The truth behind the movies
The hero dives through a window, lands neatly before filling the bad guys car with lead for a couple of minutes, sparks flying as the bullets contact metal, before watching it plummit over the edge of the cliff, bursting into flames as it smashes into the ground.
Or not, as in reality, the hero is cut to shreds whilst diving through the window, losing several fingers and rupturing a main artery.
“There are individuals who have accidentally fallen through windows without sustaining serious injuries. There are also people who have survived the Ebola virus. However, in both cases the odds are not particularly good.”
All this and more at Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics!