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Old 04-23-2008, 10:04 AM   #1
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Film faux pas

Yesterday I heard someone mention National Velvet.

I immediately had a thought: Wouldn't it be awkward if somebody went to pick up National Velvet and ended up with Blue Velvet?

Post your own examples of movie title confusion.
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:08 AM   #2
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Nearly every porn film title I've ever heard (OK, I've not heard that many) qualifies.
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:17 AM   #3
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That's too easy. (Not to mention intentional on the part of the artistes.) Legitimate film only (whatever that means).

P.S. Where I come from, we watch them. But whatever floats your boat.
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:27 AM   #4
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Meant to get The Wild Bunch, picked up Wild Hogs.

Wanted My Dog Skip, rented Reservoir Dogs (or Dog Day Afternoon.)
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:33 AM   #5
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:45 AM   #6
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Wanted "Star Wars: Episode 5", got Episode 1,2,3, or 6 instead
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:05 AM   #7
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Wanted the HBO movie, Truman starring Gary Sinese, ended up with The Truman Show.

Does wanting the original and renting the remake count?
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:11 AM   #8
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:39 AM   #9
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Went in for "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers", but got "Se7en"
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:48 AM   #10
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:52 AM   #11
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Does wanting the original and renting the remake count?
Only if it results in completely appalled and offended viewers.

Wanted 6 Weeks. .. got 9 1/2 Weeks
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:14 PM   #12
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Wanting to get any movie and ending up with Georgia Rules.

Man, that movie was terrible.
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:22 PM   #13
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Wanting Das Boot and getting Titanic, then throwing up saccharine crap all night
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Old 04-23-2008, 07:03 PM   #14
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Go in for "Crash" with Deborah Kara Unger, but end up with "Crash" with Sandra Bullock.
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Old 04-24-2008, 03:44 AM   #15
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Wanted the HBO movie, Truman starring Gary Sinese, ended up with The Truman Show.
I didn't know Truman show was a remake. I'd like to see the original, Gary Sinese is a fabulous actor.
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