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Can You Guess The Film From The Badly Explained Plot?

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly has made the rounds on social media, but can you guess what film each of the following tweeters are referring to?

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1. Here's the tweet.

A boy befriends a bearded hermit and two gay robots, goes into space, snogs his sister and kills his dad. #explainafilmplotbadly

Team Wyn@WynRichards

A boy befriends a bearded hermit and two gay robots, goes into space, snogs his sister and kills his dad. #explainafilmplotbadly

9:48 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2.

Bloke punches himself. Encourages others to punch him. Leaves his job. Shaves his head. Bad influence on Meatloaf. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Niall Doherty@NiallMDoherty

Bloke punches himself. Encourages others to punch him. Leaves his job. Shaves his head. Bad influence on Meatloaf. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

10:12 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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3.

Reclusive weirdo and his mutant employees lure children into his factory with sweets then dispose of them one by one #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

tom jamieson@jamiesont

Reclusive weirdo and his mutant employees lure children into his factory with sweets then dispose of them one by one #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

8:45 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4.

Half-fish, half-woman sells vocal chords to kiss random bloke #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Maggy@maggyvaneijk

Half-fish, half-woman sells vocal chords to kiss random bloke #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

10:17 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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5.

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly man buys singing rabbit from china town, rabbit gets wet and breeds lizards, lizards destroy town

ambear@iSwag_Forever

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly man buys singing rabbit from china town, rabbit gets wet and breeds lizards, lizards destroy town

10:52 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6.

A very old looking teenage girl wears hotpants & learns to smoke to win her boyfriend back. Then they sing #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Kerri Sackville@KerriSackville

A very old looking teenage girl wears hotpants & learns to smoke to win her boyfriend back. Then they sing #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

10:52 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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7.

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly Hamlet with Lions, but better than Hamlet. Also singing.

TechnicallyRon@TechnicallyRon

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly Hamlet with Lions, but better than Hamlet. Also singing.

9:58 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8.

Innocent staff turned into teapot, clock & candlestick rely on Stockholm Syndrome to save themselves & loved ones #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Scriblit@Scriblit

Innocent staff turned into teapot, clock & candlestick rely on Stockholm Syndrome to save themselves & loved ones #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

9:56 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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9.

Russian sailor who dreams of polygamous freedom in America dies on submarine #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Tim Carmody@tcarmody

Russian sailor who dreams of polygamous freedom in America dies on submarine #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

9:45 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10.

Patrick Stewart sets up a school for dangerous adolescents where none of the staff have any teaching qualifications. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Dean Burnett@garwboy

Patrick Stewart sets up a school for dangerous adolescents where none of the staff have any teaching qualifications. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

9:39 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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11. This one is from a film that will make you cry.

Old man with balloons abducts young boy after his wife leaves him. There's a dog involved. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

sizemore@sizemore

Old man with balloons abducts young boy after his wife leaves him. There's a dog involved. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

9:35 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12.

A large iceberg's peaceful, calm life comes to an abrupt end as largest ship collides with it #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Matt Haughey@mathowie

A large iceberg's peaceful, calm life comes to an abrupt end as largest ship collides with it #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

7:35 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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13.

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly captain america says there is only one god, hangs out with two gods the whole movie like nbd

darthâ„¢@darth

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

captain america says there is only one god, hangs out with two gods the whole movie like nbd

7:21 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14.

A couple of tiny little blokes take three long films to return a piece of unwanted jewellery #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Moose Allain@MooseAllain

A couple of tiny little blokes take three long films to return a piece of unwanted jewellery #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

7:15 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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15.

An archeologist fails to get an important religious artifact into a museum. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

John Scalzi@scalzi

An archeologist fails to get an important religious artifact into a museum. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

7:03 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16.

Kid goes back in time to stop an old man being his dad's boss. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

James Whatley@Whatleydude

Kid goes back in time to stop an old man being his dad's boss.

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

10:26 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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17.

Boy learns to dance, with no effect on pit closure. #explainafilmplotbadly

Andy Riley@AndyRileyish

Boy learns to dance, with no effect on pit closure. #explainafilmplotbadly

9:34 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18.

An underage girl runs away from a Kansas farm with 3 unemployed drifters, does drugs and goes on a killing spree. #explainafilmplotbadly

Sea Tea@Tierno158

An underage girl runs away from a Kansas farm with 3 unemployed drifters, does drugs and goes on a killing spree.

#explainafilmplotbadly

8:31 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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19.

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly frog will not fuck horny pig woman

big titty LARPer@rachelmillman

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly frog will not fuck horny pig woman

7:22 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

20.

A bunch of white whiny kids spend a day together in detention. In the end, they are still white and whiny. #explainafilmplotbadly

Lisette Alvarez@ReadyLisetteGo

A bunch of white whiny kids spend a day together in detention. In the end, they are still white and whiny. #explainafilmplotbadly

6:31 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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21. This one repeats itself a little.

A guy wakes up on Groundhog's Day. A guy wakes up on Groundhog's Day. A guy wakes up on Groundhog's Day. #explainafilmplotbadly

Daniel U@talknerdyDMU

A guy wakes up on Groundhog's Day. A guy wakes up on Groundhog's Day. A guy wakes up on Groundhog's Day. #explainafilmplotbadly

4:59 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22.

Old man pretends to teach teenage boy karate to make him do chores. #explainafilmplotbadly

Darren Belitsky@DarrenBelitsky

Old man pretends to teach teenage boy karate to make him do chores. #explainafilmplotbadly

7:31 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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23. "Let it go. Let it goooooooo."

This girl turns everything to ice and you will NEVER GET THAT SONG OUT OF YOUR HEAD PLEASE MAKE IT STOP #explainafilmplotbadly

Jaclyn Opritza@jaclynopritza

This girl turns everything to ice and you will NEVER GET THAT SONG OUT OF YOUR HEAD PLEASE MAKE IT STOP #explainafilmplotbadly

7:36 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

24. This one is really quite obvious.

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly Snakes on a Plane

Matt Leys@mattleys

#ExplainAFilmPlotBadly Snakes on a Plane

7:53 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

25. And finally this one.

A white boy in England is told he is special. Then he goes to a private school. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

Saladin Ahmed@saladinahmed

A white boy in England is told he is special. Then he goes to a private school. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly

6:36 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite