10 famous fictional companies

The entertainment industry can shape people's attitudes about the business world. Here are some of the most memorable companies that someone made up.

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Jun 23, 2014 9:28PM
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So Stark Industries is on here while Wayne Enterprises didn't even get an honorable mention?  I mean the Batman comics has only been in around since 1939 but whatever...
Jun 24, 2014 2:42AM
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here's an idea: Vandalay Industries... not only is it fictional in the real world, it is also fictional in the context of the show!!!
Jun 23, 2014 7:08PM
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Los Pollos Hermanos: where something good is always cooking!
Jun 23, 2014 6:50PM
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Big Kahuna Burger, Jack Rabbit Slims, and Red Apple cigarettes from 'Pulp Fiction'.
Yoyodyne Propulsion Systems from 'The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension'.
Cyberdyne / Skynet from the 'Terminator' movies.
The Dharma Initiative and Oceanic Airlines from 'Lost'.
Krusty Burger and Kwik-E-Mart from 'The Simpsons'.
Tyrell Corporation from 'Blade Runner'.
Umbrella Corporation from 'Resident Evil'.
Weyland Industries from 'Alien'.

Jun 24, 2014 7:52AM
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What about Time Warner and AOL??  Oh, wait, they claim to be real companies.
Jun 23, 2014 6:51PM
Jun 24, 2014 11:34AM
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Slate Quarry from the Flintstones.  Barnes-Wentworth from Dallas. 
Jun 24, 2014 7:26AM
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Wayne Enterprise from Batman and the Commerce Bank from the Beverly Hillbillies. Oh, and Sanford & Sanford Junk Dealers.
Jun 24, 2014 10:37AM
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How about MSN....Hey, wait a minute.
Jun 24, 2014 10:50AM
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Glad that "Acme" got a mention. Best ever was (1) Super Guy Outfit.
Jun 23, 2014 9:58PM
Jun 24, 2014 12:04PM
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Cheers from,...um, shlt I can't remember the name of the show.
Jun 24, 2014 11:56AM
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Mainway Industries (Dan Akroyd on SNL)
Jul 16, 2014 8:35PM
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11. Obama, Inc. - the fictional company that really bankrupted a nation and suppressed its poor.
Jun 23, 2014 6:58PM
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Weyland-Yutani from the ALIEN Franchise.
Jun 23, 2014 10:15PM
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The Weyland-Yutani corp is a good one but nothing trumps Wayne enterprises.  Gotta have batman.

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