We got our first look at the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie back in July, but did you know that the dumb thing doesn’t even have a name yet? How hard is it to name a movie? Just call it what it is: Batman Vs. Superman. That’s what they did with The Facebook Movie. Right? I’m pretty sure that’s right, and that won three Oscars! Apparently, though, they are not into that idea, based on these SLEUTHINGS from Fusible, via FilmDrunk:

There’s been a lot of debate over the official title of the upcoming Batman vs. Superman film scheduled to be released in 2015. This week, Warner Bros. secretly registered a host of possible titles through the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor.

Now, it’s likely the debate is going to get more opinions.

According to the latest domain registrations, possible titles include “Man of Steel: Battle the Knight”, “Man of Steel: Beyond Darkness”, “Man of Steel: Black of Knight”, “Man of Steel: Darkness Falls”, “Man of Steel: Knight Falls”, “Man of Steel: Shadow of the Night”, “Man of Steel: The Blackest Hour”, and “Man of Steel: The Darkness Within”.

Shorter variations of the names were also registered like, “Battle the Knight”, “Black of Knight”, “Knight Falls”, and “The Blackest Hour”.

Is everything “secret” if you don’t publicly announce that you’re doing it? If so, our lives are much less full of secrets than they should be. Stop Instagramming your secrets, they’re all you have! But anyway: the names. None of these are working for me. I’ve come up with a few of my own just to ease us into our brainstorming session:

  • Man of Steel: How Superman Beat Batman
  • Man of Steel: How Batman Beat Superman
  • Man of Steel: Did You Even Think That Batman And Superman Knew Each Other? Well, Get Ready For This Movie, Because They Do
  • Man of Steel: It Gets Dark Very Early Now
  • Man of Steel: A Knight’s Tale
  • Man of Steel: A Heartbreakingly Dark Work Of Knights And Hours
  • Man of Steel: Get The Knight, Or Don’t, Maybe We Want Batman To Win
  • Man of Steel: Why Are They Fighting? Or Are They Actually Not Going To Be?
  • Man of Steel: Batman And Superman — Too Many Men? You Be The Judge
  • Man of Steel: The Facebook Movie
  • Man of Steel: Batman vs. Superman

Maybe they can see of those domain names are still available?

Comments (67)
  1. Man of Steel: Or How Stella Got Her Groove Back

  2. TOO SOON with the Knight’s Tale!!!!


    (That quote is a pretty good title, tho.)

  3. Battle Of The Orphans

  4. Alien vs. Billionaire

  5. Man of Steel: Knights in White Satin

  6. Fuck me for trying to find logic in ‘their’ reasoning, but what is the Hollywood blockbuster machine’s preoccupation with using the word “dark” in franchise subtitles? (Star Trek: Into Darkness, Thor: The Dark World, all of these). Do they seriously think that since “dark” was in the Batman sequels titles, it translates to profits? DO THEY?!?

    In conclusion, Man of Steel: Darkly Into A Darkness Darker than Darkness

  7. Man of Steel: Steel Your Heart!

  8. Perfect Strangers

  9. Crouching White Guy, Hidden Other White Guy

  10. I’m heartened that Warner Bros. is no different from us trying to think of movie title puns. A lot worse at it than us, actually.

  11. Men in Tights

  12. Batman and Superman Sitting In A Tree: D.U.E.L.I.N.G.

  13. Steely Dan: Man of Steel

  14. Blue Steel Black Vengeance

  15. Man of Steel: Tender is the Knight

  16. Man of Steel: Whatever City This Takes Place In Is Fucked

  17. Man of Steel: Silver Linings Cosplaybook

  18. 2 Man 2 Steel: also, Batman

  19. Man of Steel: Now with More Men!

  20. Superman: Black of Knight: Sorry, Martin Lawrence, You’re Not in This Movie, But We Understand the Confusion

  21. Superman Gets Rabies

  22. Bat Man Holiday

  23. Superman and Batman Save Christmas

  24. Man of Steel: Apollo and Midnighter (Too esoteric?)

  25. Man of Steel: Dark Steel of Knight Man

    or

    Man of Steel: Basuptermamann!

  26. Superman vs. Batman: Man of Steel Glossy Collectors Alternate Cover Edition 1st Printing

  27. Man of Steel: THIS. IS. BATMAN. (300 reference)

    Man of Steel: Back Door Teen Batman

    Man of Steel: Shrek 5: Batman is the Donkey Now

  28. Man Of Steel Goes Knight Knight

  29. Dark Knight: Kwanzaa Cavalcades

  30. Thanksgiving: Dark Knight or White Knight

  31. Man of Steel: The Overhypenning

  32. Batman and Superman: Guess Who’s Getting Married?

  33. Man of Steel v. Man of Cape

  34. Man of Steel: Real or Magic?

  35. Man of Steel: A Dark Knight In King Arthur’s Court

  36. I still haven’t seen anything that beats Man of Steel: It Gets Dark Very Early Now

  37. Man of Steel:Superman::Dark Night:Batman.

  38. Man of Steel: Robin’s Jealousy – or – You’re Welcome, Gay Fan Fiction

  39. Invulnerable Alien Demigod vs. Fragile Human Being

  40. Man of Steel: KryptoKnight

  41. Superman 2: It’s Miller Time

  42. Kryptonian Knights
    Superman does Batman
    Super Knight Me
    The Fattie and the Battie
    Superman and the Batman Factory
    Batman and the Superman Factory
    Broke-Bat Mount-man
    My Dinner With Superman and Batman
    Waiting for Superman and Batman
    Best in Superman and Batman
    Blackfish

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