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Old 01-08-22, 07:29 PM
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Worst movie (higher profile) names?

I’m talking ones everyone’s heard of, may not have seen but knows. This hasn’t been done in long time, TMK, so wanted to remember the worst named movies.

i started this bc of “Stop or My Mom Will Shoot”. But I know so many others. Some might even be good.
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Re: Worst movie (higher profile) names?

^ so the “The” doesn’t make it even less stupid?
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^ so the “The” doesn’t make it even less stupid?
does not make it even less stupid

unpack that syntax puzzle!
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Originally Posted by Count Dooku
does not make it even less stupid

unpack that syntax puzzle!
less is more, baby.

to the OP, any of the turn of the century 'ing' movies, Saving Silverman, Finding Forrester, etc
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Well, you’re putting first incarnation of Suicide Squad. You must think more highly of the included The on the much more recent film. Thus not your worst name.
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that one bugged the hell out of me back in the day. Now, I don't mind it. 🤔
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From Justin to Kelly

I've always hated it because it needs punctuation. Meanwhile . . .

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar

is just too fucking much!
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I love the movie but Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is ridiculous. Pick one title and go with it.
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Originally Posted by OldBoy
Well, you’re putting first incarnation of Suicide Squad. You must think more highly of the included The on the much more recent film. Thus not your worst name.
Oops missed the whole name thing. I just read it as just horrible higher profile movies.
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Not knowing anything about the movie, really, and if these two words have anything to do with the plot or characters or what, I think the title Licorice Pizza is pretty terrible. It sounds like Ed Hardy: The Movie.
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Re: Worst movie (higher profile) names?

Originally Posted by story
Not knowing anything about the movie, really, and if these two words have anything to do with the plot or characters or what, I think the title Licorice Pizza is pretty terrible. It sounds like Ed Hardy: The Movie.
That one makes more sense when you know it's the name of an old SoCal record store chain.

Incidentally, I was watching Fast Times at Ridgemont High the other night, and you can see a Licorice Pizza sign in the background in one scene
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Not knowing anything about the movie, really, and if these two words have anything to do with the plot or characters or what, I think the title Licorice Pizza is pretty terrible. It sounds like Ed Hardy: The Movie.
Someone asked me if there were any new movies I was eager to see, and I said Licorice Pizza. First, they asked me to repeat what I said. Then, they exclaimed, "WHAT THE FUCK IS THAT SUPPOSED TO BE?"
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to the OP, any of the turn of the century 'ing' movies, Saving Silverman, Finding Forrester, etc
Kissing a Fool, but not Sliding Doors.
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Originally Posted by story
Not knowing anything about the movie, really, and if these two words have anything to do with the plot or characters or what, I think the title Licorice Pizza is pretty terrible. It sounds like Ed Hardy: The Movie.
It's a documentary about a defunct 1980s record store chain.



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to the OP, any of the turn of the century 'ing' movies, Saving Silverman, Finding Forrester, etc
What an annoying trend that was. Thank goodness it has mostly subsided. I hate precious, pretentious book and film titles like, let's say, The Hidden Knowledge of Curtains.
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I mentioned this in the TV show thread but the sequel to I Know What You Did Last Summer is called I Still Know What You Did Last Summer which is a phenomenally stupid title. If you previously knew what you did last summer, why wouldn't you still know? It was just last summer.
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I remember the phrase licorice pizza from a Bob Hope joke. this article from Gentleman's Quarterly mentions it.

Licorice Pizza never visits the L.A. record store-chain that gives the film its title. That doesn’t mean it was easy to ignore in its day. At its height, the store had 34 locations. The peculiar name is said to have been inspired by the folk duo of Bud & Travis, who self-deprecatingly talked about sprinkling sesame seeds on one side of a low-selling album and selling it as “licorice pizza” on their 1960 album Bud & TravisIn Concert. But the joke’s at least a year older than that. A news-in-brief column from 1959 quotes Bob Hope as joking that one of his albums sold well in Naples “because the inhabitants there think it’s a licorice pizza.” That the name can be shortened to “LP” adds another layer.
And here's the original newspaper column.

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Re: Worst movie (higher profile) names?

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I mentioned this in the TV show thread but the sequel to I Know What You Did Last Summer is called I Still Know What You Did Last Summer which is a phenomenally stupid title. If you previously knew what you did last summer, why wouldn't you still know? It was just last summer.
And technically it was two summers ago, making it even dumber.
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I think people have lost the topic of this thread.
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