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Better Than It Sounds: Film B
  • Babe: Naive kid attempts to be something he's not and impresses a few different species.
    • Babe: Pig in the Big City: That naive kid travels away from home and makes friends with more species.
  • Baby Mama: A working-class ditz bears the child of a professional woman. Hilarity Ensues.
  • Back to the Future: Thanks to a discontinued sports car, a boy nearly commits incest with his mother after teaching his father how to use violence. All their lives improve as a result.
    • Alternatively: Eccentric old loner helps his friend’s father hook up with a teen-aged girl.
    • Back to the Future II: A young man uses a discontinued sports car to visit his children. Someone steals the car to get himself a sports almanac and then returns it. This changes all reality.
    • Back to the Future III: Two people plan a train robbery in order to conduct a scientific experiment and escape a gunfight. A canyon is named after Clint Eastwood.
  • Backyard Dogs: World's worst participants in a faked sport make the big time.
  • Bad Boys: Novice prostitute joins forces with insensitive playboy and embittered family man to hunt down foreign exchange villain.
    • Bad Boys II: Insensitive playboy tries to join the family of the embittered man while the two are hunting down another foreign exchange villain.
  • Balada Triste De Trompeta / The Last Circus: Two Spanish clowns fight. A trumpet gets broken and a roast chicken beat up.
  • Bambi: With his two best friends, a rabbit and a skunk, a deer realizes the joys and horrors of living in the woods. It is based on a novel that is more gruesome that what is shown.
  • Bananas: Man leads communist revolution and overthrows corrupt government in order to impress a girl.
  • Barb Wire: Casablanca WITH STRIPPERS! For most, as bad as it sounds.
  • Batman: Crazy guy from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest organizes city's anniversary celebrations whilst attempting to woo attractive photographer. Beetlejuice demonstrates the practical applications of his awesome toys.
    • Batman Returns: Corrupt Corporate Executive sponsors disfigured Abandoned Child's mayoral campaign. Meanwhile, concussed woman attempts to seduce Beetlejuice by wearing skin-tight leather and beating him up. All this while lots of terrorists who once worked in show business get their asses kicked.
    • Batman Forever: Jim Morrison fights two men disputing on who is the largest ham in the film: one who got smarter due to a thing that looks like a giant blender, and a disfigured one who paints himself pink. For some, as bad as it sounds.
    • Batman & Robin: Billionaire argues with hormone-crazed sidekick about the sexual intentions of a Well-Intentioned Extremist while their butler is dying of a terminal disease that the wife of a now-mad scientist whom the extremist teams up with happens to have. And the butler's niece snoops around a lot. For many, as bad as it sounds, if not worse.
    • Batman Begins: Welsh ninja detective fights Irish ninja and Irish mad scientist that wears a bag on his head.
      • On top of it, said ninja falls in love with an undergraduate of Law school that pretends she's a District Attorney, and has his combat equipment designed by Miss Daisy's driver. Meanwhile, Lothos insists that everybody at work "get the memo."
    • The Dark Knight: While not pretending to be a rude and obnoxious corporate executive, a ninja detective fights a Monster Clown and a deformed lawyer who has trouble making decisions by himself, and puts to rest once and for all that wiretapping really does work.
      • Also: part of the clown's plan is ruined by Deebo from Friday.
      • Alternatively, playboy billionaire dresses in black and beats up psychotic homeless man.
    • The Dark Knight Rises: Ninja detective decides to go back in action to face a musclehead who wants to prove clean energy sources are lethal.
    • Batman (1966): A middle-aged billionaire and his teenage "ward" run around in tights, kicking and punching a variety of garishly-dressed people who speak in cheesy puns.
  • Battle: Los Angeles: A bunch of water-loving visitors drop by for a swim on the beach and tour of prime coastal properties. Billions die.
  • Battle Royale: A Japanese High School class has to fight to the death, or their heads will explode.
  • The Bear and the Doll: Woman convinced of her sexiness has nothing better to do other than stalking an average guy who was unimpressed by her.
  • The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms: New Yorkers threatened by contagious dinosaur.
  • Beauty and the Beast: Young woman is captured by violent fanged monster, and talks to furniture and crockery. Fortunately, she convinces her captor to not be such an ass, and everyone lives Happily Ever After. Except for a Bruce Campbell lookalike, who falls off a building.
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks: An old spinster and three wartime evacuees go searching for the other half of a damaged book.
