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18 Hilarious Russian Translations Of Hollywood Movie Titles

Because My Boyfriend is a Psycho gets to the point much better than Silver Linings Playbook.

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1. Silver Linings Playbook is My Boyfriend is a Psycho!

The Weinstein Company
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The Weinstein Company

Not sure the term "silver linings" exists in this wonderfully fatalistic language, so one has to approximate.

2. No Strings Attached is More than Just Sex

Paramount Pictures
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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures
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Paramount Pictures

Casual sex, or "sex without obligation" as it's called, is not popular in Russia so it makes sense that this would be a difficult concept to translate or explain.

3. He's Just Not That into You is A Promise Does Not a Marriage Make

Flower Films
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Flower Films

Flower Films
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Flower Films

Forget dating. If he likes it then he better put a ring on it.

4. The Five-Year Engagement is A Little Bit Married

Apatow Productions
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Apatow Productions

Apatow Productions
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Apatow Productions

And then rush off to get a marriage certificate because this "engagement" thing is just plain procrastination.

5. Friends with Kids is Kids Don't Get in the Way of Sex

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Points West Pictures
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Points West Pictures

Always good when the title shamelessly undermines the film's message.

6. A Walk to Remember is Hurry Up and Fall in Love

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Gaylord Films

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Gaylord Films

A little pushy, but in the context of the film, pretty solid advice.

7. Dan in Real Life is Falling in Love With Your Brother's Wife

Touchstone Pictures
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Touchstone Pictures

Thank you for totally giving away the plot.

8. Big Miracle is Everybody Loves Whales

Universal Pictures
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Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures
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Universal Pictures

Let's just toss out the lofty metaphors and say what we really mean, shall we?

9. Jobs is Empire of Temptation

Đ•ndgame Entertainment
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Еndgame Entertainment

Endgame Entertainment
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Endgame Entertainment

Because that's what we all think of when we think of advanced software: TEMPTATION.

10. Lawless is The Drunkest Country in the World

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The Weinstein Company

Clearly a variation on the title of the book, "The Wettest Country in the World." Again, let's just say what we really mean.

11. Country Strong is I'm Leaving - Don't Cry

Maguire Pictures
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Maguire Pictures

Maguire Pictures
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Maguire Pictures

Simple and to the point.

12. Die Hard is A Tough Nut

20th Century Fox
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20th Century Fox

Silver Pictures
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Silver Pictures

Whatever, same thing.

13. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is A Hunter of Domestic Animals

Morgan Creek
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Morgan Creek

Morgan Creek
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Morgan Creek

"Pet" is clearly the problem here.

14. Adventureland is Park of Culture and Leisure

Miramax
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Miramax

Similarly, there's no direct translation for amusement park, and in fact "roller coasters" in Russian are "American hills."

15. Maid in Manhattan is Madame Maid

Columbia Pictures
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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures
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Columbia Pictures

There was nothing to do about the pun.

16. Make Out With Violence is My girlfriend is a Zombie

Limerent Pictures
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Limerent Pictures

Limerent Pictures
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Limerent Pictures

Hmm, is this a horror movie or a rom-com?

17. Raising Helen is A Trendy Mommy

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Buena Vista Pictures

Buena Vista Pictures
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Buena Vista Pictures

18. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is The Fish of my Dreams

BBC Films
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BBC Films

The Notebook is A Diary of Memories

New Line Cinemas
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New Line Cinemas

New Line Cinemas
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New Line Cinemas

And then there are some movies that are so beautiful they sound even better in another language.

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