Movies have an unusual ability to predict future events. Some prophetic releases can truly surpass our expectations, clearly showing events before they actually happen in real life.
Made in France
A film directed by Nicolas Boukhrief that's all about terrorism. In the film, France is to be the target of terrorist attacks, with the threat coming from within.
The movie was shot just a year prior the bloody November 13th massacre in Paris, where 130 innocent people were killed, and months before the attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
The movie was shot in 1983, with actor Matthew Broderick playing the role of a young hacker who hacks into various government agency websites and blocks them.
The film is a prediction come true of the cyber attacks we witness today. The precision used to describe how a given site is taken down can astound any modern-day hacker.
Super Mario Bros
The sci-fi comedy, based on the Nintendo video game of the same name, hit the big screen in 1993. In it there's a shocking scene of the Twin Towers that have been hit and about to collapse.
The movie was shot an entire 8 years before the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
Wag the Dog
This 1997 movie has its plot revolve around a high level sex scandal in the US. Government officials create a fake war with Albania to distract society from the scandal.
A year later, Americans are stunned when president Bill Clinton's affair with his intern Monica Lewinsky came to the light of day.
The movie, with Tom Cruise in the leading role, predicts with absolute accuracy the development of modern technologies.
Back in 2002, when people were enjoying their flip phones, the characters of Minority Report operated screens with their hands, similar to today's touch screens.