August 16, 2010

Weird Movie and Book Titles ©

Ladies and Gentlemen, for your viewing pleasure I present to you .... (drumroll please) .....

Weird Movie and Book Titles
(please feel free to applaud)

These are in fact the names of real movies:

  • The Englishman Who Went up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Dr Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine
  • Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?
  • Who Is Harry Kellerman And Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?
  • The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (AKA: Marat/Sade)
  • The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
  • Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla
  • Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire
  • Sssssss
  • Hawmps!
  • Phffft!
  • Eegah!
  • Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin In the Bronx
  • Class of Nuke 'Em High 3: The Good, the Bad and the Subhumanoid
  • Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death
  • The Great Scout and Cathouse Thursday,
  • Surf Nazis Must Die
  • Sh! The Octopus
  • Shoot Loud, Louder... I Don’t Understand
  • Six Heads in a Duffle Bag
  • Cannibal, The Musical
  • Johnny Skidmarks
  • The Garbage Picking Field-Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
  • Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
  • Zaat
  • The Avenging Disco Godfather
  • Rabid Grannies
  • Yeti: A Love Story
  • Hick Trek 2: The Next Aggravation
  • Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead
  • The Killer Bra

Weird Book Titles:

And finally a list of some of the weirdest book titles of all time, which otherwise could be known as "Books to Fall Asleep By" or even "Books That May Make You Want to Poke Your Eyeballs Out With a Fork:

  • Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Nude Mice by various authors
  • The Joy of Chickens by Dennis Nolan
  • The Theory of Lengthwise Rolling by AI Tselikov, GS Nikitin and SE Rokotyan
  • The Book of Marmalade: Its Antecedents, Its History, and Its Role in the World Today by Anne Wilson
  • How to Avoid Huge Ships by John W Trimmer
  • American Bottom Archaeology by Charles J Bareis and James W. Porter
  • Highlights in the History of Concrete by CC Stanley
  • Reusing Old Graves: A Report on Popular British Attitudes by Douglas Davies and Alastair Shaw
  • Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers by Derek Willan
  • Butterworths Corporate Manslaughter Service by Gerard Forlin
  • Living with Crazy Buttocks by Kaz Cooke
  • Bombproof Your Horse by Rick Pelicano and Lauren Tjaden
  • People Who Don't Know They're Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It by Gary Leon Hill
  • The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification by Julian Montague
  • Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes by Daina Taimina
  • The Common Teasel as a Carnivorous Plant by M Christy
  • Ostrich Eggshell Cups of Mesopotamia and the Ostrich in Ancient and Modern Times
  • The List of Stopcocks in the Liver Building, Liverpool
  • Uganda for a Holiday by F Treves
  • I Was Hitler’s Aunt
  • The Law Relating to Sewers and Drains by J Garner
  • Fish Who Answer the Telephone: And Other Studies in Experimental Biology by IUP Frolov
  • On the Composition of Farmyard Manure by Augustus Voelcker
  • A Pictorial Book of Tongue Coating (anonymous)
  • The Fangs of Suet Pudding by Adams Farr
  • How to Boil Water in a Paper Bag (anonymous)
  • Frog Raising for Pleasure and Profit by Dr Albert Broel
  • Who Cut the Cheese
  • The Potatoes of South America: Bolivia by Carlos M Ochoa and Donald Ugent
  • Who’s Who in Barbed Wire (anonymous)
  • Pernicious Pork; or, Astounding Revelations of the Evil Effects of Eating Swine Flesh by William T Hallett
  • How to Cook Roadkill: Gourmet Cooking by Richard Marcou
  • New Guinea Tapeworms and Jewish Grandmothers: Tales of Parasites and People, by Robert S. Desowitz
  • Explosive Spiders and How to Make Them by John Scoffern
  • Public Performances of the Dead by George Jacob Holyoake
  • Levitation for Terrestrials - Robert Kingsley Morison
  • Hand Grenade Throwing as a College Sport by Lewis Omer
  • The Art and Science of Dumpster Diving by John Hoffman
  • The Romance of Leprosy by E Mackerchar
  • Waterproofing Your Child
  • Keeping Warm with an Axe by D Cook
  • Follow Your Broken Nose by Honor McKay
  • The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, by Ellen Scheri and Maria Dubinsky
  • Collectible Spoons of the Third Reich by James Yannes
  • The Emotional Life of Contemporary Public Memorials, by Erika Doss
  • Knitting with Dog Hair: Better a Sweater From a Dog you Know and Love Than From a Sheep You'll Never Meet, by Kendall Crolius
  • The Aesthetics of the Japanese Lunchbox by Kenji Ekuan
  • Applications of High Tech Squids Fundamentals and Technology of Squids and Squid Systems by John Braginski and Alex I Clarke
  • The Do-It-Yourself Lobotomy: Open Your Mind to Greater Creative Thinking by Tom Monahan
  • Forensic Examination of Rubber Stamps by Jan Seaman Kelly
  • Guide to Eskimo Rolling by Derek Hutchinson 

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