17 of the funniest film title translations, from The Full Monty to Knocked Up

Foreign film names are often much better – and more honest – than the originals

Ellie Harrison
Friday 22 December 2023 14:13 GMT
Knocked Up - trailer

It cannot be denied that the British love a good euphemism. And we especially like to beat around the bush, so to speak, when it comes to our film titles.

But when movie names are translated for international audiences, the foreign titles are often much more to the point.

This can lead to hilarious – and very honest – film titles.

Whether it’s The Full Monty  becoming Six Naked Pigs or Fargo turning into a Mysterious Murder in Snowy Cream, we’ve compiled a list of the funniest movie title translations.

Click through the gallery below to see them all…

Check out 23 of the funniest misheard song lyrics here.

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