Hypnosis in the movies and TV is something that many people have been fascinated by since the question is usually ‘Can they really do that?’, but the best answer is usually to tell people that it’s a movie. There are some truths when hypnosis is being used in movies since there is a great deal of focus that goes into the very real practice of it. But one thing to remember in the real world is that hypnosis is something that’s often used as a form of therapy, not a cheap parlor trick that can be pulled out when one wants to entertain their family or friends. There are a lot of ethics and morals that go into the practice of hypnosis since if someone does ‘go under’ it’s very possible that there might be ramifications that might end up endangering them as well as the hypnotist given that this practice is capable of pulling up various moments from a person’s subconscious, which could be dicey with some people. Here are a few ways that the movies get hypnosis wrong.