The 10 Most Ridiculous Movie Premises That Somehow Worked

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Let’s face it, a lot of movie premises are ridiculous. Pretty much anything with a monster would fall into that category. Or an alien. Or a superhero. Or time travel. Or Howie Long. Some movies, you hear the logline and just know the writers had to be baked like clams casino when they dreamed it up. Right at the pitch, they’re winking at you, baiting you to call their premises ridiculous, just so you can find yourself totally buying in by the end. Not one of the plots below is believable in the slightest, but every film somehow worked. Here’s why…

Note: All premises via IMDb.

Ridiculous Movie Premises That Somehow Worked:

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