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Movie titles that sum up the movie PERFECTLY?

so syphoning off my other, i know there are a lot of titles that fit a movie to a tee, but not all of them can convey exactly what the entire movie is all about simply from the title.

a title that so encapsulates a film you don't need a description going in basically. biopics, superhero, and character title movies not included as most are self-explanatory already.

this isn't a thread based on movies that you know and love and couldn't see it be titled anything else, this is a title of a movie that sums up the entire movie whether you liked the movie, think it is a good one or not.

sure, "Jaws" is the perfect title now, but going back to '75 or whenever you saw it for the first time, if you didn't see a trailer or know anything about it, would you equate the title with a shark?

imo:
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Fight Club
After Hours
An American Werewolf in London
Clerks
Night of the Living Dead



so i want to see what movies you think you can pretty much get the gist of the whole thing simply by the title...

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how SNAKES ON A PLANE didn't make your list is beyond me.
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Re: Movie titles that sum up the movie PERFECTLY?

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how SNAKES ON A PLANE didn't make your list is beyond me.
i wanted to share the wealth. sure, we can all come up with long lists, "Star Wars" is a pretty perfect title, but what fun would that be for another?

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I think Alien is one of the best titles ever. In Bruges is also pretty fantastic.
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Revenge Of The Nerds
Titanic
The Perfect Storm


Also:
The Simpsons Movie and Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Think about it - it's your beloved TV show characters and now they're in a movie.

Yeah.

'Nuff said about what you're going to see.

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there are a few coming out soon:

Fighting
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