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Poll: These Aren't Nursery Rhymes

It can be hard to make up an original title, what with the millions of movies that have been made so far. Sometimes screenwriters need to recycle. The following movies all have titles that come from a nursery rhyme, but don't follow the story of the rhymes.

Which film has the most ironic use of such a title?

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    The Cat and the Fiddle (1934)

    from Hi Diddle Diddle - Hi diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle
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    Wee Willie Winkie (1937)

    from Wee Willie Winkie - Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town, up stairs and down stairs in his night-gown
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    Hi Diddle Diddle (1943)

    from Hi Diddle Diddle - Hi diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle
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    And Then There Were None (1945)

    from Ten Little Soldier Boys - One little soldier boy left all alone; He went out and hanged himself and then there were none.
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    All the King's Men (1949)

    from Humpty Dumpty - All the king's horses and all the king's men, couldn't put Humpty together again
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    Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)

    from Rock-a-bye Baby - Rock-a-bye baby on the tree top
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    Some Like It Hot (1959)

    from Pease Porridge Hot - Some like it hot, some like it cold, some like it in the pot, nine days old
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    Come Blow Your Horn (1963)

    from Little Boy Blue - Little boy blue, come blow your horn
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    Verraderlijker dan een slang (1970)

    from There Was a Crooked Man - There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile
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    Als madeliefjes in de wei (1971)

    from Mary, Mary Quite Contrary - With silver bells, and cockle shells, and pretty maids all in a row
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    from Intery, Mintery, Cutery Corn - One flew east and one flew west, and one flew over the cuckoo's nest
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    When the Wind Blows (1986)

    from Rock-a-bye Baby - When the wind blows the cradle will rock
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    Jack Be Nimble (1993)

    from Jack Be Nimble - Jack be nimble, Jack be quick
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    Cradle Will Rock (1999)

    from Rock-a-bye Baby - When the wind blows the cradle will rock
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    We All Fall Down (2000)

    From Ring-a-Round the Rosies - Ashes! Ashes! We all fall down.
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    Along Came a Spider (2001)

    from Little Miss Muffet - Along came a spider, who sat down beside her
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    Three Blind Mice (2008)

    from Three Blind Mice - Three blind mice, see how they run
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    Jack and Jill (2011)

    from Jack and Jill - Jack and Jill went up the hill
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    When the Bough Breaks (2016)

    from Rock-a-bye Baby - When the bough breaks the cradle will fall
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    My Fair Lady (1964)

    from London Bridge - London Bridge is falling down, my fair lady

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