Top Ten Movies That Rip Off Other Movies

Chaotixhero
NOTE: I mean no offense if you like any of these movies. Other then that, enjoy.

The Top Ten

1 "Frozen" Rips Off "The Lion King"

I know you guys are gonna say OH BUT THEY WAS BOTH MADE BY Disney! True but if you watch both movies closely, then you realise Disney rip off their own classic movie! Strange isn't it? - Chaotixhero

I don't get how, and both were made by Disney, which doesn't matter. One of them sucks, and it is the girly winter one. You should know what I mean by that!

Not really. It's all Disney and they took more from beauty and the beast and Mulan but techinically can't be called rip off as Disney owns all of it though lion king stole from kimba the white lion which isn't Disney. - majormanafemale

Disagree

2 "Home Alone" Rips Off "Game Over"

First Lion King is not a rip off of Frozen because Lion King is about lions and is like a vivid novel and Frozen is about ice and is like a dime novel, and there are way many movies called Game Over you have to be more specific

You got it backwards. Frozen ripped off the lion king in a few ways - Chaotixhero

Just looked it up, they have nothing alike at all - simpsondude

Yeah... Look it up. - Chaotixhero

Disagree

3 "Spy Kids" Rip Off "Inspector Gadget"

Hmm from the gears they use... Kinda. - Chaotixhero

Just no. - majormanafemale

4 "Spongebob: Atlantis Squarpantis" Rips Off "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"

Actually, it attempts to satirize it. Albeit, it does terribly at that. But still, it's hardly a rip off.

(Sorry if I mispelled the willy wonka title) Anyway, of course it did. Almost everybody knows SpongeBob ripped off Willy Wonka. That's low even for SpongeBob. - Chaotixhero

5 "MLP: Equestria Girls" Rips Off "High School Musical"

When you get to the school part, yeah they did ripped off High School Musical except better. - Chaotixhero

Yeah, also it rips off Monster High's New Ghoul in School

More like rip-off of Monster High

The hell? Equestria Girls is nothing like High School Musical apart from the whole singing thing. Even then, plenty of movies have songs in them.
Equestria Girls mainly focuses on villains trying to gain power to take over the world. Last time I checked, that wasn't the plot of High School Musical.

6 "Dragon Ball Evolution" Rips Off "Street Fighters"

I'm talking about the Street Fighters movie by the way. - Chaotixhero

What? There was a time live action movies were great demand in film and so many were made as Avatar The Last Airbender

7 "Planes" Rips Off "Cars"

I like cars a billion times better - EpicJake

I don't care if it was made by the same people it's still a rip off. - Chaotixhero

It actually is a rip off.

It is a spin-off.
Rip-offs and spin-offs are 2 different things. - soulard

8 "Digimon: The Movie" Rips Off "Pokemon: The Movie"

See what I did there? LOL - Chaotixhero

Both of these movies sucks

I see what you did.

Sort off - majormanafemale

9 "Tarzan" Rips Off "Beauty and the Beast"

Oh yeah never noticed that, I don't even know which ones better honestly - simpsondude

I honestly don't know which came first but eh who cares? - Chaotixhero

The plots are NOTHING ALIKE! - PositronWildhawk

How - majormanafemale

10 "The Hunger Games" Rips Off "Battle Royale"

Duh - majormanafemale

Battle Royale: a Japanese sci-fi classic, also an outstanding novel and manga series. Controversial and original, the violence in the movie was done extreme on purpose to make a statement. Character development is constantly progressing, and the plot is immersive. Shuya and Noriko aren't "lovebirds" - they're survivors and best friends. Two of the greatest villains ever: Mitsuko (emotional, interesting backstory) and Kiriyama (stone cold, no mercy, intelligent).

Hunger Games: a cheesy, generic love story that incorporate BR's concept to attract a wider audience - but also tones it down to an over-done style of action/adventure. Holt didn't have the guts to pull-off the intensity needed, and instead made a try-hard PG-13 teen flick. Boring, dislikable characters, and one of the worst series endings ever. Katniss is the only truly relatable character. Peeta and Gale are poorly written and just lain dumb. Snow is dull as a villain, and comes off as ridiculous. - ThatStrangeKid42

The Contenders

11 "Monster High" Rips Off "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic"

I don't get why.

Don't hate me. Even though MLP: Friendship is Magic is more of a T.V. Show and not a movie, I'm still calling it a rip off. - Chaotixhero

They essentially have the same message, but MLP does it far better. The ponies definitely don't wear high heels and clingy outfits.
As far as morals go, MLP does it much much MUCH better.
Plus, the designs for Monster High are just hideous.

(To whoever said MLP was the ripoff:) How can MLP be a ripoff when the first version of it came out back in 1983? Most of the characters in the new show have been redesigned from the earliest version of the show.

