History NonIndicativeName / Film

1st Dec '16 8:47:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''The Curse Of The Cat People'' doesn't involve a curse, and you'd be hard-pressed to see what it had to do with any "cat people" unless you saw ''Cat People'', the film it was a sequel to, first: Irena, one of the characters from the first film, appears as a ghost in the sequel... But her involuntary shape-shifting into a cat is never brought up or seen, and it's totally irrelevant to the plot at any rate.

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* ''The Curse Of The Cat People'' doesn't involve a curse, and you'd be hard-pressed to see what it had to do with any "cat people" unless you saw ''Cat People'', the film it was a sequel to, first: Irena, one of the characters from the first film, appears as a ghost in the sequel... But her involuntary shape-shifting into a cat is never brought up or seen, and it's totally irrelevant to the plot at any rate.rate.
* ''Film/Holocaust2000'': The movie doesn't take place in [[Trope2000 the year 2000]], and the plot is not related to the Holocaust (it's only briefly mentioned when the villain explains his plans for a ''nuclear'' holocaust). Instead, it's a ReligiousHorror film about TheAntichrist set in the 1970s.
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19th Nov '16 10:15:21 PM MikeK
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* ''Film/TheBrainThatWouldntDie'' doesn't feature a BrainInAJar: The title is most likely referring to the character Jan, who spends most of the film as a living severed head, not just a brain. You could also argue that "Wouldn't Die" should be "''Couldn't'' Die": "Wouldn't" implies that she refuses to die, when in fact she's being kept alive against her will and repeatedly begs for someone to kill her. The WorkingTitle was the more accurate ''The Head That Wouldn't Die'', but the film makers decided to follow a trend of sci-fi b-movies with "Brain" somewhere in the title.

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* ''Film/TheBrainThatWouldntDie'' doesn't feature a BrainInAJar: The title is most likely referring to the character Jan, who spends most of the film as a living severed head, not just a brain. You could also argue that "Wouldn't Die" should be "''Couldn't'' Die": "Wouldn't" implies that she refuses to die, when in fact she's being kept alive against her will and repeatedly begs for someone to kill her. The WorkingTitle was the more accurate ''The Head That Wouldn't Die'', but the film makers decided to follow a trend of sci-fi b-movies with "Brain" somewhere in the title.title.
* ''The Curse Of The Cat People'' doesn't involve a curse, and you'd be hard-pressed to see what it had to do with any "cat people" unless you saw ''Cat People'', the film it was a sequel to, first: Irena, one of the characters from the first film, appears as a ghost in the sequel... But her involuntary shape-shifting into a cat is never brought up or seen, and it's totally irrelevant to the plot at any rate.
19th Nov '16 10:01:42 PM MikeK
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* No one ever gets strangled in ''Night Of The Strangler'', though there are several murders committed through other methods. It also takes place over the course of several days rather than a single night.

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* No one ever gets strangled in ''Night Of The Strangler'', though there are several murders committed through other methods. It also takes place over the course of several days rather than a single night.night.
* ''Film/TheBrainThatWouldntDie'' doesn't feature a BrainInAJar: The title is most likely referring to the character Jan, who spends most of the film as a living severed head, not just a brain. You could also argue that "Wouldn't Die" should be "''Couldn't'' Die": "Wouldn't" implies that she refuses to die, when in fact she's being kept alive against her will and repeatedly begs for someone to kill her. The WorkingTitle was the more accurate ''The Head That Wouldn't Die'', but the film makers decided to follow a trend of sci-fi b-movies with "Brain" somewhere in the title.
19th Nov '16 9:49:08 PM MikeK
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* Tarzan's animal friend Cheetah isn't a cheetah, he's a chimp.

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* Tarzan's animal friend Cheetah isn't a cheetah, he's a chimp.chimp.
* No one ever gets strangled in ''Night Of The Strangler'', though there are several murders committed through other methods. It also takes place over the course of several days rather than a single night.
24th Oct '16 12:36:27 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/{{Zombi 2}}'' (known in America as ''Zombie'', known in some other places as ''Zombie Flesh Eaters'') is not the second "''Zombi''" film, it's the first in its series. Romero's ''Film/DawnOfTheDead'' was released in Europe under the title Zombi, and Italian director Creator/LucioFulci decided to capitalize on its success by claiming that his film was actually a sequel or prequel. Which it wasn't.

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* ''Film/{{Zombi 2}}'' (known in America as ''Zombie'', known in some other places as ''Zombie Flesh Eaters'') is not the second "''Zombi''" film, it's the first in its series. Romero's ''Film/DawnOfTheDead'' ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978'' was released in Europe under the title Zombi, and Italian director Creator/LucioFulci decided to capitalize on its success by claiming that his film was actually a sequel or prequel. Which it wasn't.
9th Oct '16 7:54:24 PM erforce
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** The [[MembershipToken Nine Pieces of Eight]] from ''At World's End'' are not coins, but random pieces of junk. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] and [[JustifiedTrope justified]] in-universe: they used random piece of junk because the founding pirates were flat broke, and called them "Pieces of Eight" because they thought it sounded more pirate-y than "Pieces of Whatever We Happened to Have in our Pockets At The Time."

