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People Shared Movie Plot Holes "So Big That You Could Drive A Truck Through Them" And Yikes, Y'all

I don't want to alarm you, but your plot has a hole in it.

Back in 2005, Roger Ebert famously wrote in his review for the French horror film High Tension: "Clever viewers will be able to see for themselves that the movie's plot has a hole that is not only large enough to drive a truck through, but in fact does have a truck driven right through it."


It's a TOP NOTCH burn.

Why am I sharing this fun fact? WELL, this week, redditor Naweezy referenced the iconic dig and asked, "What are some plot holes so big, you could drive a truck through [them]?" and, WHEW BUDDY, people came prepared.


So, with that in mind, here are just a few movie plot holes that never fail to rip people right out of the movies they're in:

1. The Mummy (1999)

Universal Studios

"Imhotep steals body parts from the American looters to put himself back together, but he gets his new eyes from a man wearing for the rest of the movie, Imhotep should really be squinting at everyone."


2. Black Panther (2018)

Marvel Studios

"When T'Challa falls into the river, he is later pulled out by a fisherman from the northern tribe. Later in the movie, M'Baku, the leader of that tribe, says that they are all 'vegetarians.' As a tribe, it's established that they are completely isolated, and don't trade or even interact with the other tribes. So...why do they have a fisherman?"


3. Liar Liar (1997)

Universal Pictures

"Jennifer Tilly's character gets her way in the divorce despite cheating because she lied about her age, therefore making the prenup null and void. However, legally speaking, this would also nullify their entire marriage — entitling her to nothing."


4. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Marvel Studios

"If Doctor Strange could do that portal thing for that epic entrance in Endgame...what was up with him and Tony Stark worrying about not being able to return to Earth while in orbit toward the planet where they fought Thanos?"


5. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Sony Pictures Releasing

"Peter takes a small sample of the symbiote to one of his college professors so he can get a better idea of what it is. The professor looks at it under a microscope and says, 'It's definitely alien. I wouldn't let any of this stuff touch you.' That's...that's it? Proof of alien life is right in front of you, presented by one of your students, and your only takeaway is 'Don't touch it'? That's fucking insane!"


6. Star Wars (1977)

LucasFilm Ltd.

"C-3PO, human/cyborg relations, is fluent in over 8 million forms of communication and, in fact, we find out in the prequels that he was built ON Tatooine — yet doesn't speak Jawa?!"


7. Madagascar (2005)

DreamWorks Pictures

"They give Alex the lion hell for eating other animals but, in the end, they give him sashimi as a substitute. In a world of talking animals, fish aren't considered animals too?"


8. Toy Story (1995)

Walt Disney Studios

"If Buzz Lightyear thinks he's real and not a toy, then why is he motionless and pretending to not be alive — like all the other toys — when Andy plays with him? Wouldn't he think Andy is some sort of giant alien monster? Woody might have explained to him they need to remain still or something, but we never get an explanation."


9. Signs (2002)

Buena Vista Pictures

"The aliens in this movie melted when exposed to water. So why would they try to take over a planet that is covered in 75% water, where it rains on land regularly?"


10. Tangled (2010)

Walt Disney Studios

"Mother Gothel told Rapunzel her real birthdate, so the 'Festival of Lights' always happened on her birthday, which led to her curiosity and her leaving. Why didn't she just tell her a different day?!"


11. Captain America: The First Avenger (2009)

Marvel Studios

"If the shield is made of vibranium and it absorbs all vibrations, then how does he bounce it off of things?"


12. Face/Off (1997)

Paramount Pictures

"The reason Eve discovers that her 'husband,' Sean, is actually Castor Troy is because his blood type is different that Sean's. But, if that was the case, then the face transplants would have been rejected in the first place!"


13. Meet the Parents (2000)

Universal Pictures

"The comedic twist in this is that Robert De Niro was actually a retired super spy, not a humble florist like he said. Ben Stiller only knew the truth after his fiancé confirmed his suspicions after De Niro was deadpan while receiving a rare, expensive flower as a housewarming gift. If De Niro was such a great spy, wouldn't he have at least feigned interest and excitement to sell his cover story?"


14. Snowpiercer (2013)

The Weinstein Company

"That train track would have been absolutely fucked with no maintenance in that cold weather. The rail companies in England can't even manage to run a full service when there's a wet leaf somewhere on the track..."


15. Ocean's 11 (2001)

Warner Bros. Pictures

"During the blackout scene, there is mad chaos in the casino. People stealing chips and just overall mass hysteria. Then, the team goes to steal the money during the blackout. Afterward, the lights are back on and, as they walk out of the casino, people in the background act like nothing has happened. No hysteria, just a normal casino with people gambling in a fun and jovial manner..."


16. Shrek (2004)

DreamWorks Animation

"I'm sorry, does a donkey have sex with a dragon AND impregnate her? It's just not feasible."


17. And finally — pretty much every Christmas movie ever:

Buena Vista Pictures

"Movies where none of the adults believe in Santa, but then it turns out Santa DOES exist in-universe. Like, who did the adults think was putting presents under the Christmas tree for their kids?! If Santa is real, then it wasn’t them?!"


Now it's your turn! What plot hole was so big, it 100% took you out of the movie? You know...a plot hole so big, you could "drive a truck through it"? Sound off in the comments below!

Some responses were edited for length and/or clarity. H/T Reddit.

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