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5th Dec '17 8:30:51 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/ItComesAtNight'': How the title relates to the film is unclear. There is no apparent "it" that "comes at night." The title and marketing imply that there is some sort of supernatural menace in the film, though it's actually about survivors of a supervirus.
5th Dec '17 8:21:38 AM CaptainCrawdad
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** In ''Film/IronMan1'', Tony Stark's first suit was made [[MemeticMutation IN A CAVE! WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!]], but his later ones are more advanced. He lampshades the trope when he first sees the media nickname:

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** In ''Film/IronMan1'', Tony Stark's first suit was made [[MemeticMutation IN A CAVE! WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!]], from steel scrap parts, but his later ones are more advanced. He lampshades the trope when he first sees the media nickname:
5th Dec '17 8:19:52 AM CaptainCrawdad
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** ''Film/BatmanForever'':
*** Despite its name, the movie is approximately 122 minutes in length. It does not last forever it just seems that way.
*** The Nygma Tech Box. It looks like a blender with fins, and it's not boxlike at all.

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** ''Film/BatmanForever'':
*** Despite its name, the movie is approximately 122 minutes in length. It does not last forever it just seems that way.
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''Film/BatmanForever'': The Nygma Tech Box. It looks like a blender with fins, and it's not boxlike at all.



*** And as of the Disney's [[{{Retcon}} "Legends" retcon]], Super Star Destroyers are now a kind of Star Dreadnaught and not Star Destroyers at all, despite still being called "Super Star Destroyers".
** Jedi Knights are really more like warrior monks than they are knights. Unlike traditional knights in the real world, their status is not bestowed by a king or ruler; Jedi are an insular society unto themselves. Nor do they employ titles such as "sir". They also don't own much in the way of personal possessions or property, both of which lords may reward knights for loyalty. Also, knights were very much part of a royal's court, unlike Jedi who were not supposed to be involved in politics. Real knights served the wishes of their lord, lady, or monarch. Jedi do exist to serve, but they serve of their own accord and in whatever way they see fit. They are not really at anyone's beck and call and all [=VIPs=] of the Old Republic know that.
** Han Solo ''doesn't'' do his jobs solo. He's always accompanied by Chewie.



* ''Film/TheIncrediblyStrangeCreatures'' (famously riffed on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'') is about a single ordinary (if poorly written) human being who gets lightly scarred by acid and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy hypnotized to become a mindless killer]], remaining 100% alive and un-mixed-up for the entirety of the story (at least until he's shot and killed by the police, at which point he stops living and becomes dead).
** Though not descriptive of the story (such as it is) the title is a fairly accurate description of the film itself (such as it is).

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* ''Film/TheIncrediblyStrangeCreatures'' (famously riffed on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'') is about a single ordinary (if poorly written) human being who gets lightly scarred by acid and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy hypnotized to become a mindless killer]], remaining 100% alive and un-mixed-up for the entirety of the story (at least until he's shot and killed by the police, at which point he stops living and becomes dead).
** Though not descriptive of the story (such as it is) the
dead). The weird title is a fairly accurate description of also implies that the film itself (such as is some sort of comedy or parody, when it is).is in fact played completely straight.



** {{Justified|Trope}} if you interpret it as "Vegetation Evaluator who is herself Extraterrestrial," though.
4th Nov '17 8:30:14 PM Javertshark13
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* The doctor in ''Film/TheBloodWatersOfDrZ'' does not have a Z anywhere in his last name.

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* The Dr. Leopold, the doctor in ''Film/TheBloodWatersOfDrZ'' does not have a Z anywhere in his last name.name. This was actually because the film's real title was ''Zaat'', but it was never released in theaters because the distributor unexpectedly went bankrupt at the last minute. It was released on video under a number of different titles. In this case, whoever released it mistakenly thought that "Zaat" was Dr. Leopold's name.
23rd Oct '17 12:42:11 AM Vir
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* While Toecutter from ''Film/MadMax'' is a brutal thug, he never cuts of anyone's toes.

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* While Toecutter from ''Film/MadMax'' is a brutal thug, he never cuts of off anyone's toes.toes.
* EVE's job in ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' is to look for living plants on Earth, which is the one place she ''shouldn't'' be looking according to her name ('''Extra'''terrestrial Vegetation Evaluator).
** {{Justified|Trope}} if you interpret it as "Vegetation Evaluator who is herself Extraterrestrial," though.
10th Oct '17 6:00:03 PM randomtroper89
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* ''Film/{{Batman}}:

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* ''Film/{{Batman}}:''Film/{{Batman}}'':



** Despite its name, the movie is approximately 122 minutes in length. It does not last forever it just seems that way.
** The Nygma Tech Box. It looks like a blender with fins, and it's not boxlike at all.

