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50 Coolest Fictional Movie Companies

Tyrell Corporation

The Company: The go-to guys in 2019 Los Angeles if you need to build a replicant that's "more human than human," as seen in various versions of Blade Runner (1982/1991/2007).

Why We'd Want To Work There: Tyrell is at the cutting edge of robotics, and there's the constant challenge to create a replicant so good it'll fool the Voight-Kampff test.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: A replicant revolt - why did we make these guys so strong and intelligent, anyway?

Lacuna, Inc.

The Company: Full of troubling memories? As seen in Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004), Lacuna offers a cutting-edge, non-surgical procedure for their focused erasure.

Why We'd Want To Work There: As Patrick (Elijah Wood) discovers, viewing a patient's memories is a great way to learn tips on how to seduce their exes.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: Not knowing whether the boss had erased our memories already.

Consumer Recreation Services

The Company: Extreme role-players who turn the lives of unwitting participants like Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) into a game - or, rather, The Game (1997).

Why We'd Want To Work There: Forget a dull 9 to 5 desk job. CRS needs actors, cheats and liars to turn its customers' lives upside down - every day would be like living in a film.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: The off-chance that the customer becomes so paranoid he arms himself.

InGen

The Company: Specialist in genetic engineering, whose maverick boss John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) wants to branch out into tourism by creating Jurassic Park (1993).

Why We'd Want To Work There: As brand visions go, bringing dinosaurs back to life is up there with the best.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: The flawed security measures, the proximity of prehistory's most fearsome predators and the fact you're based on an island thousands of miles away from help.

Paper St Soap Company

The Company: Artisan soap manufacturer established by the Narrator (Edward Norton) and Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) in Fight Club (1999). All profits go to Operation Mayhem.

Why We'd Want To Work There: There's nothing quite like sticking it to the man than by using the sticky bits of the man, namely post-liposuction fat deposits.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: All the skulking about at liposuction clinics dodging guards, getting snagged on barbed wire and being covered in goo.

Starfleet

The Company: The space exploration wing of the United Federation of Planets in the Star Trek universe. Alumni includes Enterprise captains Kirk and Picard.

Why We'd Want To Work There: To boldly go where no-one has gone before, obviously.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: The rigours of the Kobayashi Maru training simulation. C'mon, guys, it's unwinnable... unless we cheat.

The Daily Planet

The Company: The biggest newspaper in Metropolis, home to Clark Kent and Lois Lane.

Why We'd Want To Work There: There's no Murdoch-style agenda here; the Planet as run by Perry White (Jackie Cooper / Frank Langella / Laurence Fishburne) is an old-school, 'seek out the truth and print it' kind of paper.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: Constantly being left in lurch by Clark Kent when the big scoop is on. Honestly, he's NEVER around when Superman shows up.

Hudsucker Industries

The Company: Old-school corporation with some new-fangled ideas about recruitment, as seen in The Hudsucker Proxy (1994). A bit of a gamble for investors but, judging by Raising Arizona , it's still around in the 1980s.

Why We'd Want To Work There: You've gotta love a firm that gives a free-thinking radical like Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins) the creative platform to unleash his extruded plastic dingus, aka the Hula Hoop, onto the market.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: The 44-floor drop (not counting the mezzanine) from the boardroom to the sidewalk.

M.I.B.

The Company: Secret organisation responsible for policing alien refugees living in New York, as seen in Men In Black (1997) and its sequels.

Why We'd Want To Work There: If it's variety you're after in your job, M.I.B. has got it thanks to the diversity of creatures they deal with, from talking dogs to 6 ft tall cockroaches.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: Having our memories wiped when we leave the firm.

Weasley's Wizard Wheezes

The Company: Specialist mail order business turned joke shop, created by Hogwarts' resident pranksters Fred and George Weasley in the Harry Potter films.

Why We'd Want To Work There: Every product - from Pygmy Puffs to Extendable Ears - is a gem, and it'd be great working for bosses who got expelled from Hogwarts for setting off fireworks in the Great Hall.

Though We Could Probably Do Without: The risk of getting seriously injured by a Nose Biting Teacup.