Sure, we're living in the age of the smartphone and we have constant access to things like the internet and social media. Still, the movies we grew up with had all sorts of cool ideas for what the future could look like, and these 7 are the ones we still want now!
Back To The Future II - Hoverboards
We've wanted our own hoverboards ever since we watched Marty McFly escape from Griff and his gang of bullies on a bright pink one. Sure, there's a toy CALLED a "hoverboard" now, but that's not the real thing. It's a segway without the handles.
The Jetsons - Flying Cars
Seriously, it's the year 2017 and we still don't have flying cars?! I feel like I was lied to my entire childhood. What's taking them so long?
Voltron - Giant Robots
Try and find me a young kid who didn't want a giant robot to drive around and fight evil with. We'd even take it instead of the flying car!
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Batman - The Batmobile
The greatest of all movie cars, the Batmobile was sleek, badass, and had tons of awesome gadgets that would guarantee you'd never get bored while driving. We STILL want this even after we've stopped being kids.
The Matrix - Instant Knowledge
You plug yourself into a computer and can learn decades worth of information, culture, combat tactics, and pretty much anything else you could want. In SECONDS. It's even better than the internet!
Every Movie Ever - Jetpacks
James Bond had one, the Jetsons had them, Arnold had one in Jingle All The Way, so where the hell are our personal flying devices?!
Star Trek - Communicators
Yeah this is dated now that we have smartphones, but at the time this was a pretty revolutionary idea. The communicators allowed for instant communication between people no matter where they were, and at the time it was the coolest thing ever to us. Hey, at least we actually got one of them!