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Monday, May 12, 2014

Top Ten Movies With Name Changes

Originally Posted on Crap Load of Movies

Since we are changing the name of the blog and changing the focus of this one I figured one of the first articles I did was about name changes.

Not all movies started out as you know them. Besides sometimes major plot and character changes many times they were known by a completely different name. Even after a movies releases sometimes the titles change depending on the country. A good example of this Airplane in USA was known as Flying High in Australia. 

So here is my top ten movies that have had name changes.

10) The Rundown - known in some countries as Welcome to the Jungle
9) Blade Runner - of course this movie was going to be known by its book title originally Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep? 
8) Pretty Woman - at one time called 3000 which was the cost of night with Julia Robert's character
7) American Pie - was known as East Great Falls High and even at one time was known as Teenage Sex Comedy That Can Be Made For Under $10 Million That Your Reader Will Love But the Executive Will Hate
6) The Boat That Rocked - changed in the USA to Pirate Radio
5) The Mighty Ducks - known as Champions in Australia
4) Star Wars: A New Hope - this movie went through several name changes including The Adventures of Luke Starkiller and The Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Starkiller
3) Captain America: The First Avenger - some eastern block nations dropped the Captain America bit and just called the movie The First Avenger
2) Airplane - known as Flying High in Australia
1) Cop Out - originally known as A Couple of Dicks among other names

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