Better Than It Sounds / Film I

  • Ice Age: Three mammals and a baby. Also, unlucky guy tries hiding his food.
  • Idiocracy: Blood Sports are used as punishments, and humans nearly go extinct from incompetence, famine and drought. It's a comedy.
  • Igor: A mad scientist's assistant invents something revolutionary, with the help of an immortal suicidal rabbit and a brain in a jar. His plans backfire when his invention does not turn out evil, and instead aspires to be Annie.
  • Ikiru: An Empty Shell of a man works in an Obstructive Bureaucracy for 30 years. Decides to build a park.
  • In Bruges: Mad-Eye Moody, Fleur Delacour and Lord Voldemort hang out in a small Belgian town with Colin Farrell and a midget. They all try to kill each other.
    • Alternately: Two Irish hitmen get sent by their boss on a boring sightseeing tour.
  • The Imitation Game: Insufferable Genius hires people through a crossword puzzle trying to solve the gibberish caught on the radio. Based on a true story.
  • An Inconvenient Truth: Famously dull former politician delivers slide-show presentation with errors in it; receives two Academy Awards for his trouble.
  • Inception: 8 people fall asleep in the first class cabin of a plane.
    • Or: Man with daddy issues gets mind raped by 7 people he doesn't know, on the request of a man that he didn't know he threatened.
    • Or: A guy kills his wife and leads a group in feeding a perfectly fine guy lies. He gets over his justified guilt and succeeds. It's a good ending.
    • Or: A film where you're not sure whether anything really happens.
    • A man deals with his guilt over the death of his wife; very, very metaphorically.
  • The Incredible Hulk: A man tries to deal with his inner demon, but his girlfriend's father won't let him.
  • The Incredibles: Two former celebrities and their children fight a wannabe ex-fan.
  • Independence Day: A witty pilot and a cable repairman get into a fifty year-old used vehicle. Genocide ensues.
    • Independence Day: Resurgence: The genocide victims try to blow up the home of the responsible. A giant white marble features in the plot in a way.
  • Indiana Jones: College professor kills soldiers and steals priceless cultural treasures at the request of the United States government. Smash hit.
  • Inglourious Basterds: Brutal, sadistic Jewish psychopathic war criminals versus witty, urbane German psychopathic war criminals.
    • Or, Quentin Tarantino teams up with Eli Roth, Brad Pitt, and the Jewish kid from Freaks and Geeks. Their mission is to stab history in the face. With a baseball bat.
  • Ink: A ragtag bunch of invisible, stylish, physically fit, attractive dead people try to get a young girl to wake up after she is kidnapped by an albino with a gigantic schnoz. This can only be done if her dad stops being a Jerk Ass.
  • Inside Out: An overtly happy woman and her depressive friend try to deal with the troublesome relocation of their workplace.
    • Or: Herman's Head, the cartoon.
    • Or: Two girls get lost in a pile of marbles and try to take the train home. With the help of a hobo, they go through a torture chamber, hijack a movie studio, and unleash a monster from the dungeons. It's actually a Tear Jerker.
    • Or: Girl deals badly with moving, decides to get away on bus, and still gets off it.
    • Or: The stress from moving to a new town causes a young girl to lose her marbles.
  • Interstellar: Astronauts embark on a decades-long quest into deep space to find a way to save humanity from extinction, but it turns out all they needed was a broken watch.
  • Interview with the Vampire: A dysfunctional family consists of an effete Parisian socialite, an emo former slaveowner, and an increasingly bitter "child" who kill for fun and profit. Later, two of them conflict with a theatrical group.
    • Queen of the Damned: A French violinist forms a rock band, pisses off all of his old friends, and gets kidnapped by an Egyptian nymphomaniac.
  • In the Loop: The Doctor flies to Washington DC to duke it out with Sledge Hammer! and Tony Soprano over a clerical error.
  • I Am Legend: A cure for cancer...doesn't.
    • Alternatively: A lonely man finds a woman and child for life.
  • I, Robot: A detective, while investigating a death in a corporate building, learns that the company's new product line is defective.
  • The Iron Giant: A boy keeps a big tin can in his family barn. They become best buddies.
    • Or: Two children discuss the value of peace and life. Then, bigger one responds by shooting at the United States military and taking a nuclear missile to the face and being blown apart, then recovering.
    • Or: Someone else's hunting trip makes someone uneasy. In the climax they respond by taking a nuclear missile to the face.
  • Iron Man: Terrorists put an engineer in a cave with a box of spare parts. This leads the man to solve unethical business practices of his company.
    • OR: A rich guy goes to Asia to drink and flirt, gets a new suit, and leaves with a new enlightened outlook on life.
    • OR: Rich drunk with a heart condition builds flying hot-rod, races larger hot-rod.
    • OR: Rich drunk human goes through a fey mood.
    • Iron Man 2: Rich drunk man tries not to get killed by his hot-rod and/or knockoffs of it.
    • Iron Man 3: Rich traumatized drunk snaps out after his friend is sent to hospital by a new drug, so the pharmaceutical company tries to kill him.
    • OR: Rich drunk assaults the disabled.
  • Iron Sky: Nazis from the dark side of the moon invade America in 2018 with space zeppelins and flying saucers. Their superweapon runs off of an iPad.
  • It's a Wonderful Life: A man attempts suicide at Christmastime but is instead temporarily transported to a messed-up version of his hometown.
  • It Follows: An Aesop about STDs involving an invisible Eldritch Abomination.
  • It Happened One Night: A dotty rich girl flees her overbearing father and goes on a road trip with a drunk newspaperman. The two gripe at each other a lot. It's a romantic comedy.
  • It's a Boy Girl Thing: Geeky girl and Jerk Jock switch bodies. Hilarity Ensues.
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: A car accident causes a national park to increase its number of visitors.
    • Or: People look for money independent of each other, causing incidents along the way.
  • I Walked with a Zombie: A nurse is summoned to a Caribbean island to attempt curing a woman of zombie-ism.
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