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9 Romantic Comedies Reimagined As Thrillers

What if your favorite rom-com took a turn for the worst?

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Ever wonder what your favorite romantic comedy would look like as a horror movie or thriller?

We took nine rom-coms and and made them just a little darker.

1. Knocked Up

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Starring: Katherine Heigl, Seth Rogen

Plot: Ben and Alison's one-night stand results in something they're unprepared for: a baby. But, they quickly begin to realize that their unborn child might actually be something sinister.

2. Little Black Book

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Starring: Brittany Murphy, Ron Livingston

Plot: While snooping through her boyfriend's phone, Stacy discovers a list of her boyfriend's exes. And, as she begins to dig into his past, she discovers that all of the women have recently gone missing.

3. Along Came Polly

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Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Ben Stiller

Plot: After his wife leaves him, Reuben runs into an old high school classmate, Polly. But, it's not a coincidence that they've run into each other and soon Reuben discovers the tangled web Polly has woven.

4. Grease

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Starring: Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta

Plot: Sandy's family moves to a small town where Sandy meets Danny, leader of the Greaser gang. But, Danny's infatuation with Sandy intensifies and takes a deadly turn. Soon Sandy and her family find themselves fighting for their lives as the Greasers wreak havoc on their home.

5. 500 Days of Summer

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Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Plot: A post-apocalyptic thriller in which a dysfunctional couple must survive in a world destroyed by global warming and the sun's rapidly intensifying heat.

6. The Wedding Planner

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Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey

Plot: While planning a couple's, wedding Mary begins to fall for the groom. But what she doesn't realize is that the couple is playing a dangerous game and she's the new player.

7. Pretty Woman

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Starring: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere

Plot: Edward hires an escort, Vivian, as his date for a company event, but what he doesn't know is that Vivian has plans of her own. Eventually, Edward begins to realize that the prettiest women can be the deadliest.

8. LOL

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Starring: Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore

Plot: Lola breaks up with her boyfriend at the beginning of the school year only to fall for her best friend.

9. What Happens in Vegas

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Starring: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher

Plot: Con artists Joy and Jack meet in Vegas and pretend to be a couple in order to win a large sum of money. Unfortunately, what the couple doesn't realize is that, in Vegas, money comes with a price.

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