10 Movie Plots That Would Completely Change If They Had High-Speed Internet

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1. The Lord Of The Rings

Google Maps on a reliable Internet connection really would’ve helped things along. Unfortunately, Legolas can’t take ten steps without Instagram-ing whatever’s currently occupying his vacant gaze…

2. Jaws

An abundance of atrocious Yelp reviews has all but bankrupt Amity Island shortly after the initial shark attacks. Even so, we hear they offer up some killer packages on GroupOn.

3. You’ve Got Mail

It would be a much shorter movie, is all we’re saying.

4. Citizen Kane

Print media’s having enough trouble as-is, and Charles Foster Kane’s seedy self-interested agendas would hardly do much to halt the digital invasion.

5. The Artist

Throw in the advent of the Internet and this saccharine-sweet homage to the silent film era becomes the story of a viral video vlogger trying to carve out his obnoxious niche on YouTube.

6. The Lake House

To be fair, The Dropbox doesn’t have the same air of romantic mystery to it, but it’s a hell of a lot more convenient — and believable — than a mystical time-traveling mailbox.

7. Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo original running time: 100 minutes.

Social Media-Savvy Nemo Uses Foursquare And Is Found Immediately running time: 8 minutes, 20 seconds.

8. The Usual Suspects

I mean…even notorious crime boss bogeymen have to part of the social network, right? A quick Facebook scan might’ve made the hunt for this legendary gangland figure a whole lot easier.

9. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Joel wipes his manic pixie dream girlfriend from his memory, gets home an hour later, and becomes very confused when he doesn’t recognize the girl that’s tagged in roughly 5,000 of his Facebook photos.

10. I Am Legend

Just imagine how different Will Smith’s post-apocalyptia would have been if he’d had high-speed Internet access to the bustling Google+ community. Instead of being the only living being in a barren, desolate civilization, he would have been…actually, it would’ve been exactly the same.

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