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Ati

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 3:47 PM

There were some countries where the original title of Alien was translated into another language using the word 'death'.

For example, 'The Eighth Passenger Is the Death'

Despite the fact that we haven't seen the movie yet, imagine that you are part of a creative team and your task is to find a good title version for the movie Alien: Covenant.

Of course, you have to use the word 'death'. What are your versions?

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ninXeno426

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 4:16 PM

Can you give us another example?

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dk

MemberTrilobiteFeb-07-2017 4:29 PM

I run the title through Google translate but nothing humorous appears.

Ati

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 4:46 PM

ninXeno426 --- In Hungary, the title 'The Name of the Planet Is Death' was used for Aliens in the cinemas.

ninXeno426

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 5:05 PM

"Our Origin is Death."

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ninXeno426

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 5:07 PM

I'll try to come up with a better one.

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Neomorph

MemberChestbursterFeb-07-2017 5:50 PM

The (translated) Hungarian titles of the Alien films:

http://rateyourmusic.com/list/Joci/strange_film_titles_in_hungarian/

That's a lot of death 

A L I E N 4 2 6

MemberFacehuggerFeb-07-2017 6:09 PM

I'm just interested to see what the English one looks like 

dk

MemberTrilobiteFeb-07-2017 6:39 PM

neomorph

Nice find! Very funny!

Ati

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 8:16 PM

ninXeno426 - Your title is very good - considering that we don't know much about the story. The title Prometheus was OK in that language but Alien: Covenant is an impossible one. The word 'covenant' can be translated but it is not enough for an Alien movie for that audience because of the previous Alien movie titles. I think 'Our Origin Is the Death' or 'The Origin Is the Death' is brilliant.

Neomorph - Yes, beyond doubt, it draws attention...

Ati

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 8:30 PM

dk - It's true, they are funny titles, at the same time, it's easy to distinguish them.

In Blade Runner Gaff (Edward James Olmos) uses Hungarian language in a conversation with Decker. This is the scene in the film where they first meet at the Asian 'street food diner'. That is a funny sentence for a Hungarian, undeniably. Los Angeles, 2019, and Hungarian swearing...

Apex_Predator

MemberFacehuggerFeb-07-2017 9:48 PM

Extraterrestre el pacto.

 

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ninXeno426

MemberPraetorianFeb-07-2017 10:32 PM

Why thank you ati.I just came up with it in a flash.

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Ati

MemberPraetorianFeb-11-2017 6:02 PM

It's a little bit stupid, but the Star Wars titles seem to be good raw material for alternate title versions:

A New Death

The Death Strikes Back

Return of the Death

The Phantom Death

The Attack of the Death

The Revenge of the Death

aaaaand:

The Death Awakens

ninXeno426

MemberPraetorianFeb-11-2017 6:11 PM

Don't forget The last death 

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Ati

MemberPraetorianFeb-11-2017 6:14 PM

That would be an A:C sequel title. :D

ninXeno426

MemberPraetorianFeb-11-2017 6:19 PM

Sounds like it could be one :)

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