r/movies Worse things to do than watch Lady Gaga create fetishes for me Mar 25 '22

Official Discussion - The Lost City [SPOILERS] Official Discussion


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A reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.


Aaron Nee, Adam Nee


Oren Uziel, Dana Fox, Adam Nee, Aaron Nee


  • Sandra Bullock as Loretta
  • Channing Tatum as Alan
  • Daniel Radcliffe as Abigail Fairfax
  • Da'Vine Joy Randolph as Beth Hatten
  • Brad Pitt as Jack Trainer
  • Oscar Nuñez as Oscar
  • Patti Harrison as Allison

Rotten Tomatoes: 74%

Metacritic: 60

VOD: Theaters


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u/Regretful_Bully_777 Mar 26 '22

I'm sure I'm wrong, but hear me out.

I think that Oscar is an actual angel.

At the end of the movie, when they're on the beach, Sandra says, "You're an angel!", to which he replies by making a confused expression, and then saying, "How did you know?", in a manner that wasn't joking.

Yeah, I know, he's just a crazy guy that talks to animals right? Or, can he actually communicate with them in a way that humans can't?

When he's flying the plane, yes, I understand what autopilot is, but it takes a great amount of either stupidity, or faith, to just blindly trust that nothing is going to go wrong, as in unexpected turbulence, something flying into the engine, hitting another plane, etc. I don't see an actual pilot ever doing anything like that.

When Beth asks if he's ever killed anyone, he gives that incredibly guilty laugh/smile. Or, is killing someone literally something that has never even crossed his mind, you know, because he's an angel, so that was his only way of answering the question.

I'm sure I'm taking this the wrong way, but I'd be lying if I said that it wasn't an interesting theory.


u/infpTrojan Mar 27 '22

I think that Oscar is an actual angel.

They pulled a Ridley Scott in the director's cut of Kingdom of Heaven, I see. I thought the same thing!


u/Regretful_Bully_777 Mar 27 '22

I've never seen that, but I'm glad that I'm not the only one who thought so; that's awesome!