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People think Sylvester Stallone movie from 90s perfectly predicted the world we live in today

People think Sylvester Stallone movie from 90s perfectly predicted the world we live in today

Viewers of the 1993 movie think it was ahead of its time

Viewers think that Sylvester Stallone's movie from the 90s was 'the best' prediction of what the future would look like today.

Featuring the likes of Sandra Bullock and Wesley Snipes, 1993's Demolition Man may have possibly been ahead of its time.

Have a look for yourself:

The sci-fi action film follows Los Angeles' intensifying war on crime as cop John Spartan (Stallone) and violent thug Simon Phoenix (Wesley Snipes) are sentenced to a state of frozen incarceration known as 'CryoPrison'.

36 years later, it's 2032, and Los Angeles is now a pacifist utopia called San Angeles.

But with Phoenix again on the loose, Spartan must team up with future cop Lenina (Sandra Bullock) to catch the killer.

Viewers of the 1993 movie think it was ahead of its time.
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The movie is more than just 'a bad guy vs a good guy' scenario as it quite simply alludes to many of the ongoing issues that are affecting society today.

In Demolition Man we witness the destruction of the restaurant industry and in real life that's what happened after Covid.

Reports have estimated that more than 70,000 restaurants in the US were closed because of the pandemic.

Also, remember when we stopped shaking hands and hugging for two years?

Well, that's how characters in the film communicated due to the spread of disease in San Angeles. The fictional city banned all forms of physical contact to help minimise the spread of the virus.

Let's not forget how much we used - and still use - Zoom.

The film sees the use of video conferencing as a regular form of communication and, let's face it, we've all used the platform more than once and some people still people don't know where the mute button is.

Viewers think that Sylvester Stallone's movie from the 90s was 'the best' prediction of what the future would look like today.
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Viewers can't get over the similarities, with one person tweeting: "Has anyone else ever noticed how movies have scenes that kinda predict the future? I'm watching Demolition Man.

"The people from the future say they don't shake hands and they don't have toilet paper.

"We saw shortages of toilet paper and of course shaking hands is out."

Another added: "Of all the movies that tried to predict the future Demolition Man probably did it the best."

While a third agreed: "Of all the 80s and early 90s movies to try and statically predict the future I think Demolition Man was the one that got the closest."

Someone else quipped: "If you had Demolition Man as the movie that would accurately predict the future you’re a warlock or a genius."

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Topics: Film and TV