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WG_Dawg
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


Home Alone 2. The bandits are walking up a flight of stairs, and are hit dead on flush with a massive steel pipe directly in the face. That would result in, at a minimum, several broken teeth and a likely broken nose. In addition, the brute force of the impact knocks them off their feet, through a hole in the floor, dropping approximately 20ish feet onto the concrete basement floor below. Both of their faces seem in remarkable condition following this ordeal. To top it off, the massive steel pipe is then cut, where it careens down the staircase, through the hole, and lands on top of them.

Yet in folloing scenes we are not presented with evidence of any lasting, or even midly irritating, symptoms. I call shenanigans on you Home Alone.









Btw, this doesn't include Marv being hit in the forehead with a brick from on TOP of a building, being electrocuted with such incredible voltage that his skeleton becomes visible, Harry's bare skull is set ablaze from a blow torch, etc. And now that I think of it, when Harry dips his head into the toilet to extinguish the fire, I think that Kevin has put kerose in the toilet as well (the cutaway after this is just a shot of the house and a loud noise). It seems like Harry and the house would be no more in this situation.






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TH03
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


the bandits should be dead with Kevin locked up and tried as an adult for double homocide


not even going to change that



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blueboy
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


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Transporter Bomb Scene

I'm extremely surprised this hasn't been mentioned
I would have, but Wanted just sucks that much.

How about an old school fantasy example? Anyone remember The Sword and the Sorcerer? My brothers watched it on cable a million times, but the triple-bladed shooting sword, in retrospect, is completely ridiculous.

But yes, it seemed perfectly reasonable back then.






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DirtyMikeandtheBoys
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


When fricken Smalls hit that home run. Let us look at the facts.

1) When we first meet Scotty Smalls he can't even throw a baseball better than a girl. He can't catch a baseball. His glove is made of some type of plastic, his hat bill is like 2 feet long, and he doesn't know what outside feels like. He is scared to talk to anybody who isn't mom.

2) After #1 are we to believe that Smalls has acquired the ability to even make contact with a baseball at the plate, let a lone take one yard. No way he can even hit the ball. Which lead me to tha last fact.

3) Kenny DeNunez threw his signature heater with so much movement that sometimes he struck out the future great Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez. And he routinely struck out the other players on the team. DeNunez's only downfall was that his career was overshadowed by the 5 tooled Rodriguez, and DeNunez likely would've made it to the show if he hadn't of gotten mixed up in the steroid/cocaine fuled era of early 90's professional ball. The 'roids to compensate for the physical gap that showed when he pitched against his Achilles "The Jet". The cocaine to battle the emotional demons of having his best friend routinely knock his heater to the moon.

We are to believe that Scotty Smalls after, with so much going against him(mainly the 3 facts above) could take that ball signed by the Babe yard? Please, the Jet, sure, even likley, shite even Hamilton's fat arse pushing that ball over old man Mertle's fence is believable, but Smalls? Give me a break, he plays ball like a girl!



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Tiger1242
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


In Up...
I mean OK, I'll buy that a ton of balloons could pick up a house, they could go undetected by police, and get through storms and who knows how many miles without them all popping. Then yea they could pull it around with a harness, and sure a guy could program dogs to talk.
But birds don't like chocolate, wtf Pixar






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AmosMosesAndTwins
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


Owen Wilson turning down that Aussie goddess in Hall Pass.





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CocomoLSU
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


quote:

Home Alone 2.

Where were you for this thread, brah?






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beaverfever
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


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Where were you for this thread, brah?
I hope that OP got the banning he deserved.






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supatigah
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


jet fuel (combustible) burning like gasoline (flammable) with the flame leaping through the air at the end in Die Hard 2

tom cruise "riding" an explosion vs the helicopter in the train tunnel scene in Mission Impossible






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WG_Dawg
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


I posted in it, I was there from the beginning. Talk about one of the all time biggest let downs.





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MrPappagiorgio
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


Has the entire 2 hours of Armageddon been mentioned yet?







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TigersRuleTheEarth
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


quote:

MrPappagiorgio


When your family gets lucky by winning a few million dollars after the guy on the side of them dies of a heart attack.

What's the odds? 1 in 10?

quote:

Has the entire 2 hours of Armageddon been mentioned yet?


I hated that movie because I understand physics.






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WalkingTurtles
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


When Ice Box tackled Spike short of the goal line. He would have straight Earl Campelled her arse.





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danfraz
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


quote:

Has the entire 2 hours of Armageddon been mentioned yet?


I was just coming to post:

Landing on a asteroid in space

Driving a mars rover on said asteroid

And disabling a Nuclear weapon with a screwdriver and pliers

But just the whole 2 hours works fine






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BugAC
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


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Didn't he hitch a ride on a submarine as if he was riding a dolphin across an ocean?


i was going to mention this. This was for Raiders of the lost ark. Indy jumps off a a big ship, swims to a submarine, and hitches a ride for what seems like hours. HOW?????






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CocomoLSU
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I hope that OP got the banning he deserved.

quote:

Talk about one of the all time biggest let downs.



I feel like I did my part though. I mean, I was in my stairwell at work with a fricking ruler measuring stair height.






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CocomoLSU
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


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When Ice Box tackled Spike short of the goal line. He would have straight Earl Campelled her arse.

You hating on Ice Box, bro?









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swamie
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


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This was for Raiders of the lost ark. Indy jumps off a a big ship, swims to a submarine, and hitches a ride for what seems like hours. HOW?????


The most "logical" belief is that the sub was only submerged enough that the periscope was still above water and he held onto it for the entire trip.






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CocomoLSU
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


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i was going to mention this. This was for Raiders of the lost ark. Indy jumps off a a big ship, swims to a submarine, and hitches a ride for what seems like hours. HOW?????

According to this article on Cracked, it was 2+ days and over 500 miles.

From the actual script:
quote:

135 EXT. THE PERISCOPE – NIGHT

The submarine has stopped. The water is calm. The moon
is bright. A gentle swell splashes Indy awake. He blinks,
tries to regain his senses. He makes an inventory of his
body. Surprised to find himself intact, his spirits lift.
Some hidden reserve of energy flows through him. He frees
his aching arms from the wet leather of his whip, leaving
only one loop around his waist to hold him to the sub. He
rubs his hands and stretches. Once again, he has survived.
To fight again.



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MrPappagiorgio
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re: Most absurd scene that shattered your suspension of disbelief?


damn, icebox







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