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Movie Copycats # 15: “A Trick is Something a Whore Does for Money.”

The Victims: Fans of turn of the century based literature. The Perpetrators:  Similarities: Both films are about magicians in turn of the 20th century Europe with tricks that defy reality.  There’s also a dash of romance thrown in along the … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 13: The Fast and The Infuriating

Perpatrators: Similarities: Both films involve a car crazy crook with a past looking at a chance for redemption.  They also involve brazen police officers who employ no-nonsense tactics to catch these crooks.  And since both films deal greatly with redemption it’s … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 11: You’ve lost that loving feeling

Victims: Anyone who joined the military in the 80’s. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both films feature a main character who is a gung-ho pilot with a chip on his shoulder and daddy issues. Differences: In Iron Eagle Doug Masters, sets out to … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 10: Ten Things I Hate about Teen Comedies

Victims: Overly hormonal teenagers. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both movies are based on William Shakespeare’s play Taming of the Shrew.  Despite Ten Things I Hate About You being the more direct adaptation of the Shakespearean tale they are both about turning an … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 9: Overnight Debauchery

Victims: College bound teens. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both of these movies are about a guy who gets drunk and sends proof of fake infidelity/actual infidelity to his girlfriend who is going to a different college than he is.  He teams up … Continue reading

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