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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 06/ 8/2007

Friday List: Movie Title Mashups

By Michael Corones

Timeless. (Jonathan Mannion -- Govinda Gallery)

As improbable as it may sound, I want to be an amalgamation of William Powell and Jay-Z when I grow up. (Yes, I realize I'm 34 and time is running out.)

So I was sipping a PBR down at Solly's Tavern, sitting next to Mac the Movie Man (Mac watches movies on a portable DVD player; this night it was "The Magnificent Seven") and becoming increasingly stressed about how to describe my dream of channeling my heroes to Liz's gentle readers. (Seriously, Powell and Jay-Z could have a smooth-off. Dapper duds, rapier wit and magnums of Dom Perignon at two paces. Like that scene from "Zoolander" except better.) Suddenly, Mac exclaimed, "What if they crossed 'The Magnificent Seven' with 'Ocean's 11'?" And there it was: Crisis averted! Topic discovered! Friday List found: Movie Title Mashups.

He went through all of that just to get to a Friday list?!?

Yes. Yes I did. So without further ado, your top ten movie title mashups:


  1. "The Magnificent Seven" + "Ocean's 11" = "The Magnificent 7-11"

    Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K. A band of beneficent cowboys endeavor to save a convenience store from a gaggle of glib yuppies.

  2. "The Natural" + "Natural Born Killers" = "The Natural Born Killers"

    A Nebraska farm boy fashions a baseball bat from a lightning-felled tree and marauds around New Mexico killing innocents to a catchy Nine-Inch-Nails-meets-Randy-Newman soundtrack.

  3. "All the President's Men" + "Men in Black" = "All the President's Men in Black"

    Unsuspected Martians infiltrate The Washington Post and concoct an elaborate ruse to have Gerald Ford installed as president.

  4. "Les Filles de La Rochelle" (French, 1962) + "La Rochelle" (French, 1912) = "Les Filles de La Rochelle Rochelle"

    Four French maidens' strange, erotic journey from Milan to Minsk.

  5. "Trading Places" + "Places in the Heart" = "Trading Places in the Heart"

    A blue blood and a bum concoct an elaborate ruse to get rich as a depression-era widow.

  6. "The Remains of the Day" + "Days of Thunder" = "The Remains of the Days of Thunder"

    A disillusioned NASCAR driver moves from Bristol, Tenn. to Bristol, England to pursue his passion for servitude.

  7. "Chariots of Fire" + "Fire Down Below" = "Chariots of Fire Down Below"

    A disillusioned EPA agent moves from Manchester, Ky. to Manchester, England to pursue his passion for steeplechase.

  8. "Hard to Kill" + "To Kill a Mockingbird" = "Hard to Kill a Mockingbird"

    A washed-up action star awakes from a coma to discover her father is a depression-era lawyer.

  9. "The Super" + "Super Troopers" = "The Supertroopers"

    A New York City slumlord is sentenced to six months as a drug-addled, syrup-swilling Vermont state trooper. Hijinks ensue.

  10. "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" + "Under the Tuscan Sun" = "20,000 Leagues Under the Tuscan Sun"

    A disillusioned submarine captain moves to Italy to pursue his passion for prosciutto.

Now it's your turn: Share your favorite movie title mashups in the comments section.

When not guest Celebritologizing, Michael Corones is an Opinions producer for washingtonpost.com. In his mind he is writing a book about William Powell and Jay-Z titled "The Thin Man, Living the Phat Life." Sadly, yet predictably, he hasn't gotten any further than a title.

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Dirty Harry + When Harry met Sally

Tough cop and overly intellectual woman bond over guns and sandwiches.

Posted by: toomuchfreetime | June 8, 2007 11:41 AM | Report abuse

Superman + The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit = Superman in a grey flannel suit. Superman converts to Judaism and fight for truth, justice and anti-defamation.


Georgia Rule + Rules of the Game = Georgia Rules of the Game
Lindsay Lohan stars in a scathing critique of corrupt French society about a weekend hunting party and all night drink binging.

Posted by: Kent in Silver Spring | June 8, 2007 11:42 AM | Report abuse

Uncle Buck + Buck Rogers

John Candy travels to the future and fights to save the galaxy.

