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  • There must be a logical reason.

  • Promise.

  • Shut up.

  • Welcome to watch Mojo.

  • And today we're counting down our picks for the top 20 movies that picked the wrong name.

  • Vin Diesel is triple X.

  • The situation you find yourself in is of your own doing well, last getting as mm for this list, we're looking at movies with inaccurate, misguided or just bad titles that could have used some tweaking.

  • Remember that you can't always judge a movie by its title, as some of these are classics.

  • Others, however, live up to their poor titles.

  • What movie do you think picked the wrong name?

  • Let us know in the comments.

  • Number 20 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, one might assume that this adaptation is all about Willy Wonka due to the title.

  • Yes, the danger must be growing for the rowers keep on rowing, and they're certainly not showing any signs that they are slowing.

  • Yet Charlie remains the true focus throughout, and the mysterious Candy Man doesn't appear until the second act.

  • The title was apparently changed to promote Quaker Oats tie in Walk a Bar, which didn't even end up in stores while Charlie reclaimed his titular character status and the Tim Burton reimagining that film arguably put more emphasis on Johnny Depp.

  • Swaqa Well, that's getting as Number 19 Arthur Christmas.

  • Okay, let's show them people.

  • Operation Santa Claus is coming to town centered on Santa's Son.

  • This underrated Christmas movie deserves a wider audience.

  • We think the title may have contributed to its financial failure.

  • We get that Arthur Christmas derives from Father Christmas, the English name for Santa Claus.

  • Since Arthur's surname is Clause, though, shouldn't it be called Arthur Clause?

  • Who knows?

  • Maybe the filmmakers wanted to avoid comparison to Fred Claus, but everyone seems to confuse this movie with the art bark and Dudley Moore, character number 18 tangled.

  • Alright, listen, I didn't want to have to do this, but you leave me no choice.

  • Here comes the smolder.

  • Based on a fairy tale called Rapunzel, about a character named Rapunzel, this Disney film was naturally going to be called Rapunzel.

  • After the Princess and the Frog underperformed, however, Disney gave Rapunzel a more gender neutral title tangled, So I have made the decision to trust you horrible decision.

  • Many audiences and even Disney animators like Floyd Norman found the change unnecessary, but it kicked off a trend, with the Snow Queen becoming frozen.

  • What's next, a Princess and the Frog series just called Tianna?

  • Oh, wait, Number 17 Army of Darkness.

  • You names as Yeah, housewares.

  • We love the evil dead movies, but the titles can be confusing.

  • Evil Dead Two is more of a remake slash parody of its predecessor than a sequel, while the third film is a direct follow up.

  • You wouldn't guess that based on the name being such a departure, we suppose evil Dead three wasn't the most appropriate title.

  • Since it's part of the evil dead franchise, though we think Army of Darkness should have kept its original title.

  • Medieval Dead Number 16, Triple X.

  • This is one of those movies where you need the announcer to clarify the title in the trailer.

  • Vin Diesel is Triple X, shaken and stirred.

  • If you looked at the poster, one might assume that it's called XXX as opposed to Triple X.

  • We also wouldn't be surprised if a few people thought the film was about an alcoholic beverage or the kind of movie you'd find in the adults only section of a video store, Grand theft auto, reckless endangerment.

  • And that little bridge stunt of yours makes you a three time loser.

  • Maybe you ought to call yourself Triple X.

  • Why not just call it Xander Cage Number 15.

  • War for the Planet of the Apes.

  • All right, Not start this war.

  • This otherwise amazing trilogy has its titles all mixed up.

  • The first film should have had gone in the title as The Planet of the Apes was just beginning.

  • The second film should have had war in the title as the conflict between the humans and apes started to escalate to look one war, then the third film should have been Rise of the Planet of the Apes as the evolved primates inherit the Earth, humans once ruled there we fixed it.

  • Number 14, Brazil.

  • It's hard to describe this utterly unique sci fi satire in one word.

  • Likewise, the title does little to reflect the plot.

  • The movie doesn't take place in Brazil, center on a character from Brazil or have anything to do with the country.

  • Oh, while the name stems from the song Acquavella do Brasil, which is featured in the movie it still comes off as misleading.

