Movie Influences on the Mutt Squad game!

The question sometimes comes up where certain ideas for adventures came from, which movies were an influence on my games in the past and what led me to use the things I did for various adventures that I ran. The simple reality of it is that my ideas come from a multitude of places, sometimes literature, sometimes movies and many times just from me. The movies and literature that follow are merely the ones that I remember right off the top of my head and have most likely had the most influence over the game than anything else.

The Movies
Star Wars (The movies, all of them)- This one should be at the top of the list.
The Last Samurai
Princess Mononoke
Night of the living dead
Alien and Aliens
John Carpenter's: The Thing, Big Trouble in Little China and Starman
Ice Pirates
Battlestar Galactica (Classic and the new series)
Magnum P.I.
Simon and Simon
Remington Steele
Anything with Steven Seagal in it.
Star Trek (the series and the movies)
Buck Rogers
The Magnificent Seven
The Tomorrow People
The Powers of Matthew Star
Dark Angel
Terminator (1 and 2)
Serenity (and for that matter 'Firefly')
Titan A. E.
The Chronicles of Riddick and Pitch Black
Transformers the movie
5th Element
V...The series
Doctor Who
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Last of the Dogmen
Jurassic Park and Lost World

Literature References
Star Wars the novels-Some of them are great...anything before Visions of the Future came out.
Great Expectations
Hamlet (most anything by William Shakespeare)
The Bible
Both 'Jumper' and 'Helm' by Steven Gould
H.P. Lovecraft and the Cthulhu mythos
The works of Stephen King
The Wild Cards series, edited by George R. Martin
The works of the many talented writers at both D.C. and Marvel Comics.

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