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Old 07-13-04, 02:25 PM
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Misleading movie titles

It's called In The Good Old Summertime but it all takes place around the Christmas holidays.

It's called Krakatoa, East of Java but Krakatoa is west of Java.

Any others?
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I thought "Good Will Hunting" was going to be a documentary about hunting at Good Will stores for 8-tracks!
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Creature From the Black Lagoon....Lagoons are usually crystal clear blue water not black as pitch.
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naked lunch
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The characters in Chinatown are only there for a few minutes, but the scene could have taken place anywhere.
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"Fargo" doesn't take place in Fargo.
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Women in Love (The sight of seeing 2 naked guys rolling around the floor with each other will have you questioning the title)
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Originally posted by Groucho
The characters in Chinatown are only there for a few minutes, but the scene could have taken place anywhere.
Though, the line "Forget it, Jake. It's Albaquerque." just doesn't have the same weight . . .

And my default answer to this thread's question is The Exterminating Angel.
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Abbot and Costello Go To Mars - Nope, they went to Venus.

Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein - Nope, they met Frankenstein's monster.

Private Eyes - With Tim Conway & Don Knotts. They played investigators from Scotland Yard, so they weren't private eyes.
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I can think of at least two things wrong with that title.
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The Neverending Story (obvious)
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A View To A Kill.

I still have no idea what that's supposed to mean...
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
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Blade
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Swimming with Sharks

and...

Raiders of the Lost Ark. (I know a lot of people thought it was about Noah's ark)
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William Friedkin's "Wages of Fear" remake Sorcerer (1977) starring Roy Scheider. Sorcerer conjures the idea of some 1980's sword & sorcery fantasy flick. Sorcerer is even a worse title if you consider too that this was Friedkin's first directorial effort coming after "The Exorcist".
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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer


Should be:

I Know What You Did Two Summers Ago
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And my default answer to this thread's question is The Exterminating Angel.
Gotta agree with that one. I wonder if anyone ever rented it, expecting some kind of violent revenge action film or something? Boy, would they be in for a surprise.
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Originally posted by Shemp
I can think of at least two things wrong with that title.
HAHA! nice Simpsons quotation.
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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within: the title would have you believe it has something to do with a popular video game series.
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Rambo III

First Blood followed by Rambo: First Blood Part II followed by First Blood Part III, right? Wrong.
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Office space.... There was NO space in their office... They kept having to move poor Milton
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Future War

It wasn't in the future, and there was no war.
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The Last House on the Left

WAS it the last house?

WAS it on the left or the right?
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Gigli

was misleading the viewer into thinking there could be possible a movie somewhere, should have been called

Cr*appier than a cr*pped out piece of dog cr*p sitting on a sh*t pile

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