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We get it. Some English idioms just don’t translate to other languages. But based on these wildly off-base foreign takes on American movie titles, we’re wondering if film execs just said, “Screw it. Let’s use Google Translate.”

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“Mom, I Missed the Plane” (France)

Spoiler alert.

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“Young People Who Traverse Dimensions While Wearing Sunglasses” (France)

Not inaccurate.

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“If You Leave Me, I Delete You” (Italy)

 There’s that Italian temper.

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“Sexy Dance” (France)

 Translation by Channing Tatum.

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“Vaseline” (Argentina)

 Tell me more, tell me more.

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“A Twin Seldom Comes Alone” (Germany)


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“The Urban Dramatic” (Germany)

 Quick! Describe Woody Allen in three words...

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“It’s Raining Falafel” (Israel)


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“I Will Marry a Prostitute to Save Money” (China)

 Big mistake…huge.

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“Meeting and Failures in Meetings” (Portugal)

 Safe to say a lot of these titles were meeting and failures in meetings.

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