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** The [[MembershipToken Nine Pieces of Eight]] from ''At ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd At World's End'' End]]'' are not coins, but random pieces of junk. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] and [[JustifiedTrope justified]] in-universe: they used random piece of junk because the founding pirates were flat broke, and called them "Pieces of Eight" because they thought it sounded more pirate-y than "Pieces of Whatever We Happened to Have in our Pockets At The Time."
2nd Oct '16 12:25:54 PM nombretomado
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* ''Witchfinder General'' was also released as ''The Conqueror Worm'' despite having little to do with the EdgarAllanPoe poem, although a portion of it is recited toward the movie's end. VincentPrice was in it, so presumably it was titled that way to attract fans of all the Creator/RogerCorman-directed Poe adaptations he'd starred in.

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* ''Witchfinder General'' was also released as ''The Conqueror Worm'' despite having little to do with the EdgarAllanPoe Creator/EdgarAllanPoe poem, although a portion of it is recited toward the movie's end. VincentPrice was in it, so presumably it was titled that way to attract fans of all the Creator/RogerCorman-directed Poe adaptations he'd starred in.
25th Sep '16 3:28:09 PM WildeOscar
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* ''Film/{{Abduction}}'' features no kidnappings whatsoever.

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* ''Film/{{Abduction}}'' features no kidnappings whatsoever.whatsoever.
* Tarzan's animal friend Cheetah isn't a cheetah, he's a chimp.
4th Sep '16 8:24:32 AM erforce
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* The ''PinkPanther'' movies are not about a feline. The "Pink Panther" is a diamond that plays a major role in some, but not all, of the films. The cartoon panther that originally appeared in the first film's credits, also called [[WesternAnmation/ThePinkPanther The Pink Panther]], took on a life of its own as a film and TV cartoon character and advertising mascot.

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* The ''PinkPanther'' ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' movies are not about a feline. The "Pink Panther" is a diamond that plays a major role in some, but not all, of the films. The cartoon panther that originally appeared in [[Film/ThePinkPanther1963 the first film's film]]'s credits, also called [[WesternAnmation/ThePinkPanther The Pink Panther]], took on a life of its own as a film and TV cartoon character and advertising mascot.
10th Aug '16 1:16:16 PM dmcreif
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* In ''Film/IronMan1'', Tony Stark's first seemed to be mostly scrap iron, but his final is more advanced. He lampshades the trope when he first sees the media nickname:

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* In ''Film/IronMan1'', Tony Stark's first seemed to be mostly scrap iron, suit was made [[MemeticMutation IN A CAVE! WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!]], but his final is later ones are more advanced. He lampshades the trope when he first sees the media nickname:



** The titular curse in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl'' isn't actually on the ''Black Pearl'', it's on the '''crew''' of the ''Pearl''; their connection to the ''Pearl'' had nothing to do with them winding up cursed. And though there is indeed a cursed treasure in the movie, it's a chest of golden coins.

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** The titular curse in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl'' isn't actually on the ''Black Pearl'', it's on the '''crew''' of the ''Pearl''; ''Black Pearl''; their connection to the ''Pearl'' ''Black Pearl'' had nothing to do with them winding up cursed. And though there is indeed a cursed treasure in the movie, it's a chest of golden coins.



* ''{{Film/Snatch}}'': The man known as Boris the Blade, Boris the Bullet-dodger and Boris the Sneaky Fucking Russian is an Uzbekistanian who prefers to fight with guns and doesn't so much dodge bullets as [[MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong absorb them]].

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* ''{{Film/Snatch}}'': The man known as Boris the Blade, Boris the Bullet-dodger and Boris the Sneaky Fucking Russian is an Uzbekistanian Uzbekistani who prefers to fight with guns and doesn't so much dodge bullets as [[MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong absorb them]].



* Averted by ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}''. The title character is not a beetle (though he briefly transforms himself into one) and has nothing to do with juice. In fact, technically speaking, "Beetlejuice" isn't even his name; he is known officially as "Betelgeuse" (actually the name of a star in the constellation Orion, which apparently has nothing to do with the film, making it in itself an example!), and "Beetlejuice" is simply a folk etymology (phonetic rendering) of the true spelling. That said, Betelgeuse ''does'' eat a raw beetle (well, a cockroach, but why nitpick?) for a snack, and when he bit into it he presumably swallowed a good portion of the bug's "juice."

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* Averted by ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}''. The title character is not a beetle (though he briefly transforms himself into one) and has nothing to do with juice. In fact, technically speaking, "Beetlejuice" isn't even his name; he is known officially as "Betelgeuse" (actually (like the name of a star in the constellation Orion, which apparently has nothing to do with the film, making it in itself an example!), and "Beetlejuice" is simply a folk etymology (phonetic rendering) of the true spelling. That said, Betelgeuse ''does'' eat a raw beetle (well, a cockroach, but why nitpick?) for a snack, and when he bit into it he presumably swallowed a good portion of the bug's "juice."
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