It's common knowledge that movies marketed toward mass audiences tend to get "watered down" with formulaic plot contrivances and predictable, feel-good endings. Anyone who's watched an episode of 'Entourage' knows that.

Independent films, of course, don't always have to play by the same rules. But what if they did? We looked at this summer's crop of the most high-profile indies -- and most importantly, their titles -- and re-imagined them as big-budget, mass-marketed star vehicles.
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