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8 films accused of plagiarism

Roger Corman simply traded the Great White Shark for a shoal of blood-thirsty fishes, i.e., from Jaws to Piranhas.

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The 2004 film, The Incredibles is so reminiscent of Marvel's Fantastic Four.

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James Cameron's Avatar, released in 2009 bears resemblance to earlier films such as Dances With Wolves, Pocahontas and Ferngully: The Last Rainforest.

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James Cameron's Avatar, released in 2009 bears resemblance to earlier films such as Dances With Wolves, Pocahontas and Ferngully: The Last Rainforest.

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Remember Jack Nicholson in The Shining? If you are a serious movie buff, then you will notice that the scene where he was screaming, "Here's Johnny', was lifted from the silent film, The Phantom Carriage.

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The storyline and specific fight scenes of Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill were apparently lifted from the Japanese thriller, Lady Snowblood released in 1973.

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Bram Stoker's Dracula has seen many adaptations on the screen. Horror film Nosferatu, released in 1922, was, however, the most notorious of them all. Director F.W. Murnau changed the title, but the plot and storyline were the same. The estate of Stoker sued for copyright infringement.

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Bram Stoker's Dracula has seen many adaptations on the screen. Horror film Nosferatu, released in 1922, was, however, the most notorious of them all. Director F.W. Murnau changed the title, but the plot and storyline were the same. The estate of Stoker sued for copyright infringement.

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Many of you might think that Pixar's Up released in 2009 is an original. But, student film makers of Above Then Beyond made in 2005 will strongly disagree.

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Finally, The Fast and the Furious is a success at the box office. However, it was apparently taken from the classic film, Point Break released in 1991.

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Finally, The Fast and the Furious is a success at the box office. However, it was apparently taken from the classic film, Point Break released in 1991.

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