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Continuing in the Twisted TV Titles and TV Title Mondegreens vein, here are some Misspelled Movies.

Each title is a homophone of (i.e. sounds the same as1) a real movie title, but is spelled and/or punctuated differently. I'll give a description of what the movie could be; you give the misspelled title, along with the real movie title.

1 In my American English accent, anyway.

For example:

Clue: Thieving guy

Answer: Man of Steal (Man of Steel)

The Clues

  1. Older female relatives
  2. Adam and Eve's son adopts a country
  3. It's 3 a.m., cloudy, with no moon
  4. Deinonychus becomes the new Kris Kringle
  5. Get out of here, Jackman!
  6. The nanny and the chimney-sweep say "I do"
  7. Lazy MD
  8. Courageous male deer
  9. Spot a cookie
  10. They genuflect in glop
  11. What Frankenstein writes with
  12. Treasure-hunters look for a missing protractor
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  • $\begingroup$ I really like #12, it makes me chuckle every time I read it. $\endgroup$ – Phylyp Mar 15 '18 at 10:54
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    $\begingroup$ +1 for specifying what accent you have - it definitely makes a difference to a few of them :) $\endgroup$ – psmears Mar 15 '18 at 11:05
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    $\begingroup$ American English accent but you call a cookie a biscuit? Hmmmm $\endgroup$ – Kevin Mar 15 '18 at 18:20
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    $\begingroup$ @Kevin ... Or is it that I call a biscuit a cookie? ;) $\endgroup$ – DLosc Mar 15 '18 at 18:52
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    $\begingroup$ I knew you were secretly British and not 'Merican $\endgroup$ – Kevin Mar 15 '18 at 19:16
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With credits to @Xenocacia, @PL457, @Statman and @Ashwin (please upvote those linked answers) for their assistance on #2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 11.


  1. Older female relatives

Antz (aunts)

  1. Adam and Eve's son adopts a country

Citizen Kane - with due credit to Ashwin's answer.

  1. It's 3 a.m., cloudy, with no moon

Dark Knight (night-time, moonless hence dark) - thanks to @Xenocacia

  1. Deinonychus becomes the new Kris Kringle

The Santa Clause (Kris Kringle = Santa Claus, Deinonychus = Greek for terrible claw)

  1. Get out of here, Jackman!

Hugo (Hugh go) - thanks to @Statman

  1. The nanny and the chimney-sweep say "I do"

Mary Poppins (Marry pop-in) - thanks to @PL457

  1. Lazy MD

Doctor Dolittle (do little)

  1. Courageous male deer

Braveheart (brave hart)

  1. Spot a cookie

Sea Biscuit (see biscuit)

  1. They genuflect in glop

The Goonies (goo knees) - thanks to @Statman

  1. What Frankenstein writes with

Monsters Inc. (monsters' ink) - thanks to @Statman

  1. Treasure-hunters look for a missing protractor

Raiders of the Lost Ark (arc)

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    $\begingroup$ I added an answer for no. 3, hope that's okay. $\endgroup$ – Xenocacia Mar 15 '18 at 8:23
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    $\begingroup$ I added no.6 to your collection. So others can see which ones have been answered and which ones are still open. (nice finds btw) $\endgroup$ – PL457 Mar 15 '18 at 9:29
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    $\begingroup$ @Xenocacia - May I suggest that in addition to the answer you added for #3, you create a separate answer for yourself with the same (like PL457's answer)? That'll allow me - and others - to upvote the one that you identified. Otherwise I'll be benefiting off your work, which is unfair. $\endgroup$ – Phylyp Mar 15 '18 at 9:33
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    $\begingroup$ @Phylyp: thanks for the thought but it's alright. :) $\endgroup$ – Xenocacia Mar 15 '18 at 9:36
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    $\begingroup$ #4 is correct! Ashwin got the intended answer for #2. Also, check the spelling on #7. ;) $\endgroup$ – DLosc Mar 15 '18 at 17:25
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  1. Get out of here, Jackman!

Hugo = Hugh go

  1. They genuflect in glop

The Goonies = The goo knees (not 100% on this one...)

11 What Frankenstein writes with

Monsters Inc = Monsters' ink

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice answers! Well done $\endgroup$ – PL457 Mar 15 '18 at 10:25
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    $\begingroup$ I think your #10 fits perfectly. Nice answers, and thank you for the edit on mine as well. $\endgroup$ – Phylyp Mar 15 '18 at 10:40
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  1. Adam and Eve's son adopts a country

    Citizen Kane (Cain)

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    $\begingroup$ That one caught my attention as well, but the link between 'adopts a country' and the first part of your title sounds just too fat fetched. (I haven't seen the movie, so that might be why.) $\endgroup$ – PL457 Mar 15 '18 at 10:31
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    $\begingroup$ I think this answer is right. The question isn't perfect but it's difficult to think how it could be improved. $\endgroup$ – Statman Mar 15 '18 at 10:40
  • $\begingroup$ Very nice, I think you've got this! I agree the 'adops a country' isn't a best fit for the first word, but the homophone is spot on. $\endgroup$ – Phylyp Mar 15 '18 at 10:47
  • $\begingroup$ @Chronocidal, you ought to edit your comment so that it doesn't give the answer away. $\endgroup$ – Statman Mar 15 '18 at 11:01
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    $\begingroup$ If, as a foreigner, you apply for citizenship in a country, you are -- in a sense -- "adopting" that country as your own, becoming a citizen of it. $\endgroup$ – Doktor J Mar 15 '18 at 15:51
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6:The nanny and the chimney-sweep say "I do"

Marry Poppins (original Mary poppins)

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice answer @PL457 ! $\endgroup$ – Phylyp Mar 15 '18 at 9:17
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For #4:

Is it Bad Santa? (Deinonychus = Terrible claw => Bad and Kris Kringle = Santa)
Oh wait... Just now saw the homophones part

It must be Santa Clause (as Phylyp answered) as (Santa + Claws)

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Answer for # 11:

Monsters, Inc. (What Frankenstein writes with - Monster's ink)

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling.SE! This answer was already given a few hours ago - in future, when answering a question, please check that the same answer hasn't already been posted. $\endgroup$ – F1Krazy Mar 15 '18 at 15:45
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No country for old men. (Adam and Eve's son is the old man. He has no country so he adopts one)

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