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Poll: Alternate Storylines for Famous Films - Part V

Which of these alternate plots, based on the titles of the films, do you find the most appealing?

Discuss the list here

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See also:

Movies Told from a Different Character's Perspective

Make Your Choice

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    No Country for Old Men (2007)

    Action, Sci-fi

    In 2136, the Neo-Feminist movement successfully take control of the US and enslave all men, establishing a rule which dictates that after each man reaches the age of 40, he is killed and his body fluids are used to feed the FEMNET, a central HUB that controls all technology in the States.

    Renegade Commando Arnold Schwarzenegger will ensure that that's not the case.

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    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)


    Nicolas Cage receives another Oscar for playing an alcoholic, this time in the moving but difficult-to-watch drama in which a now-sober ex-husband searches up and down the county for the wife that deserted him, desperate to make up for his abusive nature and violent past.

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    12 Monkeys (1995)

    Action, Sci-fi

    With the original working title being "Rise of the Dawn of the War for the Sequel of the Reboot of the Remake of the Prequel of the Planet of the Apes", this Asylum-produced knock-off revolves around Cheaser and his 11 council members, as they battle humans, political unrest and the odd craving for a banana.

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    Raging Bull (1980)


    Bullfighters Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci work their way up the bullfighting hierarchy, until they are given the chance to take on the legendary mammal himself, the celebrity known throughout all of Spain, the one they call...Raging Bull.

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    Trainspotting (1996)


    A group of men sit in a field and talk about life and all its oddities. Occasionally a train blares past.

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    Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992)


    From Eli Roth, a mild mannered family man snaps after being repeatedly frustrated at the flaws he sees in society. In his new-found insanity, he locks his children up in his home and proceeds to torture them one by one, as they look for a means to escape and get to the police.

    Famously banned in 32 countries and obtained a 0/100 Metacritic score. Critics were displeased at the tasteless violence. Roth notably hit back, claiming his film was satire and a metaphor for adults who take out their frustrations of failure on their children.

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    The Elephant Man (1980)

    Adventure, Family, Fantasy

    Jack Breyner has been fighting back against animal poachers in Africa for years when one day he is ambushed by his enemies and left for dead. Nursed to health by the same magical calf he himself once rescued, a new crime-fighting superhero is born - The Elephant Man.

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    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)


    David Attenborough returns with another acclaimed nature doc. Here he focuses on the weird and wonderful, the bizarre and the deadly, providing details on the whereabouts of such wonderful creatures.

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    Predator (1987)


    The disappearances of several young girls in a sleepy town in Canada sends a police detective to near breaking point. Matters are only complicated when the detective receives a tip informing him that a local community leader, a much loved and fiercely defended figure, is a secret child molester.

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    Predators (2010)


    Sequel to the critically-adored thriller. Four years after the community leader is put behind bars, more children start to go missing. Could the local leader be orchestrating a child molestation ring from his jail cell? Is there more than one predator on the streets? Or did the detective nail the wrong man four years ago?

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    The Great Wall (2016)

    Drama, History, Thriller

    Having successfully worked his way to the Presidential post, Donald Trump begins work on what he calls his masterpiece - the wall between Mexico and the US. Other world leaders help and hinder his vision, and political unrest from the citizens threatens to crumble his dream. Directed by Oliver Stone.

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    Get Out (2017)


    Having found a new niche with films like Dirty Grandpa (2016) and The War with Grandpa (2020), Robert De Niro returns as a filthy old man, this time as a tenant who refuses to leave his rented accommodation when thrown out for too much sex, drugs and poop-stains on the ceiling. Land-owner Zack Efron must up his game to get rid of the annoying tenant, so he sends in his 'fixers' - played by Al Pacino and Harvey Keitel.

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    Before I Fall (2017)


    A low-key drama about a young woman who suffers from regular blackouts and her attempts to find success as a paramedic in spite of it. The film was noted for raising awareness for syncope-sufferers.

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    The Bye Bye Man (2017)


    Little Timmy only remembered two words that his father ever said to him before he walked out on him and his mother - "bye bye." But now Timothy is all grown up, and he looks for his father to find the reason why he left.

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    Sleepless (2017)


    Trying her hand at playing a scream queen, Margot Robbie stars in this disturbing feature film bought to you by James Wan as woman plagued by Insomnia, who tries desperately let go of her traumatic past. Are the demons who visit her at night all in her head, or a personification of her unsettling background?

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    Traffic (2000)

    Mystery, Fantasy, Drama

    Traffic concerns a middle-aged insurance salesman as he is forced to confront the emptiness of his life whilst stuck in traffic on the M25. We watch as he retreats into his memories and fantasies.

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    The NeverEnding Story (1984)

    History, Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Musical, Romance, Horror, Crime, Mystery, Fantasy

    A milestone in film-making and a feat of human skill. What started off as an experimental independent film has grown into a cultural phenomenon.

    The basic idea of The NeverEnding Story is that almost a hundred film-makers gather every year to film and add chapters to a film that had no ending, the intention of which is to create a story that never ends, utilizing state-of-the-art live editing technology and a vast film crew.

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    Trolls (2016)


    A study on IMDb's most persistent message board trolls, including what they do, what drives them and ultimately what can be done to stop them.

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    The Shining (1980)


    The story of a man who works at a car wash. The movie chronicles his days as he meets people.

    *suggested by JimmyWhimmyNutrinSon

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    The Birds (1963)


    The story of a middle-aged man who just sits at home watching birds everyday.

    *suggested by JimmyWhimmyNutrinSon

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