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* Cruella de Vil from ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians''. Even disregarding the obvious puns on "cruel" and "devil", the name "de Vil" is a perfectly plausible Dutch surname -- with the word "vil" being Dutch for "to skin [someone]".

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* Cruella de Vil from ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians''.''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians''. Even disregarding the obvious puns on "cruel" and "devil", the name "de Vil" is a perfectly plausible Dutch surname -- with the word "vil" being Dutch for "to skin [someone]".



* ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' has Jiminy Cricket (a phrase which previously was a euphemism for "Jesus Christ!", previously used in ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs''), John Worthington ''Foulfellow'', and Monstro the (horrifying) Whale.

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* ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}}'' has Jiminy Cricket (a phrase which previously was a euphemism for "Jesus Christ!", previously used in ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs''), ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs''), John Worthington ''Foulfellow'', and Monstro the (horrifying) Whale.


* The main characters of the cheesy sci-fi movie ''Film/{{ROTOR}}'' (featuring a [[CrushKillDestroy killer robot]] antagonist) are named Coldyron ("cold iron") and Steele.

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* The main characters of the cheesy sci-fi movie ''Film/{{ROTOR}}'' (featuring a [[CrushKillDestroy killer robot]] KillerRobot antagonist) are named Coldyron ("cold iron") and Steele.

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{{Punny Name}}s in movies.
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!!Animated
* Cruella de Vil from ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians''. Even disregarding the obvious puns on "cruel" and "devil", the name "de Vil" is a perfectly plausible Dutch surname -- with the word "vil" being Dutch for "to skin [someone]".
* The ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' series, [[PunBasedTitle its title itself a pun]], often gives its villains punny names. The first movie had Warren T. Rat, a play on the word "warranty", and the first sequel had a villain named Cat R. Waul, after the word "caterwaul".
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheBoxtrolls'', Milk Street ''turns into'' Curds Way.
* Plenty of the characters in ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'' and ''Cars 2'' have this, such as Jay Limo, Darryl Cartrip, Jeff Gorvette, David Hobbscap, and Brent Mustangburger.
** Befitting its globetrotter plot, the sequel expands the puns to places and things, such as Petrodilly Circus in London, the Republic of Rearendia, and the Running of the Bulldozers in Pamplona.
** Al Oft, the Lightyear blimp.
* Gru from ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe'' speaks with a Russian accent. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GRU The GRU]] is one of Russia's intelligence services. When the girls find Gru's underground base, he admits that he's not a dentist, but instead a secret agent.
* Dr. Phillip Sherman, the dentist from ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' (also by Pixar) apparently has his name abbreviated as "P. Sherman." It's actually how the Filipinos pronounce the word "fisherman."
** The name that the fish in his tank have for the aerator volcano that "spits" Nemo out of the tank: Mount Wannahockaluggie.
* ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal''. A greedy character is named Hanover Fist ("hand over fist", as in "making money...").
* The Tae-Kwon-Dodos in the first ''WesternAnimation/IceAge'' movie. The Shangri-Llama from ''WesternAnimation/IceAge5CollisionCourse''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'':
** Nomanisan Island.
** Also: The French terrorist, Bomb Voyage. Rejected names for whom included Bomb Perignon (the champagne firm wouldn't allow it) and Sacre Blew.
* ''WesternAnimation/LittleAngelsTheBrightestChristmas'' has Zeke ''Eaterman'', the food-loving man who feeds Daniel.
* Most of Liz's therapists in ''WesternAnimation/MyDepression'' have (usually medical) puns for names: Dr. Leth. R. Gee, Dr. H. Shrinker, Dr. Hed Hurtz, Dr. Oh My My, Dr. I.M. Fine, Dr. D. Mentia, Dr. How R. Yu, Dr. Mitch Shugena, and Dr. Perry Noya.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'' gave us Jack Skellington. Skellington is also subtly playing with SpeciesSurname, as there are some accents that pronounces "skeleton" as "skellington". See ''Film/HotFuzz'' and ''Film/{{Stardust}}'' for examples.
* ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' has Jiminy Cricket (a phrase which previously was a euphemism for "Jesus Christ!", previously used in ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs''), John Worthington ''Foulfellow'', and Monstro the (horrifying) Whale.
* The magician's heroic rabbit of Creator/{{Pixar}}'s five-minute short ''WesternAnimation/{{Presto}}'' is named Alec. His stage name? ''Alec Azam''. Said magician is himself called Presto Digiotagione, a more obscure pun on 'prestidigitation,' another word for stage magic.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'' has Remy's eventual human partner, Alfredo Linguini.
* The title character in ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' is both {{Meaningful|Name}} and Punny; it was deliberately devised to sound like "Wally" (as evidenced by the shooting script, which can be downloaded from Pixar's site), and a "wally" is a foolish or naïve person.
* In ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine'', Ringo tells Old Fred he used to go out with Frankenstein's sister -- Phyllis. (Being that Dr. Frankenstein's surname is one word -- Frankenstein -- the joke is only apparent if you treat it as two words: Dr. Frank Stein, and his sister Phyllis Stein.)

