10 Films That Had the Same Plot as Other Flicks

By Casey Chan on at

Hollywood is hardly original. Films pay homage and crib ideas from movies that came before them all the time. But there are certain motion pictures that are basically carbon copies of others that came out around the same time. It’s seemingly the result of competing studios trying to tackle the same plot. It's great when you see it all laid out like in ScreenRant's latest video.

ScreenRant found 10 “twin” movies that have essentially the same story. Films like Deep Impact and Armageddon, Antz and A Bug’s Life, The Prestige and The Illusionist, and many more. There usually is a better of the two though, wouldn't you say?

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