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4 Apps That Would Make Hilariously Awful Plots

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In light of Rovio's Angry Birds movie that came out earlier this year, Wired UK have put together a small list of mobile games that would make for underwhelming movies. Doodle Jump: A movie about a guy that wakes up on a floating rock, with the only option being to jump to rock above it - not exactly Tarantino. Check out the rest of the list - props to Wired UK.

Temple Run

Archaeologist Kentucky Smith (Nicolas Cage) finds himself hunted by Islamic State after stealing artefacts from a Syrian temple as it's being blown up. Teaming up with an alcoholic spy (Adam Driver), Smith is chased across the Middle East - all a set-up for the sequel, The Infinite Scrolls. Temple Run has actually already been optioned for a film. 

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Fruit Ninja

Ken Watanabe stars as an ageing shinobi in this claustrophobic arthouse thriller. On the run from the cops, Watanabe's furious Snowflame darts into a Tribeca grocery store before taking the oddly unbothered owner (played by Bill Murray) - hostage. Shots - and watermelons - will fly!

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Doodle Jump

An alien (a motion-captured Shia LaBeouf) wakes up on a floating rock, with no memory of how he got there. He jumps to the slab above, then to the one above that, and so on, hoping to find a clue to his predicament. A monologue, narrated by the director, has the alien pondering the futility of existence, and of life itself.

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Monument Valley

Maisie Williams plays plucky princess Ida in this epic from the master of nonlinear storytelling. Our mute, soul-searching heroine defies the laws of physics and geometry as impossible architecture unravels around her, while being stalked by the possibly illusory Crow People (all played by Tom Hardy). A mind-bending 70mm experience to be screened exclusively in specially designed revolving cinemas.

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