Movies speak to the very essence of the human experience. Or, barring that, they at least show us 6,000 different ways to kill a bad guy. And yet, you may be shocked to learn that some of our most beloved movie murder methods wouldn't work in the real world. For example ...
5 You Can't Freeze Somebody With Liquid Nitrogen, Much Less Shatter Them
According to movies, liquid nitrogen is the coldest thing in the Universe. If you come into contact with it, you're a human popsicle. Get hit while frozen, and you'll shatter into a million pieces like an ice sculpture at a rowdy wedding. Side note: Probably don't invite us to your wedding.
A canister of the stuff breaks and freezes Christian Slater to death in Mindhunters. Jason uses it to shatter a woman's head in Jason X. Liquid nitrogen is so dangerous it even stops the T-1000 in Terminator 2.
This GIF is also a perfect representation of what happens to the franchise after this film.
Why It Wouldn't Work:
Liquid nitrogen is definitely dangerous. If you come across some, try not to stick your genitals in it, no matter how much Space-Jason pressures you. But it isn't nearly as dangerous as movies would have you believe. If you briefly come into contact with the gas, you'll feel a bit chilly ... as you calmly walk out of its range. As for the liquid, well, here's a guy throwing cups of it into his own face for fun:
It is so mild, in fact, that some businesses use it in freezing chambers, as a form of therapy to help cure people of their free time and disposable income.
4 You Can't Simply Shoot Explosives To Detonate Them
If you've ever played a video game, it has been driven into you so hard that it's pure reflex by now: You see a bright red barrel-