3 Hollywood Movies that Used Rugs to Great Effect
We have been using them to bring style and panache to our homes since ages. They have been used to decorate our living rooms, our kitchen, and even our bedrooms. Yes, you guessed it right – we are talking about our favorite decorative element for our homes – Rugs. Available in quite a wide range of designs and styles, these rugs have become an inseparable part of home décor.
But that’s not all – over the years these Persian rugs have managed to be a part of Hollywood industry as well. Wondering what are we talking about here? Well, we are going to present three Hollywood movies in front of you, which would have never been possible if it was not for these rugs. Which are those movies? Let us have a look at them –
- The Big Lebowski
We all have heard about the story of this big getting his life intertwined amidst a kidnapping case and then how things change around. But, do we remember how did this all begin? It all began when the two goons urinate on the BIG LEBOWSKI’s rug. This fun, in fact hilarious, movie had so much drama action and comedy, but amidst all this the center of the plot was – BIG LEBOWSKI’s rug! Let’s not comment on the choice of rug though, it could have been way better, but the whole point is that the entire plot of the movie revolved around a fight that arose because of a damaged rug!
- The Shining
Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, this thrilling masterpiece won accolades from the critics and movie lovers alike. Though the movie was all about a family moving in an isolated hotel where Jack begins to get insane, the one thing we simply cannot fail to notice is the striking carpet on which Danny, one of the kids in the movie, is seen biking throughout the hotel floors. Adorning the floor, the rug with its red and orange geometric patterns made the scene awe inspiring. And, the carpet got etched in our memories forever!
Third, and the last, name on the list that we have for you here is the cult classic animated movie – Aladdin which hit the screens in the year 1992. The movie brought to the viewers, for the first time, something more than just the genie and Aladdin story. The magic carpet, a persona rug, was nothing short of a supporting hero in the movie along with the genie, the parrot and the monkey. In fact, one of the most iconic scenes comes in the movie when Aladdin and Jasmine go on a date on the magic carpet. And, how can we forget about the swishes and swooshes that the carpet goes through to save Aladdin every time he is struck in any trouble.
These were just three Hollywood movies that utilized these Persian rugs to great effect and brought them closer to life. We are sure that you would have also noticed them while watching the movie.
After reading this post you would have definitely reminisced the moments and got to know how these woven threads were entwined in the movie’s theme, without which the Hollywood movies would never have been possible. Apart from these three, there have been many other instances not just Hollywood movies but TV series as well where these rugs have managed to carve their niche.
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