“To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect” -Oscar Wilde
It is always exciting to know about the future. Astrology is one of the best things that exist and allow predictions of phenomenal happenings.
A significant reason d’être to adore cinema is precision of conjecture &representation of future. Sometimes for good and sometimes for worse yet one can not overlook the predictions. There are many movies failed to predict the accurate future. However, many came true.
Movies like Soylent Green may not be what people want but the idea of flat-screen TVs and online gaming came true and now people cannot imagine the world without it. It may stun you to know that many technologies that are an undetachable part of your life are the idea of some film-makers.
Online pizza ordering
Online gaming and Google TV
Tabloid TV and yellow journalism
Flat-screen TVs and Skype-like communication
Here is the list of Top 10 Movies that predicted future accurately-
You may wonder but the concept of personalized ads comes from the 2002 StevenSpielberg’s masterpiece Minority Report from the year 2002. It showcases a period of 2054. The movie draws a similarity between Reel and Real with the prediction of personalized adverts. In numerous shots of the film, the character has hyper-surveilled surrounding which portrays technologies from current time.
The film Minority Report predicted gesture-based computing. If anyone ever notices, popular domains like Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram use the search out tips. When a person has a search of shoes or sandal or clothes in their search list, the next time they use the domain an ad for the same product pops up on the screen.
This film gives hint of YouTube.
The fans of cinema have two divisions, first who freaked out by classic Videodrome and second who haven’t seen the film yet.
Filmstars James Woods, Sonja Smith, and Deborah Harry. The story revolves around a cable TV executive that becomes addictive to a secret pirate video channel which broadcasts a torture-porn show named Videodrome in the midnight. It has a collection of creepy and disturbing sequences. However, it predicts the most popular panel YouTube.
Who’d believe this classic bit of art faced multiple rejections.
The film stars William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForestKelley, and James Doohan. After it gets a financer and comes to the silver screen, the Star Trek predicts the invention of Bluetooth headsets in the era of1979. The mammoth silver earpiece of the beautiful black lady was a hint for the invention of Bluetooth headsets.
Today, the earpiece like Blaser has almost a similar look from the movie Star Trek.
This film is a personal suggestion from our side to every reader to watch at least once. It is a brilliant piece of art which represents not just true human nature but much more. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind stars two brilliant actors, Jim Carrey, and Kate Winslet.
It is a story of a couple who separate when their relation turns bitter. Both of them undergo a treatment process for erasing the memories to get over the trauma of separation. The best part about this film is the beautiful plot and stunning performances. After eleven years of the release of this film, American PsychologicalAssociation and a team of researchers announces the technology of memory eraser for post-trauma and similar conditions.
TheTerminator is a cinematic experience that may take you to think beyond human affairs. The film is one of the best films ever made because it is a James Cameron direction and Arnold Schwarzenegger & Michael Biehn starred silver screen presentation which predicts the invention of Military drones. The killer AI Skynet might have spared us; nonetheless, the film introduces the world to the invention of military drones.
This is undoubtedly a cult classic aesthetic representation of military drone and cyborg.
Blade Runner gives the concept of digital billboards.
The discussing the era of 1982, digital billboards were nothing but the thought of director RidleyScott. Today, the world of advertisement is full of it. The digital billboards are one of the major predictions which lead to the advancement of the theadvertisement world.
There are cities which have hundreds of digital billboards and it is one of the thesignificant details attached to the appearance of these cities. New York, Tokyo, and Seoul are popular for having a good number of these on the road.
No, Jim Carrey is not doing it on purpose. Back in 1998, he has no idea about this fact to become a reality.
the Truman Show predicts the reality TV Shows. In the film, a man named Truman stars without knowing in a reality TV show. With millions of fans, the show has the world an obsession with his performance. The film came out in the era of 1998when the emergence of reality TV has no motivating force. However, soon it converts the idea into a reality and today people love such shows.
This film has a huge fan following because of its highly entertaining plot twists and grasping content. In a sequence, an FBI agent and a terrorist switch face ina face transplant surgery which are a hint for facial transformation. This JohnWoo directed and Nicolas Cage and John Travolta starred film predict FacialTransformation.
The film comes in the period of late 90s and the technological invention for the transformation takes place almost after a decade. This technology has come into operation after a long process and now it is one of the most expensive surgeries.
Every Keanu Reeves lover knows which incident we are talking about.
The Matrix predicted the tragedy of 9/11, the fall of the World Trade Tower’s exact date. However, the incident was predicted in the movie Super Mario Bros. The film represents the era of 2199. This embodies that robots have information about major historical happenings like atrocities, natural hazards, and mass murders.
Who doesn’t love Stanley Kubrick and his jaw-dropping motion pictures? Nobody we believe.
2001 A Space Odyssey came in the year 1968. Alongside winning Oscar awards for its cinematic brilliance, the film becomes similar to the famous Nostradamus after the prediction of Video Calls, AI, Space Tourism, and Tablet computing and much more.
This film also one of the most fantastic and iconic villains of contemporary cinema. It introduces the world to the idea of artificial intelligence, HAL. Later after decades, the concept of comes into existence in the form of our beloved Siri. Talking about space tourism, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson is working on this idea.
There are many more films like You’ve Got Mail, The Net, The Cable Guy, and Star Trek; nevertheless, these are the most entertaining and informatics film that predicted the future. You may also like to read about Mythological Creatures.