Movie Titles

Discussion in 'Misc. Films' started by The Geek Vault, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. The Geek Vault Come at me bro

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    I'm devoting this thread to movie titles that turn out ot have nothing to do with the movie.

    Rec. for instance is a zombie film apparently. If I hadn't read about it and I just saw it on the billboard I would have no idea what it was about.
     
  2. bullets bang bang

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    Romeo Must die - I thought using that title was a bit of a stretch.
     
  3. JP Smelly

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    Hot Fuzz. I was expecting sexy fluff. :o
     
  4. Hush Wee Little Puppet Man

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    Legends Of The Fall, they go through more than just fall in that movie. Star Wars as well, the stars did not even go to war, I was pissed.
     
  5. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    Superbad - Just a random title, really. A good one, but they never even say "superbad" once during the film.

    The Silence of the Lambs - I haven't seen the movie in ages, but I don't recall any lambs in it.

    GoodFellas - Why "GoodFellas"? It's a good title, but it would have made more sense to name the movie "Wiseguys" or "Gangsters".

    The Breakfast Club - Even though they call themselves that in the letter at the end, I don't get why they called themselves that.
     
  6. WorthyStevens Green Man

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    There was a backstory of Clarice as a child setting lambs free before they were to be slaughtered, but couldn't save one of them.
     
  7. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    Yeah, it's been a long time since I've seen the movie. The things I remember most are Hannibal eating the guard and any of the Buffalo Bill scenes.
     
  8. WorthyStevens Green Man

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    It's been awhile since I've seen it too, but I remember Clarice saving the kidnapped daughter being an allegory to Clarice not being able to save the slaughtered lamb. Or something to that degree.
     
  9. xwolverine2 Arkham Assassin

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    no country for old men
    Live Free or Die Hard
    The Departed
    Vanilla Sky
     
  10. Johnichi Chiba Registered

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    Magnolia
    The Big Chill
    Apocalypse Now
     
  11. That-Guy Registered

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    Well, "No Country for Old Men" was fairly relevant if you examine the parts of the film with Tommy Lee Jones and his pursuit of the killer and ultimately the resolve. But I agree, the title is a little vague in terms of the overall story.

    How about "Hancock" and "Cloverfield?" Now granted, i haven't seen either of these films yet and those titles may have some brilliant relevance, but I doubt it. "Hancock," which I assume to be Will Smith's character's name, makes it sound like either a porn flick or a docu-drama about one of our founding fathers. And "Cloverfield" sounds like some lameass romantic, coming-of-age piece where the latest hollywood teen idols frolic around and screw in field somewhere.
     
  12. Hush Wee Little Puppet Man

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    There is a moment when Ray Liotta does call the characters the Goodfellas.
     
  13. Lighthouse Fairness, Equality, Bacon

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    I think there is a reference to the departed in the funeral scene.
     
  14. <(o_o)> Evangeline Is My Hero!

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    The title "Friday The 13th" had nothing to do with the movies that have come to bare its name.
     
  15. Lord Valumart Hype's Dr - It's Canon

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    Fantastic Four :dry:
     
  16. xwolverine2 Arkham Assassin

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    yeeaa...that had nothing to do with the overall everything lol:woot:
     
  17. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    Well, it does sort of reference all of the people that died. I mean, by the end of the movie the only characters who survived were Wahlberg, Baldwin and the psychiatrist.
     
  18. Two-Face Harvey Dent

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    Batman Returns - where **** did he return from? He was still in Gotham waiting for the signal
     
  19. DieSmiling Can't Be Stopped

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    Minority Report. By the end of the movie, that title really didn't fit that well.
     
  20. xwolverine2 Arkham Assassin

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    War of The Worlds.... only because it centered around a tiny family surviving... and less about the war itself.
     
  21. Hush Wee Little Puppet Man

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    Actually that had quite a bit to do with the movie considering they had a whole scene devoted to explaining what it was.
     
  22. ToddIsDead Registered

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    Well, most of them do take place on Friday the 13ths...
     
  23. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    Oh, I forgot the first two Quentin Tarantino movies.

    Reservoir Dogs

    Pulp Fiction
     
  24. Warhammer Half Monk, Half Hitman

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    The movie took place during the Vietnam War. Take the word "apocalypse" and put it in context, and there you go.

    I thought it was because Batman was a huge it, and the title signified that he was having another, highly anticipated film.

    The whole film was about the minority report.

    The film defines "pulp" in the beginning. Use that definition, and put it together with the word "fiction" (what the film is) and there you go. Either that, or look at the word "pulp fiction" as a reference to the pulp fiction from the pulp magazines from the 1920's to 1950's.
     
  25. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    Another realization: A lot of the James Bond titles make no sense at all, like "Live and Let Die" and "The Living Daylights". A few of them are just references to lines from the film, like "A View To A Kill", "The World Is Not Enough" and "Die Another Day".
     

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