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Poll: Alternate Storylines for Famous Films - Part III

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

Discuss the list here

See PART 1 here

See PART 2 here


See also:

Movies Told from a Different Character's Perspective

Make Your Choice

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    X-Men: First Class (2011)

    Action, Mystery

    Chaos ensures in first class on an airplane that the X-Men have boarded after Mystique goes missing. Wolverine and the crew must find out what happened before it is too late. Has she been kidnapped? And was that really Magneto's helmet that Cyclops spotted in economy class?

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    Aliens (1986)


    In this Roger Corman-produced B movie, President Bonald Chump sends a white supremacist commando to the Mexican border (where he has built a giant wall) to ensure that no would-be immigrants make it past. His path crosses with 3 Mexican convicts escaping local authorities, and trying to make it to the US

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    Get the Gringo (2012)

    Adult, Drama, Comedy

    A rich womanizer played by Mel Gibson recounts his holiday in Las Vegas full of sex, drugs and rock n roll, before the events of the vacation come back to hit his life hard. Margot Robbie plays the prostitute who he unknowingly impregnates

    * based on the title How I Spent My Summer Vacation

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    Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)


    Two hours of different shades of the color grey appearing on the screen

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    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)


    An Arabian Prince, whose family wealth is dwindling, is given a choice between three potential brides.

    One is a respectable candidate, but he doesn't like her, one is a bad girl, and he likes her, and the other is not exactly a looker but her father is the richest man in the land

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    Schindler's List (1993)

    Family, Comedy

    Mom is sick and bedridden, and she's had just quite enough of 8 year old son Oscar Schindler's misbehaving. He won't be getting any birthday presents this year if he fools around again. So it's unfortunate that when she sends young Schindler to the stores her shopping list ends up getting blown away by the wind out of Oscar's hands

    The job of tracking down the list takes Oscar on a city-wide adventure

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    Fight Club (1999)

    Sports, Action, Documentary

    This popular documentary consists of violence-based sporting activities between celebrities who hate each other in real life, with behind-the-scenes footage showcasing the reason for their feuds.

    Highlights include a George Clooney vs David O'Russell boxing match, a Klaus Kinski vs Werner Herzog water polo game, a Clint Eastwood vs Spike Lee thumb war, an Uwe Boll vs Michael Bay obstacle course race, and a Marvel/DC Royal Rumble

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    A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)


    A recently-arrived female alien assumes the identity of a dead woman, observing the oddities of modern human society. This is before her natural instincts take over, and she begins mating with men, laying eggs and killing her mates in the process

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    The Act of Killing (2012)

    Crime, Drama, Horror

    After murdering a victim in cold blood, a sinister police officer learns that he can use his place in society to carry out and get away with his fiendish fantasies.

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    The Wild Bunch (1969)

    Crime, Drama

    A group of teenage skinheads receive rude awakenings when they are sent to a detention center, along with youths of other race and religions. The center is run by the psychotic Chief Warden Barrington, played by John Voight, and his wardens. All the kids must look past their differences to work against the evil men in charge

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    You Don't Know Jack (2010)


    This much-loved documentary showcases a number of popular theories about science, history, law and psychology that are debunked. Which just goes to show, you don't know jack!

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    The Football Factory (2004)

    Sport, Drama

    An uplifting tale of a young man in a gang-torn African town who creates a football league for the local children to keep them away from crime

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    The Departed (2006)


    After the hanging of a so-called witch, strange events begin happening a strict Christian town in 18th Century Britain, and graves in the local cemetery appear to have corpses missing and caskets opened...from the inside...

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    Heart of Glass (1976)

    Fantasy, Drama

    A sad but sweet tale set in the world of The Wizard of Oz about a man born literally made of glass. His fragile physical state is only matched by his naivety and inability to see that those he calls his friends are only using him and his condition as a circus freak to make money

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    Bringing Out the Dead (1999)


    A young alter boy is hired by a enigmatic elderly priest and his minions to help him with his day to day activities. Little does the boy know that the priest is a necromancer, who summons corpses from the grave to do his evil bidding, and that he is being prepped to replace the priest - which involves having his soul destroyed!

