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[[folder:Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' is DoctorZhivago meets a Franchise/DisneyPrincess movie
** Alternatively a remake of the 1956 film Anastasia meets Theatre/MyFairLady.
* ''Film/AScannerDarkly'' is ''Series/TheWire'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix'' meets ''Film/DazedAndConfused''. Appropriately enough, it was directed by [[Creator/RichardLinklater the director of]] ''[[Creator/RichardLinklater Dazed and Confused]]''.
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Antz}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' meets ''{{Film/Metropolis}}'' meets Creator/WoodyAllen.
* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' is ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' meets ''VideoGame/ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura'' by way of ''[[{{Anime/NadiaTheSecretOfBlueWater}} Nadia]]'', with a dash of ''Videogame/{{Aquanox}}'' in the first half.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeeMovie'' is ''Film/TheGraduate'' with [[InterspeciesRomance the massively]] [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids uncomfortable detail of]] ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006.''
* ''Disney/BigHero6'':
** ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' meets ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}''.
** Or ''WesternAnimation/{{Robotboy}}'' meets ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' meets ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''.
* ''Disney/{{Bolt}}'' Could be seen as:
** ''Film/TheTrumanShow'', ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'' and ''WesternAnimation/BuzzLightyearOfStarCommand'' all rolled into one.
** ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' meets ''Film/HomewardBoundTheIncredibleJourney'' meets any superhero action movie.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'' is ''WesternAnimation/CorpseBride'' meets ''Film/{{Labyrinth}},'' with a bit of ''Film/MoulinRouge'' thrown in.
* Creator/{{Pixar}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'':
** ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear'' meets ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon''.
** Or ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear'' meets ''Anime/PrincessMononoke''.
** ''Or'' ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells''.
** ''Film/FreakyFriday2003'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear''
** ''Anime/PrincessMononoke'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear'' meets ''Film/WhipIt''
* Disney[=/=]Pixar's ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'':
** ''Film/DocHollywood'' meets ''Wheelie & The Chopper Bunch'' meets... er... Creator/{{Pixar}}.
** ''Cars 2'' is ''Cars'' meets ''Film/TheManWhoKnewTooLittle'', with a triple helping of Creator/LarryTheCableGuy.
* ''WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs'' is ''Film/TheDayAfterTomorrow'' meets FoodPorn.
** Meanwhile, [[{{WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs2}} the sequel]] is the first movie meets ''Literature/TheIslandOfDoctorMoreau''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' is ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' meets ''Literature/AliceInWonderland''.
** Alternatly, it's ''Stephen King's IT'' meets ''Alice in Wonderland.''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheCroods'' is ''Film/QuestForFire'' meets ''Film/NationalLampoonsVacation''.
* ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe'': ''ComicStrip/SpyVsSpy'' meets ''Theatre/{{Annie}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'': ''WesternAnimation/FernGully'' meets ''Film/{{Avatar}}''. A comparison the director isn't fond of.
-->'''Chris Wedge:''' I hate to associate it with other movies. It is adventure on the scale of Star Wars. And it does immerse the audience completely in a world like Avatar. But it has its own personality.
** It could also be seen as ''Film/TheSpiderwickChronicles'' meets ''Film/HoneyIShrunkTheKids''.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie An Extremely Goofy Movie]]'': ''A Goofy Movie'' meets ''Film/BackToSchool'' meets [[Creator/{{ESPN}} The X-Games]]
* Creator/WesAnderson's take on Creator/RoaldDahl's ''Literature/FantasticMrFox'' is ''Literature/FantasticMrFox'' meets ''Film/TheRoyalTenenbaums''.
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Foodfight}}'' is ''{{Film/Casablanca}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/EightCrazyNights'' meets ''Disney/ToyStory''.
* ''WesternAnimation/FreeBirds'' is ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Click}}''.
* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' is ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'' given the ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' treatment.
** It can also be seen as ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'' meets ''Literature/SnowWhiteAndRoseRed''.
* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'' is ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' meets ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''.
* [[WebVideo/ThatGuywiththeGlasses Rob Walker]] describes ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'' as watching ''Film/LawrenceofArabia'' with WesternAnimation/{{Gumby}} in the lead role.
* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' is ''Film/ErikTheViking'' meets ''Never Cry Wolf'' with dragons.
** ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2'' is almost the opposite of ''TheLionKing'' ([[spoiler:Hiccup doesn't want to be chief, and his father's death is indirectly his fault]]).
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Igor}}'' is ''Film/{{Elf}}'' meets ''VideoGame/BioShock''.
* ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' is ''Film/OsmosisJones'' meets ''Series/ThirtyRock'' with a hint of ''Series/HermansHead''
** Alternatively, ''{{Manga/Poison Berry in My Brain}}'' meets ''[[{{WesternAnimation/MonstersInc}} Monsters, Inc.]]'' meets ''[[Series/TheOfficeUS The Office]].''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' is a LighterAndSofter ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' starring ''The Franchise/FantasticFour''.
** Or ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' is ''Film/CrouchingTigerHiddenDragon'' meets ''Disney/RobinHood''. The sequel throws a bit of ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'''s climax into the mix.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie'': The directors have described the movie as "''Film/TheWizardOfOz'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix''".
** Alternatively, ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets ''[[{{Literature/NineteenEightyFour}} 1984]]'' by way of Creator/MelBrooks.
** One can also see it as ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets [[spoiler:the final episode of ''Series/StElsewhere'']].
** Or ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets a kid-friendly version of [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Imagination Land]].
* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' is ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' meets ''Manga/{{Yotsuba}}''
** ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' meets ''Film/MenInBlack''.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'' is ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' meets ''Disney/{{Bambi}}''.
** With the ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' comparison in mind, ''Disney/TheLionKingOneAndAHalf'' is ''The Lion King'' meets ''Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'' with a bit of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''.
* ''WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms'': Mother's Day meets ''Film/BattlefieldEarth''.
* ''WesternAnimation/MonstersVsAliens'': ''WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians'' meets ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' is ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' meets ''Franchise/MonsterHigh''.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Nine}} 9]]'' can probably be best described as ''VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'', AfterTheEnd.
** The movie's own page on this wiki also calls it ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/NormOfTheNorth'' is ''WesternAnimation/BeeMovie'' meets ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheNutJob'' is ''WesternAnimation/OverTheHedge'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
* ''WesternAnimation/ParaNorman'' is ''Film/TheSixthSense'' meets ''Theatre/TheCrucible'' and ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'', all in the style of ''{{WesternAnimation/Coraline}}''.
** Alternately, Creator/JohnCarpenter meets Creator/JohnHughes.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePebbleAndThePenguin'': ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' meets the precursor to ''WesternAnimation/HappyFeet''.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePlagueDogs'': ''WatershipDown'' meets ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Planes}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'' meets ''ThoseMagnificentMenInTheirFlyingMachines''.
* ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'': Creator/DonBluth's ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' meets "Literature/TheFrogPrince" fairy tale with a little hint of ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' thrown in there.
** Or "Literature/TheFrogPrince" meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' meets ''Anime/HowlsMovingCastle''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/FantasticMrFox'' meets ''Film/ThreeAmigos'' (minus two amigos). And set in a anthropomorphic ''Film/{{Chinatown}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/HappyFeet'' meets ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros''.
* ''WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians'' is what happens when ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' meets ''{{ComicBook/Fables}}''.
* ''The Roach Approach: Dont Miss The Boat'' is ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' meets ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales''.
* ''WesternAnimation/RonalTheBarbarian'' is ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' (down to [[spoiler: the protagonist riding a dragon while attacking the humongous BigBad]]) meets ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'' meets ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' meets ''Film/TenaciousDInThePickOfDestiny'' (with Alibert as JB and Ronal as a kind of KG).
* ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty'' is ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' meets ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Foodfight}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH'' is when ''Literature/MrsFrisbyAndTheRatsOfNIMH'' meets ''{{Literature/Redwall}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'' is ''VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay'' meets ''WesternAnimation/BebesKids''.
** Or, ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' meets ''Film/GoodFellas''.
** ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'' meets ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'' with a side of ''Film/CarWash''.
** Or ''Film/TheGodfather'' meets ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo''.
** Or [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer the opening of Tabula Rasa]] meets ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} Forever After'' is ''Shrek'' meets ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Sing}}'' is ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' meets ''Series/{{Glee}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut'' is ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' with the musical aspect of ''Theatre/LesMiserables'' and a similar SealedEvilInACan plot to ''Film/{{Hellboy}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpiritStallionOfTheCimarron'' is ''Literature/BlackBeauty'' meets ''DancesWithWolves''.
* ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'' is ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'' meets {{Jukebox Musical}}s.
** ''Film/MoulinRouge'' meets ''{{WesternAnimation/Delgo}}''
** It has also been compared to ''{{WesternAnimation/Epic}}'', ''WesternAnimation/FernGullyTheLastRainforest'', ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}}'', and ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TitanicTheLegendGoesOn'' is best described as the bastard love child of Creator/JamesCameron's ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'', and ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'', along with about 12 other animated movies. With [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment a rapping dog thrown in from out of nowhere]].
** ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic'', the other Titanic animated movie. is the bastard love child of James Cameron's ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' with [[GreenAesop a message about whale hunting]] and [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods a giant octopus with a dog nose thrown in out of nowhere.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerryTheMovie'' is ''Disney/TheRescuers'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'', but as a musical.
* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'':
** ''Literature/WinnieThePooh'' meets ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.
** ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'' meets ''Film/TheGreatEscape'' meets ''VideoGame/MOTHER3''.
* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' is ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}''.
** Or ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets ''AladdinAndTheKingOfThieves''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheTrumpetOfTheSwan'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant'' meets ''Film/FreddyGotFingered''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'' is ''Film/AboutSchmidt'' meets ''Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays''.
* ''WesternAnimation/WeAreTheStrange'': Creator/DavidLynch meets ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'' with a bit of ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' thrown in.
** Alternatively, ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'' meets ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'' with a dash of ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''.
* ''WesternAnimation/WhereTheDeadGoToDie'': ''Stonewall And Riot'' meets ''Film/{{Hellraiser}}'' meets ''Film/KenPark''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheWild'' is ''WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' meets ''Disney/TheLionKing''.
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':
** ''TRON'' meets ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.
** ''Film/TheMuppets''[[note]] seeing as how the plot had someone whose game was not loved for years, like the Muppets having the gang come back together again after all those years of no affection[[/note]] meets ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''. [[note]] The film involves inanimate objects having lives of their own when no humans are in the room.[[/note]]
** ''Film/{{TRON}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas''.
** ''Film/{{TRON}}'' meets the second ''[[Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz Wizard of Oz]]'' (book) meets ''VideoGame/MarioKart'' meets ''Candy Land''. Now with some ''Film/OzTheGreatAndPowerful'' thrown in for good measure.
** ''WesternAnimation/ThePagemaster'' meets ''TRON''.
** ''Anime/SummerWars'' meets ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow''?
* ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine'' is ''Film/AHardDaysNight'' meets ''Film/{{Fantasia}}''.
* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' is ''Film/FortyEightHours'' meets...
** ''Disney/RobinHood''.
** ''WebComic/SabrinaOnline''.
** ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance''.
** ''WebComic/KevinAndKell''.
* ''WhereTheDeadGoToDie'': ''XavierRenegadeAngel'' meets ''MrPickles''.
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[[folder:Live-Action]]
* ''[[Film/ThirteenGoingOnThirty 13 Going on 30]]'' (2004) is essentially the DistaffCounterpart to ''Film/{{Big}}'' (1988).
* The plot to ''Film/TheAbominableDrPhibes'' is ''Film/{{Se7en}}'' meets ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}'', only several decades before any of them. Its mood, however, involves [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs eating several bowls of sugar laced with acid]].
* ''Abraxas: Guardian Of The Universe'': ''Film/TheTerminator'' meets ''[[ComicBook/NewGods Jack Kirby's Fourth World]]''.
* ''Film/TheAccountant'': ''Film/JasonBourne'' meets ''Film/TheUsualSuspects''.
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension'': ''Franchise/DocSavage'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets Creator/ThomasPynchon.
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfSharkboyAndLavagirl'' is ''Film/TheNeverEndingStory'' meets ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants''.
* ''Film/AfterLastSeason'': ''Film/TheRoom'' meets ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan''.
* ''Film/{{Airheads}}'' is ''Film/DogDayAfternoon'' meets ''Film/WaynesWorld'' meets ''Film/DieHard''.
* The 1980 disaster genre spoof ''Airplane!'' was the ''Airport'' movies as if TexAvery had directed them.
* Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/AliceInWonderland2010'' is ''VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice'' meets ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' meets ''Film/{{Hook}}''.
* Obscure horror film ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085156/ American Nightmare]]'' is ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079271/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Hardcore]]'' meets ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' (or any Giallo slasher film).
* The InNameOnly ''Literature/AnarchistCookbook'' movie is ''Literature/AtlasShrugged'' meets ''Film/TheDoomGeneration''.
* ''Film/AnvilTheStoryOfAnvil'' is ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap'' meets RealLife. Seriously, it's spooky.
* ''Film/AIArtificialIntelligence'' is ''[[Literature/TheAdventuresOfPinocchio Pinocchio]]'' meets ''Film/BladeRunner''.
** If not, then it's simply "Pinocchio in TheFuture".
* ''Film/TheArtist'' is ''Film/SingingInTheRain'' meets ''Film/ModernTimes''.
* Creator/JamesCameron's ''Film/{{Avatar}}'':
** ''Film/{{Dances With| Wolves}} Franchise/{{Halo}}''.
** Or ''[[WesternAnimation/FerngullyTheLastRainforest Ferngully]]'' meets ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' meets ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' meets ''Film/DancesWithWolves''. And a dash of VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} to boot.
** WebVideo/{{Benzaie}} calls it ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' + ''[[WesternAnimation/FerngullyTheLastRainforest Ferngully]]'' + ''Film/TheMatrix'' in his 5-Second Film.
** Or ''{{Disney/Pocahontas}} {{Dances With| Wolves}} WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs''.
** ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}} [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} 40K]]'' as one person puts it.
* The ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' series is ''LiveActionTV/DoctorWho'' meets ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' meets Creator/JohnHughes meets Creator/FrankCapra.
* The movie ''Film/BadMoon'' and the book it's based upon (''Thor'') are ''The Adventures Of Rintintin'' meets ''Film/TheHowling''.
* ''{{Film/Bamboozled}}'': Richard Corliss described it as ''{{Film/Network}}'' meets ''Film/{{Bulworth}}''.
* ''Film/BarbWire'' is ''Film/{{Casablanca}}'' in a ''Film/MadMax'' costume, with a side of GenderFlip. And it is bad.
* ''Film/BasicInstinct'' is the love child of Russ Meyer and Creator/AlfredHitchcock.
* ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' is ''Film/ManOfSteel'' meets ''Comics/TheDarkKnightReturns'' meets ''[[spoiler:Comics/TheDeathOfSuperman]]'', with a Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse garnish.
* ''[[Film/{{Bedazzled1967}} Bedazzled 1967]]'' is ''Literature/{{Faust}}'' meets ''Film/WhatsNewPussycat''.
* ''Film/BedknobsAndBroomsticks'' is ''Film/MaryPoppins'' meets ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness''.
* ''Film/Beowulf1999'' is ''[[Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior The Road Warrior]]'' meets ''Film/MortalKombat'' meets ''Franchise/TheWitcher''.
* ''Film/BigFish'' is ''Film/ForrestGump'' as written by Creator/RoaldDahl.
** Or ''Film/ForrestGump'' meets ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen''.
* ''{{Film/Birdman}}'' is ''Film/EightAndAHalf'' but with an arguably happier ending.
* ''Film/BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure'' is ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' meets ''Film/FastTimesAtRidgemontHigh''.
* ''Film/BlackSwan'':
** ''Anime/PerfectBlue'' meets ''SwanLake'' and/or ''Anime/PrincessTutu''.
** ''Film/{{Suspiria}}'' meets ''Film/TheMachinist''.
* ''Anime/BloodTheLastVampire'' (the 2009 film, at least) is ''Film/{{Blade}}'' meets ''Film/KillBill''.
* ''Film/TheBraveOne'':
** ''Film/TaxiDriver'' meets ''Film/DeathWish'', with [[GenderFlip a woman in the lead]].
** Alternatively it's ''Film/TaxiDriver'' Meets ''Film/{{Ms 45}}''.
* ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' is MontyPython meets ''NineteenEightyFour''.
* ''Film/BreakerBreaker'' is ''Billy Jack'' meets ''White Line Fever'', set in a PlayedForDrama [[Series/TheDukesOfHazzard Hazzard County]].
* Creator/DavidCronenberg has described ''Film/TheBrood'' as his version of ''Film/KramerVsKramer''.
* ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'' is ''Film/TheEvilDead1981'' meets ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' meets the Wiki/SCPFoundation
* ''The Caller'' is ''The Lakehouse'' meets ''Stir of Echos'' meets ''Film/{{Frequency}}'', with a little dusting of ''Film/TheButterflyEffect''.
* ''Cannibal'' is ''Film/BrokebackMountain'' meets ''Guinea Pig: Flowers of Flesh and Blood''.
* ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' is ''Film/{{Rudy}}'' meets ''Film/SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow'' meets ''BandOfBrothers''
* ''Film/CaptainClegg'' is ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets ''Film/{{Heat}}'' meets ''Literature/LesMiserables''.
* ''Film/TheCar'' is ''Film/{{Duel}}'' meets ''Film/{{Jaws}}'', minus the Spielberg.
** ''Film/{{Duel}}'' meets ''Literature/{{Christine}}''.
* ''Film/TheCell'' is ''Film/{{Inception}}'' meets ''Fanfic/{{Cupcakes}}''. More specifically, the protagonist uses an Inception-like device to enter the dreams of a serial killer, whose psychotic nature matches that of Pinkie Pie as seen in Cupcakes.
** It is also ''Film/TheMatrix'' Meets ''Film/{{Se7en}}''.
* ''Film/{{Chappie}}'' is ''Film/RoboCop1987'' meets ''Film/DistrictNine'' (with touches of ''Film/IronMan1'' and ''Film/ShortCircuit'').
* This comic convention exchange from ''Film/ChasingAmy'' between a Bluntman and Chronic [[FanDumb fan]] and their exasperated creator:
-->'''Fanboy:''' I love [Bluntman and Chronic]! They're like... uh... Film/BillAndTed meet... meet Creator/CheechAndChong!\\
'''Holden:''' ''(condescendingly)'' Yeah, I kinda like to think of them as [[{{Hamlet}} Rosencrantz and Guildenstern]] [[RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead meet]] [[WaitingForGodot Vladamir and Estragon]].\\
'''Fanboy:''' Yeah! Wait... huh?
* ''Film/{{Chloe}}'' is either ''Nathalie'' meets ''Film/CrimesAndMisdemeanors'' or ''Nathalie'' meets ''Film/FatalAttraction'', depending on your point of view.
* ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}'' is ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'' (or ''Film/CannibalHolocaust'', if you know your film history) meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
* ''Film/CoachCarter'' is ''Film/LeanOnMe'' meets ''Film/AboveTheRim''.
* ''Connie and Carla'' is ''Film/VictorVictoria'' meets ''Film/SomeLikeItHot''.
* ''Film/CoolCatSavesTheKids'' is ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'' meets ''Film/TheRoom''.
* ''Film/{{Cosmopolis}}'' is Creator/DavidCronenberg's own ''{{Literature/Crash}}'' meets ''Film/WallStreet'' -- meets ''LastYearAtMarienbad''.
