Top 10 riddles used in famous movies!
“First think of the person who lives in disguise, who deals in secrets and tells nought but lies. Next, tell me what's always the last thing to mend, the middle of the middle and end of the end? And finally, give me the sound often heard during the search for a hard-to-find word. Now string them together, and answer me this, which creature would you be unwilling to kiss?”
Do you recall this riddle?
Can you name this popular movie?
“It's a riddle from the Harry Potter series.”
Let's get started on this blog with some intriguing movie riddles!
Riddles and puzzles are fun, interesting to solve and are used in everyday life. Since ancient Babylon, people have been trying to stump each other with riddles. Brain teasers have existed in nearly every time and culture. Something about the challenge and mystery of a word problem motivates people to solve them.
It was only natural that movies would also include riddles given their popularity. When a character is trying to solve a problem before the clock runs out and we, the audience, are trying to figure out the solution as well, it's a truly tense situation.
These are the top 10 famous riddles from the big screen.
1. Harry Potter:
First think of the person who lives in disguise, who deals in secrets and tells nought but lies. Next, tell me what's always the last thing to mend, the middle of the middle and end of the end? And finally, give me the sound often heard during the search for a hard-to-find word. Now string them together, and answer me this, which creature would you be unwilling to kiss?
2. Transporter :
“What’s round, but not always around? It’s light sometimes; it’s dark sometimes, Everyone wants to walk all over me. What am I?”
Answer: The moon.
3. Batman Forever:
“Tear one off and scratch my head. What once was red is black instead?
Answer: A match.
4. Angels & Demons:
“From Santi’s Earthly Tomb with Demons Hole,
‘Cross Rome the mystic elements unfold, The Path of Light is laid, the sacred test, Let angels guide you on your lofty quest.”
Answer: The Path to Illumination. The riddle tells Langdon that he must follow the Path to Illumination, something every Illuminati member follows, to save the Catholic Church.
5. Tin cup
A man’s driving down the road with his son and they get in an accident. Two ambulances come and take the man and his son to different hospitals. The son goes into the operating room, the doctor looks at him and says, “I can’t operate on this boy. He’s, my son.” How’s that possible?
Answer: The doctor is the boy's mother.
"Don't be fooled, it isn't thunder. Staying put would be a blunder."
Answer: A stampede.
7. Fermat’s Room
"A shepherd has to cross a river with a sheep, a wolf and a cabbage. Only two can go on the boat. For example, the shepherd and the sheep. How can they cross the river without the wolf eating the sheep and/or the sheep eating the cabbage?"
Answer: Take the sheep over, come back alone, take the cabbage over, return with the sheep, take the wolf over, come back alone and take the sheep over.
"There are two doors. One leads to the castle, the other to certain death. You may ask one question, to one guard, to help you decide which door is the correct one. One guard always lies, and one always tells the truth. How do you choose?"
Answer: Ask either guard which door the other guard would say leads out. To stay alive, you must walk through the opposite door you’ve been told to use.
"They fly at night, you'd better run. These winged things are not much fun."
10. Batman Forever
"If you look at the numbers on my face, you won’t find 13 any place."
The presence of such riddles adds flavor to movies and makes the experience extremely enjoyable. It keeps the audience on their toes and builds even more suspense.
So, next time you’re watching a movie, try to look out for such riddles and puzzles.
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