Classic Movies You Didn’t Know Were Rip-Offs
Before I link to this very amusing Cracked article that examines the uncredited influences over some very popular movies, I just want to say in regard to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ that I’VE BEEN BLOODY SAYING THAT FROM THE START!
Although I didn’t know the ‘Pirates’ screenwriter also wrote a script for that…huh…
Classic Movie You Didn’t Know Were Rip-Offs
That post was so great! I played Monkey Island as a kid but totally hadn’t realized the similarities. I felt like the Star Trek Star Wars thing was a big stretch though. In the rest of the features, someone on the team seemed to have actually been working using another idea. In the Star Trek one, I feel like it was just general sci fi concepts and characters. Plus the tiny comic relief guy was totally irrelevant.
I thought it might’ve just been a coincidence that Barbossa looked and dressed like LeChuck…how many different designs can you have for an undead pirates? But as soon as the coffin boat appeared I was calling shenanigans.