10 Infamous Movie Plot Holes With Perfectly Valid Explanations

Back to the Future
Image Credit: Universal Studios.

Some movies have plot holes that make no sense. These movies, however, have plot holes that are solved with perfectly reasonable explanations. According to an online discussion, these are the ten most common.

1 – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Image Credit: Paramount Pictures.

After the events of Raiders of the Lost Ark, many people wonder why Dr. Jones is so skeptical about mystical events. There’s an excellent explanation for his skepticism in Temple of Doom: it’s a prequel. 

2 – The Terminator

The Terminator (1984)
Image Credit: Orion Pictures.

Sarah Connor isn’t an expert in machines and production equipment. So how does she know what button to press to crush the Terminator? Easy; she accidentally pressed it a few minutes prior. 

3 – Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane
Image Credit: RKO Radio Pictures.

While “Rosebud” is one of the greatest mysteries in this classic film, one movie buff points out that one of Charles Foster Kane’s servants was outside his bedroom when Kane said “Rosebud.” Later, The dialogue confirmed that a butler heard Kane’s dying words and reported it to the paper. 

4 – Friends

Image Credit: Warner Bros. Television.

How did everyone afford to pay for their apartments in New York City? Monica explained it in the first episode of Friends: her grandmother owned the apartment. Plus, it was rent controlled. 

5 – The Sixth Sense

Image Credit: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution.

Spoiler alert: Bruce Willis is dead the entire time during this classic M. Night Shyamalan film. How does he not know this? The movie explains it: ghosts only see what they want to see. 

6 – Back to The Future

Back to the Future
Image Credit: Universal.

People always love pointing out that the DeLorean is a lousy car. Marty points that out in the film’s opening moments, saying, “You built a time machine out of a DeLorean?!” The car isn’t famous on its own but because of Back to the Future

7 – Fight Club

Fight Club
Image Credit: 20th Century Fox.

The first rule of Fight Club is that you do not talk about Fight Club. It’s also the second rule. Then how do so many people learn about it? Simple; the whole point is to teach its members that rules are meant to be broken. 

8 – Titanic

Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet
Image Credit: Paramount Pictures.

Everyone has asked why Rose didn’t let Jack on the door; they can both fit!

Sorry to burst your bubble. That’s not true; it began to sink when Jack tried to jump on.

9 – Legally Blonde

Photo Credit: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

First impressions of the Reese Witherspoon film indicate that the character of Elle Woods is a dumb blonde. That’s not the case, though; she’s shown successfully interrogating a salesperson in the first scene. Woods is brilliant but stereotyped because of her looks. 

10 – Star Wars

Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope (1977)
Image Credit: 20th Century-Fox.

Ever wonder why Obi-Wan Kenobi doesn’t use the Jedi Mind Trick on everybody? He explains that it only works on the “weak-minded.” Luke Skywalker forgot this when he unsuccessfully tried to use it on Jaba in Return of the Jedi. 

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The Usual Suspects
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Katherine Heigl
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Best in Show
Photo Credit: Castle Rock Entertainment

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8 Controversial Comedies That Could Never Be Made Today

Tropic Thunder Ben Stiller
Image Credit: Dreamworks.

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