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 11:44 AM | Report abuse

Wall Street + Streetfighter

Gordon Gecko battles Armand Asante's terrorist forces

Posted by: @work | June 8, 2007 11:48 AM | Report abuse

Dark City + City of Angels = Dark City of Angels
The City of Los Angeles has a hard time sleeping at night. Little do they know, Angels walk among them, manipulating their dreams to determine what makes them Human. Guest cameo by Paris Hilton in a scene where angels doubt our humanity and whether mankind is worth saving.

Posted by: Ken | June 8, 2007 11:51 AM | Report abuse

Lost in Space + Spaceballs = Lost in Spaceballs.

Funniest movie ever...need I say more? :)

Posted by: kwijibo | June 8, 2007 11:52 AM | Report abuse

Justice League + A League of Their Own = A Justice League of Their Own

Women super heroes wielding bats and wearing cute baseball outfits fight evil and save the world, despite the doubts and roadblocks of the patriarchy!

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 12:06 PM | Report abuse

Saturday Night Fever + Cabin Fever =Saturday Night Cabin Fever

Tony Manero encounters a secluded backwoods disco and becomes infected with a flesh eating virus.

Posted by: rocketman | June 8, 2007 12:08 PM | Report abuse

Babe + Babette's Feast = Babe at Babette's Feast

Things turn out badly for our porcine hero when he takes a wrong turn while sheepherding and ends up in a remote Danish Village.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 12:12 PM | Report abuse

"Wonder Boys" and "Boyz in the Hood"

"Wonder Boyz in the Hood"
Michael Douglas and Tobey star in the coming of age film where a professor and student battle rival gangs in South Central.

Posted by: tamara | June 8, 2007 12:13 PM | Report abuse

"Uncle Buck + Buck Rogers

John Candy travels to the future and fights to save the galaxy."

Wasn't that called Spaceballs? :)

Posted by: Danielle | June 8, 2007 12:15 PM | Report abuse

The Running Man + Cool Runnings = The Cool Running Man

A wrongly convicted Arnold Schwarzenegger must try to survive a public execution gauntlet by joining the first Jamacian bobsled team. (Bonus for this movie: interaction between Arnold and Doug E Doug).

Posted by: michael | June 8, 2007 12:16 PM | Report abuse

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen + A League of their Own = A League of Their Own Extraordinary Gentlemen

Figures from literature of the 19th and 20th centuries bond together to form a baseball team. (Sean Connery's character plays shortstop.)

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Field of Dreams + Dream Girls = Field of Dream Girls

John Huskmeyer always wanted boys who could work the farm and carry on when he's gone. Instead, he had four daughters. The Huskmeyer girls work at their father's farm, but they yearn in their hearts to sing. They meet a drunken, burnt-out stage manager, build an auditorium in the "south 40", and burst out in song! (Winner of 4 Oscars including "Most Derivative Picture")

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 12:20 PM | Report abuse

Gone with the Wind + A Mighty Wind = Gone with the Mighty Wind.

A group of Graying folk musicians get together to celebrate their past, but tensions break out when some better-organized and well-armed Blues performers burn down their club.

Famous quotes: "As God is my witness, I shall never play Guthrie again."

"I don't no nothin' 'bout strummin' no fiddles."

"Frankly my dear, I don't give a drum."

Posted by: Rhett Guest | June 8, 2007 12:20 PM | Report abuse

Copycat + Catwoman= Copy Catwoman

Sigourney Weaver must try to stop the remake of Catwoman

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 12:22 PM | Report abuse

The Terminal + The Terminator = The Terminal Terminator

Havoc ensues at JFK airport when a naked Tom Hanks eludes capture and incapacitates travelers with a heavy Austrian accent and a red laser pointer.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 12:25 PM | Report abuse

(wasn't this a Style Invitational topic a while back?)

how 'bout:

"8 1/2" + "Eight Men Out" = "8 1/2 Men Out"
In the aftermath of the 1919 "Black Sox Scandal" Shoeless Joe Jackson and his teammates retreat into a surreal dream-state, and there, finds solace and inspiration to face the world.

"The Godfather" + "Father of the Bride" = "Godfather of the Bride"
"You come into my house on the day my daughter is to be married, and you uh ask me to do murder, for money." 'nuff said.

"Gods and Monsters" + "Monster's Ball" = "Gods and Monster's Ball"
Just like the orignal Monster's Ball, only Billy Bob Thornton seduces P. Diddy instead of Halle Berry.


