What if movies didn’t think they needed to change a lick from the original book title they were based on? It happens sometimes to be sure, with all those Harry Potter/Twilight/Hunger Games books, but for many movies, drastic title changes are required to make the films more appealing. For example, the above doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue while “Blade Runner” might be the coolest movie title in history.
I’m not sure who made all these originally, but I found them here, and you can check out the full gallery below. I think you’ll be surprised to find just how many of your favorite movies were based on books with less than catchy titles: