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The Crazies (2010)
La città verrà distrutta all'alba

The city will be destroyed at dawn


This is a "spoiler title" !!!
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La gang del bosco

The wood gang

Why? -.-"
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Un cowboy col velo da sposa

A cowboy with the bridal veil



Strange title, isn't it?
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Se mi lasci, ti cancello

If You Leave Me, I Delete You




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Home Alone (1990)
Mamma, ho perso l'aereo

Mom, i miss the flight
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Mamma, ho riperso l'aereo - Mi sono smarrito a New York

Mom, i miss the flight again - I am lost in New York
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Home Alone 3 (1997)
Mamma, ho preso il morbillo

Mom, i took the measles
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Decameron Pie

Decameron Pie




Why they had to put that "Pie" in the title?
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L'altra metà dell'amore

The other half of love


The original one wast long way better!
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La Boum (1980)
Il tempo delle mele

Correct translation: The Party
Italian one: The time of the apples


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La Boum 2 (1982)
Il tempo delle mele 2

Correct translation: The Party 2
Italian one: The time of the apples 2
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L'étudiante (1988)
Il tempo delle mele 3

Correct translation: The Student
Italian one: The time of the apples 3
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L'uomo che visse nel futuro

The man who lived in the future
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Tutti insieme appassionatamente

All together passionately
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Le ali della libertà

The wings of freedom


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La storia fantastica

The fantastic story



Why? "the fantastic story" is a title so...ordinary
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L'incantesimo del Lago

The spell of the lake
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L'incantesimo del Lago 2 - Il segreto del castello

The spell of the lake 2 - The secret of the castle
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L'incantesimo del Lago 3 - Lo scrigno magico

The spell of the lake 3 - The magic jewel box
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The Producers (1967)
Per favore, non toccate le vecchiette

Please, don't touch the old ladies



This is funny :)
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Le iene

The hyenas
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Un amore all'improvviso

A sudden love
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Il silenzio degli innocenti

The Silence of the Innocents




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30 anni in un secondo

30 years in a second
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Runaway Bride (1999)
Se scappi, ti sposo

If you run away, I marry you
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Le follie dell'Imperatore

The Emperor's foolish acts
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Una settimana da Dio

A God-like week
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Evan Almighty (2007)
Una Impresa da Dio

A God-like feat
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La casa sul lago del tempo

The House on the Lake of Time


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One Fine Day (1996)
Un giorno, per caso

A day, by accident
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Fallen (1998)
Il tocco del male

The touch of the evil
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Rear Window (1954)
La finestra sul cortile

The window on the yard
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Il delitto perfetto

The perfect murder
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Hoodwinked! (2005)
Cappuccetto Rosso e gli insoliti sospetti

Red Riding Hood and the unusual suspects
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Qualcosa è cambiato

Something has changed
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Era mio padre

He was my father



I like more the Italian one!
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Colpo di fulmine - Il mago della truffa

Love at first sight - The fraud wizard



Only because they wanted this film doesn't seem gay.
Shame on them.
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Sex Drive (2008)
Sex Drive - Sex Movie in 4D

Sex Movie in 4D


This really sucks... 4D is for "Demenziale, Divertente, Duro e Dissacrante" (off-the-wall, funny, strong, desecrating).
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Le verità nascoste

The hidden truth
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Heidi (1937)
Zoccoletti olandesi

Little dutch clogs


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i really can't figure why
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Surrogates (2009)
Il mondo dei replicanti

The world of the replicants
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Clueless (1995)
Ragazze a Beverly Hills

Girls in Beverly Hills
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La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano


The Legend of the piano player on the ocean
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Il cacciatore di ex

The Ex-girlfriends Hunter
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Shallow Hal (2001)
Shallow Hal - Amore a prima svista

Love at first oversight
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Non guardarmi, Non ti sento

Don't look at me, I can't hear you
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Vento di Passioni

Passion wind
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L'attimo fuggente

The flying moment

(maybe I didn't traslate this well)
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Tutti pazzi per Mary

Everybody's crazy for Mary
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Comments

Posted: 7 years ago at Dec 11 7:14
Anch'io ho fatto due liste sulle traduzioni dei titoli. Evidentemente non sono l'unica a cui non piacciono :P
Posted: 7 years ago at Dec 12 19:49
adesso le vengo a vedere allora! :D
comunque...a volte ci sono delle "traduzioni" davvero insensate!
Posted: 5 years ago at Dec 7 18:00
Lista molto interessante, però... I beg to differ! :)
Per me, il titolo italiano non deve per forza essere una traduzione parola per parola. Anzi, non è neanche detto che debba essere una vera e propria *traduzione* del titolo originale. E' semplicemente un altro titolo, che secondo chi distribuisce il film arriva meglio al pubblico italiano.
In ogni caso si tratta di scelte, quindi non parlerei di traduzioni "non corrette", ma di titoli che non sono la traduzione del titolo originale, oppure sono traduzioni poco letterali. A volte felici e altre volte, è vero, assolutamente infelici! :D
Certi titoli riadattati però hanno funzionato bene, mi pare. Pensa per esempio al "Tempo delle mele", che oramai è un'espressione entrata nel linguaggio comune come sinonimo di adolescenza.
Del resto, non succede solo per l'Italia. Nella lista c'è anche The Legend of 1900, che in realtà è il titolo inglese per il film italiano "La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano".
Posted: 5 years ago at Dec 9 13:38
Sono d'accordo che alcuni titoli completamente cambiati o "tradotti con fantasia" siano riusciti particolarmente bene (ad esempio "Le ali della libertà")...però penso che se io fossi colui che ha scelto il titolo originale, non mi piacerebbe che me lo storpiassero!
La traduzione fantasiosa a fini commerciali poi, secondo me, è la peggiore!! Credo che mantenere il titolo originale, quando possibile, sia la scelta migliore. Altrimenti io lo tradurrei il più possibile cercando di mantenere il significato originale del titolo.

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