* ''Film/CowboysAndAliens'' is described [[WordOfGod by its screenwriters]] as "Film/{{Unforgiven}} with aliens landing." This makes some sense because both films feature an ex-outlaw running up against a harsh order-obsessed sheriff.
** In other words: ''Film/{{Unforgiven}}'' meets ''Film/{{Skyline}}''.
* ''Film/{{Crank}}'' is ''Film/{{Speed}}'' meets ''Film/{{DOA}}''.
* ''Film/CrimsonPeak'' is ''Film/TheDevilsBackbone'' meets ''Literature/JaneEyre''.
* ''Cut and Run'' is ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' meets ''Film/CannibalHolocaust''.
* ''Film/DaddyDayCamp'' is ''Film/DaddyDayCare'' meets ''Film/{{Meatballs}}''.
* ''Film/{{The Dark Knight}}'' is ''Film/{{Batman}}'' meets ''Film/{{Heat}}''.
* ''Film/DaysOfThunder'' is ''Film/TopGun'' meets Nascar.
* ''De Griezelbus'' is ''Film/LetTheRightOneIn'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote'' with a bit of ''WesternAnimation/{{ParaNorman}}''.
* ''Film/TheDeadPit'': ''Bad Dreams'' meets ''Film/ReAnimator''.
* ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'' is ''Film/XMen'' meets WesternAnimation/BugsBunny meets Creator/LewisBlack meets ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff''.
* ''Film/DeepBlueSea'' was commonly described in reviews as ''Film/JurassicPark'' meets ''Film/{{Alien}}'' meets ''Film/{{Jaws}}''.
* ''Film/DeepRising'' is ''Film/ThePoseidonAdventure'' meets ''Film/{{Alien}}''.
* ''Film/{{Descendants}}'' (Creator/DisneyChannel TV movie) is Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon meets ''Film/SkyHigh'' meets ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'' [[spoiler: except the kids know their parents are villains]].
* ''Film/TheDictator'' is ''Film/ComingToAmerica'' meets ''Film/AliGIndahouse''.
* ''Film/{{District 9}}'':
** ''Series/TheOffice'' meets ''Film/BadTaste'' plus Creator/DavidCronenberg's ''Film/TheFly1986''.
** ''Film/{{Banlieue 13}}'' minus LeParkour meets ''ComicBook/MenInBlack'' meets ''Film/TheFly1986'' meets TheApartheidEra.
* ''Film/DogSoldiers'' is ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' meets ''Film/TheHowling''.
** Or ''Series/BandOfBrothers'' meets ''Film/TheHowling''.
* ''Film/DontBreathe'' is ''Film/{{Daredevil}}'' meets ''Film/HomeAlone'' meets ''Franchise/FridayThe13th''.
* ''Film/{{Doomsday}}'' is ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'' meets ''Film/MadMax''
* ''Film/DragMeToHell''
** ''Film/NightoftheDemon'' meets ''Film/TheGrudge''.
** ''Literature/{{Thinner}}'' meets ''Film/TheGrudge''.
* ''Film/DragonballEvolution''
** ''Franchise/DragonBall'' meets ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.
** ''Franchise/DragonBall'' meets the first Creator/SamRaimi ''Film/SpiderMan1'' movie.
* ''Film/EarthToEcho'' is ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' meets ''Film/{{Chronicle}}'' (minus the latter's SuperPowerLottery and [[AGodAmI declarations of superiority]]).
** A blurb uses "''WesternAnimation/WallE'' (Echo is a little robot with big eyes) meets ''E.T.''".
*** ''Wall-E'' + ''E.T.'' + [[FoundFootageFilms Found Footage]]
* ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow'' has many such descriptions:
** ''Film/{{Next}}'' meets ''Literature/StarshipTroopers''.
** ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay'' (possibly with a hint of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'').
** ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay'' (as early as immediately after the trailer was released).
** ''The Americanization of Emily'' (a little known, somewhat BlackComedy anti-war movie) meets ''Film/PacificRim''.
** ''Film/SavingPrivateRyan'' meets ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.
* ''Film/{{Elysium}}'' is ''Film/{{District 9}}'' meets ''Film/{{Spartacus}}'' meets ''Film/JohnnyMnemonic''.
** or ''Manga/BattleAngelAlita'' meets ''Series/TheSixMillionDollarMan''.
* ''Film/{{Enchanted}}'' is "Creator/{{Disney}} meets Reality".
* ''Film/EndersGame'' is ''Film/HarryPotter'' meets ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' IN SPACE!
* ''Film/{{Equilibrium}}'' is ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'' meets ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'' meets ''Literature/{{Fahrenheit 451}}'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix'' and brings BottomlessMagazines.
* ''Film/EventHorizon'' is what happens when you put ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'', ''{{Film/Alien}}'', ''{{Film/Hellraiser}}'', ''Film/TheShining'' and ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]'' in a blender. "Cheers"
* ''Film/TheExorcismOfEmilyRose'' is ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Series/LawAndOrder''.
* ''Film/EyesOfAStranger'' is ''Film/RearWindow'' meets ''Film/{{Maniac}}''.
* ''Film/TheFall'' is ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' meets ''Webcomic/AxeCop''.
*** Or ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' meets ''Film/PansLabyrinth'' and ''Film/CinemaParadiso''.
* ''Film/{{Fallen}}'' is ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' meets ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Film/{{Shocker}}''.
* ''[[Film/TheFastAndTheFurious Tokyo Drift]]'' is ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' meets ''Manga/InitialD''.
* A fan theory suggests ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff'' can be seen as a LighterAndSofter as well as YoungerAndHipper precursor to ''Film/FightClub''.
* ''Film/TheFifthElement'' is ''Film/BladeRunner'' meets ''Franchise/DieHard'' meets ''Film/TheProfessional'' meets [[spoiler:''Captain Planet'']].
* ''Film/FightClub'':
** ''Literature/TheGreatGatsby'' meets DavidLynch meets ''Film/{{Heathers}}''.
* ''Film/TheFighter'':
** ''Film/CinderellaMan'' meets ''[[Series/TheJerrySpringerShow Jerry Springer]]''.
** ''Film/{{Rocky}}'' meets ''Film/TheBlindSide''.
* ''Film/{{Filth}}'' is ''Film/{{Trainspotting}}'' meets ''Film/BadLieutenant''.
* ''Film/FinalDestination'' is ''Film/{{Scream 1996}}'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote''.
* ''Film/TheFinalGirls'', according to director Todd Strauss-Schulson
--> "It's {{Film/Pleasantville}} in a trashy horror movie from the 80s with a little Franchise/BackToTheFuture thrown in, and a spoon full of Film/TermsOfEndearment with a dash of {{Franchise/Scream}} and two dollops of Film/ThePurpleRoseOfCairo for good measure."
* ''[[Film/FiveHundredDaysOfSummer 500 Days of Summer]]'':
** ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' meets ''Film/GardenState''.
** Creator/NeilPatrickHarris called it ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' minus Barney.
** ''Anime/FiveCentimetersPerSecond'' meets ''Series/HowIMetYourMother''.
* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' is ''Film/ANewHope'' meets ''Film/TheRoadWarrior''.
* ''Film/ForrestGump'' is ''Film/BeingThere'' meets ''Film/{{Zelig}}'', with a bit of LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek thrown in.
* ''Film/FortySevenRonin'' (2013) is ''Film/TheLastSamurai'' meets ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' meets ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'', with some ''Film/{{Hero}}'' and ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' (or ''Film/{{Elektra}}'' for non-anime-watchers) for flavor.
* ''Film/FourLions'': ''Paradise Now'' meets ''Film/TheThreeStooges''.
* ''Film/TheFrighteners'': One reviewer described the film as ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' meets ''Series/TwinPeaks''.
* ''Film/{{Frozen 2010}}'' is essentially ''Film/OpenWater'', and ''Alive'' on a ''chairlift''.
* ''Film/GalaxyQuest'' is ''Film/ThreeAmigos'' meets ''Franchise/StarTrek''.
* ''Film/GandhiAtTheBat'' is ''The Pride Of The Yankees'' meets ''Gandhi'', with maybe a pinch of ''Film/RookieOfTheYear''.
* ''Gangster No. 1'' is ''Film/{{Scarface 1983}}'' meets ''Film/SingleWhiteFemale''.
* ''Film/GetOnUp'' is ''Film/{{Ray}}'' meets ''Film/FortyTwo''.[[note]]''Ray's'' embellished bibliography with ''42's'' sanitized bibliography[[/note]]
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'' is ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Series/DirtyJobs'' or ''Literature/CallOfCthulhu'' meets ''Film/{{Stripes}}''.
* {{Giallo}} genre is more or less [[MysteryFiction Mystery]] [[CrimeAndPunishmentSeries Crime]] [[FilmNoir Noir]] meets Erotic thrillers (and or Sexploitation) meets [[SlasherMovie Slasher Films]].
* ''Film/TheGirlNextDoor''
** ''Film/NottingHill'' meets ''Film/AmericanPie''.
** ''Film/RiskyBusiness'' meets ''American Pie''.
* ''Film/TheGrandBudapestHotel'' is ''Film/TheGreatDictator'' meets ''Film/NorthByNorthwest''.
* ''Film/GreasersPalace'' looks like what would have happened if Creator/SergioLeone and Creator/JohnWaters made a film together.
* ''Film/GrudgeMatch'' is [[Film/RagingBull Jake LaMotta]] vs. [[Franchise/{{Rocky}} Rocky Balboa]] as Film/GrumpyOldMen.
* ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' is ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' meets ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' / ''Film/{{Serenity}}''.
** ''{{Franchise/Star Wars}}'' meets ''{{Franchise/Indiana Jones}}''. Literally.
** Alternatively, ''{{Film/The Avengers|2012}} '' meets ''{{Manga/One Piece}}'' in space. In fact, "One Piece in space" is [[http://getnews.jp/archives/635076 how it was pitched in Japan.]]
* ''Guum-Gum'' (film but not book) is ''PeterPan'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix''.
* ''Film/{{Hancock}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' meets ''[[spoiler:Franchise/{{Highlander}}]]''. The hidden title could be called ''Hancock'' meets ''Film/TheTerminator''.
* ''Film/TheHangover'' is simply ''Film/DudeWheresMyCar'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E10VivaNedFlanders "Viva Ned Flanders"]].
* ''Film/TheHappening'' is ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'' meets ''FinalDestination'' meets GaiasVengeance.
* ''Film/HardCandy'' is ''Film/{{Lolita}}'' (the movie, not the novel) meets ''TheGirlWithTheDragonTattoo''.
* ''Film/AHardDaysNight'' is ''A Night At The Opera'' meets ''Rock Around The Clock.''
* ''Film/HardcoreHenry'' is ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'' meets ''[[Film/TheBourneSeries Jason Bourne]]'' meets ''Franchise/CallOfDuty''.
* ''Film/{{Heathers}}'' is ''Film/PrettyInPink'' meets ''Film/FightClub''.
* ''Film/HeiseiRiderVsShowaRiderKamenRiderWarsFeaturingSuperSentai'' is ''Film/KamenRiderXSuperSentaiSuperHeroTaisen'' meets ''Manga/KamenRiderSpirits'' meets ''[[Series/KamenRiderRyuki Kamen Rider Ryuki Special: 13 Riders]]'' meets ''ComicBook/CivilWar''.
* ''Film/HelloMaryLouPromNightII'' is ''Film/{{Carrie|1976}}'' meets ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet''.
* ''Film/HereComesTheBoom'' is ''Film/TheWizard'' meets the [[MixedMartialArts Ultimate Fighting Championship]].
* ''Film/{{Hidalgo}}'' is ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' meets ''Film/TheLastSamurai''.
* In an odd reversal, ''HighSchoolMusical'' is ''Film/{{Fame}}'' minus ''Series/{{Skins}}''.
* ''Highwaymen'' is ''Film/MadMax'' meets ''Film/ChangingLanes'', meets ''Film/TheHitcher''.
* ''Hirokin'' is ''Film/TheHungerGames'' meets ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'', without a happy ending.
* ''Film/HomeAlone'' is ''[[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Ferris Bueller]]'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''
* ''Film/HorribleBosses'' is ''Film/TheHangover'' meets ''Film/NineToFive'' meets ''Film/StrangersOnATrain''.
* ''Film/TheHost'':
** ''Film/TheBeastFromTwentyThousandFathoms'' meets ''Film/{{Juno}}'' meets Creator/MichaelMoore.
** Alternatively, ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'' meets ''Film/LittleMissSunshine''.
* ''Film/HotFuzz'' is ''Film/TheNakedGun'' meets ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead''.
** It has also been described as ''Series/MidsomerMurders'' meeting ''Film/BadBoys'' (appropriately enough).
* ''Film/HotShots'' is ''Film/TopGun'' meets ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' meets ''Film/TheNakedGun''.
* ''Film/HotTubTimeMachine'' is ''Film/TheHangover'' meets ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture''.
* ''Film/HowlingVTheRebirth'' is essentially ''Howling'' meets ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone''.
* ''Film/TheHungerGames'' is ''Film/BattleRoyale'' meets ''Film/TheTrumanShow''.
* ''Film/IAmNumberFour'' is ''Series/{{Roswell}}'' meets the ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'' meets ''Film/EscapeToWitchMountain'' meets ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' meets ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' with a healthy dash of ''Superman''.
* ''Film/{{Idiocracy}}'' is ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' meets ''Film/OfficeSpace'' meets ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead''.
* ''Film/ImGonnaGitYouSucka'' is {{Blaxploitation}} meets ''Film/TheNakedGun''.
* ''Film/{{Incarnate}}'' is ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Film/{{Inception}}''
* ''Film/{{Inception}}'':
** ''Anime/{{Paprika}}'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
** ''Manga/FullMetalAlchemist'' gone live-action meets ''Film/JamesBond'' with a bottle of sleeping pills.
** ''Manga/GhostInTheShell'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven'' (not the ''actual'' {{homage}} GITS episode, though)
** ''[[Film/TheItalianJob1969 The Italian Job]]'' (1969) meets ''Film/OceansEleven'' meets ''Film/{{Dreamscape}}'', meets ''Franchise/TheMatrix''
** VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}} meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
** [[Creator/JorgeLuisBorges "Theme of the Traitor and the Hero"]] meets [[PlatonicCave Plato's Cave]].
** ''Film/EternalSunshineOfTheSpotlessMind'' with a dash of ''[[Franchise/TheMatrix Matrix]]'' gone [[TheCaper Heist film]].
* The German news station n-tv described ''Film/IronSky'' as ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars''.
* ''Jack'' (the Creator/RobinWilliams[=/=]Creator/FrancisFordCoppola film): ''Film/{{Big}}'', starring ''PatchAdams''
* ''Film/JamesBond'':
** ''Film/DiamondsAreForever'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Diamond Shaft'' and ''[[{{Film/Oceans 11}} Ocean's 11]]''.
** ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets {{Blaxploitation}}.
** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'' meets ''Series/FantasyIsland'', with a little ''Film/EnterTheDragon'' on the side.
** ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars''.
** ''Film/LicenceToKill'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Film/{{Scarface 1983}}'' and ''Series/MiamiVice''.
** ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006'': [[Literature/CasinoRoyale The original novel]] meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlade''.
** ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'', specifically ''Film/TheDarkKnight''.
* ''Film/JasonX'' is ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' meets ''Franchise/StarTrek''.
* ''Film/JonahHex'' is ''Film/WildWildWest'' meets ''Series/PushingDaisies''.
* ''Film/JohnnyEnglish'' is ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Series/MrBean''.
* [[http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/4-signs-the-matrix-directors-next-film-wont-be-10025-crap/ From]] ''Website/{{Cracked}}'': "''Film/JupiterAscending'' is apparently what you would get if ''Film/TheMatrix'' suplexed ''Literature/SnowWhite'' [''[[Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman & The Huntsman]]''] into a hyperbaric chamber and fired it into space."
* ''Film/JurassicWorld'' is ''Film/Jaws3D'' meets ''Film/DeepBlueSea'' (with whole lot less sharks).
* ''Just Buried'' looks like ''Film/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet'' meets ''Film/HotFuzz'' (or possibly A Lee Martinez, but nobody else knows who that is).
* ''Film/KellysHeroes'' can be thought off as "''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' meets ''Film/TheItalianJob1969''", but [[spoiler:without the DownerEnding of either of films.]]
* ''Film/KenPark'': ''Film/{{Kids}}'' meets ''Film/AmericanBeauty''
* ''Film/KickAss'' is ''Film/KillBill'' meets ''{{Superbad}}''.
* ''Film/KnightAndDay'' is ''Film/TheTourist'' meets ''Film/MissionImpossible''.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' is the ''Literature/LandOfOz'' meets ''Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' starring Music/DavidBowie.
* ''The Last Exorcism'' is ''The Exorcism Of Emily Rose'' meets ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject''.
* ''Film/LawAbidingCitizen'' is ''Film/DeathWish'' (or ''Comicbook/ThePunisher'') meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''.
* ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'' is ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon'' meets ''{{Film/Tron}}'', and later ''Anime/ElfenLied''.
* ''Film/TheLegendOfFrenchieKing'' is ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'' meets ''Film/{{Bandidas}}''.
* ''Film/LemonadeMouth'' is ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'' meets ''Film/HighSchoolMusical''.
* The {{Mockbuster}} ''Lockjaw'' is ''Film/{{Anaconda}}'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote'' with the plot of ''Film/{{Pumpkinhead}}''.
* Creator/PeterJackson described his visual style on ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' as Creator/DavidLean meets Creator/RayHarryhausen
* Creator/RobertRodriguez has described the third part of the ''Film/{{Machete}}'' Trilogy, ''Machete Kills Again...In Space!'' as Machete meets ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''
* ''[[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Magic Kingdom]]'' is Disneyland meets ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'' or ''Film/{{Zathura}}'' since Creator/JonFavreau is directing.
* ''Film/ManOfSteel'' is ''{{Film/Superman}}'' meets ''Film/SupermanII'' (both sans Lex Luthor) meets ''Film/BatmanBegins''.
** Alternatively, it's ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist'' with Franchise/{{Superman}}.
* ''Film/TheManWhoFellToEarth'' is ''Film/{{Starman}}'' meets ''Film/RequiemForADream''.
* ''Film/MaxSteel'' is ''Film/IronMan'' meets ''Film/DragonballEvolution''
* ''Film/MarsAttacks'' is ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds'' and ''Film/EarthVsTheFlyingSaucers'' meets ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'' and ''KillerKlownsFromOuterSpace''.
* The John Cusack comedy ''Martian Child'' is basically ''Literature/AboutABoy'' meets ''Film/{{KPAX}}''.
* The Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse is Franchise/{{DCAU}} meets {{Pixar}}.
* ''Franchise/TheMatrix'' is ''ComicBook/TheInvisibles'' meets ''Manga/GhostInTheShell''.
** ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' meets ''Film/TheThirteenthFloor''.
*** ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' meets ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}''.
** ''Film/{{Tron}}'' meets ''Film/DarkCity'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''.
* ''Film/MenInBlack'': Variety described it as ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' meets Creator/TheCoenBrothers.
* ''Film/MercuryRising'' is ''Film/RainMan'' meets ''Film/WarGames''. Described as such by Miko Hughes on the DVD extras.
* ''Film/MilkMoney'' is ''Film/PrettyWoman'' meets ''Film/MyGirl''
* ''Film/MirrorMirror'' is ''Literature/{{Snow White|and the Seven Dwarfs}}'' meets ''Film/{{Metropolis}}''.
