Producers take their movie taglines very seriously. All that hard work, time, and money everyone put into making the picture boils down to a simple phrase that has to sell tickets. But Jimmy Fallon isn't interested in that. Rather, the opposite. So, the host of The Tonight Show recently challenged his viewers to describe their favorite movies to the worst of their abilities. And they delivered. From Shrek to Titanic, people have penned such terrible movie taglines, they're actually genius. Continue scrolling to check them out, and if you're a fan of the genre, be sure to fire up these 30 Jokes That Are So Stupid, They Become Funny and 52 Terrible Maps That Are So Bad They’re Good.

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European other
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2 weeks ago

Haha love it !

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To come up with such good insights, one needs to study a movie really closely. According to AMC Filmsite, watching a film for more than just pure entertainment sake is usually enhanced by viewing it with an informed awareness of how it works. Only if you strive to be a 'critic' (in the best and most general sense of the word), will you improve your understanding of the craft.

When analyzing a movie, you should start by gathering information about it. When was it released? Who are the main stars? Who directed it? Which studio produced it? Preferably, you should ask yourself these and other similar questions before hitting the play button.

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Matthew White
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2 weeks ago

one of the best movies

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AMC Filmsite advises watching a deserving movie more than once. Another thing to consider is doing it with others so that the experience may be enhanced with discussions afterward.

During the first viewing, you should become familiar with the basic plot, main characters, important action, and so on. In other words, you should acquire a brief synopsis of its story including the time and place, the characters and their interactions, and the movie's main themes without taking notes.

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2 weeks ago

It's the story we need again.

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The second time around, try paying more detailed attention to what you're seeing. Take notes and make observations, begin to think in a more concentrated way about the movie's structure, acting, directing, the camera shots and angles, and other technicalities. Prepare yourself to listen carefully to the production's soundtrack and how the music, songs, and score enhance the general mood.

Most importantly, strive to maintain objectivity to what is being presented. Don't prejudge it from the things you've heard about it, your preconceptions about who worked on it, and so on.

A few of these and you'll be writing 'terrible' movie taglines in no time!

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Hermione Granger
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2 weeks ago

Because Cedric diggory wanted more fame.

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Alexis D.
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2 weeks ago

Outstanding!! I'd upvote this more than once if I could!

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Hermione Granger
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2 weeks ago

Wow..... just.......Wow

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tuzdayschild
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2 weeks ago

They actually went way into the closet

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Daniel Lewis
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2 weeks ago

But that's all that was needed.

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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2 weeks ago

That description makes it sound like a horror movie.

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Ed Souza
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2 weeks ago

I'm sorry but death is not an excuse to call in...

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Erin
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2 weeks ago

*Family's

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A Water Bottle
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2 weeks ago

Gosh darn it

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tuzdayschild
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2 weeks ago

If only they had kept the receipt.

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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2 weeks ago

A tale about how not learning to share can cost someone’s life.

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Bill
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2 weeks ago

The Michael Jackson Story?

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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2 weeks ago

And even after he attempts to assault you, keep trying.

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European other
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2 weeks ago

In the best way as well !

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Bunda Athan
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2 weeks ago

I love this one..

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Seabeast
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2 weeks ago

"So where was the child support, dude? When did you ever send my mother any?"

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Ed Souza
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2 weeks ago

hahaha... yep that's it.

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The Shadow
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2 weeks ago

Or, just don't f*** with Keanu in general.

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Seabeast
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2 weeks ago

But they were really, really cute shoes!

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Ilona
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2 weeks ago

Talking frog, lol

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Bill
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2 weeks ago

Hotwheels the movie

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ZANDA
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2 weeks ago (edited)

Thanks! Finally I do understand the movie. It feels like finding the red p... oh wait

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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2 weeks ago

When I first heard about this movie I thought it would be boring as but I actually quite like it.

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your_lesbian_friend
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2 weeks ago

my favorite movie :)

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Evelína Zlá
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2 weeks ago

Fight club?

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Kurisurin Sutaringu
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2 weeks ago

Lizards escape

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J.Labuschagné
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2 weeks ago (edited)

After two unsuccessful accidental murder attempts, a decade of self-imposed imprisonment in isolation and a nation-wide disaster, an emotionally unstable orphan - and the aforementioned nation - is saved through a reconciliation with her sister.

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Autumn Walton
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2 weeks ago

true

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glowworm2
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2 weeks ago

🤣 This one is perfect.

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Ilona
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2 weeks ago

"Man befriends volleyball"

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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2 weeks ago

Spork*

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Guy MacGregor
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2 weeks ago

oO They made a movie from the book ? Must watch this !

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