'Vampires Suck' and more spoofs to sink your teeth into

Whether its westerns, romantic comedies or vampires, it would seem some producers just can’t seem to sit through another predictable film. Enter the spoof, a genre that has put films including Psycho, She’s All That and Harry Potter in the firing line. The latest instalment comes from 20th Century Fox, as they take a dig at Twilight in their new comedy Vampires Suck. To celebrate its release, in cinemas 15th October, they've given us their take on the 10 best spoof movies.


Vampires Suck

Spoofing hit franchise Twilight,Vampires Suck might not be a first choice for the twi-hards out there. Becca Crane (Jenn Proske) is torn between two boys, mysterious vampire Edward Sullen (Matt Lanter) and hairy wolf man Jacob White (Chris Riggi). Expect glittery vampires, denim hotpant clad wolf packs and special appearances from ‘the dirt bags’ of Jersey Shore and Lady Gaga.

Airplane!

If there were any airport films out there this would definitely be a spoof of one of them. Starring Robert Hays as Ted Striker who follows the love of his life Elaine (Julie Hagerty) onto a flight, this parody is comedy gold. Disaster strikes when the passengers and crew are struck down with food positioning, a series of slap stick gags and an appearance by Leslie Nielsen as a doctor follow.

Date Movie

Romantic comedies are under fire in this spoof which centres on Julie Jones (Alyson Hannigan) an overweight singleton who thinks she is destined for a life of loneliness. Cue Grant Fockyerdoder (Adam Campbell) the new man in Julie’s life that she instantly wants to marry. Before they can have their dream wedding and sail off into the sunset they must meet each other parents, obviously with crude and hilarious consequences. Expect spoofs of popular rom-coms Shallow Hall, There’s Something About Mary and Meet The Parents.

Blazing Saddles

Fabulously politically, this is an incorrect western spoof from Mel Brooks. In a town where everyone’s named Johnson, corrupt Hedley Lemar (Harvey Korman) appoints black sheriff Bart (Cleavon Little) in an attempt to cause unrest. Bart is the first black sheriff in the west and unlike the Johnson’s off the town, is an educated urbanite much to the dismay of Lemar.

Disaster Movie

Over one evening, a group of twenty-something’s find themselves in the midst of a series of natural disasters. On the way they encounter the likes of Batman, Hannah Montana, Indiana Jones and Michael Jackson. Carmen Electra and Matt Lanter star in this spoof that features comical impersonations of Amy Winehouse and Juno.

The Naked Gun: From The Files of Police Squad

Also starring Leslie Nielsen, Naked Gun is a hilarious parody of the detective movie using many of the gags from the original television series ‘Police Squad.’ With Queen Elizabeth II coming to town, an assignation plot involving Vincent Ludwig (Ricardo Montalban), a baseball player wreaks havoc resulting in some ridiculous gags.

Scary Movie

A year after they accidentally killed a man and got rid of his body, a group of teenagers are stalked by a masked serial killer. This laugh out loud spoof starring Anna Faris and Carmen Electra pokes fun at a number of horror movies including Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer and The Sixth Sense.

High Anxiety

Spoofing the thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock, High Anxiety is a Psycho-Comedy written and directed by Mel Brooks. Dr. Richard Thorndyke (Mel Brooks), a new administrator at the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very Very Nervous has been framed for murder. To save his job and clear his name he must first deal with his own condition: high anxiety. Expect parodies from popular Hitchcock films including The Birds, Psycho and Vertigo.

Not Another Teen Movie

This parody throws all the teen movie stereotypes into the mix; think popular cheerleaders, geeks, naked foreign exchange students and jocks. At John Hughes High School, Austin bets jock Jake that he can’t transform Janey, the schools nerd into prom queen. Standing in his way are Jake’s sister Catherine and popular cheerleader Pricilla. Expect comical spoofs of teen classics She’s All That, American Pie and Bring It On.

Epic Movie

Another spoof from the guys who bought us Scary Movie, Epic Movie follows four orphans from separate movie scenario’s who are connected after receiving golden tickets for a chocolate factory. After escaping from the evil Willy Wonka they stumble upon a wardrobe that leads to the enchanted world of ‘Gnarnia.’ Once they reach Gnarnia they come across a series of parodied characters from films including Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Superman.

Other film news

VIDEO: Robert Downey Jr walks out of intense Channel 4 interview

Robert Downey Jr is known for his seemingly endless patience when it comes to doing the press run to promote his movies, but it appears like he's finally cracked. The Oscar nominated star just walked out a TV interview with Channel 4 News while promoting the recently released 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.

Jerry Bruckheimer leaks first image of Johnny Depp in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

Production on 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales' has been a notorious one so far but no official images or videos have surfaced. Until now, that is.