* The [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation of]] ''Literature/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren'' is ''[[Film/HarryPotterAndTheSorcerersStone Harry Potter]] and the Film/XMen''
* ''Film/TheMonsterSquad'' is ''Film/TheGoonies'' meets the Franchise/UniversalHorror.
* ''Film/MoonriseKingdom'' is ''Theater/{{Romeo and Juliet}}'' meets ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' (assuming the adults in the movie are considered kids— which, in the case of Wes Anderson, they are)
* ''Film/MortalKombatRebirth'' looks like ''Franchise/{{Saw}}'' meets ''Film/{{Se7en}}'' meets ''Film/FightClub'' meets ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' (Or ''Film/BatmanBegins'') with Martial Arts.
* ''Film/TheMotorcycleDiaries'' is ''Film/EasyRider'' meets ''Literature/{{Germinal}}''.
* ''Film/MouseHunt'' is ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' meets ''Film/HomeAlone''.
* ''Film/MrNobody'' is ''Film/DonnieDarko'' meets ''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton''. The titular protagonists of all three have {{Alliterative Name}}s.
* ''Film/MulhollandDrive'' is ''Film/SunsetBoulevard'' meets ''Film/{{Persona}}''.
* ''Film/TheMuppets'' is ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' meets ''Film/AMightyWind'' meets ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance''.
* Depending on when you were born, ''Film/MurderByDecree'' is ''Film/FromHell'' meets ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' or ''From Hell'' is ''Murder By Decree'' sans ''Sherlock Holmes''.
* ''Film/MysteryTeam'' is '' Literature/EncyclopediaBrown'' meets [[RealLife the real world]].
* ''Film/TheNiceGuys'' is basically what you'd get if you put ''Film/BoogieNights'', ''Film/TheBigLebowski'', and ''Film/LethalWeapon'' into a blender. The last of these shouldn't come as much of a surprise since Creator/ShaneBlack wrote and directed it.
* ''Film/NightOfTheComet'': ''Film/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' meets ''Film/TheOmegaMan''.
* ''Ninja III: The Domination'' is ''Film/AmericanNinja'' meets ''Film/TheExorcist''.
* ''Film/{{Noah}}'' is ''Film/LordOfTheRings'' meets ''Literature/TheBible'', with a bit of ''Film/TheTreeOfLife'' and''[[spoiler:Literature/TheShining]]'' thrown in.
** ''Film/TheTenCommandments'' meets ''Film/{{Gladiator}}''
* ''Film/NowYouSeeMe'' is ''Film/OceansEleven'' meets ''Film/ThePrestige''.
** Alternatively, ''Film/TheItalianJob'' meets ''Series/JonathanCreek''.
* ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor 1996'' starring Creator/EddieMurphy is ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' meets ''[[Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde]]'', which is odd, since the original movie starring JerryLewis was already [[Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde]] meets the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoons.
* ''1906'', Creator/{{Pixar}} and Brad Bird's foray into live-action film, is described as ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'' meets a city (San Francisco) and an earthquake (not literally, although [[Film/TwoThousandTwele that'd be pretty cool too]]).
* ''The Objective'' is ''Literature/RainbowSix'' meets ''Series/TheXFiles'' meets ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' meets ''Rest Stop''... and just as confusing.
* ''Film/{{Oblivion 2013}}'' is ''Film/{{Moon}}'' meets ''Anime/TurnAGundam'', meets ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds'' by way of an alien created version of [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Skynet]] ([[Film/IRobot or VIKI]]).
* ''Film/OBrotherWhereArtThou'':
** ''Film/TheThreeStooges'' meets ''Literature/TheOdyssey''.
** Alternately, it's ''Literature/TheOdyssey'' as imagined by Creator/JohnSteinbeck if Steinbeck wrote comedies.
* ''Film/ObserveAndReport'' is ''Film/PaulBlartMallCop'' meets ''Film/TaxiDriver''.
* Film/{{Office Space}} is ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}} meets WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}.
* ''Film/{{Oldboy 2003}}'' is ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo'' meets ''Film/FightClub'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''.
* ''Film/TheOne'' is ''{{Film/Highlander}}'' meets ''{{Series/Sliders}}''.
* ''Film/{{Outlander}}'' was described by at least one critic as "''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' meets ''Film/{{Predator}}''".
* ''Film/OzTheGreatAndPowerful'' is ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' meets ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness''.
* ''Film/PacificRim'' is '''' ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
** Alternatively ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
** Alternatively Manga/GetterRobo meets [[spoiler:Film/IndependenceDay.]]
** Or ''Film/RobotJox'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
** As del Toro put it, it's ''all Anime'' and ''all Tokusatsu'' meets ''all Kaiju''. With a twist of ''all Awesome.''
* ''Film/{{Pandorum}}'': ''Film/TheTimeMachine'' meets ''Series/TheStarLost'' with a hint of ''Film/WhenWorldsCollide''.
* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'' technically is ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' meets ''Film/TheWindThatShakesTheBarley'' [[RecycledInSpace en]] [[TorosYFlamenco España]].
* "''Film/{{Parker}}'' is if ''Film/TheTransporter'' and ''Film/OutOfSight'' had a baby" -- Music/JenniferLopez
* ''Film/ThePatriot'' is ''Film/{{Braveheart}}'' meets ''The Howards Of Virginia.''
* ''Film/Piranha3D'' is the original ''Film/{{Piranha}}'' meets ''Girls Gone Wild''.
* ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' is ''Anime/OnePiece'' meets ''Franchise/IndianaJones''.
* ''Film/PitchBlack'' is ''Film/SilenceOfTheLambs'' meets ''Film/{{Aliens}}''.
** ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick'' is ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' meets ''Film/{{Alien 3}}'' meets ''[[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]]''.
* ''Film/{{Pleasantville}}'' is ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' meets ''Film/TheTrumanShow''.
** With a slight hint of ''Literature/{{Coraline}}''.
* ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' is ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'' meets ''Film/{{Gladiator}}''
* ''Film/{{Prometheus}}'' is ''{{Film/Alien}}'' meets ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.
* ''Film/{{RealSteel}}'' is ''{{Film/Transformers}}'' meets ''{{Film/Rocky}}''
** Or ''VideoGame/{{Teleroboxer}}'' meets ''{{Film/Rocky}}''.
* ''Rebirth of Underworld Superpower'' (better known by its international title, ''Film/TheExecutioner'') is ''Manga/LupinIII'' meets ''Film/TheStreetfighter''.
* ''Film/{{REC}}'' is ''Film/DiaryOfTheDead'' and/or ''The Last Broadcast'' meets ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'' and or ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' (minus the special infected).
* ''[[Film/{{REC}} [REC]2]]'' is ''Literature/RainbowSix'' and/or ''Series/{{SWAT}}'' meets ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'' and or ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' (minus the special infected) meets ''Film/DiaryOfTheDead'' meets ''[[spoiler:Film/TheExorcist]]''.
* ''Film/RedRidingHood'' is ''Film/TheCompanyOfWolves'' mixed with elements from ''Film/SleepyHollow'', ''Film/TheVillage'' and ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''.
* ''Film/RedTails'' is ''The Tuskegee Airmen'' meets ''Film/PearlHarbor.''
* ''Film/RepoMen'' is ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' + (''Film/{{Equilibrium}}'' x ''Film/MinorityReport'') - [[TheMusical the singing]].
* ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' is ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' meets ''Film/BladeRunner''.
* ''Film/ReservoirDogs'' is JohnWoo meets Creator/JeanLucGodard meets SamPeckinpah.
* ''Film/TheRevenant'' (2015) is ''Film/{{Apocalypto}}'' meets ''The New World'' meets ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', with a dash of ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod'' thrown in for good measure.
* ''Film/{{RIPD}}'' is ''Film/MenInBlack'' (old veteran and young rookie police TheMasquerade) meets ''Series/{{Reaper}}'' (spirits escaped from Hell causing havoc with supernatural powers) with a side order of ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' (dead main characters look completely different to the living).
** ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' meets ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''.
** ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''BrimStone'' meets ''G vs E'' meets ''Film/{{Ghost}}''.
** ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''.
* ''Film/RiseOfThePlanetOfTheApes'' is ''Film/ConquestOfThePlanetOfTheApes'' meets ''Film/{{Splice}}''.
* ''Film/RoadHouse'' is ''Film/{{Shane}}'' meets ''Film/DirtyDancing''.
* ''Film/RockNRolla'' is ''Film/LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels'' meets ''Film/TheBigLebowski''.
* ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' is ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'' meets ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' meets ''Film/TheAdventuresOfPriscillaQueenOfTheDesert''.
* ''RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'' is, quite deliberately, ''{{Hamlet}}'' meets ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot''.
* ''Film/{{ROTOR}}: ''Film/RoboCop1987'' meets ''Film/TheTerminator''
* ''Film/RunAllNight'' is ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' meets ''Film/{{Taken}}'' meets ''Film/TheFugitive''.
* ''Film/{{Salt}}'' is ''Film/TheFugitive'' meets ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight''
* ''Film/SaveTheGreenPlanet'' is ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''{{Film/Misery}}''.
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' is ''Film/BlazingSaddles'' meets ''Film/RushHour''.
* ''Film/SharkNight'' is ''Film/Piranha3D'' meets ''Film/SnakesOnAPlane'' meets ''Shark Week'' (With some ''Film/{{Deliverance}}'' thrown in.)
* ''Film/{{Sharknado}}'' is ''Film/{{Jaws}}'' meets ''Film/{{Twister}}'' done in the style of ''Creator/TheAsylum''
* ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead'' is ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' meets ''Film/RunFatboyRun'' meets ''Series/{{Cheers}}''.
* ''Film/ShootEmUp'' is ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' meets ''Film/{{Crank}}'' meets ''Manga/BlackLagoon''.
** Alternatively, GunFu meets Creator/JackieChan.
* ''Film/{{Showgirls}}'' is ''Film/AllAboutEve'' meets the 1990s ''Film/{{Emmanuelle}}'' movies
* ''Film/{{Sidekicks}}'' is ''Series/TheWonderYears'' meets ''Film/TheKarateKid'', with some self-indulgent Creator/ChuckNorris bits.
* ''Film/SilentRage'' is ''Film/TheIndestructibleMan'' meets ''Film/WalkingTall1973''
* ''Film/SilverLiningsPlaybook'':
** [[Film/LittleMissSunshine Little Miss Sunshine]] and ''{{Film/Rudy}}'' go [[Film/DirtyDancing dirty]] [[Series/DancingWithTheStars dancing with]] [[Film/TheBlindSide The Blind Side]].
** Alternatively, ''Film/TheBlindSide'' meets ''Film/MozartAndTheWhale'' (but with bipolar disorder instead of Asperger's).
* ''Film/SixStringSamurai'' is ''Manga/LoneWolfAndCub'' meets ''Film/MadMax'' meets [[RockAndRoll Rock 'n' Roll]].
* ''Film/SkyHigh'' is ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' meets Creator/JohnHughes.
* ''Film/{{Skyline}}'' is ''Film/{{Aliens}}'' meets ''The Whisperer In Darkness''.
* ''Film/{{Snowpiercer}}'' is ''VideoGame/BioShock'' meets ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery''.
** Alternatively, ''Film/{{Elysium}}'' meets the LocomotiveLevel from [[VideoGame/Uncharted2AmongThieves Uncharted 2]].
* ''Film/SouthlandTales'' is ''Film/RepoMan'' meets ''Film/{{Zardoz}}''.
** Creator/RichardKelly called it a a "strange hybrid of the sensibilities of Creator/AndyWarhol and Creator/PhilipKDick".
* ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3922818/ The Space Between Us]]'' is ''Film/TheMartian'' meets ''TheFaultInOurStars''.
* WebVideo/FilmBrain described ''Film/TheSpirit'' as a hybrid of ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' and ''Film/SinCity''
* ''Film/{{Splice}}'':
** ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' meets ''Film/{{Species}}'' meets ''Film/TheIslandOfDoctorMoreau''.
** ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' meets Creator/DavidCronenberg's ''Film/TheFly1986''.
* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' is "City on the Edge of Forever" meets ''Film/BackToTheFuture''.
** ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry'' is ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' meets Creator/TomClancy meets ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''.
** ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'' is ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' meets ''Film/{{Aliens}}''.
** Due to some comments by the director, Creator/JJAbrams, the 2009 reboot ''Film/StarTrek'' has been referred to in some forums as ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars''.
*** The images shown of the set designs of the ''Enterprise'''s interior in said movie have also been referred to as ''Franchise/StarTrek'' meets [[EverythingIsAnIpodInTheFuture iStore]].
*** Dude, the plot is ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' meets ''Film/TopGun''.
** ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'' is [[spoiler:''Space Seed'']] meets [[spoiler:''[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan The Wrath of Khan]]'' and ''The Undiscovered Country'']] meets [[spoiler:[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine "Homeland" and "Paradise Lost"]] and ''Film/TheDarkKnight'']]
** ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' is [[spoiler:[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration "Power Play"]] (inverted)]] meets [[spoiler:[[Series/StarTrekEnterprise "Terra Nova"]]]] meets ''Film/StarTrekNemesis''.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'' is ''Film/TheHiddenFortress'' meets ''[[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]]''.
** ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' is ''Literature/HeirToTheEmpire'' meets ''Film/ANewHope''.
* ''Film/RikiOhTheStoryOfRicky'' is best described as the live-action adaptation of ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' meets ''[[TheItchyAndScratchyShow Itchy and Scratchy.]]''
** Don't forget that it basically has [[Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar Kenshiro]] as the lead.
*** ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' meets ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''?
* ''Film/StrokerAce'' is ''Film/DaysOfThunder'' meets ''Film/CannonballRun''.
* ''Film/SuckerPunch'':
** ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' in ''Film/{{Chicago}}'', with reaps of ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'' and ''Film/{{Inception}}''.
** Alternatively ''Film/{{Inception}}'' meets ''Film/{{Brazil}}''.
** Alternatively ''Film/{{Inception}}'' meets ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' meets ''MoulinRouge''.
** Alternatively ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' meets TVTropes.
** ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' meets ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2''
* ''Film/SuicideSquad'': John Ostrander's ''ComicBook/SuicideSquad'' run meets ''WesternAnimation/BatmanAssaultOnArkham''.
** ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' meets Franchise/DCComics.
** ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' meets ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork''.
* ''Film/{{Super 8}}'' is ''Film/{{ET|The Extraterrestrial}}'' meets ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}'' (Which considering who made it, makes perfect sense). Or even '''more''' fittingly, ''ET'' meets ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
* ''Film/SurvivalOfTheDead'' is the Hatfield-[=McCoy=] feud meets ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'', with a light dusting of ''Series/TheATeam''.
* ''Survivor'' is ''Film/TheFugitive'' meets ''Film/TheJackal'' meets ''Film/TheBourneIdentity''.
* ''Film/TangoAndCash'' is ''Film/LethalWeapon'' meets ''Film/JamesBond''.
* ''{{Film/Ted}}''
** ''{{Disney/Pinocchio}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.
** ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' meets ''Film/YouMeAndDupree''.
** Could also be ''Disney/WinnieThePooh'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.
* ''Film/TerminatorGenisys'' is ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'' meets ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'' meets ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast''.
* ''Film/{{Thor}}'' is ''Disney/TheLionKing'' meets Myth/NorseMythology.
* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers2011'' (starring [[HotterAndSexier Milla Jovovich]]) is ''Film/ResidentEvil'' meets ''Film/VanHelsing'' minus the monsters.
* ''Film/TopGun'' is ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' meets aviation meets Romance.
* ''Film/TopSecret'' is ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' meets Music/ElvisPresley movie meets UsefulNotes/WorldWarII movie.
* ''[[Film/TotalRecall2012 Total Recall (2012)]]'': ''[[Film/TheBourneSeries The Bourne Identity]]'' meets ''Film/IRobot''.
* ''Film/TowerHeist'' is ''Film/FunWithDickAndJane'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
* One of the most overt examples is ''Film/TheToweringInferno'', which is intentionally ''The Tower'' meets ''The Glass Inferno'' (two novels).
* ''Film/TheTown'' has been called ''Film/{{Heat}}'' meets ''Film/TheDeparted''.
* ''Film/TheTownThatDreadedSundown'' is ''Film/{{Zodiac}}'' meets ''Film/FridayThe13thPart2''.
* ''Film/ToWongFooThanksForEverythingJulieNewmar'' is (''Film/TheAdventuresOfPriscillaQueenOfTheDesert'' – ''Film/TheMatrix'' + ''Film/DirtyDancing'' + ''Film/{{Blade}}'') meets ''Film/{{Spartacus}}''.
* ConfusedMatthew once referred to ''Film/ThereWillBeBlood'' as "''Film/CitizenKane'' without the sled".
* ''Film/TradingPlaces'' is ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo'' meets ''[[Film/TheThreeStooges Hoi Polloi]]'' meets ''Film/TheBluesBrothers''.
* ''Film/TrickRTreat'' is 2004's ''Film/{{Crash}}'' meets ''Film/CreepShow''.
** Alternately, it's ''Film/LoveActually'' meets ''Film/CreepShow'' meets ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}''.
* ''Film/TropicThunder'' is ''Film/ThreeAmigos'' meets ''Film/ApocalypseNow''.
* ''Film/TrueLies'' is Film/JamesBond meets ''Film/{{Commando}}''.
* ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' is ''Film/DarkCity'' meets ''Series/ThePrisoner'' meets ''ShockTreatment'' meets JimCarrey.
* ''Film/TwentyOneJumpStreet'' is ''Film/{{Superbad}}'' meets ''Film/HotFuzz''.
* ''Film/{{UHF}}'' is ''Film/{{Network}}'' meets ''Film/{{Airplane}}''.
** InUniverse, "Gandhi II" is ''Film/{{Gandhi}}'' meets {{Blaxploitation}}, specifically ''Film/{{Shaft}}''.
* ''Film/{{Unfriended}}'' is ''Film/IKnowWhatYouDidLastSummer'' meets ''Film/TheSocialNetwork''.
* ''Film/UniversalSoldierDayOfReckoning'' is ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' meets ''Literature/TheManchurianCandidate''.
* ''Film/{{Unknown 2011}}'' is ''NowhereMan'' meets ''[[spoiler:Film/TheBourneSeries]]'' meets ''[[spoiler:Film/TotalRecall1990]]'' (with a dash of ''Film/{{Frantic}}'').
* ''Film/UnmaskedPart25'' is ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' meets ''Film/TheToxicAvenger''.
* ''Film/UpstreamColor'' is Creator/DavidCronenberg meets Creator/TerrenceMalick.
* ''Valentine's Day'' is ''Film/LoveActually'' a couple weeks later, in America.
* ''Film/VampireAcademy'' is ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' meets ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' (If one of the main characters was also [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender The Avatar.]])
* ''Film/VeryBadThings'' is ''Film/TheHangover'' as a dark comedy.
* ''Film/AVeryLongEngagement'' was described by one Amazon.com viewer as ''Film/{{Amelie}}'' meets ''Film/SavingPrivateRyan'', which is pretty accurate, as it has some of the quirkiness of the former (and the same star and director), while also having the mystery element and [[WarIsHell horrific battle scenes]] of the latter.
* ''[[{{Film/VHS}} V/H/S]]'' is ''{{Film/Creepshow}}'' meets ''WebVideo/MarbleHornets''.
* ''Film/{{Wanted}}'' is ''Film/TheMatrix'' meets ''Film/FightClub''.
* ''Walking On Sunshine'' was described in TV Spots as ''Film/MammaMia'' meets ''Film/PitchPerfect''.