12 "Toy Story" Rips Off "The Christmas Toy"

Not that toys coming to life was new when Henson did it but the story was his complete with the darkness to suck in older children and adults but without making it to scary for little ones. There was good reason to not give puppets same sentients other toys had in toy story. Shiney new toy potentially usurping old favorite. Space toy doesn't know it's a toy. Just few examples of things taken from the Christmas toy. - majormanafemale

Not that toys coming to life is new concept but toy story plot oddly similar to plot of the Christmas toy but without the stakes

Yep right down to shiny new space toy

No toy story is not ripoff Toys in the Attic is a toy story rip off!
Look it up dammit!
-Robertggm8doritomtndewdoge

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13 "Mac and Me" Rips Off "E.T.The Extra-Terrestrial"

Of course everyone knows that.

14 "The Reef" Rips Off "Finding Nemo"

I hate this movie. Yeah, it's the worst movie I have seen (I hate it more than the GPK movie, Batman and Robin, Jack and Jill, The Last Airbender, Foodfight! Etc. )

I wouldn't say it was a rip off of Finding Nemo but in terms of looks... yeah except this movie has has horrible writing and animation (on par with Foodfight and Elf Bowling). The plot is a rip off of Karate Kid except the pacing is terrible, it makes no sense, it's nonsentical and repetitive.

And finding Nemo ripped off le periott - majormanafemale

15 "Sunday School Musical" Rips Off "High School Musical"

Who made Sunday School Musical lol. I'd rather say bring on High School Musical 4 East Meets West than watch this. The fourth film should've really been College Years. Possibly Biblical songs. "You are my Adam." "Sinners go to Hell, believers go to Heaven."

It Made by a guy that ripped off other films

16 "The Lion King" Rips Off "Kimba the White Lion"

This is so true.

And Kimba rips off Babar the Elephant King which was a 1931 book that had more adaptions then stupid overrated Kimba! Who's the ripoff now, weeaboos?

17 "Friday the 13th" Rips Off "Halloween"

That does explain some things - Chaotixhero

"A Nightmare On Elm Street" rips off "Halloween"
"Scream" rips off "Halloween"
"My Bloody Valentine" rips off "Halloween"
"Prom Night" rips off "Halloween"
Happy Birthday to Me
Child's Play
I Know What You Did Last Summer
The Burning
Maniac
Sleepaway Camp

"Halloween" rips off "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre"
and Black Christmas
They all rip off Psycho

It's a GENRE. - ThatStrangeKid42

18 "Critters" Rips Off "Gremlins"

Well, the Critters weren't formed from a cute and gentle creature :-/

And there are other movies some that you have never even heard of like Hobgoblins Munchies and Beasties.

19 "King Kong" Rips Off "The Lost World"

Which one?

20 "A Car's Life: Sparky's Big Adventure" Rips Off "Cars"

Look up "Auto B Good". I think "A Car's Life" ripped off of that.

21 "Bug Bites: an Ant's Life" Rips Off "A Bug's Life"

Nope not Antz which is just ants

And Antz

22 "The Good Dinosaur" Rips Off "The Lion King"
23 Gladiformers rips off of Transformers
24 "the Angry Birds Movie" Rips Off "Minions"

How - MrCoolC

25 “Tappy Toes” Rips Off “Happy Feet”
26 "Avatar" Rips Off "Ferngully"
27 "Quest for Camelot" Rips Off "Beauty and the Beast"
28 "Piranha" Rips Off "Jaws"

It's a parody, not a ripoff

29 "Transmorphers" Rips Off "Transformers"

Well it was by my some guy who ripped off other films

Definitely a rip off, but they both suck.

30 "Quest for Camelot" Rips Off "The Neverending Story"
31 "A Fistful of Dollars" Rips Off "Yojimbo"
32 "Home Alone" Rips Off "3615 Code Pere Noel"
33 "E.T.The Extra-Terrestrial" Rips Off "The Alien"
34 "The Terminator" Rips Off "The Outer Limits"
35 "Alien" Rips Off "It! the Terror from Beyond Space"
36 "Aliens" Rips Off "Them!"
37 "Kill Bill" Rips Off "Lady Snow Blood"
38 "Earth vs. the Spider" Rips Off "Tarantula"

2 giant monster movies released 3 years apart with one being good and one being bad (the ripoff).

39 "Star Wars" Rips Off "The Hidden Fortress"

No it should be the other way around.

40 "Godzilla" Rips Off "The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms"
41 "My Little Pony: Equestria Girls" Rips Off "Frozen"

They both suck, but how does MLP rip off Frozen?!

42 "Mortal Kombat" Rips Off "Big Trouble In Little China"
43 "Spider's Web: a Pig's Tale" Rips Off "Charlotte's Web"
44 "Ratatoing" Rips Off "Ratatouille"
45 "The Little Panda Fighter" Rips Off "Kung Fu Panda"
46 "Chop Kick Panda" Rips Off "Kung Fu Panda"
47 "The Magnificent Seven" Rips Off "Seven Samurai"
48 "A Turtles Tale: Sammy's Adventure" Rips Off "Finding Nemo"
49 "Robot Taekwon V/Voltar the Invincible" Rips Off "Mazinger Z"
50 "Tiny Robots" Rips Off "Robots"
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