NASA Calls ’2012′ Stupid as Sh*t, In So Many Words

Thursday, January 6 by

I spy irresponsible hyperbole.

NASA has released its list of the least plausible science fiction films ever made, and Roland Emmerich‘s 2012 landed at the panic-inducing top. The agency has received so many questions based on the ridiculous Mayan propaganda in the film that it was forced to create a website to calm everyone the eff down. The ironic part is the people who need to access it probably think the Internet is an identity stealin devil.

Here’s the list of the most dum-dum sci-fi movies of all time, according to NASA and the Science & Entertainment Exchange:

1. 2012 (2009)
2. The Core (2003)
3. Armageddon (1998)
4. Volcano (1997)
5. Chain Reaction (1996)
6. The 6th Day (2000)
7. What the #$*! Do We Know? (2004)

Turns out a volcano erupting in the middle of Los Angeles is more likely than a massive asteroid barreling toward earth. I work one block from the Tar Pits. Thanks for the nightmare fuel, NASA.

They also put out a list of the most plausible sci-fi films:

1. Gattaca (1997)
2. Contact (1997)
3. Metropolis (1927)
4 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
5. Woman in the Moon (1929)
6. The Thing from Another World (1951)
7. Jurassic Park (1993)

Ethan Hawk must be positively giddy. It also seems that if we’re invaded by aliens, they’ll all look like David Morse. (/Film)

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  1. January 6, 2011 11:46 am

    Glasses McScienceface

    NASA has no idea what they are talking about. “Independence Day” is the most plausible sci-fi movie ever.

  2. January 6, 2011 11:46 am


    Where the fuck is “Mars Attacks!”?

  3. January 6, 2011 11:46 am


    You’re a fucking mor- OOOh, I see what you did there

  4. January 6, 2011 11:46 am


    haters gonna hate

  5. January 6, 2011 11:46 am


    Nice to see my tax dollars going to film screenings.

  6. January 6, 2011 11:46 am


    Close Encounters of a Third Kind isn’t on the plausible list..?

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