* ''War of the Dead'' is ''Film/DogSoldiers'' meets ''Film/{{Outpost}}''.
* ''Film/TheWatch'' is ''Film/AttackTheBlock'' meets ''Series/TheITCrowd''.
* ''Film/WhoAmI'' is ''Film/TheUsualSuspects'' meets ''Film/FightClub''. Once could even throw ''Film/{{Identity}}'' into the mix.
* The 1998 Creator/JackieChan [[SimilarlyNamedWorks film also called]] ''Who Am I'' is ''Film/TheBourneIdentity'' meets Jackie Chan.
* ''Film/WildZero'' is ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' meets ThePowerOfRock.
* ''Film/TheWolfOfWallStreet'' has ''{{Film/Caligula}}'''s heavy hedonistic lifestyle with the similar story structure (and actor) of ''Film/CatchMeIfYouCan'', along with the parody of excess and UsefulNotes/TheAmericanDream of ''Film/PainAndGain''.
** Many have said the film is ''Film/GoodFellas'' meets ''Film/WallStreet''
* ''Wolfhound'' has been described as "''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'' meets ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings''", which is essentially a [[ReviewerStockPhrases blurb-friendly way]] of saying "is an heroic fantasy film".
* ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'' was described by Creator/BobChipman as, "''[[{{Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers}} Body Snatchers]]'' meets ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]'' meets ''Film/VillageOfTheDamned1960'': [[PlayedForLaughs The Funny Version]]".
* ''Film/WorldsGreatestDad'' is basically ''Film/DeadPoetsSociety'' meets ''Film/{{Heathers}}''.
* ''Film/{{Wyrmwood}}'' is ''Film/MadMax'' meets ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978''.
* ''Film/XXx'' is (blatantly) ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' meets ''Film/JamesBond''.
* ''Film/{{Yentl}}'' is ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof''.
* ''Film/YoureNext'' is ''[[{{Film/TheCelebration}} Festen]]'' meets ''Film/TheStrangers'' with a dash of ''Film/HomeAlone''.[[spoiler:..with a hidden DeconReconSwitch and a final act full of BlackComedy.]]
* ''Film/YourHighness'' is ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' meets ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''.
* ''Film/{{Zardoz}}'' is ''Film/LogansRun'' meets ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes'' meets [[spoiler:''The Wizard of Oz'']] [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on a speedball (cocaine and heroin) and LSD]].
* ''Film/Zombi3D'' is ''Film/TheCrazies'' meets ''Film/DayOfTheDead1985'' meets ''Film/TheReturnOfTheLivingDead''.
* ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'' is ''Film/{{Superbad}}'' meets ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead''.
* ''Film/Zombie90ExtremePestilence'' is a low budget zombie movie meets ''Film/WhatsUpTigerLily''.
* ''ComicBook/ZsazsaZaturnnah'' is ''ComicBook/{{Darna}}'' meets ''Manga/SailorMoon'' meets ''Film/PriscillaQueenOfTheDesert''.
[[/folder]]

!!Character Examples
[[folder:Animated]]
* ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'': Jonathan Freeman described Jafar's voice as a mixture of Creator/BorisKarloff amd Creator/VincentPrice.
* ''Disney/BigHero6''
** Yokai is [[spoiler:[[WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall The woods man]] meets [[Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera Nathan Wallace]]]]
** Baymax is WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant and [[Film/GuardiansoftheGalaxy Groot]] meets [[Discworld/GoingPostal Mr. Pump]].
** Hiro is [[WesternAnimation/{{Robotboy}} Tommy Turnbull]] meets [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Dipper Pines]].
** Honey Lemon is [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Pinkie Pie]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Lindsay]].
** Gogo is [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Gwen]] meets [[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} Nikki Wong]].
** Wasabi is [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama DJ]] meets [[Series/{{Scrubs}} Chris Turk]].
** Fred is [[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} Jude]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Geoff]].
* ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe'''s Minons are a cross between [[VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor X-Nauts]] and [[VideoGame/RavingRabbids Rabbids]].
* [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds Reggie]] is [[WesternAnimation/FanboyAndChumChum Mr. Mufflin]] meets [[VideoGame/SonicLostWorld Zor]] but with personality of [[WesternAnimation/EightCrazyNights Davy Stone]].
* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''
** Anna is [[{{Disney/Tangled}} Rapunzel]] meets [[WesternAnimation/{{Brave}} Merida]].
** Elsa is [[{{Theatre/Wicked}} Elphaba]] meets [[WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians Jack Frost]].
** Olaf is WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman meets [[Theatre/TheBookofMormon Elder Cunningham]] meets [[Disney/ThePrincessandtheFrog Louis]].
** Kristoff is [[Film/{{Enchanted}} Robert]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AvatartheLastAirbender Sokka]].
** Hans is [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Prince Eric]] meets [[spoiler:[[Disney/TheBeautyAndTheBeast Gaston]]]].
* {{WesternAnimation/Home}}: Oh is [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Sheldon]] meets [[TeenTitans Starfire]].
* ''WesternAnimation/HortonHearsAWho'': The kangaroo is [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Sheila Broflovski]] meets [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Gaston]].
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Igor}}''
** Igor is [[Film/FreddyGotFingered Gord Brody]] meets [[WesternAnimation/IAmWeasel I.R. Baboon]].
** King Malbert is [[Film/GetSmart Maxwell Smart]] meets [[VideoGame/{{Gex}} Rez]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AstroBoy The Peacekeeper]].
** Dr. Glickenstein is [[Film/DeckTheHalls Steve Finch]] meets [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds Reggie]] meets [[VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay The Great Mighty Poo]].
** Jacklyn is [[WesternAnimation/SharkTale Miss Sanchez]] meets [[VideoGame/BanjoKazooie Klungo]] meets [[WesternAnimation/FanBoyAndChumChum Kyle the Conqueror]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'':
** Edna Mode is [[Film/JamesBond Q]] meets [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Head Edith Head]].
** Syndrome in appearance is [[WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant Kent Mansley]] meets WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'': Lord Shen is [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Judge Claude Frollo]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Firelord Sozin]].
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Scar is [[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} Claudius]] meets [[Theatre/{{Othello}} Iago]] (not ''[[{{Disney/Aladdin}} that]]'' one).
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}}: Europe's Most Wanted'': Inspector [=DuBois=] is a cross between [[Film/AliceInWonderland2010 The Queen of Hearts]] and [[Film/{{Hugo}} the stationmaster]] (who incidentally play a nefarious couple in ''Film/LesMiserables2012'', where her [[{{Determinator}} relentless]] personality came from).
* [[WesternAnimation/{{Rango}} Beans]] is [[WesternAnimation/{{Rio}} Jewel]] meets [[GoingPostal Adora Belle Dearheart]].
* [[WesternAnimation/TheSecretLifeOfPets Snowball]] is [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds Reggie]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju Chief]].
* ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale''
** Oscar is [[Film/{{Elf}} Buddy]] meets [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Gaston]].
** Don Lino is [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys Freddy Fazbear]] meets [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry King K. Rool]] meets [[spoiler: Wreck-It Ralph]]
** Mr. Sykes is ''Film/InspectorGadget'' meets [[Franchise/CrashBandicoot Dr. Neo Cortex]] meets [[VideoGame/LuigisMansion King Boo]].
** Erine and Bernie are [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds President's Daughter]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju Lok]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog Scratch and Grounder]].
** Miss Sanchez is [[WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife Chakal]] meets [[WesternAnimation/{{Foodfight}} Toddler's Mom]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'': Unicron is ''Comicbook/{{Galactus}}'' meets ''[[Franchise/StarWars the Death Star]]''.
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':
** Vanellope Von Schweetz is Princess Peach meets PunkyBrewster.
*** Plot developments eventually swap Peach with [[spoiler:[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Midna]].]]
** Wreck-It Ralph himself is {{Donkey Kong}} meets [[{{Brave}} Merida]].
** Fix-It Felix, Jr is Mario meets [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Woody]].
** King Candy: [[Literature/AliceInWonderland The Mad Hatter]] meets [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls The Mayor of Townsville.]] [[spoiler:meets [[{{Reboot}} Megabyte]].]]
** Sergeant Calhoun is [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Kat]] meets [[Series/{{Glee}} Sue Sylvester.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Live-Action]]
* ''Film/TheAbominableDrPhibes'': Dr. Anton Phibes is [[Film/{{Se7en}} John Doe]] meets [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Krueger]] meets [[Film/JamesBond Ernst Stavro Blofeld]] meets [[Franchise/{{Saw}} The Jigsaw Killer]] meets Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera meets [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Wile E. Coyote]], with perhaps a bit of Don [=Lafontaine=] in there, too.
** ''Film/TheatreOfBlood'''s Edward Lionheart is the same thing, but with Sir Lawrence Olivier instead of Don [=Lafontaine=].
* ''Film/ABulletfortheGeneral'': Chuncho is what happens if [[Film/{{Rashomon}} Tajomaru]] became [[Film/SevenSamurai Kikuchiyo]].
* ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'': [[NGOSuperpower The Weyland-Yutani Corporation]] series was specifically described by WordOfGod as a cross between [[UsefulNotes/KiplingsFinest the British East India Company]] and a [[JapanTakesOverTheWorld Japanese electronics company]] (hence, the juxtaposition of the Japanese surname "Yutani" with the very British "Weyland").
* ''Film/AnimalHouse'': Bluto was described as a cross between [[Creator/TheMarxBrothers Harpo Marx]] and [[Series/SesameStreet The Cookie Monster]].
* ''Film/BillyJack'' is [[Series/KungFu Kwai Chang Caine]] meets ComicBook/GreenArrow meets {{Wolverine}}.
* ''Film/BasicInstinct'': Catherine Tramell is [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmanuelle Emmanuelle]] meets [[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]] meets [[Film/TheLastSeduction Bridget Gregory]] with a dusting of Creator/AgathaChristie, and James Ellroy.
* ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'': Lex Luthor is [[Film/TheSocialNetwork Mark Zuckerberg]] meets Creator/JimCarrey's [[Film/BatmanForever Riddler]].
* ''Film/BattlefieldEarth'': WebSeries/SFDebris described Terl as a cross between [[Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Zaphod Beeblebrox]] and [[WesternAnimation/DudleyDoRight Snidley Whiplash]].
* ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'':
** Joker from ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' was described by Mike from Podcast/RiffTrax as Daffy Duck and John Wayne Gacy's bastard son. Bill responds that he thought that was Creator/JimCarrey.
** Bane from ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' is [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra Amon]] meets [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Renard]]. His voice is a cross between Creator/SeanConnery and [[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]].
* ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow'': Rita Vrataski is [[Franchise/MassEffect Femshep]] meets [[Anime/GhostInTheShell Motoko Kusanagi]].
* ''Film/TheFifthElement'': WordOfGod describes Ruby Rhod as Music/{{Prince}} meets Lenny Kravitz.
* In ''Film/FiveHundredDaysofSummer'', Summer Finn is [[Film/BabyDoll Silva Vacarro]] meets [[FriendswithBenefits Jamie]].
* ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'':
** Rocket Raccoon is [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Rigby]] meets [[Film/FirstBlood Rambo]].
** The Star Lord is [[Franchise/StarWars Han Solo]] meets [[Series/ParksAndRecreation Andy Dwyer]].
* ''Film/HarryPotter'': Prof. Dumbledore is [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Gandalf]] meets [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Homsar]] with a side order of [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]]. Except that he's also [[PotterPuppetPals a gay android]].
* The interpretation of the Grinch from the live action ''How The Grinch Stole Christmas'' is basically [[Literature/AChristmasCarol Ebeneezer Scrooge]] with the personality of Film/AceVentura.
* ''Film/TheHowling'': Eddie Quist is UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper meets [[WolfMan Lawrence Talbot]].
* ''Film/TheImitationGame'': Series/{{Sherlock}} + [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Sheldon Cooper]] = Alan Turing
* ''Franchise/IndianaJones'':
** Indiana Jones is [[Franchise/StarWars Han Solo]] meets [[Literature/KingSolomonsMines Allan Quatermain]] meets Film/JamesBond.
** According to Creator/JohnRhysDavies, Creator/StevenSpielberg told him he should play Sallah as a cross between [[Theatre/HenryIV Falstaff]] and his character Rodrigues from ''Literature/{{Shogun}}''.
** Major Toht is UsefulNotes/JosephGoebbels crossed with [[Film/{{Dracula 1931}} Renfield]].
* [[Film/IronSky Vivian Wagner]] becomes [[DistaffCounterpart a female]] [[WebOriginal/StarWreck James B. Pirk]] meets [[WebOriginal/StarWreck Dwarf]] with a touch of [[WebOriginal/StarWreck Fester]][[OverlyLongGag bester]].
* Film/JamesBond examples:
** ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'': Karl Stromberg is Ernst Stavro Blofeld meets [[Literature/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea Captain Nemo]].
** ''Film/LicenceToKill'': Franz Sanchez is [[Literature/CasinoRoyale Le Chiffre]] meets [[Literature/TheManWithTheGoldenGun Francisco Scaramanga]] meets [[Film/{{Scarface 1983}} Tony Montana]].
** ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'': Raoul Silva is [[Film/TheDarkKnight Heath Ledger's Joker]] meets [[Film/NoCountryForOldMen Anton Chigurh]] meets [[Film/GoldenEye Alec Trevalyen and Boris Grishenko]] meet [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Elektra King]].
*** He has also been described as [[Film/TheDarkKnight Heath Ledger's Joker]] meets Julian Assange.
* ''Film/JohnnyEnglish'' (character) is [[Main/PinkPanther Inspector Jacques Closeau]] meets Franchise/AustinPowers.
* [[Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate Torgo]] is [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Riff-Raff]] meets [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Senor Cardgage]].
** ''Film/TheScreamingSkull'''s Mickey is Torgo meets Lennie from ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen''.
* ''Film/MeanGirls'': Karen Smith is [[Film/AnchormanTheLegendofRonBurgundy Brick Tamland]] meets [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Patrick Star (on his harmless days)]]
* ''Film/{{Nightcrawler}}'': Louis Bloom is what [[Film/TaxiDriver Travis Bickle]] would be if he was transplated in {{Film/Network}}.
* In ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'', Jack Sparrow is [[Music/TheRollingStones Keith]] [[Music/KeithRichards Richards]] meets [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Bugs Bunny]] with a dash of [[Film/SevenSamurai Kikuchiyo]].
* ''Film/ProjectX'': [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] described Costa as [[WesterAnimation/SouthPark Eric Cartman]] meets [[Film/TheHangover Phil Wenneck]].
* ''Film/RealGenius'': Jerry Hathaway is Creator/CarlSagan meets [[Film/AnimalHouse Dean Wormer]] meets [[Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}} Walter Peck]].
* [[Film/{{Scanners}} Darryl Revok]] is [[Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]] meets Literature/{{Carrie}}. Except he predates both of those other characters.
** Cameron Vale is Literature/{{Carrie}} plus the player character from ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}''.
* Robert Downey Jr.'s ''Film/SherlockHolmes'': ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' meets [[Series/{{House}} Gregory House]]. Gregory House was based on Sherlock Holmes to begin with, sharing his sidekick to bounce ideas off of (Wilson instead of Watson) and even a drug addiction (Vicodin instead of Cocaine). Would that make Cuddy the equivalent of Irene Adler?
* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' examples:
** ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry'': Chancellor Gorkon is UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln meets Mikhail Gorbachev as a Klingon.
** ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'': The Borg Queen is ComicBook/{{Brainiac}} meets an Creator/HRGiger wet dream.
** ''Film/StarTrek'':
*** Chris Pine's Kirk is [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries classic Kirk]] meets [[Film/TopGun Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell]] meets [[Franchise/StarWars Han Solo]], which means Creator/ZacharyQuinto's Spock is classic Spock meets Iceman.
*** Anton Yelchin's Chekov is classic Chekov meets [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Wesley Crusher]] minus Wesley's annoying quirks.
*** Zoe Saldana's Uhura is classic Uhura meets Christine Chapel meets [[Film/TopGun Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood]].
*** Bruce Greenwood's Christopher Pike is classic Pike meets [[Film/TopGun Viper]].
*** Simon Pegg's Scotty is classic Scotty meets [[Film/ShaunOfTheDead Shaun]].
*** Nero is [[Film/StarTrekGenerations Dr. Tolian Soran]] meets [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Annorax]].
** ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'':
*** Alice Eve's Carol Marcus is [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan classic Carol]] meets Christine Chapel.
*** Admiral Marcus is [[Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry Admiral Cartwright]] meets [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Admiral Leyton and Luther Sloane]].
*** John Harrison [[spoiler:aka Khan Noonien Singh]] is [[spoiler:classic Khan]] meets [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Gary Seven]].
** ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'': Krall is [[Film/StarTrekNemesis Shinzon]] meets [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Garth of Izar]].
* ''Franchise/StarWars'':
** ''Film/TheForceAwakens'':
*** Poe Dameron is Han Solo meets Wedge Antilles.
*** Kylo Ren is [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith Anakin Skywalker]] meets [[spoiler:Jacen Solo/Darth Caedus]] meets [[spoiler:Ben Skywalker]].
*** Maz Kanata is Yoda meets Lando Calrissian.
* ''Film/SuperMarioBros'': WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic described this version of King Koopa as a cross between DonaldTump and [[Film/AustinPowers Dr. Evil]].
* ''Film/TheWaterboy'': Bobby Boucher is Film/ForrestGump meets Film/HappyGilmore meets [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Canteen Boy and Cajun Man]].
* ''Film/WeddingCrashers'': Zachary "Sack" Lodge is [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Biff Tannen]] meets [[Film/AnimalHouse Doug Niedermayer]].
* Mr. Freeze in ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' is Otto Preminger's Mr. Freeze from ''Series/{{Batman}}'' with the backstory of Mr. Freeze from ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''.
* Film/HarryBrown is [[Film/GetCarter Jack Carter]] meets [[Film/GranTorino Walt Kowalski]]
* Creator/JaredLeto's version of SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker from ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'' looks like a cross between [[Music/TheSexPistols John Lydon]] and [[Music/TheProdigy Keith Flint]].
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[[folder:Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' is DoctorZhivago meets a Franchise/DisneyPrincess movie
** Alternatively a remake of the 1956 film Anastasia meets Theatre/MyFairLady.
* ''Film/AScannerDarkly'' is ''Series/TheWire'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix'' meets ''Film/DazedAndConfused''. Appropriately enough, it was directed by [[Creator/RichardLinklater the director of]] ''[[Creator/RichardLinklater Dazed and Confused]]''.
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Antz}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' meets ''{{Film/Metropolis}}'' meets Creator/WoodyAllen.
* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' is ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' meets ''VideoGame/ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura'' by way of ''[[{{Anime/NadiaTheSecretOfBlueWater}} Nadia]]'', with a dash of ''Videogame/{{Aquanox}}'' in the first half.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeeMovie'' is ''Film/TheGraduate'' with [[InterspeciesRomance the massively]] [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids uncomfortable detail of]] ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006.''
* ''Disney/BigHero6'':
** ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' meets ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}''.
** Or ''WesternAnimation/{{Robotboy}}'' meets ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' meets ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''.
* ''Disney/{{Bolt}}'' Could be seen as:
** ''Film/TheTrumanShow'', ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'' and ''WesternAnimation/BuzzLightyearOfStarCommand'' all rolled into one.
** ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' meets ''Film/HomewardBoundTheIncredibleJourney'' meets any superhero action movie.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'' is ''WesternAnimation/CorpseBride'' meets ''Film/{{Labyrinth}},'' with a bit of ''Film/MoulinRouge'' thrown in.
