Genre-bending mashups of movie trailers certainly aren't new but they seem to be enjoying a resurgence, perhaps thanks to frustrated audiences slogging through Hollywood's summer lineup. The more predictable the movie, the funnier it is to see it recast in a totally different light. Here are some gems that have gone viral on YouTube recently:

2001: A Space Odyssey recut as a summer blockbuster 

Taken Nemo, Finding Nemo with the audio of Taken 

The Lion King Rises, The Lion King with the audio of The Dark Knight Rises

Mrs. Doubtfire recut as a horror movie (here are two more)

Giving credit where credit is due, Know Your Meme traces movie trailer mashups back to this 2005 remix of The Shining as a romantic comedy, which is now a classic of the genre:

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