  • Beetlejuice: Nice dead people try to scare living people from a house. Also, a decomposing pervert with an identity crisis falls madly in love with a teenage girl and tries to marry her.
  • Before Sunrise: Two people meet on a train. They do not plan a murder. They are both exactly who they claim. There are no series of humorous misunderstandings. They just talk for a bit and then have sex.
    • Before Sunset: Sequel to the above and exactly the same except in Paris.
  • Being John Malkovich: A chronically unemployed puppeteer finds a magical portal that facilitates the unwilling Mind Rape of a notable character actor for 15-minute spurts. The traumatic experience is repeated frequently for laughs. Because of this, the Actor facilitates marital infidelity, spousal abuse, stalking, lesbianism, fraud, corporate theft, and the potential immortality of Gary Sinise. It's okay, though, because there's monkeys.
  • Being There: An Idiot Plot.
  • Ben Hur: Loose tile makes man lose his best friend, get arrested, and enter the world of racing.
  • Beowulf: Swede with Cockney accent fights monsters, yells often. Sex with unmarried women invariably leads to death. Glory is achieved by having your son violently murdered and/or tearing out your son's heart with your bare hands.
  • Bernard And The Genie: Man loses everything, and, with the help of a man from first-century Palestine, gets his life back together.
  • Best in Show: A bunch of people go to a dog show.
  • Bicentennial Man: Sensitive, eccentric android builds artificial organs and replaces his insides with them over a 200-year period in hopes of becoming human by killing himself. Also, he likes making clocks.
  • The Big Country: Reasonable man attempts to rationally settle land dispute and gets branded a coward for his trouble.
  • Big Daddy: Jewish baseball player's namesake defrauds an entire bureaucracy just to get into Buffy's pants. It doesn't work, but along the way he does develop a protective instinct toward a foreigner who is often required to wear dark glasses.
  • Big Hero 6: An All-CGI Cartoon from Disney based on an obscure comic book from the late 90's about five nerds and a robot.
  • The Big Lebowski: Dude gets his rug peed on, and then has to fight a bunch of nihilists.
  • Big Trouble in Little China: A trucker gets entangled in a kung-fu movie, and accidentally stabs a would-be bigamist in the head.
  • Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure: Time-Travelling George Carlin ditches his stand-up career to help two So-Cal losers cheat on their homework. They meet in the parking lot of a convenience store and, well, you can imagine where it goes from there. Napoleon is a fat bastard who eats too much ice cream and cheats children in meaningless competitions. Well, at least that part was accurate.
  • Billy Madison: Idiot goes back to school.
  • The Birdcage: Family of liberal Southerners must stage bizarre deception to avoid angering family of conservative Northerners. The ruse is assisted by an illegal alien named after a man who was crucified (no, not that one).
  • Birdemic: Poorly-animated exploding birds decide to suicide bomb a crappy romance movie because of Global Warming. They are fought off using coat hangers.
  • Black Swan: A crazy ballerina who still lives with her mother sleeps with Meg.
  • 'Blade: Based on a comic book, the black guy in White Men Can't Jump kills people who don't like sunlight.
  • Blade Runner: Special police officer searches for criminals seeking their parents. Fans try guessing his true nature and are doomed to fail.
    • Alternately: A mostly retired hit-man falls in love with a woman he might have to kill.
    • Alternatively: A weary cop questions himself as he hunts down, shoots, and occasionally forces himself upon four-year-olds.
  • Blast from the Past: A man from the '60s is transplanted into the '90s. Hilarity Ensues.
  • Blazing Saddles: A small town in the old west gets the last sheriff it would ever want thanks to the machinations of a corrupt government official who is frequently mixed up with a famous actress. The sheriff manages to keep order with the help of a drunk and some tricks taken right out of a Merrie Melodies cartoon. The climactic fight is so violent it shatters the Fourth Wall.
  • Blonde in Black Leather: Two women on a journey are constantly interrupted by non-plot points.
  • Blow Up: Pics or it didn't happen.
  • The Blues Brothers: Two ex-con musicians try to pull off a Get Rich Quick Scheme and antagonize everyone they come across.
    • The Blues Brothers 2000: Musician rebuilds old ties with family, friends, and cops, and has dealings with the supernatural.
  • Blue Velvet: Kyle MacLachlan likes hiding in women's closets. Dennis Hopper likes horrible beer. Isabella Rosselini likes being beaten. Laura Dern likes birds.
