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These Famous Films Have Completely Different Names Outside Of America

By Koh Mochizuki

When U.S. films reach audiences overseas, the titles often change. Idiomatic expressions in American movie titles make no sense in other cultures, so marketing execs use different tactics to gain mass audiences. 

Here are some movie title changes that are totally justified — or kind of weird.

Airplane turned into Flying High in Australia and New Zealand. 

Due to a delay in release dates, a different U.S. film, The Concorde...Airport '79, had been changed to Airport 80. To avoid confusion with the comedy that was released in 1980, the studio behind Airplane decided to lay low by Flying High.