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People Are Sharing Movies That Would Have Ended Immediately If The Characters Acted Normally, And Finally Someone Is Saying It

I expected Harry Potter, but not Frozen...

Ya ever watch a movie and think that if the characters just did the obvious, logical thing, the whole movie could be resolved, like, immediately!?

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You know you have.

Well, redditor u/illogicalfuturity recently asked, "What movie would end the fastest if all the characters behaved logically?" And boy, people had thoughts!

So here are 25 movies that would have ended quickly if the characters just...acted logically:

1. Jurassic World

Owen Grady stands with an arm out to calm down the Indominus
Giles Keyte / Â © Universal / Courtesy Everett / Everett Collection

"'The dinosaur escaped!'

"'Oh, let me look at its tracking device...still in there.'

"'Oh, OK.'

"Everyone lives."

u/SongofRolland

2. A Series of Unfortunate Events

The Baudelaire orphans sit with their aunt, Josephine Anwhistle
Paramount / Â © Paramount / Courtesy Everett Collection

"It could have ended after one book if literally any adult had listened to the children who were always right about Count Olaf following them."

u/mrnelson99

3. Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope

Leia stands between Han and Luke, who both hold blasters
© Lucasfilm Ltd. / Courtesy Everett / Everett Collection

"It would have ended so quickly if they had just fired one shot."

u/steampunker13

4. Tangled

Mother Gothel rubs Rapunzel's hair against her face
Walt Disney Co. / Â © Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"Mother Gothel could have just told Rapunzel her birthday was a different day from the start. Or not even told her about birthdays."

u/TeamCatsandDnD

5. Mamma Mia

Sophie talks to Bill, Sam, and Harry in the attic
Universal / Â © Universal / Courtesy Everett Collection

"Just get a DNA test."

u/bluecatcollege

6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry, Hermione, Remus, Sirius, and Ron stand in the Shrieking Shack
Warner Bros / Â © Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"If Sirius had just revealed himself to Harry at the beginning of the movie or book, they could’ve avoided the rest of the series, and Voldemort wouldn’t have come back.

"'Harry, it is I, Sirius Black, your godfather. I was framed for giving up your parents to Lord Voldemort by a man named Peter Pettigrew, who is currently disguised as a rat and living with a family called the Weasleys. You know them? Your best friend? You don’t say.'"

u/BigAdministration143

7. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Dumbledore confronts Harry about entering his name in the goblet
Courtesy Everett Collection / Murray Close

"Dumbledore: 'Harry, did you put your name in the goblet?'

"Harry: 'No.'

"Dumbledore: "Okay, then you aren’t going to participate.'

"Harry: 'But it’s a magical contract!'

"Dumbledore: 'Yes, but we never really explained what that even means. Besides, you are a minor and can’t enter into a contract. We know that Voldemort is still alive and in the shadows, and it is super suspicious that you somehow entered the Triwizard Tournament without even meaning to. Ergo, this could be one of his cunning plots. It’s likely that one of Voldemort's servants has infiltrated the school, so I will start personally investigating every teacher and student. Also, I am the greatest wizard to ever live, and I have the Elder Wand, so I can probably find a way to break this magical contract, too, anyway.'

"Harry: 'Oh, OK, thank you, Professor Dumbledore.'

"Barty Crouch Jr.: 'FUCK!'"

u/CTHeinz

8. Actually, the Entire Harry Potter Series

Harry, Hermione, and Ron stand and look in on in surprise
Warner Bros. / Â © Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"If Harry Potter just used Muggle solutions sometimes, he would’ve saved himself a lot of time."

u/teacuppsintheskyy

9. Friday the 13th

Peter Brouwer getting pulled out of the lake
Paramount / Â © Paramount / Courtesy Everett Collection

"'Isn't Crystal Lake the place people always get murdered?'

"'I think so.'

"'Hmm, let's go somewhere else.'

"Credits roll."

u/stxfpv

10. Frozen

Elsa and Anna speak to the Duke
Walt Disney Co. / Â © Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"I love Frozen, but...

"Chief Troll: 'Fear will be your enemy!'

"Child Elsa: *Frightened.*

"King and Queen, aka Sensible Adults: 'Could you please elaborate on that?'"

u/usuyukisou

11. The Matrix

Neo gets captured and put into a car by the agents
Warner Bros / Â © Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"'No, thank you, random stranger! Hugs, not drugs, motherfucker!'

