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The Week contest - Hollywood blockbusters
Please come up with the name of the next Hollywood blockbuster that no one would want to see
 
Hollywood's lazy obsession with sequels may be driving moviegoers away.
Hollywood's lazy obsession with sequels may be driving moviegoers away.
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Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for the results of the previous contest: Twitter death rumors

Last week's question: Movie ticket sales were down 4.5 percent in 2011 from the previous year, partly due to the fact that unoriginal sequels and action movies dominate the screen. We asked you to come up with the name of the next Hollywood blockbuster that no one would want to see.

THE WINNER: Jaws 5: This Time It's on Land
Dylan Moore, Westlake Village, CA 

SECOND PLACE: Four Funerals and a Wedding
Kathy El-Assal, Middleton, WI

THIRD PLACE: My Week With Marilyn Manson
Deborah S. Rose, New York, NY

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Friends Without Benefits
Susie Becker, San Rafael, CA

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Beth Shalom
Mark Miller, Los Angeles, CA

Honey, I Shrunk the Wool Sweater
Janine Witte, New Hope, PA

We Bought a Contraband Chipmunk
Kristi Fredrickson, Salinas, CA

The Birds 3: Vultures Devour Lady Gaga's Dress
Art Rodia, Woodbury, CT

Happy Feet 3: Stompin' till the Glaciers Sink
Andre Neu, Aptos, CA

Bambi 2: Venison Sausage
Mike Paul, Carrboro, NC

Fast & Furious 6: Smart Cars!
Dallas Lea, Poughkeepsie, NY

Scream 6: More GOP Debates
Cali Preston, Perry Hall, MD

Harry Reid and the Deathly Panels
Gordon Farley, Spartanburg, SC

Mars Needs More Moms
Jenny Tesar, Bethel, CT

The Girl with the Saggin' Tattoo
Cali Preston, Perry Hall, MD

Mission: Slightly Challenging
Jeffrey Hutchins, Black Mountain, NC

Schindler's Grocery List
Christina Heinsman, Whitestone, NY

Ernest Saves Yom Kippur
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA

The Ironing Lady
Christopher J. Woods, New York, NY

Somali Pirates of the Caribbean
Sean Mack, Van Alstyne, TX

Under a Tuscan bug Light
Carole R. Achterhof, Lakefield, MN

Underwater World
Alice Liberson, Ann Arbor, MI

The Economy Strikes Back
Eunice Allen, Pittsburgh, PA

Daylight: The Twilight Saga Continues
Kathleen Ward, Berkeley Lake, GA

The Artist in 3D, With Dolby Surround Sound
Raymond Smith, Lynn, MA

Ben Him
Phil Markert, Columbia, SC

 

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