* Creator/{{Pixar}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'':
** ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear'' meets ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon''.
** Or ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear'' meets ''Anime/PrincessMononoke''.
** ''Or'' ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells''.
** ''Film/FreakyFriday2003'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear''
** ''Anime/PrincessMononoke'' meets ''Disney/BrotherBear'' meets ''Film/WhipIt''
* Disney[=/=]Pixar's ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'':
** ''Film/DocHollywood'' meets ''Wheelie & The Chopper Bunch'' meets... er... Creator/{{Pixar}}.
** ''Cars 2'' is ''Cars'' meets ''Film/TheManWhoKnewTooLittle'', with a triple helping of Creator/LarryTheCableGuy.
* ''WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs'' is ''Film/TheDayAfterTomorrow'' meets FoodPorn.
** Meanwhile, [[{{WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs2}} the sequel]] is the first movie meets ''Literature/TheIslandOfDoctorMoreau''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' is ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' meets ''Literature/AliceInWonderland''.
** Alternatly, it's ''Stephen King's IT'' meets ''Alice in Wonderland.''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheCroods'' is ''Film/QuestForFire'' meets ''Film/NationalLampoonsVacation''.
* ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe'': ''ComicStrip/SpyVsSpy'' meets ''Theatre/{{Annie}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'': ''WesternAnimation/FernGully'' meets ''Film/{{Avatar}}''. A comparison the director isn't fond of.
-->'''Chris Wedge:''' I hate to associate it with other movies. It is adventure on the scale of Star Wars. And it does immerse the audience completely in a world like Avatar. But it has its own personality.
** It could also be seen as ''Film/TheSpiderwickChronicles'' meets ''Film/HoneyIShrunkTheKids''.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie An Extremely Goofy Movie]]'': ''A Goofy Movie'' meets ''Film/BackToSchool'' meets [[Creator/{{ESPN}} The X-Games]]
* Creator/WesAnderson's take on Creator/RoaldDahl's ''Literature/FantasticMrFox'' is ''Literature/FantasticMrFox'' meets ''Film/TheRoyalTenenbaums''.
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Foodfight}}'' is ''{{Film/Casablanca}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/EightCrazyNights'' meets ''Disney/ToyStory''.
* ''WesternAnimation/FreeBirds'' is ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Click}}''.
* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' is ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'' given the ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' treatment.
** It can also be seen as ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'' meets ''Literature/SnowWhiteAndRoseRed''.
* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'' is ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' meets ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''.
* [[WebVideo/ThatGuywiththeGlasses Rob Walker]] describes ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'' as watching ''Film/LawrenceofArabia'' with WesternAnimation/{{Gumby}} in the lead role.
* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' is ''Film/ErikTheViking'' meets ''Never Cry Wolf'' with dragons.
** ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2'' is almost the opposite of ''TheLionKing'' ([[spoiler:Hiccup doesn't want to be chief, and his father's death is indirectly his fault]]).
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Igor}}'' is ''Film/{{Elf}}'' meets ''VideoGame/BioShock''.
* ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' is ''Film/OsmosisJones'' meets ''Series/ThirtyRock'' with a hint of ''Series/HermansHead''
** Alternatively, ''{{Manga/Poison Berry in My Brain}}'' meets ''[[{{WesternAnimation/MonstersInc}} Monsters, Inc.]]'' meets ''[[Series/TheOfficeUS The Office]].''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' is a LighterAndSofter ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' starring ''The Franchise/FantasticFour''.
** Or ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' is ''Film/CrouchingTigerHiddenDragon'' meets ''Disney/RobinHood''. The sequel throws a bit of ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'''s climax into the mix.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie'': The directors have described the movie as "''Film/TheWizardOfOz'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix''".
** Alternatively, ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets ''[[{{Literature/NineteenEightyFour}} 1984]]'' by way of Creator/MelBrooks.
** One can also see it as ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets [[spoiler:the final episode of ''Series/StElsewhere'']].
** Or ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets a kid-friendly version of [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Imagination Land]].
* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' is ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' meets ''Manga/{{Yotsuba}}''
** ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' meets ''Film/MenInBlack''.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'' is ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' meets ''Disney/{{Bambi}}''.
** With the ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' comparison in mind, ''Disney/TheLionKingOneAndAHalf'' is ''The Lion King'' meets ''Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'' with a bit of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''.
* ''WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms'': Mother's Day meets ''Film/BattlefieldEarth''.
* ''WesternAnimation/MonstersVsAliens'': ''WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians'' meets ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' is ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' meets ''Franchise/MonsterHigh''.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Nine}} 9]]'' can probably be best described as ''VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'', AfterTheEnd.
** The movie's own page on this wiki also calls it ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/NormOfTheNorth'' is ''WesternAnimation/BeeMovie'' meets ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheNutJob'' is ''WesternAnimation/OverTheHedge'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
* ''WesternAnimation/ParaNorman'' is ''Film/TheSixthSense'' meets ''Theatre/TheCrucible'' and ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'', all in the style of ''{{WesternAnimation/Coraline}}''.
** Alternately, Creator/JohnCarpenter meets Creator/JohnHughes.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePebbleAndThePenguin'': ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' meets the precursor to ''WesternAnimation/HappyFeet''.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePlagueDogs'': ''WatershipDown'' meets ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Planes}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'' meets ''ThoseMagnificentMenInTheirFlyingMachines''.
* ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'': Creator/DonBluth's ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' meets "Literature/TheFrogPrince" fairy tale with a little hint of ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' thrown in there.
** Or "Literature/TheFrogPrince" meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' meets ''Anime/HowlsMovingCastle''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/FantasticMrFox'' meets ''Film/ThreeAmigos'' (minus two amigos). And set in a anthropomorphic ''Film/{{Chinatown}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/HappyFeet'' meets ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros''.
* ''WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians'' is what happens when ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' meets ''{{ComicBook/Fables}}''.
* ''The Roach Approach: Dont Miss The Boat'' is ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' meets ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales''.
* ''WesternAnimation/RonalTheBarbarian'' is ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' (down to [[spoiler: the protagonist riding a dragon while attacking the humongous BigBad]]) meets ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'' meets ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' meets ''Film/TenaciousDInThePickOfDestiny'' (with Alibert as JB and Ronal as a kind of KG).
* ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty'' is ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' meets ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Foodfight}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH'' is when ''Literature/MrsFrisbyAndTheRatsOfNIMH'' meets ''{{Literature/Redwall}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'' is ''VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay'' meets ''WesternAnimation/BebesKids''.
** Or, ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' meets ''Film/GoodFellas''.
** ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'' meets ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'' with a side of ''Film/CarWash''.
** Or ''Film/TheGodfather'' meets ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo''.
** Or [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer the opening of Tabula Rasa]] meets ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} Forever After'' is ''Shrek'' meets ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Sing}}'' is ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' meets ''Series/{{Glee}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut'' is ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' with the musical aspect of ''Theatre/LesMiserables'' and a similar SealedEvilInACan plot to ''Film/{{Hellboy}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpiritStallionOfTheCimarron'' is ''Literature/BlackBeauty'' meets ''DancesWithWolves''.
* ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'' is ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'' meets {{Jukebox Musical}}s.
** ''Film/MoulinRouge'' meets ''{{WesternAnimation/Delgo}}''
** It has also been compared to ''{{WesternAnimation/Epic}}'', ''WesternAnimation/FernGullyTheLastRainforest'', ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}}'', and ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TitanicTheLegendGoesOn'' is best described as the bastard love child of Creator/JamesCameron's ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'', and ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'', along with about 12 other animated movies. With [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment a rapping dog thrown in from out of nowhere]].
** ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic'', the other Titanic animated movie. is the bastard love child of James Cameron's ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' with [[GreenAesop a message about whale hunting]] and [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods a giant octopus with a dog nose thrown in out of nowhere.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerryTheMovie'' is ''Disney/TheRescuers'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'', but as a musical.
* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'':
** ''Literature/WinnieThePooh'' meets ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.
** ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'' meets ''Film/TheGreatEscape'' meets ''VideoGame/MOTHER3''.
* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' is ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}''.
** Or ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets ''AladdinAndTheKingOfThieves''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheTrumpetOfTheSwan'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant'' meets ''Film/FreddyGotFingered''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'' is ''Film/AboutSchmidt'' meets ''Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays''.
* ''WesternAnimation/WeAreTheStrange'': Creator/DavidLynch meets ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'' with a bit of ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' thrown in.
** Alternatively, ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'' meets ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'' with a dash of ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''.
* ''WesternAnimation/WhereTheDeadGoToDie'': ''Stonewall And Riot'' meets ''Film/{{Hellraiser}}'' meets ''Film/KenPark''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheWild'' is ''WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' meets ''Disney/TheLionKing''.
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':
** ''TRON'' meets ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.
** ''Film/TheMuppets''[[note]] seeing as how the plot had someone whose game was not loved for years, like the Muppets having the gang come back together again after all those years of no affection[[/note]] meets ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''. [[note]] The film involves inanimate objects having lives of their own when no humans are in the room.[[/note]]
** ''Film/{{TRON}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas''.
** ''Film/{{TRON}}'' meets the second ''[[Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz Wizard of Oz]]'' (book) meets ''VideoGame/MarioKart'' meets ''Candy Land''. Now with some ''Film/OzTheGreatAndPowerful'' thrown in for good measure.
** ''WesternAnimation/ThePagemaster'' meets ''TRON''.
** ''Anime/SummerWars'' meets ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow''?
* ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine'' is ''Film/AHardDaysNight'' meets ''Film/{{Fantasia}}''.
* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' is ''Film/FortyEightHours'' meets...
** ''Disney/RobinHood''.
** ''WebComic/SabrinaOnline''.
** ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance''.
** ''WebComic/KevinAndKell''.
* ''WhereTheDeadGoToDie'': ''XavierRenegadeAngel'' meets ''MrPickles''.
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[[folder:Live-Action]]
* ''[[Film/ThirteenGoingOnThirty 13 Going on 30]]'' (2004) is essentially the DistaffCounterpart to ''Film/{{Big}}'' (1988).
* The plot to ''Film/TheAbominableDrPhibes'' is ''Film/{{Se7en}}'' meets ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}'', only several decades before any of them. Its mood, however, involves [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs eating several bowls of sugar laced with acid]].
* ''Abraxas: Guardian Of The Universe'': ''Film/TheTerminator'' meets ''[[ComicBook/NewGods Jack Kirby's Fourth World]]''.
* ''Film/TheAccountant'': ''Film/JasonBourne'' meets ''Film/TheUsualSuspects''.
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension'': ''Franchise/DocSavage'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets Creator/ThomasPynchon.
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfSharkboyAndLavagirl'' is ''Film/TheNeverEndingStory'' meets ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants''.
* ''Film/AfterLastSeason'': ''Film/TheRoom'' meets ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan''.
* ''Film/{{Airheads}}'' is ''Film/DogDayAfternoon'' meets ''Film/WaynesWorld'' meets ''Film/DieHard''.
* The 1980 disaster genre spoof ''Airplane!'' was the ''Airport'' movies as if TexAvery had directed them.
* Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/AliceInWonderland2010'' is ''VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice'' meets ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' meets ''Film/{{Hook}}''.
* Obscure horror film ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085156/ American Nightmare]]'' is ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079271/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Hardcore]]'' meets ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' (or any Giallo slasher film).
* The InNameOnly ''Literature/AnarchistCookbook'' movie is ''Literature/AtlasShrugged'' meets ''Film/TheDoomGeneration''.
* ''Film/AnvilTheStoryOfAnvil'' is ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap'' meets RealLife. Seriously, it's spooky.
* ''Film/AIArtificialIntelligence'' is ''[[Literature/TheAdventuresOfPinocchio Pinocchio]]'' meets ''Film/BladeRunner''.
** If not, then it's simply "Pinocchio in TheFuture".
* ''Film/TheArtist'' is ''Film/SingingInTheRain'' meets ''Film/ModernTimes''.
* Creator/JamesCameron's ''Film/{{Avatar}}'':
** ''Film/{{Dances With| Wolves}} Franchise/{{Halo}}''.
** Or ''[[WesternAnimation/FerngullyTheLastRainforest Ferngully]]'' meets ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' meets ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' meets ''Film/DancesWithWolves''. And a dash of VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} to boot.
** WebVideo/{{Benzaie}} calls it ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' + ''[[WesternAnimation/FerngullyTheLastRainforest Ferngully]]'' + ''Film/TheMatrix'' in his 5-Second Film.
** Or ''{{Disney/Pocahontas}} {{Dances With| Wolves}} WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs''.
** ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}} [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} 40K]]'' as one person puts it.
* The ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' series is ''LiveActionTV/DoctorWho'' meets ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' meets Creator/JohnHughes meets Creator/FrankCapra.
* The movie ''Film/BadMoon'' and the book it's based upon (''Thor'') are ''The Adventures Of Rintintin'' meets ''Film/TheHowling''.
* ''{{Film/Bamboozled}}'': Richard Corliss described it as ''{{Film/Network}}'' meets ''Film/{{Bulworth}}''.
* ''Film/BarbWire'' is ''Film/{{Casablanca}}'' in a ''Film/MadMax'' costume, with a side of GenderFlip. And it is bad.
* ''Film/BasicInstinct'' is the love child of Russ Meyer and Creator/AlfredHitchcock.
* ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' is ''Film/ManOfSteel'' meets ''Comics/TheDarkKnightReturns'' meets ''[[spoiler:Comics/TheDeathOfSuperman]]'', with a Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse garnish.
* ''[[Film/{{Bedazzled1967}} Bedazzled 1967]]'' is ''Literature/{{Faust}}'' meets ''Film/WhatsNewPussycat''.
* ''Film/BedknobsAndBroomsticks'' is ''Film/MaryPoppins'' meets ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness''.
* ''Film/Beowulf1999'' is ''[[Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior The Road Warrior]]'' meets ''Film/MortalKombat'' meets ''Franchise/TheWitcher''.
* ''Film/BigFish'' is ''Film/ForrestGump'' as written by Creator/RoaldDahl.
** Or ''Film/ForrestGump'' meets ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen''.
* ''{{Film/Birdman}}'' is ''Film/EightAndAHalf'' but with an arguably happier ending.
* ''Film/BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure'' is ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' meets ''Film/FastTimesAtRidgemontHigh''.
* ''Film/BlackSwan'':
** ''Anime/PerfectBlue'' meets ''SwanLake'' and/or ''Anime/PrincessTutu''.
** ''Film/{{Suspiria}}'' meets ''Film/TheMachinist''.
* ''Anime/BloodTheLastVampire'' (the 2009 film, at least) is ''Film/{{Blade}}'' meets ''Film/KillBill''.
* ''Film/TheBraveOne'':
** ''Film/TaxiDriver'' meets ''Film/DeathWish'', with [[GenderFlip a woman in the lead]].
** Alternatively it's ''Film/TaxiDriver'' Meets ''Film/{{Ms 45}}''.
* ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' is MontyPython meets ''NineteenEightyFour''.
* ''Film/BreakerBreaker'' is ''Billy Jack'' meets ''White Line Fever'', set in a PlayedForDrama [[Series/TheDukesOfHazzard Hazzard County]].
* Creator/DavidCronenberg has described ''Film/TheBrood'' as his version of ''Film/KramerVsKramer''.
* ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'' is ''Film/TheEvilDead1981'' meets ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' meets the Wiki/SCPFoundation
* ''The Caller'' is ''The Lakehouse'' meets ''Stir of Echos'' meets ''Film/{{Frequency}}'', with a little dusting of ''Film/TheButterflyEffect''.
* ''Cannibal'' is ''Film/BrokebackMountain'' meets ''Guinea Pig: Flowers of Flesh and Blood''.
* ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' is ''Film/{{Rudy}}'' meets ''Film/SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow'' meets ''BandOfBrothers''
* ''Film/CaptainClegg'' is ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets ''Film/{{Heat}}'' meets ''Literature/LesMiserables''.
* ''Film/TheCar'' is ''Film/{{Duel}}'' meets ''Film/{{Jaws}}'', minus the Spielberg.
** ''Film/{{Duel}}'' meets ''Literature/{{Christine}}''.
* ''Film/TheCell'' is ''Film/{{Inception}}'' meets ''Fanfic/{{Cupcakes}}''. More specifically, the protagonist uses an Inception-like device to enter the dreams of a serial killer, whose psychotic nature matches that of Pinkie Pie as seen in Cupcakes.
** It is also ''Film/TheMatrix'' Meets ''Film/{{Se7en}}''.
* ''Film/{{Chappie}}'' is ''Film/RoboCop1987'' meets ''Film/DistrictNine'' (with touches of ''Film/IronMan1'' and ''Film/ShortCircuit'').
* This comic convention exchange from ''Film/ChasingAmy'' between a Bluntman and Chronic [[FanDumb fan]] and their exasperated creator:
-->'''Fanboy:''' I love [Bluntman and Chronic]! They're like... uh... Film/BillAndTed meet... meet Creator/CheechAndChong!\\
'''Holden:''' ''(condescendingly)'' Yeah, I kinda like to think of them as [[{{Hamlet}} Rosencrantz and Guildenstern]] [[RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead meet]] [[WaitingForGodot Vladamir and Estragon]].\\
'''Fanboy:''' Yeah! Wait... huh?
* ''Film/{{Chloe}}'' is either ''Nathalie'' meets ''Film/CrimesAndMisdemeanors'' or ''Nathalie'' meets ''Film/FatalAttraction'', depending on your point of view.
* ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}'' is ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'' (or ''Film/CannibalHolocaust'', if you know your film history) meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
* ''Film/CoachCarter'' is ''Film/LeanOnMe'' meets ''Film/AboveTheRim''.
* ''Connie and Carla'' is ''Film/VictorVictoria'' meets ''Film/SomeLikeItHot''.
* ''Film/CoolCatSavesTheKids'' is ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'' meets ''Film/TheRoom''.
* ''Film/{{Cosmopolis}}'' is Creator/DavidCronenberg's own ''{{Literature/Crash}}'' meets ''Film/WallStreet'' -- meets ''LastYearAtMarienbad''.
* ''Film/CowboysAndAliens'' is described [[WordOfGod by its screenwriters]] as "Film/{{Unforgiven}} with aliens landing." This makes some sense because both films feature an ex-outlaw running up against a harsh order-obsessed sheriff.
** In other words: ''Film/{{Unforgiven}}'' meets ''Film/{{Skyline}}''.
* ''Film/{{Crank}}'' is ''Film/{{Speed}}'' meets ''Film/{{DOA}}''.
* ''Film/CrimsonPeak'' is ''Film/TheDevilsBackbone'' meets ''Literature/JaneEyre''.
* ''Cut and Run'' is ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' meets ''Film/CannibalHolocaust''.
* ''Film/DaddyDayCamp'' is ''Film/DaddyDayCare'' meets ''Film/{{Meatballs}}''.
* ''Film/{{The Dark Knight}}'' is ''Film/{{Batman}}'' meets ''Film/{{Heat}}''.
* ''Film/DaysOfThunder'' is ''Film/TopGun'' meets Nascar.
* ''De Griezelbus'' is ''Film/LetTheRightOneIn'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote'' with a bit of ''WesternAnimation/{{ParaNorman}}''.
* ''Film/TheDeadPit'': ''Bad Dreams'' meets ''Film/ReAnimator''.
* ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'' is ''Film/XMen'' meets WesternAnimation/BugsBunny meets Creator/LewisBlack meets ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff''.
