10 Movie Titles You Think Are Nonsense (And What They Mean)

Ever hear a movie title like Basting The Frog Lick and wonder what the hell they could possibly be talking about? Did they overhear a batshit-insane homeless person screaming random phrases at fire hydrants and decide, "Eh, why not?" Well, it turns out that if a movie is based on a book, there's a pretty good explanation for those seemingly nonsensical phrases. For instance ...

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A Clockwork Orange

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The Grapes Of Wrath

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The Name Of The Rose

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We Need To Talk About Kevin

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The Revenant

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Of Mice And Men

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Children Of Men

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Mystic River

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Requiem For A Dream

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Trainspotting

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