If we understood movie titles literally, the posters would look like this

americanpie American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film directed by Paul and Chris Weitz, and written by Adam Herz.
cindarellaman Cinderella Man is a 2005 American drama film by Ron Howard, titled after the nickname of heavyweight boxing champion James J. Braddock.


burnafterreading Burn After Reading is a 2008 American black comedy film written, produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars George Clooney, John Malkovich and Brad Pitt.


devilwearsprada The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film, a loose screen adaptation of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel of the same name, staring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway.


eyes Eyes Wide Shut (1999) is a psychological drama with many elements of an thriller considered a cult film directed, produced and co-written by Stanley Kubrick.


hillshave-eyes The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 remake of Wes Craven’s 1977 film of the same name.


kill-bill Kill Bill is the fourth film by writer-director Quentin Tarantino, starring Uma Thurman as The Bride.


jfk Oliver Stone’s movie JFK plays fast and loose with historical fact to try to convince viewers that there was a Kennedy assassination conspiracy.


pulpfiction Pulp Fiction is a 1994 Oscar awarded crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who cowrote its screenplay with Roger Avary


signs Signs is a 2002 science fiction thriller film written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Mel Gibson


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Comments

  1. These are all over the show.
    Signs was a literal title to begin with; and the JFK interpretation has taken what WAS a literal title and turned it into a metaphor.

  2. “Pulp fiction” was a term used for cheap stories printed during the early 1900’s, and that’s where Tarantino got the name. Blending science fiction is less literal then what the name of the movie actually stood for.

  3. Shouldn’t the hills have eyes, rather than an eye, in The Hills Have Eyes if we’re going to be talking literally? Not to mention Pulp Fiction is a piece of pulp fiction, Bill was killed in Kill Bill, JFK was about JFK, Signs was about signs and an American Pie doesn’t have to have a flag on it to be an American Pie so you’re not really adding any literalness with that one either.

  4. I don’t think you understand the point, the person was trying to convey the TITLES only, not what the actual movie was about. These make sense…

  5. You are so full of s**t! IF you knew anything about the JFK case you would not repeat the mainstream media line about how Stone plays fast and loose with facts; read JFK: The Book of the Movie for the underlying documentation–then open your American Pie hole.

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