17 Wild Ways Pop Culture Translates Overseas

When it comes to promotion expenditures, it turns out a lot of companies don't invest much in translators. We asked you to show us the most unfortunate translations that have occurred in pop culture. Winner got $100 ...

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Entry by Ted E.

REDEMPTION THE SHAWSHANK IS BETTER KNOWN As EXCITEMENT 1995 (IN CHINA) CRACKED.COM

CRAGKED In Japan, Spider-Mar is a motorcycle racer who gets powers after being injected with the blood of a dying alien from Planet Spider. He fights

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Entry by SpaniardWolf

This is how Die Hard is known in Spain. And the sequels. It means i40 Glass jungle, PISOS because the DE ACCION closest meaning Y AVENTURA! didn't

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Entry by JimmyJames

IN FUTURAMA'S PARASITES LOST THE WORMS IN FRY'S COLON PRONOUNCE IT TO SOUND LIKE THE GERMAN CITY COLOGNE HOWEVER. IN GERMANY. THEY CALLED IT DARMSTA

Hikaru Sulu from Star Trek had his name changed to 'Kato' in the Japanese dub of Star Trek because the name Sulu doesn't work in the language due to i

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Brock with rice balls... sore I mean, donuts. These are totally jelly-filled donuts and not in any way rice balls. This is not some food so Japanese t

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Entry by NecroCritic

CRACKEDCON In the Taiwanese dub of South Park, Kyle Broflovski and his family are Buddhist rather than Jewish. imlomnicualtinorscmallantam.llAsMltrioa

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THE ADVENTURES OF PENIS Tintin in Japanese could be pronounced as Chinchin, which means penis. No wonder they opted for the original French pronun

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Entry by BATZARRO

BATMAN MICLARL DANNY MICUURLLE KEATON DEvITo PFEIFFER BATMAN RETURNS If you're a Spanish speaker, you know Batman's secret identity is Bruno Diaz Or a

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Entry by SärahNour

In Portugal, this film is known as The Man Who Killed His Mother. ANTHONY PERKINS MILES 9A GAVIN 0e BAISAM McINTIRE LEGH ANEY ARN (Way to give CRANE

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Entry by FAHtastic

CRACKED COM TEENAGE MUTANT HERO WHEN THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES CARTOON M ARRIVED IN THE UK, CENSORS CONSIDERED NINJA'TOO VIOLENT AND CHANGED EV

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Entry by Ted E.

Schwarzenegger Devil King of CHILDREN, In CHINA As an undercover cop... .he's in a class by himself. MIGNE BROBLINWENT NETND INYID STHREMGOER BBARGEN

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Entry by AM Smiley

In China, this drink S is called K'o k'ou k'o le, which literally translates to to allow the mouth to k be able to rejoice. A Earlier versions, base

PAPERAS is the name of the secret antihero alter-egoDonald Duck has in Italy. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by bazooka

CLOSE ENOUGH SDAPHNE FOR CHINESE COUNTERFEIT JOHNS TIME THIS IS ONE OF THOUSANDS OLD OF COPYCAT BRAND NAME old NO.I PRODUCTS PEDDLED IN CHINA BRaND TO

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Entry by Kanklefest

CRACKED CON 123 SESAME SQUARE Zobi the Yam Monster and HIV-positive Kami teach children about malaria prevention, AIDS, and girls' empowerment in Nige

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Entry by wallybear

ltpllmeatillosscom/atide/392/31l-bimzar-ioreimideameacuaranlonies So much for a twist. In China, The Sixth Sense is known as H('S A GHOST CRACKED.COM

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