True Movie Myths That We All Fell For

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It Only Takes Seconds to Knock Someone Out With Chloroform

The chloroform rag is any villain’s go-to weapon if they need to subdue someone instantly. If you tried that in real life, you’d find yourself waiting a little while. Unless you have the percentage of drug exactly right, too much could be harmful and too much could be powerless. It is not an instantaneous process.

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You Have To Wait 24 Hours to Report Someone Missing

Any time a person goes missing in a movie, the concerned family is told they must wait 24 hours before they can file a report to ensure the person is truly missing. In real life, this is dangerous. Real police don’t advise this. It can put the whole search at risk if they wait too long.

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