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Comics reveal how smartphones would change classic films

For better or for worse, smartphones have changed the way we live. Depending on who you ask, smartphones have either made the world a more connected place and provided us with an incredible tool for smartphone photography (opens in new tab), or they've turned people into zombies staring at their hands all day. They've definitely made life easier, though, as these witty doodle art (opens in new tab) comics reveal.

Created for British internet provider Plusnet (opens in new tab), these comics take iconic movies and show how a smartphone would make the story so much more straightforward. The appropriately named campaign, App-y Endings: Films that would have turned out better with mobile data, takes the likes of Fight Club and The Lord Of The Rings and gives the main characters smartphones to help them on their way.

In each case, whether it's trekking to Mount Doom with the help of Google Maps or surviving as a cast away thanks to Netflix access, smartphones make short work of any problems the characters encounter. Explore the full series of comics below, but be careful that there could be spoilers ahead.

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Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.