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Piacere, sono un po' incinta

Nice to meet you, I'm a little bit pregnant


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People who added this item 2806 Average listal rating (1781 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7

Molto incinta

Very pregnant


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People who added this item 1211 Average listal rating (766 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.3

Prima ti sposo, poi ti rovino

First I marry you than ruin you


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People who added this item 1588 Average listal rating (1099 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.9

Come ammazzare il capo e vivere felici

How to kill the boss and live happily


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Dracula cerca sangue di vergine... e morì di sete!!!

Dracula looks for blood of virgin... and died from thirst!!!

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People who added this item 39 Average listal rating (31 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6.2
French original title means "The chance of my life"

Per SFortuna che ci sei

UNFortunately there's you


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People who added this item 48 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.3

Come si distrugge la reputazione del più grande agente segreto del mondo

How to destroy the reputation of the world's greatest secret agent

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People who added this item 30 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8
French original title: Le frisson des vampires

Violenza ad una vergine nella terra dei morti viventi

Violence to a virgin in the land of the undead


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People who added this item 238 Average listal rating (152 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7

L'ultima follia di Mel Brooks

The latest Mel Brooks folly

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People who added this item 542 Average listal rating (370 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7

Scappo dalla città - La vita, l'amore e le vacche

I run away from the city - Life, love and cows

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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
St. Ives (1976)

Candidato all'obitorio

Candidate for the morgue

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Il giustiziere della notte

The night avenger

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People who added this item 42 Average listal rating (28 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9

L'infallibile pistolero strabico

The infallible cross-eyed gunfighter

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Niente regole - Siamo al college

No rules - We're at the College


To read tranlations for the two previous movie, take a look at Weird Translations... by sections
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People who added this item 1277 Average listal rating (846 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3

Agente 007 - Licenza di uccidere

Agent 007 - Licence to Kill


27 years later...
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...Licence to Kill was really released, so they thought "OMG, and now?"
The brilliant choice was:

Vendetta Privata

Private Revenge

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Arizona Dream (1993)

Il valzer del pesce freccia

The dartfish waltz

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This is a strange case, because I read in Wikipedia that this film it's been released in Italy with three different titles:

Treni strettamente sorvegliati
(the exact translation of the original tile)


Quando l'amore va a scuola

When love goes to school


Presto, datemi una donna!

Quick, give me a woman!

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People who added this item 149 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
French original title: La sirène du Mississipi

La mia droga si chiama Julie

My drug's called Julie

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People who added this item 666 Average listal rating (409 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3

Piccoli omicidi tra amici

Little murders among friends

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People who added this item 170 Average listal rating (103 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Brassed Off (1996)

Grazie Signora Thatcher

Thank you Mrs Thatcher

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People who added this item 1240 Average listal rating (788 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1

I guardiani del destino

The Guardians of Destiny

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People who added this item 124 Average listal rating (79 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
La Boum (1980)
La Boum means "the party" and I still wonder why the Italian title is:

Il tempo delle mele

The time of the apples

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Il vento del perdono

The forgiveness wind

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People who added this item 807 Average listal rating (525 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3

Ascensore per l'inferno

Elevator to the hell

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Corvo Rosso non avrai il mio scalpo

Red Crow you won't have my scalp

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People who added this item 2738 Average listal rating (1662 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3

La donna che visse due volte

The woman who lived twice

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...E venne il giorno della vendetta

...And day of vengeance came

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People who added this item 367 Average listal rating (216 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5

Segui il tuo cuore

Follow your heart

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People who added this item 187 Average listal rating (120 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
This time they were inspired by an Italian film, C'eravamo tanto amati

C'eravamo tanto odiati

We all hated each other so much

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People who added this item 451 Average listal rating (260 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1

Il cowboy con il velo da sposa

The cowboy with the bridal veil


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People who added this item 1322 Average listal rating (861 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7

Terapia e pallottole

Theraphy and bullets

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People who added this item 1109 Average listal rating (690 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
Analyze That (2002)

Un boss sotto stress

A boss under stress

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People who added this item 765 Average listal rating (461 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1

Sesso e Potere

Sex and Power

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People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8
The Survivors (1983)

Come ti ammazzo un killer

How I kill a killer

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Prossima fermata: Paradiso

Next stop: Heaven


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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 0

Il mio nuovo strano fidanzato

My new weird boyfriend

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People who added this item 537 Average listal rating (317 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7

Il profumo del mosto selvatico

The scent of wild must


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People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 4.6

I maledetti figli dei fiori

The damned flower children

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People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 6.5

Il ponticello sul fiume dei guai

The little bridge on the troubles river


It was chosen for the Italian assonance guai/Kwai and so remember the movie The Bridge on the River Kwai
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People who added this item 499 Average listal rating (352 ratings) 4.1 IMDB Rating 4.3
I haven't watched this movie, but the Italian title says the little man must be very very mean...

Quel nano infame

That grubby dwarf

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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.7
Born to Win (1971)

Il mio uomo è una canaglia

My man is a scoundrel

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People who added this item 742 Average listal rating (430 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Reality Bites (1994)

Giovani, carini e disoccupati

Young, cute and unemployed

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Belli e Dannati

Beautiful and Damned

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People who added this item 1240 Average listal rating (668 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5

Allucinazione perversa

Perverted hallucination

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People who added this item 450 Average listal rating (266 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7

Miriam si sveglia a mezzanotte

Miriam wakes up at midnight

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People who added this item 145 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8

Il tè nel deserto

Tea in the desert

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La corsa più pazza d'America

The craziest race of America

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People who added this item 39 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.3

Pelle di sbirro

Cop's skin

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Sesso e fuga con l'ostaggio

Sex and run with the hostage

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Title translations may be necessary in some cases, but sometimes I wonder what the hell went on translator's mind making such horrible and ridiculos choices.
These are Italian titles.
Note: some translations in English are literal, so they could make no much sense.


WEIRD TRANSLATIONS...
BY SECTIONS

Sections are:
If... - English to English - It's all about love - Family portraits - Don't! - The more people, the better!

You'll find some other translations in:
MY FAVORITE TV SHOWS - CHILDHOOD
MY FAVORITE TV SHOWS - TEEN YEARS

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