Coincidence or Rip Off?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Oswald Pascual, Feb 7, 2002.

  1. Oswald Pascual

    Oswald Pascual Second Unit

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    Just noticed the poster for "Count Of Monte Cristo" and thought I have seen this before. What do you folks think?
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  2. John Torrez

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  3. Dwayne

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    I think there are better examples out there.

    I remember not too long ago, there was a thread that pointed out similar poster/cover art. Some of it was pretty halarious, especially the "Scream" like posters.
     
  4. Ike

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    I don't see it.

    The one's that were posted here that looked almost identical was X-Men and The One.
     
  5. Artur Meinild

    Artur Meinild Screenwriter

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    There is no such thing as coincidence in Hollywood! [​IMG]
     
  6. Bjorn Olav Nyberg

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    To my recollection, The 2000 film titles Above suspicion and Under suspicion also started a similar comparison. The posterfor Above suspicion was later changed, it is the changed poster which is shown on IMDB. A member of the forum was also asking for other examples, I got the impression he was going to use it for a web site, I can't remember who this was. The web site may be a figment of my imagination though.
     
  7. Dana Fillhart

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    First time I saw that poster a while back, I thought, "Oh cool, a new Antonio Banderas flick." Heh, how wrong I was [​IMG]
     
  8. Dana Fillhart

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    Also, Oswald, I don't think there's much of a comparison. I don't think James Caviezel looks anything like Buzz Lightyear.
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  9. Carlo Medina

    Carlo Medina Executive Producer

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    Sorry, I don't see it as well. Yes they have that similar "evil look" and the blades, but that's not enough for me to warrant a "copycat" label.

    YMMV.
     
  10. Matt Stone

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    Yah. While I can see some similarity, I don't think that it's really a Rip-off...
     

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