What happens if you call a phone number from the movies and cartoons
There is a special category of viewers, which is called the moviegoers. They meticulously venerable critics notice minor lapses operators actors. Fans in the movie is not only time to remember phone numbers, which are only briefly mentioned in the story, but also test them. It turns out that some of the fictional numbers you can call. Concerned viewers know who is hiding "on the other end."
Phones in American cinema
Humanity quickly appreciated the opportunity to "be in touch". Phones rapidly come into our lives, dozens of films and cartoons. the prefix "555" is often found in American cinema, and the number 555-2368 and at all became a favorite telephone subscriber. "Hot Numbers" Ghostbusters, operative FBI Fox Mulder also begin with 555.
The heroes of computer games, popular cartoons, too, prefer to stay in touch. Their numbers often start with the letters KL, which the Americans have replaced the first two fives. For example, KL5-3226 in the famous Simpson. Typically, phone numbers - fictional. Although the number 555-1212 is listed for reference services in Canada and the United States.
Very revealing episode in the video store in the movie "Last Action Hero" in which Schwarzenegger starred. His partner is trying to prove that the world - is not present. The episode featured several telephone numbers:
1. video salon - 555-2310;
2. Home saleswoman number - 555-3812.
The boy discovers that all Los Angeles numbers begin with the prefix "555" and begins to doubt the reality of the world.
Cine mess with communication
In recent years, US suppliers of various services began to actively use the prefix "555". Telecom operators have introduced a limit on the list of imaginary numbers for Hollywood masterpieces. on the set now mention numbers from 555-0100 to 555-0199. This restriction is valid only for new movies and TV series.
Because of the restrictions the same phone can be featured in different movies. Film fans often kurazhatsya with the fact that Marla Singer in "Fight Club" meets the same number as that of Teddy tape "Remember". This number corresponds to a few subscribers from different films:
- Hong Kong restaurant in the comedy "The Spy Harriet";
- Mental Health Institute in the show "Millennium";
- Eddie Alden in the melodrama "Flirting with the beast."
The strange thing is that the characters of different films to reach someone place a call. It seems that they have a phone at all or cine telecom operators work differently than in real life.
Cine numbers in other countries
If American audiences are unlikely to call the phone number of the scanned film, in other countries the situation is different. There are examples of random telephone prankerov victims who have suffered after displaying the picture in the local box office.
In Australia, the phone companies use code 555 for rooms Melbourne suburb and one of the Sydney area. There is a high chance that the number will respond real cine Australian film company and then not get away, as was the case in Bangladesh.
The film company has received a lawsuit against 60 thousand dollars for a phone number that appeared in the film "Politics". The role of the main character played by a favorite of many Bangladeshi ladies actor Shakib Khan. In one scene, he calls your telephone number. No one imagined that the actor's admirers will drop so far and will be for him to call.
In fact, the room was the real owner - rickshaw Liayulu Mia of Sylhet, in southern Bangladesh. Women from different corners of the country began to call unsuspecting rickshaw. Family life completely went wrong because of the jealousy of his wife, who could not stand the pressure of callers fans and left her husband. Liayul Mia filed a lawsuit, demanding to recover from the production company 60 thousand dollars in damages.
Victims Prank phone "on their own"
There have been many funny when filmmakers became victims of their own mistakes. Here is a vivid example of the Russian cinema. During the filming of "Day Watch," the assistant director decided not to wrestle with inventing the phone Anton Gorodetsky. She pointed to her, without assuming that fans Constantine Knightley, who played the role of the main character, will call her. Cherished numbers appeared on the screen for a split second, but it was enough to get hundreds of calls and messages. According hapless assistant director, per night it received nearly 200 calls.
Filmmaker Michael Moore, filming a television documentary "Pets or Meat" by chance have your phone number. As a result, he received 314 incoming calls on the day display on the TV movie.
Film fans tried to phone to God
comic strip "Bruce Almighty" was the subject of a lawsuit because of a phone number. In the film, the main character, played by Jim Carrey, called up to God under number 776-2323. The action takes place in Buffalo and the number matched the urban operator. At that time, the city did not exist user with this phone.
Holders of an identical number who lived in different parts of the United States, began to receive strange phone calls from those who want to talk with God. There has been a lot of funny coincidences:
- In Colorado, the number belonged to a local radio station. Calls steel domain of radio;
- In the small town of Sanford, NC, phone the local church coincided with a cinematic number. What was the surprise of viewers who called, when, instead of God, they answered the church.
One American company has filed for a court because she began to call on the home phone number to talk with God. The operators had to make changes to the movie before its release on DVD. The new version of Jim Carrey calls already on the phone number 555-0123.
Telephony "in Japanese"
Japan is known for a special look at familiar things. Japanese producers did not specify the numbers in popular films. They did the opposite. In Japan, you can call real-life cinematic hero. For example, on 090-4444-444 number saved as "Sadako phone" you can call the ghost of the popular horror "Ring." After long beeps in the tube is distributed bloodcurdling scream, which is consistent with the unusual subscriber.
The directors always seek to convey in the film atmosphere of the time and place of events. In the story kinogeroi calls up with other actors, are searching the web and do other chores. Spectators often stare at the screen to see what browser uses the protagonist, calls on any phone number. Most curious are trying to repeat their action, mixing reality with a fictional life.
Have you ever tried to call the number, who accidentally saw in a movie or TV series?