What Is 'The Beach That Makes You Old?' Memes About The Beach From The Movie 'Old' Explained
M. Night Shyamalan's Old was a novelty in the horror movie genre in how seriously it took itself despite the apparent absurdity of its premise. A fear of aging as manifested in a fear of a specific beach that makes you old is rife with meme potential, especially considering Shyamalan's previous contributions to the meme cannon.
If you've seen memes referencing a beach that makes you old and are looking for some more information on what that could possibly mean, here's a refresher on the meme's history.
Where Does The 'Beach That Makes You Old' Come From?
In 2021, supernatural and horror movie director M. Night Shyamalan released perhaps his strangest movie yet. A set of families visiting a beach resort find themselves in a unique pickle after visiting a beach that starts to age them rapidly.
The absurdity of the movie's premise naturally led to various memes about it, with people joking about what would happen if they, their friends, or people in fictional scenarios went to visit the beach as well.
How Did The 'Beach That Makes You Old' Become A Meme?
Some of the earliest memes about the beach from Old made references to the simplicity and uniqueness of its premise. Other jokes played into the absurdity of fearing a beach, even if it does make you old.
Other jokes used the beach as a humorous reference point to make an entirely different joke, like this fake quote from a Jerry Seinfeld stand-up segment and this "All-Star" parody.
For the full history of the beach that makes you old, be sure to check out our entry on it here for even more information.
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