Posted by: klaw | June 8, 2007 12:30 PM | Report abuse


Freaky Friday + Friday the 13th = Freaky Friday the 13th

Use your imagination...

Posted by: WDC | June 8, 2007 12:33 PM | Report abuse

The Wrath of Khan + The Grapes of Wrath = The Grapes of The Wrath of Kahn

Crew of the Enterprise lose their Starfleet commision and must become migrant workers in California, which is controlled by Ricardo Montabon.

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 12:38 PM | Report abuse

Darby O' Gill and the Little People + The People vs. Larry Flynt = Darby O' Gill and the Little People vs. Larry Flynt

Irishman Darby O' Gill faces his toughest challenge yet when he must defend and save his leprechaun friends from the clutches of Larry Flynt, who wants to turn them into porn stars.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 12:39 PM | Report abuse

The Princess Bride + Bride of Frankenstein = The Princess Bride of Frankenstein

The Princess and the Monster meet cute, lose one another and end happily ever after. "My name is Igor Montoya. You put out my torch - prepare to die!"

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 12:40 PM | Report abuse

He Got Game + The Crying Game
Denzel takes on a much different role than we are used to.

Posted by: bdw | June 8, 2007 12:41 PM | Report abuse

Creepshow + Showgirls = Creepshowgirls

The only thing scarier than Nomi Malone's dancing is if she were a dancing zombie.

Posted by: Smitty | June 8, 2007 12:42 PM | Report abuse

"Dances With Wolves" + "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azbakan" = Dances with the Prisoner of Azkaban

Directed by Baz Luhrman, Native Americans and Dementors searched for escaped murders in the old west

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 12:45 PM | Report abuse

My Best Friend's Wedding + The Wedding Crashers = My Best Friend's Wedding Crashers
Julia Roberts finds true love with uninvited guest Owen Wilson! Hilarity ensues.

The Sound of Music + Music and Lyrics = The Sound of Music and Lyrics
After narrowly escaping from the Nazis, a singing Austrian family only has two days to write a hit pop song with Hugh Grant! Hilarity ensues.

Posted by: boston liz | June 8, 2007 12:52 PM | Report abuse

Friday the 13th: Jason Takes Manhattan + The Muppets Take Manhattan =

Friday the 13th: Jason and the Muppets Take Manhattan, a glittery romp about a group of college Muppets, their quest to star on Broadway, and the deranged serial killer stalking them.

Posted by: CentrevilleMom | June 8, 2007 12:54 PM | Report abuse

The Da Vinci Code + Code of Silence = The Di Vinci Code of Silence
Tom Hanks and Chuck Norris team up using obscure religious iconography to fight a gang war and corruption in LA.

Cold Mountain + Brokeback Mountain = Cold Brokeback Mountain
This time round, Jude Law and Jake Gyllenhall hook up in the winter on Brokeback. Meawhile back on the ranch, Nicole Kidman and Renee Zellwieger move in together after their second date, cut their hair really short and start wearing comfortable shoes.

Posted by: really too much time on my hands | June 8, 2007 1:05 PM | Report abuse

Casablanca + Priscilla, the Queen of the Desert = Show me your Casa, I'll Show You Mine

Rick must hide his sex-change operation from Vichy French policeman lover to get his transvestite love child out of Casablanca. Includes huge "Victor/Victoria"-like musical number in which Rick does striptease on top of bar wearing dildo.

Posted by: POS | June 8, 2007 1:09 PM | Report abuse

Stranger Than Fiction + Pulp Fiction = Stranger Than Pulp Fiction
I haven't seen "Stranger Than Fiction" yet, so maybe someone else can set us up with a plot -- as long as it still has Samuel L. Jackson in it and Emma Thompson narrating, I'll be happy!

Posted by: boston liz | June 8, 2007 1:11 PM | Report abuse

Faster Pussycat! Kill Bill!

- pretty much the same

Animal House of Sand and Fog

- mean old Dean Kingsley tries to kick hard-partying Jennifer Connelly out of her rockin' house.

Major League Under the Sea

- a band of lovable misfits take over the crappiest submarine in the sea and defy the odds to kill the giant squid.

Match Point Break

- modern-day Raskolnikov commits two brutal murders while wearing a Nixon mask.

