It is true that Hollywood sometimes takes us by surprise with one original idea, but the phenomenon is very rare, and scenarios with little idea of the effect is often divided as if by magic, as if the same subject was discovered simultaneously by different producers and writers.
10. Mission To Mars
Suspense and fundamental questions about life on other planets are common elements of these productions SF that Mars explorers are finding their lives stunning price (red creatures on the planet, however, are portrayed differently in the two films). None of the films had notable success at the box office, but losses were greater for the Red Planet, which has recovered from ticket sales only half the production budget.
09. Despicable Me
Despicable Me and Megamind – A supervillain is trying to impose the fellows get to become their hero. Despite the famous actors (Brad Pitt, Ben Stiller, Will Ferell, Tina Fey) brought to lend voices for movie studios Dreamworks fail to Megamind (3D animation with a budget of 130 million dollars) to pass some clichés on which jokes to attract film and thus a greater sympathy from the public and critics.
08. First Daughter
First Daughter and Chasing Liberty – The daughter of America’s president is trying to live like a normal teenager. Poor public response (both barely passed the 10 million dollars in worldwide revenue) was even more pronounced for the film with Katie Holmes in a leading role, launched in 2004 after Mandy Moore begun with the same story at the beginning of year. Considering the subsequent titles filmography two actresses can not say that any of them had too much to lose from failures career box office of the two romantic comedies.
Capote and Infamous – Records from research for his novel In Cold Blood, where the famous author befriends one of the killers of a crime family whose documents. With a budget of just seven million dollars, Capote in 2005 brought Philip Seymour Hoffman an Oscar and generated nearly 50 million dollars at the global box office. A year later, when it was released Infamous (Toby Jones in the role of Capote), the public was not interested in another version of its implementation eccentric author of In Cold Blood.
06. The Illusionist
The Illusionist and The Prestige – A magician motivated by love for your lover uses tricks to overcome his opponent. Revenue gap of the two films is insignificant. If we add to this criticism and positive feedback about both films, we declare a draw. Each of them has a terrific cast: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel on The Illusionist and Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson for The Prestige, and both carry out their action and mysterious world populated by supernatural the magicians.
05. Knight and Day
Knight and Day and Killers – Girl and boy meet. He proves to be a secret agent. She joins him on an adventure. While Knight and Day meet with Tom Cruise as conqueror and a Cameron Diaz with no lack of courage, Killers have to do with Ashton Kutcher, whose interpretation is poor, while neurotic character of Katherine Heigl is not too good in trying to cooperate with the spy who crossed there, to face conspiracy and fall in love.
04. The Truman Show
The Truman Show and Ed TV – A man whose life is turned into a reality show deal must advantages and disadvantages of his position. With three Oscar nominations and two Golden Globe awards won by Jim Carrey and Ed Harris, The Truman Show is significantly detached from the movie which is based on the same subject (with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson), the mark given by the critics , and the receipts, which brought more than EDTV with over 200 million worldwide.
Antz and A Bug’s Life – Boy meets girl, after which the two lovers are the protagonists of an exciting adventure. Competition between Dreamworks and Disney / Pixar is well known, and one played by Jeffrey Katzenberg projects (all of the Disney left) and director of Pixar, John Lasseter, is the lovely adventures ants, which have come to face the big screen in 1998.
Armageddon and Deep Impact – A threatening celestial body approaching the Earth, while a group of brave astronauts try to eliminate the danger. If Deep Impact was lauded and sentimental approach to scientific credibility, Armageddon, which used actors with greater cachet (Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck), spectacular scenes and a well-known theme music (Aerosmith – I Do not Wanna Loose A Thing), more attention has captivated audiences who throng to see him, ensuring his success at the box office.
01. No Strings Attached
No Strings Attached and Friends with Benefits – A girl and a boy decide that their relationship to remains one of friendship, but end up falling in love each other. The actresses who have shared the screen (and an exciting scene, full of eroticism) in Black Swan passed the following year from the hard sessions relaxing and modern dance to a relationship with an attractive opposite sex partner. Although more fun and better attraction, the couple formed by Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake was exceeded by that of Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, whose film, No Strings Attached, generated more revenue (from box office the U.S.) at a lower production cost.