Oscars 2014: Kids Stage Their Own Versions Of The Nominated Films

11/12/2017 15:23 GMT

There are some pretty weighty topics covered by the films in the running for this year's Oscars. But in the hands of a troupe of talented kids, this year's edgy crop of blockbusters become surprisingly... sweet.

With the aid of glued-on wigs and facial hair, the young actors emulate the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Matthew McConaughey - and the results are hysterical.

Our favourite moment is 'Tom Hanks' squabbling with a miniature pirate warlord as only two kids can:

"Give me your boat!" "No!"

Which is undeniably Captain Phillips in a nutshell. Check out the rest of the brilliant skits in the video above and let us know what you think.

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