Posted by: nt | June 8, 2007 1:14 PM | Report abuse

Blues Brothers + Brother Where Art Thou? = Blues Brothers, Where Art Thou?

John Belushi and George Clooney star in a raucus musical romp across Northern Illinois and Southern Mississippi, as they revive Ralph Stanley and Cab Calloway classics.

Posted by: c5karl | June 8, 2007 1:19 PM | Report abuse

The Last Temptation of Christ + Jesus Christ Superstar = The Last Temptation of Jesus Christ Superstar

Harvey Keitel sings!

Posted by: left coast fan | June 8, 2007 1:23 PM | Report abuse

It Happened One Night of the Living Dead

- no description necessary

Malcom X-Men

- Magneto calls destruction of Golden Gate Bridge "Chickens Coming Home To Roost"

Posted by: nt | June 8, 2007 1:26 PM | Report abuse

Fast Times at Ridgemont High + High Anxiety = Fast Times at Ridgemont High Anxiety

Nurse Deisel teaches discipline to Spicoli.

Posted by: c5karl again | June 8, 2007 1:26 PM | Report abuse

Adventures in Babysitting + Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead = Mom's Adventures in Dead Babysitting

Elisabeth Shue is now grown up with children of her own. Wanting a night out with her husband, she leaves her children in the care of Christina Applegate... an zombie babysitter who thrives on the brains of children! Hilarity ensures.

Posted by: Ken | June 8, 2007 1:31 PM | Report abuse

Conan the Barbarian + The Barbarian Invasions:

An ailing French philanderer gathers his estranged family together and sends them out on a quest to discover what is best in life. One comes back with a Stella Artois, another comes back with a gigantic sword and chops his head off.

Posted by: nt | June 8, 2007 1:33 PM | Report abuse

Xanadu + Do the Right Thing = Xanadu the Right Thing.

Can Kira (Olivia Newton John) on skates and her muse sisters ease racial tensions in Brooklyn on the hottest day of the year?

Posted by: Smitty | June 8, 2007 1:36 PM | Report abuse

Dennis the Menace II Society

A mischievous overall-wearing blond boy attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Posted by: bb | June 8, 2007 1:37 PM | Report abuse

Dirty Dancing + Dancing With Wolves = Dirty Dancing with Wolves

Jennifer Gray's snooty father doesn't approve of her dancing in a ponderous and pretentious epic of the Old West.

Posted by: c5karl had better get back to work now | June 8, 2007 1:42 PM | Report abuse

Conan the Barbarian + Barbarians at the Gate = Conan the Babarian at the Gate

The meteoric Rise and Fall of RJR Nabisco as told by its CEO, Conan the Barbarian.

Posted by: mt | June 8, 2007 1:42 PM | Report abuse

Conan the Barbarian + Barbarians at the Gate = Conan the Barbarian at the Gate

The meteoric Rise and Fall of RJR Nabisco as told by its CEO, Conan the Barbarian.

Posted by: mt | June 8, 2007 1:43 PM | Report abuse

Honestly, I'm amazed Darby O' Gill and the Little People vs. Larry Flynt, and Gone With The Mighty Wind aren't already in production!

Posted by: Scott@HHS | June 8, 2007 1:44 PM | Report abuse

Howard the Duck + Duck Soup = Howard the Duck Soup

An anthropomorphised duck from an alternate dimension falls through a wormhole to Earth where Rufus T. Firefly boils him alive and serves him to Mrs. Teasdale.

++++++

They Shoot Horses Don't They + All the Pretty Horses = They Shoot All the Pretty Horses

A pony show marathon ends in tragedy as Gloria Beatty's (Jane Fonda) horse drops dead of exhaustion.

+++++

The Bridge over River Kwai + The Bridge of San Luis Rey + Bridge to Terabithia = The San Luis Rey Bridge over the River Kwai to Terabithia

During WWII an insane Japanese Commander forces British POW's to build a bridge, which is mysteriously destroyed. A priest attempts to determine if it was divine action that destroyed it, only to discover that it was a petulant little girl laced with explosives by Allied Operatives.

