We live in a world where we can shorten entire statements into just a few emojis. But can the same be done with a few words and movies?
The Academy Twitter account asked people to tweet the plot of their favorite movies in only five words. Movie buffs and random users alike rose to the challenge and managed to summarize hours of dialogue and scenes from different films into five short phrases.
Share the plot of your favorite movie in five words.
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) July 31, 2018
But the amazing problem that comes with being given such a task is how weird, yet hilariously accurate major blockbusters can sound when you’re only given a limited amount of words to explain the movie. Take for example, these users who eloquently explained a few of their favorite films:
Apparently the mission was possible.
— Ezra 🌊 Levin (@ezralevin) July 31, 2018
Same day over and over.
— Matt Marrone (@thebigm) July 31, 2018
David Bowie in great tights
— Sam Vinograd (@sam_vinograd) July 31, 2018
Amity means friendship, shark disagrees.
— Richard Gale (@rgale) July 31, 2018
Rebel scum has Daddy issues.
— Elie Mystal (@ElieNYC) July 31, 2018
Alien mets boy, goes home.
— Tim Federle (@TimFederle) July 31, 2018
Unsinkable ship actually very sinkable.
— Kyle Dirck (@dirckk) July 31, 2018
One user found a way to squeeze the plot of The Sixth Sense, and seven words, into five simple phrases.
Bruce Willis was dead thewholetime
— Nolan Aurelia (@Nolan_Aurelia) July 31, 2018
Another user took the challenge even further and summarized the plot of Drive in three words.
I’ll do it in 3!
‘Ryan Gosling Drives’ pic.twitter.com/TFuX39Kqxf
— Papa Spank 🦇 (@The_Real_AFC) July 31, 2018
Some users might’ve been in a little misleading, but who cares?
family bonds during colorado staycation pic.twitter.com/TBuTwA1Opr
— Joey Esposito (@joeyesposito) July 31, 2018
Fighter pilots play beach volleyball
— Billy Jensen (@Billyjensen) July 31, 2018
And last, but certainly not least, an accurate portrayal of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War.
Purple guy searches colored stones.
— Ajmal +_+ (@PO5IT1VE) July 31, 2018
Sorry to say, but we stan Thanos on this site.