The localisation of film titles is a difficult job unless you’ve actually seen the film. The person who named The Sixth Sense “He’s a Ghost!” certainly had and probably spoiled the film for everyone in China… They may also have got a little personal with the title The Big  Liar” for the  film Nixon. Here are some more of our film title favourites :

Thelma and Louise – An Unexpected End (Mexico)

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 American Pie – American Virgin Man (China)

 Grease – Vaseline (Argentina)

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Jaws – The Teeth from the Sea (France)

The Full Monty – Six Naked Pigs (China)

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – It’s Raining Falafel (Israel)

Airplane! – The Unbelievable Trip in a Wacky Aeroplane (Germany)

Leaving Las Vegas – I’m Drunk And You’re A Prostitute (Japan)

Knocked Up – One Night Big Belly (China) – Slightly Pregnant (Peru)

Leon – The Hit Man Is Not As Cold As He Thought (China)

Big Momma’s House –The Cop In Drag (Finland)

Dragnet – Floppy Coppers Don’t Bite (Germany)

Home Alone – Mum, I Missed the Plane (France)

The Blair Witch Project – Night in The Cramped Forest (China)

Dodgeball – Full Of The Nuts (Germany)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – If You Leave Me, I Delete You (Italy)

Hot Shots! – Warm Shots (Czech Republic)

Die Hard – Die Slowly (Germany)

The Sound of Music – The Rebel Novice Nun (Mexico)

Annie Hall – Urban Neurotic (Germany)

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Boogie Nights – His Great Device Makes Him Famous (China)

Risky Business – Just Send Him to University Unqualified (China)

You Only Live Twice – 007 Dies Twice (Japan)

As Good As It Gets – Mr. Cat Poop (China)

Bad Santa – Santa Is a Pervert (Czech Republic)

G.I. Jane – Satan Female Soldier (China)

The Producers – Please, Do Not Touch The Old Women (Italy)

The Cat In The Hat – Cat, Don’t Touch His Hat! (Croatia)

Swingers – Hey, Where are The Babes? (Sweden)

Free Willy – A Very Powerful Whale Runs To Heaven (China)

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory – The Boy That Drowned in Chocolate Sauce (Denmark)

…..and, Lost In Translation – Meetings and Failures in Meetings (Portugal)

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