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ATL: Stories from the Retrofuture - Movies that Influence Me

For those not in the know, I have started a new web serial novel called "ATL Stories from the Retrofuture", which you can read here: It updates Tuesdays and Fridays. You should read it.

This list here is a bit of a hodgepodge of the various movies that have strongly influenced aspects of ATL's world, characters, stories, and humor. Obviously, pretty much everything I watch becomes part of my inspiration for writing, but I feel like these have played a more major role than most. Some of these may seem like weird picks but... trust me.

Since the story's ongoing, I'll occasionally update the list as I realize some of the strong influences that certain stories had on me.

Read notes
  • The Nice Guys
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Nekomonogatari: Black
  • Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou: Quiet Country Cafe
  • Chappie
  • Upgrade
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Minority Report
  • Aliens
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica Concept Movie
  • Jackie Brown
  • Escape from New York
  • Ocean Waves
  • Black Mirror: White Christmas
  • The Spy Who Loved Me
  • Mallrats
  • Batman Beyond: The Movie
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Iron Man 2
  • Nebraska
  • Ex Machina
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
  • Black Mirror: Hated in the Nation
  • Jimmy the C
  • Scutes on my mind
  • Next Gen
  • I, Robot
  • Blade Runner
  • Robot on the Road
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot: Escape from Cluster Prime
  • Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo
  • Men in Black
  • Route 20: Galactic Airport
  • On Your Mark
  • Demolition Man
  • Brick
  • Judge Dredd
  • Beyond the Boundary: I'll Be Here - Past
  • D.O.A.
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
  • Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
  • Harmony
  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • Nerve
  • Cyberpunk
  • Girlfriend's Day