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Most blatant movie rip-offs

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If there's one thing Hollywood isn't known for, it's originality. On a weekly basis, the film industry is labeled as tired and unimaginative yet, time and time again, repetition still proves to be commercially successful.

So when a big movie is released, a smaller studio will piggyback on any possible success with a somewhat lesser version. We've assembled 20 of the most blatant examples of this for your bemusement. Just try to read this list without slightly respecting the audacity of it all. Go on.



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Deadpool director quits over 'creative differences' with Ryan Reynolds

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Oasis rejected Trainspotting for this hilarious reason

You've gotta roll(ing stock) with it

19 Oct 2016

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Chances of weeping behind your sofa: high

by Tom Fordy
19 Oct 2016

Pixar animators spent 5 years making this dark cowboy film

This is why they're the best

18 Oct 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio is producing a new Captain Planet movie

There's a headline we didn't expect to write

18 Oct 2016

QUIZ: Can you match these famous opening lines to the films?

Being attentive in the cinema is about to pay off

17 Oct 2016

Watch Ben Affleck's slick new thriller The Accountant for FREE

We, dear reader, are bringing you his latest blockbuster for absolutely nothing

14 Oct 2016

Stop everything, the New Star Wars: Rogue One trailer is here

Guess who's back

13 Oct 2016

The 25 scariest movies on Netflix right now

11 Oct 2016