Last time we looked at some of the great conveyor belt moments in film (including TV, since we all watch it on computers now anyway so who cares). Today, we’ll move on to the factory floor.
Herewith, some of the greatest factories in filmdom:
Matropolis, one the earliest movies, achieves some impressive choreography among the workers, as well as an unfortunate heat failure.
The cookie factory from Edward Scissorhands has some serious design issues, but gets points for (creepy) style.
We can’t forget Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Factories make good settings for fighting (as in Showdown in Little Tokyo and myriad Jackie Chan movies) and for dancing (as in Footloose), but we think they usually miss a lot of the possibilities of factories. So let’s end with one of the coolest factory floors around, that of the Megathereans in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: