Misspelled Movie Titles

by leavey-2 | created - 6 months ago | updated - 5 months ago | Public

No, the producers didn't make a mistake. Sometimes the title of a movie is intentionally spelled incorrectly.

Which movie has the smartest intentionally misspelled title?

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1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,211,206 | Gross: $120.54M

Official title: Inglourious Basterds

Correct spelling: Inglorious Bastards

2. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama

64 Metascore

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.

Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe

Votes: 430,652 | Gross: $163.57M

Official title: The Pursuit of Happyness

Correct spelling: The Pursuit of Happiness

3. Pet Sematary (2019)

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

57 Metascore

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.

Directors: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer | Stars: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence

Votes: 73,657 | Gross: $54.72M

Official title: Pet Sematary

Correct spelling: Pet Cemetary

4. Terminator Genisys (2015)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

38 Metascore

When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney

Votes: 252,027 | Gross: $89.76M

Official title: Terminator Genisys

Correct spelling: Terminator Genesis

5. Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy

19 Metascore

Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves.

Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Derek Richardson, Eric Christian Olsen, Eugene Levy, Timothy Stack

Votes: 36,501 | Gross: $26.28M

Official title: Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

Correct spelling: Dumb and Dumber: When Harry Met Lloyd

6. Antz (1998)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

72 Metascore

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson | Stars: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

Votes: 143,403 | Gross: $90.76M

Official title: Antz

Correct spelling: Ants

7. Kalifornia (1993)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

49 Metascore

A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson, David Milford

Votes: 49,673 | Gross: $2.40M

Official title: Kalifornia

Correct spelling: California

8. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

53 Metascore

A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Votes: 295,217 | Gross: $22.49M

Official title: Lucky Number Slevin

Correct spelling: Lucky Number Seven

9. Biutiful (2010)

R | 148 min | Drama, Romance

58 Metascore

This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella

Votes: 83,791 | Gross: $5.10M

Official title: Biutiful

Correct spelling: Beautiful

10. Defendor (2009)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

57 Metascore

Arthur Poppington, a regular man who adopts a superhero persona, known as "Defendor", combs the city streets at night, in search of his archenemy, Captain Industry.

Director: Peter Stebbings | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kat Dennings, Sandra Oh, Elias Koteas

Votes: 34,994 | Gross: $0.04M

Official title: Defendor

Correct spelling: Defender

11. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

76 Metascore

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence, and future prospects.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II

Votes: 119,362 | Gross: $57.50M

Official title: Boyz n the Hood

Correct spelling: Boys in the Hood

12. Mortal Kombat (1995)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

58 Metascore

Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Votes: 98,570 | Gross: $70.45M

Official title: Mortal Kombat

Correct spelling: Mortal Combat

13. Polisse (2011)

Not Rated | 127 min | Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

A journalist covering police assigned to a juvenile division enters an affair with one of her subjects.

Director: Maïwenn | Stars: Karin Viard, JoeyStarr, Marina Foïs, Nicolas Duvauchelle

Votes: 13,023 | Gross: $0.17M

Official title: Polisse

Correct spelling: Police

14. Simon Sez (1999)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Comedy

16 Metascore

Basketball superstar Dennis Rodman stars as a hip Interpol agent attempting to defeat the deadly plans of a crazed arms dealer.

Director: Kevin Alyn Elders | Stars: Dennis Rodman, Dane Cook, John Pinette, Ricky Harris

Votes: 6,525 | Gross: $0.29M

Official title: Simon Sez

Correct spelling: Simon Says

15. Singh Is King (2008)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A comic caper about Happy Singh, a Punjabi villager who goes through a series of misadventures and eventually becomes the Kinng of the Australian underworld.

Director: Anees Bazmee | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Om Puri, Kiron Kher

Votes: 13,785

Official title: Singh is Kinng

Correct spelling: Singh is King

16. Electrick Children (2012)

R | 96 min | Drama

60 Metascore

Rachel, a teenager born and raised in her Mormon community, believes that she has been inpregnated by listening to music and must get to Vegas to find the "father" of her miracle baby.

Director: Rebecca Thomas | Stars: Julia Garner, Liam Aiken, Billy Zane, Cynthia Watros

Votes: 5,519

Official title: Electrick Children

Correct spelling: Electric Children

17. Zenon: The Zequel (2001 TV Movie)

TV-G | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Adventure

A mischievous fifteen-year-old girl living on a space station helps a group of homeless aliens.