  • Given its offbeat tone, however, you could argue that having the wrong name feels kind of right.

  • Number 13.

  • The Never ending story We understand that this fantasy movies title wasn't meant to be taken literally.

  • There are many different ways to interpret the stories, never ending nature.

  • You come any closer, I will rip you to French.

  • At the end of the day, though, the movie concludes after 94 minutes.

  • To paraphrase Lionel Huts, that's fraudulent advertising.

  • This is the most blatant case of fraudulent advertising since my suit against the film.

  • The never ending story.

  • If you really don't want the story to end, there are two Sequels and an animated series.

  • You know what?

  • You're better off stopping where the first film ended.

  • Inaccurate title aside, Number 12.

  • Honey, I blew up the kid, All right, I confess, I did it.

  • Did what?

  • Big Bill.

  • I blew up the baby where the first film had Wayne Zelinsky shrink his kids.

  • The sequel sees his two year old son grow to the size of a building.

  • Adam, don't touch the guitar.

  • Yeah, no, Adam Adam put down the guitar.

  • The title suggests something much darker.

  • When we first heard it, we all jump to the conclusion that Zelinsky literally blew up his kid to smithereens.

  • Obviously, that wasn't going to happen in a Disney movie, but the title could have clarified.

  • Then again, Honey, I enlarged.

  • The kid isn't nearly as attention grabbing number 11.

  • Romancing the Stone.

  • Alright, cousin.

  • As usual, you've got us in some serious here.

  • This Robert Zemeckis film is an adventure in the spirit of Indiana Jones.

  • Although the screenplay was written five years before Raiders of the Lost Ark based on the title, one would expect a ROM com centering on someone attempting to literally strike up a relationship with an actual stone or some sort of stone creature.

  • Jesus Christ, we're in a lot of trouble.

  • Understatement of the year, asshole.

  • Sure, there's romance.

  • There is a stone and Jewelers may appreciate the title.

  • Death of the Green Jewel would better reflect its adventurous tone, though Number 10 The Constant Gardener.

  • Look, old chap, do you think it stopped at that moment?

  • Something wrong?

  • Going into this thrilling drama, we anticipated something a tad more tranquil.

  • Gardening is such a peaceful activity.

  • We figured that the biggest conflict would be Peter Rabbit eating some of refines carrots.

  • Either that, or maybe his azaleas might get stepped on.

  • That title did not prepare us for a movie where finds is widowed and a corporate scandal is unearthed.

  • Although there is gardening, it ties in, more figuratively to the hero's journey.

  • Don't try and play.

  • Detective number nine.

  • Book of Shadows, Blair Witch, too.

  • You know, if you don't believe in The Blair Witch and why the hell did you bother to come?

  • I thought the movie was cool coming off.

  • It's immensely popular predecessor.

  • We were intrigued to find out what the Book of Shadows was.

  • More than 20 years later.

  • We still don't know what the Book of Shadows is.

  • It is never mentioned or seen in the film despite popping up in the teaser.

  • Perhaps the title was a gimmick to attract the charmed audience.

  • In any case, why does the subtitle come first?

  • It should at least be Blair Witch to Book of Shadows.

  • What is this?

  • What did you make us do?

  • Number eight Edge of Tomorrow.

  • Based on the light novel, all you need is kill.

  • Most audiences underestimated the sci fi flick due to its marketing, It's obvious I don't belong here, so please, Sergeant, there has to be a way to make a phone call.

  • An uninspired title like Edge of Tomorrow doesn't represent the film's inventive screenplay or cool action.

  • Doug Liman wanted to call the film Live, Die Repeat, although the studio didn't take his suggestion until the film's home media release.

  • If that sequel is still happening, please keep the reported title.

  • Live, Die, repeat and repeat.

  • We wonder what the third movie's title is going to be.

  • Listen to me, Listen to me.

  • Neither one of us is getting out.

  • Number seven Avengers Age of Ultron.

  • Whenever the Avengers assemble, we expect epic things.

  • While Age of Ultron is by no means small in scale, the story doesn't quite live up to its intimidating title wouldn't have been my first call, but down in the real world we're faced with ugly choices.

