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Only A True Film Buff Will Be Able To Score 6/9 On This Really Tricky Movie Title Quiz

Can you guess what these classics were called before they hit the silver screen?

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🎬 Sometimes it can take a while to come up with the perfect name for a blockbuster, so directors give movies "working titles." Can you guess what classic movies these original working titles belong to? 🎬

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    <i>Kick Ass</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Kick Ass
    Via Universal Pictures
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    <i>The Avengers</i>
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    The Avengers
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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    <i>The Incredibles</i>
    Via Disney / Buena Vista Pictures
    The Incredibles
    Via Disney / Buena Vista Pictures
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    <i>Suicide Squad</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Suicide Squad
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>The Expendables</i>
    Via Lionsgate
    The Expendables
    Via Lionsgate
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    <i>Teen Titans Go! To the Movies</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
    Via Warner Bros.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Incredibles (2004)

    Its working title was The Invincibles. But it ended up being named the more child friendly "incredible."

    The Incredibles (2004)
    Via Disney / Buena Vista Pictures
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    <i>An Affair to Remember</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    An Affair to Remember
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>In the Heart of the Sea</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    In the Heart of the Sea
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>Titanic</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Titanic
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>The Life of Pi</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    The Life of Pi
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>Noah</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Noah
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    <i>Octopussy</i>
    Via United International Pictures
    Octopussy
    Via United International Pictures
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    Titanic (1997)

    In order to keep the plot a secret, James Cameron gave the movie a code name of Planet Ice, and the working title of The Ship of Dreams, which is what Rose calls the Titanic in the movie.

    Titanic (1997)
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>Snow White and the Huntsman</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Snow White and the Huntsman
    Via Universal Pictures
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    <i>Frozen</i>
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    Frozen
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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    <i>I, Tonya</i>
    Via Neon / 30West
    I, Tonya
    Via Neon / 30West
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    <i>Fatal Attraction</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Fatal Attraction
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    <i>Basic Instinct</i>
    Via TriStar Pictures
    Basic Instinct
    Via TriStar Pictures
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    <i>The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe</i>
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
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    Frozen is an adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale, and in Disney's original version, Elsa was an evil snow queen with blue skin!

    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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    <i>Silence of the Lambs</i>
    Via Orion Pictures
    Silence of the Lambs
    Via Orion Pictures
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    <i>The Blair Witch Project</i>
    Via Artisan Entertainment
    The Blair Witch Project
    Via Artisan Entertainment
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    <i>Halloween</i>
    Via Compass International Pictures
    Halloween
    Via Compass International Pictures
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    <i>Scream</i>
    Via Dimension Films
    Scream
    Via Dimension Films
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    <i>I Know What You Did Last Summer</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    I Know What You Did Last Summer
    Via Columbia Pictures
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    <i>Jacob's Ladder</i>
    Via TriStar Pictures
    Jacob's Ladder
    Via TriStar Pictures
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    Scream (1996)

    The producers of this classic decided to change the name after listening to Michael Jacksons's song "Scream." The name Scary Movie wasn't wasted though — the production company went on make a comedy movie with its name.

    Scream (1996)
    Via Dimension Films
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    <i>Ferris Bueller's Day Off</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    <i>School of Rock</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    School of Rock
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    <i>Napoleon Dynamite</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Napoleon Dynamite
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    <i>St Trinian's</i>
    Via Entertainment Film Distributors
    St Trinian's
    Via Entertainment Film Distributors
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    <i>Legally Blonde</i>
    Via MGM Distribution Co
    Legally Blonde
    Via MGM Distribution Co
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    <i>The Breakfast Club</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    The Breakfast Club
    Via Universal Pictures
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    The Breakfast Club (1985)

    The teen classic had many potential titles, including Library Revolution, Detention, and The Lunch Bunch.

    The Breakfast Club (1985)
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    <i>Pretty Woman</i>
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
    Pretty Woman
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
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    <i>The Pursuit of Happyness</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    The Pursuit of Happyness
    Via Columbia Pictures
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    <i>Ocean's Eleven</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Ocean's Eleven
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>Catch Me If You Can</i>
    Via DreamWorks Pictures
    Catch Me If You Can
    Via DreamWorks Pictures
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    <i>My Fair Lady</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    My Fair Lady
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>The Firm</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    The Firm
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    Pretty Woman) (1990

    The rom-com was originally going to be called $3000, which was the amount of money that Vivian and Edward agreed on.

    Pretty Woman) (1990
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
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    <i>Shrek</i>
    Via DreamWorks Pictures
    Shrek
    Via DreamWorks Pictures
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    <i>Alien</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Alien
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>Gremlins</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Gremlins
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>Jaws</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Jaws
    Via Universal Pictures
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    <i>E.T. the Extra-Terrestria</i>l
    Via Universal Pictures
    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    Via Universal Pictures
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    <i>IT</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    IT
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Alien (1979)

    Writer Dan O'Bannon changed the name after noticing how many times the word "alien" came up in the script, and he liked that it was both a noun and an adjective.

    Alien (1979)
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>The Mask</i>
    Via New Line Cinema
    The Mask
    Via New Line Cinema
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    <i>Zodiac</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Zodiac
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>Pulp Fiction</i>
    Via Miramax Films
    Pulp Fiction
    Via Miramax Films
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    <i>The Dark Knight</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    The Dark Knight
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>Boyz n the Hood</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Boyz n the Hood
    Via Columbia Pictures
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    <i>Zorro</i>
    Via TriStar Pictures
    Zorro
    Via TriStar Pictures
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pulp Fiction (1994)

    The film's working title was Black Mask, which was the name of the magazine that popularised the genre of pulp fiction in the '30s.

    Pulp Fiction (1994)
    Via Miramax Films
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    <i>Signs</i>
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
    Signs
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
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    <i>Avatar</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Avatar
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>Men in Black</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Men in Black
    Via Columbia Pictures
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    <i>Back to the Future</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Back to the Future
    Via Universal Pictures
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    <i>Meet Dave</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Meet Dave
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>Wall-E</i>
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    Wall-E
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Back to the Future (1985)

    The head of Universal Studios didn't think that anyone would see a film with the word "future" in title, and wanted it to be called Spaceman from Pluto instead.

    Back to the Future (1985)
    Via Universal Pictures
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