the necessary channel and description of events, starting from the moment that we need. It would be normal if we were talking about something really huge, but when there is news about a robbery at a gas station, it seems really strange.

They accidentally cut their hair and then look like models.

© Joy / Fox

Very often, female characters who are trying to overcome something or become unrecognizable need a radical change in their appearance. And they need it right now, done with their own hands. The situation is clear, but why do they look like top models after that?

Poor people look too rich.

© The Great Gatsby / Warner Bros. 
© The Revenant / Fox

If you do not watch the social drama about poverty, then poor people do not look poor. They have no work, but they eat at restaurants, and students who come to earn some money in Paris rent apartments with a view of the Eiffel Tower.

Action plan

© Ocean’s Thirteen / Warner Bros

You can predict a lot of film turns if you consider the following simple rules:

  • The plan you were told will always fail. They have to improvise, and it works.
  • If someone says he’s going to improvise, it will definitely work.
  • If they tell you that they have a plan but don’t tell you its details, it will work, and later you will find out what the plan was about.

There is always a timer on bombs.

© The Dark Knight Rises / Warner Bros

In real life, this can only be explained if the criminals have good manners. This timer does not give them anything, but it greatly facilitates the task for the good guys. A criminal can simply start the countdown on his mobile phone or simply track the time. And what’s the point of watching the timer when you are in a blast radius?

Women can walk in high heels for several days.

© Per Haagensen / Artstation © The Dark Knight Rises / Warner Bros.

Of course, we understand that films are often made about unusual people. However, walking in high heels for several days, jumping in them and performing different tricks in them is too much.

What other situations that happen in a movie you’ve never seen in real life? Tell us in the comments section below.

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