  • To make matters confusing, The movie also shares the same title as a Marvel Comics crossover event, which has a completely different story line.

  • Although the minds behind the movie said it would have a different plot, why didn't they just come up with a new title.

  • It's also not exactly Age of Ultron, seeing as how the Avengers defeat him in a few days tops.

  • Well, that was easy, even with the benefit of hindsight.

  • Mhm Number six, Bambi two.

  • For a dark period, Disney had a habit of releasing direct to video Sequels to their animated classics.

  • It's difficult to explain.

  • Oh, at least some of them were Sequels.

  • Others took place somewhere in the middle of their predecessors like Tarzan, too, and Fox and The Hound to Bambi two is an inter cual that fills the gap between the emotional scarring and the titular dear getting Twitter pated Twitter page.

  • Despite the two, it's no sequel.

  • At least The Lion King 1.5 was honest.

  • Number five.

  • I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.

  • This slasher sequel takes place a year after the first film, so technically it should be called I know What you Did two summers ago.

  • I know what you did last summer to also would have made more sense.

  • As is, the title is about as competent as our main characters who think the capital of Brazil is Rio de Janeiro.

  • I don't know.

  • Did you say Rio?

  • No.

  • Yes, yes, yes.

  • Magic 96.

  • It's actually Brasilia, by the way.

  • Hey, maybe this movie should have been called Brazil.

  • We didn't even answer the radio question, right?

  • This whole thing was a setup.

  • Number four saw the final chapter.

  • If Friday the 13th taught us anything, it's that the final chapter is never the final chapter, at least not in the horror genre.

  • The situation you find yourself in is of your own doing.

  • Nevertheless, the Saw franchise continued this gimmick with its quote unquote final chapter, despite being followed by 2017 Jigsaw, with more films coming adding to the confusion, the film is alternatively known as Saw three D, which just gets us mixed up with Saw three.

  • Why wasn't the movie simply called Saw seven?

  • It's quite flattering how many people have responded to my story, and if I can help a few people along the way, then then I I'm pleased.

  • Number three, Troll two.

  • This title has one word and one number, and neither is accurate.

  • There must be a logical reason promise.

  • Shut up.

  • For starters, the film has no trolls.

  • The villains are vegetarian goblins.

  • Hence why the original script was called goblins.

  • The higher ups didn't have much faith in the film, however.

  • Gee, we can't imagine why.

  • So they falsely advertised it as a sequel to Troll, even though there was no real connection.

  • We all know what this movie should have been named.

  • Oh my God!

  • Number two Star Wars Episode two.

  • Attack of the Clones.

  • I don't like Sand its course and rough and irritating when it gets everywhere.

  • Star Wars is another franchise that got its titles turned around since Episode one commences Anakin Skywalker's Origin story.

  • That film probably should have been Rise of Skywalker and Episode nine should have been The Phantom Menace, given the Emperor's resurrection.

  • Somehow Palpatine returned.

  • Oh, I can't wait.

  • Do we believe this?

  • It cannot be, however, the one that really draws our I R is Attack of the Clones.

  • Sure, the clones get to do some fighting in the climax, but the real attack comes in the next movie, when Order 66 is executed.

  • Before we unveil our top pick.

  • Here is an honorable mention Mission.

  • Impossible.

  • Rogue nation.

  • Whole nation doesn't go rogue.

  • The mission wasn't impossible, and this title is all wrong.

  • We had an agreement.

  • You send me to do a job, I'd do it.

  • But my way, not yours.

  • Deviate.

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  • Yeah, Number one The Karate Kid.

  • While a Karate Kid remake wasn't necessary, this film gave the familiar story a fresh spin by moving to China and focusing on kung Fu.

  • Just said Student do, Oh, great, That solves everything for me.

  • I'll just go down to the school and straighten it out with the teacher.

  • No problem.

  • So why wasn't the film called the Kung Fu Kid or even the kung Fu dream, as it's known in China?

  • We get that the Karate Kid is a brand name, but we still would have made the connection.

  • Now, whenever somebody mentions the Karate Kid, we have to ask 1984 or 2010.

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Top 20 Movies That Picked the Wrong Name

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/16
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