ByJancy Richardson, writer at
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Jancy Richardson

Here's a weird one for ya - despite the posters and publicity calling the upcoming Fast & Furious movie 'Furious 7,' the director himself has a news flash: you're saying it wrong.

FF7 helmer James Wan spoke to EW about the common misconception, saying:

In the actual movie, I wanted to spell the word ‘Seven’ out, as opposed to just the number 7. It’s Furious Seven, like Seven Samurai.

Okay, so it's Furious Seven, not 'Furious 7.' I guess Seven Samurai is a pretty flattering comparison! Check out a few other commonly misquoted movie titles....

WΔZ (2007)

WΔZ is supposedly pronounced 'W Delta Z,' which I only realized after calling it 'WAZ' for a few years. No wonder it was released in the USA as The Killing Gene; far less confusing!

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

It's only a small difference, but the ellipsis caused by speaking the title aloud shortens 'Bridget Jones's Diary' to the more palatable 'Bridget Jones' Diary.' This is one of those weird little things like the way Friday the 13th didn't go for the simpler title Friday 13th...

Thi13een Ghosts (2001) and Se7en (1995)

This is probably the most similar debate as the Fast 7/Fast Seven. Once it's been stylized on the poster, is it fact or interpretation?

Furious SEVEN hits cinemas on Friday April 3, but as the racing gods have smiled kindly upon me and granted me access to a screening on Tuesday, March 31, I'mma hit you guys up before then and give you the lowdown on this awesome movie!

In the meantime, take another look at the high-octane trailer. You know you want to...

Sources: EW via Comic Book


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