Shorten A Film By 90%

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    < shamelessly stolen from here .. Shorten A Film By 90% !!!! | >

    Using common sense ..

    In The Lord Of The Rings why didn't Gandalf just summon the giant eagles to fly Frodo to mount doom ?

    In "ET" why didn't the alien just fly up to meet his mum and dad ?

    :D
     
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    no one want to play :(
     
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    Eagles are not stupid and don't want to end up as toasted eagles :D
     
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    They could have dropped Sam and Frodo a mile away ? :D
     
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    Really? That got old in 2004.
     
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    and your worthwhile input to this thread is ? ..
     
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    Sarcasm?
     
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    ...shortening this thread by 90% ;)
     
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    Yeah , it's fell right on its face this thread , I dunno, you try to be a little lighthearted and it blows up in your face :)
     
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    Well actually, I just think it's a really hard game.
    I did try & had quite a good think about it when you started the thread & I just couldn't think of any films with game breaking plot holes.
     
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    Star Wars A New Hope. So princess leia was "couriering" the stolen data tapes of the Death Star to the rebel alliance when her ship was intercepted by Darth Vader over Tatooine.
    Couldn't she have simply e-mailed them to Yavin and saved the big dangerous trip?
     
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    Good idea for a game but it's really hard.. I think I've got one though.

    In Die Hard the safe opens after the FBI cuts power to the building. Surely Hans Gruber could have found where the power comes in, cut it, safe opens and they're out of there before McClane knows what's happening.
     
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    He wanted the FBI to do it. They didn't want to escape unnoticed.
    Plus there were seven locks they needed to get through, with the last being the electromagnetic lock. If they'd cut the power before entering, there would've been a citywide blackout straightaway & they'd have been discovered by the police before they'd got the roof ready etc :smashin:
     
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    Did you notice that everything that transpired in the original three Star Wars films, and I mean everything, can be attributed to the actions of one very minor character?

    The gunner on the Star Destroyer at the beginning of the first film.

    If the gunner had shot the pod that C-3P0 and R2 were in, they wouldn't have got to Tatooine, they wouldn't have met Luke, Luke wouldn't have met Ben, they wouldn't have met Han and Chewie, they wouldn't have rescued Princess Leia. None of it would have happened.

    :D
     
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    Do you know how hard it is to hit a moving target? Especially one moving at that speed! Besides, the gunner was due to have his end of year review that afternoon, so didn't want to risk missing while his supervisor was watching:D
     
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    Robocop - ED-209 works

    Total Recall - Doug doesn't go to Rekall

    :D
     
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    Total Recall- it all still would've happened even without recall, but a bit later. Everything that happened was supposed to happen- it was too perfect.
     
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    The Day of the Jackal (1973 version): Just pull the goddam trigger! :)
     
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    Close Encounters Of The Third Kind:

    Aliens send a message in plain English saying:


    "Dear Humans,

    Hi, we're Aliens. Please build a spaceport at x location. On the night of x of y we want the following people to be there (Roy Neary etc). We'll be there in our huge mothership to take those people with us and also return these people (list) who've been with us a while. Make sure you build a huge church organ there too with some coloured lights. We like music and fancy a bit of a 'jam' session. Oh, and just to prove this isn't a hoax, we've implanted a nice tune into the heads of the people on the list. It goes like this... la la la......... laaa laaaaaaa. See if they know it?

    See you then.

    Regards,

    Aliens"
     
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    The original poster meant logical things that were not applied, but cant think of any. But The Hitcher would have been shorter if the driver in the car been detracted and swerved the car knocking the hitcher down.

    Hang on a logical one, one of my favourite's North by Northwest if Cary Grant had just said to the villains "just ask the bellboy I was asking him for something rather than replying to his pageing."
     
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    Finding Nemo

    "He's here"
     
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    Let the nazis find and open the ark. job done

    thanks to TBBT
     
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    The Diary of Ann Frank

    ...she's in the attic.
     
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    Gone in sixty seconds: Nick Cage's character kills the bad guy before steeling all the cars, so his brother is off the hook anyway.
     
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    Avatar....Agent Orange?
    Skyfall....MI6 should have installed AVG
    Trainspotting....Renton should have changed his name to Mary and moved to London at the beginning
    Apocalypse Now.....Capt Willard stayed in bed and told the 2 marines to get lost!
     
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    Star Trek: Generations.

    Soran flies back into the Nexus in a spaceship; the same way every other bugger got there. Everyone's happy.
     
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    Total Recall: Instead of seeing an ad for Rekall Industries on the TV Arnie see's an ad for Guinness so he goes to the pub instead.

    Blade Runner: When Deckard arrive at the police HQ and says "I was quit when i came in here Bryant, and I'm twice as quit now" Bryant says "OK pal, get out of here".

    Minority Report: Cruise gets crushed in the car factory. Well that film wouldn't be 90% shorter but Cruise'd be a whole lot shorter.

    Star Wars: Greedo shoots Han first. Luke says "To hell with this, farmings the life for me".
     
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    Adaption. Charlie Kaufman mans up, refuses the script writing offer and goes to bed with that English friend
     
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    The Blair Witch Project

    3 students go into woods and get scared by some twigs, then end up in a cellar with some bloke having a waz in the corner

    The End.
     

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