While most of the censorship occurs in content within a work, even titles of works can get censored. This is a non-exhaustive list of media whose titles have been censored.




  • Live Free or Die Hard is titled Die Hard 4.0 in some countries.
  • Mutafukaz became MFKZ when brought over to English-speaking countries.
  • Octopussy was occasionally advertised as Octocat.


Video games[]

  • Bombing Bastards is titled Bombing Busters in the PS4 version.
  • The Ratchet & Clank video games are known for their hidden crude messages younger players would not notice. These titles have been censored in the EMEA region as well as in Australia.
    • Going Commando is titled Ratchet & Clank 2: Locked and Loaded. To go commando is to wear no underpants.
    • Up Your Arsenal is titled Ratchet & Clank 3 (although it was not censored in Australia).
    • Ratchet: Deadlocked is titled Ratchet: Gladiator.
    • Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time was originally going to be titled Clock Blockers, but that title was rejected by Sony.
    • Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One was originally titled 4-Play, which was rejected by Sony and therefore was renamed. 4-Play is a pun on "foreplay", another term in human sexual behavior.
    • Full Frontal Assault is titled QForce.
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us is titled Injustice: Heroes Among Us in the United Arab Emirates.
  • When Stealth Bastard was ported to consoles, its title was changed to Stealth Inc.: A Clone in the Dark.
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