🎬 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? 🎬
Kick AssVia Universal PicturesThe AvengersVia Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesThe IncrediblesVia Disney / Buena Vista PicturesSuicide SquadVia Warner Bros.The ExpendablesVia LionsgateTeen Titans Go! To the MoviesVia Warner Bros.
The Incredibles (2004)
Its working title was The Invincibles. But it ended up being named the more child friendly "incredible."
An Affair to RememberVia 20th Century FoxIn the Heart of the SeaVia Warner Bros.TitanicVia 20th Century FoxThe Life of PiVia 20th Century FoxNoahVia Paramount PicturesOctopussyVia United International Pictures
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.
Snow White and the HuntsmanVia Universal PicturesFrozenVia Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesI, TonyaVia Neon / 30WestFatal AttractionVia Paramount PicturesBasic InstinctVia TriStar PicturesThe Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeVia Buena Vista Pictures
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!
Silence of the LambsVia Orion PicturesThe Blair Witch ProjectVia Artisan EntertainmentHalloweenVia Compass International PicturesScreamVia Dimension FilmsI Know What You Did Last SummerVia Columbia PicturesJacob's LadderVia TriStar Pictures
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.
Ferris Bueller's Day OffVia Paramount PicturesSchool of RockVia Paramount PicturesNapoleon DynamiteVia Paramount PicturesSt Trinian'sVia Entertainment Film DistributorsLegally BlondeVia MGM Distribution CoThe Breakfast ClubVia Universal Pictures
The Breakfast Club (1985)
The teen classic had many potential titles, including Library Revolution, Detention, and The Lunch Bunch.
Pretty WomanVia Buena Vista PicturesThe Pursuit of HappynessVia Columbia PicturesOcean's ElevenVia Warner Bros.Catch Me If You CanVia DreamWorks PicturesMy Fair LadyVia Warner Bros.The FirmVia Paramount Pictures
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.
ShrekVia DreamWorks PicturesAlienVia 20th Century FoxGremlinsVia Warner Bros.JawsVia Universal PicturesE.T. the Extra-TerrestrialVia Universal PicturesITVia Warner Bros.
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.
The MaskVia New Line CinemaZodiacVia Warner Bros.Pulp FictionVia Miramax FilmsThe Dark KnightVia Warner Bros.Boyz n the HoodVia Columbia PicturesZorroVia TriStar Pictures
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.
SignsVia Buena Vista PicturesAvatarVia 20th Century FoxMen in BlackVia Columbia PicturesBack to the FutureVia Universal PicturesMeet DaveVia 20th Century FoxWall-EVia Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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.