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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 # 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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Movie Remakes # 2: Arthur 2.0

Victims: People who truly value Classic Comedic films from the 1980’s. Perpetrators:   Similarities: Both are about the same character.  Arthur, a wealthy over-privileged playboy with too much time and money on his hands and no sense of responsibility.  He ends … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 7: I’ll be your huckleberry

Victims: Anyone interested in factual accounts of the Wild West. Perpetrators: Tombstone (1993) – Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Wyatt Earp (1994) – Warner Bros. Pictures Similarities: Both of the films detail the life of Wyatt Earp, one of the most famous … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats #3: A Tale of Two Capotes

The Victims: Any fans of Classic Literature . . . if they even exist anymore. The Perpetrators:   Similarities: These are literally the same film.  They both detail what happened to Truman Capote while researching his landmark novel “In Cold … Continue reading

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