Director: Manny Coto | Stars: Kirsten Storms, Shadia Simmons, Lauren Maltby, Susan Brady

Votes: 3,381

Official title: Zenon: The Zequel

Correct spelling: Zenon: The Sequel

18. Tru Confessions (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 112 min | Drama, Comedy, Family

Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Clara Bryant, Shia LaBeouf, Mare Winningham, William Francis McGuire

Votes: 2,900

Official title: Tru Confessions

Correct spelling: True Confessions

19. Bratz (2007)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Music

21 Metascore

During their first year of high school, four best girlfriends face off against the domineering student body President, who wants to split them up into different social cliques.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Skyler Shaye, Janel Parrish, Logan Browning, Nathalia Ramos

Votes: 17,351 | Gross: $10.01M

Official title: Bratz

Correct spelling: Brats

20. El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

68 Metascore

An ambitious salesman will do anything for that big promotion he's been chasing, but inevitably, he will learn that there is no such thing as the perfect crime.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Guillermo Toledo, Mónica Cervera, Enrique Villén, Luis Varela

Votes: 11,156

Official title: Crimen Ferpecto

Correct spelling: Crimen Perfecto

21. Life Is Ruff (2005 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family

Calvin Wheeler is a scheming 13-year-old boy with everything going for him, except for an original issue of his precious comic book collection. When a prized show-dog chases him down while ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Kyle Massey, Kay Panabaker, Mitchel Musso, Carter Jenkins

Votes: 1,239

Official title: Life is Ruff

Correct spelling: Life is Rough

22. Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A smuggler rises to power in in 1970s Mumbai, a younger gangster seeks to overthrow him and a police officer is caught in the middle.

Director: Milan Luthria | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut, Prachi Desai

Votes: 15,786

Official title: Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai

Correct spelling: Once Upon a Time in Mumbai

23. American Dreamz (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Music

45 Metascore

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari). Recently awakened President Staton (Quaid) even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 24,034 | Gross: $7.19M

Official title: American Dreamz

Correct spelling: American Dreams

24. Pardners (1956)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Music

A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow

Votes: 1,364 | Gross: $7.92M

Official title: Pardners

Correct spelling: Partners

25. Hunterrr (2015)

141 min | Comedy, Romance

Mandar, an ordinary guy is obsessed with sex and chases girls until he meets Tripti and decides to settle down with her.

Director: Harshavardhan Kulkarni | Stars: Gulshan Devaiah, Radhika Apte, Sai Tamhankar, Veera Saxena

Votes: 5,383

Official title: Hunterrr

Correct spelling: Hunter

26. Do Knot Disturb (2009)

126 min | Comedy, Drama

A man and a woman have to pretend to be a couple in order to salvage a CEO's marriage.

Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Govinda, Sushmita Sen, Riteish Deshmukh, Lara Dutta

Votes: 1,031 | Gross: $0.21M

Official title: Do Knot Disturb

Correct spelling: Do Not Disturb

27. American Perfekt (1997)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Sandra meets a shrink on the way to picking up her sister at a desert town to continue to their mom. He decides by flipping a coin. The coin flipping gets psycho.

Director: Paul Chart | Stars: Amanda Plummer, Robert Forster, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 1,325

Official title: American Perfekt

Correct spelling: American Perfect

28. Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)

119 min | Comedy

A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.

Director: Bora Dagtekin | Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Karoline Herfurth, Katja Riemann, Jana Pallaske

Votes: 25,743

Official title Germany: Fack ju Göhte

Correct spelling Germany: Fuck you Goethe

Official title USA: Suck Me Shakespeer

Correct spelling USA: Suck Me Shakespeare

29. School Gyrls (2009)

Music

Three freshmen (Mandy Rain, Jacquelyn Rae Pyles, Monica Anne Parales) who love to sing and dance showcase their talents at an all-girl boarding school.

Director: Nick Cannon | Stars: Mathias Anderle, Justin Bieber, Soulja Boy, Greg Brown

Votes: 828

Official title: School Gyrls

Correct spelling: School Girls

30. Luv (1967)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk, Elaine May, Nina Wayne

Votes: 452

Official title: Luv

Correct spelling: Love

31. Mo' Money (1992)

R | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A petty crook stalks a cute girl into an office building and is taken for a job applicant. Conning gets him the job. It's in the mail room of new credit cards. 2 superiors are worse crooks.

Director: Peter MacDonald | Stars: Damon Wayans, Stacey Dash, Marlon Wayans, Joe Santos

Votes: 6,864 | Gross: $40.23M

Official title: Mo' Money

Correct spelling: More Money



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