16 Plots of Your Favorite Movies If You Watched Them Backward

By Rob Fee
This article originally appeared on Playboy.com.

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Can you watch a movie backwards? Of course you can't. But what if you could? Turns out most movies would be completely ridiculous if you started from the end and watched the plot unfold from the opposite side of the story. Here's how some of your all time favorite films would play out if you watched them in reverse:

1. Pretty Woman (1990)
Richard Gere stops kissing his wife on the mouth so she returns all the nice clothes he bought her and becomes a prostitute.

2. Harry Potter (2001)
A noseless man gets kicked out of a high school for trying to murder a child.

3. Paranormal Activity (2007)
A family invites a handy demon over to repair squeaky doors and fix drafty windows.

4. The Ring (2002)
A young Asian girl who emerges from a well to start a 7-day VHS repair business.

5. Taken (2008)
Liam Neeson drops his daughter off at a party boat until some kind Albanian guys return her home.

6. Finding Nemo (2003)
A fish and his son travel back from Australia just in time to see a shark spit out his wife and children.

7. Men in Black (1997)
Tommy Lee Jones uses a flashing light to convince Will Smith to stop wearing suits and join the NYPD.

8. Forrest Gump (1994)
A mentally challenged man moonwalks across America so he can fly to Vietnam and find his friend's legs.

9. Die Hard (1988)
Alan Rickman climbs a tower to help Bruce Willis find his shoes & tidy up for a company Christmas party.

10. Gravity (2013)
Sandra Bullock travels to space and finds increasingly larger ships during her quest to rescue a stranded George Clooney.

11. Independence Day (1996)
Aliens come to earth and drop off a very drunk Randy Quaid so he can start a struggling crop dusting company.

12. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
A factory owner rescues a series of children and saves the town's economy by hiring local workers and employees.

13. I Am Legend (2007)
Will Smith spends every day cleaning up New York City and stocking it with supplies for millions of people to move in.

14. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
A karate master melts down his enemies into tiny turtles and returns them to the pet store.

15. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
A group of kids find some cameras in the woods and decide to ignore all the voodoo stuff they come across so they can return the equipment back home.

16. Super Size Me (2004)
A man loses a ton of weight and gets healthier by vomiting up McDonald's food every day for a month.
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