Blake Snyder places a lot of emphasis on the title of your script, and I think he’s on to something. If you have a fully developed log line and a well-thought out outline, but still haven’t thought of a good title, it may be because your story isn’t very compelling. This isn’t always the case, of course, but you should never underestimate the value of a good title. A title that catches a reader’s attention, that intrigues them and, ideally, gives them a sense of what your story will be about, is a priceless commodity.
Here are a few great movies that almost suffered the terrible fate of a bad title: