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The 13 Most Cinematic Moments Of "X Factor"'s Movie Night

There is no Mel B, only Zuul.

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1. Tonight was movie night on The X Factor, and the judges adopted a Star Wars theme. Simon Cowell came as Han Solo's dad. Mel B was a sassy lady Sith.

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2. Cheryl Fernandez-Versini channelled Padme and Louis Walsh was, obviously, a perfect Senator Palpatine.

3. Jake Quickenden performed in front of a troop of drowned Laura Palmers from Twin Peaks, which was pretty cinematic.

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(Ssh, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me was a movie)

4. And Stevi Ritchie celebrated the silver screen majesty of Footloose by actually having loose feet.

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He also told Dermot O'Leary about a wee he'd done earlier.

5. But then Mel B, chillingly, morphed into Zuul from Ghostbusters, and it seemed to cast a shadow over the evening.

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There is no Mel B, only Zuul.

6. Suddenly everyone's singing was kind of... off.

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7. Seriously off.

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8. Which wasn't very cinematic at all.

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9. The ill effects even rubbed off on judges Simon and Cheryl, who got into a very aggressive game of "Whose Hand Is Pointier"...

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10. ... And then broke up.

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11. Luckily, Fleur East turned things around with her competent Lady Marmalade.

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12. Andrea Faustini blew everyone away by singing Beyoncé's Listen while dressed as Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator.

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13. And then this chap from Stereo Kicks pulled the most Oscar-winning facial expression in existence, again, and it made everything okay once moe.

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Hooray for The X Factor!