* ''Film/DeepBlueSea'' was commonly described in reviews as ''Film/JurassicPark'' meets ''Film/{{Alien}}'' meets ''Film/{{Jaws}}''.
* ''Film/DeepRising'' is ''Film/ThePoseidonAdventure'' meets ''Film/{{Alien}}''.
* ''Film/{{Descendants}}'' (Creator/DisneyChannel TV movie) is Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon meets ''Film/SkyHigh'' meets ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'' [[spoiler: except the kids know their parents are villains]].
* ''Film/TheDictator'' is ''Film/ComingToAmerica'' meets ''Film/AliGIndahouse''.
* ''Film/{{District 9}}'':
** ''Series/TheOffice'' meets ''Film/BadTaste'' plus Creator/DavidCronenberg's ''Film/TheFly1986''.
** ''Film/{{Banlieue 13}}'' minus LeParkour meets ''ComicBook/MenInBlack'' meets ''Film/TheFly1986'' meets TheApartheidEra.
* ''Film/DogSoldiers'' is ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' meets ''Film/TheHowling''.
** Or ''Series/BandOfBrothers'' meets ''Film/TheHowling''.
* ''Film/DontBreathe'' is ''Film/{{Daredevil}}'' meets ''Film/HomeAlone'' meets ''Franchise/FridayThe13th''.
* ''Film/{{Doomsday}}'' is ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'' meets ''Film/MadMax''
* ''Film/DragMeToHell''
** ''Film/NightoftheDemon'' meets ''Film/TheGrudge''.
** ''Literature/{{Thinner}}'' meets ''Film/TheGrudge''.
* ''Film/DragonballEvolution''
** ''Franchise/DragonBall'' meets ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.
** ''Franchise/DragonBall'' meets the first Creator/SamRaimi ''Film/SpiderMan1'' movie.
* ''Film/EarthToEcho'' is ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' meets ''Film/{{Chronicle}}'' (minus the latter's SuperPowerLottery and [[AGodAmI declarations of superiority]]).
** A blurb uses "''WesternAnimation/WallE'' (Echo is a little robot with big eyes) meets ''E.T.''".
*** ''Wall-E'' + ''E.T.'' + [[FoundFootageFilms Found Footage]]
* ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow'' has many such descriptions:
** ''Film/{{Next}}'' meets ''Literature/StarshipTroopers''.
** ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay'' (possibly with a hint of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'').
** ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay'' (as early as immediately after the trailer was released).
** ''The Americanization of Emily'' (a little known, somewhat BlackComedy anti-war movie) meets ''Film/PacificRim''.
** ''Film/SavingPrivateRyan'' meets ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.
* ''Film/{{Elysium}}'' is ''Film/{{District 9}}'' meets ''Film/{{Spartacus}}'' meets ''Film/JohnnyMnemonic''.
** or ''Manga/BattleAngelAlita'' meets ''Series/TheSixMillionDollarMan''.
* ''Film/{{Enchanted}}'' is "Creator/{{Disney}} meets Reality".
* ''Film/EndersGame'' is ''Film/HarryPotter'' meets ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' IN SPACE!
* ''Film/{{Equilibrium}}'' is ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'' meets ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'' meets ''Literature/{{Fahrenheit 451}}'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix'' and brings BottomlessMagazines.
* ''Film/EventHorizon'' is what happens when you put ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'', ''{{Film/Alien}}'', ''{{Film/Hellraiser}}'', ''Film/TheShining'' and ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]'' in a blender. "Cheers"
* ''Film/TheExorcismOfEmilyRose'' is ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Series/LawAndOrder''.
* ''Film/EyesOfAStranger'' is ''Film/RearWindow'' meets ''Film/{{Maniac}}''.
* ''Film/TheFall'' is ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' meets ''Webcomic/AxeCop''.
*** Or ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' meets ''Film/PansLabyrinth'' and ''Film/CinemaParadiso''.
* ''Film/{{Fallen}}'' is ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' meets ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Film/{{Shocker}}''.
* ''[[Film/TheFastAndTheFurious Tokyo Drift]]'' is ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' meets ''Manga/InitialD''.
* A fan theory suggests ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff'' can be seen as a LighterAndSofter as well as YoungerAndHipper precursor to ''Film/FightClub''.
* ''Film/TheFifthElement'' is ''Film/BladeRunner'' meets ''Franchise/DieHard'' meets ''Film/TheProfessional'' meets [[spoiler:''Captain Planet'']].
* ''Film/FightClub'':
** ''Literature/TheGreatGatsby'' meets DavidLynch meets ''Film/{{Heathers}}''.
* ''Film/TheFighter'':
** ''Film/CinderellaMan'' meets ''[[Series/TheJerrySpringerShow Jerry Springer]]''.
** ''Film/{{Rocky}}'' meets ''Film/TheBlindSide''.
* ''Film/{{Filth}}'' is ''Film/{{Trainspotting}}'' meets ''Film/BadLieutenant''.
* ''Film/FinalDestination'' is ''Film/{{Scream 1996}}'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote''.
* ''Film/TheFinalGirls'', according to director Todd Strauss-Schulson
--> "It's {{Film/Pleasantville}} in a trashy horror movie from the 80s with a little Franchise/BackToTheFuture thrown in, and a spoon full of Film/TermsOfEndearment with a dash of {{Franchise/Scream}} and two dollops of Film/ThePurpleRoseOfCairo for good measure."
* ''[[Film/FiveHundredDaysOfSummer 500 Days of Summer]]'':
** ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' meets ''Film/GardenState''.
** Creator/NeilPatrickHarris called it ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' minus Barney.
** ''Anime/FiveCentimetersPerSecond'' meets ''Series/HowIMetYourMother''.
* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' is ''Film/ANewHope'' meets ''Film/TheRoadWarrior''.
* ''Film/ForrestGump'' is ''Film/BeingThere'' meets ''Film/{{Zelig}}'', with a bit of LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek thrown in.
* ''Film/FortySevenRonin'' (2013) is ''Film/TheLastSamurai'' meets ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' meets ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'', with some ''Film/{{Hero}}'' and ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' (or ''Film/{{Elektra}}'' for non-anime-watchers) for flavor.
* ''Film/FourLions'': ''Paradise Now'' meets ''Film/TheThreeStooges''.
* ''Film/TheFrighteners'': One reviewer described the film as ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' meets ''Series/TwinPeaks''.
* ''Film/{{Frozen 2010}}'' is essentially ''Film/OpenWater'', and ''Alive'' on a ''chairlift''.
* ''Film/GalaxyQuest'' is ''Film/ThreeAmigos'' meets ''Franchise/StarTrek''.
* ''Film/GandhiAtTheBat'' is ''The Pride Of The Yankees'' meets ''Gandhi'', with maybe a pinch of ''Film/RookieOfTheYear''.
* ''Gangster No. 1'' is ''Film/{{Scarface 1983}}'' meets ''Film/SingleWhiteFemale''.
* ''Film/GetOnUp'' is ''Film/{{Ray}}'' meets ''Film/FortyTwo''.[[note]]''Ray's'' embellished bibliography with ''42's'' sanitized bibliography[[/note]]
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'' is ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Series/DirtyJobs'' or ''Literature/CallOfCthulhu'' meets ''Film/{{Stripes}}''.
* {{Giallo}} genre is more or less [[MysteryFiction Mystery]] [[CrimeAndPunishmentSeries Crime]] [[FilmNoir Noir]] meets Erotic thrillers (and or Sexploitation) meets [[SlasherMovie Slasher Films]].
* ''Film/TheGirlNextDoor''
** ''Film/NottingHill'' meets ''Film/AmericanPie''.
** ''Film/RiskyBusiness'' meets ''American Pie''.
* ''Film/TheGrandBudapestHotel'' is ''Film/TheGreatDictator'' meets ''Film/NorthByNorthwest''.
* ''Film/GreasersPalace'' looks like what would have happened if Creator/SergioLeone and Creator/JohnWaters made a film together.
* ''Film/GrudgeMatch'' is [[Film/RagingBull Jake LaMotta]] vs. [[Franchise/{{Rocky}} Rocky Balboa]] as Film/GrumpyOldMen.
* ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' is ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' meets ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' / ''Film/{{Serenity}}''.
** ''{{Franchise/Star Wars}}'' meets ''{{Franchise/Indiana Jones}}''. Literally.
** Alternatively, ''{{Film/The Avengers|2012}} '' meets ''{{Manga/One Piece}}'' in space. In fact, "One Piece in space" is [[http://getnews.jp/archives/635076 how it was pitched in Japan.]]
* ''Guum-Gum'' (film but not book) is ''PeterPan'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix''.
* ''Film/{{Hancock}}'' is ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' meets ''[[spoiler:Franchise/{{Highlander}}]]''. The hidden title could be called ''Hancock'' meets ''Film/TheTerminator''.
* ''Film/TheHangover'' is simply ''Film/DudeWheresMyCar'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E10VivaNedFlanders "Viva Ned Flanders"]].
* ''Film/TheHappening'' is ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'' meets ''FinalDestination'' meets GaiasVengeance.
* ''Film/HardCandy'' is ''Film/{{Lolita}}'' (the movie, not the novel) meets ''TheGirlWithTheDragonTattoo''.
* ''Film/AHardDaysNight'' is ''A Night At The Opera'' meets ''Rock Around The Clock.''
* ''Film/HardcoreHenry'' is ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'' meets ''[[Film/TheBourneSeries Jason Bourne]]'' meets ''Franchise/CallOfDuty''.
* ''Film/{{Heathers}}'' is ''Film/PrettyInPink'' meets ''Film/FightClub''.
* ''Film/HeiseiRiderVsShowaRiderKamenRiderWarsFeaturingSuperSentai'' is ''Film/KamenRiderXSuperSentaiSuperHeroTaisen'' meets ''Manga/KamenRiderSpirits'' meets ''[[Series/KamenRiderRyuki Kamen Rider Ryuki Special: 13 Riders]]'' meets ''ComicBook/CivilWar''.
* ''Film/HelloMaryLouPromNightII'' is ''Film/{{Carrie|1976}}'' meets ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet''.
* ''Film/HereComesTheBoom'' is ''Film/TheWizard'' meets the [[MixedMartialArts Ultimate Fighting Championship]].
* ''Film/{{Hidalgo}}'' is ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' meets ''Film/TheLastSamurai''.
* In an odd reversal, ''HighSchoolMusical'' is ''Film/{{Fame}}'' minus ''Series/{{Skins}}''.
* ''Highwaymen'' is ''Film/MadMax'' meets ''Film/ChangingLanes'', meets ''Film/TheHitcher''.
* ''Hirokin'' is ''Film/TheHungerGames'' meets ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'', without a happy ending.
* ''Film/HomeAlone'' is ''[[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Ferris Bueller]]'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''
* ''Film/HorribleBosses'' is ''Film/TheHangover'' meets ''Film/NineToFive'' meets ''Film/StrangersOnATrain''.
* ''Film/TheHost'':
** ''Film/TheBeastFromTwentyThousandFathoms'' meets ''Film/{{Juno}}'' meets Creator/MichaelMoore.
** Alternatively, ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'' meets ''Film/LittleMissSunshine''.
* ''Film/HotFuzz'' is ''Film/TheNakedGun'' meets ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead''.
** It has also been described as ''Series/MidsomerMurders'' meeting ''Film/BadBoys'' (appropriately enough).
* ''Film/HotShots'' is ''Film/TopGun'' meets ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' meets ''Film/TheNakedGun''.
* ''Film/HotTubTimeMachine'' is ''Film/TheHangover'' meets ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture''.
* ''Film/HowlingVTheRebirth'' is essentially ''Howling'' meets ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone''.
* ''Film/TheHungerGames'' is ''Film/BattleRoyale'' meets ''Film/TheTrumanShow''.
* ''Film/IAmNumberFour'' is ''Series/{{Roswell}}'' meets the ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'' meets ''Film/EscapeToWitchMountain'' meets ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' meets ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' with a healthy dash of ''Superman''.
* ''Film/{{Idiocracy}}'' is ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' meets ''Film/OfficeSpace'' meets ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead''.
* ''Film/ImGonnaGitYouSucka'' is {{Blaxploitation}} meets ''Film/TheNakedGun''.
* ''Film/{{Incarnate}}'' is ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Film/{{Inception}}''
* ''Film/{{Inception}}'':
** ''Anime/{{Paprika}}'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
** ''Manga/FullMetalAlchemist'' gone live-action meets ''Film/JamesBond'' with a bottle of sleeping pills.
** ''Manga/GhostInTheShell'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven'' (not the ''actual'' {{homage}} GITS episode, though)
** ''[[Film/TheItalianJob1969 The Italian Job]]'' (1969) meets ''Film/OceansEleven'' meets ''Film/{{Dreamscape}}'', meets ''Franchise/TheMatrix''
** VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}} meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
** [[Creator/JorgeLuisBorges "Theme of the Traitor and the Hero"]] meets [[PlatonicCave Plato's Cave]].
** ''Film/EternalSunshineOfTheSpotlessMind'' with a dash of ''[[Franchise/TheMatrix Matrix]]'' gone [[TheCaper Heist film]].
* The German news station n-tv described ''Film/IronSky'' as ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars''.
* ''Jack'' (the Creator/RobinWilliams[=/=]Creator/FrancisFordCoppola film): ''Film/{{Big}}'', starring ''PatchAdams''
* ''Film/JamesBond'':
** ''Film/DiamondsAreForever'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Diamond Shaft'' and ''[[{{Film/Oceans 11}} Ocean's 11]]''.
** ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets {{Blaxploitation}}.
** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'' meets ''Series/FantasyIsland'', with a little ''Film/EnterTheDragon'' on the side.
** ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars''.
** ''Film/LicenceToKill'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Film/{{Scarface 1983}}'' and ''Series/MiamiVice''.
** ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006'': [[Literature/CasinoRoyale The original novel]] meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlade''.
** ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'': ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'', specifically ''Film/TheDarkKnight''.
* ''Film/JasonX'' is ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' meets ''Franchise/StarTrek''.
* ''Film/JonahHex'' is ''Film/WildWildWest'' meets ''Series/PushingDaisies''.
* ''Film/JohnnyEnglish'' is ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''Series/MrBean''.
* [[http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/4-signs-the-matrix-directors-next-film-wont-be-10025-crap/ From]] ''Website/{{Cracked}}'': "''Film/JupiterAscending'' is apparently what you would get if ''Film/TheMatrix'' suplexed ''Literature/SnowWhite'' [''[[Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman & The Huntsman]]''] into a hyperbaric chamber and fired it into space."
* ''Film/JurassicWorld'' is ''Film/Jaws3D'' meets ''Film/DeepBlueSea'' (with whole lot less sharks).
* ''Just Buried'' looks like ''Film/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet'' meets ''Film/HotFuzz'' (or possibly A Lee Martinez, but nobody else knows who that is).
* ''Film/KellysHeroes'' can be thought off as "''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' meets ''Film/TheItalianJob1969''", but [[spoiler:without the DownerEnding of either of films.]]
* ''Film/KenPark'': ''Film/{{Kids}}'' meets ''Film/AmericanBeauty''
* ''Film/KickAss'' is ''Film/KillBill'' meets ''{{Superbad}}''.
* ''Film/KnightAndDay'' is ''Film/TheTourist'' meets ''Film/MissionImpossible''.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' is the ''Literature/LandOfOz'' meets ''Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' starring Music/DavidBowie.
* ''The Last Exorcism'' is ''The Exorcism Of Emily Rose'' meets ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject''.
* ''Film/LawAbidingCitizen'' is ''Film/DeathWish'' (or ''Comicbook/ThePunisher'') meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''.
* ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'' is ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon'' meets ''{{Film/Tron}}'', and later ''Anime/ElfenLied''.
* ''Film/TheLegendOfFrenchieKing'' is ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'' meets ''Film/{{Bandidas}}''.
* ''Film/LemonadeMouth'' is ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'' meets ''Film/HighSchoolMusical''.
* The {{Mockbuster}} ''Lockjaw'' is ''Film/{{Anaconda}}'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote'' with the plot of ''Film/{{Pumpkinhead}}''.
* Creator/PeterJackson described his visual style on ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' as Creator/DavidLean meets Creator/RayHarryhausen
* Creator/RobertRodriguez has described the third part of the ''Film/{{Machete}}'' Trilogy, ''Machete Kills Again...In Space!'' as Machete meets ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''
* ''[[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Magic Kingdom]]'' is Disneyland meets ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'' or ''Film/{{Zathura}}'' since Creator/JonFavreau is directing.
* ''Film/ManOfSteel'' is ''{{Film/Superman}}'' meets ''Film/SupermanII'' (both sans Lex Luthor) meets ''Film/BatmanBegins''.
** Alternatively, it's ''Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist'' with Franchise/{{Superman}}.
* ''Film/TheManWhoFellToEarth'' is ''Film/{{Starman}}'' meets ''Film/RequiemForADream''.
* ''Film/MaxSteel'' is ''Film/IronMan'' meets ''Film/DragonballEvolution''
* ''Film/MarsAttacks'' is ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds'' and ''Film/EarthVsTheFlyingSaucers'' meets ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'' and ''KillerKlownsFromOuterSpace''.
* The John Cusack comedy ''Martian Child'' is basically ''Literature/AboutABoy'' meets ''Film/{{KPAX}}''.
* The Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse is Franchise/{{DCAU}} meets {{Pixar}}.
* ''Franchise/TheMatrix'' is ''ComicBook/TheInvisibles'' meets ''Manga/GhostInTheShell''.
** ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' meets ''Film/TheThirteenthFloor''.
*** ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' meets ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}''.
** ''Film/{{Tron}}'' meets ''Film/DarkCity'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''.
* ''Film/MenInBlack'': Variety described it as ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' meets Creator/TheCoenBrothers.
* ''Film/MercuryRising'' is ''Film/RainMan'' meets ''Film/WarGames''. Described as such by Miko Hughes on the DVD extras.
* ''Film/MilkMoney'' is ''Film/PrettyWoman'' meets ''Film/MyGirl''
* ''Film/MirrorMirror'' is ''Literature/{{Snow White|and the Seven Dwarfs}}'' meets ''Film/{{Metropolis}}''.
* The [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation of]] ''Literature/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren'' is ''[[Film/HarryPotterAndTheSorcerersStone Harry Potter]] and the Film/XMen''
* ''Film/TheMonsterSquad'' is ''Film/TheGoonies'' meets the Franchise/UniversalHorror.
* ''Film/MoonriseKingdom'' is ''Theater/{{Romeo and Juliet}}'' meets ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' (assuming the adults in the movie are considered kids— which, in the case of Wes Anderson, they are)
* ''Film/MortalKombatRebirth'' looks like ''Franchise/{{Saw}}'' meets ''Film/{{Se7en}}'' meets ''Film/FightClub'' meets ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' (Or ''Film/BatmanBegins'') with Martial Arts.
* ''Film/TheMotorcycleDiaries'' is ''Film/EasyRider'' meets ''Literature/{{Germinal}}''.
* ''Film/MouseHunt'' is ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' meets ''Film/HomeAlone''.
* ''Film/MrNobody'' is ''Film/DonnieDarko'' meets ''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton''. The titular protagonists of all three have {{Alliterative Name}}s.
* ''Film/MulhollandDrive'' is ''Film/SunsetBoulevard'' meets ''Film/{{Persona}}''.
* ''Film/TheMuppets'' is ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' meets ''Film/AMightyWind'' meets ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance''.
* Depending on when you were born, ''Film/MurderByDecree'' is ''Film/FromHell'' meets ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' or ''From Hell'' is ''Murder By Decree'' sans ''Sherlock Holmes''.
