We Apparently Have Britney Spears To Thank For "Inception"


Britney Spears’ “Stronger” was released in 2000, a decade before Christopher Nolan’s Inception hit theaters. And — wait for it! — both seemingly used the same foghorn sound effect:

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But that’s not all!

In the music video for “Stronger,” Britney spins a chair — just like the spinning top in Inception.

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Britney also knocks over a chair, which changes things in a different reality — just like in Inception.

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Britney causes water to fly up behind her — just like it does in Inception.

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And people are rocked into the air in Britney’s video — just like Joseph Gordon-Levitt is in Inception.

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