20 #1MDBMovies We’d Definitely Pay To Watch In The Cinemas

If you can't beat a problem (or problems, more like), you make a 'movie' out of it!

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Malaysians are a creative bunch, there's no doubt about that... and we put that creativity to very good use when it comes to trolling on social media.

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If you've been on Twitter today, you might have realised that the #1MDBMovies tag has been on the top trending list all day...

Coincidentally, this writer always mixes up 1MDB (1Malaysia Development Berhad) and IMDb (Internet Movie Database) because she cannot differentiate the number 1 and the letter 'I'.

... And Twitter users went ALL OUT with a barrage of witty reworked movie titles inspired by the likes of 1MDB, PM Najib, the first lady, and everything else they can think of. Have a laugh at some of our favourites, accompanied by the movies they reference:

1. Who needs the new Fantastic Four movie when you have this team of super-people to 'vanquish' the rise of living costs?

Adapted from 'Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer'.

Image via Twentieth Century Fox

2. The pictures say it all...

3. We cannot think of anything witty to say because we are way too amazed by how seamlessly "BR1M" fits into this

4. Something tells us we'll be seeing punishment of a different kind

Adapted from 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.

Image via Universal Pictures

5. Based on what we're hearing lately, we second the motion for a special course on public speaking for our ministers!

Adapted from 'How To Train Your Dragon'.

Image via Paramount Pictures

6. John Green meets John Grisham in this heartwarming but intriguing legal thriller

Adapted from 'The Fault In Our Stars'.

Image via 20th Century Fox

7. Throwback to one of the greatest sci-fi film series of our time. Old is always gold.

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Adapted from 'Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi'.

Adapted from 'Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi'.

Image via 20th Century Fox

8. Do you think we can get Datuk Michelle Yeoh to star in this one too?

9. Uh... oops?

10. True to his darah pahlawan Bugis, our Prime Minister will stand victorious atop his fallen enemies

Adapted from 'Inglorious Basterds'.

Image via Universal Pictures

11. Adding a political twist to the classic teenage slasher flick

12. "You had me at 'money'..."

Image via TriStar Movies

13. It's Murphy's law - anything that can go wrong, WILL go wrong

14. One of these things do not belong here...

15. We cannot even begin to imagine what would happen if our country's stockbrokers play as hard as Leonardo Dicaprio and co.!

16. "Off with his head!"

17. This is the long-awaited sequel you've been waiting for, Potterheads

18. Seriously though, our debts may pile up from mountains to planets if we're not careful...

19. We don't think this is what Sauron had in mind when he crafted rings for the kings of men...

Image via New Line Cinema


Film producers, FINAS. You know what to do ;)

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Head on over to the Twitter hashtag #1MDBMovies for more laughs... and maybe even add your own to the mix!

Malaysians rose to the occasion too when Najib did not show up at the #Nothing2Hide forum last month:

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