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25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

It's been more than a decade since Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis starred in two incredibly similar movies: No Strings Attached and Friends With Benefits. But this was not the first time that Hollywood has produced almost identical films even in a short distance of time.

It's a phenomenon known as "twin films," dating back to the late 1930s when Bette Davis, after being turned down for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind, reportedly asked for a film of her own about a Southern woman. strong-willed, set against the backdrop of civil war.

Take a look at the most memorable twin movies to hit theaters:

Turner & Hooch/K-9

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

California/Natural Born Killers

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Street Fighter/Mortal Kombat

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Showgirls/Striptease

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Dante's Peak/Volcano

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Saving Private Ryan/The Thin Red Line

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Antz/A Bug's Life

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Armageddon/Deep Impact

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

The Truman Show/Ed TV

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Entrapment/The Thomas Crown Affair

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

House on Haunted Hill/The Haunting

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

The Matrix/eXistenZ

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Scary Movie/Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Chasing Liberty/First Daughter

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Red Eye/Flightplan

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

United 93/Flight 93

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

The Prestige/The Illusionist

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Zodiac/The Curse of the Zodiac

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Despicable Me/Megamind

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

No Strings Attached/Friends with Benefits

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Mirror Mirror/Snow White and the Huntsman

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Olympus Has Fallen/White House Down

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Yves Saint Laurent/Saint Laurent

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Hercules/The Legend of Hercules

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar

Spectre/Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation

25 Times Hollywood Made Movies That Were Too Similar