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* In ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'', Creator/RobinWilliams, playing the King of the Moon, is credited as "Ray D. Tutto", which sounds like the Italian for "king of everything."
* In ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRockyAndBullwinkle'' the titular pair are joined by FBI agent Karen Sympathy.
* In ''Film/BackToSchool'', the dean of Grand Lakes University is named David Martin.
* ''Film/AngelAndTheBadman'': Penny Worth? Seriously?
* The ''Film/AustinPowers'' series also parodies the James Bond Punny Names, in that odd tradition of parodying a joke. The women Austin is involved with have names like Ivana Humpalot, Alotta Fagina, Dixie Normous, Felicity Shagwell, and Robyn Swallows, maiden name Spitz (''"Which is it, baby? Spitz or Swallows?"''). This was also averted in the first film, where Austin's partner was Vanessa Kensington.
* ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang'' has a character with the name of "Truly Scrumptious". In the stage adaptation, she has two sisters named "Madly Scrumptious" and "Deeply Scrumptious" and a brother named "Seriously Scrumptious".
* ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}''. As any FirstPersonShooter fan knows, Hud stands for Head Up Display. This is also the name of the cameraman for most of the movie.
* ''Film/CoolWorld'' mainly revolves around an overly sexified FemmeFatale toon named Holli Would.
* Roger Mortis of ''Film/DeadHeat''. Roger just happens to become a zombie during the course of the movie.
* ''Film/DrStrangelove'' is filled with them. There's General Jack D. Ripper, Soviet premier Dmitri Kissov and American soldier Bat Guano. Mandrake's name is also a reference to an aphrodisiac, one of many sexual innuendos scattered throughout.
* Jericho Cane is the name of Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger's character in ''Film/EndOfDays'', though only using the Biblical angle -- the movie also features a character named Christine York, "Christ In New York".
* ''Film/EvanAlmighty'':
** God, in the disguise of a waiter, has the name tag reading "Al Mighty".
** A real estate agent is named "Eve Adams".
* Ashley and Ashlyn of ''Film/FinalDestination3'' are ones of the {{Foreshadowing}} kind seeing how [[spoiler:they're both burned to death in malfunctioning tanning booths. In other words, they become ''ashes''.]]
* The heroine of ''Film/FoulPlay'' is named [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sic_transit_gloria_mundi Gloria Mundy]], while the villain is Rumpelstiltskin, otherwise known as "the Dwarf".
* 1974's ''The Groove Tube'', a send-up of television, featured a news report about a Vietnam-esque region with cities like Suk Muk Dik and Phuh Qu.
* ''Film/HedwigAndTheAngryInch'': Possibly in a ShoutOut to ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine'', Hedwig's tour manager is Phyllis Stein.
* The ''Film/IKnowWhatYouDidLastSummer'' movies had a character called Will Benson, who near the end of the [[Film/IStillKnowWhatYouDidLastSummer second movie]] reveals that he's the son of the killer...."Will, Ben's son!" he exclaims. Not only that, but the killer's full name is Ben Willis.
* Many of the girls in the earlier ''Film/JamesBond'' movies have names that are half punny name and half DoubleEntendre.
** The epitome was likely Pussy Galore of ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'' fame. Her name is ''Film/AustinPowers'' level more than three decades early.
** Xenia Onatopp from ''Film/GoldenEye'' is a more recent example. It gets even better in the German translation, where Onatopp sounds like "ohne Top" (without a top).
** In ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006'', this is briefly lampshaded. When opening an envelope containing his and the Bond Girl's assumed identities, he tells her that her last name is "Broadchest." She responds with, "It is ''not''!" ''Casino Royale'' (both book and movie) also plays it straight with Vesper Lynd (West Berlin).
** Lampshaded in ''Film/QuantumOfSolace'', where a girl refuses to give Bond her full name, instead identifying herself as 'Fields, just Fields'. Later we find out that her [[UnfortunateNames reluctance]] was because her first name was '[[spoiler:[[Music/TheBeatles Strawberry]]]]'.
** A non-female example: Auric Goldfinger. 'Au' is the chemical symbol for gold, so "Auric" can mean "golden".
* ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack''. Federal Wildlife Marshall Willenholly is a ShoutOut to the characters Marshall, Will and Holly on the 1970s children's TV show ''Series/LandOfTheLost''. And in a deleted scene, FBI agent Sidan Marty (Creator/{{Sid and Marty Krofft|Productions}}, who created ''Series/LandOfTheLost'').
