Movies & TV: 13 Iconic Movies That Originally Had Surprisingly Different Names

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Movies & TV: 13 Iconic Movies That Originally Had Surprisingly Different Names

Chances are, your favorite movie originally had a totally different name than the one you know. Like, for example, any of these:

Captain America and the Winter Soldier

Captain America and the Winter Soldier was almost a different name. CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE WINTER SOLDIER That name was Captain America and the White Wolf, and it wasn't used for one reason - Marvel wanted to keep some of the original title in there to land that feeling, says head writer Malcolm Spellman. CRACKED.COM

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Venom: Let There be Carnage

The original title for Venom: Let There be Carnage was much cooler. The movie was called Venom: Love Will Tear Us Apart. But, as director Andy Serkis recounted, Venom: Let There be Carnage won out fairly soon. CRACKED COM

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Cop Out

The original title for Kevin Smith's Cop Out was way, way more fun. It was just called A Couple of Dicks, and Smith hated that the title got changed, saying Look, losing A Couple of Dicks was almost akin to losing my own dick. It was a perfect buddy-cop movie comedy title. CRACKED. COM

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Pretty Woman

They originally wanted to call Pretty Woman, uh, 3,000. Yes, just 3,000-it was a reference to how much Julia Roberts' character gets paid by Richard Gere's. CRACKED COM

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

They didn't plan to call it Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The initial idea they mooted was Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire, and the movie had that name for quite a while, apparently. CRACKED COM

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Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame now seems like an iconic name, but it wasn't Plan А. And what actually was Plan A? It was Avengers: Infinity Gauntlet, which is kind of as literal as you can get. CRACKED COM

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