"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," which hits theaters this Friday, brings to life what everyone already knew to be true: Before he became the great emancipator, our 16th President was out slayin' vampires!

This film certainly won't be the last time Hollywood takes liberties with American history. Which means, it's time for studios to set their sights on the next ridiculously skewed historical lesson involving our most famous politicos. Why couldn't Benjamin Franklin take on a Predator? Why can't Thomas Edison fight ghosts? Why can't we put Eleanor Roosevelt into a romantic comedy? All valid questions.

Audiences are at the beginning of an entertaining, educational wave of new films involving historical fan fiction, and here are nine pitches for movies Hollywood could (but probably won't) make.

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