"Humans continue to live unknowingly in an artificial world tailored for them while their physical bodies are cared for by benevolent robot overlords who could just as easily have killed all of us and just used cows or something. Instead, Neo had to fuck it up for everyone, and now everyone gets to live in a sunless, sweaty, underground shithole..."

u/Theearthhasnoedges

12. Twilight

Edward stares at Bella during their class
Summit Entertainment

"'I'm dangerous, Bella; you should stay away.'

"'Got it.'"

u/kamikaze_pedestrian

13. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Gertie screams as she sees E.T. for the first time
Universal / Â © Universal / Courtesy Everett Collection

"If E.T. wasn’t wandering around like an idiot, he wouldn't have missed the ship back home."

u/PortGlass

14. The Fast and the Furious

Dom and Brian stand in front of their car as Dom clutches his shoulder
MCA / Â © MCA / Courtesy Everett Collection

"'He's a cop.'

"'I know.'

"The end."

u/I_Like_That_One_Too

15. Kong: Skull Island

Kong jumps up to attack the helicopter
Warner Bros / Â © Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"When they saw that 100-foot ape, they should've turned back."

u/ComplexGhost_2

16. The Princess Bride

Westley holds Buttercup as they lay in the grass
20thcentfox / Â © 20thCentFox / Courtesy Everett Collection

"'As you wish.'

"'Rail me, you beautiful man.'

"The end. Go to sleep, kid, Grandpa needs a beer."

u/Liet-Kinda

17. Home Alone

Kate holds Kevin's hands in her own
20thcentfox / Â © 20thCentFox / Courtesy Everett Collection

"*Leaves house.* 'Wait, where's Kevin?'

"Credits."

u/jrz2023

18. Jurassic Park III

The spinosaurus attacks the boat
þ /  © Universal / Courtesy Everett Collection

"If the guy didn't bribe those two men on the boat to get so close to Isla Sorna, he would have lived, Erik would never have been in danger, and Mr. Kirby wouldn't have had to lie to hire Alan, Billy, and Udesky (who, in turn, hired Cooper and Nash)."

u/PokeBattle_Fan

19. John Wick

John Wick stands outside his car at the gas station as Iosef threatens him
Courtesy Everett Collection / Everett Collection / Everett Collection

"If they had just left his dog alone, all would have been good. He’d maybe just try to get his car back, and that’s it."

u/ConnorMaCloud123

20. Weekend at Bernie's

Larry and Richard sit on the couch next to Bernie's body
20thcentfox / Â © 20thCentFox / Courtesy Everett Collection

"'Hello, 911?'"

u/tuenthe463

21. Carrie

Carries stands onstage as she wins prom queen
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"'We are — for some unknown reason — super jealous of this awkward, shy, and sweet person. Let's fake-invite her to prom and then cover her in pigs' blood.'

"'What the actual fuck, Margaret? We are NOT doing that, and you should seriously consider seeking therapy.'

"Roll credits."

u/nonemoreunknown

22. 28 Weeks Later

Don runs as he is chased by the infected
Fox Searchlight / Â © Fox Searchlight / Courtesy Everett Collection

"Do not let the guy with the clearance visit his infected goddamn wife. Also, do not take people out of their secure, private rooms and stick all of them into a GODDAMN SUBWAY STATION during a new outbreak of a highly contagious disease."

u/MadWhiskeyGrin

23. Batman: The Killing Joke

The Joker smiles and raises a glass
Warner Bros / Â © Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"'Hey, the sociopathic clown who could destroy the entire world if he put his mind to it is back. Do ya think we should upgrade his cell to be as strong as we can? Maybe even be on a boat in the middle of the ocean, and maybe put a goddamn tracker on him?'

"'Good idea, Frank. We’ll use all of those.'"

u/Gode_mode_yt

24. First Blood

Rambo stands with he holds a cup of water and his sleeping back over his shoulder
Orion Pictures Corp / Â © Orion Pictures Corp. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"He walks into Hope, gets kicked out for no real reason, and when he walks back in because he was hungry, he gets arrested.

"TL;DR: All he wanted was something to eat. Now he gave them a war they couldn't believe."

u/Tactical_Gam3r

25. And, of Course, Any Movie That Involves "Let's Split Up!"

College students Dana, Jules, Curt, Holden, and Marty look around in The Cabin in the Woods
Lions Gate / Â © Lions Gate / Courtesy Everett Collection

"'No.'

"'Okay!'"

u/obert-wan-kenobert

Any objections to these? Or do you have more to add? Let us know in the comments section!

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