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19th Jan '18 7:10:39 AM Cryoclaste
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* '''Mad Dog.''' [[OngBak An underground fighter Tien encounters while searching for the village's missing statue?]] Or '''[[Film/TheRaid that]]''' Mad Dog? Or the main character in the 1976 Outback western with Dennis Hopper? Or the Mad Dog in ''Film/{{Warrior}}''?

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* '''Mad Dog.''' [[OngBak [[Film/OngBak An underground fighter Tien encounters while searching for the village's missing statue?]] Or '''[[Film/TheRaid that]]''' Mad Dog? Or the main character in the 1976 Outback western with Dennis Hopper? Or the Mad Dog in ''Film/{{Warrior}}''?
25th Dec '17 9:48:38 AM KagSwirby
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* '''Walter''' is either [[Film/Elf Buddy's biological father]] or [[Film/TheMuppets Gary's Muppet-like brother]].

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* '''Walter''' is either [[Film/Elf [[Film/{{Elf}} Buddy's biological father]] or [[Film/TheMuppets Gary's Muppet-like brother]].
25th Dec '17 9:48:27 AM KagSwirby
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* '''Walter''' is either [[Film/Elf Buddy's biological father]] or [[Film/TheMuppets Gary's Muppet-like brother]].
8th Nov '17 6:34:33 AM WaterBlap
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* Bruno: [[Literature/TheBoyInTheStripedPyjamas Visitor to a concentration camp]] or just [[Film/{{Bruno}} camp gay]]?



* The Old Man: [[Film/AChristmasStory A sometimes incoherent father who's the proud owner of a leg lamp]], or the [[Franchise/{{Robocop}} head of a multi-million dollar corporation located in dystopian Detroit]]?
** Or did he train [[HumanTarget Christopher Chance]]?
8th Nov '17 6:33:13 AM WaterBlap
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* ''Disney/{{Moana}}'': A triple case: This animated 2016 Disney movie was re-titled to ''Vaiana'' in European and most Asian countries [[note]]Even going so far as to rename the titular protagonist to that, and to have the voice actors re-record all dialogue and songs in the movie where her name is mentioned, with the alternate name[[/note]]; people generally think this is because of the existence of an Italian porn star (in the '90s - now deceased for over two decades) and supposed Disney concerns about family friendliness over that. However, the real reason for the title change was a cosmetics company called the same owns trademark to "Moana" across Europe [[note]]Since "Moana" means ocean in Polynesian languages, and in the movie the ocean plays a big role, and the cosmetics company claims to use ingredients from the sea, for both of them it's a MeaningfulName too[[/note]].



* The first live-action ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' film and the ''Film/FridayThe13th2009'' remake both feature characters named Trent. They're actually portrayed by the same actor (Travis Van Winkle) and both are {{Jerkass}}es.
** Maybe this should get moved to cross media, because there's also Edison Trent, from ''VideoGame/{{Freelancer}}'', and Trent from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland''.



* In the English-language version of ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'', the song the prisoners sing, "Marcetta," is translated "Maria" due to LipLock...which is also the name of a one-scene prostitute who, [[SlidingScaleOfGenderInequality this being a]] [[Creator/SergioLeone Leone film]], is the single most prominent female character.
* ''Film/LettersToJuliet'' consists of finding the right Lorenzo in the area to find her lost love.
** Sophie shares her name with one of the main characters of ''Theatre/MammaMia'', who is coincidentally also portrayed by Creator/AmandaSeyfried.

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* In the English-language version of ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'', the song the prisoners sing, "Marcetta," is translated "Maria" due InUniverse in ''Film/LettersToJuliet'', Sophie needs to LipLock...which is also the name of find a one-scene prostitute who, [[SlidingScaleOfGenderInequality this being a]] [[Creator/SergioLeone Leone film]], is the single most prominent female character.
* ''Film/LettersToJuliet'' consists of finding the right
man named Lorenzo in the area Bartolini; however, she needs to find her lost love.
** Sophie shares her name with one of
the main characters ''right'' "Lorenzo Bartolini," as there are many of ''Theatre/MammaMia'', who is coincidentally also portrayed by Creator/AmandaSeyfried.them.
10th Sep '17 1:28:46 PM nombretomado
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* Disney/{{Moana}}: A triple case: This animated 2016 Disney movie was re-titled to ''Vaiana'' in European and most Asian countries [[note]]Even going so far as to rename the titular protagonist to that, and to have the voice actors re-record all dialogue and songs in the movie where her name is mentioned, with the alternate name[[/note]]; people generally think this is because of the existence of an Italian porn star (in the '90s - now deceased for over two decades) and supposed Disney concerns about family friendliness over that. However, the real reason for the title change was a cosmetics company called the same owns trademark to "Moana" across Europe [[note]]Since "Moana" means ocean in Polynesian languages, and in the movie the ocean plays a big role, and the cosmetics company claims to use ingredients from the sea, for both of them it's a MeaningfulName too[[/note]].