Epic trailer and brilliant posters for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' arrive

Arriving nearly a full year before the film's release date, a surprisingly full-length teaser trailer for for the hotly anticipated superhero picture 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' has got tongues wagging and jaws dropping. View it in HD here.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones officially back together 'and stronger than ever'

Oscar winning Hollywood couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have patched up their differences are are "back, stronger than ever."

WATCH HERE: Dennis Quaid filmed having on-set meltdown but is the video real or hoax?

The veteran double Golden Globe nominated star appears to lose his cool with the director and lash out at the crew while on set in the clip. It isn't clear what film or television project the 'Day After Tomorrow' actor was shooting at the time but the explicit outburst was captured on a mobile phone in the hands of a crewmember within spitting distance of the actor who was once married to Meg Ryan.

Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Penelope Wilton and more join Spielberg's BFG cast

Steven Spielberg's first time directing a Disney film has just added some star names to its core cast. 'The BFG' will co-star Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Penelope Wilton alongside three-time Tony Award winner Mark Rylance who will play the titular “Big Friendly Giant” and newcomer Ruby Barnhill as Sophie in the Roald Dahl adaptation.

Check out the first cast image from David Ayer's Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad has assembled. Director David Ayer set Twitter alight with the very first group cast picture from the production of the ensemble superhero flick 'Suicide Squad'.

David Lynch exits 'Twin Peaks' reboot

Writer and director David Lynch is leaving the highly anticipated return of his cult TV show 'Twin Peaks', the auteur himself revealed. The reason? Money.

Clint Eastwood may direct Jonah Hill in Olympic bomb-threat drama

If you thought the mixture of Jonah Hill and Martin Scorsese in 'The Wolf of Wall Street' was an odd one, how about Hill being directed by 'Dirty Harry' himself - Clint Eastwood?

Johnny Depp hand injury shuts down production on 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' has been struck by another setback. The franchise sequel, which has been verging on development hell for a few years now, has now seen its lead actor - Johnny Depp - sustain a hand injury that has effectively shut down production.

WATCH HERE: First trailer for 'SPECTRE' reveals Daniel Craig's James Bond, Christoph Waltz and more!

We'd previously only been given a glimpse of Daniel Craig's turtleneck in the poster, but now the first teaser trailer for the massively anticipated 'Skyfall' follow-up, 'SPECTRE', has landed and it's available to watch in all its HD glory right here.

Idris Elba in negotiations for villain role in 'Star Trek 3'

Pre-production has already started on Justin Lin's 'Star Trek 3' but the villain role has yet to be cast. The Hollywood Reporter has now reported that Idris Elba is officially in talks to fill those shoes.

First look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'

Here's the first glimpse of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', as first broken over at Entertainment Weekly.

Bradley Cooper takes over 'A Star Is Born' director duties from Clint Eastwood

Bradley Cooper set to make his debut as director, taking over from Clint Eastwood for music drama 'A Star Is Born'.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt confirms he'll star in 'Fraggle Rock' movie

A live-action feature-film adaptation of Jim Henson's 'Fraggle Rock' has been in various stages of early development for the better part of a decade, but now it looks like it's making some real progress: 'Brick' star Joseph Gordon-Levitt has confirmed that he'll be starring.

Michael Biehn confirms his return as Hicks in Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien' sequel

Michael Biehn, the cult actor who is best known for his work in James Cameron sci-fi classics 'The Terminator', 'The Abyss' and 'Aliens', has confirmed that he will be returning to the 'Alien' franchise in Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sequel.

First look at Tom Hanks in Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies' plus why John Williams isn't scoring the film

Here's the first look at 'Bridge of Spies' - the upcoming dramatic thriller directed by triple Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Schindler’s List”) and starring two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks (“Forrest Gump,” “Philadelphia”). The first official images sees Hanks' lawyer character in action.

See Emile Hirsch's mugshot following his assault charge

'Into the Wild' star Emile Hirsch scrubbed up well for his mugshot as he posed after a court appearance in Park City, Utah, this week.

Eyewitness: Harrison Ford 'saved lives' by crashing plane away from residential area

It has now been proposed by an eyewitness that the 'Indiana Jones' star's quick-thinking to down his stricken plane on a golf course instead of attempting to make it back to the nearby airport via a residential area most likely 'saved several lives'.

Bruce Willis to make Broadway stage debut in Stephen King's 'Misery'

After decades in the acting game, it seems a little strange that 'Die Hard' star Bruce Willis has never graced the stage but all that is about to change - he's just signed on to make his Broadway debut in Stephen King's 'Misery'.

Find Your Cinema

Cinemas Online supply showtimes for every cinema in the UK. To find out what's playing near you and to register for weekly showtimes updates from your local cinema, just enter your postcode:

Advertisement : content continues below
Advertisement : content continues below
Advertisement

| Privacy Policy | Contact Cinemas Online