How ‘Overlord’ stacks up against other funky movie mashups

How ‘Overlord’ stacks up against other funky movie mashups

It’s the surest solution to improve field workplace this aspect of a 3-D up-charge. Take two movie genres and smash them collectively, hopefully drawing twice the viewers. “Overlord” seems to draw followers of WWII flicks and zombie options.

Right here, are a number of the greatest and worst of previous movie mashups.

“Shaun of the Lifeless”
The gold commonplace for clever comedy-horror, this 2004 zombie movie had dry wit, memorable characters and braaaaains.

“Kill Invoice: Quantity 1” and “Quantity 2”
It’s half chop socky, half Western, half ’70s revenge flick after which some — principally every thing writer-director Quentin Tarantino ever watched when he labored at a video retailer.

Actress Uma Thurman is shown in a scene from director Quentin Tarantino's new film "Kill Bill Vol. 1" in this undated publicity photograph. The blood-spattered martial arts epic opens October 10, 2003 in the United States. NO SALES REUTERS/Andrew Cooper/Miramax Films/Handout
Uma Thurman in “Kill Invoice.”Andrew Cooper/Miramax

Sci-fi meets monster in a 1979 movie so good you’re more likely to forgive them for “Prometheus.”

“Bugsy Malone”
This one’s for the followers — each of them — of Prohibition-era gangster footage and tacky Disney musicals. The 1976 curiosity finds youngsters taking part in all of the roles.

“Cowboys & Aliens”
When cowboys battled aliens, it was the viewers who misplaced. Regardless of the presence of Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig, this 2011 mashup ought to have been beamed straight to DVD.

“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”
If solely the real-life Lincoln had been attention-grabbing sufficient to make a movie about. This 2012 epic dud didn’t rating — 4 or in any other case — on the field workplace.

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