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* Disney/{{Moana}}: ''Disney/{{Moana}}'': A triple case: This animated 2016 Disney movie was re-titled to ''Vaiana'' in European and most Asian countries [[note]]Even going so far as to rename the titular protagonist to that, and to have the voice actors re-record all dialogue and songs in the movie where her name is mentioned, with the alternate name[[/note]]; people generally think this is because of the existence of an Italian porn star (in the '90s - now deceased for over two decades) and supposed Disney concerns about family friendliness over that. However, the real reason for the title change was a cosmetics company called the same owns trademark to "Moana" across Europe [[note]]Since "Moana" means ocean in Polynesian languages, and in the movie the ocean plays a big role, and the cosmetics company claims to use ingredients from the sea, for both of them it's a MeaningfulName too[[/note]].



** This confusion is purportedly why BillMurray signed on to play Film/{{Garfield}}, confusing Cohen for Coen. Doesn't explain the sequel, though.

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** This confusion is purportedly why BillMurray Creator/BillMurray signed on to play Film/{{Garfield}}, confusing Cohen for Coen. Doesn't explain the sequel, though.
26th Feb '17 1:34:02 PM eroock
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* Coincidence or not, one of ''Film/TheGoonies'' is Brand (Brandon Walsh), played by Creator/JoshBrolin. Several years later, in 1990, the same character of Brandon Walsh appeared once again on ''Series/BeverlyHills90210'', this time played by Jason Priestley.
16th Feb '17 2:16:17 PM LB7979
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* Disney/{{Moana}}: A triple case: This animated 2016 Disney movie was re-titled to ''Vaiana'' in European and most Asian countries [[note]]Even going so far as to rename the titular protagonist to that, and to have the voice actors re-record all dialogue and songs in the movie where her name is mentioned, with the alternate name[[/note]]; people generally think this is because of the existence of an Italian porn star (in the '90s - now deceased for over two decades) and supposed Disney concerns about family friendliness over that. However, the real reason for the title change was a cosmetics company called the same owns trademark to "Moana" across Europe [[note]]Since "Moana" means ocean in Polynesian languages, and in the movie the ocean plays a big role, and the cosmetics company claims to use ingredients from the sea, for both of them it's a MeaningfulName too[[/note]].
6th Feb '17 9:41:34 AM KagSwirby
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* Bruno: [[Literature/TheBoyInTheStripedPyjamas Visitor to a concentration camp]], or just [[Film/{{Bruno}} camp gay]]?

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* Bruno: [[Literature/TheBoyInTheStripedPyjamas Visitor to a concentration camp]], camp]] or just [[Film/{{Bruno}} camp gay]]?
3rd Feb '17 2:49:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* Used as part of a joke in ''Film/OfficeSpace'', where one of Peter Gibbons' co-workers is named MichaelBolton. He's none too happy about [[EmbarrassingFirstName sharing a name with the singer-songwriter]], and Peter asks him why he doesn't get it changed, to which Michael replies: "Why should I change ''my'' name? He's the one who [[TakeThat/{{Film}} sucks!]]"

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* Used as part of a joke in ''Film/OfficeSpace'', where one of Peter Gibbons' co-workers is named MichaelBolton.Music/MichaelBolton. He's none too happy about [[EmbarrassingFirstName sharing a name with the singer-songwriter]], and Peter asks him why he doesn't get it changed, to which Michael replies: "Why should I change ''my'' name? He's the one who [[TakeThat/{{Film}} sucks!]]"
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