After yesterday's preview of some of the $3.5 million ads running during tomorrow's big game, we bring you now a second batch of 2012 Super Bowl commercials -- all of them plugging upcoming movies. And if the barrage of caped crusaders and alien attacks that follows gives you a profound sense of deja vu, well, this is Hollywood, after all, where "remake what you know" is the prevailing mantra. As a public service, however, we've broken down every recycled plot for you into its precise mathematical formula.
(Iron Man 2 - Iron Man) + The Incredible Hulk + Captain America + Thor = The Avengers
The Hunger Games
(Logan's Run + The Running Man) ÷ Twilight: New Moon = The Hunger Games
(The Great Dictator + Bananas) ÷ Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan = The Dictator
(Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace + Stargate) × Flash Gordon (1980) ÷ Wall-E = John Carter
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
(G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra × G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra) ÷ G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra = G.I. Joe: Retaliation