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    End of Watch (2012)

    Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

    A Game of Thrones prequel. The Night's Watch must overcome internal battles as Wildlings march on the wall. And something far more sinister is following the wild ones...

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    Little Children (2006)

    Family, Comedy

    Several toddlers, trapped by the boredom of being babysat by teenage siblings, plan their escape. The film is told through the extraordinarily imaginative minds of the children, akin to the Rugrats TV show

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    The Guest (2014)

    Comedy, Drama

    Set in the modern day south, an elderly and traditional couple are pleased to learn that their daughter has wed a fine young doctor - until she brings him home, and he's black

    An updated remake of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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    Side by Side (2012)

    Romance, Drama

    Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman play a couple who marry whilst on holiday. They move to Bogie's estate, where jealous family members and friends threaten to cause cracks in their relationship - the key offender being Edward J Robinson, who plays the envious older brother of Bogie.

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    The Man from Nowhere (2010)


    Palestinian Omar Jabbar emigrates to the US for a better life. Whilst his own country is being destroyed, Omar faces hate and racial persecution in his new home by locals who want him out of their town.

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    There Will Be Blood (2007)


    An aged mafia hitman, played by Robert De Niro, comes out of retirement as a favor for his old friends - little does he know that his job, to oversee a meeting between two crime families, is a set up to kill him. Someone from De Niro's past wants him dead, and he has to find out why.

    An adaption of "The Winter of Frankie Machine" by Don Winslow

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    The Age of Innocence (1993)


    The life of a husband and wife going through a divorce due to their relationship being unfaithful is shown through the eyes and mind of their 6 year old only child

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    Sexy Beast (2000)


    Playing himself, fat loser Jonah Hill is given his wish of being turned into Ryan Gosling by a wishing well. His antics as a chick-magnet and party freak get noticed by the Hollywood crowd, including the real Ryan Gosling, who is bewildered at the appearance of a doppelganger. Expect meta humor and celebrity cameos

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    Cinderella Man (2005)


    An account covering several decades of the life of a young man, who begins his journey as a transgender woman in Thailand. He faces discrimination and depression in this tale of gender and identity

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    The Conversation (1974)


    Gene Hackman. Rabbi. Robert De Niro. Priest.

    One room. Two men. Two faiths. One 2 hour-long conversation, in this Oscar winning drama about religion, society and man's place on earth

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    The Night of the Hunter (1955)


    A group of teenagers make the mistake of camping in Wardown Woods in Transylvania. Clearly they haven't heard of the local legend of a cloaked murder roaming the woods, preying upon the unwary...

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    Bridge of Spies (2015)


    A miniature tape recorder inserted in a spy's tooth bridge collected some vital information about a new secret weapon that would reduce the Nuclear bomb to the same level than a whoopee cushion, but no one knows the spy's identity. The film contains many scenes of dental torture, tooth extracting and so forth and isn't suitable for any audience

    * suggested by ElMaruecan82

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    No Country for Old Men (2007)

    Sci-fi, Drama

    In a scarcity-ridden dystopian future, where persons are not allowed to live past the age of 70, a band of hardy elders are forced to wander in hiding as fugitives without a country or rights, aided by sympathetic dissidents to the new world order

    * suggested by alioth4

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    Crank (2006)


    A wild conspiracy theorist airs his baffling screeds on YouTube and in books he sells on the internet, yet his "acutely observant" paranoid mind can't detect how his business partner is cheating him blind right under his nose. (Or it can be a dramatization of King of the Hill's Dale Gribble, a conspiracy theorist oblivious of his wife cheating on him right under his nose.)

    * suggested by alioth4

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