4 English film titles in Chinese to amuse you

In my last post, I showed 7 examples of English film titles in Chinese. Some have added meanings; some are lost in translation.

My husband gave me an extra homework. ‘What about Up?’

Chinese film titles from English tend to be more explicit. A word ‘Up’ is a challenge. Chinese needs more than one syllable.

Translation of the film Up in Taiwan: Miracles beyond the heaven

Translation of the film Up in Taiwan: Miracles beyond the heaven

Up:

Chinese Translation:
天外奇迹 (Taiwan) -- Miracles beyond the heaven.
飞屋环游记 (China) — Touring around on a flying house.
冲天救兵 (Hong Kong) — The rescue squad rushing to the sky.

Love Actually:

Chinese Translation:
真爱至上 (China) — True love is the greatest.
爱是您爱是我 (Taiwan) — Love is you; love is me.
真的恋爱了 (Hong Kong) — Truly falling in love.

Love Acutally — Love is you; love is me!

Lost in Translation:

Chinese Translation:
迷失东京 (China, Hong Kong) — Lost in Tokyo
爱情,不用翻译 (Taiwan) — Love, no need for translation.

Lost in Translation in Taiwan: Love, no need for translation!

Lost in Translation in Taiwan: Love, no need for translation!

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