The High Concept: Beast Wars!

I know that I harp on the depressing similarity of today's movie beasties too often. So I thought I'd propose something that highlights their differences: Beast Wars, the movie. Basically, we take the critters from their various brief film appearances and pit 'em against each other, tournament-style. There is highly lucrative precedent. Alien vs. Predator did $170 million on a $60 million budget, and Freddy vs. Jason managed nearly $115 million on a $30 million budget. Here are a few of upcoming baddies we can start with: the two-headed thing from Wrath of the Titans and the big tooth thingies from John Carter:

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Should be rip-snortin' fun! Over in the water bracket, how about the Kraken from Clash of the Titans vs. the Kraken from Pirates of the Caribbean?

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Toothsome! Oh, oh, and how about that spindly thingy from Star Trek against that spindly thingy from Cloverfield?

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Which reminds me: how wonderful would it have been if the Cloverfield fake had been the real beast? We saved the whales. But now, who will save us?

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Add your own Round One pairings in the comments.

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