10+ Movie Plot Holes Fans Are Still Thinking About

Jordan Claes 6 Apr 2020

Sometimes in movies, you see things that you just can't unsee. It can forever alter and affect your perception of a film. Sometimes for the better; sometimes for the worse.

Below are 10+ movie plot holes that fans are still thinking about.

Better or worse, these are sure to leave you scratching your head.

1. How does Superman shave?

Warner Bros. Pictures

Superman (Kal-El) gets his superpowers from Earth's yellow sun. This makes him invulnerable to virtually any kind of attack.

So then how is it that The Big Blue Boyscout always appears cleanshaven? Surely no earthly razor is a match for his Kryptonian whiskers?

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2. Why does Buzz play along?

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In the first Toy Story, Buzz Lightyear doesn't believe that he's a toy. He believes wholeheartedly that he is a Space Ranger of Star Command.

So why does he hides from Andy's mom and every other human, just like the other toys?

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3. How does anything in 'Armageddon' make sense?

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It doesn't take a genius to figure out that it would be exponentially more difficult to teach drillers to become astronauts than to teach astronauts how to drill.

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4. 'The Dark Knight Rises' and their cops in the sewers.

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For a start, why would you send every single cop in the city into the sewer?

Furthermore, when they emerge 3 months later, how are they all clean-shaven? How are they even alive for that matter?

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5. Why would Aladdin need his 3rd wish?

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In an act of pure self-sacrifice, the Genie tells Aladdin to wish to be a prince; instead of wishing for the Genie's freedom.

Why would Aladdin need to do this? The Genie already made him a prince! Plus, he'd already won the love of the princess; so what would've been the point?

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6. Arms but no legs

Miramax Films

In Kill Bill: Volume 1 The Bride awakens from her coma, only to realize that her legs have atrophied.

But somehow she's able to pull herself up with her arms, kill two people, and then jettison herself away in a wheelchair?

How?

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7. Running out of stock

Columbia Pictures.

Supposedly there are two of everything aboard the Starship Avalon in the movie Passengers.

If that's the case, then why wouldn't they just build another auto-doc, allowing both Jim and Aurora to return to their state of hibernation?

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8. How the heck did they get up there?

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For the final scene of The Day After Tomorrow, the survivors of the NY disaster can be seen gathering on the roofs of skyscrapers, waiting to be rescued.

How did they manage to get up there? Especially when the roofs were covered with over ten feet of snow and ice?

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9. Are you afraid or not?

Buena Vista Pictures

The only thing that the aliens are supposedly afraid of in Signs is water. They won't even go near it.

How then is it possible that they were able to run around a dew-soaked cornfield at night time?

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10. There's not enough time in 'The Empire Strikes Back'

20th Century Fox.

There are some major time discrepancies that take place during The Empire Strikes Back.

Luke spent months training with Yoda on Dagobah.

You expect us to believe in that time all Han and Leia managed to do was fly through an asteroid belt and almost get eaten by a space worm?

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11. Why is the T-1000 naked in 'Terminator 2'?

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It's explained by Kyle Reese in The Terminator that only living tissue can travel through time. This is why Arnie always shows up in the buff.

But why then does the T-1000 also arrive in his birthday suit? Isn't he composed entirely of liquid metal?

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12. How did Cypher get out?

Warner Bros. Pictures.

Everyone knows that in order to safely plug in and out of the Matrix, you need an operator.

So how exactly was Cypher able to have his rendezvous with Agent Smith without anyone realizing that he was gone?

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13. How did Andy re-attach his poster?

Columbia Pictures

In the final moments of The Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufrane's escape is only discovered after the warden throws a stone at his poster of Raquel Welch.

But if Andy was inside the tunnel, how could he have attached the poster back on the wall?

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14. Just how strong are ants?

Disney/Marvel

One of the recurring bits of information trumpeted throughout Ant-Man is that Scott Lang's body mass is not affected by his miniaturization process.

If that, in fact, is true, why is Scott being supported by a colony of ants?

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15. Shouldn't her slippers have disappeared?

Walt Disney Pictures.

Everyone has probably heard the story of Cinderella a thousand times over. How at the stroke of midnight her carriage magically turns back into a pumpkin, along with all her other enchantments.

But why do the glass slippers remain? By that logic shouldn't they have also disappeared?

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