The Asylum Vs. Mainstream Films: 8 Blockbusters And Their Poor, Inbred Cousins
Perhaps you already knew this, but the production company behind Sharknado has made a niche for itself by releasing horrible movies. You’re shocked, right? What makes these terrible movies even more terrible is that The Asylum, the production company, generally names their movies and pulls their story lines from huge Hollywood blockbusters. The similarly titled and plotted films then go on to fool the elderly and those that only read the first few letters of a title on Pay Per View/OnDemand before ordering it.
They in the foolin’ people bidness. And cousin, bidness is a-boomin’.
Snakes on a Train - 2006
Snakes on a Plane - 2006
Well, both are sort of losers, but you have to give it to the snake movie starring Samuel “Bad Motherfucker” Jackson.
The Da Vinci Treasure - 2006
The Da Vinci Code - 2006
I think that The Da Vinci Treasure would be more fun to watch. The amount of shenanigans and goings on you could have with friends by riffing would be worth the price of rental.
Transmorphers - 2007
Transformers - 2007
Pro: No Shia LaBeouf. Con: The titular robots are even more difficult to tell apart when they are all silver.
Monster - 2008
Cloverfield - 2008
Paranormal Entity - 2009
Paranormal Activity - 2009
Almighty Thor - 2011
Thor - 2011
Richard Greico is Loki, you guys. RICHARD GRIECO.
Atlantic Rim - 2012
Pacific Rim - 2012
Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots don’t really hold a candle to the Jaegers in Guillermo del Toro’s flick.
Android Cop - 2014
RoboCop - 2014