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|So what are taglines anyway? Taking their cue from cigarette, soft drink and beer commercials, taglines are reminders. Theyre catchy and witty one-liners plastered across movie posters, as a studios marketing departments effort to familiarize moviegoers with a film and make them really want to see it. Think of them as catch phrases, that if they were songs, studio suits would be more than glad to have audiences humming them as they exit the theater.
OK, so heres the challenge. Since 2003 was another summer full of sequels, savvy marketing experts had inundated us all with catchy sequel taglines to their films. How many can you pick out from the original movies?
Heres the score card:
a. You miss all five. Youre to be congratulated on having a life.
b. You get one or two right. Youre not too far gone, but youre a candidate for geek of the week.
c. You get more than three right, seek professional help. Youre seriously becoming a geek.
d. You get all five correct. Youre either under 13, or a card-carrying geek. Write a trivia book and make millions.
1. Bad Boys:
a. Whatcha gonna do?
b. The Boyz Are Comin
c. Double Trouble
2. Charlies Angels:
a. Its the Biggest! Its the Best!
b. Get Some Action!
c. These Angels are baaad!
3. The Fast and The Furious:
a. If loyalties must be broken, if the lines must be crossed, do it fast, do it furious.
b. Hang on for the most furious ride of your life
c. Get ready for a furious ride.
a. Strength. Courage. Honor. And loyalty.
b. Courage now, truth always
c. Join the Evolution
5. The Matrix:
a. The Truth is Out There
b. The Fight for the Future Begins
c. Fight the Future