Top 20 Most Influential Fake Companies of All Time
The large corporations of the world play a highly influential role in our life. They watch what we buy and the various services we use. Misuse of their power position can affect many lives. The major corporations have the power to influence even the Congress. They have the ability to change the economic scenario of the world.
The fictional companies interact from their fictitious world with our real world by launching new dealing. To be influential they need not necessarily be real. Here is a roundup of the top 20 most fake influential companies. These large companies do not exist, yet they make jet-propelled sticks for toys, candy bars, movies, and robots.
This company made “Dune” the movie and is $1.7 trillion. The movie is an adaptation of the book Dune. CHOAM stands for Combine Honnete Ober Advancer Mercantiles.
2. Acme Corp.
Acme is the producer of “Looney Tunes” the popular cartoons that we all grew up watching. It is worth $348.7 billion. This corporation makes a lot of products and they may not be reliable. The owner of the company Marvin Acme also owns Toontown, where his creations live. Toontown is located in a Los Angeles suburb. His company also produces products like x-ray machines and metalworking tools such as anvils. The company has a big influence in the cartoon world. ACME stands for “A company that makes everything”.
3. Sirius Cybernetics Corp.
Linked to the fame of the Hitchhiker’s Guide, Sirius makes a lot of robots, androids and autonomic assistants. This corporation is worth $327.2 billion and is well-known the world over for its lifts, automatic doors, ventilation systems, and the Nutrimatic Drinks Dispenser.
MomCorp owns “Mom”, “Love” and “Screen Door”. It is the main rival of Planet Express and makes automatic staplers, ceiling fans, coffee makers, hairdryers, traffic lights, lamps, mechanical washing units, toasters, and robots. This corporation is also famous for Futurama, an American adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The worth of MomCorp is $291.8 billion.
5. Rich Industries
This corporation is most famous for Richie Rich the movie and is active in industries such as hotels, fashion, travel, and robotics. It is worth $163.4 billion.
6. Soylent Corp.
This corporation is known for Soylent Green, a 1973 American post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Charlton Heston and Leigh Taylor-Young. The corporation makes foodstuffs and is worth $157.1 billion. Their powder products can give stomach problems.
7. Frobozz Magic Co.
Frobozz Magic Co. is best known for Zork and is worth $112.9 billion. It was a large conglomerate of hundreds of leading magic companies. Video games made by Frobozz are very popular the world over.
8. Warbucks Industries
The billionaire founder of Warbucks Industries made his fortune through defense contracts. He has influential friends in places such as the White House and used them to build his fortune. Warbucks Industries which is worth $61.5 billion comes from Little Orphan Annie, an American newspaper comic strip depicting the adventures of a plucky street urchin.
9. Tyrell Corp.
Tyrell Corporation has a worth of $59.4 billion. It is an influential corporation from the 1982 Ridley Scott film Blade Runner. The Los Angeles based company makes life-like androids.
10. Wayne Enterprises
Wayne Enterprises of Batman is worth $31.3 billion. It operates in various sectors such as technology, shipping, and finance.
Virtucon is owned by Dr. Evil, Starbucks, and a Hollywood Talent Agency. The company owns the Austin Powers series, a series of American spy action comedy films. The worth of this powerful corporation is $24.9 billion.
Globex from The Simpsons is worth $23.7 billion. The headquarters of Globex Corporation is located in Cypress Creek, a company town built to house its employees. According to Hank Scorpio, Globex Corporation does not believe in walls only windows.
13. Umbrella Corp.
This corporation was an international conglomeration with subsidiaries active in various industries from the 1970s to the early 2000s. It influenced pharmaceuticals, chemical production, cosmetics production and sales, health foods, the transport industry and tourism. It was purpose-built to cover-up illegal activities and is worth $22.6 billion.
14. Wonka Industries
Wonka Industries was the subject of Roald Dahl’s book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The 1971 film was an adaptation of the book. After the movie’s release candy branded Wonka became very popular. The Willy Wonka brand was bought by Nestle in 1988, and it still sells candies such as Nerds, Sweetarts, Runts, and Everlasting Gobstoppers. Wonka is worth $21.0 billion.
15. Stark Industries
This corporation is owned and operated by Tony Stark also known as the Iron Man. It is a frontrunner in Marvel comic universe. It is a major weapons vendor and works on clean energy projects. Stark Industries is worth $20.3 billion.
16. Clampett Oil
The Beverly Hillbillies was an American sitcom broadcasted on CBS from 1962 to 1971. In it, the closely knit Clampett-clan moves to Beverly Hills after hitting oil. Jed Clampett is the CEO and makes Clampett Oil go public in 1984. The corporation is worth $18.1 billion and has 356 branches in 10 states.
17. Oceanic Airlines
Oceanic Airlines is the name of a fictional airline used in several films, TV programs, and comic books. The brand is used notably in the TV series Lost, where Oceanic Airlines is featured branded with a very stylized logo. The show’s story begins with the crash of an airline flight called Oceanic Flight 815. Oceanic Airlines is worth $7.8 billion.
18. Yoyodyne Propulsion Sys.
Yoyodyne was a defense contractor in Thomas Pynchon’s V. (1963) and featured in his novel The Crying of Lot 49 (1966). Yoyodyne was introduced to the tech world in June 1991, when version 2 of the open-source license, GNU General Public License, used the fictional company name “Yoyodyne, Inc.” as the grantor of the license. Yoyodyne Propulsion System is worth $5.8 billion.
19. Cyberdyne Systems Corp.
Cyberdyne Systems is set in the Terminator universe. It makes self-aware artificial intelligence software used in warfare. This powerful corporation is worth $5.5 billion.
20. Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory
The chocolate company and its mouth-watering treats sweeten children’s moods and bloat their bellies worldwide, while also saving the majority of Loompaland’s population from ruin. Take that, Arthur Slugworth.