* ''Film/MysteryTeam'' is '' Literature/EncyclopediaBrown'' meets [[RealLife the real world]].
* ''Film/TheNiceGuys'' is basically what you'd get if you put ''Film/BoogieNights'', ''Film/TheBigLebowski'', and ''Film/LethalWeapon'' into a blender. The last of these shouldn't come as much of a surprise since Creator/ShaneBlack wrote and directed it.
* ''Film/NightOfTheComet'': ''Film/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' meets ''Film/TheOmegaMan''.
* ''Ninja III: The Domination'' is ''Film/AmericanNinja'' meets ''Film/TheExorcist''.
* ''Film/{{Noah}}'' is ''Film/LordOfTheRings'' meets ''Literature/TheBible'', with a bit of ''Film/TheTreeOfLife'' and''[[spoiler:Literature/TheShining]]'' thrown in.
** ''Film/TheTenCommandments'' meets ''Film/{{Gladiator}}''
* ''Film/NowYouSeeMe'' is ''Film/OceansEleven'' meets ''Film/ThePrestige''.
** Alternatively, ''Film/TheItalianJob'' meets ''Series/JonathanCreek''.
* ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor 1996'' starring Creator/EddieMurphy is ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' meets ''[[Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde]]'', which is odd, since the original movie starring JerryLewis was already [[Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde]] meets the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoons.
* ''1906'', Creator/{{Pixar}} and Brad Bird's foray into live-action film, is described as ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'' meets a city (San Francisco) and an earthquake (not literally, although [[Film/TwoThousandTwele that'd be pretty cool too]]).
* ''The Objective'' is ''Literature/RainbowSix'' meets ''Series/TheXFiles'' meets ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' meets ''Rest Stop''... and just as confusing.
* ''Film/{{Oblivion 2013}}'' is ''Film/{{Moon}}'' meets ''Anime/TurnAGundam'', meets ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds'' by way of an alien created version of [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Skynet]] ([[Film/IRobot or VIKI]]).
* ''Film/OBrotherWhereArtThou'':
** ''Film/TheThreeStooges'' meets ''Literature/TheOdyssey''.
** Alternately, it's ''Literature/TheOdyssey'' as imagined by Creator/JohnSteinbeck if Steinbeck wrote comedies.
* ''Film/ObserveAndReport'' is ''Film/PaulBlartMallCop'' meets ''Film/TaxiDriver''.
* Film/{{Office Space}} is ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}} meets WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}.
* ''Film/{{Oldboy 2003}}'' is ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo'' meets ''Film/FightClub'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''.
* ''Film/TheOne'' is ''{{Film/Highlander}}'' meets ''{{Series/Sliders}}''.
* ''Film/{{Outlander}}'' was described by at least one critic as "''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' meets ''Film/{{Predator}}''".
* ''Film/OzTheGreatAndPowerful'' is ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' meets ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness''.
* ''Film/PacificRim'' is '''' ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
** Alternatively ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
** Alternatively Manga/GetterRobo meets [[spoiler:Film/IndependenceDay.]]
** Or ''Film/RobotJox'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
** As del Toro put it, it's ''all Anime'' and ''all Tokusatsu'' meets ''all Kaiju''. With a twist of ''all Awesome.''
* ''Film/{{Pandorum}}'': ''Film/TheTimeMachine'' meets ''Series/TheStarLost'' with a hint of ''Film/WhenWorldsCollide''.
* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'' technically is ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' meets ''Film/TheWindThatShakesTheBarley'' [[RecycledInSpace en]] [[TorosYFlamenco España]].
* "''Film/{{Parker}}'' is if ''Film/TheTransporter'' and ''Film/OutOfSight'' had a baby" -- Music/JenniferLopez
* ''Film/ThePatriot'' is ''Film/{{Braveheart}}'' meets ''The Howards Of Virginia.''
* ''Film/Piranha3D'' is the original ''Film/{{Piranha}}'' meets ''Girls Gone Wild''.
* ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' is ''Anime/OnePiece'' meets ''Franchise/IndianaJones''.
* ''Film/PitchBlack'' is ''Film/SilenceOfTheLambs'' meets ''Film/{{Aliens}}''.
** ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick'' is ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' meets ''Film/{{Alien 3}}'' meets ''[[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]]''.
* ''Film/{{Pleasantville}}'' is ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' meets ''Film/TheTrumanShow''.
** With a slight hint of ''Literature/{{Coraline}}''.
* ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' is ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'' meets ''Film/{{Gladiator}}''
* ''Film/{{Prometheus}}'' is ''{{Film/Alien}}'' meets ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.
* ''Film/{{RealSteel}}'' is ''{{Film/Transformers}}'' meets ''{{Film/Rocky}}''
** Or ''VideoGame/{{Teleroboxer}}'' meets ''{{Film/Rocky}}''.
* ''Rebirth of Underworld Superpower'' (better known by its international title, ''Film/TheExecutioner'') is ''Manga/LupinIII'' meets ''Film/TheStreetfighter''.
* ''Film/{{REC}}'' is ''Film/DiaryOfTheDead'' and/or ''The Last Broadcast'' meets ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'' and or ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' (minus the special infected).
* ''[[Film/{{REC}} [REC]2]]'' is ''Literature/RainbowSix'' and/or ''Series/{{SWAT}}'' meets ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'' and or ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' (minus the special infected) meets ''Film/DiaryOfTheDead'' meets ''[[spoiler:Film/TheExorcist]]''.
* ''Film/RedRidingHood'' is ''Film/TheCompanyOfWolves'' mixed with elements from ''Film/SleepyHollow'', ''Film/TheVillage'' and ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''.
* ''Film/RedTails'' is ''The Tuskegee Airmen'' meets ''Film/PearlHarbor.''
* ''Film/RepoMen'' is ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' + (''Film/{{Equilibrium}}'' x ''Film/MinorityReport'') - [[TheMusical the singing]].
* ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' is ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' meets ''Film/BladeRunner''.
* ''Film/ReservoirDogs'' is JohnWoo meets Creator/JeanLucGodard meets SamPeckinpah.
* ''Film/TheRevenant'' (2015) is ''Film/{{Apocalypto}}'' meets ''The New World'' meets ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', with a dash of ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod'' thrown in for good measure.
* ''Film/{{RIPD}}'' is ''Film/MenInBlack'' (old veteran and young rookie police TheMasquerade) meets ''Series/{{Reaper}}'' (spirits escaped from Hell causing havoc with supernatural powers) with a side order of ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' (dead main characters look completely different to the living).
** ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' meets ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''.
** ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''BrimStone'' meets ''G vs E'' meets ''Film/{{Ghost}}''.
** ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''.
* ''Film/RiseOfThePlanetOfTheApes'' is ''Film/ConquestOfThePlanetOfTheApes'' meets ''Film/{{Splice}}''.
* ''Film/RoadHouse'' is ''Film/{{Shane}}'' meets ''Film/DirtyDancing''.
* ''Film/RockNRolla'' is ''Film/LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels'' meets ''Film/TheBigLebowski''.
* ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' is ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'' meets ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' meets ''Film/TheAdventuresOfPriscillaQueenOfTheDesert''.
* ''RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'' is, quite deliberately, ''{{Hamlet}}'' meets ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot''.
* ''Film/{{ROTOR}}: ''Film/RoboCop1987'' meets ''Film/TheTerminator''
* ''Film/RunAllNight'' is ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' meets ''Film/{{Taken}}'' meets ''Film/TheFugitive''.
* ''Film/{{Salt}}'' is ''Film/TheFugitive'' meets ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight''
* ''Film/SaveTheGreenPlanet'' is ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''{{Film/Misery}}''.
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' is ''Film/BlazingSaddles'' meets ''Film/RushHour''.
* ''Film/SharkNight'' is ''Film/Piranha3D'' meets ''Film/SnakesOnAPlane'' meets ''Shark Week'' (With some ''Film/{{Deliverance}}'' thrown in.)
* ''Film/{{Sharknado}}'' is ''Film/{{Jaws}}'' meets ''Film/{{Twister}}'' done in the style of ''Creator/TheAsylum''
* ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead'' is ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' meets ''Film/RunFatboyRun'' meets ''Series/{{Cheers}}''.
* ''Film/ShootEmUp'' is ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' meets ''Film/{{Crank}}'' meets ''Manga/BlackLagoon''.
** Alternatively, GunFu meets Creator/JackieChan.
* ''Film/{{Showgirls}}'' is ''Film/AllAboutEve'' meets the 1990s ''Film/{{Emmanuelle}}'' movies
* ''Film/{{Sidekicks}}'' is ''Series/TheWonderYears'' meets ''Film/TheKarateKid'', with some self-indulgent Creator/ChuckNorris bits.
* ''Film/SilentRage'' is ''Film/TheIndestructibleMan'' meets ''Film/WalkingTall1973''
* ''Film/SilverLiningsPlaybook'':
** [[Film/LittleMissSunshine Little Miss Sunshine]] and ''{{Film/Rudy}}'' go [[Film/DirtyDancing dirty]] [[Series/DancingWithTheStars dancing with]] [[Film/TheBlindSide The Blind Side]].
** Alternatively, ''Film/TheBlindSide'' meets ''Film/MozartAndTheWhale'' (but with bipolar disorder instead of Asperger's).
* ''Film/SixStringSamurai'' is ''Manga/LoneWolfAndCub'' meets ''Film/MadMax'' meets [[RockAndRoll Rock 'n' Roll]].
* ''Film/SkyHigh'' is ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' meets Creator/JohnHughes.
* ''Film/{{Skyline}}'' is ''Film/{{Aliens}}'' meets ''The Whisperer In Darkness''.
* ''Film/{{Snowpiercer}}'' is ''VideoGame/BioShock'' meets ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery''.
** Alternatively, ''Film/{{Elysium}}'' meets the LocomotiveLevel from [[VideoGame/Uncharted2AmongThieves Uncharted 2]].
* ''Film/SouthlandTales'' is ''Film/RepoMan'' meets ''Film/{{Zardoz}}''.
** Creator/RichardKelly called it a a "strange hybrid of the sensibilities of Creator/AndyWarhol and Creator/PhilipKDick".
* ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3922818/ The Space Between Us]]'' is ''Film/TheMartian'' meets ''TheFaultInOurStars''.
* WebVideo/FilmBrain described ''Film/TheSpirit'' as a hybrid of ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' and ''Film/SinCity''
* ''Film/{{Splice}}'':
** ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' meets ''Film/{{Species}}'' meets ''Film/TheIslandOfDoctorMoreau''.
** ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' meets Creator/DavidCronenberg's ''Film/TheFly1986''.
* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' is "City on the Edge of Forever" meets ''Film/BackToTheFuture''.
** ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry'' is ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' meets Creator/TomClancy meets ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''.
** ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'' is ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' meets ''Film/{{Aliens}}''.
** Due to some comments by the director, Creator/JJAbrams, the 2009 reboot ''Film/StarTrek'' has been referred to in some forums as ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars''.
*** The images shown of the set designs of the ''Enterprise'''s interior in said movie have also been referred to as ''Franchise/StarTrek'' meets [[EverythingIsAnIpodInTheFuture iStore]].
*** Dude, the plot is ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' meets ''Film/TopGun''.
** ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'' is [[spoiler:''Space Seed'']] meets [[spoiler:''[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan The Wrath of Khan]]'' and ''The Undiscovered Country'']] meets [[spoiler:[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine "Homeland" and "Paradise Lost"]] and ''Film/TheDarkKnight'']]
** ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' is [[spoiler:[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration "Power Play"]] (inverted)]] meets [[spoiler:[[Series/StarTrekEnterprise "Terra Nova"]]]] meets ''Film/StarTrekNemesis''.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'' is ''Film/TheHiddenFortress'' meets ''[[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]]''.
** ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' is ''Literature/HeirToTheEmpire'' meets ''Film/ANewHope''.
* ''Film/RikiOhTheStoryOfRicky'' is best described as the live-action adaptation of ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' meets ''[[TheItchyAndScratchyShow Itchy and Scratchy.]]''
** Don't forget that it basically has [[Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar Kenshiro]] as the lead.
*** ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' meets ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''?
* ''Film/StrokerAce'' is ''Film/DaysOfThunder'' meets ''Film/CannonballRun''.
* ''Film/SuckerPunch'':
** ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' in ''Film/{{Chicago}}'', with reaps of ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'' and ''Film/{{Inception}}''.
** Alternatively ''Film/{{Inception}}'' meets ''Film/{{Brazil}}''.
** Alternatively ''Film/{{Inception}}'' meets ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' meets ''MoulinRouge''.
** Alternatively ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' meets TVTropes.
** ''Film/{{Brazil}}'' meets ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2''
* ''Film/SuicideSquad'': John Ostrander's ''ComicBook/SuicideSquad'' run meets ''WesternAnimation/BatmanAssaultOnArkham''.
** ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' meets Franchise/DCComics.
** ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' meets ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork''.
* ''Film/{{Super 8}}'' is ''Film/{{ET|The Extraterrestrial}}'' meets ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}'' (Which considering who made it, makes perfect sense). Or even '''more''' fittingly, ''ET'' meets ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'' meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''.
* ''Film/SurvivalOfTheDead'' is the Hatfield-[=McCoy=] feud meets ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'', with a light dusting of ''Series/TheATeam''.
* ''Survivor'' is ''Film/TheFugitive'' meets ''Film/TheJackal'' meets ''Film/TheBourneIdentity''.
* ''Film/TangoAndCash'' is ''Film/LethalWeapon'' meets ''Film/JamesBond''.
* ''{{Film/Ted}}''
** ''{{Disney/Pinocchio}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.
** ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' meets ''Film/YouMeAndDupree''.
** Could also be ''Disney/WinnieThePooh'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.
* ''Film/TerminatorGenisys'' is ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'' meets ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'' meets ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast''.
* ''Film/{{Thor}}'' is ''Disney/TheLionKing'' meets Myth/NorseMythology.
* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers2011'' (starring [[HotterAndSexier Milla Jovovich]]) is ''Film/ResidentEvil'' meets ''Film/VanHelsing'' minus the monsters.
* ''Film/TopGun'' is ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' meets aviation meets Romance.
* ''Film/TopSecret'' is ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' meets Music/ElvisPresley movie meets UsefulNotes/WorldWarII movie.
* ''[[Film/TotalRecall2012 Total Recall (2012)]]'': ''[[Film/TheBourneSeries The Bourne Identity]]'' meets ''Film/IRobot''.
* ''Film/TowerHeist'' is ''Film/FunWithDickAndJane'' meets ''Film/OceansEleven''.
* One of the most overt examples is ''Film/TheToweringInferno'', which is intentionally ''The Tower'' meets ''The Glass Inferno'' (two novels).
* ''Film/TheTown'' has been called ''Film/{{Heat}}'' meets ''Film/TheDeparted''.
* ''Film/TheTownThatDreadedSundown'' is ''Film/{{Zodiac}}'' meets ''Film/FridayThe13thPart2''.
* ''Film/ToWongFooThanksForEverythingJulieNewmar'' is (''Film/TheAdventuresOfPriscillaQueenOfTheDesert'' – ''Film/TheMatrix'' + ''Film/DirtyDancing'' + ''Film/{{Blade}}'') meets ''Film/{{Spartacus}}''.
* ConfusedMatthew once referred to ''Film/ThereWillBeBlood'' as "''Film/CitizenKane'' without the sled".
* ''Film/TradingPlaces'' is ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo'' meets ''[[Film/TheThreeStooges Hoi Polloi]]'' meets ''Film/TheBluesBrothers''.
* ''Film/TrickRTreat'' is 2004's ''Film/{{Crash}}'' meets ''Film/CreepShow''.
** Alternately, it's ''Film/LoveActually'' meets ''Film/CreepShow'' meets ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}''.
* ''Film/TropicThunder'' is ''Film/ThreeAmigos'' meets ''Film/ApocalypseNow''.
* ''Film/TrueLies'' is Film/JamesBond meets ''Film/{{Commando}}''.
* ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' is ''Film/DarkCity'' meets ''Series/ThePrisoner'' meets ''ShockTreatment'' meets JimCarrey.
* ''Film/TwentyOneJumpStreet'' is ''Film/{{Superbad}}'' meets ''Film/HotFuzz''.
* ''Film/{{UHF}}'' is ''Film/{{Network}}'' meets ''Film/{{Airplane}}''.
** InUniverse, "Gandhi II" is ''Film/{{Gandhi}}'' meets {{Blaxploitation}}, specifically ''Film/{{Shaft}}''.
* ''Film/{{Unfriended}}'' is ''Film/IKnowWhatYouDidLastSummer'' meets ''Film/TheSocialNetwork''.
* ''Film/UniversalSoldierDayOfReckoning'' is ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' meets ''Literature/TheManchurianCandidate''.
* ''Film/{{Unknown 2011}}'' is ''NowhereMan'' meets ''[[spoiler:Film/TheBourneSeries]]'' meets ''[[spoiler:Film/TotalRecall1990]]'' (with a dash of ''Film/{{Frantic}}'').
* ''Film/UnmaskedPart25'' is ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' meets ''Film/TheToxicAvenger''.
* ''Film/UpstreamColor'' is Creator/DavidCronenberg meets Creator/TerrenceMalick.
* ''Valentine's Day'' is ''Film/LoveActually'' a couple weeks later, in America.
* ''Film/VampireAcademy'' is ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' meets ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' (If one of the main characters was also [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender The Avatar.]])
* ''Film/VeryBadThings'' is ''Film/TheHangover'' as a dark comedy.
* ''Film/AVeryLongEngagement'' was described by one Amazon.com viewer as ''Film/{{Amelie}}'' meets ''Film/SavingPrivateRyan'', which is pretty accurate, as it has some of the quirkiness of the former (and the same star and director), while also having the mystery element and [[WarIsHell horrific battle scenes]] of the latter.
* ''[[{{Film/VHS}} V/H/S]]'' is ''{{Film/Creepshow}}'' meets ''WebVideo/MarbleHornets''.
* ''Film/{{Wanted}}'' is ''Film/TheMatrix'' meets ''Film/FightClub''.
* ''Walking On Sunshine'' was described in TV Spots as ''Film/MammaMia'' meets ''Film/PitchPerfect''.
* ''War of the Dead'' is ''Film/DogSoldiers'' meets ''Film/{{Outpost}}''.
* ''Film/TheWatch'' is ''Film/AttackTheBlock'' meets ''Series/TheITCrowd''.
* ''Film/WhoAmI'' is ''Film/TheUsualSuspects'' meets ''Film/FightClub''. Once could even throw ''Film/{{Identity}}'' into the mix.
* The 1998 Creator/JackieChan [[SimilarlyNamedWorks film also called]] ''Who Am I'' is ''Film/TheBourneIdentity'' meets Jackie Chan.
* ''Film/WildZero'' is ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' meets ThePowerOfRock.
* ''Film/TheWolfOfWallStreet'' has ''{{Film/Caligula}}'''s heavy hedonistic lifestyle with the similar story structure (and actor) of ''Film/CatchMeIfYouCan'', along with the parody of excess and UsefulNotes/TheAmericanDream of ''Film/PainAndGain''.
** Many have said the film is ''Film/GoodFellas'' meets ''Film/WallStreet''
* ''Wolfhound'' has been described as "''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'' meets ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings''", which is essentially a [[ReviewerStockPhrases blurb-friendly way]] of saying "is an heroic fantasy film".
* ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'' was described by Creator/BobChipman as, "''[[{{Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers}} Body Snatchers]]'' meets ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]'' meets ''Film/VillageOfTheDamned1960'': [[PlayedForLaughs The Funny Version]]".
* ''Film/WorldsGreatestDad'' is basically ''Film/DeadPoetsSociety'' meets ''Film/{{Heathers}}''.
* ''Film/{{Wyrmwood}}'' is ''Film/MadMax'' meets ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978''.
* ''Film/XXx'' is (blatantly) ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' meets ''Film/JamesBond''.
* ''Film/{{Yentl}}'' is ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' meets ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof''.
* ''Film/YoureNext'' is ''[[{{Film/TheCelebration}} Festen]]'' meets ''Film/TheStrangers'' with a dash of ''Film/HomeAlone''.[[spoiler:..with a hidden DeconReconSwitch and a final act full of BlackComedy.]]
* ''Film/YourHighness'' is ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' meets ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''.
* ''Film/{{Zardoz}}'' is ''Film/LogansRun'' meets ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes'' meets [[spoiler:''The Wizard of Oz'']] [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on a speedball (cocaine and heroin) and LSD]].
* ''Film/Zombi3D'' is ''Film/TheCrazies'' meets ''Film/DayOfTheDead1985'' meets ''Film/TheReturnOfTheLivingDead''.
* ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'' is ''Film/{{Superbad}}'' meets ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead''.
* ''Film/Zombie90ExtremePestilence'' is a low budget zombie movie meets ''Film/WhatsUpTigerLily''.
* ''ComicBook/ZsazsaZaturnnah'' is ''ComicBook/{{Darna}}'' meets ''Manga/SailorMoon'' meets ''Film/PriscillaQueenOfTheDesert''.
[[/folder]]

!!Character Examples
[[folder:Animated]]
* ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'': Jonathan Freeman described Jafar's voice as a mixture of Creator/BorisKarloff amd Creator/VincentPrice.
* ''Disney/BigHero6''
** Yokai is [[spoiler:[[WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall The woods man]] meets [[Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera Nathan Wallace]]]]
** Baymax is WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant and [[Film/GuardiansoftheGalaxy Groot]] meets [[Discworld/GoingPostal Mr. Pump]].
** Hiro is [[WesternAnimation/{{Robotboy}} Tommy Turnbull]] meets [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Dipper Pines]].
** Honey Lemon is [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Pinkie Pie]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Lindsay]].
** Gogo is [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Gwen]] meets [[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} Nikki Wong]].
** Wasabi is [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama DJ]] meets [[Series/{{Scrubs}} Chris Turk]].
** Fred is [[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} Jude]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Geoff]].
* ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe'''s Minons are a cross between [[VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor X-Nauts]] and [[VideoGame/RavingRabbids Rabbids]].
* [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds Reggie]] is [[WesternAnimation/FanboyAndChumChum Mr. Mufflin]] meets [[VideoGame/SonicLostWorld Zor]] but with personality of [[WesternAnimation/EightCrazyNights Davy Stone]].
* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''
** Anna is [[{{Disney/Tangled}} Rapunzel]] meets [[WesternAnimation/{{Brave}} Merida]].
** Elsa is [[{{Theatre/Wicked}} Elphaba]] meets [[WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians Jack Frost]].
** Olaf is WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman meets [[Theatre/TheBookofMormon Elder Cunningham]] meets [[Disney/ThePrincessandtheFrog Louis]].
** Kristoff is [[Film/{{Enchanted}} Robert]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AvatartheLastAirbender Sokka]].
** Hans is [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Prince Eric]] meets [[spoiler:[[Disney/TheBeautyAndTheBeast Gaston]]]].
* {{WesternAnimation/Home}}: Oh is [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Sheldon]] meets [[TeenTitans Starfire]].
* ''WesternAnimation/HortonHearsAWho'': The kangaroo is [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Sheila Broflovski]] meets [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Gaston]].
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Igor}}''
** Igor is [[Film/FreddyGotFingered Gord Brody]] meets [[WesternAnimation/IAmWeasel I.R. Baboon]].
** King Malbert is [[Film/GetSmart Maxwell Smart]] meets [[VideoGame/{{Gex}} Rez]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AstroBoy The Peacekeeper]].
** Dr. Glickenstein is [[Film/DeckTheHalls Steve Finch]] meets [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds Reggie]] meets [[VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay The Great Mighty Poo]].
** Jacklyn is [[WesternAnimation/SharkTale Miss Sanchez]] meets [[VideoGame/BanjoKazooie Klungo]] meets [[WesternAnimation/FanBoyAndChumChum Kyle the Conqueror]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'':
** Edna Mode is [[Film/JamesBond Q]] meets [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Head Edith Head]].
** Syndrome in appearance is [[WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant Kent Mansley]] meets WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'': Lord Shen is [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Judge Claude Frollo]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Firelord Sozin]].
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Scar is [[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} Claudius]] meets [[Theatre/{{Othello}} Iago]] (not ''[[{{Disney/Aladdin}} that]]'' one).
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}}: Europe's Most Wanted'': Inspector [=DuBois=] is a cross between [[Film/AliceInWonderland2010 The Queen of Hearts]] and [[Film/{{Hugo}} the stationmaster]] (who incidentally play a nefarious couple in ''Film/LesMiserables2012'', where her [[{{Determinator}} relentless]] personality came from).
* [[WesternAnimation/{{Rango}} Beans]] is [[WesternAnimation/{{Rio}} Jewel]] meets [[GoingPostal Adora Belle Dearheart]].
* [[WesternAnimation/TheSecretLifeOfPets Snowball]] is [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds Reggie]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju Chief]].
* ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale''
** Oscar is [[Film/{{Elf}} Buddy]] meets [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Gaston]].
** Don Lino is [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys Freddy Fazbear]] meets [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry King K. Rool]] meets [[spoiler: Wreck-It Ralph]]
** Mr. Sykes is ''Film/InspectorGadget'' meets [[Franchise/CrashBandicoot Dr. Neo Cortex]] meets [[VideoGame/LuigisMansion King Boo]].
** Erine and Bernie are [[WesternAnimation/FreeBirds President's Daughter]] meets [[WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju Lok]] meets [[WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog Scratch and Grounder]].
** Miss Sanchez is [[WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife Chakal]] meets [[WesternAnimation/{{Foodfight}} Toddler's Mom]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'': Unicron is ''Comicbook/{{Galactus}}'' meets ''[[Franchise/StarWars the Death Star]]''.
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':
** Vanellope Von Schweetz is Princess Peach meets PunkyBrewster.
*** Plot developments eventually swap Peach with [[spoiler:[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Midna]].]]
** Wreck-It Ralph himself is {{Donkey Kong}} meets [[{{Brave}} Merida]].
** Fix-It Felix, Jr is Mario meets [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Woody]].
** King Candy: [[Literature/AliceInWonderland The Mad Hatter]] meets [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls The Mayor of Townsville.]] [[spoiler:meets [[{{Reboot}} Megabyte]].]]
** Sergeant Calhoun is [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Kat]] meets [[Series/{{Glee}} Sue Sylvester.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Live-Action]]
* ''Film/TheAbominableDrPhibes'': Dr. Anton Phibes is [[Film/{{Se7en}} John Doe]] meets [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Krueger]] meets [[Film/JamesBond Ernst Stavro Blofeld]] meets [[Franchise/{{Saw}} The Jigsaw Killer]] meets Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera meets [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Wile E. Coyote]], with perhaps a bit of Don [=Lafontaine=] in there, too.
** ''Film/TheatreOfBlood'''s Edward Lionheart is the same thing, but with Sir Lawrence Olivier instead of Don [=Lafontaine=].
* ''Film/ABulletfortheGeneral'': Chuncho is what happens if [[Film/{{Rashomon}} Tajomaru]] became [[Film/SevenSamurai Kikuchiyo]].
* ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'': [[NGOSuperpower The Weyland-Yutani Corporation]] series was specifically described by WordOfGod as a cross between [[UsefulNotes/KiplingsFinest the British East India Company]] and a [[JapanTakesOverTheWorld Japanese electronics company]] (hence, the juxtaposition of the Japanese surname "Yutani" with the very British "Weyland").
* ''Film/AnimalHouse'': Bluto was described as a cross between [[Creator/TheMarxBrothers Harpo Marx]] and [[Series/SesameStreet The Cookie Monster]].
* ''Film/BillyJack'' is [[Series/KungFu Kwai Chang Caine]] meets ComicBook/GreenArrow meets {{Wolverine}}.
* ''Film/BasicInstinct'': Catherine Tramell is [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmanuelle Emmanuelle]] meets [[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]] meets [[Film/TheLastSeduction Bridget Gregory]] with a dusting of Creator/AgathaChristie, and James Ellroy.
* ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'': Lex Luthor is [[Film/TheSocialNetwork Mark Zuckerberg]] meets Creator/JimCarrey's [[Film/BatmanForever Riddler]].
* ''Film/BattlefieldEarth'': WebSeries/SFDebris described Terl as a cross between [[Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Zaphod Beeblebrox]] and [[WesternAnimation/DudleyDoRight Snidley Whiplash]].
* ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'':
** Joker from ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' was described by Mike from Podcast/RiffTrax as Daffy Duck and John Wayne Gacy's bastard son. Bill responds that he thought that was Creator/JimCarrey.
** Bane from ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' is [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra Amon]] meets [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Renard]]. His voice is a cross between Creator/SeanConnery and [[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]].
* ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow'': Rita Vrataski is [[Franchise/MassEffect Femshep]] meets [[Anime/GhostInTheShell Motoko Kusanagi]].
* ''Film/TheFifthElement'': WordOfGod describes Ruby Rhod as Music/{{Prince}} meets Lenny Kravitz.
* In ''Film/FiveHundredDaysofSummer'', Summer Finn is [[Film/BabyDoll Silva Vacarro]] meets [[FriendswithBenefits Jamie]].
* ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'':
** Rocket Raccoon is [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Rigby]] meets [[Film/FirstBlood Rambo]].
** The Star Lord is [[Franchise/StarWars Han Solo]] meets [[Series/ParksAndRecreation Andy Dwyer]].
* ''Film/HarryPotter'': Prof. Dumbledore is [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Gandalf]] meets [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Homsar]] with a side order of [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]]. Except that he's also [[PotterPuppetPals a gay android]].
* The interpretation of the Grinch from the live action ''How The Grinch Stole Christmas'' is basically [[Literature/AChristmasCarol Ebeneezer Scrooge]] with the personality of Film/AceVentura.
* ''Film/TheHowling'': Eddie Quist is UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper meets [[WolfMan Lawrence Talbot]].
* ''Film/TheImitationGame'': Series/{{Sherlock}} + [[Series/TheBigBangTheory Sheldon Cooper]] = Alan Turing
* ''Franchise/IndianaJones'':
** Indiana Jones is [[Franchise/StarWars Han Solo]] meets [[Literature/KingSolomonsMines Allan Quatermain]] meets Film/JamesBond.
** According to Creator/JohnRhysDavies, Creator/StevenSpielberg told him he should play Sallah as a cross between [[Theatre/HenryIV Falstaff]] and his character Rodrigues from ''Literature/{{Shogun}}''.
** Major Toht is UsefulNotes/JosephGoebbels crossed with [[Film/{{Dracula 1931}} Renfield]].
* [[Film/IronSky Vivian Wagner]] becomes [[DistaffCounterpart a female]] [[WebOriginal/StarWreck James B. Pirk]] meets [[WebOriginal/StarWreck Dwarf]] with a touch of [[WebOriginal/StarWreck Fester]][[OverlyLongGag bester]].
* Film/JamesBond examples:
** ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'': Karl Stromberg is Ernst Stavro Blofeld meets [[Literature/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea Captain Nemo]].
** ''Film/LicenceToKill'': Franz Sanchez is [[Literature/CasinoRoyale Le Chiffre]] meets [[Literature/TheManWithTheGoldenGun Francisco Scaramanga]] meets [[Film/{{Scarface 1983}} Tony Montana]].
** ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'': Raoul Silva is [[Film/TheDarkKnight Heath Ledger's Joker]] meets [[Film/NoCountryForOldMen Anton Chigurh]] meets [[Film/GoldenEye Alec Trevalyen and Boris Grishenko]] meet [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Elektra King]].
*** He has also been described as [[Film/TheDarkKnight Heath Ledger's Joker]] meets Julian Assange.
* ''Film/JohnnyEnglish'' (character) is [[Main/PinkPanther Inspector Jacques Closeau]] meets Franchise/AustinPowers.
* [[Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate Torgo]] is [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Riff-Raff]] meets [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Senor Cardgage]].
** ''Film/TheScreamingSkull'''s Mickey is Torgo meets Lennie from ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen''.
* ''Film/MeanGirls'': Karen Smith is [[Film/AnchormanTheLegendofRonBurgundy Brick Tamland]] meets [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Patrick Star (on his harmless days)]]
* ''Film/{{Nightcrawler}}'': Louis Bloom is what [[Film/TaxiDriver Travis Bickle]] would be if he was transplated in {{Film/Network}}.
* In ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'', Jack Sparrow is [[Music/TheRollingStones Keith]] [[Music/KeithRichards Richards]] meets [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Bugs Bunny]] with a dash of [[Film/SevenSamurai Kikuchiyo]].
* ''Film/ProjectX'': [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] described Costa as [[WesterAnimation/SouthPark Eric Cartman]] meets [[Film/TheHangover Phil Wenneck]].
* ''Film/RealGenius'': Jerry Hathaway is Creator/CarlSagan meets [[Film/AnimalHouse Dean Wormer]] meets [[Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}} Walter Peck]].
* [[Film/{{Scanners}} Darryl Revok]] is [[Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]] meets Literature/{{Carrie}}. Except he predates both of those other characters.
** Cameron Vale is Literature/{{Carrie}} plus the player character from ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}''.
* Robert Downey Jr.'s ''Film/SherlockHolmes'': ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' meets [[Series/{{House}} Gregory House]]. Gregory House was based on Sherlock Holmes to begin with, sharing his sidekick to bounce ideas off of (Wilson instead of Watson) and even a drug addiction (Vicodin instead of Cocaine). Would that make Cuddy the equivalent of Irene Adler?
* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' examples:
** ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry'': Chancellor Gorkon is UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln meets Mikhail Gorbachev as a Klingon.
** ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'': The Borg Queen is ComicBook/{{Brainiac}} meets an Creator/HRGiger wet dream.
** ''Film/StarTrek'':
*** Chris Pine's Kirk is [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries classic Kirk]] meets [[Film/TopGun Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell]] meets [[Franchise/StarWars Han Solo]], which means Creator/ZacharyQuinto's Spock is classic Spock meets Iceman.
*** Anton Yelchin's Chekov is classic Chekov meets [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Wesley Crusher]] minus Wesley's annoying quirks.
*** Zoe Saldana's Uhura is classic Uhura meets Christine Chapel meets [[Film/TopGun Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood]].
*** Bruce Greenwood's Christopher Pike is classic Pike meets [[Film/TopGun Viper]].
*** Simon Pegg's Scotty is classic Scotty meets [[Film/ShaunOfTheDead Shaun]].
*** Nero is [[Film/StarTrekGenerations Dr. Tolian Soran]] meets [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Annorax]].
** ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'':
*** Alice Eve's Carol Marcus is [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan classic Carol]] meets Christine Chapel.
*** Admiral Marcus is [[Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry Admiral Cartwright]] meets [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Admiral Leyton and Luther Sloane]].
*** John Harrison [[spoiler:aka Khan Noonien Singh]] is [[spoiler:classic Khan]] meets [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Gary Seven]].
** ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'': Krall is [[Film/StarTrekNemesis Shinzon]] meets [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Garth of Izar]].
* ''Franchise/StarWars'':
** ''Film/TheForceAwakens'':
*** Poe Dameron is Han Solo meets Wedge Antilles.
*** Kylo Ren is [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith Anakin Skywalker]] meets [[spoiler:Jacen Solo/Darth Caedus]] meets [[spoiler:Ben Skywalker]].
*** Maz Kanata is Yoda meets Lando Calrissian.
* ''Film/SuperMarioBros'': WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic described this version of King Koopa as a cross between DonaldTump and [[Film/AustinPowers Dr. Evil]].
* ''Film/TheWaterboy'': Bobby Boucher is Film/ForrestGump meets Film/HappyGilmore meets [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Canteen Boy and Cajun Man]].
* ''Film/WeddingCrashers'': Zachary "Sack" Lodge is [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Biff Tannen]] meets [[Film/AnimalHouse Doug Niedermayer]].
* Mr. Freeze in ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' is Otto Preminger's Mr. Freeze from ''Series/{{Batman}}'' with the backstory of Mr. Freeze from ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''.
* Film/HarryBrown is [[Film/GetCarter Jack Carter]] meets [[Film/GranTorino Walt Kowalski]]
* Creator/JaredLeto's version of SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker from ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'' looks like a cross between [[Music/TheSexPistols John Lydon]] and [[Music/TheProdigy Keith Flint]].
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* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' is ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' meets ''{{Arcanum}}'' by way of ''[[{{Anime/NadiaTheSecretOfBlueWater}} Nadia]]'', with a dash of ''Videogame/{{Aquanox}}'' in the first half.

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* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' is ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' meets ''{{Arcanum}}'' ''VideoGame/ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura'' by way of ''[[{{Anime/NadiaTheSecretOfBlueWater}} Nadia]]'', with a dash of ''Videogame/{{Aquanox}}'' in the first half.
19th Dec '16 8:32:31 AM Pysiewicz
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* ''Film/{{Doomsday}}'' is ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'' meets ''Film/MadMax''
18th Dec '16 6:17:56 AM n3xus
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* ''Film/HeiseiRiderVsShowaRiderKamenRiderWarsFeaturingSuperSentai'' is ''Film/KamenRiderXSuperSentaiSuperHeroTaisen'' meets ''Manga/KamenRiderSpirits'' meets ''[[Series/KamenRiderRyuki Kamen Rider Ryuki Special: 13 Riders]]''.

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* ''Film/HeiseiRiderVsShowaRiderKamenRiderWarsFeaturingSuperSentai'' is ''Film/KamenRiderXSuperSentaiSuperHeroTaisen'' meets ''Manga/KamenRiderSpirits'' meets ''[[Series/KamenRiderRyuki Kamen Rider Ryuki Special: 13 Riders]]''.Riders]]'' meets ''ComicBook/CivilWar''.
16th Dec '16 10:34:44 PM Freezer
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* The [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation of]] ''Literature/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren'' is ''[[Film/HarryPotterAndTheSorcerersStone Harry Potter]] and the [[Film/XMen]]''

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* The [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation of]] ''Literature/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren'' is ''[[Film/HarryPotterAndTheSorcerersStone Harry Potter]] and the [[Film/XMen]]''Film/XMen''
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* The [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation of]] ''Literature/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren'' is ''[[Film/HarryPotterAndTheSorcerersStone Harry Potter]] and the [[Film/XMen]]''
9th Dec '16 11:37:27 AM contrafanxxx
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* ''Film/MouseHunt'' is ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' meets ''Film/HomeAlone''.
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* ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'': Lex Luthor is [[Film/TheSocialNetwork Mark Zuckerberg]] meets Creator/JimCarrey's [[Film/BatmanForever Riddler]].
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* ''[[WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie An Extremely Goofy Movie]]'': ''A Goofy Movie'' meets ''Film/BackToSchool'' meets [[Creator/{{ESPN}} The X-Games]]
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* ''Film/{{Incarnate}}'' is ''Film/TheExorcist'' meets ''Film/{{Inception}}''
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