  • Bobby: A hotel owner cheats on his wife, the kitchen staff fight, some people fall in love on the day of their wedding, Tony Hopkins plays chess with Harry Bellafonte, a woman goes shopping, Ashton Kutcher punks Shia Laboeuf with LSD, one guy is mean to a journalist, and this other guy barely appears and then gets shot dead.
  • Bolt: A TV actor who's way too into his role hitchhikes from New York to Hollywood with a sarcastic homeless woman and his biggest fan.
  • Bon Cop, Bad Cop He's a foul-mouthed, chain-smoking Cowboy Cop from Québec. He's a square-headed, stick in the mud, by the book cop from Ontario. They Fight Crime.
  • Boogie Nights: Naive young man stumbles into a career which requires him to have lots of sex with attractive young women. After having sex with his drug-addicted mother figure, he attempts to start an eighties rock band but winds up a drug-addicted prostitute and failure.
  • The Book of Eli: Badass totes Bible across what is very definitely not the Capital Wasteland. He is accompanied by Meg Griffin and hunted by Commissioner Gordon. Tom Waits briefly shows up.
  • The Book Of Life: In turn-of-the-century Mexico a snake-bite, a love triangle, familial pressures, and a wager between two gods puts a crimp in a young man's celebration of El Dia de Los Muertos.
  • The Boondock Saints: Two brothers, along with a sandwich delivery boy and a coffee-loving FBI agent, examine questions of morality and legality while cursing profusely. Their estranged father, an Irish comedian, puts their doubts to rest.
  • Borat: An eccentric foreigner with a strong accent travels across America making everyone feel uncomfortable.
    • Brüno: As above, but with gay jokes. Lots and lots of gay jokes.
  • The Bourne Series: Secret agent with amnesia wanders around much of the world, beats up other secret agents and others who are after him, and all the while tries to remember who he really is.
  • The Boxtrolls: An orphan with No Social Skills tries to convince a cheese-obsessed nobleman that an upwardly-mobile exterminator has been lying to him.
  • Brave: A Scotsgirl learns the importance of tapestry and ursines.
  • The Brave Little Toaster: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey with appliances.
  • Brazil: A bureaucrat tries to get some loose paperwork errors corrected, and maybe get his air conditioning repaired in the process.
  • The Breakfast Club: Five teenagers with problems waste a Saturday proving that they're even less unique than they thought.
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai: A group of people want to blow up a bridge, and another group wants to stop them. Tension occurs. The group that wants to blow up the bridge has decided on this course of action long before the bridge is finished. And this bridge is being built by perfectionists who place their workmanship on the bridge above all else.
  • Bringing Up Baby: Heiress attempts to woo paleontologist with use of leopard. Complications ensue.
  • Broadway Danny Rose: Sweet-natured but unsuccessful Broadway promoter escorts mob-connected girlfriend of one of his acts to a social function and incurs the wrath of lovelorn gangster. She betrays him in a business deal but he forgives her.
  • Brokeback Mountain: Two cowboys look after some sheep. It turns into an angsty Slash Fic.
    • Or: If it had pudding, a movie foretold by South Park.
  • Bruce Almighty: God Morgan Freeman goes on vacation, leaving Jim Carrey in charge. Hilarity Ensues.
  • Bubba Ho Tep: An aging Elvis Presley and a black John F. Kennedy fight a mummy, who is picking off the residents of a senior's home.
  • Buck Privates: Two comedians escape from the police by enlisting in the army.
  • A Bug's Life: Guy accidentally destroys a food offering. To prevent the violent consequences of such act, he hires a circus troupe.
  • Bullets Over Broadway: A mid-western writer gets his big break in the theater. The overseer his play's "angel" gives him ends up rewriting the entire work; he is much better at playwriting than the playwright. During the first showing of the play on Broadway, this overseer is terminated with prejudice for excising the reason the "angel" funded the play.
  • The Burbs: A quiet, privacy-minded family from Eastern Europe move to next door to a Crazy Survivalist, a meddling oaf, and Princess Leia. Hilarity Ensues over misunderstandings over their intentions. Tom Hanks does not turn into a kid, does not have AIDS, isn't retarded, and isn't stranded in the middle of the ocean.
  • Burning Bright: A mopey college student and her Autistic brother spend a rainy day inside, with the new family pet.
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