12 Things In Pixar Movies That Make No Sense

Toy Story. Up. Inside Out. WALL-E. The Pixar films are perfect. Well... almost perfect.

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Since the release of its first feature film, Pixar has banked over $14 billion, making them one of the successful film studios of today. In terms of quality, Pixar is arguably the best movie company since it's never released a truly bad film (except Cars 2 but that's the exception to the rule). Of the 21 films they've released, nine have won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

Despite the fact that Pixar works on each movie for four years, that doesn't mean they make perfect sense. Now, we can't expect the writers and director to catch every inconsistency because... well... that's the Internet's job.

Sometimes, the Pixar team write themselves into a wall. Other times, the film sets up rules on how its world works but then breaks those same rules later in the story. Occasionally, the movie won't make it clear what its rules are to start with (Why do the automobiles in Cars have doors if nobody gets inside them?)

This list's purpose isn't to take away the joy that Pixar has brought us. Obviously, a huge amount of passion and love went into every single one of their projects (except Cars 2). Nevertheless, such inconsistencies can't help but irritate us.

12. Coco - How Hector Learns The Truth About Ernesto Is Super Convenient

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Coco tells the story of Miguel; an aspiring musician who dreams of being as famous as the legendary Ernesto de la Cruz. Because his family forbids music, Miguel runs away and tracks down Ernesto's guitar. When he strums the instrument, he is transported to the Land of the Dead, where he befriends a skeletal being called Hector. Since he worked with Ernesto, Miguel hopes Hector can help him locate him and convince his family that music shouldn't be banned.

We eventually learn that Hector was a musical genius but Ernesto poisoned him and stole his work. How do we find this out? While Hector, Ernesto, and Miguel are in the same room, a projector happens to be playing an old movie where Ernesto poisons a man The Exact Same Way he poisoned Hector. Just to be as unsubtle as possible, Ernesto said the same dialogue to Hector before he poisoned him as is said in the scene in the film. Why? Does he want to get caught?

Also, what are the chances that this specific scene was playing the exact same time the trio are in the same room? This isn't a plothole but it's one hell of a plot convenience.

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