Some shows, despite being wildly violent and adult in them, tend to get so popular that someone gets the bright idea of creating children's cartoons based on them. Yes, cartoons for the kids to watch. For example, try making Silence of the Lambs into a cartoon for general consumption. Yes, that. Well, these shows aren't as crazy as Silence of the Lambs, but seeing them as cartoons makes you wonder, what else will they do? OK, here are the cartoons:
A movie that's based on military action and "blood and guts" action is certainly not for kids. But hey, Ruby-Spears decided to capitalize on its popularity, and thus a cartoon was made. Rambo not only has two sidekicks, but he has a permanent set of enemies that follow the stereotypes of the time, including terrorist Arabs. see more on Rambo and the Forces of Freedom: The Force of Freedom
A movie whose premise is the decapitation of immortals so they could stop being immortal (and finally die) is perhaps one of the last things to adapt into a cartoon. But adapted it was. Quentin McCleod, instead of having to cut off the heads of other immortals, instead only needs to hold the sword along with the immortal in order to experience a quickening and the absorption of the immortal's memories. There are however immortal bad guys, so one wonders whether there will be a beheading in the cartoon. see more on Highlander: The Animated Series
The Tomatoes are deadly, and some of the characters from the movie (like the samurai sword-wielding parachutist) supposed to have died. But here they are facing off against the tomatoes (presumably somewhere within the movie timeline), still figuring out a way to beat them. And doing some grand comedy while at it. see more on Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
And yes, who can forget this idea. Kids watch the real (WWF, not WWE) wrestling, but making wrestling into a cartoon was a riot. Not to mention that no actual wrestling was depicted in the cartoon to please the censors. Despite that, it was a lot of riotous fun and it even had kickass theme music.
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