12 December 2013 3:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

On April 25, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers, which would go on to become the third highest grossing films of all time, opened in France. However, on that weekend it was not the number one film in France. It actually made less money than a comedy about baby names. Not only did this tiny film beat the long-awaited superhero team at the box office, but it went on to to be nominated for five César Awards (aka the French Oscars), and ended up winning two of those nominations.  That film was called What's in a Name? and it's finally heading to U.S. shores. It opens in New York on December 13, before expanding to other markets around the country throughout December. But you don't have to hope for an art house near you to book it, since you can also snag the...

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