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Poll: Donnerwetter! German Movie Title Translations

Which of these German translations, even if far from the original, works best as a movie title?

There have already been Wackiest Spanish Translation of a Movie Title, Weirdest Italian Title Translation and Sacrebleu! Films whose French titles are better ....

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    Out of the Past (1947)

    "Goldenes Gift" - "Golden Poison"
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    From Here to Eternity (1953)

    "Verdammt in alle Ewigkeit" - "Damned Forevermore"
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    To Catch a Thief (1955)

    "Über den Dächern von Nizza" - "On/Over the Roofs of Nice"
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    Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

    "... denn sie wissen nicht, was sie tun." - "for they know not what they do."
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    The 400 Blows (1959)

    "Sie küssten und sie schlugen ihn" - "They Kissed and They Beat Him" (original French title: "Les quatre cents coups" - The 400 Blows)
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    North by Northwest (1959)

    "Der unsichtbare Dritte" - "The Invisible Third"
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    Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

    "Spiel mir das Lied vom Tod" - "Play me the Song of Death"
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    The Great Silence (1968)

    "Leichen pflastern seinen Weg" - "Corpses Pave his Way"
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    Where Eagles Dare (1968)

    "Agenten sterben einsam" - "Agents Die Lonely"
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    Midnight Cowboy (1969)

    "Asphalt Cowboy"
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    They Call Me Trinity (1970)

    "Die rechte und die linke Hand des Teufels" - "The Right and the Left Hand of Devil"
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    Don't Look Now (1973)

    "Wenn die Gondeln Trauer tragen" - "When the Gondolas Wear Mourning"
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    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

    "Blutgericht in Texas" - "Blood Court in Texas", but also "Blood Dish in Texas"
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    Jaws (1975)

    "Der weiße Hai" - "The White Shark"
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

    "Die Ritter der Kokosnuss" - "The Knights of the Coconut"
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    Murder by Death (1976)

    "Eine Leiche zum Dessert" - "A Corpse for Dessert"
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    Family Plot (1976)

    "Familiengrab" - "Family Grave"
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    Annie Hall (1977)

    "Der Stadtneurotiker" - "The City Neurotic"
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    The Deer Hunter (1978)

    "Die durch die Hölle gehen" - "Those Who Walk Through Hell"
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    Airplane! (1980)

    "Die Unglaubliche Reise in einem Verrückten Flugzeug" - "The Unbelievable Journey in a Crazy Airplane"
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    The Evil Dead (1981)

    "Tanz der Teufel" - "Dance of the Devils"
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    Die Hard (1988)

    "Stirb Langsam" - "Die Slowly"
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    Working Girl (1988)

    "Die Waffen der Frauen" - "The Weapons of Women"
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    A Few Good Men (1992)

    "Eine Frage der Ehre" - "A Question of Honor"
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    The Saint (1997)

    "(The Saint -) Der Mann ohne Namen" - "The Man Without Name"
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    The Boondock Saints (1999)

    "Der blutige Pfad Gottes" - "God's Bloody Path"
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    The Cider House Rules (1999)

    "Gottes Werk und Teufels Beitrag" - "God's Work and Devil's Contribution"
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    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

    "Austin Powers: Spion in geheimer Missionarsstellung" - "Austin Powers: Spy in Secret Missionary Style"
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    What Lies Beneath (2000)

    "Schatten der Wahrheit" - "Shadows of Truth"
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    Meet the Parents (2000)

    "Meine Braut, ihr Vater und ich" - "My Bride, her Father and I"
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    The Believer (2001)

    "Inside a Skinhead"
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    Spirited Away (2001)

    "Chihiros Reise ins Zauberland" - "Chihiro's Journey to Wonderland" (original Japanese title: "千と千尋の神隠し"- "Sen and Chihiro's Spiriting Away")
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    Blades of Glory (2007)

    "Die Eisprinzen" - "The Ice Princes"
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    In Bruges (2008)

    "Brügge sehen ... Und Sterben?" - "See Bruges ... And Die?" (from the saying "See Naples ... and Die!")
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    The Intouchables (2011)

    "Ziemlich Beste Freunde" - "Sort of Best Friends" (original French title: "Intouchables" - "Untouchables")

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