++++

American History X + Mississippi Burning = Birth of a Nation

Posted by: geekpolitico | June 8, 2007 1:49 PM | Report abuse

Man in the White Suit + English Patient=
Gentlemen Prefer Whitemeat

Ralph Fiennes can turn invisible and have sex in the pantry or airplane lavatory with anyone he wants, as long as he dons a suit made out of space-age material, which threatens to put all the hoochie-koochie girls in the Cairo union out of work.

Posted by: POS | June 8, 2007 1:51 PM | Report abuse

I apologize in advance

Silence of the Lambs + The Accused = Silence of the Accused

Hannibal Lecter rapes Jodi Foster.

Posted by: incognitoaf | June 8, 2007 1:52 PM | Report abuse

The Omen + Breakfast at Tiffany's =
The Omen at Tiffany's

Posted by: MLF | June 8, 2007 1:53 PM | Report abuse

The Thing + The Sweetest Thing

Cameron Diaz turns out to be a hideous shape shifting alien from space

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 1:59 PM | Report abuse

Legally Blonde + Gentlemen Prefer Blondes = Legally, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
The Paris Hilton story.

Posted by: somewhere, MD | June 8, 2007 2:01 PM | Report abuse

Cheese + Bacon =
Croissanwich

Posted by: MLF | June 8, 2007 2:02 PM | Report abuse

Please do not use my call name whoever Croissanwich is! I don't even know those movies!

Posted by: MLF | June 8, 2007 2:05 PM | Report abuse

Faces of Death + Death of a Salesman = Faces of Death of a Salesman

A documentary crew documents a Willie Lohman'esque serial killer who lures traveling salesmen into his house and kills them in a variety of interesting ways. Directed by Eli Roth.

Posted by: geekpolitico | June 8, 2007 2:08 PM | Report abuse

Dr. Strangelove + Dr. Zhivago + Dr. Doolittle = Dr. Strangelove Zhivago Doolitle

Madcap adventures of a crazed German-Russian veterinarian who speaks in animal tongues and sows political dissent.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 2:10 PM | Report abuse

Escape from L.A + L.A. Confidential= Escape from L.A. Confidential

Kurt Russell is forced by the government to investigate police corruption in L.A. which is now an island. On the island, Kurt Russell must fight off gangs of drunken Russel Crowes.

Posted by: mike | June 8, 2007 2:10 PM | Report abuse

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three + 54 + Six Degrees of Separation + Se7en + 8 Mile + Nine Months + 10

Walter Matthau must stop a runaway subway train before it hits a nightclub for dyslexic cokeheads and a serial killer who says he's related to Sidney Poitier tries to escape the streets of Detroit in yet another Hugh Grant/Dudley Moore romantic comedy.

Posted by: c5karl is back | June 8, 2007 2:14 PM | Report abuse

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory + Like Water for Chocolate = Charlie and the Like Water for Chocolate Factory

Charlie Bucket's documentary outlining the investigation and eventual closing of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory due to deteriorating quality standards. Special appearances by Ross Perot and Al Gore with pie charts.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 2:17 PM | Report abuse

The Omen + Poltergeist =
Really Scary Movie

Posted by: MLF | June 8, 2007 2:27 PM | Report abuse

Apocalypse Now + The American President = Apocalypse President

A documentary.

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 2:33 PM | Report abuse

National Velvet + Tipping the Velvet = Tipping the National Velvet

Elizabeth Taylor reprises her role as Velvet Brown, 60 years later. To survive in a man's world, she has had to become a drag king, with a newfound use for her old riding crops.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 2:54 PM | Report abuse

"She's got to have it" + "big red one" = "She's got to have a big red one"

You can figure that one out yourself

"Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf" + "What's eating Gilbert Grape" = "Who's eating Virginia Woolf?"

Posted by: Stymie | June 8, 2007 3:05 PM | Report abuse

Animal House + House of Flying Daggers = Animal House of Flying Daggers

Fraternity hijinks go awry when the Deltas swear vengeance on overlord Dean Wormer and D-Day explores his long and abiding fascination with sharp slashy things.

Posted by: RSD | June 8, 2007 3:08 PM | Report abuse

Remember the Titans and Titan A.E. = Remeber the Titans A.E.
A plucky group of rebel ball players have to pull together to win the championship and save the human race or else go back to South Carolina.

Posted by: MS | June 8, 2007 3:11 PM | Report abuse

Remember the Titans and Titan A.E. = Remember the Titans A.E.
A plucky group of rebel ball players have to pull together to win the championship and save the human race or else go back to South Carolina.

