12 Movies & Shows That Didn't Go As We Expected

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Movies and shows are predictable, right? As it turns out, not so much -- at least until you've seen them. Sometimes there's a complete disconnect between what you think you're about to watch and what you wind up seeing. The trailer seems to be selling a completely different movie. A superhero show bears no resemblance to the comic books. Nothing the creators promised winds up in the final show.

Sometimes it's disappointing, but sometimes it's a pleasant surprise. For example ...

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Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos What I expected: Another cute anime movie. What I got: A remarkably deep fantasy metaphor for the Israel

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ISSION:IMPOSSIBLE GHOST PROTOCOL WHAT WE EXPECTED: A risky and expensive but futile attempt to keep the franchise going and make some more money. WHAT

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The trailers made us expect VENOM to be a dark, brooding film with a touch of humor. VENOM Instead, we got an over-the-top campy comedy with only a to

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21 JUMP STREET WHAT WE EXPECTED: A movie as lame as the '80s TV show it originated from. SENIOR PROM WHAT WE GOT: An extremely funny, witty movie that

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