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Poll: These Aren't Nursery Rhymes

It can be hard to make up an original title, what with the millions of movies that have been made so far. Sometimes screenwriters need to recycle. The following movies all have titles that come from a nursery rhyme, but don't follow the story of the rhymes.

Which film has the most ironic use of such a title?

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Results of 287 votes:

  1. 1.

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

     
    from Intery, Mintery, Cutery Corn - One flew east and one flew west, and one flew over the cuckoo's nest
  2. 2.

    Some Like It Hot (1959)

     
    from Pease Porridge Hot - Some like it hot, some like it cold, some like it in the pot, nine days old
  3. 3.

    And Then There Were None (1945)

     
    from Ten Little Soldier Boys - One little soldier boy left all alone; He went out and hanged himself and then there were none.

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