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Game of Thrones meets The Princess Bride in hilarious S3 promo vid
Mar 15, 2013

What if the grandfather in The Princess Bride read his grandson a much darker fantasy tale?

The Avengers meet The Breakfast Club in weirdly funny fake trailer
Feb 5, 2013

What if the biggest superhero blockbuster of all time had been directed by the legendary John Hughes?

Toy Story + The Shining = a beautiful mashup made in hell
Dec 17, 2012

Pixar's Toy Story has always been excellent grist for the mash-up mill—the Toy Story 3/Inception trailer job is a favorite—but none of them have been quite as wonderfully sinister as this, which reminds us that all work and no play makes Woody a dull boy.

Han Solo and Robocop singing Journey's 'Don't Stop Believing'?
Dec 17, 2012

They are just two of a gaggle of sci-fi and fantasy characters that got edited into this supercut, which takes snippets of dialogue from a ton of movies and assembles them—Avengers-style—into a montage-cover of Journey's most enduring song.

Star Wars meets Seuss in How the Sith Lord Stole Christmas mashup
Dec 16, 2012

Just how evil is Darth Vader, Lord of the Sith, slayer of younglings and destroyer of worlds? Well, if this pretty inspired mashup is to be believed, his heart was three sizes too small. And, probably, char-broiled by lava.

Darth Vader channels Charlie Chaplin in stirring mashup video
Dec 16, 2012

By mating one of cinema's great speeches—Charlie Chaplin's from The Great Dictator—with footage from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, one enterprising editor has created an insightful ode to a great villain's redemption.

Wanna see a horrifying Muppets + Wicker Man mashup? (Yes, you do.)
Dec 16, 2012

A while back, cartoonist Paul O'Connell decided that the freakiest thing in the world would be to mash the 1973 British horror movie, The Wicker Man, together with Jim Henson's Muppets, for a comic. Since then, he's cut a trailer that elevates what was merely brilliant to something brilliantly deranged.

Watch a hauntingly perfect Dark Knight Rises + The Prestige mashup
Dec 16, 2012

Great filmmakers have themes that run through their work, strands that might not be quite so recognizable at first, but become evident with the benefit of hindsight. And one desktop jockey discovered that two of Christopher Nolan's great pieces, The Prestige and his Batman trilogy, fit together like perfect gears.

Watch an awesomely dirty Sin City-Disney mashup
Dec 15, 2012

You wouldn't think that something as deliberately seedy, grimy and noir-y as Frank Miller's Sin City movie and Disney's bouncy-bright animated features could go well together. You'd be wrong. This trailer mashup shows they swing together like vodka and orange juice.