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25 Poorly Explained Movie Plots That Are As True As They Are Funny

List RulesVote up the funniest poorly explained movie plots.

Inspired by a wildly popular /r/AskReddit thread, users have created another subreddit, /r/BadMovieDescriptions, where they describe a movie's plot in the worst possible way. Some of these bad movie descriptions may be obvious to you, but will definitely surprise you when you're stumped. They also do a great job at shouting out the things that don't quite make sense in a movie, like a character trait or a weird plotline. 

Most of these bad movie descriptions are so funny because of how true they are to the plot, so browse below and vote up the most creative descriptions for your favorite movies.

  • 1
    2,194
    185

    Man gets steroids and a frisbee to fight off Nazis.

  • 2
    1,702
    204

    Orphan farm boy kisses sister while dead beat dad tries to get him to join the family business.

    By Redditor /u/MonaPizzaSmile

  • 3
    1,843
    235

    A group spends nine hours returning some jewelry.

  • 4
    1,643
    201

    Drug addicted girl takes advantage of mentally challenged boy for three decades.

  • 5
    1,616
    261

    A man ends world hunger with his rock collection.

  • 6
    1,494
    236

    Man saves woman from drowning. Woman doesn't return favor.

  • 7
    1,160
    187

    Dude invites some kids to a factory, 4 of them possibly die, then he tries to rip off the 5th one before letting him use the elevator.

  • 8
    1,180
    198

    An office worker does drugs to learn Kung Fu.

  • 9
    876
    168

    A couple with an inordinate number of children use their special talents to find their kids after they are kidnapped by a mass murderer who aims to wear their skin.

  • 10
    1,098
    230

    A nun bangs her boss, renounces her faith, and flees the country.

  • 11
    686
    151

    A fox, a bear, and a badger have some serious disagreements with the way a wolf and a lion choose to govern the land.

  • 12
    754
    174

    Woman saves cat from an intruder on her spaceship.

  • 13
    674
    153

    A guy abandons his trash collection for his crush, only to be confronted by obese beings unlike him.

  • 14
    743
    182

    A guy and his imaginary friend take on the finance sector.

  • 15
    835
    225

    Man’s wife dies. He tries to get high in order to cope. Accidentally gets a minor high along with himself. They go on a major trip and end up good friends when they come down.

  • 16
    607
    150

    A man traveling on a train doesn't like his seat, so he goes to speak to the driver.

  • 17
    578
    145

    Man crawls through a sewer to get to Mexico.

  • 18
    563
    151

    Boy gets friend zoned by a tiger, no one believes him.

  • 19
    560
    150

    Man goes to meet estranged wife and kids for the holidays and ends up crawling in ventilation shafts.

  • 20
    512
    180

    Ex-pilot regains her memory.

  • 21
    347
    170

    Rich white man is barely punished for DUI.

  • 22
    281
    145

    A man and a woman meet each other, complain about their lives, and then leave each other with no change.

  • 23
    325
    207

    A man and a kid watch Shrek whilst fighting a zombie outbreak.

  • 24
    225
    162

    Boy makes rockets with other boys, goes to mine coal with his dad, then makes more rockets with the boys.

  • 25
    224
    174

    Teens drink, do drugs, and have sex while they're supposed to be conducting a medical procedure.