Top 10 Movies Accused of Plagiarism



Top 10 Movies Accused of Plagiarism
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It’s said that good artists borrow from others, and great artists steal, but that may not justify these movies, which have been accused to copying and ripping off ideas of other films and people! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Movies Accused of Plagiarism! But what will take the top spot on our list? Will it be A Fistful of Dollars, Avatar, or Lockout? Watch to find out!

#10. “The Terminator” (1984)
#9. “The Lion King” (1994)
#8. “Driving Miss Daisy” (1989)
#7. “Jingle All the Way” (1996)
#6. “Zootopia” (2016)
#5. “Ted” (2012)
#4. “Frozen” (2013)
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49 COMMENTS

  1. I firmly believe in respecting copyrights but sometimes violations are not easy to confirm. The problem is that similar story lines have been told for hundreds if not thousands of years throughout the World in many cultures. Must be pretty specific similarities to be a violation.

  2. Many of these are just very common clichés. Nothing is very original anymore and most movies, mainly Disney, get their ideas of movies from books and plays. Like The Little Mermaid, Frozen, Hercules, Mulan, etc. come from legends and books.

  3. Me: Every film is plargarising each other.

    Enchanted : Kate and Leopold

    Bicentenial Man: Pinocchio meets The Notebook

    The Lion King: Hamlet

    Tangled: Anastasia

    Beauty and the beast: Shrek ripped this off

  4. Wow surprised they didn't mention frozen getting hit by another plagiarism case this time from a Spanish singer claiming they plagiarized let it go from one of his songs

  5. Disney has always been known to 'take' ideas from others as their own. Most of Clint Eastwood's Western movies were direct rip-offs Japanese Samurai movies of old!!

  6. It’s only a matter of time before people literally run out of ideas, and reuse ideas from popular movies and then be accused of stealing ideas.

  7. Cabin in the Woods was accused of plagiarism by an indie author in California who said his novel bore a lot of similarities to the story of the movie. It was dismissed five months later.

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