Hollywood movie titles in France are often given easier English substitutes to make them more accessible to French audiences, instead of simply being translated into French. Don’t ask me why. Just enjoy.
26. Americans do it too. The Boat That Rocked was released under the name Pirate Radio in the US and Good Morning England in France.
If you want some more, check out the great French Tumblr, “Pardon My Titres.”
In The News Today
- After mounting pressure from other European countries, Britain will accept thousands more refugees from UN camps bordering Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron announced. ›
- A Guatemalan judge ordered former President Otto Perez Molina held in jail overnight while hearings over the corruption scandal that led to his resignation take place. ›
- The Justice Dept. has tightened rules on cell phone tracking, forcing federal agencies to get a warrant. ›