Most Misleading Movie Titles


The Top Ten

1 The Silence of the Lambs

Had nothing to do with lambs! - notomno

2 Million Dollar Baby

A baby worth a million dollars. - Hernandez1614

3 Superbad

Sounds like a super villian. - Hernandez1614

4 American History X
5 30 Minutes or Less

Reading the title I thought it was about disarming a bomb with only 30 minutes or less or the world explodes. - Hernandez1614

6 Reservoir Dogs
7 Wanderlust
8 Singin' in the Rain
9 Cinderella Man
10 City Of God

Nothing mythological about this. - Hernandez1614

The Contenders

11 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
12 A Clockwork Orange
13 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

It literally has nothing to do with the Final Fantasy franchise. - egnomac

14 12 Monkeys
15 Pineapple Express
16 Eastern Promises

I don't understand what it has to do with the film. - Hernandez1614

17 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water

I liked the movie, don't get me wrong, but it's called "Sponge Out Of Water", and they don't actually come "out of water" until the last 20 minutes of the movie. - Garythesnail

18 Free Willy

It's not misleading. This movie really is about a boy and his willy

19 To Kill A Mockingbird

Remember what Homer Simpson said

20 Quantum of Solace
21 The Constant Gardener
22 Naked Lunch

I can think of at least two things wrong with that title. - egnomac

23 Sucker Punch
24 Running With Scissors
25 The Squid and the Whale
26 Romancing the Stone
27 Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice
28 The Crying Game
29 Rain Man
30 Warm Bodies
31 The Human Stain
32 Life Is Beautiful
33 All Quiet On the Western Front
34 Home Alone 4 Taking Back the House

Kevin is never once alone in the house, and technically speaking it's not even his own home. Only accurate part of the title is that it's the fourth movie in the series (even though here Kevin's somehow younger than he was in Home Alone 2).
You know a movie's bad when you have this much mistrust in the mere title. - SuperSonic17

35 Blood and Chocolate
36 War for the Planet of the Apes
37 Godzilla
38 Summer Wars

A war doesn’t happen in summer

39 The Wolf of Wall Street
40 The Last King of Scotland

It's actually about the last dictator of Uganda.

41 Pink Panther (2006)
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Singin' in the Rain
2. Superbad
3. Reservoir Dogs
1. The Silence of the Lambs
2. American History X
3. Million Dollar Baby
1. Million Dollar Baby
2. The Silence of the Lambs
3. Cinderella Man


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