EPISODE 485: AMERICAN MOVIES by · July 4, 2016 In this episode, Tyler and David discuss movies with “American” in their title, as well as the problems with Cinema Sins.Related Posts:Episode 839: Movies About AmnesiaEpisode 837: Movies That Don't ExistEpisode 844: Movies About Old HollywoodTyler Takes On the Oscars and Other Stuff You Might Have…The One Where I Met Your Mother: Season Five, Episode Five:…Locating Nonexistent Movies and Other Stuff You Might Have…Episode 832: Through the Cracks 2022Episode 835: Oscars 2023 (Tyler's Take) Share
American Psycho, the film, was named for the novel it was based on, a novel published twenty five years ago. Not sure your theory holds in this instance.
Which theory doesn’t hold?
Internetionally I thought of Divorce Italian Style.
Also nice to know considering The Purge has no American in the title: the French title of the Purge films is American Nightmare.
I think the rhythm of the four syllables in ‘American’ lends itself to being paired with words of one, two, three or four syllables beautifully to make a pleasing title purely in terms of sound. It’s fun to use dull nouns to fill the chime. American Lawnmower. American Underpants. American Worm.
1. Could you please make Tyler’s rants a regular segment on the podcast. You could call them the BP Ty-rade. You can have that for free.
2. No other countries using their name in their movies? What about “The French Conncec….um..nevermind