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The Less than Impressive Working Titles to 30 Memorable Films

By Dustin Rowles | Seriously Random Lists | August 3, 2016 |


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Halloween was originally titled The Babysitter Murders

The Village was originally called The Woods

Unforgiven has the working title of The Cut-Whore Killings

— 2009’s Star Trek had the original working title of Corporate Headquarters.

Not Another Teen Movie was originally called Ten Things I Hate About Clueless Road Trips When I Can’t Hardly Wait to Be Kissed

— The working title for Field of Dreams was Shoeless Joe

— The original title for Annie Hall was It Had to Be Jew

50/50 worked under the title of, appropriately, I’m with Cancer

Alien worked under the title Star Beasts

Jurassic World under the title Ebb Tide

— The original title for Psycho was Wimpy

The Dark Knight used the working title Rory’s First Kiss to elude fanboys. The Dark Knight Rises worked under the title Magnus Rex

— Likewise, The Return of the Jedi worked under the title Blue Harvest for the same reason.

Captain America was known as Frostbite.

Pulp Fiction worked under the title, Black Mask

Bring it On was originally titled, Jump.

—- Strangely, Cloverfield was originally called Cheese

Clockwork Orange was originally titled Chocolate Orange

Casablanca was originally called Everybody Comes to Rick’s

Hitch was originally titled The Last First Kiss

Dogma was originally titled Bearclaw

Saturday Night Fever was originally called The Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night

Some Like It Hot was originally called Not Tonight Josephine

Scream was originally titled Scary Movie

Stepmom was originally titled Good Night Moon

Die Hard with a Vengeance was originally known as Die Hard: New York

Titanic was originally called The Ship of Dreams

Pretty Woman was originally called 3000

The Avengers worked under Group Hug

— The hilariously accurate working title for American Pie was Teenage Sex Comedy That Can Be Made For Under $10 Million That Your Readers Will Love But The Executive Will Hate


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