* In ''Film/TheKentuckyFriedMovie'' segment "A Fist Full of Yen", two of Dr. Klahn's guards were named "Hung Well" and "Long Wang". (The third henchman is just named "Enormous Genitals").
* [[GayParee "Gay" Perry]] in ''Film/KissKissBangBang''.
* In addition to the [[PunBasedTitle punny titles]] for Guru Pitka's self-help books, ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' features several sex-suggestive and generally character-accurate punny names, including Guru Tugginmypudha, Coach Cherkoff, and Jacques Grande.
* John Oldman in ''Film/TheManFromEarth'', because [[spoiler: he is 14,000 years old.]]
* Hax Havoc of the action film ''Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon''.
* ''Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian''. Brian's Roman father was supposedly named Nortius Maximus (which sounds like "Naughtius Maximus"), and Pilate's friend is named Biggus Dickus (with a wife named Incontinentia Buttocks). Brian's first name is not a pun, but it satirizes the trend among Jewish-American families to give their sons old-fashioned English first names such as Irving, Sherman, and George in order to "fit in". (Many of these names almost immediately became stereotyped as "Jewish names".)
* Jock from ''Film/{{Mortdecai}}'''s [[AllThereInTheManual unspoken]] last name is Strapp.
* Jack B. Badd in ''Film/PitchBlack''. Considering [[spoiler:she chose this name]], it's also invoking AwesomeMcCoolname. [[spoiler:She later changes it to Kyra.]]
* In ''Reckless Kelly'', the title character's love interest is a bank teller named Robin Banks. The pun gets explicitly pointed out when they first meet since he's committing bank robbery at the time.
* Dr. Frank N. Furter, of ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''. The never-filmed sequel ''Revenge of the Old Queen'' also gave us Lord deLordy.
* The main characters of the cheesy sci-fi movie ''Film/{{ROTOR}}'' (featuring a [[CrushKillDestroy killer robot]] antagonist) are named Coldyron ("cold iron") and Steele.
* The name of zom-rom-com ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead'' is a punning reference to one of the movies of which it is an AffectionateParody, ''Film/DawnOfTheDead''.
* Warren Peace from ''Film/SkyHigh2005'', which is ''itself'' a pun. The creators went on to make ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', which also adores pun names. Makes even more sense knowing that his mom was a superhero and his dad was a supervillain.
* In ''Film/SouthlandTales'', one of the principal characters is named Jericho Cane (a reference both [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jericho Biblical]] and drug-related).
* ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'' has a character, specifically a parody of C3-PO, named Dot Matrix after a kind of printer. Other punny names include Lone Starr and Pizza the Hutt.
* ''Film/SpyKids2IslandOfLostDreams'': The MixAndMatchCritters are literal spider-monkeys and cat-fish. There's also a flying pig: it is a spork (stork-pork).
* ''Franchise/StarWars'': A minor character in ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' is named [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Ello_Asty Ello Asty]], as in the Music/BeastieBoys album ''Hello Nasty''.
* In ''Tapeheads'', Senator Norman Mart's wife is named Kay... making her [[UsefulNotes/KMart Kay Mart]].
* In ''Film/WhosThatGirl'', Nikki Finn admits Louden Trott into the hospital under the name Louden Clear.
* ''Film/YoungFrankenstein''. Frederick sent Igor to fetch a brain for his monster. There was an accident, and...
-->'''Frederick:''' Igor, would you mind telling me whose brain I ''did'' put in?\\
'''Igor:''' And you won't be angry?\\
'''Frederick:''' I will NOT be angry.\\
'''Igor:''' Abby someone.\\
'''Frederick:''' Abby someone. Abby who?\\
'''Igor:''' Abby Normal.\\
'''Frederick:''' Abby.. Normal.\\
'''Igor:''' I'm almost sure that was the name.

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