Posted by: MS | June 8, 2007 3:11 PM | Report abuse

Citizen Kane + The Caine Mutiny = The Citizen Caine Mutiny

Bogart drives the ship to mutiny by requiring them to shave enough ice cubes so he can ride Rosebud.

Posted by: SoMD | June 8, 2007 3:18 PM | Report abuse

Best in Show + Quiz Show = Best in Quiz Show

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 3:21 PM | Report abuse

A Few Good Men + Goodfellas = A Few Goodfellas

Brash Naval attorney investigates the goings on of a mob gang, led by a coked-out Irish gangster and a dictatorial Marine.

The film's climax is a bombshell, as Tom Cruise, aided by co-counsel Joe Pesci, confronts Jack Nicholson.

Cruise: Is this funny?

Nicholson: (quickly stifling a grin): No. It's not. It's tragic.

Pesci: Funny how? What's funny about it?

Cruise: Do you have an answer?

Nicholson: You want answers?!

Pesci: He's a big boy. He knows
what he said. Funny, how?

Cruise: I want the truth.

Nicholson: You can't handle the truth!

Pesci: But I'm funny how? Funny
like a clown? I amuse you?

Cruise: Did you order the code red?

Nicholson: You're goddarn right I did.

Pesci: I wonder about you sometimes, Henry.
You may fold under questioning.

Posted by: Erik | June 8, 2007 3:24 PM | Report abuse

The Rookie + Rookie of the Year
= "The Rookie of the Year"

Randy Quaid falls and breaks his arm. He suddenly develops the ability to throw the ball really really darn hard!

And then he tries to make the major leagues... wait, the rest of these two movies are pretty much the same. But the mashup is still eminently watchable.

Posted by: baseballlover | June 8, 2007 3:26 PM | Report abuse

The Rookie + Rookie of the Year
= "The Rookie of the Year"

Dennis Quaid falls and breaks his arm. He suddenly develops the ability to throw the ball really really darn hard!

And then he tries to make the major leagues... wait, the rest of these two movies are pretty much the same. But the mashup is still eminently watchable.

Posted by: baseballlover | June 8, 2007 3:26 PM | Report abuse

Huh? This, is a really uncreative list. The new titles are simply the old ones and the new ones with a "The" added to the front, or the second title added to the end! I'll give you credit for the first one, but, come ON! Very, very sad!

Posted by: LKG | June 8, 2007 3:35 PM | Report abuse

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon + Enter the Dragon = Crouching Tiger, Enter the Hidden Dragon

Whatever it is, it's obviously rated PG-17.

Posted by: RSD | June 8, 2007 3:36 PM | Report abuse

Paris has been sent back to jail for 45 days!!!

Posted by: Anonymous | June 8, 2007 3:38 PM | Report abuse

The Last Don + Donnie Darko

A schizophrenic suburban crime lord thinks he can travel through worm holes and is convinced by a psychotic bunny rabbit to kill his own grandfather in order to take over the family business.

Posted by: Chris | June 8, 2007 3:43 PM | Report abuse

First Blood + Blood Simple= First Blood Simple. John Rambo must defeat M Emmet Walsh in a cat and mouse game in South Texas.
Encino Man + A Man for All Seasons= An Encino Man for All Seasons. An unfrozen caveman must take a stand against Henry VIII's rejection of the the Roman Catholic Church... Alternatively, an unfrozen Thomas More must survive a California high school while trying to get laid.

Posted by: l8yf8 | June 8, 2007 4:03 PM | Report abuse

Transamerica + The American President = The Tranny American President

Forget Hillary! Forget Obama! America elects its first ever transexual president. Let the double entendres and political mishaps begin (to headscarf, or not to headscarf, that is the question...)

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 4:31 PM | Report abuse

Shakespeare in Love + Moulon Rouge + Star Wars, Revenge of the Sith = How to Lose Your Virginity and Save the Universe

Obi Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) loses his virginity to Gwynneth Paltrow ( painted blue, with horns...disguised as Sith lord) and fears he is gay, then when she is revealed to be partially female, they put on a really big show on the Death Star involving trapezes, save the universe and have a baby named "Apple."

