Ten '90s Films With Technology That Didn't Age Well

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One thing you must love about the movies is they have the ability to make things that are fake look real. Over time, the methods of making this happen become a bit dated because technology changes. Unfortunately for some of these films, the technology used to make the films plot line (such as Twister) become key to the overall story - thus weakening the overall plot.

Air Force One
Though the film has done okay despite the fact that since its initial 1997 release, 9/11 happened, there is one scene that has made this film show its age: the crash sequence.

When Twister came out in 1996, everyone praised it for its CGI graphics. Now the tornadoes as depicted in the film, in retrospect, look like the CGI equivalent of a child's science fair project. Also, we know now that using a cellphone during any storm is not a smart idea. The film is like a bad episode of Mad About You albeit with storm chasers.

To its credit, Ghost is a good film when it comes to the plot - especially compared to it's predecessor Just Like Heaven. However, the graphics show their age in scenes where Sam (played by Patrick Swayze) sees the light while Molly (Demi Moore) mourns, anytime Sam walks through an object and when Willie and Carl's souls are taken to hell by demons.

The Rocketeer
For a movie about flying and man's love of flight, you would think that this film would have better flight scenes. That's not the case.

Bicentennial Man
Though it comes across as a kindly version of Blade Runner, Bicentennial Man's portrayal of technology looks dated and the robots look like sleeker versions of the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz.

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sorry, doesn't work.  any movie is going to show it's age after 10 minutes. technology moves too fast.  can you imagine what LOTR is going to look like in 10 years. watch the original King Kong, how did we believe that? worthless article.

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