Movie Titles With Errors That Make Every Grammar Geek Cringe

August 18, 2014 12:21 PM

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Movie Titles With Errors That Make Every Grammar Geek Cringe

When a movie's publicity campaign takes hold of the nation it can mean a steady barrage of trailers, teasers, posters and banner ads assaulting our collective senses daily. So you'd think the creators of these publicity materials could, at the very least, hire a copy-editor to proofread those highly distributed movie posters ahead of time. Here are 18 movie posters featuring grammar and punctuation errors so egregious they would drive any language buff nuts.

First of all, you can't wish to be in the same place you already are -- but that's a mere quibble. Secondly, and most damningly, the past tense "Was" should be the present conditional "Were" here, since it's indicating a desire for something to be.

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