Posted by: POS | June 8, 2007 4:59 PM | Report abuse

There's Something About Mary + Mary Poopins = There's Something About Mary Poppins. A magical nanny sweeps into
life of Ben Stiller, just to have it cut short by a painfully humiliating zipper accident...

Posted by: Irish_Ed | June 8, 2007 5:11 PM | Report abuse

[Black Snake Moan / Snakes on a Plane]^ Planes Trains and Automobiles = Black Snake Moan...on a Plane, a Train and an Automobile

FBI agent Samuel L. Jackson protects daisy-dukes-clad John Candy from his uncontrolable nymphomaniacal urges for Justin Timberlake's black snake in a box. Ultimately, Jackson convinces Candy to settle for a few links of chain stuck between two warm pillows. Hey, Those aren't pillows!!


Posted by: SDW | June 8, 2007 5:20 PM | Report abuse

Staying Alive (1983) + Alive (1993)

Directed by Silvester Stalone (so you know it's good!) Tony Manero (aka John Travolta, so you know it's really good) is a soccer player by day and Broadway dancer by night. On an away trip, his plane crashes in the Andes. Will he make it to the auditions for that hit show and get his big break? Only if he eats his dead teammates!

Posted by: MooVee | June 8, 2007 5:24 PM | Report abuse

Bringing Up Baby + Rosemary's Baby = Bringing Up Rosemary's Baby

Katherine Hepburn must manage an unruly spawn of the devil as she tries to win the attention of Cary Grant.

Posted by: c5karl | June 8, 2007 5:34 PM | Report abuse

Sling Blade + Blades of Glory = Sling Blades of Glory

After his second release from prison, mentally challenged Karl Childers has another chance to redeem himself when he is recruited by Disney on Ice. Alas, things go awry, and sharpened skate blades prove to be a most effective weapon.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 5:42 PM | Report abuse

I am Curious: Yellow + Yellow Brick Road = I am Curious: Yellow Brick Road

Michael Jackson reprises his role as The Scarecrow, but instead of brains, he searches for his sexual and racial identity.

Posted by: CJB | June 8, 2007 5:57 PM | Report abuse

Taxi Driver + Driving Miss Daisy = Miss Daisy's Taxi Ride

After Hoke throws out his back, Miss Daisy must hail a cab to the Piggly Wiggly, but she doesn't know what Travis Bickle has in store for her.

Posted by: c5karl | June 8, 2007 6:49 PM | Report abuse

American Pie + Pi =

American Pi. Chris Klein plays lacrosse and loses his virginity in a desperate attempt to find a numerical constant that will unlock beautiful patterns in nature.

Bad techno music plays in the background.

Posted by: Manbox | June 8, 2007 7:50 PM | Report abuse

Steve Martin sends his 12 kids on a suicide mission to raid a German castle in "Cheaper By The Dirty Dozen."

A giant animated canine fights in the Second World War in "Clifford, The Big Red One."

Elizabeth Shue's young charges fight for survival on an overturned ocean liner in "The Poseidon Adventures In Babysitting."

The Beatles and The Marx Brothers ham it up in the rarely-seen classic "A Hard Day's Night At The Opera."

Peter Falk tells his grandson a fanciful tale of a mystical time and how the beautiful heroine marries a monster in "The Princess Bride Of Frankenstein."


Posted by: byoolin | June 9, 2007 1:11 AM | Report abuse

We play this game at work, but we have some rules to make it not so easy.

1. The last word of the first title and the first word of the second title must be the same. "The Last Temptation of Jesus Christ Superstar" does NOT work, for example, nor does "A Few Goodfellas." "A Few Good Men in Black," though, is a winner.

2. You can drop articles ("A, An, The") when they appear as the first word, but nothing else.

3. Just mentioning two titles in once sentence "Babe at Babette's Feast?") does not even come close.

Carry on.

Posted by: MichaelH | June 11, 2007 10:19 AM | Report abuse

If you are William Powell- I'm proposing. I have had a crush on him since I first saw the Thin Man series about 15 years ago.

Posted by: Moll | June 11, 2007 10:40 AM | Report abuse

The Fantastic Four Weddings and a Funeral

There's Something About Mary Poppins

John Tucker Must Die Hard

The Muppets Take Manhattan Project

Posted by: Peep | June 19, 2007 2:25 PM | Report abuse

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