Journey to the Center of the Earth/YMMV

Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.

  • Non Sequitur Scene: Pat Boone breaks into song for no apparent reason.
    • Well, he was a famous singer at the time. Most likely the movie Shooting The Money. That and the Shirtless Scene.
    • From the 2012 Mysterious Island movie, the whole "Pop the Pecs" scene would certainly qualify as one of these.
  • Cargo Ship: Hans appears to have an odd relationship with his duck.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: the 1959 movie, thanks to Bernard Herrmann. Mountain top/Sunrise would later inspire Danny Elfman's Batman theme.
  • Just Here for Godzilla: Most people only went to see Journey 2 the Mysterious Island just for the new Daffy Duck short, Daffy's Rhapsody.
    • Or The Rock.
  • Special Effects Failure: Not bad for the time (1959), except for the scene where they're carried up the lava tube. The beloved Slurpasaur makes an appearance, looking much more realistic in its movements than any rubber monster.
  • Fridge Logic: The 2012 film is jam packed with the stuff. Between the fact that there's apparently a category 5 hurricane just hanging around somewhere off the coast of Palau (and nobody on the island seems to care too much about that,) and the fact that there's all sorts of satellites overhead that might be interested in taking a look at what's going on in there, it doesn't seem like the Mysterious Island would stay mysterious for all that long, would it? Oh, and you'd also think one or two of those satellites would be equipped with spectrometers that might take notice of a giant gold-spewing volcano...
    • Sean is in high school, and clams to have straight A's. Why doesn't he know about latitude and longitude cordinates, then?
  • Tear Jerker: In the 2008 movie, the scene where the characters bury and say goodbye to Max. The entire thing, but especially the journal entry read by Trevor, that Max wrote on Sean's birthday.