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The Strange Phenomenon of "Movie Twins"

by : Love_Spoon [ email this article to a friend ]
Isn't it strange that movies with similar themes or storylines are often released around the same time? This article is dedicated to this phenomenon. Please e-mail me with examples that I have forgotten, and thank you DokBrowne and Count Rugen for your suggestions.

"The Absent Minded Professor (1961)" and "The Nutty Professor (1963)"

"A Civil Action" and "Erin Brockovich" (both about a water-pollution lawsuit)

"Antz" and "A Bug's Life"

"Armageddon" and "Deep Impact"

"Back to the Future" and "Peggy Sue Got Married"

"Dante's Peak" and "Volcano"

"Driven" and "The Fast and the Furious"

"EdTV" and "The Truman Show"

"Entrapment" and "The Thomas Crown Affair"

"Flubber" and "The Nutty Professor (1996)"

"Grosse Point Blank" and "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion"

"The Forbidden Dance" and "Lambada"

"K-9" and "Turner and Hooch"

"Kundun" and "Seven Years in Tibet"

"Life Is Beautiful" and "Jakob the Liar"

"Like Father Like Son" and "Vice Versa"

"Mission to Mars" and "Red Planet"

"Prefontaine" and "Without Limits"

"Remember the Titans" and "The Replacements"

"Saving Private Ryan" and "The Thin Red Line"

"Showgirls" and "Striptease"

"The Sixth Sense" and "Stir of Echoes"

"Tombstone" and "Wyatt Earp"

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