Movie Titles That Are Acronymsby Hoekkie | created - 06 May 2017 | updated - 08 Jun 2017 | Public
An acronym is an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word.
Which of these acronym titles and their meanings, is the best name for a movie?
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1. A.C.O.D. (2013)
R | 88 min | Comedy
A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
Votes: 12,161 | Gross: $0.17M
Adult Child of Divorce
2. B*A*P*S (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy
Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).
Votes: 4,631 | Gross: $7.24M
Black American Princesses
3. CHIPS (2017)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops.
Votes: 37,920 | Gross: $18.59M
California Highway Patrol
4. C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the invention from him.
Canine Home Protection System
5. C.H.U.D. (1984)
R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A bizarre series of sudden disappearances on the streets of New York City seems to point toward something unsavory living in the sewers.
Votes: 9,489 | Gross: $4.65M
Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dweller
6. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Drama
A young French-Canadian, growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging homosexuality with his father's conservative values and his own Catholic beliefs.
Christian, Raymond, Antoine, Zachary and Yvan
7. Cyber-C.H.I.C. (1990)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A cybernetic agent is assigned to break up a drug smuggling ring.
Computerized, Humanoid, Intelligence Clone
8. D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
PG | 99 min | Family, Sci-Fi
A seemingly normal young boy turns out to be a top secret, military-created robot with superhuman abilities.
Votes: 11,368 | Gross: $7.84M
Data-Analysing Robot Youth Lifeform
9. D.E.B.S. (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.
Votes: 13,933 | Gross: $0.10M
Discipline, Energy, Beauty, and Strength
10. D.O.A. (1949)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.
Dead on Arrival
11. DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Adventure
The world's best fighters are invited to DOA, an invitational martial arts contest. There, four female rival fighters will have to work together to uncover the secret that the organizer of the tournament is trying to hide.
Votes: 41,862 | Gross: $0.48M
Dead or Alive
12. F.I.S.T. (1978)
PG | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A rebellious Cleveland warehouse worker rises through the ranks of a trucking industry union to become union president but his organized crime links cause his eventual downfall.
Votes: 6,592 | Gross: $20.39M
Federated Inter-State Truckers
13. Gattaca (1997)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
Votes: 263,032 | Gross: $12.34M
Guanine, Adenine, Thymine and Cytosine
14. HealtH (1980)
PG | 105 min | Comedy
A parody and satire of the U.S. political scene of the time, HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Happiness, Energy And Longevity Through Health
15. H.O.T.S. (1979)
R | 98 min | Comedy
College exploitation film focusing on the wild escapades of the women of H.O.T.S. Sorority. The antics include but are certainly not limited to a wet t-shirt contest, a sky-diving episode, ... See full summary »
Honey, O'Hara, Terri, and Sam
16. L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies: Return to Savage Beach (1998)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure
A stolen computer floppy disc filled with information about the location of a mythical treasure in Savage Island will lure both villains and L.E.T.H.A.L. Agents into a dangerous treasure hunt.
Legion to Ensure Total Harmony and Law
17. L.I.E. (2001)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A 15-year-old Long Island boy loses everything and everyone he knows, soon becoming involved in a relationship with a much older man.
Votes: 9,239 | Gross: $1.14M
Long Island Expressway
18. LOL (2012)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a new year at school begins, Lola's heart is broken by her boyfriend, though soon she's surprised by her best friend, promising musician Kyle, who reveals his feelings for her.
Votes: 51,719 | Gross: $0.05M
Laughing Out Loud
19. Looker (1981)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,271 | Gross: $3.28M
Light Occular-Oriented Kinetic Emotive Responses
20. Mac and Me (1988)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An alien trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.
Votes: 10,638 | Gross: $6.42M
Mysterious Alien Creature
21. MASH (1970)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Votes: 63,794 | Gross: $81.60M
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
22. Project: ALF (1996 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Captured by the Alien Task Force, ALF was rescued by two officers who found out that the project shall be canceled - and also ALF.
Alien Life Form
23. P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Protect the Underdog with Nerve, Knowledge, and Strength
24. RED (2010)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops Agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Votes: 273,271 | Gross: $90.38M
Retired Extremely Dangerous
25. R.E.M. (I) (2015)
78 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Two addicts discover that exploring other people's dreams with the help of a machine can beat any drug. But the process holds more danger for both dreamer and "dreamwalker" than they could imagine.
Rapid Eye Movement
26. R.O.T.O.R. (1987)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage.
Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research
27. Snafu (1945)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
A 14-year-old boy lies about his age and enlists in the United State Marine Corps without his family's consent or knowledge. He is sent into battle, in the Pacific war-zone, and decorated, ... See full summary »
Situation Normal, All F----- Up
28. S.O.B. (1981)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Votes: 5,098 | Gross: $14.87M
Standard Operational Bulls---
29. S.W.A.T. (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody, and only the L.A.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.
Votes: 132,174 | Gross: $116.93M
Special Weapons And Tactics
30. The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.
Collect on Delivery
31. The Duff (2015)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF - Designated Ugly Fat Friend - by her prettier, more popular counterparts.
Votes: 75,929 | Gross: $34.02M
Designated Ugly Fat Friend
32. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.
Votes: 243,319 | Gross: $45.45M
United Network Command for Law and Enforcement
33. The V.I.P.s (1963)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
As fog delays departure for a group of travelers bound for New York, they wait at the lounge of Heathrow airport, with each passengerat a moment of crisis in their lives.
Votes: 3,038 | Gross: $10.21M
Very Important Persons
34. UFO: It Is Here (2016)
83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Five film students are producing a documentary about the local zoo when suddenly the animals go berserk: The reason is a light ball flying by in the sky and crashing at the horizon. ... See full summary »
Unidentified Flying Object
35. WALL·E (2008)
G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Votes: 918,039 | Gross: $223.81M
Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth-Class