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** *** Despite its name, the movie is approximately 122 minutes in length. It does not last forever it just seems that way.
** *** The Nygma Tech Box. It looks like a blender with fins, and it's not boxlike at all.
10th Oct '17 5:58:29 PM randomtroper89
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* In ''Film/BatmanReturns'' there's no indication whatsoever that Batman has been absent from Gotham for an extended period of time nor does he at any point in the film make a grand return of any sort. The title is apparently a reference to the fact that Batman has "returned" to star in another movie.
* ''Film/BatmanForever'' has the Nygma Tech Box. It looks like a blender with fins, and it's not boxlike at all.
** Also, despite its name, the movie is approximately 122 minutes in length. It does not last forever...It just seems that way.
* ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' is not entirely about the titular duo, although one subplot has them go through a bit of a fallout because Robin is under the influence of Poison Ivy's spores, and Batgirl is also introduced and featured throughout the film, as pointed out by some critics it would've made more sense if it and ''Batman Forever'' swapped titles.
* In ''Film/IronMan1'', Tony Stark's first suit was made [[MemeticMutation IN A CAVE! WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!]], but his later ones are more advanced. He lampshades the trope when he first sees the media nickname:

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* ''Film/{{Batman}}:
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In ''Film/BatmanReturns'' there's no indication whatsoever that Batman has been absent from Gotham for an extended period of time nor does he at any point in the film make a grand return of any sort. The title is apparently a reference to the fact that Batman has "returned" to star in another movie.
* ''Film/BatmanForever'' has ** ''Film/BatmanForever'':
** Despite its name,
the movie is approximately 122 minutes in length. It does not last forever it just seems that way.
** The
Nygma Tech Box. It looks like a blender with fins, and it's not boxlike at all.
** Also, despite its name, the movie is approximately 122 minutes in length. It does not last forever...It just seems that way.
*
''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' is not entirely about the titular duo, although one subplot has them go through a bit of a fallout because Robin is under the influence of Poison Ivy's spores, and Batgirl is also introduced and featured throughout the film, as pointed out by some critics it would've made more sense if it and ''Batman Forever'' swapped titles.
* ''Film/MarvelCinematicUniverse'':
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In ''Film/IronMan1'', Tony Stark's first suit was made [[MemeticMutation IN A CAVE! WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!]], but his later ones are more advanced. He lampshades the trope when he first sees the media nickname:



* In ''Film/IronMan3'', the fortune cookie example in the Real Life page is used in one of the Mandarin's speech videos.

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* ** In ''Film/IronMan3'', the fortune cookie example in the Real Life page is used in one of the Mandarin's speech videos.



** The titular curse in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl'' isn't actually on the ''Black Pearl'', it's on the crew of the ''Black Pearl''; their connection to the ''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.
** The FlyingDutchman, which, unlike in the original legend, does not move through the air, and is not Dutch. Its captain is a Welshman with a Scots accent. ''Flying'' in those days, meant 'fast' as often as it meant 'moving through the air' (and very occasionally still does, in phrases such as "flying start"). The equivalent today would be "Racing Dutchman." So it could still be considered accurate in a way.



** The FlyingDutchman, which, unlike in the original legend, does not move through the air, and is not Dutch. Its captain is a Welshman with a Scots accent. ''Flying'' in those days, meant 'fast' as often as it meant 'moving through the air' (and very occasionally still does, in phrases such as "flying start"). The equivalent today would be "Racing Dutchman." So it could still be considered accurate in a way.
** The titular curse in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl'' isn't actually on the ''Black Pearl'', it's on the '''crew''' of the ''Black Pearl''; their connection to the ''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.


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* While Toecutter from ''Film/MadMax'' is a brutal thug, he never cuts of anyone's toes.
25th Sep '17 10:54:32 AM Dere
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** Han Solo ''doesn't'' do his missions solo. He's always accompanied by Chewie.

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** Han Solo ''doesn't'' do his missions jobs solo. He's always accompanied by Chewie.
25th Sep '17 10:53:56 AM Dere
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** Han Solo ''doesn't'' do his missions solo. He's always accompanied by Chewie.
12th Sep '17 7:54:33 AM Shadowgazer
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** The FlyingDutchman, which, unlike in the original legend, does not move through the air, and is not Dutch. Its captain is a Welshman with a Scots accent. ''Flying'' in those days, meant 'fast' as often as it meant 'moving through the air' (and very occasionally still does, in phrases such as "flying start"). The equivalent today would be "Racing Dutchman."

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** The FlyingDutchman, which, unlike in the original legend, does not move through the air, and is not Dutch. Its captain is a Welshman with a Scots accent. ''Flying'' in those days, meant 'fast' as often as it meant 'moving through the air' (and very occasionally still does, in phrases such as "flying start"). The equivalent today would be "Racing Dutchman."" So it could still be considered accurate in a way.



* ''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/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.

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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/DawnOfTheDead1978'' was released in Europe under the title Zombi, and the Italian director Creator/LucioFulci producers decided to capitalize on its success by claiming that his their film was actually a sequel or prequel.prequel much to the director's Creator/LucioFulci chagrin. Which it wasn't.
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