IMDb has been the go-to source for movie information on the Internet since 'Nam, and it (obviously) takes its work seriously. So it's rare that you'll find a synopsis for a well-known movie that's anything but diligent and professional.
That's what makes those moments when you do find a bad IMDb synopsis special. But what makes a "bad" IMDb synopsis, exactly? In this case, we measured it by two things: undertones of laziness, or undertones of snark — and in some cases, both.
We found 10 in a hopeless place.
1. 'Friends with Benefits' (2011)
Analysis: To be fair, the plot of this movie should really just be "Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake take you on a first class trip to Poundtown," as that's the reason the movie exists and sold tickets. But context aside, the above synopsis would have definitely had a Microsoft Word green squiggly underline underneath it signifying the »
- Nick Blake
Similar News ItemsJohnny Depp
- Johnny Depp's Incredible $26 Million French Village Estate Is For Sale—You Have to Take A Tour! (From E! Online. 2 July 2015, 3:45 PM, PDT)
- Oscars: Biopics, Diversity Dearth Shape Midyear Race (From Variety - Film News. 2 July 2015, 1:19 PM, PDT)
- Akshay Kumar featured in Forbes Celebrity 100 List 2015 (From Bollyspice. 2 July 2015, 9:26 AM, PDT)
- George Clooney Celebrates Fourth of July With Amal Clooney, Julia Roberts and Toto?!—Get the Details (From E! Online. 5 July 2015, 3:34 PM, PDT)
- July 4th Box Office Lacks Spark As ‘Terminator: Genisys,’ ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Fail to Draw Crowds (From Variety - Film News. 5 July 2015, 1:32 PM, PDT)
- There Really Is a Star From Every State! (From Popsugar. 4 July 2015, 8:10 AM, PDT)
- Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Get Back to Work After a Family Trip to the Bahamas (From Popsugar. 6 July 2015, 8:32 AM, PDT)
- Ben Affleck And Zack Snyder Talk Up DC’s “Mythic, More Realistic Approach” And How It Differs From Marvel (From We Got This Covered. 6 July 2015, 8:19 AM, PDT)
- Ben Affleck Gets into the Marvel vs. DC Debate (From Collider.com. 6 July 2015, 7:30 AM, PDT)