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  • Ulla from The Producers, as mentioned above.
    • And like they said, that's just her first name...
  • Leeloo, in The Fifth Element: Leeloo Minai Lekarariba-Laminai-Tchai Ekbat De Sebat; thankfully, she goes by "Leeloo Dallas" a few scenes later. The Divine Language website (dedicated to the film's made-up Classical Tongue) translates the entire thing to "Precious Gem of the Earth and Honourable Defender of Light and Life."
  • The full name of the noble protagonist in Kate & Leopold is revealed to be Leopold Alexis Elijah Walker Gareth Thomas Mountbatten. The cop he is informing of this is not amused.
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  • The 13th Warrior gives us Ahmad ibn Fadlān ibn al-Abbās ibn Rāšid ibn Hammād. At first, his Viking companions assume his name is merely "Ibn".
  • In Texas Across The River, Alain Delon's character introduces himself as Don Andrea Baldazar, el Duque de la Casala. Dean Martin's character replies, "And what do folks in a hurry call you?" before deciding to dub him "Baldy".
    • In the real world he'd probably be known mostly as Casala.
  • The protagonist of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Tuco Ramirez. His full name is Tuco Benedicto Pací­fico Juan Maria Ramirez, "known as the Rat".
  • The fake name Otto makes up on the spot in A Fish Called Wanda:
    "How do you do Mrs. Leach? I'm, uh, Harvey. Manfred... jen... sen... den. I'm with the CIA."
  • Abraham Delacey Giuseppe Casey Thomas O'Malley in Disney's The Aristocats.
  • Disney's Lady and the Tramp gave us the name of Pedro's sister: Rosita Chiquita Juanita Chihuahua. Amusingly Lady can't remember half of it.
  • The chihuahua Ignacio Alonzo Julio Federico de Tito in Oliver & Company
  • Somewhat subverted in the remake of Mr. Deeds. Winona Ryder's character (lying) says she is from Winchestertonfieldville, Iowa. Later in the film, Adam Sandler's titular character somehow finds (and takes her to) Winchestertonfieldville, Iowa.
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  • The classic "Laurel and Hardy" short The Music Box features Professor Theodore von Schwarzenhoffen, M.D., A.D, D.D.S.,F.L.D, F.F.F unt F. Thus combining this trope with Overly Long Title.
  • A mild example from Muppet Treasure Island: The full name of one of the crewmembers on the Hispaniola was Big Fat Ugly Bug-Faced Baby-Eating O'Brien. Don't ask.
  • President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho in Idiocracy.
  • The Cat from Outer Space usually goes by "Jake", because his human friends cannot remember "Zunar J5/9 Doric 47".
  • In The Pest, the eponymous Pest states his full name is Pestario Rivera Garcia Picante Salsa Vargas.
  • It's not a character name, but in Iron Man, people always respond to the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division with "Wow, you should shorten that." They do by the end of the film, to S.H.I.E.L.D..
    Phil Coulson: I'm agent Phil Coulson, with the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.
    Pepper Potts: That's quite a mouthful.
    Phil Coulson: I know, we're working on it.
  • Spy Kids: Carmen's full name is Carmen Elizabeth Juanita Echo Sky Brava Cortez.
    • Her brother's full name? Juni Rocket Racer Rebel Cortez. Rocket, Racer, and Rebel are the names of three of director Robert Rodriguez's sons.
  • Babylon 5: The real name for the race known as The Shadows is said to be over 10,000 letters long. It is also impossible to pronounce.
  • El Dorado: His name is Alan Bourdillion Traherne ("Lo-ord a'mighty!..."). That's why most folks call him Mississippi.
  • The Wind and the Lion: Mulai Ahmed Mohammed el Raisuli the Magnificent
  • DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story: Fran Stalinovskovichdavidovitchsky
  • Intolerable Cruelty:
    • "Your honor, I call Heinz, the Baron Krauss von Espy" "Call Heinz, the Baron Krauss von Espy!" "Heinz, the Baron Krauss von Espy!" etc...
    • Also, Marilyn herself, who adds the surnames of her ex-husbands to her own name. Wheezy Jones asks "is that one person?"
  • From The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus there's Percival St. Antoine della Touraine et Sansepolcro da Piemonte the Third. Everyone just calls him Percy.
  • Most of the film titles of the Sartana series, the longest one being Una nuvola di polvere... un grido di morte... arriva Sartana (translated as Light the Fuse... Sartana Is Coming).
  • Dr. Ngegitigegitibaba from Bedazzled. Can double as The Unpronounceable, as the film's sole reason for him having that name is for Elliot to show his lingual proficiency by pronouncing it correctly.
  • Titanic (1997): When Rose introduces herself to Jack, he acts like he wouldn't be able to remember her whole name as a way to show how simplistic of a person Jack is next to the fancy Rose.
    Jack: I'm Jack Dawson.
    Rose: Rose DeWitt Bukater.
    Jack: I'm going to have to get you to write that one down.
  • In Greaser's Palace, Jessy has been sent to warn the townsfolk of the evil devil-monster named Bingo Gas Station Motel Cheeseburger With A Side Of Aircraft Noise And You'll Be Gary Indiana.
  • The full name of Alaya, the Squishy Wizard Player Character in Of Dice and Men, has twenty-seven parts.
  • In A Christmas Story, the one thing Ralphie wants for Christmas is an Official Red Rider, Carbon-Action, 200-Shot, Range-Model Air Rifle.
  • In the "A Very Goofy Christmas" segment in Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas, the snowboard that Max is asking for for Christmas has a ludicrously long name.
  • In Monty Python and the Holy Grail, one of the Gag Credits names one Yutte Hermsgervørdenbrøtbørda as the møøse trainer.
  • In Compañeros, Vasco's name isn't so much long as difficult to pronounce: it's Modesto Servando Iruretagoyena.


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