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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9 months 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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9 months 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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Bob Beltcher
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9 months 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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9 months ago

Because Cedric diggory wanted more fame.

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Alexis D.
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9 months ago

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

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Hermione Granger
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9 months ago

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

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tuzdayschild
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9 months ago

They actually went way into the closet

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Daniel Lewis
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9 months ago

But that's all that was needed.

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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9 months ago

That description makes it sound like a horror movie.

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Ed Souza
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9 months ago

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

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Erin
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9 months ago

*Family's

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A Water Bottle
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9 months ago

Gosh darn it

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tuzdayschild
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9 months ago

If only they had kept the receipt.

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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9 months ago

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

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Bill
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9 months ago

The Michael Jackson Story?

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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9 months ago

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

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European other
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9 months ago

In the best way as well !

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Bunda Athan
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9 months ago

I love this one..

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Seabeast
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9 months 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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9 months ago

hahaha... yep that's it.

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The Shadow
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9 months ago

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

Debrina Blackmoon
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9 months ago

RIGHT?!

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Liam Walsh
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9 months ago

Justified. Don't fuck with anyone's dog.

A Water Bottle
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9 months ago

The children would be horrifying

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Ayasophya Alturas
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9 months ago

poor doggo tho

Mark Kelly
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9 months ago

A good description.

Janet Judd
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9 months ago

Keanu will get very angry if you f••• with his dog.

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Seabeast
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9 months ago

But they were really, really cute shoes!

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Ilona
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9 months ago

Talking frog, lol

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Bill
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9 months ago

Hotwheels the movie

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Michał Jastrzębski
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9 months ago

movie about not accepting strange pills from a strange black guy with a funky name, that you just met on the internet

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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9 months 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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9 months ago

my favorite movie :)

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Evelína Zlá
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9 months ago

Fight club?

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Kurisurin Sutaringu
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9 months ago

Lizards escape

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J.Labuschagné
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9 months 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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9 months ago

true

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glowworm2
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9 months ago

🤣 This one is perfect.

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Ilona
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9 months ago

"Man befriends volleyball"

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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9 months ago

Spork*

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Guy MacGregor
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9 months ago

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

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