Top 5 Most Unrealistic Scenes in Cinema

Scified.com
News
Scified2016-02-18 21:24:57https://www.scified.com/sites_pics/1350323658333591.jpg
Scified
Written by Chris11,230 Reads1 Comments2016-02-18 21:24:57

Cinema has always offered audiences a sense of escapism from the mundane routine of everyday life but sometimes movies can push the boundaries of realism. Here, we take a look at the top five most unrealistic scenes that have been created in cinema history.

2nd Poker Scene – Casino Royale (2006)

The first outing of Daniel Craig as James Bond was seen as a huge hit by cinema goers and one of the most intense scenes in the movie was the poker scene. The high risk nature of the game was encapsulated by Bond almost losing his life after being poisoned at the table. He then returned to the game immediately to take on the arch villain Le Chiffre.

A previous scene had shown Le Chiffre defeat Bond in a heads up scenario when Bond incorrectly thought that the villain had been bluffing. This added another level of uncertainty to the second scene. This second scene saw four players involved in a massive hand worth $115 million. What followed was something that would almost never happen in a real game of poker. The first player draws an Ace, King, Queen flush. The second player then draws a full house of 8s over Aces. Then it is Le Chiffre's turn and he shows an even superior full house hand of Aces over 6s. Finally, it's time for Bond to step up. He reveals a straight flush to win the hand. Sure, it was undeniably dramatic cinema but it failed on the realism scale.
And frankly, these days Bond would probably be sat on the sofa at home gambling on his laptop or smartphone (one that Q had made him, of course). Sure, it would lack style, but he could try getting his game on one of the many UK-friendly mobile casinos (there’s a bunch listed here if you want to try).

The Quantifiable Connection Scene – Interstellar (2014)

Director Christopher Nolan saw his stock at its highest value when he started directing this sci-fi epic after receiving wide praise for previous movies Memento, Inception, and the Batman trilogy. This space adventure received mixed reviews that were mainly favourable but there were parts of the film that were pin pointed as its weakness.

One of those scenes was near the end when the hero Cooper, played by Matthew McConaughey, transported himself into a black hole as a last ditch attempt to get back home after a failed space mission to find an alternative home planet for humanity. In what can only be described as a surreal and extremely fortunate scenario, Cooper was sent into a dimension that placed him behind the book case of his daughter's bed room back when she was a child. He then used this situation to send her a message that she later worked out to help find her father in space. Honestly, it's an ending that could not be written... except it was, and it was included in the movie. It has since been called the Quantifiable Connection scene and we still have no idea what the hell it was all about!

Scotty Using the Apple Computer – Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home (1986)

Here is one for the Trekkies out there. Now, firstly, this is undoubtedly a much-loved franchise for a reason and is one of the great sci-fi creations of our planet. Unfortunately, sci-fi often means bending the rules of science to compose a storyline that fits for the script writers. That results in certain scenes that come across as truly unrealistic.

The fourth instalment of the Star Trek movie series delivers one of those unrealistic moments. When the crew of the Enterprise are transported back to Earth in 1984 they must deal with all of the primitive technological issues that come with going so far back in time. The crew repeatedly struggle to adapt to the basic technology as they have no knowledge of how it all works. Scotty gets his hands on an Apple Macintosh and after failing to get it to operate by using voice command that works for the advanced technology he is more familiar with he soon becomes pretty handy with the device and it comes across as a completely unrealistic scene as he masters shortcuts and bringing up the right menus needed.

Cloning Dinosaurs – Jurassic Park (1993)

Steven Spielberg brought dinosaurs back into the mainstream with this hit movie that spawned three further instalments and there is no denying that it is one of Hollywood's great classic movies. The tale of a dinosaur theme park that is the scene for a bloody nightmare scenario when the power gets cut and the dinosaurs break free is the perfect story for vintage cinema thrills.

 

However, the film is not without its flaws. If you have seen the movie then we will only need to utter the words “Mr DNA” and you will instantly understand where we are coming from. As the park's creator John Hammond, played by Richard Attenborough, is giving a tour of the park to a number of dinosaur experts he shows them a video explaining how his scientists have managed to clone dinosaurs and bring them back from extinction. What follows is the most obscene DNA tampering of all time. In amongst all the jargon there is the explanation of extracting dino DNA from fossils, using virtual reality technology and super computers to analyse the billions of strands of DNA, and using frog DNA to fill gaps in the DNA strands.

Plane Scene – Fast and the Furious 7 (2015)

For a franchise that has become its own beast it is perhaps understandable that such a high-octane series of movies such as the Fast and the Furious films should have one entry on this list but it is not until the seventh instalment of the series that the most insanely unrealistic moment occurs.

Dominic and Brian, played by Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker respectively, have hatched another plan to use cars to make huge dollars. This time their plan is the most extreme yet and involves them flying their convoy of cars thousands of feet into the air in a cargo plane. They then reverse out of the plane in mid-air and use parachutes to land the cars on the ground and drive off. It is as crazy as it sounds. To add to the unrealism, the characters are all talking without their voices cracking with fear or loss of breath as their cars plummet to the ground. The mind boggles as to how they pulled this off.

More Scified Weekly Re-Cap News & Articles

1 Comments

I Meme Everything

Member2KJun-23-2016 8:45 AM

The text goofed up

Add A Comment
Sign In Required
Sign in using your Scified Account to access this feature!
Email
Password
Visitor Comments
Latest Images
All Fandoms
Sci-Fi Movies All Fandoms
Alien & Predator Alien & Predator Fandom
Godzilla & Kaiju Godzilla & Kaiju Fandom
Jurassic Park / World Jurassic Park Fandom
Marvel & DC Marvel & DC Fandom
Star Wars Star Wars Fandom
Latest Features
Everything we know about Alien: Romulus Updated 2024-06-15 10:35:44
Alien: Romulus Movie Trailers Updated 2024-06-08 17:42:46
Scified Network Updated 2024-06-05 13:01:32
Scified Account Updated 2024-02-24 13:19:42
Recently Active Forums
Alien: Romulus
Alien: Romulus Discuss the new Fede Alvarez Alien movie here
Godzilla
Godzilla Talk all things Godzilla, Pacific Rim, Gamera & more here
Godzilla Fan Works
Godzilla Fan Works Share Your Godzilla Fan Creations
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Discuss the Godzilla vs. Kong sequel here!
Hot Forum Topics
New Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
Chris
Chris » Atman
50% To Next Rank
Svanya
Svanya » 2K
87% To Next Rank
Dark Nebula
Dark Nebula » Conversationalist
87% To Next Rank
Ultrazero80
Ultrazero80 » Contributor
93% To Next Rank
ErlikoIsCoolALT
ErlikoIsCoolALT » Noob
61% To Next Rank
Latest Activity
Scified Community Stats
Scified hosts a network of online communities containing 405,032 posts by 48,131 members (6 are online now). The Alien: Romulus Forum is the most recently active forum. The latest Forum topic added was: Should we start a Godzilla Movies .com Discord?
VIPWhat are VIP?AdminModeratorSpecial TitleMember

Scified is an entertainment website and media network offering scoops and reporting on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and titles of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2024 Scified.com
Sign in
Use your Scified Account to sign in


Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Transport To Communities
Alien Hosted Community
Cloverfield Hosted Community
Godzilla Hosted Community
Jurassic World Hosted Community
Predator Hosted Community
Aliens vs. Predator Hosted Community
Latest Activity
Forums
Search Scified
Trending Articles
Information Resources
Blogs & Editorials
Featured Forum Discussions
Forums & Community
Sci-Fi Movies
Help & Info