Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Take a survey for the chance to win an iPad
Feature
What If Films Had Kept Their Working Titles?
The production names for some of the biggest films around...

submit to reddit

... 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ...
Back 8 of 16 Next

Blade Runner

... 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ...
Back
8 of 16
Next

Have Your Say
Register or login now to let us know what you think.

Your Comments

1 Brazil
al wanted to rename Terry Gilliam's "Brazil" from its working title of "Brazil" as the loony head of the studio, Sid, thought folks would be dischuffed by the lack of South American scenery. So the studio boffins suggested, amongst others, very catchy, "If Osmosis, Who Are You?", glorious "Nude Descending Bathroom Scale" and the Sid James-esque "What A Future!" More

Posted by Rod Hull on Sunday September 2, 2012, 21:20

2 RE: Superman
Love the way Cap appears to be looking at his crotch for "Frostbite" More

Posted by kinkykeeks on Thursday August 30, 2012, 11:38

3 Superman
Would be interesting if they actually made a film of Red Sun. Superman is pretty redundant and old fashioned and plain except in that comic More

Posted by hemibell on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 21:06

4
Not sure I get the Bruce Springsteen reference for Harry Potter. Would be an excellent title for a movie though! More

Posted by Rogue on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 20:35

5 RE:
L: deathbat6661 Where's The Avengers? That had a great production name, 'Group Hug'. arnit, that was on the list but we forgot to do it. Amar's going to add that in. More

Posted by Helen OHara on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 15:39

6 RE:
L: Woodland Bear About half of these aren't the working title of the film at all - just the decoy name under which the film was shipped to cinemas. hich we made pretty clear in the introductory paragraph. And technically most were a production title used during shooting, not just for delivery. More

Posted by Helen OHara on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 15:39

7
Where's The Avengers? That had a great production name, 'Group Hug'. More

Posted by deathbat6661 on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 15:20

8
About half of these aren't the working title of the film at all - just the decoy name under which the film was shipped to cinemas. More

Posted by Woodland Bear on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 15:19

9
'Blue Harvest' sounds like a farmers' special interest film. More

Posted by sadtwat on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 14:53

10
Surely, 'Hello Atlantis' would be more appropriate... More

Posted by sadtwat on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 14:49

11 Why'd the filmmakers change it?
I think Dangerous Days is an awesome title for that film. More

Posted by GomJabber11 on Wednesday August 29, 2012, 14:36


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Podcast #162: Hugh Laurie
Is there a doctor in the house?

Who Are The New Mutants?
Fox’s X-Men spin-off features a bunch of fresh faces. Here’s what you need to know...

Stoical Supermen: 10 Quiet Heroes That Get Stuff Done
Silent but deadly...

Ana Lily Amirpour On A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
'There's nothing sexier than a vampire...'

Rick Baker: Creature By Creature
The make-up effects titan on his greatest creations

12 Of The Weirdest Things Jean-Claude Van Damme Has Done On Camera
Outside of his movies, that is...

Spooks: An Oral History
Cast and crew on the spy smash

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe now and save up to 69%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)