Let’s face it, for a movie to be enjoyable and successful there needs to be at least one interesting conflict present for characters to work through. Whether it is a miscommunication between lovers, being stranded/trapped or being left at home by your parents, conflict is often the gas that fuels the film.
However, think to yourself how many of the conflicts faced in film could have been easily and quickly solved by a simple phone call. With almost everyone in developed nations nowadays owning a cell phone, these conflicts wouldn’t occur in the present day. Check out this list of 10 movie conflicts that could have easily been solved with a simple phone call.
Titanic is one of the best films of all time and was critically acclaimed for its brilliant acting and realism. However, this film wouldn’t be nearly as emotional or moving as it was if it were set in modern times or if cell phones were around. This is because as soon as the ship hit the iceberg, they would have called someone to send help, and assistance would likely have arrived and saved a large number of the people who were stranded on the ship. The presence of this phone call would have been incredibly helpful in reducing the loss of life from this tragic event.