Creative Titles

Titles that cataches your attention, are out of the ordinary or just plain long. I've tried to include titles that do not get them from other sources such as their original books or plays. I've also tried to avoid titles that are long just because they are descriptive.

Some things I've noticed and find interesting: A lot of them have question marks in the title. Most of the films are comedies. Spoofs and B-movies especially love long titles.

If you have any to add to the list, feel free to comment!
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1.
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
"Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood" is a parody of several U.S... (89 mins.)
Director: Paris Barclay
 
2.
Why Should I Buy a Bed When All That I Want Is Sleep? (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(53 mins.)
Director: Werner Penzel
Stars: Robert Lax
 
3.
The Eye Wants to Sleep He Says But the Head Is No Mattress (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Sleeping is good, but it is better to be awake.
Director: Joris Vermeiren
 
4.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson. (84 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
5.
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love. (63 mins.)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
 
6.
Life is All You Get (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds... (115 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Becker
 
7.
I Not Stupid (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Story about life of 3 EM3's student in Singapore, who struggling with their education and personal life. (105 mins.)
Director: Jack Neo
 
8.
Night of the Day of the Dawn of the Son of the Bride of the Return of the Revenge of the Terror of the Attack of the Evil, Mutant, Hellbound, Flesh-Eating Subhumanoid Zombified Living Dead, Part 3 (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
The film makers take the movie The Brain Wouldn't Die (1962) and wiped the audio clean and dubbed it over with a new, comedic soundtrack. (80 mins.)
Director: James Riffel
 
9.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husbands restaurant. (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
10.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ I'd say this is the original creative title because it spawned so many homages and rip-offs and whatnot. ” - Jenn M
 
11.
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Free-thinking student tries to put up with life at a straight-laced college in 1958. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Young
 
12.
If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Based on the preachings of Reverend Estus W. Pirkle, this film warns what will happen to America if... (52 mins.)
Director: Ron Ormond
 
13.
La tarea (1991)
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Virginia is taking a class at film school, and has decided on her solo project for the class. She will secretly film herself and her ex-husband Marcelo with a candid camera while they make love. (85 mins.)
“ Also known as "Homework, or How Pornography Saved the Split Family from Boredom and Improved their Financial Situation" ” - Jenn M
 
14.
Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane... (108 mins.)
Director: Ulu Grosbard
 
15.
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A mother drops her son and husband off at a tropical vacation spot for a little rest and relaxation... (86 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
16.
Scary Movie (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer. (88 mins.)
“ Also known as "Last Summer I Screamed Because Halloween Fell on Friday the 13th" ” - Jenn M
 
17.
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades. (89 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
“ Also known as "Ten Things I Hate About Clueless Road Trips When I Can't Hardly Wait to Be Kissed" ” - Jenn M
 
18.
Echoes Without Saying (1983 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A documentary short on Toronto's cultural institution, Coach House Books. (27 mins.)
Director: Ron Mann
“ Get it?! ” - Jenn M
 
21.
Kakabakaba ka ba? (1980)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Mike De Leon
 
22.
Carry on Loving (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The Wedded Bliss computer dating agency aims to bring together the lonely hearts of Much-Snoggin-in-the-Green... (88 mins.)
Director: Gerald Thomas
“ Also known as "Carry on Loving or It's Not What You Feel, It's the Way That You Feel It. or Two's Company but Three's Quite Good Fun Too. or Love Is a Four Letter Word or It's Just One Thing on Top of Another" ” - Jenn M
 
23.
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever... (82 mins.)
Director: Craig Moss
 
24.
I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meathook, and Now I Have a Three Picture Deal at Disney (1993 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A first-time feature-film director (who's also the writer and producer) is casting the lead actress... (16 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck