As America waits on the edge for the official results of the 2020 Presidential election, film buffs and Twitterati were surprised to find the film ‘V For Vendetta’ taking over the top trends.
To mark Guy Fawkes Night on the 5th of November, fans of the action-thriller starring Hugo Weaving and Natalie Portman, took to social media to share some of the most hard-hitting dialogues and draw parallels to the current events of 2020.
“Remember, remember, the fifth of November,” fans tweeted away as they pointed out eerie similarities, not just about the tense political climate, but even the spread of a deadly virus.
Who knew #VforVandetta’s #RememberRememberTheFifthOfNovember premonition would be so accurate https://t.co/v01NauEDsp
— ClassicalLiberalism (@liberteantique) 1604628434000
Remember, remember the Fifth of November,The Gunpowder Treason and Plot,I know of no reasonWhy the Gunpowder Tre… https://t.co/Pv95NLnqxZ
— (@riche2021) 1604609395000
watching v for vendetta again tonight cause you know “remember, remember, the 5th of november “https://t.co/nhcBqHtXix
— ‘ (@dasnazar) 1604584447000
The film that released in 2006, was set in a dystopian future that saw a second civil war taking its toll on the United States and a pandemic sweeping across Europe.
Although the year these events took place was not quite revealed, reports stated that the movie was set in 2020, while others suggest is set sometime within the decade.
Scroll below to see all the parallels fans created about ‘V for Vendetta’:
V for Vendetta, is more relevant than ever. https://t.co/TK2Rfq7Qft
— Hacklemore (@Classic_G_) 1604570838000
The best quote of the movie which suits the world’s current situation is” Nuclear Power is meaningless in a world… https://t.co/B9WiF48oFx
— xyzzyx (@iSaBeLiSaBeLL11) 1604594162000
it’s The 5th Of NovemberV For Vendetta was a warning to society about facism and that warning came utterly true t… https://t.co/I9QpaZdBRa
— ben // free assange (@Check_Film_Fant) 1604613344000
Remember, Remember #FifthOfNovember #5thofNovember #VforVandetta https://t.co/6thP3I993C
— AquarianPsychoHygienist♒ (@WitcheyChic) 1604588532000
It’s the fifth of November. Just hit us how we’re being ushered into a corrupt, totalitarian, dystopic nightmare, g… https://t.co/9eiNcAg4Da
— Libertatem (@rara_apa4) 1604612942000
When you realize that the time setting of The back story for V for Vendetta is in 2020 https://t.co/267GcYcrFN
— Adrian Flores (@LuisAdFlores) 1604611150000
Have you seen V for Vendetta? Quite amazing and familiarized with our present reality!#2020Vision #VforVandetta https://t.co/M5CrkagKsj
— Edgar Cañón (@edgarcanyon) 1604615398000
This 5th of November I think it’s important to think about V for Vendetta. We’re not so far away from that world. https://t.co/0ukNf29uqN
— Laws Plays ✨ Rise of the #TombRaider ⚱️ (@IDFYTI) 1604563255000
“No, you have bullets and the hope that when your guns are empty I’m no longer standing, because if I am you all be… https://t.co/L5utjku505
— Mohamad Bsat (@MohamadBsat10) 1604597673000
Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea… and ideas are bulletproof.… https://t.co/b5D4gaJSAA
— Siyah & Beyaz Film Sahneleri (@film_blackwhite) 1604573209000
In V for Vendetta, Alan Moore shows us how the State effectively exploits the public’s sense of fear in times of cr… https://t.co/sM7oHJvz4K
— Marx ⚫️ مارك (@MarkBFadel) 1604576240000
We are told to remember the idea, not the man, because a man can fail. He can be caught, he can be killed and forg… https://t.co/RCcUsgwP1c
— Movies Quotes. (@movies_seriess) 1604564161000
The film based on the novel, sees the masked “V” making attempts to topple the fascist regime. Sporting a Guy Fawkes mask, V orchestrates a sprawling campaign to inspire people to rise up against their government.