10 Movie Plot Holes So Big They Ruined The Movie, According To Reddit

There are a lot of movies that contain stuff that doesn’t make sense. These plot holes often cause people to turn off the movie, and in some cases ruin everything about the movie for them. However, the idea of ​​a plot isn’t the same as bad writing or people making stupid decisions, and it’s often a confusing point when discussing them.

A plot isn’t a bad decision by a character, it’s a case where the movie breaks one of its own rules. If a movie sets a specific rule and a character does something that works despite breaking the rule, without explaining why it’s a plot. If something happens that doesn’t make sense by the rules of the story for no reason, it’s a plot.

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ten The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)


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In The lost World; jurassic park, the story moved from the island’s amusement park to cities with countless people in danger. Sounds very familiar to what comes with the new jurassic world final but on a smaller scale. However, the plot hole involves how the dinosaurs got there.

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There is a boat carrying the T-Rex to the port. However, when the ship arrived there was no one on board and the dinosaurs were thought to have killed the crew. The only dinosaur on the ship was locked in a room, so what happened to the crew? Redditor No7e wrote, “I know it was originally planned to put Velociraptors on the ship, but the idea was scrapped, but the ghost ship remains on film. That’s lazy.”


9 Predator 2 (1990)


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Predator 2 took the alien hunters from the remote jungles to the big city where they found police trying to deal with the hunter. There was one thing that was established as a rule for the Predators in the first movie. Redditor No7er wrote that a rule changed in Predator 2 and no reason was given for the change.

“It was created in [the] first Predator that when the mask is removed, Predator can no longer see in heat vision, but his own vision which is this weird red/black blur,” he wrote. “This has been forgotten because heat vision works now without the mask and I just can’t get over it.”


8 The Butterfly Effect (2004)


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The problem with Butterfly Effect is the same problem that plagues most time travel movies. In time travel movies, the rules are constantly changing and there are always movies that spoil one aspect or another. Even a movie that people enjoy can confuse them when the rules change.

In Butterfly Effect, the theme is that changing things in the past – no matter how small – can drastically alter the future. MrWedensday wrote about the scene where Evan is in jail and goes to the past to cut himself to prove that time travel is real. “It doesn’t make sense to me because as soon as he hurts his hands, you enter another timeline, and the prisoners should have always known about the character with the scars on his hands.”


seven Avengers: Endgame (2019)


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There was a lot going on in Avengers: Endgame, and with the crowd-pleasing moments and satisfying resolutions for Captain America and Iron Man, folks haven’t let the plot holes bother them too much. The biggest problem comes after watching Loki and it makes Steve Rogers’ final resolution insane.

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“If he went back in time to start a life with Peggy, how does that timeline become the same timeline he just left, given that’s not how time works in this movie “, asked noldoe41. “It should have created another branch and stuck there.”


6 Blade II (2002)


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The first one Blade The movie proved to studios that Marvel movies could make it to the big screen. However, the movie was more of a horror movie about a vampire hunter than a superhero movie. When Guillermo del Toro led the Blade sequel, it looked more like a comic book but had a plot hole that bothered some people.

Redditor charlie_echo explained how a freshly transformed Whistler killed himself at the end of the first movie with a special bullet that Blade killed vampires. However, at the start of the next movie, “The very beginning of the movie is that Blade is going to save Whistler, because the shot didn’t kill him because he had already spun…If Whistler had already spun before he shot, his body would be ash.”


5 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)


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Even Disney’s animated films aren’t free of people complaining about plot holes that confuse them. The one that Redditor SaltySteveD87 mentioned was the 2001 version Atlantis: The Lost Empire. The film shows that the Atlanteans live longer than normal humans and were there to save it after it collapsed.

However, there was one thing that put the Redditor off. “Although they haven’t made any major changes since the collapse, they ALL forgot their own language and needed a foreigner like Milo who only had snippets of information not only to translate but also to show them how to use their own technology?


4 The Rock (1996)


Sean Connery in The Rock

The rock was an explosive action film, a real summer blockbuster. As a result, it was always a good idea to turn off the brain and just watch the thrilling action. However, there was one thing that really confused some viewers, and that involved bringing back someone who escaped Alkatraz.

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The fact that he was supposed to bring them the opposite of how he came out was a problem. However, BONERSTORM wrote: “Take the ridiculous furnace scene. Connery says he’s learned exactly the patterns to get through it. So he rolls with expert timing, then he opens the door on the other side for Nic Cage .Only if Connery broke OUT of Alcatraz could he have avoided the furnace by simply opening the door.”




3 Black Widow (2021)


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Black Widow was a big Marvel Cinematic Universe movie that finally gave Black Widow center stage for the first time. She opened the film by fleeing from Thaddeus Ross and the US government, then ended up battling the evil Red Room.

After all the Black Widow action, the ending had a moment that felt like an entire scene was missing. ApexInTheRough asked, “How did Natasha get away from Ross to end of Black Widow movie?!” This saw Ross getting close to her and she was ready to surrender. However, in the post-credits scene, she was still free for no reason given.


2 Ant-Man (2015)


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The ant Man gave MCU fans a lighter comic book movie, as it was a heist movie in which Paul Rudd played Scott Lang in what was also a comedy compared to other MCU movies. It made it easy to let go of most things, but there was one thing that bothered spd1327 on Reddit.

It was all a physics problem The ant Man got it wrong – specifically, those who broke the rules the movie set for itself. They wrote, “They specifically say at the start of the movie that his mass won’t change, just the space between his molecules. So he’ll still weigh 200 pounds. Later in the same movie, Hank Pym has a freaking tank on his keychain.”


1 Gravity (2013)


Sandra Bullock in Gravity

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Another movie that bothered people for its physics was Gravity. Contrary to The ant Man, it was an Oscar-winning film and had a strong script and directing style that made it one of the best critically acclaimed films of the year. However, the scene where George Clooney’s character was lost in space bothered a lot of people.

Redditor rahultg_ wrote that the movie had “so many mistakes” and then focused on this moment. “The one that stands out is George Clooney flying off at high speed after breaking away from Sandra Bullock. It just doesn’t happen. He will continue to go at the same speed as before. ?”

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