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Hard to believe: five movies that predicted the future with incredible accuracy. Video

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Some science fiction movies have predicted the future

Watching movies from the 1980s and 1990s today, one might not notice how accurately some filmmakers predicted the future because it has already become part of our lives. However, if you delve into the history of these films, it becomes clear that video chat apps, flying cars, and other gadgets were just a fantasy at the time of writing.

More than 30 years ago, it was hard to say for sure whether future generations would realize the ideas of science fiction filmmakers, but now these inventions can be used daily. OBOZREVATEL will tell you about 5 films that opened the curtain of the future to the audience (to see the photos, scroll to the end of the page).

War Games (1983)

If we recall the stage of development of the Internet in those years, we can say with certainty that hackers and cybercriminals were not even close to being known in the real world. However, in the movie War Games, the audience is warned about how vulnerable data on the global network can be when an expert in hacking takes over.

Hard to believe: five movies that predicted the future with incredible accuracy. Video

Back to the Future 2 (1989)

People will have to realize many more inventions from the Back to the Future franchise, but it is impossible to imagine the present without one of them. In one of the scenes, you can admire how a video call was imagined in 1989 and compare it to how simple and affordable it has become today.

Hard to believe: five movies that predicted the future with incredible accuracy. Video

Forbidden Planet (1956)

In the 1950s and 1960s, people could only see cell phones on a screen, which is what was done in the movie Forbidden Planet. Who would have thought that pocket-sized communication devices would be so functional that it would be hard to imagine life in 2023 without them?

Terminator (1984)

Ukrainians are well aware of how useful drones are during combat operations. Reconnaissance, strike and other military needs were envisioned many years ago when the flying devices were depicted as hunting aircraft.

Hard to believe: five movies that predicted the future with incredible accuracy. Video

Blade Runner (1982)

The construction of skyscrapers has become popular not so long ago, and digital advertising banners on buildings were unimaginable 40 years ago. Today, however, it is a common thing in many countries and their capitals. In Blade Runner, the vision of the future look of megacities is very much in line with the present.

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL wrote about how the actors of the Twilight vampire saga have changed. It's been 15 years since the first movie was released.

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