How to remove the romance from a romantic film…

Classic movies get new titles featuring online dating, divorce and sexually transmitted infections as Twitter has a giggle on a sunny Thursday

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Forget holding hands in the back row of the cinema or going all gooey over a happily-ever-after. There’s currently a backlash against all soppy sentimental stuff like flowers, chocolates and snogging. 

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People have taken to Twitter to ruin romantic films with references to swiping left and right, divorce and sexually transmitted infections. And it’s clearly found an audience.

The hashtag #MakeAMovieLessRomantic has been trending on Twitter for hours. And, from classic flicks like Pretty Woman and You’ve Got Mail to modern blockbusters Fifty Shades of Grey and The Fault in Our Stars, no film is safe…


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Some make a comment on our modern, sometimes cynical world…

Some highlight just how many rom-coms revolve around forms of communication…

Some have gone from heartwarming to worryingly violent.

And some? Well, they are just plain gross.

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Can you think of any better rewritten film titles? Let us know in the comments box below…