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redbox movie dups

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Lorddog, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. Lorddog

    Lorddog Crazed Zealot
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    i have started seeing this alot now.
    movies released in redbox match a movie in theaters but with slightly different name.
    war horse - dark horse
    red riding hood - red werewolf hunter
    aliens vs cowbows - alien armageddon (very simular pic)
    puss in boots - puss in boots: a furry tail
    snakes on a plane - snakes on a train
    transformers - transmorphers
    day the earth stood still - day the earth stopped
    10,000 bc - 100 million bc
    40 yr old virgin - 18 yr old virgin
    high school musical - sunday school musical
    war of the worlds - war of the worlds 2: the next wave


    etc etc etc
     
  2. Taylor

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    Bizarre. Are these made specificlly for RedBox/TV/Netflix release?
     
  3. Lorddog

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    i think it is directors of cheap studios are purposly looking for big budget movies and quickly making a "like" movie to capitalize on their fame and get people to rent their movie by mistake.

    yes they are made for dvd movies. straight to renting.