Attack Of The Crappy Taglines

By Bedhead in Film, Smoking Bolts

Crank 2 Tagline

This poster for the upcoming Crank 2: High Voltage contains one of the worst taglines (“He Was Dead… But He Got Better”) ever known to cinema. In celebration of this awfulness, I tossed together some of the crappies taglines from cinema past:

10. Batman & Robin (1997): “Strength. Courage. Honor. And loyalty. On June 20, it ALL comes together…”

Uh… they forgot about the bat nipples.

9. Ocean’s Twelve (2004): “Twelve is the new eleven.”

C’mon, Mister Soderbergh. Is that the best you can do?

8. Pi (1998): “3.1415926535897932384626433832795″

Oh great… a movie only math nerds could love.

7. The Cable Guy (1996): “Once you’re hooked… you’re his.”

Marketed as a black comedy but really just pathetic and creepy.

6. The Village (2004): “Run. The truce is ending.” & “There is no turning back.”

Vague and confusing does not equal horrifying.

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10 comments

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04.08.09 | 1:41 pm

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04.09.09 | 9:07 am

Pi was actually an excellent movie and will completely freak your shit out. It does not have ANY commercial appeal, however, and the tagline would not have changed that.

04.09.09 | 4:44 pm
neil downe

Goldblum, Jurassic Pk: “That is one big pile of shit”

Despite all evidence to the contrary, he wasn’t talking about the movie. Interesting coincidence, all the same.

04.09.09 | 11:10 pm

Best tagline ever; especially in a particularly excerable movie:

“When he pours he reigns” Cocktail

04.10.09 | 12:17 am

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04.10.09 | 6:04 am
5minutes

I dunno. I kinda hate the Tony-the-Tiger-tagline for Citizen Kane:

“It’s Terrific!”

04.10.09 | 7:31 am
fox

The Crank tagline sounds like it was supposed to be a Holy Grail reference.

04.10.09 | 5:05 pm
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