Movies that were wrong about the future

These films inaccurately predicted the future

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Movies that were wrong about the future

Several movies of the past years offered optimistic and dire predictions about the future. And now that the “futures” featured in those films have come and gone in real life, it had been revealed that some of those flicks actually got their projections right, while others were just dead wrong about the then-future of the world. Below are 35 movies that predicted the future but got it all wrong.

Geostorm (2017)

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In Geostorm’s version of 2019, climate change has become so bad that Earth ended up relying on a global system of weather-altering satellites to keep the planet habitable. But when the network of satellites malfunctions and starts attacking Earth, its creator must uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

While climate change remains a grave threat to Earth at present, it’s not as serious as it was depicted in the Dean Devlin-directed movie.

Interesting facts about BTS
  • The group name, “BTS” stands for the Korean expression Bangtan Sonyeondan which translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”. Band member J-Hope said that they chose this name because it represents BTS’s desire “to block out stereotypes, criticisms, and expectations that aim on adolescents like bullets.” But that isn’t the only meaning behind the name. In 2017, BTS said, as part of their new brand identity, that their name would also stand for Beyond the Scene” which extended their name to mean “growing youth BTS who is going beyond the realities they are facing, and going forward.”
  • BTS was originally intended to be a hip-hop group, similar to YG Entertainment’s 1TYM. This was because Big Hit Entertainment CEO Bang Si-hyuk met with RM and was very impressed by his rapping talents. However, Bang Si-hyuk changed his mind and decided that today’s youth needed “a hero who can lend them a shoulder to lean on, even without speaking a single word.”
  • BTS has said that all of the following musicians have inspired their music; Post Malone, Eminem, Seo Taiji and Boys, Nas, Kanye West, Drake, Charlie Puth, Danger, and Queen.
  • The band’s first English-language single, “Dynamite”, was released on August 21st. Its video broke the YouTube record for the most viewed music video premiere, grabbing the attention of three million viewers, and it set a new record for the most viewed video on the first day of release. “Dynamite” is also the first music video on YouTube to surpass 100 million views in less than one day.
  • BTS has been often labeled as “easily the biggest and most successful name in K-pop in the world” that can “do things no other name in their genre can.” Time magazine has gone as far as calling them the “Princes of Pop.”