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Trivial Top 20: Longest Movie Titles

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1. Night of the Day of the Dawn of the Son of the Bride of the Return of the Revenge of the Terror of the Attack of the Evil, Mutant, Hellbound, Flesh-Eating Subhumanoid Zombified Living Dead, Part 2: In Shocking 2-D James Riffel, 1991

2. Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat As Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade Peter Brook, 1967

3. On the Marriage Broker Joke as Cited by Sigmund Freud in Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious, or Can the Avant-Garde Artist Be Wholed? Owen Land, 1977

4. Othon, or: Eyes Do Not Want to Close at All Times, or, Perhaps One Day Rome Will Allow Herself to Choose in Her Turn Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, 1970

5. Réfutation de tous les jugements, tant élogieux qu’hostiles, qui ont été jusqu’ici portés sur le film “La Société du spectacle” Guy Debord, 1975

6. Powers of Ten: A Film Dealing with the Relative Size of Things in the Universe and the Effect of Adding Another Zero Charles & Ray Eames, 1977

7. The Fable of the Kid Who Shifted His Ideals to Golf and Finally Became a Baseball Fan and Took the Only Known Cure Unknown, 1916

8. Homework, or How Pornography Saved the Split Family from Boredom and Improved their Financial Situation Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, 1991

9. Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 Minutes Ken Annakin, 1965

10. The Fable of the Throbbing Genius of a TankTown Who Was Encouraged by Her Folks Who Were Prominent Richard Foster Baker, 1916

11. The Man with the Smallest Penis in Existence and the Electron Microscope Technician Who Loved Him Patrick O’Brien, 2003

12. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock ’N’ Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Kenneth Bowser, 2003

13. I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meat Hook, and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney Ben Affleck, 1993

14. The Lemon Grove Kids Meet the Green Grasshopper and the Vampire Lady from Outer Space Peter Balakoff, 1965

15. Cafeteria or How Are You Going to Keep Her Down on the Farm after She’s Seen Paris Twice Unknown, 1973

16. The Saga of the Viking Women and their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent Roger Corman, 1957

17. The Man Who Might Have Been: An Inquiry Into the Life and Death of Herbert Norman John Kramer, 1998

18. The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies Ray Dennis Steckler, 1964

19. Long Strange Trip, or The Writer, the Naked Girl, and the Guy with a Hole in His Head Peter Wick, 1999

20. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Larry Charles, 2006