Quantum of Solace is an anagram for 18,258 better titles

Boing Boing buddy Ape Lad points out that simple anagrams yield 18,258 better possible titles for the new Bond movie Quantum of Solace (which I can't wait to see). Anagrams yield better plot points, too. Here are my favorites. A photoshopping contest for these movie posters would be fun:
* Macaques Fool Nut
* Macaques Fun Loot
* Canal Mosque Tofu
* Coequal Atom Funs
* Ocean Qualms Tofu
* Clam Sofa Unquote
* Cumquats Loaf One
* Toucans Qualm Foe
* Fame Squat Uncool


  1. Macaques Fool Nut: James Bond has to prevent an assassination attempt against former U.S. Senator George Allen, until it is revealed that the whole thing is a plot to drive Allen insane.

  2. The original “Quantum of Solace” short story is all about James Bond at a dinner party, where the title makes perfect sense.

  3. It’s definitely already the best named Bond film ever. Well, “Anal Cum: Foes Quota” might be pretty good as well.

  4. In spanish:

    Queso común fatal (Common fatal cheese)

    Tu flaco nos quema (your thin burns us)

    My english is not so good to translate this:

    ¡Que malo con fusta!

  5. What’s wrong with the title? It makes sense. He’s trying to deal with the death of his girlfriend — to get a tiny bit of peace (well, at least revenge). [shrug] I always thought it fit nicely.

  6. Here are some of my personal favorites:
    Aquas Cot Mole Fun
    Flamenco Quota Us
    Macaque Flu Snoot
    Canoes Qualm Tofu
    Aces Quantum Fool
    Facts Unequal Moo
    Famous Clan Quote
    Cumquat Sane Fool (really, anything with the word “cumquat” is automatically funny)

  7. Also, here are some of the best movie titles I got from that generator:

    For Your Spy Only (is that a real Bond movie, actually? If not, it should be)
    Starring Roger Dalton

    Gustav Whitaker plans to instigate armageddon aided by a laser beam and beautiful fellow agent Plenty Goodhead.

    Casinos Are Forever
    Starring Sean Brosnan

    SPECTRE, aided by exotic Dominique O’Toole, plots to corner the Russian diamond market with nerve gas.

    You Only Never Loved Me Twice Again
    Starring George Moore

    Aided by dangerous fellow agent Kissy Pussy, Bond’s nemesis Kamal Chiffre plots to use a deadly virus to explode a nuclear weapon in Europe.

  8. I agree with andrewkantor: How is the title bad? It fits the storyline perfectly. Bond is looking for the people who had blackmailed Vesper in “Casino Royale” in order for him to reach a measure of comfort (or, perhaps, a quantum of solace?) from her death and what was left in its wake.

    Seems pretty cut and dry to me.

  9. Something with “foul conquest” would work well if you can figure out what to do with the extra “ama”.

    I still don’t know that it would be as good as “You Only Never Loved Me Twice Again” starring Pierce Lazenby, in which, aided by an army of zombie agents, James Bond’s nemesis Brad Kristatos and fellow agent Octohead scheme to blow up a Chinese satellite.

  10. I think the “piece of peace” interpretation is correct. This is, in effect, a revenge film, and revenge film tend to end on a note of relief as opposed to happiness.

    title makes perfect sense.

  11. But how is the film?
    The reviewer here in Richmond, VA totally panned it, which for me was disheartening ’cause I really wanted it to be good.

  12. Follow up to 9 and 13:
    My generator results…

    “Russia Can Never See Yesterday”
    …Alaska, however is always in its sights.

    “The Woman Will Never Come Only Once”
    if only this were true.

    “The Future Will Never Fight the Secret Service”
    …I hear they’re courting Dick Cheney to be the super-villian.

    “Death Kills”
    …ah, the zen of Bond titles!

  13. I’m afraid I’m always drawn to ones like:

    foul macaque snot
    quote of calm anus
    aqua c**t fools me
    no lust of macaque

  14. How *could* you leave out

    Foul cam on a quest
    Futon equals coma
    A most fun coequal!
    Foes qualm a quote
    Mace on foul squat
    Scum onto aqua elf
    Flu on aqua comets
    Mu, squat face loon!

  15. For those of you that haven’t seen it, Joe Cornish (of Joe and Adam fame) has written a proposed theme song along these lines:

  16. cinemajay @22: Those are hilarious! I think I just got the hands-down all-time winner though: “The Man With the Diamond Pussy”

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